100+ Harry Potter Inspired Cat Names: Ideas for Magical & Intriguing Cats

Last Updated on: October 15, 2020

There is a sense of wonder and excitement that goes into naming a new kitty. For those of you who are passionate about the magical world of Harry Potter, there may be a lot to consider when choosing the right name for your little wizard. Rowling captured the hearts of fantasy lovers after the release of the book series, leading into a massively successful film franchise that took the world by storm.

Harry Potter is now easily one of the most popular stories shared worldwide and has some of the most recognizable household names.  Though Ravenclaw may appear to be the most obvious choice, there are many enchanting names inspired by the imagination and marvel of J.K. Rowling.

Below we have compiled a list of the most admirable, influential, and even evil characters. From the bravest of Gryffindors to the slimiest of Slytherins, there is sure to be something suitable for everyone.

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Female Harry Potter Character Cat Names

Strong and elegant, with names just as beautiful as the characters themselves, here is our top female character list.

  • Ginny
  • Sybill
  • Nymphadora
  • Tonks
  • Bellatrix
  • Padma
  • Lily
  • Fortescue
  • Narcissa
  • Perpetua
  • Luna
  • Rowena
  • Lavender
  • Hazel
  • Merula
  • Millicent
  • Hermione
  • Pomona
  • Cedrella
  • Arabella
  • Fleur
  • Myrtle
  • Callidora
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Male Harry Potter Character Cat Names

Toting wands and casting spells, always on the hunt of the truth, or lurking in the shadows of dark secrets, here are some of the most defined and prominent male characters from the series:

  • Corvinus
  • Dudley
  • Pettigrew
  • Moody
  • Floo
  • Salazar
  • Fat Friar
  • Horcrux
  • Winikus
  • Weasley
  • Albus
  • Crouch
  • Percy
  • Hagrid
  • Lupin
  • Hortense
  • Ron
  • Silvanius
  • Kettleburn
  • Uric the Oddball
  • Seamus
  • Potter
  • Alas
  • Cedric
  • Harry
  • Merlin
  • Godric
  • Riddle
  • Remus
  • Dumbledore
  • Black
  • Ludo
  • Nimbus
  • Porpington
  • Sirius
  • Fergus
  • Filius Flitwick
  • Lestrange
  • Longbottom
  • Neville
  • Horace
  • Malfoy
  • Severus
  • Aberforth
  • Tuttle
  • Tom
  • Diggory
  • Filch
  • Reubus
  • Quidditch
  • Viktor
  • Snape
  • Gilderoy
  • Hogwart
  • Draco
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Harry Potter Cat Character Names

Despite there being only a few memorable kitties littered throughout the franchise, we know they offer up some of the greatest and most recognizable names.

  • Crookshanks
  • Snowy
  • Fuzzclaw
  • Mrs. Norris
  • Tufty
  • Mr. Tibbles
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Harry Potter Mythical Creature Cat Names

There always a chance your little feline possesses a wonderful combination of magical traits and only a name so unique as the ones below would be fitting. Here are our favorite mythical creatures and the names they were given by their wondrous keepers:

  • Crup
  • Malaclaw
  • Nagini
  • Caipora
  • Ramora
  • Fluffy
  • Firenze
  • Pixie
  • Bane
  • Doxy
  • Winky
  • Scabbers
  • Ronan
  • Fawkes
  • Merror
  • Aragog
  • Niffler
  • Hedwig
  • Occamy
  • Boggart
  • Marmite
  • Plimpy
  • Dobby
  • Hokey
  • Hydra
  • Dragon
  • Phoenix
  • Mooncalf
  • Errol
  • Kneazle
  • Fang
  • Padfoot
  • Limax
  • Prongs

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Finding the Right Harry Potter Inspired Name for your Cat

While we don’t have a magic wand, the infamous Sorting Hat, or a wizardly spell to help you decide, we hope our list of 100 Harry Potter Inspired names has provided you with a perfectly magical fit for your feline friend! We are paw-sitive they will be swept away by your choice!

If your search for the right name continues, please check out one of our other cat name lists below:

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