139+ Black and White-Inspired Dog Names to Consider

Updated November 4, 2021
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With more than 150 names for black and white dogs, you're sure to find one that fits your canine buddy. Everyone wants an unforgettable name for their dog, and you can choose a great one specifically for a black and white dog.

Cute Female Black and White Dog Names

You can choose a fun name for your female black and white dog. Select a name inspired by a black and white food or the name of a famous cartoon character.

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  • Chanel (black and white sneakers)
  • Checkers
  • Cheesecake
  • Coco
  • Cookie (black and white cookie)
  • Cookies n' Cream
  • Cupcake
  • Domino
  • Dot
  • Dotty
  • Freckles
  • Hemera (Greek goddess of day and night)
  • Luna
  • Minnie
  • Mittens
  • Patch
  • Pepper (salt 'n' pepper)
  • Peppermint Patty
  • Perdita (mother of 101 Dalmatians)
  • Polka Dot
  • Shamu (killer whale)
  • Socks
  • Spot or Spotty
  • Swan or Swannie

Actors of Black and White Films

Have a little nostalgic fun by choosing the name of an actor from the black and white film era. You can use just one name or both names for a truly fun choice for your black and white dog.

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  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Ava Gardner
  • Barbara Stanwyck
  • Betty Davis
  • Carmen Miranda
  • Debbie Reynolds
  • Donna Reed
  • Doris Day
  • Dorothy Lamour
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Eartha Kit
  • Eve Arden
  • Ginger Rogers
  • Greta Garbo
  • Hedy Lamarr
  • Jane Russell
  • Jean Simmons
  • Juanita Moore
  • Judy Garland
  • June Allyson
  • June Haver
  • Katharine Hepburn
  • Lucille Ball
  • Mae West
  • Mary Pickford
  • Nebraska Nellie
  • Pearl Bailey
  • Rita Hayworth
  • Sandra Dee
  • Shelley Winters
  • Shirley Temple
  • Vivien Leigh

Actors of Black and White Films

You may prefer a touch of romanticism with an oldie but goldie or, in this case, black and white films. An actor's name from the black and white film era may be the ideal match for your canine pal.

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  • Alan Ladd
  • Audie Murphy
  • Bing Crosby
  • Bob Hope
  • Cary Grant
  • Charles Farrell
  • Charlton Heston
  • Clark Gable
  • Dana Andrews
  • Errol Flynn
  • Fred Astaire
  • Gary Cooper
  • Gene Kelly
  • Gregory Peck
  • Henry Fonda
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Jackie Gleason
  • Jack Lemmon
  • James Dean
  • James Garner
  • Jimmy Stewart
  • Joel McCrea
  • John Wayne
  • Montgomery Clift
  • Red Skelton
  • Robert Mitchum
  • Robert Taylor
  • Rock Hudson
  • Rod Taylor
  • Tony Curtis
  • Tyrone Power
  • William Holden

Nicknames for Dice Number Combinations

Dice are white cubes with black dots and can be a great resource for choosing a unique name for your black and white dog. While these slang names are mostly used in the game known as craps, you may find one of the names used to describe the dice number combinations as the perfect name for your black and white dog.

  • Ballerina (two and two)
  • Benny Blue (five and two)
  • Big Red (three and four)
  • Brooklyn Forest (three and three)
  • Devil (number six)
  • Easy Eight (five and three)
  • Easy Four (three and one)
  • Easy Six (six and two)
  • Eighter from Decatur (three and five)
  • Jesse James (five and four)
  • Jimmie Hicks (two and four)
  • Little Joe from Kokomo (one and three)
  • Lou Brown (six and three)
  • Lumber Number (four and two)
  • Michael Jordan (three and two)
  • Midnight (six and six)
  • Nina from Pasadena (three and six)
  • Puppy Paws (five and five)
  • Sixie from Dixie (Sixie or Dixie -- number five and one)
  • Skinny Dugan (five and two)
  • Skinny McKinney (four and three)
  • Snake Eyes (2 ones)
  • Tennessee (six and four)
  • Yo (five and six)

Names of Other White and Black Animals

You can have some fun by choosing a name for your black and white dog that is the name of a different black and white animal. You can even shorten some names or make a nickname out of them.

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  • Adélie (a penguin species)
  • Badger
  • Bandit (banded alder borer)
  • Bear (after Asiatic black bears)
  • Blackneck or Valais (Valais blackneck goat)
  • Clownfish (black and white clownfish)
  • Colobus (black and white Colobus monkey)
  • Dall's (Dall's porpoise)
  • Dalmatian or Dal
  • Dolph or Dolphi (hourglass dolphin)
  • Downy (woodpecker)
  • Dragonfly or Dragon (common whitetail dragonfly)
  • Duck, Duckie or Eider (eider duck)
  • Dutch (Dutch black and white rabbit)
  • Hawk or Cuban (Cuban black hawk)
  • Holstein (cow)
  • King (king snake)
  • Lemur (black and white ruffed)
  • Leopard (giant leopard moth)
  • Magpie (black-billed)
  • Marcellus or Marc (Protographium marcellus, zebra swallowtail)
  • Mimic or Octo (mimic octopus)
  • Orca
  • Osprey or Ossie
  • Panda or Pan
  • Pied Bat
  • Polecat (striped polecat)
  • Razorbill (seabird)
  • Skunk
  • Tapir (Malayan tapir)
  • Tiger or Whitey (white tiger)
  • Zebra or Zeb

Names Inspired by Black and White Cartoon Characters

From dogs to skunks to pandas, there are countless cartoon characters who feature a black and white color scheme. Try one of these names out for your new pet.

  • Po (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Bolt (Bolt)
  • Jack Skellington (Nightmare Before Christmas)
  • Pepe Le Pew (Looney Tunes)
  • Sylvester (Looney Tunes)
  • Flower (Bambi)
  • Snoopy (Charlie Brown)
  • Pongo (101 Dalmatians)
  • Cruella (101 Dalmatians)
  • Beegle Beagle (The Great Grape Ape Show)
  • Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty)

Finding 155 Unforgettable Names for Your Black and White Dog

With 155 unforgettable names for your black and white dog, you're sure to find one that fits, especially if you're looking for a puppy name. You may even be inspired to create a fun nickname that you and your dog will love.

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139+ Black and White-Inspired Dog Names to Consider