Dog Names Meaning Protector

0 Stories
14 Votes

Introduction

From the biggest breed to the smallest, dogs are extremely loyal and show that fidelity by providing protection to their loved ones. Ever since mankind formed a relationship with dogs they have used their canine companions as protectors and guards. Warriors have gone to battle with four-legged companions to watch their backs. Even today, canines are used by the military and police forces for protection plus a variety of other, often life-threatening, jobs. Many families also turn to canines to guard their families and homes.

Dog Names Meaning Protector in Pop Culture

Dog Names Meaning Protector Considerations

Nowadays, dog breeds commonly associated with protection work are the German Shepherd, Doberman, Mastiff, Belgian Tervuren, Great Dane, Bernese Mountain Dog,  Fila Brasileiro, Great Pyrenees, Saint Bernard, Belgian Malinois, and the Rottweiler. However, anyone that has owned a dog knows that it does not matter what size their companion might be, he is always loyal. Even small Chihuahuas will growl and nip to protect their beloved person. 

Canine protectors can be traced back to ancient Mesopotamia during 2150 to 14000 BCE where they are depicted as companions and protectors in the story, ‘The Epic of Gilgamesh’. Dog collars are also shown in jewelry from the time period that renders images of canines which also alludes to the domestic uses of the animals in society as overall protection for homes, humans, and livestock.

In India, Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, and  Mesoamerica, people have turned to dogs for protection. The Greeks and Romans used them in battle. Even Genghis Khan had a pack of canines for protection when going to war. It is undeniable that the primary use of dogs throughout history has been for the protection of humans, homes, and livestock.

With unfailing loyalty, canines continue to meet and exceed the expectations of their beloved humans whether is in the capacity of law enforcement, military, or simply as a family protector, Dogs proudly serve their owners by keeping them safe.

Male Dog Names Meaning Protector

Votes Name Vote
1
Duncan
Gaelic for a dark warrior
1
Garen
French for guardian
1
Greyson
Son of a warrior
1
Hamond
The protector of the home
1
Lalo
A rich protector
0
Midnight Sun
One of the first police dogs in the United States
0
Ajax
Greek for a great warrior and protector
0
Aasim
One who is a guardian and protector
0
Alixander
The guardian of men
0
Alvaro
Protector of the elf army
0
Alois
A great German warrior and protector
0
Batair
Scottish for a very strong warrior
0
Einar
Norwegian for warrior
0
Ewan
Irish for a young protector
0
Gerald
German for warrior
0
Griffith
Irish for chief warrior
0
Duleep
The protector of Delhi
0
Edik
A wealthy guardian
0
Igor
A great and brave warrior of Scandinavia
0
Hafid
Islamic protector
0
Havard
A high guardian
0
Homesh
Protector of the world
0
Kayalan
Means protector or bodyguard
0
Raxit
Means protector or guardian
0
Kimble
The chief of all warriors
0
Raksha
One who keeps everyone safe
0
Seaward
A sea protector
-1
Milward
Guardian of the mill
-1
Millard
Caretaker and protector of the mill

Female Dog Names Meaning Protector

Votes Name Vote
2
Rosabella
German for noble protector
1
Meredith
Celtic protector of the sea
0
Alexia
Protector of mankind
0
Aliya
Protector and defender
0
Ariene
Latin for queen guardian
0
Alvara
Protector of elves
0
Arienne
A holy guardian
0
Atiena
The guardian of the night
0
Asmia
A girl who is a protector
0
Deandria
A girl who is a great protector
0
Edrie
A blessed female guardian
0
Eina
A protector with beautiful eyes
0
Edwardina
Protector of riches
0
Edmonda
A clean guardian
0
Floke
The guardian and protector of the people
0
Hafeeza
A guardian with an amulet
0
Hafizah
An attentive guardian
0
Alessandria
Italian for protector
0
Alastair
Scottish for protector
0
Ilma
German for protector
0
Lexi
Shortened Greek for protector
0
Sezia
Russian for noble protector
0
Arminda
The protector of mankind
0
Amyntas
Lyrical form of protector
0
Tere
Protector of the harvest
0
Tesha
Greek for protector
0
Tressya
Protector of the wheat
0
Ramona
A mighty protector
-1
Autun
One who not only guards but also teaches
-1
Eda
A wealthy female guardian

Community Dogs With Names Meaning Protector