A wide-eyed, gray cat poses for a photograph.A wide-eyed, gray cat poses for a photograph.
A wide-eyed, gray cat poses for a photograph.A wide-eyed, gray cat poses for a photograph.

Are you looking for a unique uncommon or unusual name for your cat?

There are names that are pretty common cat names, such as Max, Sammy and Buddy…but then…there are cat names that are very uncommon. The uncommon cat names are harder to document because…well, they are not common.

The following is a list of the least common (most uncommon) cat names in our database supplemented by names from PetPlace.com readers who have emailed us with their cats names!

If you can’t find the perfect name for your cat here – go to our Ultimate Cat Name Guide. We have great ideas based on your cat hair color, personality and even your personality!

Top Uncommon Cat Names for Boys

  • 8-Ball
  • 8-Lives
  • 9-Lives
  • a kitten playing
  • Aden
  • Ad-Rock
  • Ajax (my white knight)
  • Alexander the Great
  • Allyway
  • Alma Sonriente (Alma for short) – means “smiling soul”
  • Alvin
  • Amber
  • Ami-mai
  • Anasazi – after the Anasazi Indians or ‘Sazi’ for short
  • Angel blue eyes
  • Angelina Balerina
  • Angus
  • Anxiety Wrap
  • Arbie
  • Archemedes (Archie)
  • Aristophanes
  • Aristotle
  • Arizona
  • AskHim
  • Aspirin (gives them a headache!)
  • Asthma
  • Ateret
  • Attitude
  • Austin
  • Awesome
  • Azrael
  • Baba Booey
  • Balthazar
  • Bandit – eyes were black so you couldn’t see his eyes. It looked like he was wearing a mask!
  • Beauregard
  • Bedsocks
  • Bee-Bee
  • Berkley – after the college. for short we call him Berk.
  • Bernardo
  • Beta
  • BIBA – after the seventies store.
  • Bijou
  • Bill Clinton
  • Binky (short for Thackery Binks)
  • Bionic
  • Bismark
  • Bitey
  • Bivouac
  • Bookbag
  • Bookie
  • Bootdonnie
  • Bootsie
  • Bootstrap Bill
  • Bou-Tee-Waits
  • Bowser
  • Boz
  • Bray
  • Brewster
  • Buddha – spiritual
  • Buddy Holly
  • Budweiser
  • Buggie
  • Bulldozer
  • Bullet
  • Bungee Cord
  • Burroughs (after William S. Burroughs — a devoted cat lover himself)
  • Butterfinger
  • Buttersworth
  • Capri
  • Captain Jack Sparrow – for the first Pirates of the Caribbean movie.
  • Cardiac
  • Carson
  • Cash
  • Casino
  • Casirole
  • Cassanova…is very loving but demanding of attention
  • Cerebus – given his name because it is reminiscent of Cerberus (three-headed dog in Greek and Roman mythology) because he chews as if there were three heads. Also the name of a comic book character that is satire on Canadian politics.
  • Chab (great for a lab chow cross!)
  • Chaco – after Chaco Canyon National Park.
  • Chai
  • Chaia (pronounced “Kiya” – named after the Hebrew word for life, which is “CHAI”.)
  • Challenger
  • Chansey
  • Chaos – (first of the gods)
  • Charles Chaplin
  • Charlie
  • Chicken
  • Chickie-Monkey
  • Chimp
  • Chinchilla – his coloring & softness of his fur, as a “Chinchilla”.
  • Chiro
  • Chops
  • ChopSuey
  • Christmas
  • Chrysanthemum Joy
  • Chufta
  • Cisco
  • Clapper
  • Clarence
  • Claypool
  • Cletus
  • Clone
  • Club
  • Coats
  • Cobwebb
  • Coder
  • Cody
  • Colonel
  • Columbus
  • Compound
  • Cookie
  • Cooper
  • Copernicus (Copper)
  • Copy cat
  • Corazon – heart in Spanish
  • Corn
  • Corona
  • Coruba (male)
  • Cosmo (Cos-dude)
  • Coup
  • Cowboy
  • Cozmo
  • Crawford
  • Cricket (she chirps)
  • Crimson
  • Curley
  • Cuy
  • Danger
  • Dara – which means “gift” in Bulgarian language.
  • Dargo – for the character Dargo in the Sci-Fi show Farscape
  • Darin
  • Darth Vader
  • Dash
  • Davidson
  • Deja
  • Delphyne – the mother of the monsters.
  • Derbyshier (Derby)
  • De-Tail – a cat that lost it’s tail
  • Didhebite?
  • Diego – for “San Diego”
  • Diesel
  • Digger – he digs a lot and he’s loud like Grave Digger
  • Ding Bat
  • Divot
  • Divot – because of his eye and we play golf and tend to take a lot of
  • Django – after the jazz guitarist Django
  • Dogger
  • Doolittle
  • Doorknob
  • Dough Boy
  • Dr. Spock
  • Draino
  • Dreifach – is German for “three-footed”.
  • Drexel
  • Dublin
  • Dudl
  • Dundee
  • Dunkin
  • Duntada ( strange name)
  • Eartha (as in Eartha Kitt-en)
  • Easton
  • Eastwood – for Clint Eastwood
  • Echo
  • Eclipse
  • Edward Scissorjaws
  • El mustachio – One-eyed-jake, cat with a cataract, a stray I adopted.
  • Faulk
  • Fenicia
  • Fenster
  • Fever
  • Fibb
  • Fiel – means faith as in ‘faithful friend’ in Portuguese
  • Fieldy – after the bassist Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu of the band “Korn”
  • Figment (as in my immagination)
  • Findi
  • Fishbone
  • Fizzgigg
  • Flash
  • Flex
  • Flo
  • Fluffy George
  • Flyin-Flynn
  • Flynn
  • Foster
  • Foxburg
  • Franic
  • Frank
  • Frankie -short for Franken-bunny
  • Frankie-Blueeyes
  • Frats
  • Gadu (Armenian for cat)
  • Gala – after the apple
  • Garage Boy
  • Glasses Diddle Doodle
  • Glory
  • Golly Gee
  • Granite
  • Grayson
  • Green Greenie
  • Gremlin
  • Grimace….after the purple McDonald’s character.
  • Gucci
  • Guess – Can you see the ramifications in “What’s its name?”
  • Gunnar
  • Guster
  • Habibi Chun-Ji -Loosely translated Beloved of Heaven and Earth
  • Hairspray
  • Halftime
  • Hamlette
  • Hammerhead
  • Hammy
  • Handsome
  • Handsome Devil
  • Harley – because he’s so small
  • Harry (for Harry Houdini, escape artist)
  • Harvey
  • Heckle
  • Herbie
  • Hercules
  • Heshel
  • Highway
  • Hiho
  • Hikari means Light in Japanese; good for a thoughtful and quiet cat.
  • Hipster
  • Homer–The Simpson
  • Honda
  • Hood
  • Hooter
  • Hoover
  • Hopie
  • Hotdog
  • Howard
  • Howzat!
  • Huck
  • Huckleberry
  • Huggie Bear
  • Icabaud
  • Idayia – pronounced Eye-Day-Ya
  • Ignorance
  • Indy
  • Ireland
  • Isaiah
  • Isbad – because it “is bad”
  • Ivan
  • Jacques Pierre
  • Jada
  • Jaeger
  • Jamima Puddle Duck
  • Jammer Bammer
  • Jareth the Goblin King
  • Jawaharal Nehru
  • Jay
  • Jellybean
  • Jeppetto
  • Jerry
  • Jeter (for Derek Jeter, of course)
  • Jib
  • Jiggs
  • Jinny
  • Joey
  • Joggs
  • Johnny Cash
  • Joker
  • Jonah
  • JoSeppe
  • Jupitor
  • Kahlua
  • Kai
  • Kalika – The calico cat I went Spanish and with simple word play I took calico, used the feminine form calica, but changed the c’s to k’s and came up with Kalika
  • Kalonna
  • Kamiko, means ‘tortiose child’ in Japanese
  • Kanga
  • Kansas–like the state
  • Kaos – I named her “Kaos” (phonetics for chaos)
  • Karlee
  • Karma
  • Kayunguq – In Alaskan Aluttiq language it means Storm
  • KC
  • Keelie
  • Keira
  • Kemo Sabe
  • Keppi – for joy of life
  • Keshnal
  • Kid Courage (KC)
  • Kilo
  • KISA” means cat in Icelandic
  • Kissaelain (cat in Finnish)
  • Kit-Kat
  • Kleo
  • Kneepad
  • Koo-Koo
  • Koolaid
  • Kopy Cat
  • Korsakov
  • Koufax
  • Kramer
  • Lampshade
  • Lance
  • Leon
  • Lepu the skunk cartoon character
  • Leutienent Colonel Puddles Von Puddingworth III
  • Lex Luthor
  • Lkaika, which means “the brave one” in Hawaiian
  • Logan – for the movie “Logan’s Run”.
  • LongDogNog
  • Louie Mattias
  • Loverboy- ’nuff said, solid white, long haired, just like his name.
  • Lucky Cat
  • Lucky number Slevin. (7th pup)
  • Luther Sage
  • Mahettibell (accent on the ‘het”)
  • Mahogany
  • Makita
  • Mall
  • Mao Tse Tung
  • Maple
  • Marguerita
  • Marguerite
  • Mariner
  • Maris
  • Marlin
  • Marmie
  • Maybe
  • Maynard
  • McClane – john mcclane in the die hard movies.
  • Meat
  • Meatloaf
  • Mehetabel (Bella)
  • Meisho (Me-shoe)
  • Meoko
  • Meowy
  • Meowza (he meowed in long, loud meows)
  • Metchee
  • Mew
  • Mia – Italian for “mine”
  • Mia Marie
  • Mighty
  • Mike Tyson
  • Miko
  • Mildred
  • Minew – French-Canadians call their kitties Minew, not Kitty
  • Minnie Moo
  • Minnie the Moocher – after an old Cab Calloway song that was in the movie “The Blues Brothers.”
  • Minus
  • Miracle
  • Mis Donatella Versace
  • Misery
  • Mishee Mul Foof – which is stuffed cabbage in Lebanese
  • Mishka
  • Miss Moochie
  • Missy Brown Dome
  • Mister Tim burton
  • Misty BLu
  • Mitso
  • Mitts
  • Moe
  • Moe Mojo
  • Mojo Jojo
  • Mokey Bob
  • Moku, meaning island in Hawaiian
  • Mole
  • Molotov.
  • Momona (Hawaiian for sweet)
  • Mompeli (doesn’t mean anything, named after another Mompeli)
  • Momster Meister
  • Monet
  • Monkeyjoe
  • Moody Blue
  • Morpheus
  • Mosi — pronounced Moh-see–means “cat” in Navajo indian
  • Mother Smalley
  • Motts (the color of applesauxe)
  • Mouse
  • Mr Biz
  • Mr Trottie Man
  • Mr. Butters
  • Mr. Malone
  • Mr. Moky
  • Mr. Pickles
  • Mr. President
  • Mr. Trottie Man
  • Mr. Tugger Magoo – he would tug on our pants to get our attention
  • Munky
  • Munky Fields – named after the lead guitarist (James “Munky” Sheffield)
  • Munster
  • Murdoch
  • Murrrtul — variation of Myrtle
  • Mustafa means “the Chosen”
  • Mustard
  • Muta
  • My Left Foot
  • Mydnyte – not that unusual except for the spelling
  • Myrtle
  • Mystic
  • Nails
  • Nipper Bubsby
  • Nisse
  • Nixon
  • Not Again!
  • Notebook
  • Nyomah
  • O’Toole
  • Oatmeal (Otis)
  • Oblomov
  • Odor
  • Oh NO!
  • Okie Dokie – because of his positive attitude!
  • Old yeller, an ugly ol yellow tabby.
  • Opal
  • Orejas
  • Orson
  • Oshi
  • Osirus
  • Othello
  • Otto
  • Ottolynn
  • Owl
  • Ozmosis (ozzy for short) from an ozzy osbourne album
  • Ozone
  • Pacia
  • Pacino (he came to us with a scar over his eye and my husband called him Scarface, but I was afraid he’d get a complex, so we named him after Al Pacino, who starred in the movie Scarface)
  • Paco
  • Pandora
  • Panthro
  • Paris
  • Paula
  • Pavlov
  • Peace
  • Pebble
  • Pele – after the “Hawaiian Goddess of Fire and Volcanoes”
  • Pelusa – loosely translated, hair ball
  • Pepe -after Pepe’
  • Pepper–Short for Pepsi
  • Percy
  • Perfect
  • Petrus (after the famous Chateau Petrus)
  • Phineas – Phineas in A Separate Peace – knick name Finnie
  • Phoenix
  • Picca
  • Pickles
  • Pig
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Piggy Boy
  • Pilgrim – for thanksgiving
  • Pinky Toebiter or PinkyToe
  • Pippen
  • Poddy Three-Leg (as in Tri-pod!)
  • Podunk
  • Pokemon
  • Poker
  • Polaris
  • Police
  • Pollyanna
  • Pooh bear
  • Pookey Shoo
  • Pookie
  • Pookie Mew
  • Poolcover
  • Poona
  • Poppet
  • Poppy
  • Porkchop
  • Porsche
  • Port
  • Portia
  • Poser
  • Posey
  • Pots
  • Potter
  • Pres (President)
  • Prince Charming
  • Punkin Head
  • Punky
  • Puplet (Scooner)
  • Pupperoni
  • Puppy Zilla
  • Purrcilla — variation of Priscilla
  • Purrsia (play on Persia & purring)
  • Purrsoful — variation of Percival
  • Purry Mason
  • Puschkin
  • Qittee
  • Ramses
  • Ranch
  • Reebok
  • Reef – for Coral Reef
  • Reggie
  • Reiken
  • Remington Steele
  • Remy – after Rem Dog from the Red Sox
  • Reno
  • Report Card
  • Rico
  • Ripcord
  • Roadster
  • Roamin
  • Roast Beef
  • Rodie – short for Rodeo
  • Rollerskate
  • Rolling Thunder aka “Rolly.”
  • Ronin
  • Rookie
  • Rooster. After John Wayne in the movie, rooster cogburn, because they both have one eye.
  • Rose
  • Rosita Mae
  • Roudy..he bounces off the walls
  • Rubber Ducky
  • Rubicon
  • Rufus
  • Rug
  • Saavik
  • Sacharov
  • Sago
  • Satin
  • Saturn
  • Sausage
  • Sausage Patty
  • Sawdust – born under a sawmill in the sawdust
  • Sayuri – small lily
  • Schmeka
  • Schnapps
  • Scoobie
  • Scooter
  • Scrapper..very independent
  • Scrapple
  • Scrunt (Runtini)
  • Seamare Hop-a-long
  • Sebastian
  • Secret
  • See More
  • Serious
  • Setzer
  • Seven
  • Seymor
  • Shadow (grey fluff ball)
  • Shady
  • Shamas
  • Sheetrock
  • Sherlock
  • Shiba Inu
  • Shiel
  • Shipley
  • Shoes
  • Shoogie Boogie
  • Shortstop
  • Shrub
  • Shylock
  • Sid
  • Sierra
  • Silly Putty
  • Silverbell
  • Sinatra
  • Sing Hai — he literally did sing high
  • Sir
  • Sir Coltrane
  • Sir Elton John
  • Sir Maxwell
  • Sir~viver
  • Sirus
  • Skeezer
  • Skittle
  • Skittles
  • Sklypedypedoo
  • Skully
  • Slipper
  • Slippers
  • Smackers (couldn’t keep his paws to himself)
  • Smasher
  • Smitty
  • Smudge
  • Snapon
  • Snaptight
  • Sneezy
  • Snezzy
  • Snickerdoodle. We had a cat named Spaz too.
  • Sniffels
  • Snigglefoot
  • Snipper
  • SnoobieCat
  • Snoops
  • Snowcone
  • Snuffleupagus (Sesame Street character)
  • Socrates
  • Solan – a historical Greek figure
  • Somo, Swahili for friend
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Spain
  • Spanky
  • Spark..she is little but live wire
  • Sparx
  • Spaz
  • Spider
  • Spinach
  • Sponge
  • Spook
  • Spork
  • Spork Chop
  • Sport
  • Spritzy
  • Sprockett
  • Squeakers (when she meows, it comes out in more of a little squeak)
  • Squeaky
  • Squeegie
  • Squeek
  • Squid
  • Squidney Lou
  • Squirrel – for a cat that climbed out of the box first then climbed a tree with long bushy tail
  • Starlight
  • Stinkie
  • Stinky Pete
  • Stitch
  • Strayhorn
  • Stripes
  • Stroganoff
  • Stubby
  • Stymie
  • Subway
  • Sully
  • Surabaya – little city in Indonesia
  • Surge
  • T.V.
  • Tamlin
  • Tango
  • Tanker
  • Tanoose
  • Tanzie–Short for Tangerine (the marigold)
  • Tarus
  • Tasso
  • Tater Tot
  • Tax – dumped on April 15 (which is Tax day)
  • Taxi
  • Taz
  • Tazmo
  • Tazz
  • Teacake
  • Teeto
  • Thai-yoda
  • The Baby
  • The Brain
  • The Fabulous Miss Boo
  • The Nosy Noodle
  • Theo
  • Three Socks (because he has three white paws
  • Thud
  • Tilkaracha (an ancient Siamese king)
  • Tilo
  • Timid
  • Timmy
  • Tonto
  • Toomba
  • Toopee
  • Tooter
  • Tori–Short for Toronto
  • Toughie
  • Toulouse–after the Aristocat
  • Traggie
  • Trap
  • Travis
  • Trevor
  • Triple
  • Tripp
  • Tristan – after the imperfect knight of Tristan and Isolde fame torn between
  • Trixie
  • Trogdore
  • Tucker
  • Tumbles
  • Tummy Tum Tum
  • Tupac
  • Tupelo Honey – from a famous Van Morrison song
  • Turbo
  • Twig
  • Twinkie
  • Twizzler
  • Twofer – from the old Payless slogan “Two for Five”
  • Ty-Bo
  • Tybee
  • Typhon – the father of some of the best monsters in Greek Mythology.
  • Tyra
  • Tysen
  • Tzar
  • Uno
  • Utley
  • Vader -short for “Invader”
  • Valdez
  • Vester
  • Veto
  • Video
  • Vikingo
  • Vinegar
  • Visage
  • Vito
  • Vocal
  • Wag – because his tail is like run by a motor that never stops
  • Wallet
  • Warner
  • Warrior
  • Way Cool
  • Weasel
  • Wee-wee
  • Westie
  • Wexford
  • Whiskey
  • Whispering Dawn
  • Who (short for who’s on first)
  • Wiggle
  • Wiggles
  • Wild Thing
  • Winston Churchill
  • Witlof (Dutch for a kind of cabbage)
  • Wolfface
  • Woogie
  • Worthless
  • Wyatt
  • X-box
  • Yahnabara
  • Yogi
  • Yoshi – Mario Bros. pet dinosaur
  • Yoshi – which means adopted male child in Japanese.
  • YouSing
  • Yuengling – for Yuengling beer, the oldest brewery in the country
  • Z-Z
  • Zakk – for guitar player is Zakk Wylde.
  • Zenite (zen-eat) which means zenith in Portuguese
  • Zeppelin
  • Ziggy
  • Zip
  • Zipper
  • Zodiac
  • Zoloft
  • Zoltan
  • Zonker
  • Zoro

Top Uncommon Cat Names for Girls

  • Airhead
  • Airy
  • Aja
  • Archie
  • Ari
  • Ariel
  • BabyGirlRiley
  • Babyrella – since she is Royalty in our eyes and our little princess
  • Banshee
  • Banshee Stardust
  • Barfly
  • Baskerville
  • Beasky
  • Beatrice
  • BL
  • Blogger
  • Blue
  • Bo – after Bo Derek in the movie “10”.
  • Bo-Bo
  • Bock
  • Bogie
  • Bokkie
  • Boku
  • Bonanza
  • Bonita (in Spanish means Pretty Girl)
  • Booboo
  • Boodles
  • Boogie
  • Briggs
  • Bristol
  • Brooklynn
  • Broom
  • Buckles
  • Bucky
  • Buttons – The first day we had her she was chewing on the buttons on my husbands shirt
  • Cairo
  • Calendar
  • Calloway
  • Capers
  • Capone
  • Cassidy
  • Castle
  • Catnip
  • Catsups
  • Chewie
  • Chewy
  • Chicanery
  • Clean-X
  • Clementine
  • Cleopatra- Queen of the Nile
  • Claudia
  • Crimson Chin
  • Crooks
  • Cry Baby Jane
  • Cryer
  • Cyclone
  • Cyril
  • Dahnja
  • Daisy Doodle
  • Damio
  • Dancer
  • Daz
  • Deanie Dumpling
  • Debra
  • Decker
  • Diamond
  • Diary
  • Didi
  • Effie
  • El Nino
  • Ellie–Short for Ellinora
  • Emperor
  • Endo
  • Eriatarka
  • Espn
  • Evergreen
  • Everly
  • Exit
  • Expresso
  • Fairway
  • Freedom
  • Frig
  • Fry
  • Fudge
  • Fudgie
  • Funguy
  • Future
  • Fuzzy Tips (she was extremely fuzzy & was all grey except the very tips of her paws, ears & tail were white)
  • Gabby
  • Gato
  • Genevieve
  • Genny
  • Geordi
  • Gertrude
  • Gia
  • Gidget
  • Gimpie
  • GinaRae
  • Ginsberg (after the poet Allen Ginsberg)
  • Girlfriend
  • Grits – stands for Girl Raised In The South
  • Gypsy
  • Haruka is a common Japanese name that is about the equivalent of Mary. Haruka would be a good name for a cheery cat.
  • Isis
  • Ivy
  • Ivy- Boo boo
  • Jaclyn
  • Journey
  • Judy
  • Juliette
  • June
  • June-Bug
  • Kricket
  • Kudzu (vine)
  • Kylie
  • Kyreeve
  • Kyro
  • Lace
  • Lady Bird
  • Lali – means “Darling girl,” in Hindu
  • Latte
  • Leaves
  • Lefty
  • Leia
  • Leighlah (Layla) Falling Star
  • Libby (Libby’s, Libby’s Libby’s on the label, label, label)
  • Liberty
  • Lickorish – but we spell it Lykrysh
  • Lika – endearment in Romania (which means love), also means Lisa in Hawaiian.
  • L’il Bit
  • Lilianna – because, she was like a lili color, and soft, her eye was sky blue
  • Linux
  • Lizzie
  • Lucky Sossidge
  • Lucy
  • Lucyfur
  • LuLuBelle
  • Luna- It’s in the face to me
  • Mab
  • Maddie
  • Madeleine
  • Marple
  • Mary Hellen Walton
  • Maryann
  • Marzapan or Marzi
  • Matches
  • Mavis
  • Monarch
  • Monday
  • Monepenny
  • Mouse or Mousie
  • Mouser
  • Mousey Tongue — variation of Mao se Tung
  • Moxie
  • Mrs Itsy
  • Mrs. Snitchnose -after a witch in a book called bangers and mash
  • Muckluck – after an eskimo boot
  • Mufassa – Father of Simba on the movie “Lion King”.
  • Mugwai
  • Munchkin
  • Munchkins
  • Munchy
  • Naomi
  • Napkin
  • Narcole
  • Nash
  • Natasha Pepsi Bailey
  • Navarr and Isabeau- from the movie Ladyhawke
  • Nera
  • Nia (Hawaiian for calm)
  • Nibbles
  • Nickle
  • Nike
  • Ninevah – named after a small lake in Vermont
  • Noggin
  • Noisy
  • Noodles
  • Nosy Rosy
  • Octane
  • Octivia
  • Pitty Pat
  • Please
  • PlushKitti -like a plush carpet
  • Princess Chewibacca – chewed everything on hand
  • Princess Sugar
  • Princess Sugar
  • Princess Tiger Lily
  • Princeton
  • Prism
  • Prudence
  • Puck – named after the fairy in A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Puddles
  • Puddy
  • Pumper
  • Quarter
  • Queentut
  • Qwerk
  • Raianne
  • Rain
  • Rainbow
  • Rambunctious
  • Ramona
  • Rashi, after a revered early rabbi
  • Rasta – because Rastafarians wear their hair in dreadlocks.
  • Ratbait
  • Razzy – short for Rasputin
  • Reality
  • Recess
  • Redunzel- Actually spelt RDNZL from a Frank Zappa instrumental inspired by
  • Raven
  • Razzmatazz
  • Ripley
  • Samantha (bewitching girl, captured my heart)
  • Samara
  • Sammie Lee
  • Sanibel – Florida Island
  • Sa-Sa
  • Sassafras
  • Sassie
  • Sehla
  • Seiko
  • Sequel
  • Seraphina
  • Shana
  • Shanti – peaceful
  • Sheba Ann
  • Suchi
  • Tala- Native American word for ‘wolf’
  • Sweet Lips (George Washington’s dogs name)
  • Sweet Potato Louise
  • Sylvie
  • Teezles
  • Tefal
  • Tegar
  • Teka Leeka
  • Tekia
  • Tenza
  • Tequila
  • Tereza
  • Tess Edy the Toenails
  • Thea
  • Thomasina
  • Tickles
  • Tidbit
  • Tiddles
  • Tiffani
  • Tiggy
  • Tights
  • Tika
  • Tina Turner
  • Trinity
  • Trinity (Trinnie)
  • Trinnie
  • Tulip
  • Tundra
  • Tunis
  • Usa (pronounced oo – sa). I named her this because I got her my senior year the University of South Alabama (USA).
  • Veda
  • Veda Blue Paws
  • Vegas
  • Velvet
  • Venus
  • Vesta and Destiny
  • Virginia
  • Whisper -as in “soft as a whisper” for her coat
  • Windy
  • Wink
  • Winkie
  • Winslet
  • Wizzie
  • Woobie named after her favorite blanket
  • Xena- because of her distinctive cries
  • Yuma
  • Zara
  • Zeta
  • ZOE – short for Zodiac!
  • Zorah
  • Zula
  • Zu-Zu

Top Uncommon Names for Small Cats

  • Cubbie (looks like a bear cub)
  • Cubby
  • Cupcake
  • Little Bo Peep
  • Little girl
  • Little Jack
  • Little Kitty
  • Little Lion
  • Little Loco
  • Mancha (means “spot” in spanish)
  • Manchita (little spot in Spanish)
  • Mandel (yiddish for “almond”)
  • Tiny Toes with a Ditty Dotty Nose
  • Tippie
  • Tipsy
  • Tobygoodboy
  • Toenails
  • Tom Cat
  • Tommyboy
  • TomTom
  • Tonka

Uncommon Names for Big Cats

  • Andre
  • Bettis
  • Big Red
  • Godzilla
  • Loki – is the mythical Fire-giant/deity of mischief in Norse mythology
  • Mali Chito – which means “Storm” or “Big Wind” in the Choctaw language.
  • Pudgy

Uncommon Cat Names from Movies and TV

  • Astro – after the dog from the cartoon “The Jetson’s.
  • Atticus – from Atticus Finch in “To Kill a Mockingbird”
  • Bam Bam (from the cartoon The Flintstones)
  • Bambi 
  • Chauncy Gardener (From the movie “Being There” with Peter Sellers)
  • Colombo
  • Dobbie (from Harry Potter)
  • Doc (from Snow White)
  • Godzooky – Godzilla’s nephew from an old cartoon series
  • Jed – from the Beverly Hillbillies
  • Kaelar (phonetic spelling of a Klingon name)
  • Kryten – named after the robot in my at the time favorite TV series
  • Lilith, I actually named her after the ex-wife of TV’s Frasier Krane
  • Nala from The Lion King
  • Nanuck – from the movie The Lost Boys a vampire movie from the 90s real cool
  • Outlaw Josie Wales – after the Clint Eastwood character.
  • Pippin – from the movie Lord of the Rings
  • Spooky Mulder
  • Navarr and Isabeau- from the movie Ladyhawke

Top Uncommon Names for Black Cats

  • Coffee
  • LBC – Little black cat.
  • MauMau – a black cat the meows a lot
  • Midnight Snack
  • Mr. Black
  • Semetary
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