Dutch Shepherd Dog Names

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Introduction

Native to the Netherlands, the Dutch Shepherd is a herding dog that was used mainly for farming purposes. The breed bears a resemblance to other Shepherd-type of dogs such as Belgian and German Shepherds because they all share a close ancestry, making them “cousin” breeds. A jack of all trades, the Dutch Shepherd is not only known for being a farm dog, they are also used for other purposes such as service animals, police dogs and house companions. Nowadays, Dutch Shepherds are enjoying a resurgence in popularity in their home country and have become a top choice for a home pet. 

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Dutch Shepherd Dog Name Considerations

When getting a new dog, you are automatically taking on the task of choosing a name. There are many considerations to be made before settling on a final decision. Firstly, the length of the name should be taken into account. It is common knowledge among dog lovers that short names, particularly no more than two or three syllables, are ideal for dogs. This is because they can only recall the first few syllables of any word. If you end up choosing a long name, make sure that you can come up with a shortened version of this name, which will make things easier when you need to call out or command your dog.

Another possible consideration is the dog’s country of origin. In this case, the Dutch Shepherd originated from the Netherlands. Hence, it is only fitting that owners of the breed give their dog a popular Dutch name or anything related to Holland’s rich culture.

You may also use the dog’s many attributes as inspiration for a name. The Dutch Shepherd is a muscular, medium-sized dog that comes in a brindle coat. As for the personality and temperament, the Dutch Shepherd is strong, lively, alert and independent. Moreover, the breed is known for their loyalty and willingness to work with their owners. Any of these qualities can be used as basis for a name.

Male Dutch Shepherd Dog Names

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Barend
Dutch name meaning “bear”
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Finn
Dutch name meaning “fair”
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Bertel
Dutch name meaning “bright”
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Henrik
German name meaning “ruler of the home”
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Boaz
Hebrew name meaning “swiftness”
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Scout
To search for something or someone
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Pieter
Dutch name meaning “rock”
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Chaz
German name meaning “free man”
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Dirk
Dutch name meaning “people ruler”
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Cronan
Means “deep brown” in Gaelic
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Elmo
German name meaning “protection”
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Allard
Dutch name meaning “noble hardy”
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Herold
Dutch name meaning “brave fighter”
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Leonard
German name meaning “strong as a lion”
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Maximus
Means “greatest” in Latin
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Bruin
Means “brown” in Dutch
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Fikri
Arabic name meaning “intelligent person”
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Rex
Latin name meaning “king”
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Camo
Shortened version of “camouflage”
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Argos
Greek name meaning “vigilant guardian”
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Sigmund
German name meaning “victorious defender”
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Gunther
German name meaning “warrior”
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Levi
Hebrew name meaning “attached”
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Alaric
German name meaning “noble ruler”
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Magnus
Latin name meaning “great”
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Ozzy
English name meaning “divine power”
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Milo
German name meaning “calm”
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Leven
Dutch name meaning “life”
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Hamza
Arabic name meaning “strong, steadfast”
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Captain
One who is in charge

Female Dutch Shepherd Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
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Esme
French name meaning “beloved”
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Dakota
Native American name meaning “ally”
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Vixen
A female fox
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Zoe
Means “life” in Greek
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Roos
Dutch name meaning “like a rose”
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Mina
Dutch name meaning “resolute protector”
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Rikki
French name meaning “strong power”
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Belle
Means “beautiful” in French
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Skylar
Dutch name meaning “guarded”
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Eden
Hebrew name meaning “delight”
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Anika
Dutch name meaning “grace”
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Artemis
Olympian goddess of the hunt
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Calypso
A nymph in Greek mythology
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Nadja
German name meaning “hope”
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Devana
Roman goddess of hunt
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Queen
A female of high ranking
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Doutzen
Dutch name meaning “one who enjoys travel”
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Alida
German name meaning “noble”
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Brenda
Norse name meaning “sword”
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Femke
Dutch name meaning “little girl”
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Cinnamon
A brown spice
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Farah
Arabic name meaning “joy”
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Kitena
Dutch name meaning “one who is pure”
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Laurice
Dutch name meaning “jester, clown”
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Elke
German name meaning “noble kind”
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Lieke
Dutch name meaning “angelic”
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Maud
German name meaning “powerful battler”
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Gretel
German name meaning “pearl”
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Mila
Slavic name meaning “dear”
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Leonie
Latin name meaning “lioness”

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