Gothic Cat Names

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If you’ve been pondering names that capture the essence of darkness and intrigue for your feline companion, then look no further.

Names like Banshee, inspired by Siouxsie and the Banshees, or Bela, from Bauhaus and Bela Lugosi’s Dead, embody the spirit of gothic culture.

You might also draw inspiration from famous gothic characters like Morticia from The Addams Family or the Raven, symbolic of darkness and mystery.

Gothic arts can yield names like Gargoyle or Vesper, evoking the haunting beauty of gothic design. Alternatively ‘Noir,’ French for ‘black,’ is an interesting option.

101 Gothic Cat Names

Here’s a list of 101 Gothic cat names, along with their meanings, arranged in alphabetical order.

NameMeaning
AbaddonDestruction
AcheronRiver of woe
AlaricRuler of all
AmarisChild of the moon
AmbroseImmortal
AnastasiaResurrection
AndromedaRuler of men
AngelusAngel
ArachneSpider
AsmodeusDemon king
AstorHawk
AuroraDawn
AzazelForsaken
AzraelAngel of death
BalthazarGod protects the king
BansheeWailing spirit
BarnabasSon of consolation
BathoryName of a countess known for her cruelty
BeelzebubLord of the flies
BelladonnaDeadly nightshade
BelialWorthless or wicked
BlancheWhite or fair
BranwenBeautiful raven
CalibanBlack magic
CarmillaVampire from Gothic literature
CaspianWhite
CernunnosHorned god
CirceEnchantress
CorvusCrow or raven
CrimsonDeep red
CrowleyCruel or fierce
DamienTo tame, subdue
DantalionDemon of knowledge
DarciaDark
DelilahDelicate
DesdemonaMisery
DraculaDragon or devil
DravenChild of shadows
EgonFiery
ElviraTruth
EmberSpark
EndoraFountain
ErisStrife
EsmeraldaEmerald
EstelleStar
EtherealHeavenly or spiritual
EurydiceWide justice
EvangelineGood news
FaustusFortunate
FenrirMythical monster wolf
GaladrielMaiden crowned with a radiant garland
GoliathExpose or reveal
GrendelLegendary monster
GriffinFierce
HadesUnseen
HecateGoddess of witchcraft
HemlockPoisonous plant
IgorWarrior of peace
IncubusNightmare demon
IsoldeIce battle
JarethBleak
JezebelUnexalted
KaliBlack
LazarusGod is my help
LestatFamous vampire character
LilithNight monster
LokiTrickster
LorraineFrom the province of Lorraine
LucienLight
LunaMoon
MaleficentDoing evil
MaliceIll-will
MephistoWho shuns the light
MercyCompassion
MeridianMidday
MidnightMiddle of the night
MorriganPhantom queen
MorticiaDeath
NebulaCloud of gas and dust in space
NephilimFallen
NocturneNight music
NyxNight
OmenProphetic sign
OnyxBlack gemstone
OpheliaHelp
PandoraAll-gifted
PersephoneBringer of death
PhantomGhost
PoeNamed after Edgar Allan Poe
RavenDark bird
RegulusPrince
RheaFlowing
SalemNamed after the city associated with witches
SamaelVenom of God
SeleneMoon goddess
ShadowDarkness
SilasOf the forest
SiriusBurning
SorrowGrief
StyxRiver in Hades
TenebrisDarkness
ThanatosDeath
TrinityThree-fold
UmbraShadow
UrielFlame of God
VesperEvening star
VladRuler
WillowSlender and graceful
ZephyrWest wind

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Sean is a former literature professor with a curiosity almost as fierce as a cat's. When he's not tending to Cats Around The Globe, he writes middle-grade fiction, hangs out with his two daughters, or naps with his buddy Louie, a rescue American Shorthair.