Bringing an orange cat into your home can feel like welcoming an extra ray of sunshine. However, choosing a name for your new strawberry-tinted family member can be quite the hurdle.
Picking an orange cat name is all about getting to know your feline friend and choosing one that best represents their personality. Your orange cat needs the best name that suits its personality, looks, or maybe even a mixture of both! You can even pull some inspiration from nature, food, and pop culture.
Read this guide to see our top 300 orange cat names that we’ve scoured all over the internet to find! From TV characters to obscure food, there is sure to be a name that is perfect for your new furry orange friend.
300 Orange Cat Names
1. Potato Chip
This name is perfect if your orange cat has a salty personality.
You may not be able to smother your cat with cheese, but you can come close with this funny orange cat name.
This name means "soul of the tiger" in some Asian cultures!
Portokale means "orange" in Greek!
Name your orange cat after the exotic spice known for its orange-reddish hue.
6. Peter Pan
All you need is faith and trust when you name your new feline friend after the red-headed boy who never grew up!
This name is perfect for a cat that has a fiery personality.
Perfect for an orphaned or rescue orange kitten, this name is based on the Disney hit film Oliver & Company about an orange kitten.
Although your cat may not have the powers to change you into a bear, this name is based on the red-headed archer in Pixar’s Brave.
If finding your perfect orange feline was like finding a diamond in the rough, give this name a try!
Usually forming flower pots and other gardening goods, terracotta is the clay with a reddish-brown hue.
Why not name your cat after everyone’s favorite orange soda?
Alani is the Hawaiian name for "orange."
14. Carrot Top
Whether you know this name after the stand-up comedian or as a nickname for redheads, this name is perfect for an orange cat.
15. Chuck Norris
Perfect for a macho cat.
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This name is a good fit for a cat that has a little bit of a kick to its step!
Perfect for a cat who is smooth and sweet!
Originating from Spain, this name is based on a drink that is made with wine and plenty of orange soda.
Get another cat and name it Soda for the ultimate combination.
This name is perfect for the cat who rules the household. Viceroys are "one who rules a country or province as the representative of his sovereign or king and who is empowered to act in the sovereign's name."
This metallic name is a super sweet name that is perfect for an orange-hued furball!
Name your new orange feline friend after everyone’s favorite creamy boxed mac and cheese.
Vermilion is a color that is usually a vivid reddish orange.
Try this name if you’re a big fan of the fall season!
This name is perfect for an orange cat with a spicy personality.
Tiny and sweet as can be, this orange cat name is great for the cat whose on the smaller side!
This name is perfect for an orange cat who is a bit of a goofball!
It’s a kick in a glass and a great name for your kitty cat!
29. Sunny D
Only '90s kids will understand this orange cat name.
This name is great for an orange cat who loves to curl up and be cozy!
Most associated with potatoes, Russet also means a reddish-brown color.
This name is also the perfect autumnal name for an orange cat!
Only Harry Potter fans will know why this name is perfect for orange cats.
This name is after a stone that has a deep-red hue!
This name is perfect for the orange cat that is small and has a tarty personality.
36. Pumpkin Spice
With this name, pumpkin spice will never only be for a limited time!
Often mistaken for a tomato, a persimmon is a large, red, and sweet fruit, which makes it perfect for an orange cat who loves to eat!
This name would be a great fit for an orange cat with lighter-orange fur and some white socks.
Looking for a spooky orange cat name? Give Pumpkin a try.
This name would be perfect for the orange cat who has a bubbling personality!
With a name like Pudding, your cat is sure to be just as tasty and delicious.
Known as the red flower who put Dorothy and Toto to sleep, this orange cat name would be perfect for the cat who is always snoozing.
In Ancient Greece, the pomegranate represented "sanctity, fertility, and abundance."
This name is great for orange cat owners who are looking to keep the Christmas spirit all year round.
This name is great for a sweet female orange cat!
This name is perfect for the orange cat who looks spicy but acts sweet!
The marigold flower is also called the "herb of the sun."
This orange cat name is based on the tiny fish eggs that are usually on top of sushi.
Perfect for the feline who exudes tropical vibes.
In Chinese, kumquat means "golden orange."
Start every day the right way with this citrusy and bright-orange cat name.
Make every month a spooky month with this name.
This orange cat name is perfect for the cat who's as sweet as can be!
Marmalade is a jelly-like substance made out of oranges.
This name is perfect if your cat owns your house like royalty!
56. Mai Tai
With this tropical name, every day with your cat will feel like a vacation.
If your orange feline likes playing pranks, give Heathcliff a try.
Make sure you get another orange cat and name them Cheese for the most comforting duo.
With a name like Mimosa, every day is about to be as sweet as Sunday brunch!
Whether you think of the orange drink or the Roman emperor, this name is perfect for an orange feline family member.
Wine and cat lovers go together like orange cats and this name!
Your cat won’t be made into a pie, but everyone will love on him like America’s favorite corn chip.
63. Conan O’Brien
Bonus points if you can make your cat’s fur into Conan’s signature hair swoop.
This name is perfect for the sweet kitty who's just a little bit juicy.
For the orange cats who are just as bubbly as they are sweet.
At least you won’t have to worry about orange dust on your fingers.
This name is perfect for the cat who is always sizzling.
Maple leaves symbolize balance, offering, practical magic, promise, longevity, generosity, and intelligence.
This orange cat name is perfect for Sesame Street lovers!
Fun fact: In ancient times, mangoes were seen as food for the gods.
This name is perfect for the bold feline who has a zesty kick.
This galactic name is perfect for the orange kitty who is simply out of this world!
73. Colonel Mustard
With a name like this one, you'll always know who done it.
If you want to make your little orange critter a good luck charm, mandarin oranges are considered to be a traditional symbol of good fortune.
This name is perfect for an orange cat who's big and round!
76. Colby Jack
If you’re looking for a great name for an orange cat who’s just a little bit caliente!
If you think your cat is misunderstood, try this cat name inspired by the Marvel villain.
Great for the orange kitties who bring a little bit of light wherever they go!
Perfect for the light-orange cat who’s just the thing you need on a hot summer’s day!
This orange cat name is perfect for the little rascal who brings a sense of destruction and chaos.
81. Ed Sheeran
If your cat makes you swoon with love, name your cat after Britain's most loved red-headed singer.
Perfect for the cat who’s big, hearty, and comforting.
For the cat with fur as red can be, give this ketchup-inspired name a shot!
Jeruk means orange in Indonesian.
85. Cherry Pie
This orange cat's name will have you singing the Warrant song all day.
Perhaps the most classic orange cat name for either a boy or a girl!
This is also the name of Hermionie’s orange cat in the Harry Potter series.
Let’s be real, spending time with your cat is just as addicting as eating a whole block of cheese in one sitting.
This is the most popular name for a boy orange cat based on the comic strip of a pesky orange cat.
Perfect for a rotund cat who’s just one in a melon!
If your cat’s fur is just as orange as daybreak, consider this fun orange cat name.
92. Wynonna Judd
Perfect for the cat who can’t stop crooning to country music.
For the sweet-smelling orange kittens.
This orange cat name is inspired by Winnie-the-Pooh!
Name your sweet kitten after the orange kitten in Disney’s The Aristocats.
Perfect for the kitten who’s so sweet it’s almost sickening.
97. Wilma Flintstone
This name is based on everyone’s favorite prehistoric cartoon wife!
If your cat is powerful and rules over its domain, consider this name based on the lion ruler in The Chronicles of Narnia.
This name is perfect for an outdoor orange cat. It means "orchard or garden" in Hebrew!
This name means "gorgeous" in Greek.
101. Susan Sarandon
Only a truly badass orange cat deserves this Academy-Award-winning actress’s name!
This name is perfect for an orange cat that has a reddish hint to its fur.
This name is based on the cat in the '90s Nick cartoon, Ren & Stimpy.
104. Strawberry Shortcake
Naming your orange cat this sweet name feels right as raspberries!
Seeing fresh apricots in a dream means fresh opportunities related to wealth and business.
This orange cat name is based on Princess Jasmine’s pet tiger in Aladdin!
In Gaelic, this name means "descendant of the scholar."
This perfect unisex name for an orange cat means "pleasant seaside meadow."
Sunflowers symbolize adoration, loyalty, and longevity.
Satine is of French origin and means "smooth, shiny."
Echo is of Latin and Greek origin and means "reflected sound."
This orange cat name is based on the northern princess in Game of Thrones.
If your cat just can’t wait to be king, try this name from Disney’s The Lion King.
The name Basil means "royal, kingly."
Roses are generally associated with love and relationships.
If you wish Halloween was all year round, try the name Spooky for your new orange feline!
Oren means "pine" or "ash" in Hebrew.
This name is perfect for an orange cat with stripes!
Short for marvelous!
This name is perfect for an orange cat that looks like it belongs at a campsite!
121. Reba McEntire
For the orange kitties with old souls.
Aidan means "firey" in Gaelic.
This name means "orange" in Japanese!
124. Raggedy Ann
This name comes from the old toy dolls manufactured in the 1900s.
Merak is the second brightest star in the Ursa Major!
126. Queen Elizabeth
Give your cat the royal treatment by naming your orange cat after England’s longest-reigning monarch!
This Old English name means "stony meadow."
This name is perfect for a large orange cat!
Karaka is a tree in New Zealand that bears an orange fruit.
130. Pippi Longstocking
This famous red-headed fictional character is unpredictable, freckled, unconventional, and superhumanly strong!
This classic orange cat name means "supplanter."
Kamala means "pale red" in Hindu!
133. Pepper Ann
If you have a cat who marches to the beat of her own drum, try this name based on the '90s hit cartoon!
This name means "noble, patrician."
Katom means "orange" in Hebrew!
This name is based on the adorable prehistoric red-headed child in The Flintstones.
This name means "magic use."
This name refers to a deep, dark red color.
This name is perfect for a cat with short little legs.
Looking for an adorable orange cat name? This name means "dolphin" in Ancient Greek!
For the cats with the chubbiest of cheeks.
142. Ms. Frizzle
Take chances, make mistakes, and get messy! This orange cat name is based on everyone’s favorite kooky teacher from The Magic School Bus.
Perfect for the small kittens who are nice and humble!
This name means "deep pink" or "red" and is based on the beautiful semi-precious sea growth!
145. Molly Ringwald
This name is based on the leading lady of '80s movies like Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club!
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In Ancient Greek, this name means "prophet."
It’s a truth universally acknowledged that the best tic tacs are the orange ones!
148. Miranda Hobbs
Name your new orange four-legged friend after the sassy lawyer from Sex in the City.
Milo is of German origin and means "soldier."
Name your furry red kitty after one of nature’s everyday majestic moments!
151. Maureen O’Hara
If you live out on a ranch, consider this name of the actress who played daring female leads in Westerns alongside John Wayne.
Short for radioactive!
The name Nectar means "nourishment of the gods."
154. Mary Jane Watson
Name your orange lovie after Spiderman’s love interest!
155. Tater Tot
So much tastier when they’re golden!
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Perfect for a kitten who is large and round.
Cute for a female orange cat who has a hint of red in her fur!
Topaz is a golden gem, just like your new orange kitty.
The name Lilie means "a sign from the gods."
Short for the famous red-headed actress Lucille Ball!
Anaranjado means "orange" in Spanish.
This orange cat name means "wild."
163. Lois Griffin
Name your cat after America’s favorite mom from Family Guy!
Umber is a natural pigment that gives off a dark brown and orange color.
Located above the naval, your sacral chakra is responsible for passion, sexuality, intimacy, money, creativity, and joy. Its associated color is orange!
166. Lindsey Lohan
Name your orange cat after everyone’s favorite red-headed 2000s actress!
Perfect for the orange cat who has white socks!
This name is based on the orange-haired Muppet assistant who seems to always be at the wrong place at the wrong time.
This name is based on Mitch Albom’s book Tuesdays with Morrie.
"O tuna, O tuna, wherefore art thou tuna?"
This name is another great one for Sesame Street lovers! It’s the same name as Bert’s orange roommate.
When a red-orange ladybug lands on you, it’s a sign of good luck!
Name your orange feline after the youngest Weasley brother from the Harry Potter series.
This name is short for hazmat suit, which comes in a bright-orange color!
175. Kim Possible
Call me, beep me! Always know what your cat’s sitch is with this name inspired by the Disney Channel’s redhead teen spy!
Perfect for the cat who has a face like a little sour puss.
Based on a character from South Park who always wears an orange jacket!
Because you can only wish your cat could be the latest back-to-school accessory.
You can relive the love of the movies with this delicious name.
Name your orange friend after Pixar’s brave little clown fish.
If your cat is an ogre trapped inside the body of a princess, then this name is perfect.
The name Spike means long and heavy.
I choose you! This name is one of the three original starter Pokemon that are found in the handheld games.
Based on Iron Man’s true identity.
Perfect for the orange cat who won’t back down from a fight.
This name comes from the artist Vincent van Gogh, who is known for having painted masterpieces like The Starry Night and Sunflowers and who had strawberry blonde hair!
For the cats who are always bouncing around.
Name your cat after the fruit that’s a little bit sour but also sweet!
It’s only fitting that you want to name your little orange beast after its striped ancestors!
190. Thomas O’Malley
Name your four-legged friend after The Aristocats' favorite Casanova alley cat!
If one of your cat’s favorite past times is knocking things off of the counter, give Apollo a shot. It means "destroyer."
Perfect for the cat who's as sweet as this berry-licious creamy treat!
For the cat who doesn’t let anyone get in their way.
Best for the cat who has a personality that’s more of an acquired taste.
This name means "red" and is of Old English origin.
196. Shere Kahn
If you name your cat this name, they’ll share the same name as the tiger in The Jungle Book!
This hilarious human name for your orange cat means "free man."
Known as a karate-chopping squirrel living underwater, this name would be perfect for a female orange cat with a rockstar personality!
This name means "son of fire" in Greek.
Perfect for the orange cat that has a little bit more to love!
This name means red in Spanish.
Your orange cat will have the same name as the female lead from The Lion King when you name her this fun name!
There is no meaning to this name, but oh boy, is it fun to say!
This name means "red head" in Latin.
This name is the same name as the lovable orange imaginary friend from Calvin and Hobbes.
Perfect for the cat who brings a little bit of joy wherever they go!
For the cat whose claws feel like nails.
This name is great for the cats who seem to always take flight.
This name means "God given" in Greek!
For the cat who always seems to play rough!
If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense! This name is the same name as Alice’s cat in Alice in Wonderland.
This name is of English origin and means "scribe."
For the cat with a cheery disposition.
This name comes from an Old Celtic word that means "high" or "noble."
Perfect for your own little lion.
Call it like you see it with this straightforward orange cat name.
Another great fire-inspired name!
This name hails from Germany and means "protecting hands."
219. Prince Harry
Name your little orange bean after the red-headed prince of England!
Famous for being a large desert, the name Sahara means "just before dawn."
If you treat your cats like they’re your own children, this name means "son."
After the lovable, silly old bear!
This name means "one will rise again."
This name means "one who is made out of gold."
If your cat runs hot (personality- or temperature-wise), try this name that means "hell."
Name your kitten after everyone’s favorite Italian meal!
Perfect for a female orange cat who’s got a little bit of pep in her step.
For the orange cat you saw and had an instant connection with.
Not only is it a great name for an orange cat, but Garnet is also a deep-red gemstone that resembles a pomegranate.
This masculine name means "treasurer."
This name means "fire" in Spanish!
This orange cat name means "my messenger" in Hebrew.
Perfect for the tech-savvy orange cat parents!
This name means "farmer."
For the cat who always starts the drama.
Perfect for the cat who always leaves you happier than when it found you.
For the cat parents who still remember a time before Google Chrome.
Even though we don’t recommend giving your cat fish sticks for dinner, we can fully say that it makes a great funny cat name!
Perfect name for a rescue orange cat.
For the cat you always have to keep track of!
This orange cat name is perfect for the cat who always seems to go off with a bang.
Perfect for that sassy orange kitty!
For the ones who are obsessed with the cinnamon whisky.
Name your orange kitten after everyone’s favorite comic book redhead, Archie Andrews!
245. Sweet Potato
For the orange cat that’s just a little bit nicer than a regular potato.
This is an English word name referring to the smoldering ash left by a fire.
Go for the opposite of fire when you name your orange cat Quartz! This name means "ice."
You either love it or you hate it! Name your orange cat after this yeast extract with a distinctive taste.
For the cat who always seems to be smiling back.
This name is perfect for the orange kitten who hasn’t seemed to bloom all the way yet!
This Greek name means "order, beauty."
After the company that brought you the macaroni and cheese in a blue box!
For the orange cat who always seems to be getting in trouble.
Citrine is a type of crystal that has citrus-colored hues.
After the warrior princess, of course!
This name means Patrick in Italian.
This Irish name means "fair."
Only Cheeto lovers will understand this name. It’s the name of their mascot, Chester Cheetah!
This name means "cheese" in Spanish.
For the little lion who rules the roost.
Perfect for the orange cat who loves to run amok.
Name your cat after the orange jumpsuit-wearing Saiyan from Dragon Ball!
After everyone’s favorite cheesy cracker.
For the cat who's sweet and just a little bit spicy.
This name means "bailiff" in Old English.
Perfect for the orange cat with striking eyes. This name means "beautiful gaze" in Old French.
BRB, blasting Lizzo.
This Old English name means "gentle strength."
Name your orange cat after Garfield’s favorite snack!
Pepitas are usually another name for pumpkin seeds.
This Italian name means "proud."
The molten matter within the Earth!
Name your responsible orange cat after one of the older Weasley brothers in Harry Potter.
Fun fact: In real life, there was an orange kitten named Dewey who showed up in a library one night and won over the hearts of a small town in Iowa!
Call him Gus for short!
Honeydew seeds can be used in magical spells, satchels, and talismans to attract abundance.
Although some may see it as a green and yellow weed, this name means "lion's tooth."
Grapefruits can symbolize successful independence from something or someone.
Usually a pale red on the inside, guavas symbolize fruits of your success.
Fun fact: Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of Queen, was a ginormous cat lover.
Name your cat after the dark prince of the Fire Nation who has a heart of gold from Avatar: The Last Airbender.
This name comes from one of the many majestic mountains in the Pacific Northwest!
Go on the opposite side of the color wheel and name your orange cat after this blue-and-green shade.
This name means "flame" in Greek.
Creepers! Name your orange cat after the lovable red-headed mystery solver from Scooby-Doo.
Bet your bottom dollar with this female orange cat named after a spunky red-headed musical orphan!
Make your orange cat a permanent part of your world with this Disney-inspired name.
Just like the leader of the Powerpuff Girls, this name is perfect for a cat who is strong and determined.
289. Carmen Sandiego
For the orange cat who keeps disappearing and popping up in strange places.
After the lovable red-headed kid genius from Dexter’s Laboratory.
You know nothing! This name comes from Jon Snow’s short but impactful love interest from Game of Thrones.
Gotta catch them all! This name comes from the water-Pokemon-collecting female character in Pokemon.
If your cat is more of a temperamental teen, name them after the red-headed character from Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends.
In the southern part of the United States, pineapples symbolize warm welcomes, celebration, and hospitality.
Perfect for a red cat who loves to curl up and snooze!
Mamma Mia! This can be the new name of the orange cat who stole a pizza your heart!
For a cat who's long and graceful, this orange cat name means "gazelle" in Arabic.
Chestnuts symbolize chastity, honesty, and justice.
299. Vitamin C
Warning: If you name your cat this name, you may be prone to having nostalgic high school memories.
This orange cat name means "battle strength."
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