225+ Labrador Names – The Ultimate List!

Hunting for the ultimate list of Labrador names? Look no further. We’ve got 225+ ideas perfect for the most popular dog breed in the world.

This breed is near and dear to our hearts here at My Dog’s Name. We started this site four years ago when after we got our Labrador Retriever Toby. My husband Kyle and I weren’t impressed the existing sites and thought we could improve upon what was out there.

Since then, we’ve helped millions of new dog owners pick the perfect pup name. And at the heart of everything is Toby. He continues to inspire us to be better dog parents every day.

So as you look for Labrador names, know you’re in the right place. We’ve taken great measures to find the ultimate list of names for your Labrador.

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Cute Male Labrador Names

With their sweet faces, exuberant energy and abundance of affection, Labradors are so doggone cute. Why not recognize their adorableness with a cute, charming name?

Ideas for cute male names include:

  • Amigo
  • Asher
  • Augie
  • Barnie
  • Baxter
  • Bernie
  • Boots
  • Buddy
  • Buster
  • Champ
  • Chance
  • Charlie
  • Clancy
  • Cooper
  • Corky
  • Ernie
  • Fido
  • Harvey
  • Kirby
  • Lucky
  • Murray
  • Murphy
  • Percy
  • Rascal
  • Scout
  • Scrappy
  • Skip
  • Spud
  • Sully
  • Teddy
  • Toby

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Cute Female Labrador Names

If you have a female Labrador, you should definitely consider these cute and classic girl dog names:

  • Addie
  • Angel
  • Ariel
  • Babe
  • Bella
  • Betsy
  • Chica
  • Clover
  • Daphne
  • Dottie
  • Ellie
  • Gidget
  • Gigi
  • Gizmo
  • Gracie
  • Lola
  • Lucy
  • Maisy
  • Mamie
  • Mimi
  • Olive
  • Petunia
  • Pumpkin
  • Rosie
  • Roxy
  • Shiloh
  • Sydney
  • Stewie
  • Trudy
  • Violet

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Strong Male Labrador Names

Athletic and strong, the Labrador loves to stay active, whether it’s playing fetch, swimming in the lake or just being silly and spirited.

If you have a Labrador who’s always on the go, you could go in the direction of a strong dog name. Ideas include:

  • Diesel
  • Thor
  • Axel
  • Blitz
  • Trooper
  • Admiral
  • Bolt
  • Boss
  • Bruiser
  • Brutus
  • Butch
  • Caesar
  • Captain
  • Chief
  • Thor
  • Tito
  • Crash
  • Duke
  • Maximus
  • Blaze
  • Goliath
  • Hawkeye
  • Hercules
  • Hulk
  • Buck
  • Sarge
  • Spike
  • Vinnie
  • Justice
  • Mack
  • Maverick
  • Moose
  • Rambo
  • Rex
  • Rocky
  • T-Bone
  • Avalanche
  • Bane

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Strong Female Labrador Names

Muscular and powerful, the Labrador is certainly a strong dog breed. (Believe me, I know!) Here are awesome ideas for strong female dog names:

  • Mercy
  • Liberty
  • Nyx
  • Raven
  • Rebel
  • Rogue
  • Sable
  • Xena
  • Vixen
  • Huntress
  • Indiana
  • Alaska
  • Andromeda
  • Blizzard
  • Brooklyn
  • Cleopatra
  • Diva
  • Echo
  • Elektra
  • Harley
  • Olympia
  • Vixen
  • Jinx
  • Joan of Arc
  • Katniss
  • Leia
  • Mystique
  • Olga
  • Queenie
  • Joplin
  • Justice
  • Shadow
  • Sheba
  • Starbuck
  • Tiger

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Hunting Dog Names

The Labrador is a popular breed for hunting. Why? Because they have high energy and great instincts and are easy to train. Oh, and they love to retrieve both on land and in the water.

If you’re using your Labrador to hunt, consider these hunting dog names:

  • Hunter/Huntress
  • Arrow
  • Trapper
  • Ranger
  • Scout
  • Chase
  • Ace
  • Radar
  • Gunner
  • Trigger
  • Bullet
  • Ammo
  • Remington (Remmy)
  • Ruger
  • Tank
  • Winchester

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Labrador NamesYellow Labrador Names

Another idea is to pick a name inspired by your dog’s coat color. For example, if you have a Yellow Labrador Retriever, you could go with names like:

  • Goldie
  • Blondie
  • Sunny / Sonny
  • Honey
  • Butter
  • Marigold
  • Sunshine
  • Summer
  • Amber
  • Buttercup
  • Tawny
  • Daisy
  • Nilla
  • Tanner
  • Corona
  • Noodle
  • Penny
  • Tapioca
  • Yellow 

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Chocolate Labrador Names

With their rich fur, hazel eyes and adorable face, Chocolate Labrador Retrievers are such beautiful creatures.

If this is the type of dog you’re getting, here are names associated with Chocolate Labs you just might like:

  • Bear
  • Coco
  • Russet
  • Moose
  • Hershey
  • Godiva
  • Snickers
  • Tootsie
  • Brownie
  • Kahlua
  • Cadbury
  • Espresso
  • Java
  • Guinness
  • Heath
  • Hickory
  • Rolo
  • Whiskey
  • Mocha

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Black Labrador Names

The Black Labrador is quite a striking dog. The jet black, silky fur is beautiful and also lends itself to some pretty Labrador names.

The following names, for example, are inspired by their raven-colored coats:

  • Ash
  • Coal
  • Cinder
  • Ember
  • Olive
  • Shadow
  • Shady
  • Smoky
  • Stormy
  • Pepper
  • Noir
  • Puma
  • Raven
  • Bandit
  • Leopard
  • Jet
  • Black
  • Jack
  • Knight
  • Ninja
  • Bandit

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Red Labrador Names

Red-colored Labradors are picking up in popularity these days, and it’s not hard to tell why. An adorable Labrador coupled with a stunning red coat is a gorgeous combination.

Called Fox Red Labradors, these dogs are quite trendy. If you’re able to find this breed, some cool names include:

  • Red
  • Redford
  • Rose
  • Fox / Foxy
  • Ruby
  • Phoenix
  • Blaze
  • Valentine
  • Rojo (Spanish for red)
  • Burgundy
  • Cinnamon
  • Merlot
  • Sangria
  • Shiraz
  • Ariel (from The Little Mermaid)
  • Annie (as in Little Orphan Annie)
  • Scarlet
  • Sienna
  • Copper
  • Cheyenne
  • Autumn

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More Dog Name Ideas

The dog name ideas don’t stop here. If you’re not inspired by any of the names above, try our online generator and find even more options. You can sort by your favorite styles and themes.

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Teach Your Dog Their Name Quickly

Teaching your dog their name can seem like an intimidating task, but with practice and persistence, your dog will pick up their name in no time.

Here are some tips to speed things up and make it a painless and pleasant experience:

  • Make sure you’re in a quiet place without distractions. This will help your dog focus.
  • From there, repeat your dog’s name. When he or she looks at you, say “Yes!” and hand out a treat. Try to do this 3-5 times in a row.
  • Continue to say your dog’s name in day-to-day interactions. Even if it seems obnoxious. Soon they’ll understand their name in no time.

Other Ideas For Labrador Names?

If you have other ideas for Labrador names, let us know in the comments below! We’re always looking for new name ideas and use them to keep our site fresh.

 

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  1. Sara

    We just named our yellow male puppy Sol. The Spanish word for sun and a delicious golden colored Mexican beer. It fits him perfectly!

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