110 Names For Black Horses: Male & Female Name Ideas

The beauty of black horses is nearly unmatched. On that note, these beauties deserve the most suitable and befitting names. In this article, you’ll find out top picks of the best male and female names for black or dark-colored horses. 

Names For Black Male Horses 

Below are some brilliant ideas to consider if you’re looking to find a befitting name for a black male horse. Usually, the more masculine names are challenging to find, as many names are not restricted to one gender. This means many of the names you will find in the list below can be used for both male and female horses. Some of the ways through which you can come up with male horse names are:

-Names from darker colors

-Names from famous racehorses

-Names from wild nature phenomenon

-Names from male leaders in the world. 

Names for Black Female Horses

It is typically to find female horses given names that end with “E’ and ‘Y’ alphabets. Like Bonnie, Molly, Lady, Rosie. 

Similarly, a black female horse bears names that end with an ‘E or ‘Y.’ But the female horse might pose a bit of a challenge since its darker colors inspire people to come up with masculine names. 

Here are a few things to consider when you are looking to find suitable names for your Mares and fillies:

  • Combine a color with a feminine name like Dark Bonnie
  • Combine female names with words from nature such as Blue lightning, stormy Sophie, etc.
  • Grandma names from the family. 

The Most Popular Names For Black Horses 

It is sometimes useful to know what names other horses bear, to give you a better chance at finding a suitable name for your black/dark-colored horse. The names that top the list include: 


2. Jack

3. Blaze

4. Star

5. Whiskey

6. Stormy

7. Smokey

8. Coco

9. Amber

10. Prince

Great Names for Black and Dark Horses 

Here are some of the ideal names for black/dark-colored horses:



3.After Dark

4. Bellastar

5. Bella

6. Black Pearl

7. Black Star

8. Black Shadow

9. Black Jack

10. Blacky

11. Black

12. Zorro

13. Zonor 

14. Zonas

15. Volcano

16. Velvet

17. Tribute

18. Thunder

19. Spooky

20. Spook 

21. Sly

22. Slayer (for fans of rock)

23. Slator

24. Slate

25. Shadower

26. Shadow

27. Shadon

28. Shade

29. Raven

30. Prada

31. Orio

32. Orion

33. Nori

34. Nitron

35. Nitrogen

36. Niro

37. Nightro

38. Nighton

39. Night

40. Noona

41. Nightshine

42. Nightmare

43. Nerina

44. Neon

45. Nebulon

46. Nebul

47. Naughi

48. Moro

49. Moonshine

50. Moonlught

51. Moon

52. Morning

53. Harlow

54. Harley

55. Expresso

56. Espress

57. Esprossor

58. Espresso

59. Eclipse

60. Ebony

61. Ebonian

62. Dynamo

63. Dusky

64. Dusk

65. Dawny

66. Dawn

67. Darky

68. Darko

69. Darki

70. Dark Shadow

71. Dark Angel

72. Dark

73. Dancy

74. Dancer

75. Crow

76. Chocolate

77. Choko

78. Charity

The word “black” in other languages

79. Dudu (Yoruba)

80. Pango (Maori)

81. Madow (Somali)

82. Baki (Hausa)

83. Xap (Mongonial)

84. Qara (Azberijani)

85. Svartur (Icelandish)

86. Beltza (Basque)

87. Musta (Finish)

88. Must (Estonia)

89. Melna (Latvian)

90. Preto (Portuguese)

91. Kuroi (Japanese)

92. Schwarz (German)

93. Noir (French)

94. Swart (Norwegian)

95. Sort (Danish)

96. Nero (Italian)

Hopefully, these ideas inspire you to come up with a beautiful name for your dark-colored or black horse.

Remember that after some time, you will not overthink your horse’s name because it is your horse that adds beauty to the name and not the other way around.