Outstanding Brown Horse Names + Ideas

Brown horses are the most common horses worldwide. They come in all sorts of shades from light, dark, chestnut, and more. Furthermore, brown horses also often have marking, streaks, white drawings, and spots on the coat. This opens a path of endless possibilities for naming a brown horse.

Names for brown horses often start off from the shade of the brown the horse has. Which is why you would hear horses called chocolate, coffee, caramel, chestnut, cocoa, and many more names. There are also other numerous naming ideas such as brown translations in other languages such as Marron, which means brown in French.

All these naming guidelines, ideas, tips, and examples have been highlighted right below. If you’re looking for the perfect choice for your female/male brown horse or brown and white horse, you should keep on reading. More information coming up in the sections right below.

Female Brown Horse Names

Our favorite female brown horse name is Brown Beauty. Speaks to the intensity of hue color on the equine. From a deep brown color to brown hair and brown eyes, the perfect name has to be beautiful.

Brown female horse
Brown mare

Here more names to name your brown mare or girl horse

  1. Agatha
  2. Aguamarina
  3. Alabama
  4. Amethyst
  5. Arabella
  6. Arizona
  7. Arkansas
  8. Athenea
  9. Autumn
  10. Babiera
  11. Banana
  12. Beatrix
  13. Beauty / Brown Beauty
  14. Belle
  15. Beretta
  16. Blossom
  17. Bonnie
  18. Calamity
  19. Chica
  20. Czarina
  21. Dakota
  22. Danvers
  23. Davina
  24. Dolly
  25. Dorothea
  26. Duchess
  27. Dulcinea
  28. Electra
  29. Empress
  30. Enchantress
  31. Esmeralda
  32. Flame
  33. Fortunate
  34. Freya
  35. Fridah
  36. Genevieve
  37. Getrude
  38. Grace
  39. Gypsy
  40. Harley
  41. Hera
  42. Holy Smoke
  43. Hope
  44. Indiana
  45. Indigo Blue
  46. Indy
  47. Ivy
  48. Kenia
  49. Kitty
  50. Laurel
  51. Legend
  52. Libia
  53. Luna
  54. Mischief
  55. Misty
  56. Nebraska
  57. Nightmare
  58. Petra
  59. Pippi
  60. Priscilla
  61. Queen
  62. Sioux
  63. Stella
  64. Storm
  65. Storm
  66. Triana
  67. Turquoise
  68. Vera
  69. Victoria
  70. Willow
  71. Witch

Male Brown Horse Names

For the male counterpart, Magnus is a good choice. The name means the greatest without sounding overwhelming or too proud.

Male Brown Horse naming
Brown stallion

Here is a list of more names for your brown boy/stallion or gelding

  1. Ace
  2. Alexander
  3. Ambition
  4. Angus
  5. Ardent
  6. Argo
  7. Arthur
  8. Atlas
  9. Atticus
  10. Bandit
  11. Beau
  12. Charming
  13. Coral
  14. Czar
  15. Dagger
  16. Darcy
  17. Emperor
  18. Fervor
  19. Gallant
  20. Goliath
  21. Hemingway
  22. Holden
  23. Huckleberry
  24. Jade
  25. Kentucky
  26. Lightning
  27. Lucky
  28. Magnus
  29. Major
  30. Marquis
  31. Mars
  32. Michigan
  33. Napoleon
  34. Necromancer
  35. Nicanor
  36. Nile
  37. Odin
  38. Ohio
  39. Pegasus
  40. Píccard
  41. Pious
  42. Pompeii
  43. Randolph
  44. Reckless
  45. Risk
  46. Rogue
  47. Rolo
  48. Russell
  49. Sapphire
  50. Sargent
  51. Scout
  52. Shadow
  53. Silvester
  54. Simeon
  55. Spartan
  56. Spirit
  57. Stormy
  58. Sultan
  59. Thunder
  60. Thunder
  61. Traveler
  62. Venom
  63. Vicarious
  64. Victor
  65. Vincent
  66. Weston
  67. Zeddy

Popular Brown Horse Names (Gender Neutral)     

The most prevalent brown horse name for both males and females has to be Chocolatta. A name used over and over again especially for mares. The name simply calls the horse by its brown shade as well as a sweet and cheerful personality and character. You do not have to name your brown equine this exact name because there more other options.

Bown horses
Brown equine

You should aim to be unique by trying out some our name ideas below.

  1. Almond
  2. Almond Bark
  3. Amber Girl
  4. Apricot
  5. Arizona
  6. Automn
  7. Bamboo
  8. Banania
  9. Beans
  10. Bear
  11. Beaver
  12. Big Brown
  13. Biscuit
  14. Bister
  15. Bombi
  16. Booster
  17. Bosco
  18. Braun
  19. Brew
  20. Brioche
  21. Bronze
  22. Brown
  23. Brown Beauty
  24. Brown bee
  25. brown Pit
  26. Brown Sugar
  27. Brownie
  28. Brownoo
  29. Browntec
  30. Bruschetta
  31. Bullseye
  32. Burnell
  33. Cadoli
  34. Canoli
  35. Cappuccino
  36. Caramell
  37. Carmel
  38. Chestnut
  39. Chewbacca
  40. Chipmunk
  41. Chocco
  42. Chocolate
  43. Chocolate Dream
  44. Chocolate Truffles
  45. Chocolatta
  46. Cidar
  47. Cinamon
  48. Clay
  49. Clayton
  50. Clove
  51. Coco Puffs
  52. Coffee Bean
  53. Cola
  54. Cold
  55. Copper
  56. Copper Penny
  57. Cougar
  58. Crostini
  59. Crown Royal
  60. Cser
  61. De vogue
  62. Dusty
  63. Expresso
  64. Falcon
  65. Fudge
  66. Fudgsicle
  67. Gizmo
  68. Goal
  69. Godiva
  70. Goldy
  71. Graham
  72. Grizzly
  73. Hawk
  74. Hershey
  75. Hershey
  76. Hickori / Hickory
  77. Honey
  78. Java
  79. Kahlua
  80. Kitkat
  81. Kiwi
  82. Leather
  83. Mahogany
  84. Maroon
  85. Marron
  86. Milky Way
  87. Miso
  88. Mocha
  89. Monkey
  90. Moose
  91. Mudd
  92. Nema
  93. Nestle
  94. Nestles Crunch
  95. Nust
  96. Nutmeg
  97. Nuts
  98. Oatmeal
  99. Ovaltine
  100. Peach
  101. Peanut
  102. Penny Loafer
  103. Pepsi
  104. Pinecone
  105. Raisin
  106. RootBear
  107. Russet
  108. Rusty
  109. Sadona
  110. SandCastle
  111. Share
  112. Spot
  113. Sundance
  114. Tanny
  115. Tawny
  116. Taz
  117. Teak
  118. Teddy
  119. Teddy Bear
  120. Tenner
  121. Toast
  122. Tod brown
  123. Toffee
  124. Tom
  125. Tootsie Roll
  126. Topaz
  127. Tosla
  128. Truffles
  129. Twix
  130. Walnut
  131. Whisky
  132. Woody
  133. Yogi
  134. Yohi

Brown and White Horse Names

A brown and white horse is called a skewbald, a variation of a pinto, which is multi-colored equine coat with large patches of white and another color especially black or brown. The black version is called piebald.

Brown and white horses have all sorts of patterns you can draw a name from. If there are white streaks running down the brown horse coat, a suitable name can be Borak – an  Arabic term for ” lightning.” If there’s a white line between the eyes if the horse, the name blake or blaze can be great too.

Brown and white horse names
Brown and white horse

Following are more name ideas for your brown and white mares and stallions

  • Automn
  • Beaver
  • Brown Sugar
  • Brownie
  • Bruschetta
  • Bullseye
  • Cappucino
  • Carmel
  • Chipmunk
  • Chocco
  • Chocolate
  • Chocolatta
  • Cinnamin
  • Cinnamon
  • Clay/ Clayton
  • Falcon
  • Fudge
  • Gizmo
  • Hawk
  • Kiwi
  • Marron
  • Monkey
  • Nestle
  • Nuts
  • Peanut
  • Rusty
  • Sandcastle
  • Scooby
  • Tawny
  • Teddy
  • Toffee
  • Woody
  • Yohi

Brown Horse Naming Ideas, and Themes

As mentioned above, brown horses are very common. To help you with choosing the best names here are ideas, tips, and themes to guide your decision.

  • More often than not, the shade of the horse will guide you on which name to settle for.
  • Shades are not the only themes available for name-calling so don’t be afraid to experiment.
  • Settle for a name you will love permanently even years to come.

Shades of Brown Theme

Seeing the most sought after theme, let’s have a look at the common names available for brown horses depending on its hue.

  • Leather – a deep dark brown color as that from an animal’s by-product.
  • Donut – a softer shade of brown with a bit of blush.
  • Chip – the color of a chocolate chip
  • Nestle/ coffee – another deep brown color for your horse.
  • Cinnamon – a dusty brown and reddish color.
  • Honey – a silky, smooth, and even-toned brown hue.
  • Brunneous – another shade of dark brown.
  • Fuscous – A literary term for brownish-gray

Brown in Vernacular Theme

Most of the names above have a food theme in them as well. If that’s not your cup of tea, then try something exotic as using a foreign language.

  • Marron – French for brown
  • Bronceado – a Spanish word for tanned, pronounced bron-say-ah-doe.
  • Korichnevyy – the Russian word for brown, pronounced Kah-reesh-neh-vay
  • Cser – Hungarian for brown, pronounced sair.
  • Castanho – Portuguese for brown, pronounced cah-stah-nyo
  • Brun –  Swedish for brown.

Drink-Based Theme

Lastly, you can try out other fancy names as drink based horse names. As you all know, most beers, coffee, lattes, espressos, and Mochas come in brown colors. Including;

  • Miso – Japanese brown spice used in soup
  • Pilsner – a light brown beer.
  • Mocha – another light brown-hued drink.
  • Banania – chocolate tea widely found in France.
  • Antoccino – a shot of brown coffee.
  • Illy – an Italian coffee brand.

If these themes don’t find a way to your heart, then try out any of these Culinary Delights for inspiration;

  • Brioche
  • Raisinette
  • Crostini
  • Bruschetta
  • Croissant

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