38 Names Perfect For Big Dogs

By Allegra Ringo

Sometimes it can be hard to know if you have a goofball dog, or a dog who deserves a distinguished Southern name. But if you have a big dog, you know. And you know that dog needs a special name that celebrates his or her bigness. So without further ado, here are 38 names for big dogs.

Great Dane lying on the grass
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Unisex

  • Andromeda
  • Avalanche
  • Big Mac
  • Blimp
  • Dozer
  • Fjord
  • Jupiter
  • Moose
  • Odyssey
  • Polaris
  • Thunder
  • Zeppelin

Male

  • Baskerville
  • Bear
  • Beowulf
  • Cassius
  • Godzilla
  • Goliath
  • Hercules
  • Hooch
  • Major
  • Marmaduke
  • Paul Bunyon
  • Rhino
  • Tank
  • Tanker
  • Tex
Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy on sofa in a marine style interior
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Female

  • Babe
  • Bertha
  • Duchess
  • Freya
  • Hagrid
  • Juno
  • Queen/ Queenie
  • Sahara
  • Sequoia
  • Valkyrie
  • Xena

Do you still need more names to inspire you? Well, don't worry; we have an entire hub devoted to the most popular and unique pet names.