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If you have a new kitten gracing your family during the season, it’s fitting to think of some fall cat names to honor this time of year.

Maybe his or her fur coat also bears the fall colors? Or perhaps you just like a good old-fashioned autumn name!

Either way, we have compiled an extensive list for you to find the perfect one for your cat based on the season, her personality, coat color, and much more!

Check them out!

Fall Cat Names Inspiration

As we see the season change and the leaves turn shades of brown, yellow and red, we know fall is upon us.

Not only do our surroundings remind us of fall, but even the Halloween and eventually Thanksgiving decorations do a good job of depicting the arrival of a new season.

With that in mind, we’ve come up with some terrific fall cat names inspired by the season’s colors, tastiest treats (pumpkin, anyone?) and other things that just scream “autumn!!” to us!

Let’s start with our furry little boys, shall we? Then, we’ll check out some cute fall cat names for girls!

Fall Cat Names For Males

brown kitten facing left showing her back and long tail

Coming up with male fall cat names was a little harder than the female list below, but we managed to pull together 50 brilliant ideas!

Most of these names actually work well for both boys and girls, so if you see one you love for your female kitty, go for it!

  1. Acorn
  2. Aki – For a more international vibe, it means “brilliant autumn” in Japanese.
  3. Ash
  4. Asher
  5. Autumn
  6. Barley
  7. Boots
  8. Bourbon
  9. Bronze
  10. Bruno
  11. Butterscotch
  12. Caramel
  13. Chestnut
  14. Cheddar
  15. Chowder
  16. Cider
  17. Cinnamon
  18. Copper
  19. Fall
  20. Finn – Meaning “blonde” from Irish origins. Perfect for golden kitties.
  21. Forrest
  22. Herbst – German word for “autumn”
  23. Hosto- Basque word for “leaf”
  24. Hunter
  25. Jasper
  26. Jesen- Croatian word for “autumn”
  27. Leaf (or spelled Leif)
  28. Libra – Horoscope that spans September and October.
  29. Mars – A ruling planet of Scorpio (a fall sign).
  30. Mercury – Ruling planet of Virgo, the horoscope that spans late August to September
  31. Otono – Spanish for “autumn”
  32. Peanut – Because peanut butter tastes great all year round.
  33. Pie
  34. Pluto – Another ruling planet of Scorpio
  35. Pumpa – Swedish for “pumpkin”
  36. Pumpkin
  37. Rain – It rains more so in the fall than in the summer
  38. Reese
  39. Rufus – Red-haired from Latin origins.
  40. Rusty
  41. Rye – Cereal plant, linked to harvest and crops, which brings autumn to mind.
  42. Sawyer – Meaning woodsman. How fitting for fall!
  43. Scorpio
  44. Sunny
  45. Toby – Short for October
  46. Toffee
  47. Tök – Hungarian word for “pumpkin”
  48. Twig (Twiggy)
  49. Virgo – August and September zodiac sign.
  50. Woody – It’s all about trees in the fall, and Woody is a play on the word “wood”

We decided to take most of our cat name inspiration from our surroundings and colors.

Of course, we couldn’t forget about food! Autumn is when we celebrate Thanksgiving, and it’s one of the holidays with the most delicious feast!

From turkey, and cranberry sauce to pumpkin pie, we simply had to take inspiration from this long-standing holiday.

Now some if not all of the names above can be unisex, but we have also compiled a list of names just for little girls.

Fall Cat Names For Females

old tiger cat with green eyes

Coming up with female fall cat names was a bit easier, as many of the season’s colors and treats work really well!

We’ve also looked around the globe for inspiration. You’ll find some cute ideas from ways of saying things like “leaf,” “autumn,” and “pumpkin” in other languages!

  1. Amber
  2. Apple
  3. Apricot
  4. Artemis – Greek Goddess of the Hunt, hunting occurs a lot in the fall.
  5. Autumn
  6. Callie – Short for Calico, a cat who has the colors of autumn already on her fur.
  7. Candy
  8. Ceres – The Roman equivalent of Demeter, goddess of the Harvest.
  9. Clementine
  10. Copper
  11. Crimson
  12. Dayrta – Somali for “autumn”
  13. Demeter – Greek Goddess of the Harvest
  14. Diana – The Roman goddess of the hunt.
  15. Dynia – Polish for “pumpkin”
  16. Ebony
  17. Ember
  18. Eve – as in All Hallows Eve
  19. Fawn
  20. Fern
  21. Folla – means “leaves” in Galician
  22. Gaia – The Goddess of the Earth
  23. Ginger
  24. Harifa – Maltese for “autumn”
  25. Honey
  26. Goldie
  27. Hazel
  28. Juniper
  29. Libra
  30. Maple
  31. Marigold
  32. Maizie – Female rendition of Maize, for corn.
  33. Nova – Short for November
  34. Octa – You guessed it, short for October
  35. Oak
  36. Orla – From Irish origins meaning “golden princess”.
  37. Poplar
  38. Ruby
  39. Scarlet
  40. Sage
  41. Sparrow
  42. Sienna
  43. Tawny – A light brown color.
  44. Tikva – Bosnian for “pumpkin”
  45. Toamnă – Romanian for “autumn”
  46. Toffee
  47. Virgo
  48. Venus – Ruling planet of Libra, the Zodiac sign in September and October, the fall months.
  49. Willow
  50. Zucca – Italian for “pumpkin”

Whether you like food, colors or just fall itself, you can find a name to satisfy your inner fall craving for your new female kitten.

Names like Candy, Toffee, Apricot and Honey give you the warm feeling of autumn and Thanksgiving.

Libra, Virgo, and Venus speak to your inner astrologer, and Octa, Nova and Rain honor the fall season.


And there you have it, our list of fall names for your new feline addition to the family!

What does your cat’s name mean? Which name on our list is your favorite?

Can you think of any other fall cat names? Leave a comment below and tell us what you think!

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