Hunting dog names

Hunting dog names

A good hunting dog deserves a great name. A name that has true meaning of his heritage, his destiny to become a great hunter. Choose your new hunting dog’s name carefully. Take your time and see what fits his personality best.

If you are adopting a hunting dog such as a pointer, retriever, spaniel, hound, beagle, or irish setter we have some great name ideas for you!

A short, easy to say name for your sporting dog is best. A name that you can call out when hunting without giving it a second thought. She will quickly become your second hand, your best friend!

Below are about 250 boy and girl names to give you a good start whether you are looking for pheasant, duck, bear or fish hunting dog names. Feel free to scroll through the entire list or jump by clicking on the category below:

And if none of these fit, we have you covered with a huge library of dog names to search through to find that perfect name for your perfect dog!

two hunting dogs with owner and gun

Good hunting dog names

  • Ace
  • Actaeon
  • Apollo
  • Apsat
  • Arawn
  • Aristaeus
  • Arrow
  • Artemis
  • Arya
  • Aspen
  • Athena
  • Atlas
  • Bear
  • Beast
  • Benelli
  • Bolt
  • Boomer
  • Boomer
  • Boone
  • Boots
  • Boss
  • Bow
  • Browning
  • Brutus
  • Buck
  • Bud
  • Bullet
  • Cabela
  • Cain
  • Cam
  • Cernunnos
  • Chase
  • Cocidius
  • Cody
  • Copper
  • Cricket
  • Cyrene
  • Dakota
  • Dali
  • Dash
  • Davy
  • Denali
  • Devana
  • Dewy
  • Diesel
  • Drake
  • Duke
  • Dutch
  • Echo
  • Fern
  • Fianna
  • Finn
  • Fletch
  • Fowler
  • Gahiji
  • Goose
  • Grosvenor
  • Gunnar
  • Hammer
  • Hawk
  • Hearne
  • Holter
  • Huck
  • Hunter
  • Huntley
  • Ivy
  • Jack
  • Jaecar
  • Jagger
  • Jesse
  • Jett
  • Khonvoum
  • Kodiak
  • Legend
  • Lelantos
  • Leo
  • Mack
  • Maggie
  • Makya
  • Marlin
  • Maverick
  • Mielikki
  • Moose
  • Morrigan
  • Moxy
  • Nala
  • Neith
  • Nodens
  • North
  • Oakley
  • Odin
  • Oringo
  • Orion
  • Porter
  • Radar
  • Rain
  • Ranger
  • Rebel
  • Red
  • Remington (Remy)
  • Rex
  • Rigel
  • River
  • Robin
  • Rocky
  • Rogue’
  • Rudra
  • Ruger
  • Rundas
  • Sage
  • Sarge
  • Saxton
  • Scout
  • Shadow
  • Skeeder
  • Sky
  • Spear
  • Spikes
  • Stormy
  • Sundance
  • Tahoe
  • Teddy
  • Texas
  • Thaddeus
  • Theron
  • Thunder
  • Todd
  • Trapper
  • Walker
  • Wilder
  • Willow
  • Wolf
  • Woody
  • Wyatt
  • Yogi
  • Yukon
  • Zeke
  • Zeus
  • Ziggy
man with dog fishing in boat

Fishing dog names

Think of your favorite fish to catch, bait or other gear. Here are some fishing dog name ideas to get you started:

  • Angel
  • Apsat
  • Berkley
  • Blade
  • Bob
  • Brook
  • Buzz
  • Captain
  • Cisco
  • Creek
  • Croix
  • Curr
  • Duck
  • Eddy
  • Finn
  • Fischer
  • Gator
  • Gill
  • Hook
  • Ice
  • Jewel
  • Jig
  • Keeper
  • Kota
  • Lake
  • Lindy
  • Lucky
  • Lunker
  • Minnow
  • Nitro
  • Opochtli
  • Perch
  • Pike
  • Radar
  • Ranger
  • Reef
  • Rigger
  • Rip
  • River
  • Rod
  • Sally
  • Sandy
  • Sedna
  • Sidon
  • Skip
  • Spawn
  • Spear
  • Spinner
  • Sunny
  • Tack
  • Tad
  • Tahoe
  • Toad
  • Trapper
  • Trot
  • Trout
  • Wally
  • Zippy
dog with gun and hunting equipment

Gun dog names

  • Ammo
  • Beretta
  • Bullet
  • Colt 
  • Gauge
  • Glock 
  • Gunner
  • Hammer
  • Kimber
  • Magnum 
  • Musket 
  • Nelli
  • Remington or Remmy
  • Ruger
  • Sauer 
  • Smith 
  • Tank 
  • Trigger
  • Wesson 
  • Winchester 
duck hunting dog with duck in mouth

Pheasant hunting dog names

  • Aim
  • Apsat
  • Bore
  • Check
  • Crop
  • Dirty
  • Gauge
  • Ghost
  • Gizzy
  • Gunner
  • Herb
  • Hunter
  • Otto
  • Scout
  • Skeeter
  • Spur
  • Watt

Duck hunting dog names

  • Aim
  • Apsat
  • Blue
  • Cap
  • Deke
  • Gauge
  • Gunner
  • Hunter
  • Mary
  • Scout
  • Sport
  • Tahoe
  • Toll

Want more dog name ideas? We have a full library of fun dog names grouped by theme, check out the list and let us know what you decide!

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About the Author Debi@RescueDogs101

Debi McKee is a mom of three kids, two dogs and the creator of Rescue Dogs 101... where she guides you in your journey of adopting and raising a rescue dog every step of the way. She also volunteers for a local dog rescue and Humane Society.

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