141 Perfect Doberman Names – Cute, Tough, Tenacious & More

doberman pinscherWhen it comes to Doberman names, what are you looking for?

Something tough and strong? A tribute to their heritage? Or names that are funny and ironic?

We’ve got all that and more!

Tough and Tenacious

The Doberman Pinscher was bred to be a guard dog, and with a strong, athletic build and a high level of intelligence, they are excellent for police work, the military and canine sports.

This gives them a tough reputation, so you could explore a tough dog name.

Male Doberman Names

  • Ace
  • Admiral
  • Axel
  • Blaze
  • Bruiser
  • Bruno
  • Buck
  • Buckeye
  • Bullet
  • Butch
  • Chief
  • Chopper
  • Crash
  • Diesel
  • Flash
  • Gunner
  • Hawkeye
  • Hunter
  • Jax
  • Maverick
  • Max
  • Ranger
  • Rex
  • Spike
  • Tank
  • Trapper
  • Trooper
  • Tyson
  • Vinnie

Female Doberman Names

  • Blizzard
  • Cruella
  • Echo
  • Harley
  • Huntress
  • Jinx
  • Justice
  • Katniss
  • Lola
  • Nyx
  • Olga
  • Rebel
  • Ripley
  • Rogue
  • Roxy
  • Ursula
  • Vixen
  • Xena

Colorful Names

Dobermans come in five different coat colors: black, red, blue, fawn and white. Most commonly, however, they are best known as being black and tan or brown.

Another idea: base your dog’s name on its color! Here are names that correspond with the most popular Doberman colors.

Male Doberman Names

  • Bear
  • Copper
  • Ember
  • Java
  • Midnight
  • Jaguar
  • Sable
  • Shady
  • Smokey
  • Twilight

Female Doberman Names

  • Brownie
  • Carmelo
  • Coco
  • Ebony
  • Expresso
  • Fawn
  • Godiva
  • Hershey
  • Oreo
  • Onyx
  • Opal
  • Pepper
  • Raven
  • Shadow
  • Sepia
  • Tawny

An Ironic Approach

Dobermans are known as one of the toughest dog breeds in the world. So why not turn the tables and give your Doberman a cutesy, adorable name? You know your dog is a sweetheart – let his or her name exemplify their character!

Male Doberman Names

  • Alfie
  • Augie
  • Biscuit
  • Boots
  • Buddy
  • Corky
  • Ernie
  • Opie
  • Pee Wee
  • Scrappy
  • Skip
  • Squirt
  • Teddy
  • Toto
  • Ziggy

Female Doberman Names

  • Angel
  • Ava
  • Bambi
  • Bella
  • Buffy
  • Bunny
  • Cutie
  • Daisy
  • Dolly
  • Dot
  • Fifi
  • Grace
  • Josie
  • Lady
  • Maisie
  • Mia
  • Millie
  • Mimi
  • Minnie
  • Myrtle
  • Peaches
  • Penelope
  • Pixie
  • Precious

German Homage  

The Doberman Pinscher was developed in Germany in the late 1800s. (More on that below.) Pay tribute to their heritage with a popular German name.

Male Doberman Names

  • Christian
  • Dieter
  • Frank
  • Friedrich
  • Fritz
  • Gunter
  • Hans
  • Helmut
  • Jan
  • Klaus
  • Otto
  • Sebastian
  • Stefan
  • Uwe
  • Wilhelm
  • Wolfgang

Female Doberman Names

  • Bertha
  • Birgit
  • Edith
  • Frieda
  • Gertrud
  • Gisela
  • Helga
  • Hidegard
  • Ingrid
  • Liesel
  • Maria
  • Martha
  • Petra
  • Sabine

Hopefully this provides good inspiration for Doberman names. If you want to check out other options, try our dog name generator for more!

The History of the Doberman Pinscher

Did you know Doberman Pinschers were originally bred to help protect a tax collector? It’s so crazy, we couldn’t leave without mentioning this.

Today Doberman Pinschers have become one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. Strong, regal and highly intelligent, Dobermans can trace their roots back to the 19th century when German tax collector Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann created a dog breed designed to protect him during his collections.

He used a mix of many different breeds, including the Great Dane, the Greyhound, the German Shorthaired Pointer, the Rottweiler and others.

The history is fascinating – give it a read if you have time.

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