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73 Adorable Bombay Cat Names – Unique & Fun ideas

Written by: Patricia Dickson

Last Updated on May 10, 2024 by Catster Editorial Team

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73 Adorable Bombay Cat Names – Unique & Fun ideas

For centuries, many cat owners have wondered what it would be like to have a big cat living in their home. There’s something about black panthers, tigers, and other big cats that just fascinates cat lovers everywhere.

While you certainly can’t have a black panther hanging out in your living room, you can have the next best thing: a Bombay cat. These sleek black felines are a pleasure to own and absolutely gorgeous.

However, once you’ve adopted your Bombay cat, you’ll want to find the best possible name for your furry friend. We’ll give you a few of our favorite names for Bombay cats in the list below.

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How to Name Your Bombay Cat

When it comes to naming your Bombay cat, it’s easy to go with the tried-and-true names given to black cats for centuries. However, you might also want to choose a name based on the cat’s personality, appearance, or any distinct features your new furry companion might have.

Bombay cats are sleek, black felines resembling miniature black panthers, so there’s plenty of room to pick a unique name for your feline pal. We’ll give you a few of our top picks for naming an adorable Bombay cat below, so join us.

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Male Names for a Bombay Cat

If you’re a traditionalist, you may want to go with a simple male name for a black Bombay Cat. There’s nothing wrong with that, and we have a few common and unique male names for you to choose from below.

  • Ace
  • Asher
  • Archie
  • Blackie
  • Blue
  • Brian
  • Buster
  • Batty
  • Chance
  • Charles
  • Caramel
  • Felix
  • Sammy
  • Leo
  • Milo
  • Zeus
  • Lucky
  • Coco
  • Angus
  • Ollie


Female Names for a Bombay Cat

Does your female Bombay seem more like a “Sabrina,” or does she act like a “Cleo.” If you’re looking for a female name for your Bombay Kitten, try some of our favorites below.

  • Cleo
  • Cleopatra
  • Chloe
  • Hazel
  • Harlow
  • Angel
  • Olive
  • Maui
  • Sabrina
  • Spooky
  • Pepper
  • Prudence
  • Sooty
  • Emma
  • Molly
  • Sushi
  • Sophie
  • Princess
  • Summer
  • Buttons
  • Lilly
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Famous Character Names for a Bombay Cat

Sometimes, you want to name your Bombay Cat after someone famous, or at least a famous black cat. Here are a few of our top picks for naming your Bombay Cat after a famous character.

  • Apophis
  • Binx
  • Bolina
  • Babi
  • Arwen
  • Cubby
  • Dopey
  • Bagheera

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Black Names for a Bombay Cat

Sometimes, you just want to go with a name that is perfect for a black Bombay Cat. From midnight to Morticia, there are quite a few to choose from. See if you like one of the names below for your Bombay.

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  • Midnight
  • Morticia
  • Phantom
  • Smoky
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Hershey
  • Beelzebub
  • Shady
  • Shadow
  • Ember
  • Godiva
  • Rorschach
  • Jinx
  • Coffee
  • Freya
  • Boots
  • Salem
  • Athena
  • Pluto
  • Nox
  • Raja
  • Cosmo
  • Willow
  • Mango

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Final Thoughts

Finding the most amazing name for your adorable, sleek black cat can be overwhelming. You want the perfect name for your feline companion, and there are many names out there to choose from. Whichever name you choose, make sure that it suits your feline companion’s personality, and the cat will soon learn to come when called.

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