Black and White Cat Names

In recent years, owing a black and white cat has become more and more common, making it difficult to choose a unique name that suits them perfectly. We have all heard the nearly overused name of “Oreo” for many black and white pets, especially cats. 

Choosing a name for your cat, no matter their color is a fun and special time. Use this article to help inspire you with a name that is perfect for your black and white cat and their uniqueness in your life. 

Themed Names

Sometimes cat owners choose a theme when naming their cats, especially when they have multiple black and white cats. For instance, you could go with a coffee shop theme and name your cats after popular drinks.

  • Matcha
  • Latte
  • Espresso
  • Cappuccino 
  • Mocha

Any of these names would be perfect for a black and white cat of either gender and perfect for any coffee-loving cat owner. 

For sci-fi and book lovers, there are plenty of themes that can be used to pick names for your black and white cat or cats. 

Harry Potter

  • Wizard
  • Harry
  • Hagrid
  • Hedwig
  • Sirius
  • Albus
  • Nimbus

Lord of the Rings

  • Frodo
  • Bilbo
  • Gandalf
  • Gollum
  • Hobbit
  • Legolas

These names are great for the Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings fans of any generation. Bring some magic into your home by naming your black and white cat(s) after some of the more memorable names from one of these amazing series.

Star Wars 

  • Chewy (Chewbacca) 
  • Anikin
  • Leia 
  • Luke
  • Skywalker
  • Darth Vadar
  • Yoda

Star Wars may have come out decades ago, but it has been making a come back in recent years. Whether you have been a die-hard Star Wars fan since its premier so many years ago, or have just recently jumped on the bandwagon, these star wars names are perfect for any black and white cat. 

Music Themed

  • Treble

  • Stratocaster

  • Les Paul

  • Piccolo 

  • Banjo

  • Rockstar

  • Bon Jovi

  • Axel 

  • Angus

  • Bowie

Musical cat names are always fun because they typically hold a good back story behind them. Maybe you play an instrument and want to name your cat after something related to that instrument. Or maybe you grew up on rock and roll in the 60’s-80’s and want to name your black and white cat as a tribute to your rock hero Steven Tyler. You can never go wrong with musically themed names for a black and white cat. 

Video Game Themed

  • Master Chief
  • Cortana
  • Crash
  • Kirby 
  • Yoshi
  • Mario
  • Luigi
  • Zelda 
  • Link
  • Sonic

Gamers usually need a player-two, and sometimes that spot is filled with a black and white cat. These names are perfect for keeping the video game theme in your life going and including your new kitty or kitties in on the fun. 

Children’s Stories or TV Shows

  • Hansel 
  • Gretel
  • Elmo
  • Grover
  • Ernie
  • Bert
  • Dora 
  • Boots
  • Peppa

These names are perfect if you are bringing a black and white cat into your family and have a young child. They will love naming your new cat after one of their favorite characters from TV or a storybook that has been read to them at bedtime. 

Black and White Girl Cat Names

If naming your cat or cats according to a theme isn’t exactly your thing, don’t worry. There are plenty of girl cat names for black and white cats out there that would be perfect for your precious little girl. 

  • Maid
  • Maiden
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Minnie
  • Princess
  • Majesty
  • Boots
  • Dolly
  • Precious
  • Cookie
  • Snookie
  • Spirit 
  • Dotty
  • Lady
  • Coco
  • Cruella

Boy Names for Black and White Cats

Your male black and white cat needs a name that is perfect for them and says volumes for their unique personality. Use the list below for some inspiration.

  • Bond
  • James Bond
  • Tux
  • Tucker
  • Mickey
  • Pepe’
  • Zoro
  • Ozzy
  • Houdini 
  • Dash
  • Chaplin
  • Charlie
  • Spade


Your black and white cat is a unique and special member of your family. They deserve a name that makes that known to all who have the chance to meet them. Black and white tuxedo cats are always dressed for the occasion and come packed with fun little personalities that make them all that much more special. Choosing a name for your black and white cat can be challenging but also tons of fun for you and your family. 

What should I name my black and white cat?

There are hundreds of perfect names for a black and white cat of either gender, dozens for each letter of the alphabet. The best name for your black and white cat will sit a lot about their personality.

What are good names for black and white cats?

Some good names for black and white cats include Marble, Ace, Avery, Boots, Bandit, and Bond. The name you choose for your black and white cat should be a name that is special to you and your cat.

What are black and white cats called?

The typical black and white cat that we see most often are referred to as “tuxedo cats”. They often have markings that make it appear as though they are wearing a black tuxedo coat with a white undershirt and sometimes some white shoes to complete the outfit.

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