Names for Colors to Inspire Your Creativity

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Whether you’re a web designer, a brand designer, or just an online entrepreneur trying to DIY things, these names for colors will help you brainstorm the perfect color palette for your business! You can use this list as a color thesaurus to come up with the perfect colour names to determine exactly which hues and shades you want to use. 🙂

Names for Colors to Inspire Your Creativity
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Names and Synonyms for Red

  • Maroon
  • Scarlet
  • Cherry
  • Rose
  • Blood Red
  • Wine
  • Brick
  • Apple
  • Berry
  • Sangria
  • Crimson
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Names and Synonyms for Orange

  • Rust
  • Burnt umber
  • Tangerine
  • Cantaloupe
  • Amber
  • Carrot
  • Honey
  • Squash
  • Pumpkin spice
  • Bronze
  • Apricot
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Names and Synonyms for Yellow

  • Banana
  • Buttermilk
  • Sunshine
  • Sunflower
  • Lemon yellow
  • Electric yellow
  • Dandelion
  • Daffodil
  • Rubber duck
  • Golden poppy
  • Pineapple
  • Butterscotch
  • Corn
  • Eggnog
  • Bumblebee
  • Mustard
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Names and Synonyms for Green

  • Chartreuse
  • Sage
  • Forest
  • Kelly green
  • Pistachio
  • Basil
  • Seaweed
  • Emerald
  • Juniper
  • Shamrock
  • Pear
  • Mint
  • Seafoam
  • Lime green
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Names and Synonyms for Blue

  • Sky blue
  • Navy blue
  • Royal blue
  • Indigo
  • Azure
  • Cerulean
  • Sapphire
  • Lapis
  • Turquoise
  • Teal
  • Ocean
  • Cornflower
  • Powder blue
  • Baby blue
  • Midnight
  • Periwinkle
  • Ultramarine
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Names and Synonyms for Purple

  • Mauve
  • Orchid
  • Boysenberry
  • Grape
  • Lavendar
  • Magenta
  • Lilac
  • Eggplant
  • Amethyst
  • Heather
  • Iris
  • Mulberry
  • Raisin
  • Plum
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Names and Synonyms for Pink

  • Rose
  • Flamingo
  • Fuschia
  • Hot pink
  • Bubblegum
  • Salmon
  • Watermelon
  • Carnation
  • Rouge
  • Magenta
  • Blush pink
  • Coral
  • Peach
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Names and Synonyms for Brown

  • Coffee
  • Chocolate
  • Mocha
  • Peanut
  • Pecan
  • Hickory
  • Umber
  • Tawny
  • Gingerbread
  • Cinnamon
  • Brunette
  • Tawny
  • Walnut
  • Caramel
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Names and Synonyms for Black

  • Charcoal
  • Ebony
  • Raven
  • Ink
  • Oil
  • Jet black
  • Coal
  • Obsidian
  • Midnight
  • Onyx

Names and Synonyms for Grey / Gray

  • Graphite
  • Pewter
  • Lead
  • Fog
  • Silver
  • Cloud
  • Iron
  • Gray
  • Flint

Names and Synonyms for White

  • Ivory
  • Offwhite
  • Linen
  • Snow
  • Snowflake
  • Frost
  • Cotton
  • Pearl
  • Eggshell
  • Alabaster
  • Coconut
  • Lace
  • Bone
  • Ecru
  • Porcelain

I hope you enjoyed these ideas for color names!

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