Dachshunds are a very distinctive breed of dog. Right now, they are one of the top 15 most popular dog breeds in the United States. Known as wiener dogs because of their long, thin body, these dogs have a spunky personality and a curious mind. If you are looking for Dachshund names, we have you covered. The following list includes 75 female Dachshund names and 75 male Dachshund names. Some of the names can also be used for either gender, so make sure to check out names on both lists.
75 Female Dachshund Names
1. Elsa: German names like this one are a perfect way to express your puppy’s German heritage.
2. Molly: This would be an adorable name for a Dachshund.
3. Bitty: This is one of the Dachshund names that was created based on the dog’s size.
4. Ursula: Unsure about what to name your puppy? This German name is a great choice.
5. Penelope: This is a long name for a long-looking dog.
6. Jelly Bean: If your dog is as tiny as a jelly bean, use this Dachshund name.
7. Gretchen: This German name would be a cute choice for your puppy.
8. Dottie: Use this if your little dog is as tiny as a dot.
9. Peanut: This is an adorable name choice that is based on the dog’s small stature.
10. Bernadette: Many of the best Dachshund names are German in origin.
11. Lily: Flower names like Lily area always a pretty option for a Dachshund.
12. Tiny: This is an obvious option for a very tiny dog.
13. Ida: This is a simple, easy name for your puppy that originally comes from Germany.
14. Mabel: This is an old-fashioned sounding name that would be an adorable option for a Dachshund.
15. Minnie: You could call your dog Mini or Minnie.
16. Anka: This is a short, trendy-sounding name from Germany.
17. Belle: In Italian, this name is said to mean beautiful.
18. Dresden: This Dachshund name comes from the name of a large city in Germany that is placed near the border with the Czech Republic.
19. Heidi: This German name was made famous in the novel by the same name.
20. Olive: This is a cute name for a Dachshund.
21. Little: This is an obvious choice for such a little, cute dog.
22. Zelda: This would be a fun, German name for your Dachshund.
23. Izzy: This name gets bonus points because it is short and easy to say. Plus, it could be used for as a male or female Dachshund name.
24. Puny: While this makes sense because of the dog’s size, it is not a particularly nice-sounding name.
25. Mischa: This is a cool-sounding name that comes from Germany.
26. Maisie: This is one of the sweetest names on this list and sounds very old-fashioned.
27. Pumpernickel: This is an adorable name that comes from a type of sweet rye bread that is quite popular in Germany. Plus, you can always shorten this name to just Pumpkin.
28. Lola: This simple name is actually German in origin.
29. Angel: Use this if your puppy is a little angel.
30. Baby: This is an easy option that comes from the dog’s tiny size.
31. Amelia: This is an incredibly classic name that originally came from Germany.
32. Penny: This is a cute, easy name.
33. Streusel: In Germany, this is the name of a very delicious dessert. We also think that it would be a great name for a male or female Dachshund.
34. Claudia: German names like this one are a popular choice.
35. Harper: This name sounds hip and was once the name of the legendary American novelist, Harper Lee.
36. Elf: This is a cute option for a little dog. Plus, you can dress your puppy in an elf costume at Christmastime.
37. Fritzi: This adorable German name would be such a good name for a dog.
38. Ariel: This is a cute name choice for a pretty dog.
39. Liesel: This is one of my favorite German names for a Dachshund.
40. Buddy: This name could work for a male or female puppy.
41. Frieda: If you want to show off your dog’s heritage, choose German names like this one.
42. Coco: This is a popular choice for any brown-colored dog. You could also just call your puppy Cocoa.
43. Marta: This would be a good choice if you want a German name for your dog.
44. Sugar: This is literally a “sweet” name for your new pup!
45. Spice: If you happen to have two dogs, it would be pretty awesome to name one of them sugar and the other one spice.
46. Wanda: While you rarely hear this name any more, this German name would still be a cute choice.
47. Daisy: Flower names are a top option for a cute puppy.
48. Ada: This is a short, easy name that comes from Germany.
49. Pearl: This is a sweet name for an extremely adorable dog.
50. Britta: This is another one of my favorite German names for a Dachshund.
51. Ginger: This is a great name for a spunky puppy.
52. Shorty: Considering the size of your dog, a name like this would certainly make sense.
53. Leona: This is a cute, German name.
54. Sadie: I absolutely love this Dachshund name.
55. Frederika: This name is a bit long, but you could always turn it into a nickname.
56. Gigi: You hear this name more often with poodles, but it could still work for a Dachshund.
57. Button: If your puppy is as tiny and cute as a button, choose this name for her.
58. Trudy: Originally, this name was actually German in origin.
59. Clara: This is a classic, fun name for a dog.
60. Hilda: This is a classic, German name for a Dachshund.
61. Daphne: This name reminds me of the character in Scooby Doo.
62. Itsy: If your dog is just an itsy bit of a thing, go with this cute name.
63. Beatrix: This is a German name that reminds me of the famous children’s author, Beatrix Potter.
64. Roxy: This is a fun option for a Dachshund name.
65. Shrimpy: This name sounds kind of mean since it is actually picking on your dog’s size.
66. Sofie: This is a sweet, German name.
67. Lady: If you get a boy dog, you should call him Tramp.
68. Ava: This is a short option that originally came from Germany.
69. Morsel: This name makes sense because your puppy is a bite-sized morsel.
70. Gracie: This sounds like the name of a very sweet, shy dog.
71. Millie: This is a fun German name for your pooch.
72. Teensy: This is a sweet name for a tiny pup.
73. Zoey: This would be an adorable option for a Dachshund name.
74. Ella: It might be a popular name in English, but this name originally came from Germany.
75. Brunhilde: If you want to show off your dog’s heritage, this German name will certainly do the trick!
75 Male Dachshund Names
1. Leipzig: This is the name of a city in Saxony and would be an adorable name for a Dachshund.
2. Bernard: This is an adorable German name.
3. Sigmund: This German name was also the name of the psychologist, Sigmund Freud.
4. Scrappy: This is a great name for a little dog and always reminds me of Scrappy Doo.
5. Deutsch: This is how you say German in German, but it would also be a great dog name.
6. Aldo: This is a top German name.
7. Walter: This is a great German name for your dog.
8. Peewee: Names like this are popular for small dogs.
9. Schatzi: This German word means little treasure, which is a perfect description of your dog.
10. Klein: In German, this name means little.
11. Archie: This sounds adorable.
12. Bean: This is a cute name for a tiny dog.
13. Hamburg: This is the second biggest city in all of Germany and makes me think of hamburgers.
14. Schwartz: This adorable name would be great for a German pup.
15. Max: Simple, easy names like this are always a popular choice for the family’s pet.
16. Pebbles: This could work as a male or female Dachshund name.
17. Barchen: In German, this adorable name means little bear.
18. Otto: This is a famous German name.
19. Rover: No list of dog names would complete without this classic, old-fashioned name.
20. Smalley: You could call him Smalls as a nickname.
21. Franky: A hot dog is also called a frank, so this is a clever nickname for your wiener dog.
22. Hans: This German name would be even better if you name your other dog Gretel.
23. Rudolph: You could shorten this German name to Rudy as well.
24. Half Pint: This name makes sense for a tiny dog.
25. Liebling: In German, this adorable name means darling.
26. Wolfgang: This German name was once the name of the famed composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
27. Ulf: This German name is short and sweet.
28. Lo: You could call your little puppy Lo or Low Rider.
29. Düsseldorf : This is a top international center in Germany that is known for its financial markets.
30. Emmet: This is a German name that would be great for a puppy.
31. Fritz: This is a popular German name that would be one of the best German Dachshund names.
32. Squirt: A perfect name for your little squirt!
33. Schnucki: This is a cute nickname from Germany.
34. Claus: You can spell this German name as Claus or Klaus.
35. Kaiser: This would be a great German name for your dog, especially if he is a born leader.
36. Mite: This is perfect for such a tiny mite.
37. Bavaria: This is the name of a famous German state that is placed near Austria.
38. August: This is a popular German name for a puppy.
39. Milo: This is a cute option for a puppy.
40. Teensy: This could work for a boy or girl dog.
41. Schnitzel: This is a popular German dish, but it would also be an adorable Dachshund name.
42. Franz: This German name would be awesome for a Dachshund.
43. Gizmo: Don’t be surprised if your puppy is as troublesome as a gremlin if you give him this name.
44. Squat: Names like this are popular for Dachshunds because of their size.
45. Berlin: This names come from the capital of Germany.
46. Roland: This German name is popular for puppies.
47. Cooper: This is a fun name for a German puppy.
48. Junior: A great name for a little dog.
49. Munich: This is the name of a famous city in Germany.
50. Rascal: If your dog is a little rascal, give him a name like this one.
51. Munchkin: A sweet name for your little munchkin.
52. Bruno: This is a popular pet name, and it actually originated in Germany.
53. Adolph: This was once a popular German name, but Adolph Hitler ruined it.
54. Bernie: This is an adorable name for a dog. It could also be used as a nickname for the name Bernard.
55. Runt: Runt or Runty could work.
56. Barkley: If your dog likes to bark a lot, then this is a great option to go with.
57. Baldwin: This German name would be great for a dog.
58. Oliver: You could shorten this old-fashioned name to just Oli.
59. Alphonse: German names like this one are an excellent choice for a puppy.
60. Lucky: Use this for a very lucky puppy.
61. Heinrich: This is a common German name that would be cute for a Dachshund name.
62. Rocky: This name will make your dog feel far stronger and bigger than he is.
63. Augie: Cute!
64. Arlo: This is a fun, hip name that originated in German.
65. Finn: This is a trendy-sounding name.
66. Gunther: This is a strong-sounding name that comes from Germany.
67. Oscar: For Oscar Meyer wieners!
68. Opie: This is absolutely adorable.
69. Scully: This would be an adorable name for a male or female Dachshund.
70. Gulliver: Super cute!
71. Bach: Bach was famously the name of the legendary composer, Johann Sebastian Bach.
72. Kirby: This is a cool-sounding option.
73. Baxter: This is a fun option.
74. Albert: This German name would be great for a Dachshund.
75. Otis: This would be a fun name for a male Dachshund.