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101 Female Dachshund Names + Meanings

Written by: Arlene Divina
Arlene Divina, one of the content writers at IHD, loves going on adventures with her adorable fur baby. She now creates informative content for pet parents. Read more
| Published on June 16, 2023

Selecting the perfect name for your Dachshund can be an exhilarating yet challenging task. These affectionate and lively little dogs have big personalities packed into small bodies, deserving of a name that reflects their unique characteristics. Whether you’re seeking a classic German name as a nod to the breed’s origins or a popular moniker inspired by their distinctive appearance, we have compiled a list of 101 female dog names for Dachshunds. Each name is coupled with a brief explanation, giving it context and making your decision more meaningful.

101 Girl Dachshund Name Ideas with Meanings

Looking for boy Dachshund names? Go here.

  1. Alma – This Spanish name means “soul,” for your loving companion.
  2. Amber – A beautiful gemstone name to match your Dachshund’s jewel-like eyes.
  3. Ava – A German name meaning “life,” suitable for a lively Dachshund.
  4. Bailey – Of English origin, meaning “bailiff” or “steward.”
  5. Bean – A cute, playful name suitable for your little “bean.”
  6. Bella – Italian for “beautiful,” a perfect name for your gorgeous Dachshund.
  7. Betsy – An English name meaning “pledged to God.”
  8. Biscuit – A fun, comforting name that suits a lovable Dachshund.
  9. Bonnie – Scottish for “pretty,” a great choice for a lovely Dachshund.
  10. Brandy – An elegant name that matches the sophistication of your Dachshund.
  11. Bree – An Irish name meaning “strength,” suitable for the brave Dachshund.
  12. Cara – This Irish name means “friend,” perfect for your loyal companion.
  13. Coco – A sweet, popular name perfect for a brown-coated Dachshund.
  14. Cherry – A sweet and bright name for your joyful companion.
  15. Cupcake – A cute and sweet name for your adorable Dachshund.
  16. Daisy – A cheerful flower name for a cheerful Dachshund.
  17. Dolly – A cute name, perfect for a small and lovely Dachshund.
  18. Dot – A sweet, simple name for your small-sized Dachshund.
  19. Esme – A French name meaning “esteemed” or “loved.”
  20. Elsa – A noble German name, in honor of the Dachshund’s German heritage.
  21. Ella – Of English origin, meaning “beautiful fairy.”
  22. Emma – A German name meaning “whole” or “universal.”
  23. Fifi – A French pet name, for your fancy little Dachshund.
  24. Frankie – A fun, playful name, perfect for a frisky Dachshund.
  25. Freya – Named after the Norse goddess of love and beauty.
  26. Frida – Of German origin, meaning “peaceful ruler.”
  27. Fudge – A sweet and rich name for a dark brown Dachshund.
  28. Greta – Of German origin, meaning “pearl.”
  29. Ginger – Ideal for a Dachshund with a reddish-brown coat.
  30. Gigi – A French name, a pet form of Georgine, meaning “farmer.”
  31. Gretchen – Of German origin, meaning “pearl.”
  32. Hazel – Named after the hazelnut tree, perfect for a brown-coated Dachshund.
  33. Heidi – A German name meaning “noble and serene.”
  34. Hershey – A sweet name for a chocolate-colored Dachshund.
  35. Honey – A sweet name for your sweet little Dachshund.
  36. Holly – Named after the evergreen plant, suitable for a lively Dachshund.
  37. Ivy – An English name, for your evergreen companion.
  38. Iris – Named after the colorful flower, for your beautiful Dachshund.
  39. Jazz – A cool name for a Dachshund with a lively personality.
  40. Jellybean – A playful name fitting for your small, adorable Dachshund.
  41. Juno – Named after the Roman goddess, protector of the community.
  42. Juniper – Named after the juniper tree, a unique name for your Dachshund.
  43. Kiwi – A fun, fresh name for a cute and lively Dachshund.
  44. Latte – A creamy, comforting name, ideal for a light-brown Dachshund.
  45. Lena – A German name meaning “torch,” perfect for your little light.
  46. Lily – A delicate and beautiful name, just like the flower.
  47. Lilac – A floral name reflecting your Dachshund’s delicate nature.
  48. Lola – A Spanish name meaning “sorrow,” for your empathetic Dachshund.
  49. Lottie – A diminutive of Charlotte, meaning “free.”
  50. Lucy – A Latin name meaning “light.”
  51. Lucky – An ideal name for a Dachshund who’s brought you lots of luck.
  52. Luna – Latin for “moon,” a popular name for dogs.
  53. Maddie – A popular name meaning “high tower,” for your noble Dachshund.
  54. Maple – A lovely name for a Dachshund with a reddish-brown coat.
  55. Mia – A Scandinavian name meaning “dear.”
  56. Minnie – A cute, playful name for a small-sized Dachshund.
  57. Mocha – A sweet name for a Dachshund with a dark brown coat.
  58. Nutmeg – Perfect for a Dachshund with a reddish-brown coat.
  59. Noodle – A fun, playful name suitable for your long, lean Dachshund.
  60. Olive – Named after the resilient olive tree.
  61. Oreo – A popular name for a black and white Dachshund.
  62. Peanut – A cute, nutty name perfect for your little Dachshund.
  63. Penny – A friendly name, fitting for a copper-colored Dachshund.
  64. Peaches – A sweet and sunny name, perfect for a cheerful Dachshund.
  65. Pippa – Of English origin, meaning “lover of horses.”
  66. Piper – An English name meaning “pipe player,” for a Dachshund with a musical bark.
  67. Pickle – A playful and fun name for your small-sized Dachshund.
  68. Pretzel – A fun, unique name that pays homage to the Dachshund’s German origins.
  69. Poppy – After the vibrant red flower.
  70. Queenie – A regal name fitting for a well-loved Dachshund.
  71. Raisin – A sweet name, perfect for a tiny, brown Dachshund.
  72. Rosie – A cute, friendly name perfect for a sweet Dachshund.
  73. Roxie – Of Persian origin, meaning “dawn.”
  74. Ruby – After the precious red gemstone, a suitable choice for a reddish-coated Dachshund.
  75. Sadie – A popular Hebrew name meaning “princess.”
  76. Sausage – A fun, playful name, perfect for a Dachshund, often called “sausage dogs.”
  77. Scarlet – A sophisticated name for a reddish-coated Dachshund.
  78. Sophie – A Greek name meaning “wisdom.”
  79. Stella – A popular Latin name meaning “star.”
  80. Sugar – A sweet name for your sweet Dachshund.
  81. Sprinkles – A delightful name for your delightful Dachshund.
  82. Sky – Ideal for a Dachshund with a limitless spirit.
  83. Taco – A playful name, perfect for your “hotdog.”
  84. Taffy – A playful name for your stretchy Dachshund.
  85. Tess – An English name meaning “to reap,” suitable for your hardworking Dachshund.
  86. Teeny – An adorable name fitting for your small-sized Dachshund.
  87. Tilly – A German name meaning “battle maiden.”
  88. Truffles – A fancy name, fitting for a Dachshund with a rich, brown coat.
  89. Twiggy – A cute name, suitable for your slim Dachshund.
  90. Una – A Latin name meaning “one,” for your number one companion.
  91. Violet – After the purple-blue flower, a sweet name for a female Dachshund.
  92. Vanilla – A sweet and soft name, suitable for a light-colored Dachshund.
  93. Winnie – A Welsh name meaning “white” or “fair.”
  94. Willow – After the graceful tree, reflecting your Dachshund’s resilient nature.
  95. Wiggles – A playful name for a playful Dachshund.
  96. Xena – A Greek name meaning “guest” or “stranger.”
  97. Yara – Of Brazilian origin, meaning “water lady.”
  98. Yuki – A Japanese name meaning “happiness” or “snow.”
  99. Zelda – A German name meaning “gray battle maiden.”
  100. Zinnia – Named after the vibrant flower, for your beautiful Dachshund.
  101. Zoe – A Greek name meaning “life.”

    Choosing the perfect name for your Dachshund is not just about picking a name that sounds good or is currently popular. It’s about choosing a name that truly captures your dog’s personality and uniqueness. A Dachshund is more than just a pet; she is a family member, a companion, and a source of joy. By choosing a name from our list, you are acknowledging the special role she plays in your life. After all, a name is a reflection of identity, character, and love.

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