Black dogs are beautiful, and the best black dog names are those names have the meaning or annotations of black color. Black is the darkest color, the result of the absence of or complete absorption of light. When coming up to black dog names, you could get inspirations by natural things with black color, fictional characters in black from movies and TV series, and names that mean black in various origins and languages. Check out our selection of 60 unusual black dog names for boy or girl puppies, most of these names work for both genders, we believe you will get your favorite names here at idogfun.com.
Inky – Black as ink. The name Inky is perfect for a cute full-black puppy.
Jet – Jet is a shiny black substance which is considered to be a minor gemstone. It is not a true mineral, but rather a mineraloid as it is derived from decaying wood under extreme pressure.
Laila – Arabic for Night Beauty.
Blackie – Perfect for cute and lovely black puppies.
Nero – Italian name means “black.”
Aurora – Aurora is a girl’s name of Latin origin, and the meaning of Aurora is “dawn”. Aurora was the Roman goddess of sunrise. In some versions of the fairy tale “Sleeping Beauty”, the princess’s name is Aurora.
Batman – A fictional superhero who is sometimes depicted in black and grey.
Ebony – Black wood dense enough to sink in water.
Noir – French name means “black.”
Onyx – Onyx is a precious stone with bands of colors, the colors range from white to almost every color. The meaning of the name Onyx is “Black Gemstone”, and it is derived from the Greek onyx, which originally meant “claw, fingernail”.
Shadow – The area where light from a light source is obstructed by an object.
Smokey – A variant of Smoky.
Ace – For the ace of spades.
Adrian – Latin name means “black.”
Alva – Spanish name means “black.”
Asita – Indian name means “black.”
Blackberry – A well known shrub of the Rubus genus, and its fruit. Also a brand of smartphones.
Blackjack – Leather covered hand weapon.
Carbon – One of the few elements known since antiquity.
Cerny – Czech name means “black.”
Ciara – Irish for Black.
Coal – Combustible black sedimentary rock from rock strata.
Cosmos – The world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system.
Davin – Scottish name means “black.”
Devaki – Indian name means “black.”
Dowan – Irish name means “Black.”
Dubh – Scottish name means “black.”
Dusky – Somewhat dark.
Eightball – The black ball in pool, numbered “8”
Flint – Flint is a type of hard rock, often dark grey or black in color. It usually has a glassy or waxy appearance. It is incredibly useful to produce a spark of fire when struck by steel.
Galaxy – A large system of stars held together by mutual gravitation and isolated from similar systems by vast regions of space.
Kala – Hindi name means “black.”
Kanika – Egyptian name means “black.”
Keir – Irish name means “black.”
Lela – Kiswahili name means “black.”
Merlin – Merlin was the famous sorcerer from the Camelot myths. The name is French meaning “falcon”.
Midnight – The transition time period from one day to the next, the moment when the date changes.
Moonbeam – A ray of moonlight.
Niger – Hebrew name means “black.”
Nighthawk – Night owl.
Nightingale – A small passerine bird best known for its powerful and beautiful song.
Ninja – A ninja is usually dressed in total black, the name Ninja can be used for a flexible black puppy.
Panther – Usually a black variant of leopard or jaguar. The name Panther is wonderful for a black and fast dog.
Spade – Black Spade is one of the four French suits commonly used in playing cards.
Storm – Storm brings to mind the thunderstorms of summer. It is a pleasant sounding word and your lady will love it.
Zorro – A fictional character whose visual motif is typically a black costume with a flowing Spanish cape.
Phantom – A distortion of the senses, a dog name for those puppies you don’t know where he or she is the whole day.
Preto – Portuguese name means “black.”
Puma – The genus containing the cougar and the jaguarundi.
Quiran – Irish name means “black.”
Raven – The large black bird related to the crow.
Sable – English name means “black.”
Sawda – African name means “black.”
Schwarz – German name means “black.”
Smoky – Darkened or begrimed with smoke.
Swarz – German name means “black.”
Tar – A viscous organic black liquid. The name Tar is perfect for a black shinning dog.
Vader – Darth Vader is a fictional character in the Star Wars series who was wearing traditional Ukrainian clothes.
Witch – A practitioner of witchcraft, which means the practice of magical skills and abilities.
Wizard – A person who practices magic.