If you have German breed dogs, or your family are from Germany, or you just love German beer, cars, or culture, whatever, you could choose German-inspired names for your dogs. Here comes our selection of 15 unique German dog names
for your boy or girl puppies. These names are inspired by those iconic Germany states, cities, and rivers, and they also make good dog names.
Bavaria: A state in southeastern Germany. State capital Munich is known for its annual Oktoberfest beer festival, art museums and ornate Nymphenburg Palace.
Berlin: Germany’s capital, dates to the 13th century. The city's also known for its art scene and modern landmarks like the gold-colored, swoop-roofed Berliner Philharmonie, built in 1963.
Cologne: A 2,000-year-old city spanning the Rhine River in western Germany, is the region’s cultural hub. A landmark of High Gothic architecture set amid reconstructed old town, the twin-spired Cologne Cathedral is also known for its gilded medieval reliquary and sweeping river views.
Danube: Europe's second-longest river, also the longest river in the European Union region.
Dresden: Capital of the eastern German state of Saxony, is distinguished by the celebrated art museums and classic architecture of its reconstructed old town.
Dusseldorf: A city in western Germany known for its fashion industry and art scene.
Elbe: One of the major rivers of Central Europe, the Elbe passes through the Czech Republic and Germany.
Frankfurt: A central German city on the river Main, is a major financial hub that's home to the European Central Bank. It's the birthplace of famed writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, whose former home is now the Goethe House Museum.
Hamburg: A major port city in northern Germany, is connected to the North Sea by the Elbe River.
Hessia: A central German state known for its forests and capital city Wiesbaden, a Roman spa town.
Munich: Bavaria’s capital, is home to centuries-old buildings and numerous museums. The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and its beer halls.
Rhine: The Rhine is a large European river that cuts through Germany.
Salzburg: An Austrian city on the border of Germany, with views of the Eastern Alps. The Altstadt birthplace of famed composer Mozart is preserved as a museum displaying his childhood instruments.
Stuttgart: Capital of southwest Germany’s Baden-Württemberg state, is known as a manufacturing hub. Mercedes-Benz and Porsche have headquarters and museums here.
Vienna: Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud.