100+ Rottweiler Names: Ideas for Tough & Loyal Dogs

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Rottweilers have been around for a long time — they descended from Roman cattle dogs. Though they have a reputation for being aggressive, many Rotties are confident and affectionate family dogs. So what should you name your tough pup?

To help you pick out a great name, we created this list of over 100 Rottweiler names, including cool options for males and females. And if you want a German name for your Rottweiler, we’ve got that covered, too.

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Female Rottweiler Names

  • Elizabeth
  • Lex
  • Susan
  • Ella
  • Leia
  • Indiana
  • Jemima
  • Flash
  • Harley
  • Echo
  • Zoe
  • Blaze
  • Jordan
  • Huntress
  • Winona
  • Rose
  • Ember
  • Cleopatra
  • Pippa
  • Adele
  • Abby
  • Martha
  • Geneva
  • Eva
  • Alice
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Male Rottweiler Names

  • Axel
  • Roamer
  • Boss
  • Blitz
  • Defender
  • Admiral
  • Billy
  • George
  • Hank
  • Ron
  • Buck
  • Bing
  • Caesar
  • Brutus
  • Captain
  • Samson
  • Bolt
  • Chief
  • Peter
  • Frank
  • Joe
  • Bane
  • Butch
  • Romeo
  • Bear
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German Rottweiler Names

Rottweilers originated in Germany (their name comes from a German town called “Rottweil”), so why not choose a German name?

  • Ernst
  • Hund
  • Wunderbar
  • Kurt
  • Hans
  • Dunkel
  • Louisa
  • Hans
  • Schön
  • Günter
  • Fisch
  • Gretel
  • Liebe
  • Oktober
  • Friedrich
  • Heinrich
  • Glück
  • Gerhard
  • Ja
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Cool Rottweiler Names

  • Buck
  • Bruiser
  • Tug
  • Bandit
  • Pyro
  • Pistol
  • Remington
  • Nitro
  • Rifle
  • Moose
  • Ranger
  • Avalanche
  • Blaze
  • Wag
  • Astro
  • Rambo
  • Bomb
  • Gizmo
  • Maximus
  • Spider
  • Buck
  • Crash
  • Bullet
  • Pirate
  • Snap
  • Ammo
  • Marine
  • Boss
  • Sheba
  • Gangster
  • Maverick
  • Jax
  • Boomer
  • Tank

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Finding the Right Name for Your Rottweiler

Rotties are goofy and playful family dogs, not to mention great defenders. We hope this list helps you honor your loyal Rottweiler with a powerful name. Whether you choose a cool, classic, or German name, your new best friend will thank you for taking the time to find the best possible option.

If you haven’t found your ideal name, take a look at one of these lists:


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