Do you have a sweet love affair with chocolate? Are you a chocoholic? If you answered yes, then you’ve come to the right place! You’re also in the right place if you’re looking for a name for a newly adopted dog or puppy!
Why a chocolate-related name for your dog? Well, if you’ve fun out of inspiration for names, then this is as good as any other theme for inspiration. Think of that dark, semi-sweet sauce that runs down vanilla sundaes! Or what about hot chocolate with marshmallows? One more and we’ll stop torturing you with chocolate visions! Consider the delicate, soft texture of chocolate fudge, with or without nuts. Can you taste it? We can!
So, that’s why a chocolate-related name might be a great idea! Your dog’s name will be a sweet reminder of two things you love—your dog and chocolate!
Chocolate Inspired Dog Names
Here’s our list of chocolate-related dog names!
1). Coco: is short for cocoa, which is the bean that’s used to make chocolate. It’s also the first name of the famous fashion designer, Coco Chanel.
2). Carmello: you could say this name is a combination of caramel and chocolate, two perfectly matched sweets! This is an Italian name that means “orchard, garden.” If that garden includes chocolate, then that’s even better!
3). Kit: this name is inspired by the Kit Kat bar, which is a wafer bar covered by luscious chocolate. This candy bar is made by Nestle and is sold all around the world.
4). Hershey: this one should be obvious—it’s the name of one of the largest candy companies that makes some yummy chocolate confections. This would be a great name for a brown dog such as a Chocolate Lab.
5). Rocky: this name is inspired by the wonderful and amazing combination of chocolate ice cream with either nuts or marshmallows. This is also the name of the boxer in the famous movie series featuring Sylvester Stallone.
6). Reese: this name comes from another favorite candy bar—Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups! This candy bar features the pairing of amazing chocolate with peanut butter. What could be better?
7). Rolo: this name comes from the rolled chocolates called Rolo, which have a slightly rounded cone-shape. They have chocolate on the outside, and caramel in the middle.
8). Bailey: this name is inspired by the famous drink Baileys hot chocolate! What a great combination to enjoy sipping in front of the fireplace in the winter!
9). Twix: this name comes from the Twix candy bar. Made by the Mars, Inc. this bar features a biscuit inside, with chocolate on the outside. It also includes some caramel—what more could you want?
10). Aero: is the name of a candy bar, where the chocolate has “bubbles” in it! This is a chocolate bar that’s a favorite in some parts of Europe, South African and more. What a cute name this would be for a small dog, who is light as air!
11). Joy: this name is inspired by the Almond Joy bar, made by Hershey. This chocolate bar includes coconut and almonds, covered in chocolate. Yum!
12). Baby: is inspired by the candy bar called the Baby Ruth, made by Ferrara. The ingredients in this bar include nougat in the middle, with peanuts and caramel, all wrapped in chocolate. What a cute name this would be for a small dog, or even a large dog!
13). Clark: this is a name that comes from the Clark Bar, made by Boyer. This is a honeycombed peanut butter filling covered in chocolate. Are you getting hungry? This is also the first name of Superman!
14). Spud: this name is inspired by a candy bar called the Idaho Spud, which is made by the Idaho Candy Company. This bar features an inside of chocolate marshmallows, covered with chocolate and coconut on the outside. This would be a cute name for a large dog, maybe one that’s a little chubby.
15). Milky: this name comes from the name of the candy bar called the Milky Way, which is made by Mars. This would be a great name for a dog that’s part brown and white, like milk chocolate
16). Snickers: (one of our favorites!) is a name that comes from the Snickers candy bar made by Mars. This candy bar has a peanut butter nougat interior, with caramel and peanuts wrapped in milk chocolate. This would be a great name for a dog that’s always happy!
17). Tobbie: this name is inspired by the candy bar called Toblerone. This is a solid chocolate candy bar with nuts made by Kraft. It’s enjoyed around the world from the U.S. to Europe, and beyond.
18). Wonka: this name comes from the famous Wonka Bar, made by Nestle. It’s also the name of the famous movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. This is just a cute name! You could even shorten the name to “Wonky” which could be a cute name for a dog that has three-legs.
19). Yorkie: this name comes from the famous York Peppermint Pattie, made by Hershey. This bar contains a mint-flavored middle, with a chocolate covering. What a perfect pairing! Obviously, this would be a cute name for a Yorkshire Terrier, or another small dog.
20). Pudding: this name is inspired by that yummy dessert called Chocolate Pudding! What a great way to enjoy some gooey chocolate! This would be a really cute name for any dog that’s snuggly.
21). Tart: this is name inspired by the dessert called Chocolate and Raspberry Tart. This recipe is made with a buttery crumb base, then filled with a dark chocolate, and topped off with fresh raspberries. Is your mouth watering?
22). Hazel: this is a name inspired by another wonderful dessert called Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake. If you love rich chocolate desserts, then this one’s for you!
23). Mousse: this name comes from the dessert known as Chocolate Mousse. It would be a really cute name for a large dog, such as a St. Bernard. It would be a play on words (moose).
24). Tira: here’s a name that comes from another rich dessert—Chocolate Tiramisu Cake! This cake combines chocolate and coffee and includes a creamy mascarpone layer. Wow…
25). Brownie: this dessert has long been a favorite—Brownies! They’re gooey, served warm, and often are served with a scoop of ice cream on top!
26). Fudge: this is a candy that’s made with chocolate and marshmallows. Many people serve this as a holiday treat around Christmas. This would be a really cute name for a dark or light brown dog.
27). Chip: here’s a name that comes directly from those bits of chocolate that are found in Chocolate Chip cookies! Those smell so good and taste even better on a cool fall or winter day!
28). Chockie: is a shortened version of the word “chocolate.” This would be a cute name for a medium-sized dog such as a Poodle.
29). Chuao: is the name of a village in Venezuela that’s famous for its chocolate. This was village was founded back in 1660 and is also famous for its cacao plantations. This might be a cute name for a Chihuahua.
30). Tootsie: is the name of another favorite candy—the Tootsie Rool. This is a bit like taffy and has a chocolate flavor. Did you know it’s been made since 1907? This candy is made by Tootsie Roll Industries. This would be a cute name for a girl dog.
31). Čokolada: this is the word for “chocolate” in Czech! This would be a really sweet name for a little girl dog who is dark brown and has a sweet spirited.
32). Sjokolade: is the word for “chocolate” in Afrikaans.
33). Suklaa: is the Finnish word for “chocolate.” What a cute name for a girl god!
35). Coklat: is the Indonesian word for “chocolate.”
36). Cioccolato: is the Italian word for “chocolate.”
37). Truffle: this is a type of candy that’s made with a chocolate ganache center, which is then coated in chocolate or cocoa powder.
38). Nougat: this name is inspired by all the chocolate bars that have a nougat middle!
39). Nestle: this name comes from the company that’s famous for its chocolate bars.
40). Peanut: is an ingredient that’s often combined with chocolate. What a cute name for a small dog!
41). Valentine: is one of the days of the year when chocolate candies are a popular gift.
42). Caramel: another ingredient that’s often combined with chocolate for a yummy mix!
42). Chewy: this name is inspired by all those wonderful chewy chocolate bars we all love!
43). Pattie: this name comes from the famous Peppermint Patties!
44). Vianne: the name of the chocolatier in the movie Chocolat.
45). Henri: the name of the priest from the movie Chocolat.
46). Luc: the name of the boy in the movie Chocolat.
47). Yvette: is another character from the movie Chocolat.
48). Guillaume: is the name of the older man who falls in love with a widow whose husband died in WWI—from the movie Chocolat.
49). Anouk: the daughter of Vianne in the movie Chocolat.
50). Roux: the name of Johnny Depp’s character in Chocolat.
Quick Facts about Chocolate
Here are some fun facts about chocolate you may enjoy!
- Chocolate has been enjoyed by humans for almost 5,000 years! The earliest known consumption of this dark brown yummy stuff has been traced back to South America.
- It takes about 400 cocoa beans to make just one pound of chocolate. Wow!
- Cacao trees can live as long as 200 years, but only produce cocoa beans for about 25 years that can be used to make chocolate.
- Cacao beans were once used as currency by early Mesoamericans.
- A new cacao tree won’t produce beans until it’s about 4-5 years old!
- Chocolate is toxic to dogs, so never let your fur baby have this wonderful treat. It’s very hard on their livers.
- The first chocolate bar was created in 1842 in England.
OK, that’s probably enough torture for now! Let’s get on with our list of chocolate-related dog names!
We hope you’ve been able to grab some chocolate while reading this article. And we hope you’ve found just the right chocolate-inspired name for your dog!
JulieJulie is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, where she studied Animal science. Though contrary to the opinion of her parents she was meant to study pharmacy, but she was in love with animals especially cats. Julie currently works in an animal research institute (NGO) in California and loves spending quality time with her little cat. She has the passion for making research about animals, how they survive, their way of life among others and publishes it. Julie is also happily married with two kids.
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