Top 10 Female and Male Cat Names of 2017


Are you on the search for a purrfect name for your new adopted cat? Something more original than “kitty” or “fluffy”. Help is here to find the name that will define your mouser or sun bather.

Find Cat Names is one of many websites designed to help new pet owners find the right name. Find Cat Names tracked the 2 million new cat owners who used their site to pick a name last year to come up with the most popular list.

If you want a name that is clawing its way to the top, pick from the list below. Even if you already have a name for your cat, you know you are curious to see if your cat’s name made the list. Take a look!

Female Cats

Top 10 Female Cat Names

1. Nala
2. Bella
3. Luna
4. Abby
5. Daisy
6. Angel
7. Cleo
8. Hazel
9. Belle
10. Coco

Male Cats

Top 10 Male Cat Names

1. Simba
2. Milo
3. Tiger
4. Oreo
5. Bear
6. Biscuit
7. Felix
8. Jasper
9. Alfie
10. Caesar

To break it down even further, here are names to fit your cat’s personality. These names are like catnip; we just cannot get enough of them.

Cat Traits

Top 10 Cute Cat Names

1. Willow
2. Addie
3. Blue
4. Pixie
5. Archie
6. Lola
7. Binx
8. Ella
9. Zoey
10. Arlo

Top 10 Tough Cat Names

1. Axel
2. Leo
3. Roxy
4. Jinx
5. Bandit
6. Pepper
7. Jojo
8. Atlas
9. Jax
10. Bear

Cats are part of the family and need a fitting name. They have a mind of their own and do as they please. That stubbornness is part of the reason we love them so much. When they are ready they will crawl into your lap, and then demand your undivided attention.

Reward your cat, for all the entertainment they provide, with a monthly goodie box. You will help a cat in need at the same time!

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Andrea Powell is an animal enthusiast who lives in West Michigan. Her horse and 3 dogs are her children. She loves to write and share her knowledge of equine and canine nutrition. In her spare time she likes to volunteer with animal rescues, camp with her husband and dogs, and trail ride with her horse.