70+ Of The Best Happy father's day card messages to husband & Boyfriend from daughter, son, wife, Inspirational

March 20, 2023 9 min read

Over 70+ inspirational messages for Fathers Day - to fathers, grandfathers, dads-to-be and also includes messages from daughters, sons and pets

So, you’re looking for the perfect Father’s Day greeting card message for a Father’s Day card? Here is a selection of over seventy original Father’s Day messages for cards. We’ve split them into sections, which you can get to quickly by clicking on the headings below, or scroll down the page and find the perfect message for your dad! Have fun and good luck in your hunt for the message you need for your dad!

 Short Father's Day messages | Funny Father’s Day messages | Inspirational Father's Day messages | Father’s Day messages from a daughter | Father’s Day messages from a Son | Rude Father’s Day messages | Son in law Father's Day messages | Happy Father's Day messages from wife | Happy Father's Day messages for boyfriend | To a granddad | To a father to be | To a friend


Short Father's Day messages from a daughter or Son

Want a message that’s short and sweet for your Father’s Day card?  Here is a selection of short Father’s Day messages and wishes for your card that get straight to the point!

  • Happy Father's Day! I'm grateful for you being my dad.
  • Dad, you're amazing! Thank you for everything you do.
  • From the greatest child you could ask for to the world's greatest dad that I got! Happy Father's Day!
  • Wishing you a fantastic Father's Day! Thank you for being an awesome dad.
  • Dad, I appreciate everything you've done for me. Happy Father's Day!
  • Happy Father's Day! Thank you for being a wonderful dad and making a positive impact on my life.
  • Thank you for all the love, support, and guidance, Dad. Have a Happy Father's Day!
  • Happy Father's Day to the coolest dad! You will always be in fashion.
  • Thank you for guiding me in the right direction, Dad. Happy Father's Day!
  • Thank you for supporting me and helping me become me


Funny Father’s Day messages from a daughter or son

If you’ve got a dad who has a great sense of humour, you might be looking for something a little funnier to write in your Father’s Day card. Here are some funny Father’s Day messages that should tickle his funny bone. Use them as they are or adapt them for your dad!  Have fun!

  • Happy Father's Day, Dad. Oh, and BTW, you don’t need to sign all your text messages.
  • I’ll never fault mum on her taste. After all, she picked you…
  • Great job, Dad! I turned out to be amazing, thanks to you. Happy Father's Day!
  • You're the best dad I could have asked for...unless you start dancing. Then, all bets are off. Happy Father's Day!
  • Among so many other things, thanks for being my personal ATM machine, Dad. Without you, I'd be living on noodles and tap water. Happy Father's Day!
  • On Father's Day, thank you for being an incredible dad & one of my top two parents.
  • You've always been like a father to me, so it’s just as well you are! Happy Father's Day!
  • Wishing you a Father's Day as enjoyable as your life was before we came along. Thank you for being a wonderful dad.
  • Happy Father's Day, Dad! I love the special bond we share and the unspoken understanding that I'm your favourite child.
  • To the top of the top 10 dads anyone has ever had! Happy Father's Day!
  • To the Dad in BOMAD. Happy Father's Day, and thanks for everything – one day I may actually pay into that, you never know!
  • Happy Father's Day! Sorry for spending all your money, and thanks for always being there for me.
  • Thank you for fulfilling your fatherly duties with moderate success, Dad. Happy Father's Day!


Inspirational Father's Day messages from daughter or son

Want something a little more inspiring for your Father’s Day card message? Here are some inspirational Father’s Day messages for your card.

  • Thanks for being a constant presence in my life, Dad. The lessons and values you've instilled in me have stayed with me throughout my life.
  • No matter how much taller than you I grow, Dad, you'll always be someone I look up to in life. Thank you for being an amazing father and role model.
  • A day just isn't good enough to show you how much you mean to me. You're a rock in my life and an inspiration every day. Happy Father's Day!
  • Dad, you're still my hero and a shining example of how to live life. Thank you for being here for me and inspiring me to be my best self.
  • Dad, I’m who I am today because of you. Your guidance and love have shaped me into the person I am today. Happy Father's Day!
  • I realize more and more each year how much you've done for me, how you’ve of supported me, and I'm incredibly grateful for everything you've done.
  • Thank you for always believing in me and making me feel valued, Dad. You've been a constant source of love and support, and I'm so lucky to have you in my life.


Father’s Day messages from a daughter


Daughters have a special place in their dad’s heart and there’s nothing like a dad for a daughter. These heartfelt Father’s Day messages from a daughter will help you tell him how much he means to you, or inspire you to write your own message!

  • Thank you for all the wonderful things you do that I often take for granted. I appreciate you, Dad.
  • You got the daughter you wanted and I got the best dad I’d ever need!
  • Dad, thank you for having my back when I need you. Your love and support mean the world to me. Love you!
  • To my dad – you hold a special place in a daughter’s heart. Thank you for making my life so great when you’re around
  • Happy Father's Day to the most awesome dad in the galaxy! Thanks for being you and making every day feel like a wild adventure.
  • Thank you for giving me some of the best memories of my life, Dad. You've made life unforgettable.


Father’s Day messages from a Son

Fathers are often role models for their sons and if you’re a son, your dad holds a special place in your heart. If you’re stuck for something to write in your Father’s Day card, here is a selection of heartfelt Father’s Day messages from a son to their dad.  You can also check out our other sections for funny Father’s Day messages, rude messages, short and many more!

  • Dad, though I don't say it as much as I should, I’m grateful for everything you do for me. Your support means the world to me!
  • Thank you for being an amazing dad, and a role model I can look up to.
  • You're always the first person I turn to for advice, support, and a listening ear. Thank you for being there for me through thick and thin, Dad.
  • I can't imagine my life without you, Dad. Thank you for being there for me every step of the way.
  • I used to worry about turning into my dad, but now I hope I do! Thanks for setting the bar so high, Dad. Happy Father's Day!
  • Thank you for going above and beyond, Dad. Your efforts never go unnoticed and are greatly appreciated.
  • Dad, you have infinite patience and a heart of gold. Thank you for always being there for me.
  • Lots of people claim they have the best dad, but they're clearly mistaken because you’re right here with me!
  • Growing up with you was a blast, Dad. Thanks for making it fun and creating unforgettable memories. Love you!
  • I enjoy spending time with you, Dad, whether it's chatting or getting your advice. Thank you for being an amazing dad. Happy Father's Day!


Rude Father’s Day messages

If you and your dad are always pulling each other’s legs, then these rude Father’s Day messages should be just the ticket. Use them as they are or as inspiration for another message!  Remember to check out our funny Father’s Day messages, too! You’re welcome…

  • Life can be crap sometimes, but at least I’ve got a badass dad to get me through it.
  • Thanks for tolerating all my crap over the years, Dad. I owe you one. Happy Father's Day!
  • Happy Father's Day! Thanks for occasionally helping me with the dirty work, like wiping my bum and other embarrassing stuff.
  • Don't listen to what Mom says, Dad. I don't and look how well I turned out. Happy Father's Day!


Son in law Father's Day messages

Wow, you’ve married and ended up with a second dad – go you! Treat your Father-in-law to a great message this Father’s day, with our selection of son-in-law Father’s Day messages for your card and keep in his good books.  You can also use some of our Father’s day messages from sons.

  • I was lucky to marry the girl of my dreams and get a fantastic dad-in-law too. Thanks for all you do.
  • Dads are special and I’m grateful to have a second one in my life. Happy Father’s day from your son-in-law.
  • Born with one dad, married and got two, you got a new son and I got you! Thanks for being such a great father-in-law. Happy Father’s Day!


Happy Father's Day messages from wife to husband

Let him know how much you appreciate him being a great dad with this selection of Father's Day messages for your husband. Use them as they are or to inspire you in what you write for your hubby this Father’s Day.

  • Wonderful husband and now a great dad. What more could a girl want? Happy Father’s Day
  • You make such a great husband; I should have known how great a dad you’d be too! Happy Father’s Day darling.
  • To a one in a million husband – turns out you’re a one in a million dad too! What are the odds of that? Happy Father’s Day to a great husband and partner.
  • You’re such a great dad, it fills my heart up with love. Happy Father’s Day


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Happy Father's Day messages for boyfriend from girlfriend

Having a great boyfriend is just the start! If you’ve had kids together, you can tell your boyfriend just how special he is on Father’s Day and how much you appreciate him with our original Father’s Day messages for boyfriends.

  • Thanks for being the best dad a girl could ever want for her kids. Love you loads on this special day.
  • You’re a great dad, just like you’re a great boyfriend. Happy Father’s Day, my love.
  • Being your girlfriend was the best thing ever & then I found out how great you are as a dad.
  • To a fantastic boyfriend and such a great dad to our kids. Thanks for being there for all of us. Happy Father’s day.


Father’s day or Granddad’s Day messages to a granddad

Granddads are Father’s too! Tell him how much you appreciate him with these Father’s day messages to Granddad!  Happy Granddad’s Day!

  • Happy Grandad's Day! They say the very best dads are promoted to grandad, and you're proof of that!
  • You're like a perfectly aged, limited edition collectible. Happy Father's Day!
  • To the world's best grandad! You always make me feel loved and supported.
  • You're a role model to us all, Grandad! Happy Father's Day to a father who's truly grand.


Father to be card messages

Cannot wait to send the Father-to-be a cute Father’s Day message from your baby bump? Here are some Father’s Day messages for Fathers to be card message!

  • From your little bump, happy father to be day. Cannot wait to celebrate Father’s Day with you in person next year, daddy.
  • I know you know I’m in here, I know you’re out there too. And when we finally get to meet, there are hugs for life for you.
  • Daddy (to be). I cannot wait to give you a hug next Father’s day. Love, bump.


Father's Day messages to a friend

If you have a friend who is a single dad, or perhaps you’re close friend with him, these Father’s Day messages for a friend will help you wish them the best Father’s Day they can have.

  • Every kid has a dad, but you are one of the best Father’s I know. Keep up the great work - your kids are a credit to you!
  • Being a dad isn’t easy, even if you make it look like it is. Happy Father’s Day to a great dad
  • Kids can’t choose their parents, but you chose to be a fantastic dad! Happy Father’s day.
  • A great friend and a fantastic dad - what a great guy you are! So have a happy Father’s Day – this one’s for you!


 So that's the lot for now. We hope you enjoyed them and please bookmark or share this page as we keep updating these messages each year, so you can come back again and again for fresh inspiration!

Keith Saye
Keith Saye

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