500+ Unique hunting dog names: pick one for your dog now!

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Naming an appropriate name to your hunting dog, male or female, could be a troublesome task. As, most of the names are already got old and backdated, finding a cool unique name requires deep searching and thinking. Don't worry! We have listed here more than 500 beautiful and dashing names for your hunting dog, separated them from male to female also. You just have to select one for your dog. In addition, an awesome list of dog names from foreign languages is added here in the latter part of this article. Don't miss that! Enjoy!

Dogs and humans have been friends for thousands of years. When humans lived hunter and gatherer lives, dogs were there not only to help us hunt but to provide security and company.

If you got a hunting dog or thinking about getting one (here are a few hunting dog breeds), you have to think of a good name for it. Having a dog is a huge responsibility, and it begins by giving it a suitable name. We are going to help you to find a good name for your hunting dog.

How to pick the perfect name for your hunting dog

There are many hunting dog names to choose from which can be very confusing for you. To find a good hunting dog name you must keep a few things in mind:

Your dog's name should be according to its breed, color, looks, personality, and skills. You would not want it to give it a cute name, as it is not a fashion dog. The name should resonate with its activeness and strength. The name should be short and easy to shout. You don't want a name that is very complicated and hard to pronounce, especially during a hunt.

Best male hunting dog names:

Most hunting dogs are male. Unlike mere pets, hunting dogs are stronger, agile, and larger in nature. Therefore, the name of a male dog should reflect masculinity, right? Whenever someone utters the name of your hunting dog it should bring an image of a strong and powerful dog - an image of a hunter, not a cute shy puppy! So, keep that in your mind while naming your hunting dog. Here's a list of some unique hunting dog names for you to pick the perfect dog name-

  • Ammo
  • Apollo
  • Archer
  • Beast
  • Beau
  • Blaze
  • Blitz
  • Bolt
  • Boomer
  • Brutus
  • Bucky
  • Bud
  • Buddy
  • Camo
  • Colt
  • Decoy
  • Diesel
  • Duke
  • Gauge
  • Glock
  • Gunner
  • Gun
  • Hammer
  • Jag
  • Jet
  • King
  • Logger
  • Muzzle
  • Orion
  • Pistol
  • Radar
  • Rex
  • Rocky
  • Ruger
  • Spike
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A hunting dog in action

Best hunting dog names for female dogs:

Female hunting dog names should be picked carefully. If a hunter has a female hunting dog then he/she should make sure it has the perfect name which reflects a strong but feminine image of a powerful hunter. You can choose from the following list of the best female hunting dog names for your dog -

  • Aspen
  • Bess
  • Cabela
  • Dixie
  • Echo
  • Justice
  • Liberty
  • Nyx
  • Olympia
  • Sable
  • Sage
  • Shiloh
  • Sparta

Top gender-neutral hunting dog names:

If you're looking for a perfect gender-neutral hunting dog name then you can choose a name from this list that would be appropriate for your dog's nature. Unlike the previous two lists, here you'll find dog names that are suitable for both female and male hunting dogs -

  • Arrow
  • Atlas
  • Bullet
  • Copper
  • Dakota
  • Dash
  • Mack
  • Max
  • Mulie
  • Rebel
  • Rogue
  • Ryder
  • Scout
  • Shadow
male hunting dog names

Tracking a rabbit

Good hunting dog names inspired by Hollywood movies:

Movies are one of the best sources for finding a cool name for anyone - that's also true for your puppy. A hunter can easily select the coolest name of a popular movie character for this hunting partner which he thinks would be appropriate for the nature of his hunting dog. We've selected some of the most popular names from the movies here for your hunting dog-

  • Arnold
  • Blade
  • Bond
  • Bruce
  • Chuck
  • Clint
  • Ford
  • Hulk
  • Keanu
  • Lara
  • Logan
  • Ripley
  • Rocky
  • Trinity
  • Wesley

The best hunting dog names inspired by Game of Thrones :

Who doesn't love GOT? We also love this awesome tv-series and its wonderful characters. And guess what! GOT has turned out to a nice source of names for a hunting dog. So, we couldn't resist picking up some of the most wonderful hunting dog names from this epic serial. Just get one for your hunting dog from here-

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Ghost and Jon Snow from GOT

  • Ghost
  • Nymeria
  • Lady
  • Summer
  • Grey Wind
  • Shaggydog
  • Drogon
  • Rhaegal
  • Viserion

Disney inspired names (male):

If you're a Disney lover then you must love these hunting dog names. Pick one from here if your hunting partner is male-

  • Beast
  • Dash
  • Donald
  • Buzz
  • Eric
  • Figaro
  • Flynn
  • Happy
  • Jiminy
  • Mickey
  • Nemo
  • Phillip
  • Tigger
  • WALL-E
  • Tod

Disney inspired names (female):

And, these dog names are for female hunting dog inspired by the Disney characters-

  • Alice
  • Aurora
  • Belle
  • Celia
  • Daisy
  • Dory
  • Elsa
  • Kiara
  • Lilo
  • Nala
  • Sarabi
  • Snow
  • Tinker
  • Violet

Mythological character inspired names for the male dog (Mostly from Greek Mythology):

Any list of names would be incomplete without the names from Greek mythology. So we happily added a few for you. Here you'll find some awesome classic hunting dog names (Greek) for any dog breeds-

  • Hades
  • Thor
  • Loki
  • Odin
  • Heimdal
  • Vidar 
  • Jotuns
  • Fenrir
  • Zeus
  • Hermes
  • Troy
  • Sirius

Mythological character inspired names for female hunting dog :

Find a nice name for a dog from here-

  • Hela
  • Valkyrie 
  • Loki
  • Odin
  • Hera
  • Athena
  • Gaia

Some unique hunting dog names suggestions

The fact is most of the previously mentioned dog names have already become common, right? So, if you want to find a unique name for your hunting dog, male and female, then you should check names from other languages. Here, I’ve collected some super ideas for you. Enjoy!

Hunting dog with hunters

Hunting dog with hunters

Japanese names for male hunting dogs (with English meaning):

The sounds of Japanese names are pretty cool - you must agree on that. Especially if you're an anime lover, then you will love this list of badass hunting dog names. Here we've also mentioned the English meaning of each name for your convenience -

  • Haru (spring)
  • Haruki (shining sun)
  • Takahiro (of great value)
  • Haruto sun (flying)
  • Kaoru (fragrance)
  • Katashi (firm)
  • Taiki (shine)
  • Takashi (noble)
  • Kaede (maple)
  • Itsuki (timber trees)
  • Kaito (ocean flying)
  • Naoki (honest timber tree)
  • Riku (land)
  • Hinata (sunflower)
  • Sora (sky)
  • Youta (great sunlight)
  • Akio (bright man)
  • Akira (bright)
  • Atsushi (industrious director)
  • Daiki (great glory / great nobility)
  • Daisuke (great help)
  • Hayate (smooth)
  • Hideo (excellent)
  • Hiro (generous)
  • Hiroshi (generous)
  • Hitoshi (motivated)
  • Kenshin (modest, truthful)
  • Kenta (large strong, healthy)
  • Kiyoshi (purity)
  • Kyo (cooperation)
  • Ryo (refreshing, cool)
  • Hikaru (light, radiance)
  • Ryota (great refreshment)
  • Toshiaki (advantageous light)
  • Toshio (genius leader, hero)
  • Ryoichi (good first son)
  • Tsuyoshi (strong)
  • Katsu (victory)
  • Masashi (righteous aspiration)
  • Masato (righteous person)
  • Taro (large son)
  • Makoto (sincere)
  • Masa (just / true)
  • Osamu (disciplined, studious)
  • Arata (new, fresh)
  • Ayumu (walk dream, vision)
  • Dai (great, large)
  • Mitsuo (shining hero)
  • Nao (honest)
  • Nori (to rule)
  • Norio (lawful man)
  • Ren (lotus / love)
  • Yoshi (lucky / righteous)
  • Yoshio (joyful life)
  • Eiji (eternity order)
  • Fumio (literature, scholarly hero)
  • Hibiki (sound, echo)
  • Yori (trust)
  • Ichiro (first son)
  • Isamu (brave, courageous)
  • Jiro (second son)
  • Yukio (blessed hero)
  • Kenji (strong, healthy second son)
  • Kouta (great peace)
  • Kunio (country man)
  • Hiraku (open, expand)
  • Madoka (circle, round)
  • Masaru (victory)
  • Shinji (true second son)
  • Michi (pathway)
  • Michio (man on a journey)
  • Rokuro (sixth son)
  • Satoshi (wise, fast learner)
  • Shiro (fourth son)
  • Sho (to fly)
  • Yamato (great harmony)
  • Yasu (peace)
  • Shouta (big flying)
  • Tadao (loyal, faithful)
  • Susumo (to advance, proceed)
  • Tadashi (loyal, faithful)
  • Taichi (large first son)
  • Takayuki (noble journey)
  • Yuji (heroic second son)
  • Hotaka (tall grain)
  • Yuki (happiness / snow)
  • Takeo (warrior hero)
  • Takumi (artisan)
  • Akihiro (great brightness)
  • Toshi (wise)
  • Yasushi (peaceful)

Japanese names for female hunting dogs (with English meaning):

If you're looking for a nice but uncommon name for your dog then this list is for you -

  • Akira (bright / clear)
  • Kiko (chronicle child)
  • Kimi (noble)
  • Chieko (child of intelligence, wisdom)
  • Chika (scatter flowers)
  • Chiyo (one thousand generations)
  • Yuina (bind together)
  • Yuka (gentle flower)
  • Chiyoko (child of a thousand generations)
  • Tomiko (child of wealth, fortune)
  • Tomomi (beautiful friend)
  • Ceiko (child of splendor)
  • Emi (beautiful blessing)
  • Emiko (beautiful blessing child)
  • Eri (blessed prize)
  • Hanako (flower child)
  • Haru (spring)
  • Akemi (bright beautiful)
  • Akiko (bright child)
  • Haruko (spring child)
  • Haruna (spring vegetables)
  • Hideko (child of excellence)
  • Aiko (child of love)
  • Airi (love jasmine)
  • Hikari (light, radiance)
  • Hina (sun vegetables)
  • Hiro (generous)
  • Hiroko (generous child)
  • Hiromi (generous beauty)
  • Hisako (child of long life)
  • Mana (love)
  • Manami (loving beautiful)
  • Masa (just / true)
  • Hitomi (pupil of the eye)
  • Hoshiko (star child)
  • Mao (dance cherry blossom)
  • Mariko (true village child)
  • Hotaru (firefly)
  • Izumi (spring, fountain)
  • Kamiko (superior child)
  • Katsumi (victorious beauty)
  • Kazuko (child of harmony)
  • Kazumi (harmonious beauty)
  • Keiko (blessed child)
  • Miwa (harmony, peace)
  • Miyako (night child)
  • Miyu (beautiful gentle)
  • Kimiko (empress child)
  • Kiyomi (pure beauty)
  • Kumiko (long-time beautiful child)
  • Kyo (cooperation)
  • Yoshiko (child of goodness)
  • Yua (binding love)
  • Etsuko (child of joy)
  • Fumiko (child of abundant beauty)
  • Hana (flower)
  • Kyoko (respectful child)
  • Madoka (circle, round)
  • Mai (dance)
  • Maiko (child of dance)
  • Maki (true hope)
  • Makoto (sincere)
  • Mami (true beauty)
  • Masumi (true clarity)
  • Mayumi (true gentle beauty)
  • Honoka (harmony flower)
  • Hoshi (star)
  • Mi (beautiful)
  • Michi (pathway)
  • Michiko (beautiful wise child)
  • Midori (green)
  • Mieko (beautiful blessing child)
  • Miho (protected, guaranteed beauty)
  • Yuri (lily)
  • Yuriko (lily child)
  • Yuuna (gentle)
  • Miku (beautiful sky)
  • Minako (beautiful child)
  • Shizuko (quiet child)
  • Sora (sky)
  • Sumiko (child of clarity)
  • Minori (truth)
  • Mio (beautiful cherry blossom)
  • Misaki (beautiful blossom)
  • Mitsuko (child of light)
  • Mitsuru (satisfy)
  • Miyuki (blessing)
  • Moriko (child of the forest)
  • Nana (seven)
  • Nanami (seven seas)
  • Tamiko
  • Teruko (shining child)
  • Nao (honest)
  • Naoko (honest child)
  • Yumi (beautiful)
  • Rina (jasmine)
  • Rio (village cherry blossom)
  • Mika (beautiful fragrance)
  • Miki (beautiful princess)
  • Naomi (honest beautiful)
  • Natsuki (summer hope)
  • Noriko (lawful child)
  • Shinju (pearl)
  • Shiori (poem)
  • Yui (bind clothing)
  • Ren (lotus / love)
  • Rika (true fragrance)
  • Riko (child of truth)
  • Rin (dignified)
  • Ryoko (refreshing child)
  • Yasuko (child of peace)
  • Yoko (child of sunlight)
  • Yoshi (lucky / righteous)
  • Saki (blossom of hope)
  • Sakura (cherry blossom)
  • Satoko (wise child)
  • Satomi (beautiful and wise)
  • Shigeko (growing child)
  • Shika (deer)
  • Asuka (tomorrow perfume, fragrance)
  • Ayame (iris)
  • Ayano (my color)
  • Shizuka (quiet summer)
  • Suzu (bell)
  • Yukari (beautiful pear tree)
  • Yuki (happiness / snow)
  • Suzume (sparrow)
  • Takako (noble child)
  • Yukiko (child of snow / child of happiness)
  • Yuko (gentle child)
  • Takara (treasure)
  • Asami (morning beauty)
  • Toshiko (clever child)
  • Yasu (peace)
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Indian names for male hunting dogs (with English meaning):

You can also try an Indian name for your hunting dog. Here we offer you some nice hunting dog names from the Hindi language-

  • Adil (Sincere)
  • Ajit
  • Amir (Rich)
  • Amrit (A potion that can make you immortal)
  • Ashok
  • Bari (Great)
  • Dakshi (The glorious)
  • Mohan (Attractive)
  • Raj (Ruling)
  • Raja (King)
  • Akash (The Sky)
  • Arjun (White)
  • Batuk (Boy)
  • Kumar (A prince)
  • Loha (Iron)
  • Mani (Jewel)
  • Safed (White)
best female hunting dog names

The best hunting partner

Indian names for female hunting dogs (with English meaning):

  • Anya (Different)
  • Tara (Star)
  • Kaali (The Black Goddess)
  • Bala (A young girl)
  • Chandra (The moon)
  • Devi (Goddess)
  • Indra (Rainbow)
  • Lata (Creeper)
  • Sundar (Beautiful)

 Even in this modern era, hunting dogs are used in hunting like the prehistoric time. Especially in waterfowl, rabbit, and squirrel hunting, many hunters consider them as important as their weapon.  And, obviously, we all love dogs. 

So, here I’ve tried to accumulate only the best hunting dog names from where you can easily choose a suitable name for your dog. Though some of the names are pretty common, many of them are unique and cool as well.

Pick one for your dog and also share this list with your fellow hunters to let them find one for their dogs.

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