Guide To Grey Cat Names

Grey Cat Background

Domestic cats that are grey in coloration abound. It doesn't matter if you have a classic grey tabby in your household or a more exotic "Russian blue" with a deep grey tone to his or her coat. Options in grey cats are plentiful nowadays. You should make a point to give your grey cat a name that fits his or her temperament and physical appearance perfectly.

When you have the perfect name for your grey kitty, create a custom Petventures storybook featuring your cat. Dedicate the storybook to your fur baby by adding his or her name to the customizable dedication page. Continue reading through this guide of grey cat names to find the name that suits the personality of your cat.  


Table of Contents

Famous Grey Cats

Grey Cats and Their Temperaments

Grey in Other Languages

Names for Grey Cats by Shades

Boy Names for Grey Cats

Girl Names for Grey Cats

Recommended Products


Famous Grey Cats

You may be able to seek inspiration from grey cats that are famous or a significant part of history. One example of a famous cat that was grey is Little Nicky. Little Nicky was a clone of a cat. He was made using DNA that came from a feline that passed away in the early 2000s.

Another famed feline that had a primarily grey coat was Grumpy Cat. Grumpy Cat was among the internet's biggest meme powerhouses. The vast majority of internet surfers are more than familiar with her hilariously grouchy yet highly adorable furry visage.


Grey Cats and Their Temperaments

Cats are often associated with certain characteristics relating to fur coloration. Tortoiseshell cats, for example, are often thought to be rather difficult. People tend to associate grey cats with behaviors that are somewhat cheeky, bold and playful. If you have a grey cat in your life, chances are that he or she is also loving, tranquil and pleasant in nature.

Grey in Other Languages

If you're thinking about giving your sweet pet a fitting name, you may want to research the word "grey" in other languages. "Gris" is Spanish for grey, and it's also the same word in French. If you're curious about the term and various tongues, you should look into German, Italian, Portuguese and even Polish.

  • Grau - German
  • Grigio – Italian
  • Cinzento - Portuguese
  • Szary – Polish
  • Glas – Irish & Scottish
  • Pilka – Lithuanian
  • Griż – Maltese
  • Gri - Romainian
  • Grisch – Romansh
  • Lupu – Sicilian
  • Siva – Slovenian
  • Gris – Spanish & French
  • Llwyd – Welsh
  • Groy – Yiddish

Choosing a name that means grey in another language is a clever and fun way to make your cat even more unique.

Names for Grey Cats by Shades

There are a number of words to describe the different shades of grey. You may find one of these words for grey fits your kitty purrfectly.

  • Ash
  • Cinder
  • Coal
  • Cloudy
  • Dusty
  • Granite
  • Nickel (Nick for short)
  • Pewter
  • Platinum
  • Silverbell
  • Slate
  • Smokey
  • Sterling
  • Stone
  • Tinsel

Boy Names for Grey Cats

If you want to name a cute grey boy cat, there are a lot of options to choose from that are masculine, such as

  • Sir Sterling
  • Grey Boy
  • Shadow
  • Lord Grey
  • Mercury
  • Smokey

Girl Names for Grey Cats

Options for cute girl grey cat names are also plentiful. There are many choices that can highlight your pet's coloring.

Think about naming your grey girl:

  • Cinder
  • Pepper
  • Pebbles
  • Silverbell
  • Storm
  • Misty
  • Luna

Recommended Products

Looking for a purrfect gift for that special pet or pet-lover? We’ve put together a list of recommended products below.

Personalized Pet Storybook

Create a custom storybook, starring your pet. Design the look of your dog or cat, write a dedication, and add your name and hometown to create a uniquely personal adventure!

Pet Pop Art Blanket

Looking for a fantastic way to snuggle with your fur-born? Create a custom blanket featuring your pet’s likeness. Perfect for pet beds, your bed, and couches!

Pet Pop Art Canvas

Do you love your pet enough to turn them into a work of art? Design custom canvas prints, featuring your pet, to display in your home. We work with you to capture the look of your dog or cat and select the perfect background from our collection of over 60 options!

Pet Pop Art Phone Case

Is your fur-born always on your mind? Create a custom phone case with your pet’s likeness on a variety of backgrounds. Show off your pet to the world and get tons of compliments on their cute face!

Pet Pop Art Socks

Pet Pop Art Tag

Need the perfect tag for your new furry friend? Make a custom tag with your dog or cat’s name on pop art backgrounds. Create an amazing tag to show off your pet’s personality to the world.

Pet Pop Art Mug

Pet Pop Art Shirts, Hoodies, and Sweaters

Turn your pet into a fashion statement! Make shirts, hoodies, tank-tops and more so you can show off their cute face everywhere you go.


Looking for more names for cats?

Click the links below for guides specific to other colors of cats:



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