Top Cat Names

Is it time to get a new cat? Lets take a look at the top cat names for 2017 to find the perfect name for your kitty!

Last year more than 2 million new cat owners used Find Cat Names to find an awesome cat name. Our site allows users to save their favorite names, so we pulled the most selected options to find the top cat names for 2017.

We created an infographic from the results we found:

2017 Top Cat Names Infographic

Top 10 Female Cat Names

  1. Bella
  2. Nala
  3. Abby
  4. Luna
  5. Daisy
  6. Angel
  7. A.J.
  8. Cleo
  9. Alice
  10. Coco

The top female cat names are short and beautiful. Many of the names are included in our list of cute female cat names. Bella has been a favorite name for the past few years, and Nala comes from the Lion King movie.

Here are 10 more great female cat name ideas!:

  1. Hazel
  2. Buttercup
  3. Oreo
  4. Willow
  5. Ava
  6. Bell (Belle)
  7. Bambi
  8. Addie
  9. Cookie
  10. Biscuit

Top 10 Male Cat Names

  1. Simba
  2. Tiger
  3. Oreo
  4. Biscuit
  5. Leo
  6. Felix
  7. Chewie
  8. Bacon
  9. Caesar
  10. Jasper

The top male cat names also include Simba from the Lion King. The list also includes a few food cat names (Oreo, Biscuit, Bacon) and some famous names from history (Caesar), cartoons (Felix), and film (Chewie).

Here are 10 more great male cat name ideas!:

  1. Milo
  2. Mr. Bigglesworth
  3. Monet
  4. Whiskers
  5. Bear
  6. Jax
  7. Axel
  8. Blue (Blu)
  9. Taco
  10. Bandit

Top Cat Names – Sports

The top sports cat names come from some great athletes of the past (Fuzzy & Tiger from golf, Ali from boxing, Babe & Dotty from baseball) and some general sports related terms.

  1. Ali
  2. Tiger
  3. Fuzzy
  4. Bear
  5. Babe
  6. Archer
  7. Dottie
  8. Moon
  9. Nadia
  10. Blitz

Top Cat Names – Funny

These funny cat names are pulled from unusual cat name ideas. Many of the top names ended up also being food names.

  1. Oreo
  2. Buttercup
  3. Cookie
  4. Waffles
  5. Gizmo
  6. Jellybean
  7. Munchkin
  8. Flo
  9. Mouse
  10. Tootsie

Top Cat Names – International

These international cat names are typically not found in the US. They range from popular foreign names to names of people with international fame.

  1. Babushka
  2. Zuzu
  3. Amelie
  4. Chi Chi
  5. Carmen
  6. Anika
  7. Suki
  8. Caesar
  9. Yuki
  10. Thea

Top Cat Names – Books

These names are taken from some of our favorite books. Both from classic literature and more modern tales.

  1. Alice
  2. Harper
  3. Charlotte
  4. Gigi
  5. Emma
  6. Boots
  7. Primrose (Prim)
  8. Annie
  9. Winnie
  10. Scout

Top Cat Names – Geeky

These names are taken from technology and from media that is considered ‘geeky’. Geeks rule and so do these names!

  1. Cocoa
  2. Cookie
  3. Gizmo
  4. Buffy
  5. Ewok
  6. Gidget
  7. Java
  8. Mouse
  9. Sansa
  10. Chewie

To find even more great cat names try running a cat name search!


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