368 Names That Are Perfect For Black Cats

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Are you a proud new cat dad or cat mom of a black cat? Are you in need of a name (or nickname) for your four-legged void?

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Then you've come to the right, place because assembled below for your scrolling inspiration are 368 potential handles for your fur pal.

From the expected to the unexpected, the everyday to the obscure, there's something here for every monochromatic mouser.

Names for male black cats

• Ace (of Spades)

• Albus

• Angus

• Apollo

• Art

• Arthur

• Ash

• Barry

• Benson

• Bodhi

• Cash

• Caspian

• Compere

• Darth

• Dexter or Dex

• Dumont

• Edgar Allen or Poe

• Edward

• Einar

•Frankie

• Greebo

• Hudson

• Hunter

• Huxley

• Ivan

• Jack

• Jacob

• Kitt or Kits

• Leo (short for leopard)

• Loki

• Lucifer

• Lugosi

• Mac

• Merlin

• Murdock

• Napolean

• Nosferatu

• Rivers

• Rocky

• Rudy

• Osiris

• Wally

• Ziggy

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Names for female black cats

• Ada

• Amara

• Andromeda

• Bella

• Bellatrix

• Bessy

• Buffy

• Carrie

• Coco

• Coraline

• Dahlia

• Deja

• Dot or Dots

• Elvira

• Evie

• Fig

• Ginny

• Greta

• Gypsy

• Harriet

• Hazel

• Ivy

• Juniper

• Juno

• Kiki

• Lexi

• Magpie

• Mitzi

• Mystique

• Nina

• Nori

• Nyx

• Olive

• Pearl

• Penny

• Raven

• Rebel

• Rogue

• Rose

• Ruby

• Sable

• Sadie

• Scarlet

• Scout

• Selina

• Siouxsie

• Sofia

• Star

• Willow

• Winona

• Za Za

• Zecora

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Animal names for black cats

• Bats

• Bear

• Crow

• Gecko

• Fawn

• Jaguar or Jags

• Mamba

• Mustang

• Panda

• Penguin

• Puma

• Seal

• Skunk

• Spider

• Squid

• Squirrel

• Swan

• Stallion

• Wolf

• Zebra

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Food & drink names for black cats

• Absinthe

• Anchovy

• Basil

• Beans

• Blackberry

• Brownie

• Burger

• Cadbury

• Caramel

• Caviar

• Chip or Chips

• Clover or Cloves

• Chocolate

• Coffee

• Cola

• Ding Dong

• Dunkin

• Espresso

• Fishstix

• Fudge

• Godiva

• Guiness

• Hershey

• Jaeger

• Java

• Kit Kat

• Lentil

• Licorice

• Mocha

• Modelo

• Molasses

• Mudslide

• Nightshade

• Nutella

• Oreo

• Pepper

• Pepsi

• Pickles

• Plum

• Pumpkin

• Raisin

• Rye

• Sambuca

• Sourdough

• Snickers

• Sprinkles

• Squash

• Straws

• Stout

• Tab

• Toblerone

• Truffles

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Gender neutral names for all black cats

• 8-Ball

• Agate

• Astro

• Azurite

• Baphomet

• Bandit

• Barx

• Blackout

• Blacktop

• Blizz

• Boo

• Bullet

• Bulkie

• Bullseye

• Buttons

• Cackle

• Caps

• Cauldron

• Carbon

• Cascasde

• Cinder

• Clues

• Cooper

• Checkers

• Clubs

• Coal (or Cole)

• Cobalt

• Cosmo

• Dice

• Diesel

• Domino

• Doodle

• Draughts

• Dunkel

• Dusty

• Ebony

• Eclipse

• Fris

• Gotham

• Gothic

• Graphite

• Haze

• Hiccup

• Indigo

• Inky

• Jet or Jett

• Jiffles

• Jinx

• Knight

• Leather

• Luna

• Matches

• Mercury

• Metal

• Midnight

• Moss

• Mojo

• Nebula

• Nero

• Ninja

• Noir

• Nova

• Oboe

• Obsidian

• Oil

• Omega or Omegs

• Onyx

• Opal

• Phantom

• Preto (Portuguese for black)

• Racer

• Slim

• Tint

• Whiskers

• Wiggles

• Zipper

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Cute names for black cats

• Baron Rooster Von Taternoggin

• Blot or Blots

• Blue

• Boots

• Bottles

• Bubo

• Bunker

• Buster

• Crooks or Crooksy

• Daggers

• Danger

• Dit Dit

• Embers

• Fidgit

• Forge

• Freckles

• Goblin

• Grems

• Kettles

• Kronks

• Kuro (Japanese for black)

• Lazer Larry

• Marbles

• Mats

• Mittens

• Mookers

• Mousetrap

• Nacho Pants

• Napkin

• Niblo

• Nimbus

• Noche (Spanish for night)

• Rolex

• Pinball

• Pinch

• Pinecone

• Pitch

• Pixel

• Pixie

• Pots

• Puck

• Puddles

• Quartz

• Razz

• Riff or Riffs

• Rubbles

• Rumble

• Shades

• Shadow

• Shady

• Sharpie

• Silky

• Skidz

• Silicon

• Simon Furocious

• Skateboard

• Slick Rick

• Sly

• Smoke or Smoky

• Smudge

• Smush

• Sockets

• Soots or Sooty

• Spades

• Speedo

• Spells

• Splinter

• Splot or Splots

• Spots

• Sprout

• Stone

• Stormageddondarklordofall

• Strutter

• Suitcase

• Sweeps

• Tar

• Tarmac

• Tire Tracks, Tire Trax, Tracks or Trax

• Tonks

• Tonx

• Toots

• Topes

• Top Hat

• Trunks

• Tubs

• Tugboat or Tugs

• Turbo

• Tux

• Vinyl

• Voodoo

• Vortex

• Wrecker

• Zuke

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Names for black cats inspired by pop culture

• Bagheera (the panther from The Jungle Book)

• Binx (the cat from Hocus Pocus)

• Draven (hero from the movie The Crow)

• Felix (black and white cartoon cat)

• Gigi (from Kiki's Delivery Service)

• Gizmo (from the Gremlins)

• Gomez (a character from The Addams Family)

• Grimm

• Lando (character from Star Wars)

• Lurch (a character from The Addams Family)

• M'Baku (character from The Black Panther)

• Misto/Mr. Mistoffelees (a character from the musical Cats)

• Morloth (Elvish for 'dark flower,' from the books of J.R.R. Tolkien)

• Morticia (a character from The Addams Family)

• Natasha (the Black Widow from The Avengers)

• Neo (Keanu Reeve's character from The Matrix)

• Nick Furry (Samuel L Jackson's character from The Avengers)

• Okoye (character from The Black Panther)

• Ozzy (lead singer of Black Sabbath)

• Pluto (a character from Edgar Allen Poe's short story The Black Cat)

• Puglsey (a character from The Addams Family)

• Rorschach (an antihero from The Watchmen franchise)

• Sabrina (the teenage witch from the tv show of the same name)

• Salem (The black cat from Sabrina The Teenage Witch)

• Shuri (character from The Black Panther)

• Snowball II (black cat from The Simpsons)

• Sylvester (a cartoon cat from The Looney Tunes)

• T'Challa (the king of Wakanda and the Black Panther)

• Tin Tin (henchman from The Crow)

• Toothless (one of the main characters from How To Train Your Dragon)

• Wednesday (a character from The Addams Family)

• Vader (the villain from Star Wars)

• Xeno (short for xenomorph, from the Aliens franchise)

• Zorro (the hero with the black mask)

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

Pets are like our children. We love them, care for them, and we dress them up in adorable outfits — if that's a thing we feel like doing (and your purr pals are cool with it)!

So it's extra important that we take time to find the perfect name that reflects our new pet's personality and potential. Naming can be hard, which is why 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.

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