Bear Names for Dogs that are Strong, Big and Hairy

If you adore bears, names that translate to bears can be a good choice especially for large, strong and hairy dog breeds like the Tibetan mastiff, Irishwolhound, Leonberger, Chow Chow, Newfoundland, Alaskan Malamute, St. Bernard, Bernese Mountain and Caucasian Shepherd dogs. These names can be used for small and medium-sized breeds

The following is a collection of female/male bear-inspired cute and cuddly names for your puppy. We’ve included meanings too. They are from various fiction bear characters, other languages, cultures, ad more.

Bear-like Dog breed -Caucasian Mountain dog
Huge and furry Caucasian Mountain dog

Bear Dog Names with Meaning

  • Arcadia or Arcadius-Male name Meaning Simplicity and Pastrol. It is of Greek origin.
  • ArktosA feminine name of Greek,meaning bear.
  • Armel-From Arthmael,A male name of Old Breton for bear chief or warrior prince.
  • Art-Short for Arthur,male  name which in Celtic, means bear-man.
  • ArtairThe Scottish version of the Celtic name Arthur meaning hairely man.
  • Arthfael-Welsh form of Arthmael.A male name.
  • Arthmael-Means bear chief in Old Breton,Male.
  • Arthur-Of Celtic origin Means bear man, also means strong as a bear.”
  • ArtiePet form of Arthur,feminine name.
  • Arto or ArttuThe Finnish version of Artie.
  • ArtoriusLatin form of Arthur meaning noble strength,a bear.
  • ArtturiFinnish form of Arthur.
  • ArturEarly English form of Arthur.
  • ArturasLithuanian version of Arthur.
  • ArturoSpanish and Italian form of Arthur.
  • Åsbjörn -A name of Swedish origin Meaning divine bear.
  • AvonacoA Cheyenne name, which refers to a lean bear.
  • BarneyThis name may remind you of the green and purple Tyrannosaurus, but it’s actually the English pet form of Bernard. All gender name.
  • Bernard-A Male name Of French origin meaning Bold as a bear.
  • BenatBasque form of Bernard.
  • Beornheard-“An anglo-saxon version of Bernard meaning Bold A Bear.
  • Beowulf-“A metaphorical expression in Old English that means bear.
  • Ber-A name of Yiddish origin that means bear.
  • Bera-A German name meaning she’s a bear.
  • Berdine –Shortened form of Bernardine, the feminine version of Bernard in French.
  • Berend-A name of Low German form of Bernhard.”
  • BerengarItalian name meaning bear-spear, derived from the Latin name Berengarius.
  • BerengariaFeminine form of Berengarius.
  • Berengarius-A name of German origin.In Latin, it means bear-spear.
  • Berenger-It is of the Old French form of Berengarius.
  • BeringarIn Old German, “ber” means bear and “ger” means spear, hence the name means bear-spear.
  • BernadetteFeminine form of Bernard.
  • Bernadine or Bernardine-The name Means bold as a bear, feminine form of Bernard.
  • Bernard-The name Means bold as a bear in Anglo-Saxon and Norman French.
  • Bernardino-Italian pet form for Bernardo.
  • BernarditaSpanish feminine version of Bernardo.
  • BernardoSpanish and Italian form of Bernardus.
  • BernardusLatin form of Bernhard.
  • BernatCatalan form of Bernardus.
  • Bernd or BerndtLow German name meaning bold as a bear.
  • Bernhard or BernhardtOld High German name meaning bold as a bear.
  • BernieEnglish pet form of Bernard.
  • Bernou In Dutchmeans sacred female bear.
  • BernatThe Hungarian form of Bernhard.
  • BiornaA name of Gaelic origin meaning bear.
  • BjarneThe modern form of Bjorn, also means bear.
  • Bjarni-An Icelandic form of Bjorn.
  • Bjorn-The name is of Old Norse origin meaning bear.
  • Björne-A name of a Swedish pet form of Björn.
  • Chyanne-A feminine  name Meaning loving bear.
  • Cinnamon“In reference to the cinnamon bear, a subspecies of the American Black Bear.
  • Dov-The name it means bear in Yiddish and Hebrew.
  • Duroj-In Albanian, it means bear.
  • EsbenThe scandinavian name meaning divine bear, derived from Old Norse Ásbjorn.
  • EspenThe sweddish name meaning divine bear, derived from Old Norse Ásbjorn.
  • GlacierIn reference to the glacier bear, a subspecies of the American Black Bear that has gray or silver-blue hair.
  • GobiA brown bear, this species is found only in the Gobi desert.
  • GrizzlyIn reference to the grizzly bear, which has a grizzled fur color.
  • HonawIn Hopi, this name means bear.
  • IbatuThe Maltese word for bear.
  • IomairIn Scots-Gaelic, this word means bear.
  • K’eyushIn Inuit, this refers to a bear cub.
  • KumaIn Japanese, this name means bear.
  • KurukIn Pawnee, this is a name that means bear.
  • LuselaA Native American-Miwok name for females, it refers to a bear that is licking its foot while swinging it.
  • MahonDerived from the Irish Gaelic name Mathuin, it means bear calf.
  • MathuinFrom the Old Gaelic Mathghamhain, the name means bear calf.
  • MatoskahIn Sioux, the name refers to a white bear.
  • Mecho-In Bulgarian, this is a pet name for a teddy bear.
  • MonarchA Californian wild grizzly bear.
  • Nadine-In German, it refers to the courage of a bear.
  • Nanook or NanukIn Eskimo mythology, it refers to the master of bears; also means polar bear in Inuit.
  • NitaIt means bear in Native American Choctaw
  • Nokoski-It means bear in Seminole.
Newfoundland puppy
Black and white Newfoundland puppy

Other Cool & Cute Bear- meaning Puppy Names

  • Orsina
  • Orsino  
  • Orso     
  • Orsola  
  • Orsolya
  • Orson   
  • Osbeorn              
  • Osborn 
  • Osbourne
  • Otso     
  • Ours      
  • Panda   
  • Preben 
  • Predbjørn           
  • Sapata   Sloth     
  • Sun        
  • Taqukaq              
  • Tarben
  • Thorbjorn           
  • Thorburn            
  • Tureti   
  • Turi       
  • Uffo      
  • Urola    
  • Urs        
  • Ursa      
  • Ursala or Ursula In
  • Ursel     
  • Ursella 
  • Ursina or Ursine              
  • Ursinus 
  • Ursus    
  • Uschi    
  • Uzumati              
  • Vorsila  
  • Wahkoowah      
  • Wyborn               
  • Yona     
Bear names are great huge dog breeds
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