Nerdy Cat Names

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Are you the proud owner of a sleek, black cat with a mischievous glint in their eye? Imagine how their inner geek could shine with a name that reflects their tech-savvy nature.

Whether your feline friend is a master at hacking code like Neo or embodies the cunning intellect of Sherlock, the perfect name is out there waiting to be discovered.

Nerdy Cat Names

If you’re a proud geek looking for the perfect name for your feline friend, consider some nerdy cat names like Byte, Mac, Java, Cookies, and Zune to reflect your tech-savvy personality.

Techie Cat Names

Techie cat names often have origins in popular culture, including famous fictional cats that would make great techie cat names. For example, ‘Atari’ is a nod to the iconic video game company and could be a perfect fit for your tech-savvy cat. Another option is ‘Kirby,’ inspired by the lovable pink puffball from the Nintendo games. ‘Mario’ and ‘Zelda’ are also great choices, paying tribute to beloved video game characters.

Video Game Cat Names

For adventurous felines, consider the best video game cat names that resonate with the spirit of gaming. Names like ‘Halo’ or ‘Kratos’ pay homage to popular game characters, while ‘Zelda’ and ‘Aloy’ exude strength and determination.

Comic Book Cat Names

Consider incorporating your love for comic books into your feline friend’s identity by choosing a name that reflects the adventurous and heroic nature of comic book characters.

  • Captain Marvel: A name that embodies strength and courage for your female feline.
  • Wolverine: Ideal for a feisty and tenacious male cat.
  • Storm: Perfect for a cat with a powerful and enigmatic presence.

100 Nerdy Cat Names

Here’s a table with 100 nerdy cat names, along with their meanings, arranged alphabetically. It blends characters from various sci-fi and fantasy realms, concepts from technology and science, and some general nerdy references.

NameMeaning
AdaInspired by Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer.
AlbusAfter Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter.
AnakinNamed for Anakin Skywalker from Star Wars.
AryaFrom Arya Stark in Game of Thrones.
AsimovFor the sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov.
AtreidesFrom the noble house in Dune.
BannerAfter Bruce Banner, the Hulk’s alter ego.
BaratheonHouse in Game of Thrones.
BazingaCatchphrase from The Big Bang Theory.
BeakerThe Muppet scientist.
BenderFrom Futurama.
BilboBilbo Baggins from The Hobbit.
BinaryComputer language of 0s and 1s.
BitThe smallest unit of data.
BowserVillain in the Mario video games.
BuffyBuffy the Vampire Slayer.
ByteA group of binary digits.
C-3PODroid from Star Wars.
CalciferFire demon from Howl’s Moving Castle.
CerseiCharacter from Game of Thrones.
ChewieChewbacca from Star Wars.
ClarkeAfter sci-fi writer Arthur C. Clarke.
ClowFrom Clow Cards in Cardcaptor Sakura.
CodecDevice or program that compresses data.
CortanaAI character from Halo.
CyberRelating to computers or technology.
DataAndroid from Star Trek.
DeckardCharacter from Blade Runner.
DocDoc Brown from Back to the Future.
DroidRobot in Star Wars.
EeveePokémon species.
EinsteinAfter physicist Albert Einstein.
EnderFrom Ender’s Game.
FawkesDumbledore’s phoenix in Harry Potter.
FibonacciMathematical sequence.
FrodoFrodo Baggins from Lord of the Rings.
GaladrielElf queen in Lord of the Rings.
GandalfWizard in Lord of the Rings.
GhibliStudio Ghibli, Japanese animation studio.
GimliDwarf in Lord of the Rings.
GlitchA small problem or error in a system.
GollumCharacter from Lord of the Rings.
GoogleThe famous search engine.
HalAI from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
HawkingAfter physicist Stephen Hawking.
HermioneFrom Harry Potter.
HiggsAs in Higgs Boson, a particle in physics.
HobbesFrom Calvin and Hobbes.
HodorCharacter from Game of Thrones.
InaraFrom Firefly.
JavaPopular programming language.
JawaSpecies in Star Wars.
JediKnight from Star Wars.
JinxTo bring bad luck.
Jor-ElSuperman’s father.
K-9Robot dog in Doctor Who.
KamekMagikoopa in Mario games.
KatnissFrom The Hunger Games.
KenobiObi-Wan Kenobi from Star Wars.
KhaleesiTitle in Game of Thrones.
KirkCaptain Kirk from Star Trek.
KryptoSuperman’s dog.
LeiaPrincess Leia from Star Wars.
LinkHero from The Legend of Zelda.
LinuxOpen-source operating system.
LokiNorse god, character in Marvel Comics.
LumenUnit of light.
LunaLatin for moon, also from Harry Potter.
MarioFamous video game character.
MarvinParanoid android in Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
MatrixFrom The Matrix movies.
MegabyteUnit of digital information.
MerlinLegendary wizard.
MidnaFrom The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.
MorpheusFrom The Matrix.
NeoThe Matrix protagonist.
NimbusType of broomstick in Harry Potter.
NyanInternet meme, Nyan Cat.
OrionA constellation.
PadmeFrom Star Wars.
PalpatineVillain in Star Wars.
PascalProgramming language, also philosopher Blaise Pascal.
PeachPrincess in Mario games.
PicardCaptain Picard from Star Trek.
PikachuFamous Pokémon.
PixelThe smallest unit in a digital image.
PythonPopular programming language.
QubitQuantum bit, in computing.
QuarkElementary particle in physics.
R2-D2Robot from Star Wars.
RadonChemical element, radioactive gas.
RamRandom Access Memory in computers.
RavenFrom Teen Titans, also a bird.
RidleyVillain in Metroid games.
SaganAfter astronomer Carl Sagan.
SamusProtagonist in Metroid games.
SarumanWizard in Lord of the Rings.
SauronMain villain in Lord of the Rings.
ScullyFrom The X-Files.
SephirothVillain in Final Fantasy VII.
SerenityShip in Firefly.
SheldonFrom The Big Bang Theory.
SiriusStar, also from Harry Potter.
SpockCharacter from Star Trek.
SputnikFirst artificial Earth satellite.
StarkHouse in Game of Thrones, also Iron Man’s last name.
TardisTime machine in Doctor Who.
TeslaAfter inventor Nikola Tesla.
ThorNorse god, character in Marvel Comics.
TronFrom the movie Tron.
TuringAfter Alan Turing, computer scientist.
TyrellCorporation in Blade Runner.
VaderDarth Vader from Star Wars.
VectorMathematical term.
WatsonAI system by IBM, also Sherlock Holmes’ partner.
WicketEwok in Star Wars.
XanderFrom Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
YodaJedi Master in Star Wars.
ZeldaPrincess in The Legend of Zelda.
ZephyrA gentle breeze.
ZoidbergCharacter from Futurama.
ZoraSpecies in The Legend of Zelda.
ZukoCharacter from Avatar: The Last Airbender.

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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.