Grey Cat Names

Grey Cat Names

Your new pet is here! Whether it was born, gifted, or adopted into your family, you look at your precious grey bundle of joy and remember that you were waiting to see it before choosing a name.

First thing’s first, since you are reading this in print, you may be wondering how to spell the color grey correctly? Check out the link for an interesting article covering that exact subject.

Now that we have that settled, on to the names! Below you will find 200 unique and fun names especially suited for your grey cat, from pop culture cats to literal shades of grey.

TV Grey Cat Names

Cats have been entertaining us on TV since the 1940s with the introduction of Tom & Jerry. You may want to hit pause on your remote and scroll through this list!

1) Tom

There is probably no better-known animated grey cat than Tom from the classic show Tom & Jerry. Poor Tom is always trying to catch Jerry but usually ends up getting hurt instead. You have to admire his persistence!

2) Scratchy

A grey cat on the fictional TV show The Itchy and Scratchy Show, as featured on the actual TV show The Simpsons, Scratchy is a parody of Tom from Tom & Jerry.

3) Wordsworth

Named after the poet William Wordsworth, this light grey animated cat from Catillac Cats is known for speaking in rhyme.

4) Mungo McMungo

Another Catillac Cat, Mungo is a big purplish-grey cat known for having a heart of gold.

5) Rita

An adorable grey and white cat that’s sassy and independent, Rita from Animaniacs loves to sing and is best friends with a large dog named Runt.

6) Fat Cat

The villainous grey tabby cat from Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers, he is a crime lord with expensive taste.

7) Greyscale

Although it’s a horrible skin-destroying disease on Game of Thrones, you must admit it’s a clever name for your grey pal.

8) Grey Worm

The stoic leader of the Unsullied soldiers on Game of Thrones who’s loyal to his queen until the very end.

9) Theon Greyjoy

Talk about a grey character! Theon has moments of shame and pride throughout the Game of Thrones series. This name is legendary for a cat that is full of surprises.

10) Yara Greyjoy

A tough she-warrior who’s surprisingly wise and level-headed for a Greyjoy. “What is dead may never die.”

11) Euron Greyjoy

Uncle to Theon and Yara, he claims the Salt Throne following his brother’s death and continues planning villainous schemes on Game of Thrones.

12) Meredith Grey

The lead character and award-winning surgeon on Grey’s Anatomy, but also the perfect name for a cat that is “dark and twisty.”

13) Lexie Grey

Meredith’s bubbly half-sister who is also a surgeon, but otherwise is nothing like her.

14) Ellis Grey

A genius in the world of medicine, Ellis is Meredith’s mother and a harsh critic of her daughter on Grey’s Anatomy.

15) Thatcher Grey

Meredith’s father and the ex-husband of Ellis; he is also Lexie’s father.

16) Talking Tom

An internet sensation that shows no signs of fizzling anytime soon, he is the famous grey animated tabby on YouTube, interactive apps, and his TV show.

Grey Cat Names Inspired by Shades of Grey

Shades of grey cats

No, not that Shades of Grey, we mean actual shades of grey. Did you know that the human eye can detect more than 500 shades of grey? Check out the much shorter list below to see if there is a unique shade that matches with your cat.

17) Cadet

A bluish-grey color after 1912. Before 1912, this term was used to describe military uniforms.

18) Battleship

Inspired by the unique paint applied to battleships in order to rustproof them.

19) Marengo

A shade of grey that is best described as the color of wet asphalt.

20) Gainsboro

The palest shade of the achromatic greys, even lighter than light grey.

21) Asphalt

A medium grey like the color of a paved street.

Book/Movie Grey Cat Names

If you love books and movies, and particularly books that have been made into movies, curl up with your grey pal and enjoy this list together!

22) Gandalf

You could name your cat after the wizard Gandalf the Grey from The Lord of the Rings trilogy; it’s a name you shall not pass…up!

23) Greyffindor

Gryffindor is one of the four houses at Hogwart’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry from the Harry Potter series written by J.K. Rowling.

24) Hi-Yo Silver

If your cat is a bit more silver than grey, try naming it after the famous quote from the classic radio-show-turned-movie The Lone Ranger.

25) Christian Grey

Adults can appreciate this grey cat name, a nod to billionaire Christian Grey from the 50 Shades of Grey trilogy.

26) Anastasia Steele

The unlikely love interest of Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele is the female protagonist of 50 Shades.

27) 50 Shades

Last one, promise! Naming your grey cat 50 Shades is an inside joke for anyone familiar with the books/movies. Probably best not to explain the plot to your grandma though!

28) Cheshire Cat

While the original version is not grey, Tim Burton’s remake of Alice in Wonderland features a grey tabby with turquoise stripes and bright green eyes.

29) Berlioz

If your grey cat happens to be a kitten, try naming him after the adorable, piano-playing kitten from Disney’s The Aristocats.

30) Scat Cat

Another pull from The Aristocats movie, a wonderful name for a grey cat that loves jazz and can rock a red bow tie and top hat better than anyone.

31) Chloe

If your female cat likes to eat and has very little self-control, Chloe from The Secret Life of Pets is a name you simply can’t resist!

32) Grey Mouse-Detector

A clever name for any fans of the Disney movie The Great Mouse Detective, portraying the mouse version of Sherlock Holmes.

33) Duchess

A spoiled grey cat from Babe who tells Babe that humans love to eat pigs. An excellent name for a cat that will do whatever it takes to stay in the spotlight.

34) Grey-sha Memoirs

If Memoirs of a Geisha is one of your favorite books-turned-into-a-movie, consider this exquisite name for your feline.

35) Church

Stephen King fans will love this nod to the grey cat Winston Churchill, a.k.a. “Church” from the 1989 horror movie Pet Sematary.

36) Meowthra

Spoiler alert! Meowthra is a grey tabby that can only be summoned by using the “Ultimate Weapon” in the LEGO Ninjago movie.

37) Hunger Gray-mes

If your cat is resilient, this tribute to The Hunger Games trilogy is sure to emerge victorious on your list.

38) Blue Steel

Should you happen to have a Russian Blue, it could work the runway like Zoolander with this fashionable name.

Grey Cat Names Inspired by Other Grey Animals

Gray cat names inspired by other animals like these elephants.

Cats aren’t the only animals that come in shades of grey. Check out this list of other notably grey animals worthy of being your cat’s namesake!

39) Elephant

A cool name if you love elephants but don’t have space for one as a pet.

40) Wolf

An ironic name, since wolves are the ancestors of all breeds of dog.

41) Hippo

If your cat is plump but more deadly than many people realize, the name Hippo fits.

42) Koala

As an equally fluffy animal, this name is equally adorable for your cat.

43) Dolphin

Most people don’t have dolphins for pets, but you can change that by choosing this name!

44) Rhino

It worked for a brave little hamster in the Disney movie Bolt, why not give it a try for your cat too?

45) Mouse

And so the predator becomes the prey; this ironic name is a catch!

46) Grey Jay

A grey songbird and relative to the blue jay. An excellent choice if your heart is already set on naming your cat Jay.

Comic/Manga/Anime Grey Cat Names

Some of the most famous cats are found in comic books, manga or anime. This list may have the purrfect name for your grey friend!

47) Nermal

A cute grey tabby that Garfield despises because he is jealous of the attention he gets.

48) Mewtwo

This famous purplish-grey Pokémon stands on two feet yet has feline qualities, including short ears and a long purple tail.

49) Espurr

An adorably fluffy grey Pokémon with purple eyes, capable of blasting anything within 300 feet with its psychic energy if it is not careful to keep its ears folded down.

50) Glameow

The most catlike of the three, this fickle grey Pokémon character has a long, spiraling tail and two abilities: Limber and Own Tempo.

51) Silver Surfer

An awesome metallic Marvel superhero who is entirely silver and is quite literally a surfer. Too bad he can’t hang ten though, because he seems to be wearing shoes.

52) Gray Fullbuster

Spiky-haired Grey is a Mage and member of Team Natsu on The Fairy Tale manga and anime.

53) Silver Sorceress

A DC Comics character that was among three characters to escape from a nuclear holocaust on another world, called Angor.

54) Silver Dagger

Nemesis to Dr. Strange in the Marvel Comics, he is a religious fanatic with a penchant for magic.

55) Silver St. Cloud

A love interest of Bruce Wayne in the DC Comics, she is a socialite and is one of the few people who knows the identity of Batman.

56) Silver Samurai

These are two different people in the Marvel Comics; one is from Daredevil and the other from Wolverine, with the second Silver Samurai being the son of the first.

57) Silver Sable

Also called Silver Sablinova, she is an international mercenary and the leader of the Wild Pack in the Marvel Comic universe, particularly The Amazing Spider-Man.

58) Chi

A manga and anime series, Chi’s Sweet Home is about a cute grey tabby that gets lost and then adopted by a little boy.

59) Violet Grey

The little girl with her dark hair pulled into a ponytail in the Peanuts comic strip, she remained a background character until her last appearance in 1997.

Metallic Grey Cat Names

pile of silver hex nuts

Just as all that glitters is not gold, all that is grey is not boring or drab. Check out these names inspired by shiny grey metals!

60) Steel

The perfect name for a grey cat that looks soft on the outside but is as tough as nails on the inside.

61) Sterling

A fine name for a grey cat that is 92.5% refined like silver. What the other 7.5% is, we’ll let you figure out!

62) Gunmetal

The dark grey color used to describe (you guessed it!) the color of a gun.

63) Platinum

If your pretentious grey feline requires its own butler, you might consider this elite name.

64) Nickel

Worth 5 cents in the United States and Canada, but also a chemical element. Fun fact: Canadian nickels are not made of nickel anymore. Now they are made of chrome-plated steel. And US nickels are only 25% nickel, the rest is copper.

65) Dime

The smallest of all U.S./Canadian currency and featuring former President Franklin D. Roosevelt (US) or the Bluenose sailboat (Canada). Fun fact: FDR established the March of Dimes.

66) Quarter

US or Canadian coin worth 25 cents and featuring first president George Washington (US) or a caribou (Canada), but also a general term for ¼ of a whole.

Clever Grey Cat Names

For grey cat parents with a sense of humor, these witty names will have your pet meowing in agreement!

67) Chimney Sweep

If your cat looks like it fell down the chimney to achieve its grey look, this name is for you!

68) Old man/woman

All humans grey in old age, but you can embrace the journey by naming your cat Old Man or Old Woman.

69) Grey Area

This term is used to define something unclear and open to interpretation, like whether it is you or your cat that’s in charge.

70) Earl Grey

If you happen to have a British Shorthair, you can pay homage to its heritage by naming it after this popular English tea.

71) Grey Matter

An anatomical term for the areas of the brain responsible for decision-making, sight, hearing, memory, speech, emotions, self-control, and muscle control.

72) Gray Pride

A fabulous name to celebrate pride in the gay community or simply your pride in your grey cat.

73) Grey Goose

For the vodka drinkers out there, this name is top shelf!

74) Cat-erine the Grey

Known for being the longest-ruling female leader in Russia, Catherine the Great expanded the way of life for her subjects.

75) Morally Grey

This term refers to a character in a book or movie that is neither a true hero nor a true villain. Sound familiar?

76) Grey Lady

A term used for American Red Cross non-emergency volunteers, but also for The New York Times newspaper, or the name of a witch in Harry Potter. Take your pick!

77) Alexander the Grey

A king and conqueror who was responsible for establishing the greatest empire in the world (during ancient times). Let’s hope your cat doesn’t get any wild ideas from his namesake!

Grey Cat Names Inspired by Celebrities/Bands

Bands and celebrities often have colorful names which serve as inspiration for your grey cat’s name!

86) Jennifer Grey

The star of the hit movie Dirty Dancing, this name is perfect if you promise not to put your baby (cat) in the corner.

87) Alicia Silverstone

Your silvery female cat could be named after the actress who played Cher in the 1995 movie, Clueless.

88) Macy Gray

Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter, producer, and actress who is best known for her 2001 hit “I Try.”

89) Metallica

Nothing else matters once you choose this rocking name! (Just kidding, you will still need to take care of your cat after you name it.)

90) Steely Dan

American rock band known for producing a unique blend of traditional pop and jazz music.

91) Silverchair

Alternative rock band from Australia formed in the early 90s and influenced by grunge bands Pearl Jam, Nirvana and Soundgarden.

92) David Gray

A British singer/songwriter is best known for his album White Ladder and international hit song “Babylon.”

93) Nickelback

The Canadian rock band that is the country’s most commercially successful band, selling over 50 million albums worldwide.

94) Colonel Meow

Internet celebrity and temporary Guinness record-holder for longest cat fur.

Robotic Grey Cat Names

Grey robot face

Cats are indeed much softer than robots, but their similar coloration and independence from humans make these names a source of androidment.

95) Gort

A silver robot that shoots a laser beam from his eyes in The Day the Earth Stood Still.

96) Bastion

A hero from the multiplayer first-person shooter game Overwatch.

97) Johnny 5

A lovable robot protagonist from the amazing 1986 film Short Circuit.

98) Megatron

An evil Transformers shapeshifter that was originally the leader of the Decepticons and the nemesis of Optimus Prime.

99) Maria

Hailed as the first female robot in early science fiction, she starred in the silent 1920s film Metropolis.

100) Iron Giant

Based on a novel about a giant robot that falls from the sky in the 1950s and befriends a little boy, this is a sweet name for a cat that takes up a giant place in your heart.

101) ED-209

A series of “fully-automated peacekeeping machines” from the 1987 movie Robocop.

102) T-800

Also called “The Terminator” and portrayed by Arnold Schwarzenegger, this robot was sent back in time to kill Sarah Connor, and thus prevent her son John Connor from being born.

103) Ava

A female humanoid robot that is tested to see if she can pass for a human being in the British film Ex-Machina.

104) Ultron

A highly intelligent robot which becomes the nemesis of Marvel Comic’s Avengers.

105) Tin Man

So, he’s technically not a robot, but this is an apt name for a grey cat that some might consider heartless.

106) Robby the Robot

A silver robot that debuted in the 1956 movie Forbidden Planet but has made appearances in over 30 other productions over the years.

107) Marvin

The “paranoid android” from Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy that is incredibly intelligent, but bored because it doesn’t get a chance to use its “brain the size of a planet.”

108) Tobor the Great

A 1954 sci-fi movie about a “man-made monster with every human emotion.” Tobor also happens to be the word robot spelled backward.

109) Max

The shortened version of Trimaxian Drone Ship, it’s the alien robot pilot in the 1986 movie The Flight of the Navigator.

110) Tekno Kitty

This interactive robocat comes in a variety of colors, including silver and grey tabby. It can meow, talk, wag its tail and will even chase a little robotic mouse.

111) Sonny

The humanoid silver robot from 2004 movie I, Robot that was personally designed by Dr. Alfred J. Lanning to have superior intelligence compared to the other NS-5 androids.

112) Rosey/Rosie

A housekeeper robot often seen with a feather duster or vacuum, she is considered outdated, but the Jetsons think of her as family and refuse to upgrade to a newer model.

113) Bender

A selfish silver robot from Futurama that only cares about himself…and maybe his best friend, Fry. Does this describe your cat?

Foreign Language Grey Cat Names

Try brushing up on other languages by naming your cat after the translation for the word “Grey.”

78) Gris

Grey in both Spanish and French

79) Grigio

Grey in Italian

80) Grau

Grey in German

81) Hairo

Grey in Japanese

82) Kelabu

Grey in Malay

83) Liath

Grey in Irish

84) Grys

Grey in Afrikaans

85) Griseo

Grey in Latin

Knightly Grey Cat Names

knight armor

It has been said that all cats are grey at “knight.” Check out this list of both historical and fictional knights to see if any names are worthy for your armored kitty.

114) El Cid

Also known as Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, he was a medieval Spanish knight and national hero credited for helping to unify Spain.

115) Bertrand du Guesclin

One of the most famous medieval knights in English and French history, he was not born into a noble house but instead worked his way up and into the history books.

116) King Arthur

The legendary knight and king who founded the Knights of the Round Table, married Guinevere and befriended Merlin, the wizard.

117) Sir Lancelot du Lac

A gallant legendary knight who served as King Arthur’s closest companion and a fellow Knight of the Round Table up until his affair with Guinevere, which brings the entire kingdom to an end.

118) Sir Bedivere

One of the first legendary Knights of the Round Table, he was with King Arthur from the beginning up until the Final Battle, where he was instructed by Arthur to throw the king’s sword Excalibur into a lake.

119) Sir Galahad

Considered to be the perfect knight, he was a legendary member of The Knights of the Round Table, the son of Sir Lancelot, and one of only three knights to persevere in pursuit of the Holy Grail.

120) Sir Bors de Ganis

Legend has it that he was the only knight to return to King Arthur’s court following the quest for the Holy Grail. He was Sir Lancelot’s cousin and joined his side following the Lancelot/Guinevere/Arthur drama.

121) Sir Percivale

The third of the Grail knights, legend has it that he encountered the Holy Grail but failed to ask a question that would have healed the disabled Fisher King.

122) Richard the Lionheart

Also known as Richard I, he was an English king who was betrothed at the age of nine yet refused to marry and father children. He is remembered for his bravery and for spending most of his life at war.

123) Joan of Arc

One of the very few female knights in history, she was a peasant girl with no military background who led the French to victory against the English and the Burgundians. She was burned at the stake at the age of 19 and later sainted by the Roman Catholic Church.

124) William Wallace

The Scottish knight known for leading the resistance against British armies and for uniting the clans, as portrayed in the movie Braveheart.

125) Ser Jamie Lannister

A fictional knight from Game of Thrones, also known as the “King Slayer” after he stabbed the “Mad King” in the back.

126) Ser Barriston Selmy

Another fictional Game of Thrones knight who was a part of the King’s Guard for nearly 40 years before joining forces with Daenerys Targaryen.

127) Ser Rodrik Cassel

A fictional knight loyal to the Starks until the very end and previously responsible for training them in combat fighting on Game of Thrones.

128) Ser Jorah Mormont

Initially a disgraced knight in Game of Thrones, when we meet him in the first season with Viserys and Daenerys Targaryen. This is a fine name for a cat that proves loyalty over and over again.

129) Ser Bronn of the Blackwater

Originally a sell-sword in Game of Thrones, Bronn is knighted by King Joffrey following his successful role as Commander of the City Watch.

130) Ser Brianne of Tarth

Spoiler alert! She is not a knight at the beginning of the series but gets knighted in the last season of the hit show Game of Thrones. I’m not crying, you’re crying.

131) Ser Gregor Clegane

Also called “The Mountain,” he is a ruthlessly violent knight known for pushing his own brother’s face into a fire and badly scarring him on Game of Thrones.

Silvery Grey Cat Names

If your cat is more silver than grey, check out these names served to you on a silver platter!

132) Silverback

Term to describe a mature gorilla which is the leader of the group, but not to be confused with Nickelback.

133) Silver Lining

They say every cloud has a silver lining, just as your new grey friend is the highlight of your day!

134) Silver Bullet

Used in folklore to defeat otherworldly monsters like vampires and werewolves, but also a term for a miraculous solution to a challenging problem.

135) Silver Medal

Signifying second place in a competition, this is a clever name for a grey cat that was born second in a litter.

136) Quicksilver

If your cat is so fast it looks like a silvery blur when running, you may want to choose this name while you can!

137) Silver Bell

A festive name for a cat born or adopted during the holidays, or a silvery female cat that is the belle of the ball.

138) Silver Fox

A term to describe a young, prematurely grey-haired person ever since the 1920s, when MLB player Jesse Petty acquired the nickname.

139) Silver Screen

The perfect name for movie buffs, this term describes the projection screens used in movie theaters.

140) Silver Star

Third-highest medal awarded by the United States armed forces for valor in combat. Try this name if your cat has proven brave under its own circumstances.

141) Silver Sneakers

A fitness program for the elderly population to encourage physical activity. This is a cute name for an older cat!

Grey Cat Names Inspired by Nature

grey clouds

The color grey often occurs in nature, making this list a breath of fresh air for nature-loving cat parents!

142) Smog

No, not the dragon from The Hobbit. Smog is pollution mixed with fog, as found lingering over many large cities like 19th century London and modern-day Los Angeles.

143) Foggy

Describes a sort of low-lying cloud that reduces visibility.

144) Hazy

Often used to describe smoke or smog that likewise reduces visibility.

145) Overcast

A name to describe cloudy skies as often seen before a rainstorm.

146) Stormy

Describes dark clouds during a rain or snowstorm, but also used to indicate when someone is upset or troubled.

147) Dusty

Hopefully, your cat is not actually dusty…if so, you might want to check for a pulse!

148) Shadow

A fitting name for any dark-haired cat and perfect for yours if it is always near you.

149) Rocky

A solid name for a grey cat that reminds you of the Rocky Mountain range in North America.

150) Pebbles

Cute name for a cat with mottled coloration, reminiscent of pebbles at the bottom of a creek.

151) Flint

A form of mineral quartz found in nature as a hard, grey rock often used to spark a flame.

152) Slate

The fine-grained grey metamorphic rock which, as a color, is an equal mix of purple and green pigments.

153) Charcoal

This dark shade of grey originated from the color of burnt wood.

154) Moonbeam

If your cat is a bit of a night owl, this name to describe the moon’s light is enchanting.

Ash/Misty/Smoky Grey Cat Names

Some of the most popular names for grey cats, these names can be made even more unique by adding a bit more context. Check it out!

155) Ash Williams

For fans of The Evil Dead franchise, “Come get some” ideas for your cat’s name!

156) Johnny Ash

“I fell into a burning ring of fur.” Fans of Johnny Cash will appreciate this name.

157) Ash Ketchum

“Glameow, I choose you!” says the famous Pokémon trainer.

158) Ashton Kutcher

Star of That 70’s Show, your cat would be one lucky dude to be named after Kelso!

159) Asher/Ashley

Common names for human babies, this is a sweet adaptation of the name Ash.

160) Smoky Mountain

Perhaps your grey cat’s fur reminds you of the majestic Smoky Mountain range in North America, so named for the fog that naturally hangs over it?

161) Smokey Bear

Celebrating his 75th birthday in 2019, Smokey the Bear was invented as a reminder for people to help prevent forest fires.

162) Misty Copeland

Talented ballet dancer noted for being the first African American woman to perform as a principal dancer in the American Ballet Theater.

163) Misty Morning

Written by Bob Marley, this song is a beautiful tribute to your cat, especially if it loves spending mornings with you.

164) Misty Eyed

A cute play on the name Misty, try this name if you get misty-eyed looking at your sweet pet.

Grey Cat Names Inspired by Words that Describe Grey

Grey names for grey cats

A little word association for you: What comes to mind when you hear the word grey? This list covers common answers to that question!

165) Neutral

When an issue is considered black or white, grey is neutral because it is both.

166) Meh

We all know that feeling, grey skies can sometimes drain the energy from you. Have a laugh though and give your cat this clever name!

167) Achromatic

Achromatic means a color without color. If your cat tends to be a contradiction in terms, this name works beautifully.

168) Salt-and-Pepper

Commonly used to describe the process of greying, this is a cool name for a cat that still has some dark hair left.

169) Grumpy

Maybe your cat is a bit of a grump, or perhaps your favorite character from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was Grumpy.

170) Somber

A fitting name for a no-nonsense grey cat that takes life a bit too seriously.

171) Mystery

The color grey is often used to indicate hidden meanings or objects, as you would find in a thick fog, for example.

172) Wrinkles

Grey hair and wrinkles often happen together, so this name is one to grow old with!

Grey-Haired Celebrity Cat Names

Many celebrities either grey early or have just embraced the aging process as it comes. Check out this list of trend-setting silver foxes!

173) George Clooney

Award-winning actor and director George Clooney started sporting salt-and-pepper hair in the 2000s, way before it became popular.

174) Jamie Lee Curtis

Most famous for her role in the Halloween horror movies, actress Jamie Lee Curtis confidently rocks her short grey locks.

175) Anderson Cooper

Journalist Anderson Cooper has had white hair for as long as he has been on TV and started greying at age 20.

176) Emmylou Harris

Country Music Hall-of-Famer who has embraced her beautiful grey hair and proven that not all silver foxes are males.

177) Richard Gere

Best known for his role in Pretty Woman alongside Julia Roberts, Gere said he likes his hair grey and has no plans to dye it.

178) Helen Mirren

A lovely British actress who looks like a queen; try this name for your regal feline!

179) John Slattery

John Slattery is another actor embracing his naturally white hair. He is quoted as saying that he got sick of dying it and thinks it looks weird if it’s not white anyway.

180) Diane Keaton

Formerly sporting a grey-blonde hue, she has gone natural since 2014 and it suits her perfectly.

181) Steve Martin

Few people can remember Steve Martin without his signature grey or white hair. Try naming your cat after this wild and crazy guy!

182) Stacey London

While she is not entirely grey, she has been rocking her signature grey streak for years. Her hair has been naturally grey just in that spot ever since she was a teen.

Literary Grey Cat Names

grey and white long coated cat in middle of book shelf

Have you read The Tail of Two Kitties yet? This list is dedicated to literature and will have you smiling like a Cheshire cat!

183) The Grey Catsby

A classic story about wealth in America during the Roaring 20s, this is an apt name for F. Scott Fitzgerald fans.

184) Ernest Hemming-gray

Author of The Old Man and the Sea, for which he won both a Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Peace Prize.

185) Neil Grayman

Neil Gaiman is an English author best known for his young adult fantasy novel The Graveyard Book.

186) Dorian Gray

The classic story of a wealthy man whose soul gets trapped inside a painting. This name is a work of art for either male or female cats!

187) Grey Expectations

“Ask no questions, and you’ll be told no lies” about this being a better name for your cat than you expected.

188) Angela Ashes

A name to honor best-selling autobiography Angela’s Ashes, the story of an Irish-American family’s struggles with poverty and alcoholism.

189) Long John Silver

The primary antagonist in the novel Treasure Island, he is a one-legged pirate with a parrot on his shoulder, which has since become a trademark description of pirates in general.

Athletic Grey Cat Names

If you love sports, check out this list of names for your grey ball of fur!

190) Tyson Gray

Tied for the title of 2nd fastest sprinter in the world, Tyson Gay is a four-time US champion in the 100-meter dash.

191) Tom Graydy

Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady claims the most Super Bowl victories for any quarterback since the invention of the Super Bowl.

192) Graybriel Jesus

Your cat could be named after the young Brazilian professional footballer Gabriel Jesus, who was part of the team that won the gold medal in the 2016 Olympics.

193) Conor McGreygor

A professional mixed martial artist/boxer known for his UFC fight with retired boxer Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor has cited Mohammed Ali as his inspiration.

194) Floyd Grayweather Jr.

The former professional boxer that retired with an undefeated record of 50-0. If you have two grey cats that like to fight, try using both names above!

195) Greymar

An adaptation of Neymar, the Brazilian athlete considered to be one of the greatest footballers in the world.

196) Robert Greyffin III

Nicknamed RG3, Robert Griffin III is an American football player that has played for teams in Washington, Cleveland, and Baltimore.

197) LeBron Graymes

LeBron James is considered the greatest basketball player in his generation. He is the youngest player of all time to have scored 30,000 points during his career.

198) Graymond Green

Draymond Green is a three-time NBA Championship winner and a three-time NBA All-Star as well. What a colorful name for your cat!

199) Wayne Greytsky

Former professional hockey player Wayne Gretsky has been called the greatest hockey player of all time and holds 61 NHL records.

200) Greyton Manning

Indianapolis Colts or Denver Bronco fans will love this name as a tribute to former NFL quarterback and five-time MVP, Peyton Manning.

Which Cat Breeds Are Grey?

Bonus list! If you have yet to find the perfect grey cat and aren’t sure where to start, see below for which breeds come in grey so you can begin your search.


A beautiful double-coated breed with bluish-grey fur and piercing dark orange eyes. This is one of the few cat breeds that only comes in grey.


This grey breed is unusually heavy for its size, considered good luck, and named after the region in Thailand where it originated.

Russian Blue

Formerly called Archangel after the Archangel Islands in northern Russia, this breed has short, silvery-blue fur and bright green eyes.

British Shorthair

One of the oldest cat breeds, and fittingly the inspiration for the Cheshire Cat with its round face, chunky body type and a variety of fur coloration, including grey of course.

Oriental Shorthair

Slender cats with large, triangular ears, green eyes, and coats that come in a wide variety of colors, including solid grey and tabby grey.

Persian Longhair

A breed with long, fluffy hair that comes in more shades than grey, they have stocky bodies and flat faces.

Norwegian Forest

Called “skogkatt” in their native Norway, this large, athletic breed has semi-long waterproof fur and strong claws which make them excellent climbers.


Meaning “creature of the mist” in German, they have medium-length silky grey fur and bright yellow-green eyes.

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