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110+ Best British Shorthair Cat Names For Both Male And Female

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If you’re a proud owner of a British Shorthair cat, you might be looking for the perfect name for your new furry friend.

But with so many great options to choose from, where do you start?

Well, we’ve put together a list of some of the most popular British Shorthair names to help make your decision a little bit easier.

So whether you’re looking for something traditional or something a little more unique, we’ve got you covered!

Male British Shorthair Cat Names

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Names Notes
Tim Greek, honoring God
Buster
One that breaks up something
Bingo
A game where numbers are drawn and announced by a caller
Peter
A rock. Peter the biblical fisherman and apostle had impulsive nature and rocklike faith. In Catholic tradition he is the first pope.
Reggie Counsel power
Freddie Peaceful ruler
Miles Of smiles
Floyd After Pink Floyd
Hubert
Bright, shining intellect
Maxwell Capable
Bubbles
Thin spherical liquid filled with gas. Irrepressible activity.
Stuart Bailiff
Boris A fighter, battler
Alfie Wise counselor
Salem Peace
Bobby Bright fame
Rupert
Middle name: Biggles
Darby
From the deer estate
Smith Blacksmith
George
Farmer. In medieval legend St. George: (the knight who became patron saint of England) struggled with a fire-breathing dragon symbolizing the Devil.
Churchill
Lives at the church hill
Alistair
Defending warrior
Andy
Greek, “strong and manly”
Robin
Famed: bright: shining Form of Robert popular since the medieval days of Robin Hood
Burton Bright fame
Dexter
Dyer, right-handed
Cyril Lordly, proud
Jimmy Supplanter
Newton New town
Wilfred Much peace
Walter Powerful ruler
Christopher Christ-bearer
Alfred Wise counsel
Billy
Resolute protection
Charles Manly, strong
Derby
From Darby – Freeman. Various annual horse races. Also hat with a narrow brim and round crown.
Neville
From the new farmland
Toby God is Good
Hadrian Dark-haired
Henry
Ruler of the home
Wellington
From the wealthy estate
Clark Cleric, scholar
Jack
After the Georgetown University mascot, Jack the Bulldog
Jack
From John – God’s gracious gift
Trevor Neville’s toad
Max Large spring
Winston
From a friend’s estate. joy stone, victory town
Smokey
A grayish blue colour. Slang for highway patrol officer
Andrew
Manly, valiant, courageous
Rodney
After the character in the british sitcom Only Fools And Horses

Female British Shorthair Cat Names

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Names Notes
Elizabeth Elizabeth was mother of John the Baptist in the bible
Emily
Named after Emily Bronte and Emily Dickinson
Harriet Estate ruler
Crystal
Variant of Christiana. Follower of Christ
Polly Bitter
Lulu
Pet form of the names Louise or Louella
Dorothy A gift of god
Shirley
Country meadow
Mystique Air of mystery
Hayley
Clever or ingenious
Charlotte
Petite and femininewoman, feminine of Charles
Amanda Lovable
Rosie
From Rose – The most beautiful of flowers
Barbara
Foreign, strange, exotic, mysterious
Helen
Bright one, torchlight
Ruby Jewel
Mona
Gathered of the seed of a jimson weed
Heather Heather
Sophie
Wisdom. Variant of Sophia
Mabel
My fair maid; lovely
Florence
After Florence Nightingale
Betty Devoted to God
Catherine Pure
Lizzie
From Elizabeth – Consecrated to God
Daisy
Day’s eye. A flower name.
Julie
Youthful: Jove’s child. A feminine of Julian.
Mary Bitter
Penelope Dream weaver
Margaret
After Margaret Thatcher
Amy Beloved
Shelby
From the manor house Willow farm. English surname used more for girls than boys given names.
Lisa Devoted to God
Minnie
Form of Williamina
Dawn Early riser
Katie
Variant of Katherine. Pure.
Bailey
Bailiff, fortification, able
Primrose First rose
Emma
One who heals the universe. Universal, all-embracing
Victoria
Derived from Victoria triumphant
Arlene Pledge
Louise
Renowned fighter. Feminine of Louis.
Lucy
Light: illumination.
Jill Youthful
Angela Angel
Holly Holy
Wendy
Literary: a created name that first appeared in James Banie’s Peter Pan.
Tess Fourth born

Cute British Shorthair Cat Names

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  • Boots
  • Gucci
  • Sid
  • Ronnie
  • Meowmeow
  • Big Ben
  • Eton
  • Harrod
  • Mayfair
  • Homey
  • Dickens
  • Denis
  • Darcy
  • Twiggy
  • Angel
  • Smokie
  • Abbey
  • Aberdeen
  • Percy
  • Baroness
  • Nibbles

We hope you found this post helpful and that you now have a few new ideas for names for your beautiful kitty.

If not, be sure to check out our complete pet cat names that cover all kinds of cat names!

If you have a cat with long hair, then we suggest our list of the best long-haired cat names to inspire you in choosing a name. 

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