150+ Names for Black Cats That Are Purr-fect

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Black cats are adorable, unique, and beautiful. Here’s your complete list of names for black cats. You’ll find the right match for your new kitty.

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Your kitty may be solid black with piercing green eyes or mostly black with a few white marketings.

If you’re lucky enough to adopt a black fur cat, your new kitty deserves a name to match their beauty.

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Picking the perfect name your entire family loves can be a challenge. You can name your black cat anything.

It may be worth getting to know your kitty a little more to consider their personality.

The sky’s the limit. And there’s no need to consider their black coat color if it doesn’t interest you.

Here are more than 150 adorable, funny, spooky, and creative black cat names. Your new bundle of fur will be purring with satisfaction.

Best black cat names

1. Batgirl

2. Batman

3. Blackjack

4. Domino

5. Ebony

6. Eight-ball

7. Espresso

8. Fortune

9. Ink

10. Jet

11. Knight

12. Midnight

13. Night

14. Onyx

15. Panther

16. Pepper

17. Raven

18. Shadow

19. Ziggy

20. Zorro

Halloween-inspired names for black cats

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1. Abracadabra

2. Autumn

3. Beast

4. Blade

5. Bones

6. Boo

7. Candy

8. Casper

9. Crow

10. Dracula

11. Eerie

12. Ghost

13. Gremlin

14. Jack-o’-lantern

15. Lucifer

16. Magic

17. Monster

18. Moon

19. Mummy

20. Nightmare

21. October

22. Pumpkin

23. Spooky

24. Zombie

Unisex names for black cats

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1. Anise

2. Ashes

3. Bean

4. Boots

5. Buffy

6. Casey

7. Coal

8. Fluffy

9. Java

10. Jordan

11. Lucky

12. Noir

13. Parker

14. Puma

15. Sage

16. Sid

17. Sky

18. Taylor

19. Tux

20. Zen

Black cat names for males

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1. Ace

2. Arthur

3. Asher

4. Blake

5. Caesar

6. Chase

7. Cooper

8. Damien

9. Dante

10. Dexter

11. Edgar

12. Elvis

13. Felix

14. Frank

15. Frankie

16. Fritz

17. Hector

18. Hunter

19. Jack

20. Jasper

21. Luca

22. Luke

23. Macho

24. Moses

25. Nigel

26. Norman

27. Percy

28. Presley

29. Stallion

30. Stanley

31. Sylvester

32. Titus

33. Vlad

34. Xavier

35. Zenith

36. Zeus

Black cat names for females

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1. Abby

2. Adrianna

3. Annie

4. Ashley

5. Bella

6. Betsy

7. Bubbles

8. Celeste

9. Cher

10. Dahlia

11. Diamond

12. Dixie

13. Dolly

14. Elle

15. Elvira

16. Eve

17. Jemma

18. Layla

19. Lily

20. Lolly

21. Mary

22. Misty

23. Paige

24. Rosie

25. Sable

26. Sabrina

27. Sadie

28. Salina

29. Samantha

30. Stella

31. Trixie

32. Zoey

33. Zora

Names for black cats from movies and TV shows

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1. Bagheera (The Jungle Book)

2. Baloo (The Jungle Book)

3. Belle (Beauty and the Beast)

4. Binx (Hocus Pocus)

5. Black Panther (Avengers)

6. Catwoman

7. Coraline

8. Darth Vader (Star Wars)

9. Figaro (Pinocchio)

10. Gandalf (The Lord of the Rings)

11. Katniss (The Hunger Games)

12. Loki (Avengers)

13. Meowthra (The LEGO Ninjago Movie)

14. Mickey or Minnie

15. Nala (The Lion King)

16. Pandora

17. Salem Saberhagen (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)

18. Scat Cat (The Aristocats)

Witchy and magic-inspired black cat names

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1. Bellatrix

2. Blair

3. Charm

4. Circe

5. Crookshanks

6. Eastwick

7. Gypsy

8. Hex

9. Hocus Pocus

10. Jinx

11. Lilith

12. Merlin

13. Minerva

14. Rune

15. Seer

16. Voodoo

17. Wicca

18. Wizard

Black cat names in other languages

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1. Aswad (Black in Arabic)

2. Cheren (Black in Bulgarian)

3. Dubh (Black in Irish)

4. ‘ele’ele (Black in Hawaiian)

5. Fekete (Black in Hungarian)

6. Heise de (Black in Chinese)

7. Itim (Black in Filipino)

8. Kaala (Black in Hindi)

9. Khmaw (Black in Khmer)

10. Kuro (Black in Japanese)

11. Mavros (Black in Greek)

12. Musta (Black in Finnish)

13. Nera or Nero (Black in Italian)

14. Nigreos (Black in Latin)

15. Preta or Preto (Black in Portuguese)

16. Schwarz (Black in German)

17. Sev (Black in Armenian)

18. Siyah (Black in Turkish)

19. Sort (Black in Danish)

20. Zwart (Black in Dutch)

Food-inspired names for black cats

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1. Anise

2. Blackberry

3. Brownie

4. Cardamom

5. Caviar

6. Chai

7. Chocolate

8. Clove

9. Coffee

10. Fudge

11. Godiva

12. Guinness

13. Hazel

14. Kona

15. Licorice

16. Molasses

17. Olive

18. Oreo

19. Poppy

20. Pudding

21. Ruffles

22. Sesame

23. Syrup

24. Twix

Now that you’ve read many choices, which name fits your black cat the best?

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