Some of the top names for German shepherds are Boomer, Hawkeye, Axel, Gunner, Delgado, Buddy and Toby. Other popular names for German shepherds, particularly males, include Gus, Cooper, Rocky, Bear, Otis, Scout, Shadow and Rebel. Popular names for female German shepherds include Bella, Sadie, Roxy, Tuffy, Stella, Bailey and Lady.
Some of the top names for German shepherds are inspired by well-known hunter and warrior figures. The name Diana, which is prevalent among female German shepherds, is in honor of the mythological Diana, the Huntress. Likewise, Faulkner, a popular name among male German shepherds, has for its origin the moniker of a German warplane.