Trendy Names for Black Lab Puppies

There are many names for black lab puppies. These dogs are very popular and highly sought-after, so it’s important to choose a name that suits your dog’s personality and character. We have listed some of our favorites in this article!

Female Names for Black Lab Puppies

If you have a female lab puppy and you’re searching for a name, one of these names could be perfect!

  • Matilda
  • Lulu
  • Xena
  • Ophelia
  • Keiko
  • Athena
  • Morticia
  • Roxy
  • Roxanne
  • Kona
  • Novella
  • Katana
  • Lily
  • Oakley
  • Cabela
  • Charlie
  • Woofie
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Male Names for Black Lab Puppies

Boy dog names tend to be more masculine. Scroll through our boy names for black lab puppies!

  • Shadow
  • Shady
  • Gunner
  • Adonis
  • Dracula
  • Harley
  • Trigger
  • Zeus
  • Brutus
  • Smokie
  • Frankie
  • Phantom
  • Blackjack
  • Bingo
  • Bear
  • Trapper

Names for Black Labs From Pop Culture

Naming your black Labrador after a character or concept from pop culture can be a fun and meaningful way to reflect your interests. Here are some ideas:

  • Vader – After the iconic Darth Vader from “Star Wars,” perfect for a lab with a strong presence.
  • Neo – Inspired by “The Matrix,” a cool name for a clever and agile Lab.
  • Batman – For the hero your Lab is sure to be in your life.
  • T’Challa – Named after the Black Panther from the Marvel universe, ideal for a noble and strong Lab.
  • Morpheus – Another character from “The Matrix,” great for a wise and calm Lab.
  • Snape – From the “Harry Potter” series, for a Lab that is mysterious but loyal.
  • Thor – For a Lab with a powerful and larger-than-life personality.
  • Elvira – The Mistress of the Dark, for a black Lab with a playful but mysterious nature.
  • Jett – Inspired by Joan Jett, great for a Lab with a rock ‘n’ roll spirit.
  • Sabbath – After the band Black Sabbath, for a Lab with a dark but endearing disposition.
  • Raven – From the DC Comics character, for a Lab with a mystical or mysterious aura.
  • Wednesday – After Wednesday Addams, suitable for a Lab with a unique and dark charm.
  • Zorro – For a black Lab with a dashing and adventurous spirit.
  • Hei Hei – From Disney’s “Moana,” although it’s a comic name, it’s cute for an energetic and curious Lab.
  • Hobbes – From the comic strip “Calvin and Hobbes,” ideal for a playful and philosophical Lab.

These names not only give a nod to pop culture but also can capture your dog’s personality or appearance in a unique way.

Floral Names for Black Lab Puppies

Floral names can add an elegant touch to your black Labrador puppy’s identity, offering a sense of grace and beauty that contrasts intriguingly with their dark coats. Here are some floral-inspired names that could be a perfect match:

  1. Rose – A classic and timeless name that’s easy to call out.
  2. Violet – An adorable name that gives a touch of color to your black Lab’s identity.
  3. Dahlia – Ideal for a Lab with a complex and engaging personality.
  4. Lily – A beautiful and simple name that’s easy to call.
  5. Tulip – A cheerful name for an equally cheerful pup.
  6. Iris – Named after the flower that symbolizes hope and wisdom.
  7. Poppy – Great for a lively and energetic black Lab.
  8. Jasmine – Adds an exotic touch and rolls off the tongue nicely.
  9. Azalea – For a more modern, trendy floral name.
  10. Orchid – An elegant name for a Lab with an exotic appeal.
  11. Peony – Cute and quirky, suitable for a Lab with a bubbly personality.
  12. Sage – For a Lab with a wise and calm demeanor.
  13. Heather – Inspired by the evergreen floral plant, good for a resilient Lab.
  14. Blossom – A sweet name for a Lab that brings joy and ‘blossoms’ in your life.
  15. Aster – Named after the flower symbolizing patience and elegance, perfect for a composed Lab.
  16. Marigold – An earthy name that’s both grounded and colorful.
  17. Petunia – Adds a whimsical touch to your Lab’s identity.
  18. Zinnia – For a Lab with a bright and eye-catching personality.
  19. Magnolia – Ideal for a Southern Lab or one with a grand and stately demeanor.
  20. Fern – For a Lab with a love for nature and the outdoors.

These floral names not only sound beautiful but can also encapsulate various aspects of your black Lab’s personality or appearance.

Famous Black Lab Names

If you’re searching for a name that’s on the famous side, check these out:

  • Sabi: A famous explosives dog
  • Rex: Sarah McLachlan’s black Lab
  • Dickens: Real-life name and on-screen name of the black Lab in crime drama, Grantchester
  • Snare, Sabre, and Sherry: Hunting dogs owned by Queen Elizabeth
  • Holden: Gwyneth Paltrow’s black Lab

Choosing the Best Name

Wait for a name that suits your black lab perfectly. Once you hear it, you should know it is the right one. Here at Canine Companions, everyone on our team has a dog and if you ask any of them, they will tell you “they just knew.” Go through each name, say it out loud, see if your puppy reacts to it, and feel how it rolls off your tongue.

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