160 Striped Cat Names Ideas For Your New Pet

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Your cat’s name should be associated with its striped appearance and personality if possible. Deciding on your cat’s name is a bid decision and will be around as long as your lovely feline, so choose wisely.

With so many varieties of striped cats, it can be difficult to choose a name that fits. Here are our top picks for striped cat names.

Striped Male Cat Names

Bandit – Named for a mischievous and striped cat.

  1. Aslan – Named after the bold lion from Narnia.
  2. Atlas – This is the name of a Greek God.
  3. Bandit – Named for a mischievous and striped cat.
  4. Charlie – The English name meaning ‘independent.’
  5. Chester – Can be for the most cheerful cat.
  6. Cinder – This is a great name for a dark-colored cat.
  7. Dash – A good name for a very fast cat.
  8. Figaro – This is the name of Geppetto’s cat.
  9. Flame – The color of fire burning hot and red.
  10. Hunter – A good name for the cute hunter your tabby is.
  11. Leo – A good name for your little lion.
  12. Marbles – A name for a beautiful pattern.
  13. Mars – Named after the Roman God of War.
  14. Morris– Named after the most famous orange and white tabbies.
  15. Nemo– Named after the famous clownfish from the Disney movie.
  16. Sunny– Named for the sun, of course.
  17. Tao – A popular Chinese name.
  18. Tekir– This is Turkish for “tabby”
  19. Vesper – This name means ‘evening star.’
  20. Yoda – This is a great name for a cat with big ears.

Striped Female Cat Names

Paris – Named after the city of love.

  1. Buttercup – A name for a tough tabby.
  2. Cinnamon – A nice name for a brown tabby.
  3. Dakota – This is an American name meaning ‘friend.’
  4. Dotty – Perfect for a for a dotted cat.
  5. Duchess – A pretty royal name for a tabby.
  6. Emma – An English name meaning ‘universal.’
  7. Harlequin – This makes a great name for some tabby patterns.
  8. Jasmine – Named after the beautiful white flower.
  9. Maia – Named after the beautiful Greek Goddess.
  10. Marmalade– Named after a tasty treat that is often made with oranges.
  11. Mila – This is a great name for a graceful cat.
  12. Mora– This is Polish for “tabby.”
  13. Opal – Named after the fiery orange gemstone.
  14. Paris – Named after the city of love.
  15. Peaches – These are soft and sweet orange fruits.
  16. Poppy – Named after California poppies that are a pretty shade of orange.
  17. Tabitha – Can be a fancy version for tabby.
  18. Tera – Means a million bits of love.
  19. Venus – Named after the beautiful Goddess.
  20. Zina – This is a name meaning radiant.’

Striped Unisex Cat Names

Pepper – a popular name among black cat owners which is inspired by black pepper – a dark and vibrant color.

  1. Ash – A dark color left after fire.
  2. Cocoa – A t name for a brown color cat.
  3. Drizzle – Like the rain which usually offers shades of dark sky.
  4. Hakon – This means striped grass.
  5. Lucky – This means good fortune.
  6. Magic – Black cats are from folklore and the days of witches casting spells.
  7. Oreo – A cookie that is black and white.
  8. Patches – Patterns of different colors kind of look like patches.
  9. Pebbles – Tabby cats often have a pebbled fur pattern. Also, this name is adorable.
  10. Pewter – A gray color metal.
  11. Platnum – Is a silver/ gray metal color.
  12. Shadow – A shadow can be seen when the sun is out. A dark area.
  13. Shady – Can mean shade or dark.
  14. Spot – Can be for a spotted tabby cat.
  15. Tawny – A light brown and orange color.
  16. Venus – A striped planet.
  17. Whiskers – Means those long hairs on your cat’s face.
  18. Wicked – This is for a mischievous cat.
  19. Zebra – A fun name for a striped cat like the striped animal.
  20. Zebre – Means zebra in French.

Names for a Orange Striped Cats

Nemo – is male name meaning “nobody”

  1. Amber – A name based on the gold/orange coloring.
  2. Cheetah – Like the large wild cat.
  3. Cider – A great name for a golden cat.
  4. Clementine – These are hybrid oranges.
  5. Copper – A warm, and rusty coloring.
  6. Crimson– A light red color.
  7. Flame – The color of fire burning hot and red.
  8. Garfield – This is named after the most famous orange tabby cat in the world.
  9. Ginger – This is another word for redheads.
  10. Goldy – Self explanatory for that golden colored kitty.
  11. Hobbes – The tiger from Calvin and Hobbes.
  12. Honey – A name for a golden cat.
  13. Leo – A name for your little lion.
  14. Paprika– An orange spice.
  15. Peaches– These are soft and sweet orange fruits.
  16. Pumpkin – A large orange fruit for Halloween.
  17. Rusty– Is the color of oxidized metals.
  18. Sunny – Named after the glowing sun.
  19. Tawny – A light brown-ish orange color.
  20. Tiger – The right name for an orange and white cat.

Names for a Grey Striped Cat

Lloyd – This is a Welsh/English name that means “gray.”

  1. Ashley – A female name from the color of ash.
  2. Blaze– Can be the smoke left behind.
  3. Cinder – Is short for Cinderella and like burned coal
  4. Dumbo – The gray elephant from Disney.
  5. Dusky– Gray fur can look dusky in nature.
  6. Eeyore– This is the gray donkey character from Winnie the Pooh.
  7. Gracie – A perfect female name with the word gray in it.
  8. Grayson– This name has the color in it.
  9. Grigio– This name means “gray” in Italian.
  10. Lloyd – This is a Welsh/English name that means “gray.”
  11. Misty– Like a gray cold morning.
  12. Pewter – Another gray color metal.
  13. Platnum – Is a silver/ gray metal color.
  14. Shadow – A shadow can be seen when the sun is out. A dark area.
  15. Shady – Can mean shade or dark.
  16. Slate – This is a gray colored stone.
  17. Smoky – Like smoke.
  18. Steel – Like the metal that can be a gray color.
  19. Stone– A great name choice to tie in the gray color of your cat’s fur.
  20. Wolf – Like a gray wolf.

Names for Black Striped Cats

Sable – The name Sable is interchangeable for the color black.

  1. Crow – Crows are smart, courageous, and black.
  2. Ebony – Ebony is dark black wood that is often used to make piano keys.
  3. Eclipse – This occurs when the moon or a planet, moves into the shadow of another.
  4. Elvis – He was known for his signature jet black hair.
  5. Grime – Can mean dirty or dark.
  6. Guinness – A darker and bold beer.
  7. Jet – Can mean the phrase “jet black” to describe the blackest of blacks.
  8. Knight – Means the blackness of night.
  9. Licorice – Licorice is a name for witches’ herbs and soothing potions.
  10. Luna – This means “moon” in Spanish and can have a dark and light side.
  11. Magic – Black cats are from folklore and the days of witches casting spells.
  12. Ninja – These are covert agents skilled in fighting, and surprise attacks.
  13. Nox – She was the shadowy goddess who represented night.
  14. Onyx – Are there black spots on their fur? This means black.
  15. Raven – These are large birds that are smart, fun and resourceful.
  16. Sable – The name Sable is interchangeable for the color black.
  17. Shadow – A dark area that follows you.
  18. Shady – Can mean shade or dark.
  19. Smoky – Like smoke.
  20. Wicked – This is for a mischievous cat.

Names for Black and White Striped Cats

Shadow – A dark area that follows you.

  1. Blotch – Like and ink blotch.
  2. Boots – Looks like a cat is wearing boots.
  3. Domino – A black and white game piece.
  4. Dusty – Kittens are often called Dusty due to their dusty appearance.
  5. Eight ball – A white and black pool ball.
  6. Ember – Glowing flame.
  7. Frostbite – Can be a name for cats with white tips.
  8. Lucky – This means good fortune.
  9. Maggie – Maggie means Pearl or could be short for Magpie.
  10. Magpie – A dark-colored bird with white on its wings.
  11. Oreo – A cookie that is black and white.
  12. Pepper – Black like pepper.
  13. Phantom – One that is not seen.
  14. Rocky – Can mean a famous ruler.
  15. Rorschach – Name comes from a ghost-like character.
  16. Shadow – A dark area that follows you.
  17. Shady – Can mean shade or dark.
  18. Smoky – Like smoke.
  19. Spicy – Something hot used in food.
  20. Whiskers – Means those long hairs on your cat’s face.

Names for Tiger-Striped Cats

Phoenix – is a male name meaning “dark red”.

  1. Agave – An American aloe plant.
  2. Bhagabhai – Has the power of a tiger.
  3. Calathea – This means basket.
  4. Damoo – A famous animal trainer from India, he was able to earn the trust of wild animals.
  5. Garfield – Orange striped cartoon Kitty.
  6. Hobbes – From the cartoon series, “Calvin and Hobbes.”
  7. Koumal – Tiger cub brother in the film Two Brothers.
  8. Louison – The tigress in the 1876 French novel Les Aventures du Capitaine Corcoran.
  9. Mantecore – White tiger from Vegas shows.
  10. Parker – Tiger and costar in the film Life of Pi.
  11. Rajah – From Disney’s Aladdin, Rajah means king.
  12. Shere Khan – Rudyard Kipling’s tiger in The Jungle Book. Khan means lord or ruler.
  13. Sangha – Tiger cub brother in the film Two Brothers.
  14. Taika – Means tiger in Tongan.
  15. Tigerlily – The combination of tiger and Lily flower.
  16. Tigerni – The power of a tigress.
  17. Tigger – Winnie The Pooh’s companion.
  18. Tony – The Kelloggs mascot, Tony the Tiger.
  19. Tora – Means tiger in Japanese.
  20. Tyger – From William Blake’s poem, “The Tyger,” “Tyger, Tyger burning bright…”

Name your cat based on their pattern, color, or special personality. You cant go wrong with classics like “Ginger” and  “Pepper” but some cats are just born for unusual names like “Tabasco ” and “Phoenix”. Just because this list has a lot of great choices doesn’t mean you can’t keep searching for the perfect name. We hope this has been helpful in your name search!

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About Amy Brown

Amy Brown is a Certified NAVC Pet Nutritionist and animal lover. She is the proud owner of two cats and a dog and her love for animals has led her to a successful career as a freelance writer specializing in pet care, nutrition, and product reviews.

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