Cool Names for Black Dogs

Here you will find the most beautiful names for dogs with black, gray, or dark gray fur!
Which breeds of dogs have a black coat color? There are many! For example, Labrador Retrievers, Newfoundlands, Pugs, Poodles, French Bulldogs, Great Dane, Dachshunds, Spitz, and Schnauzers can have black, gray, or dark gray coats. A great, shiny, black fur is very attractive, mysterious, enigmatic, mystical, powerful and, above all, it is magically beautiful. A dog name that goes perfectly with it? Logo, you can find it here!

Did you know that black dogs (and other pets) are harder to pass in animal shelters? According to a survey by the German Animal Welfare Association, superstition and prejudice, and fear are primarily to blame. If you are planning to adopt a puppy or dog, now may be the time to shake that attitude. They are just as loving and are just as happy about a new master to whom they can give their love.

Here are 107 awesome dog names for black males and females – with meaning.

Top 10 names for black dogs

  • Nero
  • Smokey
  • Coke
  • Midnight
  • Velvet
  • Coffee
  • Shadow
  • Spooky
  • Raven
  • Panther

Names for black dogs – neutral

  • Mystery
  • zombie
  • Cosmo
  • Galaxy
  • magma
  • Shade = darkening
  • Shady = dark
  • lava
  • Stone
  • Crow

Names for black dogs – female

  • Leyla = the beautiful night (Arabic)
  • Leila = night (Arabic)
  • Delany = dark, black (old Irish)
  • Kiera = the dark-skinned (old Irish)
  • Witch = witch
  • Candra = moon goddess (India)
  • Rajani = night (Sanskrit)
  • Maylin = black panther
  • Pamina = full moon night (Greek)
  • Nisha = night (Indian)

Names for black dogs – male

  • Yoru = night (Japanese)
  • Ninja
  • Zorro
  • Sayo = born in the night (jap.)
  • Jaro = light in the night (Czech)
  • Nox = night (lat.)
  • bandit
  • Lucifer
  • Merlin
  • Dracula
  • Nero = black (lat.)
  • Gremlin
  • Salem
  • Sully = the one with the dark eyes (Irish)
  • Trickster

Names for black dogs – in other languages

What does black mean in other languages? We have a few ideas that might be a great fit for your black pup!

  • Ciara = black (Irish)
  • Kālā (punjabi)
  • Hēisè (Chinese)
  • Beltza (Basque)
  • Preto, Preta (Portuguese)
  • Negro, Negra (Spanish)
  • Black, Blacky (English)
  • Nigro (esperanto)
  • Siyah (Turkish)
  • Pango = (Maori)
  • Kuro (Japanese)
  • Musta (Finnish)
  • Czarny (Polish)
  • Kalu (Sinhalese)
  • Nero, Nera (Italian)
  • Mávros (Greek)

Names for light gray dogs

If your dog has a rather gray coat, a “black” name won’t necessarily fit. And not all translators for “gray” sound nice or can be pronounced well. But we’ve found the best for you 🙂 Here are a few suggestions:

  • Fog, Foggy = fog, foggy
  • Mist, Misty = fog, foggy
  • Griza = gray (esperanto)
  • Cinza = gray (Portuguese; spoken “Sinsa”)
  • Hurricane = hurricane
  • Grisa = gray (Basque)
  • Smoke = smoke
  • Grigio = gray (Italian)
  • Ghost
  • Ember = glowing ash
  • Dusty = dusty
  • Dawn = dawn
  • Mávros = gray (Greek)

Names for dark gray dogs

  • Slate = slate
  • Twyla = twilight (old English)
  • Dusk = dusk
  • Twillight = twilight
  • graphite
  • Ash = ashes
  • tornado
  • Sooty = sooty
  • Storm, Stormy = storm, stormy
  • Cinder = ashes

Funny names for black dogs

Sweets, snacks, and drinks are also great names!

  • Pepper
  • Chocolate
  • Pepsi
  • espresso
  • cola
  • mocha
  • Chocolate
  • Oreo

Names for black dogs – after heroes who wear black

  • Beetlejuice
  • Neo (matrix)
  • Morpheus (Matrix)
  • Jafar (Aladdin)
  • Darth Vader (Star Wars)
  • Trinity (Matrix)
  • Beauty (Black Beauty)
  • Kylo (Star Wars)
  • Voldemort (Harry Potter)
  • Batman (batman)
  • Addams (The Addams Family)
  • Blackbeard (famous pirate)

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