140+ Christmas Cat Names For Male and Female Cats

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas themed cat name? We have over 140 names to choose from including book and movie characters, Santa’s helpers, food and Christmas legends and folklore.

Name

Meaning

Gender

Aaron Character from The Little Drummer Boy Male
Ahoshta Character from Narnia Male
Alabaster Snowball Elf who lives with Santa at the North Pole Male
Alambil Planet visible from Narnia Unisex
Alimash Character from Narnia Male
Argoz, Lord Character from Narnia Male
Arsheesh Character from Narnia Male
Aslan Lion from Narnia Male
Balthazar One of the wise men/kings who gave the baby Jesus myrrh Male
Befana Italian folklore, an old woman who
gives children Christmas gifts
Female
Belsnickel Crotchety companion of Saint Nicholas in the
Palatinate, Germany
Male
Bert Character from the movie It’s a Wonderful Life Male
Blitzen Santa’s reindeer Male
Brandy Drink Unisex
Bricklethumb Character from Narnia Male
Buche de Noel French name for traditional
Christmas Yule log
Unisex
Carol Religious Christmas song Female
Caspian X Character from Narnia Male
Cavalier Character from The Nutcracker Male
Cedar Tree Unisex
Charlie Brown Character from A Charlie Brown Christmas Male
Chestnut A fruit traditionally roasted in
the winter months
Unisex
Christian Traditional name which means follower of Christ Male
Cider Drink popular in the winter months
(sometimes spiced)
Unisex
Clara Character from The Nutcracker Female
Clarence Character from It’s a Wonderful
Life
Male
Claus Santa Claus Male
Clementine Citrus fruit often put in Christmas
stockings
Female
Coco/Cocoa Chocolate drink Unisex
Comet Santa’s reindeer Male
Cookie Sweet treat, often left out for Santa Unisex
Cranberry Fruit used in cranberry sauce Unisex
Cratchit Character from A Christmas Carol Male
Dancer Santa’s reindeer Male
Dasher Santa’s reindeer Male
Ded Moroz
Slavic version of Santa Claus
Male
Digory Kirke Character from Narnia Male
Doctor Finklestein Character from The Nightmare Before
Christmas
Male
Donner Santa’s reindeer Male
Dove Bird associated with Christmas and
peace
Unisex
Drinan, Lord Character from Narnia Male
Drummer Main character from The Little
Drummer Boy
Male
Ebenezer Character from A Christmas Carol Male
Edmund Pevensie Character from Narnia Male
Eggnog Traditional Christmas drink Unisex
Elf Santa’s helper Unisex
Emmanuel Christmas song Male
Ernie Character
from the movie It’s a Wonderful Life
Male
Eve The night before Christmas day Female
Evergreen Christmas trees are evergreen Unisex
Feliz (Navidad) Christmas song Unisex
Fezziwig, Mr Character from A Christmas Carol Male
Frankincense One of the gifts given to Jesus by
the three wise men
Unisex
Frosty Icy Unisex
Fudge Traditional sweet often made at
Christmas
Unisex
Gabriel Christmas angel Male
Garland Christmas decoration Unisex
Gaspar One of the three wise men who gave
the baby Jesus frankincense
Male
George Character from the movie It’s a
Wonderful Life
Male
Ginarrbrik Character from Narnia Male
Ginger Spice commonly used in Christmas
booking
Unisex
Glenstorm Character from Narnia Male
Glitter Used to decorate Christmas cards Unisex
Gloria Christmas carol Female
Glozelle Character from Narnia Male
Goose Bird commonly cooked at Christmas Unisex
Grace Prayer Female
Grinch Character from How the Grinch Stole Christmas Male
Harry Character from the movie It’s a Wonderful Life Male
Holly Bush used for Christmas decorations Female
Hope Jesus is said to have brought hope Female
Humphrey Santa’s chief elf Male
Ice Frozen water common in wintertime Unisex
Igloo House made from snow Unisex
Ivy Plant often used to in Christmas
decorations
Female
Jadis Character from Narnia Female
Jingle Jingle Bells, popular Christmas
song
Unisex
Joseph Father of Jesus Male
Joulupukki Finnish Christmas figure Male
Joy Christmas is said to bring joy,
hope and peace
Female
Joyeux Noel Merry Christmas in French Unisex
Krampus Horned, anthropomorphic figure in
Alpine folklore who scares children during the Christmas period who have misbehaved
Male
Kringle Santa Claus Male
Lucy Pevensie Character from Narnia Female
Mary Mother of Jesus Female
Marzipan Almond confection commonly used in Christmas cake Unisex
Maugrim Character from Narnia Male
Melchior One of the wise men/kings-gave the
baby Jesus gold
Male
Merry, Merri Merry Christmas Female
Miraz Character from Narnia Male
Mistletoe Plant traditionally displayed in
homes over Christmas
Unisex
Mittens Hand coverings used in cold weather Unisex
Myrrh Gift given to the baby Jesus Unisex
Narnia Fantasy world from The Chronicles
of Narnia
Male
Nausus Character from Narnia Male
Nazaire From Nazareth Male
Nazareth The childhood home of Jesus Unisex
Nicholas St Nicholas (Santa) Male
Noel Name meaning ‘born on Christmas’ Male
Noelle Female form of Noel Female
Nutmeg Spice commonly used on Christmas
cooking
Unisex
Olaf Character from the movie Frozen Male
Oogie Boobie Character from The Nightmare Before
Christmas
Male
Oreius Character from Narnia Male
Partridge Bird from the Christmas song
‘Twelve Days of Christmas’
Unisex
Pepper Minstix Elf Male
Peter Pevensie Character from Narnia Male
Polar Polar bear Unisex
Pomander Traditional orange decorated with
cloves
Unisex
Prancer Santa’s reindeer Male
Prunaprismia, Queen Character from Narnia Female
Pumpkin Vegetable commonly served with
Christmas lunch or dinner
Unisex
Pudding Christmas pudding, traditional
dessert served on Christmas day
Unisex
Reepicheep Character from Narnia Male
Reindeer Animals who pull Santa’s sleigh Unisex
Rosemary Herb commonly used in Christmas
garlands
Female
Rudolph Santa’s reindeer who had the red nose Male
Sally Character from The Nightmare Before Christmas Female
Scrooge, Ebenezer Character from A Christmas Carol Male
Shinny Upatree Elf Male
Skellington, Jack Character from The Nightmare Before Christmas Male
Snegurochka A popular seasonal figure in Russian culture Male
Snow Icy rain crystals common around
Christmas
Unisex
Snowflake A single ice crystal Unisex
Sopespian Character from Narnia Male
Spruce Evergreen commonly used as a
Christmas tree
Unisex
Star Christmas decoration used on the
top of a Christmas tree
Unisex
Susan Pevensie Character from Narnia Female
Tinsel Christmas decoration Unisex
Tiny Tim Character from A Christmas Carol Male
Trumpkin Character from Narnia Male
Tumnus, Mr Character from Narnia Male
Twinkle Twinkling star Unisex
Uncle Drosselmeyer Character from The Nutcracker Male
Vixen Santa’s reindeer Male
Winter The season of Christmas in the
northern hemisphere
Unisex
Wunorse Openslae Elf Male
Yule Christmas Unisex
Yule cat Icelandic mythical giant cat who
eats naughty children
Male
Zero Character from The Nightmare Before
Christmas
Male

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