Top 100 Harry Potter Cat Names

Cat names should reflect a cat's personality.
Share
Tweet

The 'Harry Potter' universe is famously known for not only magic but also magical fantastic beasts.

In our 'muggle' world, cats still happen to be popular pets coming only second to owls. Who could ever forget Hermione's intelligent pet cat, Crookshanks, and the iconic Mrs Norris who stole our hearts, right?

If you're a new cat mom or dad or you're just looking for "riddikulously' enchanting 'Harry Potter' cat names, this list of the Top 100 'Harry Potter' cat names seeks to satisfy your magical soul.

For more cat names inspiration, take a look at Cats Names From TV And Movies and Unisex Cat Names.

Harry Potter Female Cat Names

(Cats, be it from the real or the wizarding world are magical creatures.

Here is a list of female 'Harry potter' cat names suitable for Potterheads.

1. Arabella (Latin origin) meaning “beautiful”; Harry's neighbor who was a dealer of cats.

2. Bellatrix (Latin origin) means "warrior"; the antagonist, Bellatrix Lestrange, killed Harry's godfather, Sirius Black. Bellatrix Lestrange could be a fitting name for a fiery black cat.

3. Bulstrode (Anglo-Saxon origin) meaning "a large park"; a character from the books.

4. Fleur (French origin) meaning "flower"; a Tri-wizard tournament contestant.

5. Ginny (English origin) meaning "innocent"; Harry's friend and future wife.

6. Hedwig (German origin) meaning "fight"; Harry's pet owl, a great Harry Potter cat name.

7. Helga (Old Norse origin) meaning "holy"; one of the four founders of Hogwarts.

8. Hermione (Greek origin) meaning "well-born"; Harry's best friend.

9. Lovegood (English origin) meaning "love God"; the name of Luna Lovegood.

10. McGonagall (Gaelic origin) meaning "son of the most valorous one"; from Hogwarts professor, Minerva McGonagall or Robert McGonagall Junior, her brother.

11. Millicent (Germanic origin) meaning "strength"; a minor character.

12. Minerva (Latin origin) meaning "goddess of wisdom and war"; the name of Professor Minerva McGonagall.

13. Narcissa (Greek origin) meaning "numbness"; Draco Malfoy's mother.

14. Petunia (Latin origin) meaning "flower From Nightshade Family"; Harry's maternal aunt.

15. Pixie (Irish origin) meaning "fairy"; familiar creatures found in the wizarding world.

16. Umbridge (Latin origin) meaning "offensive shadow"; the most hated character in 'Harry Potter'.

17. Winky (English origin) meaning "one who winks"; a freed female house-elf.

Harry Potter Male Cat Names

(Cats are animals associated with witchcraft and their names should resonate with spiritual energy.

Here is a list of magical male 'Harry potter' cat names suitable for Potterheads.

18. Alastor (Greek origin) meaning  "man's defender"; the name of Alastor Moody.

19. Albus (Latin origin) meaning "white"; Hogwarts headmaster; one of the best 'Harry Potter' cat names for a white feline.

20. Barty (Aramaic origin) meaning "mound"; an antagonist.

21. Cedric (English origin) meaning "battlefield chieftain"; a Hufflepuff Triwizard contestant.

22. Diggory (French origin) meaning "lost one"; last name of the Diggory family.

23. Dobby (English origin) meaning "benevolent elf"; a free house-elf.

24. Draco (Latin origin) meaning "serpent"; Harry's arch-nemesis in school.

25. Dumbledore (Celtic origin) meaning "noble"; the name of Albus Dumbledore, one of the most fitting 'Harry Potter' cat names ever.

26. Dursley (English origin) meaning "grove"; the surname of Harry's aunt's family.

27. Errol (English origin) meaning "boar wolf"; pet owl of the Weasleys; a good cat name for a clumsy cat.

28. Filch (English origin) meaning "to steal"; a squib caretaker.

29. Godric (English origin) meaning "power Of God"; one of the four founders of Hogwarts.

30. Griphook (Fictional origin) meaning "To grip a hook"; a goblin.

31. Hagrid (Fictional origin) meaning "worried"; half-giant game-keeper of Hogwarts.

32. Longbottom (English origin) meaning "valley bottom"; an important character in 'Harry Potter'.

33. Malfoy (French origin) meaning "bad faith"; the surname of the Malfoy family.

34. Percy (French origin) meaning “one who pierces the valley”; a Hogwarts prefect; excellent cat name for a proud cat.

35. Ron (English origin) meaning "counsel rule"; best friend of Harry Potter.

36. Scabbers (English origin) meaning "covered with scabs"; Ron's pet rat; an ironic but funny cat name.

37. Sirius (Greek origin) meaning "glowing"; Harry Potter's Godfather, Sirius Black.

38. Black (English origin) meaning "dark-haired"; the surname of the Black family; the right choice for a cat name.

39. Tonks (Aramaic origin) meaning "twin"; last name of the Tonks family.

40. Voldemort (French origin) meaning "flight of death"; the main antagonist, the Dark Lord, Voldemort in the 'Harry Potter' series.

41. Weasley (English origin) meaning "weasel"; the surname of the Weasley family in the 'Harry Potter' series.

Harry Potter Gender-Neutral Cat Names

(There are hundreds of magical cat names with enchanting meanings.

These gender-neutral 'Harry Potter' cat names are suitable for Potterheads and their feline friends.

42. Alohomora (African origin) meaning “friendly to thieves.”; a magical spell that unlocks doors

43. Azkaban (Hebrew origin) meaning "place of destruction"; a fictional prison for criminals.

44. Basilisk (French origin) meaning "a fabulous serpent"; a monster serpent from the Chamber of Secrets.

45. Caterwauling (English origin) meaning "to utter long wailing cries"; a spell that causes a shrieking noise. First used in 'Fantastic beasts' by Newt Scamander.

46. Colloportus (Latin origin) meaning "to lock"; a spell used to lock a door.

47. Confringo (Latin origin) meaning "I break"; a Blasting Charm.

48. Evanesco (Greek origin) meaning "disappear"; a charm used to vanish objects.

49. Finestra (Fictional origin) meaning "shatter glass"; a charm that shatters glass.

50. Goblin (French origin) meaning "mountain sprite"; common creatures in the wizarding world.

51. Grawp (Fictional origin) meaning unknown; the giant half-brother of Hagrid.

52. Gryffindor (Welsh origin) meaning "golden lion"; the name of Godric Griffindor; a fitting feline name for a cat.

53. Hufflepuff (Welsh origin) meaning "valley broad"; the name of Helga Hufflepuff.

54. Imperio (Latin origin) meaning "to rule"; one of three Unforgivable banned Curses.

55. Impervius (Latin origin) meaning  "penetrable"; causes objects to repel.

56. Kneazle (English origin) meaning "magical feline creature"; one of the best names for your cat.

57. Lumos (Latin origin) meaning "light"; a charm used to light up one's wand.

58. Muffliato (English origin) meaning 'muffle'; a charm used to hide conversations.

59. Muggle (English origin) meaning "someone who is easily fooled"; non-magic folk.

60. Nebulus (Latin origin) meaning "mist"; charm used to create a swirling fog.

61. Phoenix (Greek origin) meaning "Blood Red"; a pet owned by Dumbledore named Fawx is a phoenix.

62. Protego (English origin) meaning "protect"; charm used to rebound minor hexes.

63. Quidditch (Fictional origin) meaning "game of wizards"; a game played by witches and wizards on brooms.

64. Ravenclaw (English origin) meaning "Raven's claw". One of the co-founders of Hogwarts.

65. Revelio (English origin) meaning "reveal"; a revealing spell.

66. Rictusempra (Latin origin) meaning: a tickling charm.

67. Slytherin (Fictional origin) meaning "Slithering"; a co-founder of Hogwarts.

68. Tom (Aramaic origin) meaning "leader." The real name of Lord Voldemort, Tom Riddle.

69. Veela (Latin origin) meaning "shore"; a mystical creature.

70. Wood (English origin) meaning "forest"; the name of Quidditch keeper, Oliver Wood.

Names Of Cats In Harry Potter

https://unsplash.com/photos/279cd9NOdeI

(Cats bring magic into your lives. Their names should reflect their magic too.)

Here is a list of cat names inspired by cat characters in 'Harry Potter'.

71. Crookshanks (Scottish origin) meaning "bow-legged person"; The pet cat of Hermione Granger in 'Harry Potter' who is half-cat, half-kneazle. A main cat in Harry Potter.

72. Fuzzclaw (Fictional origin) meaning "a fuzzy creature with claws"; pet of Rowan Khanna.

73. Mr. Paws (English origin) meaning "cat limbs"; one of Mrs. Figg's part-Kneazles.

74. Mr. Tibbles (English origin) meaning "bald"; another one of Mrs. Figg's part-Kneazles.

75. Mrs. Norris (English origin) meaning  "northerner"; Filch's beloved pet cat.

76. Snowy (English origin) meaning "filled with frozen rain"; one of Arabella Figg's pet cats from  'Harry Potter'.

77. Tufty (English origin) meaning 'clump of trees or bushes'; one of Mrs. Figg's part-Kneazle cats.

Cat Names Inspired by Harry Potter Actors

https://unsplash.com/photos/aX6cWGJDpnM

(Enchanting cat names from the magical world aren't hard to find.)

These actors' names from 'Harry Potter' are also great options for names for cats.

78. Afshan (Punjabi origin) meaning "disperser"; Afshan Azad is the actress who played Parvati Patil. One of the most beautiful Asian cat names.

79. Alfred (English origin) meaning "counsel"; actor Alfred Enoch who played the role of Dean Thomas.

80. Biggerstaff (English origin) meaning "beekeeper"; actor Sean Biggerstaff, who played the role of a perfectionist Quidditch captain, Oliver Wood.

81. Bonnie (French origin) meaning "good"; actress Bonnie Wright, who played the role of the Weasley sister, Ginny Weasley.

82. Clémence (French origin) meaning "mercy"; is Clémence Poésy who played Fleur Delacour.

83. Devon (Gaelic origin) meaning "poet"; is Devon Michael Murray who played Seamus Finnigan.

84. Emma (Germanic origin) meaning "whole"; Emma Watson who played Hermione Granger.

85. Evanna (Welsh origin) meaning "God is gracious"; the actress Evanna Lync who played the role of Luna Lovegood.

86. Felton (English origin) meaning "from the town beside the field"; actor Tom Felton who played Draco Malfoy.

87. Freddie (English origin) meaning "peace"; the name of the actor who played Cormac McLaggen.

88. Grint (Scottish origin) meaning "from the Dalriada kingdom"; is Rupert Grint who played Ron Weasley.

89. Hero (Greek origin) meaning "brave one of the people"; the actor who played the teenage version of Tom Riddle.

90. Leung (Malaysian origin) meaning "a beam"; actress Katie Liu Leung who played Harry's first love, Cho Chang.

91. Lewis (English origin) meaning  "renowned warrior" the actor Matthew Lewis who played Neville Longbottom.

92. Pattinson (English origin) meaning "the son of Patrick"; actor Robert Pattinson who played Cedric Diggory, a Hufflepuff seeker in the 'Harry Potter' series.

93. Phelps (English origin) meaning "lover of horses" the last name of actors James and Oliver Phelps who played the Weasley twins.

94. Poésy (French origin) meaning "poetry"; the actress who played the role of the Triwizard contestant from the Beaubatons in the 'Harry Potter Series'.

95. Radcliffe (English origin) meaning "Reading riverbank"; the last name of famous actor Daniel Radcliffe who played the role of the protagonist, Harry Potter.

96. Rankin (Scottish origin) meaning  "the son of Randolph"; the actor who played Percy Weasley, a proud Hogwarts prefect who later became the head boy.

97. Rupert (German origin) meaning "fame" or "bright."; the first name of Rupert Grint.

98. Shefali (Sanskrit origin) meaning "five leaved chaste tree"; the name of the actress who played Parvati Patil who was Harry's date to the Yule Ball in the 'Harry Potter' series.

99. Watson (Scottish origin) meaning "son of Walter"; the last name of Emma Watson.

100. Waylett (Scandinavian origin) meaning "battle"; is the last name of the actor who played the role of Vincent Crabbe.

Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Harry Potter Cat Names then why not take a look at Anime Cat Names, or for something different take a look at Surfer Names.

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

At Kidadl we pride ourselves on offering families original ideas to make the most of time spent together at home or out and about, wherever you are in the world. We strive to recommend the very best things that are suggested by our community and are things we would do ourselves - our aim is to be the trusted friend to parents.

We try our very best, but cannot guarantee perfection. We will always aim to give you accurate information at the date of publication - however, information does change, so it’s important you do your own research, double-check and make the decision that is right for your family.

Kidadl provides inspiration to entertain and educate your children. We recognise that not all activities and ideas are appropriate and suitable for all children and families or in all circumstances. Our recommended activities are based on age but these are a guide. We recommend that these ideas are used as inspiration, that ideas are undertaken with appropriate adult supervision, and that each adult uses their own discretion and knowledge of their children to consider the safety and suitability.

Kidadl cannot accept liability for the execution of these ideas, and parental supervision is advised at all times, as safety is paramount. Anyone using the information provided by Kidadl does so at their own risk and we can not accept liability if things go wrong.

Sponsorship & Advertising Policy

Kidadl is independent and to make our service free to you the reader we are supported by advertising.

We hope you love our recommendations for products and services! What we suggest is selected independently by the Kidadl team. If you purchase using the buy now button we may earn a small commission. This does not influence our choices. Please note: prices are correct and items are available at the time the article was published.

Kidadl has a number of affiliate partners that we work with including Amazon. Please note that Kidadl is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.

We also link to other websites, but are not responsible for their content.

Read our Sponsorship & Advertising Policy
Get The Kidadl Newsletter

1,000 of inspirational ideas direct to your inbox for things to do with your kids.

Thank you! Your newsletter will be with you soon.
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
No items found.