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200+ Black Cat Names

If you have recently adopted a black cat and are looking for a name, this post is for you! We have selected over 200 of the best, cutest and scariest black cat names. Whatever your preference, you will surely find name ideas for your black cat here.

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Top Black Cat Names

These are the most commonly chosen names for black cats.

  • midnight
  • Shadow
  • Onyx
  • Asher
  • Jet
  • Ebony
  • Sable
  • ash
  • charcoal
  • panther
  • Salem
  • Jade
  • Obsidian
  • Luna
  • Magic
  • Raven
  • Coal
  • Nero (means black in Italian)
  • velvet
  • Mystic
  • INK
  • Kitty
  • Ursula
  • smear
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Female Black Cat Names

If you are looking for a name for your black cat, you should take a look at this list.

  • Elvira
  • Binx
  • of Magic
  • Stella
  • just
  • evening
  • Persephone
  • Hecate
  • Minuit (midnight in French)
  • Diva
  • Selena
  • bad luck
  • Mocha
  • Esme
  • Black
  • Nocturne
  • whisper
  • Gypsy
  • Sorceress
  • Prognostic

Male Black Cat Names

Here are name ideas for a boy black cat.

  • merlin
  • Phantom
  • eclipse
  • Cosmo
  • Dracula
  • Orion
  • Vedder
  • Thor
  • Blackjack
  • Morpheus
  • knight
  • Guinness
  • Soot
  • basil
  • bottle gourd
  • Gotham
  • black pepper
  • Zorro
  • Shadow
  • Dacoit
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Scary Black Cat Names

Whether you like the folklore of black cats or not, there’s no denying that they have a certain spooky image. Enjoy our list of scary black cat names.

  • Banshee
  • The Crypt
  • Grimoire
  • Hex
  • Lurker
  • Nocturne
  • cutter
  • the dark shadow
  • Fork
  • Bowl
  • Fang
  • morgue
  • Shadowfax
  • Enchanted
  • poison
  • Cyclone
  • Wraith
  • Zombie
  • malefic
  • Necromancer

Names inspired by the color black

Names inspired by the color black. A classic choice for a kitten.

  • velvet
  • intonation
  • Coal
  • Asphalt
  • Espresso
  • Jet
  • Obsidian
  • Raven
  • INK
  • Sable
  • Four
  • Lead
  • Kettle
  • Licorice
  • mamba
  • Slate
  • Storm
  • thunder
  • Vanta (after Vantablack)
  • smoky
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Black Cat Names From Pop Culture

These cat names are inspired by television, movies, and pop culture.

  • Neo (from maths question,
  • Selina (from Catwoman) batman,
  • Morpheus (from maths question,
  • Vedder (from Star Wars,
  • Trinity (from maths question,
  • Snape (from harry potter,
  • Sirius (from harry potter,
  • Frodo (from Lord of the Rings,
  • Beetlejuice (from Beetle Juice,
  • Sauron (from Lord of the Rings,
  • Elvira (from Mistress of Darkness,
  • Spock (from) Star Trek,
  • Kylo (from Star Wars,
  • Replays (from) Foreigner,
  • Gollum (from Lord of the Rings,
  • Arwen (from Lord of the Rings,
  • Buffy (from Buffy the Vampire Slayer,
  • Leia (from Star Wars,
  • wednesday (from) The Adams Family,
  • Dracula (from Dracula,
  • Felix (from Sabrina the Teenage Witch,
  • Thackeray Binks(from) Cheat,
  • Scat Cat (from The Aristocats,
  • Lucifer (from Cinderella,
  • Draco (from harry potter,

Halloween-inspired cat names

  • difficult
  • Pumpkin
  • Odour
  • Spider’s web
  • Hard Labour
  • broomstick
  • murmur
  • Fudge
  • Give
  • Scary
  • Evil spirit
  • move
  • Treatment
  • Fear
  • Evil spirit
  • Moonlight
  • Speak
  • Enchant
  • Warlock
  • prank

Black cat names inspired by witches

Names inspired by witchcraft and mythology as inspiration.

  • Sassy
  • Hecate
  • Andorra
  • Salem
  • Rowena
  • Elphaba
  • Morgan
  • Glinda
  • celebrant
  • Tabitha
  • Willow
  • Thackeray
  • Enyo
  • merlin
  • Lucifer
  • Rune
  • Medea
  • Tituba
  • PIPER
  • Sabrina
  • Tanit

Black cat names inspired by foreign languages

  • Noir (black in French)
  • Kuro (Black in Japanese)
  • Nero (means black in Italian)
  • Schwarz (black in German)
  • Preto (means black in Portuguese)
  • Kara (Black in Turkish)
  • Czarny (Polish for black)
  • Fekete (Black in Hungarian)
  • Musta (Black in Finnish)
  • Svart (black in Swedish)
  • Sort (means black in Danish)
  • Melon (Greek origin meaning black)
  • Nocturne (inspired by the Latin word “nocturne”, meaning night)
  • Sombra (Shadow in Spanish)
  • Nacht (Night in German)
  • Tenebrae (means darkness in Italian)
  • Yoru (means night in Japanese)
  • Loon (Moon in French)
  • Estrella (Star in Spanish)
  • Nit (Night in French)
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More cat names from A to Z

  • alchemy
  • Blackberry
  • Crow
  • Drizzling
  • ember
  • Flint
  • awkward
  • Walnut
  • Indigo
  • Jet
  • Kettle
  • Licorice
  • mamba
  • Glow
  • Olive
  • intonation
  • Quartz
  • Crow
  • Soot
  • Tenebris (means darkness in Latin)
  • ghosting
  • velvet
  • whisper
  • Xylo (short for xylograph, refers to the dark ink used in art)
  • and
  • light breeze
  • ash
  • wild Rose
  • ash
  • Dusk
  • eclipse
  • Frost
  • the sadness
  • Hex
  • Iron
  • bad luck
  • Anjan
  • Lotus
  • mist
  • Nighthawk
  • Obsidian
  • black pepper
  • Search
  • Rune
  • Storm
  • Thorne
  • Cyclone
  • Wraith
  • Xenon
  • Yukon

Black Cat Folklore

Black cats have been associated with witchcraft since the 17th century. A common superstition is that black cats bring bad luck. Stories often feature black cats as companions of witches or as a sign of misfortune. We like the idea of ​​keeping these connections in mind when naming your cat.

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