German dog names

Dog Names In German

Now that you’ve gotten yourself a fine pup, it’s time to give it a name that matches his/ her traits and personality. To help you make this important choice, we’ve come up with a list of some of the best dog names in German. 

These dog names are not meant for German dog breeds only. Whatever your reasons are for wanting a Germanic name for your dog, we guarantee that these names are wonderful picks for your new pup.

Girl Dog names in German and Their Meanings

Female German Dog Names Starting With A

  1. Arnwlle (Strong)
  2. Adela (Serene)
  3. Adalgisa (Ward; Noble)
  4. Adalia (God is my Refuge)
  5. Antje (Grace)
  6. Ava (Bird)
  7. Adelle (pet name for Adelaide)
  8. Amara (Beloved)
  9. Adelaide (Noble)
  10. Ada (Kind)
  11. Adie
  12. Anette (Anne)
  13. Alisha (Excellent)
  14. Annette
  15. Amelia (Industrious)
  16. Axel / Axl (Source of All Life)
  17. Analise (See Analiese)
  18. Ada (Form Of Adelaide)
  19. Anamchara (Soul Mate)
  20. Adelina (Noble)
  21. Anke (variation of Anne)
  22. Alison (from Nobility)
  23. Adelaide (Noble; gracious)
  24. Andrea (Valor)
  25. Alice ( Truth)
  26. Arabelle (Beautiful Eagle)
  27. Analiese (Gracious)
  28. Angelika (variation of Angelica)
  29. Adi/ Adie ( Kind)
  30. Adelle (Noble, Serene)
  31. Aubrey (Noble)
  32. Angela (Angel)
  33. Adalia (Noble)

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Female German Dog Names  – C

  1. Cecancia (Free)
  2. Christa 
  3. Claudia (female of Claudius)
  4. Charlie/ Charlotte – female of Charles
  5. Carolyn (Song)

Girl Dog Names In German  – D

  1. Dresden (German City)
  2. Dagmar (Joyous Day)
  3. Dame (Lady)
  4. Delia (pet name Of Adelaide)
  5. Dagmar (Joyous)
  6. Dustin (Valiant Fighter)

Female Dog Names in German  – E

  1. Ella (Beautiful)
  2. Ebba (Strength)
  3. Edwina (Prosperous)
  4. Elga (form Of Helga)
  5. Elsbeth (God’s Oath)
  6. Elsa (Noble)
  7. Emily (Industrious)

Girl Dog Names In German – F

  1. Frieda (Peaceful)
  2. Fritzi (informal for Friederike)
  3. Frida / Frieda (Dove; Peace)
  4. Frederika (Queen)

Female Dog Names In German  – G

  1. Grizelda (Iron-Like; tough)
  2. Grau (Grey)
  3. Giselle (Pledge)
  4. Gretel
  5. Gertrude (Beloved Warrior)
  6. Grizelda (Maiden of Iron)
  7. Gisa (pet name for Giselle)
  8. Genevieve ( variation of Guinevere)
  9. Greta (pet name for Gretchen)
  10. Greta (Pearl)
  11. Gabi (Hero of God)
  12. Gretchen (Little Pearl)
  13. Greta (Variation of Margaret)
  14. Galiana (powerful One)
  15. Gerda (Protection)

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German Girl Dog Names – H

  1. Helga (Pious)
  2. Hexe (Witch)
  3. Helge (A Person of God)
  4. Heidi ( Kind; noble)
  5. Hertha (German Form of Nerthus)
  6. Hexi 
  7. Henrietta (Ruler of Home)
  8. Heide (Noble)

German Girl Dog Names  – I

  1. Ilsa/ ilse (Variation of Elizabeth; God is My Oath)
  2. Ivonne
  3. Ishild/ Isold (Ice Battle)
  4. Imke (Whole)
  5. Irmalinda (Soft, Tender, Gentle)
  6. Idonia (Industrious)
  7. Imelda (Warrior)
  8. Ima/ Imma (See Imke)
  9. Irmgard (Entirely Protected)
  10. Irma (Entire)
  11. Ida (Hard Working)

Female German Dog Names Starting With J

  1. Jutta/ Jutte (Praised)
  2. Jenell (Understanding)
  3. Juliane

Female German Dog Names – K

  1. Kirsa (Cherry)
  2. Kerstin/ Kristen  (Believer of Christ)
  3. Katarine/ Katrina
  4. Kunigunde (Brave War)
  5. Kriemhild (Battle Mask)
  6. Kreszentia (To Thrive)
  7. Kristel (Christine)
  8. Karla (Womanly; Strong)
  9. Kätharina/ Käthe (See Katarine)
  10. Klothilda (Famous Battle Maid)
  11. Klara (Clear, Bright)
  12. Kathrin/ Katnika (Neat & Pure)
  13. Kinge (Brave War)

German Girl Dog Names  – L

  1. Lora/ Lore (Laurel)
  2. Leonore
  3. Lotti (Little Woman)
  4. Leni (See Lene)
  5. Loreley (Murmuring Rock)
  6. Lotte (God is my oath)
  7. Leni
  8. Liebe (Love)
  9. Louis (Famous Warrior)
  10. Liese (God is my oath)
  11. Leopolda (Bold Leader)
  12. Leyna (Little Angel)
  13. Liesel (See Liese)
  14. Lili/ Lilo
  15. Lies
  16. Lene (Torch)
  17. Liese/ Liesa (Beloved Of God)
  18. Lorelei (Alluring)
  19. Leona (Brave)
  20. Louis
  21. Lulu (Famous Warrior)
  22. Luann

M

  1. Magda/ Magdalena (Of Magdala)
  2. Malorie (Army Counselor)
  3. Mareike (Rebellion)
  4. Marelda (Great Warrior)
  5. Margareta
  6. Margarete (Pearl)
  7. Mariel
  8. Marthe (A Lady)
  9. Marthe (Lady, Mistress)
  10. Mathilda ( Strong)
  11. Maud (Strong in Battle)
  12. Melusina (Wonder)
  13. Meta
  14. Milla (Industrious)
  15. Millie
  16. Mina
  17. Minnie
  18. Mirjam (Determination)
  19. Mischa
  20. Mitzi
  21. Morgen (Morning)
  22. Mundle (Almond)

N

  1. Nadja (Hope)
  2. Nixie (Water Sprite/Fairy)
  3. Noberta (Blond Hero)
  4. Norberta
  5. Nordica

O

  1. Odelia 
  2. Odila
  3. Odilia (See Oda)
  4. Olga (Holy)
  5. Olinda
  6. Ortrun
  7. Ostara (Spring)
  8. Otthild 
  9. Ottila

P

  1. Porsche (Pig)

Q

  1. Qiana (Silk-Like)
  2. Quirina (Spear)

R

  1. Roland/ Rolanda (From a Great Land; famous)
  2. Renate (Reborn)
  3. Roderica
  4. Rosalind (Lovely Rose)
  5. Rosemarie (Rebellious)
  6. Romey (Rebellious)
  7. Rebekka (Ensnarer)
  8. Rosamund
  9. Raina (Mighty)
  10. Rosamund (protection)
  11. Ros (Protection)
  12. Richelle (Brave One)
  13. Rosamond (Variant of Rosamund)

S

  1. Senta ( to thrive)
  2. Sonnenschein (Sunshine)
  3. Schwanhild (Swan Battle)
  4. Svenja (Swan)
  5. Susanne (lily)
  6. Sofia (Wisdom)
  7. Schmetterling (Butterfly)
  8. Seraphina (Fiery Ones)
  9. Susi (Lily)
  10. Sieglinde (victory-gentle)
  11. Sommer (Summer)
  12. Sibylle (Prophetess)
  13. Sigi
  14. Senta (Assistant)
  15. Selma (Divine Helmet)
  16. Sonje (Wisdom)
  17. Sofie (Sweet)

T

  1. Tabea (Female Gazelle)
  2. Teresia 
  3. Trudy (Pet name for Gertrude)

U

  1. Unna (Woman)
  2. Ula (Pearl)
  3. Urs (Little Bear)
  4. Uschi (tiny She-Bear)
  5. Uta (Fortunate Battle maiden)
  6. Utta (wealthy)
  7. Ursula
  8. Ulva (Wolf)
  9. Ute (Child)
  10. Udo (Child, Prosperity, Wealth)
  11. Ulrika (Wolf Ruler)
  12. Uli (Mistress of All)

V

  1. Valda (Ruler)
  2. Velma
  3. Vala (Singled Out)
  4. Vreni

W

  1. Wibeke (War)
  2. Wanda (Wanderer)
  3. Wilfreda (Desires Peace)
  4. Wiebke (War)
  5. Winola (Gracious Friend)
  6. Wilma
  7. Wilda (Wild)
  8. Waldi
  9. Waltraud (Foreign Strength)

X

  1. Xun (Fast, Sudden)
  2. Xanthia (Rare)
  3. Xue (Learning)
  4. Xenia (Hospitality)
  5. Xochitl (Flower)
  6. Ximena
  7. Xena (Pop Culture)
  8. Xandrah
  9. Xiu (Elegant)
  10. Xuân (Spring)
  11. Xylia
  12. Xochiquetzal (Flower Feather)
  13. Xoana (Feminine of John)
  14. Xiomar (Famous in Battle)
  15. Xeno (Foreign Voice)

Y

  1. Yvonne
  2. Yanka (Swift)
  3. Yvette (cut wood)
  4. Yseult (ruler of ice)

Z

  1. Zelda (Maid)
  2. Zelma (noble)
  3. Zelinda (Victory)
  4. Zella

Male Dog Names In German and Their Meanings

F

  1. Ferdinand 
  2. Frederick 
  3. Friedhold
  4. Felix
  5. Fremont
  6. Fritz
  7. Fischer
  8. Ferguson
  9. Franz

G

  1. Garin
  2. Gaston
  3. Gary
  4. Gerard 
  5. Gerald
  6. Goethe 
  7. Geert 
  8. Guthrie

H

  1. Harbin
  2. Herbert
  3. Hank
  4. Hardy
  5. Herman
  6. Hartmann
  7. Heinrich 
  8. Haan
  9. Henry
  10. Hansel
  11. Hartwin
  12. Hertz
  13. Helmar
  14. Harvey
  15. Henri
  16. Hans

J

  1. Jarvis 
  2. Jacques
  3. Jäeger
  4. Johan 
  5. Jarman
  6. Jackson
  7. Jamin
  8. Johannes
  9. Juniper

K

  1. Kleve
  2. Keifer
  3. Karl
  4. Kaspar
  5. Kant
  6. Klaus
  7. Kodiak
  8. Kiel

M

  1. Max
  2. Mozart 
  3. Milo
  4. Munich
  5. Manfred 
  6. Maximillian

R

  1. Rolf
  2. Rudolf
  3. Rudy

V

  1. Vilhelm

W

  1. Will 
  2. Wolfe

Y

  1. Yohan

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