If you’re looking for beautiful Latin names for cats, take a peek at our list!
Did you know that French, Spanish, & Portuguese are all Latin-based languages?
If you ever thought names or words in those tongues sounded romantic, elegant or graceful, then why not take your pick of a Latin name?
You pretty much only get one go of it, so choosing the right name is important.
A lot of these names are easy to pronounce, given their similar phonetic structure as English and will sound quite familiar to you.
After reading through, we hope you can find the perfect one for your new furball.
Male Latin Cat Names
A lot of these Latin names for cats will sound familiar, as they’re the root of different words in the English language!
There is a name out there for your fur baby boy that will represent everything he is and stands for.
We’ll begin with the easy A’s and work our way up.
- Ace – For the cool cats that get everything right.
- Adeps- a great name for a fat cat!
- Adrian – It’s a pretty nice name for humans and for cats.
- Alacer – means quick (think “accelerate”)
- Albino – Maybe for the white cats. Although you can see why it isn’t such a popular choice.
- Albus – Do you like Harry Potter? Then you’ll know who this is after. Cats are magical creatures, names that carry a tough of magic seems perfect for them.
- Alto – Does your cat like to meow in a semi-high toned pitch?
- Amor – Love
- Arcus- bow
- Audāx- means brave & bold
- Caesar – For the cats that rule the house
- Caius – “Rejoice”, rejoice on the day you get a new cat.
- Castus- means “pure,” as in “My cat is pure joy!”
- Cor- it means “heart”
- Crinus- means “hair,” so a funny ironic name for a Sphynx cat!
- Blais – If your cat has a fiery attitude or fur (also spelled Blayze)
- Chess (Chester)
- Constantin – For the steadfast kitty cats out there.
- Duke – Do you feel your cat is of noble blood?
- Elmo – Because who doesn’t love Sesame Street?
- Feles- it means “cat” and is the root of “feline”
- Felix – After Felix the Cat of course!
- Ferox- fierce, the root of “ferocious”
- Fidelis- Means “faithful”
- Fido – Even though it’s a famous dog name, a cat can embody the traits of a dog too!
- Gryffin – Add the “dor” if you like Harry Potter.
- Jai – Simple and short, it means “blue-crested bird”
- Jovi – Meaning “father of the sky”, or it’s great for Bon Jovi fans as well.
- Kaiser – This name means something quite different in German, but it means “head of hair” in Latin. Great for those fluffy cats.
- Keye – For the key to your heart.
- Leo – This needs no further explanation
- Lion – It’s a Latin word if you want to be more literal.
- Lucian/Lucien – Meaning “light”.
- Maximilian – The “greatest”. We all think our fur babies are the greatest, don’t we?
- Strix- “Owl,” cute name for a wise kitty
- Villus- means “shaggy hair,” great idea for a long-haired cat!
Names such as Maximilian, Caesar, and Constantin reflect the personality of your cat.
You can choose to find a name that exemplifies their personal traits.
Or you can choose names such as Leo, Kaiser and Albino to emphasize their unique physical characteristics.
Whichever you choose, make sure it’s one that rolls of the tongue as it’s unlikely you will change his name in the future.
Now let’s zip on over to the other side of the coin and take a look at Latin names for little girls.
Female Latin Cat Names
For this next part, we are going to present to you names that show both the grace and elegance of your female kitten both physically and mentally.
Since Latin names are often used in the English language, perhaps you’ll find one you are already considering on the list.
- Adriana (Adrianna) – It’s the female form of “Adrian.” Of course, don’t forget the Victoria’s Secret supermodel Adriana Lima.
- Alana – It’s a term of endearment in Gaelic.
- Adorabelle – A gift. A give that you adore.
- Anas-means “duck,” which makes it a pretty funny cat name!
- Anima- base of “animal,” but actually means breath, life or soul.
- Barbie – Yes, like the toy. If you cat has large blue eyes, this would make sense.
- Bellissa – Meaning beautiful. As we are sure your cat is.
- Bini- means “two each”
- Blondie – Does your cat have blonde fur?
- Brunette – Also a literal word meaning dark-haired, if you want to name your cat after physical traits.
- Camila – The name belonged to a legendary warrior, very well-suited to tough kittens.
- Carina- means “keel”
- Cauda- means “tail,” so a good ironic name for a tailless Manx!
- Cicatrix- it means scar, great tough cat name for a rescue who had a rough life.
- December – The last month of the year, and fitting for kittens born then.
- Di – Short and sweet.
- Ebony – “Deep black wood” another name for dark-furred cats.
- Felicity – “Happy”, for the happy-go-lucky fur babies.
- Felina – Feminized form of the word “feline”
- Gazelle – Because cats do bound and jump around like a gazelle sometimes.
- Gemma- means “bud”
- Grace – What cats are full of.
- Honor – We love this name because of what it means and how it sounds.
- Isadora – A gift of Isis.
- Jey – Pronounced “jay”.
- Kandy – Kandy with a “k” adds a bit of personality.
- Labella – “beautiful”
- Leona – Female form of “Leo”
- Mare- “sea”
- Marinelle – “From the sea”. While most cats are averse to water, perhaps yours isn’t.
- Meta- means “goal”
- Nataasha – “Born on Christmas”. If you like the idea of “December” but it’s a bit too literal for your taste, perhaps Nataasha is a better alternative.
- Nox- means “night,” great unisex name!
- Sura- means “calf”
- Tricae- means “tricks”
As you can see, a lot of these Latin names for cats are familiar, some might even belong to people you know!
Decide if you want to name your cat after physical traits or personality. I know I have a few on the list that I would consider.
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For boys, Jai, Caesar and Kaiser are among our favorites.
For the females, we love Adriana, Honor and Prima.