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140+ Best Black Dog Names

Oddly enough, some studies show that black dogs are not as popular as their lighter-haired counterparts, but this shouldn’t make them any less likable. Many people are drawn to black-haired dogs because of their striking appearance and distinctive presence. Their shining midnight fur offers a visual appeal and charm that none can copy.

If you’re the new owner of a dark-haired beauty, you might consider giving them a name inspired by their magnificent coat. There are hundreds of words that can creatively convey your dog’s pleasing fur color. To start the ball rolling, here are a couple of black dog names that might interest you:


The Best Black Dog Names:

  • Angus
  • Ash / Asher
  • Ace
  • Astra
  • Azur
  • Adrian
  • Artemis
  • Ajax
  • Bamboo
  • Bart
  • Batman
  • Black Jack
  • Bear
  • Boss
  • Blackberry
  • Button
  • Bruno
  • Boomer
  • Brena
  • Blackout
  • Black Pearl
  • Black Knight
  • Carbon
  • Chaplin
  • Checkers
  • Chocolate
  • Cosmos
  • Cookie
  • Captain
  • Coven
  • Colby
  • Coco
  • Crisp
  • Cherny
  • Daisy
  • Dacota
  • Dash
  • Dark
  • Darkness
  • Diablo
  • Donnie
  • Dusky
  • Duna
  • Django
  • Ember
  • Espresso
  • Eclipse
  • Elmo
  • Eve
  • Ebony
  • Flint
  • Finn
  • Felix
  • Fia
  • Fuzzy
  • Graphite
  • Grace
  • Grizzly
  • Galaxy
  • Guinness
  • Gigi
  • Goth
  • Georgina
  • Harlequin
  • Hugo
  • Hershey
  • Indigo
  • Inky
  • Iris
  • Ink / Inky
  • Jet / Jetta
  • Joy
  • Joker
  • Kali
  • Knobby
  • Kuro
  • Knight
  • Kylo
  • Lucifer
  • Legend
  • Luna
  • Lena
  • Leila
  • Latte
  • Lolita
  • Lyra
  • Mamba
  • Magic
  • Mixer
  • Macho
  • Mortica
  • Mia
  • Midnight
  • Morpheus
  • Mystica
  • Neo
  • Nova
  • Nyx
  • Nash
  • Ninja
  • Omen
  • Opal
  • Oreo
  • Orion
  • Panda
  • Pearl
  • Poppy
  • Pepper
  • Prince
  • Puma
  • Panther
  • Poe
  • Raven
  • Ricky
  • Sade
  • Shadow
  • Schwarz
  • Sooty
  • Smoky
  • Spot
  • Tank
  • Tiffany
  • Tony
  • Turtle
  • Teddy
  • Teina
  • Thunder
  • Tyson
  • Velvet
  • Vicky
  • Veider
  • Vinnie
  • Vega
  • Widow
  • Woody
  • Wiggles
  • Wolf
  • Warlock
  • Yang
  • Yukon
  • Yuri
  • Ziko
  • Zorro
  • Zoey
  • Xena

Conclusion

We hope that our list of black dog names gave you that “eureka moment” every pet owner has when finding the perfect name for their companion. Before you lock in on your decision, you might want to consider these three things:

  • If you've adopted a family dog, always ask the rest of your household for their input. You wouldn't want to confuse the pup by accidentally giving them more than one name!
  • Be sure to pick a name that you can say with ease. Choosing an overly complicated moniker can make it harder for your new four-legged friend to learn their name during training.
  • Don’t restrict yourself to this list! You can find other characteristics that you love about your new family member to inspire your search.