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The Best 500 Names for Black Cats

A black cat is a domestic cat with black fur that may be a mixed or specific breed or a common domestic cat of no particular breed. The Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) recognizes 22 cat breeds that can come with solid black coats. The Bombay breed is exclusively black, then take a look at this list of 500 names perfect for your beautiful, black feline.

Best 500 Names for Black Cats:

  • Knight
  • Midnight
  • Night
  • Ninja
  • Onyx
  • Panther
  • Batman
  • Cola
  • Damien
  • Domino
  • Gothic
  • Gypsy
  • Ink
  • Wednesday
  • Wicked
  • Witchy
  • Zorro
  • Pepper
  • Pepsi
  • Raven
  • Salem
  • Sharpie
  • Spades
  • Spy
  • Storm

Names for male black cats:

  • Cadbury
  • Chip
  • Coal (or Cole)
  • Cooper
  • Creeper
  • Crow
  • Dante
  • Darth
  • Angus
  • Antagonist
  • Arcane
  • Asher
  • Ashton
  • Bagheera
  • Bandit
  • Bat
  • Bear
  • Betelgeuse
  • Billy
  • Binx
  • Blackjack
  • Boogie Man
  • Bow tie
  • Butler
  • Gaelic
  • Gomez
  • Gotham
  • Grimm
  • Hendrix
  • Hitchcock
  • Jaguar
  • Jax
  • Ju Ju
  • King
  • Lovecraft
  • Lucifer
  • Demetrius
  • Dice
  • Draco
  • Duke
  • Dusty
  • Ego
  • Ernie
  • Felix
  • Figaro
  • Flagg
  • Fog
  • Fudge
  • Nox
  • Oakland
  • Obsidian
  • Pepe
  • Phantom
  • Pirate
  • Poe
  • Priest
  • Raider
  • Richy
  • Sir Shadow
  • Skunk
  • Slick Rick
  • Sly
  • Smokey
  • Stallion
  • Stone
  • Sylvester
  • Mac
  • Merlin
  • Metal
  • Mourn
  • Mr. Black
  • Mr. Sandman
  • Mr. Sexy
  • Vader
  • Warrior
  • Wizard
  • Yankee
  • Zachery
  • Tar
  • Thestral
  • Thunder
  • Tux

Female names for black cats:

  • Batty
  • Beans
  • Beauty
  • Bella
  • Betsy
  • Bittersweet
  • Blackberry
  • Brunette
  • Chocolate
  • Coco
  • Coffee
  • Dahlia
  • Abbi
  • Adrianna
  • Alchemy
  • Ali
  • Amy
  • Annie
  • Ashley
  • Astral
  • Ava
  • Indigo
  • Inky
  • Isis
  • Java
  • Kali
  • Kiki
  • Lady
  • Lady of the Night
  • Layla
  • Lexi
  • Lilith
  • Magpie
  • Mary
  • Matches
  • Miss Nola
  • Miss Sin
  • Mistress
  • Misty
  • Morticia
  • Mrs. Black
  • Mystic
  • Mystique
  • Nelly
  • Nestle
  • Nightingale
  • Olive
  • Orchid
  • Oreo
  • Dani
  • Dot
  • Ebony
  • Elsa
  • Elvira
  • Emma
  • Frankie
  • Freda
  • Goddess
  • Godiva
  • Grace
  • Harlem
  • Harley
  • Hershey
  • Taboo
  • Tootsie
  • Twilight
  • Paige
  • Pearl
  • Pheobe
  • Pheonix
  • Piper
  • Prudence
  • Puma
  • Queen
  • Rilla
  • Sable
  • Sabrina
  • Sade
  • Sarah
  • Sheba
  • Sibyl
  • Silhouette
  • Starlight
  • Stormy
  • Sunset
  • Vimpirella
  • Winona
  • Zora
  • Velvet

Halloween names for black cats:

  • Boo
  • Buffy
  • Carrie
  • Casper
  • Chucky
  • Costume
  • Crafty
  • Demon
  • Ding dong
  • Doom
  • Dracula
  • Annabel Lee
  • Autumn
  • Grave
  • Halle/Hal
  • Hallow
  • Halloween
  • Halo
  • Harlow
  • Jack (o’lantern)
  • Licorice
  • Endora
  • Eve
  • Frankenstein
  • Freddy
  • Fright
  • Norman (Bates)
  • October
  • Omen
  • Pumpkin
  • Rosemary
  • Luna
  • Mask
  • Monster
  • Muertos
  • Munster
  • T.O.T (trick-or-treat)
  • Tabitha
  • Thirty-one
  • Tober
  • Trixy
  • Twix
  • Vampire
  • Voodoo
  • Witchcraft
  • Snickers
  • Spirit
  • Spook
  • Spooky

Unique names for black cats:

  • B.C. (black cat)
  • Blacktop
  • Bonfire
  • Boots
  • Box
  • Bram
  • Bullet
  • Abracadabra
  • Absinthe
  • Ace
  • Achromatic
  • Almond Joy
  • Asphalt
  • Caps
  • Carbon
  • Charcoal
  • Checkers
  • Chess
  • Chip
  • Cinder
  • Comedy
  • Cop
  • Cross
  • Crumbs
  • Crypt (Keeper)
  • Deadzone
  • Decker
  • Deja vu
  • Detective
  • Diesel
  • Eclipse
  • Eight ball
  • Fuel
  • Gloom
  • Godiva
  • Goth
  • Bullseye
  • Bump
  • Burn
  • Burny
  • Jet
  • Kettle
  • Leather
  • Marbles
  • Market
  • Nebulous
  • Nimbus
  • Nutella
  • Penguin
  • Guiness
  • Hellraiser
  • Hissy
  • Hole
  • Humbug
  • Tarmac
  • Tint
  • Tiptoe
  • Undertaker
  • Voltaire
  • Web
  • Zebra
  • Puma
  • Serendipity
  • Soot
  • Spider
  • Stoker
  • Stygian
  • Styx
  • Sundown

Mysterious names for black cats:

  • Ghost
  • Hades
  • Haze
  • Alacazam
  • Armageddon
  • Ash
  • Bewitch
  • Blackamoor
  • Blacken (the Dutch for “to burn”)
  • Crescent
  • Dark Matter
  • Darkness
  • Darkside
  • Dead of Night
  • Dragon
  • Drusy (a form of quartz)
  • Dusk
  • Talon
  • Tarot
  • Wraith
  • Yin (black in Yin Yang symbol)
  • Icy
  • Jinx
  • Kizmet
  • Mystery
  • Nebula
  • Nero
  • Nocturne
  • Oracle
  • Phlegein (Ancient Greek for “scorch”)
  • Scortch
  • Secret
  • Shade
  • Shady
  • Sinister
  • Sky
  • Superstiton

Words that mean “black” in other languages that are perfect for your black cat:

  • Schwarz (German)
  • Siyah (Turkish)
  • Sort (Danish)
  • Svart (Icelandic)
  • Sweart (Old English)
  • Wakuda (Chichewa)
  • Beltza (Basque)
  • Dubh (Irish)
  • Hitam (Indonesian)
  • Iswed (Maltese)
  • Kuro (Japanese)
  • Madow (Somali)
  • Musta (Finnish)
  • Negru (Romanian)
  • Noir (French)
  • Nyeusi (Swahili)
  • Pango (Maori)
  • Preto (Portuguese)

These names that mean “black” will delight your new cat:

  • Kaveh
  • Krishna
  • Lonan
  • Odessa
  • Blake
  • Ciar
  • Ferrer

Names that mean “dark” which are pleasant for kitties:

  • Gethin
  • Lamya
  • Nila
  • Rosaleen
  • Corbin
  • Donovan
  • Douglas
  • Dubhan
  • Dunstan

Names that mean “night” which are marvelous for cats:

  • Nisha
  • Nyx
  • Olivia
  • Puck
  • Tatania
  • Viola
  • Aladdin
  • Florence
  • Isra
  • Leander

These names that mean “moon” will make your cat stand out:

  • Selene
  • Tanith
  • Tara
  • Theia
  • Aiday
  • Aiman
  • Alan
  • Chandra
  • Cynthia
  • Diana
  • Edwin
  • Hala
  • Helen
  • Portia
  • Rhiannon

Witch cat names that are perfect for tricky kitties:

  • Draco
  • Dumbledore
  • Ginny
  • Granger
  • Half-Moon
  • Harry
  • Hat
  • Hermione
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Bellatrix
  • Binder
  • Broom
  • Cackle
  • Cauldron
  • Charm
  • Cloak
  • Sanderson
  • Sirius
  • Spell
  • Spellbound
  • Stocking
  • Sweep
  • Wand
  • Warlock
  • Wart
  • Wayward
  • Weasley
  • Wicca
  • Winifred
  • Macbeth
  • Magic
  • Malfoy
  • Nymphadora
  • Potion
  • Potter

Ironic names for black cats:

  • Coral
  • Cotton ball
  • Cottontail
  • Dandelion
  • Emerald
  • Ivory
  • Jade
  • Lemon drop
  • Lightbulb
  • Marshmallow
  • Milk
  • Pale Rider
  • Pinky
  • Powder puff
  • Rainbow
  • Alaska
  • Amethyst
  • Aqua
  • Blanche
  • Blanco
  • Blizzard
  • Blue
  • Brighty
  • Teal
  • Tic Tac
  • Tofu
  • Rosy
  • Rouge
  • Ruby
  • Salty
  • Sapphire
  • Scarlet
  • Snow Princess
  • Snowball
  • Snowflake
  • Snowy
  • Sugar

These names for black kittens are the perfect match for your new kitty:

  • Lil’ Star Gaze
  • Nighty
  • Panda
  • Shiny
  • Sleepy
  • Sooty
  • Za Za
  • Chi Chi
  • Crispy
  • Daisy
  • Disney
  • Fuzzy
  • Goofy
  • Max
  • Mickey
  • Minnie
  • Mint Chocolate
  • Mittens