Black Dog Names

Naming a black puppy.

An assortment of Black Dog Names for those who want to name your puppy for the sleek, beautiful, black color he was born with.


black dog names

Although dogs that are black have a million other traits that could help you find a name for them, focusing on the color of your puppy is a great way to narrow down the thousands of name possibilities.

No matter which criteria you use to name YOUR dog, we have a list of fantastic names from which to choose.

If your puppy is a female check out our lists of Female Dog Names , there are so many we couldn't fit them all on one page so we've divided them alphabetically.

Male puppies will be happy to answer to any one of our Male Dog Names whether he's black or any other color.

Most of the names on the following list of names for black dogs are suitable for either male or female puppies so are not segregated into categories.

If you have a name suggestion for black dogs that you don't see on our list, please feel free to Contact Us and share it with all of our black dog lovers.

Scroll down our ever growing list of Black Dog Names below to find a name that fits your new buddy.


Black Dog Names

  • Blackie - Descriptive, if not really original.
  • Charcoal
  • Cinder
  • Coal
  • Darkle
  • Ebony
  • Inky
  • Jet
  • Licorice
  • Merlin
  • Midnight
  • Pitch
  • Raven
  • Sable
  • Shade
  • Shadow
  • Spirit
  • Stormy
  • Sundown
  • Thunder
  • Ultraviolet
  • Velvet



Once you've named that adorable puppy it's time to consider instilling some basic skills in him. Start with Crate Training and use our Stages of Puppy Development page to keep an eye on her progress throughout the first year of life.





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