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250+ Black And White Cat Names: Smart And Sophisticated Options For Your Cat

Black And White Cat Names

If the cutest black and white cat stole your heart as you were “just looking” at your local animal shelter, rest assured you aren’t the first and won’t be the last person to suffer this fate. Something about the contrast of colors on a black and white cat always seems to draw the eye. Especially when that black and white comes in a super stylish tuxedo pattern!

Now that you have your new cat, it’s time to pick the perfect name. To help you out, we’ve collected more than 250 names perfect for tuxedo cats and every other black and white cat pattern you could ever come across. Surely somewhere on our list is just the right name for your cat or just the right inspiration for you!


How to Name Your Black and White Cat

young black and white Maine coon
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Naming your black and white cat isn’t just a matter of relying on their color. Your cat’s name should also fit their personality, which is why it might take a day or two of getting to know your new pet before you decide on the right name.

Your personal interests and hobbies could definitely factor into your name choice as well. Do you geek out over pop culture or comic books? Are you a bookworm? Do you live for sports or love history? What could be more fun than to choose a name that reflects those passions?

The possibilities are truly endless so let’s take a look at our list.

Pop Culture Names for Your Black and White Cat

Whether it’s a Looney Tunes cartoon, a classic comic book character, or the greatest movie villain of all time, pop culture is full of possible names for your black and white cat. Here’s where you really need to consider your cat’s personality as you narrow down your choices. A crazy goofball of a cat isn’t going to fit a stylish name like say, James Bond, for example.

  • Harley Quinn
  • Joker
  • Batman
  • Alfred
  • James Bond
  • Darth
  • Vader
  • Neo
  • Trinity
  • Matrix
  • Smith
  • Jolly Roger
  • Bucky Barnes
  • Bogart
  • Maul
  • Norman Bates
  • Sith
  • Zorro
  • Beetlejuice
  • Groucho
  • Igor
  • Mickey (Mouse)
  • Minnie (Mouse)
  • Sylvester
  • Morticia
  • Wednesday
  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Cruella
  • Felix
  • Betty Boop
  • Snoopy
  • Marshall
  • Phantom
  • Figaro
  • Marlene (Dietrich)
  • Houdini
  • Hugh (Hefner)
  • Black Widow
  • Tony Stark
  • Avenger
  • Pongo
  • Newsie
  • Spock
  • Nimoy
  • Cary Grant

Food and Drink Names for Your Black and White Cat

young black and white Siberian cat
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With some classic black and white food items, you have some really good options when it comes to naming your cat. If you don’t see a name that matches on this list, open up your fridge or pantry and wait for inspiration to strike!

  • Oreo
  • Chip
  • Mocha
  • Moonpie
  • Bean
  • Spuds
  • Swirl
  • Cookie
  • Cupcake
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Peppermint
  • Kahlua
  • Sundae
  • Milkshake
  • Treacle
  • Hershey
  • Truffle
  • Klondike
  • Almond Joy
  • Johnnie Walker
  • Stout
  • Ding Dong
  • Sprinkle
  • Rocky Road
  • Vanilla

Book and Music Names for Your Black and White Cat

In this category, you’ll find plenty of references to classical music (conductors always wear tuxedos, don’t they?) as well as some cool and deadly literary characters. Anything related to books or music is fair game here, and we’ve got some fun choices for you to consider.

  • Piano
  • Mozart
  • Beethoven
  • Maestro
  • Michael Jackson
  • Gatsby
  • Daisy
  • Inky
  • Snape
  • Sirius
  • Severus
  • Voldemort
  • Steinway
  • Billie
  • Ozzy
  • Ziggy
  • Bowie
  • Jazz
  • Boo Radley
  • Lisbeth (Salander)
  • Harry
  • Potter
  • Darcy
  • Roland
  • Sauron
  • Gollum
  • Arwen
  • Jon Snow
  • Jagger
  • Beatle
  • Lennon
  • Amadeus
  • Jekyll
  • Hyde
  • Elvis
  • Sherlock
  • Poirot
  • Atticus
  • Scout
  • Puck
  • Hamlet
  • Khaleesi


Nature Names for Your Black and White Cat

old black and white cat eating
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From fellow black and white animals to some of the wildest of weather events, all the way up to the darkest corners of the universe, nature offers a world of inspiration to help you name your black and white cat.

  • Stormy
  • Spider
  • Blizzard
  • Panda
  • Penguin
  • Ladybug
  • Star
  • Orion
  • Moon
  • Jupiter
  • Badger
  • Orca
  • Shamu
  • Moo
  • Puffin
  • Zebra
  • Cosmo
  • Lightning
  • Thunder
  • Coal
  • Oso
  • Rocky
  • Raven
  • Chickadee
  • Shadow
  • Dipper
  • Skunk
  • Monkey
  • Pebbles
  • Night
  • Twilight
  • Snowball (irony is fun)
  • Snowflake
  • Eclipse
  • Vortex
  • Nimbus
  • Pinto

Game and Sports Names for Your Black and White Cat

Whether you prefer to spend your weekends perfecting your poker hand or obsessively watching the beautiful game, the world of games and sports offers so many names for your black and white cat. If your cat is already showing signs of being an athlete, this might be just the right place to find their new name.

  • Ace
  • Spade
  • Checkers
  • Pokerface
  • Ref
  • Soccer
  • Messi
  • Ronaldo
  • Beckham
  • Pele
  • Pinoe
  • Mia (Hamm)
  • Scrabble
  • Crossword
  • Sudoku
  • Eightball
  • Marbles
  • Dice
  • Domino
  • Magic
  • Uno
  • Checkmate
  • Blackjack
  • Rummy
  • Yahtzee
  • Pogo
  • Ping-Pong
  • Chess


Clothing and Fashion Names for Your Black and White Cat

black and white Japanese bobtail cat on orange background
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In this category, you’ll find some of the most obvious and common names for black and white cats. Don’t worry if you aren’t into going with the flow we’ll give you some more outside-of-the-box fashion-inspired names too.

  • Tux
  • Socks
  • Mittens
  • Pinstripe
  • Bowtie
  • Boots
  • Victoria
  • Chanel
  • Gucci
  • Siriano
  • Oxford
  • Patch or Patches
  • Chuck Taylor
  • Vans
  • Superstar
  • Retro
  • Armani
  • McQueen
  • Hugo
  • Boss
  • Sweaters
  • Spot
  • Stripes
  • Polo
  • Lapel
  • Polkadot
  • Tails
  • Tophat
  • Stitch
  • Pants

Occupation and Uniform Names for Your Black and White Cat

Let’s face it, a lot of professions seem to require you to wear black and white, including some that couldn’t be more opposite when it comes to what they do day-to-day. Opposite sides of the law, in fact!

  • Officer
  • Sir
  • Captain
  • Admiral
  • Bandit
  • Pirate
  • Rev
  • Rabbi
  • Pilot
  • Butler
  • Jeeves
  • Deputy
  • Judge
  • Maid
  • Counselor
  • Gavel
  • Professor


History and Mythology Names for Your Black and White Cat

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Whether you love ancient mythology or studying the submarine battles of World War II, history and mythology offer so many strong, powerful, and majestic names for your black and white cat. Maybe history will repeat itself in your cat’s new name!

  • Lincoln
  • Apollo
  • Nero
  • Thor
  • Venus
  • Churchill
  • Teddy
  • Viking
  • Persephone
  • Ansel Adams
  • Picasso
  • Teddy
  • Mona Lisa
  • Darwin
  • Joan (of Arc)
  • Gandhi
  • Athena
  • Penelope

Clever and Creative Black and White Cat Names

These names don’t necessarily fit neatly into any of our categories but we just think they’re too funny, clever, or creative not to mention. If your cat is simply one-of-a-kind (and they all think they are!) maybe one of these names will fit just right.

  • Yin
  • Yang
  • Barcode
  • Pixel
  • Confetti
  • Noir
  • Fraidy
  • Q-tip
  • Mischief
  • Mustache
  • Mosaic
  • Blot


People Names for Your Black and White Cat

Black and white cat walking in deep snow
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Sometimes, you just want to open up a baby name book and pick the perfect cat name. The right name for your black and white cat will probably be something that makes you think of old-school glamor, sophistication, or just, the coolest cat in town.

  • Charles
  • Marilyn
  • Evelyn
  • Vincent
  • Algernon
  • Alexander
  • Ava
  • Diana
  • Sebastian
  • Josephine
  • Dominic
  • Beatrice



While naming your new cat is important, also be sure to take care of some other key elements of life as a new pet parent such as finding a veterinarian and cat-proofing your house. Pick the right food for your kitty and make sure they have plenty of toys and scratching posts. Choosing a clever name is fun but owning a cat is a big responsibility and your new fur baby deserves the best life they could possibly get from you!

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