Male Cat Names – N

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Male cat names beginning with “N”…

Nacho
Origin: Mexican
Meaning: A small, often triangular piece of tortilla topped with cheese or chili-pepper sauce
Tip: A great male cat name for a small kitty.

Napoleon
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: Sons of the mist; a race of dwarfs
Trivia: The name of the famous French general and emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte.
Tip: Another great male cat name for a small (but commanding) cat.

Nashville, Nash
Origin: English
Meaning: At the ash tree; the capital of Tennessee

Nathan
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: He has given

Nelson
Origin: English
Meaning: Son of Neil or Nell
Trivia: Nelson Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist who became the first democratically elected president of South Africa in 1994.

Nemo
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Nobody
Trivia: Captain of the Nautilus in Jules Verne’s novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
Movie Notable: Name of the clownfish in Disney’s animated feature, Finding Nemo.

Neptune
Origin: Latin
Meaning: God of the sea

Nerf
Trivia: Nerf is a trademark for toys made for safe, indoor play.

Nermal
Trivia: The self-proclaimed “world’s cutest kitten” from the comic strip Garfield

Nero
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Stern
Trivia: The fifth and last Roman emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty

Nestle
Trivia: A Swiss food company, famous for its chocolate products
Tip: An excellent male cat name for a brown, chocolate-colored cat – or a cat belonging to a chocoholic!

Newman
Origin: English
Meaning: The new man
Trivia: In the TV show Seinfeld, Newman is a scheming mail carrier who lives in the same building as Jerry and Kramer.

Newton
Origin: English
Meaning: New settlement
Trivia: Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher who is considered to be one of the most influential men in history.

Niles
Origin: Gaelic
Meaning: Champion

Nimrod
Meaning: A hunter; (in slang) a person regarded as foolish or silly

Ninja
Origin: Japanese
Meaning: Mercenary agents highly trained in martial arts
Tip: Use this name for a black cat with stealth…it’s one of our favorite male cat names.

Nintendo
Origin: Japanese
Meaning: Live luck to heaven
Tip: This male cat name is perfect for a cat belonging to a video game fanatic!

Nitro
Meaning: (Chemistry)The name for the group –NO2
Trivia: Many nitro compounds are unstable and are used as explosives.
Tip: If your cat’s energetic and excitable, this may be the perfect male cat name for him.

Noah
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Rest; peace
Trivia: In the Old Testament, Noah was the builder of the ark.

Noggin
Meaning: a small cup or mug; a person’s head

Noodle
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: A narrow, ribbon-like strip of dried dough, usually made of flour, eggs, and water

Norbit
Movie Notable: 2007 comedy starring Eddie Murphy

Norman
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: Norseman (Man from the north)

Nova
Origin: New Latin
Meaning: A star that becomes suddenly brighter

Nosey
Meaning: Prying or meddlesome
Tip: This humorous male cat name is perfect for a curious cat.

Nugget
Origin: English
Meaning: A lump of something, usually a precious metal
Tip: Choose this male cat name for a small cat

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