Cat Names Beginning With M

Ameera Mills
By Ameera Mills. Updated: March 18, 2024
Cat Names Beginning With M

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There are endless possibilities for names when naming a cat. However, there's something special about M cat names. Not only are there more options than other letters, but M names for cats often sound softer and more affectionate.

If you have just adopted a cat and want to give them a name that starts with an ‘M’, this is the perfect article for you. In this AnimalWised article we're going to give you 250+ ideas of cat names beginning with M for both male and female cats.

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  1. How to choose a name for cats that begins with M
  2. Names for male cats that begin with M
  3. Names for female cats that begin with M
  4. Other names for cats beginning with M
  5. Cute cat names beginning with M
  6. Fictional character names for cats that start with M
  7. Still haven’t found the best name for your cat?

How to choose a name for cats that begins with M

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.

Because the letter ‘M’ is related to ideas of energy and strength, M cat names seem suitable for felines with character, strong temperaments and energy. However, strength does not always have to be physically apparent. For example, if you have just welcomed an adult cat who has overcome a very traumatic experience and you do not know their previous name, looking for a cat names beginning with ‘M’ will function as a constant reminder of how strong your cat really is.

In addition to the cat's 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
  • Morris
  • Morty
  • Mosquito
  • Mousse
  • Mufasa
  • Mumu
  • Musician

Now you know some more M cat names to choose from, maybe you want to choose some from a specific country. Here you can choose some German cat names if you fancy.

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

If you like these m cat names, you can find out some more options with our article on short names for kittens.

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 unique way to choose a cat's name with ‘M’ is adding ‘sir’ or ‘lady’ in front of a name, for example:

  • Sir or Lady Marlow
  • Sir or Lady Martel
  • Sir or Lady Martins
  • Sir or Lady Mathews
  • Sir or Lady Mayer
  • Sir or Lady Miller
  • Sir or Lady Morris

You can also remove ‘sir’ or ‘lady’ and name your cat a surname. Or, your could take them down the social ladder a few rungs and refer the them as ‘Mr.’ or ‘Mrs.’ (or ‘Ms.’ or ‘Miss’, if you prefer). 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

Cute cat names beginning 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 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
Cat Names Beginning With M - Fictional character names for cats that start with M

Still haven’t found the best name for your cat?

If none of the m cat names we've mentioned fit your cat, read the following articles to keep looking for the best name for your feline:

If you want to read similar articles to Cat Names Beginning With M, we recommend you visit our Names category.

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