Typical black cat names revolve around their unique cultural backgrounds. We often associate the cats with black magic, mystery and sorcery.
Halloween icons have been associated with black cats such as Spook, Ghost, Damien, and Boo. We have taken a few hints from the traditions beliefs on black cats in this list.
Our inspiration comes from a number of sources such as history, fruits and the pop culture.
The names have diverse meaning but they in one way or another connect to the coats color.
Here are 90 striking names you can give a black cat
Here is a fruit inspired name. The name berry brings to mind squeezable cats that have wonderful and plump bodies which makes blackberry a very suitable name for your cat
Black dahlia is a flower with a deep color like that of your cat’s coat. You can also name him after ‘Black Dahlia Murder’ just like black cats are associated with macabre.
Black mamba is definitely seen as the world’s deadliest snake. The animal word can give you color related inspiration.
Poppyseed is oilseed obtained from the opium poppy. The black color makes it appropriate for your black cat.
You might have heard of Tiddles. Tiddles was a black cat that served as a mouser in a couple of Royal Navy aircraft carriers. The cat was also the official Captain’s cat on the HMS Victorious.
There are a number of cat names that have been inspired by fruits and Bing is one of them. The name is gotten from Bing cherries which have an almost black color that is easily associated with black cats.
Australian black opals are said to be the most valuable and famous opal type in the world according to Opals down Under.
Their coat has a striking backdrop that resembles your cats coat. Opal was also a very popular female name during the early 20th century in the US.
Darth Vader is one of the most iconic characters of the series Star Wars. If you observe your black-coated cat showing the characters of this Villain you can consider naming him or her Darth, Vader or Darth Vader.
Love Wednesday Addams is a black haired character in the popular Family TV show the Addams Family. The daughter of Gomez and Morticia Addams is sweet at times and sadistic at others.
If your cat has this personality you can consider naming him or her Wednesday.
Cocoa is a sweet two-syllable name you can give to your cat. This name brings dark, chocolate flavor and deep to dark color of the Dutch process Cocoa.
Kismet comes from an Arabic word Kismat and is used to mean fate or destiny. You can acknowledge the numerous superstitions about black cats about cats by naming your cat this.
The superstitions can be good kind of luck or a little scary variety.
Malbec is a type of grapes that is used to make wine. Their dark color yields a liquid that looks black in bottle and you can associate this with your black cat.
Ciara is a feminine name with an Irish Origin. The name is derived from ciar which means black.
14. Sirius Black
Here is our second name inspired by Harry Potter. Sirius Black is the last remaining heir of House of Black a wizard family.
Bagheera is a character in the Jungle Book. The panther a protector, friend and mentor to Mowgli. His black color resembles your cats coat and you can call your cat that.
Ozzy Osbourne was a famous British musician who liked dressing in Black.
Plum is a smooth black fruit and naming your cat after the fruit triggers sweet, feminine memories.
You can name your cat after a sumptuous sheet of black velvet. The name may also be a reminder of Velvet Brown the protagonist in film National Velvet aired in 1944.
It is always very difficult to capture your cat in photographs. Most of the pictures tend to look like a black splotch. You can call your black cat inkspot if all her pictures look like this.
The name Olive rolls from the back of your mouth to the front when pronounced quite like the briny black olives. This makes the name it fit your black cat.
If your cat comes with a rich dynamic personality you can name her Expresso. Quite like a briny black olive which is a cat match for your black cat.
You might have heard the black-coated Tasmanian devil.
Food inspired names are common for cats. Nori sheets have a dark green color that is almost black and you can call your cat this.
Snape is a Harry Potter inspired name. The name comes from Severus Snape. Severus Snape is a half-blood wizard.
This character has black hair and a black outfit. Many Harry Potter fans may be inspired to call their cat this.
Pepper is a very suitable name for your black cat as she can spice up everything in your life just like black pepper does to your food.
Mulberries have a deep purple hue that is almost black and you can call your cat this.
The aurora lights also known as northern light give the best view in the black night sky.
In ancient Roman religion Luna was a goodness that was a divine embodiment of the moon. She was seen best when the sky was the color of your black cats coat.
Samuel Johnson was a celebrated 19th-century man of letters and his favorite black cat was called Hodge.
Cheusi is a Swahili word that means black and it sounds fun calling your cat that
T’Challa also known as Black Panther is a superhero in marvels Covic who is a king and a protector. As a marvel fan you can call your cat this
Osito is a Spanish word that means teddy bear and it is very appropriate for your little black cat.
If you love licorice candy or just the name you can try naming them this.
If you have seen the film Sabrina the Teenage Witch you must be familiar to the character Salem Saberhagen. Salem is a witty and sarcastic cat with a black coat.The name automatically fits for your witty black cat.
Chococat is a black cat character made by a Japanese company. The cat was named after its tiny chocolate-colored nose which makes it appropriate for your cat.
The name Elvira is made by combining two words “ala” and “wer”, which means all true. Elvira is a TV character in the modern culture. She is the Mistress of the Dark, and the campy
Selina has a Greek origin which means moon. The moon gives the best view when the sky is dark as your cat’s coat. Selina is a Greek name that means moon.
Here are other cat names you can give your black cat: