Musical Cat Names

Love music? This list of musical cat names hits all the high notes. Perfect for music lovers and their melodic meowers, this list is composed of names inspired by rhythms, tunes, and famous musicians. Discover the purrfect symphonic name for your harmony-loving kitty right here.

Musical Cat Names

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All Musical Cat Names

  • She's named after famed singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette.
  • Named after the legendary rock band, Allman Brothers.
  • Relates to soothing background sounds often used in songs.
  • Ann
    She shares her name with famed opera, "Annie Get Your Gun".
  • Axl
    He's named after Guns N' Roses frontman, a rock legend!
  • This name echoes a wailing Irish spirit, known for her haunting melodies.
  • Named after Pink Floyd's Syd, a rock legend!
  • He's named after a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter!
  • He's named after a famous composer, making it a tuneful choice!
  • Named after Matthew Bellamy, lead singer of rock band Muse.
  • Named after rock legend Pat Benatar, it screams star power!
  • Named after rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry.
  • She's named after blues singer Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton.
  • Named after jazz legend Holiday, it sings with rhythm and blues.
  • She's a quirky Icelandic singer known for her unique sound.
  • Named after rock legend Ritchie Blackmore from Deep Purple.
  • Named after a famous British rock band.
  • Named after John Bonham, legendary drummer for Led Zeppelin.
  • She shares a name with famed Scottish folk song.
  • He's named after U2's lead singer, a rock legend!
  • Named after iconic rock star David Bowie.
  • He's a famous composer, perfect for a melody-loving feline!
  • She shares a name with singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile.
  • It's a term often shouted in applause at concerts.
  • Named after a brass instrument, it hits a high note!
  • Named after famous British rock band, evoking cool, edgy vibes.
  • Named after David Byrne, famed Talking Heads frontman.
  • Refers to rhythm and flow in tunes, perfect for a groovy kitty!
  • She shares a moniker with pop singer Simon.
  • Named after Johnny, a legendary country singer-songwriter.
  • Nicknamed after Nick Cave, a famous rock singer-songwriter.
  • Named after famed funk singer Chaka Khan.
  • He's named after a famous piano composer!
  • She's named after rock legend Chrissie Hynde from The Pretenders.
  • He's named after a famous Public Enemy rapper!
  • Named after a band famous for their hit "Tubthumping".
  • Named after Eric, a legendary rock and blues guitarist.
  • Echoes Cliff Richard, legendary British pop singer.
  • He's named after Kurt, Nirvana's legendary rock frontman.
  • Echoes Alice Cooper, a rock legend known for theatrical performances.
  • Named after Billy Corgan, smashing pumpkins rock band's lead singer.
  • Named after Chris Cornell, legendary rock band Soundgarden's frontman.
  • Named after Love, the rockstar frontwoman of Hole.
  • She's named after pop icon Lauper, famous for "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun".
  • Named after Chris Daughtry, a popular rock singer and songwriter.
  • Named after famed composer Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story" character.
  • He's named after Ray Davies, lead singer of The Kinks!
  • She shares a name with famous singer, Debbie Harry.
  • He's a famous composer, perfect for a melody-loving feline!
  • Named after a popular 80s synth-pop band, Depeche Mode.
  • She's named after a popular jazz song from the 1920s.
  • He's named after Micky Dolenz, drummer for The Monkees band.
  • She's named after a catchy 60s Ritchie Valens hit song.
  • She shares a moniker with famed singer Day.
  • Jazz legend Ellington shares this regal moniker.
  • Named after famed singer Edith Piaf, known as "Little Sparrow".
  • Elegy is a mournful song or poem, often played at funerals.
  • She's named after jazz legend Fitzgerald, famous for scat singing!
  • Named after Sir John, a legendary piano-playing pop star.
  • He's named after a rock and roll king, Presley.
  • Named after famed jazz pianist Keith Emerson.
  • A final repeat performance shout at concerts, perfect for a diva cat!
  • Named after legendary blues singer, Etta James.
  • Named after Eurythmics, a famous 80s pop duo.
  • Named after punk rock band X's vocalist, Exene Cervenka.
  • Fermata signifies a pause in a musical composition.
  • References a violin player, echoing sounds of melodies and tunes.
  • A fife is a small, high-pitched flute used in marching bands.
  • Named after a funky ska-punk band from the 80s.
  • Named after a famous rock band from the 70s.
  • He's named after rock legend John Fogerty from Creedence Clearwater Revival.
  • He's named after Sinatra, a legendary crooner!
  • Named after famed composer Schubert, purrfect for melodic felines!
  • He's named after a trumpet-playing archangel in biblical lore.
  • Named after famous rock band Oasis's lead singer.
  • Named after Jerry Garcia, legendary Grateful Dead guitarist.
  • He's named after a famous composer, George Gershwin!
  • This name references a popular TV show featuring song and dance.
  • Named after Gogi Grant, famous 1950s pop singer.
  • He's named after a rhythmic, singing Addams Family character.
  • Relates to soulful tunes often sung in church choirs.
  • She shares her name with a soothing, rhythmic ballet move.
  • He's named after Dave Grohl, legendary Foo Fighters frontman.
  • Named after a popular American alternative rock band.
  • He's named after a famous composer, George Frideric Handel.
  • Harmony refers to a pleasing arrangement of sounds in music.
  • He's named after a famous classical composer, Joseph Haydn.
  • Named after legendary guitarist Jimi, known for his rock and roll tunes.
  • Named after famed Eagles band member, Don.
  • Named after James Hetfield, Metallica's lead vocalist and guitarist.
  • Named after a rock band, it's a playful nod to pop culture.
  • Named after Huey Lewis, famous rock band frontman.
  • Named after a popular rock band from California.
  • He's named after pop icon Michael, famous for his moonwalk!
  • He's named after Mick, the Rolling Stones' lead singer!
  • She shares a name with pop icon Jackson, famous for her tunes.
  • This name swings from a genre known for improvisation and soul.
  • Jazz is a genre of music, hence the connection.
  • Jet
    Rock band Jet's tunes make this feline moniker melodious!
  • He shares a moniker with legendary guitarist Hendrix.
  • Jive refers to a lively dance style set to jazz tunes.
  • She shares her name with rock legend Jett!
  • He's named after legendary Beatles member, Lennon.
  • Named after ragtime composer Scott Joplin, it's a jazzy choice!
  • Named after rock band Bon Jovi's lead singer.
  • Plays tunes and songs like a feline rockstar!
  • She shares a moniker with pop icon Bush, known for her tunes.
  • She shares her name with famed opera singer, Kathryn Grayson.
  • This name echoes a whimsical instrument known for its buzzing sound.
  • Named after a popular British rock band.
  • Named after Clark Kent, who loves playing piano in Smallville.
  • Named after a popular song by David Bowie.
  • Named after Motörhead's rockin' frontman, it screams head-banging tunes!
  • Named after John Lennon, famed Beatles member.
  • Annie Lennox, a famous singer, shares this catchy moniker.
  • Named after a rhythmic, rhyming Irish poem, often sung aloud.
  • She shares her name with famous singer Linda Ronstadt.
  • She's named after rock legend Lita Ford, guitarist extraordinaire!
  • He's named after a rock and roll pioneer and piano maestro.
  • He's named after jazz legend Armstrong, a real cool cat!
  • A lullaby is a soothing song sung to help babies sleep.
  • Echoes a rich, full sound, like a symphony, in its meaning.
  • She's named after a famous song by the band Highly Suspect.
  • Lyric refers to words in a song, making it melodically themed!
  • Mac
    He's named after Fleetwood Mac, a famous rock band.
  • She's a pop icon known for her catchy tunes and dance moves.
  • Derived from mandolin, a stringed instrument, hence its melodic association.
  • Bob Marley, reggae legend, inspires this feline moniker.
  • Named after a popular rock band from the 80s.
  • He's named after Paul, a famous Beatle and songwriter.
  • She shares her name with "Sweet Melissa", a famous Allman Brothers song.
  • Named after rock legend John Cougar Mellencamp, it screams rockstar!
  • She's named after a harmonious sequence of notes in a song.
  • Named after Queen's lead singer, Freddie!
  • This rhythmic device keeps beat, essential for any toe-tapping tune!
  • He's named after jazz legend Davis, a cool cat indeed!
  • Named after Jim Morrison, legendary lead singer of The Doors.
  • He's named after a famous British rock singer-songwriter.
  • A motif is a recurring theme in songs, just like a catchy chorus!
  • Named after Bob Mould, a rock guitarist and vocalist.
  • He's a famous composer, making this name perfect for melody-loving felines!
  • Inspired by the goddesses of arts, including song, in Greek mythology.
  • She shares her name with legendary singer Nina Simone.
  • This band rocked the 90s grunge scene with Kurt Cobain!
  • Derived from Tchaikovsky's famous ballet, often performed during Christmas.
  • Named after a famous British rock band.
  • She was a famed folk singer during the civil rights movement.
  • Named after a dramatic art form involving singing and orchestration.
  • An opus is a composer's masterpiece, like a cat's purr-fect symphony!
  • Named after David Ortiz, famed Boston Red Sox "Big Papi" singer.
  • Named after Ozzy Osbourne, legendary rock and roll icon.
  • Redding, legendary soul singer, shares this catchy moniker.
  • He shares a name with famed guitarist, Picasso.
  • He's a famous composer known for his catchy Canon in D.
  • Named after legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist, Jimmy.
  • Named after a wind instrument, it resonates with melodious tunes.
  • She shares a name with legendary singer, Patti LaBelle.
  • Named after legendary jazz singer, Pearl Bailey.
  • Tom Petty, rock legend, inspires feline fans to name their cats after him.
  • Inspired by the famous opera, "Phantom of the Opera".
  • Named after a small flute, it hits high notes in feline monikers.
  • Named after a lively dance genre, it's a rhythmically catchy choice!
  • Elvis, King of Rock and Roll, shares this iconic moniker.
  • He's named after a legendary pop icon and symbol of funk.
  • Named after country singer Gary Puckett, known for his powerful voice.
  • Named after popular band Pulp, known for their catchy tunes.
  • Named after jazz legend Quincy Jones, it's rhythmically purr-fect!
  • Named after a popular British indie rock band.
  • A requiem is a solemn song for the dead, often in operas.
  • Rhapsody refers to an expressive, often improvised, musical composition.
  • This name grooves to a beat, just like tunes in a song!
  • Named after Rolling Stones guitarist Keith.
  • Riff refers to a catchy guitar sequence in rock songs!
  • Named after Fred Rogers, known for his children's songs.
  • Named after a popular folk song, "Scarborough Fair."
  • He's named after a famous Italian opera composer!
  • Named after Eddie Van Halen, legendary rock guitarist.
  • She shares a name with jazz legend, "Baby" Ruth Scott.
  • Named after a famous smooth jazz singer from the 80s.
  • Named after a famous guitarist, it's a rockin' choice for feline friends!
  • Scatting is a jazz singing style, making it rhythmically cool!
  • Serenade is a term for a love song performed in evening.
  • Echoes of "Cinderella," a beloved Disney song-filled classic.
  • Named after a popular indie rock band, it's rhythmically catchy!
  • Named after rock legend Gene Simmons from KISS!
  • He's named after a famous crooner, Frank, known for his tunes.
  • She's named after Irish singer-songwriter, Sinead O'Connor.
  • Named after punk rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees' lead singer.
  • Named after a jazz band, it hits a high note in coolness!
  • He's named after a legendary Guns N' Roses guitarist.
  • A sonata is a classic composition played by an orchestra.
  • Named after legendary singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder.
  • He's named after a famous composer of waltzes!
  • Named after Joe Strummer, punk rock's Clash frontman.
  • Named after a popular 90s ska punk band.
  • Suede references a rock band from the UK's 90s scene.
  • Named after a popular indie rock band from the '90s.
  • Echoes a harmonious composition, like a cat's purr, in classical tunes.
  • Echoes a famous concert hall, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's home.
  • This name grooves to a beat, inspired by a popular electronic genre.
  • Refers to speed of a song's beat, a key music element.
  • She shares her name with pop icon Turner, famed for her voice.
  • Refers to harmony and pitch in tunes, perfect for a melodious kitty!
  • Pete, from The Who, shares this rocking surname!
  • References high pitch notes, often seen in sheet music.
  • A trill is a rapid alternation between two notes in music.
  • References melodies and songs, like Looney Tunes cartoons.
  • He shares a name with Aerosmith's lead singer, Steven.
  • He's a rockin' guitarist, perfect for a cat with serious cattitude!
  • Named after famed songwriter and musician, Townes Van Zandt.
  • Named after jazz legend Sarah Vaughan, it's a jazzy feline moniker!
  • Named after Pearl Jam's lead singer, Eddie.
  • He's named after a famous Italian opera composer!
  • She's named after a string instrument in an orchestra!
  • Named after Tom Waits, a renowned singer-songwriter and actor.
  • Waltz is a dance style often accompanied by rhythmic tunes.
  • Named after an eclectic rock band from the '90s!
  • Sounds like a jazzy town from an old blues song!
  • Evokes melodies carried by breezes, like tunes from a wind chime.
  • Seasonal names often echo soothing, rhythmic sounds like songs.
  • Echoes a singing style popular in the Swiss Alps!
  • Named after Thom Yorke, lead singer of Radiohead.
  • Echoes exotic rhythms and melodies, like a far-off island drumbeat.
  • Named after Frank Zappa, a legendary rock and roll artist.
  • This lively name echoes a dance fitness program with Latin beats.

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Musical Cat Names: Stats

Musical Cat Names currently rank in 52nd place out of all MeowNames.com categories.

As of May 2024, musical cat names are rising in popularity with new cat owners. According to our stats, they are more fashionable than they were at the same time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variation for this category, which might suggest that its popularity is influenced by seasonal or cultural events.

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