175 Cute Christmas Cat Names For Your Winter Kitten

Cats Nov 23, 2020
Written by Kate Barrington | Updated Jan 12, 2021
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175 Cute Christmas Cat Names For Your Winter Kitten

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Christmas happens to be one of the long-awaited seasons by most of the people all over the globe. This is the season characterized by joy and celebrations where family members gather to catch up. This also happens to be the season where many tries cooking various dishes. You can make the season even better by acquiring a cat that may bring joy to the family.

With such moments and season that only happen once a year, you will need to retain the memories by giving your cat a name that will capture the season. By calling your cat by name, he or she will react accordingly. Whatever name you give it will define it from that point on. That’s why you have to give your cat a great name that will sound nice even in the ears of the public.

Most Popular Christmas Cat Names

Christmas happens to be the most popular day that’s celebrated everywhere. During this festive season, you can name your cat according to the weather of the season, different dishes served, religious meaning attached to the season, or feelings and activities done throughout the day. To help give you some ideas, we have provided a list of 100 great Christmas cat names down below.

  1. Gabriel – For cats that brought some good news
  2. Bethlehem – For the reminder of where Jesus was born
  3. Bell – To remind you of the season
  4. Angel – For cats that are amazing
  5. Candy – For the lovers of candies
  6. Cherubim – To show the angelic appearance
  7. Cherub – For innocent cats
  8. Cheer – To commemorate celebratory mood
  9. Chocolate – For pleasant cats
  10. Christian – If you’re a Christ follower
  11. Candy cat – A cat that will remind you your love for candy
  12. Joy – For cats that came during cheerful moments
  13. Blessing – For cats that brought prosperity and joy in life
  14. December – To remind you of the month that Christmas is celebrated
  15. Dove – For peaceful and innocent cats
  16. Dancer –For jovial cats
  17. Crystal – For white cats
  18. Eve – Female name for cats got a night before 25th of December
  19. Evergreen – For cool and pleasant cats
  20. Feliz Navidad – For the love of the song by Jose Feliciano
  21. Faithful – For trustworthy cats
  22. Frankincense – For the love of the these spices
  23. Fruitcake – For those who love this cake
  24. Gloria – Female cat name for pretty cats
  25. Glory – For beautiful cats
  26. Glitters – For bright cats
  27. Grace – For cats that brought favor to your family
  28. Happy – For jovial cats
  29. Holy – For blameless cats
  30. Honor – For trustable cats
  31. Hope – To express that hope you get in every Christmas
  32. Jerusalem – For the love of the capital of Israel
  33. Jingle bells – To remind of that awesome Christmas melody
  34. King – For majestic cats
  35. Magic – For powerful and mysterious cats
  36. Magical – For extraordinary cats
  37. Mary – Female cat name after the mother of Jesus
  38. Merry – For joyful cats
  39. Nazareth – For the love of the city
  40. Olive – A cat name that reminds you of various dishes during Christmas
  41. Peace – For calm cats
  42. Pumpkin – For large and plump cats
  43. Santa Cruz – For the love of father Christmas
  44. Shepherd – For cats that take good care of things
  45. Silver bells – For silver furred cats
  46. Spice – For the love of this ingredient that give food sweet taste
  47. Tuttle – For humble and submissive cats
  48. Miracle – For cats that are extraordinary powerful
  49. Teddy bear – For adorable and amazing cats
  50. Mars – For cats that are brightly furred
  51. Romeo – For loving and adorable cat that comes when you call
  52. Sebastian – A great cat name after your belief
  53. Candle – For bright and white cats
  54. Midnight – For a cat that came during the night
  55. Snowy – For white and grey cats
  56. Snowflake – A cat that will always remind you of winter
  57. Carol – A cat that will remind you of Christmas carols
  58. Blizzard – A cat that is full of game
  59. Charity – A cat name that will remind you of the giving season
  60. Jesus – For the friendly and sweet cats
  61. Joseph – A name that will remind you of Jesus’ father
  62. Buddy – For those cats that are your close friend
  63. Sugarplum – For the sweet and loving cats
  64. Star – Perfect name for white cats
  65. Myrrh – For cats are gifts
  66. David – To remind you this king of Israel, a descendant of Jesus
  67. Sugar – Sweet and tasteful. Your cat will always remind you of this occasion.
  68. Vanilla – Cat name for vanilla lovers
  69. Brandy – Cat name to remind you of that trendy and fashionable look on Christmas
  70. Winter – For white cats that came during this snowy season
  71. Ebenezer – A cat name that will remind you of God’s faithfulness
  72. Baby – For cute and innocent cats
  73. Caspar – For cats that understand things easily and fast
  74. Cinnamon – A cat name for this spice
  75. Coal – Cat name to remind you of the warmth and heat produced by coal during winter
  76. Drummer – For playful cats, great name for kittens
  77. Emmanuel – To remind you that God is always with us
  78. Forest – For quiet and thick with furred cats
  79. Gift – For a cat that is a present from someone
  80. Love – For a cat that is emotionally and physically attached to you
  81. Lucy – For female cat, meaning the lucky one
  82. Malachi – To remind you of a certain message
  83. Rosemary – For very beautiful and attractive cats
  84. Snowball – For cats that kids like playing with
  85. Ribbon – For attractive cats
  86. Starlight – For brightly furred cats
  87. Stocking – For female cats
  88. Twinkle – For cats that have shiny eyes and fur
  89. Yule – For cats born at Christmas day or festive season
  90. Wish – To remind you the promise you made to someone
  91. Kris – For cat lovers who are Christians
  92. Mistle – A name that reminds you of mistletoe
  93. East – To remind you where the wise men saw the star
  94. Jingles – For male cats born on eve of Christmas
  95. Spirit – For powerful cats
  96. Donor – For cats that are helpful
  97. Bows – To remind you of the food served on Christmas
  98. Mince – For cats are owned fully by a person
  99. Tash – For kittens that were born on Christmas
  100. Noelle – For cats that were born during Christmas

Christmas Male Cat Names

  1. Blanco– Spanish word meaning white like the Christmas winter season
  2. Balthazar– One of the wise men who brought Baby Jesus gifts
  3. Blitzen– The king among the reindeers and one of the Santa Claus flyers
  4. Claus– Suits a brave and victorious cat
  5. Cracker– Suits your loud and noisy cat who was given to you as a gift
  6. Crosby– Bing Crosby, singer of the song White Christmas
  7. Dickens– Author of the Christmas carol story, Charles dickens
  8. Donner– Inspired by one of the joyous reindeers who loves singing
  9. Elf-Inspired by the movie of the human raised by Santa Elves of the North Pole
  10. Felix– Means happy in Latin, exactly what the Christmas season is all about
  11. Frio– Means cold in Spanish
  12. Frosty– Reminds you of the happy snowman in the song Frosty the Snowman
  13. Jack Skellington– Name him after a character in the The Night Before Christmas
  14. Icicle– Suits a lovely cat with a sparkling white coat
  15. Jul– Swedish word meaning Christmas
  16. Kris– Another name for Santa Claus, Kris Kringle
  17. Neige– Means snow in French
  18. Nicholas– Saint Nicholas also referred to as Santa Clara
  19. Nieve– Means snow in Spanish
  20. North– Inspired by the chilly North Pole
  21. Nutmeg-For a seasonal spice used in holiday desserts
  22. Olaf-Inspired by the snowman created by Elsa, suits an outgoing and friendly white cat
  23. Pancho– Tex-Mex Santa Claus first name
  24. Rudolph-Name your lovable cat after the red nose reindeer
  25. Santa– The father of Christmas who brings gifts
  26. Snowman-Christmas without building a snowman is boring
  27. Wencaslas– Reminds you of the Christmas coral Good King Wenceslas
  28. Zima– Czech name meaning winter synonymous with the Christmas season

Christmas Female Cat Name

  1. Alaska-Inspired by beautiful Alaska mountain ranges
  2. Aspen– After Colorado town famous for its ski slopes
  3. Brisket– Inspired by a traditional Hanukkah dish
  4. Canela-Spanish name for cinnamon, a popular spice during Christmas
  5. Charlie Brown– If you love the Charlie Brown Christmas show
  6. Chicory-The bitter greens consumed during Christmas
  7. Chilly– Inspired by the cold winter season of Christmas
  8. Christmas– A lovely name that reminds you of the excitement that comes with the season
  9. Clarence– The angel in the film It’s a Wonderful Life
  10. Cookie– Suits an adorable and sweet cat
  11. Comet– Santa’s ever-smiling and laidback reindeer
  12. Cupid– One of Santa’s reindeer who spreads love with lots of happiness
  13. Dasher– The Santa’s reindeer who loves sports, suits an athletic cat
  14. Eggnog– Great cat name if you love this flavored drink popular during Christmas
  15. Epiphany– Suits a cat born on the festive Christmas season
  16. Figgy– Reminds you of the treat in We wish you a merry Christmas song
  17. Garland-Reminds you of the leaves decorations during Christmas
  18. Glacier– Inspired by the ice masses in the south and north Poles
  19. Gingerbread-Reminds you of this delicious Christmas treat
  20. Griswold– Inspired by the Christmas vacation of the family from National Lampoon
  21. Holiday-The Christmas season brings everyone together
  22. Holly-The holly plant used for decorations during this festive season
  23. Hyme– These melodious Christmas songs fill the air during the Christmas season
  24. Igloo– Inspired by the houses built using snow
  25. Joy– Suits a cheerful cat that uplifts your spirits
  26. Kugel– After the sweet Hanukkah’s pudding dish
  27. Latke– Based on the yummy Hanukkah potato pancake
  28. Luge-For the love of this winter sledging sport
  29. Moritz– After the Switzerland city, St Moritz where winter Olympics were held
  30. Mittens– These gloves are worn during the cold Christmas season
  31. Marzipan-This sweet confection makes a perfect name for a darling cat
  32. Oslo– The capital of Norway which hosted winter Olympics
  33. Paloma– Spanish word meaning dove, a symbol of peace
  34. Partridge– If you love the song Partridge in a Pear Tree
  35. Persimmon– Name her after this fruit used in pudding during Christmas season
  36. Prancer-Inspired by the movie Prancer suits a kind and caring kitten
  37. Poinsettia– Based on the lovely red plant seen during the Christmas holiday
  38. Polar– Relating to the cold North Pole
  39. Pudding-This heart-melting dessert makes a lovely name for a charming cat
  40. Quince-This fruit is popular during the early winter season
  41. Rummy– A popular card game played during Christmas
  42. Sapporo– Inspired by the Japanese city which held winter Olympics
  43. Scrooge– The main character in A Christmas Carol
  44. Stockings– For your cat who reminds you of the gifts that are given during Christmas
  45. Tinsel– Inspired by the tiny decorations on the Christmas tree
  46. Tundra– Refers to frozen arctic, suits a white-haired cat
  47. Vixen– Name your cat after one of Santa’s reindeer

Final Thoughts

The name you give to your furry friend should be easy and short. Being creative is the way to go in naming it so make sure to capture the real festive mood of Christmas when giving your cat a name relevant to it. There are a 100 Christmas cat names above to get some inspiration and start naming!



Kate Barrington is avid pet lover and adoring owner of three cats and one dog, her love for animals has led her to a successful career as a freelance writer specializing in pet care and nutrition. She has been writing about pet care and pet products since 2010
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