Top 500 Boy Cat Names: Cute, Best, Strong & Cool Ideas

Boy Cat Names

If you are looking for a fantastic name for your tomcat, you have come to the right place!

We have put together a list of over 500 boy Cat names that suit any kind of cat from a tiny kitten to a brave and ferocious lion.

Not only do we have the most popular, trendy, and classic ideas that you could ever give to a male cat, but we also have a great selection of cute, unique, and individual monikers for a boy.

Whether you want to select a title from this list, or just let your imagination run free and use this list for a bit of inspiration, the choice is yours…

Choosing The Best Boy Cat Name

Boy Cat Names

Are you having trouble finding the best name for your boy cat?

Does scrolling endless lists of ideas just succeed in giving you a headache?

Then start by reading this guide in choosing the best titles for your pet:

  • Pick a name that reflects your boy cat’s personality
  • Ask for advice – it’s always a great idea to get a second, or third, or even forth opinion
  • Don’t pick an idea based on current trends
  • Have some fun – picking your boy cat’s name should be fun

Best Boy Cat Names

Best Boy Cat Names

If you are looking for some of the best, most popular, and trendy names your boy cat could ever wish for, then you have come to the right place!

For an authoritative feline, that just loves to make everyone stand up sharp and do as they’re told, then ‘Winston’ would be a perfect idea.

On the other hand, if you have a smooth-talking, cheeky, witty, and clever cat that just so happens to have a ginger fur coat, then ‘Garfield’ really is the name for them!

There is an endless amount of inspiration when it comes to picking the best boy cat names, so hopefully, you won’t be disappointed by this list.

Here is a list of our favorite boy cat names, that will make your tomcat the talk of the town…

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Heathcliff

A brilliant choice for a broody, miserable cat that loves to sulk, however they are a hopeless romantic at heart

  • Logan
  • William
  • Daniel
  • Teddy
  • Toby
  • Murphy
  • Liam
  • Mac
  • Winston
  • Ethan
  • Reuben
  • Cameron
  • Patch
  • Oliver
  • Andy
  • Maximus
  • Roy
  • Garfield
  • Tucker
  • Michael
  • Hershey
  • Binx
  • Samuel
  • Clyde
  • Benny
  • Henry

Cute Boy Cat Names

Cute Boy Kitten

From a tiny tomcat to a terrifying tiger, all boy cats are actually cute on the inside (no matter how ferocious they try to be).

If you have an adorable tabby that loves to play with yarn, run around the house and chase after red laser dots, then give them one of these fantastic cute monikers:

  • If your boy cat is a bundle of joy, then ‘Sunny’ would be amazing
  • If you have a black and white cat, they may suit ‘Mickey’, inspired by the Disney mascot Mickey Mouse

From Prince, to Boots, and all the way to Mr Fluff, there isn’t a cute cat out there that wouldn’t suit one of these brilliant monikers.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Caspar

inspired by Caspar the friendly ghost, this would be brilliant for an all-white cat, that can often resemble a phantom!

  • Iggy
  • Noah
  • Gizmo
  • Jacob
  • Muffin
  • Sunny
  • Tango
  • Boo
  • Lucas
  • Tigger
  • Bubba
  • Felix
  • Caspar
  • Hobbe
  • Mittens
  • Mickey
  • Cuddles
  • Kirby
  • Tux
  • Charlie
  • Scribble
  • Bear
  • Boots
  • Cosmo
  • Georgie
  • Prince
  • Oreo
  • Mr Fluff

Unique Boy Cat Names

Unique Cat

If you are bored of popular and trendy ideas, and if every cat you see has the exact same title, then why not think about picking a unique name for your furry feline?

With any of these boy cat names, your pet will stand out from the crowd, as there won’t be anyone else in a twenty-mile radius that shares one of these monikers.

If your tabby has a magical aura, and can seem to do inexplicable tricks, then ‘Blaine’ would be a brilliant moniker for them, inspired by the famous magician David Blaine.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Maverick

this is a perfect choice, as it literally means ‘unique’. Maverick is a fantastic idea for any boy cat that is independent

  • Linus
  • Wilder
  • Micah
  • Blaine
  • Weston
  • Santiago
  • Orson
  • Lorenzo
  • Kingston
  • Jeremiah
  • Ledger
  • Sawyer
  • Mekhi
  • Dewey
  • Zeke
  • Elon
  • Maddox
  • Triston
  • Titus
  • Marion
  • Everett
  • Silas

Strong Boy Cat Names

Strong Boy Cat

From small kittens, to big cats such as lions and tigers, some felines just want a strong name, to make them seem tough and fierce (even if they are a big softie on the inside).

These are some of our favorite strong boy cat names that any four-legged furball would be proud to have.

From the best villainous big cat to ever have graced our screens (e.g. Scar – from The Lion King), to strong and tough characters (e.g. Rocky) there are plenty of cunning and fierce names in our list for any boy cat…

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Caesar

an incredibly iconic, tough and strong historical figure, Julius Caesar is best known for his military feats and Roman dictatorship

  • Mason
  • Hunter
  • Private
  • Jackson
  • Mars
  • Gunner
  • Blaze
  • Rocky
  • Scar
  • Colonel
  • Knuckles
  • Shadow
  • Phantom
  • Pistol
  • Rowan
  • Buster
  • Apollo
  • Scrapper
  • Bandit
  • Alexander
  • Hawk
  • Jinx
  • Major
  • Storm
  • Creed
  • Ares
  • Ghost
  • Dash
  • Thor
  • Brutus
  • Rex
  • Neo
  • Tank
  • Boxer

Cool Boy Cat Names

Cool Cat

We have covered cute, best and strong boy cat names, but what if you have a self-proclaimed cool kitten that deserves a trendy, stylish, and voguish title?!

Here is a list of the coolest, classiest, cosmopolitan monikers that anyone would swoon over.

These cat names are only for the most dapper gentlemen (or should we say, gentlecats) that could pull off a black suit and tie every day if they wanted to!

From the mischievous, but ever-so-suave Loki to Ringo Starr, these names will ensure your cat will be turning heads wherever they go.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Bond

the name’s Bond. This cool moniker would be fantastic for any cat that could save their country from an international threat.

  • Ringo
  • Sebastian
  • Elijah
  • Ezra
  • Grayson
  • Ace
  • Midnight
  • Loki
  • Otis
  • Ziggy
  • Dexter
  • Bowie
  • Carter
  • Axel
  • Rocco
  • Bryson
  • Rami
  • Bond
  • Milo
  • AJ
  • Smokey
  • Mufasa
  • Oscar
  • Ash
  • Hendrix
  • Leonardo
  • Ozzy
  • Colton

Boy Cat Names

Boy Cat

If none of the idea in this list interest you, then hopefully these good boy cat names should offer you some inspiration.

These are all classic names that will suit any boy cat from any corner of the world.

A cat with silky dark fur would suit the name ‘Kuro’, which means ‘black’ in Japanese.

Some cats that don’t like to follow the rules would better suit the name ‘Rebel’…

Hopefully you find lots of enjoyment in picking a great name for your boy cat from the ideas below:

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Banjo

one of the cutest, funniest, but also simplistic ideas you could ever think of for your cat.

  • Benjamin
  • James
  • Bailey
  • Rio
  • Aiden
  • Kendrick
  • Remy
  • Dante
  • Petey
  • Louis
  • Smudge
  • Gus
  • Kuro
  • Duke
  • Einstein
  • Khan
  • Matthew
  • Angus
  • Rebel
  • Marley
  • Scout
  • Bugsy
  • Jasper
  • Memphis
  • Alvin
  • Mocha
  • Pepper
  • Moose


From Mufasa to Mr Fluff, there is a huge array of names that would be perfect for any boy cat out there, we hope you enjoyed this list of boy cat names!

This list covered over 500 ideas: from the coolest and trendiest, to unique ideas that really make your cat stand out as an individual, as well as strong and tough names that will make even a tiny tomcat seem as fierce as a lion.

If you had a favorite name from this list, we would love to know what it is!

Also, if you have a boy cat with a brilliant moniker and doesn’t appear on this list, let us know their name too!

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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 2 million people choose the best name for their pet.

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  1. If you find a unisex name you just love it will work just as well for a boy as it will for a girl. Keep in mind that cats do not always fall into gender stereotypes. A female cat is just as likely to be as viscous a hunter as a male.

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