Did you just adopt a German shepherd dog? That's great! You'll see how he or she becomes your best friend. German shepherds are very loyal, intelligent and loving dogs. Now, once you've made the decision to add a new member to your family, it's time to choose a name, isn't it? Well, you're in the ideal place because we're going to propose a lot of names for both female and male German shepherds.
You can choose names for female German shepherd from a lot of styles. You may like German names, as the origin of your dog is Germany, for example: Adolfina which means noble wolf, Antje which means tolerance, Berta which means glorious, Bluma which means flower or Cecania which means free.
If your German shepherd is male, you may also be interested in naming him in German. Derek means ruler, Dustin means brave warrior, Emil means worker or Ernest means serious.
If you are not convinced by any of these names, look at the following list, you’ll see ideal names for your puppy.
As we have commented before this breed is originally from Germany, it’s estimated that its first appearance was during the year 1800. First let's talk a little about the characteristics of German shepherds: usually have a bi-color hair coat being the most common color black and cinnamon or cream. The weight they can reach is between 34 to 40 kilograms, being about 60 centimeters high.
Let's talk about their character, undoubtedly one of the great virtues of this breed. It’s a noble breed by nature, is a sociable dog, tolerant of other dogs and loyal to its owner. They like children, adults, in general love to be pampered and to be integrated into the family as one of its members.
Another characteristic that stands out in the German Shepherd is their intelligence, hence this breed is one of the preferred by the Police for tracking work . They have a great instinct, and are very observant. That said, your German shepherd deserves a name that lives up to such incredible qualities, don't you think?
Choosing a famous name for your German shepherd has the advantage that the name will already be known by everyone, and also if you like that famous person that refers to, it would be perfect!
We have compiled a list of names inspired by TV series, movies, sports and celebrities. There are both male and female names, and some are good for both. You'll tell us if you find a name you like next:
In recent years new trends have emerged in the most popular names for a German Shepherd dog. Perhaps more classic names have been forgotten, and new names have appeared and have been placed in the Top 20 of most used or popular names. Here you have the updated list: