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Brown Cat Names – 111+ Colorful Ideas

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Are you on the hunt for brown cat names? You’ve come to the right place! We have 110+ ideas perfect for your new brown furry friend.

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Cool Brown Cat Names

To jumpstart our list, here are 20+ names for brown cats that work for felines of any shade of brown. Ranging from popular to unique, these names fit furry friends with a lovely brown coat.

  • Acorn
  • Bambi
  • Bear
  • Brown Bear
  • Brunette
  • Charlie Brown
  • Chestnut
  • Chewbacca
  • Hickory
  • Kobicha – one of the Japanese traditional colors used in kimonos
  • Leather
  • Moose
  • Mudd
  • Russet
  • Tanner
  • Taupe
  • Teak
  • Teddy
  • Teddy Bear
  • Topaz
  • Umber

Brown in Other Languages

These names mean brown – just in another language. You could pick a language you’re familiar with or choose whatever name sounds best and seems right for your cat.

  • Barna – brown in Hungarian
  • Braun – brown in German
  • Brązowy – brown in Polish
  • Brun – brown in Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian
  • Castanho – brown in Portuguese
  • Coklat – brown in Indonesian
  • Kasshoku – brown in Japanese
  • Marron – brown in French and Spanish
  • Marrone – brown in Italian
  • Nâu – brown in Vietnamese
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Brown Cat Names Inspired By Food

As we compiled a list of brown cat names, we noticed a surprising theme: many names are inspired by food and drinks.

From dark drinks to warm desserts, countless consumable items are brown. And so many make cool cat names.

Cute, sweet, and simple, these names are perfect for felines with a brown hue in their fur.

  • Bean
  • Brown Sugar
  • Brownie
  • Butterscotch
  • Cadbury
  • Canoli
  • Caramel – for brown cat with a golden hue
  • Carob
  • Cashew
  • Chip – as in chocolate chip
  • Cinnamon – for reddish-brown dogs
  • Clove
  • Cocoa
  • Coffee
  • Cola
  • Cookie
  • Espresso
  • Godiva
  • Guinness
  • Hazelnut
  • Heath
  • Hershey
  • Java
  • Kahlua
  • Latte
  • Mocha
  • Molasses
  • Nestle
  • Nutella
  • Peanut Butter
  • Pumpernickel
  • Raisin
  • Rolo
  • Snickers
  • Tootsie
  • Whiskey

You can find even more food cat names here.

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Light Brown/Tan Cat Names

Many cats are light brown or tan, which is still technically considered brown. Here are ideas that recognize their lighter brown coloring for these fairer felines.

You could, of course, give any cat one of these cool names, but they work exceptionally well for cats with a light brown or tan coat.

  • Almond
  • Beige
  • Biscuit
  • Buff
  • Daffodil
  • Fawn
  • Ginger
  • Ivory
  • Khaki
  • Sahara
  • Sandy
  • Savannah
  • Sesame
  • Summer
  • Tuscan

Related: blonde cat names

Sweet brown and orange cat

Golden and Reddish Brown Names

You may also notice that particular cats have a golden or reddish tone to their coat.

This coloring is quite fetching on felines. If your cat has fur of this nature, check out these names representing their lovely locks.

  • Amaretto
  • Amber
  • Ambrosia
  • Autumn
  • Brandy
  • Burgundy
  • Cayenne
  • Cheyenne
  • Chili
  • Copper
  • Goldy
  • Hazel
  • Honey
  • Merlot
  • Penny
  • Rose
  • Ruby
  • Rusty
  • Saffron
  • Scarlette
  • Sepia
  • Shiraz
  • Sienna
  • Terra
  • Valentine
brown siamese cat

More Ideas?

If you have other ideas, we’d love to hear them! Just post a comment below.

We’re always looking for inspiration for cool new names. Or let us know what name you selected for your brown cat and how you came to that conclusion.

More Cat Name Ideas

If you’re not digging any of the brown cat names on the list, try our online generator and find even more fabulous name options.

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1 Comment

  1. turtle

    don’t know why anyone would use the name Nestle… one of the most evil corporations in the world.

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