Rottweiler Dog Names
101 Names for your Rottweiler Dog

The Rottweiler Dog names list is filled with names suitable for this stout, confident and imposing dog breed. Many of the names are related to combat, war and leadership. Names like Sargent, Gunner and Tank populate the list.

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.

Rottweiler Dog NamesTo 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.

For more great ideas, visit our list of famous dog names or one syllable dog names.

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.

AngusOutstanding and exceptional man.
ArrowA straight, thin, pointed shaft shot from a bow.
AvaFrom Avis – A bird.
Famous Name: Ava Allan is a TV actress and a model born on March 1, 2000, in Los Angeles California. She had her first modelling career for Disney catalog when she was 6 years old. She was involve in several commercials for some companies like Hyundai, Hasbro, and Nissan. .
AvalancheA fall or slide of a large mass, as of snow or rock, down a mountainside.
BarbarianSavage, someone straight out from the primitives
BearLarge mammal with large head, bulky body and coarse thick fur. Very suited to the Rottweiler dog names list and the Rottie breed.
BismarckName of a massive German battleship in World War II
BlazeA brilliant burst of fire.
BlizzardViolent snowstorm.
BorisA fighter, warrior.
BrunoBrown haired man.
Famous Name: Born on October 8, 1985, Peter Gene Hernandez or also known for his stage name: Bruno Mars, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer from Honolulu, Hawaii. Some of his hit songs are: “Nothin’ on You”, “Billionaire”, “Just the Way You Are”, and “When I Was Your Man”.
BulldozerA powerful tractor that clears ground; with irresistable power
CaesarTitle for Roman Emperors – long haired.
Famous Name: Gaius Julius Caesar was born on 12 July 100 BC in Rome. He is the son of Gaius Caesar and Aurelia. He became the dictator of Rome which paves the way for the imperial system. Caesar also became the Governor of Gaul.
CarlFrom “Karl”, the German form of “Charles”, meaning “free man”
CassandraEnticer of men – for the female pet who is hard to resist.
ChewbaccaFor Star Wars fans! Also “Chewy.”
CleoFrom Cleopatra – Her father’s glory.
CougarA large powerful American mountain cat.
Famous Name: Hannah Dakota Fanning (born 23 February 1994) is an American actress who launched onto the movie scene with an amazing performance I Am Sam, the 2001 film starring Sean Penn and Michelle Pfeiffer. At 19 (in 2013) she already has 49 TV and Film credits to her name, including appearances in the Twilight movie series.
DiamondAn extremely hard colourless gemstone. Also for diamond shaped marking.
DukeHighest ranking nobleman – Leader. This is one of my favorite Rottweiler dog names.
EbonyA black or very dark color
Famous Name: Ebony Vernice Hoffman is an American professional basketball player from Los Angeles, California. She was born on August 27, 1982. Ebony plays for Connecticut Sun in the WNBA. She currently plays for Besiktas Istanbul in Turkey.
FuzzHaving a fluffy or frizzy mass of hair or fur
GladiatorTrained to fight with animals or humans
GoliathA giant who was slain with a sling and stone
GretaEquivalent of Margaret – A pearl.
GrizzlyA species of brown bear. Also appropriate among Rottweiler dog names due to the size and stature of this powerful dog.
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GunnerOverly ambitious and competitive
GuntherIn mythology, king of Burgundy
HannibalEither Hannibal the general who famously carried elephants across the Alps or the Hannibal the cannibal from the ’90s movie. Take your pick.
HerculesStrong. Yep.
HulkTurns large and green and mean when angry or agitated
IndoAmong famous Rottweiler dog names. Indo is the name of Will Smith’s Rottie. Mr. Smith has another Rottie names Zhaki.
JabbaFrom “Jabba the Hut”, the fat and slobbish character from Star Wars
JakeFrom Jacob – To fill the place of another.
Famous Name: Jake Beckley or born as Jacob Peter Beckley was a Major League Baseball player. He was born on August 4, 1867, in in Hannibal, Missouri. He elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971 because of his 2,930 hits during his 20-year career.
JawsBones that form the mouth. A dangerous situation – “The Jaws of Death.”
JerichoMeans “city of the moon”; a city in Canaan that was destroyed when its walls fell down
JewelA precious stone or gem. One that is treasured.
Jupiter5th planet from the sun; also largest planet in the solar system
KahluaA coffee liqueur.
King KongA fictional gigantic monster (resembling an ape) that terroroized New York
KingstonKings farm or royal manor.
KodiakLarge Alaskan brown bear. There’s that bear resemblance again.
LegacyAn heritage or inheritance
LiebeGerman for “love”
LincolnFrom the colony by the pool.
Famous Name: Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He was the son of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Together with Hannibal Hamlin as his running mate, Lincoln won the election and declared as 16th president on November 6, 1860 in which he defeated Douglas, John Bell, and John C. Breckinridge.
LionA large cat; the male has the wall-known flowing and shaggy mane
LurchTo stagger.
MackMeans “son of”; can be a nickname for Mackenzie, Mackinley, Mackey, etc.
MagnumA large type of wine bottle.
MajesticHaving impressive (even jaw-dropping) beauty
MarlboroA cigarette brand;  one of the most famous in the world
MarmadukeSea Leader.
MaxLarge spring.
Famous Name: Maxwell George “Max” Schneider is an American singer-songwriter, dancer, actor, model, and musician. At the age of 3, he already began acting and he hasn’t stopped since. Together with Ben Charles, they wrote “Show You How To Do” for the Disney hit show Shake It Up.
MercedesCompassionate, merciful and Reward in Latin.
MidnightIntense darkness, the middle of the night.
MissyInformal term for young woman.
MooseLargest member of the deer family. Moose have heavy brown bodies with humped shoulders and broad antlers.
MusclesTissues that enables bodily movement. To be forceful – muscled into the conversation.
NevadaLatin origin, meaning snow.
NinjaMartial arts warrior.
OlgaI like this for female Rottweiler dog names because of its German roots.
PanzerGerman armored fighting vehicles of World War II.
PredatorAn animal that preys on other animals
RamboI can just see a little Chi in camouflage.
RaptorA bird of prey, like an eagle, falcon, hawk, etc.
ReeseMeans “enthusiasm”
Famous Name: Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon, popularly known as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress and producer. She was born on March 22, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She already began modelling when she was 7 years old. She had her first major acting role in Robert Mulligan’s The Man in the Moon (1991).
RomanA soldier or citizen from ancient Rome
RomeoMan from Rome.
RugbyA game that combines tactical complexity and physical brutality
SageAromatic grayish-green herb. Wise or experienced person.
SamsonFrom Sampson – Sun’s man. Great name.
Famous Name: Samson Satele (born on November 29, 1984) is an American football center from Kailua, Hawaii who is currently playing for the Miami Dolphins. On August 2, 2014, he signed a contract with the Miami Dolphins. He was released by his former team, the Indianapolis Colts, on March 6, 2014. Satele graduated from University of Hawaii.
SamuraiSkilled and honorable fighters of medieval Japan
SargeNoncommissioned Army or Air Force rank.
ShadowA rough, dark image cast by an object blocking the sun’s rays.
ShamuFat and black, just like the famous Orca whale
SkyThe expanse of air over the Earth.
SofieShort for “Sophia” meaning “wisdom”
StallionAn uncastrated male horse that is kept for breeding
StormStrong winds accompanied by rain or snow, thunder and lightning. Uncontrollable.
Stormyhaving violent emotions, just like the weather
TankA large metal container. A heavily armed combat vehicle.
TerminatorLove this for guard dogs.
ThorGod of Thunder.
ThunderSound produced from lightning.
TitanHaving immense strength, intellect, and importance
TrojanAnything relating to the ancient city of Troy
TundraA flat and vast region with frozen subsoil
TysonSon of the German.
Famous Name:Michael Gerard “Mike” Tyson (born on June 30, 1966) is a 48-year old American retired professional boxer from Brooklyn, New York City. He served jail time and he also appeared in several films such as The Hangover. He has a documetary film about his life titled, Tyson ..
UlyssesRoman for “Odysseus”, the king of Ithaca
VegasFrom “Las Vegas”, the “Sin City”
VoyagerSomeone who travels to distant places
XenaOne who is hospitable to strangers.
YukonA type of jeep manufactured by General Motors
ZeldaGrey battle-maiden.
ZeusFather of the Gods.
ZorroMasked man of the people; Spanish for “fox”
ZhakiAnother on the famous Rottweiler dog names list, Zhaki is a second Rottie owned by actor, Will Smith. His other Rottie is Indo.
ZibaAn eye candy; Persian for “beautiful”


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Bullmastiff named Prada 
Prada was the name of my first Bullmastiff. I’m a fashionable person so i named her after this designer.

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Stella – My Rottweiler Dog’s Name 
Famous from ‘a streetcar named desire’. Stella is my Rotties name. When she get’s into something I say loudly STELLA!!!

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We named our puppy Rocky but my Little nephew couldn’t pronounce it and said lucky. That’s the perfect puppy name full of love.

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