Male Cat Names – W

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Male cat names beginning with “W”…

Waffle
Origin: English
Meaning: To talk foolishly or without purpose; idle away time talking

Wagner
Origin: Dutch
Meaning: Wagon driver

Waldo
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: Ruler
Literary Notable: The character you have to find in the children’s books Where’s Waldo?
Tip: This male cat name is perfect for a cat who’s hard to find!

Wallace, Wally
Origin: English
Meaning: Stranger
Movie Notable: The bumbling, well-intentioned star of the animated films and series Wallace & Gromit.

Walnut
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: An edible nut

Walt
Origin: English
Meaning: Ruler
Trivia: Walt Disney the cartoon film producer, brought Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and many other great characters to the silver screen.

Warlock
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A male witch; sorcerer

Washington
Origin: Name
Meaning: The first president of the United States of America, George Washington; capitol city of the U.S.

Watson
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Son of Walter
Literary Notable: Dr John H. Watson, assistant to Sherlock Holmes, the fictional 19th-century detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Webster
Origin: English
Meaning: Weaver
TV Notable: The adorable kid adopted by the Papadopolis’ in the 1980s American sitcom, Webster.

Wesley
Origin: English
Meaning: West meadow
Notable: Actor Wesley Snipes

Whiskers
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: Long stiff hairs on a cheek or chin
Tip: This name is among the most popular male cat names.

Whistler
Origin: English
Meaning: Piper

Whopper
Origin: English
Meaning: Something uncommonly large of it’s kind
Trivia: Burger King’s signature sandwich.
Tip: This male cat name is perfect for a large, ‘meaty’ cat!

Wicket
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A small door or gate; a term used in the sport of cricket

Widget
Origin: English
Meaning: A small manufactures item
Tip: Another great male cat name for an itty-bitty kitty cat.

Wiggles
Origin: English
Meaning: To move from side to side
Trivia: The Wiggles are a children’s musical group from Australia

Wilbur
Origin: English
Meaning: Will, desire and fortress
Literary Notable: “Some pig” in the children’s book Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White.

Wiley
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Tricky river

Willard
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: Strong

William, Will
Origin: English
Meaning: Valiant protector

Willis
Origin: English
Meaning: Descendant or servant of Will

Willow
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: Freedom; tree

Wilson
Origin: English
Meaning: Son of William
Movie Notable: The brand of volleyball in the film Cast Away, starring Tom Hanks.

Winston
Origin: English
Meaning: Joy stone
Trivia: Famous British prime minister, Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965).
Tip: The perfect name for a strong, charismatic cat…one of our favorite male cat names.

Wishbone
Origin: American
Meaning: A forked bone
TV Notable: Title character of the PBS children’s television show starring a Jack Russell Terrier.

Wizard
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A person who practices magic; magician or sorcerer

Woodrow, Woody
Origin: English
Meaning: Lane in the woods

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