550 Badass Cat Names: The Biggest & Best Ferocious Feline Names

Does your Tomcat deserve to have a badass cat name?

We have comprised some lists of the biggest, boldest and most popular names that would be purrrfect for your cat.

We know how important it is to pick a name that really makes your fur-ball sound big and bold. For such small animals, cats really are the toughest pets out there.

Take a look at our list of badass cat names; we think all of these 550 names make a BIG statement.

Any of these names will help make your kitten sound like the coolest cat ever, we are puurrr-etty certain that there will be a name somewhere here for you and your furry friend.

Badass Cat Names

Badass Cat Names

Sometimes, everyone can agree on a name that is purrfect for their cat! If your cat is rebellious by nature, or is a real cheeky kitten, then why not give them one of these names?

Here are some of the most popular badass cat names. This means that, like us, so many other people think that these names make their ferocious felines a force to be reckoned with!

Take your pick from the fifty best names below; two of our favorites are Luna and Simba! What are yours?

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Simba

Simba
From Disney’s The Lion King, this name is really badass as you’ll have your very own pawsome King of Pride Rock

  • Arya
  • Ava
  • Bandit
  • Bella
  • Bucky
  • Bullet
  • Bullseye
  • Caesar
  • Casey
  • Cersei
  • Cleo
  • Crusher
  • Dodger
  • Drift
  • Duchess – This cat name seems like a beautiful aristocrat (thanks for the pun, Disney)
  • Elsa
  • Gatsby
  • Hugo
  • Jaspar
  • Lady
  • Leia – For a strong and independent kitty, just like Princess Leia
  • Leo
  • Lion
  • Loki
  • London
  • Luna
  • Max
  • Maximus
  • Milo
  • Mufasa
  • Nala
  • Pepper
  • Puncher
  • Rambo
  • Rocky
  • Rolo
  • Saffron
  • Safi
  • Savanna
  • Sheba
  • Simba
  • Stella
  • Stella
  • Storm
  • Tiger
  • Tiger-Lilly
  • Whiskey
  • Ziggy
  • Zodiac
  • Zola

Best Badass Cat Names

Best Badass Cat Names

These cat names may not be on the popular list, but, wouldn’t it be exciting to give your furry-friend a name that is unique and badass?

Did you know, cats become extremely protective of their territory? What better way to ward of intruders than by giving your cat a name that really makes he or she sound like they could kick some other kitty’s tail?

These names will make your fur-ball sound like the bravest cat around.

Ranging from names off the TV to names found in books, here are some big names for you to consider…

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Sansa

Sansa
This name would be fabulous for your female feline. Taken from the popular show, Game of Thrones, your cat is bound to be just as badass as Sansa

  • Admiral
  • Aella
  • Alaska
  • Alexa
  • Ally
  • Amber
  • Andrea
  • Anubis
  • Apollo
  • Ariel
  • Armani
  • Basil
  • Bear
  • Beckham
  • Beyoncé
  • Bolt
  • Boomer
  • Boss
  • Bouncer
  • Bran
  • Bree
  • Buddha
  • Caesara
  • Casino
  • Champagne
  • Chanel
  • Chardonnay
  • Chorizo
  • Claw
  • Cosimo
  • Dancer
  • Dexter
  • Dingo
  • Diva
  • Dragon
  • Gandalf
  • Gem
  • Gemini
  • Harley-Quinn
  • Harper
  • Hollywood
  • Jagger
  • Kai
  • Khan
  • Kiara
  • Kong
  • Leon
  • Lilith
  • Louis
  • Lucifer
  • Lynx
  • Machiavelli
  • Maleficent
  • Malfoy
  • Marlon
  • Mars
  • Melisandre
  • Merlot
  • Neptune
  • Nettle
  • Nike
  • Olga
  • Orlando
  • Persephone
  • Poker
  • Porsche
  • Rocket
  • Rory
  • Rosa
  • Ruby
  • Sabrina
  • Sadie
  • Salam
  • Sansa
  • Scar
  • Scarlet
  • Schnapps
  • Scrooge
  • Sephora
  • Shark
  • Sherlock
  • Sienna
  • Sméagol
  • Snape
  • Sonic
  • Spike
  • Sputnik
  • Squash
  • Sting
  • Tabitha
  • Tails
  • Trinity
  • Ursula
  • Vodka
  • Wanda
  • Wasp
  • Witch
  • Xena
  • Zigzag
  • Zulu

Orange Tabby Cat

Badass Orange Cat Names

Have you got a tangerine tabby, or a blood-orange bobtail? Then fear not, because we have some irresistible names that would be perfect for any kitty with an orange coat.

Did you know that cats with orange fur are rarer to find in large urban towns and cities?

This means that your perfect puss-in-boots is more likely to stand out with an orange coat, so why not add to their striking appearance by naming them something similar to their coat color?

Take a look at our list below of badass orange names and see which ones take your fancy.

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Tumeric

Tumeric
This is a red hot and spicy name for your Cat! Turmeric is an Indian spice, perfect for a cat that is the same color as this exotic herb

  • Alani
  • Amber
  • Annie
  • Arancia – Italian for Orange
  • Aslan
  • Auburn
  • Autumn
  • Blaze
  • Bonfire
  • Burn
  • Cheeto
  • Cherry
  • Cheryl – From the Netflix show Riverdale
  • Chili
  • Cinnamon
  • Clancy – ‘red haired warrior’
  • Clementine
  • Copper
  • Coral
  • Corcoran
  • Crimson
  • Crumbs
  • Crusader
  • Dalandan – Filipino for orange
  • Daphne
  • Desert
  • Enchilada
  • Fajita
  • Fall
  • Fanta
  • Fawn
  • Fever
  • Firecracker
  • Firework
  • Flame
  • Flare
  • Flash
  • Fox
  • Garfield
  • Garnet
  • Gin
  • Ginge
  • Ginger
  • Ginger
  • Ginger Bread
  • Ginger Spice
  • Gingersnap
  • Gold
  • Hazel
  • Henna
  • Hobbes
  • Inferno
  • Karat
  • Kindle
  • Lil Red
  • Lucozade
  • Luster
  • Marmaduke
  • Marmalade
  • Mephistopheles
  • Merida
  • Mustard
  • October
  • Orangutan
  • Oren
  • Paprika
  • Payaya
  • Pennie
  • Pennywise
  • Piccalilli
  • Poppy
  • Pumpkin
  • Puss in Boots
  • Red
  • Reddy
  • Redwood
  • Rohit
  • Rowan
  • Roxy
  • Rudyard
  • Rusty
  • Safari
  • Salsa
  • Sandy
  • Sparkler
  • Spice
  • Spitfire
  • Syrup
  • Taco
  • Tan
  • Tawny
  • Temper
  • Tigress
  • Toast
  • Tumeric – This is a really spicy name for your Kitty
  • Twiglet
  • Umber
  • Weasley
  • Wotsit
  • Zest

Black Kitten

Badass Black Cat Names

Did you know that humans perceive cats with different coat colors, differently?

This explains why we think of witches, and all things that go bump or hiss in the night, when we see a black cat!

Black cats are believed to be a symbol of bad luck.

Whilst we are pawsitive that this isn’t the case, we think it would be pretty awesome if you named your cat something a little spooky.

We know that you want a cool and badass name for your black ball of fluff. So, choose from these names below. One of our favorites is Mystic, what’s yours?

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Hades

Hades
God of the Underworld in Ancient Greek mythology, this would be a really chilling name and a hairlarious nod to the superstition surrounding your kitty

  • Absinthe
  • Ace
  • Ashby
  • Asher
  • Aura
  • Bear
  • Binx
  • Black Beauty
  • Black Jack
  • Blackberry
  • Blue
  • Carbon
  • Casper
  • Catman
  • Chocolate
  • Coal
  • Coco
  • Coffee
  • Cosmo
  • Damien
  • Diesel
  • Dusk
  • Ebony
  • Eclipse
  • Envy
  • Frankenstein
  • Galaxy
  • Goth
  • Goth
  • Graphite
  • Grimm
  • Hades
  • Halloween
  • Hex
  • Ice
  • Indigo
  • Ink
  • Jaguar
  • Java
  • Jester
  • Jet
  • Joker
  • Knight
  • Lacey
  • Lex
  • Lightening
  • Liquorice
  • Long Claw
  • Magic
  • Merlin
  • Midnight
  • Mona
  • Moon
  • Moonshine
  • Morticia
  • Mystery
  • Mystic
  • Nebula
  • Noir – French for ‘black’
  • Obsidian
  • Omen
  • Onyx
  • Orchid
  • Panther
  • Pearl
  • Pirate
  • Pocus
  • Pounce
  • Puma
  • Quill
  • Raven
  • Reaper
  • Sable
  • Sabrina
  • Salem
  • Shadow
  • Shady
  • Smoky
  • Sneaky
  • Sooty
  • Spy
  • Stormy
  • Suede
  • Sweep
  • Sylvester
  • Tarmac
  • Teal
  • Thunder
  • Thundercat
  • Twilight
  • Vadar
  • Vader
  • Vampire
  • Velvet
  • Voodoo
  • Warlock
  • Web
  • Witch
  • Wizard
  • Zara

Boy Cat Names

Badass Boy Cat Names

Is your badass Tomcat in need of an equally badass name?

Fear not, we have some fantastic ideas that will make your boisterous and brave kitty really sound meowvallous!

Did you know that it is instinct which drives your ferocious feline to hunt?

Cats are natural hunters, why not consider naming your boy cat something that makes him sound like he’s at the top of the food-chain?

These names are bound to make your kitty sound on-top of his prowl game, here is a list of one hundred names that will make your little man sound fuurrocious.

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Phoenix

Phoenix
A phoenix is a bird from classical mythology. They are often used as a symbol of strength and youth, an awesome choice for a strong male kitty

  • Agent
  • Ale
  • Alex
  • Ammo
  • Apache
  • Arcade
  • Archer
  • Arrow
  • Avalanche
  • Axel
  • Aztec
  • Batman
  • Beast
  • Benji
  • Bet
  • Bond
  • Bones
  • Bowser
  • Bronx
  • Brutus
  • Buzz
  • Captain
  • Catfish
  • Cave
  • Char
  • Cheat
  • Checkmate
  • Chopper
  • Conan
  • Darby
  • Daredevil
  • Diego
  • Drake
  • Dwayne
  • Gendry
  • General
  • Genesis
  • Grenade
  • Griffin
  • Gunner
  • Hamlet
  • Harley
  • Hawkeye
  • Hendrix
  • Hero
  • Hitchhiker
  • Hunter
  • Infinity
  • Jedi
  • Jorah
  • Justice
  • Lantern
  • Leopold
  • Lucius
  • Macbeth
  • Magneto
  • Memphis
  • Neo
  • Nero
  • Neutron
  • Osiris
  • Othello – Fitting for a kitty with a level of swagger
  • Phoenix
  • Pistol
  • Preston
  • Private
  • Raccoon
  • Ranger
  • Rogue
  • Ryder
  • Samson
  • Serpent
  • Skunk
  • Soldier
  • Sparrow
  • Stalker
  • Stefan
  • T-Bone
  • T’C halla
  • Thanos
  • Theon
  • Thor
  • Thorne
  • Timber
  • Tonne
  • Tornado
  • Trapper
  • Triton
  • Tyson
  • Ulysses
  • Valour
  • Venom
  • Vlad
  • Vulcan
  • Vulture
  • Wario
  • Woodsman
  • Zelda
  • Zeus
  • Zorro

Girl Cat Names

Badass Girl Cat Names

Do you have your very own little lioness? Thankfully, your kitty isn’t as big as a lioness, but did you know cats are distantly related to big cats?

That explains why they think that they own the sofa!

It can be difficult to find a name that really suits your beautiful and bold girl cat.

However, we think we’ve got some great names to choose from. Here are some un-fur-gettable names that we think give your female cat some sass and cat-itutude.

Our Favorite Name

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Bonnie

Bonnie
Named after the infamous Bonnie, from the crime duo Bonnie and Clyde, it would be criminal not to consider this as a name for your kitty!

  • Aisha
  • Akita
  • Alana
  • Alayna
  • Amazon
  • Anthea
  • Aphrodite
  • Apolline
  • Artemis
  • Ashlyn
  • Aspen
  • Aster
  • Athena
  • Aubrey
  • Avril
  • Axelle
  • Beata
  • Beatrix
  • Bee
  • Blanche
  • Boadicea
  • Bonnie –
  • Boudica
  • Brienne
  • Buffy
  • Calais
  • Calista
  • Chaz
  • Cleopatra
  • Dagny
  • Diana
  • Dior
  • Dizzy
  • Elektra
  • Eliza
  • Eve
  • Fallon
  • Fern
  • Fierce
  • Fizzy
  • Fleur
  • Glitter
  • Harlow
  • Hera
  • Indy
  • Jade
  • Jewel
  • Joan – Named after the French heroine Joan of Arc
  • Katniss
  • KitCat
  • Klara
  • Lara Croft
  • Liberty
  • Lilo
  • Lydia
  • Margherita
  • Margo
  • Medusa
  • Mercedes
  • Mercy
  • Minx
  • Mist
  • Moana
  • Montana
  • Mulan
  • Mystique
  • Neve
  • Nyx
  • Olympia
  • Paris
  • Pocahontas
  • Queen
  • Rainey
  • Roxy
  • Sasha
  • Secret
  • Shasta
  • Sia
  • Sigrid
  • Sissy
  • Sky
  • Snow White
  • Starbuck
  • Steffi
  • Teegan
  • Tempest
  • Tess
  • Tide
  • Topaz
  • Ursa
  • Valerie
  • Venus
  • Veronica
  • Vixen
  • Wicca
  • Widow
  • Yuna
  • Zen
  • Zia
  • Zora

Naming a Cat Guide

Naming a Badass Cat

We know that picking a name for your cat can be very challenging, especially when trying to pick from badass cat names.

Owners want to get the perfect name for their kitten, because names stick for all of their 9 lives!

Here are some top tips on picking the right name for your kitty; these come in handy if you really are struggling to find a name that you love:

  1. Look for inspiration from your favorite TV shows or movies! If you’re a big movie fan, why not name your kitty after your favorite film character?
  2. Pick a name based on your cat’s fur. This is an awesome and creative opportunity to find a name that relates to the color of your fur ball’s fluff!
  3. Try and look into other sources of inspiration: celebrities, books, street names etc… we think names from books are a great way to express your love of literature.
  4. Figure out a name that suits your cat’s personality. If your cat is sassy, choose a sassy name!
  5. Naming your cat can be a stressful process, but, you will find the right name eventually. For many owners, naming their kitty comes naturally as they have an instant name in mind.

Conclusion

We hope that these lists of badass cat names have helped you!

You have now read some of the coolest and boldest names for cats that really make them stand out from the kitty crowd.

There’s bound to be one that stands out to you.

We know that each cat is different, but, whether your cat is an orange Moggy or a purebred Persian, they all deserve a name that sounds as badass as they are!

We’re pawsitive that you’ll find a name that fits your feline, leave a comment with your favorite below.

David Woods Autho Bio Picture
David is the pet lover behind My Pet's Name. He is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America, holds two degrees and has studied Applied Animal Behavior and Welfare. As well as writing, David has helped over 50,000 people choose the best name for their pet.

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