Naming Your Calico Cat: Name Ideas for Calico Cats

name ideas for calico cats
name ideas for calico cats

Are you looking for that perfect cat name that just fits your Kitty? Does your cat have calico hair?

Naming a cat can be difficult. One way many pet owners do it is to look for a name that goes with your cat’s physical characteristic such as his coat color.

Here are some cat names that can be associated with those calico hair-coated cats! I hope this helps you find the perfect name for your cat! As you may know, most all calicos are female. Check out why!

Do you have any suggestions for cat names? Email us your cat name ideas and we will try to add them to our cat name list!

  • Allie Cat
  • Amber
  • Autumn (fort he beautiful fall colors in her coat)
  • Bitty
  • Boo Boo
  • Bracken
  • Callie
  • Cammi, short for camouflage
  • Cinnamon
  • Carribee (as of Calico!)
  • Confetti
  • Dapple
  • Dots
  • Dottie
  • Kali
  • Kallie
  • Kalique
  • Fontina
  • Hallie (short for Halloween; colors associated with Halloween are Orange,
    White, and Black)
  • Hodge Podge
  • Iniki- named after hurricane Iniki
  • Jasper – Jasper stones have lots of cool colors
  • Lichen
  • Maggie
  • Patches
  • Pebbles
  • Penny because they used to be known as “money” cats.
  • Picasso
  • Pizzapie
  • Pokadot
  • Reese – like the candy, named for a cat that has orange, brown, black, and a hint of yellow. I got her from my cousin, and her neighbor called her “R.P.” for Reese’s Pieces.
  • Ripple
  • Roxie
  • Ruffle
  • Saffron
  • Scraps
  • Speckles
  • Splatters
  • Snickers
  • Spice
  • Speck
  • Spot
  • Spottie
  • Streak
  • Sundae
  • Sweetie – “Sweetie” because she looks like a delicious vanilla ice cream sundae with chocolate & butterscotch sauce!
  • Synominn
  • T.C. (for tri-colored)
  • Tiger Lilly
  • Tabatha
  • Taffy
  • Toulouse after the orange kitten named Toulouse in the Disney movie The Aristocats
  • Vivid- for the sharpness of the transitions
  • Vanilla – for calico with muted colors

    Do you have a calico cat name suggestion? Tell us about the cat name and how you came up with it! Email Us!

    Doesn’t matter how or what you would like to name your cat, we have the perfect name for you. Are you looking for a cat name to go with personality traits such as independent cats, playful cats, funny cats, cute or beautiful cats, loving cats, sweet cats, big cats or cats with big personalities, small cats, smart cats, not so smart cats, ornery cats, or talkative cats? Or how about a stray or rescued cat?

    Or are you looking for a name your cat based on his hair coat color or type such as he is white, brown, orange or red, grey, black, black and white, tabby yellow or a fluffy cat? Check out the links associated with any of those words and your get our list! We have the perfect name for your cat!

    Here is even a list of over 1200 common pet names. Or maybe you just want to look for an unusual names. How about cool cat names? We have tons of those!

    Do you want to know what the most common cat names mean? Learn about the “meaning” behind common Male cat names and Female cat names.

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