Good names for male bullmastiffs include Mac, Max, Brutus, Bismarck, Kong, Yukon, Hercules and Moose. Girl bullmastiffs are often called by such names as Daisy, Maggie, Lucy, Baby, Duchess, Empress, Tasha, and Belle.
Many of the favorite names for boy bullmastiffs refer to the dog's large size, while names for girls center primarily on the dog's docile and sweet-tempered nature.
According to data from the American Kennel Club, the bullmastiff is 60 percent mastiff and 40 percent bulldog. The AKC profile of this breed shows it to be intelligent, very willing to please and an ideal companion and guard dog. According to AKC data, the bullmastiff was used historically to keep poachers from accessing large estates in the United Kingdom. AKC statistics show that dogs in the breed are approximately 2 feet to 2 1/2 feet tall and weigh approximately 125 pounds.
The website Mans-best-friend.org.uk is a helpful reference for choosing a name for a bullmastiff puppy or dog. The site reminds dog owners to make sure their dog's name is unique or not similar to the name of someone in their household. Confusion can result from similar names.
Also, owners should make sure to choose a puppy-friendly name that will also match the dog's size and personality when it becomes an adult dog.