Big dog names: Cute, Unique for female and male dog

Finding names for female, male large dogs is not an easy task. Discover unique, funny, cute and best big dog names of 2021. Hercules, Hulk, Bear, Moose …

Bringing a new huge pup into the family is a great joy, even more so if it’s a lively and adorable dog like. 

Short, unique, cute and easily recognizable names work best in getting your giant dog to be responsive. Use a name that is one or two syllables, ending with a vowel, such as “Moose” or “Alpha” Don’t choose a name that is too long or difficult to say. A name such as “Little Bow Wow” will only confuse your large dog.

Some dog-behaviour experts agree that big puppies are better at distinguishing their name if it starts with a hard consonant, such as C, K, T or B and ends with a long vowel sound such as an E or O.

A big dog deserves a big dog name to match. Whether you have a striking German Shepherd or a large and cuddly Bernedoodle. When naming your big puppy, you might be hunting for best, unique, cool, cute and funny names. We are here to help with our list of over 250 Big Dog Names!

Top big dog names

  • Hercules – Superhuman strength.
  • Hulk – Large person (or thing).
  • Bear – Strong, brave bear.
  • Moose – Largest Species In Deer Family.
  • Albus – “white” or foreign.
  • Alpha – “first” or “strongest”.
  • Maximus –  “greatest” or “largest”.
  • Attila –  “father” or  “little father”.
  • Kong – “Empty, hollow, void”.
  • Goliath – A giant who
Big dog names male
Big dog names boy

Big dog names male

Strong names and big dogs go hand-in-hand. For large, strong dogs, tough dog names are a great match. If you’re getting a male dog that you know will be extra big, here are a number of names to check out.

  • Ace
  • Admiral
  • Adonis
  • Albus
  • Alpha
  • Andre
  • Andy
  • Apollo
  • Arnold
  • Arrow
  • Artemis
  • Arya
  • Aspen
  • Athena
  • Axel
  • Balto
  • Baskerville
  • Bear
  • Beethoven
  • Boomer
  • Bradford
  • Brando
  • Bruiser
  • Brutus
  • Butch
  • Galaxy
  • Giant
  • Harlem
  • Igor
  • Jackson
  • Napoleon
  • Overton
  • Rupert
  • Sedrick
  • Shamus
  • Wheeler
Big dog names girl
Big dog names girl

Big dog names female

The best female dog names for big dogs celebrate their size. This can be a little trickier than big boy dog names. But there are still some great big girl dog names to consider. We love the choices which reflect her nature, as well as her size.

  • Abigail
  • Acadia
  • Akiva
  • Alaska 
  • Alexa
  • Althea
  • Amaris
  • Amazon 
  • Aretha 
  • Arnold 
  • Athena
  • Atlantic 
  • Atlas
  • Attila 
  • Banshee
  • Banshee 
  • Baroness
  • Basha
  • Beastie
  • Cinder
  • Diva
  • Duchess
  • Echo
  • Elektra
  • Galaxy
  • Hebe
  • Henrietta
  • Hera
  • Iris
  • Lady
  • Mathilda
  • Nova
  • Princess
  • Queenie
Unique large dog names
Unique large dog names

Unique big dog names

Below we have collected unique big dog names for large canine. These dog names are suitable for any healthy large boy. These big dog names are perfect for the pooch that wants to flaunt their size with a name that sounds large. 

  • Aero
  • Alpha
  • Apollo
  • Arrow
  • Artemis
  • Aspen
  • Athena
  • Atlas
  • Atticus
  • Attila
  • Barfly
  • Barnabas
  • Bastien
  • Bentley
  • Beowulf
  • Bingo
  • Bjorn
  • Blizzard
  • Blue
  • Bolt
  • Booger
  • Brando
  • Bruiser
  • Bruno
  • Brutus
  • Bubba
  • Buck
  • Buddy
  • Bulldozer
  • Bungee
  • Butch
  • Canaan
  • Canyon
  • Chance
  • Charcoal
  • Chase
  • Colby
  • Comanche
  • Cooper
  • Dakota
  • Dante
  • Dash
  • Eden
  • Hellboy
  • Jett
  • K-Nine
  • Shade
  • Thor
  • Zack
Funny huge dog names
Funny huge dog names

Funny big dog names

Whether you get the most out of your dog’s big and strong nature with a funny name like Mac Daddy or have a little fun by naming it something out of the ordinary – like Pee Wee or Tiny – these are the funniest names for big dogs.

  • Attila
  • Babe
  • Bacon
  • Baloo
  • Barkley
  • Barney
  • Beowulf
  • Big Boi
  • Bigfoot
  • Big Mac
  • Bigfoot
  • Biggie
  • Bruiser
  • Brutus
  • Bullwinkle
  • Butterball
  • Chewie
  • Chompers
  • Cletus
  • Clifford
  • Cujo
  • Elmo
  • Godzilla
  • Gordo
  • Jabba
  • Jumbo
  • Monster
  • Pee Wee
  • Taco
  • Tiny
Cute large dog names
Cute large dog names

Cute big dog names

If you’re the owner of a full-sized pup, then the cute big dog names shown below could be just the thing when looking for new ideas that are creative enough to make your pup stand out from the pack.

  • The Mountain
  • Notorious DOG
  • Paul Bunyon
  • Little Bow Wow
  • Jimmy Chew
  • Biggie Smalls
  • Bark Twain
  • Bernie
  • Swiss Miss
  • Bernie Mac
  • Mini Pearl
  • Petit Four
  • Champ
  • La-Z Boy
  • Chunk
  • Everest
  • Alexander
  • Anastasia
  • Baron
  • Antionette
  • Constantine
  • Contessa
  • Leopold
  • Empress
Cool huge dog names
Cool huge dog names

Cool big dog names

Are you looking for cool huge dog breeds names for your male and female dog? Looking to give your dog a name as big and bold as he is? Then look into this guide to the best large dog names. A giant dog also needs a big name to identify.

  • Baloo
  • Barnabas
  • Beowulf
  • Bluto
  • Bruiser
  • Butch
  • Button
  • Capone
  • Cassius
  • Chum lee
  • Cochise
  • Colossus
  • Czar
  • Dempsey
  • Gaia
  • Gator
  • Gemini
  • Gunner
  • Ranger
  • Ringo
Tough big dog names
Tough big dog names

Strong big dog names

Tough names and big dogs go hand-in-hand. For large, strong dogs, tough dog names are a great match. If you’re getting a boy dog that you know will be extra big, here are a number of names to check out. Malik. Bandit. Blaze…

  • Achilles 
  • Apache
  • Avalanche
  • Bandit
  • Bane
  • Bess
  • Blaze
  • Brando
  • Dutch
  • Eastwood
  • Elizabeth
  • Emma
  • Grace
  • Joanne
  • Malik
  • Pandora
  • Sherman
  • Speckles
Ironic names for large dogs
Ironic names for large dogs

Ironic names for big dogs

Looking for a dog name that matches your sense of humor? What makes a big dog name Ironic? Lean into your big dog’s size by giving it an Ironic name.

  • 50 Scent
  • Bilbo Waggins
  • Blimp
  • Bull
  • Chewbarka
  • Dino
  • Dogzilla
  • Epic
  • Fuzz Aldrin
  • Groucho Barks
  • Kanye Westie
  • Magnus
  • Mary Puppins
  • Moby Dick
  • Pup Tart
  • Rex
  • Snoop Dog
  • Sumo
  • Titan
  • Whopper
Awesome huge dog names
Awesome huge dog names

Awesome big dog names

Awesome big dog names often show off your pup’s super sized stature. But they can do so much more! From showing off a big personality, to literally meaning just how big your dog.

  • Adrian
  • Altos
  • Angus
  • Ari
  • Ariana
  • Ariel
  • Aslan
  • Astra
  • Axle
  • Bardulf
  • Kentaro
  • Loki
  • Miss Piggy
  • Summer
  • Winnie

Manly dog names for big dogs

There are plenty of options to fit any temperament, from a rough-and-tumble Bear to an elegant Skye or a manly Venti.

  • Abu
  • Alden
  • Attila Dragon
  • Basil
  • Bosco
  • Doozie
  • Eddie
  • Groot
  • Kobe
  • Otis
  • Ozzy
  • Septima
  • Taz
  • Thurston
  • Titus
Famous large dog names
Famous large dog names

Famous big dog names

Famous dogs like “Rin Tin Tin”, “Buddy” the Golden Retriever of the movie “Air Bud”, “Cujo” the killer St. Bernard of the Stephen King Thriller, and “Rando” of the movie hit K-9 have all been popular sources of inspiration in naming puppies and even older dogs.

  • Big Bertha
  • Bonus
  • Bruiser
  • Butterball
  • Clifford
  • Faith
  • Fergus
  • Hannah
  • Hindenburg
  • Lazarus
  • Nanook
  • Omega
  • Pink Pearl
  • Scooter
  • Shebear
  • She-Ra
  • Squirt
  • Vlad
  • Xena
  • Xtina

Little names for big dogs

I have had several requests for a list of names specifically for large to giant breeds because their new owners want a BIG name for their little dog.

  • Binx
  • Bitsy
  • Bonsai
  • Daisy
  • Demi
  • Dobby
  • Faolán
  • Fennec
  • Hermione
  • Hobbit
  • Hope
  • Kibbles
  • Mammoth
  • Midge
  • Munchkin
  • Nugget
  • Peanut
  • Pee Wee
  • Pixie
  • Yeti

About the Author

Henry Mark
Mark is the animals Editor at dognamesbest.com covering Information about breeds, naming dogs, naming pets. He's a graduate in veterinary medicine at the agricultural academy.