110+ Great Dane Names Fit for Your Gentle Giant

Pick a Great Dane name that has as much personality and charisma as your big new pup.

Published June 5, 2023
Great Dane happily licking their person.

Great Danes draw a ton of attention wherever they go. It's not just their massive size that makes them noticeable; it's also their shiny fur, gentle eyes, and sweet nature that makes everyone love this breed. If you're naming your new Great Dane, you don't want to pick just any name. I mean, Fluffy might fit a Poodle, but it's not the best choice for a Dane (absolutely no judgement if you like that one, though!) We've put together a list of Great Dane names with enormous personality. You can't go wrong with any of these ideas.

Fantastic Names for Female Great Danes

What's the perfect name for a female dog? That depends heavily on their personality, appearance, as well as your personal preferences. Try each of these names out to see if your Great Dane female looks like a Bella, Cleo, Hazel, or beyond.

Brindle Great Dane out for a walk.
  • Aspen
  • Athena
  • Bella
  • Cleo
  • Coco
  • Daisy
  • Gigi
  • Harley
  • Hazel
  • Juno
  • Kali
  • Koda
  • Lady
  • Lulu
  • Luna
  • Mabel
  • Mocha
  • Nala
  • Nova
  • Olive
  • Roxy
  • Sadie
  • Sasha
  • Skye
  • Stella
  • Willow
  • Zoey

Male Great Dane Names You'll Love

You can play off tons of different features when naming your male Great Dane. But one of the most fun is their size. Why not go with a strong name like Tank, Goliath, or Thor?

Woman sitting on floor with her Great Dane.
  • Apollo
  • Bane
  • Bear
  • Brutus
  • Caesar
  • Diesel
  • Duke
  • Goliath
  • Hercules
  • Jax
  • King
  • Maverick
  • Maximus
  • Rocco
  • Rocky
  • Samson
  • Sarge
  • Spartacus
  • Tank
  • Thor
  • Thunder
  • Titan
  • Zeus
  • Zorro

Unique Great Dane Names

We get it; a lot of the traditional Great Dane names out there are a little overdone. But not these ones. If you're chasing after a unique name for your sweet giant, the race is over, because we've got some rare and quirky choices.

Silly Great Dane playing ball.
  • Ares
  • Artemis
  • Atlas
  • Bismarck
  • Everest
  • Freyja
  • Gaia
  • Hades
  • Helios
  • Hyperion
  • Kronos
  • Loki
  • Nebula
  • Odin
  • Orion
  • Poseidon
  • Ragnarok
  • Valkyrie
  • Zephyr

Names for Black Great Danes

Black is one of the rarest colors that Great Danes can come in. If you have one of these gorgeous, midnight dogs, you can count yourself very lucky. Play off their stunning color with a name that means a shade of black. These terms sound super cool as names and have meaning behind them.

  • Asher
  • Batman
  • Blackberry
  • Blackie
  • BlackJack
  • Charcoal
  • Coal
  • Darko
  • Domino
  • Ebony
  • Eclipse
  • Jet
  • Midnight
  • Noir
  • Onyx
  • Panther
  • Phantom
  • Raven
  • Sable
  • Shadow
  • Smoky
  • Stealth
  • Storm

Funny Great Dane Names

Love jokes? Puns? Wordplay? Then one of these funny Great Dane names might just tickle your funny bone. Don't say we didn't warn you …

Great Dane riding in car, sticking their head out the window.
  • Bark Kent
  • Bark Ruffalo
  • Bark Twain
  • Barkley Woofington
  • Chewbarka
  • Droolius Caesar
  • Furry McFluffenstein
  • Hairy Pawter
  • Hound Solo
  • Howlbert Einstein
  • Mary Puppins
  • Muttley Crew
  • Paw McCartney
  • Pawsanova
  • Pup Daddy
  • Scooby-Doo
  • Sherlock Bones
  • Sir Wags-a-Lot
  • The Great Danesby
  • Winston Furchill
  • Woofgang Puck
  • Woofie Goldberg

Names for Your Gentle Giant

Great Danes are large dogs with an even greater amount of love to give. Don't rush the process of choosing a great name for your new pet. You'll want to make note of the names you like, write them down, say them out loud, and see if they suit your dog. And if it comes down to it and you love a few names equally, why not put all the options in a hat and have your Great Dane pick? That way, they can have a say, too!

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110+ Great Dane Names Fit for Your Gentle Giant