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

Nicole Cosgrove

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

hunting dog in tall grass
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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

hunting dog with training collar
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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.

Here are some wonderful female hunting dog names:
  • 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

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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.

Here are our favorites:
  • 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

Dog in the wet field
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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.

Here are coon dog names for both male and female dogs:
  • 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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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

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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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Nicole Cosgrove

Nicole is the proud mom of Baby, a Burmese cat and Rosa, a New Zealand Huntaway. A Canadian expat, Nicole now lives on a lush forest property with her Kiwi husband in New Zealand. She has a strong love for all animals of all shapes and sizes (and particularly loves a good interspecies friendship) and wants to share her animal knowledge and other experts' knowledge with pet lovers across the globe.