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100+ Female Cat Names: The Best Names for Girl Cats in 2021

The choice to adopt a fluffy female kitty might have been a no brainer to you. You’re an excellent pet owner (or you will be because you’ve read everything you possibly can on cat ownership!) Your home is ready, toys are strewn about, litter box clean and ready to use, matching food and water bowls awaiting their first meal. The last thing you need for your little lady is the perfect pint-sized cat name. 

Deciding what to call your cat might be the most enjoyable step, other than bringing them home for the first time. It gives you the opportunity to be creative, offering different ways to be inspired by your fur baby – whether that be through their playful or coy personality, coat patterns, or colors. Perhaps you might even find inspiration through your cat’s intelligence, or in some cases, seemingly lack thereof! 

We have collected a stash of the best female cat names for you to consider. Enjoy! 

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Unique Female Cat Names 

Your kitty is bound to be unique which might lead you to search for an unusual female cat name. Each of these suggestions is off the beaten path making them perfectly original and unique female cat names. 

  • Asthma
  • Moshi
  • Vita
  • Eartha
  • Mishka
  • Nessa
  • Airy
  • Cairo
  • Espen
  • Tippy
  • Bama
  • Wizzie
  • Nira
  • Hayes
  • Eilish
  • Rue
  • Everest
  • Zola
  • Mina
  • Wisp

Cute Female Cat Names 

It’s guaranteed that your cat will be adorable. Your feline might be soo cute that it would only feel appropriate to pair them with a name just as cute as they are. 

  • Bella
  • Luna
  • Elle
  • Leah
  • Buttons
  • Lucie
  • Cleo
  • Suzie
  • Penelope
  • Yara
  • Bean
  • Cinnamon
  • Chatters
  •  Lulu
  • Meeka
  • Josie
  • Aurora
  • Nora
  • Olive
  • Tuna
  • Iris
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Black Female Cat Names 

Although this set was created for adorably dark cats, our list of black female cat names also lends itself nicely to the category of grey female cat names. 

  • Harley
  • Willow
  • Raven
  • Vixen
  • Rogue
  • Boo
  • Umbra
  • Elvira
  • Misty
  • Twila
  • Cinder
  • Wednesday
  • Noir
  • Salem
  • Morticia
  • Maleficient
  • Java
  • Godiva
  • Eclipse

White Female Cat Names 

Pearly, cloudy, or creme – regardless of the shade of your felines white coat, a name from our white female cat names would be a cute match! 

  • Blondie
  • Brie
  • Cloud
  • Alaska
  • Cottontail
  • Flower
  • Lily
  • Angel
  • Noodle
  • Oatmeal
  • Ghost
  • Star
  • Tofu
  • Shimmer
  • Star
  • Tink
  • Blanc
  • Waffles
  • Ivory
  • Magnolia
  • Lotus
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Orange Female Cat Names 

You might instantly think of Garfield when the thought of an orange cat pops into your mind. While this name may not be write off for some, most cat owners will opt for an idea that’s a touch more girly and choose one of these firey orange female cat names. 

  • Ginger
  • Dawn
  • Maple
  • Autumn
  • Carmella
  • Apricot
  • Mimosa
  • Terracotta
  • Poppy
  • Merlot
  • Penny
  • Peaches
  • Amber
  • Ariel
  • Cider
  • Marigold
  • Goldie
  • Ruby
  • Teddy
  • Paprika
  • Harvest
  • Daphne

Funny Female Cat Names 

There will be times your cat will be your source of entertainment. If your cat enjoys clowning around, pair them with a funny female cat name. Another great idea is to choose a pun female cat name – relating your fur baby to pop culture. Additionally, there is an opportunity to choose an ironic female cat name, should your fur baby be stoic and forever poised. 

  • Cleocatra
  • Puma Thurman
  • Pawdry Hepburn
  • Catsy Cline
  • Catniss Everclean
  • Meagbyte
  • Cat Benatar
  • Mrs Meowgi
  • Cindy Clawford
  • Meowly Cyrus
  • Kitty Purry
  • Copy Cat
  • Catalie Portman
  • Ravenclaw
  • Kitty Poppins
  • Catnip Everdeen
  • Hello Kitty
  • Demi Meower

Other Female Cat Names 

Coat pattern is sure to vary among all kitties, but finding the perfect fit for these types of cats might be fun. Any of these would make for excellent female calico cat names, female tuxedo cat names, striped, merled or spotted feline names. 

  • Piper
  • Maisie
  • Jinx
  • Marble
  • Petra
  • Trippy
  • Taffy
  • Pixie
  • Mittens
  • Harlequin
  • Moxie
  • Celeste
  • Harlow
  • Vera
  • Prada
  • Gidget
  • Cersei
  • Tempest
  • Roxy
  • Zyla
  • Azalea
  • Zodiac

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Finding the Right Name for Your Female Cat

We hope that you were able to find your new addition the perfect name after reading our list! After all, we do believe each of these would make a good female cat name. If you are having trouble choosing just one, we encourage you to look to your kitty for inspiration. We are sure that spending enough time with her will be enough to point you in the right direction! 

Here are a few additional name posts for you to ponder:


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