600+ Cat Names: The Complete A to Z of Names for Felines

Cat Names

There is no better feeling than bringing home a gorgeous new pet, especially if that pet is an adorable and majestic one like a pussycat.

Cats come in all shapes and sizes, therefore finding Cat names which suits their individual qualities can sound like a difficult and arduous task.

Don’t worry though, we have made a list of over 600 amazing feline titles, ranging from cute and funky to mysterious and funny we hope you find the name for your one-in-a-million kitten!

Naming your tomcat is one of the best parts of owning a pet and will bring you closer to your tiny feline.

So have a great time being experimental and creative with the Cat names in this list and your feline will love for life.

Female Cat Names

Cool Female Cat Names

Female tabbys make extremely special pets due to the fact that their personalities combine cuteness, playfulness and majesty.

Finding Cat names which tick all of those boxes might seem difficult, but our top 100 names for a female feline will make your job easy!

Take the name ‘Duchess’; it sounds cute, especially if shortened to ‘Chess’, but also gives a strong and powerful impression. This makes it a great name for a strong-willed cat with an adorable side.

We’ve also included some titles that would suit cats of all colors from orange to white, so we hope you find that special name for your feline within our list.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Butterscotch

Butterscotch
an adorable choice after the sweet treat, perfect for a cat with caramel undertones in its fur!

  • Agatha
  • Amaretto
  • Amber
  • Anastasia
  • Angel
  • Anise
  • Ariadne
  • Ariel
  • Autumn
  • Bailey
  • Banshee
  • Beauty
  • Belinda
  • Bella
  • Berry
  • Binky
  • Blue
  • Bonnie
  • Bubbles
  • Butter
  • Callie
  • Calypso
  • Casanova
  • Cherry
  • Chessie
  • Chili
  • Chip
  • Cinnamon
  • Claudia
  • Cleo
  • Clover
  • Coco
  • Confetti
  • Cupcake
  • Cutie
  • Daphne
  • Ditzy
  • Diva
  • Dixie
  • Dotty
  • Duchess
  • Eve
  • Fleur
  • Fliss
  • Flora
  • Fuchsia
  • Ginger
  • Hallie
  • Hallie
  • Hana
  • Henna
  • Holly
  • Honey
  • Ingrid
  • Iris
  • Jessie
  • Jules
  • Kaylee
  • Kiara
  • Linéa
  • Lola
  • Lolly
  • Lou
  • Lucie
  • Madge
  • Mags
  • Mali
  • Maribelle
  • Mash
  • Matisse
  • Melissa
  • Mew
  • Mika
  • Missy
  • Moo
  • Muffin
  • Myria
  • Noo
  • Nutmeg
  • October
  • Peaches
  • Pearl
  • Pebbles
  • Peggie
  • Penelope
  • Poppy
  • Posh
  • Priscilla
  • Pumpkin
  • Rosemary
  • Rosie
  • Sadie
  • Sara
  • September
  • Smudge
  • Snowy
  • Sweetie
  • Taffy
  • Tinkers
  • Tiny

Male Cat Names

Unique Tomcats

There’s no doubt about it, male cats are some of the cheekiest pets around.

Many of them love playing with balls and string, and being stroked and petted by lots of admirers.

They are also adorable, making the task of finding a suitable name that combines playfulness with cuteness really hard (just like for female cats!

Our list of 100 ideas for male cat names will help provide you with inspiration in finding that perfect choice.

These suggestions include some ideas for funky food names that we believe will suit male cats with different looks and personalities such as:

  • ‘Peanut’, which would be adorable for a small cat
  • ‘Tabasco’, which would suit a fiery cat

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Cheese

Cheese
a funny and adorable tomcat name for a happy-go-lucky pet who is always smiling!

  • Abbott
  • Almond
  • Alvin
  • Archie
  • Arthur
  • Aspen
  • Bandit
  • Banji
  • Basil
  • Bean
  • Bentley
  • Bling
  • Blitz
  • Bolton
  • Brie
  • Calvin
  • Cashew
  • Charlie
  • Colby Jack
  • Comet
  • Cooper
  • Dante
  • Dexter
  • Dylan
  • Eclipse
  • Felix
  • Fenrir
  • Fig
  • Frank
  • Freddie
  • George
  • Graham
  • Hamilton
  • Henry
  • Hershey
  • Homer
  • Hugo
  • Humbert
  • Jackson
  • Jaguar
  • Jasper
  • Jet
  • Joaquin
  • Jono
  • Julius
  • Khalid
  • Kirby
  • Knight
  • Lenny
  • Leo
  • Linus
  • Logan
  • Mac
  • Marley
  • Marvin
  • Mason
  • Max
  • Monarch
  • Mosaic
  • Motley
  • Mozart
  • Murphy
  • Niko
  • Obie
  • Oliver
  • Paddy
  • Paulie
  • Peanut
  • Percy
  • Phoenix
  • Pickle
  • Pixel
  • Plum
  • Racer
  • Rascal
  • Reese
  • Remy
  • Rocky
  • Rudolph
  • Rufus
  • Rusty
  • Sage
  • Sampson
  • Scamp
  • Simon
  • Sylvain
  • Tabasco
  • Tazz
  • Teddy
  • Tex Mex
  • Texas
  • Tez
  • Theo
  • Thunder
  • Tigger
  • Toby
  • Twister
  • Wonton
  • Ziggy
  • Zorro

Black Cat Names

Famous Black Cats

Black cats make extremely popular due to their beautiful and mysterious nature.

Their elegance and majesty make them deserving of the best cat names around and we hope our list fulfils that!

We have included the names of some famous black cats, words associated with magic and the dark arts and people and characters associated with blackness.

For good measure, we also compiled some of our favorite words associated with the color green, as many black cats also have dazzling, green eyes that should be showcased too.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Sylvester

Sylvester
after the black and white Tuxedo cat who appears in the ‘Looney Tunes’ cartoons!

  • Apple
  • Archangel
  • Ashes
  • Batman
  • Beetle
  • Bianca
  • Binks
  • Black Jack
  • Black Panther
  • Blackbeard
  • Blackberry
  • Boo
  • Boots
  • Bram
  • Brownie
  • Bullet
  • Charcoal
  • Charm
  • Chocolate
  • Cinder
  • Coal
  • Coffee
  • Crow
  • Dark
  • Darth
  • Draco
  • Dracula
  • Dragon
  • Ebony
  • Eclipse
  • Elvis
  • Emerald
  • Envy
  • Fern
  • Figaro
  • Forest
  • Frankenstein
  • Goth
  • Gothic
  • Guinness
  • Gypsy
  • Hex
  • Hocus
  • Hunter
  • Inky
  • Jack Black
  • Jade
  • Jet
  • Licorice
  • Lucifer
  • Lucky
  • Marble
  • Merlin
  • Metal
  • Micky
  • Midnight
  • Miner
  • Mitten
  • Mocha
  • Mortician
  • Mystery
  • Mystic
  • Ninja
  • Olive
  • Omen
  • Oreo
  • Ozzy
  • Panda
  • Panther
  • Pepper
  • Pepsi
  • Phantom
  • Pocus
  • Poe
  • Raven
  • Sabrina
  • Salem
  • Selina
  • Shadow
  • Sheba
  • Silhouette
  • Sirius Black
  • Sootie
  • Sorcerer
  • Sorceress
  • Spell
  • Spider
  • Spooky
  • Tarmac
  • Teal
  • Twilight
  • Vampire
  • Velvet
  • Voodoo
  • Warlock
  • Wednesday
  • Wispa
  • Wicca
  • Witch
  • Wizard

Best Cat Names

Wild Cat

We believe some of the best cat names have been used throughout history, whether that be in films, musicals or everyday life.

Therefore, our ideas span Disney films, musicals like ‘Cats’, and the names of cats who have made a difference in the world, through research, such as ‘Felicette’ the cat, who was the first cat successfully launched into space!

We have also included the names of felines belonging to famous people, so if a word catches your eye, make sure you research it and you might find a great and fascinating back story behind it.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Catarina

Catarina
after the cat belonging to writer Edgar Allen Poe, and used as inspiration for his short story ‘The Black Cat’.

  • All Ball
  • Artful Dodger
  • Aslan
  • Baggage
  • Berlioz
  • Bimbo
  • Blackwell
  • Bob
  • Casper
  • Catmando
  • Chase
  • Cherry Pop
  • Cheshire
  • Colonel Meow
  • Delilah
  • Dewey
  • Duchess
  • Emily
  • Evie
  • Faith
  • Fat Louie
  • Félicette
  • Foss
  • Fred
  • Freya
  • Garfield
  • Gladstone
  • Grumpy
  • Hamish
  • Henrietta
  • Hodge
  • Humphrey
  • India
  • Jelly
  • Jeoffry
  • Jock
  • Ketzel
  • Larry
  • Lewis
  • Mademoiselle Fifi
  • Marie
  • Marzipan
  • Matilda
  • Meeko
  • Meredith
  • Messi
  • Milo
  • Minna
  • Misty
  • Morris
  • Mouschi
  • Bigglesworth
  • Tinkles
  • Muezza
  • Nala
  • Nansen
  • Neo
  • Nermal
  • Neutron
  • Nicky
  • Nora
  • Nothing
  • Oliver
  • Orangey
  • Oscar
  • Ossie
  • Paddles
  • Palmer
  • Peter
  • Polar Bear
  • Professor Mewoingtons
  • Red
  • Rupi
  • Rusik
  • Sassy
  • Selima
  • Simba
  • Skittles
  • Smudge
  • Snowbell
  • Socks
  • Solomon
  • Sprite
  • Stewie
  • Sybil
  • Taffy
  • Tama
  • Tama
  • Tao
  • Thomas
  • Thomasina
  • Tiddles
  • Tiffany Two
  • Timothy
  • Tom
  • Tonto
  • Toulouse
  • Wilberforce
  • Willow
  • Winnie

Funny Cat Names

Funny Cat Jumping

Picture a cat playing with a piece of string, running around and trying to grab the end – funny, right?

You only have to google ‘funny cats’ to see just how hilarious these pets can be.

Funny cat names are therefore the perfect match for a pussycat who makes you laugh 24/7.

Our 100 funny cat names will make you, your friends and family chuckle. These ideas include cat-puns on the names of famous people, brands and fictional characters.

Think of your favorite person or character and see if a word like ‘claw’, ‘puss’, ‘cat’ or ‘paw’ could fit into their name.

If it fits, you have got a hilarious and unique name for your feline.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Catnip Everclean

Catnip Everclean
a hilarious and multi-layered pun on well-known character ‘Katniss Everdeen’ from ‘The Hunger Games’.

  • Ali Cat
  • Ali McClaw
  • Anderson Pooper
  • Angelicat
  • Bill Clawsby
  • Bing Clawsby
  • Bob Meowerly
  • Bob Scratchit
  • Bonkers
  • Bootsie
  • Brad Kitt
  • Bubba
  • Butch Catsidy
  • Cat Benatar
  • Cat Cobain
  • Cat Damon
  • Cat Middleton
  • Cat Stevens
  • Catalie Portman
  • Cat-man-do
  • Catpernicus
  • Catrick Swayze
  • Catsy Cline
  • Catticus
  • Cat-trina
  • Catzilla
  • Chairman Meow
  • Charles Lickens
  • Cheshire
  • Cindy Clawford
  • Clawdia
  • Cleo-cat-ra
  • Copy Cat
  • Crookshanks
  • Cuddles
  • Dalai Clawma
  • David Meowie
  • Demi Meower
  • Elvis Catsley
  • Empurress
  • Feline Good
  • Fidel Catstro
  • Fleas Witherspoon
  • Foxy Cleopatra
  • Fur-gie
  • Fuzz Aldrin
  • Genghis Cat
  • Hairy Potter
  • Halley Purry
  • Hello Kitty
  • Jane Pawsten
  • Jaspurr
  • Jenipurrrrr
  • Jessicat
  • JK Meowling
  • Jude Paw
  • Kabuki
  • Katnip
  • Katy Purry
  • Kit Kat
  • Kitty Poppins
  • Kittycat
  • Lionel
  • Lucifurr
  • Luke Skywhisker
  • Madam Meow
  • Margaret Scratcher
  • Meowly Cyrus
  • Meowses
  • Miss Thing
  • Bigglesworth
  • Meowgi
  • Notorious C.A.T
  • Oedipuss
  • Paul McCatney
  • Pawdrey Hepburn
  • Pawesome
  • Picatso
  • Pico de Gato
  • Pudder
  • Puma Thurman
  • Purrkins
  • Purr-nest Hemingway
  • Purrple
  • Purru
  • Ravenclaw
  • Santa Claws
  • Sherlock
  • Special Agent Mittens
  • Tabby
  • Tabbytha
  • Tempurra
  • The Great Catsby
  • Tiddles
  • Tom Pawyer
  • Twinkle Toes
  • Veronicat
  • Walter Croncat
  • Whispurr
  • William Shakespaw

Cool Cat Names

Funny Grumpy Cat Face

There’s nothing cooler than a cool pussycat.

In honor of the coolness of these fabulous felines, we’ve put together 100 of the wackiest and most quirky names we could find to suit your unique pet!

We believe the wackier the better, so don’t hold back when choosing from cat names for your feline.

Make sure it stands out from all the other monikers!

Our favorite of cool names for cats are onomatopoeic names, such as ‘Roar’, as these make great names for clumsy cats with crazy personalities.

If your cat is a more chilled-out kind of cool, names associated with nature can be really unique, such as ‘Frost’ and ‘Hurricane’, which are funky and would suit many tabbies.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Chico

Chico
a cute and cool Spanish name for a unique male cat meaning ‘boy’.

  • Amigo
  • Apollo
  • Axel
  • Benita
  • Bonaparte
  • Bonzo
  • Boom!
  • Brodie
  • Bunty
  • Carlos
  • Chief
  • Clementine
  • Cola
  • Cosmo
  • Crash!
  • Dana
  • Dart
  • Denzel
  • Diddie
  • Diesel
  • Dino
  • Dior
  • Dizzy
  • Echo
  • Ewok
  • Flick
  • Flint
  • Frost
  • Galileo
  • Gizmo
  • Godiva
  • Growl
  • Guinevere
  • Gunn
  • Henri
  • Hurricane
  • Jasmine
  • Jazz
  • Jimbo
  • Jinx
  • Jojo
  • Jude
  • Kaiser
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Kane
  • Kanga
  • Kiki
  • King
  • Kiwi
  • Leia
  • Lennox
  • Lila
  • Luca
  • Ludo
  • Luna
  • Marge
  • Matador
  • Melon
  • Minerva
  • Mojo
  • Monzo
  • Moxy
  • Nina
  • Oksana
  • Opal
  • Oré
  • Otis
  • Piper
  • Rae
  • Raphael
  • Ringo
  • Roar
  • Rocket
  • Romeo
  • Safari
  • Saxon
  • Scarlet
  • Selena
  • Senorita
  • Silk
  • Spice
  • Suki
  • Tarantino
  • Taser
  • Thor
  • Tigga
  • Tino
  • Tojo
  • Tonga
  • Topaz
  • Turbo
  • Venus
  • Vida
  • Vinny
  • Wanda
  • Wham!
  • Whiz!
  • Wild
  • Zena
  • Zoom

Summary

That’s the end of our list of our all-time favorite cat names.

We had great fun thinking up these special monikers and we hope you enjoyed exploring them and picking out your favorites to suit your pawfect feline!

Whether it was the funky ‘Wham!’, the adorable ‘Teddy’ or the spooky ‘Voodoo’ that grabbed your attention, we are happy that this list helped you out in your quest to find a meaningful title for your kitten.

If you are still hunting for a moniker, keep persevering and use our sub-categories as springboards to find one which suits your feline in every way possible.

Best of luck! Let us know your favorite cat names in the comments below, as we’d love to hear them.

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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