If you’ve just brought home a big dog, then you’re likely looking for big dog names! You’re in luck because this is the go-to resource for huge dog names for large breed dogs!
If you’re lucky, this dog will stay with you for years to come. Now with that sort of investment, you’re going to need the perfect name! For even more dog names check out the best dog names for all dogs here!
If you’re curious as to what everyone else is choosing these days, then we’ve got you covered. Here are a few of the most popular names that you’ll see running around the dog park.
Top Big Dog Names 2018
While those are the most popular big dog names, if you’re like many of us, you want something unique for that special little pup you’ve just welcomed into the family.
Fantasy Big Dog Names
One of the best ways to come up with giant dog names is to think of something magical; something that is fictional or mythical. You can always choose something from your favorite fandom, whether it be your favorite character or just someone with a solid name!
If you love sticking your nose in a good book or watching fantastical movies, then there’s a chance you’ll love these fantasy dog names. Large breed dog names are hard to find, so this is a bit of a cheat sheet.
Here are a few of the best big dog names for those seeking adventure:
These dog names make you feel powerful. But if you want more names that allow you to sit at the cool kids’ table, don’t miss out on these cool dog names!
Funny Big Dog Names
If great and powerful isn’t your style, then you may like to give your big dog a silly name that you can always smile at.
It’s always okay to give your dog a silly name. The name is for you, not your dog, they don’t even know what it means!
These large dog names aren’t disgraceful, but they definitely add some fun to your family life. And some of them are rather ironic!
Check out these funny dog names that will have you nostalgic:
- Little Bit
- New York (The Big Apple)
Extra Feminine Big Dog Names
Finding big girl dog names isn’t an easy task. Most big dog names are made for males. But that doesn’t mean the little lady doesn’t want a killer name too.
We have tons of dog names for girls to choose from! Check out these female dog names that your pup will love!
For a quick check, take a look at some of the most attractive large breed female dog names:
- Diana (princess or superhero)
- Wonder Woman
- Harley (Quinn, of course)
- Joan (of Arc)
Not looking for big girl dog names? Then don’t miss out on these strictly for male dog names.
Big Names For Little Dogs
Not all big dog names have to be reserved for actual “big” dogs. Some dogs have such a big personality that it takes a big name to really capture it.
Some of the biggest dogs we know need docile, sweet names while some of the teeniest deserve the name Everest!
We’ve collected some of the most appropriate big names for little dogs:
- Tardis (bigger on the inside)
Fat Dog Names
If your pup is more than just…big, then you may be looking for something a little more selective. There’s no shame in that!
Some dogs are just naturally pudgy rather than “big-boned,” as they call it. Large breed dog names sometimes need an extra kick.
These chubby dog names will be perfect for your cheek-pinching pooch:
- Slim Jim
- Miss Piggy
Cute Big Dog Names
For many, a dog (no matter how large) should have a name even more adorable than they are.
This type of name is rather common for people who get their pups as early as possible. It’s hard to name your 6-week old baby something like Rex. If you don’t find your name on this list, then check out these cute dog names, too!
Make sure that none of these cute dog names suit your fancy:
- Tic Tac
Double Name Big Dog Names
We have two names, so why shouldn’t dogs? These big boy dog names and big girl dog names are perfect for those who want something more sophisticated.
Again, remember your favorite fandom or fictional character that really made a difference in your life. Or heck, go with your favorite food! The point is, a big dog needs an impactful name. These names have made a difference in millions of lives, so why not make sure your gargantuan doggo gets a name that fits?
Just remember, it’s hard fitting these names on a bowl:
- Bob Ross
- Chuck Norris
- Mister Rogers
- Snickerdoodle Cookie
- Stardust Sparkles
- Reese’s Pieces
- Wolfgang Puck
- Mister Wigglesworth
- Mister Miyagi
- Barney the Dinosaur
- Bruce Wayne
- Sherlock Holmes
- Forrest Gump
- Homer Simpson
- Bugs Bunny
- The First Doctor
- River Song
- Crimson Chin
- Roundhouse Kick
- Kermit the Frog
- Flopalopa Ding Dog
- Mary Puppins
Duo Big Dog Names
Sometimes, you can’t get just one. Oftentimes, you have to get two dogs at a time! In those cases, it’s nice to have something that matches. Pick a pair of famous siblings, a couple, or just something that’s cute together!
Here we have some amazing big dog names for pairs:
- Yin and Yang
- Harley Quinn and The Joker
- Ben and Jerry
- Badonka and Donk
- Bert and Ernie
- Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton
- Romeo and Juliet
- Princess and Pea
- Sam and Dean
- Pebbles and Bam Bam
- Milo and Otis
- Brooks and Dunn
- Darkness and Light
- Mama and Daddy
- Sol and Luna
- Beauty and Beast
- Tony and Tonka
- Misery and Company
- Vader and Anakin
- France and Italy
- Princess and The Frog
Human Big Dog Names
When Cuddles just doesn’t fit, you want a large dog name that gives your pup life. When in doubt, just give them a good old human name. It may seem plain, but most of the time, the dog has enough personality to make the name really count!
Some of the best human dog names are:
- John John
- Lil Abner
Exquisite Big Dog Names
While some parents go with instinct, others want a large breed dog name that really means something. Take a name from history in this case!
Or, if you want more names that no one else will have, then we have an amazing list of unique dog names for you! Again, important names like these will match your dog’s size!
These infamous names will never fail:
- Mark Twain
- Jane Austen
- George Washington
- Shirley Temple
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
- Nelson Mandela
- Mother Teresa
- Albert Einstein
- Ben Franklin
- Marie Curie
- Anne Frank
- Abraham Lincoln
- Charles Dickens
- Florence Nightingale
- Rosa Parks
The best part about this type of name is you can pick someone that you personally look up to. Whether it be a politician, painter, or the man who invented Pringles! It’s all up to you!
So What Is Your Best Big Dog Name?
Obviously, the best name for your dog is the one that sticks with you. If there’s a name you can’t stop thinking about, then it’s probably “your” name.
If you want to test the waters, don’t be afraid to use the name for a day and see how it feels on your tongue. If you change your mind, your dog will never know about that one day as a puppy!
No matter what you end up choosing, know that it was the right choice. You did your best to pick out that perfect name and succeeded!
And don’t forget to let us know which name you chose in the comment section below!
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