Top 93 Cat name ideas

Top 93 cat names with Origin and meaning to give you the best guide to name your lovely cat. the best list on cat names over the internet. lets get started.

Cat names history:

The first named cat, lived over 3400 year ago, named Nedjem was an Egyptian cat. Nedjem meaning as ‘sweet’, ‘pleasant’ or ‘sweetie’. A house cat is valued by humans for companionship. It is considered that in the culture of ancient Egypt cats were given names. Normally cats were called as ‘miu’ or ‘miut’ extracted by the sound of a cat meowing.

Cats are perceived as member of the family so cats are given the names like humans names. There are some pet-specific names that have been popular over the years.  In 1987 Kitty, Smokey and Tiger were the top 3 cat names popular in Chicago. These names are still popular but now cats are given human names as well. Also check out our great reviews on litter boxes.

top 93 cat name ideas

Top cat name list:

In order to help you pick a smart and beautiful name for your pet, there are some most popular cat names are given below.

Top female cat names with meanings

Cat NamesOriginGenderMeaning
LunaItalianFemaleMoon
ChloeGreekFemaleBlooming
sophie GreekFemaleWisdom
LucyEnglish/FrenchFemaleLight
NalaSwahiliFemaleBeloved
Lilly Englsh/IndianFemalePurity/Beauty
CocoFrenchFemaleLove
MiaItalianFemaleMine/Bitter
MollyIrishFemaleStar of the Sea
WillowEnglishFemaleA tree name 
BiscuitAmericanFemaleTwice baked
SashaFranceFemaleHelper or mankind
GracieScottishFemaleKindness/Favor
RubyLatinfemaleGemstone
CleoGreekFemaleGlory/Fame
DaisyEnglishFemaleDay’s eye
JasmineFrenchFemaleFragnant Flowers
PepperLatinFemaleBerry 
KittyEnglishFemalePure
CallieGreekFemaleBeautiful
LolaSpanishFemaleLady of sorrows
PrincessEnglishFemaleroyalty
MissyAmericanFemaleBee
LuluArabicfemalePearl
HazelEnglishFemaleA tree or Color name
MurphyIrishFemaleHound of the sea
RosieLatinFemalePower/Deep pink
SocksEnglishFemaleClassmate
CandyEnglishFemaleWhite/pure/sincere
GypsyRomanFemaleWanderer
EllaGreekFemaleBeautiful fairy
EmmaGermanFemaleUniversal
StellaSpanishFemaleStar 
ShebaHebrewFemaleDaughter of an Oath
TiffanyEnglishFemaleManifestation of God
SadieHebrewFemalePrincess
YukyJapaneseFemaleSnow/Happiness
AbbyHebrewFemaleFather’s Joy

Top male cat names with meanings

Cat NamesOriginGenderMeaning
OliverOld French/BritishMaleOlive tree
SimbaSwahiliMaleLion
MaxEnglish and GermanMaleGreatest
RockyItalianMaleRest
MiloGermanMalePeaceful/calm
JackEnglishMaleMan
FelixLatinMaleHappy/Fortunate
OreogreekMaleBeautiful/Nice
RomeoItalianMaleA pilgrim to Rome
JasperPersianMaleTreasure 
GizmoEnglishMaleStrong and Handsome
LokiGermanMaleto break/torment
TobyEnglishMaleNovelty
LuckyLatinMaleSuccessful
OskarGermanMaleChampion warrior
LeoGermanMaleBrave
BuddyAmericanMaleFriend
MittensAmericanMaleSettlement with a mill
PatchesAmericanMaleNoble
CaesarFrenchMaleLong-hired
RavenEnglishMaleNotable
DuncanScottishMaleDark warrior
HarryGermanMaleEstate ruler
BatmanGerman/FranceMaleFame-bright
RustyBritishMaleRed hair
ZiggyGermanMaleVictoriou peace
BanditAmericanMaleTheif
NiuniuEgyptianMaleMyth
TuckerEnglishMaleAll Heart
Sam EnglishMaleTold by God
CooperEnglishMaleContainer
AliceFrenchMaleNoble
OrionGreekMaleWater bringer
GeorgeGreekMaleHonor
ScoutFrenchMaleto listen
SebastianGreekMaleVenerable

Top Unisex cat names with meanings

Cat NamesOriginGenderMeaning
BellaItalianunisexBeautiful
CharlieEnglishunisexfree man
AngelGreekunisexMessenger of God
TiggerWelshunisexWnnie The pooh
SmokeyEnglishunisexSoul of Life
ShadowEnglishUnisexShade from sun
tigerAmericanUnisexPowerful Cat
SammyHebrewunisexTold by God
BaileyEnglishunisexberry clearing
PeanutAmericanunisexground nuts
SimonHebrewunisexFlat-nosed
LeonAmericanunisexLion
GatsbyEnglishUnisexEnergise
GarfieldEnglishunisexTriangular land
HarleyEnglishUnisexWood/meadow
PennyEnglishUnisexFlower
WhiskersCommonUnisexCommon Cat name
BootsEnglishUnisexServant