Tabby Cat Names

Male Names

Leopard- You could name your cat after the ferocious jungle animal.

Wolf-  Your feisty cat may remind you of the woodland hunter.

Lion- Is your cat an aspiring king of the jungle?

Leo- This is another word meaning lion.

Panther- Here is a great pick for black or dark cats.

Kameko- Exotic names, like this Japanese name for superior child, are great for wild cats.

Ulrich- This is a Russian word meaning ruling wolf.

Hans- Here is a German name meaning a gift from God.

Ivan- This Czech name means graciousness.

Shere Khan- This fierce tiger from The Jungle Book is a great name for your wild cat.

King- This has an exotic and regal connotation to it- perfect for wild cats.

Lencho- In both Ethiopian and Kenyan, this name means lion, perfect for a fierce cat.

Bear- Strong animal names work well for exotic and wild male cats.

Sabre- This is the name of a curved Persian sword.

Fang- What could be better for a ferocious cat?

Abel- This strong name means breath.

Albert- It means noble and bright.

Norris- The name means northerner, and it’s also the name of the world’s toughest man- Chuck Norris.

Norm- This is very similar to Norris, in that it also means from the North.

Saber- This French word means sword, which is ideal for cats that like to claw at everything.

Soren- Loud or powerful cats can use a name like this that means thunder.

Byron- It simply means from a cottage, but it is also the name of a noted writer.

Burrell- Pick this for red or orange cats, as it means reddish.

Daniel- This Hebrew name adopted by many French people means that God is their judge.

Percival- The name of a knight that also mean piercing, like your cat’s claws.

Prewitt- This cute name means a brave, small creature.

Verdun- It means a green hill, as it is perfect for cats with green eyes.

Valiant- Of course, this name means brave, as your cat probably is.

Victor- It’s a lovely name in its own right, and it means conqueror.

FeMale Names

sis- The cat goddess is an icon of Egyptian mythology and the most well-known Egyptian cat name.

Bastet- The Egyptian goddess of fertility and motherhood.

Pakhet- It means she who scratches.

Menhit- She was an Egyptian warrior goddess.

Sekhmet- This was the name of a lioness who was also a valiant warrior.

Aisha- This Egyptian name means peaceful.

Aziza- This means precious.

Cleopatra- Why not name your cat after the most famous queen of Egypt ever?

Hebony- This is a perfect name for a black cat, as it means black in Egyptian.

Nefertiti- This famous Egyptian ruler had a perfect name for a regal cat.

Nebit- This name means that your cat is like a leopard.

Kepi- For those cats that have a temper, this name meaning tempestuous could be a perfect fit.

Hasina- The name means “good”, and it’s ideal for sweet cats.

Dalila- Here is another name for sweet felines, as it means just that- sweet.

Kamilah- This name means perfect, and what cat isn’t?

Katana – a type of sword used by the samurais.

Delilah – a biblical figure known for hunting.

Nyan – based on the Nyan Cat video on Youtube.

Nala  -Simba’s friend in “The Lion King”.

Kamilah – if your cat was not already perfect. You can name it ”perfect” in Egyptian.

Unisex Names

Nile- You could name your cat after the country’s longest and most important river.

Nomti- This name means strong.

Rasui- It means dreamer, and is perfect if your cat is always sleeping.

Wati- This name means rebellious.

Shalam- This is actually an Egyptian greeting.

Nafre- This name means good in Egyptian.

Shushu- We like this because it means boastful in Egyptian, but it is also what you might say to your cat if it is bothering you.

Biscuit- This is simply a cute name for any cat.

Butterscotch- If your cat is golden brown, then you may want to choose this one.

Cheetah- A perfect name for spotted cats.

Spotty- Another great spotted cat name.

Speckles- This is yet another spotted cat title that we love.

Ebony- Use this if your cat is black.

Eskimo- This is a good one for fluffy or white cats.

Frosty- Here is another good choice for white cats.

Snowflake- Beautiful white cats deserve beautiful names.

Moonbeam- A cat with white or yellow in its fur could use a name like this.

Jazzy- This is a nice choice for energetic cats, just like jazz music is often full of energy.

Skippy- High energy cats need a fitting name.

Klondike- Similar to Eskimo, this is a good pick for cats that are white or fluffy or both.

Lightning- You could choose a powerful name like this for your cat.

Lunar- Lighter colored cats may go great with a name like this that means having to do with the moon.

Mocha- Brownish cats might remind you of coffee and be just as comforting.

Cocoa- Here is another good one for brown cats.

Nova- Pick this far out name for your awesome cat.

Phantom- If your cat is stealthy and mysterious, then this may be a good choice.

Pongo- This is a fun and whimsical name for a family pet.

Q-Tip- Cats with a bit of white on their tail could use a unique name like this.

Smokey- Cats with grey or black in their fur could have this cool name.

Stormy- Weather names are often good picks for cats.

Cloudy- Here is a great one for grey cats.

Tiger- Save this for a ferocious or striped cat.

Tattoo- This name has a darker, more severe air to it, and it is a good choice for cats with markings in their fur.

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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