800 Best 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 Dane, German Shepherd, Great 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 an ultimate list. You'll find 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.

  1. Majestic
  2. Luna
  3. Marmaduke
  4. Rory
  5. Knight
  6. Koda
  7. Ember
  8. Cash
  9. Lena
  10. Max
  11. Waffles
  12. Montana
  13. Squirt
  14. Moxie
  15. Mustang
  16. Mystery
  17. Nash
  18. Shandy
  19. Scooter
  20. Night
  21. Eclipse
  22. Nitro
  23. Notorious D.O.G.
  24. Rollo
  25. Johnny
  26. Lucifer
  27. Roo
  28. Quigley
  29. Roscoe
  30. Rover
  31. Luca
  32. Royal
  33. Pierre
  34. Sierra
  35. Puck
  36. Nugget
  37. Nova
  38. Sequoia
  39. Shadow
  40. Shade
  41. Sirius
  42. Oliver
  43. Winter
  44. Omega
  45. Shamu
  46. Jax
  47. Stormy
  48. Willow
  49. Wilder
  50. Whopper
  51. Zeppelin
  52. Whale
  53. Shrek
  54. Noodles
  55. Skye
  56. Onyx
  57. Weezer
  58. Zappa
  59. Walter
  60. Trinity
  61. Mowgli
  62. Toby
  63. Magnus
  64. Titus
  65. Thunder
  66. Zuma
  67. Thorn
  68. Thea
  69. Tex
  70. Jellybean
  71. Gizmo
  72. Polar
  73. Freckles
  74. Sundance
  75. Fluffy
  76. Sumo
  77. Lola
  78. Fergus
  79. Jazz
  80. Jasper
  81. Dumpling
  82. Dimples
  83. Oso
  84. Ziggy
  85. Licorice
  86. Zelda
  87. Cuddles
  88. Zorro
  89. Panther
  90. Reaper
  91. Clover
  92. Kane
  93. Rio
  94. Lolita
  95. Button
  96. River
  97. Harley
  98. Bubbles
  99. Boots
  100. Archie

Male Big Dog Names

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.

  1. Brick
  2. Saber
  3. Panzer
  4. Mac
  5. Maximillian
  6. Mars
  7. Radar
  8. Mannix
  9. Ragnarok
  10. Gunner
  11. Leo
  12. Zander
  13. Lazarus
  14. Zack
  15. Maximus
  16. Laird
  17. Keno
  18. Gus
  19. Ozzie
  20. Damien
  21. Kingston
  22. Rufus
  23. Ninja
  24. Yeti
  25. Kaine
  26. Jericho
  27. Sarge
  28. Thor
  29. Wolverine
  30. Wesley
  31. Brando
  32. Jack
  33. Hercules
  34. Jesse James
  35. Ziggy
  36. Bandit
  37. Avalanche
  38. Cain
  39. Spike
  40. Elvis
  41. Bane
  42. Remington
  43. Spartacus
  44. Maverick
  45. Magnum
  46. Tarzan
  47. Mack
  48. T-Bone
  49. Titan
  50. Blaze
  51. Trooper
  52. Tyson
  53. Hannibal
  54. Brutus
  55. Rocky
  56. Macho
  57. Sampson
  58. King
  59. Hunter
  60. Yukon
  61. Smoky
  62. Hack
  63. Ghost
  64. Yogi
  65. Duke
  66. Winston
  67. Diesel
  68. Denali
  69. Crash
  70. General
  71. Gandalf
  72. Wolfgang
  73. Vinnie
  74. Fang
  75. Chief
  76. Dempsey
  77. Raider
  78. Dakota
  79. Oberon
  80. Ranger
  81. Chopper
  82. Cargo
  83. Butch
  84. Theodore
  85. Xerxes
  86. Tank
  87. Baron
  88. Warrior
  89. Bronson
  90. Augustus
  91. Barnabas
  92. Nanook
  93. Bart
  94. Woodrow
  95. Balto
  96. Caesar
  97. Odysseus
  98. Adonis
  99. Admiral
  100. Achilles

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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.

  1. Ivy
  2. Gaia
  3. Jade
  4. Cinder
  5. Diva
  6. Denali
  7. Elektra
  8. Amaris
  9. Elsa
  10. Jinx
  11. Delia
  12. Juno
  13. Damaris
  14. Justice
  15. Kali
  16. Kamala
  17. Katniss
  18. Daisy Duke
  19. Daenerys
  20. Kaya
  21. Electra
  22. Kefira
  23. Kodiak
  24. Nadia
  25. Indigo
  26. Cheyenne
  27. Cersei
  28. Nakita
  29. Natasha
  30. Hera
  31. Nayla
  32. Nell
  33. Persephone
  34. Casey
  35. Cameo
  36. Lakota
  37. Octavia
  38. Onyx
  39. Olympia
  40. Phoebe
  41. Laney
  42. Sierra
  43. Liberty
  44. Panda
  45. Gabby
  46. Quin
  47. Shiva
  48. Shebear
  49. Sheba
  50. Hannah
  51. Scout
  52. Taka
  53. Talia
  54. Paris
  55. Tess
  56. Calista
  57. Queen
  58. Luna
  59. Scarlett
  60. Gemini
  61. Savannah
  62. Sasha
  63. Thora
  64. Tiger
  65. Cairo
  66. Sage
  67. Iris
  68. Rousey
  69. Rouge
  70. Harper
  71. Rio
  72. Venus
  73. Reese
  74. Vixen
  75. Rayne
  76. Bess
  77. Beastie
  78. Nyx
  79. Winona
  80. Xena
  81. Thea
  82. Basha
  83. Raven
  84. Baroness
  85. Rainy
  86. Fallon
  87. Banshee
  88. Echo
  89. Fergie
  90. Athena
  91. Asia
  92. Makenzie
  93. Huntress
  94. Gemma
  95. Amber
  96. Harley
  97. Malibu
  98. Mariah
  99. Amazon
  100. 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.

  1. Yeti
  2. Vader
  3. Ursula
  4. T-Rex
  5. Tiny
  6. Tinkerbelle
  7. The Mountain
  8. The Hound
  9. Teeny
  10. Sweet Pea
  11. Stallone
  12. Squirt
  13. Smalley
  14. Shaq
  15. Pudge
  16. Porky
  17. Peewee
  18. Peanut
  19. Paul Bunyon
  20. Olga
  21. Nugget
  22. Morgan
  23. Monster
  24. Moby
  25. Mister Big
  26. Mini Me
  27. Midnight
  28. Meta World Peace
  29. Meatball
  30. McMurphy
  31. Maximus
  32. Maverick
  33. Masha
  34. Marshmallow
  35. Marmaduke
  36. Mammoth
  37. Mama
  38. Malcolm
  39. Magnum
  40. Magic
  41. Lycan
  42. Lightning
  43. Leia
  44. Legend
  45. Large Marge
  46. Kai
  47. Kahuna
  48. Juneau
  49. Jericho
  50. Jaguar
  51. Jackson
  52. Jabba
  53. Inky
  54. Hulk
  55. Hornet
  56. Horatio
  57. Holden
  58. Hodor
  59. Hobbit
  60. Hershey
  61. Hellboy
  62. Helga
  63. Heidi
  64. Hefty
  65. Hawk
  66. Hades
  67. Grizzly
  68. Goth
  69. Goofus
  70. Goliath
  71. Godzilla
  72. Glacier
  73. Giant
  74. Genghis
  75. Gator
  76. Galaxy
  77. Freya
  78. Forest
  79. Fighter
  80. Ewok
  81. Elmo
  82. Eleven
  83. Ebony
  84. Dusk
  85. Dozer
  86. Dogzilla
  87. Dog Meat
  88. Direwolf
  89. Denali
  90. Danger
  91. Cupcake
  92. Cujo
  93. Conan
  94. Clifford (The Big Red Dog)
  95. Cletus
  96. Cleopatra
  97. Chunk
  98. Chuck Norris
  99. Chubbs
  100. Chewie

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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.

  1. Tank
  2. Nibbles
  3. Hunter
  4. Sable
  5. Samson
  6. K-Nine
  7. Sasha
  8. Booger
  9. Misdemeanor
  10. Spike
  11. June Bug
  12. Rex
  13. El Nino
  14. Squat
  15. Ringo
  16. Rookie
  17. Storm
  18. Django
  19. Fang
  20. Scrapple
  21. Meatloaf
  22. Shoes
  23. Vader
  24. Winston Churchill
  25. Kanga
  26. Punkin Head
  27. Diesel
  28. Dickens
  29. Zipper
  30. Enorme
  31. Spear
  32. Valtava
  33. Mack
  34. Magnum
  35. Cypress
  36. Tankerbell
  37. Sprocket
  38. Didelis
  39. Venti
  40. Groot
  41. Suuri
  42. Sarge
  43. Pennywise
  44. Wrangler
  45. Stor
  46. Tiger
  47. Bozorg
  48. Xena
  49. Hercules
  50. Vulcan
  51. Octane
  52. Biggie
  53. Zeus
  54. Boss
  55. Mawr
  56. Goliath
  57. Percy
  58. Comanche
  59. Grand
  60. Rogue
  61. Penny Lane
  62. Notebook
  63. Butch
  64. Rocky
  65. Diablo
  66. Chop Suey
  67. Hulk
  68. Rebel
  69. Vlad
  70. Vixen
  71. Piggly Wiggly
  72. Cujo
  73. Thor
  74. Killer
  75. Mad-dog
  76. Ookii
  77. Chinchilla
  78. Ranger
  79. Valkyrie
  80. Phantom
  81. Jett
  82. Bungee
  83. Viper
  84. Rambo
  85. Mojo
  86. Bulldozer
  87. Moki
  88. Rage
  89. Chief
  90. Tater Tot
  91. Pandora
  92. Spicoli
  93. Caesar
  94. Moose
  95. Scar
  96. Tsunami
  97. Tupelo Honey
  98. Prairie
  99. Harley
  100. Weasel

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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.

  1. Dumpling
  2. Jellybean
  3. Flick
  4. Sam
  5. Ace
  6. Toby
  7. Poe
  8. Pixie
  9. Nya
  10. Leo
  11. Joy
  12. Angel
  13. Marshmallow
  14. Tia
  15. Ned
  16. Bambi
  17. Teddy
  18. Dobby
  19. Isabel
  20. Dax
  21. Teensy
  22. Bean
  23. Cricket
  24. Chico
  25. Jon
  26. Raz
  27. Coco
  28. Wren
  29. Amy
  30. Tic Tac
  31. Beth
  32. Dolly
  33. Thimble
  34. Elsie
  35. Little
  36. Loki
  37. Maverick
  38. Button
  39. Ivy
  40. Kai
  41. Micro
  42. Nacho
  43. Nugget
  44. Peanut
  45. Pippin
  46. Squirt
  47. Alf
  48. Ana
  49. Apple
  50. Archie
  51. Ash
  52. Athena
  53. Baby
  54. Belle
  55. Ben
  56. Betsy
  57. Bitty
  58. Blake
  59. Bob
  60. Brock
  61. Bubbles
  62. Cal
  63. Cob
  64. Cole
  65. Cub
  66. Cutie
  67. Daisy
  68. Dale
  69. Dash
  70. Doodle
  71. Dot
  72. Eda
  73. Eggroll
  74. Elf
  75. Elle
  76. Eve
  77. Fern
  78. Fifi
  79. Fiona
  80. Flo
  81. Ford
  82. Gatsby
  83. Gem
  84. Gidget
  85. Gimli
  86. Grace
  87. Half Pint
  88. Han
  89. Hercules
  90. Hope
  91. Huckleberry
  92. Ian
  93. Jay
  94. Jazz
  95. Jess
  96. Jett
  97. Kay
  98. Kel
  99. Kip
  100. 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.

  1. Hope
  2. Alexa
  3. Medea
  4. Barkley
  5. Rocco
  6. Bigfoot
  7. Beowulf
  8. Moe
  9. Aero
  10. Chewbacca
  11. Alfalfa
  12. Althea
  13. Minnie
  14. Min
  15. Atticus
  16. Mia
  17. Barnabas
  18. May
  19. Max
  20. Yukon
  21. Barfly
  22. Yonder
  23. Yogi
  24. Wiggles
  25. Babe
  26. Van
  27. Uno
  28. Twist
  29. Mac
  30. Baby
  31. Bubba
  32. Twinkle
  33. Twiglet
  34. Acadia
  35. Tweek
  36. Tucker
  37. Lou
  38. Big Foot
  39. Tonka
  40. Titch
  41. Tiny
  42. Tinker
  43. Tim
  44. Tess
  45. Tate
  46. Sweetie
  47. Starlet
  48. Sprout
  49. Smalley
  50. Sky
  51. Skittles
  52. Ace
  53. Shrimpy
  54. Shrimp
  55. Shorty
  56. Scout
  57. Rogue
  58. Scamp
  59. Russ
  60. Runt
  61. Roy
  62. Abigail
  63. Rose
  64. Roo
  65. Mystique
  66. Bertha
  67. Big Mac
  68. Rocket
  69. Rhubarb
  70. Reed
  71. Quinn
  72. Quark
  73. Biggie Smalls
  74. Puny
  75. Eden
  76. Primrose
  77. Bruiser
  78. Poppy
  79. Liv
  80. Popcorn
  81. Pickles
  82. Peg
  83. Peewee
  84. Pebbles
  85. Pat
  86. Medusa
  87. Paige
  88. Otto
  89. Biggie
  90. Barney
  91. Oliver
  92. Ola
  93. Noodle
  94. Niblet
  95. Nel
  96. Bacon
  97. Munchkin
  98. Hugo
  99. Morsel
  100. Akiva
Big Dog Names

Ideas For Inspiration

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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 pet 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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