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Ginger Cat Names: 30 Purrfect Orange Cat Naming Ideas

With their fiery fur and playful personalities, it's easy to see why ginger cats captivate the hearts of cat lovers around the world. If you're looking for inspiration to name your very own ginger cat, you're in the right place! Explore our list of fun, cute, and traditional ginger cat names to find the perfect choice for your feline friend.

Ginger cat showing teeth

30 Ginger Cat Name Ideas

1. Simba

Inspired by the courageous lion from Disney's "The Lion King," this name exudes strength and leadership.

2. Poppy

Take inspiration from the beautiful orange hues of the California poppy super blooms. The name Poppy reflects the bright and cheerful nature of many ginger cats.

3. Blaze

With their orange coats, ginger cats often resemble flames, making Blaze an apt choice for these fiery felines.

4. Rusty

This classic name pays homage to the rich, rusty tones often found in ginger cat fur.

5. Cinnamon

Sweet and spicy, just like your ginger cat's personality!

6. Phoenix

Symbolizing rebirth and renewal, Phoenix is a fitting name for an orange cat with a spirited nature.

7. Mango

Just like the juicy fruit, this name adds a touch of tropical flair to your kitty's identity.

8. Ember

Evoking images of glowing embers, this name is perfect for a cat with a warm and radiant presence. 

9. Peaches

A sweet and soft name, Peaches is a cute choice for a ginger cat with a gentle demeanor.

10. Marigold

Named after the vibrant orange flower, Marigold is a charming choice for a ginger cat with a sunny disposition.

Ginger cat lying down

11. Butterscotch

A sweet name for a sweet ginger cat!

12. Autumn

Use the warm, fiery hues of autumn leaves as inspiration with this choice.

13. Tigger

Inspired by the bouncy and exuberant character from "Winnie the Pooh," this name is perfect for a kitty with boundless energy!

14. Flame

Bold and fiery, Flame is a powerful name for a ginger cat.

15. Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a popular name, and well-suited to owners who love Halloween.

16. Ginger

As the namesake for the fiery fur coat that adorns many ginger cats, Ginger is a timeless choice that celebrates their vibrant hue and spirited personality. It's also a great choice of Christmas-themed cat name.

17. Butternut

Reminiscent of the rich golden tones found in a butternut squash.

18. Marmalade

Sweet and tangy, just like the spread it's named after, Marmalade is a charming choice for a ginger cat with a delightful personality.

19. Saffron

Named after the exotic spice prized for its vibrant color and distinct flavor, Saffron is a sophisticated and elegant choice.

20. Tiger

With their striking orange coats and playful nature, many ginger cats resemble miniature tigers, making Tiger a fitting name.

Ginger cat with pink toy

21. Nacho

Playful and quirky, Nacho is a fun and lighthearted choice for a ginger cat with a mischievous streak!

22. Cheeto

Inspired by the cheesy snack loved by many, Cheeto is a playful name that perfectly captures the bright orange hue of a ginger cat's fur.

23. Carrot

Carrot is an adorable and fun choice for a ginger cat.

24. Dorito

With its bold flavor and vibrant orange color, Dorito is a spirited and energetic name.

25. Garfield

Named after the lovable and lasagna-obsessed cartoon cat, Garfield is a classic choice for a feline friend with a hearty appetite and a penchant for mischief!

26. Mufasa

Majestic and regal, Mufasa is a powerful name inspired by the noble lion king from Disney's "The Lion King."

27. Rusty

A timeless classic, Rusty is a popular choice for ginger cats.

28. Fanta

Bright and bubbly, just like the popular orange soda it's named after, Fanta is a playful and energetic choice.

29. Apricot

Soft and sweet, Apricot is a gentle and elegant name.

30. Aslan

Inspired by the wise and noble lion from C.S. Lewis's "The Chronicles of Narnia," Aslan is a name imbued with strength, courage, and wisdom. 


We hope these ginger cat name ideas have provided plenty of inspiration. Whether you opt for a classic name like Rusty or something fun like Dorito, the most important thing is to select a name that resonates with both you and your furry companion. Now you're feeling inspired with names, head on over to our Cats Collection to explore our hand-drawn cat apparel designs!

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