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41 Unique Great Dane Names [with PICS!]

Written by: Z


Z is a Special Project Coordinator of HomeLife Media and a writer for She has 3 dogs namely Skye, Luna, and one of them is a rescue, named Tesla.Read more
| Published on September 19, 2022

Are you bringing up a new Great Dane and looking for a unique, original or funny Great Dane name? Whether you’re bringing home a new Great Dane puppy, or an older rescue dog, we’ve got some great name ideas shared by our I Love My Great Dane Facebook community.

We asked our community the following question: Does your Great Dane have a unique name? Share it below along with a pic! Below we’ve compiled some of the most unique name ideas for your new Great Dane.

41 Original Great Dane Puppy Name Ideas


This is Sushi. Her real name was Sasha, but my grand-babies started calling her sushi so now that is all she knows.

Author: Chris L.

Willow and Groot….my twins

Author: Crystal P.

Groot with is little (older) sister Sugar. He’s very protective of her and they are the best of friends.

Author: Crystal P.

Her name was Bristol. Named after the night race at Bristol Motor Speedway cause I’m a huge NASCAR fan. She passed away last week.

Author: Joshua H.

Rocket, which very quickly became ‘Rocket, Yeah!’ from Def Leppard’s song Rocket. I picked him out when he was 3 days old. Messaged the breeder and said, ‘This is the one, and his name is Rocket’. No idea why.

Author: Nancy L W.

Zeta Malee (pronounced Zeeta Muh-LEE) A.K.A. ‘Zippy’. I told my fiance that some day I’ll have a dog, and her name will be Zeta. He surprised me with a Dane puppy, and my eyes teared up, and all I could say was, ‘You got me my Zeta?’

Author: Nancy L W.

Speck, pronounced as Shh-peck. Bacon in German.

Author: Christy D.

Willie and Cletus!

Author: Karen Frontz H.

Krawler T-rex at 7yrs lounging peacefully. He crawled during puppy years. Thats how he got his name with a K. Greatest Dane. R.I.P.

Author: Sch S.

Our sweet, goofy Emmett, named for Doc Emmett Brown from Back to the Future

Author: Jess A.

And this was my sweet Marlo. We were blessed with her for 12 years.

Author: Jennifer D.

Sheba, the queen of everything.

Author: Bonnie Beck K.

My Harley Sue. My husband has his Harley in the garage and I have my Harley in the house.

Author: Amy S.

Wolfgang pronounced VAOLF-GaaNG . He goes by ‘Wolf’ unless he’s in trouble then we use his full name.

Author: Jessica B.


Author: Albar A.

This was our Nike ( the goddess of victory) and Bia (the goddess of raw power and energy). Sisters in Greek mythology and in our home

Author: Lisa Duer K.

Silas. Means man of the forest. But we just call him Jig.

Author: Lauren B.

Roxy Day and Ryker Lee

Author: Kari Reynolds M.

Charlotte “Charlie” Bonnie Blue Butler Henderson

Author: Brlan H.

Digi. Pronounced like digital cammo. She always sleeps on my clothes.

Author: Kindresaurus R.

Ivy & Kevin

Author: Jaime Bierlein H.

This is Galahad. (Sir Galahad, one of King Arthur’s knights of the round table)

Author: Erika Fizer K.

Nui the mantle and Cessna the fawn

Author: Jennifer A.

Haas is the name that came to me

Author: Mark G.

Kaese. Cheese in German.

Author: Christy D.

Igor our Great Dane using his little sister Molly Mae for a pillow

Author: Dave S.

D’Artagnan, he is our 4th Muskateer!!

Author: Wendy Oller W.

This is Hoost. He’s named after a kick-boxer named Ernesto Hoost

Author: Christine P.

Vader. I’m a huge star wars fan and when I saw him, I noticed his white front paw was bigger than the other, and it matched the arm Anakin had cut off and replaced when he became Darth Vader

Author: Erin L.

Radagast and saruman. Can’t have one without the other. Kinda like chips and dip.

Author: Cherie W.

Quincy & Cricket

Author: Jennifer Gibson P.

Axle (Merle) and Boris (mantle)

Author: Lyndsey W.

Bruce Dane (Bat dog)

Author: Matt M.

His name was Diesel, but I called him “Ding-Dong, Ding-Dong, Ding-a-ling, Ding-Dong, Deedel-Dog”. Don’t ask. He was a good boy.

Author: Michael F.


Author: Jessica T.


Author: Jessica T.

Raymie ……… ‘protector’ in German and ‘from royalty’ in Native American. We love the name for her.

Author: Jody V.

This is our Striker one9Name and number of a former (OU) Oklahoma football player that we liked!

Author: Paula S.

Haley is laying normally and Xylia is a twisted pretzel.

Author: Tim A.

Ujunwa Mae (pro Oo-joon-wah)Nick name is Uju

Author: Shannon Jersey G.

Zeppelin Rita Cantina bam bean beaner

Author: Ashley J.

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