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50+ Unique Names for Gray Cats and Kittens

Kelly Roper

Choosing Names for Gray Kittens

If you're looking for gray cat names, there are plenty from which to choose. Just perusing a palette filled with shades of gray offers a lot of naming inspiration, but the hunt for a name that's descriptive as well as clever doesn't end there.

  • Cloudy
  • Dapple
  • Cash
  • Nickel
  • Shimmer
  • Mercury

Check out the following slides for additional yet uniquely suitable names for gray cats.

Famous Grays

Real or fictional, one of these famous names would suit a gray cat just fine.

  • Meredith Grey - Character from Grey's Anatomy
  • Erin Gray - Actress from Buck Rogers
  • Joel Gray - Actor from Cabaret
  • Jennifer Gray - Actress from Dirty Dancing
  • Macy Gray - Singer
  • Linda Gray - Actress from Dallas
  • Grizabella - Aging, gray tiger-stripe cat from the musical Cats
  • Greystoke - Tarzan's English title is Lord Greystoke

Shades of Gray and Synonyms for Gray

One of these shades of gray might make a clever name for a gray male kitten.

  • Arsenic
  • Ash or Asher
  • Battleship
  • Charcoal
  • Grizzle
  • Oyster
  • Stony
  • Taupe

Shades of Gray for Females

Now it's the girls' turn. These shades of gray sound a bit more feminine.

  • Ashley
  • Cinder
  • Dove
  • Dusky
  • Heather
  • Isabelline
  • Pepper
  • Powder
  • Sere
  • Xanadu

Gray "Mood" Cat Names

Some words associated with gray bring a particular mood or image to mind. Think of clouds on a blustery day or a cool, silver mist rising off a lake at dawn. When you use your imagination this way, you may find that something from the following list will make a fitting name for a gray cat.

  • Cloudy
  • Cool
  • Foggy
  • Gloom
  • Haze
  • Misty
  • Shady
  • Smoky
  • Somber

Precious Grays

More cute names for gray kittens can be drawn from stones, metals and gems.

  • Granite
  • Iron
  • Pearl
  • Platinum
  • Silver or Silvia
  • Slate
  • Sterling

Gray in Other Languages

Everything sounds just a bit more mysterious when it's said in a language other than English. Here are words for gray in a variety of languages.

  • Gris - French and Spanish
  • Grigio - Italian
  • Grau - German
  • Cinza - Portuguese
  • Haiiro - Japanese

If you still haven't found just the right name, check out more ideas for kitten names.

Kelly Roper
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50+ Unique Names for Gray Cats and Kittens