35 Names for Black Labradors Who Love Stealing The Show

Black is one of the most popular colors when it comes to dog owners picking their new pup. So if you are struggling to find the perfect name, we have some ideas for you!

There is just something so cool about a black puppy. There are so many dog breeds that come in black: from the slick black lab (like Gwyneth Paltrow's black Labrador Retriever, Holden!) to the gentle giant, a Great Dane, black puppies come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Even former president of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama, had an adorable black and white Portuguese Water Dog named Bo for him and his family.

Yes, black dogs are quite special, aren't they? So, if you've brought home a new black dog and are looking for the perfect name for your new family member, look no further! Whether you have a big dog or a small dog, here are some black dog name ideas we guarantee you and your new puppy will love, many of which have landed on Rover.com's best names for black dogs.

35 Black Dog Names for Your Furry Friend


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1. Raven
2. Darth
3. Blackberry (We think this is SUCH a cute name for a little black puppy!)
4. Bear
5. Cocoa (this would also work for a brown pup!)
6. Blackjack
7. Amaya (means night rain in Japanese)
8. Coke/Pepsi/Cola/Dr. Pepper
9. Ash/Asher
10. Coal/Cole
11. Ebony (perfect if your pup has a white furry sibling you can name Ivory!)
12. Espresso
13. Flint
14. Guinness (perfect for the Irish stout lover!)
15. Onyx
16. Licorice
17. Luna

18. Cinder
19. Caviar
20. Ink/Inky
21. Jet/Jett
22. Charcoal/Slate/Carbon
23. Lava
24. Eclipse
25. Kuro (means black in Japanese)
26. Midnight
27. Noir
28. Panther
29. Oreo
30. Pepper
31. Shadow
32. Tuxedo/Tux
33. Diesel
34. Obsidian
35. Asphalt

Bonus name!

36. Bean!

This article was first published on December 16, 2020. 

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