Cat Names

Abooksigun

ABOOKSIGUN: Native American Algonquin name meaning wildcat

Actaeon

Greek myth name of a hunter who was torn to pieces by his own dogs, meaning "effulgence." he was then transformed into a deer, thus himself becoming the hunted.

Acteon

Variant of Actaeon, Greek myth name of a hunter who was torn to pieces by his own dogs, meaning "effulgence." He was then transformed into a deer, thus himself becoming the hunted.

Adwar

African Luo name meaning hunt; look for; search for

Basco

Vocabulary word meaning 1) short for Tobasco; hot; spicy; fiery.

Cat-waldow

User-submitted name. Meaning unknown. Waldow is probably a modern English variant of German Waldo, meaning rule

Chase

Chase, hunt Anglo-Norman surname transferred to English forename use. In the Middle Ages, it was a byname for a hunter.

Cocidius

Myth name of a Celtic hunter god, possibly meaning of the woods

Crobh dearg

Myth name of a Celtic goddess of harvest, meaning red claws She is also known by the names Lasair and Lassar, meaning flame, Fhina, meaning wine, and Lasairiona, meaning flaming wine

Diana

Roman myth name of a goddess of the moon and hunting, meaning divine, heavenly

Draven

English name possibly derived from the Old English word drǽfend, meaning hunter

Emu

Egyptian name meaning cat

Ermelinda

Variant of German Irmalinda, meaning "wholly soft and tender."

Fahd

Arabic name meaning lynx, panther

Fang

Vocabulary word meaning pointed tooth of an animal

Felina

English name derived from the Latin word felinus, meaning cat-like

Ffumbe

Variant of African Ganda Fumbe, meaning civet cat

Fluffy

Vocabulary word meaning soft and furry

Fumbe

African Ganda name meaning civet cat

Fuzzy

Vocabulary word meaning soft and furry

Gahiji

Egyptian name meaning hunter

Grosvenor

Chief/Great hunter Surname transferred to English forename use, itself composed of the Anglo-Norman French elements gros chief, great and veneur hunter

Gunju

African Ganda name meaning wild cat

Hunter

English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning hunter

Irmalinda

"Wholly soft and tender." German name composed of the elements ermen "entire, whole" and linde "soft, tender."

Isoba

African Soga name meaning walks slowly, stealthily

Isooba

Variant of African Soga Isoba, meaning walks slowly, stealthily

Kaneonuskatew

Native American Cree name meaning one that walks on four claws

Kemnebi

Egyptian name meaning black panther

Lamai

Thai name meaning soft

Lamis

Arabic name meaning soft

Mabon ap modron

In the Welsh Culhwch and Olwen story, Mabon ("divine son") was the son of Modron ("divine mother"). He was a hunter god who was stolen by Annwn from his mother three days after his birth. He was rescued by Culhwch, but because of the time he spent with Annwn, he remained young. He later assisted Culhwch in his search of Olwen.

Nebi

Variant of Egyptian Nebibi, meaning panther

Nebibi

Egyptian name meaning panther

Nebibit

Egyptian name meaning leopard

Nebit

Variant of Egyptian Nebibit, meaning leopard

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Orion

Greek myth name of one of the Titans, a primordial hunter who was killed by a scorpion. A constellation was named after him. If the name is truly Greek, it means "mountain man." If it is of Akkadian origin, it means "light of heaven."

Pantheras

"All to hunt; panther." Ancient Greek name derived from the word panther, itself composed of the elements pan "all" and therao "to hunt."

Scat

Vocabulary word meaning 1) go away quickly, or hastily; 2) to shoo a cat or other animal.

Tecumseh

Native American Shawnee name meaning panther passing across

Theron

Greek name meaning "hunter."

Tiger

Vocabulary word meaning 1) a large, striped cat; 2) byname for an aggressive, audacious boy.

Tigger

From the name of a tiger friend of Winnie the pooh.

Tryphaina

Greek name derived from the word tryphe, meaning "delicate, soft."

Tryphena

Biblical name of a woman greeted by Paul in Romans 16:12. The name is a form of Greek Tryphaina, meaning delicate, soft

Tryphon

Greek name derived from the word tryphe, meaning "delicate, soft."

Tryphosa

Greek name derived from the word tryphe, meaning "delicate, soft."

Tweedledum and tweedledee

Names of twins in Alice in Wonderland.
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