Male Labrador Retriever Names

This Breed Deserves The Perfect Name


As one of the most popular breeds in America, there are many male Labrador Retriever names out there for you to choose from. And finding the right name for your puppy may just come to you with little to no effort, or you may have to search hard to find the right name. Regardless of the circumstance that brought you here, below are some names and their meanings that are suitable for your male Labrador retriever. You might find the perfect name that you have been looking for, or you may find a name that gives you an idea as to what to call him.

retriever As an adult he will be very strong and medium sized. He will reach a height of about 22 to 24 inches and weigh around 60 to 75 pounds. Some males can grow even bigger to around 100 pounds or more. If your puppy is an English Lab, he will mature faster than the American type and will also be heavier and shorter than the American Lab. A fast-growing puppy will reach his almost adult weight, by the time he is six or seven months old. His eyes should be hazel or brown in chocolate colored dogs or brown in black and yellow dogs.

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Aurek: A Polish name that means "with golden hair" the name is suitable for your yellow coat Labrador retriever. The name sounds strong and indicates gender at the same time. Your boy will love this choice.

Bowie: Another great name choice for a yellow dog, this name means fair-haired in Gaelic. The name also refers to the single-edged steel hunting knife and would make a good name for a Lab that stays true to his hunting background.
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Yellow Knife, Fetch, Buckshot

Boyd: A good male Labrador Retriever name for a boy who always responds when called. He loves to play and you'll feel really blessed to have him in your life. A fearless friend that is brave as a bear.
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Braveheart, Courage

Buddy: Give this male Labrador Retriever name to your dog to let him know how you really feel about him. After all, he is your best buddy that is always with you, playing and following you everywhere you go.
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Pal, Budweiser

Duncan: This name means "dark warrior" and is suitable for a black Lab. In Shakespeare's "Macbeth", Duncan was the king of Scotland, which makes the name an honorable one for your dog.

Fielding: Meaning "one who works the fields" this Lab will love to be out in the open. He'll love to visit the park and handle the ball when you are playing together on the field.

Ace Bronson Cocoa
Achilles Carob Doggone 
Admiral Chico Duncan
Barton Chief Eldon
Basil Chili Felix
Baxter Chip Fenton
Beamer Chipper Forest
Brewsky Chips Hemi
Bronco Chocolate Hershey

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Houston: This male Labrador Retriever name is great for a male companion that likes to visit the hills. A wonderful name for the dog that you adopted, this boy will never be late.
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Texas, Dallas, Cowboy

Jaegar: This is a great choice for a boy that hunts. The name is German in origin and is pronounced "YAY-gehr". Jaegar makes a fantastic name for a German's Lab dog that has good hunting skills.

Moses: The one who led the Israelites out of captivity, this name means "drawn out of the water" in Hebrew. It would suit a boy that loves to lead you through the woods, with him, you'll never get lost.

Orion: the Greek for hunter, the name will fit any Labrador retriever. In Greek Mythology, he is the hunter killed by Artemis and later placed in the sky as a constellation by the gods. He is a powerful hunter.
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Hunter, Bullet, Magnum

Wheatley: Named after the American poet, believed to be the first important black writer in the U.S. this dog is highly creative and intelligent. This boy is always using his imagination and will never have a dull day.

Yeller: A faithful yellow coat dog and a classic favorite. Old Yeller is a classic children’s novel about a boy and his loving and protective dog. Your yellow Lab would love to let this name live on.

Hoagie Lenny Max
Howard Leo McCoy
Huck Levi Mellow
Hudson Lexis Melvin
Jethro Marble Lighting
Joker Marlboro Orville
Judge Marley Sprague
Junior Matador Sylvan
Justice Maverick Tavarius

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