Tired of the same old boring German Shepherd names and want to stand out?
Then you’re in the right spot for the best male and female German Shepherd names!
Don’t be someone with a boring dog name! Your friends will be jealous of the creative name you pick from this list.
There’s so much fun in choosing your new dog’s name when you have all the best choices for German Shepherd names right here!
How Will You Choose?
German Shepherd names can be as easy or complicated as you want.
But consider that dogs respond better to short, sharp, and clear names.
It must be a name your German Shepherd dog or puppy will separate among the thousands of words you speak daily.
What name will you want to repeat continuously? How hard is the name to say? Will you be able to shout out the name quickly in an emergency?
Think about all these questions before choosing a name. Pick a name that suits your dog’s personality and makes you happy to say.
Use the lists below to find a name that stands out for your unique pup!
Most Popular German Shepherd Names
According to an international
, the most popular German Shepherd names are: pet insurance company
But there are so many more creative names to call your pup!
To help you find a name that complements your dog, I organize this list into groupings based on color, job, traditional German names, and gender.
Names Based on Color
We find German Shepherds in a beautiful variety of colors!
Their coats range in color from all white, sable, classic tan and black, to deep black.
Some owners like to choose names based on their dog’s color. If you want to pick by color, then here are some ideas.
White German Shepherd Names
White GSDs are bold, beautiful, and far from bland!
Scroll down to find lots of unique names.
Angel Baby Blanka Blondie Bubbles Bunny Breezie Cloud Dawn Destiny Diamond Dovie Dutchess Fancy Flash Ice Ivory Lacey Nova Moon Omega Opal Orion Pearl Powder Prince Snowdrop Snowy Starry Sugar Venus Whisper Black German Shepherd Names Black GSDs are beautiful!
The black GSD sports a glossy coat, full of shine.
With the dark features of this color, there’re tons of creative names!
You will find even more unusual names below.
Ash Asher Axel Bear Blaze Boots Chestnut Coal Ebony Ember Falcon Harley Ironside Jet Knight Maven Marley Midnight Ninja Onyx Quantum Raven Rocky Shadow Smoke Thunder Twilight Velvet Viper Wolfie Zander Zorro German Shepherd Names by Job Do you plan to put your GSD to work?
Do you like a name that’s strong? Maybe you plan to train your pup as a
working dog? If so, these powerful names are for you!
Ace Alpha Astro Athena Blitz Blue Boots Bravo Bruno Bullet Captain Charlie Chip Comet Diesel Dozer Duece Duke Dutch Echo Flash Fury Goliath Grimm Gunner Gunny Hammer Hercules Hero Jazz King Major Marshall Max Ranger Rex Renegade Rocket Rowdy Ruckus Sarge Speedy Storm Tango Thor Thunder Titan Tornado Tough Tracker Turbo Valor Zeus Traditional German Male and Female
Names Some German Shepherd owners like traditional German-style names.
With a GSD a traditional title is fitting! These traditional and noble names
suit the grand, dignified working breed. Let your imagination wander to the Old
World times with these titles.
Boy Names Adler – Eagle Albert – Noble and fair Aldo – Old and wise Amara -- Endless Alphonse – Noble August – Great one Bach – A dweller near a brook or stream Barrett -- Mightly as a bear Bernard – Strong Boyce -- From the woods Bruno – Brown Claus – Person of vision Conrad -Brave counsel Dieter – Ruler of people Ernst – Serious, earnest Franz – Freeman Fritz – Amicable ruler Gunther – Bold Hans – God is gracious Heinrich – Home of the King Kaiser – Emperor Max – The greatest one Otto – Wealthy, rich Roland – A person famous throughout the land Rolf – Renowned wolf Sigmund – Protection Stein – Stone Ulf – Wolf Wolfgang – Traveling wolf Girl Names Ada – Noble Addie – Aristocracy Angelika -- Like an angel Anka – Purse Ava – Life Bernadette – Brave like a bear Britta – Strength Bruna -- Of the dark hair Beatrix – Bringer of happiness Brunhilde – Armed for battle Carla -Strong Claudia – Enclosed Ella – The fair maiden Elsa – Pledged to God Elsie -- Consecrated to God Frieda – Peaceful ruler Geneva -- Of the race of women Gretchen – Little pearl Greta – Little pearl Heidi – One of noble birth Hilda – Woman of battle Ida – Industrious Liesel – Pledged to God Lola – Woman of sorrows Marta – Lady Matilda -- Mighty battle maiden Mischa – Who is like God Otis -- Wealthy Petra -- Rock Sofie – One with wisdom Trudy – The spear of strength Ursula – Little bear Zelda – Fighting maiden Top 100 German Shepherd Boy and
Girl (Male and Female) Names Remember, your puppy will have the name you choose for their lifetime!
You can name your dog whatever name you wish, regardless if it’s a boy or girl! If you’re looking for male or female names, here are some choices.
There’re over 100 names here! And the list keeps growing!
A Aaron Ace Adonis Alfie Angus Arlo Axel Apollo Augie A’mari Aada Abbie Annie Ally Amber Amara Andie Averly Avari B Bailey Bugsy Burke Booker Bowser Boris Boomer Bruno Branson Babette Bailey Beckett Bobbie Bowie Boston Brett Brody Bryce C Charlie Chaps Chipper Caden Cadmus Cadence Cage Clancy Claren Cadie Cyrus Crysta Cozette Corri Cocheta Claris Clara Catina Carabelle D Digger Dougie Duke Dallas Digit Duece Dade D’Bryon Danny Dabney Dare Darian D’Anna D’Arcy Damita Darryn Deni Desire Dharma Drew Dyanna E Eddie Echo Eliott Eli Ellwood Enzo Eric Elza Emmet Evan Ebbie Edie Elfie Eliot Elissa Enni Eris Eska Everly Exie Eszri F Fabian Fabio Farid Fidel Farris Farron Fiyero Fadi Farrah Fantine Febe Finley Florentina Frankie Freyja Fernie Farren G Gil Gabe Gable Garrison Gail Gabino Garrett Garner Genaro Gaia Garner Garrison Genise Genoveva Gitana Glema Greysen Gwennie Gidget H Harper Harrison Hakim Hadrian Haden Hackett Hal Hale Holden Hodge Hoke Hollis Haddie Halen Halston Halyn Hamest Harlow Helyn Hespera Holliday I Ionis Ike Ian Ianto Ivan Iver Izyk Ivo Isaiah Iasmina Iceley Idabel Idella Idolina Imagine India Iolette Isabeth Ishani Ismeni Izzy Ivani J Jack Jackie Jackson Joker Jace Jude Jaco Jaeger Javier Jasper Jacala Ja’Nyla Jacquetta Jada Jakita Jakayla Jaysona Jazlene Jennsen Jolisa K Kacey Kade Kage Kalil Kaidan Kal Kalen Kaj Kimmel Kincade Kahlan Kahlo Kailia Kailyn Kalliopi Kamaya Kameron Kamia Ksenia Krosbie L Laden Labron Lake Lando Lander Liir Liko Lissandro Loki Lovie Lutz Luke La’nia Lailee Laiken Lainie Lara Levy Liana Lola Lowri Lusia Lyrik M Maceo Martin Marty Menace Mason Makis Marcus Manny Mario Marius Matteo Macie Mabrey Mallie Marajade Mardi Maryte Mazie Milana Millie Mosley Mystri N Naftali Nakoa Namon Neo Nemi Nemo Nicco Nixon Nolen North Noah Nadine Nadya Nannette Neesha Nestra Nicoletta Niya Noemi Noel Nyssa Noreena O Oscar Ollie Oz Opie O’Conner O’Brian Oakley Obed Owen Olen Ove Oaklynn Odalys Olivia Olwyn Osha Ozma P Peter Pace Pablo Pico Pax Paz Payson Pepe Percy Piper Pippen Pandora Pansey Padget Paxley Patta Persia Philippa Phoenix Primrose Prianna Q Quinn Quincy Quinlan Quenton Quillen Quade Quest Quaid Quiana Quintessa Quinlan Quinnie Quenta Queenie R Rocky Ricky Ralphie Rueger Radley Raj Ramiro Raxton Raelynn Rakel Rahima Rajini Ramira Ranelle Riahn Richelle Ripley Robbie Roxy Rydel S Saban Sade Sacha Sagar Shane Shamus Sharif Sherwin Sachi Sadia Sadie Saffy Sadira Sevilla Sevi Shakayla Shayna Shelton Shiralee Sienna Symone T Taylor Taz Timmy Timor Tavi Tag Tarick Tasman Thad Toli Tomer Tabrette Tabetha Talulah Talia Tandy Tavora Tessa Tiffani Tatiana Tova Twyla Tymber Tayalla U Uberto Ugo Ultan Uri Uriel Uzzi Umberto Ultima Unni Unita Uzma Ursa Unity Uma V Vic Vance Valentino Vader Valin Venn Vegas Vlad Valencia Val Vallie Veera Vesta Vivian Vinnie Vita Vola W, X, Y and Z Wakefield Wally Walter William Wallace Wiley Xavier Xeon Xyler Yashi Yestin Zane Zander Zalmen Zavion Wallis Walker Whitley Wiletta Willow Xanti Xara Xina Xyra Yamini Yadira Yarelli Yselle Yvette Zabie Zadie Zailey Zaira Zia Zowie How to Teach Your German Shepherd Their Name Remember to keep training fun for your dog.
Many dogs will learn their names with no formal training.
But name training your dog is fun and gives a chance to bond. It’s also a great way to build up your pup’s confidence with the basics.
Use this guide to help your dog learn their name quickly!
The training is the same to teach a new puppy or older dog. Get your
supplies ready and start right now!
Supplies: Tasty treats
Name Training Step-by-Step While your dog is in the same room, say their new name in a clear tone. When your pup looks at you or comes to you, give him a reward! During the day repeat step one many times. Offer a reward every time your dog looks or comes to you. Give a tasty treat, pets, praise, or play with their favorite toy. Continue with steps one and two. Say your dog’s name in different places in the home. Now try different locations and distances in your home. Call your pup from another room using their name. Add in distractions. Practice in a busy kitchen or living room. When they come to their name with different indoor distractions and distances practice outdoors. Work with your dog on a leash outdoors in your yard. Use different distances to call your dog with their name. Add in different distractions, like having your friends walk by waving their arms. Practice these tips for 1 -- 2 minutes at a time, 5 -- 6 times a day. Make the sessions fun for your new dog! When your dog responds to their name by looking at you or coming to you in a variety of locations with different distractions, they are name trained!
Now that you know how to train your pup, have fun choosing the top GSD names!
Naming Your German Shepherd
Choosing a name for your German Shepherd is fun and starts the beginning of their new lives with you.
There’s a name to suit every dog out there. The hardest part is choosing between all of them! Think outside of the box and go with an unusual, creative name that’ll make you and your friends smile.
Whatever name you choose for your GSD invest in obedience training. You’ll find a
free German Shepherd training guide right here.
Training helps keep your dog happy. And you and your family enjoy the best
from your obedient German Shepherd for years to come.
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