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Boy Cat Names

Boy Cat Names for Your Adorable Furball

Cats are amazing animals, and no two cats are alike. Some are very lively and like socializing with other animals and people, whereas others are more serious and only appear in the home when they feel like it. Every cat has its own personality, and they should be given a name that reflects that.

Isn’t it true that your great cat deserves a super fantastic name?

This is particularly true for names for male cats. There are many humorous cat names, beautiful cat names, and popular cat names to pick from, but your little guy deserves a name that is appropriate for him.

As animal enthusiasts, we insist on giving each of our dogs a name that is unique to them. Some may be charming classics like Coco, while others may be inspired by our favorite science-fiction programs.

Choosing a distinctive name for a new cat may be both a conversation starter and a statement of your particular interests and affection for your pet. After all, our cats are unique, and they deserve unique names as well as unique care.

We conducted comprehensive research from a database of hundreds of websites by registered users in the United States to help you choose a unique cat name. This list includes some of the most unusual cat names, as well as other entertaining categories such as names based on wild cats or literary personalities.

Here are some of the finest boy cat names. Whether your new arrival is a rambunctious kitten or a laid-back adult, we are certain that you will find something you like within our selection of excellent male cat names!

How to Choose a Unique Cat Name?

Your new cat’s name should be as distinct as you are. Try the back-door test when you’re brainstorming names. Yell out each name on your list via the rear door or window. If some seem too ridiculous or sound like something else altogether (“Dinner time, Ice Cream!”), keep going until you discover the perfect fit. 

Top 100 Boy Cat Names

Let’s begin with some names used by many cat parents. 


There are the top 10 boy Cat names, stay aloud the name you like and see how it feels.


Oliver Dexter Gus Henry Sebastian
Leo Bailey Charlie Apollo Bandit
Smokey Tigger Winston Kitty Boots
Gizmo Rocky Salem Binx Buddy
Benny Toby Archie Joey Bear
Jax Teddy Cosmo Pumpkin Thor
Lucky Kevin Max Tucker Sammy
Cooper Blue Ziggy Frankie Midnight
Merlin Casper Tom Ash Goose
Bob Garfield Murphy Moose Jackson
Milo Max Boo Jasper Marley
Jack Bruce George Ollie Prince
Charlie Simba Buddy Shadow Calvin
Felix Finn Loki Louie Frank
Tommy Tiger Simon Oscar Mac
Chester Ozzy Thomas Maverick Bubba
Pepper Fred Peanut Louis Otis
Sunny Hunter Buster Walter Mickey
Harley Percy Sam Clyde Mango
Bentley Jinx Hobbes Bean Bagheera


Boy Cat Names Arranged Alphabetically

If you are looking for a name specifically starting with an alphabet, then have a look at the list of names below. We have provided 14 boy cat names for each alphabet, so you have more than enough names to play around with.

Here are our suggestions:

Ace Bradley Carlo Davey
Archie Bryn Carter Dante
Amigo Buster Connor Dax
Alibi Bonaparte Charlemagne DeNiro
Ajax Boris Clay Diablo
Arlo Brando Cosmo Diego
Axel Bud/Buddy Cooper Duke
Archimedes Blizzard Cyrus Dallas
Achilles Bronco Cupid Diesel
Admiral Bruno Cashew Devon
Atticus Bravo Chester Dewey
Antonio Bam-Bam Colby Dexter
Augustus Bonsai Cedar Dean
Ames Butterscotch Cletis Dylan


Ezra Felix Galileo Horrace
Euclid Fudge Genghis Hans
Euripides Fargo Gordon Henry
Espresso Finnegan Grayson Hemingway
Enzo Freckles Gus Hobbes
Elmo Frisco Gunn Houdini
Eddie Fonzie Garfield Hamilton
Edgar Frodo Gandolf Harley
Errol Finn Gizmo Hagrid
Escher Freddie Glitch Harold
Echo Flynn Gaston Homer
Eeyore Fisher Groucho Harry
Elmer Frankie Gabriel Hermes
Elwood Fandango Guy Heathcliff


Ivan Jerry Kip Lester
Iggy Jimbo Kyle Licorice
Ian Jasper Knight Loki
Irving Jax Kiwi Lincoln
Igor Jed Kodiak Leo
Ice Jake Kevin Linus
Isaac Java Knute Lane
Indie Jeeves Karl Logan
Itty Bitty Jacques Kalypso Louie
Ibis Jones Kit Luca
Icon Jester Kato Lucky 
Indigo Jupiter Kennedy Larry
Inky Julius Kermit Livingston
Italics Jett Kerplunk Laser


Magnus Nico Oasis Preston
Murphy Nash Oden Parker
Marshall Nelson Octavius Petey
Max Napoleon Oscar Patches
Maverick Nietzsche Oliver Peanut
McQueen Noah Oreo Pablo
Maximus Ned Otis Percy
Magpie Niles Otter Prince
Mylo Newton Ollie Picasso
Matt Ninja Ozzy Palermo
Monty Nacho Orlando Poindexter
Marcus Nemo Oberon Panther
Mario Nutmeg Otto Pockets
Moby Neptune Obi Panko


Quaker Rosco Seb Theo
Quiver Ricco Spock Tarzan
Quince Reggae Sprout Tupac
Quimby Rivaldo Stormy Topaz
Quixote Ripley Simba Toby
Quincy Rallye Simon Todd
Quentin Ricky Scout Tyler
Questlove Ramses Smoky Taylor
Quadro Rembrandt Sunny Titus
Quasimodo Riddick Stanley Tater Tot
Quarantine Rocko Smilie Themes
Quirk Rocky Scruffy Terry
Quandus Rambo Skizzo Teddy
Quito Romeo Scooter Tyson



Ulysses Vader Whopper Xylo
Ulrich Volt Webber Xavier
Udin Valarian Whistle Xenon
Untox Volko Willy Xander
Uriel Valentino Willy Xirus
Uno Voodoo Watson Xerxis
Unyx Volmar Wookie Ximo
Uris Vrodo Winston Xoro
Urias Voxi Waco Xino
Upton Veritas Wesley Xantan
Ulix Vespa Wyatt Xango
Umberto Victor Waddles Xell
Uschko Vito Walter Xerxes
Umbro Vinnie Wilson Xabat


Yimmy Zeus
Yang Ziggy
Yukon Zotto
Yaris Zino
Yeti Zukerberg
Yoda Zeppelin
Yambo Zac
Yento Zephyr
Yo Yo Zambo
Yolo Zachary
Yodel Zoppico
Yuffie Zeros
Yavis Zu Zu
Yavis Zwerg


Still not satisfied? Head down to find some of the interesting names that you can give to your furball

Unique Boy Cat Names Inspired by Literature

Favorite novels and childhood tales are excellent sources for pet names. Dr. Seuss, a large striped cat, sounds like the sort of cat we would all want to meet.


  • Amory
  • Benvolio
  • Caspar
  • Finch
  • Gatsby (or Catsby!)
  • Hastings
  • Hazel
  • Heathcliff
  • Hunter
  • Hurler
  • Ignatz
  • Marvin
  • Mowgli
  • Thompson

Unique Cat Names from Wild Cats

There are approximately 40 different species of wild cats on the globe, each with its own scientific name. These odd wild cat names may lead you in an unexpected path with the naming of your new companion.

Here, we provide you with ideas to use the names given to these wild cats: 

  • Acinonynx (Cheetah)
  • Aurata  (African golden cat)
  • Badia (Borneo bay cat)
  • Caracal (Caracal Lynx)
  • Catopuma (Asian golden cat)
  • Chaus (Jungle cat)
  • Colocolo (Pampas cat)
  • Concolor (Puma)
  • Diardi (Borneo clouded leopard)
  • Geoffroyi (Geoffroy’s cat)
  • Guigna (Chilean cat)
  • Jacobita (Mountain cat)
  • Jaguarondi
  • Jubatus (Cheetah)
  • Leo (Lion)
  • Leopardus (Oncilla)
  • Leptailurus (Serval)
  • Lynx
  • Magarita (Sandcat)
  • Manul (Manul)
  • Margay
  • Marmorata (Marbled cat)
  • Nebulosa (Clouded leopard)
  • Neofelis (Leopard)
  • Onca (Jaguar)
  • Oncilla (Oncilla)
  • Pampas (Pampas cat)
  • Panthera (Jaguar, Leopard, Tiger)
  • Pardalis (Ocelot)
  • Pardinus (Iberian lynx)
  • Pardofelis (Borneo bay cat)
  • Pardus (Leopard)
  • Profelis (African golden cat)
  • Puma (Puma)
  • Rufus (Bobcat)
  • Serval (Serval)
  • Tilvestris (Wild cat)
  • Temminckil (Asian golden cat)
  • Tigrinus (Oncilla)
  • Tigris (Tiger)
  • Uncia (Snow leopard)

Least Common Boy Cat Names

If you want a name that will leave your guest at Awe, then have a look at some of the least common boy cat names in the list of suggestions below:

  • Wyatt
  • Tyrion
  • Buzz
  • Ranger
  • Lucas
  • Diesel
  • Morris
  • London
  • Dwight
  • Jones
  • Sparky
  • Lionel
  • Ari
  • Morty
  • Tyson
  • Phil
  • Frodo
  • Captain
  • Hades
  • Manny

Unusual Male Names for Cats

Do you have an unusual looking cat that makes your heart melt on sight? 

If so, then why not opt for an unusual boy cat name for your unusual looking cat!

Head down and find some of our suggestions for the category:

  • Albert
  • Asa
  • Brogan
  • Clement
  • Cyrus
  • Dallin
  • Eldon
  • Felton
  • Gilbert
  • Hirum
  • Hyrum
  • Jarvis
  • Llewellyn
  • Milburn
  • Neville
  • Orson
  • Saul
  • Vaughn
  • Wilmur
  • Wylie

Male Scientists with Boy Cat-Friendly Names

Do you love at all thing’s science, and does your cat love to watch those science-related shows and documentaries with you?

Then why not name them inspired by Male scientists? 

You are your geeky cat will most definitely love these selections of names!

  • St. Elmo Brady (chemist)
  • Sir Vincent Brian Wigglesworth (biologist)
  • Herman Branson (physicist)
  • Thomas Edison (inventor)
  • Nicolaus Copernicus (astronomer)
  • Enrico Fermi (physicist)
  • Wilhelm Rontgen (engineer)
  • Archimedes (polymath)
  • Linus Pauling (biochemist)
  • Ernest Rutherford (physicist)
  • Evangelista Torricelli (mathematician)
  • Alfred Nobel (chemist)

Wicked Boy Cat Names

We all know our cats are super wicked, then why not give them a phenomenal name inspired by their wickedness?

  • Machete
  • Boyd
  • Josey (Wales)
  • Snake (Plissken)
  • Rocky
  • Leonidas
  • Raylan
  • Mr. Business
  • Spike
  • Momoa
  • Batman
  • Bruce Wayne
  • Kingsolver
  • Hannibal
  • Terminator (or Furrminator?)
  • Hans Gruber
  • Denzel
  • Django
  • Optimus
  • Inigo Montoya
  • Bentley
  • Leo
  • Harley
  • Boomer
  • Scarface
  • Bruiser
  • Don Vito
  • Vinny
  • Maximus
  • Buzz
  • Rambo
  • Axel
  • Big Papa 
  • Claw
  • Wolverine

Conclusion: Keep it Simple

Whether you’re adopting an adult cat or bringing home a fresh new kitten, it’s important not to be concerned about naming your cat. Your cat may have been temporarily named by the shelter for adoption purpose, or maybe the cat were called something else in the past. But if it no longer fits their nature, then changing their name according to boy cat’s personality is the best idea.

In any case, if your new family member needs a name, trusting your instincts is preferable to overthinking it. Choose a phrase that you love speaking.

To put it another way, have fun with it.

Any name you select for your cat, from traditional to unusual, will reflect its personality. Finding the right name for your cat should be an enjoyable bonding experience for both you and your new cat best friend.