Rottweiler Names: Female & Male

A Rottweiler’s character is very admirable. They are very devoted to working, obedient hence not so hard to train, steady, and placid to disposition. Their temperament is equally adorable. Very loyal to their owners, sweet and cuddly, confident, and very playful.

If you’re looking for the right Rottweiler name, then they should be around these characteristics. Strong and sturdy names that speak to their build and physique, sweet and devoted as their temperament depicts, or names that highlight its work as a guard, security, or excuse dog.

There are multiple names to choose from for your Rottie. Take a look at each and every section below as we go over the best male, female, German, or other random names you can give your pet. But first, let’s learn about the Rottweiler.

About the Rottweiler

The mastiff breed dates back to A.D 74 when the Roman Empire used to guard towns in the south of German. Seeing how dependable, intelligent, strong the dog was, a town where they’re commonly were was named Rottweil. Its full German name is  Rottweiler Metzgerhund to mean ‘butcher’s dog from Rottweil’.

They are of strong and sturdy physique, highly intelligent, and well natured once trained well. Historically they were used to pull carts and work in the meat trade, hence the translation. However, after some time, their training abilities and intelligence surpassed expectations and they became police and security dogs, rescue dogs, and guards dogs. They are very devoted, focused, obedient, confident, and fearless.


  • Acadia
  • Akira
  • Athena
  • Chita
  • Frida – to mean a peaceful ruler
  • Hera
  • Lagartha
  • Linda
  • Luna
  • Roxy
female rottweiler
Female Rottie

Other Girl Names

  • Alaska
  • Andromeda – a famous dog in then movie parent trap.
  • Blizzard – to mean violent storms, harsh and fierce in character
  • Brooklyn
  • Cleopatra – a short name for Cleo to mean her fathers gory
  • Diva
  • Echo
  • Elektra
  • Harley
  • Huntress
  • Indiana
  • Jinx
  • Joan of Arc
  • Joplin
  • Justice
  • Katniss
  • Leia
  • Liberty
  • Mercy
  • Mystique
  • Nyx
  • Olga
  • Olympia
  • Queenie
  • Raven
  • Rebel
  • Rogue
  • Sable
  • Shadow
  • Sheba
  • Starbuck
  • Tiger -as the animal would be, its tough and resilient.
  • Vixen
  • Xena – one who  is kind and hospitable even to strangers

Unique Male Names

  • Atila
  • Blade
  • Brutus
  • Buck
  • Goliath – from the Bible, he was a giant. Strong in physique, bold and confident.
  • Sampson / Samson – also from the Bible, Samson was a very strong fellow who hid his strength in his hair. But he was loyal to the fight, sturdy, and steady.
  • Taz – inspired by the Disney show Looney Tunes.
  • Tiberius – dating back to ancient times, this is also a historical leader’s name. Tough and fearless. Someone willing to lead others to war and guard their nation against harm.
  • Titan –             To show great strength, intellect, and importance
  • Thor – this means the God of thunder
  • Tyson – the name means son of German
  • Zeus – father of the gods
Male rottweiler
Male Rottie

Other Good Boy Names

  • Admiral – a title for an army dog
  • Avalanche – a unisex  dog name to mean heavyweight or with a huge mass
  • Axel – to mean father of peace
  • Bane
  • Bear – a large mammal
  • Blaze – to have outbursts or energy or zeal
  • Blitz
  • Bolt
  • Boss
  • Bruiser
  • Brutus
  • Buck
  • Bullet – an army name from back the years
  • Butch
  • Caesar – a famous title for a king or  leader
  • Captain
  • Chief
  • Crash
  • Diesel
  • Duke – a high ranking nobleman
  • Fang
  • Goliath – to mean giant
  • Gunner – a name to mean one is overly ambitious and competitive 
  • Hawkeye
  • Hercules – to define strength.
  • Hulk
  • Hunter – keen on scent and following signs
  • Justice
  • Mack – a prefix for a son or belonging to. Examples include Mackenzie, Mackinley, Mackey.
  • Maverick
  • Maximus
  • Moose
  • Rambo
  • Ranger
  • Remington
  • Rex
  • Rocky
  • Sarge – This is a non- commissioned Army or Air Force rank
  • Spike
  • T-Bone
  • Tank – used on a dog to mean heavily built
  • Tito
  • Trapper
  • Trooper
  • Vinnie

Top German Rottweiler Names

  • Abel
  • Andrea
  • Anke
  • Bertha
  • Birgit
  • Brunn
  • Dieter
  • Eckart
  • Egon
  • Elke
  • Ernst
  • Erwin
  • Falk
  • Frieda
  • Greta
  • Günther
  • Hans
  • Henrik – from a German decent. This means the ruler of the home.
  • Hilda
  • Jaeger – this means hunter
  • Klaus
  • Kaiser
  • Ortwin
  • Otto
  • Ritter
  • Sigrid – beautiful victory
  • Sven
  • Ursula
  • Walter
  • Wendel
  • Werner
  • Wilhelmina – protector
  • Wolfgang

More Random Rottweiler Puppy Names

Rottweiler puppy
Rottweiler puppy
  • Blizzard – this means a violent snowstorm
  • Boris – a well-known fighter or warrior
  • Britta – to show unimaginable strength. Also can be used to mean the exalted one
  • Brunhilde – armed for battle
  • Bruno  – Brown in German
  • Caesar – Title for Roman Emperors
  • Carl – a free man
  • Caroline – a free-spirited female
  • Cassandra – to mean the enticer of men
  • Chewbacca -From the movie series Star Wars and also a military dog name
  • Claudia – an enclosure
  • Claus – as you would say applause. Its a term for the victory of the people
  • Cougar – A large powerful American mountain cat.
  • Dedrick – The people’s ruler
  • Diamond – to mean rare or special as its extremely hard to find this precious gemstone.
  • Dieter – Ruler of the people
  • Dirk – People’s ruler
  • Duke – Highest ranking nobleman
  • Ella
  • Ernie
  • Felix – use it for a happy dog
  • Franz
  • Frederik / Frederika – a peaceful ruler
  • Freida
  • Fritzi
  • Frony – A black or very dark color
  • Fuzz  – Frizzy mass of hair or fur
  • Gladiator – a dog that has been thoroughly trained to fight and guard
  • Goliath – A giant
  • Greta or Gretchen – a pearl
  • Grizzly – A species of brown bear
  • Gunner – an overly ambitious and competitive person or doG
  • Gunther – In mythology, it means the king of Burgundy
  • Hannibal
  • Hans – God is gracious
  • Heidi – Of noble birth
  • Heinrich or Heinz – the home of the king
  • Hercules – Strong
  • Hilda – A battle woman
  • Hulk
  • Ida a hardworking or Industrious person or dog
  • Indo – a famous Rottweiler owned by the actor Will Smith.
  • Jabba  – a character from Star Wars movies series
  • Jake – To fill the place of another
  • Jaws
  • Kaiser – Emperor
  • Leonard – Lioness
  • Liesel
  • Lola
  • Marta
  • Max – a common name to mean the greatest
  • Millie – Fentle or gentle strength
  • Mischa
  • Otto
  • Raymond – Wise protector
  • Roland
  • Rolf or Rudy – a once-famous wolf
  • Schwartz – Black hair or dark complexion
  • Siegfried or Sigmund – Victorious protection
  • Sofie – Wisdom
  • Stein
  • Trudy – Spear of strength
  • Ulf
  • Ursula – Little female bear
  • Waldo – To rule
  • Walter – Army ruler
  • Wanda – Shepherdess or wanderer
  • Wolfgang – Traveling wolf
  • Zelda – Gray fighting maid

How Good are Rottweilers in Learning Their Names?

As mentioned before, Rottweilers are very intelligent, very quick to learn new things, tricks, and commands. It won’t be long before it learns its name. However, the character if a Rottweiler is more of a double-edged sword, without persistence in learning, teaching, and training, they can easily go astray.

They wouldn’t be adept at learning their name as they will develop a rather harsh and aggressive behavior. If the Rottweiler isn’t well adjusted, it will be less bothered to learn its name along with other cues, commands, and pieces of training.

More Interesting Facts about Rottweilers

Rottweilers have been one of the best dog breeds for centuries. Mainly because of their character, agility, and focus, but also for many other reasons. The Rottweiler has much more to offer than just being a gatekeeper and guardian, here are more interesting facts about them.

  • Rottweilers are very intelligent – very quick to learn, adjust, and even follow trends, they work very smartly and even better than the average dog. Besides the Retrievers and German Shepherds, they follow next in the line of intelligence.
  • Willful in nature – the dog may be willing to learn but very stubborn at being ordered around. After multiple cues, they begin to follow commands less and less.
  • Rottweilers consider themselves as lapdog – you will often read how they won’t miss as a chance to get on your lap for a cuddle.
  • They love to eat – if you don’t watch out, the Rottweiler can feed the entire day leading to them being obese. Of course, this isn’t good for their health, hence you have to be tough.
  • Loyalty is key to them – they are purely devoted to their owners. They may appear aggressive and discontented, but they enjoy a happy family life where they get their much-needed attention.
  • Rottweilers are like double-edged swords. Without proper training and guidance, they can turn out to be very aggressive. Nonetheless, they are home pets that’s need strict guidance as well as love and attention.
  • Physically they’re sturdy and athletic – with smaller dogs, they can be a bit of bullies. However, that’s doesn’t mean they can’t interact with other dogs well. As athletic as they are, they enjoy dog sports like barn hunt, herding, agility, dock diving, nose work, and tracking, as well as carting
  • Rottweilers rarely bark – it’s very unlikely for you to spot them barking unless there’s a good reason to bark. However, being calm and quiet guard dogs, they prefer to respond to environmental danger quietly.

These are just but a few facts about the Rottweilers.

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