270 Best Black Cat Names For Male & Female Cats

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270 Best Black Cat Names For Male & Female Cats
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Welcome to the cat-parent life and congratulations on your newest addition! This is an exciting time filled with catnip, furballs, and chew toys.

And while you should enjoy every minute of it, becoming a cat owner is takes some serious work, especially if you’re lacking creativity in the name department. The only thing harder than training your new kitty to use his or her litter box, is picking a moniker suitable for this playful new member of the family.

Since black cats inspire some of the greatest superstitions, myths and popular beliefs, they’re deserving of a name as special as they are. 

That's why these black cat names will hopefully spark some creativity in naming your new furry friend.

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Black cats are mysterious and unique. With such mysterious and unique personalities, black cats need a name that showcases their bewitching identities.

And with these 270 names for black cats, there’s something for everyone — whether he or she is quirky, cuddly, cryptic, or mystical.

Best Unique Black Cat Names

1. Tux

2. Domino

3. Nero (Italian for “black”)

4. Noir (French for “black”)

5. Preto (Portuguese for “black”)

6. Schwarz (German)

7. Zwart (Dutch)

8. Kuro (Japanese)

9. Pango (Maori)

10. Bean

11. Socks

12. Suede

13. Coffee

14. Brandy

15. Bailey

16. Espresso

17. Mocha

18. Boots

19. Hershey

20. Slinky

21. Velvet

22. Kahlua

23. Trouble

24. Wolf

25. Toil

26. Licorice

27. Panther

28. Silk

29. Oreo

30. Slate or Slater

31. Tarmac

32. Pepper

33. Charm

34. Panda

35. Storm

36. Galaxy

37. Misty

38. Cloud

39. Sesame

40. Bear

41. Cinder

42. Friday

43. Shade or Shadey

44. Ash

45. Jazz

46. Beelzebub

47. Charcoal

48. Coal/Cole

49. Dusty

50. Moon

51. Blackie

52. Indigo

53. Graphite

54. Nimbus (Latin for “dark cloud”)

55. Smudge

56. Ninja

57. Inky

58. Crow

59. Obsidian

60. Cola

61. Pepsi

62. Catastrophe

63. Snickers

64. Guinness

65. Stout

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66. Jet

67. Rebel

68. Bandit

69. Spike

70. Arrow

71. Batman

72. Bolt

73. Breaker

74. Bullet

75. Cheetah

76. Danger

77. Electric

78. Velour

79. Blackout

80. Blot

81. Dirt

82. Dusk

83. Brownie

84. Ruin

85. Buttons

86. Falcon

87. Flash

88. Gothic

89. Volcano

90. Snoopy

91. Satin

92. Zero

93. Jaguar

94. Killer

95. Lion

96. Lightning

97. Knight

98. Mustang

99. Whitey

100. Pearl

101. Cotton

102. Sugar

103. Ice

104. Snowy

105. Spark

106. Bandit 

107. Diablo

108. Boo

109. Diesel

110. Whiskers

111. Java

112. Shock

113. Coven

114. Puma

115. Sharpie

116. Stallion 

117. Spade

118. Ace

119. Poker

120. Ember

121. Dot

122. Shadow

123. Muddy

124. Pouce

125. Rorschach

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126. Razor

127. Racer

128. Thunder

129. Smoke or Smokey

130. Soot

131. Sable

132. Pitch

133. Stormy

134. Turbo

135. Tundra

136. Matches

Best Mysterious Black Cat Names

137. Abracadabra

138. Raven

139. Cosmos

140. Echo

141. Eclipse

142. Voodoo

143. Hecate

144. Sneak or Sneaky

145. Hex

146. Conjurer

147. Alakazam 

148. Mystic

149. Matrix

150. Styx (river from Greek mythology)

151. Twilight

152. Midnight

153. Moonlight

154. Nebula

155. Night 

156. Nocturne

157. Vortex

158. Lucifer

159. Vanish

160. Spy

161. Ghost

162. Karma

163. Jinx

164. Onyx

165. Enigma

166. Eerie

167. Fright

168. Dracula

169. Wizard

170. Potion

171. Fate

172. Spooky

173. Kismet

174. Magic

175. Merlin

176. Mystery

177. Omen

178. Phantom

179. Binx (from Hocus Pocus)

Best Female Cat Names

180. Berry

181. Trixie

182. Trixabelle

183. Godiva

184. Gypsy

185. Cocoa

186. Carrie

187. Coraline

188. Bewitched

189. Witchy

190. Hermione (from Harry Potter)

191. Opal

192. Velour

193. Zenith 

194. Zara

195. Luna (from Sailor Moon)

196. Anise

197. Eve

198. Sabrina

199. Stella

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200. Jupiter

201. Tabitha

202. Selina (from Catwoman)

203. Pandora

204. Venus

205. Iris

206. Stella

207. Bellatrix

208. Wednesday (from The Addams Family)

209. Morticia (from The Addams Family)

210. Moxie

211. Ebony

212. Sky

213. Star

214. Minerva

215. Cleocatra

216. Grisabella (from Cats

217. Jemima (from Cats)

218. Aurora

219. Ursula (from The Little Mermaid)

220. Electra

221. Xena

222. Orion

223. Nyx (Greek goddess of the night)

224. Sheba

225. Jiji (from Kiki’s Delivery Service)

226. Ophelia

227. Elvira

228. Mystique

Best Male Cat Names

229. Felix

230. Snowball II (from The Simpsons)

231. Niko

232. Dante

233. Bruce Wayne (from Batman)

234. Astro

235. Damien (from The Omen)

236. Loki

237. Ozzy 

238. Jameson

239. Rajah (from Aladdin)

240. Neo (from The Matrix

241. Casper

242. Zorro 

243. Sylvester (from Looney Tunes)

244. Asher

245. Mojo

246. Pugsley (from The Addams Family)

247. Gomez (from The Addams Family)

248. Fester (from The Addams Family)

249. Elvis

250. Moses

251. Salem (from Sabrina the Teenage Witch)

252. Maverick

253. Hades (Greek god of the dead) 

254. Luca

255. Figaro (from Pinocchio)

256. Pluto (from The Black Cat)

257. Poe

258. Vader

259. Severus (Severus Snape from Harry Potter)

260. Sirius (Sirius Black from Harry Potter)

261. Bagheera (from The Jungle Book)

262. Mowgli

263. Sparticus

264. Mickey

265. Tiberius

266. Misto (from Cats

267. Tyson

268. Tank

269. Kylo (from Star Wars)

270. Bond

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