Menu

Christmas Names for Cats

Christmas Names for Cats

Christmas names for cats are ideal for a cat or kitten adopted during the holiday season. These names are jolly and festive, reflecting the Christmastime spirit.

Below, see popular Christmas cat names and 100+ unique Christmas cat names.

Top Christmas Names for Cats

Popular Christmas names for cats are headed by luminous Lucy, which also ranks first among Christmas names for dogs. For boy cats, the top Christmas name is Jasper, that of a Magi in the story of Christmas.

Winter gear such as Mittens and Boots are also popular Christmas cat names, along with names from Christmas movies including Buddy (Elf) and Kevin (Home Alone).

Christmas Girl Names for Cats

Christmas girl names for cats include many extravagant food names, such as Candy Cane, Peppermint, Sugarplum, and Gingerbread. Other unique Christmas names for cats include nature names with ties to the season, including Poinsettia, Mistletoe, Aspen, and Winika, meaning "Christmas orchid."

  • Allegra

  • Aspen

  • Berry

  • Blanche

  • Candy Cane

  • Christmas

  • Clara

  • December

  • Dove

  • Eira

  • Elsa

  • Elvie

  • Estelle

  • Eve

  • Falala

  • Frida

  • Gingerbread

  • Gloria

  • Haviva

  • Holiday

  • Icicle

  • Ines

  • Irene

  • Jovie

  • Joy

  • Juniper

  • Lettice

  • Lucinda

  • Lumi

  • Luz

  • Magnolia

  • Megumi

  • Merilee

  • Merry

  • Mistletoe

  • Mocha

  • Natalie

  • Nevada

  • Navidad

  • Neve

  • Nixie

  • Noelle

  • Paloma

  • Paziva

  • Peppermint

  • Poinsettia

  • Revel

  • Salome

  • Scarlett

  • Snow

  • Snow Angel

  • Star

  • Stockings

  • Sugarplum

  • Virginia

  • Vixen

  • Winika

  • Winter

  • Wonderland

  • Zuzu

Christmas Boy Names for Cats

Many Christmas boy names for cats are inspired by winter weather, such as Blizzard, Frost, and Snowflake. Other rare choices include those connected to Christmas symbols, such as Nutcracker and Tinsel.

And if your cat is more naughty than nice, you may want to use the name of a Christmas villain, like Krampus or Grinch.

  • Balthasar

  • Bennett

  • Bethlehem

  • Blitzen

  • Blizzard

  • Casper

  • Cassiel

  • Cedar

  • Chestnut

  • Clarence

  • Claus

  • Comet

  • Crosby

  • Cypress

  • Donner

  • Drummer

  • Evergreen

  • Feliz

  • Frasier

  • Frost

  • Frosty

  • Geoffrey

  • Grinch

  • Jack Frost

  • Jingle

  • Jonah

  • Joseph

  • Kit

  • Krampus

  • Lux

  • Malachi

  • Mario

  • Melchior

  • Merrick

  • Mistletoe

  • Natalino

  • Neo

  • Nevin

  • Nicholas

  • Nico

  • North

  • Nutcracker

  • Prancer

  • Ralphie

  • Robin

  • Rowan

  • Rudolph

  • Rudy

  • Santa

  • Shepherd

  • Snowball

  • Snowflake

  • Snowy

  • Tannenbaum

  • Tinsel

  • Tiny Tim

  • Toboggan

  • Wenczeslaw

  • Yukon Cornelius

  • Yule

To Read Next:

Christmas Names

Christmas Names for Dogs

About the Author

Sophie Kihm

Sophie Kihm has been writing for Nameberry since 2015. She has contributed stories on the top baby name trends of 2021, baby name synesthesia, and the top names in each state. Sophie is Nameberry’s resident Name Guru to the Stars, where she suggests names for celebrity babies. She also manages the Nameberry Instagram and Pinterest. You can follow her personally on Instagram or Pinterest, or contact her at sophie@nameberry.com. Sophie lives in Chicago.