19 Unusual Dog Names After Heroic Fictional Characters

There are lots of fictional heroes in the culture of different countries, and we do need them. As a dog parent, you may think your dog more than companions, sometimes even your superheroes. When coming up to dog names, why not naming your boy or girl canines after those heroic fictional characters? Not all the hero names are suitable for your dogs, because dogs do not understand those long and complicated names, they response quickly to those short names with clear soundings. Check out our pick of 19 unusual dog names inspired by those heroic characters and select your favorite names for your German Shepherd Dogs or other breed dogs.

Female Dog Names

Abba - The main protagonist from Asterix and the Vikings. Abba is the teenage daughter of the Viking chief Timandahaf and his wife Vikea. She is strong-willed, spirited, stubborn, tough, and adventurous.
Allura - A human from the Voltron Force franchise. Allura is royal princess of Planet Arus and member of the Voltron Force.
Buffy - A character from the American television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Buffy is a young woman who is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends.
Katara - A fictional character in Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Katara is a fourteen-year-old waterbender, she has the ability to telekinetically control water and ice.
Kiera - Kiera Cameron, a character from the film Continuum. She is a Vancouver City Protective Services Protector from 2077 who was transported to the year 2012 in Vancouver, Canada.
Leia - Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. Leia is princess of the planet Alderaan, a member of the Imperial Senate and an agent of the Rebel Alliance.
Nikita - The title character from the 1990 Franco-Italian action thriller film Nikita, also called La Femme Nikita. Nikita is a teen who robs a pharmacy and murders a policeman. Nikita is arrested, tried, and convicted of murder and is sentenced to life in prison.
Nya - A minifigure from the Ninjago theme first introduced in 2011. She is the Master of Water.
Storm - A fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly associated with the X-Men. Storm has the ability to control the weather and can fly.
Trinity - A fictional character in The Matrix franchise. Trinity is a computer programmer and a hacker who has escaped from the Matrix, a sophisticated computer program in which most of the human race is imprisoned as virtual slaves.
Xena - A character from the American fantasy television series filmed Xena - Warrior Princess. Xena is a mighty Warrior Princess with a dark past, sets out to redeem herself.

Male Dog Names

Bender - Bender D Bending Rodriguez is a fictional robot who is a main character in the animated television series Futurama. He fulfills a comic, antihero-type role in Futurama and is described by fellow character Leela as an "alcoholic, whore-mongering, chain-smoking gambler."
Blade - A half-vampire, half-mortal man from The Blade Trilogy, who later becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires.
Conan - Conan the Barbarian, also known as Conan the Cimmerian, is a fictional sword and sorcery hero who originated in pulp fiction magazines and has since been adapted to books, comics, several films.
Neo - The protagonist of The Matrix franchise, is a redpill rescued by Morpheus and the crew of the Nebuchadnezzar. Prophesized by The Oracle to be The One, he is set out on a course to free humanity from the Matrix and end the Machine War.
Rambo - John Rambo is the main protagonist of the Rambo film series and David Morell's novel First Blood. A former Vietnam veteran and highly skilled Green Beret, Rambo returned from the war as a decorated, but disturbed hero.
Shaft - John Shaft, a character from the 1971 American blaxploitation action-crime film Shaft. Shaft is a New York City police detective.
Thor - A character from the 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Thor, the crown prince of Asgard, banished to Earth and stripped of his powers after he reignites a dormant war. As his brother, Loki, plots to take the throne for himself, Thor must prove himself worthy and reclaim his hammer Mjolnir.
Tron - A fictional character from the 1982 science fiction film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Tron is a security computer program written by Alan Bradley, and in 1982 was taken prisoner by the self-aware Master Control Program and forced to play on the Game Grid. His legendary skills and devotion to the users turned him into a formidable warrior and Disc Arena master.

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