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Top 118 Best Rottweiler Names For Your Puppy

Choose the best name for your Rottwieler pup.

The Rottweiler dog breed is a domestic, medium to large dog used today as a search dog, guard dog, or police dog but also loved as a pet by many families.

The Rottweiler's name in German is Rottweiler Metzgerhund, which means Rottweil butchers’ dogs. This is because they were first used to herd livestock as well as pull meat-laden carts to the market before they became popular pets.

There are two types of Rottweiler: American Rottweilers and German Rottweilers, with Giant German Rottweilers being the biggest Rottweiler breed.

Bringing home a Rottweiler puppy can be exciting but it also involves a lot of work and efficient dog training. Rottweilers are big, strong, and energetic dogs much like the German Shepherd breed. In the right home, they make intelligent, loving, and faithful companions.

Rottweiler dog names can reflect their personality, strength, and regal nature. Our list of the best Rottweiler names will give you inspiration when you’re deciding on puppy names. Check it out to find the perfect female Rottweiler dog names and male Rottweiler names, as well as some gender-neutral names for your new puppy.

For more naming inspiration, take a look at these German dog names and these Irish dog names.

Female Rottweiler Names

Give your female Rottweiler a fitting name.

If you are bringing home a female Rottweiler puppy, why not pick a girl Rottweiler name from this list?

   1. Ada – popular among female Rottweiler names of German origin meaning "nobility".

   2. Addie – this name also translates to "nobility".

  3. Amelia – this German name means "work".

  4. Andromeda – this female Rottweiler name of Greek origin means "ruler of men".

   5. Anka – this German name means "purse".

   6. Annette – this is a name of German origin meaning "the Lord has favored me".

  7. Astra – this is a name of Greek origin that means "from the stars".

   8. Ava – this German name means "life".

   9. Beatrix – this German name means "the one who brings happiness".

   10. Belle – this is a name of French origin that means "beautiful".

   11. Bernadette – this German name means "brave as a bear".

   12. Betsy – this is a name of English origin that means "God is my oath".

  13. Brienne – this is a female name of English origin that means "noble".

   14. Britta – this is a name of German origin meaning "the exalted one".

   15. Brunhilde – this German name means "armed for battle".

   16. Cara – this is a name of Latin origin that means "beloved".

  17. Caroline – this German name refers to a "free person".

  18. Claudia – this German name means "enclosure".

  19. Diva – your female Rottweiler deserves a name like Diva to truly highlight how awesome she is.

   20. Elektra – this is a name of Greek origin that means "incandescent".

   21. Elsa – this name of German origin means "pledged to God".

   22. Emma – this is a German name meaning "universal".

   23. Frederika – a name of German origin meaning "peaceful ruler".

   24. Fritzi – this German name also means "peaceful ruler".

   25. Gretchen – this is a German name meaning "pearl".

   26. Greta – this name also means "pearl".

   27. Heidi – this is among the German names meaning "one who is of noble birth".

   28. Hilda – this is a German name meaning "battle woman".

   29. Ida – this German name means "hardworking one".

  30. Lara – this is a name of Greek origin that means "cheerful or happy".

   31. Leia – this is a name of Latin origin that means "lioness".

  32. Leona – this is among the German names meaning "lioness".

   33. Liesel – this German name means "pledged to God".

   34. Luna – this is a name of Latin origin that means "moon".

  35. Marta – this is a German name meaning "lady".

   36. Millie – this is a German name meaning "gentle strength".

  37. Mischa – this name is of German origin and means "one who is like God".

   38. Nyx – this is a name of Greek origin that refers to the Greek Goddess of the Night.

   39. Olga - this is a name of Russian origin that means "holy or blessed".

   40. Queenie – this is a cute nickname for Rottweiler females that means "royal lady". It is of Old English origin.

   41. Sheba – this is a name of Arabic origin and refers to a kingdom in Arabia.

  42. Sofie – this is popular among female German names and means "wisdom".

   43. Trudy – meaning "spear of strength", of German origin.

  44. Ursula – this is a German name meaning "little female bear".

  45. Venus – the name refers to the Goddess of Love in Greek mythology and translates to "love or desire" in Latin.

   46. Wanda – this is a German name meaning "wanderer".

   47. Xena – this is a name of Greek origin that means "hospitable".

   48. Zelda – a name of German origin that means "gray fighting maid".

  49. Zoe – this is a name of Hebrew origin that means "life".

Male Rottweiler Names

Looking to take a male Rottweiler home? Why not choose from among these male Rottweiler names?

   50. Ace – this is a name of Latin origin that means "unity", although the name has now come to be associated with the meaning of someone who excels.

   51. Adler – popular among German Rottweiler names meaning "eagle".

  52. Admiral – this is a male Rottweiler name that means "a high position in the navy".

   53. Adolph – this German name means "noble wolf".

   54. Ajax – this is a male name of Greek origin that means "of the earth".

   55. Albern – this ironic German name means "white", quite the opposite of the Rottweiler's natural color.

   56. Albert – this German male dog name means "noble or bright".

   57. Albrecht – another name of German origin that means "noble or bright".

   58. Aldo – the meaning of this German name is "old and wise".

  59. Alger – this name of German origin means "clever warrior".

   60. Alphonse – this German Rottweiler name means "ready for battle".

   61. Alvin – this German name means "friend of the elves".

  62. Arnold – this German name translates to "ruler".

   63. August – this German name means "great or magnificent".

  64. Axel – this German name means "father of peace".

  65. Baldwin – this German name means "brave friend".

   66. Bach – this is popular among German Rottweiler names meaning "dweller near the brook".

   67. Bernard – this German name means "brave as a bear".

   68. Blaze – a name of English origin that means "flame".

   69. Butch – a name of American origin that means "manly".

  70. Claus/Klaus – this German name means "victory of the people".

   71. Dedrick – this German name means "ruler of the people".

   72. Dieter – this also translates to "ruler of the people".

   73. Duke – this is a popular American name that means "the leader".

  74. Emmet – this German name means "universal or truth".

   75. Ernie/Ernest/Ernst – this German name means "resolute".

   76. Felix – this German name means "fortunate".

  77. Franz – this German name means "free man".

   78. Frederik – this German name means "peaceful ruler".

  79. Gizmo – this is a name of American origin that means "gadget".

  80. Gunther – this is a name of German origin meaning "bold warrior".

  81. Hans – this name of German origin means "God is gracious".

   82. Heinrich – this German name means "home of the king".

   83. Heinz – a name that also means "home of the king".

   84. Kaiser – this German name means "emperor".

   85. Leonard – this German name means "brave lion".

   86. Lex – this is a name of Greek origin that means "warrior or defender of man".

   87. Loki – the name refers to the God of Air in Old Norse mythology.

  88. Mack – a name of Gaelic origin that means "son".

   89. Max – this name of German origin means "the greatest".

   90. Odin – this is a name of Scandinavian origin that means "inspiration".  

  91. Otto – this German name means "wealthy".

   92. Ranger – a name of English origin that denotes the "protector of a forest".

   93. Raymond – this German name means "wise protector".

  94. Rex – a name of Latin origin that means "King".

  95. Rocky – a name of Italian origin that means "to rest".

  96. Rolf – this German name means "renowned wolf".

   97. Schwartz – meaning "black hair", of German origin.

  98. Siegfried – this German name means "successful peace".

   99. Sigmund – this German name means "triumphant protection".

   100. Stein – this means "stone" and is of German origin.

   101. Thor – a reference to the God of Thunder from Old Norse mythology.

   102. Trooper – derived from the French word 'troupe' and denotes someone who can endure adversity.

   103. Tug – this is a name of Scandinavian origin that means "to pull".

   104. Ulf – this German name means "wolf".

  105. Vinnie – a name of Latin origin that means "to conquer".

   106. Vulcan – this name refers to the God of Fire in Roman mythology.

  107. Waldo – this German male name means "to rule".

   108. Walter – this German name means "the ruler of an army".

   109. Wolfgang - this German name means "the traveling wolf".

  110.  Zeek – this is a name of Hebrew origin that means "God strengthens".

Gender Neutral Rottweiler Names

Many people like to choose gender neutral names for pups.

Considering some gender neutral Rottweiler puppy names? Take your pick from this list of names.  

   111. Beau – this is a name of French origin that means "beautiful or handsome".

   112. Boomer – this is a name of American origin that means "notable, large, or loud".

  113. Harley – this is a gender neutral name of Old English origin that means "the hare’s meadow".

  114. Maverick – this is a gender neutral name of American origin that means "wildly independent".

   115. Onyx – this is popular among the gender neutral Rottweiler names of English origin that refers to a black gemstone.

   116. Pax – this is a name of Latin origin that means "peace".

   117. Rebel – this is a gender neutral name Rottweiler name of English origin that that refers to "one who is defiant".

  118. Shadow – this is a gender neutral name of English origin that literally translates to "shade from the sun", but can be used for your Rottweiler to denote his or her dark fur coat.

Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Rottweiler names then why not take a look at these Basset Hound names, or for something different take a look at these Corgi names.

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