If you have just adopted a calico cat, congratulations! It’s time to search through this collection of calico cat names to find just the right one for your cute little calico kitten. Calicos has a spotted or have different colors in different areas of patches. They are predominantly white with two other colors (usually black and orange). Calico is not a breed, but rather refers to the fur’s color pattern.
Genetically, calicos are the same as tortoiseshell (see: tortoiseshell cat names), except that unlike tortoiseshells, calicos express a white spotting gene. Interestingly, almost all calico cats are female because they have the XX chromosomes. Of the tiny percent of male calicos, nearly all are sterile. So, having a calico cat is definitely a unique opportunity!
Choosing names for a calico cat is usually done by looking at either the coat pattern or the cat’s personality. We have divided our calico cat names into two sections: female calico cat names and unique calico cat names. Looking instead for a list of female cat names?
Did you know that calico cats have been beloved in Japan for centuries (Japanese Cat Names). In fact, the famous waving gold cat figurines are based on calico cats. Whether your calico is particolored, spotted, tri-colored, tortoiseshell, clouded tiger, tobi-mike (triple fur in Japanese), patches cat (lapjeskat in Dutch), female cat of Spain (chatte d’Espagne in French), they are undoubtedly loyal, affectionate, intelligent, quirky, brave and are considered to be a lucky charm in Japan and China. We hope you find the perfect name for your calico cutie!
Female Calico Cat Names
In this collection of female calico kitten names, you will find a wide variety to choose from. You may be searching for some black and orange cat names to describe your calico’s color, or perhaps she would best be suited by some of the Egyptian or Japanese calico cat names. Whatever you choose, make sure it is a good fit for her!
- Bon Bon
- Cute cat names
- More female cat names
- Cookie dough
- Nerdy cat names
- Princess Isis
- Queen Bee
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Unique Calico Cat Names
Every kitty is unique and the coat pattern of a calico definitely fits the bill for uniqueness! So among these unusual calico cat names may be the perfect one waiting for your kitten.
- Bengal (see Names for Bengal Cats)
- Benson (The Bee Movie)
- Boo Boo
- More unique cat names
- Buffalo (wings)
- Colby Jack
- Little Pickle
- Mr. Crumbs
- Mr. Pickles
- Thomas O’Malley (one of the Aristocats names)
- Vanilla Ice
Please share these unique calico cat names with other cat lovers. Cute calico cats deserve cute calico cat names! Spread the fuzzy friskiness with cat-like reflexes! Every little bit helps! We hope you enjoyed this collection of calico names. Check out our cute kitten names!