Dachshund Names – 150+ Awesome Wiener Dog Names

If you’re searching for Dachshund names, you’re in the right place, my friend. We’ve got 150+ awesome ideas for your wiener dog.

Dachsunds are currently the 13th most popular dog breed in the United States. Spunky and spirited, the breed is short on legs but long on personality. Dog owners love the Dachshund’s friendly, curious demeanor and unique, elongated appearance that has earned them the nickname of “wiener dog.”

As you may already know, the Dachshund hails from Germany. It was used to hunt badgers, and in fact, the name Dachshund literally translates to badger dog.

At My Dog’s Name, we’ve rounded up many wunderbar names for this little German bundle of joy. Check them out and see if any fit your new furball!

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Dachshund Names Inspired By Size

Weighing in at only 16-32 lbs and standing a mere 8-9 inches tall, the Dachshund is quite a small dog. And with their squat legs and long torsos, at times it looks like their bellies are almost scraping the ground!

Their small size and unique appearance provide plenty of inspiration for Dachshund names. Ideas include:

  • Tiny
  • Shorty
  • Low Rider or Lo
  • Squat
  • Little
  • Peanut
  • Peewee
  • Squirt
  • Baby
  • Bitty
  • Munchkin
  • Mini (or Minnie)
  • Elf
  • Teensy
  • Button
  • Smalley
  • Morsel
  • Puny
  • Bean / Jellybean
  • Nugget
  • Junior
  • Mite
  • Shrimp or Shrimpy
  • Half Pint
  • Pebbles
  • Runt or Runty
  • Scrappy

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Unisex German Dachshund Names

As we noted earlier, the Dachshund originates in Germany and still has a strong association with the country.

If you want to recognize your wiener dog’s heritage, a fabulous way to do this is by giving them a German name. These fun ideas work for both male and female pups:

  • Franky or Frankie – a play on “frank,” another word for hot dog, or as in Frankfurt, the German metropolis
  • Schnitzel – a popular German dish made of thin meat that is fried
  • Pumpernickel – a heavy, slightly sweet rye bread popular in the country
  • Streusel – a delicious German dessert
  • Klein – German for “little”
  • Bärchen – “little bear” in German
  • Schnucki – a cute sounding German nickname
  • Liebling – translates to “darling”
  • Schatzi – translates to “little treasure”
  • Berlin – Germany’s capital and largest city
  • Munich – a populous and iconic city in the region of Bavaria
  • Hamburg – the second largest city and a state of Germany
  • Düsseldorf – the German city that serves as an international business and financial center
  • Leipzig – the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany
  • Dresden – a large city located near the border of the Czech Republic
  • Bavaria – a federal state of Germany situated near Austria
  • Deutsch – the German word for German

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German Male Dachshund Names

Continuing on the German theme (or should we say Deutch?), here are dozens of traditional and popular male German names that also make unique dog monikers:

  • Adler 
  • Adolph
  • Albern
  • Albrecht
  • Alger 
  • Aldo
  • Alphonse
  • Arlo
  • August
  • Baldwin
  • Bach
  • Bernard
  • Bruno
  • Claus/Klaus 
  • Dedrick
  • Dieter
  • Dirk 
  • Emmet 
  • Ernie/Ernest/Ernst
  • Felix
  • Franz
  • Frederik
  • Fritz
  • Gunther 
  • Hans
  • Heinrich
  • Heinz
  • Kaiser
  • Leonard
  • Max
  • Otto 
  • Raymond
  • Roland
  • Rolf
  • Rudolph/Rudy
  • Schwartz
  • Siegfried 
  • Sigmund 
  • Stein
  • Ulf 
  • Waldo
  • Walter 
  • Wolfgang 

German Female Dachshund Names

If you have a girl Dachshund, you should definitely consider these female German names. What better way to pay tribute to their strong German heritage?

  • Ada
  • Amelia
  • Anka
  • Ava
  • Beatrix 
  • Bernadette 
  • Britta
  • Brunhilde
  • Claudia
  • Ella
  • Elsa 
  • Frederika
  • Frieda
  • Fritzi
  • Gretchen
  • Greta
  • Heidi
  • Hilda
  • Ida
  • Leona
  • Liesel
  • Lola
  • Marta
  • Millie
  • Mischa
  • Sofie
  • Trudy
  • Ursula 
  • Wanda
  • Zelda

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Cute Male Dachshund Names

You’d have to be crazy not to consider the Dachshund one of the cutest creatures out there. Those little legs. The big, soulful eyes. And the friendly, can-do attitude.

Sure, all dogs are cute, but there’s something about the Dachshund that calls for a cute name fitting for their appearance. Ideas for cute male names include:

  • Milo
  • Archie
  • Augie
  • Dino
  • Rover
  • Earnest
  • Bernie
  • Alfie
  • Max
  • Barkley
  • Buddy
  • Cooper
  • Finn
  • Kirby
  • Lucky
  • Oscar
  • Gizmo
  • Gulliver
  • Jasper
  • Rascal
  • Opie
  • Rocky
  • Ziggy
  • Scully
  • Teddy
  • Oliver / Oli
  • Baxter
  • Murray
  • Otis

Get more ideas for cute male dog names.

Cute Female Dachshund Names

Another thing to point out about the adorableness of this dog is their walk. With their build, the Dachshund’s run looks almost like they’re hopping. I mean, watching a Dachshund run while wagging their tail out of happiness is the definition of cuteness.

If you’re welcoming a female Dachshund into your family, take a peek at this sweet and cute names:

  • Amelia
  • Angel
  • Belle
  • Ariel
  • Gracie
  • Ginger
  • Roxy
  • Molly
  • Harper
  • Dottie
  • Lily
  • Buddy
  • Clara
  • Maisie
  • Cora
  • Lily
  • Olive
  • Daisy
  • Daphne
  • Sadie
  • Penelope
  • Izzy
  • Lady
  • Mabel
  • Millie
  • Pearl
  • Penny
  • Zoey
  • Sugar
  • Lola
  • Coco
  • Gigi
  • Angel

Get more ideas forcute female dog names.

More Ideas For Dachshund Names

Ideas for Dachshunds names don’t stop here. You can find plenty of other options using our online name generator. Sort by your favorite styles and themes and find the perfect name for your pup!

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  1. Lisa

    My loves of my life are Coney (Coney Island Hotdog which I’ve never had), Cricket & Baby. I’ve looked to see if anyone else had a dog named Coney and so far no one has a dog named Coney. He’s for sure one of a kind.

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