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475+ Cat Names That Start With M for Your Kitty

Ashley Bates

By Ashley Bates

Cat Names That Start With M

So, you have a new kitten—how exciting! Now that you’ve met your new friend, it’s time to pick a name. This will shape the relationship and start the bonding experience as you get to know one another.

If you are drawn to the letter M—either for sentimental purposes or personal preference—we have more than 475 solid suggestions for you.

How to Name Your Cat

Naming your cat is so much fun! And there are tons of ways to pick the name that’s the perfect fit. You could do it all yourself, or you would rather have a little help from people you know and trust. Here are a few ways to finalize your choice.

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Draw a Name Out of a Hat

You can go the old-fashioned way. Write down all of your favorite names on a piece of paper and fold each one up individually. Take a hat or a bowl, shake your names up, and draw at random.

Create an Online Poll

If you want to expand your opinion base, try an online poll. You can create your own on social media platforms and allow your followers to put in their two cents. It’s a fun way to get people involved—and you can even ask for new suggestions!

Gather the Family

If you have a growing family or want your extended family to get involved, gather up the troops and ask for input. Sometimes, they can come up with a name you love that you might have never thought up on your own. There is power in numbers!

Choose a Favorite

If you have a favorite character, word, or even dessert you love—and it starts with M—you are in business!

People Names Starting with M

If you want to give your cat a proper name that fits in with the rest of the family, you can consider picking a “people” kind of name. Here are the best suggestions we could think of for both guys and gals.

Male Names

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  • Melvin
  • Morton
  • Manny
  • Milroy
  • Milo
  • Mark
  • Mason
  • Maverick
  • Michael
  • Micah
  • Miles
  • Maxwell
  • Malachi
  • Maddox
  • Matteo
  • Matias
  • Morgan
  • Maximus
  • Maxamillian
  • Martin
  • Mario
  • Marco
  • Marshall
  • Murphy
  • Maurice
  • Miller
  • Moshe
  • Makai
  • Marcelo
  • Magnus
  • Mekhi
  • Marlon
  • Mordechai
  • Massimo
  • Makari
  • Marquis
  • Mars
  • Meyer
  • Myron
  • Morris
  • Marlin
  • Mayer
  • Malcolm
  • Monty
  • Mendel
  • Markel
  • Mabry
  • Miroslaw
  • Melbourne
  • Morrel
  • Mayfield
  • Malin
  • Monet
  • Midas
  • Meril
  • Marvin
  • Mo
  • Marquel
  • Muhsin
  • Maynard
  • McAllister
  • McHenry
  • Malosi
  • Meldon
  • Mixon
  • Melville
  • McGuire
  • Milford
  • Micky
  • Mingo
  • Montel
  • Martino
  • Markese
  • Matvey
  • Miroslav
  • Maxfield
  • Moses
  • McCoy
  • Monroe
  • Madon
  • Macfarlane
  • Macmahon
  • Madog
  • Magnes
  • Mandan
  • Manno
  • Mathe
  • Maureo
  • Maybury
  • McGeorge
  • McArthur
  • Merfyn
  • Munson
  • Merle
  • Marlin
  • Manstron
  • Mindell
  • Mormon
  • Moloch
  • Melrose

Female Names

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  • Mischa
  • Marlow
  • Mona
  • Memphis
  • Maisie
  • Misty
  • Missy
  • McKinley
  • Marla
  • Maren
  • Maliah
  • Mallory
  • Marley
  • Mya
  • Michelle
  • Melissa
  • Madalena
  • Meiko
  • Mika
  • Marcella
  • Myrtia
  • Matilda
  • Maryam
  • Maia
  • Meera
  • Majorie
  • Maribel
  • Martina
  • Melania
  • Malvie
  • Mileena
  • Margita
  • Mildred
  • Myrtle
  • Millicent
  • Moira
  • Mirabelle
  • Minerva
  • Mindy
  • Margey
  • Mallie
  • Mosey
  • Mylah
  • Marisol
  • Meredith
  • Miranda
  • Myra
  • Minnie
  • Mabel
  • Marsha
  • Mailani
  • Miriam
  • May
  • Mia
  • Maria
  • Madelyn
  • Madeline
  • Micah
  • Malia
  • Mina
  • Maxine
  • Mara
  • Marceline
  • Mavis
  • Miley
  • Macie
  • Martha
  • Megan
  • Marlana
  • Milena
  • Maya
  • Milan
  • Molly
  • Melanie
  • Makenzie
  • Marcie
  • Maris
  • Malu
  • Maile
  • Muriel
  • Mariel
  • Marka
  • Marzena
  • Maybelline
  • Mela
  • Marcine
  • Mirah
  • Mitzi
  • Mimsy
  • Margot
  • Margaret
  • Magnolia
  • Millie
  • Marquita
  • Marilia
  • Maxie
  • Miralee
  • Monica
  • Marnie
  • Mab

Character Names Starting with M

Who doesn’t love a good book or movie? Surely you have heard of some of these awesome films and the M characters associated with them. What do you think?

Male Names

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  • Merlin—The Legend of King Arthur
  • Morphel—Morphel
  • Michaelangelo—Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Mushu—Mulan
  • Mickey—Mickey Mouse
  • Maximus—Tangled
  • Meeko—Pocahontas
  • Morbius—Marvel Comics
  • Mephisto—Marvel Comics
  • Marvin—Looney Tunes
  • Mr. Potato Head—Toy Story
  • Mater—Cars
  • Mario—Mario Brothers
  • Manny—A Bug’s Life
  • Merman—Spongebob Squarepants
  • Marlin—Finding Nemo
  • Milo—Atlantis
  • More—The Simpsons
  • Mighty—Mighty Mouse
  • Mowgli—The Jungle Book
  • Mundungus Fletcher—Harry Potter
  • Mr. Fantastic—Marvel Comics
  • Marlo—The Wire
  • Malekith—Marvel Comics
  • Max—The Little Mermaid
  • Melman—Madagascar
  • Mortimer—Mickey Mouse
  • Mance—A Song of Ice and Fire
  • Moff—Star Wars
  • Mufasa—The Lion King
  • Marcos—The Expanse
  • Mr. Magoo—Mr. Magoo
  • Morty—Rick and Morty
  • Megatron—The Transformers
  • Martian Manhunter—DC Comics
  • Mace—Star Wars
  • Monkey D. Garp—One Piece
  • Michael Scott—The Office
  • Magoo—Mr. Magoo
  • Magento—Marvel Comics
  • Marshall—How I Met Your Mother
  • Mr. Miyagi—Karate Kid
  • Maverick—Top Gun
  • Morgoth—Lord of the Rings
  • McGuire—Jerry McGuire
  • Mr. Bean—Mr. Bean
  • Moby—Moby Dick
  • Merry—Lord of the Rings
  • McFly—Back to the Future
  • Maedhros—Lord of the Rings

Female Names

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  • Meadow—The Sopranos
  • Meredith—The Office
  • Meg—Family guy
  • Minnie—Mickey Mouse
  • Meera—A Song of Ice and Fire
  • Mystique—Marvel Comics
  • Miss Piggy—The Muppets
  • Mama Coco—Coco
  • Margaret—Toy Story 4
  • Mary Poppins—Mary Poppins
  • Moaning Myrtle—Harry Potter
  • Mathilda—Léon : The Professional
  • Mindy—Kick-Ass
  • Maid Marian—Robinhood
  • Maeve—Westworld
  • Maggiore—Luca
  • Martha Wayne—DC Comics
  • Mary Jane—Marvel Comics
  • Molly—Harry Potter
  • Melian—Lord of the Rings
  • Merryweather—Sleeping Beauty
  • Madame Adelaide Bonfamille—The Aristocats
  • Mother Gothel—Tangled
  • Merida—Brave
  • Miss Maples—A Goofy Movie
  • Miss Frizzle—Magic School Bus
  • Moana—Moana
  • Mulan—Mulan
  • Maleficent—Sleeping Beauty
  • Mary—Wreck-It Ralph
  • Mata—The Emperor’s New Groove
  • Maudie—Brave
  • Mrs. Featherby—DuckTales the Movie
  • Mrs. Mahoney—Lady and the Tramp
  • Matilda—Matilda
  • Marge—Fargo
  • Madea—Madea
  • Miranda—The Devil Wears Prada
  • Mirabel—Encanto
  • Meg—Inside Out
  • Meilin—Turning Red
  • Medusa—The Rescuers
  • Marie—Artistocats
  • Mewtwo—Pokemon
  • Megara—Hercules
  • Margalo—Stuart Little
  • Marge—The Simpsons
  • Melba—Soul
  • Mena—Bambi II
  • Miss Bianca—The Rescuers

Nature Names Starting with M

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Do you have an affinity for the great outdoors? If so, you might want to name your cat  something that reflects that. Luckily, there are tons of words and names that relate to trees, plants, flowers, and crystals! Here are a few.

  • Marigold
  • Mountain
  • Moss
  • Melt
  • Maclura
  • Macrozamia
  • Madake
  • Mothman
  • Mandrake
  • Madderwort
  • Madrono
  • Madia
  • Madwort
  • Madnep
  • Mahogany
  • Malachite
  • Maidenhair
  • Malaxis
  • Makomako
  • Maize
  • Maikoa
  • Mallee
  • Mammee
  • Mangrove
  • Marasca
  • Mariposa
  • Marmalade
  • Marynia
  • Marsilea
  • Marumi
  • Mazzard
  • Maypop
  • Mayapple
  • Matchbush
  • Marsh
  • Morus
  • Mahonia
  • Maple
  • Mallow
  • Moonflower
  • Montbretia
  • Mimosa
  • Marvel (Marvel of Peru)
  • Matthiola
  • Mayflower
  • Mandevilla
  • Muscari
  • Mushie
  • Mud
  • Marjoram
  • Mum
  • Morning Glory
  • Mount

Food Names Starting with M

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Are you a foodie at heart? You may want an M name that mimics a favorite snack or dessert. There might be more M names than you think in this category. Check out these that we thought of!

  • Mousse
  • Macaroni
  • Mahi-Mahi
  • Mackerel
  • Mango
  • Macaroon
  • Mandarin
  • Manicotti
  • Mozzarella
  • M & M
  • Mayonnaise
  • Melon
  • Mead
  • Marzipan
  • Mirin
  • Moussaka
  • Monterey Jack
  • Milky
  • Mascarpone
  • Meatloaf
  • Marmalade
  • Milky Way
  • Meatball
  • Moo Goo Gai Pan
  • Muffins
  • Muenster
  • Muffuletta
  • Mai Tai
  • Macadamia
  • Muesli
  • Mussels
  • Massey
  • Macchiato
  • Ma Cherie
  • Mulberries
  • Merlot
  • Munchies
  • Mentos
  • Mustard
  • Monkey Bread
  • Marshmallow
  • Minute Maid
  • Morrel
  • Meringue
  • Mint
  • Mocha
  • Mojito
  • Martini
  • Malecon
  • Miso
  • Molasses
  • Mochi
  • Malt

Random Names Starting with M

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So, you didn’t find what you were looking for in the first few sections. But we think this list of random names might just strike your fancy. Here are a few oddball M-name suggestions that could work for a cuddly kitty.

  • Major
  • Magpie
  • Mercy
  • Moon
  • Muggy
  • Mustache
  • Midnight
  • Mittens
  • Meow
  • Matrix
  • Martok
  • Mezcal
  • Montage
  • Monk
  • Mosh
  • Ms. Pacman
  • Meteor
  • Mache
  • Magenta
  • Manhattan
  • Mod
  • Mannequin
  • Mermaid
  • Mojang
  • Moonbeam
  • Mink
  • Mosaic
  • Motif
  • Musketeer
  • Moosejaw
  • Miki
  • Mercedes
  • Mercury
  • Metaxa
  • Metric
  • Miffy
  • Moo Moo
  • Monster
  • Miffy
  • Mizzle
  • Murf
  • Mungo
  • Mermaid
  • Mumbo
  • Malibu
  • Mudslide
  • Murky
  • Miffer
  • Midget
  • Michi
  • Millwood
  • Mingus
  • Mewbles
  • Miesche
  • Mammoth
  • Muggle
  • Medley
  • Mars
  • Mazikeen
  • Malo
  • Mondo
  • Monsoon
  • Manolo
  • Mosey
  • Madigan
  • Moody
  • Macko
  • Mafaki
  • Madibug
  • Momo
  • Marble
  • Marlboro
  • Moneyman
  • Mooch
  • Moogie
  • Mopar
  • Moppet
  • Mowse
  • Munkustrap
  • Meeska
  • Muschka
  • Mascatel
  • Myki
  • Musty
  • Myrrh
  • Mushmouse
  • Musashi
  • Mooshy
  • Megabyte

Conclusion

Did you find an M name you fancy from this fabulous list? We certainly hope so. Remember, if you’re having trouble deciding, use one of our suggestions to trim the fat. The one that fits best is sure to stick. Best of luck naming your little ball of fluff.

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