Black horses are really beautiful so we need some really great names for these beauties. Here are some of the best names we have come up with for black or dark horses.
Great Names For Black & Dark Horses
We have listed the names alphabetically to make it easier for you to find the names quickly. After this list of hundred names, we are also listing names for specific horse names for female and male black horses.
- After Dark
- Black Jack
- Black Shadow
- Black Star
- Black Pearl
- Dark Angel
- Dark Shadow
- Slayer (for the rock fans)
The word “black” in other languages:
- Nero (Italian)
- Sort (Danish)
- Swart (Norwegian)
- Noir (French)
- Schwarz (German)
- Kuroi (Japanese)
- Preto (Portuguese)
- Melna (Latvian)
- Must (Estonia)
- Musta (Finish)
- Beltza (Basque)
- Svartur (Icelandish)
- Qara (Azerbaijani)
- Xap (Mongonial)
- Baki (Housa)
- Madow (Somali)
- Dudu (Yoruba)
- Pango (Maori)
Names For Black MALE Horses
Here are some good ideas to consider if you’re looking for good names for a black male horse. The more masculine names are sometimes hard to find because many names are not gender specific.
This also means that most of the names you find in the long list above can be used for both male and female horses.
Some ways to come up with male horse names are:
- Name from masculine country leaders
- Names from darker colors
- Names from wild nature phenomenons
- Names from famous racehorses
Names For Black FEMALE Horses
Female horses are often given names that end with an “E” or “Y”. Like Molly, Rosie, Lady, Bonnie, etc.
The same goes for a black female horse which can be a little more of a challenge because the darker colors typically inspire people to come up with more masculine names.
Here are some things to think about when you are trying to come up with good names for black mares and fillies:
- Combine a color with a female name like Dark Sophie
- Combine girl names with words from nature like stormy Bella, Purple Lightning, etc.
- Names from grandmas in the family
The Most Popular Names For Black Horses
Sometimes it’s nice to know what most other horses are called in orders to narrow down the list of opportunities.
The top of the list includes:
We hope all these ideas have inspired you to find a great name for your dark-colored horse. And remember, after a while, you will not think more about the name because it’s the horse that creates the name and not vice versa.