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261 Great Dane Names by Gender, Color, and More!

Great Danes are one of the world’s most recognizable dog breeds, so it only seems appropriate that they have an equally suitable name! Regardless of whether it’s your first Great Dane or tenth, finding just the right name is crucial.

This article contains lists of names for Great Danes by sex, color, and many more fun approaches to help give you some ideas. In fact, there are 261 names across all of the sections!

I hope you find the perfect name for your Great Dane from this list 🙂

Female Great Dane Names

Ladies go first! Gender-specific names are a fantastic place to start, so let’s start by looking at 50 different names that might be a good choice for your female Great Dane.

Many people start by making connections to names based on their dog’s personality or appearance. Whether we realize it or not, we form an association to names over time based on our past experiences.

Let these experiences and your own intuition guide you to find the perfect name for your female Great Dane.

  • Hazel
  • Greta
  • Doris
  • Willow
  • Pearl
  • Lilly
  • Finley
  • Gypsy
  • Piper
  • Stella
  • Vera
  • Abbi
  • Aspen
  • Basil
  • Belle
  • Bianca
  • Blondie
  • Brooklyn
  • Buffy
  • Candy
  • Carmela
  • Dakota
  • Diva
  • Elsa
  • Eva
  • Charlotte
  • Gemma
  • Sophia
  • Goldie
  • Hershey
  • Hope
  • Kai
  • Jada
  • Pennelope
  • Mila
  • Penny
  • Lexi
  • Kallie
  • Khloe
  • Kona
  • Freya
  • Liberty
  • Phoebe
  • Minnie
  • Moxie
  • Noel
  • Paisley
  • Olive
  • Poppy
  • Rose

Male Great Dane Names

Next up are the gentlemen! As with our female names, we put together a list of 50 names for Male Great Danes.

Due to their massive size, many males are named after awe-inspiring characters or those who simply inspire!

Keep your mind open while your search for the perfect name for your male Great Dane 🙂

  • Reggie
  • Walter
  • Drake
  • Moose
  • Hooch
  • Beau
  • Von
  • Wentworth
  • Jax
  • Hunter
  • Huck
  • Judge
  • Kane
  • Koda
  • Maverick
  • Mickey
  • Murphy
  • Ned
  • Norm
  • Oscar
  • Parker
  • Porter
  • Reese
  • Rebel
  • Ringo
  • Rocky
  • Romeo
  • Sampson
  • Scooter
  • Wrigley
  • Watson
  • Wyatt
  • Yogi
  • Yoshi
  • Mario
  • Luigi
  • Rusty
  • Carlton
  • Hugh
  • Max
  • Albert
  • Gunner
  • Leo
  • Jasper
  • Arlo
  • Orion
  • Liam
  • Dwight
  • Rupert
  • Colt
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Great Dane Names by Color

While gender-specific names are a fantastic place to start, many Great Dane owners like to pick a name that reflects their coat color.

There are 7 official Great Dane colors, so I’ve listed at least 10 names for each to get you started with ideas.

Naturally, many of these names are twists or variations on the color itself!

Great Dane puppy
Blue Great Dane

Names for Blue Great Danes

  • Suede
  • Blue
  • Grayson
  • Fog
  • Saphire
  • Azure
  • Azul
  • Indigo
  • Sky
  • Teal
Black Great Dane

Names for Black Great Danes

  • Knight
  • Pepper
  • Shadow
  • Storm
  • Noir
  • Sable
  • Jet
  • Tux
  • Smokey
  • Twilight
Fawn Great Dane

Names for Fawn Great Danes

  • Tanner
  • Sandy
  • Sunny
  • Tawny
  • Dawn
  • Biscuit
  • Carmela
  • Ginger
  • Primrose
  • Amber

Names for Mantle & Harlequin Great Danes

  • Oreo
  • Harley
  • Manny
  • Spot
  • Patch
  • Freckles
  • Pongo
  • Penny
  • Puddles
  • Two-tone
  • Dot
Merle Great Dane puppy.
Merle Great Dane

Names for Merle Great Danes

  • Patch
  • Yoyo
  • Twister
  • Dipstick
  • Dipper
  • Swirl
  • Blot
  • Blob
  • Spotty
  • Afina
Brindle Great Dane

Names for Brindle Great Danes

  • Tiger
  • Brin
  • Copper
  • Chestnut
  • Tanner
  • Khaki
  • Amber
  • Patches
  • Kahlua
  • Latte

Champion Great Dane Names

Sometimes we choose to name our Great Dane with great expectations! Some dogs are fit to be champions, and others need a little inspiration from their name 😉

  • Arrow
  • Major
  • Winston
  • Ivy
  • Knute
  • Winnie
  • Ace
  • Primo
  • Axel
  • Barkley
  • Winston
  • Lance
  • Captain
  • MJ
  • Cash
  • Copper
  • Diesel
  • Rambo
  • Prince
  • Ranger
  • Sparticus
  • Tarzan
  • Kobe
  • Napoleon
  • Jeter
  • Julius
  • Genghis
  • Ronald
  • Nelson
  • Cleopatra

Funny Great Dane Names

Great Danes are a notoriously goofy breed and a name that reflects that doesn’t feel out of place at all!

Feel free to have fun, be playful, and get some enjoyment out of naming your dog.

  • Citizen Dane
  • Thumbelina
  • Fizz
  • Weeble
  • Beauregard
  • Doggy McDogface
  • Sassy
  • Motor boat
  • Hoover
  • Dyson
  • Muncher
  • Kat
  • Dove
  • Bruno Mars
  • Butch
  • Goose
  • Gizmo
  • Roku
  • Taco
  • Margarita
  • Stewie
  • Teeni
  • Dinky
  • Weeny
  • Oscar Myer
  • Nano 
  • Dingo
  • Clydsdale
  • Chewy
  • Snuggles

Majestic Great Dane Names

Take one look at a Great Dane and there’s a word that comes to mind – “majestic”. Finding just the right name that inspires the same sense of majesty is perfectly suitable!

  • Duke
  • Pharaoh
  • Tiara
  • Caesar
  • Khaleesi
  • Diamond
  • Emerald
  • Roman
  • Kingston
  • Behati
  • Aria
  • Ayah
  • Genevieve
  • Mira
  • Kaiser
  • Leo
  • Quinn
  • Titan
  • Kaiser
  • Daenerys

Gods and Goddess Names for Great Danes

Commonly referred to as the “Apollo of dogs”, it’s only fitting that many Great Danes take on the names of gods and goddesses.

  • Athena
  • Artemis
  • Selene
  • Zeus
  • Apollo
  • Rhea
  • Alastor
  • Ares
  • Atlas
  • Castor
  • Chaos
  • Eros
  • Hades
  • Hercules
  • Kratos
  • Pollux
  • Poseidon
  • Ariel
  • Nero
  • Aphrodite

That wraps up our list of names for Great Danes! I hope that you found the perfect name for your dog here 🙂

If you’re looking for a way to entertain your newly named pup, then make sure to pick up some Great Dane-approved toys as well!

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7 thoughts on “261 Great Dane Names by Gender, Color, and More!”

  1. First Black Female – Ebony (Ebby)
    Second Harlequin Female – Ivory (Ivy)
    Third Black Harley Female – Amie (a friend for Ivy).

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