Good names for a black cat are Ace, Ashes, Blackjack, Black Purrl, Buckwheat or Carbon. Additional possibilities include Charcoal, Coal, Coffee or Chocolate Chip. Anything linked with the color black can be used as inspiration when naming a black cat.
“The Oregonian” reports that the British once believed the presence of a black cat in a home would bring a young woman numerous suitors to her doorstep seeking love. The British also believed black cats were linked with good luck for those who owned one, but stumbling upon one accidentally would bring ill fortunes. Scottish lore believed the appearance of a black cat at the front door predicted the coming of prosperity.