If you have a cat like an Oreo cookie, you definitely want to look into the best black and white cat names out there.
Monikers are important, both to the cat itself and to us as the owner!
Names for black and white cats can come from loads of different places. They don’t need to just be inspired by their gorgeous colors.
From classic tuxedo cat names to unique names for a black and white cat, we’ve picked the coolest choices for your new kitty.
Take a look at our extensive lists of good names for black and white cats.
Top Names For A Black And White Cat
Our ten favorite names for a black and white cat for 2019 are:
Why Choose A Black And White Cat Name?
So you need a name for your black and white cat. But why should you look specifically at black and white cat names?
Aren’t all cat names created equal?
Well, the short answer is no, not really.
Your cat is an individual, and deserves a name that will really fit him or her to a tee — both personality-wise, and in looks!
So while there are definitely names here that can be applied to cats of any color, I think you’ll find that some just seem to fit an “Oreo” cat perfectly.
Tuxedo Cat Names
Good names for tuxedo cats often come from their gorgeous black and white coat.
There are plenty of fun monochromatic things in everyday life, as well as the natural world, which often bring inspiration for black and white cat names.
Here are a few of our favorites.
Black And White Male Cat Names
Ironically enough, as I’m typing this section on black and white male cat names, my black and white cat is curled up against my leg – his name is Oscar.
Because black and white male cat names can of course be based on human names, not just their gorgeous coats.
Male tuxedo cat names that are inspired by your favorite human names can be great fun. You can choose the top name of the year, or an old classic that you love.
Here are some great male black and white cat name options.
Black And White Female Cat Names
Black and white female cat names from traditionally more human names are lovely too.
Whether you are naming your cat after someone you admire, or just picking your top baby name, black and white girl cat names derived from human names just seem to fit.
If you are looking for black and white girl cat names that are absolutely perfect, check out these options for female tuxedo cat names.
Famous Black And White Cat Names
Whether fictional or real life pets, tuxedo cats have made their mark in history. Here are a few of them you may have heard of — though the ratio of white to black may vary!
- Mr. Mistoffelees
Names For White Cats With Black Spots
Names for white kitties with black spots can be a little different from the norm.
You can choose to name them after something associated with the color white, as that’s their main color. Or you can choose to highlight their gorgeous dotty coat.
Here are some fun choices for your beautiful white cat with black spots.
Names For Black Cats With White Paws
Names for black cats who just have white paws can be cute to associate with their stunning sleek black coat, or with the adorable socks on their tiny feet.
Here are some cool black and white cat name options for these gorgeously marked felines.
Creative Black And White Cat Names
Creative cat names for black and white cats can be very inspired, and inspiring.
Here are our favorite uniquely creative monikers.
Cute Names For Black And White Cats
Not so sure about the creative side of naming?
One thing is for certain, your new kitty is going to be seriously cute.
Cute names for black and white kittens don’t have to be too soppy. They can just be generally adorable words or names that will suit your sweet new friend down to the ground.
- Cutie pie
Funny Black And White Cat Names
Funny black and white cat names can be your traditional pun-ny cat names. Or they can be something totally at odds with your actual kitty or his personality.
These choices gave us all a bit of a giggle. What do you think?
- Rag Tag
Cool Black And White Cat Names
If you’re not big on the funny white and black cat names, then maybe we can tempt you with some awesome ones.
Ideas for cool black and white kitty names will differ from person to person. After all, we all have varying ideas on what cool really is.
But I think we can say with confidence that most of these options are pretty ice cold.
Warrior Cat Names For Black And White Cats
Is your cat a tough guy with a heart of gold? Has he or she come from a rough background, or defeated health issues, or dealt with being the tiniest in a litter?
Or are you just a fan of the Warriors series?
Celebrate your warrior cat with tough, triumphant black and white cat names like these.
- Dark Wing
Black And White Cat Names Summary
In a world that wants to name every black and white cat “Oreo,” you are brave enough to stand out.
You came here looking for the best black and white cat names, in the hopes of naming your new feline friend.
Did you find what you were looking for?
I hope we gave you lots of ideas and inspiration along with all these good names for black and white cats!
What’s your cat called? We’d love to hear your own ideas for cat names. Let us know in the comments below!
References and Further Reading
- Animal Cognition. 2013. Vocal recognition of owners by domestic cats (Felis catus). Saito, S.
- What We Understand about Cats and What They Understand about Us. Muth.
- What’s In A Name? Borkfelt, S.
- The Feline Five: An Exploration Of Personality In Cats. Litchfield, C, et al. 2017
This article has been extensively revised and updated for 2019.
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