Friskies.com has a name generator to help with the selection of a name for a calico cat. Other ways to name a cat include choosing one that reflects the cat's personality, your interests or hobbies or an admired celebrity.
Online sites such as Cats Names Meow and PetMD offer an exciting array of names and traits to help name a cat. Do not get discouraged if it takes some time to find the perfect name. Call out several names to the cat to determine his response. According to Cats Names Meow, cats tend to prefer one and two syllable words, so keep it simple. For example, if you are interested in British history, Winston is a very dignified name for a mature, well-behaved, intelligent calico.