The Best 800 Big Dog Names For Your Pup

Bringing home a new dog is one of the best feelings in the world. Whether you get them as cute, cuddly puppies that spend all their time either playing wildly or sleeping, or you get an older dog that is mature enough to understand that they are going to their new home, it is a moment that is nearly impossible to replicate.

Big dog names are perfectly suited for large dog breeds such as the Great DaneGreat Pyrenees, Mastiff, Newfoundland or St. Bernard.

To ensure that your new pal gets a great new name to go along with their new family, we have compiled a list of the 100 best names that are currently popular in today's culture.

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100 Best Big Dog Names 

  1. Black Jack
  2. Aspen
  3. Canaan
  4. Thor
  5. Zeus
  6. Wolf
  7. Angus
  8. Titan
  9. Arrow
  10. Brawny
  11. Tank
  12. Bess
  13. Smokey
  14. Belle
  15. Bentley
  16. Caesar
  17. Burly
  18. Rocky
  19. Rocket
  20. Brooklyn
  21. Alpha
  22. Bolt
  23. Bull
  24. Agate
  25. Bat
  26. Rex
  27. Rebel
  28. Barney
  29. Rain
  30. Ozzy
  31. Buddy
  32. Blizzard
  33. Boomer
  34. Ash
  35. Aurora
  36. Orion
  37. Canis
  38. Athena
  39. Moose
  40. Beethoven
  41. Bandit
  42. Kong
  43. Jupiter
  44. Juno
  45. Jumbo
  46. Artemis
  47. Hercules
  48. Alaska
  49. Arya
  50. Gus
  51. Fang
  52. Blackout
  53. Avalon
  54. Bastien
  55. Attila
  56. Everest
  57. Axle
  58. Blackbeard
  59. Bingo
  60. Cedar
  61. Aero
  62. Bjorn
  63. Bart
  64. Bubba
  65. Blue
  66. Albus
  67. Bruno
  68. Bear
  69. Atlas
  70. Buck
  71. Apollo
  72. Blackberry
  73. Canyon
  74. Cassius
  75. Catnip
  76. Cerberus
  77. Champion
  78. Chance
  79. Charcoal
  80. Chase
  81. Chief
  82. Chopper
  83. Cinder
  84. Cliff
  85. Clifford
  86. Cocoa
  87. Coffee
  88. Colby
  89. Colossus
  90. Cooper
  91. Crow
  92. Daemon
  93. Dakota
  94. Danger
  95. Dante
  96. Dark Lord
  97. Darkness
  98. Darth
  99. Dash
  100. Deadpool
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Cute Small Dog Names 

Whether your new dog is big or small, it never hurts to give them an absolutely adorable name. Family, friends, and people you meet will warm up immediately to your pooch when you go with one of the cute small dog names listed below.

  • Majestic
  • Luna
  • Marmaduke
  • Rory
  • Knight
  • Koda
  • Ember
  • Cash
  • Lena
  • Max
  • Waffles
  • Montana
  • Squirt
  • Moxie
  • Mustang
  • Mystery
  • Nash
  • Shandy
  • Scooter
  • Night
  • Eclipse
  • Nitro
  • Notorious D.O.G.
  • Rollo
  • Johnny
  • Lucifer
  • Roo
  • Quigley
  • Roscoe
  • Rover
  • Luca
  • Royal
  • Pierre
  • Sierra
  • Puck
  • Nugget
  • Nova
  • Sequoia
  • Shadow
  • Shade
  • Sirius
  • Oliver
  • Winter
  • Omega
  • Shamu
  • Jax
  • Stormy
  • Willow
  • Wilder
  • Whopper
  • Zeppelin
  • Whale
  • Shrek
  • Noodles
  • Skye
  • Onyx
  • Weezer
  • Zappa
  • Walter
  • Trinity
  • Mowgli
  • Toby
  • Magnus
  • Titus
  • Thunder
  • Zuma
  • Thorn
  • Thea
  • Tex
  • Jellybean
  • Gizmo
  • Polar
  • Freckles
  • Sundance
  • Fluffy
  • Sumo
  • Lola
  • Fergus
  • Jazz
  • Jasper
  • Dumpling
  • Dimples
  • Oso
  • Ziggy
  • Licorice
  • Zelda
  • Cuddles
  • Zorro
  • Panther
  • Reaper
  • Clover
  • Kane
  • Rio
  • Lolita
  • Button
  • River
  • Harley
  • Bubbles
  • Boots
  • Archie

Big Dog Names For Males 

Already know that your new pal is a boy? Well, the list below has been compiled from some of the most popular names for big boy dogs. Choose one from the list or find your inspiration for that perfect name.

  • Brick
  • Saber
  • Panzer
  • Mac
  • Maximillian
  • Mars
  • Radar
  • Mannix
  • Ragnarok
  • Gunner
  • Leo
  • Zander
  • Lazarus
  • Zack
  • Maximus
  • Laird
  • Keno
  • Gus
  • Ozzie
  • Damien
  • Kingston
  • Rufus
  • Ninja
  • Yeti
  • Kaine
  • Jericho
  • Sarge
  • Thor
  • Wolverine
  • Wesley
  • Brando
  • Jack
  • Hercules
  • Jesse James
  • Ziggy
  • Bandit
  • Avalanche
  • Cain
  • Spike
  • Elvis
  • Bane
  • Remington
  • Spartacus
  • Maverick
  • Magnum
  • Tarzan
  • Mack
  • T-Bone
  • Titan
  • Blaze
  • Trooper
  • Tyson
  • Hannibal
  • Brutus
  • Rocky
  • Macho
  • Sampson
  • King
  • Hunter
  • Yukon
  • Smoky
  • Hack
  • Ghost
  • Yogi
  • Duke
  • Winston
  • Diesel
  • Denali
  • Crash
  • General
  • Gandalf
  • Wolfgang
  • Vinnie
  • Fang
  • Chief
  • Dempsey
  • Raider
  • Dakota
  • Oberon
  • Ranger
  • Chopper
  • Cargo
  • Butch
  • Theodore
  • Xerxes
  • Tank
  • Baron
  • Warrior
  • Bronson
  • Augustus
  • Barnabas
  • Nanook
  • Bart
  • Woodrow
  • Balto
  • Caesar
  • Odysseus
  • Adonis
  • Admiral
  • Achilles

Big Dog Names For Females 

If you already know you are bringing home a big girl, then you can avoid going through the male dog names, and may even want to skip the 100 most popular to peruse the list below of some of the most used names for big female dogs.

  • Ivy
  • Gaia
  • Jade
  • Cinder
  • Diva
  • Denali
  • Elektra
  • Amaris
  • Elsa
  • Jinx
  • Delia
  • Juno
  • Damaris
  • Justice
  • Kali
  • Kamala
  • Katniss
  • Daisy Duke
  • Daenerys
  • Kaya
  • Electra
  • Kefira
  • Kodiak
  • Nadia
  • Indigo
  • Cheyenne
  • Cersei
  • Nakita
  • Natasha
  • Hera
  • Nayla
  • Nell
  • Persephone
  • Casey
  • Cameo
  • Lakota
  • Octavia
  • Onyx
  • Olympia
  • Phoebe
  • Laney
  • Sierra
  • Liberty
  • Panda
  • Gabby
  • Quin
  • Shiva
  • Shebear
  • Sheba
  • Hannah
  • Scout
  • Taka
  • Talia
  • Paris
  • Tess
  • Calista
  • Queen
  • Luna
  • Scarlett
  • Gemini
  • Savannah
  • Sasha
  • Thora
  • Tiger
  • Cairo
  • Sage
  • Iris
  • Rousey
  • Rouge
  • Harper
  • Rio
  • Venus
  • Reese
  • Vixen
  • Rayne
  • Bess
  • Beastie
  • Nyx
  • Winona
  • Xena
  • Thea
  • Basha
  • Raven
  • Baroness
  • Rainy
  • Fallon
  • Banshee
  • Echo
  • Fergie
  • Athena
  • Asia
  • Makenzie
  • Huntress
  • Gemma
  • Amber
  • Harley
  • Malibu
  • Mariah
  • Amazon
  • Dora
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Funny Big Dog Names 

Want a laugh each and every time that you call your dog's name? Thinking that it may help alleviate the situation when your new pal has done something you disagree with? If you are looking for a funny name for your big dog, look no further.

  • Yeti
  • Vader
  • Ursula
  • T-Rex
  • Tiny
  • Tinkerbelle
  • The Mountain
  • The Hound
  • Teeny
  • Sweet Pea
  • Stallone
  • Squirt
  • Smalley
  • Shaq
  • Pudge
  • Porky
  • Peewee
  • Peanut
  • Paul Bunyon
  • Olga
  • Nugget
  • Morgan
  • Monster
  • Moby
  • Mister Big
  • Mini Me
  • Midnight
  • Meta World Peace
  • Meatball
  • McMurphy
  • Maximus
  • Maverick
  • Masha
  • Marshmallow
  • Marmaduke
  • Mammoth
  • Mama
  • Malcolm
  • Magnum
  • Magic
  • Lycan
  • Lightning
  • Leia
  • Legend
  • Large Marge
  • Kai
  • Kahuna
  • Juneau
  • Jericho
  • Jaguar
  • Jackson
  • Jabba
  • Inky
  • Hulk
  • Hornet
  • Horatio
  • Holden
  • Hodor
  • Hobbit
  • Hershey
  • Hellboy
  • Helga
  • Heidi
  • Hefty
  • Hawk
  • Hades
  • Grizzly
  • Goth
  • Goofus
  • Goliath
  • Godzilla
  • Glacier
  • Giant
  • Genghis
  • Gator
  • Galaxy
  • Freya
  • Forest
  • Fighter
  • Ewok
  • Elmo
  • Eleven
  • Ebony
  • Dusk
  • Dozer
  • Dogzilla
  • Dog Meat
  • Direwolf
  • Denali
  • Danger
  • Cupcake
  • Cujo
  • Conan
  • Clifford (The Big Red Dog)
  • Cletus
  • Cleopatra
  • Chunk
  • Chuck Norris
  • Chubbs
  • Chewie

Unique Big Dog Names

If you have seen all the popular names and nothing really stands out, you may be in the market for something slightly more unique. Below is a list of large breed names that you won't commonly hear being called at the dog park.

  • Tank
  • Nibbles
  • Hunter
  • Sable
  • Samson
  • K-Nine
  • Sasha
  • Booger
  • Misdemeanor
  • Spike
  • June Bug
  • Rex
  • El Nino
  • Squat
  • Ringo
  • Rookie
  • Storm
  • Django
  • Fang
  • Scrapple
  • Meatloaf
  • Shoes
  • Vader
  • Winston Churchill
  • Kanga
  • Punkin Head
  • Diesel
  • Dickens
  • Zipper
  • Enorme
  • Spear
  • Valtava
  • Mack
  • Magnum
  • Cypress
  • Tankerbell
  • Sprocket
  • Didelis
  • Venti
  • Groot
  • Suuri
  • Sarge
  • Pennywise
  • Wrangler
  • Stor
  • Tiger
  • Bozorg
  • Xena
  • Hercules
  • Vulcan
  • Octane
  • Biggie
  • Zeus
  • Boss
  • Mawr
  • Goliath
  • Percy
  • Comanche
  • Grand
  • Rogue
  • Penny Lane
  • Notebook
  • Butch
  • Rocky
  • Diablo
  • Chop Suey
  • Hulk
  • Rebel
  • Vlad
  • Vixen
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Cujo
  • Thor
  • Killer
  • Mad-dog
  • Ookii
  • Chinchilla
  • Ranger
  • Valkyrie
  • Phantom
  • Jett
  • Bungee
  • Viper
  • Rambo
  • Mojo
  • Bulldozer
  • Moki
  • Rage
  • Chief
  • Tater Tot
  • Pandora
  • Spicoli
  • Caesar
  • Moose
  • Scar
  • Tsunami
  • Tupelo Honey
  • Prairie
  • Harley
  • Weasel

Small Names For Big Dogs

Irony is a part of nearly every aspect of our lives, so why not make it a part of naming your new furry friend. Choose a name from the list below to give your big dog a small dog sound and watch the shock on peoples' faces when they see just how big your little Jellybean really is.

  • Dumpling
  • Jellybean
  • Flick
  • Sam
  • Ace
  • Toby
  • Poe
  • Pixie
  • Nya
  • Leo
  • Joy
  • Angel
  • Marshmallow
  • Tia
  • Ned
  • Bambi
  • Teddy
  • Dobby
  • Isabel
  • Dax
  • Teensy
  • Bean
  • Cricket
  • Chico
  • Jon
  • Raz
  • Coco
  • Wren
  • Amy
  • Tic Tac
  • Beth
  • Dolly
  • Thimble
  • Elsie
  • Little
  • Loki
  • Maverick
  • Button
  • Ivy
  • Kai
  • Micro
  • Nacho
  • Nugget
  • Peanut
  • Pippin
  • Squirt
  • Alf
  • Ana
  • Apple
  • Archie
  • Ash
  • Athena
  • Baby
  • Belle
  • Ben
  • Betsy
  • Bitty
  • Blake
  • Bob
  • Brock
  • Bubbles
  • Cal
  • Cob
  • Cole
  • Cub
  • Cutie
  • Daisy
  • Dale
  • Dash
  • Doodle
  • Dot
  • Eda
  • Eggroll
  • Elf
  • Elle
  • Eve
  • Fern
  • Fifi
  • Fiona
  • Flo
  • Ford
  • Gatsby
  • Gem
  • Gidget
  • Gimli
  • Grace
  • Half Pint
  • Han
  • Hercules
  • Hope
  • Huckleberry
  • Ian
  • Jay
  • Jazz
  • Jess
  • Jett
  • Kay
  • Kel
  • Kip
  • Lex

Cute Big Dog Names

Big dogs can often be some of the cutest dogs. With their big, longing eyes, heavy wagging tails, and all-around desire for affection, you can be sure that giving a cute name to your big dog will suit them just fine. See the list below of some of the best names for cute big dogs.

  • Hope
  • Alexa
  • Medea
  • Barkley
  • Rocco
  • Bigfoot
  • Beowulf
  • Moe
  • Aero
  • Chewbacca
  • Alfalfa
  • Althea
  • Minnie
  • Min
  • Atticus
  • Mia
  • Barnabas
  • May
  • Max
  • Yukon
  • Barfly
  • Yonder
  • Yogi
  • Wiggles
  • Babe
  • Van
  • Uno
  • Twist
  • Mac
  • Baby
  • Bubba
  • Twinkle
  • Twiglet
  • Acadia
  • Tweek
  • Tucker
  • Lou
  • Big Foot
  • Tonka
  • Titch
  • Tiny
  • Tinker
  • Tim
  • Tess
  • Tate
  • Sweetie
  • Starlet
  • Sprout
  • Smalley
  • Sky
  • Skittles
  • Ace
  • Shrimpy
  • Shrimp
  • Shorty
  • Scout
  • Rogue
  • Scamp
  • Russ
  • Runt
  • Roy
  • Abigail
  • Rose
  • Roo
  • Mystique
  • Bertha
  • Big Mac
  • Rocket
  • Rhubarb
  • Reed
  • Quinn
  • Quark
  • Biggie Smalls
  • Puny
  • Eden
  • Primrose
  • Bruiser
  • Poppy
  • Liv
  • Popcorn
  • Pickles
  • Peg
  • Peewee
  • Pebbles
  • Pat
  • Medusa
  • Paige
  • Otto
  • Biggie
  • Barney
  • Oliver
  • Ola
  • Noodle
  • Niblet
  • Nel
  • Bacon
  • Munchkin
  • Hugo
  • Morsel
  • Akiva
Big Dog Names

Ideas For Inspiration

Ideas for inspiration are literally everywhere you look. Dogs have been given names as complex as Oedipus Rex due to a pup's fervent worship of his 'mom' and as simple as Rex because he has stumpy arms but a big bite.

If you are struggling for inspiration, you have taken the best step possible by coming to read this list of dog name ideas. Often choosing a name can be as easy as looking at names that other owners have used and either selecting one from these extensive lists or using these names to create a new name of your own.

Areas of inspiration are numerous. Simply go for a walk in your neighborhood and you are guaranteed to be thinking about the sun, the clouds, the weather, the houses you pass, and the activities other people are doing. Every single one of these things can act as inspiration for you to find the perfect name for your new pal. Naming conventions for pets are limitless and can be as simple as naming them for a prominent feature on their coat, like with the classic name 'Spot'.

Inspiration for a new dog name can come from your own scientific intrigue, famous authors, archaeological findings, or even simple characters from your favorite movie or book.

If you choose to step away from the more genre-specific names, you can look at people names. Nothing prevents you from calling your new dog George or Julie. Dogs don't understand that these names are more common for people, and if you like the name, don't let what's 'normal' prevent you from giving that amazing name to your new awesome pet. 

The first time you get your new dog home you want to be sure that you have a name that makes them feel like part of the family. To do that can be difficult if you and your family haven't decided on one together, as disagreement between family members can create tension in your new pal.

Take the time to choose carefully and make sure that everybody is happy with the decision before you meet your new dog to ensure that he feels as welcome as possible. 

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