100+ Great Dane Names: Ideas for Giant & Gentle Dogs

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Great Dane

If you’re adding a Great Dane to your family, you will quickly learn why they are called gentle giants. Their size can be intimidating, and they are protective and tough if need be, but they are mostly sweet like a teddy bear with a heartbeat.  

So how do you find a name that fits all these qualities, and will suit your Great Dane from puppyhood to gianthood? We’ve gathered a list of our favorites for females and males, and added some ironic names for those of you who like to be a bit funny.

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Female Great Dane Names

  • Hera
  • Bebe
  • Rebel
  • Dalia
  • Duchess
  • Kindy
  • Luna
  • Oreo
  • Delilah
  • Pearl
  • Millie
  • Zara
  • Kafira
  • Lilo
  • Ursa
  • Aspen
  • Sierra
  • Caramel
  • Candy
  • Olympia
  • Sasha
  • Sheba
  • Cuddles
  • London
  • Brandy
  • Bella
  • Coconut
  • Roxy
  • Willow
  • Sky
  • Poppy
  • Ada
  • Dana
  • Cookie
  • Bess
Great Dane
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Male Great Dane Names

  • Sumo
  • Boomer
  • Grizzly
  • Wolf
  • Hercules
  • Sebastian
  • Rambo
  • Bali
  • Hagrid
  • Charlie
  • Rocky
  • Nash
  • Duke
  • Mack
  • Baron
  • Sarge
  • LeBron
  • Hooch
  • Alaska
  • Memphis
  • Noah
  • Marmaduke
  • Baldwin
  • Winston
  • Apollo
  • Arlo
  • Rex
  • Burke
  • Scooby
  • Kobe
  • Champ
  • Mozzie
  • Moose
  • Kingston
  • Zeus
  • Titan
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Ironic Great Dane Names

  • Fifi
  • Dobby
  • Pixie
  • Jellybean
  • Sweetpea
  • Runt
  • Minnie
  • Frodo
  • Mouse
  • Spud
  • Tootsie
  • Mite
  • Pippin
  • Pebbles
  • Squirt
  • Piglet
  • Yoshi
  • Diva
  • Munchkin
  • Crumbs
  • Princess
  • Thumbelina
  • Bean
  • Teddy
  • Shorty
  • Bitty
  • Tiny
  • Squirt
  • Nugget
  • Pip
  • Kernel
  • Lamby
  • Peanut
  • Cupcake
  • Bunny

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Finding the Right Name for Your Great Dane

Great Danes are lovable and friendly with a big frame and a bigger heart. Yours deserves a great name that shares his or her personality with the world. We hope our list has helped you find the perfect name for your newest family member, whether it’s funny, ironic, or simply unique.

If you didn’t find what you were looking for, try one of our other lists:


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