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50 Fun Names for Girl Cats

You just got a new kitten, and now you need to name her. Here are 50 fun names to choose from!

Having a hard time naming your new girl kitten? Check out this list of 50 fun names (with a little background for each) so you can pick the right one to fit your new pet.

Agatha: A Greek word meaning "good" which makes a great name for kitties.

Alice: Popular since the Middle Ages, Alice remains a feline favorite.

Amber: A perfect name for a yellow-eyed kitten.

Angel: Who could resist a sweet, friendly kitten with a name like Angel?

Athena: The Greek goddess of reason, wisdom, justice, and the arts, Athena is a fitting name for any kitten.

Bella: The Twilight saga has made the name Bella popular again. It's a perfect name for a night-loving kitty.

Boots: A great name for any kitten with white paws.

Callie: Derived from the word calico, it's perfect for a three-color kitten.

Camilla: A great name for a cat with a royal background.

Chessie: The sleepy feline mascot for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway.

Chloe: One of the most popular girl kitten names in the United States.

Cleopatra: Perfect for the Queen of the Nile (or the queen of your living room).

Daphne: A sweetly, fragrant shrub of Southern gardens, perfect for a Southern belle.

Dinah: Alice's cat in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Diva: Your kitten thinks she is the center of the universe, so why not name her appropriately?

Dixie: Perfect for young, elegant kitties from the South.

Duchess: A high-ranking member of nobility that rules over all those around her.

Elsa: The brave lioness in the book and film Born Free.

Elvira: An ancient name frequently associated with Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Flora: Latin for the word flower and a pretty name for a pretty kitten.

Ginger: This is a popular name for girl kittens with yellow coats.

Glenda: The good witch in The Wizard of Oz.

Grace: A choice name for an athletic and beautiful kitten.

Gretel: Gretel saves her brother Hansel from the witch in the German fairy tale Hansel and Gretel -- a perfect name for a loyal companion.

Gucci: Give your fashionably furry kitten a stylish name.

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Ingrid: In Old Norse, Ingrid was an ancient Scandinavian heroine.

Ivy: For a kitty that climbs, Ivy might be ideal.

Jade: An ideal name for green-eyed kittens.

Kitty: Once fashionable for women, always appropriate for cats.

Koshka: The Russian word for cat is a strong name that bold cats respond to.

Lucy: In every poll, Lucy is always in the top 10 list of girl cat names.

Matilda: William the Conqueror's wife. The name means strength and battle.

Mehitabel: The name of the cat in the free verse poem, "Archy and Mehitabel."

Minnie: When it comes to kittens, small is beautiful, so Minnie makes a perfect name.

Mona: Of Celtic origin, Mona originally evolved from a name meaning noble.

Nala: The heroine in the film The Lion King.

Noel: An appropriate name for a Christmas kitten.

Pansy: What better name for a perky, wide-eyed kitten?

Pearl: A precious gem made by nature, this name is ideal for white or cream-color cats.

Polly: If your cat has extra toes (polydactyl), try Polly.

Princess: Every girl kitten thinks she's a princess, so why not make it official?

Regina: The Latin word for queen would be a royal choice for a self-confident kitty.

Sage: An herb with soft, gray, fragrant leaves. It's a good choice for gray cats.

Sassie: The Himalayan cat in the film Homeward Bound.

Shadow: A good name for kitties that follow you silently throughout the house.

Skittles: Sweet and colorful kitties will come running when they hear this name.

Sophie: A Greek word that means wisdom, Sophie is the perfect name for an intelligent kitten.

Tiger: Either boy or girl kitties will answer to this classic name.

Venus: Perfect for the kitten that thinks she's a Goddess.

Zelda: A feminist icon and the wife of the writer F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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