Dog Names Meaning Protector

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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.

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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
4
Alois
A great German warrior and protector
3
Ajax
Greek for a great warrior and protector
3
Ewan
Irish for a young protector
3
Gerald
German for warrior
3
Greyson
Son of a warrior
3
Lalo
A rich protector
3
Raksha
One who keeps everyone safe
2
Duncan
Gaelic for a dark warrior
2
Griffith
Irish for chief warrior
2
Garen
French for guardian
2
Kayalan
Means protector or bodyguard
1
Aasim
One who is a guardian and protector
1
Alvaro
Protector of the elf army
1
Einar
Norwegian for warrior
1
Duleep
The protector of Delhi
0
Alixander
The guardian of men
0
Edik
A wealthy guardian
0
Igor
A great and brave warrior of Scandinavia
0
Hamond
The protector of the home
0
Millard
Caretaker and protector of the mill
0
Kimble
The chief of all warriors
-1
Midnight Sun
One of the first police dogs in the United States
-1
Batair
Scottish for a very strong warrior
-1
Hafid
Islamic protector
-1
Havard
A high guardian
-1
Homesh
Protector of the world
-1
Milward
Guardian of the mill
-1
Raxit
Means protector or guardian
-2
Seaward
A sea protector

Female Dog Names Meaning Protector

Votes Name Vote
4
Ramona
A mighty protector
3
Eina
A protector with beautiful eyes
3
Rosabella
German for noble protector
3
Tesha
Greek for protector
2
Alvara
Protector of elves
2
Lexi
Shortened Greek for protector
1
Aliya
Protector and defender
1
Asmia
A girl who is a protector
1
Meredith
Celtic protector of the sea
1
Alastair
Scottish for protector
1
Ilma
German for protector
1
Arminda
The protector of mankind
1
Tressya
Protector of the wheat
0
Ariene
Latin for queen guardian
0
Arienne
A holy guardian
0
Edrie
A blessed female guardian
0
Edmonda
A clean guardian
-1
Alexia
Protector of mankind
-1
Edwardina
Protector of riches
-1
Hafeeza
A guardian with an amulet
-1
Hafizah
An attentive guardian
-1
Alessandria
Italian for protector
-1
Sezia
Russian for noble protector
-1
Amyntas
Lyrical form of protector
-1
Tere
Protector of the harvest
-2
Autun
One who not only guards but also teaches
-2
Atiena
The guardian of the night
-2
Deandria
A girl who is a great protector
-2
Eda
A wealthy female guardian
-2
Floke
The guardian and protector of the people

Community Dogs With Names Meaning Protector

Cody
Male
Husky Jack
Decatur, IA

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Female
Rottweiler
New Roads, LA

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Stewie
Male
West Highland White Terrier
Texas City, TX
Personality
Tuff
Agressive

Strong independent and protective