The best Bloodhound names suit their stoic looks and dependable nature.
We’ve got hundreds of suggestions, starting with 100 of our all-time favorite names:
Inspiration for names can come from a whole variety of places. For Bloodhounds, some of the best names tend to be classic human ones.
That’s just one choice though. The options are endless!
Bloodhounds are renowned for their hunting abilities, so strong, regal names suit them well. But of course, their skills aren’t the only inspiration you can find for their name.
Your puppy’s personality and appearance can also prompt the perfect name. Maybe a flower will inspire you, or the name of a character you love. Books, movies, stories and history can all prompt a great name idea.
No matter where it comes from, when you find the right name for your Bloodhound puppy, you’ll both know it!
Best Names for Bloodhounds
There are some names that are just classics. That’s what makes them so popular.
Many standard names seem to fit Bloodhound dogs perfectly. And when you look in your puppy’s face, one of these names might feel just right.
Here are some of the best names that we love:
Are you considering giving your canine a name that describes his appearance? The color of their fur, patterns or unique features is great for inspiration.
Here are some of the best color-inspired ones for your puppy:
These standard dog names are well-known and popular. Not everyone wants something common though! We have a lot more unique and creative ones for you to choose from.
Names for your Female Bloodhound
A lot of people like to give their pets human female names. There are lots of names that can bring a sense of femininity to your pup.
Something about the face and demeanor of a Bloodhound makes them the perfect candidate for classic names. They hardly look like movie stars of the silver screen, but the names seem to fit them as well as any star.
Of course, you can also use these names for male Bloodhounds as well, if you feel that the name is just right.
With that said, here are some of our favorite female names:
Names for your Male Bloodhound
There are nearly endless options for a great male Bloodhound name.
Do you want them to have Southern charm? Do you want to accentuate their talent for hunting? Or maybe you just want them to have a human one.
Remember that these names aren’t strictly limited to male dogs. If a name suits your female dog, go ahead and use it!
Here are some of the top male names:
Cool Bloodhound Names
Choosing a cool name for your Bloodhound can give them an extra sense of pep. They don’t have to be off the wall or random names, either.
Cool names can come from a number of places, from your favorite characters to your favorite musicians. Even typical short and catchy names give a sense of cool.
These are some of the top cool names for your dog:
Music Inspired Names
Are you a fan of country music? Maybe jazz? Or how about good old rock-and-roll? Here are some of the best musician-inspired cool Bloodhound names for you to consider:
Cute Bloodhound Names
If you feel that your puppy is the cutest dog around (and I bet you do), then you need a cute name to match!
The perfect adorable name can come from lots of places. You can look at flowers, movies, history and lots more.
One of the most bountiful sources of inspiration is nature! Nature is beautiful, and there are lots of adorable names and words to choose from.
These are some of the best nature-inspired cute names:
Here are some other standout cute Bloodhound names:
Funny Names for Your Bloodhound
Lots of puppies have a silly personality, and they could use a silly name to go with it! If you love to laugh, consider giving your Bloodhound a name that makes you smile every time you say it.
Here are some of our favorite funny names:
Unique Bloodhound Names
Your Bloodhound dog is unique, and maybe you’d like a unique name to help them stand out.
There are no rules when deciding on a unique Bloodhound name. If the word suits your puppy, and they respond to it, then it’s a perfect name! That’s all there is to it.
Do you love baseball? Maybe you’ll want to name your Bloodhound after a stadium:
Bloodhounds are often seen dressed as Sherlock Holmes. This is likely because of their incredible detective noses. So, a mystery-solving name may be just the thing for your Bloodhound.
Here are some other wonderfully unique names you can consider for your Bloodhound pup:
Tough Bloodhound Names
Your dog might have a more gruff personality. Or maybe you want them to radiate strength. Nothing fluffy or cuddly for them!
If your Bloodhound has a mischievous or hardy personality, then one of these tough names might be just the right fit for them.
Ranks and roles in positions of power often make for good, tough names. They represent command and strength. Here are some to consider:
Maybe you’d rather something a little more general. But you still want a tough name, and we have lots of ideas. Maybe you want an electric name; or something haunting!
These are some more of our favorites:
Fun Facts About Bloodhounds
Bloodhounds have been kept since the Middle Ages when they were developed as hunting dogs in France.
Bloodhounds have up to 300 million scent receptors in their noses, compared to our measly 5 million.
And those floppy ears aren’t just for looks – they stir up scents from the ground for even more advanced sniffing!
What is Your Favorite Bloodhound Name?
Your new Bloodhound is going to bring so much joy to your life. And naming them is just a part of that fun!
You may consider lots of names, but when you find the right one, you’ll know. Call to them using some of the names you’ve chosen. Speak them out loud, so you can really hear them.
You can start by deciding what type of name you’d like to give them, and narrow it down from there.
Remember, the best name for your Bloodhound is the one that suits them well.
Have you already named your Bloodhound?
Did any of the names on our list speak to you? Do you have name ideas that we didn’t list? Let us know in the comments!