200+ Chocolate Lab Puppy Names as Sweet as They Are

Updated June 8, 2022
Chocolate Lab puppy in yard holding toy in mouth

There are a lot of great names for chocolate Lab puppies. You may be surprised at what you can come up with. Many people like to choose a chocolate Lab name that relates to their dog's rich brown coloring. With that in mind, here is a list of over 200 names for your chocolate Lab puppy. Explore various food-related names, names for male or female dogs, animal names, and some funny names, too!

Cute Names for Chocolate Lab Puppies

Chocolate lab puppy chewing on toy duck

These sweet gender-neutral names will work for any chocolate lab. Do any of these fit your pup's personality?

  • Arrow
  • Birch
  • Bo
  • Bobbie
  • Brook
  • Camo
  • Chocco
  • Colby
  • Comet
  • Dusty
  • Goose
  • Happy
  • Midnight
  • Pep
  • Racer
  • River
  • Scout
  • Stevie
  • Sweetpea
  • Wiggles

Female Chocolate Lab 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)

More Cute Girl Names:

  • Autumn
  • Carly
  • Fern
  • Georgia
  • Jasmine
  • Jovi
  • Lucy
  • Lulu
  • Maple
  • Missy
  • Olive
  • Piper
  • Pippin
  • Rosie
  • Ruby
  • Sandy
  • Sasha
  • Stella
  • Winnie
  • Zoey

Male Chocolate Lab Names

running chocolate lab puppy

If you're looking for a masculine name for your 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)

More Cute Boy Names:

  • Ace
  • Alfie
  • Axel
  • Bubba
  • Buzz
  • Captain
  • Chuck
  • Elmer
  • Finn
  • Gunner
  • Hopper
  • Luther
  • Niko
  • Oscar
  • Otto
  • Petey
  • Riley
  • Simon
  • Wesley

Brown Food and Spice Names

Foods make for some of the most adorable names you could give to your chocolate Lab. Whether your lab deserves a silly name like Beefcake, a spicy name like Pepper, or a sweet option like Cinnamon, these food names will make you smile:

  • Beef (or Beefy, or Beefcake)
  • Burger
  • Chestnut
  • Cinnamon
  • Clove
  • Cocoa
  • Ginger
  • Hazelnut
  • Honey
  • Meatloaf
  • Nutella
  • Nutmeg
  • Pepper
  • Poppy (as in Poppy Seed)
  • Porkchop
  • Pretzel
  • Pumpernickel
  • Schnitzel
  • Sloppy Joe
  • Tater Tot
  • Toast (or French Toast)

Delicious Dessert Names

chocolate lab dog puppy with pink ribbon

What's sweeter than a chocolate Lab puppy? Perhaps one who is named after a tasty dessert:

  • Brookie (meaning Brownie + Cookie)
  • Brownie
  • Cookie
  • Cupcake
  • Doughnut
  • Fudgsicle
  • Gelato
  • Gingerbread
  • Gingersnap
  • Milkshakes
  • Mousse (See also: Moose)
  • Pudding

Chocolate and Candy 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
  • Caramel
  • Chip (as in Chocolate Chip)
  • Dove
  • Fudge
  • Ganache
  • Godiva
  • Milk Dud
  • Reese
  • Rolo
  • Toblerone (Tobler or Toby for short)
  • Toffee
  • Tootsie Roll
  • Truffle (or Truff for short)

Coffee Names for Chocolate Labs

chocolate lab with ball

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

  • Arabica
  • Beans
  • Cappuccino (or Cappy for short)
  • Coffee
  • Doppio
  • Espresso
  • Folger
  • Frappe
  • Gevalia
  • Java
  • Kona
  • Latte
  • Mocha
  • Puppuccinno
  • Starbucks

Dark Beer and Liquor Names

Some chocolate Labs look more like the color of a dark beer or other alcoholic beverage. Consider these strong names inspired by brown, boozy beverages:

  • Bourbon
  • Brandy
  • Bulleit
  • Captain Morgan
  • Guinness
  • Jack Daniels
  • Jameson
  • Kahlua
  • Lager
  • Newcastle
  • Porter
  • Stout
  • Whiskey

Soda-inspired Labrador Names

Do you have an extra bubbly chocolate lab on your hands? Maybe one of these soda names would be the right fit:

  • Coke
  • Cola
  • Dr. Pepper
  • Hires
  • Pepsi
  • Rootbeer (Rooty for short)
  • Sasparilla (Sass or Sassy for short)
  • Tab

Brown Animal Names

If your brown pup reminds you of another brown animal (either in looks or personality), you can use that for name inspiration! Here are some common animals that you could name your chocolate Labrador after:

  • Bat
  • Bear
  • Buffalo
  • Camel
  • Gopher
  • Grizzly
  • Hokkaido (a brown bear from Japan)
  • Horse
  • Kodiak
  • Mink
  • Moose
  • Otter
  • Ox

Brown Color Names

chocolate lab puppies dogs in basket

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

  • Ash
  • Chestnut
  • Copper
  • Hickory
  • Muddy
  • Russet
  • Seal
  • Sepia
  • Umber

Sporting Names

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

  • Cleveland (for the Cleveland Browns)
  • Hunter
  • Phelps (after all, Labs are great swimmers!)
  • Tracker

Hunting Names

chocolate lab dog at lake

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

  • Boone (as in Daniel Boone)
  • Crockett (as in Davey Crockett)
  • Odin (Norse god associated with hunting)
  • And some strong names for female puppies are:
  • Artemis (Greek Goddess of the hunt)
  • Mielikki (Finnish Goddess of the forest)
  • Oakley (as in Annie Oakley)

Italian Puppy Names

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

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

Irish Puppy Names

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

  • Bran and Sceolan (two dogs owned by a poet/fighter in Celtic legends)
  • Butler or Skelligs (two famous chocolate shops in Ireland)
  • Donn (brown in Gaelic)
  • Seacláid (chocolate in Gaelic)
  • 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. Do any of these names suit your silly pup?

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

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 more inspiration!

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200+ Chocolate Lab Puppy Names as Sweet as They Are