Cat Names for Black Cats

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Introduction

Black cats get a bad rap for being unlucky in North America, but did you know black cats are considered good luck across parts of Europe and Asia? "Unfurtunately", due to their reputation for being unlucky, black cats are less likely to get adopted, despite being one of the most common colorations. If you're picking up one of these adorable and often overlooked felines to add to your furry family, here are a few of the best black cat names for you to choose from!

Cat Names for Black Cats Spotlight

Cat Names for Black Cats Considerations

When choosing a name for your new black kitten, you won't have to worry much about their appearance, but their personality is also important when picking out the right name. If your black kitten is aloof and self-absorbed, then Salem might make a good name, while you might want to name a brave and loving cat after Binx from Hocus Pocus. You'll find plenty of fitting names on this list, so scroll through and find the "purrfect" name for your new feline familiar!

Male Cat Names for Black Cats

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Binx
The immortal Thackery Binx from Hocus Pocus is the perfect namesake for any brave black cat.
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Jiji
A favorite among anime fans and Kiki's familiar in the Studio Ghibli classic, Kiki's Delivery Service.
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Midnight
For cats whose eyes shine like stars against their pitch-black fur.
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Cash
Country music fans will love naming their cat after "The Man in Black", Johnny Cash.
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Lucky
Another fun and ironic name for your new feline familiar.
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Ash
A straightforward name for any male or female black feline.
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Sooty
A cute and unusual name for a male black cat.
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Abyss
Does looking at your cat feel like staring into a black hole? Then name them Abyss.
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T'Challa
There are few better namesakes than Marvel superhero The Black Panther.
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Guinness
A unique name for any fan of this famous Irish stout.
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Shadow
Always being followed around by your new feline friend? Then why not name them Shadow?
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Domino
An adorable name for any black cat, especially if they have tufts of white fur.
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Casper
A spooky and cutesy name for a black cat inspired by Casper the Friendly Ghost.
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Noir
A fitting name for any jet-black cat.
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Coal
This name can be spelled "Coal" or "Cole" and perfectly describes your new kitten.
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Pepper
If you have a black and a white cat, why not call them Salt and Pepper for charming matching names?
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Bagheera
The iconic black panther from The Jungle Book is a great namesake for any Disney fanatic.
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Snowball
An ironic name for a black cat and a tribute to Snowball from The Simpsons.
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Onyx
This dazzling black stone aptly describes any cat that transforms your negative energy into positive energy.
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Sylvester
Name your kitten after this trouble-making cat of Looney Tunes fame!
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Zorro
This caped crusader is the ideal namesake for any cat that loves to leave scratch marks all around the house.
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Pumpkin
A unisex name for any black kitty born around Halloween.
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Cola
For a sweet black cat with a bubbly personality.
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Dusk
Find your cat only creeps around when the sun's going down? Then name them Dusk.
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Ink
Ink or Inky is a quirky yet cute name for the newest addition to your household.
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Felix
If your cat is black and white, name them after classic cartoon character Felix the Cat.
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Diesel
A memorable, modern name for your new black kitten.
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Oreo
For a black kitten that's sweeter than your favorite cookie.
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Vader
If your kitten has a bit of a dark side, name them after this Star Wars villian.
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Pluto
Searching for an Edgar Allan Poe-inspired name? Call your cat Pluto from Poe's short story The Black Cat.

Female Cat Names for Black Cats

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Luna
Name your kitten after Sailor Moon's guardian cat, Luna!
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Poppy
A cute name for your cat, and poppy seeds also match your new kitten's fur!
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Blanche
Meaning “white” in French, Blanche is a fun, ironic name for a black female cat.
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Kiki
Another great anime witch to name your cat after is Kiki from Kiki's Delivery Service.
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Olive
One of the most popular names for female black cats and a charming choice for your new feline.
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Ebony
An excellent name for any female black cat.
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Isis
Catwoman's black cat of DC comic fame is a superb namesake for your female feline.
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Hecate
Greek goddess of magic and witchcraft, Hecate is the perfect spooky name choice for a black kitten.
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Morticia
Addams Family matriarch Morticia makes ideal inspiration for your female familiar.
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Wednesday
Planning on getting two black cats? Why not create a mini Addams Family and name them Morticia and Wednesday!
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Mystique
A fitting name for any mysterious feline, or if you just happen to love the Marvel X-Men franchise.
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Xena
If your cat is the "purrfect" princess warrior, name them Xena.
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Boo
A cute, simple name for a Halloween kitten.
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Sable
A unique name that's another word for the color black.
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Coven
Another spooky name for your family's new familiar.
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Nebula
For a kitten that you love more than the moon and stars.
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Sabrina
Why not name your cat after the titular character from Sabrina the Teenage Witch?
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Hermione
A name that's sure to please any Potterhead.
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Storm
For a grumpy cat that loves the rain.
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Nyx
Name your kitten after Nyx, the Greek goddess of the night.
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Greta
If you're looking for a run-of-the-mill name for your black kitten, consider a charming name like Greta.
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Opal
Name your beautiful kitten after these sparkling black and blue gemstones.
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Hex
Think black cats are unlucky? Name them something suitable like Hex.
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Nightshade
A unique unisex name that suits any black cat.
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Akko
Any anime fan will want to name their cat after Little Witch Academia's fledgling witch, Akko.
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Stella
Meaning "star" in Latin, Stella is a no-nonsense name for your new kitten.
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Ophelia
Classic literature fans will want to name their black cat after the troubled character Ophelia from Hamlet.
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Coraline
Name your kitten Coraline for the nameless black cat in Neil Gaiman's popular children's novel.
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Wanda
A name with plenty of magical inspiration, Wanda is a "pawsome" name for a female black kitten.
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Wicca
There are few better names for your family’s new familiar than Wicca.

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