90+ German Dachshund Names with Meanings


Dachshunds are native to Germany, so German names or place names are appropriate for them. There are a lot of German dog names, but we have collected the best of them on our list. Look and choose!

 Female German Dachshund Names

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  • Lorelei—alluring
  • Ula—pearl
  • Liesel—God is my oath
  • Raina—a mighty army
  • Petra—solid as a rock
  • Heidi (Diminutive for Adelheid)—noble and serene
  • Lotti—little woman
  • Frieda—peaceful
  • Annika—graceful
  • Winola—charming friend
  • Gerda—protected
  • Wilhelmina—protector
  • Sascha—defender of mankind
  • Irmalinda—soft, tender, gentle
  • Sigrid—beautiful victory
  • Romey—obstinate, rebellious
  • Britta—strength
  • Hulda—sweet, lovable
  • Helga—pious
  • Trudi—strong spear warrior
  • Aubrey—noble
  • Ulrika —all-ruling, wolf ruler
  • Schatzie—little sweetheart
  • Nia—bright
  • Vera—faith, truth
  • Leona—brave as a lioness
  • Tilli—battle maiden
  • Liebe—love
  • Milla—industrious
  • Nadja—hope
  • Olinda—protector of property
  • Ada—noble, kind
  • Vala—singled out
  • Zelda—battle maid
  • Frauke—little lady
  • Fräulein—miss
  • Elsa—noble
  • Mareike—obstinacy, rebelliousness
  • Matilda—mighty in battle
  • Winifred—peaceful friend
  • Norberta—blonde heroine
  • Gretchen/Greta—pearl
  • Berta—intelligent, glorious
  • Katrin—great beauty
  • Dagmar—famous, glorious
  • Ida—hardworking
  • Kaja—alive
  • Beate—happy
  • Sonje—wisdom
  • Zenzi—to spring up, grow, thrive

Male German Dachshund Names

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  • Axel—peaceful
  • Leopold—a bold leader
  • Jaeger—hunter
  • Bismarck—German statesman
  • Alger—noble, bright
  • Gunther—warrior
  • Wilfred—determined peacemaker
  • Felix—lucky
  • Norbert—hero
  • Donner—thunder
  • Mozart—German composer
  • Meyer—bringer of light
  • Helmar—famous protector
  • Verner—defending army
  • Keene—bold, sharp
  • Imre—great king
  • Emmett—industrious, strong
  • Milo—beloved
  • Damian—the fighter
  • Bernard—brave as a bear
  • Hamlin—one who loves his home
  • Otto—prosperous, rich
  • Rowland—famous in the land
  • Arvin—a friend to all
  • Bruno—brown-haired
  • Ozzy—divine spear
  • Luther—warrior
  • Manfred—man of peace
  • Ugo—mind, heart, spirit
  • Ferdinand—adventurous, courageous
  • Max—greatest
  • Hendrik—home ruler
  • Alfred—counselor
  • August—exalted, revered
  • Frido—powerful
  • Hugo—wise man
  • Waldo—ruler
  • Ellard—noble and brave
  • Prinz—prince
  • Zelig—blessed one
  • Schatzi—sweetheart
  • Harbin—little shining fighter
  • Clovis—famous warrior
  • Duxi—warrior of the people
  • Frederick—peaceful ruler
  • Ritter—knight
  • Garin—warrior
  • Cayden—the spirit of battle
  • Dieter—the people’s ruler
  • Theobold—the boldest

 

 


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  1. We named our rescue dachshund Kohle, because he was completely black like coal. His story, and others, is in our book, Dachshund Days.

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