Last Updated on August 7, 2021 by Marco
If you’ve just got a tiny Doxie pup and you’re wondering what to call him, here’s our list of 200 fascinating and different male wiener dog names. Ranging from standard human names to candy-flavored puns, all the way to the names of gods and vikings, chances are that your dog’s future name is somewhere on this list. And, even if it isn’t, hopefully, we’ll at least get you thinking in a unique direction.
Top 22 Classic Male Wiener Dog Names
What other people consider popular should matter little when it comes to you and your dog but why not go over the most popular and classic names first before we delve into the more weird suggestions.
What Makes Great Male Weenie Dog Names As Good As They Are?
With the classics out of the way, let’s take a second to look into what makes a great dog name before we move on to more suggestions. Naturally, the first criterion for a dog name is that it should be something you’ll like saying. After all, the dog itself doesn’t really care what scribbles are drawn on the front page of its passport.
So, first and foremost, the perfect male wiener dog names are those that feel personal to you. It may even be as simple as the name of a favorite author or a movie character – there’s nothing wrong with that.
If we want to get a bit into the “science” of dog names we can mention that giving your dog a human name can lead you to anthropomorphize a pet which some experts don’t recommend. On the other hand – a lot of us find that quite fun. And then, there’s the perceived importance of the dog’s name for training which suggests that a name should be clear, unique, and short.
Then again, dachshunds are rarely used as working dogs today. So, there’s nothing wrong with picking a name that just feels right and fun for you and your family.
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14 Sausage-Inspired Male Dachshund Puppy Names
A very popular option is to pick a sausage-themed name for a male dachshund. They are called wiener dogs, after all, so there’s nothing wrong with that as far as we’re concerned!
- Smokey Weenie
- Hot Dog
- Jimmy Dean
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30 German-Inspired Male Dachshund Names
As dachshunds are a traditionally German breed, it’s perfectly intuitive and logical to consider some German names for your Doxie too. These can be anything from standard German male names to names of certain famous historic or mythological German figures, and even some German words that sound nice.
24 Candy-Inspired Male Dachshund Dog Names
Dachshunds don’t just look like a tasty sausage – they also adorably resembles a delicious chocolate treat. So, what better name for a Doxie than Almond Joy or Biscotti? Fudge is a big favorite of ours as it’s both descriptive and funny while also being the censored version of a particular four-letter word we often mumble as we chase down our Doxies around the house.
- Peanut Butter
- Almond Joy
- Milk Dud
- Milky Way
22 Norse Mythology Male Wiener Dog Names That Will Make Your Doxie Sound Like A Viking
Germanic and Norse mythologies are very closely intertwined which makes them a perfect source for your male dachshund’s name. Such names are both well-known, German-sounding, and truly epic.
A lot of them fit dogs very well too. For example, Tyr was not only the German god of war but also the god of wolves and hounds. Fenrir, on the other hand, was both Loki’s son and the giant wolf who killed Odin during Ragnarok. Jormungandr is an especially funny and cool name for a Doxie too as that’s the giant serpent that causes lots of trouble for Thor – perfect for an elongated pup that loves to wreak havoc around the house.
And then, there are the famous names such as Thor, Odin, Heimdall, and Loki – probably the perfect name for a mischievous little Doxie.
14 Ancient Egyptian Male Wiener Dog Names That Work Sound Great
While Doxies are viewed as a German breed, there is plenty of historic speculation that these dogs actually came from Ancient Egypt through Rome. If that’s to be believed, then another fitting option for a dog’s name would be that of a might Egyptian god!
The long-muzzled Jackal god Anubis jumps to mind as an obvious choice but there are some other great ones such as Shed, the god protector against wild animals, Hapy – another protector deity, or the primordial god Shu. And, of course, there are the really famous ones such as Ra, Set, Osiris, Horus, Imhotep, Ba’al, and others.
74 Other Great Male Wiener Dog Names To Consider
Did some of these names catch your eye? If not, take a look at some of our other list articles for more funny and cute suggestions. At the end of the day, the perfect wiener dog name should be personal too, so anything can work as long as it feels right for you and your dog.
Jordan is an animal–lover who specializes in dachshunds. He has owned and cared for dachshunds since he was a child, and his passion for these unique dogs has only grown with time. Jordan is an avid researcher and learner, and spends a large portion of his free time studying the history, behaviour, and health of dachshunds. He has a knack for training and socializing his own dogs, and loves introducing them to new experiences. When not caring for his own pets, Jordan likes to volunteer at local animal rescue shelters, helping to find homes for abandoned dachshunds. He is a true animal advocate, and dedicates his time to ensure that all animals receive the love, respect, and care they deserve.