The Irish Wolfhound is a breed of domestic dog, specifically a sighthound. The name originates from its purpose rather than from its appearance. The breed was originally developed from war hounds to one used for hunting and guarding. Irish Wolfhounds can be an imposing sight due to their formidable size; they are the tallest of all dog breeds. Irish Wolfhound dog names are mostly inspired by Irish culture, check out the below list for more options.