Find the perfect moniker for your new pet with this list.

By Doug Jimerson
Updated May 27, 2020

Adopting a new cat or kitten is an exciting time. After you've bought a few toys and prepared your home for the latest addition to your family, you need to name your feline. Sure, you could go with the name given by the shelter, but naming your pet is a great way to make them officially yours. There are countless female cat names to choose from, so we selected 50 options and they're meanings for you to consider. Some of them are unique girl cat names, others are more common, but they all make great monikers for your girl cat. Deciding on which name might be tough at first, especially if you have no idea what to call them. First, think about your cat's personality and see if any of these options fit well. Once you've narrowed it down to a few choices, try calling your female cat by each one and listen to which one you like. After all, you'll probably be saying their unique female cat name quite often.

50 Perfect Girl Cat Names

Here, you'll find a variety of unique female cat names to call your pet. If your feline is on the shy side, consider the name Angel. If she has a regal persona, Cleopatra is a fitting choice. Scroll through this list to see the other girl cat names.

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Agatha: A Greek word meaning "good," which makes an excellent name for kitties.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Callie: Derived from the word calico, it's ideal 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, just right 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: Ideal for young, elegant kitties from the South.

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

Elsa: One of the powerful leading ladies in the film Frozen.

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.

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

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

Jade: An ideal name for green-eyed kittens.

Kitty: This name is derived from Catherine or Katherine, and it's always fitting 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 lovely 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 an excellent name for an intelligent kitten.

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

Venus: A fitting name for the kitten that thinks she's a goddess.

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

No matter what your kitty looks like or what kind of personality they have, you're sure to find a girl cat name that perfectly fits them on this list. And if you're looking for something to call your male cat, we have plenty of ideas for them, too.


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