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150 Delightful Musician Cat Names: Melodic Names For Your Cat

Delightful Musician Cat Names

Bringing home a new cat or kitten is an exciting time. You rush out and buy food bowls, water bowls, cat food, cat treats, a scratching post, a litter box, a collar, and other necessitates for your new kitty. But after you’ve bought all the necessary supplies, you may not have thought of a name for your new feline fur ball.

We know it can be a daunting task, so we’ve compiled musician-inspired names that may help with naming your new kitty. Read on to get inspiration!

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When it comes to naming our pets, it’s sometimes hard choosing the right one that fits. With so many choices, it’s hard to narrow it down, and sometimes, it makes it easier when you pick a certain genre to get inspiration from. In this article, we’ll focus on delightful musician names for your cat! Most everyone loves music, and music makes a fun genre to look for names.

Don’t worry about naming your cat right off the bat; giving it time to figure out your new cat’s personality is an excellent way to determine a suitable name. Is your cat a social butterfly? Or, is your cat reclusive with an attitude? Since we’re looking for inspiration from musicians, we’ll break it down into famous female musicians, famous male musicians, famous female country musician names, famous male country music names, famous rock songs for females, and famous rock songs for males. Let’s check them out!

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Cat Names Inspired by Famous Female Musicians

If you’re looking for a female name, why not name your girl after a famous female musician? In some cases, both the first and last names can be used, but use your discretion!

  • Adele
  • Alanis (Morissette)
  • Alicia (Keys)
  • Amy (Winehouse)
  • Ann (Wilson)
  • Aretha
  • Avril (Lavigne)
  • Beyoncé
  • Billie (Holiday)
  • Blondie
  • Carly (Simon)
  • Carole (King)
  • Chaka Kahn
  • Cher
  • Christine (McVie)
  • Courtney (Love)
  • Debbie (Harry)
  • Diana (Ross)
  • Dionne (Warrick)
  • Ella (Fitzgerald)
  • Florence (Florence and the Machine
  • Gwen (Stefani)
  • Janis (Joplin)
  • Joan Jett
  • Kate Bush
  • Katy Perry
  • Kelly (Clarkson)
  • Lady Gaga
  • Linda (Ronstadt)
  • Lizzo
  • Madonna
  • Miley (Cyrus)
  • Nancy (Wilson)
  • P!nk
  • Rihanna
  • Sheila E.
  • Stevie (Nicks)
  • Taylor (Swift)
  • Tina (Turner)
  • Tori (Amos)

Cat Names Inspired by Famous Male Musicians

For the male kitty in your life, there are plenty of famous male rockers that just may be the ticket! Let’s take a look.

  • Alice Cooper
  • Art Garfunkel
  • Billy Idol
  • Bing Crosby
  • Bob Dylan
  • Bob Marley
  • Bon Jovi
  • Bono
  • Bowie (David)
  • Bruce (Springsteen)
  • Bruno (Mars)
  • Buddy Holiday
  • Chuck Berry
  • Dean Martin
  • Elton John
  • Elvis
  • Eminem
  • Eric Clapton
  • Frank Zappa
  • Freddie Mercury
  • Gene Simmons
  • George Harrison
  • Iggy Pop
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Joe Cocker
  • John Lennon
  • Lenny Kravitz
  • Lionel Ritchie
  • Meat Loaf
  • Mick Jagger
  • Paul McCartney
  • Paul Simon
  • Prince
  • Ray Charles
  • Ringo (Star)
  • Sinatra (Frank)
  • Tom Petty
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Cat Names Inspired by Female Country Musicians

For country music fans, there are plenty of names that could be an excellent fit for your new female kitty. Choose between both first and last name, or simply the first name; whatever works best!

  • Bobbie Gentry
  • Carrie (Underwood)
  • Crystal Gayle
  • Dolly (Parton)
  • Emmy Lou (Harris)
  • Faith (Hill)
  • June Carter Cash
  • Kacey (Musgraves)
  • Kitty Wells
  • Lee Ann Womack
  • Loretta Lynn
  • Lucinda (Williams)
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • Miranda (Lambert)
  • Patsy Cline
  • Reba (McEntire)
  • Shania (Twain)
  • Trisha (Yearwood)
  • Winona (Judd)

Cat Names Inspired by Male Country Musicians

If your cat is a male and you’re a country music fan, why not name your cat after your favorite artist? Here is a list of male country music musicians that may work.

  • Alan Jackson
  • Blake (Shelton)
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Eric Church
  • Garth (Brooks)
  • George Jones
  • George Strait
  • Hank (Hank Williams Sr. or Jr.)
  • Jason Aldean
  • Johnny Cash
  • Keith Urban
  • Kenny (Chesney)
  • Luke Bryan
  • Luke Combs
  • Roy Orbison
  • Tim McGraw
  • Toby Keith
  • Willie (Nelson)
  • Clink Black
  • Trace Adkins
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Cat Names Inspired by Famous Songs for Females

While there are plenty of musician names to name your cat, there are also plenty of famous songs named after females that may be the right fit. Let’s check them out!

  • Amanda (from the rock group Boston)
  • Beth (Kiss)
  • Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
  • Cecilia (Simon & Garfunkel)
  • Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles)
  • Iris (Goo Goo Dolls)
  • Jolene (Dolly Parton)
  • Layla (Derek and the Dominoes)
  • Lola (The Kinks)
  • Lucille (Little Richard)
  • Mandy (Barry Manilow)
  • Rhiannon (Fleetwood Mac)
  • Rosanna (Toto)
  • Roxanne (The Police)
  • Sara (Fleetwood Mac)

Cat Names Inspired by Famous Songs for Males

Females are not the only ones that have songs named after them; males have songs too! If you haven’t found a name that sticks for your male just yet, let’s have a go with famous songs with male names.

  • Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry)
  • Daniel (Elton John)
  • Jeremy (Pearl Jam)
  • Bad, Bad Leroy Brown (Jim Croce)
  • Tom Sawyer (Rush)
  • Joey (Concrete Blonde)
  • Ben (Michael Jackson)
  • Mickey (Toni Basil)
  • Alejandro (Lady Gaga)
  • Fernando (Abba)
  • Curtis Loew (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Casey Jones (The Grateful Dead)
  • Cotton-Eyed Joe (numerous artists)
  • Levon (Elton John)
  • Sweet Baby James (James Taylor)


Naming your cat can be fun, but it can also leave you scratching your head when it comes to the perfect name. You don’t have to rush into it straight away, but it’s a good idea to get a few names in the forefront to make the task easier. Give it some time and observe your kitty; you just may learn your male cat is a total Chuck Berry—and your female may be an undoubtedly Dolly Parton.

We hope our list helps you with finding the perfect name for your new kitty! Have fun deciding, and we wish you many years of happiness with your feline fur baby.

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