Male Cat Names
Need some ideas on what to name your new furry buddy? Here are the top choices for male cat names and their meanings.
Oliver is a name reserved for cats who are saved in shelters and have been orphaned at a young age. These male cats are fiesty and display a youthful eagerness to get into things. Full of energy and spunk, Oliver cats love to chew on things and enjoy a nice, long rubdown from their owners at the end of the day.
Leo is a fitting name for the littlest king in your home. Beautiful and regal-looking with a flowy mane to boot, these cats prance around and often survey their kingdom from above your bookshelf or cat tree.
Charlie is a somewhat neutral name for cats of all shapes, sizes and temperament. Borrowing from the Peanuts’ Charlie Brown, cats that have these names are warm, super friendly and loyal. They can both be masculine and gentle at the same time
Milo became a popular name for male cats in 1986 with the heartwarming movie The Adventures of Milo and Otis. As such, it’s a moniker for the cat who’s loving, independent and sweet, and one who can get along with people and other pets.
Max in dogs are generally tough and muscled, but in the feline kingdom they are fun-loving, happy cats. Their idea of a perfect day consists of long grooming and petting sessions. What’s more, they can be independent and struggle to keep their boundless energy under control.
Call your male cat Jack if they’re carefree and have a mixed breed heritage. Jacks are quiet most of the time, but when the situation calls for fun and a bit of craziness you know they’re going to be right in the thick of it!
Call your cat Tigger if they’re ornery and oftentimes sweet. These cats spend a lot of time being curious and trying to figure out strange things that lie around the house.
Simba is the name to christen your male cat with as you grasp your pet and lift it up in the air. Do you have a cat who acts regal at times and yet is really down to earth and always cares for his family members? Or maybe you have a pet who’s really good at posing in front of the camera. If so, then Simba will prove to be a natural fit.
George is for laid-back cats who love to sleep all day, rarely moving from one spot to the other. They can be lazy and prefer to eat than move about to exercise.
The Tobys of the cat world are cool and aloof to strangers but reservedly warm and friendly to their owners. They are loyal and make for great companions for family members when they’re at home.
Need some more male cat names? Here’s a list you can use:
- Theodore (Theo)
- Sam or Sammy
- Rascal Tango
- Sam or Sammy