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Coffee Names for Cats: 125+ Great Ideas for Your Perky Cat

There are plenty of common and ordinary cat names out there. But if you’re looking for a unique name for an extra-perky cat, you’ve come to the right place. Whether your cat has a bouncy personality that makes them appear “extra caffeinated” or you’re just a coffee fan, why not give your cat a coffee-inspired name?

Knowing that you want to name your cat after your favorite java is easier than coming up with a name from scratch, but you may still need help. So, we rounded up over 125 coffee names and divided them into categories to help you out. We bet that the perfect name for your perky cat is on this list!

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How to Name Your Cat

There are no rules for naming your cat, so sometimes it’s best to simply go with a name that inspires you! Common trends for naming include referencing their physical appearance or color or a stand-out feature of their personality or picking a name with meaning to you.

It’s usually best to keep it simple and find a name that’s easy to say. You’ll be using it several times a day for years to come, and simple names are easier for your cat to learn and understand.

Pay attention to names that stand out while going through the list. Try saying them to your cat to see what feels right. If you’re not sure, let it sit for a few days. Most importantly, don’t stress about it. You will find the right name sooner or later!

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Coffee Names for Female Cats

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Female cats are often full of spunk and personality. These coffee-inspired names are perfect for cats of the feminine gender.

  • Arista — a name of a coffee brand; in Greek, this name means “best”
  • Borgia — a Spanish coffee name
  • Chai — the Hebrew word for “living” or “vital,” also the name of a popular coffee drink
  • Cocoa — a word meaning “powdered chocolate”
  • Java — this word with Arabic origins is often used as a nickname for coffee
  • Kona — the Hawaiian word for “lady,” also the name of a famous Hawaiian coffee brand
  • Latte — a reference to café latte, which means milk coffee in Italian
  • Sugar — a name that indicates sweetness; the actual word meaning is “sweet crystal spice.
  • Vanilla — a popular coffee flavor
  • Vienna — means “forest stream” in Latin
  • Yuenyeung — a popular coffee drink in Hong Kong, made from a combination of coffee and Hong Kong-style milk tea

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Coffee Names for Male Cats

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Look no further if you’re searching for a male cat name. Here is our list of coffee-inspired names for spunky boy cats.

  • Breve — means “short”
  • Brewer — a person who brews
  • Cappuccino — a fancy coffee and an Italian word meaning “hood”
  • Caramel — a popular flavor; the word itself means “the candy”
  • Cortado — a variation of the Spanish verb “cortar,” which means “to cut”
  • Dunkin — a Gaelic word that means “brown warrior”
  • Mazagran — a type of iced coffee from Algeria
  • Mocha — an Arabic name that means “chocolate-coffee flavor”
  • Ristretto — the Italian word for “restricted,” also the name for a short shot of highly concentrated espresso
  • Venti — the Italian word for twenty, referring to a 20-ounce coffee

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Other Coffee-Inspired Cat Names

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If you’re still searching for the perfect coffee name for your cat, here are other coffee-related names, terminologies, and brands for inspiration.

  • Affogato
  • Affogato
  • Americano
  • Americano
  • Antoccino
  • Arabica
  • Arista
  • Aroma
  • Bailey
  • Barista
  • Barraquito
  • Barrister
  • Beany
  • Biscotti
  • Blonde
  • Blossom
  • Bodum
  • Bombon
  • Borgia
  • Bosco
  • Botaz
  • Bourbon
  • Buck
  • Buzz
  • Cajillo
  • Carajillo
  • Cascara
  • Chaff
  • Chemex
  • Chino
  • Cinnamon
  • Civet
  • Colombia
  • Corretto
  • Corretto
  • Cortado
  • Costa
  • Cream
  • Crema
  • Cubano
  • Cuppa
  • Cupper
  • Doppio
  • Doppio
  • Dripper
  • Dutch
  • Espressino
  • Espresso
  • Excelsa
  • Folger
  • Frappe
  • Frappucino
  • Freakshake
  • Freddo
  • Frothy
  • Gabriel
  • Galao
  • Geisha
  • Gesha
  • Gommosa
  • Grande
  • Grinder
  • Guillermo
  • Harvest
  • Hazelnut
  • Horton
  • Illy
  • Irish
  • Jacu
  • Jitter
  • Kaffe
  • Kalua
  • Keurig
  • Kopi
  • Lait
  • Lavazza
  • Leche
  • Liberica
  • Linea
  • Lloyd
  • Lungo
  • Macchiato
  • Macchinetta
  • Maillard
  • Marocchino
  • Matcha
  • Maxwell
  • Melitta
  • Melya
  • Miel
  • Misto
  • Moccona
  • Moshi
  • Nespresso
  • Nestle
  • Nitro
  • Palazzo
  • Panna
  • Peaberry
  • Peet
  • Pharisee
  • Piccolo
  • Pike
  • Pocillow
  • Puck
  • Raf
  • Redeye
  • Rio
  • Ristretto
  • Roasty
  • Roma
  • Romano
  • Romano
  • Santos
  • Shakerato
  • Sheridan
  • Soya
  • Star
  • Susu
  • Torani
  • Trenta
  • Tryer
  • Valencia
  • Vanilla
  • Yirgacheffe
  • Zorro

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Final Thoughts

Combining your love of coffee with your cat’s name is only as difficult as choosing which one to use. Hopefully, you’ve found a fun coffee-inspired cat name that will make you smile for years to come!

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