The Great Dane is a large breed, a gigantic dog. Companion and pet, good watchman, bodyguard. Excellent guard dog. He is like “Apollo” in the canine world, very harmoniously complex. The noble and proportional lines of his body in relation to the expressive head create the impression that you are looking at an antique statue.
Fun fact: the tallest dog in the world is a Great Dane named Freddy. The height of the dog at the withers was 103.5 cm, and when the dog stood on its hind legs – more than 220 cm.
Find a name for your Great Dane by browsing our selection of popular names!
Famous Great Dane Names
- Chin-Up: Blondie in Society
- Astro: from The Jetsons
- Marmaduke: from the movie of the same name
- Landru: The Burbs
- Zeus: Great Dane called Zeus , famous for being named the “world’s tallest dog” by the 2012 and 2013 Guinness Book of World Records.
Great Dane Names in Movies, TV Series, and Comic Strips
- Jaws: a Harlequin Great Dane from Beethoven’s 2nd.
- Peewee: A heavily marked Harlequin male Great Dane from Breakfast For Two.
- Petrasche: Great Dane from Boy Of Flanders.
- Brometheus: A fawn Great Dane from the film A Country Coyote Goes Hollywood.
- Prince dansker: Harlequin Great Dane from the film Death Of A Champion.
- Teddy: A lightly marked Brindle Great Dane from The Extra Girl.
- Danny: Great Dane from 101 Dalmatians.
- Rufus: A Great Dane from the film Doctor Dolittle.
- Victor barky: A fawn Great Dane from Dog Tales.
- Tao: Great Dane from Back To God’s Country.
- Duke: A large Great Dane from Bathing Beauty.
- Chestnut: Great Dane from Chestnut: Hero Of Central Park.
- Elmer: A Great Dane in Oswald the Lucky Rabbit by Walter Lantz.
- Turk: Great Dane from Disney movie The Swiss Family Robinson.
- Baby: Great Dane from Bruno Aka The Dress Code.
- Prince: Great Dane from the film Country Gentlemen.
- Llandro: A pet fawn Great Dane from the film The Burbs.
- Astro: Elroy’s dog from the beloved Jetson’s cartoon series.
- Fluffy: The Great Dane named Prince from Country Gentlemen is also called Fluffy.
- Chin up: A fawn Great Dane from Blondie In Society.
- Marmaduke: Great Dane from the newspaper comic strip Marmaduke drawn by Brad Anderson.
- King: A black Great Dane from Easy Money.
- Wapi: The son of Tao in the film Back To God’s Country.
- Cuddles: Pet Great Dane from the film Dig That Dog.
- Rrutus: A fawn Great Dane from Face of Marble.
Harlequin Great Dane Names
If you have not found your pet’s name here, write in the comments, and we will be happy to include it in the list!