The 55 Most Unique Cat Names for Your Feline Friend

Are you in love with your new kitten but don’t have a name yet? Cats provide lots of inspiration based on their character and appearance.
We’ll start off our list of cool cat names with ones that recognize their awesomeness

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Unique Male Names

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  • 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.

Unique Female Cat Names:

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  • Dalila– is an Egyptian name meaning sweet.
  • Hasina– Means lover.
  • Kamilah– is an Egyptian for perfect.
  • Aziza– is an Egyptian name which means precious
  • Balbina– is Latin for strong.
  • Beatrice– a funny Latin name for one who brings joy.
  • Gazelle-  means graceful.
  • Madonna– is Latin for my lady.
  • Magna– is a unisex cat name meaning large
  • Pearl– Precious jewel, a white one.
  • Precious– Latin for a darling or a loved one.
  • Rosalind– Name for the one with great beauty.
  • Ruby– Is a Latin jewel, a name given to a valued cat. Valentina is a Latin name that means healthy and strong
  • Valeria– The name was popular in ancient egypt means strong and vigorous

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Creative Cat Names:

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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.

Mystic Cat Names

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  • Pluto – This name represents both the ruler of the underworld and the name of the black cat in the famous Edgar Allan Poe story.
  • Hades – He is another ruler of the underworld in ancient mythology.
  • Loki – He is a trickster who shares many characteristics of wily felines.
  • Sphinx – A mythical creature from a culture who idolized cats.
  • Voodoo – A practice which has traditionally been viewed as dark and mystical.
  • Wicca – A name for a black cat that references the mystical women who traditionally kept them.
  • Nimbus – A Latin term meaning “dark cloud” which beautifully describes black cats.
  • Tenebris – Literally the Latin term for “darkness”.
  • Onyx – A beautiful, shiny, black coloured stone.
  • Fortune – A play on the superstition that black cats are unlucky.

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.

Super Unique Names

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  • 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 Savannah 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.

8 thoughts on “The 55 Most Unique Cat Names for Your Feline Friend

  1. AvatarBasil

    Great names, thanks fur sharing! The P.A. really likes Nimbus, she says that’s a purretty cool name fur a house panther! MOL

    Big Sunday purrs

    Basil & Co xox

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  2. AvatarSandra

    I named my cat Zebrowski but call him Browski for short. My last other’s cats were named Gizmo (he was an older rescue and came with his name) and Chester I got him as a kitten and he kept jumping onto my sofa hence the name as another mane for a sofa is a chestfild,

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  3. AvatarLezley A Larson

    My kitties are Cöttr, Kissa, Myaldr, Tonka, Missa, Rayne, and Rune. Cöttr and Kissa are mommy and daddy to the rest. We are of Nordic decent so I gave most Nordic names. Tonka is the only one not named nordically.

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