Bullmastiff Dog Names

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Introduction

Bullmastiffs originated in England and were first trained to become guard dogs. This British dog breed is known to be broad, massive, and powerful. The size and build of Bullmastiffs may establish an intimidating facade, but in actuality, they’re loving and gentle giants. They’re normally calm and good-natured dogs, but at the same time they are serious and alert. They are patient around children and fearless around predators. Despite being good-natured, Bullmastiffs are in need of a master who is assertive, consistent, and can carefully conduct obedience training. This breed may not be your usual first choice for a house pet, but they are great companions and loyal guard dogs. Moreover, with adequate training and proper socialization, they can make for the perfect family pet.

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Bullmastiff Dog Name Considerations

Naming dogs is a vital step to fully welcoming them into your home. Naturally, dog owners, especially first-timers, want a special and noteworthy name that best suits their furbabies. One good tip for naming a dog is to avoid a name that sounds similar to a relative's name or that of another pet. This can help prevent confusion with your new dog. 

Also, in naming a Bullmastiff, choose a name that reflects the traits of the breed. As previously mentioned, they are mild-mannered and serious at the same time. They can be the sweetest and most loving dog, and they can also be the most protective. So a name that represents the following attributes would be fitting.

Since the Bullmastiff originated in an English-speaking country, an English name would also do. But, if you’d like to get a little more creative and different, you can always choose names that are of another language.

Apart from the dog's traits, you may also opt to choose a name based on your dog’s physical appearance. Bullmastiffs are a large and strong breed. Additionally, the coat colors of the breed are fawn, brindle, and red. You can choose to name your dog after its size, in which case a name that expresses strength and power would be appropriate. Another alternative would be to simply name your dog after the color of their coat.

Male Bullmastiff Dog Names

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Butkus
Name of Sylvester Stallone’s Bullmastiff, also the name of the Bullmastiff in the film Rocky
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Baron
A member of British nobility
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Kratos
The god of power and strength in Greek mythology
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William
An English name that means “determined protector”
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Leon
Means “brave as a lion” in French
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Garrett
Means “brave” in English
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Alvaro
A German name that means “noble guardian”
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Duke
An English name that means both “leader” and “ruler”
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Alexis
Means “defender” in Greek
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Champ
Short for the English word Champion, which means “defeater of all opponents”
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Adar
Means “fire” in Hebrew; good for red-coated Bullmastiffs
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Hank
Means “ruler of the home” in English
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Henri
Means “home ruler” in German
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Hero
Someone who is acknowledged for being courageous
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Liam
A German name that means “resolute defender”
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Bernard
Means “brave as a bear” in French
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Albert
English name that means both “bright” and “noble”
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Amos
Means “strong” and “brave” in Hebrew
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Casey
Means “brave” in Celtic
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Favio
Means “a man who is brave” in Latin-America
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Ames
Means “companion” in French
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SIrius
The name of the faithful dog and hunting companion of Orion in Greek mythology
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Darrell
Means “darling” in French
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Armand
An English name that means “soldier”
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Argos
The name of the faithful dog of Odysseus in Greek mythology
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Earl
An English name that means “noble”
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Aden
Means “the fiery one” in Arabic; good for red-coated Bullmastiffs
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Bailey
An English name that means “trusted guardian”
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Fred
Means “peaceful ruler” in English
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Iggy
Means “fiery one” in English; good for red-coated Bullmastiffs

Female Bullmastiff Dog Names

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Hera
Means “protectress” in Greek
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Blaze
A bright flame or fire; good for red-coated Bullmastiffs
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Victoria
The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death
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Edana
Means “fiery” in Gaelic; good for red-coated Bullmastiffs
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Hazel
An English name that means “powerful”
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Dulce
Means “sweet daughter” in Spanish
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Tracy
Means “warrior” in French
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Cherry
A fruit that is red in color; good for a dog with a brindle or red coat
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Briana
An English name that means both “strong” and “virtuous”
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Esme
Means “beloved one” in French
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Regina
Means “queen” in English
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Arya
A prominent character in the TV Series “Game of Thrones”; the boldest of the Stark siblings
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Ruby
A precious stone that is color red; fitting for sable, brindle or red coat
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Chantal
Means “tough like a stone” in French
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Storm
A disturbance in the atmosphere, usually accompanied by strong rain and wind
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Rika
German name that means “powerful protector”
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Sunny
Means bright with sunlight; can be a fitting name for fawn-coated Bullmastiffs
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Hettie
Means “ruler of the household” in French
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Minne
Means “love” in German
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Lela
Means “faithful” in French
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Cerise
Means “cherry red” in French; good for red-coated Bullmastiffs
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Matilde
German name that means “strong fighter”
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Erma
Means “warrior” in German
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Sandy
An English name that means “defender of the people”
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Tora
Means “tiger” in Japanese; good for brindle-coated Bullmastiffs
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Rose
A flower plant that is usually red in color; good for red-coated Bullmastiffs
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Alaska
The largest state in the US; a good name for big dogs
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Audrey
An English name that means “noble strength”
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Carla
Portuguese name that means “one who possesses strength”
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Tilda
Means “mighty woman” in French

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