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150 Black & White Cat Names: Top Picks For Your Handsome Cat

Rachael Gerkensmeyer

By Rachael Gerkensmeyer

tuxedo cat

Picture this: you’ve always wanted a handsome black and white cat, and you’ve finally found one to add to your family. You buy litter boxes, cat food, cat toys, a collar, scratching posts—the whole works. Then it dawns on you: what are we going to name it?

If you’re in this position, you’ve come to the right place! First, let us congratulate you on your new addition. Now, let’s look at our top picks for black and white cat names. We’ll break it down into female cat names, male cat names, cute female names, and cute male cat names. Let’s go!

How to Name Your Black and White Cat

Naming your cat can be challenging.  After all, whatever name you pick will be your black-and-white cat’s name for its entire life.

You could give it time and monitor your cat’s personality to determine a suitable name. Or you could name it after your favorite band. Or you could name it after your favorite band; a staff member named their black and white Border Collie Aero, short for the band Aerosmith.

Nonetheless, let’s dive in.


The 10 Most Common Black and White Cat Names

Most of the names below can work for males and females and are quite popular for black and white cats. If you don’t see any that stand out, don’t fret! We’re only getting started, so take a peek and see if there are any you like.

  • Oreo
  • Sylvester
  • Oscar
  • Tux (short for Tuxedo)
  • Cosmo
  • Snoopy
  • Dottie
  • Yin Yang
  • Domino
  • Zorro
black and white cat walking in the garden
Image Credit: jantichy, Pixabay


Female Black and White Cat Names

When it comes to female names, you may want something feminine, given that females are more aloof and independent than males. Your female black and white cat may be dainty, or she may be mischievous. Take a look below to see if any of these alphabetized names strike your fancy.

  • Alice
  • Annie
  • Athena
  • Bailey
  • Beatrice
  • Bella
  • Bessie
  • Callie
  • Chloe
  • Cleo
  • Cookie
  • Cupcake
  • Dali (short for Dalmatian)
  • Dolly
  • Dorothy
  • Eva
  • Fifi
  • Frannie
  • Gigi
  • Gracie
  • Greta
  • Jodie
  • Ladybug
  • Lexi
  • Libby
  • Lila
  • Lola
  • Loli (short for lollipop)
  • Lucy
  • Luna
  • Mable
  • Miley
  • Mime
  • Minnie
  • Mollie
  • Monique
  • Moo Moo
  • Moon Pie
  • Panda
  • Patches
  • Patty
  • Pearly
  • Penny
  • Penny Lane
  • Phoebe
  • Polkadot
  • Princess Tiana
  • Puffin
  • Queenie
  • Roxanne
  • Roxy
  • Sasha
  • Sophie
  • Mittens
  • Stella
  • Sunshine
  • Trixie
  • Willow
  • Yoyo
  • Zoe
black and white cat resting in the corner
Image Credit: Ortrun Lenz, Pixabay


Male Black and White Cat Names

Male cats are usually more social and playful than females, so coming up with a name for your male will be fun! Some names are silly, while others scream masculinity. Have a look-see at the names we’ve come up with for male black and white cats to see if any are fitting.

  • Ace
  • Babka
  • Badger
  • Bandit
  • Beethoven
  • Beetlejuice (don’t say it three times)
  • Billy
  • Bogey
  • Chester
  • Chip
  • Coco
  • Cole
  • Cooper
  • Cummerbund
  • Dice
  • Elvis
  • Felix
  • Figaro
  • Freddie
  • Goofy
  • Grumpy
  • Harley (short for Harlequin)
  • Hershey
  • Hocus (short for Hocus Pocus)
  • Jailer
  • King
  • Lemur
  • Leo
  • Linx
  • Max
  • Maxwell
  • Monty
  • Mozart
  • Onyx
  • Orca
  • Oscar
  • Osprey
  • Ozzy
  • Panda
  • Penguin
  • Pepe LePew
  • Petey
  • Phantom (of the Opera)
  • Piano
  • Pippy
  • Pongo
  • Rabbi
  • Ref (short for Referee)
  • Robbie
  • Skunk
  • Smokey
  • Spade
  • Splat
  • Steinway
  • Stormy
  • Tiger
  • Toby
  • Tom
  • Willie
  • Ziggy Marley
Tuxedo maine coon lying outdoor
Image Credit: Nils Jacobi, Shutterstock


Cute Female Black and White Cat Names

Have you seen a name for your female that stands out? That’s ok because we have more! Everyone loves cute names for their furbabies, and we’ve compiled 10 names that are perfect for the black and white female.

  • Betty Boop
  • Cruella
  • Foxxy
  • Minnie Pearl
  • Penelope
  • Peppermint Patty
  • Piper
  • Susie Carmichael
  • Swirly
  • Ursula
Tuxedo Ragamuffin Cat
Image Credit: Kill_Baal, Shutterstock


Cute Male Black and White Cat Names

Do you still need help deciding on a name for your male? Below, we’ve listed 10 more cute names for the black and white male cat that will make anyone giggle when you tell them your male cat’s name.

  • Bigglesworth
  • Bow Tie
  • Butler
  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Darth Vader
  • Edgar Allan Paw
  • Eightball
  • Klondike
  • Spuds Mackenzie
  • Zeb (short for Zebra)
tuxedo cat is smiling
Image By: slidesl, Shutterstock


Coming up with names for your black and white handsome cat can be a fun experience. It can be overwhelming at times too, but hopefully, our list of the top 150 black and white cat names helps you in pick the perfect one. Our advice is to give it time and observe your cat’s personality. In doing so, you’ll land on the right fit for your black and white cat in no time.

Featured Image Credit: Esin Deniz, Shutterstock

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