These options are perfect for your new pet.

By Caitlin Scott
Updated July 06, 2020

Adopting a new cat is always a wonderful time, especially if they happen to have black fur. Black pets are unfortunately adopted far less than other animals, so it's a great choice to bring home a black cat. Now that you've decided on the perfect animal to add to your family, you need to give your new furry friend a name.

Of course, whether they're a boy cat or a female kitty, there are plenty of names to go through. To help you out, we narrowed it down to 50 options that are excellent for black cats. Some of these represent their fur, such as Charcoal, Chocolate, Cocoa, or Dusk. There are some more unique options you probably haven't thought of, including Apollo, Maverick, Noir, and Satin. Make sure you check out the entire roundup to decide which one is ideal for your new pet.

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50 Names for Black Cats

When you're deciding on what to call your cat, get the entire family involved. Have each person choose their favorites, and go through them to see if everyone can agree on one name. Then, try calling your cat by each, and see if they respond to any of them.

  1. Ace
  2. Apollo
  3. Ashes
  4. Bandit
  5. Beauty
  6. Boots
  7. Charcoal
  8. Chocolate
  9. Cocoa
  10. Coffee
  11. Cola
  12. Diesel
  13. Dusk
  14. Eclipse
  15. Ebony
  16. Ember
  17. Espresso
  18. Friday
  19. Galaxy
  20. Guinness
  21. Gypsy
  22. Indigo
  23. Java
  24. Jett
  25. Hershey
  26. Knight
  27. Matches
  28. Maverick
  29. Midnight
  30. Misty
  31. Mocha
  32. Noir
  33. Onyx
  34. Oreo
  35. Pepper
  36. Pepsi
  37. Puma
  38. Raven
  39. Rebel
  40. Satin
  41. Shadow
  42. Sirius
  43. Sky
  44. Spade
  45. Sparrow
  46. Spooky
  47. Storm
  48. Twilight
  49. Velvet
  50. Zorro

If you're looking for names for other cats, we have you covered. We have options for gray kitties, black and white felines, and calico cats, too.


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