150+ Best Big Dog Names

Congratulations on getting a new dog! This is an exciting and very special time because you are picking a name for your dog that will be with you for his/her entire life!

We LOVE naming dogs and coming up with all kinds of dog names. You might say it’s a favorite past time here at Labrottie HQ. We have a huge list for you to scroll and chances are you’ll find a perfect fit for your big boy or big girl.

Big dogs are solid and substantial companions that deserve big, bold names that fit their size and personalities. Of course, you might have a sense of humor and decide to name your big dog, “Little Man”, or, “Peanut”… and we have a few of those options in our list too. But in general, you might choose something like “Moose” over “Mouse”, and “Thor” over “Tinkerbell”, (or maybe not)! 😉

So, enjoy the scroll through these names. We’d love to hear what you choose, so drop us a note and feel free to send photo/s of your BFF… “Best Fur Friend”.

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German shepherd

Big Dog Names – Male

  • Admiral
  • Alaska
  • Albus (for Albus Dumbledore!)
  • Alexander (The Great)
  • Alpha
  • Axe
  • Banshee
  • Bear
  • Beowulf
  • Bjorn – (Bear in Finnish)
  • Black Mumba
  • Bull
  • Bulldozer
  • Bruiser
  • Brutus
  • Chester
  • Chesty (after WW2 USMC legend)
  • Chris Hemsworth
  • Clifford
  • Deathstalker
  • Denali
  • DJ / Dwayne Johnson
  • Dozer
  • Draco
  • Dragon
  • Elephant
  • Elk
  • Falcon
  • Fenris (Norse ferocious wolf)
  • Gandalf
  • Grizzly
  • Hannibal
  • Hercules
  • Hero
  • Hunter
  • Jaguar
  • Killer
  • King Kong
  • Legend
  • Lionheart
  • Lycan (werewolf)
  • Major
  • Mammoth
  • Marine (In honor of the USMC)
  • Maverick – Top Gun
  • Max
  • Maximus
  • Moose
  • Monster
  • Mumba
  • Nero
  • Odin
  • Omega
  • Panda
  • Pluto
  • Polar
  • Popcorn
  • Prince
  • Raptor
  • Rex
  • Rhino
  • Robin
  • Robinhood
  • Rock (or The Rock)
  • Samson
  • Santa
  • Sarge
  • Satan
  • Scar
  • Scooby-Doo
  • Scout
  • Serg
  • Sergeant
  • Shadow
  • Shark/Sharky
  • Smally
  • Smalls
  • Stalker
  • Sting
  • Tank
  • Taurus
  • Texas
  • Thor
  • Thunder
  • Titan
  • Vader
  • Warrior
  • Wolf
  • Wolfgang
  • Wolverine
  • Yogi
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Saint Bernard dog

Big Dog Names – Female

  • Amazon (Warrior)
  • Amazonia
  • Aspen
  • Athena
  • Aurora
  • Baroness
  • Bitsy
  • Boudicca (Celtic queen)
  • Buffy
  • Candy
  • Catniss / Katniss
  • CeeCee
  • Cinder
  • Cupid
  • Diva
  • Echo
  • Empress
  • Everest
  • Furball
  • Grace
  • Huntress
  • Hedwig
  • Helen
  • Justice
  • Katniss / Catniss
  • Lady
  • Lola
  • Luna
  • Mercedes
  • Midnight
  • Miss Luna Bear
  • Misty
  • Moondance /Moondancer
  • Monsoon
  • Mystique
  • Natasha
  • Odessa
  • Olympia
  • Panda
  • Pandora
  • Pebbles
  • Phoenix
  • Queen
  • Rain
  • Raven
  • Sasha
  • Spots
  • Sweetpea
  • Stitch
  • Tiger
  • Tinker / Tinkerbell
  • Venus
  • Valkyrie
  • Zara

Our Top 40 Favorite Names

Time for our favorite top 40 picks for big dog breeds!

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photo by black pepper photos

Male

  1. Alpha
  2. Bear
  3. Bull
  4. Hercules
  5. Hero
  6. Jaguar
  7. King (King Kong)
  8. Legend
  9. Major
  10. Mammoth
  11. Moose
  12. Monster
  13. Rex
  14. Rock (or The Rock)
  15. Samson
  16. Sarge
  17. Tank
  18. Thor
  19. Titan
  20. Wolf

Female

  1. Alaska
  2. Athena
  3. Bitsy
  4. Bella
  5. Empress
  6. Grace
  7. Haley
  8. Huntress
  9. Luna / Luna Bear
  10. Pandora
  11. Pebbles
  12. Phoenix
  13. Queen
  14. Rain
  15. Raven
  16. Sasha
  17. Sheba
  18. Tinker / Tinkerbell
  19. Venus
  20. Zara
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The Conclusion Of This Article

Thank you for visiting this article! We hope you have enjoyed and have been able to pick out the best fitting dog name for your new puppy!

If, after reading this article, you have picked out an awesome big dog name, please send us the name that you have picked out along with a photo so that we can post it with our other Labrottie nation fan gallery!

For those who did not find any names that appeal to you in this article, don’t worry! We have a lot of other dog name articles out just for this case! Check ’em out!

Happy Tails

The Labrottie Team
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