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180 Harry Potter Cat Names: Ideas for Your Magical & Studious Cat

Brooke Billingsley

By Brooke Billingsley

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The Harry Potter books and movies have proven themselves a cultural phenomenon, creating a dedicated fan base. This has led to Harry Potter pet names remaining a popular choice, no matter how much time has passed since the movies or books have come out.

This article goes over some of our favorite Harry Potter names for cats. We have categories for male and female cats based on wizard characters and some of the magical creatures in the series.
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How to Name Your Cat

Choosing a name for your new cat or kitten doesn’t have to be stressful, but you do want to choose a fitting name that you’ll be happy with for years to come. When it comes to Harry Potter names, a good starting point is identifying what type of a name you want. Do you want a character name or a magical name? Maybe you’re more interested in location names. There are so many great name options! All you have to do is find the right starting point and start trying out names to see what fits.

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Top 10 Harry Potter Cat Names

  • Albus
  • Bellatrix
  • Dobby
  • Ginny
  • Hagrid
  • Harry
  • Hermione
  • Luna
  • Ron
  • Sirius
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Male Harry Potter Character Names

  • Aberforth
  • Alastor
  • Amos
  • Antonin
  • Bartemius/Barty
  • Cedric
  • Charlie
  • Creevey
  • Crouch
  • Draco
  • Dudley
  • Dumbledore
  • Filch
  • Firenze
  • Flitwick
  • Fred
  • Gellert
  • George
  • Gideon
  • Gilderoy
  • Godric
  • Grawp
  • Griphook
  • James
  • Kreacher
  • Longbottom
  • Lucius
  • Lupin
  • Mad-Eye
  • Malfoy
  • Moody
  • Mundungus
  • Neville
  • Newt
  • Oliver
  • Percy/Purrcy
  • Peter
  • Regulus
  • Remus
  • Rufus
  • Scrimgeour
  • Seamus
  • Severus
  • Snape
  • Tiberius
  • Tom Riddle
  • Viktor

hepper-cat-paw-dividerFemale Character Names

  • Alecto
  • Amelia
  • Andromeda
  • Angelina
  • Arabella
  • Augusta
  • Bathilda
  • Cho
  • Dolores
  • Dora
  • Drucella
  • Figg
  • Fleur
  • Helena
  • Helga
  • Lavender
  • LeStrange
  • Lily
  • Marge
  • Millicent
  • Minerva
  • Molly
  • Myrtle
  • Narcissa
  • Nymphadora
  • Petunia
  • Poppy
  • Queenie
  • Rita
  • Rosmerta
  • Rowena
  • Skeeter
  • Tonks
  • Trelawney
  • Umbridge
  • Winky
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hepper-cat-paw-dividerAnimal Names and Species

  • Aragog
  • Arnold
  • Basilisk
  • Bowtruckle
  • Buckbeak
  • Centaur
  • Crookshanks
  • Dragon
  • Errol
  • Fang
  • Fawkes
  • Fireball
  • Fluffy
  • Fuzzclaw
  • Grindylow
  • Hedwig
  • Hermes
  • Hippogriff
  • Horntail
  • Ironbelly
  • Kappa
  • Kelpie
  • Mooncalf
  • Nagini
  • Nargle
  • Niffler
  • Norbert
  • Norris
  • Padfoot
  • Paws
  • Pigwidgeon
  • Scabbers
  • Snowy
  • Thestral
  • Tibbles
  • Trevor
  • Tufty
  • Wrackspurt
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hepper-cat-paw-dividerMagical Names

  • Alohomora
  • Azkaban
  • Bertie Bott
  • Bloody Baron
  • Boggart
  • Bones
  • Caterwaul
  • Colloportus
  • Evanesco
  • Felix Felicis
  • Finestra
  • Goblin
  • Grey Lady
  • Gringotts
  • Gryffindor
  • Hallow
  • He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named
  • Headmaster
  • Horcrux
  • Hufflepuff
  • Imp
  • Impervius
  • Kneazle
  • Lumos
  • Magic
  • Mandrake
  • Marauder
  • Muffliato
  • Muggle
  • Nebulus
  • Nimbus
  • Patronus
  • Phoenix
  • Pixie
  • Potion
  • Professor
  • Quaffle
  • Quibbler
  • Ravenclaw
  • Revelio
  • Seeker
  • Slytherin
  • Sonorus
  • Spell
  • The Chosen One
  • Troll
  • Willow
  • Witch
  • Wizard
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hepper-cat-paw-dividerIn Conclusion

It feels like the Harry Potter name options for cats are almost limitless! Creature species, character names, locations, and magic terms all suit a cat perfectly. There are names for escapee cats, loud cats, shy cats, and even “spicy” cats.

Getting a feel for how certain names feel when you say them and if they seem to suit your cat’s personality is the best place to start once you’ve narrowed down a list of names you may be interested in.


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Brooke Billingsley

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Brooke Billingsley spent nine years as a veterinary assistant before becoming a human nurse in 2013. She resides in Arkansas with her boyfriend of five years. She loves all animals and currently shares a home with three dogs, two cats, five fish, and two snails. She has a soft spot for special needs animals and has a three-legged senior dog and an internet famous cat with acromegaly and cerebellar hypoplasia. Fish keeping...Read more

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