The Best Dachshund Names


Dachshunds are great! They are the most adorable breed in the world. Sausage dogs have a great personality and are full of joy and happiness. If you are getting a new dachshund, finding the perfect name can be a bit of a challenge. Every doxie parent wants to find the right name that suits their dachshund’s personality. So let’s see how to find the perfect name for your new dachshund.

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Tips for naming a dog 

  1. You will be calling your dog’s name very often in the future. So choose the one you actually like.
  2. Try to keep it short, this will make it easier for your dog to learn his o her own name. Two syllable names are preferable for this reason. 
  3. If you are set on giving your dog a long name. Use a nickname when calling him o her.
  4. Avoid names that sound similar to other family members or other pets, this might confuse your dog.
  5. You will be calling your dog’s name in public very often. Avoid names that could be considered offensive by other people.
  6. Avoid names that sound like commands, this could make it difficult to train your dog in the future.

We made this list of name ideas to help you find an awesome name for your new dachshund.

Names dachshunds belonging to celebrities:

  • Archie and Amos – Andy Warhol
  • Blakie – John Wayne
  • Clown – Brigitte Bardot
  • Commissioner – Clark Gable
  • Dyna – Gary Cooper
  • Fortune – Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Helen – William Randolph Hearst
  • Jezebel – Cole Porter
  • Lump – Pablo Picasso
  • Red – Clint Eastwood
  • Stanley and Boogie – David Hockney
  • Waldi – 1972 Munich Olympics Mascot
  • Ross – Jean Harlow
  • Dunker – Jhon F Kennedy
  • kurze Beine – Marlin Brando 
  • Ozzy – George Harrison
  • Clown – Bridgitte Bardot 
  • London – Queen Elizabeth 
  • Minnie – E.B. White 
  • Bulle – Jacques Cousteau
  • Guapa – Audrey Hepburn
  • Charlie – Christian Slater
  • Louie – Adele 
  • Wadl & Hexl – Kaiser Wilhelm II
  • Henry – David Hasselhoff
  •  Ziggy – David Bowie 
  • Chula– Elizabeth Taylor
  • Baby & Boopshem – Joan Crawford
  • Boysie – Brooke Astor
  • Meatloaf & Zoe – Josh Duhamel & Fergie 
  • Chico – Albert Einstein
  • Candy & Vulcan (Corgi-Dachshund mixes) – Queen Elizabeth II of England
  • Fortune – Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Clytie – Benjamin Britten
  • Jacques – Yousuf Karsh
  •  Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund
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Examples of a cute name for female dachshunds

  • Abi
  • Alena
  • Annie
  • Bonnie
  • Charlotte
  • Clara
  • Darla
  • Edie
  • Elle
  • Emma
  • Frankie
  • Freya
  • Grace
  • Greta
  • Karina
  • Krissy
  • Leah
  • Lola
  • Lotta
  • Marla
  • Martha
  • Mia
  • Millie
  • Molly
  • Nella
  • Nora
  • Orla
  • Piper
  • Romy
  • Rosa
  • Roxie
  • Silvy
  • Tess
  • Tilly
  • Zoe

German names for female dachshunds 

  • Anna
  • Christa
  • Gerda
  • Edith
  • Erika
  • Eva
  • Frida
  • Ida
  • Ilse
  • Johanna
  • Jutta
  • Karla
  • Leni
  • Lina
  • Lotte
  • Maja
  • Margot
  • Ruth
  • Ursula
  • Wilda
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Examples of a cute name for male dachshunds

  • Arlo
  • Arthur
  • Ben
  • Billy
  • Bobby
  • Carlo
  • Carter
  • Charlie
  • Danny
  • Finn
  • Harry
  • Henry
  • Jack
  • Jonas
  • Leon
  • Lenny
  • Levi
  • Logan
  • Luke
  • Mason
  • Max
  • Milo
  • Noah
  • Oli
  • Oscar
  • Owen
  • Petey
  • Robin
  • Sam
  • Seb
  • Theo
  • Timmy
  • Toby
  • Tom
  • Wyatt

German names for male dachshunds 

  • Bernhard
  • Bruno
  • Carl
  • Claus
  • Emil
  • Felix
  • Gunter
  • Hans
  • Heinz
  • Herbert
  • Franz
  • Kurt
  • Manfred
  • Matteo
  • Moritz
  • Oskar
  • Otto
  • Rolf
  • Werner
  • Wolfgang
Dachshund Sausage

Sausage inspired names for dachshunds

  • Banger
  • Bloedworst
  • Bologna
  • Boudin
  • Bratwurst
  • Cervelat
  • Chipolata
  • Chorizo
  • Drisheen
  • Frankfurter
  • Glamorgan
  • Goetta
  • Haggis
  • Helzel
  • Lincolnshire
  • Lolita
  • Mettwurst
  • Pepperoni
  • Salami
  • Saucisson
  • Saveloy
  • Skilandis
  • Vienna
  • Weisswurst
  • Wiener

Funny dachshund names 

  • Beast
  • Butch
  • Captain
  • Dash
  • Fig
  • Flake
  • Hulk
  • Iggy
  • Jaws
  • Killer
  • Lady Little Legs
  • Lofty
  • Monstress
  • Morticia
  • Peanut
  • Pocket
  • Racket
  • Reginald
  • Roly
  • Rooster
  • Sergeant
  • Sir Sausage
  • Slinky
  • Sliver
  • Stretch
  • Tank
  • Tickle
  • Trickle
  • Waddle
  • Wiggles
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Adorable Dachshund names

  • Angel
  • Baby
  • Bubbles
  • Butterscotch
  • Charm
  • Chip
  • Cocoa
  • Cookie
  • Cutie
  • Dolly
  • Fifi
  • Giggles
  • Honey
  • Lolly
  • Ludo
  • Mocha
  • Niggles
  • Paws
  • Pickle
  • Pippin
  • Pixie
  • Popcorn
  • Precious
  • Scoot
  • Skip
  • Skittles
  • Smidge
  • Sparky
  • Speedy
  • Sweetie
  • Tot
  • Trifle
  • Twiglet
  • Twinkle
  • Waffles

Most popular according to dachshund owners

  • Abbey
  • Abby
  • Abigail
  • Alex
  • Allie
  • Ally
  • Amadeus
  • Anne
  • April
  • Artemis
  • Augie
  • Augustus
  • Bailey
  • Bandit
  • Barkley
  • Barney
  • Baron
  • Baxter
  • Beanie
  • Bear
  • Becky
  • Bela
  • Belle
  • Benson
  • Bentley
  • Bernie
  • Bill
  • Biscuit
  • Bismarck
  • Bit
  • Bo
  • Bo Bo
  • Bob
  • Boris
  • Brady
  • Brina
  • Bubba
  • Bud
  • Buddy
  • Budweiser
  • Buffy
  • Buster
  • Buttons
  • C.J.
  • Casey
  • Cassie
  • Chelsea
  • Chester
  • Chili
  • Chloe
  • Chocolate
  • Chopper
  • Cinnamon
  • Cleo
  • Clyde
  • Coco
  • Cody
  • Copper
  • Cora
  • Corky
  • Cricket
  • Cuddles
  • D.J.
  • Daisy
  • Darcy
  • Dazey
  • Dexter
  • Dickens
  • Digger
  • Dino
  • Dixie
  • Dodger
  • Droopy
  • Duchess
  • Duke
  • Duncan
  • Dusty
  • Edna
  • Ellie
  • Emily
  • Flash
  • Frank
  • Freckles
  • Fred
  • Fritz
  • Gabby
  • Garbo
  • Gavin
  • Gertie
  • Ginger
  • Gretchen
  • Gretel
  • Gretta
  • Gunner
  • Gunther
  • Gus
  • Hanna
  • Hannah
  • Hansel
  • Harley
  • Heidi
  • Heinrich
  • Herman
  • Hershey
  • Higgins
  • Hilde
  • Holly
  • Izzy
  • J.D.
  • Jake
  • Jakko
  • Jasmine
  • Jerry
  • Jesse
  • Jimmy
  • Jo Jo
  • Josie
  • Junior
  • K.C.
  • Katie
  • Kelsey
  • Kira
  • KoKo
  • Kramer
  • Lady
  • Lena
  • Lexie
  • Libby
  • Lille
  • Lilly
  • Lily
  • Link
  • Loki
  • Louie
  • Lucky
  • Lucy
  • Lulu
  • Macy
  • Maddie
  • Madison
  • Maggie
  • Mandie
  • Mandy
  • Marconi
  • Marty
  • Maxwell
  • Maya
  • Mercedes
  • Merlin
  • Michel
  • Mickey
  • Miga
  • Mindy
  • Minnie
  • Missy
  • Mister
  • Misty
  • Mitzi
  • Mollie
  • Moose
  • Mork
  • Moses
  • Muffin
  • Murphy
  • Natasha
  • Nathan
  • Nikita
  • Nikki
  • Nugget
  • Odie
  • Odin
  • Oliver
  • Ollie
  • Otis
  • Ozzie
  • Pal
  • Patches
  • Pearl
  • Pebbles
  • Penelope
  • Penney
  • Penny
  • Pepe
  • Pepper
  • Pepsi
  • Petie
  • Phoebe
  • Pickles
  • Pirate
  • Polo
  • Pretzel
  • Princess
  • Prissy
  • Pumpkin
  • Quincy
  • Ray
  • Red
  • Rita
  • Rocket
  • Rocko
  • Rocky
  • Rose
  • Rosey
  • Rosie
  • Rosy
  • Roxy
  • Ruby
  • Ruderik
  • Rusty
  • Sadie
  • Sally
  • Sammy
  • Sasha
  • Sassy
  • Scarlet
  • Scarlett
  • Schatze
  • Schnapps
  • Schnitzel
  • Schultz
  • Scooter
  • Scout
  • Shadow
  • Sheba
  • Sherman
  • Shorty
  • Siegfried
  • Simba
  • Skipper
  • Skippy
  • Smokey
  • Snickers
  • Snicklefritz
  • Sophia
  • Sophie
  • Spanky
  • Spencer
  • Spice
  • Spike
  • Squirt
  • Steffi
  • Struedel
  • Sugar
  • Suzi
  • Sweet Pea
  • Sydney
  • Taffy
  • Taylor
  • Teddy
  • Tessa
  • Tiffany
  • Tigger
  • Tinker Bell
  • Tiny
  • Tippy
  • Trouble
  • Tucker
  • Turbo
  • Twinkie
  • Tyr
  • Waldi
  • Wally
  • WD
  • Webster
  • Weenie
  • Weiner
  • Willie
  • Willy
  • Winnie
  • Winston
  • Woody
  • Wrigley
  • Wrinkles
  • Yoda
  • Ziggy
  • Zipper
  • Zoey

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