Harry Potter Cat Names

Harry Potter was a huge fantasy novel series with a movie series to follow. The series is filled with great characters and magical creatures for you to pick a great name for your kitty from this list of Harry Potter cat names!

The Harry Potter series, was written by J.K. Rowling. The series started in 1997 by telling the story of Harry Potter & his friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley. Harry is a young wizard and student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry who struggles against Lord Voldemort, a dark wizard.

The initial series of 7 books has also expanded into other works that exist around Harry’s story within the Wizarding World created by Rowling. This includes the Fantastic Beasts series.

These Harry Potter cat names include some names that are popular even outside of Harry Potter like Luna, and others that are very unique to Potter like Hermione or Hagrid. It also includes some of the cats featured in the series like Crookshanks & Mrs. Norris.

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Most Popular Harry Potter Cat Names

  1. Luna – Luna Lovegood, Ravenclaw student, member of Dumbledore’s Army
  2. Bella or Trix – Bellatrix Lestrange, cousin of Sirius Black, Death Eater
  3. Felix – Felix Felicis, a rare and hard to make potion that promises the drinker good luck
  4. Ginny – Ginny Weasley, Gryffindor student, Quidditch Seeker and Chaser
  5. Hermione – Hermione Granger, one of Harry’s best friends & founder of Dumbledore’s Army
  6. Draco – Draco Malfoy, Slytherin student, Quidditch Seeker
  7. Hagrid – Rubeus Hagrid, half-giant keeper of keys and grounds at Hogwarts
  8. Dobby – Loyal house elf
  9. Percy – Percy Weasley, Gryffindor prefect & head boy, Quidditch Keeper
  10. Neville – Neville Longbottom, Gryffindor student & member of Dumbledore’s Army

Female Harry Potter Cat Names

Here are some great Harry Potter cat names for your female cat. These names come from various female characters in the Wizarding World, or are names that sounded like they’d suit a female cat.

  • Arabella – Arabella Figg, member of the Order of the Phoenix
  • Aurora – Aurora Sinistra, professor & member of the Astronomy Department
  • Bell – Katie Bell, Gryffindor student one year about Harry Potter
  • Bellatrix / Bella – Bellatrix Lestrange, cousin of Sirius Black, Death Eater
  • Bones – Amelia Bones, header of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement
  • Charity – Charity Burbage, Professor of Muggle Studies
  • Crookshanks – Hermione’s ginger cat, half-kneazle
  • Dolores – Dolores Umbridge, professor & Ministry of Magic employee who had a Persian cat as her Patronus
  • Emmeline – Emmeline Vance, member of the Order of the Phoenix
  • Felix – Felix Felicis, a rare and hard to make potion that promises the drinker good luck
  • Fleur – Felur Delacour, French student who participated in the Triwizard Tournament
  • Fluffy – Hagrid’s 3-headed dog
  • Ginny – Ginny Weasley, Gryffindor student, Quidditch Seeker and Chaser
  • Griselda – Griselda Marchbanks, Govenor of the Wizarding Examinations Authority
  • Hermione – Hermione Granger, one of Harry’s best friends & founder of Dumbledore’s Army
  • Hufflepuff – house of Hogwarts known for integrity and work ethic
  • Irma – Irma Pince, Hogwarts librarian
  • Lavender – Lavender Brown, Gryffindor student, Rons’ first girlfriend
  • Lily – Lily Potter, Harry’s deceased mother
  • Luna – Luna Lovegood, Ravenclaw student, member of Dumbledore’s Army
  • Millicent / Millie – Millicent Bulstrode, Slytherin student
  • Minerva – Minerva McGonagall, Hogwarts Transfiguration professor, transforms into a cat
  • Molly – Molly Weasley, mother of the Weasley clan, Harry’s guardian
  • Mrs. Norris – caretaker Filch’s gray cat, petrified by the basilisk
  • Muggle – term for people without wizarding abilities
  • Myrtle – Myrtle Warren, Ravenclaw student, haunted a girl’s bathroom
  • Nimbus – Manufacturer of Harry’s broomstick
  • Nox – Lumos Nox is a spell used to extinguish a wand for stealth
  • Petunia – Petunia Dursley, Harry’s aunt
  • Pixie – small magical troublemaker
  • Poppy – Poppy Pomfrey, Hogwarts school nurse
  • Ravenclaw – Hogwarts House that values cleverness
  • Rita – Rita Skeeter, reporter for the Daily Prophet
  • Rose – Ron & Hermione’s daughter
  • Septima – Septima Vector, arithmancy professor at Hogwarts
  • Squib – term for someone born without magic into a wizarding family
  • Tonks – Nymphadora Tonks, Auror with pink hair, Member of the Order of the Phoenix
  • Winky – Female house elf who worked in the Hogwarts kitchen
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Male Harry Potter Cat Names

Check out these Harry Potter Cat names for your male cat! They include some magical creatures and wonderful characters from the world of Harry Potter.

  • Alastor – Alastor (Mad-Eye) Moody, retired Auror, member of the Order of the Phoenix
  • Albus – Albus Dumbledore, Hogwarts Headmaster
  • Amos – Amos Diggory, works for Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures
  • Augustus – Augustus Rookwood, Death Eater & spy
  • Argus – Argus Filch, Squib caretaker of Hogwarts
  • Barty – Bartemius Couch Jr, Death Eater, facilitated the return of Lord Voldemort
  • Cormac – Cormac McLaggen, Gryffindor student in love with Hermione
  • Diggory – Cedric Diggory, Hufflepuff student, Quidditch Seeker and captain
  • Dirk – Dirk Cresswell, Muggle-born head of the Goblin Liaison Office
  • Dobby – Loyal house elf
  • Draco – Draco Malfoy, Slytherin student, Quidditch Seeker
  • Ernie – Ernie Macmillan, Hufflepuff student, member of Dumbledore’s Army
  • Errol – Owl belonging to the Weasley family
  • Fang – Hagrid’s boarhound
  • Fawkes – Dumbledore’s phoenix
  • Fudge – Cornelius Fudge, Minister for Magic
  • Graham – Graham Montague, Slytherin student who played Chaser
  • Greyback – Werewolf working for the Death Eaters
  • Griffindor / Gryff – A house of Hogwarts
  • Hagrid – Rubeus Hagrid, half-giant keeper of keys and grounds at Hogwarts
  • Harry – Harry Potter, main character of the series & student at Hogwarts
  • Hedwig – Harry Potter’s owl
  • Horace – Horace Slughorn – potions professor at Hogwarts & head of Slytherin House
  • Igor – Igor Karkaroff, reformed Death Eater, Headmaster of Durmstang
  • Kingsley – Kingsley Shacklebolt, Auror & Minister of Magic
  • Lucius – Lucius Malfoy, Draco’s father, Death-Eater
  • Ludo – Ludo Bagman, head of the Department of Magical Games and Sports
  • Lumos – Lumos Nox is a spell used to extinguish a wand for stealth
  • Lupin – Harry’s former teacher Remus Lupin, who is a werewolf
  • Malfoy – Surname of Harry’s arch-nemesis
  • Mr. Paws – one of Mrs. Figg’s cats
  • Mr. Tibbles – one of Mrs. Figg’s cats
  • Neville – Neville Longbottom, Gryffindor student & member of Dumbledore’s Army
  • Newt – Newt Scamander, Magizoologist & author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Norbert – Hagrid’s pet dragon
  • Padfoot – Sirius’ marauder name
  • Percy – Percy Weasley, Gryffindor prefect & head boy, Quidditch Keeper
  • Phineas – Phineas Nigellus Black, Sirius Black’s great-great grandfather
  • Potter – Main character Harry’s last name along with his parents James & Lily
  • Ravenclaw – Hogwarts House that values cleverness
  • Remus – Harry’s former teacher Remus Lupin, who is a werewolf
  • Riddle – Tom Riddle, Slytherin who became Lord Voldemort
  • Ronan – Centaur in the Forbidden Forest
  • Rufus – Rufus Scrimgeour, head of Auror Office, Minister of Magic
  • Salazar – Founder of the Slytherin House
  • Seamus – Seamus Finnigan, Irish Gryffindor student
  • Sirius – Sirius Black, Harry’s godfather
  • Sturgis – Sturgis Podmore, member of the Order of the Phoenix, imprisoned in Azkaban
  • Walden – Walden Macnair, Committee of Disposal of Dangerous Creatures’ executioner, Death Eater
  • Wilkie – Wilkie Twycross, apparition instructor
  • Yaxley – a Death Eater

If you enjoyed this list of Harry Potter cat names you might also want to check out these nerdy cat names or maybe try a cat name search!

2 Comments

  1. Jennifer Perkins

    I think I am going to name my new kitten Malfoy. He is a gray striped tiger cat with an M on his forehead

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