Big Dog Names: 650+ Big, Bold & Boisterous Names for Giant Dogs

Big Dog Names Feature

A big dog deserves a big dog name to match. Whether you have a striking German Shepherd or a large and cuddly Bernedoodle. We are here to help with our list of over 750 Big Dog Names!

Are you trying to find something bold and strong, or perhaps you have a little dog and you want to spice up their name to suit their jumbo attitude?

Whatever the case… our A to Z list of Big Dog Names will surely have you covered.

Big Dog Names

Three Big Dog Breeds

Let our A to Z list, with over 750 names, help you define your gigantic ball of fluff a little more.

These names are hand-picked just for you, with some of our favorites scattered through along the way… With names ranging from iconic characters and landmarks to some plain tough names!

We hope these dog names for big dogs can provide you with some inspiration.

Big Dog Names Male

Male Big Dog Names

Our favourite Male Big Dog Name is Kong!

A classic name after King Kong; the gigantic gorilla-like character who scaled the Empire State building on movie screens all over the world.

It’s a good thing your puppy won’t reach that size! This name is suited for a dark-furred baby.

See our list of male Big Dog Names below:

  • Abu
  • Admiral
  • Adonis
  • Albus
  • Aldo
  • Alexander (the Great!)
  • Ali
  • Alpha
  • Alto
  • Amo
  • Andes
  • Argo
  • Arlo
  • Arrkon
  • Astro
  • Athena
  • Bailey
  • Bandit
  • Banshee
  • Barney
  • Baxter
  • Baymax
  • Beck
  • Benji
  • Bentley
  • Bernard
  • Bingo
  • Bono
  • Borris
  • Boss
  • Boulder
  • Bowser
  • Brody
  • Brut
  • Brutus
  • Budd
  • Buddy
  • Buk
  • Burt
  • Buster
  • Butch
  • Casper
  • Cedar
  • Charlie
  • Chey
  • Chuck
  • Clark (Clark Kent!)
  • Clifford
  • Clyde
  • Colt
  • Congo
  • Coop
  • Cooper
  • Coro
  • Crew
  • Cub
  • Cujo
  • Daenerys
  • Damon
  • Dane
  • Dante
  • Dash
  • Diablo
  • Djano
  • Dmitry
  • Dolce
  • Dom
  • Domingo
  • Draco
  • Dragon
  • Duke
  • Echo
  • Ed
  • Eden
  • Egor
  • Einstein
  • Eisenhowler
  • Eldo
  • Elephant
  • Emilio
  • Envy
  • Enzo
  • Eos
  • Eyre
  • Ezra
  • Fabien
  • Fabio
  • Falcon
  • Falko
  • Falkor
  • Fallon
  • Faros
  • Felipe
  • Felix
  • Ferrera
  • Fidel
  • Fila
  • Finn
  • Ford
  • Forest
  • Fox
  • Fred
  • Gandalf
  • Gaston
  • George
  • Giant
  • Gibs
  • Gin
  • Gino
  • Grizz
  • Groot
  • Gus
  • Hanz
  • Harley
  • Harry
  • Harvey
  • Hazer
  • Hero
  • Hubert
  • Huey
  • Hugo
  • Hunter
  • Husky
  • Hutch
  • Iglo
  • Inco
  • India
  • Jab
  • Jack
  • Jake
  • Jarvis
  • Jax
  • Jaxon
  • Jay
  • Jedi
  • Jeff
  • Jet
  • Joey
  • Jonas
  • Juan
  • Jude
  • Judo
  • Julio
  • Julius
  • Juno
  • K-nine
  • Kai
  • Ken
  • Kent
  • Kenzo
  • Koa
  • Koko
  • Kuro
  • Lance
  • Lazarus
  • Lee
  • Leo
  • Leon
  • Lex
  • Louie
  • Luka
  • Luther
  • Lux
  • Mac
  • Major
  • Max
  • Maximus
  • Miro
  • Moby
  • Mocha
  • Moose
  • Nemo
  • Nero
  • Nike
  • Niko
  • Nile
  • Noah
  • Nugget
  • Oak
  • Obi
  • Odem
  • Odi
  • Odin
  • Odus
  • Ollie
  • Olympus
  • Omega
  • Onzo
  • Orson
  • Orzo
  • Oscar
  • Otis
  • Ox
  • Oz
  • Ozma
  • Pablo
  • Paco
  • Padre
  • Papi
  • Pedro
  • Perry
  • Peter
  • Pier
  • Preston
  • Prince
  • Puffy
  • Raffi
  • Rambo
  • Ranger
  • Regent
  • Remo
  • Reno
  • Rick
  • Ricky
  • Rico
  • Rio
  • Roberto
  • Robo
  • Rocky
  • Rolf
  • Roma
  • Romeo
  • Rottie
  • Rover
  • Roz
  • Rufus
  • Rupert
  • Saint
  • Sal
  • Salvador
  • Sansa
  • Santa
  • Sarge
  • Scar
  • Seatton
  • Seb
  • Senior
  • Shaq
  • Siku
  • Siri
  • Solomon
  • Sors
  • Spencer
  • Spike
  • Stag
  • Stallon
  • Stimpy
  • Sting
  • Stone
  • Styx
  • Sven
  • Tato
  • Taz
  • Thor
  • Tilly
  • Tonka
  • Toto
  • Udo
  • Usher
  • Valdo
  • Valen
  • Vamp
  • Victor
  • Vida
  • Vince
  • Vista
  • Vivo
  • Vlad
  • Wade
  • Wags
  • Willy
  • Wolf
  • Wolfgang
  • Wolfie
  • Yogi – Named after Yogi Bear!
  • York
  • Yoshie
  • Yuri
  • Zach
  • Zane
  • Zeb
  • Zed
  • Zidan
  • Ziggy

Big Dog Names Female

Big Dog Names Female

When it comes to females, our favorite Big Dog Names are: Gula and Nala.

Gula, meaning glutton in Spanish, is a foreign take on a word which will definitely be true for your large canine! Especially a very food-orientated breed,.

And Nala, yes this name is from the Lion King, but, Nala is a strong female character and this name would suit any strong and sassy puppy.

Find the full list of female names below:

  • Alexa
  • Altos
  • Ari
  • Aries
  • Arya
  • Aslan
  • Astra
  • Aura
  • Aurora
  • Axel
  • Bader
  • Beowulf
  • Bertha
  • Bess
  • Bitsy (Funny)
  • Blue
  • Bonnie
  • Bubba
  • Buck
  • Buffy
  • Cai
  • Cairo
  • Cali
  • Cee Cee
  • Ceres
  • Cersei
  • Cleo (Cleopatra)
  • Coco
  • Cruella
  • Cupid
  • Daisy Duke
  • Dakota
  • Delilah
  • Dex
  • Diva
  • Dominic
  • Doris
  • Duchess
  • Dumbo
  • Eagle
  • Eeyore
  • Electra
  • Eli
  • Ella
  • Ellie
  • Elsa
  • Emu
  • Eski
  • Esme
  • Eva
  • Eve
  • Fergie
  • Fido
  • Fifi
  • Flea-zy E
  • Foxy
  • Gabbana
  • Gabby
  • Gabriel
  • Geenie
  • Gem
  • Gia
  • Gina
  • Gucci
  • Helena
  • Helga
  • Hera
  • Huntress
  • Indie
  • Iris
  • Ivy
  • Izzy
  • Jodi
  • Jules
  • Kade
  • Kakia
  • Kay
  • Kia
  • Kiara
  • Kora
  • Lady
  • Leia
  • Lexi
  • Lia
  • Lima
  • Lola
  • Louis
  • Luna
  • Maddie
  • Mami
  • Maxine
  • Maybelle
  • Medusa
  • Mercedes
  • Mia
  • Midnight
  • Mila
  • Mincie
  • Misty
  • Nasa
  • Nayla
  • Nessa
  • Nex
  • Nina
  • Odessa
  • Olga
  • Olive
  • Olympia
  • Orca
  • Oxi
  • Pacha
  • Pandora
  • Paris
  • Pax
  • Pearl
  • Phoebe
  • Phoenix
  • Pumpkin
  • Queen
  • Queso
  • Regel
  • Remi
  • Rex
  • Rhea
  • Rita
  • Rolly
  • Roxy
  • Sabel
  • Sabre
  • Sahara
  • Sai
  • Sasha
  • Saskia
  • Sasky
  • Sass
  • Shamoo
  • Shi
  • Shiro
  • Sia
  • Sierra
  • Sky
  • Sonya
  • Soya
  • Storm
  • Suki
  • Sveta
  • Thalia
  • Tirton
  • Titania
  • Tonya
  • Tori
  • Ula
  • Ulgy
  • Una
  • Ursella
  • Val
  • Veeta
  • Vega
  • Vendy
  • Venus
  • Veronica
  • Viva
  • Vix
  • Vixen
  • Wiley
  • Winne
  • Wolfy
  • Xena
  • Xoe
  • Yaz
  • Zahara
  • Zani
  • Zap
  • Zara

Funny Big Dog Names

Funny Dogs

What could be a better name then Dino?

This one is cute! Dino, which can be short for Dinosaur, will be the perfect name for your (not-so-little) pooch.

Our complete list of Funny Big Dog Names:

  • Alfonso
  • Athens
  • Atlas
  • Avalanche
  • Bacon
  • Barlo
  • Big Mac
  • Biggie (Biggie Smalls)
  • Blaze
  • Bullet
  • Calypso
  • Cameo
  • Champ
  • Chomp
  • Chopper
  • Chuck Norris
  • Cronus
  • Deli
  • Dumbledog – Get it?
  • Ego
  • Erago
  • Ergo
  • Flash
  • Fluffy
  • Frodo
  • General
  • Gordo
  • Gorilla
  • Grande
  • Hank the Tank
  • Hannibal
  • Hefty
  • Hippo
  • Homer
  • Hulk
  • Hypnos
  • Jackson
  • Jimbo
  • Joker
  • Jumbo
  • Kanga
  • Khan
  • Kye
  • Mad Dog
  • Meatball
  • Merc
  • Miss Piggy
  • Nano
  • Ness
  • Nibbles
  • Nibs
  • Nitro
  • OJ
  • Opis
  • Oreo
  • Panda
  • Pee Wee
  • Pengu
  • Pork Chop
  • Porky
  • Poseidon
  • Puffin
  • Rags
  • Rascal
  • Rhino
  • Ripper
  • Rufus
  • Shrek
  • Sniper
  • Snoop
  • Snowball
  • Staffy
  • Stud
  • Sumo
  • T-Bone
  • T-Rex
  • Titus
  • Vagus
  • Vesta
  • Vulcan
  • Walnut
  • Whiskey
  • Whoopi
  • Wiggum
  • Wolverine
  • Yoda
  • Zen
  • Zulu

Best Big Dog Names

Butterball and Inca are two of our favorite Big Dog Names.

Did you know? Julius Caesar was a true historian who is known to have contributed greatly to the rise of the Roman Empire. Your puppy may not conquer an empire, but, I bet your big fur-end will conquer those treats.

Inca was the largest empire in pre-colombian America. This name is fitting for a Husky!

  • Ace
  • Africa
  • Apollo
  • Bear
  • Beast
  • Bruce
  • Bruno
  • Chief
  • Chupacabra
  • Demon
  • Euro
  • Fang
  • Faro
  • Fuji
  • Fuzzball
  • Gandhi
  • Gizmo
  • Goliath
  • Ice
  • Jolly
  • Kango
  • Lazza
  • Lion
  • Lue
  • Margo
  • Mecca
  • Mercy
  • Mufasa
  • Nike
  • Nixon
  • Noir
  • Nyx
  • Onyx
  • Opal
  • Popeye
  • Pharoah
  • Pluto
  • Puff
  • Puma
  • Rebel
  • Royce
  • Salto
  • Sawyer
  • Scooby
  • Scout
  • Smokey
  • Sparky
  • Suka
  • Taco
  • Tank
  • Tarzan
  • Tiny
  • Tito
  • Uma
  • Vespa
  • Volt
  • Waldo
  • Woldo
  • Yale
  • Yoko
  • Yuki
  • Zaltan
  • Zepplin
  • Zeus

Unique Big Dog Names

Unique Large Dog

Maybe your dog has the Merle gene, and this gives them a unique appearance, or perhaps their temperament is completely unique?!

This list of unique names will be perfect for you then:

  • Acadia
  • Achilles
  • Afro
  • Archer
  • Aspen
  • Baloo
  • Balto
  • Beta
  • Boaz
  • Canyon
  • Cargo
  • Chase
  • Chub
  • Chubs
  • Cisco
  • Dagger
  • Dozer
  • Everest
  • Fyfe
  • Glacier
  • Goku
  • Haiku
  • Haru
  • Howie
  • Hunt
  • Ibis
  • Jock
  • Karpo
  • Kit
  • Lager
  • Loki
  • Lupo
  • Mako
  • Meatloaf
  • Milo
  • Moses
  • Nazarus
  • Nox
  • Olaf
  • Oober
  • Oslo
  • Pegasus
  • Pongo
  • Poof
  • Primo
  • Proteus
  • Razza
  • Rolex
  • Sargent
  • Satan
  • Snow
  • Stitch
  • Strike
  • Taurus
  • Tiger
  • Tramp
  • Tucker
  • Ty
  • Vako
  • Vex
  • Walt
  • Wyatt
  • Xylo
  • Zek
  • Zorro

Summary

There you have it, our complete A to Z list of personally picked Big Dog Names just for you.

We hope we saved you the trouble of thinking all on your own, especially now that your hands are full with your newly homed ginormous bundle of fluff.

Did we miss any of your favorites? Let us know below.

John Woods Autho Bio Picture
John Woods is the founder of All Things Dogs, member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, graduate in Animal Behavior & Welfare and recognized author by the Dog Writers Association of America.

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