Perfect Hunting Dog Names in 2019

A hunting dog is a special dog which is loyal, smart, well-disciplined and tough, so there is no doubt that you need to choose an appropriate name which will reflect all of these characteristics.

The fact is, hunting dogs are much more than just pets, they are partners to the hunters and are an important part of the family and the hunting team.

On the field you will be calling your hunting dog quite a lot, so make sure you pick the name of your new hunting dog wisely. Do not overcomplicate it because it will make it hard for you to call your dog and for your dog to hear it.

Here are some popular and not so popular hunting dog names, which are well suited for tough, determined and intelligent working dogs.

Read on to get some great ideas for the best hunting dog names for all breeds and for both sexes.

Traditional hunting dog names

For years hunters have been naming their faithful dogs with names which epitomize the courage, loyalty and the skills of these animals. Here are some of the classic hunting dog names to consider when picking the best one for your new pup:

Ace

Arrow

Beast

Blaze

Bolt

Boomer

Brutus

Bud

Buddy

Chase

Chaser

Dash

Davy

Dawn

Diesel

Dixie

Dodger

Gunner

Hawkeye

Hunter

Huntress

Liberty

Logger

Lucky

Patience

Radar

Ranger

Rut

Sarge

Scout

Shadow

Thunder

Tracker

Trapper

Troy

Velvet

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Hunting dog names inspired by hunting gear, ammunition and hunting slang

Just like the dogs are crucial for the hunting experience and success, so is the hunting gear and weapons and ammo used, so why not name your hunting dog with one of these hunting gear inspired names:

A critical part of the hunting experience is the ammunition. This provides fun ideas for hunting dog names!

Ammo

Arrow

Bang

Benelli

Beretta

Birdy

Blaser

Blaze

Blitz

Buckshot

Bullet

Beretta

Bolt

Colt

CZ

Dink

Duke

Feather

Flint

Flush

Fly

Gauge

Glock

Gunner

Hammer

Magnum

Maverick

Musket

Muzzy

Powder

Powder

Quiver

Rambo

Remington (Remmy)

Ruger

Sarge

Skipper

Skye

Slingshot

Smasher

Smith

Smoke(y)

Spark

Steel

Tactic

Tank

Trigger

Troy

Wesson

Winchester

Hunting dog names which are inspired by animals

Animals and hunting are inseparable, so you can choose an animal inspired name for your hunting dog in tribute to these beautiful wild animals. Here are some of the most suitable animal-inspired names for hunting dogs:

Bear

Birdy

Buck

Bull

Cougar

Doe

Drake

Finch

Fox

Foxy

Grizzly

Hawk

Hawkeye

Lark

Lion

Lynx

Panther

Seal

Tiger

Wolf

Female hunting dog names

There are some powerful names for female hunting dogs which will reflect their determination, strength, loyalty and courage. Here are some excellent names for female hunting dogs to choose from:

Artemis

Athena

Buffy

Cleopatra

Dakota

Destiny

Harley

Medusa

Nyx

Olympia

Ripley

Roxy

Sassy

Scout

Skylar

Ursula

Vixen

Xena

Nature-inspired hunting dog names

Hunters love and respect nature which is why it is a good idea to give your dog a nature-inspired name if you want to give your tribute to wildlife. Here are some great ideas for such names:

Ash

Aurora

Bay

Birch

Canyon

Cedar

Cliff

Clove

Cricket

Dawn

Fern

Forest

Ivy

Meadow

Ridge

River

Sky

Stormy

Sunny

Thunder

Willow

Other cool ideas for naming your hunting dog

You can choose a name from the Greek mythology or just a cool name which will make your hunting dog stand out from the pack. Here are some ideas for cool hunting dog names:

Achilles

Ajax

Alpha

Amigo

Anubis

Apollo

Applejack

Aragorn

Archimedes

Ares

Aristotle

Artemis

Athena

Aztec

Bacon

Beast

Beta

Boba Fett

Bolt

Boomer

Booth

Boots

Bosco

Boss

Brutus

Buckwheat

Cabela

Cain

Chance

Chocolate

Chunk

Cletus

Crash

Dakota

Dash

Deputy

Diesel

Dixie

Dogwood

Duke

Earnest

Edison

Fibonacci

Forest

Galileo

General

Goliath

Griffin

Hades

Hamlet

Hercules

Huckleberry

Icarus

Jag

Justice

King

Kinsley

Krypto

Legend Blitz

Linux

Loki

Mack

Maple

Maverick

Max

Miles

Moon

Neptune

Nyx

Odie

Olympia

Orion

Outlaw

Pepsi

Porter

Rambo

Rebel

Rex

Rocky

Rogue

Ryder

Samson

Sarge

Scooter

Shiloh

Skywalker

Sparta

Spartan

Spike

Tardis

Toffee

Tyrion

Walker

Wayne

Wicket

Wifi

Wolverine

Xena

Yoshi

Zeke

Zeus

Liquor and beer inspired hunting dog names

Why not name your hunting pup after your preferred beverage? Here are some cool alcohol inspired names to call your hunting dog:

Ale

Bailey

Beck

Bourbon

Bud

Busch

Collins

Corona

Fireball

Foster

Gibson

Glen

Guinness

Harp

Hennessy

Jim Beam

Johnnie Walker

Killian

Macallan

Macduff

Mich

Miller

Molson

Murphy

Sam

Whiskey

Hunting dog names after famous action heroes and actors

Here are some of the most famous action heroes, and actors who have stared in the huge action blockbusters back in the years, after whom you can name your hunting dog:

Araya

Arnold

Bella

Blade

Bond

Bruce

Chuck

Clint

Conan

Drigi

Dutch

Eastwood

Echo

Fang

Ford

Hagrid

Harrison

Hawkeye

Hulk

Indiana

Jackie

JB

Keanu

Lara

Logan

Marlow

Maximus

Mystique

Nikita

Predator

Punisher

Rambo

Riddick

Ripley

Rocky

Sherlock

Sigourney

Simba

Statham

Storm

Sylvester

Terminator

Thor

Trinity

Voldo

Wesley

Xena

Hunting dog names inspired by famous shooters and hunters

If you are an admirer of a famous real life or mythological shooter or hunter, you can name your new hunting dog after him or her. Here are some great hunting dog names based on famous legendary shooters, hunters and adventurers:

Aldo

Annie (Oakley)

Bill

Boone

Bridger

Buffalo Bill

Crocket

Davey

Diana

Ernest

Esau

Hemingway

Hugh

Ishi

Jeremiah

Pope

Teddy

Final words

If you are an avid hunter you will be spending a lot of time with your hunting dog and will be relying on it, so make sure you give it a suitable name.

It is not a good idea to opt for a cheesy or sweet name for a dog which will join you when you go hunting. You should rather opt for a suitable strong name which will flaunt its strengths, loyalty, its hardworking nature, and its discipline instead.

It is a good idea to choose a name which will suit the dog’s breed, its hunting skills, and personality. You can choose a color, breed, size or hunting type name, or simply pick a name which will resonate on its activeness, vigor, and strength.

But don’t choose something too complicated and hard to pronounce! You will be calling your dog a lot, so make it short, clear and easy to shout out.

We have collected a wide selection of suitable hunting dog names for you to choose from. Hopefully, you have managed to pick out the perfect one which will suit your newly adopted hunting pup or rescue dog.

Keep in mind that your faithful hunting dog will be carrying this name all of its life, and you wouldn’t want to diminish or disrespect all of the work which your hunting four-legged companion will be doing for you, right?

Also, this dog will become an important member of your family, so you have to love the name as much as you love the dog too!

Good luck with your hunting and we wish you a happy life with the new four-legged member of your family!

 

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