Cat Names That Start with M

Are you having a hard time choosing a moniker for your kitty? How about going with a cat names that start with M.
When it comes to picking out the most adorable name for your furry little buddy, you just can’t go wrong with a name starting with the letter M.

Don’t believe me? Just take a look for yourself.
Seriously, we picked M names from almost every literature, history and all and any famous characters we could think of.

Not to mention, we even used monikers from name generators to help us collect the best M names out there! Regardless of the time of the year or any season, bringing home a new kitten can be such a joyous occasion.

However, finding the perfect name can take a bit of time and some mental effort. Trust me, we have all been there and loved every minute of it.

So in order to make your life a little easier, we have the best list with the perfect names for your new bundle of joy. I know, you can’t wait to take a look, right!

It is always fun to pick a letter and search for the best names with that specific letter for your cat’s name. It so happens to be, today we have chosen the letter M.

Hey, who knows, maybe the letter M is of significance to a family member or even a tradition. Nonetheless, we will definitely help you find the best name for your new kitten.

Male Cat Names That Start With M

  • M&M – He may not be allowed to eat chocolates, but if he has dark brown markings, this is a cute name.
  • Mac/Macaroni – Naming your cat after food you like to eat or food he resembles is the easiest.
  • Mickey – Ironic to name a cat after a famous mouse, but herein lies the comedy.
  • Macho – A little bit overcompensating, but sometimes you need to be.
  • Machine
  • Milo – Like the warm drink that keeps your belly toasty on winter days.
  • Marley – Most famous for being the name of that naughty dog.
  • Mittens – We find black cats with white paws to be the cutest cat for this name.
  • Midnight – I bet a black cat flashed into your mind when you read this name.
  • Malchor – A fun fantasy-inspired name.
  • Mouse – For the shy cats.
  • Mochi – A soft dessert often eaten in Asian countries.
  • Mowgli – If you have seen The Jungle Book you will know.
  • Maui – If you dream of hot summer places.
  • Maverick – The dictionary defines this word as an independent-minded person. So if your cat is often independent and does what he wants, you should name him Maverick.
  • Michelin – For the chunky kitty!
  • Magneto- for X-Men fans
  • Mowgli- The boy from The Jungle Book
  • Moo – A white cat with black piebald?
  • Maestro – For that cat who loves to serenade you!
  • Maximus – If you want your cat to be the most of everything.
  • Marshmallow – Great for white fluffy cats.
  • Magic – Have you seen your cat try to contour into the smallest spaces and actually succeed? It’s like magic.

There are plenty of “M” names out there but we always tend to pick the more unique ones with just a few common ones thrown in.
We hope you enjoyed it, now let’s see what we have in store for your little female kitten.

Female Cat Names That start With M

If the names above were less than impressive, you can also scan through our female kitten name list for more inspiration.
Again, we turned to food, characters, history, and funny naming generators to come up with some great ideas. Check them out!

  • Missy – For the more playful/naughtier cats as we’re quite used to saying “hey missy” when a child misbehaves.
  • Minnie – We had Mickey, we have to have Minnie.
  • Momo – A really delicious peach, sweet as can be.
  • Mishka – For the designer, Badgley Mishka.
  • Mew – A meeker version of Meow, and also a Pokemon
  • Magnolia – A beautiful flower
  • Madonna – If she has as much personality as the iconic singer.
  • Maleficent – You can name a very sweet kitty Maleficent for comedic effect.
  • Macy- Like the store!
  • Mantissa – It’s the “decimal part of the logarithm.” And no, I didn’t just misspell the algorithm! Math fans will get it!
  • Macadamia – Mac for short
  • Maxixe – A Brazilian ballroom dance
  • Magnificent – Sort of like the name above, but meaning something very different.
  • Marvelous – For the exceptionally wonderful little girl felines.
  • Majesty – Cats have a regality about them.
  • Malibu – Or spelled Maliboo for a cute touch
  • Madame/Mademoiselle – Sounds a bit fancy doesn’t it?
  • Mariah – If your cat meows and sings as well as the singer.
  • Marie Curie – Naming your female cat after an intelligent lady will empower her.
  • Marilyn Monroe – Must we say more?
  • Mythany -A fun fantasy name for girls.
  • Marigold- For orange cats that are pretty as a flower.
  • Maxima – If you already have a Maximus at home.
  • Medusa – The Gorgon in Greek legends.
  • Mulan – If you want a warrior Disney princess on your hands.
  • Missterious – Cats all have a little bit of mystery about them.
  • Mirza – An unusual name inspired by fantasy fiction.
  • Missdemeanor – For the naughtier cat.

Cute cat names that start with M

This next list can be for female or male cats as they are short and cute names that begin with M. Take a look:

  • Max
  • Milo
  • Mia
  • Maggie
  • Mimi
  • Murphy
  • Minnie
  • Moose
  • Marley
  • Mittens
  • Midnight
  • Millie
  • Mochi
  • Maya
  • Momo
  • Misty
  • Mouse
  • Mila
  • Monty
  • Miles
  • Merlin
  • Missy
  • Mocha
  • Mac
  • Mickey
  • Monkey
  • Mango
  • Marvin
  • Maddie
  • Maui
  • Mika
  • Muffin
  • Macy
  • Moe
  • Miso
  • Maple
  • Mona
  • Mina
  • Misha
  • Moo
  • Maximus
  • Moxie
  • Miley
  • Mabel
  • Mishka
  • Moon
  • Mama
  • Marshmallow
  • Mason
  • Magic
  • Marty
  • Mojo
  • Miko
  • Moses
  • Mikey
  • Maxwell
  • Morgan
  • Mollie
  • Marbles
  • Mini
  • Matilda
  • Maisy
  • Madison
  • Milton
  • Murray
  • Meow
  • Mufasa
  • Meatball
  • Margot
  • Mew
  • Marmalade
  • Marcel
  • Marshall
  • Marie
  • Margo
  • Mia
  • Mattie
  • Mako
  • Mara
  • Mushu
  • Manny
  • Meadow
  • May
  • Mimi

Fictional character names for cats that start with M

Are you a video-game fan? Perhaps you prefer movies? In this next list we’re going to take a look at fictional characters from different
medias whose names begin with M. If you’re a fan of any of these shows, movies or games, you may consider naming your cat after one of these characters:

  • Mr. Bean
  • Maggie Simpson
  • Marty
  • Monica
  • Molly
  • Marvin
  • Mrs. Maisel
  • Mandalorian
  • Mork
  • Mal
  • Mario
  • Mrs. Doubtfire
  • Mandy
  • Mr. Krabs
  • Morgana
  • Maggie
  • Maui
  • Monk
  • Margo
  • Monty
  • Magnus
  • Maude
  • Mark
  • Mister
  • Marvel
  • Mr. Incredible
  • Mary Poppins
  • Megatron
  • Morpheus
  • Mona
  • Moody
  • Monkey
  • Miranda
  • Mary Jane
  • Macbeth
  • Momo
  • Micheal Myers
  • Minnie
  • Micky
  • Madeline
  • Micheal Scott
  • Moriarty
  • Mad Hatter
  • Milo
  • Mittens
  • Monstro
  • Molt
  • Mirage
  • Major
  • Matthias
  • Macintosh
  • Marshmellow
  • Moliere
  • Mole
  • Magnum PI
  • Machiavelli
  • Mack
  • Maleficent
  • Mama Runt
  • Mickey
  • Matilda
  • Magic Mike
  • Moana
  • Miles
  • Minion
  • Marmaduke
  • Miss Marple
  • Muppet
  • Mike Wazowski
  • Mufasa
  • Moe
  • Marge
  • Mario
  • Muggles
  • Mater
  • Manny

M Cat Names Inspired by Nature

Animals and nature go together like peanut butter and jelly. When naming your cat, consider a few of these M names that draw inspiration from the natural world.

  • Monkey
  • Montana
  • Magnolia
  • Moon
  • Maple
  • Mars
  • Mercury
  • Mist
  • Mississippi
  • Midnight
  • Maui
  • Mouse
  • Moose
  • Muddy
  • Minky
  • Magpie
  • Meadow

Unique Cat Names that Start with “M”

These “M” cat names didn’t show up in Rover’s national database at all—making them truly unique picks for your new kitten or adopted cat.

  • Madigan
  • Magnolia (nickname Maggie)
  • Mahi Mahi
  • Mahina (“moon” in Hawaiian)
  • Manolo
  • Marcus
  • Marigold (nickname Goldie)
  • Marlo or Marlowe
  • Marjorie
  • Maybelle
  • McKenna
  • Melville
  • Mehit (an Egyptian lioness goddess)
  • Mercy
  • Miguel
  • Miller
  • Milton
  • Moorea
  • Mortimer
  • Mulberry

Vintage cat name that start with M

  • Mabel – Lovable
  • Maeve – She who rules
  • Marvin – Sea hill
  • Maurice – Dark skinned
  • Mavis – Songbird
  • Melvin – Gentle lord
  • Mildred – Gentle strength
  • Milo – Soldier
  • Moira – Destiny
  • Montgomery – From the hill of the powerful man

Trendy cats name that start with M

  • Micah-A name of Hebrew origin that means who is like God.
  • Morgan-A name of Old Welsh origin that means sea chief.
  • Marley-This gender-neutral name means marshy meadow. It is of Old English origin.
  • Midnight-A gender-neutral name that means 12A.M. An English name of origin.

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