Naming Your Brown Dog: Name Ideas for Dogs with Brown Haircoats

Are you looking for that perfect dog name that just fits your pooch? Does your dog have brown hair?

Naming a dog can be difficult. One way many pet owners do it is to look for a name that goes with your dog’s physical characteristic such as his coat color.

Here are some dog names that can be associated with brown hair-coated dogs! I hope this helps you find the perfect name for your dog!

Do you have any suggestions for dog names? Email us your dog name ideas and we will try to add them to our dog name list!

Brown (dog names for “brown hair-coated dogs”)

  • Beans
  • Brandie – he color of oat bran
  • Brownie
  • Brunette
  • Bruno (brown bear)
  • Burgundy
  • Butterscotch
  • Cadbury
  • Carmel
  • Canoli
  • Carob -because she wasn’t the color of real “Chocolate”
  • Chip – chocolate chip
  • Chocolate
  • Cinnamon
  • Coco
  • Cocoa
  • Coffee
  • Corky
  • Cronan (gaelic for deep brown)
  • Donut
  • Dunkin (like donuts or dipping your coffee)
  • Dusty Copper
  • Fudge
  • Ginger
  • Gingersnap
  • Ginky
  • Godiva
  • Gravy
  • Guinness – after dark brown beer Guinness
  • Heath
  • Hershey
  • Java
  • Jenny – named for the beer box (Genesee)
  • Kasha – which is Ukrainian for buckwheat.
  • Ko-Ko
  • Maple
  • Meatloaf
  • Mocha
  • Mousse/Moose
  • Motts – the color of applesauce
  • Mudd
  • Mylo – a hot chocolate drink from Australia
  • Nestle
  • Nutello” plus he was as sweet as Nutella’s flavor is!
  • Nutmeg
  • Nuts
  • Oatmeal
  • Pepsi
  • Rocky Road
  • Rolo
  • Roux (pronounced Roo) my chocolate lab was the color of a roux. Making a roux is the first step in making a pot of Gumbo.You stir flour & oil over heat until it’s a nice dark brown color…the color of a chocolate lab. – My dog was a Cajun.
  • Russet
  • Rusty
  • Sahra is named for the Sah(a)ra Desert
  • Sandy
  • Skippy Peanut Butter (brown and he also skips)
  • Syrup
  • Tawny
  • Teak
  • Timber, as in timber wood
  • Tetley
  • Toast
  • Truffle
  • Truffles
  • Twink
  • Twinkie
  • Whiskey

Do you have a brown dog name suggestion? Tell us about the dog name and how you came up with it in the comments below.

Doesn’t matter how or what you would like to name your dog, we have the perfect name for you. Are you looking for a dog name to go with personality traits such as independent dogs, playful dogs, funny dogs, cute or beautiful dogs, loving dogs, sweet dogs, big dogs or dogs with big personalities, small dogs, aggressive dogs or good watch dogs, smart dogs, not so smart dogs, strong dogs, fast dogs, ornery dogs, or talkative dogs?

Or are you looking for a name your dog based on his hair coat color or type such as he is white, yellow, red or orange, silver or grey, black, black and white, spotted, wrinkled or a fluffy dog. Check out the links associated with any of those words and get our list! We have the perfect name for your dog!

Or have you found a stray dog or rescued a stray and want a name that fits?

Here is even a list of over 1200 common dog names. Or maybe you just want to look for an unusual dog name. How about cool dog names? We have tons of those!

Do you want to know what the most common dog names mean? Learn about the “meaning” behind common Male dog names and Female dog names.