According to the Census.gov, there were 134,567 Black-owned employer businesses in 2019. This was an increase of 8% since 2017. We all need to do our part to support black-owned businesses no matter if they are small ma-and-pa owned pizza shops or globally recognized brands with millions in revenue. From amazing restaurants to cosmetics, the more we support black-owned businesses the better world we create.

If you’re an African American entrepreneur, here’s a massive list of name ideas designed to aid a brainstorming session for your new business. What are you planning to build?

Blacked Owned Business Name Ideas

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  • Delish Eats Food Truck
  • Gentle Curls Salon
  • Cream Rises to the Top
  • Amazing Sweets
  • Neon Bar
  • Grinding Every Day
  • Never Stop LLC
  • The Lift Off Center
  • The Curated Community
  • Cloud Sights
  • Flavors Catering Service
  • Lily Dress Shop
  • Z Cafe
  • Lifted Up
  • Baker’s Zone
  • Mr C’s Laundry
  • Rich Vision
  • Double Down Mindset
  • Goodie Barbershop
  • Muscle Movers
  • Rainbow Tech
  • Brothers Plumbing
  • Craze Electronics
  • Glory Cafe
  • Fresh Finds Thrift Store
  • Wellness Grocers
  • Jammin’ Shoes
  • Colorful Eats
  • Limitless Candy Shop
  • Z Pest Control
  • Big Plates Diner
  • Wild Wineries
  • The Pink Gardens
  • Soar Travel Agency
  • Zoom Rentals
  • Pizza Plus
  • Swift Delivery Service
  • SqueeZ Juicery
  • Pet Palace
  • Blue Day Care
  • Golden Donuts
  • Flair Haircare
  • Panthers of Profit
  • Sparkles Nail Salon
  • Bounce Shoe Store
  • Memory Stationery
  • Zen Candles
  • Zing Sweets
  • Travel Bug (Travel Agency)
  • Chilled Juice Stand
  • Plush Towels and Linens
  • Black Prints
  • Brilliant Boutique
  • Fine Eye Tailors
  • Velvet Accessories
  • Luxe Chocolates
  • Beauty Skin Care
  • The True Leaf (Tea Shop)
  • The Fabric Whisperer
  • Perfect Pottery
  • Warm Escape (Candles)
  • Sweet Retreat B&B
  • Vegan Street
  • Digital Footsteps
  • African Fork Food Truck
  • Club Africa
  • Plumbing Pros
  • Expert Haulers
  • Music Mania Studios
  • Slay Vision
  • Drip Cafe
  • Blooming Flower Shop
  • Creative Cleaners
  • Red and Black Winery
  • Better Bargain Grocers
  • Starlight Apps
  • Tradition Book Store
  • The Fit Shape (Gym)
  • Prism Recording Studio
  • Big Bites
  • On Point Shoe Store
  • Wave Haircare
  • Fashion Forward
  • Bread of Life Bakery
  • Shiny Nails
  • Sweet Tooth Candy Shop
  • Paint and Brush Art
  • Wheels For Reals
  • Furtastic Pet Care
  • Black Joe’s Dark Coffee

African American Business Names

  • Ankara Modern
  • Soul Kitchen
  • The Kicks Hub
  • Seen Studio
  • Sunset Photography
  • Traditional Patterns
  • The Wealth Trajectory
  • Heavenly Spa
  • Razor Edge Barbers
  • Warm Cuppa
  • Taste of Africa
  • Energize Juicery
  • Colorful You
  • Madagascar Kitchen
  • Happy Tours
  • Beantastic
  • Body and Soul Spa
  • Rev Up! Motors
  • The Grind
  • Club Twilight
  • Artville
  • Harissa Etc.
  • Love Bombs Chocolates
  • Soul Sisters Salon
  • Mega Fashion Boutique
  • Spotless Cleaners
  • True Blue Photography
  • In Sync Records
  • Essential Scents
  • Happy Rentals
  • Jazzed Foodie
  • Pop Fashion
  • Royal Eats
  • Sandcastle Travel and Tours
  • Summer Boutique
  • Club Groove
  • Honey Lovin’
  • Heaven Barbershop
  • Angel Nails
  • Food for the Soul
  • Sugar Mama Candy Shop
  • Health Matters

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  • Diva Studios
  • Smashed Goodness
  • Food Fun
  • Deja Vu Fashion
  • Kitty Nail Salon
  • i-Care Home Services
  • Star Fries
  • The Buzz Delivery Services
  • Cool Young
  • Sharp & Sleek Cosmetics
  • Balance Bros (Movers)
  • Epic Food Truck
  • The Gumbo Joint
  • Everything Rose
  • Complicated Love (Perfume Brand)
  • Everything Squeezed Juicery
  • Yum Etc.
  • Club Numb
  • Diamond Life Jewelry Store
  • Over and Under Clothing Store
  • Fresh Cosmetics
  • Pour Up (Alcohol Brand Business)
  • Runway Basics (Fashion Brand)
  • Paradise Lovers Scents
  • No Hate Clothing Brand
  • True Fashion
  • Girl Power
  • Love Drunk
  • African Delights
  • Hair Power
  • Prints Etc.
  • Loud ‘n Proud Studios
  • Blooming Reds Flower Shop
  • Hawkeye Vision Center
  • Rush Delivery Service
  • Sun Lovin’ Cosmetics
  • Mad Lipsticks
  • Fire Wigs
  • Jazz Love Studios
  • Black Franchise Names
  • Breakthrough (Cosmetics)
  • Skin Power
  • Bread Basket
  • Savory and More
  • Happy Time Bar
  • Roots (Vegan Restaurant)
  • Coconuts Etc. (Cosmetics)
  • Beloved Africa
  • Southern Delights
  • The Classic Dish
  • Louisiana Love
  • Plated
  • Lion’s Den
  • Fave Nation
  • Old School Ent.
  • Soul Classics
  • Sweet Harlem
  • Flamin’ Chicken
  • Waffles and Love
  • Old Alabama
  • Down Home Cooking
  • The Daily Menu
  • The Quick Catfish
  • The Avenue Grill
  • Lush Gardens
  • Waterfront Diner
  • Sweet and Savory
  • Highlight (Cosmetics)
  • The Good Harvest
  • Daisy Day Flower Shop
  • Aroma Basics
  • Skin Fascination
  • Mama Ghana
  • Sky Ride (Delivery Service)
  • Knick Knack Studios
  • Sweet Dreams Design Group
  • Brilliant Vision Eyewear
  • A Quality
  • Perfect Touch
  • Red Brick Diner
  • Outer Space Recording Studio
  • Gospel Home
  • Waffle Wonders
  • Cutesy Genius
  • Lovely You
  • Thoughtful Charms
  • Eco-Minded
  • Perfect Combination
  • The Onion of Our History
  • Candied Goodness
  • Soaked (Soap Business)
  • Tennessee Delights
  • Front And Center Studios
  • The Green Tomato
  • The Special Bean
  • Gumbo Gals
  • Super Kiddo (Toys and Apparel)
  • Neighborhood Coffee
  • Chicken Things
  • Coffee Break
  • Me Time (Gym)
  • Dream Drives
  • Volume Up Recording Studio
  • The Good Candy
  • Crazy Croissants
  • New Heights
  • Breakfast Buddies
  • Comfort Food
  • Torched
  • Love Thy Curls
  • Kid’s Corner
  • Darling Divas
  • Loco Coco
  • The Playground
  • Beautiful Fragrance
  • Cozy Coffee
  • Striking Salon
  • Sugar Goodness
  • Uniq Nail Salon
  • Fit Shakes

Black Hair Business Names

  • Hairography
  • Rockin’ Locks
  • The Hair Lounge
  • The Hair Express
  • Volume Up
  • Cut and Trim
  • Hair Pride
  • Full Locks
  • Twisted Waves
  • Locks and Knots
  • Shining Moment
  • Rich Locks
  • Hairlighting
  • The Updo
  • Top Knots (a play on Top Notch)
  • Luscious
  • Coils and Curls
  • Untangled
  • Bold ‘Dos
  • Puffed Up
  • Up and Out
  • Box Salon
  • Amazing Waves
  • Natural Look
  • The Casual ‘Do
  • Lovely Knots
  • Curves And More
  • Braids Etc.
  • The Natural Wave
  • Braided Fun
  • Locks Unleashed
  • Hair Definition
  • Shapes and Curls
  • Textured
  • Hair Palooza
  • Hair Inspirations
  • The Fearless Hybrid
  • Fun Fros
  • Style Away
  • Fluffed
  • Top Traditions
  • CeleBraid (play on the word celebrate)
  • Easy ‘Dos
  • Cutesy Cuts
  • Buzzed and More
  • Gorgeous Salon
  • Daily Waves
  • Effortless Locks
  • Strength and Shine
  • The Curly Setup
  • Hair Hacks
  • The Natural Do
  • Hair Heights
  • Clean Shapes
  • All for the Hair
  • Hair Matters
  • Textures and Dos
  • Volumed Look
  • All the Way
  • Dramatic Dos
  • Intricate Locks
  • Eventful Styles
  • Becoming You
  • Daytime Dos
  • Hair Confidential
  • Major Styles
  • Hair Chic
  • The Hair Lab
  • Fun Locks
  • Love Locks
  • Boxed
  • Curly Inspo
  • Relaxed
  • Hair Honeys
  • The Hair Place
  • Wave Central
  • Curl Creation
  • Twin Textures
  • The Perfect Updos
  • Hair Break

Business Names for Black Women

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  • Inner Queen Salon
  • Pink Pop
  • Malcolm’s Daughters
  • Neon Nations
  • The Queen’s Complexion
  • Royal Hearts
  • Independent Communications
  • Everything Sugar
  • Freedoms Dream
  • Fluffy Snuggles
  • Uncharted Destiny
  • Hearts and Gifts
  • Sun and Moon
  • Dear You
  • The Feminine Touch
  • Flower Power
  • Lippie Pops
  • Diva’s Corner
  • Community Benefits
  • All Things Dark Green
  • Bold and Glittery
  • Charmed from Heaven
  • Beauty Haven
  • Southern Sisterhood
  • Women Everyday
  • Perfectly Her
  • Precious Florals
  • Wonder Gals
  • Love, Her
  • The Dreamy Divas
  • Fantastic Beauties
  • Perfection Embodied
  • Dandelion Dreams
  • African Petals
  • Bubble Pop
  • Fizzed
  • Glittered and Glossed
  • Cupcake Madness
  • Miss Fabulous
  • SoulFull
  • Regal Nails
  • Little Miss Everything
  • Heels Etc.
  • Dazzling Gals
  • Pink Parlor
  • Sunshine Peaches
  • Club G
  • Women And Co.
  • Dazzle Palace
  • Butterfly Brows
  • Glam Salon
  • Hair X
  • Pixie Pretty
  • The Pink Style
  • Merry Majestic
  • Clean Queens
  • Love Rose
  • Scents and Co.
  • Lingerie Central
  • Full View
  • Fabulously Lovely
  • Chic Delights
  • Feline Corner
  • Dazzling Belles
  • The Blush Lounge
  • Miss Daisy
  • The Plump Collection
  • Hot and Pink
  • The Pink Life
  • Sweet Lippies
  • Crystal Bites
  • Girly Glitters
  • Adore You
  • Honeycomb House
  • Fantastic Females
  • Goddess Breath
  • Pink Creamery
  • Flair Cakes
  • Golden Girlies
  • Sweet Temptations
  • Dessert Express
  • Hugs and Kisses
  • Fairy’s Palace
  • Glitter Royals
  • Glow and Sparkles
  • Blooms

Business Names for Black Men

  • History of Style
  • Mood and Manifest
  • The Flannel Man
  • The Gentleman’s Case
  • The Fine Collective
  • Urban Retro
  • Men in Black
  • Cultural and Confident
  • Fashion First
  • Freed to Fly
  • In the Black Investments
  • Fine Men Magistrate
  • Destined Wearables
  • The Black Bet
  • Gentleman’s Clothing
  • After the Alchemy
  • Outdoor Funk
  • Open Apparel
  • The Cheap Palace
  • The Street Group
  • Tight Fashion
  • The Kind Ones
  • Rock Socks
  • Fashion Fellas
  • Street Style Barbers
  • Work Force Boys
  • The Plumbing Group
  • Made to Wear

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  • Noble Things
  • EZ Recording Studio
  • Royal Composers
  • Extraordinary Jazz
  • Old and Noble
  • Threads and Needles
  • Tailor Pros
  • The Black Jackpot
  • Summertime Palooza
  • The Outdoor Spot
  • Core Gym
  • Fresh Eats
  • Tackled Investing
  • Extreme Fitness
  • Freshly Fine
  • The Generations Momentum
  • Down for It Crew
  • Bold Quality
  • Cultural Wings
  • Waffles With Style
  • The African Mileage
  • Faded Group
  • Choreo Force
  • Formal Casual
  • Club Zero
  • The Black Folk
  • The Drinkery
  • Epic Shoe Wear
  • Trained Gentlemen
  • The Vintage Closet
  • The Modern Affair
  • Fashion Influence
  • Barber Pros
  • Time Out
  • Unshackled Systems
  • Bar After Hours
  • Sweater Men
  • Signature Kicks
  • The Fine Style
  • The Cool Touch
  • Fine Garb
  • The Black Verse
  • Cool Guys
  • Unique Street
  • Honest Apparel
  • Cool Wears
  • Hoodie Group
  • Outer Fashion
  • Trending Spot
  • The Casual Fella
  • Booze and Co
  • Pro Riders Group
  • Clothes Trading
  • Spin Tattoos
  • Fellows and Men
  • Chips and Crisps
  • The Rich Bakery
  • Medical Men
  • Muscle Trade
  • Well Worn

Multi-Cultural Business Names

  • Better Together
  • Cultural Collisions
  • Across The Valley
  • Female Minded
  • The Casual Attitude
  • Clothing Walk
  • Friction
  • Better World Enterprises
  • Perfumed Colors
  • Crazy Ordinary
  • Sunglow Diner
  • The Happy Joint
  • Nana Café
  • Semicolon
  • Fellow Seed
  • Pants Perfect
  • Hair Saga
  • Chicken Combination
  • Intellicare Agency
  • Puzzle Shack
  • Burger Demand
  • Alcohol Element
  • Jerk Chicken and Co
  • Super Travels
  • Encore Studios
  • The Might Diner
  • Cloud Innovation
  • Advance X
  • Kitchen Shack
  • Ground Ventures
  • Soft Rox
  • Cyber Zone
  • Online Loft
  • Tick Tech
  • Sky Station
  • Green Meadow
  • Astral Tigers
  • Stream Minds
  • Smart Smile
  • Tomorrow Apps
  • Modern Lifestyle
  • Creative Labs
  • Sweet Point
  • Dynamic Tech
  • Electrified
  • Victory Town
  • Cool Solutions
  • Ready Systems
  • Cool Convos
  • Thrill Tech
  • Ice Spice
  • Dash of Life
  • Wonder Operators
  • Flash Corp.
  • The Power Function
  • Silver Stars
  • Beyond Cooking
  • Basic Bakery
  • Freestyle Kitchen
  • On Paper
  • Mystique Men
  • Active Inc.
  • Mount Mighty
  • Time Catchers
  • Shimmer and Glitter
  • The Cool Bunch
  • Phantom Fairies
  • Winter Catch
  • Autumn and Co.
  • Your Tale
  • Solo Traveler
  • Orchid Stories
  • Suits Today
  • Locks and Dye
  • Edge to Edge
  • Crust and Icing
  • The Cheesy Agenda
  • Locked Ends
  • Tipsy Tavern
  • Though the Grapevine
  • Nosh Point
  • The Oyster Station
  • Fry Drill

Minority Business Names

  • Salt and Pepper
  • True Clothing
  • Water Central
  • Fruits-To-Go
  • Butter and More
  • Fashion Moments
  • Barber City
  • Plumbing Time
  • Happy Winery
  • Food Matters
  • The Round Table
  • Happy Hour Co-Working Space
  • Green Wonderland
  • Tech Aspire
  • Lively Me
  • Crazy Crowd
  • Food Diversion
  • Kitchen Company
  • The Cool Deli
  • Spice Street
  • Gumbo Group
  • Tea Mates
  • Life Staples
  • Loving Waves
  • Garden Fun
  • Buns and Bites
  • Snowy Nails
  • Burger Bandits
  • The Fresh Catch
  • Jerk Chicken Factory
  • Victory Grill
  • Sauce Of Course
  • EZ Puzzles
  • Red Chow
  • Food Fusion
  • Missy Scents
  • Purple Cleaners
  • Salad Palace
  • Flavor of our Heritage
  • Dollar Fashion
  • Love Perfumes

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  • Barnyard Bakery
  • Cheese Heaven
  • Wholesome Wines
  • Fantasy Nails
  • Honeydew Boutique
  • Coated Dreams
  • The Secret Pantry
  • Magic Snacks
  • Café Coffee
  • Lime and Lemon
  • The Good Plumbers
  • The Green Hut
  • Mighty Salon
  • The Fashion View
  • Caffeine Time
  • Dream Creations
  • Munch Squad
  • The Hungry Vegan
  • Dream Salon
  • Books and Co.
  • Gourmet Gals / Guys
  • Fine Details
  • Pretzel Perfect
  • Pizza Rama
  • Brilliant Bakeshop
  • Bean Scene
  • Fashion Hive
  • Swirls Salon
  • Nail Shack
  • Pie Dudes
  • Dairy Men
  • Hair Exchange
  • Gumbo Galore
  • Flower Power
  • Green Scene
  • Hair 360
  • Stuffed
  • Serenity Coffee
  • Heart and Soulful

What Are Some Famous Black Owned Businesses?

Here is a non-exhaustive list of Black owned businesses we can all learn from.

Me & The Bees Lemonade

Ever since she was just 4 years old, Mikaila Ulmer has crafted lemonade using her grandmother’s recipe along with using natural honey. Her lemonade business can be found in Whole Foods Market, Kroger and many more around Texas. Me & the Bees Lemonade have been in the business for 10 years with an advocacy to help save the bees. They’re also a certified National Minority Supplier.

The Sip

Two best friends, Erica and Catherine, founded The Sip to make sparkling wines more available and accessible to everyone. The Sip is a wine subscription service that offers members a variety of wine or champagne in mini bottles to try as compared to big sized ones (although you can also opt to purchase big bottles of wine when you’ve found the right one for you).

The Sip brings diversity into the wine scene and gives back by providing clean water for women and children through the East Oakland Community Project (EOCP) for every purchase.

TinkyPoo

Nadiyah Spencer, founder of TinkyPoo Diapers, changed the industry by providing diapers that are Natural and organic, leak and blowout-proof, and most of all giving representation to babies of color in their beautiful and unique diaper designs.

Why is it so important to support Black-Owned Businesses?

Here are more reasons why you should support Black-owned businesses in your neighborhood:

  • Black-owned businesses are more likely to hire black employees which can help provide them with more jobs.
  • Representation matters and black-owned businesses can bring racial visibility.
  • Black-owned businesses can empower people of color.
  • You’ll get a tremendous amount of value out of the product or service you spend money on. Vote with your dollars!

And there you have it. May this list of Black-owned business names inspire you on this first important step of your entrepreneurial journey.

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