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150+ German Shorthaired Pointer Names: Best Ideas for Your Pup

Written by: Nicole Cosgrove

Last Updated on May 14, 2024 by Dogster Team

German Shorthaired Pointer Names

150+ German Shorthaired Pointer Names: Best Ideas for Your Pup

If you are adopting a German Shorthaired Pointer this year, you’ll need to find the perfect name for them. Bred in 19th century Germany as a hunting dog, the German Shorthaired Pointer is a loving, incredibly loyal, and extremely active dog, one with which you’ll have years of fun. With their adorably floppy ears and big brown eyes, you will also find that this breed is cute as can be.

Deciding what to name your new pet can be a challenge, so we’ve made your job easier by gathering 150+ of the best GSP names for this year, all in one place. Here, you’ll find German Shorthaired Pointer names for males and females, along with the best hunting dog names. Look through these lists to find a name that suits your new best friend to a tee!

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How to Name Your German Shorthaired Pointer

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When it comes to choosing an excellent German Shorthaired Pointer dog name, don’t just focus on their sex—consider your pup’s personality, too. For example, if your pet has the personality of Eeyore, “Sunny” might not be the best name choice. But, if your new pet has a regal bearing, you might want to choose a royal name like “Duchess”. If they are going to be a hunting companion, you might go with a warrior’s name like “Apollo”. Or if they’re hyper and silly, maybe something like “Gizmo” would better suit them!

Be sure to take your taste in names into consideration, as well; don’t choose a name you hate just because it fits your animal’s personality. Finally, another way you might pick a name is by considering the color of your dog’s coat and using that as inspiration.

Whatever the name, consider all facets of your German Shorthaired Pointer’s temperament and coloring, along with any personal tastes you want to convey.

Male German Shorthaired Pointer Names

Brown German Shorthaired Pointer hunting
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If you’ve adopted a male German Shorthaired Pointer, the name you’re searching for could range from bold and strong to sophisticated to fun. You’ll find a large trove of all types of names below!

  • Apollo
  • Archie
  • Bandit
  • Baxter
  • Beau
  • Ben
  • Bergen
  • Billy
  • Bobby
  • Bruiser
  • Bruno
  • Buddy
  • Buster
  • Caesar
  • Cain
  • Caleb
  • Carson
  • Casey
  • Chaos
  • Charlie
  • Claus
  • Cody
  • Connor
  • Cooper
  • Dante
  • Dylan
  • Ezra
  • Felix
  • Gaius
  • Gideon
  • Gizmo
  • Griffin
  • Gus
  • Harvey
  • Heinrich
  • Howie
  • Huck
  • Hudson
  • Jack
  • Jackson
  • Jagger
  • Jake
  • James
  • Jasper
  • Jesse
  • Jinx
  • Josh
  • Joshua
  • Kingston
  • Leon
  • Levi
  • Louie
  • Lucky
  • Maximus
  • Mickey
  • Murphy
  • Oliver
  • Oscar
  • Pax
  • Pluto
  • Prince
  • Ragnor
  • Riley
  • Rocky
  • Rudy
  • Rufus
  • Rusty
  • Sam
  • Sammy
  • Samson
  • Sawyer
  • Shawn
  • Simba
  • Skippy
  • Smoky
  • Sparky
  • Teddy
  • Thor
  • Toby
  • Tucker
  • Varick
  • Vincent
  • Vulcan
  • Wade
  • Walker
  • Winston
  • Wolf
  • Xavier

Female German Shorthaired Pointer Names

German Shorthaired Lab (German Shorthaired Pointer x Labrador Retriever)
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Whether you’re looking for a sweet, everyday name for your new female German Shorthaired Pointer or a name that lends itself to the more exotic, we’ve got you covered!

  • Abby
  • Alice
  • Allie
  • Angel
  • Annie
  • Arianna
  • Audrey
  • Baby
  • Bella
  • Berta
  • Bianca
  • Blair
  • Blake
  • Bobbi
  • Brandy
  • Brooke
  • Camilla
  • Candy
  • Cassidy
  • Cassie
  • Charlie
  • Charlotte
  • Chloe
  • Cinders
  • Cleo
  • Coco
  • Daisy
  • Daphne
  • Delaney
  • Delia
  • Delilah
  • Dixie
  • Elsa
  • Emma
  • Fiona
  • Flora
  • Ginger
  • Giselle
  • Gracie
  • Gretchen
  • Helga
  • Holly
  • Honey
  • Jasmine
  • Joanna
  • Josie
  • Juno
  • Katie
  • Kendall
  • Kishi
  • Lady
  • Leah
  • Lily
  • Lola
  • Lucy
  • Lydia
  • Maddy
  • Madeline
  • Mara
  • Missy
  • Misty
  • Molly
  • Naomi
  • Noelle
  • Olive
  • Penny
  • Pepper
  • Phoebe
  • Precious
  • Princess
  • Reba
  • Rosie
  • Roxy
  • Ruby
  • Sammy
  • Sandy
  • Sasha
  • Sassy
  • Sheba
  • Sophia
  • Sophie
  • Sugar
  • Tasha
  • Valentina
  • Venus
  • Vicki
  • Victoria
  • Vivian
  • Zara
  • Zoe

Hunting Dog Names for Pointers

If you and your German Shorthaired Pointer will be going hunting a lot, you might want a name that recognizes their hunter breeding. This list covers ancient Greek warrior names to names that portray action and excitement.

  • Ace
  • Archer
  • Arrow
  • Athena
  • Aurora
  • Bailey
  • Beast
  • Blade
  • Blaze
  • Blitz
  • Bolt
  • Bonnie
  • Boomer
  • Bow
  • Brutus
  • Bullet
  • Calliope
  • Cannon
  • Captain
  • Chase
  • Chaser
  • Colt
  • Dakota
  • Dash
  • Davy
  • Diesel
  • Dottie
  • Duchess
  • Duke
  • Ember
  • Everest
  • Finn
  • Fisher
  • Forest
  • General
  • Goliath
  • Gunner
  • Hammer
  • Howl
  • Hulk
  • Hunter
  • Ivy
  • Jet
  • Jett
  • Layla
  • Legacy
  • Logger
  • Mack
  • Maggie
  • Magnum
  • Major
  • Marlie
  • Max
  • Moxie
  • Nala
  • Nikita
  • Otis
  • Payton
  • Pierce
  • Rambo
  • Ranger
  • Rebel
  • Remington
  • Rocky
  • Rogue
  • Roxie
  • Ryder
  • Sadie
  • Scout
  • Shadow
  • Shiloh
  • Skye
  • Slade
  • Spike
  • Storm
  • Striker
  • Tank
  • Thorn
  • Titan
  • Trapper
  • Trudy
  • Valkyrie
  • Wilder
  • Willow
  • Wolverine
  • Xena
  • Zeus
  • Ziggy

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Final Thoughts

Our pets deserve names just as wonderful as they are! Sometimes finding the perfect fit can be challenging, though, so we hope this list of GSP names has helped you make your decision in choosing the name that’s best for your new pet. No matter what name you decide to go with for your German Shorthaired Pointer, so long as you (and your dog) feel that it’s what suits them, you can’t go wrong!


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