Top 100 Chocolate Lab Names for Brown Retrievers

Do you have a chocolate Labrador that has a fluffy coat the same color as Nutella, coffee, and chestnuts?!

Each of these names for chocolate Labs are related to the color brown, so they would all be fantastic for any chocolate Labrador Retriver!

We have the greatest, best, and most popular chocolate Lab names, as well as some unique and uncommon gems that would be brilliant for a puppy.

If you are having a tough time trying to pick the perfect title, then luckily, we also have a handy guide of the best tips and tricks when it comes to naming your precious Lab.

Let’s get started…

Choosing the Best Chocolate Labrador Names

Chocolate Lab Names

We understand how difficult it can be to try and pick the best dog name possible!

However, we have a few tips and tricks when it comes to picking the perfect Chocolate Lab names.

If you follow this guide and take our advice on board, you should land on a superb moniker in no time:

  1. Pick a name that emphasizes your Labrador’s personality
  2. Choose a Lab name that will last a lifetime
  3. Phone a friend – it is always a good idea to get a second opinion
  4. Don’t stress or panic – you don’t need to strive for paw-fection

Best Chocolate Lab Names

Best Chocolate Lab Names

The ideas in this list are making us hungry by just reading them!

Here are some of the best names for a chocolate Lab of any gender, from the greatest, delicious chocolate names, to the best brown fictional characters that your puppy would be proud to be named after.

If your chocolate Retriever is great at solving mysteries then ‘Scooby’ is definitely the choice for them.

However, if your dog is as fluffy as they are brave, loyal and determined, then there is no better idea for them than ‘Wookie’!

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Coco

perhaps the most obvious choice for a chocolate Lab; inspired by the delicious cocoa beans that go into making a chocolate bar.

  • Moose
  • Brownie
  • Espresso
  • Chestnut
  • Fudge
  • Cake
  • Nutella
  • Cappuccino
  • Toffee
  • Mocha
  • Éclair
  • Scooby
  • Valentine
  • Autumn
  • Wookie
  • Truffle
  • Coffee
  • Sepia
  • Starbucks
  • Raisin
  • Praline
  • Croissant

Puppy Chocolate Labrador Names

Chocolate Lab Puppy

Chocolate Labs are just as cute when they are full-sized adult dogs as when they are adorable tiny puppies.

These are the best names for chocolate Lab puppies, and will hopefully make you ‘aww’ and ‘ahh’, and keel over in an adorable overload!

Like many of the best chocolate Lab names, a lot of these titles are associated with brown food and drinks, especially: chocolate, coffee, and nuts.

Some of the best ideas from this list include ‘Peanut’ and ‘Nib’ because you can tell it belongs to an awesome dog without even seeing them.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Bear

a funny and cute idea that would be great for any adorable chocolate Retriever who is as cuddly as a teddy bear.

  • Snickers
  • Honey
  • Fawn
  • Pretzel
  • Waffle
  • Peanut
  • Acorn
  • Twix
  • Scone
  • Nib
  • Maple
  • Acorn
  • Bambino
  • Kitkat
  • Nestle
  • Latte
  • Teak
  • Pebbles
  • DeCaf
  • Cupcake

Male Chocolate Labrador Names

Male Brown Lab

Sometimes it can be difficult to find the perfect male chocolate Lab name, as you want to find a good balance between tough and adorable.

Luckily, we have plenty of ideas that meet both criteria and have come up with this list which is both tough and cute at the same time!

For a brown dog that’s the life and soul of every pub, inn, and tavern they enter, then ‘Guinness’ is a brilliant and funny dog name for them.

A dog that is sharp, fast, and often quite intimidating would suit the name ‘Hawk’.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Bruno

a very traditional and simple title that would be perfect for any male chocolate Labrador.

  • Guinness
  • Tanner
  • Murphy
  • Cedar
  • Reese
  • Brew
  • Bronson
  • Scotch
  • Roscoe
  • Wonka
  • Klondike
  • Grizzly
  • Meatloaf
  • Molasses
  • Rocky
  • Duncan
  • Teddy
  • Bruno
  • Bailey
  • Hawk
  • Gravy
  • Dunkin
  • Chewbacca
  • Mahogany

Female Chocolate Labrador Names

Female Chocolate Lab

This list includes elegant and independent ideas that suit many female chocolate Labs and their personalities.

If your pooch is tough, and never lets anything get past her, then ‘Raven’ would be perfect.

However, if your Retriever is kind, affectionate, and friendly, then ‘Penny’ would be a fantastic choice!

Each of these brilliant monikers will highlight your puppy’s beautiful brown fur, but they are also generally great titles for any dog, whether your pup has a calm, level-headed mind, or if she is zany, bubbly, wild, and a little bit mad…

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Hazel

a brilliant chocolate-inspired name for a brown Labrador. Perfect for an energetic pup that is as ‘nutty’ as a hazelnut!

  • Sable
  • Godiva
  • Cashew
  • Brandy
  • Tawny
  • Penny
  • Nutmeg
  • Amaretto
  • Raven
  • Auburn
  • Heidi
  • Umber
  • Dusty
  • Hazel
  • Canela
  • Tuscany
  • Mable
  • Henna
  • Sienna
  • Brunette
  • Sandy
  • Amber

Cute Chocolate Labrador Names

Cute Chocolate Lab

No matter whether you have a small Lab puppy or an adult Retriever, every breed is cute in its own way and will suit one of these brilliant monikers.

If your dog can sometimes be on the wild side, then perhaps Donut is the best choice for them.

Whereas a small, energetic puppy that loves to play at any chance they get, would suit a name like ‘Rolo’!

Of course, there are even more yummy, scrumptious, delicious, chocolate-inspired titles that would be perfect for a cocoa-colored pooch (e.g. Caramel).

If only Labradors smelled like chocolate, instead of ‘Eau de Wet Dog’ and other unpleasant scents…

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Hershey

a brilliant choice for an adorable chocolate Lab inspired by the popular brand Hershey’s.

  • Rolo
  • Bambi
  • Tootsie
  • Caramel
  • Beans
  • Mars
  • Syrup
  • Cinnamon
  • Nougat
  • Donut
  • Toast
  • Smores
  • Fondue
  • Bagel
  • Muffin
  • Pancake
  • Biscuit
  • Pudding
  • Pecan
  • Clove
  • Cookie
  • Dulce

Unique Chocolate Labrador Names

Cute Labrador Retriever

Whilst having chocolate-inspired names for a brown Lab is a great idea sometimes they aren’t very unique.

So if you want your chocolate pooch to stand out from the crowd, and not have the same moniker as every other brown dog, this list of unique ideas will help.

Each of these names has a unique meaning that relates to the color brown; some aren’t as obvious as Cocoa or Snickers!

This is a fantastic way to give your dog a unique title that has a personalized meaning that is also well suited to their personality.

Not to mention, these names usually originate from different languages, so it gives your dog a cool and edgy aura…

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Komo

a short but unique title that would be perfect for any chocolate pooch which means ‘brown hawk’.

  • Cadbury
  • Merlot
  • Bayard
  • Domnhall
  • Eachann
  • Haryaksh
  • Duane
  • Aklark
  • Rhydderch
  • Brunell
  • Toblerone
  • Brina
  • Dunham
  • Tiramisu
  • Komo
  • Kionna
  • Sorrell
  • Bayarde
  • Donovan
  • Kapilah


We hope you enjoyed this list of the best chocolate Lab names!

Our list has the best, most popular, unique, and mysterious titles that every other dog in the dog park will be jealous of!

From the cutest, most adorable chocolate Labrador puppies, to the toughest, coolest and weirdest dogs imaginable, each of these chocolate-colored canines deserves a wonderful name.

If you found a favorite in this list, then be sure to let us know – just leave us a comment.

Also, if you have a chocolate Lab and their name isn’t featured on this list, make sure to also tell us it in a comment too.

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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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