222 Cool, Funny & Top Rottweiler Names of 2022

So, you’ve just got a new German Rottweiler puppy and are now looking to find the right name for it. There are many popular rottweiler dog names and various ways through which you can go about it. 

Most pet parents choose dog names to reflect the nature of their dog. If you were to do the same, then you’ll want to consider tough rottweiler names. After all, if there is any dog breed in this world that is known for its ferocity and protectiveness then it is the German rottweiler.

But you don’t have to go this way. You can also choose rottweiler names based on their quirky personality or even ironic names that are exactly opposite of what you would expect a rottweiler to be. 

Then, of course, you can choose to name your dog something right out of the movies or video games simply because you’re a fan.

Whatever your preference may be, we’ve got you covered with 222 different rottweiler names across multiple themes including movies, space, cute, historical figures, animal kingdom, etc.

Let’s start with the basics, though. We’ll begin with male rottweiler names and female rottweiler names.

Male Rottweiler Names

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Look at this section if you want simple boy names for your darling rottweiler puppy. Most of these names have nothing to do with the personality of your rottweiler or dogs in general. They’re just male names that will fit a newborn human baby boy just as well as a rottweiler baby boy.

  1. Bentley – This one is great if you’re a car fan.
  2. Bruce
  3. Bubba – You can shorten this to Bub like the Wolverine does in the X-Men movies.
  4. Charlie
  5. Cooper – No, this doesn’t mean that your puppy will start making barrels. That only happened in the Middle Ages. He might start doing barrel rolls in your bed, though.
  6. Dexter
  7. Hank
  8. Jackson – It’s easy to shorten this name to Jack.
  9. Jake
  10. Leo
  11. Louie
  12. Marley
  13. Max
  14. Oliver
  15. Roscoe
  16. Samson – This is particularly a good name because it suits the Rottweiler’s strength. It’s also a great choice if he’s hairy.
  17. Vinnie

Female Rottweiler Names

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If your rottweiler is female, refer to this list. There’s also a sense of irony in these names because rottweilers are not effeminate at all, even if they’re biologically ladies.

  1. Bailey
  2. Bella – If you think your rottie is a beauty.
  3. Callie
  4. Chloe
  5. Daisy
  6. Daphne
  7. Darling – This is a name and a sweet nothing, all in one word.
  8. Diva
  9. Elektra
  10. Jasmine
  11. Layla
  12. Lily
  13. Lucy – If you give your pup this name, you can come home every day and say, “Lucy, I’m home!”
  14. Maggie
  15. Mia
  16. Molly
  17. Penny
  18. Piper
  19. Rosie
  20. Roxy
  21. Ruby
  22. Sadie – Choose this name if you’re a huge The Beatles fan. You can sing the song from The White Album too if you want.
  23. Sasha
  24. Stella – This word is a Rottweiler name and a compliment at the same time!
  25. Stormy
  26. Willow
  27. Zoe

History Rottweiler Names

Historical figures are a great inspiration for rottweiler dog names. There were a lot of warriors, strongmen, and great men in human history. Take your pick.

  1. Adolph – Forget Hitler. This is a German name that means “noble” or “wolf”. Doesn’t this also make this one of the better male rottweiler names?
  2. Alexander – The Great. The nickname will be Alex.
  3. Brutus – The word brutal is derived from this Latin word which means “typical of beasts”. It was also the name of one of the most famous assassins of Julius Caesar of the Roman Empire. This one qualifies for both categories, historical and tough rottweiler names.
  4. Caesar – Ditch Brutus and go mainstream with Caesar. After all, rottweilers were first discovered by the Roman army moving through the German town of Rottweil. Besides, Caesar was a leader. Just like your pup will be.
  5. Cleopatra
  6. Columbus – If your rottweiler is an explorer, then this name will fit him perfectly.
  7. Darwin
  8. Einstein – Has your pup shown the smarts early? Choose to call him Einstein. Go creative by calling him Finestein!
  9. Galileo
  10. Lincoln
  11. Luther
  12. Marx
  13. Milton
  14. Napoleon
  15. Tiberius

Animal Rottweiler Names

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Rottweilers are big, strong, and often boisterous. They share these qualities with many wild animals. As a result, there are some great rottweiler names in this section.

  1. Bear – Giant bears and their bear hugs. This is an ideal name for the cuddly nature of rottweilers.
  2. Beast
  3. Buck
  4. Dino
  5. Dragon
  6. Moose
  7. Pride – Not many rottweiler names will show your inner feelings for your pup while referring to the strength of lions at the same time.
  8. Rhino
  9. Scorpion
  10. Snake
  11. Tiger
  12. Vixen
  13. Wolf – Dogs did descend from wolves, you know. Looking at their ferocity, rottweilers are more wolf than many other dog breeds.

God Rottweiler Names

Like historical figures, gods also denote many positive personality traits. Besides, there’s a certain majesty in a dog that shares a name with a god.

  1. Ajax
  2. Apollo
  3. Aries – Aries is the god of courage and war from ancient Greece. These are qualities that fit the fierce rottweiler.
  4. Arjun
  5. Athena
  6. Hades
  7. Hercules – Your pup will grow into this name. All rottweilers will since they’re big, strong, and burly.
  8. Loki – The perfect name for the naughty puppy that is going to become a mischievous giant of a dog. 
  9. Odin
  10. Shiva
  11. Thor
  12. Xena – We could have put this one in the section for female rottweiler names but we felt it fit this category better.
  13. Zeus

Cool Rottweiler Names

You don’t have to go with ferocity, toughness, or even majesty when choosing a name. You can be cool too. Your rottweiler will certainly be:

  1. Blizzard
  2. Cash
  3. Echo
  4. Gangsta – Imagine your friends are over and you say, “Gangsta, come ‘ere and show your fangsta!”
  5. Ghost
  6. Harley
  7. Jade
  8. Rogue
  9. Shadow – If you plan on training your rottweiler and ensuring that he is obedient, choose this name. He’s going to be your shadow, isn’t he?
  10. Spring
  11. Summer
  12. Wags – You know he’ll wag his tail when you come home. Why not call him wags?
  13. Winter

Cute Rottweiler Names

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No one ever thinks that rottweilers are cute. Except, their mommies and daddies. Let everyone know how cute your rottweiler is and turn their name into a great coffee table topic.

  1. Angel
  2. Beau
  3. Bunny
  4. Chewbacca – Choose this if you are a Star Wars fan because Chewbacca was cute. You can also shorten this to Chewy if your dog develops a liking for your slippers.
  5. Coco
  6. Cuddles – Most rottweiler parents will tell you that this dog breed likes a good cuddle. 
  7. Cupid
  8. Hugsy – Cuddles also mean hugs. So…
  9. Love
  10. Noddy
  11. Rudolph
  12. Snoopy
  13. Teddy – Teddy bears do cuddles and hugs too!
  14. Tickles – Their whiskers tickle, don’t they?
  15. Tug
  16. Yogi

Speed Rottweiler Names

Rottweilers are physical creatures. Speed is a physical thing. The two can go very well together if given a chance.

  1. Blaze
  2. Blitz
  3. Bolt
  4. Crash
  5. Fly
  6. Nitro – Power and speed. This one is great for parents who love cars as much as their rotties.
  7. Senna
  8. Shot
  9. Turbo

Tough Rottweiler Names

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Rottweilers are tough. There’s no disputing that fact. So, these names will fit your dog hand in glove.

  1. Avalanche
  2. Bandit
  3. Bruiser
  4. Bullet
  5. Buster
  6. Butch
  7. Crusher
  8. Fang – We personally like this name a lot. It will appeal to fantasy fans too.
  9. Grim
  10. Hunter
  11. Monster – Face it, he’s a monster. Your favourite monster but a monster nonetheless.
  12. Pistol
  13. Pyro
  14. Reaper
  15. Rex
  16. Slash
  17. Storm
  18. Tank – Built like a tank. Barks like a tank. Let there be a Tank.
  19. Thunder
  20. Tyson

Movie Rottweiler Names

Movies can be a great source of awesome rottweiler names. Just see what we’ve collected for you.

  1. Babe
  2. Bane – Bane in the Dark Knight Rises had a snout. So, does your rottweiler.
  3. Beethoven
  4. Bond – 
  5. Buffy
  6. Gizmo
  7. Hagrid – Are you a Harry Potter fan? While you can call your dog Fluffy or Fang too, we suggest going to the source and calling him Hagrid.
  8. Hanz
  9. Hawkeye
  10. Hooch
  11. Hulk
  12. Jax
  13. Lassie – The most loyal dog in movie history. 
  14. Leia
  15. Lex
  16. Mystique
  17. Padme
  18. Rambo
  19. Rocky
  20. Sansa
  21. Simba – Straight outta The Lion King.
  22. Strider
  23. Thing
  24. Toothless – How to train your rottweiler!
  25. Trinity
  26. Willy

Video Game Rottweiler Names

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If you’re a gamer, these rottweiler names should appeal to you.

  1. Bowser
  2. Drake – A double-meaning name drawn from The Uncharted Series. Drakes are also supposed to be small dragons.
  3. Kitana
  4. Kratos
  5. Lara
  6. Mario
  7. Pacman
  8. Zelda – The Legend of Zelda, the rottweiler version.

Space Rottweiler Names

Some of these space rottweiler names would fit in the God rottweiler names section too but we’ve made sure that there’s no overlap.

  1. Andromeda
  2. Astra – If you have a girl rottweiler. If it’s a boy go for Astro.
  3. Comet
  4. Galaxy
  5. Jupiter
  6. Luna
  7. Moon
  8. Nebula
  9. Nova – Another great name that depicts the explosion that your rottweiler is going to be.
  10. Pluto
  11. Proton
  12. Saturn
  13. Titan – Titan is Saturn’s most popular moon. It also means big.
  14. Venus

Uncommon Rottweiler Names

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These are some of the less-used names if you like to be different.

  1. Admiral
  2. Alaska
  3. Bourbon – Choose if your dog is brown in colour.
  4. Brandy
  5. Captain
  6. Gunner
  7. Sarge
  8. Scotch
  9. Taj – Name him after one of the seven wonders of the world, why don’t you?
  10. Whiskey

Best Rottweiler Names

This section contains some of the most commonly used names for rottweilers. Be safe, be steady.

  1. Ace
  2. Boomer
  3. Bruno – Bruno is German for brown.
  4. Buddy
  5. Duke
  6. King – Speaks for itself.
  7. Max
  8. Prince
  9. Raven – Ideal if your rottweiler is black and a female.
  10. Spike
  11. Zen

Good Rottweiler Names

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These are slightly less common but not entirely rare. They’re still good, though.

  1. Atom
  2. Boss
  3. Chief
  4. Diesel – This name has a certain power to it.
  5. Goliath
  6. Honey
  7. Raider
  8. Ranger – If you are going to teach him tracking and if he’s going to go hiking with you.
  9. Scout
  10. Trooper

Conclusion: Rottweiler Names

There you go. 222 top rottweiler names of 2022.

Go crazy deciding which one you want. If you want our advice, we have two suggestions. 

First, it is better to have a short name in the first place than to shorten a long one later.

Second, you need to be comfortable with the name too. Say it in different tones and see how comfortably it comes out of your mouth. If it doesn’t, go for another name.

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