Top 200+ Cool Cat Names: Pop-Culture Inspired, Sophisticated, And Colorful Options For Boy And Girl Cats

So, you’ve grown tired of your cat’s boring old name and you’re looking for some ideas on how to break things up with a fresh and cool new one.

Or maybe you’ve adopted a new kitten and you’re having troubles while brainstorming for the best possible choices for its name? Either way, choosing the right name for your feline friend is important because you’ll be saying it a lot. Each day. And maybe even at nighttime.

If you’re looking for something super unique, check out my list of non-traditional (and slightly crazy) ideas here.

But if you’re looking for something not so outside-the-box, which still sounds super cool, then keep reading further. Below you’ll find my top 200+ cool cat names suitable for all breeds, genders, fur lengths, personalities… Some of them are quite suitable for siblings, while others are even color-coded. Are you ready? Let’s go!

Cool Pop-Culture Inspired Cat Names

Check out these cool cat names inspired by pop-culture.

  • Arwen (Lord of the Rings)
  • Arya (Game of Thrones)
  • Aslan (Chronicles of Narnia)
  • Batman (DC)
  • Bellatrix (Harry Potter)
  • Ben & Jerry (cool fit for siblings)
  • Black Widow (Marvel)
  • Buffy, The Mouse Slayer
  • Casper (funny fit for white cats)
  • Crookshanks (Harry Potter)
  • Dean Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Elektra (Marvel)
  • Gandalf (The Grey or The White depending on the color)
  • Greywind (Game of Thrones)
  • Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy)
  • iCat
  • Jace (The Mortal Instruments)
  • Katniss (The Hunger Games)
  • KitKat
  • Loki (Marvel)
  • Magnus (The Mortal Instruments)
  • Merlin
  • Minerva (Harry Potter)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Grey (suitable for siblings)
  • Morticia (The Adams Family)
  • Mystique (X-Men)
  • Nebula (Guardians of the Galaxy)
  • Nox & Lumos (Harry Potter – smart fit for siblings)
  • Octavia (The 100)
  • Princess Leia (Star Wars)
  • Quicksilver (X-Men)
  • Roland (The Dark Tower)
  • Ravenclaw (Harry Potter)
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Sansa Cat (Game of Thrones)
  • Silver Surfer (Fantastic Four)
  • Siri
  • Thanos (Marvel)
  • Thor (Marvel)
  • Xena
  • Zorro

Were you a fan of any of these books, movies, characters, etc.? Or does your kitty already have a name inspired by popular culture?

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Majestic, Sophisticated And Cool Cat Names

If you don’t want to name your feline friend after someone or something, but you’re still looking for a cool idea, take a look at the best cool names for female and male cats below.

Cool names for female cats

Here you’ll find a long list of the top cool names for female cats.

  • Adelynn
  • Amaranthine
  • Amber
  • Amelia
  • Aphrodite
  • Artemis
  • Atlantis
  • Aura
  • Aurora
  • Ava
  • Bastet
  • Blaire
  • Briar
  • Cadence
  • Calypso
  • Carina
  • Catana
  • Cecelia
  • Clementine
  • Cora/ Coraline
  • Cordelia
  • Cornelia
  • Dahlia
  • Dawn
  • Desiree
  • Doriana
  • Echo
  • Eleanor
  • Enya
  • Evangeline
  • Faith
  • Francesca
  • Freya
  • Heaven
  • Huntress
  • Iris
  • Jewel
  • Josephine
  • Julianna
  • Lenore
  • Liana
  • Maira
  • Margot
  • Maureen
  • Monique
  • Morgan
  • Nerissa
  • Nyx
  • Oceana
  • Puma
  • Rage (sassy fit for cats with attitude)
  • Rainey
  • Riley
  • Roxanne
  • Ruby
  • Sabrina
  • Saoirse
  • Shawney
  • Siobhan
  • Skyler
  • Tatyana
  • Theresa
  • Valery
  • Vanessa
  • Venus
  • Vivienne
  • Xandria
  • Yvette
  • Yvonne
  • Zaheera

If you’re looking for more naming ideas specifically for female cats, check out my other list with top cat names for girl cats.

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Cool names for male cats

And here are quite a few ideas for cool cat names for male cats.

  • Aiden
  • Andre
  • Archer
  • Avalon
  • Benjamin
  • Blaine
  • Blaze
  • Brooklyn
  • Caiden
  • Carter
  • Castiel
  • Cassian
  • Corbin
  • Damien
  • Demon
  • Dex
  • Dorian
  • Eric
  • Ethan
  • Everest
  • Fjord
  • Flynn
  • Francesco
  • Francois
  • Gideon
  • Graham (Ed Sheeran’s own cat is named Graham)
  • Hercules
  • Isaac
  • Jasper
  • Kristoff
  • Kyler
  • Lancelot
  • Leighton
  • Loch Ness Monster
  • Lucifer
  • Lysander
  • Nathan
  • Nemo (Latin for no one)
  • Nicholas
  • Niklaus
  • Noah
  • Oberon
  • Ozzy
  • Panther
  • Parker
  • Princeton
  • Purr-cy
  • Rage (sassy fit for cats with attitude)
  • Raphael
  • Rohan
  • Ryder
  • Theodore
  • Tiberius
  • Viking
  • Zane
  • Zeus
  • Ziggy

Take a look at my other list with the best of the best cat names for male cats for more ideas on how to name your precious male kitty.

Cool Cat Names For Colorful Cats

You didn’t think I’d leave out color-coded names for cats, did you? Here are my top choices for cool names for colorful cats.

  • Abby The Tabby
  • Almond
  • Argentum (Latin for silver)
  • Aurora Borealis
  • Avalanche
  • Blackout
  • Brownie
  • Caffeine
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie
  • Cinnamon Roll/ Cinnamon Bun
  • Cobalt
  • Eightball and Zero (awesome fit for black and white siblings)
  • Emerald
  • Espresso
  • Firestarter
  • Flame
  • Ghost
  • Grim
  • Indigo
  • Jade
  • Lavender/ Lilac
  • Layla and Nur (Arabic for night and light – suitable for siblings)
  • Ignis (Latin for fire – great fit for ginger cats)
  • Indigo
  • Ink/ Inky
  • Leopard Emperor/ Leopard Empress
  • Obsidian
  • Oreo
  • Penguin (cool name for Tuxedo cats)
  • Phantom
  • Q-tip
  • Schatten (German for shadow)
  • Siva (Bosnian for grey)
  • Socks (for cats with mitten patters)
  • Stormshadow
  • Tabbytha
  • Turtle (funny alternative for Tortoiseshell cats)
  • Zebra

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Did you find a cool cat name that suits your own beloved feline furball? Why don’t you share your favorite picks from these cool cat names in the comment section down below? I’d love to read about them!

Emily Parker

Emily Parker is the Content Manager at Catological. She's passionate about helping cat parents love their cats better by providing the best information and recommendations about everything you'll need to know about your cat, from kitten to senior years. She believes natural, biologically-appropriate products are best...why wouldn't you provide the best for a member of your family?!