350+ Black Dog Names: The A-Z Of Beautiful Names For Black Dogs

You have just welcomed home a cute bundle of black fur into your home; from a famous Black Lab to a Miniature Schnauzer these loveable black pooches are unique.

Black dogs are beautiful with their luscious charcoal coats and large beautiful eyes.

Now you are on the hunt for a cute, fun, or unique black dog names.

Whether you’re trying to find the perfect name for your large black dog, small black dog or maybe a gender specific name, we have got you covered with over 300 perfect names.

Names For A Black Dog

Best Names For A Black Dog

We couldn’t help but share these best black dog names.

Your dog demands the best from their name, not only will you be shouting it from the dog park, but, you will also be introducing your dog to friends and family members for decades to come.

Most are gender-neutral – these names are sure to match your black dog’s unique personality.

  • Ace
  • Aka (Black in Uzbek)
  • Ash
  • Asher
  • Azur (Meaning black in Egyptian)
  • Batman
  • Blaquita (Little Black one)
  • Bruno
  • Caviar
  • Char
  • Coal
  • Coven
  • Dusky
  • Ebony
  • Ember
  • Fawn
  • Ink
  • Jet
  • Kapa (Black in Kazakh)
  • Knight
  • Kuro
  • Leyla
  • Liquorice
  • Luna (Perfect for a dog with crystal blue eyes!)
  • Midnight
  • Black
  • Black
  • Musta (Black in Finnish)
  • Nero
  • Nisha (Night in Sanskrit)
  • Noir
  • Nova
  • Nuit (The Egyptian goddess of the Night Sky)
  • Nyx
  • Onyx
  • Preto (Black in Portuguese)
  • Puma
  • Raven
  • Schwarz (Black in German)
  • Shadow – (The perfect name for a loyal dog)
  • Silhouette
  • Smokey
  • Sooty
  • Storm
  • Swart (Black in Afrikaans)
  • Teina (Black in Maori)
  • Zorro
  • Zulu

Black Female Dog Names

Black Female Dog Names

Looking for a name to suit a small cute black dog? We’ve got the perfect list for you!

Likewise, we’ve also included sassy names, names perfect for large female black dogs and loads that sound a little bit cute or fancy.

  • Abby
  • Alva
  • Ashley
  • Astra
  • Astral
  • Aubrey
  • Ava
  • Bailey
  • Betty
  • Beyonce
  • Cecilia
  • Chanel (A beautiful and sophisticated female black dog)
  • Ciara
  • Cola
  • Cruella
  • Dahlia
  • Darla
  • Dee (Or Deedee – Dark in Welsh)
  • Doris
  • Dot
  • Elvira
  • Estella
  • Fia (Dark in Gaelic)
  • Iris
  • Jetta (Jet Black in Latin)
  • Kat
  • Lana
  • Lil
  • Melanie (Dark Skinned in Latin)
  • Misty
  • Morticia (From the Adams Family!)
  • Oprah
  • Phoebe
  • Piper
  • Sandy
  • Sasha
  • Saskia
  • Serena
  • Sheba (the African Queen!)
  • Sky
  • Skylar
  • Sonya
  • Stella
  • Tabatha
  • Ursula
  • Yasmin
  • Yaz
  • Yuri
  • Xena – the warrior pup-cess

Big Black Dog Names

Big Black Dog Names

Are you dog’s paws huge!?

You’ve definitely got a giant black dog breed then – maybe it’s a German Shepherd or Great Dane?

We have put together a list of the most popular giant black dog names to help you name your new black furry.

Our favorites are Hercules, Hex and Hulk!

  • Albert (Fat Albert)
  • Apollo
  • Ares
  • Atticus
  • Axle
  • Bertha
  • Big Bee (The Big Black)
  • Biggie
  • Blackfoot
  • Blackjack
  • Bootleg
  • Brutus
  • Chief
  • Duke
  • Fifty (Fifty Cent)
  • Godzilla
  • Goliath
  • Hefty
  • Hera
  • Hercules
  • Hex
  • Hulk
  • Kanye
  • King Kong
  • Mack
  • Meatball (Well-suited for a Bernese Mountain Dog?)
  • Nemesis
  • Poisedon
  • Pongo
  • Rex (A name for the more intimidating furry member)
  • Rick
  • Rocky
  • Rocky
  • Sarge
  • Shrek
  • Slater
  • Thor
  • Titan
  • Trooper
  • Tupac
  • Vixen
  • West
  • Whale
  • Yeezy
  • York
  • Yorkie
  • Zeek
  • Zeus

Funny Dog In Party Hat

Funny Black Dog Names

Some dogs are just plain goofy! There’s nothing wrong with that, in fact, some can just crack us up at any moment.

If your dog is about as graceful as a hippo on roller skates then these funny black dog names will be just perfect.

  • Baa-Baa (…black sheep have you any wool?)
  • Biggie Smalls (After the infamous Notorious Big)
  • Cadbury (A name to surely suit a big black Labrador Retriever)
  • Chew-bark-a
  • Chow
  • Dane (After the Great Dane)
  • Demon
  • Ego
  • Foggy
  • Gizmo (Well-suited for an energetic sassy dark-haired Chihuahua)
  • Goth
  • Guinness
  • Hershey (Again, a well-loved chocolate!)
  • Inkblot
  • Ken
  • Kobe
  • Miguel
  • Mike
  • Milo
  • Nestle
  • Nike
  • Ninja
  • Oso (Meaning Bear in Spanish)
  • Peanut
  • Pooh Bear
  • Porkchop
  • Prince
  • Queen Bee
  • Reaper
  • Schnauz (After a giant dog)
  • Seal
  • Sealy
  • Sharpie
  • Shredder
  • Snoop (After Snoop dogg)
  • Spade
  • T-Bone
  • Tank
  • Terminator
  • Tint
  • Tyson
  • Usher
  • Weezy
  • Witchy
  • Yeti
  • Zebra

Small Black French Bulldog

Small Black Dog Names

The people’s votes are in… small black dogs are cute!

These sassy fierce lapdogs ooze cuteness and deserve a name which cements their place at the head of the family.

  • Ava
  • Basil
  • Bebe
  • Bella
  • Betty Boop
  • Black Bean (or Bean for short)
  • Boots
  • Chi Chi
  • Ciara
  • Ciggy
  • Coco
  • Cocopuff – made for the fluffy pup
  • Coley
  • Dora
  • Espresso
  • Fefe
  • Gucci
  • Hershey – any chocolate and dog lovers dream
  • Lamya
  • Lena
  • Lily
  • Mi Mi
  • Mila
  • Mily
  • Missy
  • Mittens
  • Monkey
  • Nessie
  • Nila
  • Peewee
  • Pimp-squeek
  • Pipa
  • Pippin
  • Pipsy
  • Pita
  • Raisin
  • Rosaleen (Or Rosa)
  • Sas (Or Sassy)
  • Sileni
  • Tika
  • Tilly
  • Tina
  • Toto (Dororhy’s little wee Terrier in the Wizard of Oz)
  • Truffles
  • Tux (Perfect for your black pup with a touch of white)
  • Violet
  • Yoda
  • Za Za
  • Zara

Little Black Puppy

Male Black Dog Names

Looking for a strong and powerful black dog name?

We’ve got the list for you, with names like Ace, Leo and Uno these strong names will live up to your powerful pooch.

  • Ace
  • Adrian (Black in Latin!)
  • Angus
  • Anthony
  • Asher
  • Axle
  • Bat
  • Beau
  • Binx
  • Black
  • Black
  • Bond (Perfect for your little K9 with some agility skills)
  • Bronson
  • Chase
  • Corbin
  • Corbin (Meaning slightly dark in French)
  • Cosmo
  • Darcy
  • Darth Vader
  • Delano
  • Duff
  • Duke
  • Felix
  • Gabe
  • Haze
  • Jesper
  • Jessie
  • Jethro
  • Judas
  • Kev
  • Kingston
  • Leo
  • Louis
  • Lucifer
  • Max
  • Oden
  • Opie
  • Oscar
  • Oz
  • Ozlo
  • Poe
  • Rex
  • Sullivan (or Sully!)
  • Sylvester
  • Ted
  • Teddy (Great for a teddy-bear dog)
  • Toby
  • Vlad
  • Bandit
  • Beetle
  • Black pearl (Delicate yet beautiful)
  • Blackie
  • Coffee
  • Crow
  • Cub
  • Diesel
  • Django
  • Fudge
  • Grease
  • Grizzly
  • Indigo (Or Indie)
  • Jackal (Jack for short)
  • Jaguar
  • Latte
  • Mickey (Mickey Mouse)
  • Minnie (Minnie Mouse)
  • Nana (Named after the baby-sitter dog in Peter Pan)
  • Ninja
  • Noche – meaning night in Spanish!
  • Odie
  • Olive
  • Opal
  • Oreo
  • Panda Bear
  • Panther
  • Pengu
  • Penguin
  • Pepper
  • Pepsi
  • Phantom
  • Pluto
  • Polo
  • Poppy
  • Rocky
  • Sable
  • Salem
  • Scar
  • Scooby
  • Swan
  • Tar
  • Taz
  • Toots
  • Tootsie
  • Uno

There you have it, our collection of black dog names well suited for your gorgeous dark-furred canine.

Whether they are big or small, female or male, or maybe you just want a cute name to play on their mischevious yet sassy personality, whatever the case, we hope you found the perfect name for your puppy.

Did we miss a name?! Let us know below.

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John Woods is the founder of All Things Dogs, member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, graduate in Animal Behavior & Welfare and recognized author by the Dog Writers Association of America.

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