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Looking for some really fun and cute pop-culture cat names? Well, then, you’re in the right place

Below, we came up with 100 ideas that we think are just purrfect! Let’s dive in and check them out, shall we?

Pop Culture Cat Names for Females

female cat with pop culture name

Pop culture encompasses a wide range of entertainment, from books that leave a lasting impression to movies that stick with us forever.

We took inspiration from all of these sources and more for our favorite pop culture names for female cats!

  1. Alice – after Alice in Wonderland.
  2. Am – from the famous Lady and the Tramp.
  3. Arwen – after the Lord of the Rings star.
  4. Arya – inspired from Game of Thrones.
  5. Baba – from the Boris Karloff series.
  6. Baby – inspired from Bringing Up Baby.
  7. Binx – after the famous cat in Hocus Pocus.
  8. Bonnie – after the Family Guy character.
  9. Buttercup – from The Hunger Games.
  10. Clarence – inspired from Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion.
  11. Daenerys – from the Game of Thrones series.
  12. Déju Vu – inspired from The Matrix.
  13. Duchess – after the white cat in The Aristocats.
  14. Fancy – after Fancy-Fancy from Top Cat.
  15. Ginger – this name is inspired from The Tale Of Ginger And Pickles.
  16. Gloria – from the famous Madagascar.
  17. Heathcliff – inspired from Heathcliff.
  18. Irina – after the cat in Cat People.
  19. Jasmine – this is the princess in Aladdin.
  20. Katniss – after the most loved character.
  21. Kitsa – from The Indian In the Cupboard.
  22. Kitty White – this is the name of “Hello Kitty.”
  23. Koko – inspired from The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers.
  24. Krazy – beautiful name from Krazy Kat.
  25. Leia – after the Star Wars princess.
  26. Lois – after the coolest mom in Family Guy.
  27. Lota – after the Panther Woman.
  28. Lucky – this name is inspired by Alf.
  29. Marie – one of the three kittens in The Aristocats
  30. Mary Brady – from Sleepwalkers.
  31. Meowth – after the cutest Pokémon.
  32. Midnight – from Mama’s Family.
  33. Mimsie – this name is inspired by The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
  34. Miss Kitty – aka Miss Kitty Fantastico, from Buffy.
  35. Mittens – this is the adorable cat from Bolt.
  36. Monkey – inspired by Perry Mason.
  37. Mrs. Norris – after the cat in Harry Potter.
  38. Nala – from The Lion King.
  39. Padme – this is the best Queen of pop culture.
  40. Pandora – after the cat in The Brady Bunch.
  41. Pink – inspired by the Pink Panther.
  42. Pixel – from The Cat Who Walks Through Walls.
  43. Sassy – inspired from Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey.
  44. Snowbell – inspired from Stuart Little.
  45. Sprockets – this name is inspired by Mission To Universe.
  46. Summer – after Morty’s sister from Rick and Morty.
  47. Thomasina – from The Three Lives of Thomasina.
  48. Tinker Bell – after the cutest fairy.
  49. Willow – cute witch name from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  50. Zazzles – Sheldon’s cat from The Big Bang Theory.

Now, let’s check out some great ideas for your boy cats, shall we?

Pop Culture Cat Names for Males

Looking for some cute & clever pop culture cat names for boys & girls? Check out 100 ideas that we think are absolutely purrfect!
  1. Alex – after the lion in Madagascar.
  2. Aslan – this is the lion in The Chronicles of Narnia.
  3. Azrael – after the villain in The Smurfs.
  4. Bagheera – perfect name for a black cat, from The Jungle Book.
  5. Baron Humbert von Gikkingen – inspired by The Cat Returns.
  6. Bast – after the cat in American Gods.
  7. Benny The Ball – inspired by Top Cat.
  8. Berlioz – after the cute cat from The Aristocats.
  9. Blinx – this name is inspired by Blinx: The Time Sweeper.
  10. Bob – simply after A Street Cat Named Bob.
  11. Brain – adorable name from Top Cat.
  12. Butch – inspired by The Incredible Shrinking Man.
  13. Carbonel – after Carbonel: The King Of Cats.
  14. Catbus – from My Neighbor Totoro.
  15. Charlie – inspired by Charlie the Lonesome Cougar).
  16. Cheshire – from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
  17. Chowder – simply inspired by Chowder.
  18. Clawhauser – cute name from Zootopia.
  19. Crookshanks – this name is inspired by a Harry Potter cat.
  20. Dax – inspired by Tuf Voyaging.
  21. Diego – after Ice Age’s cutest tiger.
  22. Felix – after the popular Felix The Cat.
  23. Figaro – this is Pinocchio’s cat.
  24. Floyd – inspired by Ghost.
  25. Fritz – after Fritz the Cat.
  26. Garfield – after one of the most popular tabbies.
  27. Gumball – inspired by The Amazing World of Gumball.
  28. Hats – simply after The Cat In The Hat.
  29. Hobbes – from Calvin And Hobbes.
  30. Jake The Cat – adorable name from Outer Space.
  31. Jiji – from Kiki’s Delivery Service.
  32. Jones – great name from Alien and Aliens.
  33. King Leonidas – inspired by Bedknobs and Broomsticks.
  34. Lord Tubbington – after the Glee show.
  35. Lucifer – this is the cat in Cinderella.
  36. Meowthra – from The Lego NINJAGO Movie.
  37. Milo – inspired by The Adventures of Milo and Otis.
  38. Mr. Bigglesworth – from Austin Powers.
  39. Mufasa – after The Lion King.
  40. Neutron – inspired from This Island Earth.
  41. Prince John – from the Robin Hood movie.
  42. Pyewacket – inspired by Bell Book and Candle.
  43. Rajah – this is Aladdin’s tiger.
  44. Ruh – from The Beastmaster.
  45. Rusty – inspired from Mission Impossible.
  46. Salem – after Salem Saberhagen from Sabrina The Teenage Witch.
  47. Scar – after the villain in The Lion King.
  48. Scratchy – after The Simpsons’ cat.
  49. Shere Khan – after the evil tiger in The Jungle Book.
  50. Simba – great name from The Lion King.

I’ve always loved witch-related names! So, for a girl, I’d go with Willow, and for a boy, Salem.

Of course, I really like all of these names, or I wouldn’t have included them!


Pop culture cat names provide a fun and creative way to pay homage to our favorite movies, TV shows, books, and celebrities.

Whether you’re a fan of classic films, iconic characters, or trending sensations, there’s a pop culture name that can perfectly capture your cat’s personality.

These names not only showcase your love for popular culture but also create a unique bond between you and your feline companion.

So, embrace the pop culture references and give your cat a name that will make them a star in their own right.

Let their name become a conversation starter and a reflection of your shared interests and fandoms.

What are your favorite pop culture cat names? Share below!

Looking for some cute & clever pop culture cat names for boys & girls? Check out 100 ideas that we think are absolutely purrfect!
Andreea Juganaru
Andreea Juganaru

Andreea is a very passionate content creator and her purpose is to provide you with the most interesting articles, while constantly discovering new facts. She’s been freelance writing for the past five years and has created numerous articles and educational materials while managing her own business.