Looking for some cute black cat names?

Then you’ll love this list!

We came up with 150 ideas just for you, split between males and females.

Let’s check them out!

75 Male Black Cat Names

Fun fact: The Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) currently recognizes 22 cat breeds that can have black coats.

However, there is only one breed that only features a black coat exclusively. Do you know what it is?

It’s the Bombay cat!.

Whether you’re the parent of a Bombay or one of the other black-coated kitties, here are some cute names for your black cat or kitten.

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  1. Asud: It means black in Arabic.
  2. Bael: It is described as the demon in demonological grimoires.
  3. Bagheera – Fom Indian origin meaning- tiger-like.
  4. Beast: A large four-footed animal. It can be the name of a dangerous-looking cat.
  5. Berlioz: The sweet black kitten from the 1970 movie- The Aristocats.
  6. Binx: A cat’s name from the movie Hocus Pocus.
  7. Black Bean: Black color small seed.
  8. Black Hole: A region in spacetime from where light cannot escape and is black.
  9. BlackJack: A Card in the card game.
  10. Black Mamba: This is species of a highly venomous snake that is black in color.
  11. Black Panda: Black-colored furry animal with black patches around the eyes.
  12. Bow: A cute knot made up of cloth
  13. Brat: Annoying and immature kid.
  14. Bullseye: A center of the target.
  15. Butterscotch: Hard candy made with brown sugar and butter together.
  16. Buzz: An informal sound.
  17. Caesar: A powerful Roman emperor.
  18. Casanova: One who is flirty in nature.
  19. Casper: Keeper of the Treasure.
  20. Chuckles: One who laughs quietly.
  21. Conan: It means little wolf.
  22. Coffee: Black-colored beans.
  23. Cola: A sweetened carbonated drink that is dark black in color.
  24. Comet: It is made up of ice, dust, and rock appearing as a streak across the sky.
  25. Coven: A group of witches.
  26. Creature: Something which is created.
  27. Crescent: A curved shape the one which moon have at its first and last stage.
  28. Crisp: Being thin and hard.
  29. Cujo: A name of the psychological horror novel.
  30. Damien: The one who subdues.
  31. Darth: It is the title given to the Dark Lords of the Sith order.
  32. Darko: In mythology and astrology, it is a dragon.
  33. Dusk: The darkest part of twilight before the night begins.
  34. Ecco: The one who moves here and there.
  35. Echo: The repetition of sound due to reflection.
  36. Felix: It is a Latin word meaning happy or lucky.
  37. Figs: These are unique fruit resembling the shape of a teardrop.
  38. Flash: To break forth or out or to make a sudden display.
  39. Foam: It is a frothy substance made up of bubbles.
  40. Fudge: It is a soft, spongy, and creamy item like a cake.
  41. Garfield: It is a fictional cartoon character of a cat.
  42. Ghost:A disembodied soul.
  43. Gloom: A dark or shadowy place or thing.
  44. Glutton:One who is habitually very greedy of eating.
  45. Gobble: One who eats quickly and noisily.
  46. Goth: They are people with dark black makeup.
  47. Grape:It is a juicy jelly fruit.
  48. Imp: A small creature like a little devil.
  49. Jamun: It is a black color berry with a sweet and sour taste.
  50. Jingle: A ringing sound made with the small bells.
  51. Kava: It means black coffee in the Belarusian language.
  52. Lucifer: In Latin, it is the name of the planet Venus, meaning light-bringer
  53. Midnight: The darkest hour of the day.
  54. Minion: A fictional cartoon character.
  55. Mocha: It is a chocolate-flavored variant of caffe latte.
  56. Mogambo: It is an Indian villain in the movie.
  57. Nomad: One who moves around places without having any fixed destination.
  58. Nugget: A small lump of valuable metal or mineral.
  59. Ozzy: Spear of the Gods.
  60. Panther: For one of the largest black cats!
  61. Pepper: Black color peppercorns used as a spice and seasoning.
  62. Pirate: One who robs or commits illegal violence at sea.
  63. Rune: It is the word of German origin meaning secret or whisper.
  64. Scar: A mark or indentation.
  65. Shady: Sluttish
  66. Spark: To stir to an activity or to do work actively.
  67. Sponge: A soft, fluffy thing that absorbs.
  68. Stallion – After the Black Stallion, of course.
  69. Straw: That which is scattered or strewn.
  70. Stray: To wander away from where they are supposed to be.
  71. Tarmac: A black color materialist substance.
  72. Thunder: Loud and noisy sound in the dark sky.
  73. Vampire: One who comes at night to drink the blood of a living organism.
  74. Vortex: A mass of fluid that turns around very fast.
  75. Zorro: A fictional character.

75 Female Black Cat Names

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  1. Aloma: A dark brown or yellowish-brown substance.
  2. Aura: The distinct quality that someone has which separates them from others.
  3. Banshee: It is named after the strong female spirit
  4. Bastet: She is an Egyptian goddess of home and women’s secrets and cats.
  5. Batwoman– After the DC superhero!
  6. Beatrice: The one who makes happy.
  7. Bell: A bell is a metal object which makes a sound when hit or shaken.
  8. Berry: A small juicy, rounded, brightly colored, sweet, and sour fruit.
  9. Black Beryl: It is a black gemstone
  10. Black Goji: A black color sweet and tasty berry.
  11. Bloomy: One who is full of bloom or freshness.
  12. Boots: Usually long dark-colored shoes which are up to the knee.
  13. Cadbury: A confectionery brand.
  14. Celeste: A Latin word meaning heavenly.
  15. Charmy: A girl/female who is charming.
  16. Clair: A clear and bright thing.
  17. Ciara: Of Irish origin meaning- little dark one.
  18. Clove: A black or dark brown flower bud which is used as a spice.
  19. Cocoa: Black color beans for making chocolate.
  20. Coraline: After Neil Gaiman’s creepiest children’s book.
  21. Cordie: Cordie is a skinny spider girl.
  22. Dahlia– After the Black Dahlia
  23. Dally: One who acts or walks slowly.
  24. Drony: A lazy, sluggish creature.
  25. Elvira: The horror movie character is also known as The Mistress Of the Dark.
  26. Fey: Having supernatural powers of clairvoyance.
  27. Figaro: An adroit and unscrupulous intriguer.
  28. Freya: One of the preeminent goddesses in Norse mythology.
  29. Gel: A semi-solid soft substance.
  30. Glitter: Sparkle sequins that shine in the spotlight.
  31. Godiva: Gift of God.
  32. Gypsy: One who travels forms one place to another like a vagabond.
  33. Hazel: It is a crunchy nut of dark color.
  34. Hei: It means Black in Chinese.
  35. Hex- After the mystical word
  36. Ink- The dark-colored pigment used to color a surface.
  37. Isis: The Egyptian goddess of healing.
  38. Jincy: Indian origin name meaning cute.
  39. Lexi: Diminutive form of Alexis.
  40. Licorice:  A sweet candy that is black in color.
  41. Lichen: A green and black color algae.
  42. Lucinda: The name is normally given to a black cat.
  43. Luna: Moon is a Spanish and Italian given name of Latin origin.
  44. Mara: One who has strength.
  45. Melee: A crowd of people who are always in a hurry.
  46. Messy: One who is always messed up.
  47. Morticia: A fictional witchy character from the TV shows The Addams Family.
  48. Musta: In Finnish origin, meaning black.
  49. Nelly: A Greek origin name meaning light.
  50. Nyx : From Greek origin meaning- night.
  51. Olive: The black color and velvety body of olive gives it is name
  52. Oprah: In Hebrew origin, meaning young deer.
  53. Pansy: A bright color flower.
  54. Plum: A soft, round, fleshy fruit.
  55. Rusty: A top brownish layer on any substance.
  56. Scoria: A typically dark-colored volcanic rock.
  57. Selina: From French origin meaning- heaven and also from Greek origin meaning- moon.
  58. Silky: One who is soft and smooth.
  59. Sooty: Used in names of birds and animals that are mainly black in color.
  60. Spooky: One who is strange and frightening.
  61. Steffi: In Greek, it means crown.
  62. Stormy: One who has unpredictable outbursts.
  63. Tilly: The girl’s name of German origin, meaning battle-mighty.
  64. Tora: In Japanese, it means tiger.
  65. Trixie: She who brings Happiness.
  66. Umbra: It is a dark black shadow.
  67. Vanilla: It is a spice derived from orchid with a very pleasant smell.
  68. Viola: A musical instrument which, when played makes a soothing sound.
  69. Vim: One who is filled with enthusiasm.
  70. Wick: A bundle of loosely twisted, braided threads.
  71. Wiggles: Moving with twisting and turning movements.
  72. Winkie– After the black cat character in Escape to Witch Mountain
  73. Zemi: A deity or ancestral spirit.
  74. Zenith: The highest point in the celestial sphere.
  75. Zil: A beautiful princess

Bombay kitten with text referring to black cat names

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Deana Tucker
Deana Tucker

Deanna is a passionate cat lover and freelance writer. She lives with her Chi dog and a ragdoll cat. When she’s not writing, Deanna loves listening to country music or watching Dancing With The Stars.