"Happy Birthday Dad" Images & 100+ Messages

Updated on February 9, 2017

Happy Birthday, Pops!

They say that anyone can be a father, but it takes a real man to be a dad. There is so much truth in this statement! Being there for your child from day one, not just being there, but wanting to be there, wanting to provide love, security, guidance, and financial support… it truly takes a special person to do all of this, and we call him "Dad"!

On his birthday, he usually doesn’t ask for a lot; as a matter of fact, sometimes it takes a bit of convincing him that he is more than worth celebrating! It’s always a nice gesture to throw a little shindig for him with all of his favorite people and food, of course! It’s an even nicer gesture to make something for him or put together a few sweet (or funny) words to say. In need of ideas for ways to say “Happy birthday, Dad”? Here ya go!

Sweet Messages

Sweet birthday messages for Dad are always a safe way to go in a birthday card! Time to get out the handkerchief!

  • You helped make me who I am! Happy Birthday, Dad!
  • Any man can be a father. It takes a special man to be a dad!
  • Happy birthday to the World's Best Dad!
  • Every awesome dad deserves to have an amazing birthday, and more!
  • Sending wishes for a relaxing and enjoyable birthday.
  • You're not getting older, just wiser! Happy birthday, Dad!
  • When I was born, you thought you were lucky. Turns out, I was the lucky one to have you as a dad!
  • If you've taught me anything in life, it's to never give up! Thanks for never giving up on me!
  • I feel as lucky as can be, because the world's best father belongs to me!
  • It's a good thing that you don't get a trophy for each great accomplishment because you'd be out of space! Happy birthday!

  • No matter how old we both grow, I'll always look up to you! Happy birthday, Dad!
  • Wishing the most handsome dad the very best birthday ever!
  • The only time you've ever been wrong was when you said you have the best dad, because it is me who has the best dad. Happy birthday!
  • Sometimes superheroes don't wear capes, and you're one of them. Have a super birthday, Dad!
  • Happy birthday to a father who grows more awesome with each passing year!
  • To a strong, handsome, smart, funny, and all-around amazing dad, happy birthday!
  • You've always filled my heart with so much love, warmth, and security. Happy birthday to a truly loving father!
  • Wishing someone who means the world to me a very happy birthday! I love you, Dad!
  • Smile, Dad, It's your big day and we love you!

  • Every child has a hero. Mine is called 'Daddy'.
  • Happy Birthday Papa Bear! Love, Baby Bear.
  • You're not getting old, you're just increasing in value!
  • When you didn't have my hand, you had my back! Thanks for always being there for me!
  • Home is where Dad is.
  • To the world, you might just be a dad, but to me, you're the world!
  • Fathers hold our hands for a little while, but they hold our hearts forever!
  • The older I get, the smarter you get! Happy birthday to the smartest man I know!
  • So much of who I am is because of who you are! Thank you for being such a wonderful person and father!

Funny Messages

Give Dad the gift he gives you all the time; a super awesome, super lame, 'Dad joke'! These funny messages are sure to leave him with a smile!

  • Dad, I wasn't quite sure what to get you for your birthday because you already have the best gift... me!
  • Have a happy birthday Dad! Love, Your favorite child.
  • Age is just a number, and so is your weight, so blow out your candles, so we can eat some cake!
  • Thanks for wasting the best years of your life raising me!
  • Wishing you one hell of a birthday, Dad!
  • Happy birthday, Dad! Bringing you lots of beers and birthday cheers!
  • I see you're still working on that bushy beard! You always have worn it well!
  • You know, the only thing better than your birthday was my birthday... just sayin'!
  • Happy birthday, ya old fart!
  • Birthdays are like hemorrhoids, they're a pain in your ass and they keep coming!
  • Here's a bad Dad joke for your birthday: What do you call someone with no nose and no body? Nobody knows!

  • To a dad who could still beat up all the other dads! Have a kickass birthday!
  • I smile because you're my father. I laugh because there's nothing I can do about it!
  • I forgot your birthday Dad... Sorry, I was raised wrong!
  • Happy Birthday Dad! Thanks for always being such a Fungi!
  • Dads are like fine tools, they get worn out with age! Happy Birthday Dad!
  • You're not old, you're a classic! Love you Pops!
  • Dad. The Man. The Myth. The Legend.
  • Farter of the Year! I mean.. Father!
  • Dad, No matter what life throws at you, at least you don't have ugly children!
  • Dad, I blame you for how awesome I am. It's a burden really.
  • Age is just a number, and in your case, a high one! Way to go!
  • Thanks for never failing to have a lame joke on hand!
  • To a dad who could fix any toy!

  • I was putting candles on your cake, but kept losing count! Happy Birthday old man!
  • Happy Buttercream, I mean, Birthday!
  • Hey Dad, happy birthday! Love, your favorite (let's be honest)!
  • Dad, you've taught me lots of valuable life lessons, like how to maintain a car, and to never leave a beer unfinished. Cheers to you on your birthday!
  • Wishing you unlimited bacon on your birthday!
  • You take birthdays like a champ! Happy birthday, Pops!
  • When you go to blow out the candles on your cake, please be mindful of your dentures. Happy birthday, papa!
  • When you get old, you may lose your hair and teeth, but you've gained wisdom! That's worth it, right Dad?
  • For your birthday, I found you the perfect home! Don't worry, they have shuffleboard!
  • Happy Birthday to the worst dad in the world! Just kidding, you're awesome!

Religious Messages

If your dad is a man of faith, a religious birthday greeting might be the best way to tell him how much you've been blessed by having him as a father!

  • God knew that I would need a good dad, so He first created you! Happy birthday!
  • Blessed be my wonderful father on his birthday, who is second to only our Father in Heaven.
  • God proved He works in mysterious ways the day he created you. Happy birthday!
  • You are blessed to have another year in this life, and we are blessed to have you as our father. Happy birthday!
  • Each year is another gift from God! He must like you most since you have the most years of anyone I know!
  • Dad, may your blessings outnumber your age!
  • Asking God to bless you with every kind of joy on your birthday and always!
  • One thing I’ve always admired about you is that you’re a man of God. Keep looking up and counting those blessings, and those blessings will keep coming!
  • Let His light shine through you today as you make your wish and enjoy your cake!
  • I thank God everyday that you’re my Dad!
  • Thank you for raising me to know God's true love and compassion.
  • Praying your day is a wonderful as you are, Dad!
  • I couldn't have asked God to bless me with a better man to be my Dad!

Messages From Son

  • Even though I'm older now, I still think when I grow up, I want to be just like you!
  • A father is a son's first hero! Happy Birthday Dad!
  • You're as smart as Ironman, as strong as the Hulk, as fast as Superman, and as cool as Batman! Happy Birthday to my favorite superhero!
  • If I caught a fish for every year old you are, I'd be a real fisherman!
  • Happy birthday to the father of the coolest son in the world!
  • Severe masculinity must run in the family! Happy birthday big guy!
  • Thank you for teaching me the important things in life: Hunting, fishing, and how to be a good dad someday. You're the best!
  • Man to man, wishing you all the best on your birthday!
  • I'm happy to put the grilling skills you taught me to the test for your birthday.
  • Dad, I couldn't have grown up with a better hero and role model. Thank you for everything you are and continue to be. Happy birthday!
  • I am thankful to have such a cool dad! Love, your equally-cool kid!
  • Our bond is stronger than Gorilla Glue! Happy birthday!
  • Nobody gives bear hugs like you do, so bring it in, big guy!
  • Wishing my old man a happy birthday!
  • Happy birthday to the man of the house!
  • My oh my, the years have flown by! Happy birthday from one old man to the next!

Messages from Daughter

There aren't many who can fill a Daddy's heart like his little girl! Here are some birthday greetings for Dad from his favorite daughter!

  • A father is a daughter's first love!
  • No matter how old she is, sometimes a girl just needs her dad!
  • Happy birthday to the father of the coolest daughter in the world!
  • As you know, I've always been a daddy's girl! Happy Birthday to my favorite person ever!
  • When I'm at my best, I'm my father's daughter.
  • Every memory with you is a memory I'll forever cherish. Let's make your birthday one of those memories!
  • You've set the standard for the kind of man I want in my life, and I have to say, it's quite hard finding someone with the bar being set so high!
  • We may both be growing old, but I'll always be your little girl. Happy birthday, Daddy!
  • Dad, you have always been the light in my world. Keep shining bright on your birthday!
  • Happy birthday, I love you to the moon and back, Daddy!
  • You took Mom’s heart, then I took yours, it was only fair! Wishing my favorite man a happy birthday!

When it comes to a dad’s birthday, a good majority of father’s will appreciate humor. After all, being a parent, you need to have a good sense of humor or the job might be dreadful! We also understand that not every moment is suitable for humor, so pick what you think is best, because after all, you know him better than most people!

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