Boy Cat Names

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Choosing the right name for your male cat can be a challenging task, but we’ve made it a lot simpler by rounding up the 100 most popular boy cat names in the USA today.

Most pet parents are influenced by a variety of factors when naming their furry companions, including food, memories, pop culture, magical places, movie characters, and so much more.

No matter your inspiration target, it’s always a good idea to consider your cat’s personality and looks when crafting their lifelong identity.

Are you looking for a cat name that stands out from the sea of generic identities? Read on to discover some favorable options that may suit your dog’s identity and match your interests.

Adorable Male Kitten Names

A male kitten raising his left paw
Image Credit: furryfritz from Instagram

Having a male kitten is like keeping a little tiger at home, thanks to their short bursts of energy and periodic silliness. The following are our top 25 suggestions of the best boy kitten names:

  1. Asher
  2. Basil
  3. Bear
  4. Bowie
  5. Cricket
  6. Dexter
  7. Ember
  8. Fennel
  9. Fiero
  10. Flynn
  11. Gus
  12. Huxley
  13. Jasper
  14. Jett
  15. Loki
  16. Milo
  17. Ollie
  18. Pepper
  19. Remy
  20. Scout
  21. Simba
  22. Smokey
  23. Thor
  24. Watson
  25. Ziggy

Unique Boy Cat Names

A unique white cat with a colorful bowtie
Image Credit: Max La Menace from Instagram

There’s only one version of your male cat in the whole world! Can you see how unique that is? Browse the list below for the best one-of-a-kind male cat names:

  1. Apollo
  2. Artemis
  3. Atlas
  4. Atticus
  5. Bagheera
  6. Buddy
  7. Cairo
  8. Cosmo
  9. Draco
  10. Edison
  11. Everest
  12. Gandalf
  13. Gatsby
  14. Jinx
  15. Magnus
  16. Oberon
  17. Onyx
  18. Orion
  19. Phoenix
  20. Quill
  21. Remy
  22. Roscoe
  23. Rumi
  24. Salem
  25. Zephyr

Cute Boy Cat Names

A cute white kitten sitting on a staircase
Image Credit: pidoggio from Instagram

Who said boys can’t be cute? Choose from the list of these sweet and playful names to capture the sweeter side of your feline gentleman:

  1. Alfie
  2. Bobo
  3. Button
  4. Chester
  5. Chive
  6. Dash
  7. Ernie
  8. Figaro
  9. Finn
  10. Gizmo
  11. Hobbes
  12. Marshmallow
  13. Mochi
  14. Noodle
  15. Nugget
  16. Oliver
  17. Pancake
  18. Peanut
  19. Percy
  20. Pixel
  21. Pogo
  22. Pumpkin
  23. Rusty
  24. Snow
  25. Tater

Funny Male Cat Names

An Adult Cat with a Funny Posture
Image Credit: Diana Tischer from Instagram

Do you want to laugh every time you call your cat? Check out these funny boy cat names that highlight the feline’s hilarious antics:

  1. Bagel
  2. Cheddar
  3. Cowboy
  4. Crouton
  5. Doctor Doom
  6. Fleetwood Mac
  7. Frankfurter
  8. Lord Nibbler
  9. Meatball
  10. Mr. Mittens
  11. Nacho
  12. Pancake
  13. Pickles
  14. Captain Chaos
  15. Queso
  16. Ravioli
  17. Ringo
  18. Sergeant Pepper
  19. Sir Waffles
  20. Smudge
  21. Socks
  22. Spooky
  23. Taco
  24. Tater Tot
  25. Winston


Whether your male cat is a cuddly teddy bear or a mischievous little gentleman, we hope the above collection of 100 boy cat names inspired you to make a good choice.

Feel free to suggest a few of your top picks to friends and family to get their feedback and help you narrow down to one cat name.

Remember to choose a name that is easier for you to pronounce and one that doesn’t rhyme with the names of other family members.

You’ll be saying this name a lot, so choose something that brings joy and good memories on every pronunciation.

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Laura is the founder of Furs'n'Paws. She is a also a pet writer and expert with more than 20 years of experience of working with dogs and cats. She developed a very strong love for animals at a young age. Her passion led her to establish a thriving pet sitting and dog walking business in Dubai. As an expert in pet training, behavior, and nutrition, Laura is committed to helping pet owners and pet lovers by offering high-quality information on a wide range of topics.

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