Welcome to our complete guide to the best boy cat names. Helping you to make the right choice for your new male kitty.
Choosing the perfect name for our pets is often a decision that takes a long time and a lot of consideration.
Everyone tends to want different things when coming up for a name for their cats.
Some people want something cute, some people want something unique, and others might want something that links to their cat’s physical appearance or breed!
It’s an important decision.
You don’t want to choose a name that you won’t be happy with in a few years time, so naturally a lot of thought needs to go into picking one.
This article will provide you with a big variety of different name ideas for your male cat, hopefully helping you find the perfect name, or at least giving you a bit more inspiration!
Male cat names
A lot of people give their cats human names.
And you might think that human cat names are more easy to think up. Especially with the amount of baby name websites available online!
However, this trend can sometimes get confusing.
Especially if one of your friends or family members has the name you want to use.
We’ve listed a few below that you might want to consider.
Going through baby names online is a great way to get inspired, if human boy cat names are your top choice.
Cute boy cat names
You might want to give your cat a cuter name. After all, your little boy isn’t going to be the stereotype moody Tomcat!
Cute name inspiration can come from anything.
From foods, to popular fictional characters.
Here are some of our favorite cute boy cat names for you to try out:
Cute cat names are great, but what if you want something a bit different?
Unique male cat names
Finding a unique name for your pet cat is very popular these days. After all, we all want to emphasize how special our pet is.
But funnily enough, this trend for a completely unique name is making it harder and harder to actually find one.
Don’t worry though, we’ve got some great ideas for unique male cat names that will keep your kitten apart from the crowd.
Below are some less popular names for cats that you might want to use.
However, if these names aren’t quite what you want, there are other way to find a unique name.
The popularity of different names tend to change over time, so you could research names that are currently not as popular and name your cat after these.
Cool boy cat names
Picking the coolest name for your cat is difficult, as it is all down to personal preference.
Perhaps your cat is quite energetic or adventurous, so you want to give him a name to reflect this.
Here are some names that might be fitting for your cool cat:
Black cat names male
Perhaps you’d rather have a name that is based on the appearance of your new pet.
These names don’t just have to be descriptive – they can also be taken from famous examples of cats that are known from TV or books.
Black cats can also have splashes of other colors – especially white, so some of the suggested names towards the end of the list below could be useful here.
Here are some names that could make people automatically know you have a lovely black cat!
But what about those gorgeous grey male cats?
Male cat names grey
Grey cats come in all different shades. Some could be a deep, shadowy grey, whilst other could be a speckled or light shade.
This gives us a large scope when thinking of names we could give to them.
See if any of these match your cat’s looks!
And then of course we have the gorgeous ginger cat crew.
Orange male cat names
There are many iconic ginger cats in the media. Ginger cats are incredibly popular right now.
Breeders are adding extra digits onto their price tags, and people just can’t get enough of them.
Fortunately, the gorgeous fiery fur of orange cats gives us a great excuse to come up with some creative names.
And then we have the wonderous world of white kitty cats!
White male cat names
White cats are loved for their striking fur and often their piercing blue eyes.
Here are some names that can emphasize their natural beauty.
Male tabby cat names
Tabby cats have beautiful uniquely patterned fur, which can be a great source of inspiration for your cat’s name.
You can use the patterns found in your cat’s fur to help choose a name.
Maybe some of these will be perfect for you.
Good boy cat names
Cat’s names don’t just need to be reflective of their appearances, names can tell people about your cat’s personality.
Even as kittens you can often see your cat’s personality shine through.
Cats are energetic, happy and playful animals. Perhaps this can give us inspiration for a great name.
Funny, creative male cat names
Perhaps you want a name that brings a smile to people’s faces when they hear it.
For this you could make your cat’s name into a play on words, showing off your creative side as well as your sense of humor.
Here are some suggestions for punny cat names that might be purrrfect for you.
- Bing Clawsby
- Colin Furth
- Draco Meowfoy
- Elvis Purrsley
- Jay Catsby
- Purrlock Holmes
Best male cat names
Even though we’ve been through a lot of names in this article, you still might not have found one you like.
The best cat names are all down to individual preference – as we said at the very start, people want different things when choosing the name of their cat.
Maybe we have given you some inspiration for your cat name, or even provided you with the name you settled on! Once you’ve made up your mind, you might even be tempted with one of these cute personalized name collars
Let us know in the comments which names you think are the best for male cats to give our other readers even more inspiration.
Do you think that the best names come from famous cats in the media? Or that the best male cat names are human names?
Let us know your thoughts!
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