Bringing home your new German Shepherd puppy is sure to bring out a variety of emotions. With the anxieties and joys, you might wonder what on earth you will call them.
Everyone has a different method of picking a name for their pets. Some want a name that has a specific meaning, while others just name them whatever fits when they see them. Ultimately, it’s up to you, but here’s our list! With any luck, it will help you out.
How to Name Your German Shepherd Puppy
No matter what name you pick, it’s sure to fit eventually. You might already have something in mind and just want to mull over your options.
So, before you sift through this list, keep these few things in mind.
250+ Names for Your German Shepherd
If you’ve been searching for inspiration, look no further. We’ve got you covered.
German Shepherd Names From Their Homeland of Germany
What’s better to consider than names from their country of origin? While there are countless German names for both male and female shepherds, here are just a handful to get you started.
German Male Dog Names for Your German Shepherd
German Female Names for Your German Shepherd
Names Meaning Strength for German Shepherds
German Shepherds are well known to be intense and hard working. If you want a name to match that energy, here are some names that sound strong, and some actually mean strength. Let’s take a look.
Strong Names for Your Male German Shepherd
Strong Names for Your Female German Shepherd
Ancient Names for German Shepherds
Since German Shepherds are a rather ancient breed themselves, giving them a powerhouse name from olden times might just be the ticket. Here are some pretty radical names along with their meaning—is any a perfect fit?
Ancient German Shepherd Male Dog Names and Meanings
Ancient German Shepherd Female Dog Names and Meanings
Regular Joe & Jane Names for German Shepherds
There’s always the option to go with a plain old human name for your dog. It might be funny for outings to refer to your dog with the same name as a backyard barbecue father in New Balance tennis shoes.
Or the lady with a spray tan and hair sprayed hairdo about to go complain to the manager. The possibilities are endless.
Human Names for German Boy Dogs
Human Names for German Girl Dogs
Popular Dog Names for German Shepherds
If you want a name that you hear a lot but can’t think of what they are, here you go. Here are some traditional, classical, and trendy dog names to consider.
Popular Names for Male German Shepherds
Popular Names for Female German Shepherds
Hopefully, you’ve found a few names on the list that struck your fancy. Everyone is different, and names will appeal to you for all sorts of reasons.
If you’re still not sure, get to know your puppy a bit before you make the decision. Sometimes you need a feel for their personality before a name truly clicks.
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