160 Names For Your Calico Cat

With coats typically consisting of black, orange, and white patches, calico cats are naturally colorful — and fun to name.

Drawing on everything from foods and flowers to gemstones and household items, we've collected 160+ names for the new calico cat or calico kitten in your life.

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Like calico cats themselves, the list is a mix of evocative influences, from the everyday to the exotic, the common and the obscure.

Because the vast majority of calico cats are female (it's a chromosome thing), our selections skew that way but also included are some names for male cats and others that can be applied to kittehs of both genders.

160 names for calico cats and calico kittens

• Amaretto

• Amber

• Apricot

• Aurora

• Autumn

• Azalea

• Babs

• Bailey

• Banjo

• Basil

• Bells

• Binx

• Biscuit

• Brownie

• Buckers

• Bug

• Bunny

• Butters

• Buttons

• Callie

• Calypso

• Camo

• Candy

• Cannoli

• Cara or Caramel

• Carrots

• Cheddar or Chedds

• Chestnut

• Chewi

• Chili

• Chowder

• Cleo

• Clementine

• Chrissy Cross

• Chrysanthemum Van Winterslips

• Clover

• Coco

• Cookers

• Confetti

• Corals

• Cosmo

• Creamsicle

• Cricket

• Dapple

• Dipps or Dippers

• Emmers

• Espeon

• Fawn

• Fern

• Fingers

• Finn

• Flowers

• Freckles or Frex

• Fri

• Fudge

• Ginges

• Giz

• Gobbles

• Goldie

• Hattie

• Halloween

• Hermione

• Hobbes

• Honey

• Ivy

• Izzy

• Jett

• Jinx

• Juniper

• Juno

• Kaz

• Keke

• Kissy

• Leaf

• Luna

• Magnolia

• Marbs or Marbles

• Marge

• Marmalade

• Maryland (In 2001, calicos were designated as the official cat of the state of Maryland)

• Marzipan

• Medge

• Meringue

• Mimosa

• Mixit

• Momo

• Motts

• Muddles

• Muffin

• Munchkin

• Nebula

• Nutmeg

• Olive

• Opal

• Ophelia

• Oriole

• Pancake

• Patches

• Peanut

• Peanut Butter or Peanut Bubbs

• Peaches

• Pebbs or Pebbles

• Pecan

• Penny

• Phoebes

• Pickles

• Pineapple

• Piper

• Pix or Pixel

• Prego

• Pretzel

• Pudds

• Pudge

• Pumpkin

• Reese

• Riley

• Rivers

• Rusty

• Sage

• Scarlett

• Scout

• Sherbs

• Skittles

• Smore

• Smudge

• Snickers

• Splash

• Splats

• Sprite

• Spritz or Spritzy

• Sprout

• Star

• Stella

• Sug or Sugar

• Sundae

• Sunny

• Suzette

• Swirl

• Sylveon

• Taffs

• Taco

• Thorn

• Tickles

• Tira or Tiramasu

• Toffers

• Topes or Topaz

• Tort or Torts

• Truffers

• Tulip

• Turbo, Turba, or Turby

• Turkey

• Twix

• Valencia

• Wafer

• Waffles

• Whiskers

• Willow

• Zelda

• Zoom Zoom

• Zoya

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