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150+ Hunting Dog Names: Tough & Fierce Names for Your Pup

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One of the most exciting parts of getting a new hunting dog is picking out the perfect name that both expresses the dog’s personality, its companionship with you, and fierce hunting capabilities. Whether you have a female or male hunting dog, coon dog or duck hunter, this list covers over 150+ fierce names for your hunting pup.

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How To Name Your Hunting Dog

Whenever naming your hunting dog, there are a couple of factors you need to think about first. You want to think about the dog’s gender, breed, and perspective hunting pray. When thinking about these three features together, you can come up with the perfect name specific to your dog.

Additionally, you want to think about the dog’s personality, which you won’t know until you first meet the dog. For example, a female hunting dog that is bold and brazen may be perfect with the name “Moxie,” whereas a sweet cuddle bug with a mean streak may go better by the name “Peaches.”

Once you have your list of factors to keep in mind, scroll through our various hunting dog name lists to find the perfect name for your dog based on gender and hunting purpose.

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Female Hunting Dog Names

Many people find that girl hunting dog names are perfect when inspired by nature, myth, and legend. These sorts of names capture the loving and nurturing spirit of your female hunting dog without forgetting its ferocity and toughness.

  • Arrow
  • Arya
  • Aspen
  • Athena
  • Belle
  • Bonnie
  • Cricket
  • Daisy
  • Dakota
  • Dawn
  • Dixie
  • Finch
  • Freya
  • Georgia
  • Hazel
  • Jett
  • Leia
  • Mae
  • Madge
  • Misty
  • Molly
  • Moxie
  • Nala
  • Peaches
  • Pepper
  • Rebel
  • Roxie
  • Sage
  • Sasha
  • Shiloh
  • Sky
  • Summer
  • Xena
  • Willow
  • Ziggy
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Male Hunting Dog Names

For boy hunting dog names, most people prefer names that are straight to the point, fierce, and easy to call out. There is no shortage of names to name your male hunting dog.

  • Ace
  • Apollo
  • Ash
  • Bay
  • Beast
  • Beck
  • Blaze
  • Boomer
  • Brutus
  • Chase
  • Chaser
  • Chief
  • Diesel
  • Hammer
  • Hunter
  • Koda
  • Kota
  • Logger
  • Maxwell
  • Milo
  • Pike
  • Ranger
  • Ruder
  • Saber
  • Scout
  • Sequoia
  • Shadow
  • Strider
  • Striker
  • Thunder
  • Trapper
  • Wilder
  • Wolverine
  • Yukon
  • Zeus
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Coon Dog Names

If you have a coon dog, that is the perfect opportunity to find inspiration from nature and country music. You want your coon dog’s name to express its toughness and gentle spirit all at the same time.

  • Artemis
  • Bailey
  • Bear
  • Beau
  • Biscuit
  • Blackie
  • Boone
  • Brooks
  • Cash
  • Chase
  • Conway
  • Darby
  • Delta
  • Earl
  • Finn
  • Gracie
  • Grady
  • Hank
  • Kenny
  • Lady
  • Maggie
  • Maisie
  • Moose
  • Rambo
  • Samson
  • Sawyer
  • Sarge
  • Scout
  • Tallulah
  • Tara
  • Trixie
  • Vernon
  • Waylon
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Image Credit: Sarkku, Pixabay

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If you’re looking for bird or duck hunting dog names, you want names that node to the fowl work while still being unique, fierce, and brilliant. Here are some fowl inspired dog names that express all you want from a bird hunting dog and more:

  • Aleta
  • Algon
  • Ava
  • Bee
  • Birdie
  • Blitz
  • Brant
  • Buzz
  • Cisco
  • Condor
  • Falco
  • Goose
  • Hawk
  • Hawkeye
  • Liberty
  • Loon
  • Mallard
  • Maya
  • Murphy
  • Raven
  • Teal
  • Wanderer
  • Widgeon
  • Wren
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Gun Dog Names

Regardless of gender or hunting purpose, you may want to name your dog after guns or gun related topics. These sort of names express your dog’s hunting background. Plus, some of these gun names truly stand out from the rest. Here are some hunting dog names inspired by guns that are great for both male and female pups:

  • Ammo
  • Beretta
  • Browning
  • Bullet
  • Colt
  • Fire
  • Gunner
  • Heckler
  • Hopper
  • Machine
  • Magnum
  • Mauser
  • Minimi
  • Musket
  • Pistol
  • Powder
  • Radar
  • Remington
  • Remy
  • Revolver
  • Ruger
  • Spencer
  • Tank
  • Thompson
  • Trigger
  • Winchester

We hope this list has helped you pick out the perfect name for your hunting dog!

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