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120 Country Cat Names: Our Top Picks For Your Classic and Western Cat

Jessica Kim

By Jessica Kim

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If you’re a fan of country music and the Wild West, you can find a wealth of names suitable for your cat. The country and Western genres have associations with adventure, bravery, American values, and the rough and tumble of a rugged life.

If you find a cat with any of those traits, you may find they need a country cat name to represent their personality. Our list will inspire and help jog your creativity so that you can find the perfect name for your cat.

How To Name Your Pet Cat

There are different ways to name your pet cat, and many sources of inspiration are equally valid. You can choose a name based on your cat’s appearance or personality, or you can also name your cat after a person or character that you like or admire.

Scan through our list of country and Western-inspired names and highlight several that stick out to you. Then, try to see how well they match your cat’s personality or temperament and whittle down your list through this process. Eventually, you’ll end up with one or two names that you like.

It’s important to choose a name that you personally like, so take your time and be patient with the process. You’ll eventually find a name you’re happy with and that suits your cat very well.

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Male Country Cat Names

Many notable and talented male musicians emerged from the country music scene. Here are some of our favorite names for male cats that were inspired by these musicians.

  • Billy Ray
  • Blake
  • Brooks
  • Buddy
  • Cash
  • Garth
  • Hank
  • Johnny
  • Keith
  • Kenny
  • Kristofferson
  • Lewis
  • Lionel
  • McGraw
  • Richie
  • Shelton
  • Tim
  • Twitty
  • Urban
  • Waylon
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Female Country Cat Names

The country industry has many dynamic and powerhouse female singers that have made great strides to influence and impact this musical genre. Here are some names associated with inspirational female artists that would be perfect for cats.

  • Ballerini
  • Carrie
  • Dolly
  • Dottie
  • Emmylou
  • Faith
  • June
  • Kacey
  • LeAnn
  • Loretta
  • Lucinda
  • Maren
  • Miley
  • Patsy
  • Reba
  • Rosanne
  • Shania
  • Swift
  • Tanya
  • Taylor
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Music-Inspired Cat Names

If you don’t want to name your cat after a specific artist, there are some key musical elements and country song titles that can actually become cool names. Here are a few examples.

  • Arrow
  • Austin
  • Banjo
  • Blue Eyes
  • Boots
  • Branson
  • Bristol
  • Chattahoochee
  • Chevy
  • Cowboy/Cowgirl
  • Denver
  • Fiddle
  • Georgia
  • Jolene
  • Nashville
  • Outlaw
  • Strawberry Wine
  • Stetson
  • Twang
  • Whiskey
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Male Western Movie Cat Names

Westerns have an iconic standing in American culture. They’ve been a beloved movie genre for decades and often bring back a sense of nostalgia. Here are some male cat names inspired by influential male actors.

  • Arness
  • Brennan
  • Bronson
  • Chuck
  • Clint
  • Conners
  • Cooper
  • Costner
  • Eastwood
  • Elam
  • Elliott
  • Gary
  • Glenn
  • Henry
  • Jack
  • John
  • McQueen
  • Van Cleef
  • Walter
  • Wayne
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Female Western Movie Cat Names

Many Westerns have memorable female actresses that helped shape the movie genre. Here are the names of some of the most notable actresses that starred in famous Western movies.

  • Barbara
  • Beatriz
  • Cardinale
  • Chelo
  • Claire
  • Claudia
  • Cristal
  • Diana
  • Donna
  • Edna
  • Estelita
  • Fay
  • Gail
  • Hazel
  • Joan
  • Linda
  • Loretta
  • Martha
  • May
  • Virginia
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More Western Movie-Inspired Names

Western movies are marked by key signature elements, and these elements can end up being great cat names. Here’s our list of themes, characters, and components of Western movies that can also work as names.

  • Billy the Kid
  • Bronco
  • Buffalo Bill
  • Calamity Jane
  • Clementine
  • Deputy
  • Doc Holliday
  • Duel
  • Jesse James
  • Lone Star
  • Marshal
  • Mesquiteer
  • Patriot
  • Purple Sage
  • Ranger
  • Sheriff
  • Spaghetti
  • Tumbleweed
  • Wanderer
  • Winchester
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That concludes our list of country cat names. Even if you didn’t find a name that you completely resonated with, we hope that you feel more inspired to find an excellent name for your cat.

There are so many fun and interesting elements that you can find as you dig deeper into country music and western movies. We’re sure that your name-searching adventure in this area is sure to lead you to find some great cat names along the way.

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