75 Most Popular Black Kitten Names

Hey guys, we’ve narrowed down our search for the most popular black cat names from around the world worth checking out. Our criteria included: plain AWESOME names for your little bad ass black panther.

Mysterious Cat Names

  • Shadow – Shadows have always been dark and mysterious.
  • Phantom – Perfect descriptor for a quiet, sneaky feline.
  • Misty – Mist is an elusive phenomenon that mimics the behaviour of some cats.
  • Midnight – Nothing is darker or more mysterious than this moment.
  • Dracula – A notoriously dark and mysterious character.
  • Casper – Since the film, this name has been associated with the paranormal, thus making it perfect for black cats.
  • Raven – A traditionally dark creature that doubles as a perfect name for a black cat.
  • Ophelia – A beautiful name taken from a dark and mysterious play.
  • Gato – Naming your feline “cat” in another language gives it a very eclectic and mysterious feel.
  • Ozzy – Who better to name a black cat after than the cryptic Prince of Darkness.
  •  Elvira – She is the Mistress of the Dark and, even if you don’t recognize the name, it is definitely enigmatic.
  • Mystic Cat Names

  • Pluto – This name represents both the ruler of the underworld and the name of the black cat in the famous Edgar Allan Poe story.
  • Hades – He is another ruler of the underworld in ancient mythology.
  • Loki – He is a trickster who shares many characteristics of wily felines.
  • Sphinx – A mythical creature from a culture who idolized cats.
  • Voodoo – A practice which has traditionally been viewed as dark and mystical.
  • Wicca – A name for a black cat that references the mystical women who traditionally kept them.
  • Nimbus – A Latin term meaning “dark cloud” which beautifully describes black cats.
  •  Tenebris – Literally the Latin term for “darkness”.
  • Onyx – A beautiful, shiny, black coloured stone.
  •  Fortune – A play on the superstition that black cats are unlucky.
  •  Jinx – This describes what some people may feel about your black cat.
  • Famous Cat Names

  • Grumpy – This is both the name of a famous cat and a potential descriptor or your feline.
  • Felix – A name inspired by the retro cartoon black cat of the same name.
  • Monty – The name of one of the most famous cats in the world, who was born a little different.
  • Cheshire – Taken from the famous story of Alice in Wonderland, your black cat can mimic this cat in darkness.
  • Mr. Bigglesworth – The famous right-hand cat of Dr. Evil in the Austin Powers series.
  • Elvis – He was the King of Rock and Roll, known for his shiny, jet black hair.
  • Cat Stevens – A pun name taken from the famous singer-songwriter.
  • Cindy Clawford – Another pun name centralized around the smoky good looks of Cindy Crawford.
  • Oprah Whisker – A funny take on the name of one of the most famous women in the world.
  •  Chairman Meow – A funny pun on a notoriously famous Chinese dictators name.
  • Genghis Cat – Another funny pun on another very famous man.
  • Funny Cat Names

  • Snowball – A clever play-on-words name for a black cat.
  • Boo – A funny little exclamation associated with the black cat holiday; Halloween.
  • Whispurr – A funny pun name for a quiet cat.
  • Scratchy – Could be descriptive of your cat’s personality, or could be a reference to the black cat from The Simpsons.
  • Catsanova – The perfect joke for a friendly, loving black cat.
  • Catzilla – This is a cute name for a mischievous little black cat.
  • Ninja – A perfect, funny name for a black cat who is agile and nimble.
  • Schrodinger – The name of the man who is famous for his theories which involve cats.
  • Ham – Generally an odd and comical thing to name a cat.
  • Fraidy – A play of the quote “fraidy cat”.
  •  Nyan – A throwback to the funny internet sensation that was Nyan Cat.
  • Cat Names From Movies

  •  Lucifer – The sneaky black cat from the movie Cinderella.
  • Binx – The name of the notorious black cat who starred in Hocus Pocus.
  • Coraline – This is a reference to the Tim Burton film “Coraline” where there is a famous black cat without a name.
  • Selina – The secret identity of the infamous Catwoman.
  • Hat – A funny play on the Cat in the Hat, who is also never named in the movies or books.
  • Berlioz – The adorable little black kitten from the Aristocats.
  • Scat – Again from the Aristocats, this time the name of a jazz playing feline.
  • DC – An abbreviation of the name “darn cat” from the film That Darn Cat!
  • General – The name of the mysterious black cat who stars in the Stephen King adaptation; Cat’s Eye.
  •  Salem – The name of the sassy cat from Sabrina the Teenage Witch.
  • Sylvester – The notorious feline frenemy of Tweety Bird in the Looney Toones.
  • Unisex Black kitten names

  • Shadow – Shadows have always been dark and mysterious.
  • Phantom – Perfect descriptor for a quiet, sneaky feline.
  • Misty – Mist is an elusive phenomenon that mimics the behaviour of some cats.
  • Midnight – Nothing is darker or more mysterious than this moment.
  • Dracula – A notoriously dark and mysterious character.
  • Casper – Since the film, this name has been associated with the paranormal, thus making it perfect for black cats.
  • Raven – A traditionally dark creature that doubles as a perfect name for a black cat.
  • Ophelia – A beautiful name taken from a dark and mysterious play.
  • Gato – Naming your feline “cat” in another language gives it a very eclectic and mysterious feel.
  • Ozzy – Who better to name a black cat after than the cryptic Prince of Darkness.
  •  Elvira – She is the Mistress of the Dark and, even if you don’t recognize the name, it is definitely enigmatic.
  • Raja – This is an amazing character from the movie Aladdin.
  • Dina – This is the interesting name of a character from Alice in Wonderland.
  • Lucifer – This is the interesting name of a character from Cinderella.
  • Pom-Pom – This is the interesting name of a character from Cinderella II.
  • Am – This is the interesting name of a character from Lady and the Tramp.
  • Wi – This is the interesting name of a character from Lady and the Tramp.
  • Figaro – This is the interesting name of a character from Pinocchio.
  • Gideon – This is the interesting name of a character from Pinocchio.
  • Sabor – This is the interesting name of a character from Tarzan.