101 Coolest And Cutest Cat Names

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We’ll start off our list of cool cat names below:

Cat names by color:

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  • Angel – An angel is an excellent being in the world literature.
  • Alaska -,Alaska is an outstanding state of the United States. And you will love it.
  • Alpine – This name is related to something high. Your cat is high in your esteem too.
  • Arctic – The Arctic is a far away place where you can spend the night of your life.
  • Avalanche – An avalanche suggests unrest and adventure at the same time.
  • Chalky – If you love classrooms, this name is for your cat right away.
  • Christmas – This time of the year is truly amazing, and your cat will love it.
  • Blacky – One of the most popular name for black cats, an excellent name for your pet right away.
  • Cloud – A cloud is a great symbol of the greatness of nature as a whole(Perfect for gray cats)
  • Coconut – Coconut is a fantastic fruit and a great name for your cat.

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Funky cat names:


  • Ajax – Ajax is the name of a new technology in the world of software.
  • Alchemy – If you love science, alchemy is an excellent name for your cat.
  • Alley – If you dream of an alley fill of mystery, this is the name for the cat.
  • Aristotle – Aristotle was a great philosopher, and your cat could wear this name.
  • Arturo – Arturo was the name of a great king, but you cat could have a piece of this.
  • Asia – Asia is another excellent name for a pet.
  • Auxana – This weird name could be used by your cat as well.
  • Baker – A baker can do something good for you, and your cat could use this name.
  • Bebe – This amazing Spanish name could be the next big thing for your dog.
  • Bella – This Spanish name is just gorgeous, and your cat will love it.
  • Whiskers– This basic name is great for any kind of cat, and it can be used as a girl or boy name.
  • Carrot– Another great orange name that’s kind of unique.
  • Crisscross– A great way to describe your cat’s mottled colors.
  • Patchwork– You can use this for any cat with multiple colors.
  • Patch– Another version of patchwork.
  • Cookie Dough- A fun name that reminds you of a favorite ice cream.
  • Cocoa– Great for if your cat is warm and snuggly.
  • Jigsaw– This cool name describes your cat’s mottled appearance.
  • Tortie– A great name since calico cats have similar coloring to tortoiseshell cats.
  • Marbles– This fun name describes your cat’s coloring.
  • Mocha– If your cat reminds you of coffee, then go with this one.
  • Mud pie– It’s cute but fun in a way that describes calico coloring nicely.
  • Sandy– Due to the orange coloring.
  • Sandra– Another version of sandy.
  • Pudding– Brings to mind a sweet, mixed dessert.
  • Saffron– The yellow-orange spice makes for a good namesake.
  • Sunny– You could also go with Sunshine or Sunbeam.
  • Sundae– The cat’s coloring may remind you of the dessert.
  • Tangerine– Like the orange.
  • Tiger– The coloring is very similar between calicos and tigers.
  • Lion– To call attention to the arena-yellow color of the cat.
  • Skittles– Speaks to the colorful nature of your cat.

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Cat names from movies

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  • Raja – This is an amazing character from the movie Aladdin.
  • Dina – This is the interesting name of a character from Alice in Wonderland.
  • Marie – This is the interesting name of a character from Aristocrats.
  • Lucifer – This is the interesting name of a character from Cinderella.
  • Pom-Pom – This is the interesting name of a character from Cinderella II.
  • Am – This is the interesting name of a character from Lady and the Tramp.
  • Wi – This is the interesting name of a character from Lady and the Tramp.
  • Figaro – This is the interesting name of a character from Pinocchio.
  • Gideon – This is the interesting name of a character from Pinocchio.
  • Sabor – This is the interesting name of a character from Tarzan.
  • Mike – One of the main characters of the Godfather I.

Funny cat names


  • Bingo – This funny name has a Spanish origin that you will love.
  • Bond – This awesome name reminds me of James Bond too.
  • Burger – This funny name will make your friends laugh right away.
  • Boss – Boss could be another great name that your pet should use now.
  • Churchill – This is the famous name that your cat should get today.
  • Brownie – This delicious name should be part of any cat out there.
  • Buffalo Bill – This character is awesome and your cat might reap the rewards.
  • Dickens – Charles Dickens was a famous writer.
  • Hansel – One of my friends, whom I miss a lot, is called Hansel.
  • Hamlet –This character is part of Shakespeare’s glory.
  • Trinity – This could be an awesome name for you.

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Bad-ass cat names

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  • Blossom – This can be the bad-ass name you should get for a cat.
  • Delphi – The Oracle at Delphi is what makes me think about philosophy.
  • Falcon – Look at a falcon to have fun today.
  • Gertrude – The name is of Spanish origin.
  • Galena – Your cat should used this weird name today.
  • Esther – This reminds me of the Bible or something like that.
  • Eugenia – Another amazing name for any cat.
  • Gayne – This is truly a crazy game for my cat.
  • Francine – This is another name of Spanish origin.
  • Farzana – This will make more of your friends laugh.
  • Franny – This is the name you have been waiting for.

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Funny Cat Names

  • Shadow – Shadows have always been dark and mysterious.
  • Phantom – Perfect descriptor for a quiet, sneaky feline.
  • Misty – Mist is an elusive phenomenon that mimics the behaviour of some cats.
  • Midnight – Nothing is darker or more mysterious than this moment.
  • Dracula – A notoriously dark and mysterious character.
  • Casper – Since the film, this name has been associated with the paranormal, thus making it perfect for black cats
  • Raven – A traditionally dark creature that doubles as a perfect name for a black cat.
  • Ophelia – A beautiful name taken from a dark and mysterious play.
  • Gato – Naming your feline “cat” in another language gives it a very eclectic and mysterious feel.
  • Ozzy – Who better to name a black cat after than the cryptic Prince of Darkness.

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Cool Kitten names For The Wild And Exotic

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  • Cheetah- Big, fast and agile.
  • Hunter- All cats, to the core, are hunters. This name is as fun as it is cool.
  • Mowgli- bOriginally from the jungle. This name is perfectly accurate.
  • Leo- Gangstar cat name. Modern and loved by younger generations.
  • Leopard- great if your cool cat actually looks like a baby leopard.
  • Lion/Lioness- cools are the furry kings and queens of the house.
  • Lynx- Because Lynxes are cool YO!
  • Ocelot- A dwarf leopard that lives in South America.
  • Tiger/Tigress- One of the greatest felines.

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Names based on appearance

Bangal cat female names

  • Amber- Amber is a color between orange and gold.
  • Butterscotch- Sweet name for a cool with warm gold fur.
  • Ginger- Great name if his/her fur is of reddish marking.
  • Marble- A fantastic name if your cat is light gray or white, exactly like precious marble;
  • Onyx- Absolutely cool sounding name for black cool cats;
  • Pepper- If you don’t like Onyx, you can go for pepper;
  • Shadow- Sounds like a ninja’s name.
  • Speckles- The name says it all.
  • Spot- A classic, common and cute name;
  • Sunset- The beautiful coloring of many cool cats look almost like a sunset.

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Unique Names

  • Aslan- Aslan the lion is on of the main characters “The Chronicles of Narnia”.
  • Bagheera- The black panther in “The Jungle Book”;
  • Bengie- A cute word pun on the cool name.
  • Blaze- A great name for a fast animal.
  • Garfield-Beacuse Garfield is a boss!
  • Rajah– The tiger in Aladdin;
  • Saber– As a tribute to the great saber-toothed cats.
  • Salem– Often used in movies as the name of a witch’s cat.
  • Scar– Simba’s evil uncle in “The Lion King”Simba: the main character in “The Lion King” movies.
  • Tiger- We had to start with this one. It’s just such an obvious name for a tabby cat.
  • Leopard- This works best if you have a spotted tabby cat.
  • Leo- It’s short for leopard and also means lion.
  • Shadow- If you have a darker colored tabby, then this is a good choice.
  • Cinder- This is a strong pick for darker colored cats.
  • Earl Grey- The British tea is just about the same color as the average tabby cat.
  • Sable- This is the name of a ferocious carnivore from the weasel family.
  • Garfield- The orange comic strip cat is actually a tabby.
  • Bullseye- Your cat may have a bullseye marking on their fur.
  • Taz- The Warner Bros. cartoon character has a name that sounds like a play on Tabby.
  • Hunter- It’s a human name with fierce connotations.
  • Quintin- This is a play on harlequin, which is a pattern that some tabbies have.
  • Badger- Tabby markings can make them look similar to the ferocious woodland animal.
  • Buckwheat- Tabby markings can remind you of a field of wheat that is ready to harvest.
  • Bumblebee- The distinct tabby markings could also remind you of a bee.
  • Ajax – Ajax is the name of a new technology in the world of software.
  • Alchemy – If you love science, alchemy is an excellent name for your cat.
  • Alley – If you dream of an alley fill of mystery, this is the name for the cat.
  • Aristotle – Aristotle was a great philosopher, and your cat could wear this name.
  • Arturo – Arturo was the name of a great king, but you cat could have a piece of this.
  • Asia – Asia is another excellent name for a pet.
  • Auxana – This weird name could be used by your cat as well.
  • Baker – A baker can do something good for you, and your cat could use this name.
  • Bebe – This amazing Spanish name could be the next big thing for your dog.
  • Bella – This Spanish name is just gorgeous, and your cat will love it.

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98 thoughts on “101 Coolest And Cutest Cat Names

  1. AvatarValentine

    Christmas is a beautiful name for a cat because we cats, like the holiday, bring so much joy. My mom met a kitty named “Christmas” that belonged to her teenage cousin. Christmas was a beautiful Chinchilla Persian – silky long silvery white fur, jade green eyes & cute pink nose outlined in black. After that Mom new she wanted to have her own Persian cat someday. Thanks for sharing the list! Mew Mew!

          1. AvatarKimKim

            My boyfriends got a Persian Maine coon, she’s a huge fluffy grey ball of eye rolls and attitude…her names Mr. Kitty….this cat hates the world….

  2. AvatarChristine

    We called our last black cat Nesquick, then we had a Ginger cat called Kood O’Shea and our next adoption we chose already a name ; Chips 😉

  3. Avatarannmarie

    she will be named Juliet she is a gorgeous bombay cat. and romeo my tuxedo cat loves her… she’s not quite sure about him

  4. AvatarLeslie Gleason

    Our super cool, gray tabby earned the name “Dude”. Mostly because he was a trouble maker and we were always yelling “Dude! Seriously!”

  5. AvatarMichele Kimberling

    I named my tuxedo cat Weego, so when I call for her I shout ” Here we go”….her middle name is Again.
    Here Weego again!

    1. AvatarElaine

      I love that name! My white cat’s name is close…his is Weezer. I know nothing about the band I stole the name from but I think it’s perfect for a kitty.

  6. AvatarChristy

    I had a cat that was light orange and white in kind of a patchwork design. I named him Peaches and Cream. Peaches for short. It was the perfect name for that sweetie!



    1. AvatarWendy Ahavah

      I’m so sorry for your loss. May you always hold steadfast knowing you sweet cat Figaros is in heaven living his full of peace and joy. 💙🐾💙🐾💙🐾

  8. AvatarJoe dowdy

    We some cats there names are tippy small tuxedo gray with a white tip on her tail.
    Willow named after Lord of rings person
    Socks cause she’s black with white paws.
    Scooter gray tuxedo love to slide around on the floor. Slappy always slapping at everything. Then there is belladonna a very smart calico with no tail.

  9. AvatarTeresa Lopezboy

    My cat name herself when she was born, funny she was a simese, and when I pick her up she will go “fufufu” so I name her Fufunia, and that stuck, she use to waite for me by the door when it was time for me to come home from work. I miss her so much.

  10. AvatarLorie

    Pixel, Pandora, Kitty X, Neco (Japense for Cat) , EL Diablo, Sr Naranja (Mr Orange in Spanish) , Pandora, and Dot Matrix (Spotted cat) have been names of past and present cats

  11. AvatarMarcia

    My girls are Anjuli or anju from the book Far Pavillion she’s a diffuse calico..grey, peach and white, very fiesty… And my other girl is Cara Mia, or just Cara. She’s is a real sweetheart,, a pretty tiger with wide black stripes and a buff belly.

  12. AvatarBamapebbles

    Named my beauty “Akuma”. She’s a Manx or a Japanese bobtail… she lives up to her name… which means “demon”.

    1. AvatarNicole

      When I was a baby my cat was named Iggy (all blk w/ a little white tip on tail) it was supposed to be Ziggy but I couldn’t say the Z so we called him Iggy. We also had a Melvin (all blk) & Tigger (3 legged no tail gry/ blk tabby) Teenage yrs I named my orange tabby J.J. & after him I had Shooter (blk w/ white paws) & Bandit (Siamese/ tabby mix) Now I just got my son his 1st kitten (orange tabby) & I’m looking for ideas. I’m thinking about sticking w/ the Shooter, Bandit, Outlaw, Hells Angel type of names but I also wanna keep it kinda cute. Any ideas?

  13. AvatarAnna K Hicks

    Black and white tuxedo named Tux. Tabby named Tabby. Biscuit, Gravy, and we found a stray kitten in the outdoor section of a store called “Atwoods”, so we named him Atwood.

  14. AvatarTami

    Spooky was a 5 wk old housewarming gift…in October..when the first kitten we adopted died from complications..her name was smokey..Spooky had one litter…2 greys, two tiger’s, one light one dark..and boo boo…all were adopted. Except boo boo….they are 5 and 6 yrs. today..Spooky and boo boo are both quite Black…. With red brown highlights in the sun’s 🌞 rays..

  15. AvatarCerri

    Great List Mine are Murphy Which we didnt choose) and Wispa both birmans ive always wanted a kitty called rush for a girl or stormy and Tobias for a boy

  16. AvatarCorene

    We adopted two gray and white female kittens. One has tuxedo markings with a dark smudge next to her mouth. She is named Polka Dot (aka Pokey,Polka-hauntus and Hokey Pokey.) Her sister has a very irregular markings and is called Paisley or Squirrel Girl because of her comic behavior.

  17. AvatarMitch Gold

    I have a golden tabby Siberian named Ivan Drago. The day he came home, I was playing with him with a feather teaser and he sat back on his haunches and began to grab at it. He looked like he was boxing, hence the Russian boxer character in Rocky IV.

    I will be picking up his half brother in August. The kitten is a black tabby and I will be calling him Apollo Creed.

    My son and daughter-in-law have a beautiful orange tabby named Danny Bonaduce.

    They also have a beautiful grey longhair with a bad eye (chronic herpes infection) named Forest Whitaker.

  18. AvatarAlismom

    My daughter her kitten MomAli for My us to share our Which was “”Ali” pernounced Alley and because “Mom” gave it her She (kitten) became “MomAli” koolest badass forever friend, my daughter made me so happy doing that

  19. AvatarMJ

    If i finally get a black cat ill name it Nightshade or Twilight. If i get a white one its Moonlight or maybe Twilight. I know they arent on there but there better than some of them on that list. No offense

  20. AvatarSARAH E CALL

    I have a fairly large female cat named Pitter. It was her name when I adopted her. She definitely lives up to that name. Her nickname is Pitter patter as you can hear her come down the stairs

  21. AvatarIngers

    Lucifer and oedipuss
    Am about to get a Maine goon. Beautiful gray and white. My other two cats are Edmund and Merlin. So Lucifer works well ( cat from Cinderella) although we have to think of his pedigree name beginning with Q

  22. AvatarEmily

    My cats name is Pumpkin shes a Tortishell cat. And her name is not Pumpkin because she is orange because she is NOT orange she is a tortoiseshell. Her name is Pumpkin because we got her in October. We found her in an abandoned building when she was a kitten so we kept her and she is going to have kittens soon!!!!!!!!!! YAY!!!!!!

  23. AvatarEmily

    Im going to name some of the kittens: Mila, Aslan, Mika, Riza, and Ruza if anyone has names for some fluffy kittens then please tell me some ideas because I don’t really have any other ideas. Lol.

  24. AvatarAnimalLover

    So Emily I have One or two ideas. How about for a male you could name it Link and for another female maybe Zelda? I really don know sorry! But I like the name Link for the male.

  25. AvatarAnimalLover

    Well, I think maybe for a female you could say… Artemis if its a boy and its white. Or Luna if its black and a girl. And perhaps Lune? I dont now if I helped Emily Im sorry if I didn’t but hope I did

  26. AvatarWarriorcats4ever

    My aunt has a cat named Hellcat(all black dark blue eyes). Literally. Hellcat is kinda mean for the cat. The reason she is named that is because when she’s in the shadows her blue eyes are the only thing you see and also she DOES NOT LIKE PEOPLE AT ALL hardly even likes my aunt’s husband and she claws almost everyone. but not me for some reason I have a way with animals. One time a stray cat was at my house when I was 3 It came to my lap and slept when my dad came outside it hissed like crazy and charged at him. I was like WHAT!? Another time a 2 pitbull. and a German Shepard ran at my mom and sister when I was 6 I actually clapped and they let me pet them. I love Pitbulls they are the most misunderstood dogs. It depends on how you raise them if they were abused and neglected then they are aggressive to humans if you love them and treat them kindly they are one of the most friendly things!

  27. AvatarEmily

    Well, I have a year old puppy. He is a Golden Retriever and Great Pyrenees mix. And then I have a Dalmation he is fully grown he is 7 years old which would make him 49.

  28. AvatarEmily

    Yeah, heś fluffy and he is big bigger than my Dalmation already I am going to be dead when he tries to cuddle and he is full-grown 😣 The puppy is named Buddy and the Dalmation is Sheldon( like Plankton´s real name) the name suits him he tries to get revenge on the cat when she stole his food. XD Heś saying GIMME BAAAACCCKKK! he never catches her

  29. AvatarEmily

    Sheldon is a killer. One time a stranger walked up our driveway and Sheldon snapped off his wire leash and chased that guy down the street biting his legs and tripping him. Poor man. At least he is not dead. Oh gotta go time for breakfast its morning over here!

  30. AvatarEmily

    OH HI!! im always on here i dunno why but I am. I’m weird XD those r good i might name one if it turns out to look like the father but withought a white paw then i will name it Fireheart!!!! and a gray one Graystripe! and i know there will be one thats black sooo Ravenpaw!! And if the back is a girl then i will instead name them Lionblaze, Jayfeather, and Hollyleaf.

  31. AvatarEmily

    Yes, yes i do. I also enjoy reading Seekers and Survivors. Both written by Erin Hunter and I’m going to start reading Wings of Fire by her to :3

  32. AvatarWarriorcats4ever

    I love Wings of Fire. I think you will love them because I sure do!!! Erin Hunter has sooooo many different names sometimes I think I’m reading her book at the library if it’s a good one. Its nice that u like to read. Ya got any books right now? Because of the…. well I dont wanna say it I dont wanna freak people out

  33. AvatarEmily

    Yes i have one its 420 pages I like to check how many :3 Its called Witches of Ash and Ruin and no its not bout green wrinkly cackling ladies with brooms. Its about witches that look like people and one girl is trying to find out who is killing some of the witches. I do not recommend it to people who are against cussing it has some in there. Not to much like crazy-saying-it-in-every-sentence-thing but if u r against it then ya know don’t read it. I don’t cuss but I’m not against it either. I mean let people be who they r and if they are bad people that bully or something tell them that their life will have consequences because of their decisions. People are mean sometimes and yes some are g a y DONT REPORT ME FOR SAYING THAT thereś literally a person with a cuss word in their username up there! As I said accept people for who they are, once u get to know them they are not bad like u think. Like some bullies bully because they have a tough life and others may because they were bullied in the past. So talk it out at first and if that dont work and they look like they gonna punch u then yell at them saying to stop. Dont say something to mean people! that will just make things worse!

  34. AvatarWarriorcats4ever

    Ok ur gonna make me cry, literally. Im…bi………… DONT REPORT ME OR ANYTHING LIKE LITERALLY PLEEEEAAAASSSEEEE DONT REPORT US! And u saying to accept people for who they r. Lots of people don’t wanna be my friend because of me bein u know. They think I’m to ‘weird’. But u belive in that, to accept people! U r the one person I met that said this in comments I have ever read.

  35. AvatarEmily

    Yes i do belive in that. and so I dont care what people think of me any longer. They used to bully me and everything i actually hit a boy for bullying me and my friend he was harsh even cussing we were in 3rd grade!!! So i hit him. But he kept bullying my friend I would see him and confront him by looking at him with a stern look. After that i started making bullies stop bullying people even if i did not know them. Soooooooo I believe in that. But that day I hit him it was only on his shoulder. He stopped after that. Bullying me i mean. And after 3 years i have seen him again he is still bullying I talked to him and he said he could if he wanted. So i let him bully me instead. He left other people alone more often. I walked in front of a teacher’s room one day when he was bullying me in the hall, following and saying things cannot say here. The teacher heard him and followed us she stopped him and they sent him to the office. He said he was saying no such things. I did not mean to get him in trouble so i got him out of it. I told them he was just joking with me. They asked with harsh things like THAT. And i said yes. I did lie but i got him out anyways. He said thanks in the lowest voice possible for him. I said welcome and walked off. Now we see each other in my Middle school of Gettys. I and him kinda get along even though it awkward because i got him out of trouble just before the… ummmmm sickness. So now he don’t bully. Be kind to others and they may just be kind to u.

  36. AvatarWarriorcats4ever

    Whoa. What a story. So like u and him r friends? That’s awesome!!! U sound like a good person someone That cares. I care about others but I never tried to actually HELP a bully. But hey it stopped him from doing it. HEY…. U KNOW WHAAAAAAAAAAAAATTTTTTTT???


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