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100+ Orange Cat Names: Ideas for Mellow & Friendly Felines

Written by: Christian Adams

Last Updated on May 20, 2024 by Catster Editorial Team


100+ Orange Cat Names: Ideas for Mellow & Friendly Felines

The possibilities are endless when it comes to kitten fur colors. Grey, white, black, bi-color, tricolor, calico, tuxedo—just to name a few. Among the various combinations, one stands out. It’s undeniable and warm, ignites a sense of individuality and flair. We’re talking about energetic and fresh orange kittens! These precious gems are hard to miss, adorning airy hues of gold and honey, reaching rich tones of ginger and rust. Ginger cat patterns include the typical tabby and elegant color points. 

An orange kitten is often associated with being the friendliest cat of the bunch. While we like to think their color determines their personality, we know that your bright feline will be just who they are with or without their zesty locks. However, finding inspiration in their coat color is a great place to start looking for a new name. In this article, you will find unique orange cat names for males and females, ideas for tabbies, and cute, funny, even some badass orange cat names to boot. We have even included a few famous cat characters if you are looking for a name with a bit of pizazz and history. 

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Orange Female Cat Names

  • Amber 
  • Ginger 
  • Poppy
  • Autumn 
  • Dawn
  • Strawberry
  • Cherie 
  • Mimosa 
  • Ruby 
  • Peaches 
  • Ariel 
  • Gina 
  • Apricot 
  • Penny 

Names for Orange Male Cats

  • Heinz 
  • Finn 
  • Noah 
  • Copper 
  • Russet 
  • Jovi 
  • Tang 
  • Fanta 
  • Amaretto
  • Mandarin 
  • Nacho 

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Names for Orange Tabby Cats

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Orange tabbies might not be all that rare, nor is their sweet and friendly demeanor, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have an orange and white cat name that represents your fur babies’ individuality! Pair your kitty with a name from this next list that’s wonderfully subtle and kind. 

  • Swirl 
  • Caramello 
  • Cinnamon 
  • Lava 
  • Maple 
  • Papaya 
  • Spicey 
  • Goldie 
  • Monarch 
  • Citrus 
  • Rosie 

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Funny Orange Cat Names

Legend has it, Garfield is one of the funniest cats in the biz. He has lent his name to generations of tubby, attitude toting orange cats. But there is more in the vault than this iconic funny name. Check out a few of our favorite laugh-inducing names perfect for any hilarious cat. 

  • Sunkist 
  • Cheeto 
  • Scarlet JoCatson 
  • Colonel Mustard 
  • Velveeta 
  • Benedict Cumbercat 
  • Chedda 
  • Sunny D 
  • Carrot Top 
  • OJ
  • Nicole Catman 
  • Cat Sheeran 
  • Goldfish 
  • Curry 
  • Kitty Purry 
  • Carrots 
  • Orange Julius 
  • Dorito 

Cute Orange Cat Names

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All kitties are adorable and there is certainly no denying that. But orange kitties have a way of carrying this cuteness into their mature adult years. Select one of the following if you’re looking for a name that will be suitable for your cat through each of its life stages. 

  • Pineapple 
  • Mango 
  • Azreal 
  • Marigold 
  • Zinnea 
  • Cosmo 
  • Custard 
  • Nutmeg 
  • Merlot
  • Frito 
  • Pippi
  • Melon 
  • Honey 
  • Blossom 
  • Goldeen 
  • Pumpkin 
  • Tintin 
  • Frizzle 
  • Archie 
  • Merida
  • Fionn

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Badass Orange Cat Names

In true cat fashion, you might be searching for a name that matches that occasional but inevitable sassy side of your cat, a side of their personality that reminds you how incredibly cool they can be! 

  • Blaze 
  • Inferno
  • Fireball 
  • Scorch 
  • Devil 
  • Fuze 
  • Cinder 
  • Smolder 
  • Pyro 
  • Spark 
  • Phoenix 
  • Fox 
  • Ember 
  • Flame 
  • Fuego 
  • Burnie 
  • Smoke 

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Bonus: Orange Cat Names from Movies

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Felines have been stars on the big screen for many years. These characters not only have orange fur but are some of the most iconic cats to have ever made it in Hollywood. Each offers a cool and trendy name that you can give to your cat! 

  • King Leonidas | Bedknobs & Broomsticks 
  • Master Tigress | Kung Fu Panda 
  • Garfield | Garfield
  • Nala | The Lion King 
  • Leo | MGM Lion 
  • Rajah | Aladdin 
  • Toulouse | The Aristocats 
  • Clawhauser | Zootopia 
  • Diego | Ice Age 
  • Goose | Captain Marvel 
  • Tonto | Harry & Tonto 
  • Rhubarb | Rhubarb
  • Jonesy | Alien
  • Tigger | Winnie the Pooh
  • Milo | The Adventures of Milo and Otis
  • Thomas O’Malley | The Aristocats
  • Aslan | Chronicles of Narnia 
  • Prince John | Robin Hood 
  • Simba | Lion King 
  • Richard Parker | Life of Pi 
  • Buttercup | Hunger Games 
  • Puss In Boots | Shrek 2
  • Fred | Gifted 
  • Shere Khan | The Jungle Book 
  • Alex | Madagascar 

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Finding the Right Name for Your Orange Cat

Finding the right name for your new addition could be influenced by a number of factors including their personality, appearance, or quirks. We hope that you have found what you were searching for in our list of names for orange cats. If you are unable to decide on just one, remember that your cat will love whatever you choose! You can also enlist a few close friends for opinions, or test your favorites out on your kitten. 

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