Best Labradoodle Names How To Choose The Perfect Name For Your Labradoodle Puppy

Congratulations on your new fur baby! Adopting a new Dood comes with its many joys and responsibilities. One of the most exciting parts of it is choosing a suitable Labradoodle name for your pup. In this article, you’ll find a wide variety of different Labradoodle names to choose from. 

Whether you prefer a name that reflects their personality, a place you love, or if you’re looking to opt for something old fashioned instead, we’ve got many amazing and awesome Labradoodle names to share with you. We’ve also split them up into different categories based on your Dood’s gender, but also personality and physical traits. As an added bonus, we’ll share with you our best kept secrets for choosing the best Labradoodle name. Let’s get started!

Tips For Naming Your Labradoodle

Although naming your Labradoodle is definitely super exciting and fun, it’s also pretty tricky – there are hundreds, even thousands of cute names to choose from. And after all, you and your pup have to stick with the name for years to come. So, it only makes sense to choose a name that reflects their personality, and is meaningful, but also practical. Let’s cover the basics first… 

Consider Their Personality & Appearance

Many dog owners like to choose a name that reflects either the Dood’s personality or appearance. For instance, is your pup more of a laid-back type or do they prefer to be more the center of attention? Or, would you prefer to name your pup based on their coat type, color, or size? 

Of course, during the first days when you’ve just adopted your two-month old puppy, it might be a bit difficult to evaluate your puppy’s personality and temperament. However, many reputable breeders actually observe and temperament-test their puppies before placing them in forever homes. So, if you’ve got a sassy pup, names like Roxy, Rebel, or Rocco might fit them better than Cocoapuff or Cookie. 

In terms of their appearance, there are many ways you can approach the subject. If you’ve got a Mini Labradoodle, you might want their name to reflect their small size. But what many dog owners like to do is to choose their Labradoodle’s name based on their coat color. 

As you might know, Labradoodles come in an array of colors and coat patterns, such as chocolate, apricot a.k.a golden, red, black, cream, blue, or silver. This will already give you a great place to start. However, keep in mind that Labradoodles tend to fade in color as they grow older. 

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Consider Their Gender

Some dog owners like gender-specific pet names, while others prefer gender-neutral Labradoodle names. On the other hand, many dog names actually work great for both genders! It all comes down to your personal preference and what name seems to suit your Dood best. 

Later on in this article, we’ll share with you the best Labradoodle names for both genders. We’ve also split up male and female Labradoodle names in various categories, such as names based on their physical traits or personality based names. 

Avoid Confusion

One of the key factors to keep in mind when choosing a Labradoodle name is to avoid anything that’s similar to members of your family or pets. Your dog’s name is one of the most important things that they’ll learn. It’s key to training your dog successfully and making sure that you have their full attention. Naturally, if you choose to name your Dood after another member of the family, it can get pretty confusing for both of them. Likewise, you’ll want to make sure that the names aren’t too similar-sounding. 

In addition to that, you’ll want to avoid names that sound similar to your pup’s basic everyday commands like ‘sit’, ‘stay’, ‘down’, or ‘come’. For example, names like Ray or Jay sound very similar to ‘stay’, or names like Brown and Crown can be confused with ‘down’. 

Draw Inspiration From Your Surroundings 

Another great way to find inspiration for Labradoodle names is to think about your surroundings and special memories. Maybe you have your absolute favorite movie or TV character that you’d like to name your Dood after? Or maybe there’s a special place in your heart that would fit perfectly as your Labradoodle’s name? Many Doodle owners also opt for nature-inspired names or cute food-inspired names.  

Some nature-inspired popular Labradoodle names include:

  • Dandelion
  • Fleur
  • Storm
  • Willow
  • Forest
  • Ivy
  • Copper
  • Violet
  • Clover
  • Rosebud
  • Jade
  • Polar
  • Windy
  • Ruby

Our favorite food-inspired Labradoodle puppy names are:

  • Bean
  • Plum
  • Ginger
  • Cookie
  • Marshmallow
  • Bacon
  • Peanut
  • Cocoa
  • Almond
  • Peaches
  • Truffle
  • Blade
  • Cinnamon
  • Pepper
  • Cheddar
  • Olive
  • Taffy
  • Chai

Adorable places-inspired Labradoodle names include:

  • Aspen
  • London
  • Dakota
  • Rio
  • Skye
  • Paris
  • Sierra
  • Scotia
  • Juneau 
  • Malibu

And lastly, Labradoodle names inspired by popular movie and TV Characters:

  • Bambi
  • Marvel
  • Ariel
  • Lilo
  • Buzz
  • Phantom
  • Barney
  • Rambo
  • Rocky
  • Finn
  • Groot
  • Bandit
  • Loki
  • Ripley
  • Buddy
  • Smoky
  • Shaggy
  • Thor
  • Xena
  • Tinkerbell

For more inspiration, be sure to check out our Puppy Name Finder, where you’ll find over a 1000 Labradoodle name ideas. What’s more, you can filter the names by gender, theme, and even filter them by first letter. 

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Keep It Simple

You might have heard all those long and fancy show dog names, like Princess Dandyridge Brandywine, but there’s no reason to make this complicated for either you or your pup (or anyone you know). 

Instead, keep it short and simple. Dogs respond way better to short and simple names that they can easily distinguish. In fact, two-syllable names are thought to work better for dogs who are easily distracted. Additionally, dogs tend to respond better to sharp-sounding consonants, such as P, K, and D. 

So, now that we’ve covered the basics, let’s get into the details… 

Popular Male Labradoodle Names

If you’ve got a little boy Labradoodle, you might already have some ideas in mind. But if not, you’ll surely find some inspiration from the male Labradoodle names we’ve listed below. 

We’ve split up the categories for male Labradoodle names based on physical traits and personality traits. Maybe you’re looking for a name that matches your pup’s looks, or maybe you’re after something that conveys their personality? Either way, we hope you’ll find some cute names for your lil boy below. 

We’ve created a Puppy Name Finder, where you can draw inspiration for Labradoodle names based on their gender and other categories. Just select your pup’s gender and take a look at the most popular male Doodle names!

Male Labradoodle Names Based On Physical Traits

Color

Many Labradoodle owners choose to name their pup after their coat color, and we can certainly understand why. Labradoodles can come in a variety of colors, most commonly in golden, brown, black, or cream tones. Some great male Labradoodle names based on color are:

  • Ash or Asher
  • Shadow
  • Smoky
  • Brownie
  • Bear
  • Jaffa
  • Toffee
  • Rusty
  • Latte 
  • Casper
  • Cloud
  • Oreo
  • Panda
  • Hershey
  • Tuxedo

Keep in mind that Labradoodles may fade lighter as they age, so that’s something worth considering! 

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Size

Other owners are inspired by their dog’s either minuscule or humongous size when choosing a name. Many dog owners like to even take things up a notch and name their miniature pup something that implies great size, and vice versa. 

Here are some adorable male Labradoodle names based on their size:

  • Brutus
  • Spike
  • Dinky
  • Boo
  • Horse
  • Chip
  • Hulk
  • Yeti
  • Mammoth
  • Everest
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Personality-Based Male Labradoodle Names

Cool Male Labradoodle Names

Does your pup ooze a certain awesomeness? These cool Doodle names below surely take a great personality to pull off (and Labradoodles definitely have what it takes):

  • Ajax
  • Aries
  • Blaze
  • Comet
  • Buster
  • Ace
  • Flint
  • Thunder
  • Archer
  • Flash
  • Jagger
  • Bolt
  • Journey
  • Legend
  • Shaggy

Cute Male Labradoodle Names

For cuddly and cute Doods, here are some great male Labradoodle names to choose from:

  • Buddy
  • Dandy
  • Goofy
  • Haven
  • Chester
  • Teddy
  • Happy
  • Tugboat
  • Toto
  • Chewie
  • Doodle
  • Sport
  • Tucker
  • Timmy

Smart Male Labradoodle Names

Labradoodles have been blessed with high intelligence levels. If your pup has a super smart and curious personality, you might find some of the following names suitable:

  • Chief
  • Albert
  • Einstein
  • Freud
  • Brain
  • Gandalf
  • Alcott
  • Doctor
  • Fleming
  • Holmes
  • Watson
  • Gulliver
  • Neville Longbottom

Old Fashioned Male Labradoodle Names

If you’ve got an old soul in a tiny body, you might prefer a more old fashioned approach when naming your puppy. Here are some old fashioned male Labradoodle names to choose from:

  • Bartholomew
  • Albert
  • Leroy
  • Cedric
  • Maxwell
  • Miles
  • Cornelius
  • Evander
  • Sigmund
  • Hamilton
  • Griffin
  • Rex

Human Male Labradoodle Names

Although traditionally dog owners have preferred pet names, more and more dog owners are now choosing human names for their Doods. And as it’s your puppy, you can choose exactly the name you like! 

But, as we mentioned above, if you opt for a human name, make sure you don’t have anyone in your immediate family with the same name, as it can get very confusing for your pup. 

Some popular human Labradoodle names for boys include:

  • Brady
  • Cody
  • Harvey
  • Chaz
  • Arlo
  • Frankie
  • Dexter
  • Benji 
  • Marley
  • Oliver
  • Bart

Unique Male Labradoodle Names

If you’re all about making a statement, you’re probably thinking about naming your Dood something a bit more unique, such as:

  • Onyx
  • Bourbon
  • Ocean
  • Chauncey 
  • Zeus
  • Blue
  • Bear
  • Cedar
  • Finn
  • Kanye
  • Vesper

Funny Male Labradoodle Names

We gotta love a good humor and what better way to express your pup’s or your own goofy nature than with these names below:

  • Baby Boomer or Boomer
  • Noodle
  • Biggie Smalls
  • Pup Tart
  • Nibbler
  • Jimmy Chew
  • Jimmy Kibble
  • Burger
  • Conan O’Brien
  • Bark Obama
  • LL Drool J
  • Winston Furchill

Trendy Male Labradoodle Names

If you and your pup are all about the trends then these ones hit the spot: 

  • Krypto 
  • Thor
  • Bentley
  • Cash
  • Archie
  • Soho
  • Kai 
  • Chorizo
  • Jax
  • Kiko
  • Pip
  • Phoenix

Popular Labradoodle Girl Names

For Doodle girls, we’ve got some adorable Labradoodle names lined up. Again, we’ve broken it up into names based on physical traits, such as their color or size, and then names based on personality traits. Here are some of our most favorite female Doodle names you can choose from. 

Female Labradoodle Names Based On Physical Traits

Color

For girls, we absolutely adore these Labradoodle names inspired by color:

  • Apricot
  • Hazel
  • Ginger
  • Lily
  • Ashe
  • Honey
  • Cotton
  • Ebony
  • Snowflake
  • Latte

Size

Whether you’ve got a tiny Mini Labradoodle or a huge pup, these Labradoodle girl names are a great way to convey their size (or a big personality in a tiny package):

  • Tiny
  • Queen
  • Mini
  • Venti
  • Pixie
  • Teensy
  • Fatty

Personality-Based Labradoodle Girl Names

Cool Labradoodle Girl Names

For those cool and independent type girls, these fierce names would work great:

  • Sassy
  • Diva
  • Queen
  • Madonna
  • Foxy
  • Glacier
  • Katniss
  • Opal
  • Indie
  • Riley
  • Lizzy
  • Hera
  • Xena
  • Gypsy
  • Jade
  • Nebula
  • Livie
  • Maxine or Max
  • Olympia
  • Sierra

Cute Labradoodle Girl Names

For extra loving and affectionate Labradoodle girls, here are some cute options you can choose from:

  • Blossom
  • Peaches
  • Honey
  • Lollipop
  • Cupcake
  • Dandelion
  • Sophie
  • Ariel
  • Beauty
  • Buttermilk
  • Buttercup
  • Hazel
  • Fawn
  • Chloe
  • Lady
  • Cutie
  • Susie

Smart Labradoodle Girl Names

If you’ve got a little curious genius at home, check out these Labradoodle girl names below:

  • Sage
  • Tesla
  • Wisdom
  • Mensa
  • Savvy
  • Saga
  • Brainy
  • Athena
  • Frida 
  • Cleopatra
  • Pepper Potts

Old Fashioned Labradoodle Girl Names

Grandma names, as we like to call them, are making a huge comeback recently. In fact, the following old fashioned names combine the best of both worlds – they’re not too much like today’s common pet names and they have a vintage ring to them:

  • Ida
  • Myrtle
  • Rhea
  • Mabel
  • Lady
  • Wilma
  • Melody
  • Peggy
  • Wanda
  • Selma
  • Norma
  • Rose

Human Labradoodle Girl Names

Like we said before, many Doodle owners actually prefer human names over pet names nowadays. If that’s your preference, here are some popular choices for girls: 

  • Amber
  • Elsa
  • Daisy
  • Greta
  • Venus
  • Talulah
  • Lola
  • Penny
  • Bella
  • Lucy
  • Sadie
  • Emma

Unique Labradoodle Girl Names

If you want your Dood to stand out from the crowd, maybe some of these names are just the right fit for your pup:

  • Aurora
  • Pearl
  • Cricket 
  • Azalea
  • Daffodil
  • Evening
  • Galadriel
  • Prada
  • Skyla
  • Rhubarb

Funny Labradoodle Girl Names

For girls, we absolutely love these funny female Labradoodle names with a twist:

  • Princess
  • Pumpkin Spice
  • Virginia Woof
  • Sarah Jessica Barker
  • Cardi B
  • Farrah Pawcet
  • Honey Boo Boo
  • Kitty
  • Bo Peep
  • Spanx

Trendy Labradoodle Girl Names

Lastly, the following girl names are excellent choices for people looking for something a bit more trendy:

  • Matcha
  • Skye
  • Coco
  • Ivy
  • Zoey
  • Chanel
  • Duchess
  • Harper
  • Luna
  • Poppy

If any of the Labradoodle girl names above still didn’t resonate with you, make sure you check out our Puppy Name Finder, where you’ll find ideas for over 500 girl names to choose from!

Best Labradoodle Names — Conclusion

Choosing the name for your Labradoodle is arguably one of the best parts of adopting a new puppy. However, it can also be one of the most difficult tasks, as there are thousands and thousands of dog names to choose from. Of course, you should want to make sure that it’s practical and that it doesn’t confuse either you, your pup, or your family members. Other than that, it’s all up to you and your personal preferences. Try not to overthink it and rather take it as a fun experience while getting to know your new puppy. After all, the most important thing is that you love the name!

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