Big dogs deserve big names, and here comes our selection of great dog names for your big, large, to giant breeds of dogs
. These names come from gods, titans, large hero or anti-hero characters, giant animals from mythologies, comic strips, books, films, etc. Feel free to choose your favorite name for your large dogs.
Alaska: The largest and most sparsely populated U.S. state.
Amazon: A tall, powerful, aggressive woman.
Anaconda: A South American boa, often grows to a length of more than 25 feet.
Artemis: An ancient Greek goddess, the daughter of Leto and the sister of Apollo, characterized as a virgin huntress and associated with the moon.
Atlas: A Titan condemned to support the sky on his shoulders.
Baloo: Large Sloth Bear from Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book.
Blimp: A fat person.
Buffalo: Any of several large wild oxen of the family Bovidae.
Clifford: The male red dog whose appearance, disposition, and behavior are based on a giant all-around dog. Clifford is shy, gentle, friendly, loyal, lovable, clumsy, well-meaning and helpful.
Cochise: One of the most noted Apache leaders to resist intrusions by European Americans during the 19th century. He was described as a large man, with a muscular frame, classical features, and long black hair, which he wore in traditional Apache style. He was about six feet tall and weighed about 175 pounds.
Denali: Highest peak in North America.
Diablo: Spanish for Devil.
Diana: An ancient Roman deity, virgin goddess of the moon and of hunting, and protector of women.
Dumbo: The elephant who has huge ears and is able to use them to fly, carrying what he thinks of as a magic feather.
Eiffel: The tallest structure in Paris, a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognisable structures in the world.
Emu: The second-largest living bird by height.
Everest: The highest mountain in the world.
Falkor: The lucky dragon with an elongated body, and he is optimistic, friendly, dignified, helpful and wise.
Fenrir: In Norse mythology, Fenrir is a monstrous wolf.
Freya: In Norse mythology, Freyja is a goddess associated with love, sex, beauty, fertility, gold, seier, war, and death.
Godzilla: A fictional giant monster originating from a series of tokusatsu films of the same name from Japan.
Goliath: A giant Philistine warrior defeated by the young David, the future king of Israel. The story is told in the Bible's Books of Samuel.
Gorilla: The largest of the anthropoid apes.
Grendel: One of three antagonists in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf (AD 700–1000). Grendel is usually depicted as a monster or a giant.
Groot: A fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. An extraterrestrial, sentient tree-like creature, guardians of the Galaxy.
Hagrid: A half-giant and half-human who is the gamekeeper and Keeper of Keys and Grounds of Hogwarts in Harry Potter.
Hera: The ancient Greek queen of heaven, and the wife of Zeus.
Harley: Harley-Davidson, or Harley, is an American motorcycle manufacturer, and the company traditionally marketed heavyweight, air-cooled cruiser motorcycles.
Hercules: The Roman name for the Greek divine hero Heracles, and he is famous for his strength and for his numerous far-ranging adventures.
Hippo: Short for Hippopotamus, the large mammal.
Hulk: Large green-skinned, hulking and muscular humanoid possessing a vast degree of physical strength in Marvel Comics.
Jabba: Jabba the Hutt, a large, slug-like alien appearing in George Lucas's space opera film saga Star Wars.
Jumbo: Jumbo, also known as Jumbo the Circus Elephant, was the largest circus animal. The name Jumbo means "large in size."
Juno: The Roman goddess of marriage and queen of the gods.
Jupiter: Jupiter, also Jove, is the god of sky and thunder and king of the gods in Ancient Roman religion and mythology.
Kanga: A female kangaroo in the children's book Winnie the Pooh, and she is kind-hearted, calm, patient and docile.
Koa: A large tree which is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. Its name in the Hawaiian language, koa, also means brave, bold, fearless, or warrior.
Kodiak: The Kodiak bear, also known as the Kodiak brown bear, is the largest recognized subspecies of brown bear.
Kong: King Kong, a giant movie monster, resembling a colossal ape, that has appeared in various media since 1933.
Leonidas: A warrior king of the Greek city-state of Sparta.
Lycan: Large werewolves.
Mako: A powerful mackerel shark, Isurus oxyrinchus, of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
Mechs: Also known as Mecha, a large robot in Japanese anime.
Mig: Large Russian aircraft.
Moby: Moby Dick, the White Whale in the novel.
Moose: The largest member of the deer family.
Mufasa : Simba’s father from Lion King. The name Mufasa means "King" in the Manazoto language.
Nemesis: In the ancient Greek religion, Nemesis was the goddess who enacted retribution against those who succumb to hubris.
Neptune: The god of freshwater and the sea in Roman religion.
Orca: A toothed killer whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member.
Pegasus: One of the best known creatures in Greek mythology, a winged divine stallion also known as a horse usually depicted as pure white in color.
Phoenix: A mythical large firebird from Greek and Roman legends, tales and stories.
Fiona: Princess Fiona, rather Large wife of Shrek.
Quasar: Large bright star at center of young galaxies.
Rama: The seventh avatar of the Hindu God Vishnu, the central figure of the Hindu epic Ramayana.
Sahara: One of the world's large deserts, located in Northern Africa.
Sequoia: Either of two large coniferous trees of California, Sequoiadendron giganteum or Sequoia sempervirens, both having reddish bark and reaching heights of more than 300 feet.
Sasquatch: Another name for Bigfoot, an ape-like creature of North American folklore.
Shrek: A large, green, physically intimidating ogre with a Scottish accent, the protagonist of the book of the same name.
Tank: An armoured fighting vehicle designed for front-line combat, with heavy firepower, strong armour, and tracks providing good battlefield manoeuvrability.
Thor: In Norse mythology, Thor is a hammer-wielding god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees, strength, the protection of mankind, and also hallowing and fertility.
Titan: In Greek mythology, the Titans and Titanesses were members of the second generation of divine beings, and they were giant deities of incredible strength.
Vader: Darth Vader, also known as Anakin Skywalker, is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe.
Whopper: The signature hamburger by Burger King, consisting of a flame grilled quarter-pound beef patty, sesame seed bun, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, pickles, ketchup, and sliced onion.
Ymir: The earliest being and the progenitor of the giants in Scandinavian Mythology.
Zeus: The sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus.