40 Delightful Names For Hound Dogs

By Marissa Leotaud

Your pet's name is the first gift you give them, followed by oodles and oodles of love, of course. You want their name to be as creative and unique as they are! Sometimes this creativity is inspired by your doggo's specific breed.

Do you have a furry friend that ain't nothin' but a hound dog, crying all the time? Well, here are some perfectly picked names that should fit your hound to the tee.

Bloodhound dog with a pipe
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Detective hound dog names:

  • Captain
  • Chase
  • Clue
  • Detective ("Teck" for short)
  • Finder
  • Holmes
  • Hudson
  • Hunter
  • Monocle
  • Searchy
  • Sergeant
  • Sherlock
  • Sniff McGriff
  • Spy Guy/Gal
  • Watson
Elvis Presley and hound dog
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Elvis Presley hound dog names:

  • Blue
  • Bluesy
  • Cry
  • Elvis
  • King
  • Mr./Mrs. No Friend Of Mine
  • Presley
  • Soul Brotha/Sista
Basset Hound
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Names based on hound dog characteristics:

  • Brownie
  • Caramel
  • Copper (also based on the famous character from The Fox and the Hound)
  • Droop
  • Floppy
  • Frowny
  • Mocha
  • Sleepy

Ironic hound dog names:

James Corden irony
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  • Busy
  • Buzz
  • Happy
  • Killer
  • Mr. Big
  • Ms. Bliss
  • Skippy
  • Smiley
  • Spazz

Happy name hunting!

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