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Arabic Cat Names + Their Meaning – Choose The Best One!

Arabic Cat Names + Their Meaning – Choose The Best One!

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If you are here reading this article, it means something very exciting is happening – either you are getting a new cat or you already have your feline friend cuddling in your lap.

If you are randomly looking at cat names or dog names, maybe wishing that you had a pet – I wish you all of luck in hopefully getting one soon!

Either way, finding the perfect name can be a bit tricky. There are so many pet names to choose from and all you want is for your cat to have a beautiful name that suits them perfectly.

But don’t worry! If you want an amazing Arabic name for your cat, I got you covered!

Below, you will find two lists of Arabic names: one with 101 male cat names and the second one with 101 female cat names, alongside the meaning of each name.

Male Arabic Cat Names

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🐾 Abdel – Hebrew origin, meaning servant

🐾  Jamil – beautiful

🐾 Ajmal – more beautiful, prettier

🐾 Barakah – can be a female name as well, meaning blessed

🐾 Faruq – name of the last Egyptian king, “a person who can tell right from wrong“

🐾  Fatin – can also be a female cat name, means intelligent

🐾 Hakeem – wise

🐾 Halim – tolerant, patient

🐾 Harun – superior, strong

🐾 Hassain – handsome

🐾 Izaan – disciplined

🐾 Jakeem – raised up

🐾 Jafar – a river

🐾 Jamal – handsome

🐾 Jamel – a form of Jamal, also meaning handsome

🐾 Kalil – a friend

🐾 Kamaal – perfection, accomplishment

🐾 Kareem – generous

🐾 Makin – strong

🐾 Nabil – noble

🐾 Najjar – carpenter

🐾 Ridfan – the day and night cycle

🐾 Ramey – several meanings including archer, loving, tall

🐾 Rashad – good judgment

🐾 Riyaaz – gardens

🐾 Sabih – beauty, handsome, glowing

🐾 Salem – safe, complete

🐾 Samman – grocer (a person who sells groceries)

🐾 Sayyid – master, lord

🐾 Tarif – unique

Cute cat lying on his back on the carpet

🐾 Tarek – evening caller

🐾 Wasim – good looking, graceful

🐾 Zavier – bright

🐾 Ali – noble, honorable, excellence

🐾 Anwar – more bright, more radiant

🐾 Diya – brightness, light, glow

🐾 Fatin – clever, smart

🐾 Jabir – comforter, consoler

🐾 Habib – beloved, dear, friend

🐾 Kahil – friend, lover

🐾 Rabi – spring, breeze

🐾 Zafir – winner

🐾 Tahir – virtuous, pure, clean

🐾 Ziyad – abundance, surplus

🐾 Sultan – king, ruler

🐾 Selim – peaceful

🐾 Milo – Latin background, from the name Miles meaning soldier

🐾 Kedar – powerful

🐾 Aden – warm person

🐾 Amal – hope

🐾 Nour or Nur – can be a female cat name too, means light, radiance

🐾 Malak – angel

🐾 Ayat – sign

🐾 Isra – walking at night

🐾 Latif – kind, gentle, friendly

🐾 Maher – skilled, experienced

🐾 Abbas – lion

🐾 Sami – hearing, listening

🐾 Zaim – leader

🐾 Zayd – growth, increase

Blue eyed Cat looking at distance

🐾 Akeem – wise, intelligent

🐾 Zahir – apparent, evident

🐾 Raad – explorer, pioneer

🐾 Iyad – support, strength

🐾 Jafar – small stream

🐾 Idris – leader, prophet

🐾 Imran – civilization

🐾 Raj – king

🐾 Emir – commander, prince

🐾 Massah – temptation

🐾 Izaz – honor, respect

🐾 Zair – visitor, guest

🐾 Yunus – Hebrew origin, meaning dove, pigeon

🐾 Naseeb – destiny, fate

🐾 Aziz – all-powerful, might, strong

🐾 Bilel – water, freshness

🐾 Anis – friend, companion

🐾 Mansur – victorious, triumphant

🐾 Dabir – teacher, instructor

🐾 Zahir – evident, bright

🐾 Nasser – granter of victory

🐾 Dabir – teacher

🐾 Bahir – sparkling, dazzling

🐾 Riyad – garden, fruit plantations

🐾 Diya – brightness, light

🐾 Jarah – can also be a female cat name, bravery

🐾 Kadar – powerful

🐾 Ehan – full moon

🐾 Naadir – rare, precious

🐾 Sadeem – haze, mist

🐾 Basir – wise

🐾 Rayan – heaven’s flower, watered, luxuriant

🐾 Amin – trustworthy, honest

🐾 Akil – intelligent, reasonable, wise

🐾 Taheem – pure

🐾 Adeem – rare

🐾 Siddiq – sincere, a true friend, truthful

🐾 Talib – seeker of truth, pursuer

🐾 Sabat – stability, endurance, boldness

🐾 Abbas – lion

🐾 Azmi – determined

Female Arabic Cat Names

Cute American shorthair cat kitten

🐾 Abia – great

🐾 Alima – strong, cultured

🐾 Altair – a flying eagle

🐾 Amalur – homeland

🐾 Amber – jewel

🐾 Ameena – honest, faithful

🐾 Amiera – princess

🐾 Ara – embellishing, ornament, beautifier

🐾 Asha – hope, life

🐾 Aziza – powerful, beloved, precious, mighty

🐾 Bethanna – “from the house of God’s grace“

🐾 Bibi – lady of the house

🐾 Faiza – successful, victorious

🐾 Hasna – beauty, beautiful

🐾 Inaya – concern, care

🐾 Jamille – lovely, elegant

🐾 Jayla – jay bird, victor

🐾 Kamilla – “the perfect one“

🐾 Leilah – night beauty

🐾 Nada – “dew at sunrise“

🐾 Rahi – spring

🐾 Sabirah – of great patience

🐾 Samar – night talk

🐾 Sara – princess

🐾 Widad – love, friendship

🐾 Yazmin – right hand

🐾 Zara – blooming flower

🐾 Zayna – “God is gracious“

🐾 Aamal – hope, aspiration

🐾 Anisa – pleasant companion

Striped cat playing with pink and grey balls

🐾 Habiba – loved one, love

🐾 Kala – has multiple meanings including lady, art

🐾 Amira – princess

🐾 Farah – joy, happiness, lovely, pleasant

🐾 Lina – tender, delicate

🐾 Zahira – helper, supporter

🐾 Layla – night, dark

🐾 Karima – giving, generous, kind

🐾 Lina – tender, gentle, soft

🐾 Tala – little palm tree

🐾 Zahra – flower

🐾 Zena – moon

🐾 Zada – prosperous, fortunate

🐾 Ada – grace, pure, noble

🐾 Rozi – flower, rose

🐾 Maya – gracious, princess

🐾 Naomi – pleasantness

🐾 Roya – dream

🐾 Nikayla – winner, victor

🐾 Zaria – princess

🐾 Ruwa – beauty

🐾 Tasi – sea, ocean

🐾 Alzena – woman

🐾 Imani – faith, belief

🐾 Azia – the rising sun

🐾 Kayla – wise child

🐾 Amineh – faithful, trustworthy, honest

🐾 Eyab – to return, the one who has returned

🐾 Enam – grape

🐾 Asma – high status, supreme

Cute short hair cat playing a cat feather toy

🐾 Arub – faithful woman

🐾 Nazli – delicate, beautiful

🐾 Bayda – great desert,

🐾 Amani – wish, hope

🐾 Amra – princess

🐾 Akide – certain

🐾 Rana – mesmerizing, gorgeous, graceful

🐾 Layal – plural of Leila, means nights

🐾 Aya – derived from a word that means “a verse in Quran”

🐾 Nadia – delicate

🐾 Mariam – flower, mother of Prophet Isa

🐾 Eisa – “God is salvation“

🐾 Nura – light

🐾 Erina – beautiful lady

🐾 Ruth – companion, friend

🐾 Almira – princess, aristocratic lady, truth

🐾 Diya – brightness, radiance

🐾 Duniya – world, earth

🐾 Nikayla – winner

🐾 Kanza – hidden treasure

🐾 Hira – power, darkness

🐾 Duaa – a prayer to God

🐾 Rima – gazelle, antelope

🐾 Amina – honest, faithful

🐾 Khalisa – pure, clear, real

🐾 Sira – tradition, way of life

🐾 Sadaf – shell, oyster, pearl

🐾 Alisha – protected by God, honest

🐾 Badra – beauty of a full moon

🐾 Daaria – blessing

🐾 Eira – snow

🐾 Kaia – stability

🐾 Zurie – white, light

🐾 Ruhee – soul

🐾 Ziya – light

🐾 Aadila – righteous

🐾 Aanisah – good natured

🐾 Abia – great

🐾 Afrah – happiness

🐾 Aini – spring, flower

🐾 Aliza – joyous

Names That Reflect A Cat’s Appearance Or Personality

grey cat posing still

These names aren’t specific to any cat breed – there are no rules for naming specific species such as Maine Coon names or Persian cat names. All that matters is to find the best cat name possible for your feline friend!

I think it’s pretty cool when a name matches the cat’s looks or character and here are a few examples of arabic cat names that do so:

🐾 Nur – light – if you have a white cat, this might be a cute name

🐾 Ujala – light of the universe – one of the female names for white cats

🐾 Ehan – full moon – another white cat name

🐾 Zurie – white, light – can match your cat’s fur and personality

🐾 Lailah – night beauty – a name that fits your black cat

🐾 Lela – born at night – a perfect black cat name

🐾 Hira – darkness, powerful – a unique name for your black cat

🐾 Abbas – lion – a cat name that reflects your cat’s bravery or fighting attitude

🐾 Raad – explorer – a perfect name if your cat likes tearing the house apart

🐾 Leem – peace – if your cat is lazy and easy-going – you’re lucky!

🐾 Basir – wise – an interesting name if you notice that your cat is clever

🐾 Azia – the rising sun – a nice name for a cat that genuinely makes your every day better (which is probably true for all of us cat lovers)

🐾 Emir – commander, prince – one of the cutest names for a male cat that acts like the king of the house

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Why Should You Give Your Cat An Arabic Name?

Below are a couple of reasons why Arabic names should be used more often!

• English names are overrated and repetitive (sorry, but it is true).

• Arabic names are unique names that can be great conversation starters!

•  They often have a lot of meaning or interesting history behind them – imagine your cat being called after the Egyptian queen Nefertiti?!

• You can easily find a fitting name for you pet by looking up the meaning behind the name

• If you have a Persian cat, there are special name sections you can look up just for this cat bread!

A Few General Tips For Naming Your Cat

Happy kitten likes being stroked by woman's hand

Try choosing a name that suits your cat – something that reflects how your cat looks or acts.

Choose a name you actually like, not that your parents or friends like – you will be the one using the name most frequently so you need to like it.

Shorter names are better – your cat will recognize it more easily.

Don’t switch to a nickname after you have chosen your cat’s name.

Think of a name in your native language that represents your cat nicely – then translate it to another language, like Arabic or Japanese for example.

Final Thoughts

Isn’t exploring through cat name ideas fun? I know I loved going through them when I was naming my kitten.

You might be bored of common, popular cat names that every other kitten has. Arabic cat names are truly unique names and are great conversation starters!

I am sure you will find the perfect name for your pet cat and I wish you the best of luck in your search!

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