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Cats have been a beloved companion of humans for centuries and have inspired countless works of art, literature, and pop culture.

Famous cats have captured our hearts and imaginations. As a result, many cat owners seek to give their furry friends a name that pays homage to their favorite feline celebrities.

We’ll explore the world of famous cat names, from iconic characters in movies and TV shows to beloved pets of celebrities.

Famous Cat Names From History

famous cat names from history

It makes sense that there would be some incredibly famous cat names in history!

Felines have been domesticated for centuries, living side-by-side with people, after all!

  1. Alberline
  2. Aristotle
  3. Arya
  4. Atticus
  5. Catarina
  6. Dahlia
  7. Daisy
  8. Dixie
  9. Ebenezer
  10. Estrella
  11. Fable
  12. Finn
  13. Garfield
  14. Gatsby
  15. Grumpy Cat
  16. Gulliver
  17. Hamlet
  18. Heathcliff
  19. Hobbes
  20. Huckleberry
  21. Ichabod
  22. Jane
  23. Juliet
  24. Macbeth
  25. Matilda
  26. Moby
  27. Othello
  28. Pip
  29. Poppins
  30. Puck
  31. Raven
  32. Robinson
  33. Romeo
  34. Salem
  35. Sam
  36. Sawyer
  37. Scarlett
  38. Scout
  39. Sherlock
  40. Snowball
  41. Tabby
  42. Zelda

Famous Celebrity Cat Names

Some celebrities can remind us that they are just like us when it comes to loving animals, particularly cats.

There are a number of famous celebrity cats who have names we think can help to inspire you when naming your feline.

  1. Charli (Kourtney Kardashian’s cat)
  2. Sheila (Lea Michele’s cat)
  3. Meredith Grey (Taylor Swift’s cat)
  4. Fern (Drew Barrymore’s cat)
  5. Moke (Ian Somerhalder’s cat)
  6. Ollie (Ricky Gervais’s cat)
  7. Olivia Benson (Taylor Swift’s cat)
  8. Wallace (Ellie Goulding’s cat)
  9. Cleo (Gigi Hadid’s cat)
  10. Morrissey (Russell Brand’s cat)

Famous Cat Names From TV Shows

Whether you’re looking for serious, clever, or just plain funny cat names, television is full of inspiration!

There are many TV shows from the past and present that feature cats as some of the best side or main characters.

Some of them can talk and others act more like a regular cat, but all of them have personalities of their own.

  1. Salem (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)
  2. Garfield (Garfield and Friends)
  3. Sylvester (Looney Tunes)
  4. Snowball (Simpsons)
  5. Tom (Tom & Jerry)
  6. Felix (Felix the Cat)
  7. Fluffy (Rugrats)
  8. Scratchy (Itchy & Scratchy Show)
  9. Spot (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  10. Mr. Jinks (The Huckleberry Hound Show)

Famous Cat Names From Mythology

Looking for famous cats in mythology?

Well, these characters aren’t all specifically of the feline nature but they do make perfect names for your cat!

We’ve noted the names that are specifically famous cats in mythology.

  1. Achilles
  2. Adonis
  3. Aphrodite
  4. Apollo
  5. Ares
  6. Aries
  7. Artemis
  8. Asterion
  9. Athena
  10. Atlas
  11. Bakeneko (Japanese mythological cat)
  12. Bastet (Egyptian Cat Goddess)
  13. Callisto
  14. Calypso
  15. Ceres
  16. Daphne
  17. Dawon (Hindu mythological tiger)
  18. Demeter
  19. Flora
  20. Fortunia
  21. Freya
  22. Gaia
  23. Hades
  24. Harmonia
  25. Helios
  26. Hera
  27. Hercules
  28. Hermes
  29. Hestia
  30. Hyperion
  31. Iris
  32. Isadora
  33. Juno
  34. Jupiter
  35. Kronos
  36. Loki
  37. Maia
  38. Mars
  39. Mercury
  40. Morpheus
  41. Nekomata (mythological shape-shifting cat from Japan)
  42. Neptune
  43. Nyx
  44. Oedipus
  45. Pandora
  46. Perseus
  47. Poseidon
  48. Prometheus
  49. Rhea
  50. Saturn
  51. Selene
  52. Siren
  53. Thalia
  54. Thanatos
  55. Theia
  56. Themis
  57. Theseus
  58. Titan
  59. Venus
  60. Vesta
  61. Vulcan
  62. Zeus


Famous cat names have become a popular trend for cat owners who want to give their feline friends a unique and memorable name.

From classic characters like Tom and Jerry to modern-day sensations Grumpy Cat, there is no shortage of famous cats to draw inspiration from.

Choosing the right name for your cat can be a fun and creative process that reflects your cat’s personality and your own interests.

Whether you opt for a name from pop culture or a name that’s completely original, the most important thing is to choose a name that you and your cat will love for years to come.

Nicole Etolen
Nicole Etolen

Nicole is one of the writers here on CatVills. She’s been a cat lover most of her life and-at one point- counted five felines as part of her family. Today, she’s proud cat mom to two indoor kitties and caregiver for a slew of ferals.