150 Best Long-Haired Cat Names (Soft & Fluffy Cats)

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There is something very special about long-haired cats. With fur so irresistibly soft that you can’t help but pet it (and pet it, and pet it, and pet it some more…), long hairs also have a certain beauty and charm that are hard to top in a pet companion. Here are 150 fun names to consider for long-haired, soft, and fluffy felines.

Male Long-Haired Cat Names

  1. Alf – Named for the wisecracking muppetesque alien character from a cheesy 80s sitcom, who is covered in long hair.
  2. Alpaca – An animal known for such soft hair, that people pay a pretty penny for items made from their fur.
  3. Axl – Name your kitty for Axl Rose, the long-haired frontman of legendary hair metal band, Guns N’ Roses.
  4. Bigfoot – If your little guy reminds you of this big, hairy cryptid, Bigfoot could be just the name you are looking for.
  5. Beardo – Just a funny name to honor your cat’s magnificent hair.
  6. Beast – A fun name for a big, long-haired cat.
  7. Bob – As in Bob Marley, the reggae legend with a magnificent mane of beautiful dreadlocks.
  8. Bon Jovi – An especially fun name for a handsome long-haired kitty cat.
  9. Bowie – David Bowie was many things over his decades-long career, but one thing he always was, was fabulous, and that red shock of hair probably had something to do with it!
  10.  Buzz – An ironic name, referencing a close-cropped cut.
  11.  Caesar – A majestic name that, in Latin, means “head of hair.”
  12.  Chewbacca – The big, hairy Wookie from the Star Wars franchise.
  13.  Chewy – A cute nickname for Chewbacca.
  14.  Cousin Itt – The strange, hair-covered little being from The Addams Family.
  15.  Curly – Not just the name of one of the Three Stooges, but a fitting name for a long-hair.

Caesar – A majestic name that, in Latin, means “head of hair.”

  1.  Dee – As in Dee Snyder from 80s metal hair band, Twisted Sister.
  2.  Def Leppard – Another classic hair metal band name to celebrate your kitty’s soft locks.
  3.  Don Juan – The perfect name for a handsome, romantic little long-haired guy.
  4.  Esau – Jacobs’s brother in the Bible, known for being covered in red fur.
  5.  Fabio – If you have a beautiful, long-haired blondie, consider naming him after this iconic male model.
  6.  Fauxhawk – The mohawk that requires no shaving, we bet you can fashion your long-haired cat’s fur into this stylish do!
  7.  Faxon – A cute Germanic name that simply means “long-haired.”
  8.  Fozzie – The soft, fuzzy bear muppet!
  9.  Gene Simmons – The leading man of the flashy classic rock band Kiss, known for his crazy long hair.
  10.  Gizmo – The name of the soft and fuzzy Mogwai from the 80s cinematic cult classic, Gremlins.
  11.  Harry – Get it?!
  12.  Kiss – As in the legendary 70s rock band
  13.  Leonidas – A fitting name for a majestic cat with a long, lionlike mane.
  14.  Leon – Another version of a lionesque name.
  15.  Leo – We like this lion-themed name because it reminds us of the majestic astrological sign.

Gizmo – The name of the soft and fuzzy Mogwai from the 80s cinematic cult classic, Gremlins.

  1.  Lion – This name is pretty straightforward!
  2.  Mop-top – A hairstyle, and also a really cute name for a long hair.
  3.  Motley – As in Motley Crue, the ultimate 80s hair metal band.
  4.  Mr. Big – An 80s hair metal band of epic proportions, and a hilarious name for a bigger long-haired little buddy.
  5.  Mullet – “All business up front and party in the back” is the motto of this 80s do that seems to be making a comeback. A clever name for a long-haired cat with a dual reserved/wild personality.
  6.  Nanuq – An Inuit word for “polar bear,” this would be a sweet name for a fluffy, white cat.
  7.  Nelson – Anybody remember the band Nelson, with the twin members with their long, blonde hair? Anyone?
  8.  Ozzy – Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath have rocked out beautifully over the years with their long locks. Also, Ozzy is a pretty adorable name, don’t you think?
  9.  Pantera – Sometimes when you think of long hair, you think of heads banging to hard rock music, long hair whipping to and fro. Pantera comes to mind.
  10.  Pompadour – Fun fact about this hairdo – while primarily considered a man’s hairstyle today, it’s actually named for Madame de Pompadour, one of King Louis XV of France’s mistresses, who was known for her tall hair.
  11.  Ratt – This 80s rock band was all about the glitz, the glam, and yes, the hair!
  12.  Samson – The biblical character who drew his magnificent strength from his long, uncut hair.
  13.  Scruffy – Long hair and scruffy is a good look on a kitty!
  14.  Shaggy – Maybe your long-haired guy is more shaggy than majestic with his long mane, but you know what? That’s a good look for a cat too!
  15.  Teddy Bear – A sweet name for a soft, cuddly cat.

Pantera – Sometimes when you think of long hair, you think of heads banging to hard rock music, long hair whipping to and fro. Pantera comes to mind.

  1.  Thor – A mighty Norse god of thunder who is consistently depicted with long, wild hair.
  2.  Tufts – As in tufts of hair.
  3.  Winger – For fans of classic hair metal!
  4.  Wooly Mammoth – An unfortunately extinct but majestic elephant-like animal that once roamed the earth with its mighty tusks and wooly fur, which we can only imagine must be so soft and cozy to the touch.
  5.  Zeus – The mightiest of the Greek gods, Zeus is typically depicted with a head of locks befitting divine royalty,

Female Long-Haired Cat Names

  1.  Angora – Named for the long-haired rabbits of the same name, with fur that is often made into soft sweaters and other such clothing.
  2. Ariel – The lead of the Disney classic The Little Mermaid features this long-haired aquatic princess.
  3.  Azalea – A flower renowned for its bountiful, beautiful blooms.
  4.  Bangs – A silly hair reference that makes for a quirky and cute cat name.
  5.  Bardot – Brigitte Bardot is a film icon from the 60s and 70s, whose long, gorgeous locks were a part of her distinctive image.
  6.  Blondie – Debbie Harry’s iconic platinum blonde chop is iconic as her band!
  7.  Bouffant – A puffy hairstyle. An especially fitting name for a long-haired feline beauty with a bit of a snobbish streak.
  8.  Bunny – If you have ever pet the soft fur of a rabbit, then you will understand why this makes a fitting name for your soft, fluffy cat.
  9.  Cesaria – The feminine version of Caesar, which means “head of hair.”
  10.  Cher – Name your kitty with long, black hair after this cultural icon.

Bouffant – A puffy hairstyle. An especially fitting name for a long-haired feline beauty with a bit of a snobbish streak.

  1.  Chiffon – A soft, flowy fabric.
  2.  Cinderella – Yes, this is primarily a name from fairy tales most widely thought of through the lens of Disney since their 1950s version of the story, but it could also make one think of the 80s hair metal band.
  3.  Cybele – An Anatolian mother goddess often depicted with wild hair and a lion in tow.
  4.  Delilah – A lovely name with its roots in the Bible. Delilah was Samson’s lover. She cut his locks off, taking away the source of his power. In her repentance, she died alongside Samson when a temple collapsed on top of him.
  5.  Dolly – Name your kitty after country music legend Dolly Parton, and her iconic big, blonde wigs!
  6.  Empress – We know that long hair is often associated with luxury and royalty, at least historically. So why not refer to your long-haired beauty as “Empress?”
  7.  Farrah – In the 70s’ Farah Fawcett’s long blonde locks made her instantly recognizable on the TV show Charlie’s Angels, but all these decades later, we are still talking about her hair!
  8.  Gisele – Name your lovely kitty after long-haired supermodel, Gisele Bundchen.
  9.  Glory – Because there are few things cuter than a cat with a glorious long mane!
  10.  Goldilocks – If you have a long-haired blondie, then look no further than this name!
  11.  Jasmine – Perfect for the sleek black long-haired, name your kitty after this long-haired princess from Disney’s Aladdin.
  12.  Juliet – Of course one of the star-crossed lovers doesn’t necessarily have to be long-haired, but it just plays in so nicely with the Elizabethan vibe when we think of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
  13.  Lioness – Perfect for the gal with the long mane.
  14.  Luxury – Yes this name is a little extra, as the kids say, but if you have a sassy long-haired cat, you know why this name makes the list!
  15.  Madonna – Though the pop songstress has had many looks over her decades-long career, it’s the eras of long, blonde tresses that we think of when we consider this name!

Empress – We know that long hair is often associated with luxury and royalty, at least historically. So why not refer to your long-haired beauty as “Empress?”

  1.  Mary Garden – A true diva, Mary Garden was a Scottish-American soprano with an angelic voice and hair so long and luxurious, you’d think you were witnessing a real-life Disney princess in her presence!
  2.  Medusa – A gorgon in Greek myth, Medusa’s gaze could turn an onlooker into stone, and her wild hair of serpents is not an image that one forgets easily!
  3.  Merida – The plucky red-headed princess in Disney’s Brave, with her long and wild hair.
  4.  Monroe – A lovely name for any film lover with a blonde long-haired kitty in need of a proper name.
  5.  Mopsy – The name of one of Peter Rabbit’s bunny siblings in the classic Beatrix Potter books.
  6.  Peachy – A cute name referencing the soft downy of peach fuzz.
  7.  Pixie – A classic short haircut that makes for a cute name.
  8.  Powder Puff – A cute name for the soft and poofy.
  9.  Raquel – A reference to Raquel Welch, a classic film bombshell with gorgeous tresses.
  10.  Rapunzel – A great name for a blonde long-hair.
  11.  Rhiannon – A Welsh legendary figure with long, blonde hair.
  12.  Ringlet – A sweet little name for a soft kitty.
  13.  RuPaul – The world’s most famous drag queen is certainly known for some long luxurious wigs during her career.
  14.  She-bear – A name for the cats who are as cuddly as a bear cub.
  15.  Shirley – A reference to a child star from the age of the silver screen, Shirley Temple, and her famous soft ringlets.

Shirley – A reference to a child star from the age of the silver screen, Shirley Temple, and her famous soft ringlets.

  1.  Sutherland – This name is an obscure reference to the Sutherland Sisters, a singing act of seven sisters with extremely long hair who once performed for Barnum and Bailey’s.
  2.  Tina Turner – This R&B and soul crooner is instantly recognizable not just for her powerful and distinctive voice, but also for her wild tresses.
  3.  Tress – A straightforward name for such a long-haired kitty.
  4.  Twisted Sister – A fun reference to the 80s hair band.
  5.  Ursula – A cute name that means “little she-bear.”
  6.  Velvet – A soft
  7.  Venus – A reference to the goddess of love, Venus is often portrayed with long, beautiful hair.
  8.  Victoria – In Roman mythology, Victoria is the goddess of victory. We imagine she probably has long tresses, blowing in the wind like a banner.
  9.  Wigs – Because with hair so luxurious, it’s gotta be a wig, right?
  10.  Xie – The name of Xie Qiuping, a woman from China who holds the record for the longest female hair and who hasn’t cut her hair since childhood.

Unisex Long-Haired Cat Names

  1.  Afro – An iconic hairdo for the puffy, soft kitty.
  2.  Bear – While we don’t recommend cuddling with bears in real life, perhaps your fuzzy little buddy is just as good of a cuddle, if not better!
  3. Blanket – A name for a cat who is as cozy as a blanket.
  4. Brioche – A soft delicious bread.
  5. Cardigan – A soft sweater.

Bear – While we don’t recommend cuddling with bears in real life, perhaps your fuzzy little buddy is just as good of a cuddle, if not better!

  1. Cashmere – A soft material made from the wool of cashmere goats.
  2. Chinchilla – A supersoft rodent that some people keep as pets.
  3. Cloud – Could be a great name for a fluffy white, grey or even black cat.
  4. Cotton – A great name for a fluffy white kitty.
  5. Cream Puff – A funny and sweet name for a fluffy cat.
  6. Cupcake – A sweet name for a soft, fluffy cat.
  7. Dandelion – A sweet name for a kitty who is soft, like the white fluff of a dandelion at the end of its lifecycle.
  8. Downy – An appropriate name for a big softy.
  9. Doughnut – A sweet name for a soft, fluffy sweet guy.
  10. Dreads – A popular hairstyle that often comes with cultural and/or spiritual significance.
  11. Dumpling – A sweet name for a chubby, soft kitty cat.
  12. Ewok – We love these adorably furry aliens from the Star Wars universe!
  13. Feather – Because some cats are as soft as feathers!
  14. Fleece – A soft material or a reference to the fleece of sheep.
  15.  Flopsy – One of Peter Rabbit’s siblings in the stories of children’s author Beatrix Potter.

Dandelion – A sweet name for a kitty who is soft, like the white fluff of a dandelion at the end of its lifecycle.

  1.  Fluffball – A straightforward name…
  2.  Fluffernutter – …and a name for a fluffy, crazy cat…
  3.  Fluffy – …and of course, the classic of “fluff” names for a cat, “Fluffy.”
  4.  Frizz –  But maybe your cat has more frizz than fluff. It’s okay, we aren’t judging.
  5.  Furby – Remember these strange, furry little toys that would talk and warble nonsense?
  6.  Fuzzball – We know it’s a little obvious, but even obvious names work for a reason!
  7.  Fuzzy – A shorter, nicer sounding name than Fuzzball.
  8.  Hairball – A name meant with all the good humor and love in the world.
  9.  Kodiak – A type of bear.
  10.  Lamb – One of the softest animals there is.
  11.  Lop – A type of rabbit.
  12.  Marshmallow – We love this for a fluffy white cat.
  13.  Meringue – A soft, sweet, whipped dessert.
  14.  Mogwai – A soft, furry Gremlin…unless you feed them after midnight!
  15.  Mohawk – A type of hairstyle that gives a nice edge to a big softy.

Meringue – A soft, sweet, whipped dessert.

  1.  Mousse – A name for a cat that’s soft, fluffy, and sweet.
  2.  Muffin – A sweet name for a fluffy cat.
  3.  Nazir – An ascetic vow taken during the Biblical era, where one of the details includes not cutting one’s hair.
  4.  Panda – A fun name for a black and white cat with a soft coat.
  5.  Parfait – A sweet fluffy dessert.
  6.  Plushy – A great name for a soft kitty who is like a big, soft plushie!
  7.  PomPom – A silly and fun name.
  8.  Poof – Why not name a poofy cat Poof?
  9.  Puff – …or how bout Puff?
  10.  Ragamuffin – A big fluffy breed of cat with thick, soft fur.
  11.  Satin – Is there anything more satisfyingly soft than satin? Maybe your cat’s fur…
  12.  Sheep – A soft, wooly animal.
  13.  Silky – A name for a cat with a silky smooth coat.
  14.  Snowy – An appropriate name for a fluffy white cat.
  15.  Waves – A reference to waves of hair.

Satin – Is there anything more satisfyingly soft than satin? Maybe your cat’s fur…

There are many kinds of names that would be fitting for a soft long-haired cat. From sweet and elegant, to silly and fun, we hope that you managed to find something for you soft, long-haired companion.

About Ma'ayan Gutbezahl

Maayan is a freelance writer living in Southern New Jersey. Over the course of her career, she has written on a wide variety of topics that reflect her many interests, from video game reviews to animal and pet care; and from rock music to international social issues. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with her family, drinking tea with a good book and one of her cats in her lap, and deep diving into new hobbies and exploring new interests.

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