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Female-Cat-NamesFemale cat names beginning with “A”…

Abigail, Abby
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Father’s Joy

Addison
Origin: English
Meaning: Child of Adam

Adeline
Origin: English
Meaning: Noble kind

Alaska
Meaning: The 49th state of the United States of America



    Alibi
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: An excuse to avoid blame

    Alice
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Truth
    Trivia: The Cheshire Cat was the grinning, disappearing cat in Alice in Wonderland

    Ally, Alley
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Pure heart

    Amber
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Gorgeous and golden
    Tip: This is one of our favorite female cat names – perfect for a cat with a golden coat.

    Anastasia
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Springtime

    Angel
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Sweet; angelic

    Angelina
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: Russian form of Angela; angel messenger
    Notable: Actress Angelina Jolie; animated mouse character Angelina Ballerina

    Anna, Annie
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Gracious
    Tip: Two sweet and simple female cat names, easy to call out and easy for your cat to understand.

    Annabelle
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Grace; favor

    Apple
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A round, green, red or yellow edible fruit
    Trivia: The name of actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s daughter.

    April
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Fourth month in the calendar year

    Ariana
    Origin: Welsh
    Meaning: Silver

    Arizona
    Origin: Spanish (Basque)
    Meaning: Good oak
    Trivia: Arizona was the 48th and last of the contiguous states admitted to the Union in the United States of America

    Aspen
    Meaning: A type of tree; a town in central Colorado, famous for its ski resorts
    Tip: This is a great female cat name for a white cat

    Astra
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Star



    Athena
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Wise
    Trivia: Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom for whom the city of Athens was named after

    Attia, Atiyeh
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Gift, present

    Audrey
    Origin: Old English
    Meaning: Noble strength

    Autumn
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Autumn
    Trivia: One of the four seasons that marks the transition from summer into winter

    Bagel
    Origin: Yiddish
    Meaning: A glazed, ring-shaped roll made of dough
    Tip: This playful female cat name is perfect for a kitty who’s a little round!

    Bali
    Meaning: An exotic tropical island in the Pacific Ocean

    Bambi
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: Child
    Movie notable: Bambi is an animated Disney feature about a white-tailed deer

     

    Barbie
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Short form of Barbara; Stranger
    Tip: Barbie is a fashion doll made by Mattel and launched in 1959.

    Battina, Bettina
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: A variant of Elizabeth; God’s promise

    Beatrice, Bea
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: bringer of joy

    Becca
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: A form of Rebecca; bound

    Bella
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: Beautiful
    Tip: This is the perfect female cat name for a feline who turns heads

    Bess
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Form of Elizabeth

    Bianca
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: White

     

    Bijou
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Jewel
    Notable: Bijou Phillips, actress, model, singer and daughter of John Phillips from The Mammas & the Papas

    Bindi
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Beautiful serpent
    Trivia: The name of Steve Irwin’s (The Crocodile Hunter) adorable daughter. This is one of our favorite female cat names.

    Birdie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Bird
    Tip: The perfect name for a cat belonging to a golf fanatic – or one who likes to chase birds!

    Biscuit
    Origin: French
    Meaning: A cookie or cracker

    Blanca
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: White
    Tip: This is a great female cat name for an all-white cat.

    Bonita
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Pretty

    Bonnie
    Origin: Scottish-English
    Meaning: Beautiful

    Boots
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Footwear covering part or all of the leg
    Tip: This female cat name is perfect for a cat whose legs aren’t the same color as her body, making it look like she’s wearing boots.

     

    Bree, Brie
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Upbeat

    Britney, Brittany
    Origin: Latin,English
    Meaning: From England

    Bubbles
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Spheres of liquid filled with air or gas
    Tip: If you’re looking for a fun, whimsical female cat name, this might be it!

    Buffy
    Origin: American
    Meaning: Plains-dweller
    TV Notable: The name of Sarah Michelle Gellar’s character, star of the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

    Buttercup
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A plant with glossy yellow flowers
    Movie Notable: The name of the beautiful princess in The Princess Bride.
    Tip: This female cat name works well for a feline with golden/yellow colored fur.

    Butterscotch
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A golden brown color
    Tip: Like Buttercup, this female cat name also works well for a feline with golden fur.

    Buttons
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: a small disk, knob, or the like for sewing or otherwise attaching to an article, as of clothing, serving as a fastening when passed through a buttonhole or loop.

    Calico
    Meaning: An animal with a blotched or spotted coat
    Trivia: Acalico, though sometimes mistaken as a breed of cat, is actually a color pattern consisting of black, white and orange fur.

     

    Callie
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: (form of Callista) Most beautiful

    Calypso
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Sea nymph who held Odysseus captive
    Tip: Love the Caribbean? This name will remind you of the islands every time you call your cat.

    Cameo
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Carved piece of jewelry
    Tip: This female cat name is a great choice for an elusive cat who likes to make a ‘cameo appearance’.

    Carmel
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Garden

    Cassandra
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Helper of men

    Cassidy
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Clever Girl

    Catnip
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A plant of the mint family that is extremely attractive to cats
    Tip: Beware, catnip can send your cat climbing up your curtains faster than you can say, “meow”… but oh what a site to see!

    Chai
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Life-giving

     

    Chanel
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Name of a French fashion house, named after Coco Chanel
    Tip: A perfect name for the fashion-conscious cat owner.

    Charlotte
    Origin: Germanic/ French
    Meaning: Free man

    Chelsea
    Origin: Old English
    Meaning: A port of ships
    Trivia: Chelsea Clinton is the daughter of former U.S. president Bill Clinton

    Chili
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Hot and spicy

    China
    Meaning: A country in East Asia; translucent ceramic material used to make plates, cups etc.

    Chloe
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Flowering

    Choxie
    Meaning: An exclusive brand of chocolate from Target
    Tip: This female cat name is a great choice for a cat belonging to a chocoholic!

    Cinders
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: Ashes

    Cindy
    Origin: Greek; Latin
    Meaning: Moon goddess
    Trivia: Cindy Crawford is an American supermodel, famous for her trademark mole.

    Cinnamon
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: A common culinary spice of dried rolled strips of this bark, often made into a powder
    Tip: We like this female cat name for a brown kitty

    Cleo, Cleopatra
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: From “Cleopatra” meaning “glory” and “father”
    Tip: A name fit for a queen!

    Clover
    Meaning: A distinct-smelling spice

    Coco
    Origin: French
    Trivia: The nickname of the famous fashion designer, Coco Chanel, and the name of Courtney Cox’s daughter.

    Cookie
    Origin: Dutch
    Meaning: A small, flat crisp cake made of sweetened dough

     

    Corrina
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Greek poet 6th-century B.C.

    Cotton
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: Thread or cloth manufactured from the fibers of gossypium plants
    Tip: This is a great female cat name for a fluffy, white feline

    Countess (Tess)
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: A woman holding the title, or the wife of a count or earl in continental Europe

    Courtney
    Origin: Old English
    Meaning: From the court
    Notable: Actress Courtney Cox who played Monica on Friends

    Cupcake
    Meaning: a small cake baked in a cup-shaped mold

    Daffodil
    Meaning: A yellow and/or white spring flower.

    Daisy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: The day’s eye
    Tip: Fresh, feminine…one of our favorite female cat names.

     

    Dakota
    Origin: Native American tribal name
    Trivia: Dakota Fanning is the star of many great kid’s movies including Charlotte’s Web and Dreamer.

    Dallas
    Trivia: A city in North East Texas and the name of a hugely popular television series.
    Tip: For a cat that’s as large as life!

    Danica, Dani
    Origin: Latin; Polish
    Meaning: Star of the morning
    Trivia: Danica Patrick is an American racecar driver competing in the IndyCar series.

    Daphne
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Laurel tree
    TV Notable: Daphne was the red haired crime fighter in the animated series Scooby-Doo

    Darci, Darcy
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Dark

    Darlene
    Origin: Old French
    Meaning: Little Darling

    Daytona
    Meaning: Daytona Beach is a city in Florida known for it’s great beaches and NASCAR Daytona 500.

    Delilah
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Brooding
    Trivia: Delilah was the companion of the biblical hero Samson, whom she betrayed by cutting off his hair, which took away his strength

    Della
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Kind

     

    Demi
    Origin: Greek/French
    Meaning: Earth mother/half
    Notable: American actress Demi Moore known for roles in such movies as St. Elmo’s Fire, Ghost and Indecent Proposal.

    Destiny
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Fated
    Tip: A great female cat name for a cat that you never sought out but found anyway.

    Diamond
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: A precious stone
    Tip: This kitty cat can truly be a girl’s best friend!

    Dior
    Origin: French
    Meaning: French fashion house named after Christian Dior

    Diva
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: An operatic prima donna

    Dixie
    Origin: English, American
    Meaning: Southern girl
    Trivia: The Dixie Chicks are a popular country/rock music trio.

    Dodie
    Origin: Greek; Hebrew
    Meaning: Short for ‘Dorothy’; beloved woman

    Dolly
    Meaning: A form of the word “doll”
    Trivia: The name of Jennifer Aniston’s new cat.

    Dora
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Gift from God
    Trivia: A hugely popular name with kids, thanks to “Dora the Explorer”.

     

    Dot, Dotty
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Short for “Dorothy”

    Duchess
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: The wife or widow of a duke; noblewoman

    Ebony
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Ebony wood
    Tip: This female cat name is perfect for a cat with a glossy, black coat.

    Echo
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A repetition of sound caused by the reflection of sound waves

    Eden
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Paradise of delights

    Eliza
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Short form of Elizabeth; oath of God

     

    Ella
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Beautiful and fanciful

    Elle
    Origin: French
    Meaning: She

    Ellen, Ellie
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Torch; bright light

    Elsa
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: My God is a vow; joyful
    Trivia: The name of the lion in Joy Adamson’s 1960s memoir, Born Free. Pass the tissues please!

    Elvira
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Elf-council
    Trivia: Elvira, Mistress of the Dark was the television host of Movie Macabre, a weekly horror movie presentation

    Ember
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A small piece of coal or wood in a dying fire

    Emma
    Origin: Old German
    Meaning: Universal; nurse
    Notable: Emma Watson, the British actress best known for her role a Hermione in the Harry Potter movies

     

    Emmy
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Rival
    Trivia: Prestigious awards hosted by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

    Enya
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Fiery
    Music Notable: Enya is Ireland’s best-selling solo music artist.

    Erica
    Origin: Norse
    Meaning: Eternal ruler

    Espresso
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: A strong coffee prepared by forcing live steam under pressure
    Tip: We like this female cat name for a perky kitty

    Eva
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Life

    Evangeline
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Bearer of good things

    Eve
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Life
    Trivia: The name of the first woman, according to the Bible.

     

    Evelyn
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Hazelnut

    Evita
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: From Eve
    Trivia: Evita is a musical based on Argentina’s first lady Eva Peron

     

    Female cat names beginning with “F”…

    Faith
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Faith; belief
    Trivia: One of the three virtues: faith, hope and love.

    Fantasia
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Fantasy

    Farrah
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Beautiful
    TV Notable: Farrah Fawcett is one of the original ‘angels’ in the 1970s TV series, Charlie’s Angels.

    Fate
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Destined to be

    Felicia
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Happy

     

    Felicity
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Happy girl

    Fergie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: From the surname Ferguson; strength of man
    Notable: The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson; singer Stacy Ferguson

    Fern
    Origin: Old English
    Meaning: A type of plant

    Fiji
    Meaning: A nation of several hundred islands, located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean

    Fiona
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: Fair, beautiful
    Movie Notable: Name of the ogre princess starring in the Shrek movies.
    Tip: This two-syllable name is one of our favorite female cat names.

    Fleur
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Flower

    Flora
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Flowering

    Florence
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Blooming; prosperous

    Flossie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Grows beautifully

    Fluffy, Fluffles
    Meaning: Covered with fluff; light and airy

    Foxy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Cunning or crafty; appealing or attractive

    Francesca
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Free

    Frieda
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Peaceful ruler

    Frisky
    Meaning: Lively, playful
    Tip: This female cat name works well for a happy, energetic cat.

     

    Furball
    Meaning: A ball of fur; alternative name for a hairball
    Tip: Only a large, furry cat can pull off this female cat name (and might we suggest a lint roller for you?)

     

    Gabby
    Origin: French
    Meaning: From ‘Gabrielle’; devoted

    Gadget
    Meaning: A mechanical device
    Tip: A very cute female cat name for a small cat

    Geisha
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: a Japanese woman trained as a professional singer, dancer, and companion for men

    Gemma
    Origin: English
    Meaning: From Gem

    Genie
    Meaning: A magical, fiery spirit
    Trivia: Aladdin found one of the most famous genies in the oil lamp.

    Georgia
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Farmer

    Gidget
    Meaning: A fictional character in the book Gidget, the Little Girl with Big Ideas.
    Trivia: In the television show, Gidget was played by Academy Award winning actress Sally Field.

    Gina
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: Short form of ‘Regina’, meaning ‘Queen’

    Ginger
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A pungent, aromatic plant used to flavor food and beverages

    Ginkgo
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: A large shade tree, Ginkgo biloba
    Tip: Choose this female cat name if you’re hoping your cat will improve your memory!

    Ginny
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Maiden

    Giselle
    Origin: Old English
    Meaning: Pledge
    Notable: Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen

     

    Glinda
    Origin: Welsh
    Meaning: Clean and good
    Trivia: Glinda the Good Witch of the South is a character in the Wizard of Oz

    Godiva
    Origin: Old English
    Meaning: God gift
    Trivia: Lady Godiva was an Anglo-Saxon noblewoman who, according to legend, rode naked through the streets of England to make a statement against the oppressive taxes imposed by her husband.

    Goldie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Bright and golden girl
    Tip: Perfect for a cat with a golden coat.

    Grace, Gracie,
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Graceful

    Greta
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Margaron; Pearl
    Notable: Hollywood’s Golden Age actressGreta Garbo

    Gucci
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: a Florentine fashion and leather goods label

    Gypsy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Adventurer

    Hailey
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Natural; hay meadow

    Halle
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Home ruler

    Hannah
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Merciful; God-blessed

    Happy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Joyful

    Harley
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Wild thing
    Trivia: Harley Davidson is an American brand of heavyweight motorcycles.

    Harlow
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Hill with a heap of rocks
    Trivia: American film actress of the 1930s, Jean Harlow

     

    Harmony
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: In synchrony

    Harper
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Musician; writer

    Harriet
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Home ruler

    Haru
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Spring

    Havana
    Origin: Cuban
    Meaning: Capital of Cuba

    Hazel
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Powerful
    Trivia: A genus of nut-bearing trees and shrubs.

    Heidi
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Noble; watchful
    Trivia: Heidi is the title character of a children’s book written in 1880 by Swiss author, Johanna Spyri.

    Helen, Helene
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Bright one
    Trivia: In Homer’s Illiad,Helen of Troy had “the face that launched a thousand ships”.

    Helga
    Origin: Scandinavian
    Meaning: Holy

    Henrietta
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Home ruler

    Hera
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Wife of the Greek God Zeus

    Hermione
    Origin: English
    Meaning: From Hermes, the Greek messenger of the Gods
    Trivia: Hermione was the mythological daughter of Helen of Troy
    Notable: Harry Potter’s quick-witted friend, Hermione Granger

    Hilary
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Cheerful and outgoing

    Hilda
    Origin: Old german
    Meaning: Battle

    Holly
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A type of plant with red berries and a serrated leaf edge
    Tip: Holly is usually associated with winter and Christmas.

    Honey
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Substance produced by bees from the nectar of flowers

     

    Hope
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Expectancy; longing

    Hyacinth
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Name of a flower; precious stone
    Trivia: Hyacinth Bucket is the star of the BBC sitcom, Keeping Up Appearances.

     

    Igloo
    Meaning: A dome-shaped Eskimo house, usually built from blocks of hard snow.
    Tip: A fun, quirky female cat name, perfect for a feline with snow-white fur.

    Ikea
    Origin: Swedish
    Trivia: an international home products store, currently the largest furniture retailer in the world

    Imogen
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Innocent

    Inca
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Ruler of the Incas; member of the Quechua living in Peru until the Spanish conquest

    India
    Origin: Latin/Greek
    Meaning: A republic in South Asia

    Indigo
    Meaning: A deep, pink/blue color

    Ingrid
    Origin: Scandinavian
    Meaning: Beautiful

    Inky
    Meaning: resembling ink
    Tip: A cute name for a black cat or one with markings that resemble slashes of ink.

    Iona
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: Name of an island in the Hebrides

    Iota
    Origin: Latin/Greek
    Meaning: A tiny quantity
    Tip: A perfect name for a petite female cat.

    Iris
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Bright; goddess of the rainbow

    Isabel
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: God-loving

    Isis
    Origin: Egyptian
    Meaning: Egyptian goddess supreme of the moon and fertility
    Tip: If you’re looking for exotic female cat names, we think this one is a great choice.

    Ivory
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: Hard white substance composing the main part of the tusks of the elephant, walrus, etc.
    Tip: Ivory is a good female cat name for a solid white cat.

     

    Ivy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A climbing vine

    Izzy
    Meaning: Nickname for names with “iz” sound
    TV Notable: The blonde-haired doctor on Grey’s Anatomy who likes to bake in times of crisis.

     

    Jackie
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Short form of Jacqueline; supplanter

    Jade, Jada
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A precious stone that is green in color
    Notable: American actressJada Pinkett Smith

    Jamaica
    Meaning: An island nation in the Caribbean Sea
    Tip: A great name to remind you of white beaches and reggae.

    Jasmine
    Origin: Persian
    Meaning: a type of fragrant flower; a pale yellow color
    Trivia: The name of the princess in Disney’s Aladdin.

    Java
    Meaning: Slang for a cup of coffee
    Tip: The perfect name for a brown or black cat or one that seems just a little strung out!

    Jazz, Jazzy
    Origin: American
    Meaning: A style of music originating in New Orleans; active or lively

    Jelly, Jellybean
    Meaning: A fruit preserve; a gelatinous substance
    Tip: Tastes great with peanut butter!

    Jenny
    Origin: English; Welsh
    Meaning: Fair; white; smooth

    Jetta
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Black gemstone
    Tip: A great name for a jet-black cat.

    Jewel
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A precious stone

    Jezebel
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Chaste; unmarried

    Jillian, Jilly
    Origin: English
    Meaning: From Julius; downy

    Jinx, Jinxy
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Magic charm

    Jocelyn
    Origin: Old German
    Meaning: A member of the German tribe, the Gauts.

     

    Jodi
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Of Judea

    Joely
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: The Lord is God

    Jolie
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Pretty

    Josie
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: He will enlarge

    Jovi
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: From Joviana meaning “Zeus”
    Tip: This female cat name is well-suited to a “jovi-al’ cat.

    Joy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Jubilation; happiness

    Juliette, Julie
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Down-bearded youth
    Trivia: The young, female lead in Shakespeare’s tragedy, Romeo and Juliette.

    June
    Origin: English
    Meaning: From Latin, Junius;a summer month
    Tip: This female cat name is fitting for a cat who was born or acquired in the month of June.

    Justice
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Just and fair

     

    Kacey
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Form of Cassandra

    Kai
    Origin: Hawaiian
    Meaning: Ocean

    Kalani
    Origin: Hawaiian
    Meaning: The heavens; the chief

    Kali
    Origin: Swahili
    Meaning: Fierce; intense

    Karma
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Meaning: Effect of actions
    Tip: A cool name, but only for an obedient cat…you don’t want ‘bad Karma’ round you!

     

    Katie
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Pure (form of Katherine)

    Katrina
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Form of Katherine; pure

    Kay, Kayla
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Pure (form of Katherine)

    Keiko
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Blessed child
    Movie Notable: Keiko is the killer whale who performed in the movie Free Willy.

    Kendra
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Combination of Kenneth and Sandra; Fair one, defender

    Kenya
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Animal horn
    Trivia: Kenya is a Republic in East Africa

    Kia
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Short form of Kiana

    Kichi
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Fortunate

    Kiki
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Pet form of names beginning with “K”

    Kim
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Regal Hill

    Kinko
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: a town in Kagoshima, Japan
    Trivia: Kinko’s is a chain of stores that provides FedEx delivery, printing, copying and binding services

    Kinky
    Origin: American
    Meaning: Unconventional practices; twisted

    Kiona
    Origin: Native American
    Meaning: Brown mountain
    Tip: If you’re looking for a Native American name, this is a great choice.  It’s also one of our favorite female cat names.

    Kit Kat
    Origin: English
    Meaning: The candy with a cookie crunch
    Tip: A very cute (and sweet) female cat name, perfect for a brown cat.

    Kitty
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Pure (nickname for Katherine)
    Tip: This female cat name may be just a little too generic!

    Kiwi
    Meaning: A species of flightless birds, endemic to New Zealand; a type of fruit
    Trivia: ‘Kiwi’ is a colloquial term used to refer to the people of New Zealand.

    Koko
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: A short form of various Japanese names
    Trivia: Koko is a female gorilla that can communicate with more than 1,000 signs based on American Sign Language.
    Tip: This female cat name is perfect for a chocolate-colored cat (if you don’t want to use the traditional spelling of ‘cocoa’).

    Kori
    Origin: English
    Meaning: God’s peace

    Kylie
    Origin: Pacific Islander
    Meaning: Boomerang

     

    Lady
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A female with grace and manners

    Lara
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: From the ancient city of Larisa
    Movie Notable: Name of the lead female character in Dr. Zhivago.

    Layla
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Dark beauty

    Leah
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Weary; wild cow

    Leona
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Lion
    Tip: This female cat name is a perfect way to pay tribute to your cat’s inner lion!

    Lexi
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Defending men

    Libby
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: My God is a vow (from Elizabeth)

    Licorice
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: A sweet tasting, dried root or extract from the plant of the same name
    Tip: Licorice (in candy form) is usually black, making this playful female cat name perfect for a black feline.

     

    Lila
    Origin: Swahili
    Meaning: Good

    Lilith
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Of the night
    Tip: An excellent female cat name for a feline who likes to prowl during the dark hours.

    Lily, Lillian
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Lily – a type of flower
    Tip: Sweet, feminine…one of our favorite female cat names.

    Lois
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Form of Louise; woman warrior
    TV Trivia: Lois Griffin, from TV’s The Family Guy

    Lola, Lolita
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Sorrows

    Lolly, Lollipop
    Origin: English (informal)
    Meaning: A piece of candy; a treat

    Lovebug
    Tip: A lovable lap-cat, that just can’t get enough affection

    Lucy, Lucinda
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Light
    Trivia: Lucille Ball was one of America’s favorite stars, with memorable TV sitcoms such as I Love Lucy.

    Lulu
    Origin: Swahili
    Meaning: Precious

    Luna
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Moon; satellite

     

    Lyric
    Origin: French
    Meaning: A style of poetry; words of a song

     

    Macy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Place of Maccius

    Maggie
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: (from Margaret) Pearl

    Magic
    Origin: English
    Meaning: The art of producing illusions

    Marlow
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Drained lake

    Marmalade
    Origin: Latin/Greek
    Meaning: A type of orange jellylike preserve containing the fruit rind
    Tip: This female cat name is popular for orange and white (marmalade) cats.

    Marni
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Of the sea

    Matilda
    Origin: Germanic
    Meaning: Powerful battler
    Trivia: Matilda, a sweet five-year-old girl with psychokinetic powers, is the title character and heroine of a Roald Dahl book, also a movie.

    Maxine, Maxie
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Little Maximus; feminine form of ‘Max’

    Maya
    Origin: Hindi
    Meaning: God’s creative power
    Notable: Author and poet, Maya Angelou

    Meg
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Pearl (form of ‘Margaret’)

    Melanie
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Black

    Melody
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Musical sounds is appealing succession or arrangement

    Mia
    Origin: Italian/Spanish
    Meaning: My

     

    Midnight
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: The middle of the night; twelve o’clock at night
    Tip: The is a great female cat name for an all black feline

    Miley
    Notable: Singer, actress Miley Cyrus

    Millie
    Origin: Germanic
    Meaning: Labor; strength

    Mimi
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Nickname for Mary, Maria and Miriam

    Mindy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Nickname for ‘Melinda’

    Minnie
    Origin: Germanic
    Meaning: Will; protection
    Trivia: The most famous female mouse of all time – Disney’s Minnie Mouse!

    Missy
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Honey bee (from ‘Melissa’)

    Misty
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Hazy; light fog

    Mittens
    Origin: English
    Meaning: a hand covering enclosing the four fingers together and the thumb separately

    Mocha
    Meaning: A rich Arabian coffee, a chocolate color
    Tip: A great name for a female cat with a rich, brown coat.

    Molly
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Nickname for ‘Mary’

    Mona Lisa
    Meaning: One of the worlds most famous paintings, created by Leonardo da Vinci in the 16th century

     

    Moonshadow
    Meaning: A shadow cast by moonlight
    Trivia: A popular song by Cat Stevens in 1971

    Moxie
    Origin: American
    Meaning: Vigor, verve, pep

    Muffin
    Meaning: A cup-shaped bread or cake
    Tip: This female cat name is a great choice if your cat is cute enough to eat!

    Munchkin
    Meaning: A dwarflike race portrayed in The Wizard of Oz; small
    Tip: A perfect female cat name for a petite kitty.

    Nadia
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: Hope

    Nadine
    Origin: English; French
    Meaning: Form of Nadia

    Nala
    Origin: African
    Meaning: Gift
    Trivia: Nala is a lioness and Simba’s mate in Disney’s The Lion King

     

    Naomi
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Pleasantness

    Napa
    Origin: Probably Native American
    Meaning: A city and county in western California
    Trivia: Napa Valley is famous for its wine production.

    Nari
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Thunderclap

    Nasa
    Origin: American
    Meaning: Acronym for National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Tip: This is a great female cat name for a high-flying cat!

    Natasha
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: Form of Natalie; birthday of the lord

    Nell, Nellie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Bright one

    Nessie
    Origin: Scottish
    Meaning: From Agnes; pure
    Trivia: Nickname for the Loch Ness Monster

    Nevada
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Covered in snow

    Niki
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Victory of the people

    Nikita
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: Form of Nicole; victory of the people

    Nina
    Origin: Swahili
    Meaning: Mother

    Noel
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Born on Christmas day
    Tip: A perfect name for a pooch born in December or received as a special-delivery Christmas present.

     

    Noodle
    Origin: Germanic
    Meaning: A narrow, ribbon-like strip of dried dough, usually made of flour, eggs, and water

    Nora
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Bright one

    Nori
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Percept

    Norma
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Pattern; model
    Trivia: Norma Jean Baker was the real name of actress Marilyn Monroe

    Nova
    Origin: New Latin
    Meaning: A star that becomes suddenly brighter

    Nuna
    Origin: Native American
    Meaning: Land

    Nutmeg
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: The hard, aromatic seed of the fruit of an East Indian tree, used in grated form as a spice
    Tip: This female cat name is perfect for a brown cat.

    Nuzzle
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: To burrow or root with the nose, snout, etc.

    Nyla
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: Champion

     

    Oasis
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Haven; retreat; shelter

    Oatmeal
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: Meal made of ground or rolled oats; porridge
    Tip: This female cat name is perfect for a cream colored cat.

     

    Oceana
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: From the sea
    Tip: If your cat loves fish, this may be the perfect female cat name for her!

    Octavia
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Eighth
    Trivia: Octavia was the wife of Marc Anthony, and sister of Augustus Caesar.

    Odessa
    Origin: Greek
    Trivia: Odessa is the name of a Russian city

    Odette
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Possessions
    Trivia: Name of the princess in Swan Lake

    Oki
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: In the middle of the ocean

    Olive
    Origin: English
    Meaning: An evergreen tree bearing fruit
    Trivia: Popeye the Sailor’s sweetheart – Olive Oyl.

    Olivia
    Origin: English
    Meaning: From Olive

    Omega
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: The last of a series

    Omen
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: A prophetic sign

    Ona
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Grace; favor

    Onyx
    Meaning: A type of stone; black
    Tip: A perfect name for a cat with a shiny, jet-black coat.

    Opal
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Meaning: Jewel; gem

     

    Ophelia
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Wisdom

    Oprah
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Young deer
    Trivia: Media mogul and host of the highest-ranked talk show in television history.

    Oracle
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: A person or thing who serves as an agency of divine communication

    Orange
    Origin: English
    Meaning: The fruit of a tree; a color made up of red and yellow
    Tip: A very cute female cat name for an orange/ ‘marmalade’ cat.

    Orbit
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: To move or travel around an elliptical path

    Oreo
    Trivia: Name of a popular treat made of sweet cream sandwiched between two round chocolate cookies.
    Tip: This yummy female cat name is perfect for a black and white cat

     

    Pandora
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning:
    A Gift
    Trivia: In Greek mythology, Pandora was considered to be the first woman created by god.

    Paris
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: A city and the capital of France
    Trivia: Paris was the Trojan prince who abducted Helen, and through this act, caused the Trojan War.  Also the name of hotel heiress, Paris Hilton.

    Pasha
    Origin: Turkish
    Meaning: A person of high rank

    Patches
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A piece or part that differs from the whole
    Tip: This female cat name would work well for a multi-colored cat with distinct markings.

    Paws
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: The foot of an animal

    Peaches
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: Plural of peach, fruit
    Tip: An excellent female cat name for a cat with a sandy or golden colored coat.

    Peanut
    Origin: Americanism
    Meaning: A pod with an edible seed; a small or insignificant person
    Tip: Use this female cat name for an itty-bitty kitty.

    Pearl
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Jewel from the Sea

    Peggy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: From Margaret; pearl

    Penny
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Spunky

    Pepper
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Spicy
    Tip: A great female cat name for a cat with a ‘salt and pepper’ (black and white flecked) coat

    Perdita
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Wanders away
    Trivia: Perdita is the female dog and mother in Disney’s version of the story One Hundred and One Dalmatians.

    Persia
    Origin: Persian
    Meaning: An ancient empire located in southwest Asia, conquered by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C.
    Trivia: A Persian cat is a longhaired breed characterized by it’s round face and shortened muzzle. It is also one of the oldest cat breeds.

    Petal
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Leaf

    Petra
    Origin: Slavic
    Meaning: Glamorous, Capable

    Petunia
    Origin: A type of flower originating in South America

    Phoebe
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Bringing light

    Pia
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Devout

    Pinky, Pinkie
    Origin: American
    Meaning: Blushing

    Piper
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Player of a pipe (flute)

    Pippa
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Lover of horses

     

    Pita
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Comforting
    Trivia: PITA is a computer abbreviation forPain In The Ass”

    Polly
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Devout; Joyous

    Posy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A small flower

    Powder
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Gentle; Light
    Tip: This female cat name is perfect for a white cat

    Presley
    Origin: English
    Meaning: From the priest’s field

    Prima
    Origin:Latin/Italian
    Meaning: First; Fresh
    Trivia: The term “prima donna” refers to a principal female singer in an opera company as well as a temperamental person

    Primrose
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Rosy; Fragrant

    Princess
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Royal daughter

    Priscilla
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Old; primitive

    Q-Tip
    Origin: American
    Meaning: A brand of cotton tipped swab
    Tip: A humorous female cat name, perfect for a white cat or one with a fluffy head

    Quanah
    Origin: Native American
    Meaning: Good smelling
    Tip: If you are lucky enough to have a good smelling cat, keep her!

    Quartz
    Origin: German
    Meaning: A mineral

     

    Queenie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Royal and dignified

    Queso
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Cheese

    Quinby
    Origin: Scandinavian
    Meaning: Living like royalty

    Quinn
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: Intelligent; wise

    Quintessa
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Essential goodness

    Quipper
    Origin: American

    Quirky
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Peculiar behavior

    Rachel
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Lamb

    Raegan
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: Little King/Queen

    Rafa
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Joyful girl

    Rafiki
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Friend
    Tip: An unusual female cat name, fitting for a loyalfriend

    Raisin
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A dried grape
    Tip: This female cat name is a great choice for a cat with wrinkles

    Raquel
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Ewe
    Movie notable: Raquel Welch is an actress who was popular during the 1960s and 1970s

     

    Raven
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Blackbird
    Tip: An excellent female cat name for a black cat

    Rebekah, Rebecca
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Snare

    Reese
    Origin: Welsh
    Meaning: Running

    Regina
    Origin: English/Latin
    Meaning: Queen
    Tip: Female cat names don’t get much more regal than this!

    Reiko
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Courteous Child

    Rhapsody
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: A joyful expression of feeling; an irregular musical or creative composition

    Rhea
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Earthy; Strong

    Rhianna, Riana
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Frisky

    Rhonda
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Rose; woman from Rhodes

    Rio
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: A river
    Trivia: Rio de Janeiro is the former capital of Brazil, known for it’s world famous carnival

    Rita
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Pearl

    Rogue
    Origin: English
    Meaning: No longer obedient, belonging or controllable
    Trivia: A fictional, female character in Marvel Comics’ X-men

    Romy
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Person from Rome

    Rosa, Rose, Rosie
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Rose

     

    Roz, Rozz, Rozzie
    Origin: Germanic
    Meaning: (fromRosalind’) weak; tender or soft horse

    Ruby
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Precious red stone

    Rumor
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Gossip

    Ruthie
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Friendly and young

    Female cat names beginning with “S”…

    Saber
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Sword
    Trivia: Saber-toothed cats became extinct thousands of years ago, but they are famous for their impressive canines, sometimes reaching up to 7 inches long!
    Tip: Choose this female cat name for a big, formidable feline.

    Sable
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Black
    Tip: This Female Cat Name is perfect for a black cat

    Sabrina
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: From the boundary line
    TV Notable: Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a comic book series published about a fictional teenage witch called Sabrina Spellman

    Sadie
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Princess; Charmer

    Saffron
    Origin: English
    Meaning: The orange colored stigma from a crocus used to color and flavor food

    Sage
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Wise; an herb

    Saki
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Cape

    Sakura
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Cherry Blossom

    Salem
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Peace
    Trivia: Salem,Massachusetts is known for it’s witchcraft trials in 1692.
    Tip: This is and excellent female cat name for a black cat.

     

    Sami, Sammy
    Origin: Aramaic
    Meaning: Listener

    Sandi, Sandy
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Short form of Alexandra; Defender
    Trivia: Little Orphan Annie’s dog was named Sandy

    Sasha
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: Form of Alexander; defender of men

    Savannah
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Treeless plain; Barren

    Scarlett
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: Scarlet; bright red
    Literary Notable: Scarlett O’Hara is the memorable protagonist from the 1936 novel, Gone with the Wind

    Scout
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Observer
    Literary Notable: Scout (Jean Louise “Scout” Finch) is the main character and narrator in the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird

    Sedona
    Origin: American
    Meaning: A city in Arizona known for it’s natural beauty and tranquil ambience.

    Sephora
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Beautiful bird
    Trivia: Sephora is a chain of beauty product stores founded in France

    Serena
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Calm
    Notable: American tennis professional Serena Williams

    Shakira
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning:
    Thankful
    Trivia:
    Shakira is a popular singer/songwriter from Columbia

    Shanti
    Origin: Hindi
    Meaning:
    Calm

     

    Sheena
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Form of Jane

    Shelby
    Origin: Old English
    Meaning: From the Ledge Estate

    Shelley, Shelly
    Origin: Old English
    Meaning: From a meadow on the ledge; Form of Rachel

    Shiloh
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Gifted by God

    Sierra
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Mountain

    Simone
    Origin: Hebrew; French
    Meaning: Listening

    Snowflake
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A single flake or crystal of snow
    Tip: Snowflake is a perfect female cat name for a white cat.

    Sonja
    Origin: Slavic
    Meaning:
    Bright woman

    Sonnet
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: A type of poem

    Sonoma
    Origin: American
    Meaning: A town in Northern California’s wine producing region

    Sonora
    Meaning: A State in Northwest Mexico

    Sophie, Sofie
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Wisdom; Intelligent

    Stella
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Star

     

    Suki
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Beloved

    Summer
    Origin: English
    Meaning: One of the four seasons

    Sunday
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A day of the week

    Suzie
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: (Short form of Susan) Lily

    Symphony
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Harmony
    Tip: Got a meowing noise-maker?  If so, this female cat name might be perfect for her!

     

    Female cat names beginning with  “T”…

    Tabitha
    Origin: Aramaic
    Meaning: Gazelle

    Talia
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Blooming
    Trivia: Talia was the Greek muse of comedy

    Tallulah
    Origin: Native American
    Meaning: Running Water

    Tammy
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Perfection

    Tandy
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Strong

    Tanya
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: From Tatius, name of a Sabine king

    Tara
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: Rocky Pinnacle
    Tip: This two-syllable name is feminine and easy to pronounce, making it one of our favorite female cat names.

    Tasha
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Born on Christmas day

    Tate, Tatum
    Origin: Old English
    Meaning: Cheerful

    Taylor
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Tailor

    Teagan
    Origin: Welsh
    Meaning: Beautiful

     

    Telltale
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Giving warning or notice about something
    Tip: Add a humorous twist to this female cat name by spelling it Telltail.

    Thea
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Gift from God

    Thelma
    Origin: Greek; Literary
    Meaning: (from Thelema)Will
    Trivia: The name Thelma was created by novelist Marie Corelli for her 1887 novel, Thelma; A Norwegian Princess.

    Tia
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Princess
    Trivia: Tia was the sister of Egyptian Pharaoh, King Ramses

    Tiara
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Crowned

    Tiffany
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Appearance of God

    Tillie, Tilly
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Powerful in battle

    Tina
    Origin: English; Greek
    Meaning: From Christos; anointed

    Tinkerbell
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A fictional character from the 1911 novel Peter and Wendy
    Tip: This female cat name is a great choice for a cute, petite cat.

    Tipsy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Slightly intoxicated or drunk

    Toffee
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A hard chewy candy made of brown sugar or molasses

    Tori
    Origin: English
    Meaning: (from Victoria)Victorious

    Trinity
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Union of three

    Triscuit
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A brand of edible crackers

    Trista
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Sad; Melancholy

    Trixie
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Bringer of joy; Happiness

     

    Tuesday
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A day of the week

    Tulip
    Origin: Persian
    Meaning: A bulbous flower from the lily family

    Twilight
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Early Evening

    Female Cat Names beginning with “U”…

    Ujana
    Origin: African
    Meaning: Youth

    Ula
    Origin: Celtic/Latin
    Meaning: Sea Jewel/Little Bear

    Ulani
    Origin: Hawaiian
    Meaning: Cheerful

    Ulyana
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: Downy

    Uma
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Meaning: Nation
    Trivia: Uma Thurman is an American actress, best known for her roles in Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill

    Umay
    Origin: Turkish
    Meaning: Hope

    Umeko
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Plum Blossom Child

    Ummi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Meaning: My mother

    Una
    Origin: Native American
    Meaning: Remember

    Unity
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Oneness; together

    Upgrade
    Origin: English
    Meaning: To improve your situation or get a better thing

    Ursa, Ursula
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Bear/Little bear
    Tip: Both of these female cat names are perfect for a large, brown or black cat that’s built like a bear.

    Urth
    Meaning: synchronicity, fate

    Usra
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Meaning: Dawn

    Utah
    Origin: Native American
    Meaning: People of the Mountain

    Utara
    Origin: Indonesian
    Meaning: The North

     

    Female Cat Names Beginning with “V”…

    Valentina
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Health

    Valerie
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Healthy,Strong

    Valeska
    Origin: Slavic
    Meaning: (from the male name Vladislav) she who has glory, fame

    Vanessa
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Butterfly

    Vanity
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: Pride in one’s appearance, qualities, abilities etc.
    Tip: A female cat name that’s perfect for a cat who likes to stare in the mirror.

    Vanna
    Origin: Cambodian
    Meaning: Golden Colored
    TV Notable: Wheel of Fortune’s Vanna White

    Vegas
    Origin: Middle Latin
    Meaning: Falling Eagle
    Trivia: Las Vegas, a city in Nevada, is known for its casinos

     

    Velcro
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Hooked Velvet
    Tip: This is one of our favorite female cat names, perfect for a cat who likes to ‘stick to you’.

    Velika
    Origin: Slavic
    Meaning: Great

    Velvet
    Origin: America
    Meaning: Soft Fabric
    Tip: This female cat name is a good choice for a cat with short, soft fur.

    Venus:
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: The Roman goddess of love and beauty; the second-closest planet to the sun

    Vera
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: Faith

    Veronica
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: True image

    Vespa
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: Wasp;
    Trivia: Vespa is an Italian brand of motor scooters

    Vicky, Victoria
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Triumphant

    Viola
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Violet

    Violet
    Origin: French
    Meaning: A purple blue flower

    Virginia
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Chaste; virginal

     

    Vivica
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Little woman

    Vivien, Vivian
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Lady of the Lake

    Vixen
    Origin: English/German
    Meaning: Female Fox; Ill-tempered woman

    Voodoo
    Origin: West African
    Meaning: A polytheistic religion practiced by West Indians; Black magic

    Waffles
    Origin: Dutch
    Meaning: A thin, crisp battercake baked in a waffle iron
    Tip:Best served with ice-cream (the waffles, not the cat).

    Wanda
    Origin: Polish
    Meaning: Slender young tree

    Wednesday
    Origin: American
    Meaning: The fourth day of the week
    Trivia: The name of the morbid daughter in The Addams Family

    Welcome
    Origin: American
    Meaning: A welcome guest

    Wendy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Friend

    Whiskers
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: Long stiff hairs on a cheek or chin
    Tip: This name, although common, works well for a cat with prominent whiskers.

    Whisper
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Soft Voice

    Whitney
    Origin: English
    Meaning: From the Island

     

    Widget
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Small mechanical device; a gadget
    Tip: This female cat name is perfect for a small cat

    Wiki
    Origin: Hawaiian
    Meaning: Quick
    Trivia: Wikipedia is a collaborative website whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it

    Wilda
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Untamed

    Wilhelmina, Willa, Wilma
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Strong willed; protection
    TV Notable: Fred Flintstone’s wife Wilma

    Willow
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Type of Tree
    TV Notable: Character in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Willow Rosenberg

    Winona, Wynonna
    Origin: Native American
    Meaning: First born
    Trivia: Actress, Winona Ryder; country singer Wynonna Judd

    Winter
    Origin: Old English
    Meaning: One of the four seasons

    Xalvadora
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Savior

     

    Xanadu
    Origin: Chinese
    Meaning: An idyllic, beautiful place
    Trivia: Xanadu (Shangdu) was a historical city located in modern day Mongolia, built by Kublai Khan and visited by Marco Polo

    Xandra, Xandy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Defender of the people

    Xena
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Foreigner
    TV Notable: Fictional character, Xena, Warrior Princess

    Xenia
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Hospitable

    Xia
    Origin: Chinese
    Meaning: Glow of sunshine

    Xiang
    Origin: Chinese
    Meaning: Fragrant

    Ximena
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: To hear

    Xiomara
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Ready for battle

    Xolani
    Origin: African
    Meaning: Forgive

    Xylia
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: From the forest

    Female Cat Names beginning with “Y”…

    Yahoo
    Origin: English
    Meaning: “a brute in human form,” 1726, from the race of brutish human creatures in Swift’s “Gulliver’s Travels.”
    Trivia: Search engine “Yahoo.com” was founded in 1994 and is one of the most visited websites in the world

    Yamaha
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: A Japanese company best known for electronics and motorbikes

    Yamila
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Beautiful
    Notable: Victoria Secret supermodel from Argentina, Yamila Diaz

    Yara
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Small butterfly

    Yasmin/Yasmine
    Origin: Persian
    Meaning: Jasmine flower
    Notable: Baywatch actress Yasmine Bleeth

    Yelana
    Origin: Portuguese
    Meaning: From Helen

    Yellow
    Origin: English
    Meaning: The primary color between green and orange
    Tip: This female cat name is perfect for…well, you know, a yellow cat

    Yentl
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Noble Person
    Trivia: Yentl was a play, later made into a film starring Barbara Streisand

    Yesterday
    Origin: English
    Meaning: The day preceding this day

    Yodel
    Origin: German
    Meaning: A form of singing, most commonly linked to Swiss Mountaineers
    Tip: A funny, playful name for a cat who likes to be heard

    Yoko
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Child
    Notable: Artist and wife of John Lennon, Yoko Ono

    Yolanda
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Violet Flower

    Yoshi
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Respectful

     

    Yo-Yo
    Origin: American
    Meaning: A toy
    Tip: A fun, playful female cat name.

    Yummy/Yum-Yum
    Origin: American slang
    Meaning: To taste good

    Yvette
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Yew

    Female Cat Names beginning with “Z”…

    Zabrina
    Origin: Welsh
    Meaning: A form of Sabrina

    Zada
    Origin: Persian
    Meaning: Offspring

    Zadora
    Origin: Polish
    Trivia: Pia Zadora is an American actress and singer

    Zahara
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Flower, exquisite
    Trivia: The name of one of Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt’s daughters.

    Zamora
    Origin: Spanish
    Trivia: A city in Castile & Leon Spain

    Zandra
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: (short form of Alexandra) Defender of men
    Tip: An excellent female cat name for a good guard cat

     

    Zanna
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Lily

    Zara
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Shining; flower

    Zasha
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: Defender of the people

    Zelda
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Warrior
    Trivia: The Legend of Zeldais a Nintendo video game series.

    Zen
    Origin: Chinese
    Meaning: A school of Buddhism that asserts that enlightenment can be attained through meditation
    Tip: Choose this female cat name if your cat helps you to chill out!

    Zena
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Hospitable

    Zephyra
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: (from Zephyr) West wind

    Zi
    Origin: Chinese
    Meaning: Beautiful

    Ziggy
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Form of Sigmund
    Tip: This female cat name is cute and fun, perfect for a feline who’s not too serious

    Zigzag
    Origin: French
    Meaning:
    To go from side to side
    Tip:
    A cute name for a cat who’s always on the go…one of our favorite female cat names.

    Zipper, Zippy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Fastener; to move quickly
    Tip: This female cat name is perfect for a speedy little cat.

    Zita
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Seeker

    Ziva
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Brightness

    Zoe/Zoey
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Life
    Tip: Easy to pronounce, these are two of our favorite female cat names!

    Zola
    Origin: Latin
    Notable: Earth

    Zoots
    Meaning: A cute name

    Zora
    Origin: Slavic
    Meaning: Dawn

    Zsa Zsa
    Origin: Hungarian
    Meaning: Lily
    Notable: Zsa Zsa Goboris a Hungarian actress and socialite.

    Zula
    Origin: African
    Meaning: Brilliant; Ahead

    Zuri
    Origin: Swahili
    Meaning: Beautiful

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