Black Cat Names (130 Name Ideas for Black Cats)

It’s cool to give a cat a name that would match her appearance and personality. Black cats transpire boldness, elegance, and mystery and it’s great to give them names that reflect those qualities.

If you are looking for name ideas for your black furry friend, the list below provides black cat names inspired by magic, witchery, bravery, nature, mythology, characters from pop culture, and others.

Without further ado, let’s dive in.

Black Cat Names

black cat names inspired by magic

Black Cat Names Inspired by Magic, Witches, Dark Forces

Throughout history, in many cultures, black cats have been associated with mystery, witchery, and evil forces. They were considered helpers of witches, children of evil, and omens of bad luck. Although in modern times, those superstitions are less prevalent, you can still tap into this sentiment by giving your black cat a name associated with mystery, magic, and dark forces.

Give your black furry friend one of the names below and bring a dash of magic to your life.

Demon
Diablo
Dracula
Eerie
Elvira
Ghost
Jinx
Lucifer
Luna
Magic
Mefisto
Merlin
Midnight
Moon
Moonlit
Moonshine
Morticia
Mystery
Mystic
Mystique
Nebula
Night
Nightshade
Omen
Sabrina
Salem
Samantha
Starlight
Twilight
Vampire
Wicked
Witch
Witchy
Wizard

 

badass black cat names

Badass Black Cat Names

Black cats emanate elegance, boldness, and bravery. They all have a dose of a black panther in them. If you feel like your black cat has or will soon develop a strong character, give her one of the below badass names.

Ace
Bandit
Blade
Bolt
Bullet
Flash
Harley
Killer
Razor
Rebel
Shady
Slate
Spade
Stalker
Storm
Thunder
Tornado

 

black cat names inspired by nature

Black Cat Names Inspired by Nature

There are a lot of cool black cat names denoting various black things found in nature. If you want to emphasize the color of your furry friend, then choose one of the names below.

Ash
Asher
Carbon
Coffee
Crow
Ebony
Eclipse
Ink
Jet
Licorice
Murky
Onyx
Panther
Pepper
Raven
Shade
Shadow
Smoke

 

black cat names inspired by characters

Black Cat Names Inspired by Characters from Pop Culture

The names below belong to the characters from pop culture, who are either known for wearing black costumes or being villains.

Batman
Binx
Gargamel
Joker
Loki
Mowgli
Sauron
Scar
Snape
Vader
Voldemort
Zorro

 

black cat names inspired by mythology

Black Cat Names Inspired by Mythology

The names below belong to powerful mythical characters. They will suit a black cat with strong character.

Ares
Azrael
Electra
Hades
Hera
Orion
Sirius
Xena

 

cute black cat names

Cute Black Cat Names

If you are looking for a cute name for a black cat, the names below should give you some good ideas.

Bean
Blackie
Chocolate
Coco
Dusty
Inky
Loco
Olive
Oreo
Pea
Raisin
Smokey
Sugar
Velvet

unique black cat names

Unique Black Cat Names

The names below are too original to categorize so we decided to put them in the category ‘unique’.

Basil
Comet
Cosmo
Diamond
Galaxy
Gato
Gina
Godiva
Gotham
Greta
Gypsy
Leather
Merlot
Tango
Toro

black cat names inspired by languages

Black Cat Names Inspired by Languages

If you are a language afficionado, below are some ideas of the names denouncing ‘black’ in different languages.

Kuro (‘black’ in Japanese)
Negro (‘black’ in Spanish)
Nero (‘black’ in Italian)
Noir (‘black’ in French)
Pango (‘black’ in Maori)
Preto (‘black’ in Portugese)
Schwarz (‘black’ in German)
Svartur (‘black’ in Icelandic)

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Black cats transpire boldness, elegance, and mystery and it's great to give them names that reflect those qualities. If you are looking for name ideas for your black furry friend, the list below provides black cat names inspired by magic, witchery, bravery, nature, mythology, characters from pop culture, and others.
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