201 Yellow Lab Names for Your Lovely New Pup

Updated June 10, 2022
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 dozens of terrific yellow lab names to suit these cute blonde fuzz balls. From coat color to famous blondes, there are numerous places to look for inspiration. In fact, with so many great options, you might have a problem choosing just one.

201 Name Ideas for Yellow Lab Pups

Yellow Labrador Retrievers come in shades from cream to buff to rich gold. Many people like to use their pet's 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 to choose, from beige through yellow. Which one suits your pet?

  • Amber
  • Babouche
  • Beige
  • Buff or (Buffy)
  • Cadmium
  • Canary
  • Cream
  • Ecru
  • Fawn
  • Flax
  • Gold (or Goldie)
  • Khaki
  • Naples
  • Ochre
  • Saffron
  • Sand (or Sandy)
  • Straw
  • Titanium
  • Vanilla

Flower and Plant Names

yellow lab puppy in grass

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?

  • Acacia
  • Black-eyed Susan (Susie for short)
  • Buttercup
  • Carnation
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Coreopsis (Cory for short)
  • Crocus
  • Daffodil (Daffy for short)
  • Daisy
  • Dandelion (Dandy for short)
  • Daylily
  • Forsythia
  • Goldenrod (Goldie for short)
  • Jonquil
  • Iris
  • Lily
  • Lotus
  • Marigold
  • Orchid
  • Pansy
  • Poppy
  • Prickly Pear (Has golden blooms)
  • Primrose
  • Rose
  • Sunflower
  • Tansy
  • Tulip
  • Yarrow
  • Zinnia

Food-inspired Names

Sleepy Lab pup

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.

  • Apricot
  • Banana
  • Biscuit
  • Butter
  • Buttermilk
  • Butterscotch
  • Chiquita
  • Citrus
  • Cookie
  • Cornbread
  • Custard
  • Dijon
  • Dole (like the banana)
  • Donut
  • Eggnog
  • Elote
  • Ginger
  • Honey
  • Latte
  • Lemon
  • Lemonade
  • Lyle (after Lyle's Golden Syrup)
  • Macaroni
  • Maize or Maizey
  • Mango
  • Margarine (Margie for short)
  • Mustard
  • Nacho
  • Pineapple
  • Popcorn
  • Pudding
  • Quiche
  • Rawhide
  • Tapioca
  • Toffee
  • Waffle
  • Wheaties

Drink Names

Lab pup with a bone

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?

  • Asti
  • Baron Albert
  • Bellini
  • Bollinger
  • Brandy
  • Champagne
  • Corona
  • Daiquiri
  • Dom Pérignon
  • French 77
  • Gimlet
  • Goldschläger
  • Henriot
  • Jacquart
  • Julep
  • Perrier Jouët
  • Pina Colada
  • Pisco
  • Lemondrop
  • Taittinger
  • Tequila Sunrise

Famous Blondes

Lab puppy in the snow

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.

  • 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)

Yellow Gemstones

Clear or yellow crystals can inspire ethereal and unique names for dogs. These gemstones are either naturally yellow or can be found in a yellow color variation. See if any of these names suits your lab pup.

  • Aventurine
  • Citrine
  • Crystal
  • Diamond
  • Herkimer
  • Howlite
  • Jasper
  • Labradorite (not a yellow stone, but a great name for a Labrador)
  • Moonstone
  • Opal
  • Pearl
  • Quartz
  • Sapphire
  • Selenite
  • Topaz
  • Tourmaline
  • Zircon

Famous Yellow Labs

If your new lab puppy acts like a superstar, you could consider naming them after a famous yellow lab. Yellow Labradors have been featured in movies and on TV for years, so there are several options.

  • Isis (Downton Abbey)
  • Luath (The Incredible Journey)
  • Marley (Marley & Me)
  • Old Yeller (Old Yeller)
  • Pharaoh (Downton Abbey)
  • Quill (Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog)
  • Vincent (Lost)
  • Yellow (Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog)

Heroic Names

Labrador Retrievers are one of the top breeds chosen to work as service dogs. These dogs assist, protect, and comfort their owners throughout their daily lives or in times of need. Whether or not your new yellow lab is a service dog, you can still give them a name fit for a hero!

  • Ace
  • Ajax
  • Alba
  • Angel
  • Arrow
  • Avenger
  • Banner
  • Blessing
  • Bruce
  • Bullet
  • Captain
  • Clark
  • Diana
  • Eagle
  • Glory
  • Hercules
  • Hero
  • Leo
  • Major
  • Marvel
  • Miracle
  • Phoenix
  • RBG
  • Stark
  • Storm
  • Tasker
  • Thor
  • T'Challa
  • Treasure
  • Xena

Other Yellow-inspired Names

yellow lab puppy chewing on rope toy

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.

  • Aurora (the Roman goddess of the dawn)
  • Bumblebee (after the black and yellow insect)
  • Flame (like fire)
  • Glow (like fire or the sun)
  • Gold Dust (Dusty for short)
  • Minion (as in the silly yellow characters)
  • 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)
  • Tuscan (inspired by the Tuscan sun)
  • 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, 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 the right name for your pet.

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201 Yellow Lab Names for Your Lovely New Pup