150+ Male Cat Names: The Ultimate List of Masculine, Adorable and, Tough Names

Last Updated on: October 9, 2020

Naming your new feline is an exciting part of bringing them home. Whether they are brand new kittens, or a mature cat starting a new chapter in their life, they deserve a name that’s bold and adventurous, maybe something docile to compliment their calm and coy personality, perhaps a name that’s sassy for the cat with an attitude – whichever you choose, you can be sure that you will have more of a connection to it than your feline! Ultimately, what you name your cat tells the world more about you, than it ever does your feline companion – so choose something you absolutely love!

If you are a giant sports fan, a name inspired by your favorite team could be a fun option. Maybe after your favorite fruit or fictional character.

So if you’ve adopted a male kitty, or cat and are looking for the ultimate list of names – below we have compiled a list of the best names for black, orange, and white names, unique and funny suggestions, as well as cute and tough names! 

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Male Names for Black Cats 

The number of dark, mysterious, and even sinister ideas that can be inspired by your little buddies’ black fur may truly be endless. So we’ve taken out the guesswork, found the best, and listed them here! 

  • Fate 
  • Ink 
  • Coal
  • Ace 
  • Hocus 
  • Spooky
  • Raven 
  • Salem 
  • Omen 
  • Onyx
  • Pluto
  • Hades 
  • Midnight 
  • Cinder 
  • Vader
  • Crypt
  • Boo
  • Darkness
  • Jet 
  • Magic 
  • Diablo 
  • Phantom 
  • Shade 
  • Voodoo
  • Soot
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Male Names for Orange Cats 

If your cat’s fur is the color of sand, marmalade, or a bright shade of ginger, this next list is for you. Orange cats typically are tabby’s which means they likely have a fairly easy-going personality as well. Test out a few of these for your new addition. 

  • Aslan 
  • Blaze 
  • Heinz 
  • Nacho 
  • Pumpkin 
  • Tang 
  • Archie 
  • Maple 
  • Lava 
  • Flannery 
  • Chili
  • Mango 
  • Tiger 
  • Cheeto 
  • Carrots 
  • Ginge 
  • Flames
  • Rusty 
  • Nemo

Male Names for White Cats 

Just as snow, here we have gathered a list of names complementary to those male cats with a crisp white coat. Perhaps you have a Persian, or Himylanian or a fair breed anywhere in between. One of these could be the perfect name for a cat who loves winter or is softer than cotton!

  • Chilly 
  • Blue 
  • Casper 
  • Frosty 
  • Ice 
  • January 
  • Blizzard 
  • Snowball 
  • Yeti 
  • Aspen 
  • Star
  • Opal
  • Latte 
  • Bones
  • Olaf
  • Tofu 
  • Igloo 
  • Moon 
  • Whiskers 
  • Noodle
  • Cringle 
  • Bino
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Unique Names for Male Cats 

Each cat is destined to have its own personality, so a name as unique as they are might just be the idea you are looking for. Something to hint at their curiosity, quirks, or even their sweet or evil side – there is sure to be something fitting for all types of unique felines. 

  • Zeke 
  • Atlas 
  • Nero 
  • Bijou
  • Lumi
  • Ludo 
  • Fawkes 
  • Porgy
  • Dipsy 
  • Mochi 
  • Chai
  • Peppo
  • Wahoo 
  • Curly
  • Uno
  • Arbie 
  • Ajax
  • Pad 
  • Baja
  • Orc
  • Tibbs
  • Leche

Funny Names for Male Cats 

To all the cats who keep us entertained, a hilarious take on a name would perfect. A constant case of the zoomies, perhaps a bit of a trickster or one who is always playing peek-a-boo – this set of names is for you! Here are our favorite funny names! 

  • Fishbait 
  • Clawford 
  • Purrito 
  • Puddy Tat 
  • Moose 
  • Sir Pounce Alot 
  • Cujo 
  • Skunk 
  • Dog 
  • Cat Damion 
  • Sir Loin
  • Lucifurr
  • Fidel Catstro
  • Jude Paw 
  • Mr Meowgi 
  • Charles Lickens 
  • Catzilla 
  • Octopuss
  • Copy Cat 
  • Gigabyte
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Cute Names for Male Cats 

You might have a snuggle bug – always waiting for you to sit so they can climb up on your lap, or a kitty who likes to show their affection by rubbing up against your legs. Whatever the case, these cats would be suited for an adorable name. 

  • Cuddles
  • Snugs 
  • Buttons 
  • Hiccup 
  • Rumi 
  • Hobbes
  • Munchkin 
  • Figaro
  • Bubbles 
  • Zip 
  • Dimples 
  • Mars 
  • Chips 
  • Hemmy 
  • Lolli
  • Snicker 
  • Waffles 
  • Cosmo 
  • Banjo 
  • Huggie

Tough Names for Male Cats 

Cats are notorious for having an attitude, or cat-itude – they can be tough, fierce, and a little rough around the edges. For the sassy feline in your life, you might be interested in choosing one of these tough name suggestions. 

  • Boss 
  • Cain 
  • Axis 
  • Pistol 
  • Archer 
  • Lucifer 
  • Cobra 
  • Pyro Joker 
  • Ceasar
  • Bane
  • Pablo 
  • Diesel 
  • Vulcan 
  • Thor
  • Rogue 
  • Lex Luther 
  • Axel 
  • Bronx 
  • Maximus
  • Goliath 
  • Hawk 
  • Brutus

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Finding the Right Name for Your Male Cat

Cats are interesting pets – affectionate at times, and complete sass-pants at the turn of a hat. At the end of the day, they are the perfect companions and are there for us when we truly need them. Whether you have decided on a name that is a representation of their coat color, or a one that pays respects to their quirky personality, we are sure that you will be able to find a suitable match among our list of male cat names! 

If you were unable to find thee one here, check out one of our other cant name posts for additional inspiration: 


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