a very dark grey color





Traits associated with the name Charcoal:

Dogs named Charcoal tend to be loving, hard-working, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Charcoal?

That you have a unique sense of style and creativity. Charcoal is an unusual name for a dog, and it suggests that you like to think outside the box.

Is Charcoal a good dog name?

Charcoal has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Charcoal isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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New York City Dog Name Database
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Charcoal is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Charcoal was, in the past month, the 2485th most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Charcoal is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Charcoal was viewed 54 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Charcoal's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Charcoal is most adored in Delaware, Illinois and Idaho.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, Virginia and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Charcoal.

Most popular breeds named Charcoal:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Lhasa Apso
  3. Pomeranian
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Rottweiler

Charcoal is found in these categories:

spooky dog names

Dark hues and associations with fire evoke a sense of mystery and fear.

black dog names

Charcoal's dark hue matches the deep, smoky shade of these pups.

Dog names like Charcoal:

An element in carbon dioxide.
variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns
The leader of a group of people
Free man
Light, buoyant, lively
Order, harmony, beauty.
Charcoal dog name meaning

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Chris (California, United States)
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June 21, 2023

Let us know what you think of Charcoal as a dog name!