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Pet Names for Girls

Find the best name for your girl pet.



 

 

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

Addison
Origin: English
Meaning: Child of Adam

Alabama
Meaning: A state in the southeast United States

Alanis
Origin: French
Meaning: Shining star

Alexis, Alex
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Helpful; pretty

Ally
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Pure heart



Aloha
Origin: Hawaiian
Meaning: Love

Alpha
Origin: Greek
Meaning: As the fist letter of the Greek alphabet, Alpha is used to refer to “the first” and “the strongest”
Tip: A great female dog name for your first dog or a dog with a dominant personality.

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

Angel
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Sweet; angelic

Anna, Annie
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Gracious
Tip: A sweet and simple name, easy to call out and easy for your dog 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

    Aqua
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Water
    Tip: Many dogs love water…this may be the perfect name if your dog does too!

    Ariel
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Heavenly singer
    Movie Notable: The title character of Disney’s The Little Mermaid.

    Arizona
    Meaning: A state in the southwest United States, bordering Mexico

    Arrow
    Origin: English
    Tip: A great female dog name for a dog that’s slender and fast!

    Ashley
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Woodland sprite

    Asia
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Reborn

    Aspen
    Meaning: A type of tree; a town in central Colorado, famous for its ski resorts
    Tip: An excellent female dog name for a dog who loves to play in the snow or who has a white coat.

     

    Astra
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Star

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

    Bahama
    Meaning: Derived from “Bahamas”, a group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean

    Bali
    Meaning: An exotic tropical island in the Pacific Ocean

    Baylor
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Of the bay; water loving

    Bella
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: Beautiful
    Tip: This two-syllable name is feminine and easy to call out, making it one of our favorite female dog names

    Bess
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Form of Elizabeth

    Bianca
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: White

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

    Bingo
    Origin: A game where numbers are drawn and announced by a caller
    Trivia: A word in a popular children’s song… B-I-N-G-O.

    Birdie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Bird
    Tip: A cute female dog name, perfect for a golf fanatic’s dog.

     


    Biscuit
    Origin: French
    Meaning: A cookie or cracker

    Blaze
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A bright flame or fire
    Tip: Does your dog have so much energy she’s practically on fire? If so, this may be the perfect name for her!

    Bonita
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Pretty



    Boots
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Footwear covering part or all of the leg
    Tip: A great female dog name for a dog whose legs aren’t the same color as her body.

    Brandy
    Origin: Dutch
    Meaning: After dinner drink; fun-loving
    Tip: Like Amber, this female dog name is perfect for a dog with a golden coat.

    Bree
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Upbeat

    Brenna
    Origin: Welsh
    Meaning: Hill

    Brinlee
    Origin: American
    Meaning: Sweetheart

    Britney
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Form of “Brittany”
    Trivia: Pop sensation Britney Spears started her career on Disney’s Mickey Mouse Club


    Brody
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Girl from the canal

    Brooklyn
    Origin: Dutch
    Meaning: Uncertain, possibly “broken land”

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

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

    Bunny
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Little rabbit; bouncy

    Buttercup
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A plant with glossy yellow flowers
    Movie Notable: The name of the princess in The Princess Bride.

    Caddie
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Person hired to carry a golfer’s clubs
    Tip: Another female dog name that’s perfect for a golf fanatic’s dog.

    Cairo
    Meaning: Capital of Egypt

    Caitlin
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Virginal

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

    Cameo
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Carved piece of jewelry

    Camille, Cami
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Swift runner; great innocence

     

    Candace
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Pure

    Candy
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Form of Candace
    Tip: Female dog names don’t get any sweeter than this!

    Capri
    Meaning: Island off the coast of Italy

    Carla, Carlee
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Man

    Cassidy
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Clever Girl

    Chai
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Life-giving

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

    Charlotte
    Origin: Germanic/ French
    Meaning: Free man

    Cherry
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Small, red fruit from a tree

    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

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

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

    Clover
    Meaning: A distinct-smelling spice

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

    Connie
    Origin: Latin; English
    Meaning: Short for Constance

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



    Corona
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Crown; curved object
    Trivia: A brand of top-selling beer, brewed in Mexico.

    Cupcake
    Meaning: a small cake baked in a cup-shaped mold
    Trivia: This must be one ofStrawberry Shortcake’s favorite female dog names – it’s the name of her dog.

    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 dog 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.

    Dale
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Valley life

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

    Dana
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Bright gift of God

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

    Darby
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: A free woman

    Darci, Darcy
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Dark

    Dart
    Origin: English
    Meaning: To move swiftly from one place to another
    Tip: A great female dog name for a dog who’s quick on her feet.

    Dash
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Fast-moving



    Della
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Kind

    Delta
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Door; letter in the Greek alphabet

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

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

    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 dog; also the name of county music singer and actress, Dolly Parton.

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

    Dory
    Origin: English
    Movie Notable: Dory is the endearing fish with “short-term memory loss” in Disney’s Finding Nemo.

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

    Ebony
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Ebony wood
    Tip: This female dog name is perfect for a dog 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


    Edie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Prosperous in war

    Ella
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Beautiful and fanciful

    Elle
    Origin: French
    Meaning: She


    Ellen
    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!

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

    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

    Erin
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: From Ireland

     

    Eva
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Life

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

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

    Fancy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Elaborate

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

    Fate
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Destined to be

    Felicity
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Happy girl

    Fifi
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Jazzy
    Tip: When it comes to female dog names, this one is popular for poodles.

    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.

    Fleur
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Flower

    Flora
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Flowering

    Flossie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Grows beautifully

    Fluffy, Fluffles
    Meaning: Covered with fluff; light and airy
    Tip: A cute female dog name for a dog with lots of fur.

    Friday
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Sixth day of the week – the start of the weekend
    Tip: Every one loves Friday!

    Frisky
    Meaning: Lively, playful
    Tip: The perfect female dog name for a happy, energetic dog.

    Fuzzy
    Meaning: Covered with fuzz; indistinct, blurred

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

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

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




    Ginger
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A pungent, aromatic plant used to flavor food and beverages
    Tip: This female dog name is perfect for a dog with a blond or auburn coat.

    Ginny
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Maiden

    Gita
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Meaning: Song

     

    Goldie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Bright and golden girl
    Tip: Does your dog have golden fur? If so, this may be the perfect name for her.

    Grace, Gracie
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Graceful

    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
    Trivia: Happy was one of the seven dwarves in Disney’s Snow White.

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

    Harmony
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: In synchrony

     

    Harper
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Musician; writer

    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.

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

    Hilary
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Cheerful and outgoing

    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

    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

    Inky
    Meaning: Of or resembling ink
    Tip: A cute female dog name for a black dog on one with markings that resemble blotches of ink.


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

    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 dog names (or if your dog likes to howl at the moon), we think this name is pretty cool.

    Ivy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A climbing vine

    Izzy
    Meaning: Nickname for names with “iz” sound
    TV Notable: The name of Kathryn Heigl’s characteron Grey’s Anatomy who likes to bake in times of crisis.

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

    Jade
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A precious stone that is green in color

    Jamaica
    Meaning: An island nation in the Caribbean Sea

     

    Java
    Meaning: Slang for a cup of coffee
    Tip: The perfect female dog name for a brown or black dog or a dog who seems just a little strung out!

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

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

    Jess, Jessie
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: God is gracious

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

    Jewel
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A precious stone

    Jezebel
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Chaste; unmarried

    Jinx, Jinxy
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Magic charm

    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: A female dog name that’s well-suited to a “jovi-al’ dog.

    Joy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Jubilation; happiness

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

    Justice
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Just and fair

     

    Kacey
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: (form of Cassandra) she who entangles men
    Tip: This female dog name is perfect for a dog who has a habit of entangling you in her leash!

    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 female dog name, but only for an obedient dog…you don’t want ‘bad Karma’ around you!

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

    Kay
    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.

    Kentucky
    Meaning: A state in the east central United States.
    Trivia: Famous for the Kentucky Derby and Colonel Sanders’ Kentucky Fried Chicken.

    Kenzie
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: Handsome

    Kia
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Short form of Kiana

    Kiki
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Nickname for names beginning with “K”

    Kim
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Regal hill

    Kiona
    Origin: Native American
    Meaning: Brown mountain

     

    Kitty
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Pure (nickname for Katherine)
    Tip: Warning! This female dog name may confuse your doggy.

    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 who can communicate with more than 1,000 signs based on American Sign Language.

    Kori
    Origin: English
    Meaning: God’s peace

    Kylie
    Origin: Pacific Islander
    Meaning: Boomerang

     

    Lacey
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Lace-like

    Lady
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A female with grace and manners
    Movie Notable: Name of the Cocker Spaniel in Disney’s classic, Lady and the Tramp.

    Lara
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: From the ancient city of Larisa

    Lassie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Young girl
    Trivia: One of the most beloved animals on screen – Lassie could always be counted on to save the day!

    Layla
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Dark beauty

    Legend
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Any person/entity who stories are told or written about

     

    Leona
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Lion

    Lexi
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Defending men
    Tip: A great, two-syllable female dog name – perfect for a protective dog.

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

    Lila
    Origin: Swahili
    Meaning: Good

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

    Lola, Lolita
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Sorrows

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

    Lucky
    Meaning: Having good luck; fortunate

    Lucy
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Light

     

    Lulu
    Origin: Swahili
    Meaning: Precious

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

    Macy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Place of Maccius

    Maggie
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Pearl (derived from ‘Margaret’)

    Maisie
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: Pearl (Gaelic form of ‘Margaret’)

    Marcy
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: From the god Mars

    Marigold
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A plant with a yellow flower
    Tip: This female dog name is great for a dog with a golden coat.

    Marlow
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Drained lake

    Marnie
    Origin: Scottish
    Meaning: From the sea

    Marvel
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Something that causes wonder and admiration
    Trivia: Marvel Comics, a U.S. comic book company, counts Spiderman, the X-Men and the Fantastic Four among its roster of characters.

    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 book by Roald Dahl.

    Maxine
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Little Maximus; feminine form of the name ‘Max’

     

    Meg
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Pearl (form of ‘Margaret’)
    TV Notable: Meg Griffin is the daughter in the animated TV series Family Guy. If you’re a fan of the show, this may be your idea of a perfect female dog name!

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

    Mia
    Origin: Italian/Spanish
    Meaning: My
    Tip: Sweet, simple… another of our favorite female dog names.

    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

    Mitzi
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Nickname for ‘Maria’

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

     

    Molly
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Nickname for ‘Mary’

    Muffin
    Meaning: A cup-shaped bread or cake
    Tip: An excellent female dog name if your dog is small and cute enough to eat!

    Mugsy
    Meaning: ‘Mug’ is a slang word referring to the face
    Tip: This female dog name is a great choice if your dog has an especially cute or funny face.

    Nana
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Grace; favor (form of ‘Anna’)
    Trivia: Term often used to refer to a grandmother; also the name of the Newfoundland dog and nanny in Peter Pan.

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

    Nevada
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Covered in snow
    Tip: A great female dog name for a dog with a white coat.

    Niki, Nicky
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Victory of the people

    Nina
    Origin: Swahili
    Meaning: Mother

    Noel
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Born on Christmas day
    Tip: This female dog name is perfect for a dog born in December or received as a Christmas gift.

    Noodle
    Origin: Germanic
    Meaning: A narrow, ribbon-like strip of dried dough, usually made of flour, eggs, and water
    Tip: This is one of our very favorite female dog names for a dog with a long body such as a Dachshund!

    Nosey
    Meaning: Prying or meddlesome
    Tip: A fun female dog namefor a curious dog or one with a particularly prominent schnozzle.

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

     

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

    Nyla
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: Champion

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

    Omaha
    Meaning: A member of Siouan Indians of northeastern Nebraska; a city in Nebraska on the Missouri River

    Ona
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Grace; favor

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

    Opal
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Meaning: Jewel; gem

    Oprah
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Young deer
    Trivia: Oprah is amedia mogul and host of the highest-ranked talk show in television history. She also loves dogs.

    Oreo
    Trivia: Brand name of a popular treat made of sweet icing sandwiched between two round chocolate cookies.
    Tip: This yummy female dog name is perfect for a Dalmatian or any other dog with a black and white coat.

    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

     

    Pasha
    Origin: Turkish
    Meaning: A person of high rank

    Paws
    Origin: English
    Meaning: The feet of an animal

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

    Pearl
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Jewel from the Sea

    Penny
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Spunky

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

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

    Petra
    Origin: Slavic
    Meaning: Glamorous, Capable

    Petal
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Leaf

    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
    Tip: This is a perfect female dog name for a dog who spends a lot of time around horses.

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

    Pixie
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Fairy or spite
    Tip: A cute, whimsical female dog name.

    Polly
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Devout; Joyous

    Poppy
    Origin: Middle English
    Meaning: Type of flower

    Portia
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Pig

    Posy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A small flower

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

    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
    Tip: When it comes to female dog names, this one is among the most popular.

    Prissy
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Wise; Feminine; Short for Priscilla

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

    Quanah
    Origin: Native American
    Meaning: Good smelling
    Tip: If you are lucky enough to have a good smelling dog, 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
    Tip: This single syllable female dog name is an excellent choice for an Irish Setter.

    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 dog name, yet fitting for a loyalfriend

    Rain
    Origin: English
    Meaning: water that falls from the atmosphere

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

    Raksha
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Meaning: To guard
    Tip: An excellent female dog name for a good guard dog

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

    Rasha
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Young gazelle

    Raven
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Blackbird
    Tip: An excellent female dog name for a dog with a black coat

    Reba
    Origin: English
    Meaning: (from Rebecca) snare
    Trivia: Reba McIntyre is a country singer

    Rebekah, Rebecca
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Snare

     

    Reese
    Origin: Welsh
    Meaning: Running

    Regina
    Origin: English/Latin
    Meaning: Queen
    Tip: Female dog 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

    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

    Roxanne
    Origin: Persian
    Meaning: Star

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

    Ruby
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Precious red stone

    Rumor
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Gossip

    Russia
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: A former empire of Eastern Europe and Northern Asia, settled by the Slavs

    Ruth, Ruthie
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Friendly and young

    Saba
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Morning Star

    Sable
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Black
    Tip: This Female Dog Name is perfect for a black dog

    Sabrina
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: From the boundary line


    Sadie
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Princess; Charmer
    Tip: This name is among the most popular female dog names

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

    Sage
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Wise; an herb

    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

    Sari
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Noble

    Sasha
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: (form of Alexander) Defender of men

    Sassy
    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: A Saxon girl; Flirtatious

    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

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

    Shannon
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: small, wise

    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

     

    Skye, Sky
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Water giver

    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

    Spirit
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A supernatural being or entity

    Spring
    Origin: English
    Meaning: One of the four seasons

    Star, Starr
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A celestial body; a person who stands out as being exceptional

    Stella
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Star

    Storm
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Powerful

    Suki
    Origin: Japanese
    Meaning: Beloved

    Summer
    Origin: English
    Meaning: One of the four seasons

     

    Sunday
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A day of the week

    Sunny
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Bright; Cheerful
    Tip: This female dog name is a great choice for an energetic, happy dog.

    Suzie
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: (short form of Susan) lily

    Symphony
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Harmony
    Tip: Got a howling noise-maker? If so, this female dog name might be perfect!

    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

    Tara
    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: Rocky Pinnacle
    Tip: This two-syllable name is feminine and easy to pronounce, making it one of our favorite female dog 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: Someone who gives warning or notice about something
    Tip: Add a humorous twist to this female dog name by spelling it Telltail.

    Tess, Tessa
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Fourth
    Tip: Both versions of this name are feminine and easy to pronounce, placing them among our favorite female dog names.

    Thea
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Gift from God

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

    Tiara
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Crowned

    Tic-Tac
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A repetitive sound; a brand of candy
    Tip: A great choice if you’re looking for a fun, playful female dog name.

    Tillie, Tilly
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Powerful in battle

     

    Tinkerbell
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A fictional character from the 1911 novel Peter and Wendy
    Tip: This is a great female dog name for a small breed, like as a Chihuahua.

    Tipsy
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Slightly intoxicated or drunk

    Tonka
    Origin: Dakota-Sioux
    Meaning: Great; Big
    Tip: Another of our favorite female dog names – perfect for a large dog.

    Tori
    Origin: English
    Meaning: (from Victoria) Victorious

    Trista
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Sad; Melancholy

    Trixie
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Bringer of joy; Happiness

    Tuesday
    Origin: English
    Meaning: A day of the week

    Tulsa
    Origin: American
    Meaning: A city in Oklahoma

    Twilight
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Early Evening

    Tzippa
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Bird

    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

    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 dog names are perfect for a large, brown or black dog 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

    Vacancy
    Origin: Middle Latin
    Meaning: Emptiness; Unoccupied
    Tip: Not the most flattering female dog name, but this might work for a not-too-bright dog!

    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 dog name that’s perfect for a dog who likes to stare in the mirror.

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

    Vasha
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: Ruler

    Vega
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Falling; Eagle

    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 dog names, perfect for a dog who likes to ‘stick to you’.

    Velika
    Origin: Slavic
    Meaning: Great

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

     

    Venice
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: Italian city

    Ventura
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Good Fortune

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

    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

    Vika
    Origin: Scottish
    Meaning: From the Creek

    Violet
    Origin: French
    Meaning: A purple blue flower

    Virginia
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Chaste; virginal

    Viva
    Origin: Italian/Spanish
    Meaning: To live; exclamation of approval

    Vivien, Vivian
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Lady of the Lake
    Tip: An excellent female dog name for a dog who loves water.

    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

     

    Waikiki
    Origin: Hawaiian
    Meaning: A famous beach in Oahu, part of Honolulu

    Wanda
    Origin: Polish
    Meaning: Slender young tree

    Waneta
    Origin: Native American
    Meaning: Shape-Shifter

    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

    Whisper
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Soft Voice

    Whitney
    Origin: English
    Meaning: From the Island

    Whoopie
    Origin: American
    Meaning: An interjection used to indicate joy
    Trivia: Actress and comedian Whoopie Goldberg made her film debut in the The Color Purple
    Tip: An excellent female dog name for a happy, funny dog.

     

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

    Wigwam
    Origin: Native American
    Meaning: A Native American dwelling

    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

    Winn
    Origin: American
    Trivia: Winn-Dixie is the name of the canine in the children’s book Because of Winn-Dixie

    Winnie
    Origin: English
    Meaning: Friend
    Trivia: Winnie-the-Pooh, a bear, is one of the best-loved children’s storybook characters.

    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

    Wisdom
    Origin: Old English
    Meaning: Scholarly knowledge or learning
    Tip: A great female dog name for a smart dog.

    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

    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

    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

    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 Dog Name is perfect for…well, you know, a yellow dog.

    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 dog that 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 dog name.

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

     

    Yvette
    Origin: French
    Meaning: Yew

    Zada
    Origin: Persian
    Meaning: Offspring

    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 dog name for a good guard dog.

    Zanna
    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Lily

    Zara
    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Shining; flower

    Zasha
    Origin: Russian
    Meaning: Defender of the people

     

    Zazu
    Origin: Derived from Hebrew
    Meaning: Movement
    Movie Notable: The endearing Red-billed Hornbill in Disney’s The Lion King.

    Zelda
    Origin: German
    Meaning: Warrior
    Trivia: The Legend of Zelda is 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 dog name if your dog 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 dog name is cute and fun, perfect for a pooch who’s not too serious.

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

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

    Zita
    Origin: Spanish
    Meaning: Seeker

    Ziti
    Origin: Italian
    Meaning: Tube shaped pasta
    Tip: A funny female dog name for a long, thin dog such as a Dachshund.

    Ziva
    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Brightness

    Zoe/Zoey
    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Life
    Tip: Cool and easy to pronounce, these are two of our favorite female dog names!

    Zola
    Origin: Latin
    Notable: Earth

    Zora
    Origin: Slavic
    Meaning: Dawn

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

    Zula
    Origin: African
    Meaning: Brilliant; Ahead

    Zuma
    Origin: Aztec
    Meaning: Lord frowns in anger

    Zuri
    Origin: Swahili
    Meaning: Beautiful

    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