Looking for a few cool cat names?

Well, we’ve got 260 of them for you!

Now that you have a new kitten, the fun part begins!

No, not the endless play sessions and snuggly purrs, but finding the perfect name.

If you’re stuck for a moniker check out these cool cat names, we’ve got black cat names, names from anime, elegant, majestic, and even space-related cat names.

Plus, we’ve found the top 50 quirkiest cat names you’ve ever heard.

We have a name to suit every feline fancy, so you don’t have to resort to, “Kitty” – it’s so passe…

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260 Cool Cat Names

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Black Cat Names

Love black cats and Disney? You’re going to adore these 14 mischievous black cat names based on Disney movie characters! Check them out!

Despite the myths surrounding them, black cats are NOT bad luck, so find your beautiful fur baby a name that reflects her true nature.

Here are some of the top black cat names.

  1. Ebony
  2. Cinder
  3. Coal
  4. Thunder
  5. Graphite
  6. Onyx
  7. Stormy (or Storm)
  8. Shade
  9. Smokey
  10. Ember

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If you want to embrace the “spooky” side of your ebony feline, check out these black cat names.

  1. Goth
  2. Midnight
  3. Elvira
  4. Merlin
  5. Phantom
  6. Raven
  7. Wizard
  8. Hocus Pocus (could be used for siblings)
  9. Magic
  10. Mystery

Lastly, if you want some cool cat names that mean “black” in another language, we’ve got those, too.

  1. Nero (Italian)
  2. Preto (Portuguese)
  3. Noir (French)
  4. Schwarz (German)
  5. Zwart (Dutch)
  6. Kuro (Japanese)
  7. Krishna (dark, black in Sanskrit/Indian)

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Anime Cat Names

Are you a fan of the Japanese-style film and television programs known as “anime?”

Then perhaps you’ll want to reflect that love in your kitten’s name?

Check out these anime cat names!

  1. Happy (Fairy Tail)
  2. Carla (Fairy Tail)
  3. Chi (Chi’s Sweet Home)
  4. Madara (Natsume’s Book of Friends)
  5. Sakamoto (Nichijou)
  6. Jiji (Kiki’s Delivery Service)
  7. Jibanyan (YouKai Watch)
  8. Luna (Sailor Moon)
  9. Artemis (Sailor Moon)
  10. Kuro (Blue Exorcist)
  11. Tama (Sazae-San)
  12. Kamineko (Azumanga Daioh)
  13. Arthur (Code Geass)
  14. Poyo (Poyopoyo Kansatsu Nikki)
  15. Buyo (Inuyasha)
  16. Kuroneko-sama (Trigun)
  17. Takkun (FLCL)

Elegant Cat Names

Some cats have that look of elegance to them, so give them a name that reflects that image – at least until they start licking their bottoms in front of company…

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Female Elegant Cat Names

  1. Aspen
  2. Ambrosia
  3. Diana
  4. Eloise
  5. Bella (Isabella)
  6. Fifi
  7. Emerald
  8. Chantilly
  9. Ivory
  10. Jade
  11. Gracie
  12. Ivy
  13. Hera
  14. Zeda
  15. Valentine
  16. Violet
  17. Symphony
  18. Sage
  19. Opal

Male Elegant Cat Names

  1. Alfred
  2. Chandler
  3. Carter
  4. Bernard
  5. Broderick
  6. Bond
  7. Cobalt
  8. Alton
  9. Admiral
  10. Britton
  11. Atlas
  12. Princeton
  13. Redmond
  14. Paxton
  15. Kennedy
  16. Hartford
  17. Franklin
  18. Romeo
  19. Jacques

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Designer Cat Names

Do you like all things designer? Give your feline friend a name that reflects your own personal style with one of these “designer” cat names.

  1. Gabbana
  2. Armani
  3. Chanel
  4. Betsy
  5. Barney
  6. Valentino
  7. Chloe
  8. Christian
  9. Gucci
  10. Coco
  11. Dior
  12. Dolce
  13. Kors
  14. Juicy
  15. Louie
  16. Marc
  17. McQueen
  18. Oscar
  19. Prada
  20. Pucci
  21. Stella
  22. Yves
  23. Versace
  24. Tory
  25. Vera

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Cat Names Inspired By Glamor

Cats are all about being cool. What’s more laid back than having a “galmorous” name?

Check out these monikers for your “Cool Kitty.” 

  1. Mercedes
  2. Jag
  3. Tesla
  4. Turismo
  5. Lexus
  6. Maserati
  7. Hamlet
  8. Godfrey
  9. Rockwell
  10. Picasso
  11. Renoir
  12. Othello
  13. Francois
  14. Archibald
  15. Amethyst
  16. Diamond
  17. Jewel
  18. Ruby
  19. Opal
  20. Sapphire
  21. Isadora

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Majestic Cat Names

Some felines look majestic like they should be sitting on a throne all of their own. Here are majestic cat names that will have your feline thinking she/he belongs in a palace

  1. Adhira (restless in Sanskrit/Indian)
  2. Daiki (great glory in Japanese)
  3. Dae-jung (great and vast in Korean)
  4. Adita (first root in Sanskrit/Indian)
  5. Ari (lion in Hebrew)
  6. Myeong (bright and clear in Korean)
  7. Achilles (warrior in Greek)
  8. Amara (everlasting in Italian)
  9. Amorita (little loved in Latin)
  10. Alessandro (defender of mankind in Italian)
  11. Ambrossio (divine in Spanish)
  12. Anatoly (sunrise in Russian)
  13. Arun (sun in Burmese)
  14. Bala (strength in Sanskrit/Indian)
  15. Bao (precious treasure in Chinese)
  16. Fairuz (turquoise in Arabic)
  17. Haneul (heaving, sky in Korean)
  18. Bacio (kiss in Italian
  19. Demetria (Goddess of harvest and fertility in Greek)
  20. Dirk (famous ruler in German)
  21. Ekaterina (pure in Russian)
  22. Farfalle (butterfly in Italian)
  23. Hans (gift from God in German)
  24. Ivana (God is gracious in Czech)
  25. Javiera (owner of the house in Spanish)
  26. Lilja (lily in Finnish)
  27. Indra (God of rain and thunder in Sanskrit/Indian)
  28. Kameko (superior child in Japanese)
  29. Kali (black in Hindu)
  30. Ahmad (commendable in Arabic)
  31. Akemi (beauty in Japanese)
  32. Priya (love in Sanskrit/Indian)
  33. Rangsey (seven colors in Cambodian)
  34. Ruwa (beauty in Arabic)
  35. Saki (cape in Japanese)
  36. Suki – beloved in Japanese
  37. Akira (bright in Japanese)
  38. Karima (generous and noble in Arabic)
  39. Mukhtar (chosen in Arabic)
  40. Maia (goddess of spring in Greek)
  41. Ora (gold in Spanish)
  42. Renaldo (ruler in Spanish)
  43. Thalia (blooming in Greek)
  44. Vladimir (renowned prince in Russian)
  45. Annipe (daughter of the Nile in Egyptian)
  46. Azizi (precious in Egyptian)
  47. Kamilah (perfect in Egyptian)

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Zodiac Cat Names

What’s your cat’s sign? If you want to make naming your cat a tad easier, look to his birth date. Here are the twelve Zodiac signs that could be used as cat names.

  1. Aries (March 21st – April 19th)
  2. Libra (September 23rd – October 22nd)
  3. Scorpio (October 23rd – November 21st)
  4. Taurus (April 20th – May 20th)
  5. Gemini (May 21st – June 20th)
  6. Sagittarius (November 22nd – December 21st)
  7. Cancer (June 21st to July 22nd)
  8. Capricorn (December 22nd – January 19th)
  9. Leo (July 23rd – August 22nd)
  10. Aquarius (January 20th to February 18th)
  11. Virgo (August 23rd to September 22nd)
  12. Pisces (February 19th to March 20th)


Space-Related Cat Names

Love outer space? Check out these lunar-related “spacey” names that may work for your best feline friend.

  1. Chantrea (moon in Cambodian)
  2. Svetlana (star in Russian)
  3. Apollo
  4. Cosmo
  5. Astro
  6. Sirius
  7. Nova
  8. Luna
  9. Archer
  10. Nova
  11. Orion
  12. Eclipse
  13. Comet
  14. Jupiter
  15. Neptune
  16. Pluto
  17. Galileo
  18. Orbit
  19. Jet
  20. Kepler
  21. Oberon
  22. Umbra
  23. Hubble

Quirky Cat Names

Do you want a quirky name for your feline friend that will make your friends say “huh?” Check out these unconventional, but cute Kitty names.

  1. Snuggles Butt
  2. Le Lee
  3. Sir Hog
  4. Count Flufferton
  5. Sasha Biggiepotamus
  6. Katy Purry
  7. Walter Croncat
  8. Joey Banana Pants
  9. Airbubble McMuffin
  10. Felix Thunder Paws
  11. Hamburger Patty
  12. Nuttykitty
  13. Angus T Brackencrack
  14. Senor Meow
  15. Sassy Brat Kat
  16. Waffle Dots
  17. Purrscilla
  18. Ajax General
  19. Autobahn
  20. Bacon Bite
  21. Beaudacious Maximus
  22. Belly Button
  23. BC Wompum Stompum
  24. Boodles Of Oodles
  25. Bobo Prince Of Edinburg
  26. Cactus Cooler
  27. Bogey The Ebony Ace
  28. Creme Bowling Ball
  29. Brutus Pancakes
  30. Energizer Bunny
  31. Eskimo Pie
  32. Chief Tator Tot
  33. Fava Bean
  34. Feisty Squeaker
  35. FL Martha Washington
  36. Felix Thunder Paws
  37. Froot Loops
  38. Knuckle Head
  39. Fuzzy Wuzzy
  40. Kung Fu Seabolt
  41. General Ginger Beefy
  42. Lambchops
  43. Honest Bob
  44. Macaroni Al Dente
  45. Jazz Purr
  46. Mindy Fluffer Nutter
  47. Munchkin-Dunkin
  48. Lil Big Foot
  49. Little Funky Monkey
  50. Tru-Purr

Almost anything will pass as a cat name today, so choose one that reflects either your own personality and tastes or the special quality you see in your new kitten.

And if none of that works, you can always resort back to “Kitty.”

If you're stuck for a moniker check out these cool cat names, we've got black cat names, names from anime, elegant, majestic, and even space-related cat names.

Did you find the perfect name for your cat among our list? What are some of your favorite cool cat names? Let us know in the comments section. We’d love to hear from you!


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