55 Awesome Aristocat Kitten Names

Cats and Nobility go hand and hand. They are even worshiped as Gods in some cultures, so naming a kitten with a royal title is cute and appropriate. Cats always act like members of the nobility. That’s why we compiled a list of “AristoCat” names for your pet.

1. Anax – Ancient Greek title for a tribal chief or military leader. Anassa is the feminine form of Anax.

2. Archon – Another Greek word meaning “ruler.”

3. Ariki – A New Zealand Polynesian title for hereditary members of nobility. It has other forms such as ari’i, aliki, and eiki.

4. Bans – A noble title for a Lord in central and southeastern Europe. It is mostly used in Croatia.

5. Baron / Beorn – Old French and Old English title for a “warrior nobleman.”

6. Barwn – Welsh word for the title Baron / Baronet. Brewin is the term for a Welsh king and Edling for the heir to the throne.

7. Bibi – An Urdu word used as a title of respect for women of high stature.

8. Bishop – An ordained priest. Appointed to a higher position of authority and oversight.

9. Buumi – First in line to the throne of pre-colonial kings in the present day Senegal.

10. Caliph – An Islamic religious feudal lord. It is a rank similar to Steward.

11. Chanyu – A short form of a supreme tribal ruler in Inner Mongolia before Chinese unification. It is the same as Shanyu or Emperor.

12. Chevalier – A member of a knightly order. It is also a common French word for a knight.

13. Count / Viscount – A European nobility title meaning companion or peer.

14. Dauphin – A Noble rank bestowed to the heir-apparent to the Throne of France. It also means “dolphin.”

15. Deacon – A Christian clerical rank from the Greek word meaning minister, servant, or messenger.

16. Dominus / Domina – A Roman title for a feudal lord or an the title used by slaves speaking to their master/owner.

17. Duce’ – The Italian word for “Duke.” Pronounced as DU – Che.

18. Duchess – The feminine form of Duke.

19. Duke – From the Latin word Dux, which means leader. It is a noble rank of those related to the ruling monarch by blood.

20. Earl – An Anglo-Saxon title given to a member of the nobility. It is derived from the Scandinavian term “jarl” meaning Chieftain.

21. Elector – A high rank in the Holy Roman Empire. It is also called Prince-Electors. They are next in authority to the Emperor.

22. Emir / Mir – An Arabic title given to a Military Commander or General. It means Prince when referring to a descendant of a legendary military commander.

23. Fidalgo / Hidalgo – A member of the Spanish or Portuguese nobility.

24. Hara – Feminine form of “Raja / Raha.”

25. Judge – An overseer of legal proceedings. It is also a title given to a modern magistrate.

26. Junker – German for a young nobleman or a young lord. It is used in German, Dutch, and Scandinavian parts of Europe.

27. Kaiser – The German word for Emperor. It was used by supreme rulers of Imperial Germany.

28. Karaleine – Latvian word for Queen.

29. Kazoku – A member of the Japanese Imperial Court. This means that the person is a member of both the Samurai class and the court.

30. King – A male ruling monarch. Normally the supreme ruler of a country.

31. Kral – Czech word for King.

32. Lakan – The rank of a tribal ruler in the pre-colonial Philippines. This is similar to Raja or Raha.

33. Lalla – Berber and Morrocan title bestowed to females of noble blood.

34. Mage – An academic rank given to a magician or enchanter. Court Mages serve as an advisor to the King.

35. Magi / Magus – Similar to Mage. It was a priestly rank in ancient Persia.

36. Malik – A Semitic and Arabic term for King. It came from the ancient Akkadian “Maloka” meaning Chieftain.

37. Marquis / Marquiess – A European hereditary title for a territorial / provincial ruler. It is derived from the Old French word Marchis meaning Rule of a Border Area.

38. Marshall – A Medival European court member with military or law enforcement authority.

39. Mirza – A high Persian nobleman rank or military commander. If translated literally it means Prince of Blood.

40. Pasha – A high military commander in the Ottoman Empire. It is similar to a Governor General.

41. Pope – Supreme authority of the Roman Catholic Clergy.

42. Prince / Princess – Hereditary offspring of a ruling monarch.

43. Queen – From the Old English word cwen. It means Wife or Wife of a King.

44. Rais – A title used by rulers of Arab states in the Middle East and South Asia. It also means President in the Swahili language.

45. Raja / Raha – A Malayan tribal ruler. Used extensively in the Malayan South East Asia. It is derived from the Sanskrit Rajan meaning King.

46. Regina / Reina / Regent – It means Married to a Ruling Monarch. This is the same as Queen. in some countries.

47. Rex – Latin word for a Ruler or King.

48. Riddler – Danish word for a Knight. It is also the name of a fictional character in Batman.

49. Roko – The title of a tribal chief in Fiji and other Polynesian islands.

50. Sidi – An Egyptian and Arabic masculine term for Master. It is used by slaves as a title of respect to their owners.

51. Steward – From the Old English “House” or “Hall”. It means overseer. It is a rank held by rulers who are not of noble birth.

52. Thakur – Title of a Feudal Lord in India and Nepal. In the Zamindari Feudal System. Thakurs are landlords and provincial tax administrators.

53. Tui – A kingly rank in Samoa and other parts of Oceania.

54. Vidame – A French feudal title similar to a Viscount. It is derived from the latin title Vicedominus.

55. Virreina – Feminine Spanish form of Viceroy. It is a noble rank of a provincial or city lord.

Titles such as Pope, Bishop, King, Queen, and Princess are too common to be truly awesome. However, the list wouldn’t be complete without them.

There are a few honorable mentions such as Conde, Ri, Oba, Sultan, Rana, and Khan:
Conde is Spanish for count, Ri is the Gaelic word for King, Oba is a West African Tribal King, ( and it also means Grandmother in Japanese), Sultan and Khan are both Arabic high nobility titles, and Rana / Rani are titles of kings of Rajput origin in Asia.

About Katie Cohen

Katie Cohen is a freelance writer specializing in the subject of feline health and behavior. An avid dog lover and adoring owner of two cats. When she’s not working she loves going to the park with her two Weimaraner’s Lily and Bells

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