Great Dane Dog Names
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The Great Dane, known as Deutsche Dogge in German is a large sized domestic dog. This breed is well known for its gigantic size. The Great Dane is one of the tallest dogs in the world. They might appear tough and solid in appearance but they are very friendly in nature. They always seek affection from their owners. For the most part they are calm and composed, but if they are not eased into a new environment, they can become quite fearful and aggressive. Overall, this breed has such an unique temperament.
For such a large, loyal dog with such a colorful personality, it is important to give it the right name. To make things a bit easier for your naming needs, we suggest to look at the following list below to get an idea of what you may want to name your Great Dane dog breed.
Male Dog Names
Some of the names below are part of a list of popular male dog names, but also recommended monikers that fit the overall look or feel of the Great Dane.
Short for champion, your Great Dane is one champion of a dog, hence its name.
This is a German name and it means intelligent.
This is word for a tractor. This name perfectly matches the Great Dane’s square-shaped head.
It is a Greek word which means defending man. It could be good for this breed as they are ready for it to protect its master at all costs.
Meaning fortunate, it is a nice unique name to give your male Great Dane.
The big brown creature in Star Wars.
Meaning captain, this name sounds better is great for a dog that has the face of a leader.
This name means god is gracious. It could be a meaningful name yet a noble name for your dog.
A German word for stone, this is a tough name for a tough dog.
It means merciful in German, a quality that may define your Great Dane quite well.
Female Dog Names
The list below tries to provide the best list of names that are befitting your Great Dane’s appearance or personality, but are specifically great for females.
It means a noble birth. It is definitely a great name to give to your majestic Dane.
A cool sounding name which means having the most excellent qualities. This would be an ideal name for your flawless Great Dane.
It means a hardworking dog. If your dog continues to fetch the bone you throw without getting exhausted, this defines the dog quite well.
It means beautiful in Italian. It suits any dog that is considered beautiful.
This name means means someone who hunts. This can be a suitable name for Great Danes who hunt for food.
The big and white state in the US. This name suits white coated Great Danes.
This name is a very feminine name for a dog.
Meaning princess, it is a great for a dog that is so loyal like the Great Dane.
It means mother in German. There are no names that as lovely and sweet as this name.
Meaning little woman, this name sounds good for your cutie little Great Dane.
Movie Dog Names
Naming your Great Dane after a character in a movie or a dog from a famous film is the best way to give a name that is fashionable, unique, and possibly recognizable by many.
- Ace Hart
It was a German Shepherd which featured in the animated series called Dog City.
It was the Great Dane that gained more success for debuting in Hanna-Barbera TV series.
Barkley was from the TV show Meego in 1997.
- Baby Face Nelson
It is a funny name of a dog that got famous from the movie called The Doberman Gang.
It is another Great Dane which is known for being owned by a Hollywood star.
This was a reputed dog actor during 1960-1970s.
This professionally trained German Shepherd was a star in the Roy Rogers Show, An American TV series.
It was a pet dog from the book I Am Legend.
It was a Briard Mix which was one of the two pets of Dharma and Greg TV series.
Hector was a Bulldog which you can find in the animated show called The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries by Warner Brothers.
Exotic Dog Names
These days it seems naming your dog and child something exotic is a great trend. Therefore, we had to include some of these words that may not be commonly known to provide some foreign variety.
One of the most luxurious cars in the world, the Rolls Royce.
The largest planet in the universe. It can be a good name for a large dog breed like the Great Dane.
A dream that can cause a strong negative emotional response.
It means a ‘gift of God’. This is probably the best name you can ever have for your Dane if you really mean it.
The brightest star in the constellation Lyra, this name would sound nice for your little charming Dane.
An Italian fashion and leather goods label. This could be a stylish name for this breed that you will never feel bored of calling it and gives a sense of class.
This is another word for the moon. This can be a perfect name for cheerful and bright Great Dane.
It is a lustrous white metallic element used mostly in jewelry. If your dog always brightens your face, this would be the name.
Meaning ‘treasure keeper’. It is probably a good name for your dog that protects you.
It means extra-ordinary. Call your dog Buster and display his qualities with this name.
Appearance-Based Dog Names
One thing that many dog owners tend to do is name their dog after its appearance or personality. There are a lot of factors to consider when examining what goes into a dog’s defining features, whether it’s their actions in itself or simply just the color of their coat and/or size of their body.
A perfect name for your Great Dane that has a light in color coat.
This is another name that describes the color of its coat, since the Great Dane comes in many variations of colors.
A name that can be used to describe the light colored coat of a Great Dane.
For Great Danes that have a dark coat, this is perfect.
- Black Jack
Another name that perfectly describes the black coat.
Some Great Dane’s coats will have yellow coat with black markings, hence this will fit.
A perfect name to describe those Great Danes that have a golden-yellow with black markings.
Many Great Danes have checkered coats, and in that way, this name is perfect.
This is a name that many Great Danes should have if they have dotted coat.
There are many Great Danes that are checkered and dotted, this is a funny name to have.
Funny Dog Names
There is no doubt that some people don’t need to give their dog a super serious name that has some profound meaning. Some dog owners like to take it easy and simply name their dog after something silly or ridiculous.
Ice is something that melts by nature. Does your Dane make your heart melt all the time? This is the right name for it.
The famous Great Dane that we know from the animated series. It is a funny character which made us all in stitches during our childhood times. Eventually, that makes ‘Scooby’ sounds funny as a name.
It is a funny name that suits the dogs born on Monday.
This is a funny name to give a dog that is agile and speedy.
It could be the name if your dog is unpredictable, making a mess around.
This name simply sounds funny as this name doesn’t make any sense as a dog name.
Yes, this name is referring to the coffee. This name may suit a Great Dane with brown coat.
If your Dane is calm and patient, then this is the name.
If your dog always making some unusual moves, that means it is dancing. So, it would be better to call it as a dancer.
An old English name for Brewer.
Famous Dog Names
The names below list out some famous dog names grabbed from history, film, TV, and/or simply through the sheer fact that they are the pet of a well-known celebrity.
The name of the dog in the novel The Wonder Wizard of Oz written by L. Frank Baum
- Hubert Black
This is the dog’s name cast in the film The Duke.
From the name of the dog from the TV series South Park.
One of the characters from Oliver and Company from the famous novel, Oliver Twist.
- Doggie Daddy
The name of the The Quick Draw McGraw Show.
A name of the dog in the film Beverly Hills Chihuahua.
This is from the comic strip Pooch Cafe.
The name of the pet of the photographer in Sesame Street.
Based on the character in the comic strip Pickles.
Featured in Home on the Range from Walt Disney Studios.