Chocolate Lab Puppy Names

Mychelle Blake

Great Chocolate Lab Puppy Names

There are a lot of great names for chocolate Lab puppies. You may be surprised at what you can come up with. While you can choose just about any name that seems to fit your dog, many people like to choose a name that somehow relates to these puppies' rich brown coloring. With that in mind, the following pages offer many name suggestions for male and female Lab pups.

How about some Brown Bear names:

  • Bear
  • Kodiak
  • Grizzly
  • Hokkaido - A brown bear from Japan

Brown Color Names

Chocolate Labs have subtle differences in shades, so why not choose a color name that really suits your puppy? Try one of these:

  • Ash
  • Chestnut
  • Muddy
  • Russet
  • Seal
  • Umber

Sporting Names

Sporty names are also a popular choice for this athletic breed.

  • Cleveland - for the Cleveland Browns
  • Hunter
  • Tracker
  • Phelps - After all, Labs are great swimmers!

Dark Beer Names

Some chocolate Labs look more like the color of a dark brown ale. Consider these clever names:

  • Guinness
  • Lager
  • Newcastle
  • Stout

Coffee Names

Coffee names are always fun and unique. They fit very well on a dog that is both brown and full of energy.

  • Cappuccino or Cappy for short
  • Coffee
  • Espresso
  • Folger
  • Java
  • Kahlua
  • Kona
  • Latte
  • Mocha
  • Starbuck

Chocolate Names

No list of names for chocolate Lab puppies could be complete without chocolate names. Names like Hershey and Snickers are used a lot, so how about:

  • Cadbury
  • Chip - As in chocolate chip
  • Dove
  • Fudge
  • Ganache
  • Godiva
  • Reese
  • Rolo
  • Toblerone - Tobler or Toby for short
  • Truffle or Truff for short

Soda Names

How about one of these soda names for a darker brown Lab pup?

  • Coke
  • Cola
  • Hires
  • Pepsi
  • Rootbeer - Rooty for short
  • Sasparilla - Sass or Sassy for short
  • Tab

Hunting Names

Labs are loved by hunters for their retrieving skills. Some great hunter-themed names for boy dogs are:

  • Boone (as in Daniel Boone)
  • Odin (Norse god associated with hunting)
  • Crockett (as in Davey Crockett)

And some names for female puppies:

  • Artemis (Greek Goddess of the hunt)
  • Mielikki (Finnish Goddess of the forest)
  • Oakley (as in Annie Oakley)

Italian Names

If you'd like to give your chocolate lab a European, romantic touch, try these Italian names:

  • Marrone (brown in Italian)
  • Ciccolato (chocolate in Italian)
  • Orso Bruno (brown bear in Italian)
  • Zibellino (sable in Italian)
  • Amico (friend AKA buddy in Italian)

Irish Names

Dogs have been a big part of Celtic mythology and Irish culture. Some Irish names for your puppy could be:

  • Butler or Skelligs (two famous chocolate shops in Ireland)
  • Donn (brown in Gaelic)
  • Seacláid (chocolate in Gaelic)
  • Bran and Sceolan (two dogs owned by a poet/fighter in Celtic legends)
  • Tuiren (mother of Bran and Sceolan who was turned into a dog by a fairy)

Funny Names

Anyone who's owned a lab can attest to their goofy, happy-go-lucky personalities. Some funny name choices could be:

  • Hoover (as in the vacuum - labs are kitchen floor cleaners!)
  • Dumbledore (from Harry Potter)
  • Lunch Box (because labs love eating)
  • Fetchmaster (what lab doesn't love retrieving)
  • Boba Fetch

Feminine Names

Want to name your new girl puppy something that will let the world know she's a lady? Try out these feminine names based on famous women known for style:

  • Diana (as in the Princess, or the Roman Goddess of the hunt)
  • Grace (as in Grace Kelly)
  • Jacqueline (after Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis)
  • Josephine (as in Josephine Baker)
  • Gisele or Iman (famous supermodels)

Masculine Names

If you'd like some masculine names for your new boy puppy, how about names based on famous action stars? Try out:

  • Arnold (as in Arnold Schwarzenegger)
  • Drogo (from Game of Thrones)
  • Statham (as in Jason Statham)
  • Chuck (as in Chuck Norris)
  • Willis (as in Bruce Willis)
  • The Rock (as in Dwayne Johnson)

Choosing the Best Name for Your Lab

Choosing a name for your new best friend always requires some thought as you want to find Labrador names with meanings that fit who you and your dog are. Hopefully, one of these names works for you. If not, check out more of the best dog names to find inspiration!

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Chocolate Lab Puppy Names