Christmas Cat Names

Looking for Christmas Cat Names? We’ve got 125+ great name ideas for the holiday season!

Maybe you got a new kitty as a Christmas present and want a name that is joyful, merry and bright. Or maybe you just love the Christmas holiday and are looking for a unique name.

Regardless, you’ll find that these names are fun, unique and will keep you in the holiday spirit all year round!

We’ve pull together a few lists from our favorite Christmas movies and stories to winter weather and our favorite foods. Enjoy & happy holidays!

Christmas cat names - cat in Christmas tree

Christmas Cat Names from Christmas Characters

There’s nothing quite like the stories that come along with Christmas. From tales of Santa, to books like A Christmas Carol, to wonderful movies like Elf and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, there are tons of unique name ideas.

Take a look through these Christmas cat name ideas inspired by our favorite characters!

  • Blitzen
  • Bob Cratchit – from A Christmas Carol
  • Buddy the Elf
  • Charlie Brown
  • Cindy Lou Who – How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • Clark Griswold – from Christmas Vacation
  • Claus
  • Comet
  • Cousin Eddie – from Christmas Vacation
  • Cupid
  • Dancer
  • Dasher
  • Donner
  • Drummer 
  • Ebenezer – from A Christmas Carol
  • Elf
  • Fezziwig – from A Christmas Carol
  • Frosty – the snowman
  • Grinch – How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • Jack Skellington — from A Christmas Carol
  • Jacob Marley – from A Christmas Carol
  • Krampus
  • Kringle
  • Kris
  • Midnight
  • Olaf – snowman from Frozen
  • Prancer
  • Ralphie – from A Christmas Story
  • Rudolph
  • Rudy – short for Rudolph
  • Santa
  • Saint Nick
  • Scrooge – from A Christmas Carol
  • Tiny Tim – from A Christmas Carol
  • Vixen
cat with present

Seasonal Christmas Cat Names

Another great source of name ideas take inspiration from seasonal items like Christmas decorations, holiday greetings, songs and more!

For many, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, and these names will keep the holiday joy going for all 365 days on the calendar.

  • Bell
  • Bows
  • Carol
  • Cheer
  • Coal
  • Eve
  • Feliz
  • Garland
  • Glitter
  • Holly
  • Ivy
  • Jingle Bell
  • Jolly
  • Merry
  • Mistletoe
  • Noel
  • Partridge
  • Poinsettia 
  • Ribbon
  • Silver Bell
  • Stocking
  • Tinsel
  • Twinkle
  • Yule
  • Wreath

Winter Christmas Cat Names

When you think about Christmas, snow often comes to mind. Even for those with warm weather year round the winter weather represents Christmas time, even if it’s only fake snow, a trip to the mountains, or scenes in movies.

Without a doubt, winter weather has a strong tie to the Christmas season, and this can provide excellent inspiration for cat names.

  • Aspen
  • Blizzard
  • Boots
  • Chilly
  • Crystal
  • Flurry
  • Frostine
  • Frosty
  • Ice
  • Icicle
  • Icy
  • Igloo
  • Jack Frost
  • Mittens
  • Mr Freeze
  • North
  • Polar
  • Snowball
  • Snowdrop
  • Snowflake
  • Snow Man
  • Snowy
  • Tundra
  • Winter
cat with Christmas lights

Spiritually Inspired Cat Names

For those looking to celebrate the spiritual side of the Christmas story we’ve found some great name ideas. The holiday’s religious origins are a good place to look for unique Christmas cat names.

Here are a few ideas that tie into the holiday’s spiritual heritage.

  • Angel
  • Baby
  • Bethlehem
  • Charity
  • David
  • Faith
  • Glory
  • Gloria
  • Hope
  • Joseph
  • Joy
  • King
  • Mary
  • Miracle
  • Myrrh
  • Noel
  • Star
cat next to Christmas tree

Seasonal Food & Drink Cat Names

Theres nothing quite like the food, drinks and dessert that are many people’s favorite parts of Christmas!

We’d like to think that calories don’t count this time of year. No need to worry about the 470 calories in a mint mocha frappuccino or the 315 calories in a piece of pumpkin pie during this festive celebration. Just have fun!

Calories aside, the holidays are known to be a time to indulge in delicious foods while enjoying the company of family and friends. This serves us well as we look at Christmas cat names.

  • Brandy
  • Candy Cane
  • Chestnut
  • Cinnamon
  • Cocoa
  • Cookie
  • Cranberry
  • Custard
  • Fruitcake
  • Ginger
  • Hammy
  • Marshmallow
  • Mince (as in mince pie)
  • Mint
  • Nog
  • Nutmeg
  • Nutcracker
  • Peppermint Patty
  • Pudding
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Rum / Rummy
  • Spice
  • Sugar
  • Sugar Plum
  • Vanilla

More Cat Name Ideas

Looking for even more cat name ideas? Here are few more places to search:


Let us know in the comments below if you have any other great holiday cat name ideas that we missed!

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