100 Fantastic Yellow Lab Puppy Names

Mychelle Blake
Adorable Labrador Retriever pup running with toy

If you're struggling to think of a name for your new Lab puppy, struggle no more. There are literally dozens of terrific names to suit these cute yellow fuzz balls. In fact, you might have a problem choosing just one.

100 Name Ideas for Yellow Lab Pups

Yellow Labrador Retrievers come in shades from cream to buff to rich gold. Many people like to use the coat color for naming inspiration, and there are a variety of ways to do that. Perhaps one of the names in the following lists will be perfect for your new puppy.

Color Names

There are many shades of beige through yellow. Which one suits your pet?

Lab pup with child
  • Amber
  • Babouche
  • Beige
  • Buff
  • Cadmium
  • Ecru
  • Fawn
  • Flax
  • Gold
  • Naples
  • Ochre
  • Saffron
  • Straw
  • Titanium

Flower and Plant Names

There are many beautiful yellow flowers and plants with names that would be great for a Lab pup. Do any of these name suggestions with horticultural meanings strike your fancy?

Cut Lab pup with her tongue hanging out
  • Black-Eyed Susan (Susie for short)
  • Buttercup
  • Coreopsis (Cory for short)
  • Daffodil (Daffy for short)
  • Daisy
  • Dandelion (Dandy for short)
  • Daylily
  • Goldenrod (Goldie for short)
  • Jonquil
  • Marigold
  • Poppy
  • Prickly Pear (Has golden blooms)
  • Primrose
  • Sunflower
  • Yarrow

Food-Inspired Names

If you're looking for cute and even slightly humorous names for a yellow Lab pup, look to various foods for inspiration. You can probably think of even more appropriate names with food meanings that are not on this list.

Sleepy Lab pup
  • Banana
  • Butter
  • Chiquita
  • Citrus
  • Cornbread
  • Custard
  • Dole (Like the banana)
  • Honey
  • Lyle (after Lyle's Golden Syrup)
  • Maize or Maizey
  • Margarine (Margie for short)
  • Mustard
  • Nacho
  • Popcorn
  • Pudding
  • Rawhide
  • Toffee
  • Wheaties

Drink Names

Cocktail names can add a touch of class as well as a bit of humor. Champagne names can be especially appropriate for a pup with a bubbly personality. Can you imagine using one of these names to call your pet?

Lab pup with a bone
  • Asti
  • Baron Albert
  • Bellini
  • Bollinger
  • Champagne
  • Corona
  • Dom Pérignon
  • Goldschläger
  • Henriot
  • Jacquart
  • Perrier Jouët
  • Pina Colada
  • Lemondrop
  • Taittinger
  • Tequila Sunrise

Famous Blondes

There are more famous blondes than can be listed. Consider some of the stars from Hollywood's golden age, as well as some of the celebrities of today while you're trying to think of a good name for your pup. Here are a few names for inspiration.

Lab puppy in the snow
  • Blondie
  • Bo (Derek)
  • Bowie (David)
  • Cameron (Diaz)
  • Cate (Blanchett)
  • Charlize (Theron)
  • Dietrich (Marlena)
  • Dolly (Parton)
  • Garbo (Greta)
  • Goldilocks or just Goldie
  • Gwyneth (Paltrow)
  • Harlow (Jean)
  • Heath (Ledger)
  • Jude (Law)
  • Leonardo (DiCaprio)
  • Marilyn or Monroe
  • Michelle (Pfeiffer)
  • Owen (Wilson)
  • Pamela (Anderson)
  • Paris (Hilton)
  • Reese (Witherspoon)
  • Pitt (Brad)
  • Redford (Robert)
  • Scarlett (Johansson)
  • Sundance (Think of Redford in Butch and Sundance)
  • Taylor (Swift)

Other Yellow-Inspired Names

Here are a few more names for good measure. They don't fit into any particular category, but they do represent color-themed names in one way or another.

Two Lab pups
  • Aurora (the Roman goddess of the dawn)
  • Flame (like fire)
  • Glow (like fire or the sun)
  • Gold Dust (Dusty for short)
  • Nugget (as in a gold nugget)
  • Sol (Spanish for sun)
  • Soleil (French for sun)
  • Sunny (as in the sun)
  • Sunshine (from the sun)
  • Towhead (a nickname for a person with very pale blond hair)
  • Waffle (which are golden and fluffy!)
  • Yukon (part of Canada famous for the Klondike gold rush)

So Many Choices

If you had no idea what to name your puppy before, you certainly have plenty of choices to consider now. Whether your yellow lab is a girl or boy, or a hunting dog or a family pet, choose a name you love that rolls off your tongue easily and also fits your pup in some way. Try out your favorites a few times until you settle on just the right name for your pet.

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100 Fantastic Yellow Lab Puppy Names