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Male German Shepherd Names

by David W.

Consider the most enduring characteristics of the German Shepherd male dog breed while coming up with a great name for him to wear proudly. German Shepherd males are noted for their intellect, strength, and adaptability.

If you’re having trouble coming up with names, try using this as a brainstorming activity!

Simply sitting with your new German Shepherd puppy boy or rescue dog and watching them will do the trick. Make a list of everything you see. What color is their coat? What would you call their walking style? What personality qualities can you simply observe?

It would not only help you bond with your new puppy straight away, but it will also serve as a terrific source of naming inspiration!

Among 1,000s of puppy names, several are well-matched as male German Shepherd names. This brave, intelligent, and capable breed deserves a name that matches its stature.

Boy German Shepherds require a name that reflects their personality and, possibly, their function in your life or family.

Rin Tin Tin is among the most well-known German Shepherd male names. From the early twentieth century till his death in 1932, he appeared in 26 Warner Brothers films.

Buddy is another notable boy German Shepherd name in a long line of famous male German Shepherd names. That was the name of Frank Morris’s first seeing eye dog, which he trained and owned. Mr. Morris is a co-founder of The Seeing Eye, the world’s longest existing seeing eye dog school.

To help you get started, here are some wonderful German Shepherd male dog names.

  • Acapulco
  • Adalard
  • Adler
  • Adonis
  • Alamo
  • Alaric (“noble leader”)
  • Albert
  • Aldo
  • Alec
  • Alfie
  • Alfred
  • Amadeus
  • Amaretto
  • Anzo
  • Apollo (destroyer)
  • Aquaman
  • Ares
  • Aristotle
  • Arlo
  • Arminius
  • Arrow
  • Arthur
  • Arvin
  • Atlas
  • Audo
  • August
  • Augustine
  • Augustus
  • Axel (my father is peace)
  • Bach
  • Bandit
  • Baron
  • Basil
  • Beethoven
  • Bentley
  • Benz
  • Bingo
  • Blackout
  • Blade (knife, sword)
  • Bloch
  • Bo
  • Boll
  • Booger
  • Boomer
  • Boris (battle, fight)
  • Brahms
  • Brock
  • Bruno (brown)
  • Buck
  • Bucky
  • Buddy
  • Bullet
  • Butch
  • Caddy
  • Caesar
  • Caleb (faithful, wholehearted, brave, devoted, bold)
  • Casper
  • Cerberus
  • Charlie
  • Chase
  • Chief
  • Cleo
  • Clovis
  • Comet
  • Cosmo
  • Croix
  • Curly
  • Dante
  • Darby
  • Deuce
  • Dieter
  • Dino
  • Dolphus
  • Donner (thunder)
  • Draco
  • Duke
  • Duke (leader, royal, noble)
  • Elvis
  • Enoch
  • Ernie
  • Falcon
  • Felix
  • Ferris
  • Fonsie
  • Fremont
  • Fritz
  • Gallo
  • Gizmo
  • Gregor
  • Gunner (warrior)
  • Gunther (war, battle)
  • Hades
  • Hamlet
  • Hansel
  • Heimdall
  • Heinrich
  • Heinz
  • Helmar (famous protector)
  • Helmut
  • Hermes
  • Hex
  • Hubbard
  • Hugo
  • Hunter
  • Ike
  • Incubus
  • Indiana
  • Jack
  • Java
  • Jax
  • Jerry Lee
  • Jet (black)
  • Jolly Rancher
  • Jona
  • Jumpstart
  • Kaiser
  • Kane
  • Khan
  • Klaus (victory of the people)
  • Koda
  • Kort
  • Kruger
  • Kryptonite
  • Lady Killer
  • Lennox
  • Leo (lion)
  • Levi
  • Loki
  • Luka (person)
  • Luther (people’s army)
  • Major
  • Manfred (man of peace)
  • Marmaduke
  • Marx
  • Matrix
  • Matthias
  • Maverick (wildly independent)
  • Max
  • Maxim
  • Maximus
  • Milo
  • Mister
  • Mojo
  • Moose (moss, land)
  • Moritz
  • Mozart
  • Murdoch
  • Neddie
  • Neo
  • Oden
  • Odin
  • Omega
  • Opus
  • Oscar
  • Otis
  • Otto
  • Pal
  • Panzer
  • Pele
  • Petron
  • Phoenix
  • Pirate
  • Pluto
  • Pongo
  • Porter
  • Poseidon
  • Prince (first, principal one)
  • Puck
  • Puma
  • Pyro
  • Quantum
  • Quest
  • Ranger (forest guardian)
  • Rascal
  • Rebel
  • Rex (king)
  • Rin tin tin (Rinny)
  • Ringo
  • Rocco
  • Roosevelt
  • Rover
  • Rudy
  • Sampson
  • Sarge
  • Sash
  • Satar
  • Sax
  • Saxon
  • Scooter
  • Shane
  • Silas
  • Simon
  • Sinbad
  • Sirius
  • Skipper
  • Spike
  • Stark
  • Strongheart
  • Sundance Kid
  • Tex
  • Thor (thunder)
  • Titan
  • Titus
  • Tolkien
  • Tommy
  • Uran
  • Victor
  • Wild Thing
  • Wolfgang (wolf, path, journey, travel)
  • Xerox
  • Xilo
  • Xtra
  • Yago
  • Yogi
  • Zane
  • Zeke
  • Zeus
  • Zim
  • Zooey

Have fun and take your time. If you do not find a name that appeals to you, broaden your search to our other lists of German Shepherd dog names:

Female German Shepherd names

White German Shepherd names

Black German Shepherd names

Brown German Shepherd names

Sable German Shepherd names

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