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121 Amazing Names for Weimaraners: Ideas for Striking Hunting Dogs

Sarah Psaradelis

By Sarah Psaradelis


Weimaraners are a large dog breed with floppy ears and a solid or patterned coat which is usually silver-grey. The Weimaraner is a German dog breed that was bred to be hunting dogs and often owned by royalty.

Aside from their striking coats, the Weimaraners have a lovely temperament that makes them protective, loyal, and loving pets.

If you have recently gotten a Weimaraner yourself and you are struggling to find a name that fits this dog breed, we have compiled a list of the best names that suit the Weimaraner.

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How To Name Your Weimaraner

Finding the right inspiration for a suitable name for your Weimaraner can be challenging. These dogs are known for their intelligence, size, and athletic bodies, and common dog names don’t seem to fit well with this breed. You can get to know their personality a bit more before you settle on a name, especially if you want to choose an individual name that is unique to your Weimaraner dog.

Otherwise, appearance-based names are also a good choice for this dog breed if you want to keep it simple. Since the Weimaraner is a German dog breed, certain German words or names might be a good fit for this dog.

Weimaraner in the desert
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Names Based on Appearance

Weimaraners have several different coat colors, ranging from blue, silver, grey, and even mixed browns that can appear as a chocolate or amber color. Different shades of blue-greys and silvers are the most common coat color in this dog breed.

Their floppy ears, deep chest, and long legs give them their characteristically athletic appearance, and their coat can either be long or short. Some Weimaraners can have patterns such as spots or piebald markings, which is a genetic variation.

  • Silver
  • Blue
  • Grey/Gray
  • Brownie
  • Chocolate
  • Floppy
  • Lank
  • Mouse
  • Speckles
  • Spot
  • Patches
  • Taupe
  • Amber
  • Pie

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Tough Weimaraner Dog Names

The Weimaraner is a tough and athletic dog breed, so a tough-sounding name might be a good fit. Names that accentuate their loyalty, protectiveness, and ability to hunt will be suitable for both male and female Weimaraner dogs.

  • Ares
  • Bane
  • Ajax
  • Bonnie
  • Brute
  • Acadia
  • Gunner
  • Sylvia
  • Silver bullet
  • Akeeva
  • Kojak
  • Blake
  • Rebel
  • Steel
  • Geneva
  • Dart
  • Alaska
  • Hunter
  • Bronson
  • Zeus
  • Balto
  • Jett
  • Bristol
  • Thatcher
  • Dakota
  • Harper
  • Phoebe
  • Talia
  • Rhiannon
  • Amari
  • Rieka
  • Timber
  • Trapper
  • Sprint
  • Diego
  • Ripley

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Male Weimaraner Dog Names

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Male Weimaraners are strong and protective, so a powerful name that matches their temperament will be a good choice.

  • Tyson
  • Butch
  • Rocky
  • Dash
  • Bane
  • Apache
  • Speed
  • Bonzo
  • Bear
  • Stalin
  • Moose
  • Barrett
  • Amell
  • Isa
  • Bandit
  • Ivan
  • Scout
  • Nixon
  • Dagger
  • Ryder
  • Sailor
  • Duke
  • Oliver
  • Buck
  • Rambo
  • Buggsy
  • Dozer
  • Hyde
  • Vlad
  • Sherman
  • Cujo
  • Fin
  • Frisco
  • Cain
  • Archer
  • Maverick
  • Thorn
  • Chopper
  • Ranger
  • Ozzy
  • Rover
  • Jake
  • Benji

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Female Weimaraner Dog Names

Weimaraner by the sea
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Female Weimaraners are built for speed, strength, and independence. So, why not choose a name that matches the fierce yet loving personality of a female Weimaraner?

  • Myrtle
  • Arya
  • Solstice
  • Pepper
  • Rain
  • Tivy
  • Asuna
  • Sage
  • Zina
  • Alchemy
  • Arrow
  • Whisky
  • Bourbon
  • Crimson
  • Shiloh
  • Grace
  • Raven
  • Aspen
  • True
  • Valor
  • Villa
  • Arwen
  • Opal
  • Skye
  • Nala
  • Joan
  • Xina
  • Winnie
  • Shenzi
  • Robin
  • Winter
  • Kora
  • Zahra
  • Yuki
  • Sierra
  • Duchess
  • Violet
  • Paisley
  • Roxy
  • Kona
  • Aurora
  • Jade
  • Luna

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Historical Weimaraner Dog Names

  • Heidi – The name of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Weimaraner dog.
  • Weimar – The name of the German city where this breed originated.

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Final Thoughts

There are many different names to choose from that will suit Weimaraner. You can choose from simple names such as Roxy or Dash, or even a historical Weimaraner’s name like Heidi.

Weimaraners make excellent family dogs and have the perfect combination of strength, bravery, and intelligence. It can be tricky to pick out the right name for your Weimaraner and can take some time to see which name fits properly or inspires you.

We hope that this article has helped you choose the right name for your new Weimaraner!

Featured Image Credit: DragoNika, Shutterstock

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