Top 200+ Names For Boy Cats (Cute, Funny, Unique, Puns, Colorful, Customized Names For Male Cats)

Whether you’ve adopted a new male kitty or you just want to rename your current one, picking out a cat name isn’t an easy task. And when you’ve finally settled on a name you like, you still need to make sure your cat likes it too.

Successfully teaching your cat to respond to its name is fundamental for every pet parent. The secret is to stick to something short and pack on lots of cat treats. This way your fluffy friend will easily remember the short phrase with the help of some tasty rewards.

For all of you male cat owners out there – I’ve created a list of the top 200+ names for male kitties. It features common and overused names, cute puns, funny names with no puns in them, witty names for colorful kitties and even some great examples inspired by popular culture. Plus, there’s also a section for fully customized names for boy cats!

Common Cat Names For Male Cats And Kittens

Without further ado, here are the most overused, typical and common names for male cats. Pay close attention because Felix and Tom aren’t the only options in it.

  • Alex
  • Angel
  • Biscuit
  • Charlie
  • Duke
  • Felix
  • Fluffy
  • Furball
  • Leo
  • Lucky
  • Lynx
  • Milo
  • Mr. Cat
  • Mr. Kitty
  • Mittens
  • Muffin
  • Munchkin
  • Napoleon
  • Oliver
  • Oscar
  • Simba
  • Skip
  • Sylvester
  • Teacup
  • Tiger
  • Toby
  • Tom/ Tommy
  • Whiskers

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As you can see, many great names suitable for male kitties are already overused by other pet parents. Instead of choosing from these ones, take a look at the rest of the ideas in my list below.

Cute Male Cat Names With Puns

If you’re a sucker for cat puns, brace yourself! These ones are absolutely purr-fect for tom cats!

  • Biskitty
  • Cat Frenzy
  • Cat-titude
  • Chairman Meow
  • Clawsie
  • Furry Felix
  • Fuzzinator
  • Jaspurr
  • Just Kitten
  • Kitten Around
  • Lickers
  • Lord Pawpaw
  • Lord Fuzzipants
  • Lucifurr
  • Mr. Catmare
  • Mr. Claws
  • Mr. Furball Frenzy
  • Mr. Meow-Wise
  • Mr. Purrfection
  • Mr. Sour Puss
  • Mr. McClaw
  • Mr. Purrfect
  • Mr. Pawfect
  • Octopuss
  • Prince Clawsome
  • Prince Pawpurrfect
  • Purrcy
  • Scratcher
  • Sir Meowington
  • Sir Meows-A-Lot
  • Whispurr
  • Wigglebutt
  • Wiggletail
  • Zenkitty

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Of course, you don’t have to stick to these puns. You can also take your favorite actor/ singer/ celebrity/ fictional character and make a pun from their names. Trust me, it really is super easy! Here are a few hilarious examples:

  • Anderson Pooper
  • Brad Kitt
  • Bob Meowerly
  • Cat Damon
  • Cat Lagerfeld
  • Catsanova
  • Cat Shady
  • Charles Lickens
  • Claws Dickens
  • Colin Feral Cat
  • Dalai Clawma
  • David Hasselpoop
  • David Meowie
  • Hairy Potter
  • J. R. R. Tolkitten
  • Leonardo DaFuzzy
  • Leonardo DiCatrio
  • Luke Skywhisker
  • Meowgli
  • Neil Catrick Harris
  • Picatso
  • Purrnest Hemingway
  • Ron Fleasley
  • Santa Claws
  • Snoop Cat
  • The Great Catsby
  • Tom Pawyer
  • William Shakespaw
  • Winnie The Purr

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As you can see, the possibilities are limitless. If you have a favorite one from my list or if you manage to come up with your own pun, I’d love to hear about it in the comment section below this post!

Funny And Unique Names For Male Cats

Not a big fan of puns? Not to worry! I have a long list of fun male cat names with absolutely no puns in them. Some are quite suitable for the feline personality and behavior, while others – for physical appearances.

  • Acrobat
  • Almond
  • Baboon
  • Bacon
  • Bagel Face
  • Bobtailed Bob
  • Chubby Bunny
  • Crazies
  • Einstein
  • Fuzzy Bunny
  • Gigabyte
  • Hannibal
  • His Royal Highness
  • His Supreme Lordship
  • Hunter
  • Lord Nightmare
  • Mr. Jelly Bean
  • Mr. Sassy Boots
  • Mr. Squashface
  • Mouse
  • Muppet
  • Newbie
  • Nightcrawler
  • Noodle
  • Nugget
  • Potato
  • Prince Ding Dong
  • Salmon
  • Sherlock
  • Terabyte
  • The Boss
  • The Poop Machine
  • Turbo Jump
  • Vegetarian
  • Waldo
  • Yeti
  • Yogi
  • Zucchini

All of these names are an awesome way to give an entertaining, sarcastic, unusual and overall truly unique name to your male feline furball.

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Pop Culture Inspired Cat Names

As I mentioned before, I have included some names for boy cats inspired by popular culture. Whether you’re looking for something straight out of a movie, book, TV show or something else, here are a few suitable options, which are definitely worth considering:

  • iCat
  • Kitkat
  • Merlin
  • Puss In Boots
  • Tardar Sauce
  • Aslan (Chronicles of Narnia)
  • Ben (Ben & Jerry’s ice cream)
  • Bilbo (The Hobbit)
  • Cheshire Cat (Alice In Wonderland)
  • Crookshanks (Harry Potter)
  • Dean Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Edward (Twilight)
  • Frodo (The Lord Of The Rings)
  • Gandolf (The Lord Of The Rings)
  • Garfield (Garfield)
  • Groot (Guardians Of The Galaxy)
  • Jon Snow (Game Of Thrones)
  • Loki (The Avengers)
  • Magnus (The Mortal Instruments)
  • Mufasa (The Lion King)
  • Ravenclaw (Harry Potter)
  • Salem (Sabrina, The Teenage Witch)
  • Thor (The Avengers)
  • Tom (Tom & Jerry)

One of the best things about pop culture-inspired names is that you don’t have to spend hours in brainstorming ideas if you’re feeling particularly lazy.

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Strong And Majestic Names For Male Cats

Strong tom cats require strong tom cat names – that is, of course, if you think your feline friend requires something manly and majestic. Here are a few examples to get you started:

  • Archer
  • Arnold
  • Avalon
  • Bruce
  • Carter
  • Eric
  • Francois
  • Gideon
  • Hercules
  • Lancelot
  • Lucifer
  • Noah
  • Princeton
  • Raphael
  • Rocky
  • Tiberius
  • Viking
  • Vincent
  • Xander
  • Zeus

Did you find something suitable for your own pet? I’d absolutely love to read your favorites in the comment section down below.

Color-Coded Names For Colorful Kitties

Sometimes the wittiest cat names are simply derived from the kitty’s physical characteristics. You’ll find lots of awesome color-coded, as well as pattern-coded names for colorful male cats below:

  • Avalanche
  • Aspirin
  • Blue
  • Brownie
  • Casper
  • Cat Sable
  • Chalkboard
  • Chocolate Cookie
  • Cinnamon Bun
  • Cinnamon Roll
  • Copper
  • Cotton Ball
  • Dot-Dot
  • Eight Ball
  • Espresso
  • Flame
  • Ginger
  • Harlequin
  • Ice Ice Baby
  • Leopard Emperor
  • Midnight
  • Mr. Coconut
  • Mr. Marbles
  • Mr. Patches
  • Onyx
  • Oreo
  • Q-tip
  • Pepper
  • Pitch Black
  • Raven
  • Shady
  • Smokey
  • Snowshoe
  • Snowstorm
  • Socks
  • Spot
  • Stoney
  • Tabby
  • Tortoise

The Cat Fanciers Association offers a long list of solid colored variations for felines. However, you can still use a name from the list above even if your pet isn’t included in the CFA’s list.

Fully Customized Names For Male Cats

Last, but not least, you can totally come up with an ah-mazing fully customized name for your male kitty. Just give him a majestic title, a simple first name and something hilarious for a last name. Check out some of my favorite combinations:

  • Admiral Rory Scratchypaws, The Third
  • Duke Wesley, The Clawsome
  • Lord Byron Fuzzipants
  • Lord Sylvester La-Salmon
  • Mr. Puss Without Boots
  • Mr. Willy Scratches Everything
  • Prince Salem Isn’t Kitten Around
  • Prince Wolfgang, The Rodent Exterminator
  • Sir Caleb Meows-A-Lot
  • Sir Lancelot La-Tuna

It’s not that hard to make up your own paw-some combination. You can even use your feline furball’s favorite food item in his name. Just let your creativity and inner goofiness flow!

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And my last tip for male cat owners is to use your cat’s birth month or his zodiac sign. This way you’ll get a truly unique name for your pet, unless somebody in your household is already named after a month, such as August, or after a zodiac sign, such as Leo.

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?!

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  1. Here’s what NOT to name a cat: Avoid names of characters from favorite TV shows and films. Eventually, that cat will die and you won’t be able to watch that show/film without getting emotional. When my Yoda dies, I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to watch another Star Wars movie.

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