The best Dachshund names can celebrate their cute look, big attitude or amazing coat.
Or just your own sense of fun!
We have some brilliant choices for male and female Dachshunds. From unique to cool, funny to cute.
We even have some great German Dachshund names, and names that literally reflect the sausage-like look of your wiener dog!
Our Favorite Dachshund Names
Here are our top 10 Dachshund names for 2019:
Best Dachshund Names names
Naming a Dachshund is of course just like naming any other dog. So you’ve got plenty of choice.
But the great thing about this iconic breed, is that their special shape opens a door for some pretty unusual ideas.
(Although sadly it also opens them up to some serious health problems, which you’ll need to familiarize yourself with if you’re buying one of these pups.)
Good Dachshund names don’t have to be sausage shape based, of course.
They can reflect his unique spirit, cool attitude or beautiful coat pattern.
We’ve split our list into categories to help you to easily find the kind of name you think would suit your new friend.
Female Dachshund Names
When looking for inspiration for girl Dachshund names, why not start the search with some human names.
The best human names for dogs are normally those that are short and easy to say. And ones that don’t sound too much like any of the words you are going to teach her to understand, like ‘sit’ and ‘stay’.
Here are some Dachshund dog names female pups of any breed would love to have.
Male Dachshund Names
Don’t worry, we’ve not forgotten those adorable little boys!
Just like the girls, boy Dachshund names can come from human names.
When picking a human boy Dachshund name, choose one that you’d feel proud and happy to call out in the dog park every day!
Good Sausage Dog Names
Of course, we all know that the sausage dog’s real name is the Dachshund. But you’ve got to admit that sausage dog suits them. Although they only measure up to 8 – 9 inches tall fully grown, their backs stretch much longer than this!
These wiener dog names give a massive head tilt to the long, hot dog style of this cute little pup.
Some sausage names are pretty long themselves. So you might want to shorten them if you are going to use them for your Dachshund.
Dapple Dachshund Names
The merle pattern, known as dapple in Dachshunds, creates a mottled effect that looks amazing on these tiny dogs.
Here are some dapple inspired names:
Long-Haired Dachshund Names
Long-haired Dachshunds are popular and very distinctive! So your name choice can help show this off even more!
Let’s take a look at some furry inspired names.
German Dachshund Names
German Dachshund names can of course be based on genuine German names. As this is where the breed originated, first being used to hunt badgers!
They don’t have to be names that are popular in Germany now! Plus, if you want to find ideas that are fitting but even more unusual, looking further back in time can help.
Here is a lovely mix of modern and slightly older German Dachshund names.
Female German Dachshund Names
We’ve also separated the boys from the girls in this category, to help your search narrow down a little more.
But there’s nothing to stop you switching them around if you prefer!
These female Dachshund puppy names of German origin could make fun choices for your new friend!
Male German Dachshund Names
But let’s not forget about the boys!
Here are some Dachshund dog names male German pups would be proud of.
Funny Dachshund Names
Dachshunds are rightly or wrongly the butt of a lot of jokes.
From the slinky dog in Toy Story to the memes floating around the internet.
Their elongated shape is definitely worthy of a giggle or too. Although in reality it can cause some serious issues!
Check out these funny sausage dog names, to lighten up your dog’s day with a dash of silliness.
- Lady Little Legs
- Sir Sausage
Cute Dachshund Names
Cute names for Dachshund puppies bring out the ‘awww’ factor in your tiny new friend. And everyone knows these are cute pups anyway – it’s currently the 12th most popular out of 193 breeds on AKC!
These sweet ideas will have you smiling every time you say your Dachshund’s name.
Unique Dachshund Names
We all have at least a piece of us that wants to be unique. Ironic, eh?
Is ‘cool’ your watch-word?
Would you rather be jetting off on a daring adventure with your pup than crocheting in a corner?
Then you’ll love these cool Dachshund names.
Your Dachshunds’ Names
To finish up, let’s have a look at some of your lovely Dachshunds’ names!
- Flossie Mae
- Gracie Lu
- Jinx Punx
- Keeley Finn
- Maddigan Rose
- Pinto Bean
- Pippin Luna
- Reagan Nylah
Best Dachshund Names
The best weiner dog names are the ones that make you smile and suit your dog well.
Make sure you pick something you’ll be proud to call out at the dog park for years to come.
Thinking of buying a Dachshund puppy?
Make sure that you check out our complete guide to Dachshunds, including an important section on their health.
To have the best chance of finding a Dachshund without serious back problems, select a long or wire haired breed.
Or, you can choose a mixed breed pup that is crossed with a shorter backed breed.
What’s your Dachshund called? We’d love to hear your own ideas for Dachshund names. Let us know in the comments below!