145 Names for Hairless Cats

So you've got a hairless cat, but you can't decide on a name? Never fear! We've got tons of names for you to pick from, including classic names, funny names, and unique names.

Sphynx cat
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Egyptian names

The Sphynx cat is probably the most famous breed of hairless cat, but despite its mythological name, it's actually descended from hairless cats in North America! Nevertheless, you might want an Egyptian-inspired name.

Male names

  • Adel
  • Amon
  • Anubis
  • Aton
  • Heru
  • Horus
  • Iah
  • Osiris
  • Ra
  • Ramses
  • Set/Seth
  • Seti
  • Thoth
  • Tut

Female names

  • Xanthe
  • Nefertiti
  • Bast/Bastet
  • Hathor
  • Isis/Iset
  • Neith/Nit

Funny names

These names are punny, ironic, or sly nods to famous hairstyles from the past.

Funny names for your male hairless cat

  • Baldo
  • Baldwin
  • Baldy
  • Barber
  • Bob
  • Butch
  • Buzz
  • Cabello ('head' in Spanish)
  • Caesar (from Latin for 'hairy')
  • Calvin (from French for 'bald')
  • Chrome Dome
  • Cue Ball
  • Elvis
  • Fabio
  • Fade
  • Harold
  • Harry
  • Hawk
  • Horace (variation on Horus, Egyptian god)
  • Jerry
  • Marcel
  • Mr. Clean
  • Pellé ('bald' in French)
  • Peter (short for Peterbald, a hairless breed)
  • Professor X
  • Quiff
  • Razor
  • Ringo
  • Samson
  • Slick
  • Spock
  • Squeaky
  • Tar ('bald' in Hungarian)
  • Teddy
  • Yoda

Funny names for your female hairless cat

  • Ariel
  • Belle
  • Bettie
  • Cersei
  • Cleopatra
  • Dada ('curly hair' in Yoruba)
  • Farrah
  • Godiva
  • Goldilocks
  • Harriet
  • Jasmine
  • Leia
  • Liberty
  • Lucille Bald
  • Marilyn
  • Pixie
  • Rachel ('90s kids will get it)
  • Ringlet
  • Shirley
  • Twiggy
  • Velvet
  • Venus

Funny names for any hairless cat

  • Bangs
  • Buns
  • Chignon
  • Cornrow
  • Cotton
  • Curly
  • Feather
  • Fluffy
  • Fringe
  • Furball
  • Fuzzy
  • Locks
  • Moon
  • Mop
  • Paige/Page
  • Peach
  • Pinky
  • Shag
  • Shaggy
  • Sphinxter
  • Whiskers
Sphynx cat stretching
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Famous bald people

Want your hairless cat to grow up with a good role model? Here are some famously bald people to inspire your kitty.

Male names

  • Bruce (as in Willis)
  • Diesel (as in Vin)
  • Jason (as in Statham)
  • Kingsley (as in Ben)
  • Patrick (as in Stewart)
  • Seal
  • Stanley (as in Tucci)
  • The Rock
  • Vin (as in Diesel)
  • Woody (as in Harrelson)

Female names

There aren't a lot of famous bald women out there, so we've included a few who famously rocked a buzz cut.

  • Amber (as in Rose)
  • Danai (as in Gurira)
  • Demi (as in Moore)
  • Grace (as in Jones)
  • Lupita (as in Nyong'o)
  • Natalie (as in Portman)
  • Rose (as in Amber)
  • Sinead (as in O'Connor)
  • Solange
Sphyx cats cuddling
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Russian names for your hairless cat

Maybe your hairless cat isn't a Sphynx cat. Maybe it's a Donskoy or a Peterbald, both of which have Russian heritage. If that's the case, we've got some classic Russian names too.

Male names

  • Aleksandr (Alex or Aleksey for short)
  • Anton
  • Dmitry
  • Igor
  • Ilya
  • Ivan
  • Konstantin
  • Lev
  • Maksim
  • Mikhail
  • Nikolay
  • Sergey
  • Viktor
  • Vladimir
  • Yuri

Female names

  • Agata
  • Aleksandra
  • Alisa
  • Anastasia
  • Darya
  • Irina
  • Nika/Nikita
  • Sofia
  • Tatyana
  • Vasilia
  • Yelena

Do you need more inspiration for your new pet’s name?

Pets are like our children. We love them, care for them, and we get to dress them up in adorable outfits so it's extra important that we take time to find the perfect pet name that reflects their personality and potential. Because settling on a name for your new pet can be hard and emotionally wrenching (oh the indecision!), we've gathered nine pet-naming techniques to find the perfect fit, as well as assembled a handful of our most beloved lists of pet names below!