Last Updated on December 13, 2021 by Marco C.
Are you getting a new lab soon? A new faithful hunting companion? If you’re wondering what to name her, here are 120 unique female Labrador names hunting dogs would wear proudly. And, if you’re getting a boy – don’t worry, we’ve thrown in some boys’ names below as well.
After all, finding the right name for your hunter or huntress is quite important. The name of a hunting dog is much more than a pet’s name tag – it’s one of the key tools for communication with your four-legged partner while you’re on the trail.
37 Best Common Female Labrador Hunting Names
Which name is best and which is just ok is obviously highly subjective. In fact, what’s great for one may be cringe or outright horrible for another. Still, there are some names that are consistently and widely popular for female hunting labs. So, let’s get started with some of the more common yet great names hunters choose for their girl lab companions:
What Makes For The Best Hunting Dog Names?
Of course, a hunting lab’s name is a matter of much more than just whether it’s cute or funny. Instead, a hunting dog’s name is going to be a big part of how you communicate with your dog when you’re out in the field.
So, while Princess is a great name for a female dog, some hunters may feel like shouting “Princess!” across the forest is less than ideal. Similarly, extra-long dog names, while often cute and funny, also aren’t great for quick and efficient communication.
And then, there’s the question of training – something hunting dogs have to deal with much more so than family pets. As it turns out, what you name your dog does matter for how its training goes too. Some names are just more effective than others in that regard.
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And, lastly, there’s something to say about the psychology of dog names. Many experts speculate that giving pets human names isn’t a good idea as it further urges us to anthropomorphize them. Many people are ok with that and you might be too. But it’s still worth it to consider this before you name your hunting dog.
With that little bit of theory out of the way, let’s jump into a few more name categories below.
14 Badass Female Hunting Dog Names
Some might find it cringe but we do love naming our dogs with an outright badass name. Obviously, you wouldn’t name a child Empress or Huntress, but how are those not great names for a hunting dog? After all, it’s your dog’s profession to dominate the hunting ground, so a name such as Missle or Spear feels only fitting.
23 Divinely-inspired Female Labrador Hunting Names
The many human religions and mythologies are full of awesome goddesses and heroines. Many of them are goddesses of the hunt too – in fact, the ancient peoples all across the globe seem to have loved the idea of a female huntress goddess. There are also many other goddesses of war, beauty, fate, and so on – all of which can make for a great hunting lab name.
26 Nature-based female Labrador Hunting Names
A very fitting and effective choice is to just go to nature for some inspiration. Names such as Autumn or Daisy are so awesome that even parents often name their little girls that way. Plus, there are other cool names such as Rain, Raven, or Midnight.
20 Pop-culture-based Names For A Female Hunting Lab
There are lots of fantastic female heroines in pop culture, especially in recent days. With many of them being badass warriors or huntresses, it’s a pretty easy and fitting solution to just pick such a character for your female lab. Ripley, for example, has been a great choice for decades after Sigourney Weaver played the alien-killing character back in 1979. Or, maybe you’d fancy a newer character such as Katniss from the Hunger Games series or the demon hunter Mazikeen from Lucifer?
- Emma Swan
- Captain Marvel
- Black Widow
24 Awesome Hunting Dog Names Lab Males Would Also Love
We just went through 120 great names for female hunting labs so it’d only be only fair if we mention a few popular male lab names too. This isn’t to dissuade you from getting a female dog, of course – maybe consider getting both a female and a male lab? Besides, many of these names and the ones above can be viewed as pretty unisex anyway.
A pet’s name is often something superfluous. It’s something that really only holds value for us and not so much for the dog. Pet canines would neither know nor care what their names mean or what they sound like to our human ears. Still, it is fun to know that your pet’s name means something cute, funny, or plain awesome.
With hunting dogs, however, things are a little different. Not only is it cool to name your hunting lab something great but your dog’s name has a much more practical function too. So, even if none of our 100+ suggestions above have caught your eye, we hope that you name your female lab hunting companion something truly fitting.