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150+ Evil Cat Names: Great Ideas for Your Dastardly Cat

Written by: Christian Adams

Last Updated on May 15, 2024 by Catster Editorial Team

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150+ Evil Cat Names: Great Ideas for Your Dastardly Cat

Cats may be cute and cuddly most of the time, but most also have a switch they can flip that turns them mischievous, and maybe just a tiny bit evil. If you have a feline that leans more towards the dastardly side of the spectrum, you might find that the perfect name for them reflects that. After all, why not choose an evil name for your (adorably) evil kitty?

If you’re finding it a challenge to pick a name for your dastardly cat, we’ve got you covered with this list of over 150 evil cat names. These names come from villains, mythology, famous cats, and more!

divider-catclaw1 How to Name Your Cat

When it’s time to pick a name for your cat, there are many ways you can go about the task. You might select a single aspect of their personality, like their mischievous nature, and choose a name that matches. Or you might go with a name that’s based on the color of their fur. Better yet, you could consider your cat as a whole and work from there.

However you decide to pick a name is up to you, but the way you choose to do so will give you different names to look at. So, it could be wise to consider names from every angle—personality, the color of their coat, or as a whole—to open up a world of cat name options.

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Villain Names

Is your cat the mustache-twirling villainous type, or does it have plans to take over the world? If so, one of these famous villains’ names could be a perfect fit. Taken from television, movies, books, and more, you’re sure to find the perfect villain name to strike fear into the hearts of your cat’s enemies!

  • Angelus
  • Bane
  • Bellatrix
  • Burns
  • Catra
  • Cersei
  • Cruella
  • Darth Vader
  • Dillinger
  • Doctor Doom
  • Draco
  • Dracula
  • Dredd
  • Dr. Evil
  • Goldfinger
  • Gollum
  • Gothel
  • Gozer
  • Grimhilde
  • Gruber
  • Hannibal
  • Hela
  • Jabba
  • Jadis
  • Jafar
  • Jigsaw
  • Joffrey
  • Joker
  • Krueger
  • Kylo Ren
  • Lex Luthor
  • Loki
  • Madam Satan
  • Magneto
  • Maleficent
  • Megatron
  • Mystique
  • Negan
  • Palpatine
  • Pennywise
  • Pinhead
  • Poison Ivy
  • Professor Moriarty
  • Ra’s al Ghul
  • Sauron
  • Scar
  • Shere Khan
  • Skeletor
  • Soprano
  • Spike
  • Stryker
  • Sub-Zero
  • Talia al Ghul
  • Thanos
  • Ursula
  • Vector
  • Villanelle
  • Voldemort
  • Yzma
  • Zoom
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Mythological Names

Mythologies across the globe are home to plenty of evil gods, goddesses, and creatures. From gods of the underworlds to masters of death and time, you’ll find a bit of everything on this list.

  • Emma-O
  • Euronymous
  • Fenriz
  • Hecate
  • Kali
  • Mantus
  • Marduk
  • Metztli
  • Mictian
  • Mormo
  • Nergal
  • Nija
  • Odin
  • Pan
  • Pluto
  • Proserpina (Persephone)
  • Sekhmet
  • Shiva
  • Supay
  • Tezcatlipoca
  • Thoth
  • Yen-lo-Wang
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Demon & Devil Names

What’s more evil than devils and demons? There are a host of different names for devils and demons out there, coming from different religions and different countries. Here is just a handful you might use for your kitty that has just a touch of evil in them.

  • Abbadon
  • Adramelech
  • Ahpuch
  • Ahriman
  • Apollyon
  • Asmodeus
  • Astaroth
  • Azazel
  • Balaam
  • Baphomet
  • Beelzebub
  • Behemoth
  • Beherit
  • Chemosh
  • Cimeries
  • Dagon
  • Demogorgon
  • Diabolos
  • Ifrit
  • Lilith
  • Ljubi
  • Lucifer
  • Mastema
  • Melek Taus
  • Mephistopheles
  • Milcom
  • Moloch
  • Nihasa
  • Orobas
  • O-Yama
  • Phenex
  • Rimmon
  • Sammael
  • Samnu
  • Sedit
  • Shaitan
  • T’an-mo
  • Thamuz
  • Tunrida
  • Typhon
  • Vapula
  • Xaphan
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Gangster Names

If your favorite feline is less Dr. Evil and more “let me make you an offer you can’t refuse”, a gangster name might be a better option. While not as extensive a collection as other types of evil cat names, there are still a few from film and real life that make for great name choices.

  • Big Al
  • Billy the Kid
  • Bugsy
  • Butch
  • Capone
  • Clyde
  • Dapper Don
  • Dillinger
  • Fender
  • Gambino
  • Godfather
  • Jack Diamond
  • Jesse James
  • Luciano
  • Maranzano
  • Queenie
  • Scarface
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Famous Cats of Villains

These famous felines might not be evil in and of themselves, but they do have villainous owners. Name your pet after one of them, and you too can sit in your lair, stroking your cat, while you both plot mischief!

  • Azrael
  • Cannoli
  • Dido
  • Graymalkin
  • Bigglesworth
  • Oliver
  • Seraphina
  • Sergeant Tibbs
  • Tevildo
  • Thackery Binx

divider-catclaw1 Final Thoughts

When your cat is just a bit more on the side of evil mischief than niceness, you need a name for them that reflects that. Luckily, there are a wealth of evil cat names out there to choose from. Whether you decide to name your pet after a villain or a villain’s cat, a demon, a devil, or a wicked creature from mythology, with this list, you’re sure to find a name that fits like a charm!

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