German shepherds are one of the most recognizable dog breeds. They’re a beautiful, active family dog with boundless energy and famous loyalty. If you’ve got a new German shepherd or shepherd mix in your life, or another German breed like a shorthaired pointer, we’ve rounded up some of our top German dog names to inspire you.
If you’re looking for a name that stands out, too, look no further. We selected these name ideas by digging through the our enormous Rover.com database and consulting German and northern-inspired names, going way beyond the top 100 dog names to find the perfect German picks.
Have fun, use your imagination, and be sure to check out other ideas from our wide selection of dog name lists.
Top 25 German Dog Names