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200 Adorable Christmas Names For Cats: Ideas for Festive Felines

Beth Crane

By Beth Crane

Cat with a Christmas tree in the background

The jolly season is something immensely special to all of us, and what better way to share it than with a new four-legged, furry friend? While any pet will be loved for life and not just for Christmas, that doesn’t mean that your pretty kitty can’t have an extra festive name.

Whether you love the holiday season’s food and drink, like nothing better than putting the last baubles on the tree, or just like the name “Snowbell,” we’ve collected 200 of the very best, most adorable Christmas-themed names for cats into one easy-to-read post.

Why Choose a Christmas Name?

If you’re deciding to adopt a new fluffy family member, finding a unique name can be a source of much thought. To mark the occasion, a Christmas-themed name may not only be a gift to your new cat but will make each Christmas from then on even more magical. It’ll remind you of the day you welcomed your new cat into your home, and it’s fun to call out a Christmas name to get you into the holiday spirit!

Our Top 10 Most Adorable Christmas Names for Cats

While this list has 200 unique and adorable names to choose from, we thought we’d place a list of 10 of our favorites at the top so you can get a sneak peek of what’s to come:

  • Snowbell
  • Twinkle
  • Eggnog
  • Tinsel
  • King Cole
  • Claus
  • Star
  • Rudolf
  • Jingle
  • Candy
Happy cat tabby christmas playing on pillow
Image Credit: dezy, Shutterstock

Traditional Christmas Names

There’s something about Christmas traditions that always warms the heart. When it comes to cat names reminiscent of a warm drink by an open fire, a name that conjures up images of stockings filled on the mantle and sleighbells ringing is the only way to go.

  • King Cole
  • Christmas
  • Holly
  • Mistletoe
  • Present
  • Rudolf
  • Santa
  • Spirit
  • Star
  • Bethlehem
  • Angel
  • Gabriel
  • Claus
  • Myrrh
  • Noel
  • Glory
  • Joseph
  • Shepherd
  • Cheer
  • Eve
  • Holiday
  • Merry
  • Jingle
  • Nicholas
  • Cracker
orange cat in christmas sweater
Image Credit: GolubaPhoto, Shuttestock

Christmas Food And Drink Names

If you’re one to pick a quirky name for your pets, the food and drink category is always a goldmine. Christmas names are no exception, and cats seem to be able to pull off even the most random names with pride and grace, so take a look for inspiration at our food and drink Christmas names for cats.

  • Eggnog
  • Pumpkin
  • Turkey
  • Cake
  • Chocolate
  • Rose
  • Mulberry
  • Cranberry
  • Candy Cane
  • Candy
  • Fruitcake
  • Ginger
  • Fig
  • Plum
  • Pudding
  • Nutmeg
  • Marshmallow
  • Sugar
  • Sugar Plum
  • Gumdrop
  • Cookie
  • Caramel
  • Gingerbread
  • Lolly
  • Fudge
tabby cat under a christmas tree
Image Credit: beauty_of_nature, Pixabay

Christmas Film And Song Names

Some classic Christmas films have characters recognizable the world over, with the special Christmas feeling being brought on when watched at any time of the year. If you fancy a Christmas name for your kitty that’s not too in-your-face yet is still decidedly festive, this list is what you’re looking for.

  • Scrooge
  • Ebenezer
  • Grinch
  • Buddy
  • Santa Baby
  • Partridge
  • Happy
  • Jack Frost
  • Dickens
  • Bob Cratchit
  • Cindy (Lou Who)
  • Comet
  • Cupid
  • Donner
  • Dancer
  • Blitzen
  • Dasher
  • Kris
  • Kringle
  • Prancer
  • Vixen
  • Elsa
  • Olaf
  • Frosty
  • Elf
a cute kitten in christmas decorations
Image Credit: h2namcamera, Pixabay

Christmas Decoration Names

There’s lots of joy when decorating your home for Christmas. While some decorations may have to be omitted for your cat’s safety (there are real risks of serious harm or death with decorations like tinsel, garlands, and glass baubles), you can still grace your cat with a decorative Christmas name.

  • Tinsel
  • Bauble
  • Stocking
  • Fir
  • Pine
  • Fairy
  • Star
  • Ribbon
  • Snowbell
  • Twinkle
  • Glitter
  • Bell
  • Bella
  • Bow
  • Ivy
  • Jingle Bell
  • Wreath
  • Silver Bell
  • Poinsettia
  • Garland
  • Sleigh
  • Nutcracker
  • Bead
  • Cinnamon
  • Snow
cat playing with christmas tree balls
Image By: Myshun, Pixabay

Winter-Themed Christmas Names

These names are still winter-themed but are more of a subtle nod to the entire holiday season. There may be some easier-to-recognize connections here, and some you may have to think about, but they all have a special Christmas connotation that makes them a perfect name for a yuletide feline.

  • Snowy
  • Midnight
  • Starlight
  • Snowball
  • Whiskey
  • Jameson
  • Jerusalem
  • Toddie
  • Arctic
  • Blizzard
  • Storm
  • Fluffy
  • Crystal
  • Icicle
  • Tiny Tim
  • Mittens
  • Snowdrop
  • Snowman
  • Tundra
  • Polar
  • North
  • Aurora
  • Cuddles
  • December
  • Moose
  • Silver
  • Winter
  • Boots
  • Reindeer
  • Miracle
  • Faith
  • Nativity
  • Blessing
  • Charity
  • Chestnut
  • Brandy
  • Vanilla
  • Peppermint
  • Yule
  • Carol
  • Cocoa
  • Socks
  • Blanca
  • Alpine
  • Wren
  • Fox
  • Robin
  • Husky
  • Stormy
  • Polar bear
  • January
  • Cloud
  • Cloudy
  • Puck
  • Snowshoe
  • Alaska
  • Avalanche
  • Antler
  • Bailey
  • Ember
  • Everest
  • Clove
  • Jasper
  • Laurel
  • Mary
  • Gumdrop
  • Goose
  • Stuffing
  • Dove
  • Rosemary
  • Solstice
  • Winterberry
  • Alabaster
  • Holiday
  • Jolly
  • Evergreen
  • Quilt
  • Jacob
  • Marley
  • Nimbus
  • Harmony
  • Yeti
  • Brie
  • Slipper
  • Glow
  • Jingles
  • Noelle
  • Amaretto
  • Berry
  • Clementine
  • Dulce
  • Jellybean
  • Bear
  • Penguin
  • Pecan
  • Rain
  • Ranier
  • Snowcap

Final Thoughts

We’ve rounded up the 200 most festive, funny, and delightful Christmas cat names out there, and while it can be tricky to settle on a name that means something extra special for you and your cat, we hope this list can help you to spread some cheer this holiday season with the perfect Christmas name.

Featured Image Credit: Nadtochiy, Shutterstock

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