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110+ Clever Cat Names You’ll Love

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Congrats on getting a new cat! Now, it’s time to find the perfect name. We think clever cat names are always a good idea, so let’s explore some punny, funny cat name ideas.

funny cartoon cat laughing

Male Clever Cat Names

If you have a male feline and a good sense of humor, get ready for clever cat names that are flat-out funny. We can’t take credit for these ideas – someone far more creative thought of them – but we can bring the best and brightest ideas out there.

  • Bing Clawsby
  • Brad Kitt
  • Bob Meowerly
  • Butch Catsidy
  • The Great Catsby
  • William Shakespaw
  • Lucifurr
  • Fuzz Aldrin
  • Anderson Pooper
  • Cat Damon
  • Cat Sajak
  • Catsanova
  • Picatso
  • Notorious C.A.T
  • Cat Stevens
  • Genghis Cat
  • David Meowie
  • Meowses
  • Catrick Swayze
  • Walter Croncat
  • Chairman Meow
  • Dalai Clawma
  • Elvis Catsley
  • Bob Scratchit
  • Paw Revere
  • Purr-nest Hemingway
  • Fidel Catstro
  • Catpernicus
  • Hairy Potter
  • Jean Luc Picat
  • Jude Paw
  • Mr. Meowgi
  • Oedipuss
  • Santa Claws
  • Luke Skywhisker
  • Cat-man-do
  • Jerry Flea Lewis
  • Cat Cobain
  • Fidel Catstro
  • Paul McCatney
  • Charles Lickens
  • Henry Hissinger
  • Tom Pawyer
  • Colin Feral Cat
  • Jaspurr
Surprised cat

Female Clever Cat Names

Now, let’s move on to funny cat names for female felines. These names are positively creative. We think you’ll laugh, giggle, and maybe even groan at these funny cat names. They’re witty and incredibly unique; you’ll rarely meet another cat with one of these names.

  • Cat Benatar
  • Catsy Cline
  • Fur-gie
  • Chairwoman Miao
  • Ali Cat
  • Empurress
  • Cat Middleton
  • Clawdia
  • Jennifurr
  • Jennipurr
  • Jessicat
  • Cat-trina
  • Katy Purry
  • Cleo-cat-ra
  • Fleas Witherspoon
  • Ali McClaw
  • Puma Thurman
  • Angelicat
  • Tabbytha
  • Catalie Portman
  • Cindy Clawford
  • Veronicat
  • Pawdrey Hepburn
  • Demi Meower
  • Halley Purry
  • Hello Kitty
  • Kitty Poppins
  • Jane Pawsten
  • Meowly Cyrus
  • Whispurr
  • Catzilla
  • Miss Thing
  • She-ra
  • JK Meowling
  • Catnip Everclean
  • Margaret Scratcher
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Unisex Clever Cat Names

And finally, here are clever cat names that work for either gender. Silly, sweet, and oh-so-fun, these names are fabulous for your beloved new furbaby. The best part is you can pick a name you like, and it’ll work for either gender, no matter what cat you decide to take home.

  • Copy Cat
  • Americat
  • Cameow
  • Puddy Tat
  • Purrson
  • Catapult
  • Catsup
  • Kit Cat
  • Catastrophe
  • Catillac
  • Fuzzinator
  • Meowsical
  • Purrfect
  • Domesticat
  • Gigabyte
  • Cat-titude
  • Clawsome
  • Clawsy
  • Galacticat
  • Octopuss
  • Miraclaw
  • Catillac
  • Boss Cat
  • Whisker
  • Bubble-O-Seven
  • Catabunga
  • Catagonia
  • Caterpillar
  • Catserole
  • Felinear
  • Itchy
  • Puss ‘n Boots
  • Thundercat
  • Ravenclaw
Laughing cat

The ideas for cat names keep going! In addition to the clever cat names above, we’ve got even more options that are silly, out of the ordinary, and even more punny cat names.

Top Funny Male Cat Names

Another idea for cat names is to look at humorous monikers that are silly and fun. Here are ten funny male cat names that might just be right for your new kitten:

  1. Biscuit
  2. Gizmo
  3. Oreo
  4. Bubbles
  5. Caesar
  6. Waffles
  7. Ziggy
  8. Tigger
  9. Chewie
  10. Mr. Bigglesworth

Top Funny Female Cat Names

These funny female cat names are a great choice if you have a girl kitten and want to have a little fun with their name.

  1. Oreo
  2. Cookie
  3. Biscuit
  4. Skittles
  5. Princess
  6. Mittens
  7. Babushka
  8. Baby
  9. Boots
  10. Miss Beazley

Funny Food Cat Names

Another great idea: Give your cat a funny name inspired by food and drinks. These food names fit perfectly with a cat and add some humor!

  • Angus
  • Bacon
  • Bean
  • Biscuit
  • Chalupa
  • Cookie
  • Cupcake
  • Custard
  • Frito
  • Jellybean
  • Kit Kat
  • Mai Tai
  • Marshmallow
  • Meatball
  • Nacho
  • Oreo
  • Peanut
  • Pickle
  • Porkchop
  • Puddin
  • Sir Loin
  • Skittles
  • Snickers
  • Taco
  • Tater
  • Tootsie
  • Twinkie
  • Waffles
Grumpy cat

Funny Pop Culture Cat Names

Pop culture is also ripe with ideas that are unique, silly, and a whole lot of fun. Here are some of our favorite options. And if you have any ideas to add, let us know below. But, of course, this is just the tip of the iceberg!

  • Baloo – Jungle Book
  • Bambi – Disney movie deer
  • Billy the Kid – cowboy
  • Brain – Pinky & The Brain
  • Brando – Marlon Brando
  • Butters – South Park
  • Darth – Star Wars
  • Dobby – Harry Potter
  • Elmo – Sesame Street
  • Elvis – famous singer
  • Ewok – Star Wars bear
  • Farley – Chris Farley
  • Frodo – Lord of the Rings
  • Gizmo – Gremlins movie character
  • Hodor – Game of Thrones
  • Huck – Huckleberry Finn
  • Hulk – Marvel Comics hero
  • Khaleesi – Game of Thrones
  • MacGyver – TV show character
  • MeowthPokemon
  • Mr Bigglesworth – Dr. Evil’s cat in Austin Powers
  • Mr Miyagi – Karate Kid
  • Norris – Chuck Norris
  • Pikachu – Pokemon
  • Ricky Bobby – Will Ferrell in Talladega Nights
  • Sheldon – Big Bang Theory
  • Stewie – Family Guy
  • Whoopi – Whoopi Goldberg
  • Winnie – Winnie the Poo
  • Xena – Warrior Princess
  • Yoda – Star Wars

More Cat Name Ideas

These names aren’t for everyone. So, if you’ve looked through the list and think you’re better off with a more traditional name, don’t fret. We’ve got plenty of other ideas.

And by plenty, we mean thousands. To get started, try our cat names generator and sort by your favorite styles and themes. The following styles are pretty popular amongst new cat owners:

Got Any Ideas?

If you have ideas for clever cat names, we want to hear them! We’re always searching for interesting new ideas and use them to keep our site fresh. Just sound off in the comments below!

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  1. Catsrtheboss the gamer gacha

    I have a name tho it’s a girlname and it’s jayla

  2. Kitty Cammack

    Jennifur Clawrence


    we are so calling our cat empurres

  4. John Teichow

    Nick Furry

  5. Thomas H. Deramus

    I named my cat Motorola because its purring sounded like it had left its motor running.

  6. Dina

    I use these names for minecraft ;)

  7. El meowtador

    Meowhammad Ali!!

  8. Vanpyre

    My boy cat was Oyster-minster and his sister was Mugwaii- hobbins. We also had Spike Underfoot. Our new girl is Alleyminnow Mao

  9. NanMarie

    Leonardo diCatrio

  10. vladmir purrtin

    meowdolf kitler

  11. Geoffrey Ayer


  12. Tyffany

    Meowcolm X

  13. Donna Schmidt

    I had a big Maine Coon named Moose Waine. One of his vocalizations sounded like ‘Waine”. Until I took it to be spayed we called it Molly Weasley. Surprise, it was a boy, and because he was huge — the name Moose.

  14. savannah abrams

    coal or cole or knightmare cuttie pie

  15. Vicki N

    I tried to find a similar sounding name to the rescue kitten I adopted. She was originally called “Felon” (yuck!) So we went through Helen then to Ellen and finally to Ella and with her new surname, she became “Ella McFearsome” though technically it should have been “Elle McFearsome” but then she’d have to relearn the sound of an entirely new first name.

  16. Jan Thomas

    Oliver Hazardous Purry

  17. Ansley Thoma

    Cat Mandu

  18. graham friesen

    i love nick furry

  19. graham friesen

    hairy potter

  20. Z.J

    I thought about a white cat name, Coconut

  21. Melinda Boone

    Annameow Lee and Edgar Allen Purr

  22. Beneke Family


  23. rouge the bat fan

    ok i was thinking about kitty sir mousealot

  24. rouge the bat fan

    what about adding the whole name darth vader

  25. rouge the bat fan

    for xmas i was thinking about huckleberry what do y’all think?

  26. rouge the bat fan

    i like americat and catillac and i like bambi but i have to be in the right mood for that name

  27. kitty

    oliviaa coleemaan

  28. cat power

    hey i was just thinking about this name and i just thought of it ready yay! drum roll please (drum roll) instead of cutie i was thinking catie (you say it like this cat- ee but it’s spelled weirdly)

  29. Diana Maynard

    How has no one thought of Alpurrcino?!?! Hands down best cat name EVER!

  30. Maddy

    I named my black main coon cat “Master” 😄 since cats like to think of humans as their slaves haha

  31. Stephanie

    Both of my cats have Disney inspired names, my first cat looks like a raccoon so I named her Meeko after the raccoon from Pocahontas, and the other one has tiger stripes so she’s named Rajah after the tiger from Aladdin.

  32. John Stouder

    My cat is Danicat Mew Pawtrick… Of course it’s after the legendary racer Danica Sue Patrick

  33. Lisa.oh

    My kittens are named Purrl and Purrcy. They were orphaned and bottle fed and started purring right away.

  34. Kim

    Alanis Meowisette
    Cat Stevens
    Clawdia Schiffer
    Bob Meowly
    Kim Catdashian
    Clawtney Kardashian
    Miss Meowzer

  35. Mary

    I’ve been fostering kittens for the past 3 summers so I’ve had to come up with lots of names. Some of my favorites have been:
    Finnigan (Finn)
    Mr. Ross

  36. Bink

    Me Bo Jangles
    Phyllis Merriweather

  37. Michelle

    Mariah Kitty

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