Rottweiler Dog Names
The Rottie, as they are often known, is a popular guard dog and often leads to tough or macho names like Bear, Duke and Hulk. Have you heard a Rottweiler names Powder Puff, Pinky or FiFi?
In the famous dog names category, the following Rottweiler dog names come to mind. Indo and Zhaki are Will Smith's Rottweilers and Baby is a Rottie belonging to Leonardo DiCaprio.
OK, Baby may not be so bad as Pinky, but pretty darned close!
Something to remember when naming your Rottweiler Dog is to match your dog's personality, purpose and stature with their name. This is one tough dog and you might want a tough name to match.
To learn more about this working dog breed, visit our Rottweiler Dog breed information page. Learn about the Rottweiler Dog temperament, trainability, and even a little of the breed's history before deciding on this or another dog breed.
Below is a list of my favorite 101 Rottweiler Dog names. If you don't find a name you like after browsing the list, return to our Dog Names by Breed page to see more categories.
If you have a name to share with the rest of us, please use the form at the bottom of this page. You just might make someone's day!
You can also expand your search to our list of more than 4,000 puppy names.
|Angus||Outstanding and exceptional man.|
|Arrow||A straight, thin, pointed shaft shot from a bow.|
|Ava||From Avis - A bird.|
|Avalanche||A fall or slide of a large mass, as of snow or rock, down a mountainside.|
|Barbarian||Savage, someone straight out from the primitives|
|Bear||Large mammal with large head, bulky body and coarse thick fur. Very suited to the Rottweiler dog names list and the Rottie breed.|
|Bismarck||Name of a massive German battleship in World War II|
|Blaze||A brilliant burst of fire.|
|Boris||A fighter, warrior.|
|Bruno||Brown haired man.|
|Bulldozer||A powerful tractor that clears ground; with irresistable power|
|Caesar||Title for Roman Emperors - long haired.|
|Carl||From "Karl", the German form of "Charles", meaning "free man"|
|Cassandra||Enticer of men - for the female pet who is hard to resist.|
|Chewbacca||For Star Wars fans! Also "Chewy."|
|Cleo||From Cleopatra - Her father's glory.|
|Cougar||A large powerful American mountain cat.|
|Diamond||An extremely hard colourless gemstone. Also for diamond shaped marking.|
|Duke||Highest ranking nobleman - Leader. This is one of my favorite Rottweiler dog names.|
|Ebony||A black or very dark color|
|Fuzz||Having a fluffy or frizzy mass of hair or fur|
|Gladiator||Trained to fight with animals or humans|
|Goliath||A giant who was slain with a sling and stone|
|Greta||Equivalent of Margaret - A pearl.|
|Grizzly||A species of brown bear. Also appropriate among Rottweiler dog names due to the size and stature of this powerful dog.|
|Gunner||Overly ambitious and competitive|
|Gunther||In mythology, king of Burgundy|
|Hannibal||Either Hannibal the general who famously carried elephants across the Alps or the Hannibal the cannibal from the '90s movie. Take your pick.|
|Hulk||Turns large and green and mean when angry or agitated|
|Indo||Among famous Rottweiler dog names. Indo is the name of Will Smith's Rottie. Mr. Smith has another Rottie names Zhaki.|
|Jabba||From "Jabba the Hut", the fat and slobbish character from Star Wars|
|Jake||From Jacob - To fill the place of another.|
|Jaws||Bones that form the mouth. A dangerous situation - "The Jaws of Death."|
|Jericho||Means "city of the moon"; a city in Canaan that was destroyed when its walls fell down|
|Jewel||A precious stone or gem. One that is treasured.|
|Jupiter||5th planet from the sun; also largest planet in the solar system|
|Kahlua||A coffee liqueur.|
|King Kong||A fictional gigantic monster (resembling an ape) that terroroized New York|
|Kingston||Kings farm or royal manor.|
|Kodiak||Large Alaskan brown bear. There's that bear resemblance again.|
|Legacy||An heritage or inheritance|
|Liebe||German for "love"|
|Lincoln||From the colony by the pool.|
|Lion||A large cat; the male has the wall-known flowing and shaggy mane|
|Mack||Means "son of"; can be a nickname for Mackenzie, Mackinley, Mackey, etc.|
|Magnum||A large type of wine bottle.|
|Majestic||Having impressive (even jaw-dropping) beauty|
|Marlboro||A cigarette brand; one of the most famous in the world|
|Mercedes||Compassionate, merciful and Reward in Latin.|
|Midnight||Intense darkness, the middle of the night.|
|Missy||Informal term for young woman.|
|Moose||Largest member of the deer family. Moose have heavy brown bodies with humped shoulders and broad antlers.|
|Muscles||Tissues that enables bodily movement. To be forceful - muscled into the conversation.|
|Nevada||Latin origin, meaning snow.|
|Ninja||Martial arts warrior.|
|Olga||I like this for female Rottweiler dog names because of its German roots.|
|Panzer||German armored fighting vehicles of World War II.|
|Predator||An animal that preys on other animals|
|Rambo||I can just see a little Chi in camouflage.|
|Raptor||A bird of prey, like an eagle, falcon, hawk, etc.|
|Roman||A soldier or citizen from ancient Rome|
|Romeo||Man from Rome.|
|Rugby||A game that combines tactical complexity and physical brutality|
|Sage||Aromatic grayish-green herb. Wise or experienced person.|
|Samson||From Sampson - Sun's man. Great name.|
|Samurai||Skilled and honorable fighters of medieval Japan|
|Sarge||Noncommissioned Army or Air Force rank.|
|Shadow||A rough, dark image cast by an object blocking the sun's rays.|
|Shamu||Fat and black, just like the famous Orca whale|
|Sky||The expanse of air over the Earth.|
|Sofie||Short for "Sophia" meaning "wisdom"|
|Stallion||An uncastrated male horse that is kept for breeding|
|Storm||Strong winds accompanied by rain or snow, thunder and lightning. Uncontrollable.|
|Stormy||having violent emotions, just like the weather|
|Tank||A large metal container. A heavily armed combat vehicle.|
|Terminator||Love this for guard dogs.|
|Thor||God of Thunder.|
|Thunder||Sound produced from lightning.|
|Titan||Having immense strength, intellect, and importance|
|Trojan||Anything relating to the ancient city of Troy|
|Tundra||A flat and vast region with frozen subsoil|
|Tyson||Son of the German.|
|Ulysses||Roman for "Odysseus", the king of Ithaca|
|Vegas||From "Las Vegas", the "Sin City"|
|Voyager||Someone who travels to distant places|
|Xena||One who is hospitable to strangers.|
|Yukon||A type of jeep manufactured by General Motors|
|Zeus||Father of the Gods.|
|Zorro||Masked man of the people; Spanish for "fox"|
|Zhaki||Another on the famous Rottweiler dog names list, Zhaki is a second Rottie owned by actor, Will Smith. His other Rottie is Indo.|
|Ziba||An eye candy; Persian for "beautiful"|
Can't find the name you like on the Rottweiler Dog names list? Don't give up. Return to our Dog Names by Breed page to do some more exploring. If you have a great name, tell us about it!
Share your favorite dog names and a personal story if you have one. If you do have a story, tell us why you chose the name you did or let us know why the name is special to you.
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