Big Male Dog Names

Making Large Pups Loom Larger


Big male dog names can get pretty creative should you own a large breed. There are many choices out there that can suit just about any big pooch, but choosing the right one to suit your pal might be where the challenge lies. But don't be worried by this as below, we have compiled a list of some of the best naming ideas that are out there for dogs from a large breed. So, regardless of the breed that you have, you will find ideas that reflect your pal’s attitude and its size.

For a large boy canine, you can choose big names for male dogs that are masculine and tough. You will also find naming ideas that refer to his physical size, appearance and personality of the breed. The list is not conclusive. It is just a way for us to start you off on the right paw and get your creativity flowing. We hope you find a moniker that you like for your large new friend.

Our Naming Lists And Suggestions…



Big-Guy: This big male dog name is suitable for any large breed or a puppy with a loud bark. Even if your pupster is real tiny, this title would give him a good ironic fit.
*Somewhat similar naming ideas: Doozie, Brutus, Attila

great dane pup Dragon: A creature from a different realm that has wings and breathes fire, you will find this choice suitable for your pal with his red-hot personality or coat. This choice will also work for dogs of different colors such as black and mixed coats as these mythical creatures are known to be colorful.

Doozer: This fearless friend and protector is as huge as a tractor. He is tough, rugged and a brave guardian, but still your sweet baby.

Grizzly: This guy is bigger than average and fierce. This large boy will be cream or silver color to an almost black color like the Grizzly bear. He will love to dig under rocks or in the hollow of a tree.
*Somewhat similar naming ideas: Yogi, Boo Boo, Moose, Ranger

Hercules: This name means "Grandiose gift" or "glory of Hera." This is also the name of the son of Zeus and Alcmena, who was famous for great strength. This makes this choice the perfect fit for a strong and muscular pooch. Your boy will have superior strength or size.
*Somewhat similar naming ideas: Zeus, Jupiter, Caesar

Jumbo: This boy is unusually large and powerful. He will have really large ears, incredible bone structure and very good fighting skills. Jumbo would make one excellent title for a guard dog.

Bear Brutus Gibson
Beethoven Caesar Goliath
Big Boy Chopper Sledge
Bigfoot Cliff Hugo
Boone Diablo Hulk
Bruiser Duke Hurricane
Bruno Fang Hutch
Buckingham Gambit Ivan
   Bunker   General Jacques

More Big Male Dog Names…

Lucien: The name of the first Lycan (a form of werewolf) in the movies Underworld: Rise of the Lycans and Underworld: Evolution, this choice is perfect for a boy that can change his mood when he wants to. This boy is a brave and fearless fighter who will protect his family at all cost.

Macho: This boy is masculine and loves to growl, fight and is often assumed to be the “alpha” among his peers. He is not wimpy-wormy; he is cool, secure and confident of his privileged position to be the pack leader.
*Somewhat similar naming ideas: Manly, Hairy

mastiff dog Magnum: Only a really large canine can carry this big male dog name. This boy is as brave as a boar and tough as nails. He is the ultimate peace-maker and a great buddy to hang with.
*Somewhat similar naming ideas: Bullet, Pistol, Colt

Muscles: As this large male dog name suggests, this boy is all muscles and mighty strong. He sure knows how to lay down the law.
*Somewhat similar naming ideas: Manly, Terminator, Roid

Spartacus: The title of the most notable gladiator and leader of the slaves in the fight against the Romans, any brave warrior pup would be more than proud to have this moniker.

Zeus: The title of the father of the gods and mortal heroes, big male dog names don't get any larger than this. Your boy will uphold justice and law and order.

Killer Rambo Spike
King Kong Rocky T-Bone
Manly Samson Thurston
Matador Scarface Tiger
Maximus Sebastian Thor
Maxwell Sir Galahad Thunder
Mobster Sirius Uri
Panther Shelby Vladimir
Pharaoh Shredder Whopper

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