101 Ridiculously Cute Name Ideas for Your New Kitten

Popular Male Kitten Names

If you got a male kitten, no problem. Male kittens are just as playful and entertaining as female kittens. Most people assume and associate kittens with females, so finding a male kitten name is pretty difficult. At any rate, here are ten popular kitten names for your glorious male kitten

  • Thunder
    Kittens are fast, so this is a no-brainier. Naming your kitten Lightning is a bit common, and thunder sounds a bit more creative. Besides, thunder is a name your kitten will gladly stake claim to.
  • Stewart
    Who would not want to give their kitten the name of a rich butler or six year old kid. Stewart is a nice name for a kitten who sleeps too much to care about what is going on around them.
  • Ed
    This common name suits a cat who is nice and to the point. While Ed is not a particularly creative name, it is memorable and easy to pronounce for the little ones at home.
  • Gary
    For those who do not know, Gary is the name of the snail of Spongebob Square pants, which happens to resemble a cat. This is pretty creative for a cat just as smart and quirky as Gay.
  • Melon
    If you have a male kitten who eats a lot, melon may just be the name for him. It is nice and symbolic, and it has a nice ring to it.
  • Future
    Your kitten may be a time traveler, or may rip your household calendar. Whatever the case may be, Future is a nice, creative name for a nice and creative cat.
  • Shadow
    Kittens are some of the most mischievous animals in the world, so next time you notice that something was missing without any indication of where it went, just look for Shadow.
  • Justin
    Justin is a cool name. It resembles a nice laid-back individual. However, what if I told you that it works well as a cat’s name. You would not believe me.
  • Laptop
    This name is a bit peculiar, but with over a million cats in the world, who does not have a cat by this name.
  • Paws
    This one was just going to have to be on the list. With a name just as common as this, it is also very memorable for the whole family.

Popular Female Names


It is rather easy to name a female cat. So many people associate kittens with females so this is an easy one. Here are some popular female kitten names

  • Riley
    This cute name is just right for an adorable, shy kitten who does not know how to be herself just yet.
  • Blossom
    Who does not love the Power Puff Girls? While Buttercup and Bubbles would make terrific names, Blossom stands out as the most pleasant.
  • Angel
    This name is really sweet. It would have been hard not to add it to the list.
  • Candy
    The other description could have explained this better, but having a kitten as sweet as candy would not hurt.
  • Button
    Your kitten likes to tear up clothes right? In that case, I think we just found her a new name.
  • Princess
    This name might make your daughter jealous, and vice versa. Since kittens only get the luxury of having only names, give your cat this privilege.
  • Love
    You would be surprised how common this name is, and most people are too busy naming their kittens human names to notice.
  • Tina
    This name is very cute and suitable for just about any kitten.
  • Precious
    If your kitten is precious to you, then trying out this name couldn`t hurt.

    • Hope
      This name is pretty common, but it is nonetheless beautiful and suitable.

     

    10 Names Based on Character

    These names are a bit profound. At any rate here they are

    • Fury
      If you kitten likes to nibble on your fingers, here you go.
    • Envy
      Kittens get jealous too, and at some point they want your attention just like little babies.
    • Happy
      This name is a bit simplistic, but it gets the job done.
    • Brainy
      Some kittens can open jars and find things that you hide. Brainy is the name for them.
    • Loco
      Loco is spanish for crazy for all of those that do not know.
    • Dream
      Kittens love to sleep and daydream. This couldn`t hurt.
  • Cuddles
    While it takes time for a kitten to get used to you, once they cuddle with you, you`re set for life.

    • Frady
      Never heard of the saying, “Don`t be a frady cat.”? Now you have.
    • Fork
      This name is for kittens who have a large appetite.
    • Thing 1
      This name is very creative, and it`s for kittens who get into everything.

     

    10 Kitten Names Based on Appearance

    • Shorty
      This name is for kittens who don`t appear to be growing.
    • Lanky
      Kittens can grow into very skinny cats.
    • Tumbleweed
      If you have a cat who looks like a ball of hay, there you go.
    • Snowball
      This is a pretty common name for white cats.
    • Gordo
      This name is for a kitten who is a bit on the large side.
    • Rainbow
      Due to genetics, some kittens are very multi-colored.
    • Lima Bean
      This name is for an oddly-shaped kitten.
    • Frost
      If you got a gray kitten, this name will work.
    • Eyeball
      Almost all kittens have very big eyes.
    • Whiskers
      There are so many cats with this name, but it’s a classic.

    10 Kitten Names Based on Color

    • Solid
      This name is defintely for a kitten with a consistent color.
    • Cinnamon
      If you have a brown cat, here you go.
    • Cloud
      This is also a name popular for white kittens.
    • Night
      It is common but popular among black kittens.
    • Steel
      Gray kittens are a marvel to look at, so steel works just fine for tough kittens.
    • Marble
      This color is mostly associated with tabby cats.
    • Tuxedo
      Kittens with a black coat and white paws are normally called Tuxedo cats.
    • Yogurt
      A cat with a peach color can easily go by this name.
    • Sour Cream
      Some rare breeds of kittens have a whitish-green color. This definitely fits.
    • Wolfie
      A cat with a gray and white coat pattern looks almost like a wolf.

    Creative And Unusual Kitten Names

    • T.V.
      No one really names their kitten this, but you can if you`re that bold.
    • Clock
      It is odd enough to name a kitten that has anything with time, except for you Future.
    • Liquid
      Believe it or not, there are a lot of video game fans who name their only companion Liquid.
    • Konstantin
      How could a sweet kitten be named anything as wicked as this?
    • Psalms
      Catholic priests need pets too.
    • Nine Tailed Fox
      All of the Anime fans get this one, but anyone else finds this very nerdy.
    • Jesse the Kitt
      You could also name your cat after the famous outlaw.
    • Paw McCatney
      You can go for double puns with this play on the name Paul McCartney.
    • Paw Revere
      A punny version of the famous Revolutionary War hero Paul Revere.
    • Furrnado Cortez
      The famous explorer makes for a nice, punny cat name.
    • Lord Sheddington
      For long-haired cats that like to shed.
    • Sabretooth
    • Scratchasaurus Rex
      Another great name for cats that can’t control their scratching.
    • Don Drapurr
      Named after everyone’s favorite Mad Men character.
    • Colin Feral
      A funny play on the actor’s name.
    • Wolverine
      For cats that like to scratch a lot.
    • Pepe Le Paw
      For black cats with white stripes.
    • Genghis Cat
      For pushy cats.
    • Cat King Cole
      For jolly cats.
    • Catpernicus
      For regal felines.
    • Sylvester Stallone
      For black cats, to combine the cartoon cat with the actor.
    • Dust D
      For grey cats.
    • Santa Paws
      Reddish cats can benefit from this silly name.
    • Meow
      You can always call your cat after its favorite word.
    • Potato Chip
      Great for yellow or orange cats.
    • Catastrophe
      A great name for messy cats.
    • Catatonic
      A fitting name for sleepy cats or ones who are extremely lazy.
    • James A. Garfield
      A mix of the US president and the popular comic strip cat. Great for orange cats.
    • Swayze
      For the macho cats.
    • Dempsey
      For the tom cats that the lady cats love.
    • CatDamon
      For cats that are a bit of an action hero.
    • Catner
      For any cat that boldly goes where it shouldn’t.
    • Picatso
      Ideal for cats with an artistic flair or a unique face.
    • Panther
      An awesome name for dark cats with a heroic streak.
    • Skunk
      If your cat has a white stripe on its dark fur, then why not?
    • Purrcy
      This name is ideal for cats with lighting markings.
    • Sir Purrcival
      For regal cats.
    • Krueger
      If your cat’s claws are a nightmare, then give it this name.
    • Outclaw
      For cats with sharp claws that would benefit from a western name.
    • Houdini
      For the cat that always disappears when you call it.
    • Fuzz
      Great for white cats that already look like they are wearing a spacesuit.
    • Catstro
      A good name for cats that are very demanding little dictators.
    • Zedong
      Another great dictator pun for your cat.
    • Brad Kitt
      You could name the cat after the handsome actor.
    • Jesse
      You could also name your cat after the famous outlaw.
    • Paw McCatney
      You can go for double puns with this play on the name Paul McCartney.
    • Pawrevere
      A punny version of the famous Revolutionary War hero Paul Revere.
    • Cortez
      The famous explorer makes for a nice, punny cat name.
    • Lord Sheddington
      For long-haired cats that like to shed.
    • Sabretooth
      For cats that scratch too much.
    • Scratchasaurus
      Another great name for cats that can’t control their scratching.
    • Don Drapurr
      Named after everyone’s favorite Mad Men character.

     

    Useful resources:

    Kitten growth chart
    Wikipedia
    Kitten Academy

9 thoughts on “101 Ridiculously Cute Name Ideas for Your New Kitten

    1. AvatarVanessa

      OMG! SO CUTE! Mine are Gracie, Suz-e-que, Dino, Yellow, Aport, Abrigo, Cola , Misha, California, Mama Cat, Snowball and Jeeper. Yes, I have 12 cuties!

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  1. AvatarRex

    I’m getting a 7 week old Flame Point Himalayan Jan. 2nd. I think I’m going to name her HEMI CAT, after the most iconic engine to come out of Detroit, ever.

    Reply
  2. AvatarFifi

    Over the years I’ve had: Aragon, Tasha, Yietza, Kagesmusha (Mushie or Mushicat), Ollie,
    Lilly, Fatty Abby, Sophie, Suki, and now Zuzu and Shadow.

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