Cat names beginning with M

By Ameera Mills. Updated: July 1, 2018
Cat names beginning with M

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The letter "m" originates from the Phoenician "mem". This Phoenician name is derived from proto-sinatic writing which adopted the 'water' ideogram from Egyptian writing. This explains why the letter is written the symbolic form of waves. Over the years, this letter has remain linked to symbolism related to water, such as: strength, energy, flexibility or passion.

If you have just adopted a cat that you feel suits these above mentioned characteristics, a name that starts with "m" could be perfect for your new animal. Of course, even if your cat’s personality represents something different, you are quite obviously free to still choose a name with this letter. Stay tuned to this article on AnimalWised and discover a list of cat names beginning with M.

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How to choose a name for cats that begins with M

Because the letter "m" is related to ideas of energy and strength, names that begin with this letter seem suitable for cats with character, strong temperaments and energy. However, strength does not always have to be physically apparent. If you have just welcomed an adult cat who, for example, has overcome a very traumatic experience and you do not know its previous name, looking for a new one starting with "m" will function as a constant reminder of how strong your cat really is.

In addition to that of personality, it is important to keep in mind the following tips:

  • Contrary to what happens with dogs, when choosing a name for cats with the letter "m" we can choose both long and short words.
  • The name should not be the same or similar to words we as humans commonly use to speak to our cats. You do not want to confuse your animal by mixing up their name with a command.

Names for male cats that begin with M

The names for male cats with "m" that we show below are suitable for kittens and for newly adopted adult cats who have no proof of name. In the same way that the felines will adapt to their new homes and families, based on repetition and positive reinforcement, they will be able to also internalize its new name.

  • Mac
  • Machine
  • Macho
  • Mai
  • Maico
  • Mailo
  • Malcom
  • Mamoth
  • Man
  • Mango
  • Manto
  • Mao
  • Mapple
  • Mappy
  • Marco
  • Marcos
  • Marfil
  • Marley
  • Marlon
  • Marty
  • Marvin
  • Master
  • Matty
  • Matthew
  • Matrix
  • Mau
  • Mauro
  • Max
  • Maxi
  • Maximo
  • Mega
  • Megas
  • Melon
  • Memo
  • Miau
  • Michelin
  • Michu
  • Mickey
  • Mico
  • Mikey
  • Milk
  • Milo
  • Milu
  • Mimo
  • Mimu
  • Mino
  • Miu
  • Moco
  • Momo
  • Monkey
  • Monito
  • Monty
  • Mordor
  • Morly
  • Moris
  • Morty
  • Mosquito
  • Mousse
  • Mufasa
  • Mumu
  • Musician
Cat names beginning with M - Names for male cats that begin with M

Names for female cats that begin with M

If your new partner is an adorable and precious kitten, but active and eager to play, search among the names for female cats with the letter "m" and choose the one that best suits yours:

  • Macey
  • Maddy
  • Mademoiselle
  • Madonna
  • Mafia
  • Maggie
  • Mai
  • Maiden
  • Masey
  • Malva
  • Mammi
  • Mandarine
  • Manila
  • Mango
  • Mappy
  • Macadamia
  • Marge
  • Marguerita
  • Mary
  • Mariposa (Spanish for butterfly)
  • Maruka
  • Matata
  • May
  • Maya
  • Medusa
  • Megan
  • Mercedes
  • Mercia
  • Mercy
  • Merry
  • Mia
  • Mica
  • Michaela
  • Milka
  • Mimi
  • Mimosa
  • Mint
  • Mindy
  • Minnie
  • Mirta
  • Mirula
  • Misa
  • Misaya
  • Mishy
  • Mistery
  • Misty
  • Miu-Miu
  • Mocha
  • Mona
  • Montana
  • Molly
  • Moon
  • Mora
  • Morta
  • Mota
  • Motita
  • Mua
  • Muffin
  • Munch
  • Munchi
  • Musa
  • Musky
  • Mulan
  • Music
  • Mysti
  • Mystic
  • Mystique

Other names for cats beginning with M

If none of these common names have caught your attention, you can always create your own name for cats that starts with "m". Do not worry, we have some more options for you. If your cat appears elegant, distinguished with a sense of ‘‘greatness’’, a very funny and original way to form a cat‘s name with "m" is adding "sir" or "lady" in front of a name, for example:

  • Sr. or Lady Marlow
  • Sr. or Lady Martel
  • Sr. or Lady Martins
  • Sr. or Lady Mathews
  • Sr. or Lady Mayer
  • Sr. or Lady Miller
  • Sr. or Lady Morriss

Of course, you can also remove the ‘‘sir’’ or ‘‘lady’’ and name your cat with a surname. As you see, the possibilities are endless! You just need to use a little imagination and observe your animal, selecting a name appropriate to them and their personalities.

Cat names beginning with M - Other names for cats beginning with M

You still haven’t found a name for your cat?

If none of the above names fit your feline, do not hesitate to review the following articles and keep looking to find the most appropriate name for your cat:

And remember that you must offer your new partner everything necessary to guarantee its happiness, such as a quality diet, daily play sessions and visits to the vet.

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