233 Dog Names That Start With H

dog names that start with h

Heidi, Howard, Hank. Horacio, Henny or Hopscotch. Whether it’s for a boy or girl, dog names that start with H are the best choices for puppy naming because they are so varied!

It’s one of those letters that encompasses words with a broad range of ideas, thoughts and feelings.

Whether you’re in love with hardcore thrash metal, or would rather spend your days galavanting through flower gardens, there are H dog names that are exactly what you’re looking for.

The best H pet names are short, original, just a few syllables long, and don’t sound like any of your usual doggy instructions. And the letter H is so awesome partially because of the unique way we pronounce it, which keeps it clear to your puppy that it’s them you’re talking to.

Male Dog Names That Start With H

Classic boys H names are a great way to give your pet an identity that will suit them. But you don’t have to stick with the standard Harry or Hunter.

  • Holt
  • Herbert
  • Hershel
  • Hector
  • Hoyt
  • Henry
  • Harrold
  • Harvey
  • Hunter
  • Hank
  • Horace
  • Hiro
  • Heath
  • Humphrey
  • Haz
  • Hudson
  • Hendrix
  • Hugo
  • Harlan
  • Harry
  • Hansel
  • Haydon
  • Huxley
  • Harris

Female H Dog Names

To gather up the best unusual girl dog names that start with H I’ve been having fun skipping back and forth in time. Diving into retro or vintage names, then sliding across to the super modern names of the future.

  • Hennie
  • Hetty
  • Hayley
  • Harley
  • Holly
  • Hadlea
  • Helen
  • Heidi
  • Honor
  • Hilda
  • Harriet
  • Hannah
  • Helena
  • Hera
  • Haleigh
  • Hester
  • Hermione
  • Hella
  • Honesty
  • Hadwig
  • Henrietta
  • Halma
dog names that start with h for boys and girls

Hilarious H Dog Names

Finding humorous dog names can be a fun yet risky game. The funny H names for dogs that I’ve chosen are more on the silly end of the spectrum. Not likely to offend, but still able to get the most stoney faced person to laugh out loud.

  • Ham
  • Hairy
  • Hoggy
  • Hyper
  • Hazy
  • Heap
  • Hips
  • Humper
  • Hoof
  • Habit
  • Hanger
  • Hedge
  • Hippo
  • Hooch
  • Hubby
  • Haggle
  • Hocus
  • Hankie
  • Hatter
  • Heckle
  • Hoist
  • Hermit
  • Hobbit
  • Hobble

They also make for some pretty cool nicknames for those who want a more sensible formal name for their dog in general, but something fun for occasional use.

Happy Dog Names

Nothing makes me smile like a new puppy. It’s that face aching level of grinning that gives you equal amounts of joy and cheek pain by the end of the day. These cute dog names that start with H will do just that.

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  • Happy
  • Halo
  • Harper
  • Hark
  • Hippy
  • Herbie
  • Henna
  • Hope
  • Helper
  • Higgle
  • Hopper
  • Helix
  • Huddle
  • Huggy
  • Hopper
  • Harmony
  • Henny
  • Humble
  • Hazel
  • Haribo
  • Honey
  • Herb
  • Heather

Hardcore Dog Names That Start With H

A definite hangup from my teenage years, I must admit to still being obsessed with what is cool. Inspired by all things dangerous, these H dog names take cool to another level of tough.

  • Hex
  • Hades
  • Hash
  • Hero
  • Hock
  • Hatch
  • Hummer
  • Havoc
  • Hauler
  • Heist
  • Hyrax
  • Hiss
  • Hammer
  • Hulk
  • Hate
  • Hydro
  • Hive
  • Hacker
  • Haunt
  • Haste
  • Hackle
  • Horror
  • Howler

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Pippa Mattinson is the best selling author of The Happy Puppy Handbook, the Labrador Handbook, Choosing The Perfect Puppy, and Total Recall.

She is also the founder of the Gundog Trust and the Dogsnet Online Training Program 

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