Top 200+ Names For Orange Cats: Funny, Traditional, Unique, Puns, Pop Culture Inspired And More

Orange/ red/ ginger cats are widespread all over the planet.

These fiery kitties of various shapes and sizes can come from a number of feline breeds, which is yet another reason why so many pet parents prefer them next to furballs of other colors.

Some of the most famous felines in real life and fiction are orange – take Garfield and Simba for example. It should come to no surprise that people often associate them with a feisty attitude and with ferocious devotion to their owners.

If you happen to be one of those lucky people, who own a ginger kitty, then you should definitely give it a worthy name. I’ve compiled a list of 200+ cat names for orange cats, which are funny, unique, punny, inspired by pop culture, suitable for siblings… the list goes on and on.

Orange cat names with cat puns

Without further ado, let’s kick things off with some great names for orange cats, which feature cat puns.

  • Apricat
  • Catchup (ketchup)
  • Cat-titude
  • Hermione Ginger
  • Infurrno
  • Isla Fisher (this one is already a pun of its own!)
  • Little Meowmaid
  • Lucifurr
  • Mr. / Mrs. Carrotpaws
  • Papricat
  • Peter Paw
  • Puss Without Boots
  • Ron Fleasly
  • The Fiery Poop Machine
  • The Foxy Fuzzinator
  • Willie Catson
  • Winnie the Poop
  • Winnie the Purr

Okay, so not everyone out there is a fan of cat puns. Not to worry, I promise there won’t be any punny names among the ideas listed below.

Pop culture inspired cat names for orange cats

Here you’ll find 50+ names for orange cats, all of which are inspired by pop culture icons, items, games, animals, characters and so forth.

  • Amy Pond (Dr. Who)
  • Ariel (Disney)
  • Aslan (Narnia)
  • Black Widow (Marvel)
  • Charlie (Supernatural)
  • Cheetos
  • Chuck Norris
  • Clary (The Mortal Instruments)
  • Crookshanks (Harry Potter)
  • Daredevil (Marvel)
  • Daphne (Scooby Doo)
  • Dorothy (The Wizard of Oz)
  • Elmo
  • Fiona (Shrek)
  • Flash (DC Comics)
  • Fred and George Weasley (suitable for ginger siblings)
  • Garfield
  • Gimli (Lord of the Rings)
  • Ginger Spice
  • Halloween
  • Harley Davidson
  • Hermione Granger
  • Incendio (Harry Potter)
  • Jack O Lantern
  • Jean Grey (X-Men)
  • Jessica Rabbit
  • Lady Marmalade
  • Mad Hatter (Alice in Wonderland)
  • Mary Jane (Spiderman)
  • Merida (Disney)
  • Nemo & Dori (cute fit for siblings)
  • Pacman
  • Pikachu (Pokemon)
  • Pippi Longstocking
  • Poison Ivy
  • Prometheus
  • Puss In Boots
  • Rajah (Aladdin)
  • Red Queen (Alice in Wonderland)
  • Ron Weasley
  • Rowena (Supernatural)
  • Rudolf (because he has a red nose)
  • Prince Harry
  • Scarlet Witch (Marvel)
  • Scully (X-files)
  • Simba
  • Super Mario
  • The Little Red Riding Hood
  • Tigger (Winnie the Pooh)
  • Triss Merigold (The Witcher)
  • Wilma Flintstone
  • Winnie the Pooh

Did you find something you’re a fan of? No? Keep reading further for more ideas.

Common cat names for orange cats

If you’re wondering what other people are calling their red/ ginger/ orange cats, here’s a list of the most common names used for ginger cats:

  • Amber
  • Autumn
  • Blaze
  • Buttercup
  • Candy Corn
  • Cinnamon Bun
  • Cinnamon Roll
  • Chestnut
  • Chipmunk
  • Clementine
  • Copper
  • Coral
  • Crimson
  • Ginger
  • Goldfish
  • Goldie/ Goldilocks
  • Fire
  • Fireball
  • Firecracker
  • Firefly
  • Firestarter
  • Fireworks
  • Flame
  • Fox/ Foxy
  • Honey
  • Ladybug
  • Marigold
  • Muffin
  • Muppet
  • Oscar
  • Peaches/ Peachy
  • Phoenix
  • Pumpkin
  • Rose/ Rosie
  • Red
  • Redhead
  • Ruby
  • Rusty
  • Scarlet
  • Sunny
  • Tiger/ Tigress

These are so common that they’ve become quite overused through the years. But hey, there’s nothing wrong with choosing a more traditional name for your ginger kitty.

Unique and funny names for orange cats

For those of you looking for something a bit more unique or even funny, check out the following naming ideas.

  • Alabaster
  • Alani (orange in Hawaiian)
  • Ardent
  • Arsonist
  • Auburn
  • Avenger
  • Basketball
  • Bacon
  • BBQ
  • Bloody Mary (the cocktail)
  • Bordeau
  • Bourbon
  • Brass
  • Brick
  • C-4
  • Cantaloupe
  • Caramel Candy
  • Carrot
  • Cheddar
  • Cherry Pie
  • Cheyenne
  • Chili
  • Citrus
  • Clayball
  • Cranberry
  • Curry
  • Demon
  • Desert Prince/ Princess
  • Devil
  • Dorito
  • Dynamite
  • Egg yolk
  • Egyptian Pharaoh
  • Falafel
  • Fanta
  • Fever
  • Fire Alarm
  • Flambe
  • Fuse
  • Gepard (Cheetah)
  • Glitter
  • Grenadine
  • Guava
  • Heat Stroke
  • His/ Her Infernal Majesty
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Hot Stuff
  • Ignis (Latin for fire)
  • Ignition
  • Ina (meaning fire and light in Yoruba)
  • Inferno
  • Jalapeno
  • Jello Shot
  • Jupiter
  • Kasai (Japanese for fire)
  • Kidney Bean
  • Kindle
  • King of Hearts/ Diamonds
  • Lava
  • Lemon Zest
  • Leopard Emperor/ Empress
  • Lucifer
  • Mac N Cheese
  • Mai Tai
  • Mango
  • Manhattan (the cocktail)
  • Mars
  • Mojave
  • Molotov Cocktail
  • Nachos
  • Nariin (fiery in Arabic)
  • Nevada
  • Paprika
  • Pineapple
  • Plamen (meaning flame in Czech)
  • Pomegranate
  • Punch (the drink)
  • Pupa (red in Yoruba)
  • Pyromaniac
  • Queen of Hearts/ Diamonds
  • Rage
  • Raspberry
  • Red Panda
  • Rot (German for red)
  • Rouge (French for red)
  • Sahara
  • Sangria Fever
  • Scorchball
  • Screwdriver (the cocktail)
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Solar Flare
  • Squib
  • Strawberry
  • Sunrise & Sunset/ Sundown (suitable for siblings)
  • Tabasco
  • Tan
  • Tequila Sunrise
  • The Bomb
  • Tomato
  • Torero
  • Turtle (a fun alternative to Tortoiseshell cats with orange colors)
  • Watermelon
  • Zealous

Did you find a suitable cat name for your own fiery feline furball? Or maybe you’ve already given the purrfect name to your orange cat? Why don’t you share it along with your favorite picks from my list in the comment section down below? I’d love to know which orange cat names you liked the most.

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  • Updated June 11, 2018
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