Cool Cat Names & Easy Tips to Find MoreLast updated: by Jessi Larson
So you just got a kitten and want to give it a cool cat name. First off, congrats on your new bundle of fur and joy. What an exciting time in your life!
“Cool” is a subjective term when it comes to names. What might be cool to you can differ from what others like. Some prefer cute names, while others prefer funny ideas. So, how do you start generating cool cat names ideas? Here are some tips:
Finding Cool Cat Names from Your Hobbies
Think about things you like: video games, woodworking, hunting, music, fitness, cooking, or something else? There are probably many good names related to any of these activities. Try and list out as many related words as you can come up with and see if any sound like the perfect name for your kitty. For example:
What is your favorite type of music?
Some musicians exude pure cool and make great names for your pet. Also, check this full list of music cat names.
We recommend picking an established artist; you don’t want to go with a name of a 1-hit wonder as it’ll have to last a long time. You might also enjoy our list of rapper cat names.
What about your favorite sports team?
Again you’ll want to consider only the most outstanding players like:
Go with geography.
Do you have a favorite place to travel to? A friend in college studied in Sydney, Australia, and had a fantastic time, so she naturally chose the name Sydney when she got a cat. Other cool names for your kitten could include:
Names From TV, Movies, and Books
Your favorite media is full of fantastic name potential. Make a list of your favorite shows, movies & books and look up the characters (or even actors) using a site like IMDB. This could include characters like:
- Doc Holiday
- Harry Potter
Nerdy is also cool, and if you’re into fantasy, comics, video games, or sci-fi, these can also be excellent sources of names like:
- Black Panther
What cool attributes does your cat have?
Sometimes a unique feature about your feline companion can turn into an idea for a cool name. Think about your kitten’s color, pattern, eyes, or attitude for some name ideas like:
Also, check out our names for black cats and white cats.
See which cool cat names are popular
Check out lists of most popular cat names to get an idea of what ideas other people love and see if anything stands out.
Here are some cool cat names we picked out from our lists to get you started:
Cool Male Cat Names
Here are some additional boy cat names to check out.
- Sgt Pepper
Cool Female Cat Names
Finally, here’s a list of more girl cat names for your inspiration.
Looking for more cool cat names?
Search through our list of great cat name options.
Lasagna says it all!
Maybe add Moon, Mocha, Phoenix, and Atlas for the guys and then Luna, Eclipse, Tequila, Azari, Charlie, Delta, and Blue for the girls?
hi call it chicken nugget
Add chaos for both genders
i just got a new cat called s-pretzal cause of its unique pretzal colors like a special pretzal the s stands for special
beth is right. “chicken nugget” is the perfect name for a cat!
My cat is called Zeeva it is a girls name but he is a boy and it suits his so it can be a unisex name
I’ve had a few cats before. One male named Kane. Two females, their names are Rosa & gizmo.
My cats names are Putter Tibbs, Bustopher Jones (Buster), Beauregard Nash and Gunner.
We have Ziggie, Swiggles, Sly, lover Boy and Putter
We have Jayda, Kannon. They had babies we named them, Sasha(girl) Remy(boy) and still thinking of another boy name
I one kitten but he passed and his name was simba
i just got a new kitten it’s name is kyro boy
We have Monroe, Athena, and Sushi
Our brindle cat is Brera, as in The Alfa Rameo car, she suits the name, the cattery where we got her use car names, i call her B cat !
Gomez for a male tabby
my cat is a boy and its name is angle
Hylia, Navi and Zora are my female cats names
I like cinnamon for a cat name!!!