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100+ Cool Cat Names: Ideas for Carefree & Easy Going Cats 

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Last Updated on November 16, 2023 by Christian Adams

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If there was ever a single word that captures the true essence of a cat, it’s probably cool. It’s just part of their nature. Who they are at the core. Come to think of it, we’re not sure we’ve ever met a cat that wasn’t cool. To be clear, there are different types of cool. Attends every social gathering or Avoids social interaction at all costs kinds of cool. Early riser to get at the day or stay up at night exercising and meowing at the dark of kind of cool. Runs the streets, or wouldn’t be caught outside the comfort of their home kinds of cool. Total ninja when it comes to catching flies or “accidentally” lets the spiders live kind of cool. All types, every cat. It’s all-inclusive. 

So with a new kitty to name, one would only expect to find their way to a site that has nothing but the coolest cat names to choose from. We have stellar names for black, white, and orange cats, both males and females, unique and tough cool cat names, and a list of the coolest cats we know.

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Cool Female Cat Names

  • Izzy 
  • Marlow 
  • Kona 
  • Stevie 
  • Arya 
  • Aspen 
  • Jade 
  • Fern 
  • Liza 
  • Frida 

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Cool Male Cat Names 

  • Tux
  • Charlie
  •  Dre 
  • Hendrix 
  • Atari
  • Bowser 
  • Boba 
  • Lincoln
  • Lux 
  • Niko 

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Cool Black Cat Names 

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There is a ton of stigma that surrounds black cats which of course only makes them that much cooler. They’re chic without trying, always show-stopping and gorgeous, and are usually a lot friendlier than we could have ever imagined. These are our top picks for cool black cat names. 

  • Noir 
  • Onyx
  • Godiva 
  • Astral 
  • Hex 
  • Cosmos 
  • Ninja 
  • Vadar 
  • Beetle 
  • Magic 
  • Nimbus 
  • Omen 
  • Deja 
  • Zorro 
  • Enigma 
  • Luna 
  • India 
  • Salem 
  • Jinx 
  • Taboo

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Cool White Cat Names 

Regal and luxurious – white cats offer a poised coolness that can only be achieved by these cotton-esqued beauties. They would never tell you but a lot goes into maintaining their ivory fur. If this sounds like your kitty cat, you might be interested in a name from our list of white cool cat names. 

  • Boo 
  • Casper 
  • Gandalf
  • Crisp 
  • Winkle 
  • Mayo 
  • Ghost 
  • Dove 
  • Birch 
  • Shiro 
  • Miu 
  • Lotus 
  • Magnolia
  • Blanco 
  • Winter 
  • Cirius
  • Mosacto 
  • Elsa 
  • Blizz 
  • Alba 

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Cool Orange Cat Names 

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Orange cats are the neighborhood cool kids – they get along with everyone. They enjoy humans, dogs, squirrels – you name it, they’re likely friends with them. Nothing quite like being approachable and warm with everyone you meet. Looking for a name that represents this affable kitty personality? An orange cool cat name is right up your alley. 

  • Glowski 
  • Maretto
  • Heinz
  • Quartz
  • Rojo 
  • Gem 
  • Fanta 
  • Sansa 
  • Feugo 
  • Tetra 
  • Mandarin 
  • Noel 
  • Stark
  • Tang 
  • Mars
  • Fox 
  • Scully 
  • Opie 
  • Russet 
  • Curry
  • Persimmon

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Unique Cool Cat Names 

There is something extremely cool about thinking outside of the box, letting creativity take control, and exploring name ideas that are uncommon or unheard of. Diversity and individuality are something that should be celebrated in our pets – and can be applied right down to the name we choose for them. If your new addition is a bit of an oddball, full of adorable quirks, let them know how special you think they are with one of these uniquely cool cat names. 

  • Niro 
  • Monroe 
  • Jagger 
  • Maestro 
  • Arc 
  • Rue 
  • Puma 
  • Marvel 
  • Yeezy 
  • Hodor 
  • Shuri
  • Tesla 
  • Aqua 
  • Garnet
  • Edison 
  • Audi 

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Tough Cool Cat Names 

Cat’s are blessed with natural street smarts. They never back down from a challenge. The hair on their back makes them feel ten feet tall when faced with an unfamiliar opponent. This instinctual gift is pretty cool when you think about it. If your kitty cat is tougher than nails – one of these next names might just be a perfect fit. 

  • Andes 
  • Levi 
  • Groot 
  • Joker
  • Huck 
  • Everest 
  • Frantic 
  • Jar Jar 
  • Summit 
  • Hikari 
  • Zula 
  • Loki 
  • Thor 
  • Cairo 
  • Matches 
  • Fury 
  • Atticus 
  • Hannibal
  • Herc 

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Finding the Right Name for Your Cool Cat 

There you have it! A list of the coolest cat names purrfect for any feline, regardless of what makes them so cool. We hope that you have found what you and your new addition were looking for so you can continue on your next chapter! 

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About the Author

Christian Adams
Christian Adams
Christian is the Editor-in-Chief of Excited Cats and one of its original and primary contributors. A lifelong cat lover, now based in South East Asia, Christian and his wife are the proud parents of an 11-year-old son and four rescue cats: Trixie, Chloe, Sparky, and Chopper.

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