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Looking for the perfect name for that new cat? Want to know which cat names are the most popular for top cat mixes or cat breeds? And what do these names mean, anyway? Get some great ideas for naming your cat in CatChannel.com’s Cat Names Center.

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TOP FEMALE CAT NAMES

TOP MALE CAT NAMES

AngelAngelic; messenger of God (Greek)BuddyFriend; brother (English)
BabyYoung, often symbolizing innocence or purity; object of affection (Old English)JackGod is gracious (English)
BellaBeautiful (Latin)MaxThe greatest (Latin)
ChloeBlooming (Greek)OliverOlive tree, symbolizing beauty, dignity, peace (Latin)
KittyPure (Greek)OreoA chocolate and vanilla cookie (American)
LucyLight (Latin)ShadowShade from the sun (English)
MistyDew of nature (English)SimbaLion (Swahili)
MollyStar of the sea (Irish and Latin)SmokeySmoke-colored (American)
PrincessRoyal daughter (Latin)TigerPowerful (American)
SassyBold, spirited, lively, cheeky, bright (Hebrew)TiggerTiger; powerful (Greek)

 

Celebrity Cat Names

   CELEBRITY CAT NAMES

Kitty PurryKaty Perry’s Maine Coon mix
SocksBill Clinton’s American Shorthair
BeethovenMartha Stewart’s Himalayan
IndiaGeorge W. Bush’s American Shorthair
PlaydoughHalle Berry’s Tabby Domestic Shorthair
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TOP CAT NAMES BY BREED & COAT

Top Breeds Names by Breed

American ShorthairMaine Coon
BengalPersian
Black CatsRagdoll
Domestic ShorthairSiamese
Domestic Longhair

 

TOP CAT NAMES: ALL

Tiger
Powerful (American)

Smokey
Smoke-colored (American)

Shadow
Shade from the sun (English)

Tigger
Tiger; powerful (Greek)

Oreo
A chocolate and vanilla cookie (American)

Angel
Angelic; messenger of God (Greek)

Princess
Royal daughter (Latin)

Max
The greatest (Latin)

Bella
Beautiful (Latin)

Midnight
Great darkness or gloom (English)