100+ Arabian Horse Names: Ideas for Distinct & Smooth Horses

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Of all the breeds, Arabian Horses are likely the most recognizable. They have petite heads, sleek faces, and protruding chins. Their slender bodies are smaller than most but make for smooth riding companions. They are also distinguishable by their high set tails and arched necks and are among the most intelligent breeds who happen to be very loyal to their owners. Arabian horses are largely seen in equestrian riding and believe it or not, make excellent racehorses! 

So when it comes to naming your noble steed, we know that you are going to want something as special as they are. Arabian horses can be a few different colors. However, we’ve chosen to list our favorite names for the rarest of black Arabians and most unique white, including a few notable famous names, and simple list for males and females. 

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Female Arabian Horse Names

  • Starling 
  • Nellie
  • Trix
  • Dream
  • Azzy
  • Aurora
  • Nina
  • Cinnamon
  • Breezy 
  • Charisma
  • Estrella
  • Arelia
  • Hope
  • Melody
  • Sage 
  • Nellie
  • Charm
  • Zarha
  • Noor
  • Nutmeg
  • Destiny

Male Arabian Horse Names 

  • Stream 
  • Aslan 
  • Jupiter
  • Dash
  • Mosaic
  • Zippo
  • Ruler
  • Deputy
  • Basil
  • Feather
  • Pine
  • Rover
  • Cedar
  • Arrow
  • Oscar
  • Xander 
  • Comet

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White Arabian Horse Names 

Although white Arabians are not truly white, simply a faded version of another coat color, they are still awe-inspiring. Usually, the undercoat of these magnificent horses is grey or light brown, and they may even have a darker or spotted skin color. However, considering names inspired by their fair and blond tones may be a pretty magical match for your mare. 

  • Queenie 
  • Whisper 
  • Genie
  • Faith
  • Casper
  • Moonshine
  • Ghost
  • Phantom
  • Grace
  • Force 
  • Crystal
  • Luna
  • Hero
  • Ike
  • Sahara
  • Honor
  • Celestina 
  • Blaze
  • Apollo
  • Pearl
  • Lightning
  • Zeus
  • Cormac
  • Latte
  • Brave
  • Spirit
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Black Arabian Horse Names 

Black Arabian horses are not all that common, which makes these creatures that much more special. With such distinct features and a mysteriously dark coat, we know how stunning these horses truly are. Pairing them with a name as captivating as their beauty is the best compliment you could give them. 

  • Knight
  • Warrior
  • Sirius
  • Aragon
  • Saffron
  • King
  • Thunder
  • Shadow
  • Midnight
  • Twilight
  • Scar
  • Skylark
  • Duke
  • Slade
  • Pharaoh
  • Shade
  • Caseous
  • Coffin
  • Jet
  • Majesty
  • Diesel
  • Mystic
  • Dusk 
  • Belle
  • Legend

Famous Arabian Horse Names 

As we stated, this breed is well known in the horse race industry. Their compact and aerodynamic bodies allow them to reach speeds up to 65 km an hour! Great for endurance racing! They are also spectacular show horses as they frequently accompany equestrians to jumping and dressage events. Below we have noted some of the most iconic Arabian horses throughout history. 

  • Shagya 
  • Marengo 
  • La Mirage 
  • El Alamein 
  • Muscat
  • Darley 
  • Persik
  • Mesoud
  • Khemosabi
  • Bairctar
  • Hector 
  • Shahzada
  • Marwan

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Finding the Right Name for Your Arabian Horse 

We know how important your horse’s name is, and we want to help make the process of finding the perfect match not only pleasant but fun and enjoyable.  We hope that you found a bit of pizazz in a name inspired by a famous horse, or one that’s majestic and gorgeous in dark or fair option. Whichever you have chosen, we are sure that your stallion will wear it with pride

If these are not quite right, check out one of our other horse name posts linked below:

Beautiful Show Horse Names

100+ Racehorse Inspired Names

Unique Names for Brown Horses


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