German Shepherd Dog Names: Cool Names for German Shepherd Breed Dogs

German Shepherd Dog Names: Cool Names for German Shepherd Breed Dogs

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Are you looking for that perfect dog name that just fits your German Shepherd? Naming a dog can be difficult.

We have gotten several emails from wonderful and dedicated German Shepherd owners over the years asking for their own article on German Shepherd name suggestions! Here are some suggestions from them!

We hope this list of German Shepherd names gives you an idea on naming your pup. Do you have a good German Shepherd name suggestion? Email us your dog name ideas and we will try to add them to our German Shepherd name list!

German Shepherd Dog Name Ideas

  •         Abe
  •         Able
  •         Ace
  •         Adrian
  •         Ahilles
  •         Aiko
  •         Aiko
  •         Alex
  •         Alexia
  •         Anja
  •         Anja
  •         Anubis
  •         Apache
  •         Apollo
  •         Arek
  •         Arthus
  •         Astro
  •         Atra
  •         Audra
  •         Axel – means the Bringer of Peace
  •         Axle
  •         Ayla
  •         Barron
  •         Barron
  •         Blitz
  •         Bravo
  •         Bridgette
  •         Brisco
  •         Bruno
  •         Bruno (brown bear)
  •         Caesar
  •         Cash – after Johnny Cash
  •         Castro        
  •         Chase – “Go chase the ball, Chase!
  •         Cim
  •         Ciro
  •         Cisco
  •         CJ
  •         Cliff
  •         Clifford
  •         Cora
  •         Crok
  •         Crusoe
  •         Crystal
  •         Dagmar
  •         Dago
  •         Danke (German for Thank you)
  •         Dasty
  •         Diana – Diana for Diana the Huntress. Named for a GS that lies to “patrol” and “hunt” for whatever she considers a “pest” (like mice). Her name means “hunter”….
  •         Diesel
  •         Dieter
  •         Duke
  •         Eik
  •         Eiko
  •         Eko
  •         Falcon
  •         Falk
  •         Falko
  •         Fara
  •         Faro
  •         Faulker – which was a German warplane
  •         Fetzer
  •         Fina
  •         Fletch
  •         Fletcher
  •         Frank
  •         Frankie
  •         Freyja
  •         Fritz
  •         Frost (for a beautiful white one)
  •         Gabe
  •         Gabi
  •         Gelert
  •         Gina
  •         Go-Go
  •         Gretchen
  •         Gunnar
  •         Gus
  •         Gusto
  •         Hank-Hank
  •         Hans
  •         Hercules
  •         Hilda
  •         Ina
  •         Ingrid
  •         Isa
  •         Jauser
  •         King
  •         Lady
  •         Lady Dee
  •         Jax
  •         Jazmine (or Jazz)
  •         Jule
  •         Kaiser
  •         Kaiya – which is pronounced Ki (long “i” sound) – a (short “a” sound)
  •         Kane
  •         Karpa (in honor of a wonderful military dog that was killed in the line of duty – thanks Mark)
  •         Katina
  •         Kayla
  •         Kenna

 

  •         Keona – I was told it means “gift from God”
  •         Kilo
  •         Kim
  •         Kima (pronounced KEE-MAH). after a police dog that was killed in the line of duty
  •         Kimbo
  •         Kimm
  •         King
  •         Koa (It means strong and mighty in Hawaiian)
  •         Kojoe
  •         Kona
  •         Kuishti
  •         Kway
  •         Kyra
  •         Lance
  •         Loki
  •         Ludwig
  •         Luggar (like the gun)
  •         Mr Squad, cause he was part of our Squad
  •         Magnum
  •         Marley – after Bob Marley
  •         Marshall
  •         Matthias
  •         Mink
  •         Minka
  •         Monty
  •         Morse (morse code)
  •         Mufasa
  •         Mystery Night
  •         Mystique
  •         Nanuke – polar bear in Alaska (white dog too)
  •         Nick
  •         Niko
  •         Nitro
  •         Nixon
  •         Oliver – means peacemaker
  •         OLOF
  •         Olex
  •         Onex
  •         Opal
  •         Orka
  •         Ory
  •         Oscar
  •         Otis
  •         Otto
  •         Phantom of the Opera
  •         Phoenix
  •         Portia
  •         Racer
  •         Radar
  •         Rex
  •         Rikka
  •         Rintintin
  •         Rocky
  •         Romeo
  •         Rommel
  •         Roscoe (deer wood)
  •         Rupeni – Rupeni Caucaunibuca (fastest rugby player in the world)
  •         Schnitzel. I think its a fun name. I think a schnitzel is supposed to be some kind of sausage.
  •         Saxon
  •         Shiloh -means “peace” as in Shalom, there was a battle of Shiloh in the American Civil war
  •         Scout – cause my boy liked to explore and lead the way
  •         Sebastian
  •         Segun – It is pronounced like “Cajun,” but with an “S” at the beginning
  •         Selena
  •         Sequoia
  •         Sheena
  •         Shep
  •         Sierra
  •         Simon – it means- he who hears well, and since his ears were so large we thought it fit.
  •         Spike
  •         Stoli
  •         Sunny Boy – because he is the Sunshine in my family’s life
  •         Sylvie
  •         Tanner
  •         The Rock (like the actor)
  •         Thor (the god of thunder)
  •         Thunder
  •         Truman, Trumie as a nickname. We have a small, but mighty German Shepherd that we named after President Truman.
  •         Timmy
  •         Tikka
  •         Tobi
  •         Trevor
  •         Troll
  •         Tucker
  •         Tyson
  •         Udo
  •         Uly
  •         Ursula
  •         Ute
  •         Wolf
  •         Xando
  •         Xander
  •         Xandra
  •         Xenta
  •         Xena
  •         Yuna
  •         Zack
  •         Zelda
  •         Zena
  •         Zeta
  •         Zita

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