These 500 Unique and Creative Names for Black Cats Are Perfect for Pretty Kitties

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The only black cat superstition you should ever believe is that black cats are awesome! If you've decided to prove this superstition with a black cat of your very own, then take a look at this list of 500 names perfect for your beautiful, black feline.

Top names for black cats.

  • Batman
  • Cola
  • Damien
  • Domino
  • Gothic
  • Gypsy
  • Ink
  • Knight
  • Midnight
  • Night
  • Ninja
  • Onyx
  • Panther
Black Panther cartoon
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  • Pepper
  • Pepsi
  • Raven
  • Salem
  • Sharpie
  • Spades
  • Spy
  • Storm
  • Wednesday
  • Wicked
  • Witchy
  • Zorro
Zorro
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Names for male black cats.

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

Female names for black cats.

  • Abbi
  • Adrianna
  • Alchemy
  • Ali
  • Amy
  • Annie
  • Ashley
  • Astral
  • Ava
  • Batty
  • Beans
  • Beauty
  • Bella
  • Betsy
  • Bittersweet
  • Blackberry
  • Brunette
  • Chocolate
  • Coco
  • Coffee
  • Dahlia
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  • Dani
  • Dot
  • Ebony
  • Elsa
  • Elvira
  • Emma
  • Frankie
  • Freda
  • Goddess
  • Godiva
  • Grace
  • Harlem
  • Harley
  • Hershey
  • 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
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  • Paige
  • Pearl
  • Pheobe
  • Pheonix
  • Piper
  • Prudence
  • Puma
  • Queen
  • Rilla
  • Sable
  • Sabrina
  • Sade
  • Sarah
  • Sheba
  • Sibyl
  • Silhouette
  • Starlight
  • Stormy
  • Sunset
  • Taboo
  • Tootsie
  • Twilight
  • Velvet
  • Vimpirella
  • Winona
  • Zora

Halloween names for black cats.

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

Unique names for black cats.

  • Abracadabra
  • Absinthe
  • Ace
  • Achromatic
  • Almond Joy
  • Asphalt
  • B.C. (black cat)
  • Blacktop
  • Bonfire
  • Boots
  • Box
  • Bram
  • Bullet
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  • Bullseye
  • Bump
  • Burn
  • Burny
  • 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
Jonah Hill gothic look
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  • Guiness
  • Hellraiser
  • Hissy
  • Hole
  • Humbug
  • Jet
  • Kettle
  • Leather
  • Marbles
  • Market
  • Nebulous
  • Nimbus
  • Nutella
  • Penguin
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  • Puma
  • Serendipity
  • Soot
  • Spider
  • Stoker
  • Stygian
  • Styx
  • Sundown
  • Tarmac
  • Tint
  • Tiptoe
  • Undertaker
  • Voltaire
  • Web
  • Zebra

Mysterious names for black cats.

  • 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
  • Ghost
  • Hades
  • Haze
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  • Icy
  • Jinx
  • Kizmet
  • Mystery
  • Nebula
  • Nero
  • Nocturne
  • Oracle
  • Phlegein (Ancient Greek for "scorch")
  • Scortch
  • Secret
  • Shade
  • Shady
  • Sinister
  • Sky
  • Superstiton
  • Talon
  • Tarot
  • Wraith
  • Yin (black in Yin Yang symbol)
Yin yang simbol
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Words that mean "black" in other languages that are perfect for your black cat!

  • Beltza (Basque)
  • Dubh (Irish)
  • Hitam (Indonesian)
  • Iswed (Maltese)
  • Kuro (Japanese)
  • Madow (Somali)
  • Musta (Finnish)
  • Negru (Romanian)
  • Noir (French)
  • Nyeusi (Swahili)
  • Pango (Maori)
  • Preto (Portuguese)
  • Schwarz (German)
  • Siyah (Turkish)
  • Sort (Danish)
  • Svart (Icelandic)
  • Sweart (Old English)
  • Wakuda (Chichewa)
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These names that mean "black" will delight your new cat!

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

Names that mean "dark" which are pleasant for kitties!

  • Corbin
  • Donovan
  • Douglas
  • Dubhan
  • Dunstan
  • Gethin
  • Lamya
  • Nila
  • Rosaleen
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Names that mean "night" which are marvelous for cats!

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

These names that mean "moon" will make your cat stand out.

  • Aiday
  • Aiman
  • Alan
  • Chandra
  • Cynthia
  • Diana
  • Edwin
  • Hala
  • Helen
  • Portia
  • Rhiannon
  • Selene
  • Tanith
  • Tara
  • Theia
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Witch cat names that are perfect for tricky kitties!

  • Bellatrix
  • Binder
  • Broom
  • Cackle
  • Cauldron
  • Charm
  • Cloak
  • Draco
  • Dumbledore
  • Ginny
  • Granger
  • Half-Moon
  • Harry
  • Hat
  • Hermione
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Macbeth
  • Magic
  • Malfoy
  • Nymphadora
  • Potion
  • Potter
  • Sanderson
  • Sirius
  • Spell
  • Spellbound
  • Stocking
  • Sweep
  • Wand
  • Warlock
  • Wart
  • Wayward
  • Weasley
  • Wicca
  • Winifred
The Wizard of Oz
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Ironic names for black cats.

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

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

  • Chi Chi
  • Crispy
  • Daisy
  • Disney
  • Fuzzy
  • Goofy
  • Max
  • Mickey
  • Minnie
  • Mint Chocolate
  • Mittens
  • Lil' Star Gaze
  • Nighty
  • Panda
  • Shiny
  • Sleepy
  • Sooty
  • Za Za
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Do you need more inspiration for your new pet's name?

If you don't have a black cat or simply want even more ideas for your pet's moniker, check out these lists below. This is the first big decision you will make for your new furry friend so take your time and choose wisely. The purrfect name is bound to paw at your heart!