375+ Best Black And White Dog Names For Monochrome Pooches

Black And White Dog Names

From Border Collies, Boston Terriers, and Miniature Schnauzers to Great Danes and Siberian Huskies, dogs with fluffy piebald coats come in many shapes and sizes.

If you are looking for names for black and white dogs to highlight their beautiful two-toned pattern, then you have come to the right place!

We have collected over 300 of the best black and white dog names taking inspiration from monochromatic board games, famous movie stars from black and white films and other black and white pets!

Our favorite monikers are Oreo, Crossword, Mickey, Blackbeard, Cruella, Badger and Panda… check out our full list of over 375 below:

Male Black and White Dog Names

Border Collie Puppy

If your monochrome puppy is fearless and brave then a title like Thor, or even Dracula, will suit them down to the ground (which isn’t very far if they are a tiny Chihuahua).

However, we also have an array of unique names, which are derived from meanings in other languages.

They would be perfect for any black and white male dog with a distinctive fur coat, the best has got to be Crossword!

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Crossword

a word puzzle on a black and white grid, which involves figuring out words from vague clues

  1. Ash
  2. Astaire – Fred Astaire was a famous dancer, singer and actor in monochrome Hollywood films
  3. Bentley
  4. Blackbeard – an infamous pirate who captured ships and stole money, but hopefully your piebald pooch will be better behaved than this!
  5. Blake – an Old English title meaning ‘dark meadow’
  6. Blanco – ‘white’ in Galician
  7. Bogart
  8. Colden – ‘dark valley’
  9. Coleridge – ‘dark ridge’
  10. Cosmo – another choice from the universe
  11. Delaynie – ‘a dark challenger from the woods’
  12. Dougal – a Celtic word meaning ‘dark stranger’
  13. Dracula – a fictional vampire created by Bram Stoker in 1897
  14. Loki
  15. Lugobi – ‘a light in the dark’
  16. Mickeyone of the most famous Disney characters
  17. Minas – ‘bright light in darkness’
  18. Nero – ‘black’ in Italian
  19. News
  20. Noir – ‘black’ in French
  21. Osprey – also known as a sea hawk or river hawk
  22. Pango – ‘black’ in Maori
  23. Pirate
  24. Preto – ‘black’ in Portuguese
  25. Razor – the Razorbill is a piebald seabird
  26. Schwarz – ‘black’ in German
  27. Sullivan – an Irish word meaning ‘dark eyes’
  28. Thor – the God of thunder in Norse mythology
  29. Tux – a shortened version of Tuxedo
  30. Tynan – an Irish boy’s name meaning ‘dark’
  31. Valais – a breed of blacknose sheep
  32. Zwart – ‘black’ in Dutch

Female Black and White Dog Names

Female Black And White Dog

A female monochrome dog deserves only the most beautiful and majestic title to suit their special and elegant fur coat.

We’ve picked a handful of titles that have meanings related to darkness and light in other languages, along with graceful animals and characters that also have a similar coloring to your dog.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Cruella

Cruella de Vil is the main villain in Disney’s most well-known movie about black and white dogs

  1. Adeliea well-known species of penguin
  2. Alba – ‘white’ in Latin
  3. Angel
  4. Arianna – a girl’s name derived from Latin
  5. Bela – ‘white’ in Slovenian
  6. Beltza – ‘black’ in Basque
  7. Bianca – ‘white’ in Italian
  8. Bijela – ‘white’ in Croatian
  9. Blakely – a girl’s name meaning ‘pale meadow’
  10. Brunhild – ‘dark’ and ‘noble’
  11. Cahya – ‘one who is the light in the darkness’
  12. Corvina
  13. Cupcake
  14. Darcelle – ‘dark’ and ‘determined’
  15. Dee – ‘dark and sacred goddess’
  16. Diamond – an extremely precious and sought-after gemstone
  17. Dotty
  18. Ebony – a black hardwood
  19. Eleena – ‘one who shines even during darkness’
  20. Elsie
  21. Esmeray – a girl’s name meaning ‘a dark moon’
  22. Fairy
  23. Fari – ‘white’ in Hausa
  24. Gwyn – ‘white’ in Welsh
  25. Harp – the harp seal is usually all white with a black nose and black eyes
  26. Jemisha
  27. Joti – a moniker meaning ‘candle; light; one who removes darkness’
  28. Juno
  29. Kiara – ‘a woman with raven-black, dark hair
  30. Laela – ‘a woman who is dark-haired and beautiful
  31. Luna – a girl’s name meaning ‘moon’
  32. Madow – ‘black’ in Somali
  33. Minnieanother famous Disney character
  34. Swan – an elegant white bird
  35. Vella – ‘white’ in Albanian
  36. Warbleranother black and white bird
  37. Zuri – ‘white’ in Basque

Names For a Black and White Dog

Names For a Black and White Dog

Why not highlight the uniqueness of your dog’s piebald fur by giving them a zany and quirky name to match?

With a name like Barcode or Sushi, no one will ever forget your pup’s moniker, and you will always smile whenever you call it!

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Dice

used in games to generate a random number, and typically comes in black and white

  1. 8-Ball – a monochrome ball in pool
  2. Apollo – a famous figure in Greek mythology
  3. Badger – another piebald animal recognised by its trademark fur
  4. Bandit
  5. Barcode
  6. Blackbird
  7. Blot – perfect for a white dog with random black inkblot-like splodges
  8. Bullseye
  9. Butler
  10. Cake
  11. Carbon – this is a black substance that can be used to make diamonds
  12. Cloud
  13. Clubs – one of the black suits in a deck of playing cards
  14. Doodle
  15. Ermine – the name for a weasel which has a white coat and often a black patch on the end of its tail
  16. Flash
  17. Inky
  18. Jett – a dark, black gemstone
  19. Keyboard – a musical keyboard
  20. Marbles
  21. Merle
  22. Mittens
  23. Moo
  24. Moon
  25. Noir
  26. Paws
  27. Peanuts – a comic strip which features a black and white cartoon dog
  28. Pelican
  29. Rain
  30. Raven – a mysterious black bird which is often associated with prophecy and foreboding
  31. Silhouette
  32. Skunk – another well-known black and white animal
  33. Speck
  34. Sprinkle
  35. Sushi – a famous Japanese dish
  36. Vintage
  37. Yin-Yang – an aspect of Chinese philosophy, featuring a black and white symbol

Best Black and White Dog Names

Best Black and White Dog Names

These best black and white dog names are for the sophisticated monochromatic pup.

With a name like Audrey, your dog could also have breakfast at Tiffany’s, although we’re not sure if dog food would be on the menu…

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Panda

another black and white animal, although we’re sure no dog can climb a tree like a Panda!

  1. Arlo
  2. Audrey – Audrey Hepburn was a famous actress in the Golden Age of Hollywood
  3. Aurora
  4. Boggle
  5. Buzz
  6. Charlie – Charlie Chaplin was one of the most famous actors and filmmakers of the silent film era, known for its black and white movies
  7. Checkers – a game played on a black and white board
  8. Cowbell
  9. Dessert
  10. Harlequin – a traditional character in pantomimes
  11. Hepburn
  12. Iris
  13. Ivory – a white material that is often used for the keys of a piano
  14. Key
  15. Leo
  16. Leopard
  17. Lightning – a flash of light across an often dark and cloudy sky
  18. Lucky
  19. Magic
  20. Ollie
  21. Orcaalso known as the killer whale, these large and possibly dangerous sea creatures are known for being black and white
  22. Oreo – the most delicious black and white cookie around!
  23. Oscar
  24. Perdita – the mother of the puppies in Disney’s 101 Dalmatians
  25. Pongo
  26. Puzzle
  27. Shadow
  28. Siouxsie
  29. Smudge
  30. Spade
  31. Stormy
  32. Sudoku
  33. Tapir – some species, such as the Malayan Tapir, are black and white
  34. Thunder
  35. Venom
  36. Victor
  37. Zebra – are they black with white stripes, or white with black stripes?
  38. Zigzag

Top 50 Black and White Dog Names

Top Names For Black And White Dogs

Here we have the top 50 black and white dog names, perfect for any pooch with a two-toned coat.

Perhaps you want to emphasize their dark side with a name like Darth Vader. Remember, these pooches are not afraid to use force to get a dog treat from you!

Or maybe your canine likes to act out the process of getting their leash on, to show you they want to go walkies, in which case, Mime would be a perfect choice.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Snoopy

a black and white cartoon dog, which belongs to Charlie Brown in the comic strip Peanuts

  1. Abracadabra
  2. Ace – the ace of spades and clubs are both monochrome cards
  3. Arrow
  4. Blackbear
  5. Buddy
  6. Buster
  7. Cello
  8. Chaplin
  9. Chocolate Chip
  10. Clef – a black musical note
  11. Colobus
  12. Cookies n Cream – a scrumptious black and white dessert!
  13. Crotchet
  14. Crow
  15. Darth Vader – the main villain of the original Star Wars series
  16. Garbo – Greta Garbo was one of the most famous stars of Hollywood’s monochrome silent era
  17. Ghost
  18. Goofy
  19. Kingsnake
  20. Kite
  21. Lemur – a piebald mammal native to the island of Madagascar
  22. Magpie – another piebald bird
  23. Mime – a performer who acts out a story using gestures
  24. Ninja
  25. Obsidian – a deep, black volcanic glass
  26. Onyx – black Onyx is a protective stone
  27. Patch
  28. Penguin – a black and white bird that can swim better than any Dalmatian!
  29. Piano
  30. Polar
  31. Print
  32. Puffin
  33. Quaver
  34. Raccoon
  35. Rune
  36. Sage
  37. Salt n Pepper
  38. Slate – a dark rock which often comes from volcanic ash
  39. Sox
  40. Splodge
  41. Spot
  42. Star
  43. Sundae
  44. Tint
  45. Titus
  46. Truffle
  47. Zinc
  48. Zippy
  49. Zorro – this famous fictional character often sports a black outfit


If you have enjoyed this list of black and white dog names, don’t forget to leave us a comment letting us know which one was your favorite!

Feel free to tell us the name of your black and white dog too – we’d love to know!

If you know anyone else who has an affinity for a dog that is neither all black nor all white but instead both at once, then be sure to send them this list and hopefully make them smile at the same time.

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David is the pet lover behind My Pet's Name. He is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America, holds two degrees and has studied Applied Animal Behavior and Welfare. As well as writing, David has helped over 2 million people choose the best name for their pet.

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