98 Palomino Horse Names to Match Their Beauty 

Updated March 3, 2022
Palomino horse running in field

No one can deny the beauty of a Palomino horse with their variety of cream to golden shades. A horse this stunning deserves an equally magnificent name. Consider names inspired by your Palomino's gorgeous coloring or their vibrant personality.

Beautiful Names

Some names just roll off the tongue and are pleasing to the ear. A few of these lovely names include the following.

  1. Rapunzel - This is a great choice because Palomino horses have beautiful long golden hair just like this Disney character.
  2. Blanca - Sounding ever so sweet rolling off your tongue, this name means "white" in Spanish. It is also understood to be anything pale in cream colors.
  3. Chantilly - Delicate like the lace and sweet like the cream, this is a gorgeous name.
  4. Orianna - This unique name means "sunrise" in Latin.
  5. Tesoro - This name means "treasure" in Italian, and treasure is always golden.

Color Coordinating

gold and white spotted Palomino horse

Names based on the typical colors of a Palomino horse, which range from creamy yellow to gold, are very fitting. Who doesn't love color coordination?

  1. Daffodil
  2. Goldenrod
  3. Citrine, a yellow-toned gemstone
  4. Soleil, French for "sun"
  5. Sandy
  6. Dusty
  7. Golden Nugget
  8. Dune
  9. Sundancer
  10. Suede
  11. Sand Dollar
  12. 24 Carrots (not karat)
  13. Bambi
  14. Copper
  15. Penny

Tasty Choices

Naming your Palomino horse after a certain type of food or drink is a wise idea. However, it's extremely common for owners to name their horses after tasty treats, so it is important that you choose a name that someone else nearby hasn't already chosen. You want your horse's name to stand out.

  1. Biscotti
  2. Lemon Drop
  3. Bailey
  4. Angel Food
  5. Lemon Meringue
  6. Piña Colada
  7. Lemonade
  8. Margarita
  9. Mimosa
  10. Honeymustard
  11. Nacho
  12. Cheeto
  13. Dorito
  14. Biscuit
  15. Wheaties
  16. Cornpop
  17. Cheerio
  18. Honeycomb
  19. Honeybunch
  20. Cheesecake
  21. Peaches
  22. Pumpkin
  23. Custard
  24. Ladyfinger
  25. Nila Wafer
  26. Honeysuckle
  27. Ginger
  28. Toast
  29. Coconut
  30. Croissant
  31. Nutter Butter
  32. Cupcake
  33. Applesauce
  34. Creampuff
  35. Macaroni
  36. Twinkie
  37. Turmeric
  38. Limoncello
  39. Clementine
  40. Dulce de Leche

Famous Names

Icelandic Palomino horse

Many famous people are just so famous that their names are immediately associated with their images. Consider the singer Debbie Harry, who is better known by her stage name, Blondie. Below are some famous names that will suit your Palomino horse.

  1. Bowie or David Bowie
  2. Dolly Parton
  3. Princess Diana
  4. Belle, like the Disney princess
  5. Goldilocks
  6. Marilyn Monroe
  7. Goldie Hawn
  8. Pooh Bear
  9. Vanilla Sky
  10. Vanilla Ice
  11. Orville Redenbacher

Unique Names

If you weren't 100% committed to any of the above names, try these one-of-a-kind options that you won't see on other horses in your area.

  1. Golden Ticket
  2. Greased Lightning
  3. Atomic Blonde
  4. Starlet/Starlette
  5. Mellow Yellow
  6. White Gold
  7. Rose Gold
  8. Platinum
  9. Goldfish
  10. Gold-Getter
  11. Pikachu, after a Pokémon character
  12. Fool's Gold
  13. Saturn
  14. Brass Nuckles (for a feisty horse)

Palomino Mares

golden color Palomino horse

Picking a name for your golden mare or filly might take some special consideration. You want a name as graceful as she is, with a powerful and elegant flair. Any of these choices would be fitting.

  1. Charmeuse
  2. Merris
  3. Sunburst
  4. Odessa
  5. Emersyn
  6. Marigold
  7. Valencia
  8. Marzipan
  9. Crystal
  10. Cascade
  11. Opal
  12. Jacinda
  13. Seraphina

Decision-Making Tips for a Golden Name

Choosing one name is very hard to do, no matter who or what you are naming. Here are some tips to help guide you in the right direction.

  • Think about your horse's personality. Is it super sweet or a little bit saucy?
  • Is your Palomino horse on the lighter or darker side, between blonde and beige colors?
  • Choose a name that is easy for you to say.
  • Just go for it! Let your quirky side show when naming your horse. This is a fun task, and it shouldn't be looked at as a hassle. Let your enthusiasm show through your horse's name.

Find a Name That Sticks

No matter how silly or how serious of a name you choose, when the time comes, and with the help of this guide, the right name will just come to you. It will click, and it will stick.

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