German Names for Your German Puppy

Name                      Meaning          Male or Female 

Abelard                             Resolute                                     M

Ada                                 Noble or kind                                F

Adalia                    God is my Refuge, noble                    F

Adela                              Noble, serene                                F

Adi / Adie                        Noble, kind                            M or F

Adler                                       Eagle                                      M

Agneta                                     Pure                                       F

Ahren                                      Eagle                                      M

Aken                                   Town name                                M

Alaric                                  Noble ruler                                M

Albern                              Noble warrior                              M

Aldo                                       Wise one                                  M

Alger                                 Noble, bright                               M

Aloysius                                Warrior                                    M

Alvin                             True friend to all                             M

Amara                 Beloved, eternal, immortal                   F

Analiese / Analise      Consecreted to God                      F

Anamchara                          Soul mate                                 F

Ancel                                 Divine, servant                            M

Antje                                           Grace                                    F

Arabelle                            Beautiful eagle                            F

August                             Exalted, revered                          M

Ava                                                Bird                                     F

Axel / Axl                         Source of all life                         M

Baldwin                                  Old friend                               M

Ballard                                      Warrior                                M

Bela                                               White                                 F

Berger                               Mountain dweller                     M

Berit                                    Bright, glorious                       F

Bethold                                  Bright ruler                           M

Bianka                                           White                               F

Blaz                                Unwavering protector                 M

Britta                                           Strength                            F

Brummer                                 Sword blade                         F

Cecancia                                          Free                                F

Dame                                                Lady                               F

Dierk / Dirk                            Famous ruler                      M

Dieter                               Warrior of the people               M

Duxi                                  Warrior of the people               M

Ebba                                              Strength                           F

Edel                                           Distinguished                     M

Elsa                                                Princess                           F

Emma                                      One who cares                      F

Falk / Falka                                     Wolf                               M

Felda                                          Of the fields                         F

Fritz                                 Pet name for Friedrich              M

Fritzi                               Pet name for Friederike             F

Garin                                              Warrior                            M

Geert                                         Brave strength                    M

Gretchen                                     Little pearl                        F

Grizelda                                   Maiden of iron                     F

G ü nther                                       Warrior                            M

Hackett                                     Wood cutter                        M

Hans                                 Variation of Johannes               M

Harbin                              Little shining fighter                M

Heidi                                             Honorable                         F

Heinrich                                    House ruler                         M

Helga / Helge                      A person of God                      F

Hildegard                                      Battle                                F

Hulda                                       Sweet, lovable                        F

Ida                                            Hard working                        F

Ilsa / Ilse                          Variation of Elizabeth               F

Imelda                                   A fierce fighter                        F

Imre                                            Great king                           M

J ä eger                                          Hunter                              M

Jarman                                       A German                            M

Jarvinia                               Keen intelligence                     F

Kaiser                                               King                                M

Kaspar                                Variation of Jasper                  M

Kellen                                             Swamp                              M

Kiefer                                       Barrel maker                         M

Klaus                               Variation of Nickolaus                M

Kuno                                                 Brave                               M

Leyna                                         Little angel                           F

Lutgard                                            Spear                               F

Luther                                   Famous warrior                      M

Medwin                                 Powerful friend                       M

Miles                                     Soldier, merciful                     M

Mina / Minna                         Love / mother                       F

Milla                                           Industrious                         F

Mundle                                           Almond                       M or F

Ogre                                     Great ruler, friend                   M 

Olinda                              Protector of property                 F

Panzer                                       Armor, tank                         M

Rainer                           German form of Rayner               M

Roth                                            Red haired                           M

R ü di / Rudy                  Variation of Rudolph                  M

Ruger                                       German gun                           M

Sabine                            German form of Sabina                F

Schatzi                          Little treasure, darling                 F

Schwarz ("schvartz")                  Black                                 M

Senta                                          Assistant                              F

Seraphina                                Fiery ones                             F

Serilda                            Armed maiden of war                  F

Siegfried                                Victory, peace                        M

Sieglinde                        Gentle, soft, victory                     F

Sigmund                          Protector, victory                       M

Stein                                                Stone                               M

Sven                                                   Boy                                 M

Tab                                       Brilliant, radiant                      M

Ulfred                                     Peaceful wolf                           M

Ulger                                       Warrior wolf                           M

Uli / Ulli                                Mistress of all                          F

Uta                             Fortunate maiden of battle              F

Vala                                       Chosen over all                         F

Valda                                Governess and ruler                    F

Vera                                           Faith, truth                           F

Viveka                Little woman of strong fortress            F

Wilda                                           Untamed                             F

Wilhelmina                       Diligent guardian                     F

Wilmet                                        Protector                            F

Winola                                 Gracious friend                        F

Zelig                                          Blessed one                           M

Zella                              Pet name for Marcella                   F

Zenzi                              Pet name for Krezenz                   F

I hope this has been as fun for you as it was for me compiling it!  This is just a small portion of the many thousands of names out there for you to consider for the new member of your family, but I hope it gets you started!

~~These names were compiled from various web sites on German names.

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