German dog names

If you are one of those who have visited Germany and have fallen in love with its irresistible sausages (Bratwurst), or its beautiful cities, surely you have thought that a German name would be a very good option to call your dog. That way, every time you call it you'll remember that incredible country.

There are many options of German names for dogs, both male and female, some refer to typical German foods, others to cities or landmarks and others to personalities or celebrities. Here we’ve elaborated a list so that you find the name you’re looking for:

  • Odo
  • Panzer
  • Ritter
  • Liesel
  • Fritzi
  • Odo
  • Otis
  • Otto
  • Zelda
  • Millie
  • Ritter
  • Sofie
  • Wanda
  • Lewandoski
German dog names

German names for female dogs

  • Ada: the one who is noble
  • Berta: bright, illuminating light
  • Beatriz: happy and smiling person
  • Annette: lucky person
  • Ava: Eternal Life
  • Brunhilde: female battle warrior
  • Elsa: goddess of beauty and power
  • Martha: the lady, the mistress
  • Mischa: with the strength of a goddess
  • Ella: fairy maiden
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German names for male dogs

There are beautiful German origin names for dogs, most of which you probably don't know because they are very rare. That's a good thing because you make sure you choose an original name and probably no other dog you find walking around will be named that way.

  • Ulf: means wolf
  • Kaiser: the emperor
  • Wolfgang: Intrepid and daring wolf
  • Roth: of reddish hair
  • Saxon: sharp and cutting blade
  • Rowland: famous and known all over the world
  • Ritter: strong knight
  • Lothar: a famous warrior
  • Leopold: leader
  • Harbin: small but brilliant wrestler
german kid with puppy

Fun food-related names

German food is overwhelming, Germans like to have breakfast and eat certain foods that may seem too heavy for most of us. Looking for names of typical and popular foods in Germany, we have found some that might be perfect for calling your dog, let’s see what you think:

  • Goulash: is a traditional soup, also typical of countries like Hungary.
  • Knödel: its main ingredient is flour or bread, boiled, that they finish up shaping it as a ball.
  • Wurst: the typical German sausage, with over 1000 varieties.
  • Brezel: used as a side dish for beer and other drinks, it’s made with flour and yeast.
  • Sauerkraut: is a variety of cabbage, which is chopped and fermented with water and salt.
  • Karto (Kartoffelbrei): typical mashed potatoes
  • Brötchen: small breads made with different types of flour.

German beer-inspired dog names

Those of you who have visited Germany at some time have surely noticed that they are in love with beer, they love it and drink it all the time. In my case the time I visited Berlin, it seemed incredible to me the great variety of beer types that were sold in the supermarket, and is that an entire aisle was only of beers. Therefore, it was mandatory to collect the main types and brands of beer, because they are a very good option to call a dog:

  • Hofmark
  • Fürsten
  • Dunkel
  • Kölsch
  • Pilsner
  • Augustiner
  • Reissdorf
  • Bock
  • Oktoberfest
  • Ureich
  • Ludwig
  • Kulmb
  • Altbier
  • Bitburger
  • Dab
  • Schöffer
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Name for dogs related to German cities

Another good option is to look at the name of German cities, beyond what we all know: its capital Berlin. Germany is a charming country, it has really beautiful cities and they are a must if we plan to travel around Europe. Their people are welcoming, who greet visitors with enthusiasm.
Here is a list of names based on German cities perfect for calling your dog either male or female:

  • Fürth
  • Nurem (Núremberg)
  • Stuttgart
  • Colonia
  • Berlín
  • Bremen
  • Múnich
  • Witten
  • Lubeca
  • Gotinga
  • Frank (Frankfurt)
  • Hamburgo
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