German-Shorthair-Pointer

Getting a new puppy or dog is one of the most exciting things that can happen in life. You welcome a new family member to share your life and all of your adventures. If you’ve already decided on the breed, in this case, a German Short-haired Pointer, the next step is finding a proper name.

Whether you have your puppy at home or you’re waiting to pick them up, getting ahead of the game is not a bad idea. Here we’ll go over 400+ of the best German Short-haired Pointer names we can think of. We divided them into German, Old-Fashioned, Fictional-Inspired and Cute names. Enjoy!


How to Name Your German Short-haired Pointer

There’s no one way to tell you how to name your German Short-haired Pointer. But we did think of a few ways to make the decision-making a little easier. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Leave It to Chance

If you have several names picked out but can’t decide which one is best, you could always leave it up to chance. There are a few ways to do this.

First, there are tons of online sites where you can input words or phrases, and it will pick one randomly for you. This cuts out all the guessing work for you and means you don’t have to make that decision.    Or you could go the old-fashioned route and draw a name out of a hat – whatever works best.

Make a Poll

It’s always nice to get people’s opinions on social media, right? This might just be the good kind. You can always put a poll on one of your social media platforms asking your friends and family what they like best. You can also have them throw in their own suggestions if you’re so inclined.

Ask for Family Input

If you weren’t the only one in your household, you all could brainstorm together to come up with a list. You can pick a name or a few names you like best and then come up with a way to choose just one of them.

Choose Based on Sentiment

If you have a name or see one that really means a lot to you each time you hear it, you can choose that name for your new best friend. Whether it’s after an old family member or mentor, you can give them a name that you have already cherished for a lifetime.

Pick a Name You Enjoy

Not everyone has to like your name selection. But always pick a name that you love since you’re the one who will be saying it most frequently. It can be a quirky, eccentric name or a timeless classic for the ages. Regardless of your choice, it should be something that appeals most to you, the owner.


German Names for Your German Short-haired Pointer

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Why not go back to the roots? If you want your German Short-haired Pointer to have an original name from their homeland, here are some excellent options—some are classics, and some you might not be familiar with.

Male Names

  • Felix
  • Leon
  • Adler
  • Anton
  • Wolfgang
  • Max
  • Gerhard
  • Manfred
  • Dieter
  • Bruno
  • Adelbert
  • Alvin
  • Curt
  • Emil
  • Henry
  • Jakob
  • Matteo
  • Nils
  • Norman
  • Rainer
  • Reinhardt
  • Walter
  • Wener
  • Dorian
  • Metteo
  • Finn
  • Jarem
  • Barnim
  • Botho
  • Friedrich
  • Hans
  • Karl
  • Klaus
  • Jurgen
  • Alexander
  • Jannis
  • Theo
  • Albrecht
  • Franz
  • Egan
  • Florian
  • Hubert
  • Heinrich
  • Otto
  • Gustav
  • Jonah
  • Rolf
  • Johann
  • Valentin
  • Zindel
  • Humberto
  • Vischer
  • Luka
  • Rayment
  • Waldwayk
  • Weissmann
  • Rendall
  • Clovisto
  • Berdy
  • Lewis
  • Klein
  • Archibald
  • Renke
  • Wulfram
  • Wendale
  • Eckhard
  • Selig
  • Alfonsus
  • Ulric
  • Leopold
  • Thebault
  • Alterman
  • Aubary
  • Stern
  • Ludovic
  • Medvin
  • Arvy
  • Waldo
  • Griswold
  • Edsel
  • Detleff
  • Dirck
  • Hew
  • Alois
  • Kueffner
  • Elridge
  • Steno
  • Lennart
  • Keppler
  • Gotthard
  • Webber
  • Fulbert
  • Heike
  • Adalgiso
  • Sigiswald
  • Enrikos
  • Gerolt
  • Theobald
  • Claybourne
  • Bogart

Female Names

  • Hannah
  • Emma
  • Hilda
  • Helga
  • Olga
  • Leisel
  • Laura
  • Lena
  • Bertina
  • Claudia
  • Astrid
  • Elsa
  • Elisabeth
  • Nadine
  • Marlene
  • Ursula
  • Sigfrida
  • Sabine
  • Regina
  • Marlene
  • Judith
  • Edith
  • Gertrude
  • Gretel
  • Dorothea
  • Annelise
  • Alice
  • Lorelei
  • Gretchen
  • Katrina
  • Edelweiss
  • Amalia
  • Agatha
  • Gisela
  • Tanja
  • Sibylle
  • Mia
  • Sophia
  • Ida
  • Lea
  • Luisa
  • Otta
  • Bathilda
  • Gerda
  • Emery
  • Berdine
  • Geraldine
  • Henrietta
  • Isa
  • Kikka
  • Lorita
  • Adette
  • Clarissa
  • Zemirah
  • Eda
  • Ediline
  • Gratia
  • Ingrid
  • Luana
  • Aloisa
  • Crescentia
  • Felice
  • Alary
  • Ilse
  • Wendlesora
  • Almut
  • Carla
  • Corinna
  • Gabriele
  • Gesine
  • Lara
  • Kornelia
  • Lorena
  • Magdelena
  • Marta
  • Ricarda
  • Petunia
  • Nikoletta
  • Natalie
  • Nina
  • Selma
  • Rosina
  • Paula
  • Nela
  • Lydia
  • Lenore
  • Irma
  • Isolde
  • Helena
  • Heidi
  • Hermine
  • Jutta
  • Karline
  • Richeza
  • Svenja
  • Marianne
  • Frauke
  • Dora
  • Charlotte
  • Bettina

Old-Fashioned Names for Your German Short-haired Pointer

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German Short-haired Pointers look like very dapper and classy lads and lasses. If you want a name that reflects this, here are some terrific old-fashioned names to consider.

Male Names

  • Edgar
  • James
  • Ferdinand
  • Graham
  • Griffon
  • Barnaby
  • Beau
  • Thaddeus
  • Vincent
  • Silas
  • Evinrude
  • Davies
  • Wilbur
  • Thurman
  • Filbert
  • Igor
  • Garth
  • Randolph
  • Webster
  • Carl
  • Ralph
  • Harold
  • Newman
  • Digby
  • Kirby
  • Miles
  • Percy
  • Gunther
  • Linley
  • Pippin
  • Bernard
  • Otis
  • Malcolm
  • Theodore
  • Quincy
  • Ignatius
  • Josephus
  • Clifton
  • Cedric
  • Wesley
  • Ulysses
  • Huckleberry
  • Bruno
  • Abraham
  • Dudley
  • Grayson
  • Victor
  • Xavier
  • Hector
  • Oscar

Female Names

  • Bonnie
  • Penny
  • Louise
  • Nita
  • Cheryl
  • Gladys
  • Lila
  • Mona
  • Dinah
  • Vivian
  • Ivy
  • Faye
  • Delilah
  • Harriet
  • Blithe
  • Bernadette
  • Hazel
  • Opal
  • Freya
  • Winnie
  • Nellie
  • Jeanie
  • Victoria
  • Ruby
  • Francesca
  • Fannie
  • Olive
  • Paloma
  • Thelma
  • Trudy
  • Pixie
  • Maude
  • Evangeline
  • Margot
  • Starla
  • Willa
  • Pia
  • Prudence
  • Blair
  • Freda
  • Gigi
  • Wendy
  • Christabelle
  • Isabel
  • Ramona
  • Edna
  • Shirley
  • Winona
  • Uma
  • Blanche

Fictional-Inspired Names for Your German Short-haired Pointer

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There are tons of character names that you could definitely go for here. Whether your favorite fictional characters come from movies, books, poetry, or plays, we tried to round up some popular and comprehensive pics for you.

Male Names

  • Oliver — Oliver and Company
  • Victor — the Corpse Bride
  • Feick — The Princess Bride
  • Ren — Ren & Stimpy
  • Gonzo — The Muppets
  • Peewee — Peewee Herman
  • Tristan — Tristan & Isolde
  • Harry — Third Rock from the Sun
  • Sheldon — The Big Bang Theory
  • Fester — The Addams Family
  • Remus — Harry Potter
  • Sparrow — Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Samwise — Lord of the Rings
  • Peppone
  • Albus — Harry Potter
  • Harvey — Batman
  • Huckleberry — Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Artemis — Artemis Fowl
  • Ace — Ace Ventura
  • Shark — Shark Puppet
  • Nigel — The Wild Thornberrys
  • Bodhi — Locke & Key
  • David — Schiddt’s Creek
  • Wick — John Wick
  • Buck — Uncle Buck

Female Names

  • Bella — Twilight
  • Katniss — The Hunger Games
  • Peg — Married with Children
  • Rory — Gilmore Girls
  • Velma — Scooby Doo
  • Violet — Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Moira — Schitt’s Creek
  • Mona — Drowning Mona
  • Wilma — The Flintstones
  • Ariel — The Little Mermaid
  • Hermoine — Harry Potter
  • Leia — Star Wars
  • Clarice — Silence of the Lambs
  • Elle — Legally Blonde
  • Eleven — Stranger Things
  • Alice — Alice in Wonderland
  • Sandy — Grease
  • Matilda — Matilda
  • Dorothy — Wizard of Oz
  • Wednesday — The Addams Family
  • Sansa — Game of Thrones
  • Elaine — Seinfeld
  • Holly — Breakfast at Tiffanys
  • Scarlett — Gone with the Wind
  • Xena — Xena: The Warrior Princess

Cute Names for Your German Short-haired Pointer

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If you weren’t looking to get fancy, you could always choose something simple and adorable. Here are some cute names that we think roll off the tongue beautifully.

Male Names

  • Mousse
  • Bilbo
  • Keto
  • Taco
  • Loco
  • Finny
  • Bamm-Bamm
  • Dolce
  • Colby
  • Frodo
  • Hershey
  • Mowgli
  • Pippin
  • Pluto
  • Fido
  • Waffles
  • Sprout
  • Dash
  • Maui
  • Pretzel
  • Noodle
  • Goose
  • Ferdie
  • Elmo
  • Chewbacca
  • Hooch
  • Tater
  • Waldo
  • Groucho
  • Marshmallow
  • Stitch
  • Nico
  • Paddy
  • Ticker
  • Juno
  • Barney
  • Punky
  • Tito
  • Shermie
  • Taz
  • Bucko
  • Binder
  • Dingo
  • Donnie
  • Andrey
  • Iggy
  • Enzo
  • Benny
  • Kirby
  • Tigger

Female Names

  • Tootsie
  • Nessie
  • Pancake
  • Maggie
  • Coral
  • Calypso
  • Rosie
  • Molly
  • Sadie
  • Penny
  • Ginger
  • Roxy
  • Mitzi
  • Lulu
  • Zooey
  • Patsy
  • Fifi
  • Marzipan
  • Annie
  • Ellie
  • Nina
  • Pia
  • Pippa
  • Norie
  • Janie
  • Everly
  • Gigi
  • Fiona
  • Falafel
  • Opa
  • Naomi
  • Tinkerbell
  • Gabby
  • Nellie
  • Widget
  • Petra
  • Nita
  • Ziti
  • Rosemary
  • Wenjie
  • Wiggly
  • Irma
  • Georgia
  • Velma
  • Rizzo
  • Opera
  • Imogen
  • Teenie
  • Tato
  • Sheba

Conclusion

We hope he gave you some really good options to consider. But ultimately, you know the best name for your German Short-haired Pointer. Remember, you can name your dog in tons of creative ways. But maybe this was a one-stop shop for you, giving you just the right selection.


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