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Names for cats

Finding the purrfect cat name is not easy! Wamiz listed the coolest names for your new cat or kitten. For our top cat name list, we have find inspiration from famous movie characters, celebrities and we wanted your to travel around the world with our diverse names inspired by different languages.

Top cat names

Female Male

1. Alissa

1. Alfred

2. Amy

2. Archie

3. Bee

3. Barney

4. Binx

4. Billy

5. Chelsea

5. Chester

6. Chutney

6. Crisp

7. Daisy

7. Dexter

8. Darcy

8. Dolce

9. Ella

9. Elvis

10. Esma

10. Eski

11. Floss

11. Flash

12. Funky

12. Fluffy

13. Grace

13. Gizmo

14. Gucci

14. Grizzly

15. Habs

15. Harry

16. Holly

16. Hero

17. Iris

17. Ice

18. Izzy

18. Iz

19. Jessy

19. Jazz

20. Jodie

20. Jimmy

21. Kitty

21. Kenzo

22. Kosmo

22. Koby

23. Love

23. Laska

24. Lucy

24. Lewis

25. Minnie

25. Max

26. Misty

26. Miles

27. Nala

27. Nemo

28. Nancy

28. Nuba

29. Ohio

29. Okee

30. Opia

30. Oz

31. Pinky

31. Pancake

32. Poppy

32. Peanut

33. Qiana

33. Quirky

34. Quincy

34. Quiz

35. Rose

35. Rex

36. Roxy

36. Rudy

37. Snoopy

37. Sacha

38. Snow

38. Simba

39. Tina

39. Tabby

40. Tipsy

40. Taz

41. Uka

41. Uggy

42. Uriel

42. Uzo

43. Venus

43. Vans

44. Violet

44. Vixon

45. White

45. Walt

46. Winnie

46. Will

47. Xena

47. Xany

48. Xyla

48. Xavi

49. Yoga

49. Yellow

50. Zoe

50. Zephyr

How to choose a name for your cat?

Choosing your cat or kitten’s name is so important – once you’ve picked it, you can’t change it. So, finding the perfect one is crucial!

Once your cat has learned its name, you can use it to capture his/her attention, which makes communication between cat and owner a lot easier! That’s not to say your cat will actually listen to anything you say (as studies have shown), but it’s a start.

The most popular cat names in the UK are currently ‘Poppy’ for a female cat and ‘Oscar’ for a male cat. But picking a name can’t only be based on your personal preference – your cat needs to like it too!

Finding a good name for your cat

To pick a cat name, first consider the length of it. The shorter the name, the easier it will be for your cat to recognise it. Pet parents should also make sure the name they pick is easy to pronounce and rolls right off the tongue, again to enhance communication with the animal.

Other considerations include your cat’s size, sex, and personality. You can also inspire yourself from your cat’s breed, behaviour, habits, or physical appearance. For instance, ‘Grumpy’ would work well for cat breeds such as Persians or Himalayans, don’t you think?

Whatever the name you choose, make sure it’s a name you actually like. Cats are family members and will be your everyday companions for many happy years. You don’t want to be calling out a name you don’t like for that long!

Happy choosing!