Names For Brown Dogs: 200+ Cute Brown Dog Names

Names For Brown Dogs

Almost every dog breed comes in a shade of brown, so it can be tricky to pick perfect names for brown dogs.

From deep and murky to light and golden, there are so many shades of brown that adorn the fur of all the dogs in our lives!

Perhaps you are looking for a unique brown dog name that no other coffee-colored dog in a five-mile radius has?

From other brown-furry animals to delicious brown food and drinks, there are so many places to draw inspiration from for your furry brown friend.

We’ve saved you the trouble of racking your brain for names, and came up with a list of over 200 possible brown dog names!

How To Choose The Best Brown Dog Name

Choosing A Brown Dog Name
It isn’t unusual to see golden, tan and chocolatey colored dogs wherever you go as there are over 50 dog breeds which come in shades of brown.

There are over 200 animal names in this list, that can seem somewhat daunting to someone who has no idea where to start.

Not to worry, below we have three quick tips and tricks when it comes to choosing the perfect name for a brown dog to help you out!

Tip 1: Don’t Overthink It

Brown dogs are majestic, beautiful, graceful, and there are also a lot of them.

This means that there aren’t many names that these dogs can’t pull off!

Don’t panic if you haven’t chosen a name that relates directly to your dog’s fluffy exterior, and even if the name you have chosen isn’t unique. Sometimes simplicity is key when it comes to choosing a dog name.

Tip 2: Choose Something Personal

If you need coffee in the morning like a fish needs water, then why don’t you choose coffee names?

Similarly, if chocolate is your weakness, and you can’t get through the week without a Snickers bar, then giving your dog a name that has something to do with chocolate is funny!

Tip 3: Don’t Pick Something Embarrassing

No matter what your interests might be, you don’t want to be shouting a silly, cringy, and borderline embarrassing name at the dog park.

A good way to avoid this is to tell people about the dog name you might be thinking about, and get their opinion on it.

Names For Brown Dogs

Chocolate Lab

There are just too many delicious brown food and drinks that can make great names!

Amongst all the edible names and other brown wildlife, there are brown dog names that mean brown in other languages.

These titles all provide unique and interesting options that no other dog around you will have.

For example, ‘Eachann’ is a boy’s name that means ‘brown horse’ in Scottish Gaelic.

With these cool and special names that come from other cultures and languages, you can give your brown dog a name that highlights their warm and cozy fur without compromising on originality and uniqueness.

These are all good names for any brown dog that will suit any dog breed in the world…

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Coffee

there are many words for coffee, from lattes to mochas, which would all suit a brown furry dog perfectly. ‘Coffee’ is a cute and unique dog name that emphasises their gorgeous glossy brown fur

  • Acorn
  • Almond
  • Biscuit
  • Braun
  • Brownie
  • Cadbury
  • Cappuccino
  • Cello
  • Chestnut
  • Chocolate
  • Copper
  • Duncan
  • Eachann
  • Fondue
  • Galsaeg
  • Horse
  • Java
  • Kern
  • Komo
  • Macchiato
  • Marron
  • Oatmeal
  • Orin
  • Pepsi
  • Pine
  • Raisin
  • Russet
  • Squirrel
  • Taffy
  • Teak
  • Toblerone
  • Wheat

Cute Brown Dog Names

Cute Brown Dog Names

Say whatever you want about brown dogs, but you can’t say they aren’t cute!

Resembling other brown furry animals, from teddy bears to bunny rabbits and buck-toothed beavers, it would be wrong to not give these dogs an adorable name.

Well-groomed Poodles, the wise Shiba Inu, Shar-Peis with rolls and wrinkles, peaceful Chow Chows and stubborn Berger Picards, there are so many brown breeds with cute and unique personality quirks.

From the puppy years to their ripe old age, cute names remain adorable for a lifetime. With any of these names, you won’t be able to help smiling every time you say it!

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Teddy

If the name ‘Bear’ is too grisly for your cute, fluffy brown pup, then ‘Teddy’ is equally as adorable, for a dog that wouldn’t hurt a fly!

  • Aero
  • Bagel
  • Beans
  • Bear
  • Beaver
  • Bourbon
  • Bronze
  • Bunni
  • Chewie
  • Chip
  • Cider
  • Coco
  • Conker
  • Cookie
  • Donut
  • Foxy
  • Freckle
  • Froth
  • Lion
  • Monkey
  • Moose
  • Nutella
  • Pancake
  • Peanut
  • Pretzel
  • Pudding
  • Sausage
  • Sugar
  • Sundae
  • Timber
  • Treacle
  • Wookie

Brown Dog Names Male

Male Brown Dog Cute

We have a wide array of names for male brown dogs.

From monikers that would be fantastic for brave, courageous, and intimidating brown dogs, to cute, adorable names that will be great for a little brown puppy who just wants love and walks.

As well as the usual brown foods and other animals, there are a lot of different types of wood, which would suit a male brown dog perfectly.


Walnut and Teak are dark to medium browns, but Pine is a light, golden-colored tan shade. Any of these names would suit your loyal and high-spirited furry, four-legged friend.

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Bruno

a German name, which means ‘brown, there is no better name for a brown male dog than this. ‘Bruno’ would be even better suited to a German dog, such as a German Shepherd or a Dachshund

  • Aklark
  • Bison
  • Bramble
  • Braon
  • Bronson
  • Brun
  • Cashew
  • Castanho
  • Colby
  • Dolan
  • Donagh
  • Dusty
  • Espresso
  • Forrest
  • Jack Daniel
  • Mahogany
  • Oak
  • Pecan
  • Reese
  • Rocky Road
  • Tapir
  • Tea
  • Walnut
  • Willy Wonka
  • Wood
  • Woody

Brown Dog Names Female

Female Brown Dog

There are many pretty and sweet dog names which would perfectly suit a brown furry friend.

From names rooted in nature, such as ‘Willow’ and ‘Sparrow’ to food names such as ‘Muffin’ to ‘Fudge’, we have every possible name that you could want for your lovely, beautiful and adorable female brown puppy…

We think nature names would be great for a puppy that loves to wander gardens and fields, soaking up everything mother nature has to offer.

We also scattered a few unique names, which mean things relating to brown in different languages, ‘Kannella’ means ‘brown’ in Maltese, whereas ‘Ruskea’ means ‘brown’ in Finnish!

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Penny

a cute, feminine name, short for Penelope. However, you could also mean ‘Penny’ like the coin, which are either a shiny and reflective new copper piece or an old brown, rusty and muted coin

  • Autumn
  • Bambi
  • Barna
  • Brandy
  • Brunella
  • Brunette
  • Donla
  • Dunne
  • Ember
  • Fawn
  • Fudge
  • Hazel
  • Honey
  • Kangaroo
  • Kannella
  • Kit Kat
  • Landra
  • Maple
  • Muffin
  • Nutmeg
  • Ruskea
  • Sable
  • Sandy
  • Sienna
  • Smores
  • Sparrow
  • Truffle
  • Umber
  • Valentine
  • Willow

Black and Brown Dog Names

Black and Brown Dog Names

Black animals are beautiful and brown ones too, so when you put them together to get a black and brown dog – you’ve made the perfect pooch!

There are so many black and brown dog breeds out there that deserve your love:

  • German Shepherds are usually big and boisterous, as well as being black and tan.
  • Beagles also have varying patches of black, brown and white, and are energetic and adventurous.
  • Yorkshire terriers are black and brown, small, adorable but with bundles and bundles of energy!

With so many wonderful dog breeds that have black and brown fur, we spent some time picking fun and great names that would be perfect for them.

Hopefully, you’ll never meet a black and brown dog with a bad name again…

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Guinness

an alcoholic black/brown dry stout that originates from Dublin. This name would be great for a burly dog with black and brown fur, such as a Doberman, and if they’re Irish it’s even better!

  • Bat
  • Boje
  • Charlie
  • Chocolate Chip
  • Cola
  • Dr Pepper
  • Dunkin
  • Dusk
  • Henna
  • Hershey
  • Ink
  • Kahvi
  • Keira
  • Leather
  • Macaron
  • Marroiak
  • Mocha
  • Mud
  • Otter
  • Pepper
  • Ritter
  • Scooby
  • Sepia
  • Smokey
  • Snickers
  • Soy
  • Spider
  • Storm

Brown and White Dog Names

Brown and White Dog Names

We’d say the perfect name for a brown and white dog is ‘Patch’ because they tend to have the two colors in patches all over their fur.

However, here is a list of more unique, imaginative, and creative names besides ‘Patch’.

From scrumptious brown and white foods (e.g. Maltesers), to objects that are tan (e.g. latte or caramel)… we’d be surprised if going down this list doesn’t make you hungry!

There are so many charming brown and white dog breeds, from English Springer Spaniels to Jack Russell Terriers and Dalmatians… we want them all!

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Oreo

this delicious cookie is well-known for its brown chocolatey biscuits sandwiched between a thick layer of white cream, perfect for a dog with brown and white fur

  • Amaretto
  • Bailey
  • Beige
  • Bulauni
  • Cake
  • Caramel
  • Cinnamon
  • Coconut
  • Éclair
  • Goober
  • Latte
  • Maltesers
  • Marble
  • Nestle
  • Nugget
  • Nutty
  • Oreo
  • Patch
  • Peanut Butter
  • Profiterole
  • Rolo
  • Sahara
  • Speckle
  • Suklaa
  • Tanner
  • Tawny
  • Toast
  • Toffee
  • Twix
  • Whiskey


We hope you enjoyed this list of brown dog names!

From Poodles to German Shepherds, Jack Russell Terriers to Shiba Inus, there is a multitude of brown dog breeds out there, and we love every single one of them.

There are so many possible monikers here, from chocolate and coffee to beavers and bunnies, and last but not least, oak, pine, and mahogany – practically a whole forest.

These things are all a shade or hue of brown and hopefully one of them was a perfect match for your furry best friend.

If you have favorite names for brown dogs, then be sure to tell us in the comments.

Also, if you have a brown dog yourself then we’d love to know what their name is, whether it’s ‘brown’ in another language, some variation of chocolate or coffee, we’d still love to know!

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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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