Tough Dog Names

Tough Dog Names

"Beware of the Dog!

A scary collection of Names. This page is the perfect place to find a name for your canine tough guy (or gal).

Here we've pulled together the best dog names from our military, sports, history and movie databases.

On this list we have names like:

DILLINGER: Infamous gangster

MUSTANG: Wild breed of horse

PSYHCO: Classic Horror movie by Alfred Hitchcock

This is a good one too.

SHAFT: Fictional New York P.I.

So if you plan to name your Rottie after a WW II general, your Pit after an infamous gangster, or your Boxer after a tough, er...boxer, start right here.

ACHILLES Legendary hero of the Trojan War
ALI Mohammed Ali, heavyweight boxing legend
ANIMAL Manic drummer from "The Muppet Show"
APACHE Native American tribe
ARMAGEDDON Final battle between good and evil
ATLAS Titan who held the world on his shoulders
ATILLA Feared warrior king, Atilla the Hun
AXL Guns 'n Roses singer (well, the name sounds tough!)
BACKUP Pit Bull from the TV Series "Veronica Mars"
BADASS Tough name for a tough dog
BALBOA Rocky Balboa, boxer played by Sylvester Stallone
BAZOOKA WWII weapon for stopping tanks
BEDLAM Name of a notorious asylum in medieval London
BENGAL Large sub-species of tiger
BISMARCK German WW II Battleship
BISON Large, powerful wild cattle
BLACKHAWK An attack helicopter
BLACKHEART Expect no mercy!
BLADE Vampire hunter played by Wesley Snipes
BODIE Tough C15 agent in The Professionals

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BOONDOCKS The MacManus twins from The Boondock Saints
BOOTCAMP Only the strong survive
BOSS He's the boss and don't you forget it!
BOURBON What tough guys drink (tough dogs prefer water)
BRONSON Charles Bronson, Hollywood tough guy
BRUIN Another name for the brown bear
BRUISER A demon in the video game Doom 3
BRUNO Frank Bruno, former world heavyweight champion
BRUTUS Soldier, senator and conspirator against Julius Ceasar
BULL When he charges - get out of the way!
BULLIT Classic Steve McQueen movie
BULLY Professional wrestler "Big Bully" Busick
BUSTER Buster Douglas, former world heavyweight champion
BUTCH Butch Cassidy, western outlaw
CAESAR Rome's greatest general
CALLAHAN Harry Callahan, also known as Dirty Harry
CAPO A captain in the mafia
CAPONE Infamous Chicago mob boss Alphonse "Al" Capone
CARLITO Ex con played by Al Pacino in the movie "Carlito's Way"
CHAVEZ Julio Cesar Chavez, world boxing champ



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COBURN James Coburn, noted for his tough guy roles
COMBAT don't pick a fight with this guy!
CONAN Barbarian warrior played by Arnold Swarzenegger
CROWBAR A useful tool for opening (or breaking!) things
CRUSHER Ring name of Reginald Lisowski, professional wrestler
DAGGER Sharp and dangerous - like his teeth!
DE NIRO Are you barking at me?
DEMON Supernatural evil spirit
DIABLO Spanish for "devil"
DILLINGER Infamous gangster
DUTCH Dutch Schultz, infamous mobster
FLINT Bond spoof in which James Coburn played the title role
FORCE Mystical source of energy in Star Wars
GENERAL Leader of an army
GHENGIS Ghengis Khan, founder and emperor of the Mongol empire
GODZILLA Giant monster that destroys Tokyo (and New York)
GOTHAM Batman's home town, a dark and dangerous place
GRIZZLY Large, ferocious sub-species of bear
GRUNT Slang term for an infantry soldier
HANNIBAL Hannibal Lechter, fictional serial killer

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HOFFA Jimmy Hoffa, tough Teamsters Union leader
HULK The jolly green giant or Hulk Hogan, wrestler
IRON Tough as iron, hard as nails
IRON MIKE Nickname of boxer Mike Tyson
JAWS Mechanical shark or steel-toothed assasin in James Bond
JESSE JAMES Notorious old west outlaw
JIMBO Slang term for Jim Beam, a tough guy's drink
KEVLAR Body armor used by the police and military
KOEVOET An Afrikaans word meaning "Crowbar"
KOJAK Tough New York cop played by Telly Savalas
KONG Giant ape that took on New York city
KRAKEN A legendary sea monster
LA MOTTA World middleweight champion featured in "Raging Bull"
LUGER Second World War German Pistol
MAMBA Very fast, very poisonous snake
MARLBORO The Marlboro man, advertisement macho man
MAXIMUS Gladiator played by Russell Crowe in the movie
MAYDAY Baddie in the Bond movie "A View to a Kill"
MINDER Slang term for a bodyguard
MOHAWK Native American tribe

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MORDRED The guy who defeated King Arthur
MR. HYDE Dr. Jekyll's bad side
MUSTANG Wild breed of horse
NUKE Slang for a nuclear missile
NUKEM Duke Nukem, 'shoot 'em up' hero of the video game
ODIN Chief god of Norse mythology
OX Cattle used for pulling heavy loads
OZARK Mountain range in central U.S.
PADLOCK I am on guard, no-one gets in!
PAGAN Someone who practices idol worship
PANTERA Hard rocking heavy metal band
PATTON American WWII General known as "ol' blood and guts"
POPEYE Spinach eating sailor or French Connection detective
PSYCHO Classic Horror movie by Alfred Hitchcock
PUNK Loud, aggressive form of rock music
QASHQAI Nissan SUV with a tough sounding name
RAMBO No tough guy list is complete without John Rambo
RAPTOR Veliciraptor, a carnivorous dinosaur
RAZOR Razor Riddick, former heavyweight boxing champ
REAPER Grim Reaper, the personification of death

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REBEL Born to break the rules
RHINO Ring name of pro wrestler, Terry Gerin
RIFF RAFF Extra terrestrial butler from the Rocky Horror Picture Show
ROCK The Rock, actor and former wrestler Dwayne Johnson
ROMMEL German WW II General known as "The Desert Fox"
RONIN Japanese samurai warriors
SABBATH Pioneering Heavy Metal band Black Sabbath
SAMSON Biblical strong man
SARGE Short for sergeant
SCARFACE Mobster played by Al Pacino in the movie of the same mame
SCUD Soviet ballistic missile
SERGEANT Sgt. Rock, comic book hero of Easy Company
SERPICO Cop who took on the NYPD and won
SHAFT Fictional New York P.I.
SHAKA Warrior king of the Zulu
SHARK Razor toothed apex predators of the oceans
SLUGGER Louisville Slugger baseball bat
SPIDER Beware the bite!
SPIKE Vampire in the TV series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
SUMO Huge Japanese wrestlers

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TANK Armoured war machine
THOR Norse God of Thunder and comic book superhero
THUNDER And that's just his bark!
TIBURON Means "shark" in Spanish
TITAN Race of powerful gods in Greek mythology
TOMBSTONE Tough frontier town in the wild west
TORA Means "tiger" in Japanese
TURBO Album by Heavy Metal band Judas Priest
TYSON Former heavyweight boxing champion
UNDERTAKER WWE superstar "The Undertaker"
VIKING Fierce seafaring warriors from Scandanavia
VIPER His bite's worse than his bark (much worse!)
VITO Great mobster name for a tough dog
WARRIOR The Ultimate Warrior, pro wrestler
WASABI Potent green Japanese mustard
WILD BILL Legendary Wild West gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok
XENA Warrior princess from the TV series
ZAPATA Mexican revolutionary
ZEUS King of the gods in Greek mythology
ZHUKOV Russian WWII field marshall
ZULU  African warrior tribe


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