a well-behaved ginger cat with a German cat name

Looking for some wonderful German cat names for your sweet new kitten?

We’re on a roll with names from other nations.

After we finished up Australia earlier this week, we headed back to Europe for this list.

Check out 100 great Deutsch-inspired ideas we adore!

See this table for a quick guide. Read further for the whole list of names.

German Cat Names for MalesGerman Cat Names for Females
ArloAnka
ArnoldBritta
AugustusBrunhilde
AxelCologne
BatchElsa
BerlinEssen
BjörnFrau
BlauFreida
BraunFreya
BremenHarry

50 German Cat Names for Males

  1. Arlo – this German cat name means “hill.”
  2. Arnold – this name means “eagle power.”
  3. Augustus – for the greatest of them all.
  4. Axel – this name represents the father of peace.
  5. Bach – for the one who lives near water.
  6. Berlin – this is the capital city of Germany.
  7. Björn – beautiful German name meaning “bear.”
  8. Blau – after the color blue.
  9. Braun – perfect for a brown cat.
  10. Bremen – after the German maritime city.
  1. Bruno – this is a German name for a brown cat.
  2. Conrad – for the one with incredible bravery.
  3. Damir – a perfect name for a peaceful cat.
  4. Dirk – this German name means “peaceful ruler.”
  5. Dolf – great name meaning “wolf.”
  6. Dortmund – after the German city.
  7. Düsseldorf – after the most wealthy German city.
  8. Dwight – for the one with blonde hair.
  9. Emery – this name means “brave.”
  10. Eric – beautiful German name meaning “peaceful ruler.”
  11. Felix – for a happy and prosperous one.
  12. Finn – perfect name for a white cat.
  13. Frankfurt – after Germany’s financial center.
  14. Franz – this name means “free man.”
  15. Friedrich – after a famous and merciful leader.
  16. Fritz – for the one who rules in times of peace.
  17. Gelb – this German name means “yellow.”
  18. Geoff – perfect name for a cat who disappears all the time.
  19. Graf – the German word for “count.”
  20. Grau – this name means “grey.”
  21. Grün – German word meaning “green.”
  22. Gunther – after a war fighter.
  23. Hamburg – this is the second largest city in Germany.
  24. Hans – this name means “God is gracious.”
  25. Henry – perfect name for the ruler of the household.
  26. Herzog – popular German name meaning “duke.”
  27. Hugo – for a very smart cat.
  28. Jonas – this German cat name means “dove.”
  29. Kaiser – this is how you’d call a leader in Germany.
  30. Karl – this name means “strong man.”
  31. Kätzchen – this is the word for “kitten” in German.
  32. Klaus – very popular name meaning “victory of the people.”
  33. Kupfer – this name means “copper” and it’s perfect for a tabby.
  34. Kurt – for a very polite cat.
  35. Leon – this name means “lion.”
  36. Max – very popular name meaning “the greatest.”
  37. Munich – this is one of the most popular German cities.
  38. Muschi – German word meaning “cat.
  39. Mutig– if you know a brave cat, this is the perfect name.
  40. Otto – for a very wealthy one.

One of my favorite German male cat nameshas to be Otto.

It’s just so cute, don’t you think?

Of course, Max is always a good pick, too!

Check: 100 Lovely Latin Names for Cats

German Cat Names for Females

  1. Anka – perfect name for a graceful cat.
  2. Britta – German name meaning “thrilled.”
  3. Brunhilde – perfect name for a dark-haired cat.
  4. Cologne – after Rhine’s biggest city.
  5. Elsa – German name inspired from “Elizabeth.”
  6. Essen – after Ruhr’s most popular city.
  7. Frau – this name refers specifically to a Mrs.
  8. Freida – German name meaning “joy.”
  9. Freya – in German, this name means “mistress.”
  10. Fritzi – for the one who rules in times of peace.
  1. Gertrud – strong German name meaning “spear.”
  2. Greta – beautiful name meaning “pearl.”
  3. Gretchen – this German cat name translates to “luminescent pearl.”
  4. Griselda – perfect name for a grey cat.
  5. Gute – this name means “Goddess.”
  6. Hedwig – strong German name meaning “battle.”
  7. Heidi – great name for a noble kitten.
  8. Heldin – this name means “heroic woman.”
  9. Helga – for a holy and wealthy one.
  10. Herzogin – this is the German word for “duchess.”
  11. Hilda – popular German name meaning “battle.”
  12. Ida – for the cat who’s always doing something fun.
  13. Ilsa – German name representing one that’s “pledged to God.”
  14. Irma – after the German Goddess of war.
  15. Johanna – this name means “God is gracious.”
  16. Katharina – German name meaning “pure.”
  17. Katze – this is literally the German word for cat!
  18. Kaysa – this German name means “pure.”
  19. Klara – for a pure breed cat.
  20. Konigin – this name means “queen.”
  21. Kristin – German name translating to “follower of Christ.”
  22. Liebe – in German, this means “love.”
  23. Liesa – for the cat who always get what she wants.
  24. Liesel – this name translates to “God is my oath.”
  25. Lila – German word for “purple.”
  26. Lola – this name translates to “sorrows.”
  27. Louise – popular name meaning “famous warrior.”
  28. Magda – this German name means “maiden.”
  29. Marta – for a true lady.
  30. Mathilda – great name for the one who never loses a battle.
  31. Miezekatze – this is another word for “cat.”
  32. Mieze – referring to a kitten.
  33. Rosa – this German name means “pink.”
  34. Rot – this is how you’d say “red” in German.
  35. Silber – means “silver” and it’s perfect for a grey cat.
  36. Sofie – for the one with the wisdom
  37. Trudi – German name translating to the “strength of the spear.”
  38. Ursula – this German cat name means “mommy bear.”
  39. Weiss – if you have a white cat, this is the perfect name.
  40. Zelda – for a princess warrior.

As much as I loved played Zelda as a kid, Anka is actually my favorite from the girl’s list!

Oooh, or how about Katze? You can’t go wrong with a name that’s literally how to call a cat in German!

Your turn! What are your favorite German cat names? Share below!

Andreea Juganaru
Andreea Juganaru

Andreea is a very passionate content creator and her purpose is to provide you with the most interesting articles, while constantly discovering new facts. She’s been freelance writing for the past five years and has created numerous articles and educational materials while managing her own business.