142 Grey Tabby Cat Names You’ll Love


Picking a name for your grey tabby cat is an important matter. Your cat’s name is a long-term decision, and you want to love the name you pick for many years to come. Additionally, you want to choose a name that fits your cat’s look physically and also matches their personality. 

To make this process easier, we have put together a comprehensive list from A-Z of our favorite cat names for a grey tabby cat! 

 

  • Aiden- Aiden is a strong name with Celtic origins. The name is associated with the sun god, making it perfect for a fiery kitty. 
  • Angel- This name is ideal for a docile and well-behaved cat. 
  • Ajax- A fierce and robust name with origins in Greek mythology, this name would be perfect for a brave cat. 
  • Ash- If you want to pay homage to your cat’s beautiful fur color, this is a great name choice! 
  • Aslan- Aslan in The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe has to be one of the most famous cats in the literary world. This is the perfect name for a pure and noble cat. 
  • Astro- Tabby cats are known for having beautiful color variations in their fur, just like beautiful color variations in the night sky. 

 

  • Bébé- This is the French word for baby. Cats are fur babies, so it’s only fitting!
  • Beast- A firm, masculine name for a cat that never seems to run out of energy. 
  • Binx- This is a quirky and original cat name for all the Halloween movie Hocus Pocus lovers. Biscuit- Biscuit is an adorable name, perfect for a cat who lives in the South. 
  • Blade- A strong name for a tough boy cat. It also connotes a steel blade, which is an excellent tie-in for a grey colored cat. 
  • Blaze- Consider this name for your grey tabby if they have a spunky personality. 
  • Boots- This would make a great name if your cat has a different coloring around their toes or feet. 
  • Bowie- Such a fun name for a big David Bowie fan. 
  • Brody- This is a boy name that has grown in popularity in recent years. 
  • Bruno- Name your cat Bruno if they are independent and determined. 
  • Burrito- The logic behind this one? Cats are warm and cuddly and love to be wrapped up in blankets like a burrito. 

 

  • Cactus- Some cats are like a cactus- prickly on the outside by cuddly on the inside. If this embodies your kitty’s personality, this will make a fun name! 
  • Canyon- An artsy name for the nature-loving pet lover. 
  • Carol- Carol is a traditional and timeless name for a female. 
  • Chandler- Not only is this a gender-neutral name choice, but it’s also an excellent option for any big fans of the tv show Friends. 
  • Cheetah- Name your cat after one of their bigger relatives- the cheetah! 
  • Charlie- You cannot go wrong with this timeless and sweet name for a boy cat.
  • Claw- Cats are known for whipping out their sharp claws to climb or scratch. 
  • Cocoa- If you adopted your cat during a winter month, name them for a delicious winter drink!
  • Colby- This name works just as well for a male or female cat. 

 

  • Daisy- A cheerful floral name is perfect for a cat that makes you smile. 
  • Donkey- Name your cat, Donkey, if they have a goofy and fun-loving personality! 
  • Dorito-  A delicious snack food that makes for a unique cat name. 
  • Dove- Doves are a graceful and beautiful bird that sometimes looks grey in color. 
  • Duke- A royal name for a regal cat. 
  • Dusky- Sometimes, grey fur can look dusky in nature. 

 

 

  • Earl- This name can be a play on earl gray tea, which is perfect for a grey colored cat. 
  • Eclipse- Another color-related name, Eclipse, connotes a magical dark kitty. 
  • Eeyore- The grey donkey character from Winnie the Pooh. 
  • Einstein- Is your cat a genius? Name them for one of the smartest people of all time. 
  • Elaine– This name means “shining light” in French, which is perfect for a pet owner who considers their kitty to be the light of their life. 
  • Elske- A unique name with Dutch origin that is a diminutive form of Elizabeth. 
  • Elvis- A perfect name for an Elvis music lover. 
  • Enigma- This is such a fun name choice because we truly never know what our cats are thinking. 

  • Fawn- A fawn is a word for a gentle baby deer, and that description seems fitting for a small cat. 
  • Fitz- This is an excellent name for a history lover. 
  • Flynn- Flynn is a name with Scottish heritage. 
  • Forest- A nature name is perfect for a cat who loves to spend time climbing trees. 
  • Fowler- There has never been a better name for a cat who loves birds. This name means “hunter of wild bird.”
  • Fox- Sometimes, your cat might embody the expression “cunning like a fox,’ so this feels like a fitting name. 
  • Freddie- This name is a nickname for Frederick, derived from the word “power” in German. 
  • Freya- This name means “goddess of love” and feels very glamorous. 

 

  • Garfield- Name your cat after one of the most iconic cats of all time. 
  • Gato- This is the Spanish word for cat. 
  • George- You can’t go wrong with a traditional name like this one. 
  • Ghost- The perfect name for a cat that never seems to be around. Perfect for an aloof kitty.
  • Gina- The name Gina has an Italian origin and means “queen.” 
  • Granola- A cute name for a very health-conscious pet owner
  • Grayson- This is a trendy male name that embodies the grey nature of your cat.
  • Grigio- This name means “grey” in Italian. 
  • Griswald- A German male name that means “from the grey forest.”
  • Grizabella- Name your cat after the fabulous cat from the Broadway musical Cats. 

 

  • Hamilton- A great historical name for a wise cat. 
  • Hamlet- Perfect for a Shakespeare lover. 
  • Hazel- If your cat has beautiful hazel-colored eyes, this is a fitting name.
  • Hemingway- The novelist Ernest Hemingway was a known cat lover himself. 
  • Hermione- A strong female cat name inspired by the J.K. Rowling character.
  • Hunter- Cats love to show off their hunting prowess.

  • Isla- Pronounced “eye-la,” this is a trendy new name that you don’t hear every day. 

  • Jade- Does your cat have green or hazel-colored eyes? Name them for this beautiful gemstone. 
  • Jasmine- The perfect name for an exotic kitty that you treat like a princess. 
  • Jet- This name is a fun play on the fact cats are always running off somewhere. 

  • Katniss- This name was made popular by the book series The Hunger Games. It feels perfect for your feline because it has a homophone for “cat” in it. 
  • Keaton- This name conveys warmth and a sense of humor. 
  • Keira- A beautiful, unique name for a girl. This name can also be an ode to Keira Knightley. 
  • Koala- This name just feels cute and cuddly, like the exotic animal that inspired it. 

 

  • Lady- If you treat your cat like the lady of the house, she deserves this name! 
  • Lennon- This name has Irish origins and means “dear one.” 
  • Lily-  Name your kitty for the beautiful lily flower. 
  • Lloyd- This is another name that ties into the color of your cat nicely. Lloyd is a Welsh/English name that means “grey.”
  • Luna- Name your grey tabby Luna for a very sweet and celestial choice.
  • Lyric- A music-related name is a beautiful choice for a very vocal cat. 

  • Mango- Name your cat after this delicious tropical fruit.
  • Maple- Perfect for a cat born in the fall or who loves to spend time in the woods.
  • Marlin- A great name choice for someone who loves to fish. 
  • Melody- Have you noticed your cat seems to enjoy hearing a melodic tune? Name them for their love of music! 
  • Mia- A great name if you are trying to keep it short and sweet. 
  • Mickey- This name is perfect for a boy cat with a big personality. It’s also a fun name for a Disney loving family.  
  • Minnie- The female counterpart to Mickey Mouse. It would be fun to have a boy and a girl cat named Mickey and Minnie. 
  • Misty- This name feels mysterious and feels like it would perfectly embody a grey cat. 
  • Monkey- Is your cat always doing things to make you laugh? Name them, Monkey! 
  • Mowgli- A name made popular from The Jungle Book. 
  • Mouse- There is nothing cats love more than chasing mice. 
  • Muffin- This name captures the cuddly and sweet essence of a cat. 

 

  • Nacho- A fun and silly name for a playful cat!
  • Nash- A great male name for a pet owner who loves Nashville, Tennessee. 
  • Nelson- This name means “champion” and is a great choice for a male cat.

 

  • Okakota- This is certainly not a name you hear every day. The best part is that it means “friend” to the Sioux people, and we all want our cats to be our friends.
  • Olive- This name would be well-suited for a kitty with hazel eyes. 
  • Onyx- A good choice if your tabby has any black spots on their fur. 

 

  • Pandora- Like Pandora’s box, your cat will bring endless curiosity and mystery into your life.
  • Papillion- A beautiful name that means “butterfly” in French. 
  • Pearl- Another great color-related name option for a grey and white cat. 
  • Peanut- This adorable cat name is super popular for a reason! 
  • Pillow- You don’t hear this name often, but it’s a great name for a soft and furry friend. 

  • Queenie- Cats act like they are the ruler of the home, so why not give your cat a fitting name? 
  • Queso- Name your cat after the delicious cheesy snack! 

  • Raya- This is the Slavic word for queen. 
  • Reese- A nice one-syllable name that could be used for either a boy or girl cat. 
  • Remington- If you prefer more formal-sounding names, this is a great choice. 
  • Rhett- A Southern name, you can name your cat after the literary character Rhett Butler.
  • Ruby- Ruby is the birthstone for the month of July. This would be a fun name for a cat born during that month.  
  • Rufus- This feels like a good name for a silly and offbeat cat. 

 

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  • Sammy- A nickname for Samuel that feels right for an adorable cat. 
  • Scamp- This is fitting because your cat probably is always scampering all over the place! 
  • Sebastian- Like the guppy fish in The Little Mermaid, your cat is your sidekick!
  • Shiva- Shiva is the Hindu word for “God of destruction,” which is perfect for a rambunctious tabby cat. 
  • Silas- This name means “man of the forest,” which is ideal for a male cat who loves to be outside! 
  • Silverado- A cool name for a cat that pays homage to their grey fur color. 
  • Simba- This name comes from the Disney movie The Lion King. 
  • Spike- A very unique boy name you don’t often hear for cats. 
  • Squirrel- Name your cat Squirrel if they love to climb trees! 
  • Stella- Stella is a sweet girl name that has gained popularity in the last ten years. 
  • Stone- A great name choice to tie in the grey color of your cat’s fur. 
  • Summer- This name would be perfect if you adopted your cat in the summer months.

  • Tank- Tank is a cool name perfectly suited for a tabby that is on the bigger side.
  • Tigger- Name your cat for the lovable Winnie the Pooh character who never ran out of energy! 
  • Thumper- This is an adorable name for a grey kitty, and also is a great ode to the Disney movie Bambi.
  • Tripp- This name means to step or hop, which is perfect for a cat that is always bouncing all over the place. 
  • Tom- Like a “tom-cat” or the popular Tom and Jerry cartoon. 
  • Trout- What an adorable name for a little tabby cat who loves fish!
  • Tuna- Cats are notorious for loving this fishy treat, so why not name your tabby after something they love? 

  • Ursula- This name means “little bear” in Latin. 

  • Vargas- If you are looking for a name that is gender-neutral and unique, this is your pick! 
  • Velvet- This material and your cat share the fact they are both soft to the touch. 
  • Venus- Venus is the goddess of love, and hopefully, your tabby will bring a lot of love into your life! 
  • Vivian- This is an old-fashioned name that still feels fresh.

  • Willow- A great name for a slender cat with a dainty build. 
  • Wilson- This is a great male name option for a pet owner looking for a traditional name. 
  • Wolf- There is something so fun about naming your grey cat after another grey animal. 

  • Xavier- You won’t meet a lot of cats with “X” names. 

  • Yasen- A name that is perfect for a grey tabby cat as this name means “ash tree.”
  • Yasmin- This is a name with Persian origin. 
  • Yodel- Does your cat meow constantly? This is the name for them! 

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  • Zoey- The name Zoey means “life,” and cat owners know their feline friends bring so much joy into their lives. 
  • Zara- This name suits an exotic and strong female cat. 

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