Cat Names Center

Looking for the perfect name for that new cat? Want to know which cat names are the most popular for top cat mixes or cat breeds? And what do these names mean, anyway? Get some great ideas for naming your cat in CatChannel.com’s Cat Names Center.

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TOP FEMALE CAT NAMES

 

TOP MALE CAT NAMES

Angel Angelic; messenger of God (Greek)   Buddy Friend; brother (English)
Baby Young, often symbolizing innocence or purity; object of affection (Old English)   Jack God is gracious (English)
Bella Beautiful (Latin)   Max The greatest (Latin)
Chloe Blooming (Greek)   Oliver Olive tree, symbolizing beauty, dignity, peace (Latin)
Kitty Pure (Greek)   Oreo A chocolate and vanilla cookie (American)
Lucy Light (Latin)   Shadow Shade from the sun (English)
Misty Dew of nature (English)   Simba Lion (Swahili)
Molly Star of the sea (Irish and Latin)   Smokey Smoke-colored (American)
Princess Royal daughter (Latin)
Tiger Powerful (American)
Sassy Bold, spirited, lively, cheeky, bright (Hebrew)   Tigger Tiger; powerful (Greek)


Celebrity Cat Names

 

   CELEBRITY CAT NAMES

Kitty Purry Katy Perry’s Maine Coon mix
Socks Bill Clinton’s American Shorthair
Beethoven Martha Stewart’s Himalayan
India George W. Bush’s American Shorthair
Playdough Halle Berry’s Tabby Domestic Shorthair
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TOP CAT NAMES BY BREED & COAT

Top Breeds Names by Breed
American Shorthair   Maine Coon
Bengal   Persian
Black Cats   Ragdoll
Domestic Shorthair   Siamese
Domestic Longhair  

 

TOP CAT NAMES: ALL

Tiger 
Powerful (American)

Smokey 
Smoke-colored (American)

Shadow 
Shade from the sun (English)

Tigger 
Tiger; powerful (Greek)

Oreo 
A chocolate and vanilla cookie (American)

 

Angel 
Angelic; messenger of God (Greek)

Princess 
Royal daughter (Latin)

Max 
The greatest (Latin)

Bella 
Beautiful (Latin)

Midnight 
Great darkness or gloom (English)



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Stacy    Aurora, CO

4/11/2014 12:52:02 PM

Our cats are Winston and Blackjack. :)

shawn    st. patersburgt, FL

3/31/2014 7:15:59 AM

My cats names are Meiko (cuz hes a secret asian cat) and Sabrekitty. These are purrrrrfect names for my boys who are brothers from the same litter, same age too.

deborah    westport, NY

3/18/2014 8:59:56 PM

our kittens are named little angel and because she is so delicate and angelic looking and the other looks like a sylvester but since she's a girl we named her sylvia.

Jim    Sterling Hgts, MI

3/7/2014 12:48:37 PM

Lori. When a stray or feral cat had been neutered
It is common to clip the left ear so animal control
Know that it's been neutered

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