Old Man Cat Names (591 Awesome Ideas For Males And Females)

This list of old man cat names is perfect for old cats, old people, or anyone who's had a long life.

We all know that some old people are tough on the outside but there is always an old softy inside. These old man names for cats are sure to make your favorite kitty feel loved!

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The 50 Best Old Man Cat Names

Are you looking for a name for your new pet cat that stands out from the crowd? If the answer is yes, an old man's name might just be the perfect thing for you and your furry friend.

There is a great name for every cat - and it’s just a matter of finding the one that best suits your feline's unique personality. Whether kitten or senior, boy or girl, tabby or tan, some cats have a grand and vintage manner that makes them the perfect candidate for an old man name.

Here is a list of 50 of the best old-fashioned names to give your cat a cool, sophisticated, old man vibe. We’re sure you’ll find a name you’ll simply love.

  1. Sylvester
  2. Victor
  3. Kevin
  4. Benedict
  5. Reginald
  6. Orville
  7. Seth
  8. Oliver
  9. Wilfred
  10. Jeremy
  11. Godfrey
  12. Boris
  13. Lewis
  14. Julian
  15. Kenneth
  16. Basil
  17. Howard
  18. Otis
  19. Ernest
  20. Floyd
  21. Ned
  22. Vincent
  23. Jarrett
  24. Clive
  25. Quentin
  26. Marvin
  27. Derek
  28. Everett
  29. Alfred
  30. Langston
  31. Oswin
  32. Waldo
  33. Edmund
  34. Emmett
  35. Daniel
  36. Zachariah
  37. Theodore
  38. Godwin
  39. Garwain
  40. Oscar
  41. Joe
  42. Windsor
  43. Eugene
  44. Nelson
  45. Alvin
  46. Lloyd
  47. Herman
  48. Phileas
  49. Homer
  50. Percival

The Best Old Man Names For Male Cats

Some people find it easy naming their boy cat while for others it is a challenge. This is especially true if you are after something a little more exciting than ‘Fluffy’, ‘Blacky’ or ‘Puss’.

The names on this list just might be the inspiration you need for your male old man cat.

  1. Georgie
  2. Bryce
  3. Cornelius
  4. Lancelot
  5. Barnaby
  6. Hector
  7. Desmond
  8. Edward
  9. Stanley
  10. Preston
  11. Earl
  12. Warren
  13. Ira
  14. Arnold
  15. Willard
  16. Sidney
  17. Saul
  18. Edison
  19. Harold
  20. Frederick
  21. Rodney
  22. Elijah
  23. Chuck
  24. Duckie

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The Best Old Man Names For Female Cats

Who says your female cat can’t have an old man name?

There are plenty of lovely, unique, and old-fashioned female names for the female cat in your life, and here is a selection to inspire you.

  1. Alice
  2. Martha
  3. Winifred
  4. Sally
  5. Annabelle
  6. Mamie
  7. Virginia
  8. Wilhelmina
  9. Kitten
  10. Marion
  11. Marie
  12. Doll
  13. Vivian
  14. Liza
  15. Beatrix
  16. Etta
  17. Rosa
  18. Minty
  19. Valentine
  20. Georgia
  21. Ann
  22. Edith
  23. Nora
  24. Celia
  25. Margot
  26. Doll Face
  27. Polly
  28. Imogen
  29. Tillie
  30. Lydia
  31. Irma
  32. Clarissa
  33. Beatrice
  34. Sophie
  35. Ellie 
  36. Susan
  37. Charlotte
  38. Emma 
  39. Deborah
  40. Flora
  41. Olivia
  42. Ava
  43. Rosamund
  44. Willa
  45. Rosalind
  46. Judy
  47. Dora
  48. Dolly
  49. Brenda
  50. Maureen
  51. Colette
  52. Marjorie
  53. Octavia
  54. Chloe
  55. Elizabeth
  56. Rosalyn
  57. Elaine
  58. Carol
  59. Griselda
  60. Abigail
  61. Delia
  62. Adele
  63. Scarlet
  64. Augusta
  65. Gertrude
  66. Lily
  67. Florence
  68. Irene
  69. Anita
  70. Dove
  71. Bessie
  72. Millie
  73. Angel
  74. Darl
  75. Lula 
  76. Ruby
  77. Isabella
  78. Justine
  79. Honey
  80. Kit
  81. Blythe
  82. Maisie
  83. Vera
  84. Frances
  85. Clementine
  86. Katherine
  87. Cordelia
  88. Isadora
  89. Patricia
  90. Lucille
  91. Maggie
  92. Clara
  93. Eugenie
  94. Isabelle
  95. Adair
  96. Cecilia
  97. Colleen
  98. Evelyn
  99. Darling
  100. Edna
  101. Birdie
  102. Georgette
  103. Eva
  104. Ida
  105. Delilah
  106. Henrietta
  107. Bonnie
  108. Jane
  109. Edie 
  110. Thelma
  111. Hortense
  112. Lavinia
  113. Hester
  114. Sybil
  115. Maxine
  116. Neva
  117. Cornelia
  118. Caroline
  119. Sadie
  120. Lenora
  121. Miriam
  122. Trudy
  123. Della
  124. Geraldine
  125. Muriel
  126. Leona
  127. Zenobia
  128. Madelyn
  129. Alma
  130. Pauline
  131. Opal
  132. Lucy
  133. Tallulah
  134. Lila
  135. Sandra
  136. Hattie
  137. Dixie
  138. Ethel
  139. Mavis
  140. Esme
  141. Eloise
  142. Enid
  143. Nell
  144. Estelle
  145. Penelope
  146. Ginette
  147. Lillian
  148. Audrey
  149. Sarah
  150. Lucinda
  151. Ursula
  152. May
  153. Letitia 
  154. Ellis
  155. Dorcas
  156. Finley
  157. Violet
  158. Noreen
  159. Elsa
  160. Eleanor
  161. Selma
  162. Nancy
  163. Dorothy
  164. Georgina
  165. Sharon
  166. Shirley
  167. Juliet
  168. Jeanie
  169. Clarice
  170. Phoebe
  171. Stella
  172. Louise
  173. Hilda
  174. Loretta
  175. Viola
  176. Victoria
  177. Tabitha
  178. Ruth
  179. Cora
  180. Inez
  181. Liliana
  182. Thora
  183. Eudora
  184. Elise
  185. Sophia
  186. Elsie
  187. Lacy
  188. Layla
  189. Ines
  190. Cynthia
  191. Roxanne
  192. Doris
  193. Eve
  194. Emily
  195. Betsy
  196. Pearl
  197. Daisy
  198. Fay 
  199. Sylvia
  200. Dorothea
  201. Rosemary
  202. Dinah
  203. Lorene
  204. Hazel
  205. Sweetie
  206. Lorraine
  207. Jewel
  208. June
  209. Millicent
  210. Amara
  211. Mary
  212. Ella
  213. Addison
  214. Eliza
  215. Evie
  216. Barbara
  217. Vivienne
  218. Sweetheart 

Funny Old Man Names For Cats

If your cat is more class clown than valedictorian, what better way to honor them than with a funny old man name?

For the cat that needs a name that is unique as they are, this list is all you need to find the perfect name for the comical cat in your life.

  1. Mortimer
  2. Archibald
  3. Ivor
  4. Samuel
  5. Bartholomew
  6. Mouse
  7. Hippo
  8. Chester
  9. Duncan
  10. Neville
  11. Tobias
  12. Laurence
  13. Nathaniel
  14. Ivan
  15. Gus
  16. Reuben
  17. Pierce
  18. Harvey
  19. Henry
  20. Lionel
  21. Blake
  22. Edwin
  23. William
  24. Herbert
  25. Gordon
  26. Wilber
  27. Spencer
  28. Abraham
  29. Marshall
  30. Aiken
  31. Max
  32. Edgar
  33. Eric
  34. Patrick
  35. Hugh
  36. Amos
  37. Julien
  38. Richard
  39. Wallace
  40. Horace
  41. Frank
  42. Sterling
  43. Roy
  44. Leonard
  45. Andrew

Cute Old Man Names For Cats

Some names are timeless while others come and go on the whims of fashion. Who says you can’t be cute and old-fashioned? Certainly not the cute cats with names on this list!

To make sure you choose the cutest name for the cutest cat in your life, use this list to inspire you.

  1. Ebenezer
  2. Humphrey
  3. Arthur
  4. Terrence
  5. Shadrack
  6. Ezra
  7. Martin
  8. Ethan
  9. Lester
  10. Jarvis
  11. Gerald
  12. Clifford
  13. Vernon
  14. Bruce
  15. Conrad
  16. Raphie
  17. Arlo
  18. Freddie
  19. Douglas
  20. Gabriel
  21. Elmer
  22. Francis
  23. Melvin
  24. Cecil
  25. Hermit
  26. Penny
  27. Ronald
  28. Norman
  29. Ichabod
  30. George
  31. Merlin
  32. Sebastian

Grumpy Old Man Names For Cats

Let’s be honest. Cats can be funny. Cats can be smart. But cats can also be surly and grumpy.

For some cats, it’s their natural state! But that’s no reason not to give them a fantastic name that celebrates their irritable yet always loveable nature.

  1. Buddy
  2. Rachel
  3. Agnes
  4. Lambert
  5. Bennett
  6. Silas
  7. Norris
  8. Otto
  9. Teddy
  10. Bertrand
  11. Broderick
  12. Mabel
  13. Meredith
  14. Maude
  15. Madeline
  16. Maryella
  17. Gwendolyn
  18. Lemuel
  19. Mara
  20. Summer
  21. Shelton
  22. Bella
  23. Bertha
  24. More
  25. Milton
  26. Gloria
  27. Sigmund
  28. Harriet
  29. Norma
  30. Brogan
  31. Hildegard
  32. Ives
  33. Myrtle
  34. Marianne
  35. Nettie
  36. Stetson
  37. Albert
  38. John
  39. Bea
  40. Mildred
  41. Benny
  42. Jack
  43. Molly
  44. Rupert
  45. Jameson
  46. Liam
  47. Amelia
  48. Joy
  49. Dudley
  50. Wright
  51. Rudy
  52. Randall
  53. Parker
  54. Brigham
  55. Roxy
  56. Oakley
  57. Charlie
  58. Thornton
  59. Melody
  60. Priscilla
  61. Jacqueline
  62. Mae
  63. Rex
  64. Annabell
  65. Sheldon
  66. Niles
  67. Carlton
  68. Maura
  69. Bernadette
  70. Nanette
  71. Rhea
  72. Luther
  73. Russell
  74. Hudson
  75. Park
  76. Minnie
  77. Ike
  78. Quincy
  79. Benson
  80. Lincoln
  81. Sylvan
  82. Julia
  83. Patsy
  84. Matilda
  85. Braxton
  86. Lance
  87. Benji
  88. Lawrence
  89. Overton
  90. Jonas
  91. Bernice
  92. Grace
  93. Jonah
  94. Ashlyn
  95. Samson
  96. Prudence
  97. Phillip
  98. Stuart
  99. Joyce
  100. Myra
  101. Adeline
  102. Louis
  103. Porter
  104. Harper
  105. Bernard
  106. Abe
  107. Alford
  108. Annamae
  109. Robert
  110. Rosalie
  111. Barton
  112. Carter
  113. Ginger
  114. Betty
  115. Augustus
  116. Ashby
  117. Marilyn
  118. Orson
  119. Claude
  120. Jasper
  121. Tillman
  122. Rufus
  123. Rose
  124. Mazie
  125. Glynn
  126. Nellie
  127.  Brock
  128. Judith
  129. Alistar
  130. Melanie
  131. Helen
  132. Jefferson
  133. Thaddeus
  134. Joseph
  135. Astrid
  136. Adelaide
  137. Queenie
  138. Gladys
  139. Parley
  140. Sedrick
  141. Kendrick
  142. Iris
  143. Sherman
  144. Hyatt
  145. Owen
  146. Arlene
  147. Miranda
  148.  Cedric
  149. Addy
  150. Reed
  151. Quinton
  152. Quinn
  153. James
  154. Arabella
  155. Llewellyn
  156. Thurston
  157. Archie
  158. Blanche
  159. Audra
  160. Ada
  161. Anastasia
  162. Jacob
  163. Gracelyn
  164. Juliana
  165. Billie
  166. Anne
  167. Artie
  168. Wilbur
  169. Anna
  170.  Bradford
  171. Jocelyn
  172. Beth
  173. Kent
  174. Percy
  175. Hedy
  176. Bradley
  177. New Names
  178. Greta
  179. Gretchen
  180. Scout
  181. Red
  182. Leo
  183. Margaret
  184. Spot
  185. Quinnie
  186. Groucho
  187. Joan
  188. Raymond
  189. Josephine
  190. Phyllis
  191. Cadence
  192. Posey
  193. Missy
  194. Rebecca
  195. Melissa
  196. Ralph
  197. Lane
  198. Clarence
  199. Taylor
  200. Alexander
  201. Byron
  202. Averill
  203. Agatha
  204. Leroy
  205. Ivy
  206. Beverly
  207. Peggy
  208. Rory
  209. Marge
  210. Rudolph
  211. Sherwood
  212. Irving
  213. Holly
  214. Bronson
  215. Regina
  216. Phineas
  217. Newton
  218. Hunter
  219. Moe
  220. Olive

Cat Name Inspiration

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Name inspiration can come from anywhere, and cat names are no exception.

If you’re looking for a name that is both unique and inspired, look no further than the people in your life!

Here are a few naming ideas to get you started:

  • Friends or family members – Choose a name that is inspired by someone close to you. This can be as simple as using their first name, last name, or nickname.
  • Celebrities – If you’re looking for a more unique option, consider naming your cat after your favorite celebrity.
  • Songs – Names like Luna and Blue are inspired by songs. If you’re looking for something more obscure, use a song lyric as inspiration!
  • Nature – Names like Willow and Fox are inspired by nature. If you want something more specific, consider using the name of a plant or animal.
  • Objects – Sometimes people choose names based on objects. This can be anything from a favorite toy to a type of food.
  • Colors – Another popular source of inspiration for cat names is colors. This can be as simple as naming your cat after your favorite color or going with something more unique like Olive or Storm. How about a name like "Shadow" if you have a black cat?

If you need help thinking of unique names for cats, here are some name examples:

  • Evelyn is a great name choice if you want something that has been popular in the past but isn't overly common right now.
  • Jasper is an excellent option if you want a name with a strong and regal sound to it.
  • Lily is perfect for cat owners who want a sweet and innocent-sounding name.
  • If you're looking for an edgy and unique option, consider naming your cat Shadow or Raven.

No matter where you find inspiration, it’s important to choose a name that you both like and fits your cat’s personality.

Help Choosing The Right Name

Here are a few more things to keep in mind when choosing your cat's name:

1. Pick A Name That Reflects Your Cat's Personality

If your cat is playful and curious, consider naming them after a character from a children's book. If your cat is more independent and aloof, choose a name that reflects its personality.

Some names to consider:

  • Bella – beautiful
  • Nala – successful
  • Simba – lion
  • Puss in Boots – clever
  • Oliver – olive tree
  • Tabby – striped tiger tabby or wildcat type of domestic cat

There are endless possibilities when it comes to naming your new feline friend, so have fun with it! Be sure the name you choose is one both you and your cat will love.

And don't forget, if at any time you decide you want to change your cat's name, it's not a big deal. They'll get used to it in no time.

2. Take Into Account The Different Types Of Names - Formal, Informal, And Nicknames

When choosing a name for your cat, it's important to take into account the different types of names - formal, informal, and nicknames.

Formal names are those that are typically used by adults and are more formal in nature.

Informal names are usually used among friends and family to refer to a person.

Nicknames are names that can be used for formal or informal purposes, depending on the circumstances and who you're talking to.

For example, if you want to name your cat Bob but your best friend calls him Bobby, that's okay! As long as you are on the same page, you can use different names for your cat depending on who is referring to him.

When it comes down to it, you can choose whatever name you want for your cat, regardless of the type. But it's always a good idea to be aware of the different types of names just in case someone else wants to refer to your cat.

3. Think About How You Want To Pronounce The Name (Example "Pete" vs "Peter")

When you're picking a name for your cat, it's important to think about how you want to pronounce it. Some names are easier to say than others.

For example, the name "Pete" is easy to say, but "Peter" may be more difficult for some people. If you have trouble pronouncing your cat's name, odds are other people will too.

On the other hand, some people may find it charming if your cat's name is unique and not easily pronounced. It all comes down to personal preference.

Just make sure you are aware of how the name sounds when you say it out loud so there are no surprises down the road.

4. Make Sure Not To Choose Anything Too Long Or Complicated Because It Will Be Hard For Your Cat To Respond To

When choosing a name for your cat, it's important to keep in mind that the name should be easy for them to respond to.

If you choose something too long or complicated, your cat may have trouble responding and recognizing its name.

Try to stick with shorter names that are easy for your cat to hear and remember. This will make training them easier down the road.

Once you've chosen a name for your cat, be sure to use it consistently so they can get used to hearing it. And most importantly, have fun with it!

5. Keep In Mind That Some Cats May Not Like Their New Name

So your cat is now named Bob, but what happens if they don't respond to it?

In this case, you may want to change the name. But how do you go about changing a pet's name?

There are a couple of different ways that a cat can be renamed:

  • You can rename your cat back to its original name, which was the first name that you gave it
  • If their old name is not available, try renaming them with a more popular version of what you originally wanted. For example, if Bob isn't working out, go for Robert instead
  • Or lastly, there are certain names that other people have already used before so make sure this hasn't been done before giving your pet a new name

When changing your cat's name, be aware of how they respond to different sounds and syllables. And just like when picking out their initial moniker, choosing something memorable will help them learn the new one quicker!

It may take time to get through all these steps but ultimately it will be worth it when your cat responds to their new name.

Conclusion

Choosing a name for your old man cat can be challenging. That’s why we compiled this list to give you some inspiration when it comes time to find the perfect old people name.

Whether you want funny old man names, cute old man names, or grumpy old men names (or all three!), we hope these ideas will help you make an informed decision and choose a great new name for your furry friend.

If none of these seem like they’d work, don’t worry! We also included links in our article where you can search through hundreds of other male and female cat names too if that is what you are looking for.

For more cat name inspiration, check out our other guides!

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