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Orange Cat Names

Names for orange cats, which are also referred to as ginger cats or yellow cats, take their cue from your kitty's bright, warm color. Orange cats are also sometimes referred to as tabby cats or red cats, which can provide further inspiration for your cat's name. If you're the proud new owner of an orange kitten or cat, consider one of these names chosen especially for orange cats.

Names for Orange Cats

  • Adam

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    Adam -- a primal Old Testament name -- was revived as a 1960s cowboy name. Adam is not as popular as it once was and feels ready for a respite, replaced by newer A names like Aidan/Aiden, Avery... Read More 

  • Akako

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    The color red was considered to have magical properties in early Japanese culture, with the power to cure blood and other illnesses. Pronounced ah-kah-ko.Read More 

  • Alhambra

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    The Alhambra, which means "red city," is in Granada, Spain. British writer Ali Smith used it for a character in her novel The Accidental.Read More 

  • Amber

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    Though perhaps not as currently stylish as Ruby, Jade, or Pearl, Amber has a colorful history (remember the notorious Forever Amber heroine?). Unfortunately, it does come with the "Amber... Read More 

  • Arusha

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    The color red plays a prominent role in Hindu mythology, referring to the rising sun or the reddish horses of the "son of fire." Pronounced ahr-OO-shah, it has a stylish Russian flair. Hindi... Read More 

  • Aurelia

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    Aurelia is the shimmering female form of the Roman classic Aurelius, very common in the Roman Empire and currently experiencing a resurgence in the US—it re-entered the Top 1000 list in 2012 after... Read More 

  • Blaze

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    A hot name, though perhaps not in the sense you want for your baby. About 20 times as many boys as girls were named Blaze in one recent year, perhaps because it can be seen as a spelling variation... Read More 

  • Chrysanthemum

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    One of the rarest of the flower names, that of the blossom celebrated in Japan as a symbol of the sun and a possible object of meditation. One of the rare flower names counted among Read More 

  • Clancy

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    Clancy, one of the original crossover Irish surname names, is as energetic and appealing as ever — full of moxie, more distinctive than Casey, and also one of the less obvious of the... Read More 

  • Clementine

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    Clementine is a Nameberry favorite that has finally broken back into the US Top 1000 after more than half a century off the list. Still, its style value may mean there are more Clementines than... Read More 

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