Maine Coons are awesome cats and therefore they need awesome names. If your mind has gone blank or you just can’t find a name that suits the new addition to your family, look no further. Here are 20 of the best names along with their origins. One might be just perfect for your Maine coon cat or kitten.
So here they are, the top 20 Maine Coon cat names for 2019, the first 10 for girls, the next 10 for boys.
An aurora is a natural electrical phenomenon characterized by the appearance streamers of red light. It also means the dawn. Could this be the ideal name for a solid red or red tabby Maine Coon?
Zenobia was a powerful 3rd Century Queen who was cultured and intelligent. A befittingly royal name for any female Maine Coon, surely.
Cleopatra, a beautiful raven-haired Egyptian Pharaoh, would be honored to have a black-coated Maine Coon princess named after her.
Theodora was one of the most powerful Eastern Roman Empresses and therefore this would be the perfect name for a female Maine Coon with attitude.
Luna is the name of the Roman mythological goddess of the moon. The name would suit a beautiful white goddess of a Maine Coon too.
Bellatrix is the third-brightest star in the constellation of Orion and is also a dark witch in the popular series of books about a boy wizard named Harry. Could this be the ideal name for an intelligent Maine Coon girl with a mischievous side to her personality.
In Greek mythology, Pandora (of Pandora’s Box fame) was the first mortal woman and was both beautiful and cunning. What a name for a fitting name for a Maine Coon femme fatale!
Sapphire is a precious blue stone and would be the perfect name for a precious blue Maine Coon.
9. Cixi (pronounced Seechee)
Cixi was a powerful Dowager Empress of China from 1835-1908. This unusual name would suit a powerful female Maine Coon with attitude.
Zelda Fitzgerald was an American socialite noted for her beauty and high spirits. She was dubbed by her husband as “the first American Flapper”. So if you have a high-spirited beauty of a Maine Coon, this could be the name for her.
Arcturus is the brightest star in the constellation of Boötes, the fourth-brightest in the night sky, and the brightest in the northern celestial hemisphere. It’s the perfect name for an intelligent white male Maine Coon.
Bagheera is the friendly black panther in the Jungle Book who looks after Mowgli. It seems like the ideal name for a friendly black Maine Coon boy.
Harry Houdini was an illusionist, stunt performer and escape artist famous in the 19th Century. Sounds like a description of many Maine Coon cats!
This Star Wars rebel Wookiee Warrior has a name that will definitely suit a Maine Coon. Even if it starts out as a tiny kitten it will soon grow to a size to suit this name.
Maverick means unorthodox or independent-minded. This certainly suits a Maine Coon I know…
Male Maine Coons certainly display clown-like behavior so the name of a clown seems a good fit. Coco the Clown was one of the most famous clowns in the UK in the middle of the 20th century.
Maybe not so original, I know, but it really does suit a blue Maine Coon boy!
Why not name your Maine Coon after Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States. You could always call him T. R. for short!
Let me know what you decide to call your Maine Coon.
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