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Looking for wonderfully regal cat names inspired by royalty?

Royal families are usually made up of kings, queens, princes, and princesses.

While the numbers are dwindling, there are still several countries today where the head of state is a king and/or queen.

Whether based on current members of the royal family, ancient history, or royalty ranks, these names are perfect for any cat.

Regal Cat Names For Males

100+ Regal Cat Names for Your Royal Companion

We’ll start with names inspired by current royal families!

Then, we’ll take a look at some great historical kings and finish off with regal titles that make great names for your male cat.

  1. Archie – Archie Harrison Mountbatten.
  2. George – The oldest child of Prince William.
  3. Harry – The youngest of the two sons of Prince Charles.
  4. Louis – The youngest child of Prince William and Catherine.
  5. Philip – The husband of Queen Elizabeth.
  6. William – The older son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana.
  7. Laurent – The youngest child of Albert, the former King of Belgium.
  8. Lorenz – Part of the Belgian royal family by marriage.
  9. Henrik – The son of Prince Joachim and Princess Marie.
  10. Joachim – The youngest son of Prince Henrik and Queen Margrethe.
  11. Constantijn – The youngest son of Beatrix and the late Prince Claus.
  12. Jacques – The heir apparent to the Monegasque throne, even at the tender age of 5.
  13. Harald – The King of Norway, who took the throne in 1991.
  14. Felipe – Felipe VI is the reigning King of Spain.
  15. Gabriel – The son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia.
  16. Nicolas – The son of Princess Madeleine and Christopher O’Neill, a British-American financier.
  17. Alfred the Great – Believed to be the very first King of England.
  18. Eadred – Ruled England from 946 until 955.
  19. Sweyn – The ruler from the House of Denmark who was King of England in 1013.
  20. Ironside – Edmund Ironside ruled England for 222 days in 1016.
  21. Canute – Ruled right after Edmund Ironside.
  22. Louis the Lion – The nickname of Louis VIII of England.
  23. Henry – Take your pick; there were so many King Henrys!
  24. Archduke – The son of the Emperor of Austria.
  25. Baron – A rank of nobility or title of honor, usually hereditary.
  26. Count – A European title of nobility, equivalent to a British Earl.
  27. Duke – A nobleman of the highest hereditary rank.
  28. Emperor – The supreme male monarch of an empire.
  29. King – A male supreme ruler of a nation or territory.
  30. Knight – A mounted soldier in armor who served a feudal superior.
  31. Lord – A man who has a high rank in the nobility.
  32. Marquess – A British nobleman ranking above an Earl and below a Duke.
  33. Prince – The son of a King and/or Queen.
  34. Viscount – A British nobleman ranking above a Baron and below an Earl.

I really love the old names of the first kings of England. How about you?

Regal Cat Names For Females

Looking for wonderfully regal cat names inspired by royalty? Check out 71 that we love from modern and ancient history!

Like the males, we started with current royal families, then headed back through history for some more great name ideas for your female cat.

Again, we’ll finish off with some of our favorite cat names inspired by royal titles.

  1. Beatrice – The oldest daughter of Prince Andre, Duke of York.
  2. Elizabeth – The current Queen of England.
  3. Charlotte – Fourth in the line of succession to the British throne.
  4. Diana – The first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, and the mother of Prince William and Prince Harry.
  5. Eugenie – The youngest daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Sarah, Duchess of York.
  6. Kate – Popularly known as Kate Middleton.
  7. Meghan – One of the newest members of the British royal family.
  8. Sophie – The wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, who is the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth.
  9. Zara – The daughter of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips.
  10. Astrid – The daughter of former Belgian monarchs, King Albert and Queen Paola.
  11. Eleonore – Fourth in line to the throne of Belgium.
  12. Mathilde – Queen Mathilde of Belgium.
  13. Benedikte – The middle daughter of Frederick, Denmark’s former king.
  14. Josephine – The youngest child of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark.
  15. Ariane – The youngest daughter of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima.
  16. Laurentien – The wife of Prince Constantijn.
  17. Gabriella – The daughter of Prince Albert and Princess Charlene.
  18. Mette – Crown Princess of Norway.
  19. Sonja – Queen Sonja of Norway is the wife of Harald V, the King of Norway.
  20. Leonor – The oldest daughter of King Felipe and Queen Letizia.
  21. Birgitta – The older sister of King Carl Gustaf.
  22. Silvia – Queen Silvia of Sweden is the wife of King Carl Gustaf.
  23. Anne – Named after Anne Stuart of the 18th century.
  24. Chabi – The empress to Kublai Khan.
  25. Jane – Queen of England for 9 days in 1553, or after Lady Jane if you prefer!
  26. Archduchess – The wife or widow of an Archduke.
  27. Baroness – The wife or widow of a Baron.
  28. Countess – The wife or widow of a Count or Earl.
  29. Dame – The title given to a woman that is equivalent to the rank of a Knight.
  30. Duchess – The wife or widow of a Duke.
  31. Empress – The wife or widow of an Emperor.
  32. Lady – The female equivalent of a Lord.
  33. Marchioness – The wife or widow of a Marquess.
  34. Princess – The daughter of a King and/or Queen.
  35. Queen – A female supreme ruler of a nation or territory.
  36. Viscountess – The wife or widow of a Viscount.

From the girl’s list, I love Birgitta! It’s such a pretty idea!

Queen Names For Cats

queen cat with crown

There is no doubt that our feline friends hold a special place in our hearts. So, it is no wonder that we want a great name to represent their personalities.

If you just adopted a female cat, you can choose a queen name among the many, many strong female rulers in history!

Let’s break this down into queens from different countries; that way, you can choose a name that represents your own heritage if you’d like.

  1. Queen Victoria – Former queen of Great Britain and Ireland, later becoming Empress of India.
  2. Queen Anne – King Henry VIII’s second wife, Anne Boleyn, who tragically met a tragic end.
  3. Empress Matilda – A claimant to the English throne in the 12th century, married to Roman Emperor Henry V.
  4. Queen Elizabeth – Queen Elizabeth I, a prominent queen of England and Ireland in the 16th century, and the name of the current queen.
  5. Emma of Normandy – Wife of Thelred the Unready, ruler of the House of Wessex in 1014-1016.
  6. Ealdgyth – The wife of Gruffudd ap Llywelyn, ruler of the House of Godwin in 1066.
  7. Adeliza – Wife of Henry I from the House of Normandy, who ruled from 1100-1135.
  8. Eleanor – Wife to Henry II, who reigned from 1154-1189.
  9. Berengaria – Queen married to Louis VIII, who ruled for a brief period.
  10. Cleopatra – The most famous Queen of Egypt, known for her intelligence and authority.
  11. Arsinoë – A Ptolemaic queen from ancient Egypt.
  12. Merneith – Possibly the first female pharaoh in history.
  13. Nefertari – A name meaning “beautiful companion” in ancient Egypt.
  14. Nefertiti – Another renowned Egyptian queen, known for her beauty.
  15. Hatshepsut – The female pharaoh whose name means “Foremost of Noble Ladies.”
  16. Aat – The wife of Pharaoh Amenemhat III during the 12th dynasty.
  17. Ahaneith – The wife of King Djet from the 1st Dynasty.
  18. Amenia – Married to Pharaoh Horemheb during his reign.
  19. Tuya – The wife of Seti I, with her son being Ramesses II.
  20. Joanna – Also known as Joanna the Mad or Juana la Loca, she was the Queen of Castile and Aragon in the 16th century, known for her intelligence.
  21. Isabella – Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Spain, Germany, Italy, Naples, and Sicily, Holy Roman Empress, and Duchess of Burgundy.
  22. Elisabeth – The daughter of Henry II, married to Philip II and queen consort at a young age.
  23. Anna – Originally from Austria, Anna married Philip II after Elisabeth’s death.
  24. Mariana – Another native of Austria, she wed Philip IV.
  25. Maria Amalia – Wife of Charles III, married at a very young age.
  26. Letizia – The current Queen of Spain, married to King Felipe VI.
  27. Sophia – Queen of Spain before Letizia, reigning from 1975-2014.
  28. Mercedes – Mercedes of Orléans, a queen for about 6 months in 1878.
  29. Luisa – A common middle name for Spanish consorts, suitable for a cat.
  30. Constance – Queen Constance, queen regnant of Sicily in the 12th century, and later, Holy Roman Empress by marriage to Emperor Henry VI.
  31. Agrippina – Agrippina the Younger, wife of Claudius and mother of Nero, known for her ambition.
  32. Lucrezia – Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara and daughter of Alexander VI, married into famous families for political influence.
  33. Rosamund – Wife of Alboin, ruler from 567 until 573, when her husband passed away.
  34. Tassia – Wife of Ratchis and queen from 744-749.
  35. Willa – Willa of Tuscany, queen consort to Berengar II for three years.
  36. Beatrice – A name frequently appearing in Italian royal history.
  37. Bianca – A lovely name suitable for a female cat.
  38. Sofia – The wife of Good King Wenceslaus.
  39. Elena – Consort to Victor Emmanuel III of the House of Savoy from 1900-1946.
  40. Catherine – Catherine the Great, the longest-reigning female leader in Russia.
  41. Maria Theresa – The only female ruler of Habsburg in the 18th century.
  42. Raziya – Sultana Raziya or Razia Sultan, the Sultanah of Delhi in the 13th century.
  43. Dido – The founder and queen of Carthage, also known as Elissa.
  44. Nurbanu – The wife of Sultan Selim II of the Ottoman Empire, with a unique name.
  45. Kubaba – Possibly the world’s first queen, ruling Sumeria around 2500-2330 BC.
  46. Alimah – The first female ruler of Anjouan.
  47. Kanealai – Queen regent of Molokai, a Hawaiian island, during the 18th century.
  48. Hedwig Eleanor – Regent of Sweden in the 17th century.
  49. Zenobia – Regent of the Palmyrene Empire in Syria from 267–271 AD.

Wrap-Up

Selecting a regal name for your majestic feline companion adds an extra touch of grandeur and elegance to their presence.

Whether inspired by royalty, mythology, or historical figures, regal cat names reflect the noble nature and innate grace of these captivating creatures.

By bestowing a regal name upon your cat, you honor their majestic qualities and create a sense of admiration and reverence.

Embrace the regal spirit and choose a name that truly befits your extraordinary feline companion, making them the reigning monarch of your heart and home.

What about you? What are your favorite cat names inspired by royalty? Share below!

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100+ Regal Cat Names for Your Royal Companion
Deana Tucker
Deana Tucker

Deanna is a passionate cat lover and freelance writer. She lives with her Chi dog and a ragdoll cat. When she’s not writing, Deanna loves listening to country music or watching Dancing With The Stars.