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Cute Kitten Names

Adorable and Popular Names for Your Kitty

By Sam Bourne. May 14, 2013 | See Comments

Cute Kitten Names

Naming a new kitty is fun, but can be a tough decision. Finding the right name for your cat is very important - they are going to have to walk around with that name forever! Make sure you pick the right one by reading this list first.

Getting to name a new kitten is one of the most rewarding parts of bringing a furry new addition into your family. Finding just one word that encapsulates your new pal’s temperament and/or their appearance can be a bit tricky, though. You want to pick something fun, but also something that you, and your pet, can live with. Let us help.

What you have in front of you is a compilation of cute kitten names where only the most popular made the cut. We’ve also taken the liberty of breaking them down into convenient categories, to help you sift through all the cuteness. Now pick your kitty a winner!

Characters in Movies (or Books)

Everyone has a favorite movie, or character, and what better way to commemorate your love than by giving yourself a constant, furry, reminder? These names are clever homages to some very influential characters.

  • Boo
  • Felix
  • Mickey
  • Minnie
  • Milo
  • Romeo
  • Simba
  • Sylvester
  • Taz
  • Tigger

Food

We all love food. It’s delicious! Turns out, it can also make for a pretty adorable kitty name as well. Here are some of the most popular names for cats that can also double as ingredients.

  • Coco
  • Cookie
  • Ginger
  • Peaches
  • Peanut
  • Pepper
  • Pumpkin
  • Muffin
  • Snickers
  • Sugar

Animal Names

You ever see your kitty lurking around behind the sofa like they are tracking down some prey? It is like having a little leopard right in your living room. One of our favorite genres, these names are a clever way to fully encompass that inner predator lurking within that cute kitty exterior.

  • Bear
  • Gator
  • Leo
  • Tiger

Tough-Guy Names

Kittens are adorable! So soft and small. It is hard to imagine a kitten with a name like a lumberjack, which is exactly what makes these names so hilarious.

  • Bandit
  • Dusty
  • Rocky
  • Rusty
  • Shadow
  • Smokey
  • Spike
  • Spooky
  • Trouble

Clothes

While not as universal as some of the other categories, there are a few articles of clothing that can double as a fun name for your kitty.

  • Boots
  • Mittens
  • Patches
  • Socks
  • Tuxedo

Popular Names

And finally, here are the most popular kitten names of all. Chances are you already know (or are the parent) to a kitty with one of these names.

  • Angel
  • Baby
  • Bella
  • Buddy
  • Callie
  • Charlie
  • Chloe
  • Cleo
  • Daisy
  • Fluffy
  • Gracie
  • Lily
  • Lucky
  • Lucy
  • Max
  • Midnight
  • Miss Kitty
  • Missy
  • Misty
  • Molly
  • Oliver
  • Precious
  • Princess
  • Sam
  • Sammy
  • Sassy
  • Sofie

There you have it! Our list of the cutest, funniest, and most popular kitten names. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did, and maybe it’ll give you some ideas about a name for your next little addition to your family.

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