Arabic Cat Names (550 Male And Female Ideas)

If you have recently got a new cat or kitten, you’ll know that one of the biggest challenges lies in what you’re going to name it. There are so many names out there, and it’s important to find one that really suits your new friend; after all, it’s going to have it for life!

There are some truly beautiful Arabic cat names that have been growing in popularity in recent years, and here we’ve created a definitive guide to the very best ones so that you can choose the right one for your pet.

Arabic Cat Names

Male Arabic Cat Names

Many Arabic names sound pretty gender-neutral and could be used for either, but here we’ve chosen some of the most common male Arabic names for you to look through.

  1. Adnad
  2. Antar
  3. Azraf
  4. Ayat
  5. Badr
  6. Batal
  7. Badawi
  8. Bourkan
  9. Dammar
  10. Eblis
  11. Emir
  12. Fahd
  13. Fajr
  14. Galal
  15. Haafiz
  16. Habib
  17. Hamza
  18. Ikram
  19. Isra
  20. Jamal
  21. Jawhar
  22. Labib
  23. Laheeb
  24. Lamaan
  25. Latif
  26. Leil
  27. Maher
  28. Mahfouz
  29. Fairuz
  30. Mukhtar
  31. Kaia
  32. Abd Al Sami
  33. Azzam
  34. Tarik
  35. Abbas
  36. Asad
  37. Ferran
  38. Gadi
  39. Rasheed
  40. Gadiel
  41. Zaigham
  42. Zarrar
  43. Zakariyya
  44. Sami
  45. Talmadge
  46. Shoukran
  47. Sihr
  48. Sayad
  49. Tawil
  50. Zuhayr
  51. Zoolal
  52. Zaim
  53. Zayd
  54. Yameen
  55. Yakout
  56. Wathik
  57. Utbah
  58. Taher
  59. Ubaid
  60. Zaroon
  61. Akeem
  62. Aladdin
  63. Altair
  64. Anwar
  65. Malik
  66. Zahir
  67. Zero
  68. Tariq
  69. Riyad
  70. Surur
  71. Shareek
  72. Rakkas
  73. Raad
  74. Rafik
  75. Qudamah
  76. Qadir
  77. Fikri
  78. Kahlil
  79. Omar
  80. Nahar
  81. Nazeem
  82. Nabil
  83. Salim
  84. Rigel
  85. Karina
  86. Katarina
  87. Lahthan
  88. Khayri
  89. Karif
  90. Haroun
  91. Hasan
  92. Maneet
  93. Jafar
  94. Iyad
  95. Isa
  96. Hafs
  97. Guljul
  98. Hassan
  99. Salman
  100. Samar

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Female Arabic Cat Names

If you’re looking for the perfect name for your female kitty, you might find these more suitable, though many of them could be used for a male cat as well.

If you want a particular meaning, you can easily check out the root of these words using Google!

  1. Afra
  2. Aida
  3. Nikayla
  4. Si
  5. A’idah
  6. Aadab
  7. Iba
  8. Iklil
  9. Aala
  10. Gebha
  11. Ghazale
  12. Yara
  13. Zayda
  14. Hadia
  15. Zaria
  16. Zahra
  17. Ruwa
  18. Rahila
  19. Rowa
  20. Talia
  21. Tasi
  22. Alzena
  23. Sabburah
  24. Ijlal
  25. Hasna
  26. Hamama
  27. Idrak
  28. Nahla
  29. Nyla
  30. Ayisha
  31. Rabab
  32. Rafa’
  33. Laila
  34. Fayza
  35. Rayat
  36. Rasheeka
  37. Saadat
  38. Louyoune
  39. Lamhat
  40. Khulud
  41. Dehlilah
  42. Imani
  43. Amira
  44. Sally
  45. Adira
  46. Azia
  47. Negma
  48. Nefous
  49. Leila
  50. Kalila
  51. Jala
  52. Kayla
  53. Iltimis
  54. Hawa
  55. Huda
  56. Gawaiz
  57. Fitnat
  58. Layla
  59. Lila
  60. Alzan
  61. Amineh
  62. Ara
  63. Widad
  64. Malika
  65. Maysa
  66. Eyab
  67. Enam
  68. Esmak
  69. Zulima
  70. Zayna
  71. Sameh
  72. Fatinah
  73. Guadalupe
  74. Asfoureh
  75. Arub
  76. Nazli
  77. Rana
  78. Rihanna
  79. Doushour
  80. Rima
  81. Dabab
  82. Cala
  83. Vega
  84. Rafe
  85. Zenobia
  86. Sabina
  87. Sabah
  88. Sahara
  89. Bayda
  90. Bassira
  91. Asile
  92. Bibiana
  93. Zumila
  94. Shauntia
  95. Tayba
  96. Vedika
  97. Tamarind
  98. Talitha
  99. Sagirah
  100. Amani

Cute Arabic Cat Names

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You might be thinking more along the lines of finding a really cute name for your cat.

Here are some of our top picks for the cutest Arabic cat names. Most are short and sweet, being two syllables or less, while a few are a little longer, but still very pretty.

  1. Sukkar
  2. Yaasmeena
  3. Akide
  4. Amra
  5. Vega
  6. Smory
  7. Bizre
  8. Ejaz
  9. Antar
  10. Absii
  11. Idris
  12. Imran
  13. Imani
  14. Lawz
  15. Ghaymah
  16. Zayna
  17. Amber
  18. Ara
  19. Hadia
  20. Raj
  21. Banafsaj
  22. Layl
  23. Moniet
  24. Nasmat
  25. Rana
  26. Louloua
  27. Beesoo
  28. Bibi
  29. Raja
  30. Yamm
  31. Zukra
  32. Shams
  33. Rim
  34. Rima
  35. Nye
  36. Nada
  37. Minhat
  38. Janan
  39. Izaz
  40. Massah
  41. Mishmish
  42. Aya
  43. Nadia
  44. Omar
  45. Camila
  46. Sana
  47. Hud
  48. Finjan
  49. Emir
  50. Mariam

Funny Arabic Cat Names

Of course, sometimes you want a name that sounds humorous as well as pretty. Here are a few of our favorites. These might be lovely names for people, but applied to a cat, they can sound a little unusual!

Most are long, or have duplicated letters which might make them sound rather funny if you’re calling your cat outside.

  1. Abdalrahman
  2. Abu Bakr
  3. Afifi
  4. Azucena
  5. Jemimah
  6. Mayyadah
  7. Sabirah
  8. Abdullah
  9. Al-Fadee
  10. Boulboul
  11. Bruhier
  12. Tarique
  13. Hashim
  14. Hussein
  15. Darwish
  16. Derham
  17. Dinar
  18. Ektibar
  19. Alvan
  20. Borak
  21. Diya Al Din
  22. Tawseef
  23. Koussa
  24. Zaytoun
  25. Al Baghl
  26. Khabsa
  27. Fassed
  28. Gumaa
  29. Ghaffar
  30. Inshirah
  31. Izz
  32. Daif
  33. Kutaiba
  34. Moubarak
  35. Qaraja
  36. Qutaybah
  37. Fawwaz
  38. Al Sakran
  39. Al Jahshan
  40. Siraj-al-leil
  41. Uthman
  42. Wathik
  43. Fazlallah
  44. Ghulam
  45. Mamdouh
  46. Nahyan
  47. Nimatullah
  48. Nusrat
  49. Rat
  50. Quddus

Cool Arabic Cat Names

How about some particularly cool sounding Arabic cat names?

After all, cats are very cool creatures, and you don’t want to cramp their style by giving them a name that sounds ridiculous. They might never forgive you for that.

There’s a mix of male and female cat names here, so you can just choose whatever suits your feline best.

  1. Zaki
  2. Zair
  3. Eisa
  4. Faris
  5. Nasri
  6. Min
  7. Zara
  8. Yacoub
  9. Bari
  10. Tarique
  11. Rald
  12. Aya
  13. Salem
  14. Malek
  15. Meryl
  16. Luay
  17. Naji
  18. Ruhi
  19. Naseeb
  20. Omar
  21. Zaim
  22. Yunis
  23. Surur
  24. Hilmi
  25. Fathi
  26. Daud
  27. Arzu
  28. Inas
  29. Lazize
  30. Chadli
  31. Bilel
  32. Aziz
  33. Akif
  34. Atiq
  35. Rida
  36. Rim
  37. Rabab
  38. Tohfa
  39. Zummuroda
  40. Nawwar
  41. Nour
  42. Rafi
  43. Rafiki
  44. Anis
  45. Baki
  46. Dastgir
  47. Ekram
  48. Fazli
  49. Gamil
  50. Ibro

Unique Arabic Cat Names

Most Arabic names for cats are pretty unique, but if you’re looking for some that are even more unusual, we’ve made a list of the less commonly-heard ones. Be prepared, however, to repeat the name several times, and for nobody else to know how to spell it; these are definitely not your common “Mr. Tibbles.”

  1. Aaliyah
  2. Zara
  3. Hadiya
  4. A’ishah
  5. Afreen
  6. Yazdan
  7. Omaira
  8. Nura
  9. Muneeza
  10. Qais
  11. Ra’naa
  12. Tahawwur
  13. Taj
  14. Talal
  15. Owais
  16. Romaisa
  17. Aneeza
  18. Ghaniya
  19. Ghaziya
  20. Ghitbah
  21. Faeema
  22. Ghaith
  23. Dhiya
  24. Bishr
  25. Ihsana
  26. Juveria
  27. Naailah
  28. Na’eemah
  29. Jasem
  30. Kazem
  31. Khamis
  32. Nadirah
  33. Nadyne
  34. Ojala
  35. Kinza
  36. Minaz
  37. Madusa
  38. Rabiya
  39. Waa’il
  40. Wafiq
  41. Najia
  42. Mansur
  43. Mustafa
  44. Nur
  45. Omair
  46. Bakht
  47. Banan
  48. Elma
  49. Erina
  50. Ezzah

Arabic Names For Persian Cats

If you’ve got a Persian cat, you might think an Arabic name is particularly fitting, so here’s our best choices for Arabic names for Persian cats.

  1. Heidi
  2. Rosalee
  3. Dhiya
  4. Mahir
  5. Abba
  6. Ruth
  7. Haji
  8. Bari
  9. Ojala
  10. Khalisa
  11. Keya
  12. Tali
  13. Mahmud
  14. Nur
  15. Dabir
  16. Zahir
  17. Nasser
  18. Chantelle
  19. Ladonna
  20. Roya
  21. Bahir
  22. Rozi
  23. Riyad
  24. Wasim
  25. Badra
  26. Minsha
  27. Nabil
  28. Fakir
  29. Gadi
  30. Jamil
  31. Damura
  32. Sadaf
  33. Alvan
  34. Sasha
  35. Saina
  36. Adara
  37. Adila
  38. Ananda
  39. Almira
  40. Keyah
  41. Jarrah
  42. Azhaire
  43. Amadi
  44. Harun
  45. Abeer
  46. Diya
  47. Nikayla
  48. Zahrah
  49. Adira
  50. Kadar

Arabic Black Cat Names

Black cats are tricky to name! Many of the names we give them in English are overused and boring – how many “inky” and “coal” and “shadow” cats can you meet before you get bored? It’s much more exciting to choose a name in another language, and there are some great Arabic words that embody the feeling of black cats.

  1. Kanza
  2. Adham
  3. Hira
  4. Abbas
  5. Ehan
  6. Jahm
  7. Kaashif
  8. Naadir
  9. Nadhir
  10. Nafasat
  11. Najair
  12. Pervais
  13. Lela
  14. Laila
  15. Qasif
  16. Qudoos
  17. Raahil
  18. Raamiz
  19. Sadeem
  20. Ujala
  21. Varisha
  22. Yelda
  23. Zaiton
  24. Bakhtawar
  25. Chanda

Arabic White Cat Names

What about white cats? No more “Snowy” or “Snowball” - it’s time to get more imaginative than that! Many Arabic words celebrate light and morning, so there are some great choices.

  1. Aadab
  2. Bahaa
  3. Bahira
  4. Nur
  5. Negma
  6. Negm
  7. Raad
  8. Nazifa
  9. Muneeza
  10. Asfiya
  11. Faryal
  12. Rima
  13. Sadaf
  14. Tarek
  15. Duaa
  16. Faiz
  17. Parvina
  18. Eraj
  19. Erum
  20. Kas
  21. Sabah
  22. Sabuhi
  23. Leem
  24. Barraq
  25. Basir

Arabic Gray Cat Names

Again, naming a gray cat in English anything other than “smoky” can be a challenge, so let’s mix it up. It’s harder to find Arabic words that mean gray, but there are plenty that represent gray in some way or another.

  1. Za’nyah
  2. Zaara
  3. Taalia
  4. Tamanna
  5. Taimur
  6. Naailah
  7. Nada
  8. Hadil
  9. Haleema
  10. Heyam
  11. Rayan
  12. Lujain
  13. Nadia
  14. Ramsha
  15. Saba
  16. Yavin
  17. Zoelle
  18. Zurie
  19. Salim
  20. Sabir
  21. Rigel
  22. Rahimat
  23. Rafa
  24. Matin
  25. Jemima

Arabic Ginger Cat Names

Finally, if you’ve got a ginger cat, Arabic names also offer some possibilities. There are fewer, and most are focused on the color red rather than orange, but you can still find a beautiful name to suit your feline’s coloration.

  1. Zaheer
  2. Zaigham
  3. Zayan
  4. Romana
  5. Rubi
  6. Eshmaal
  7. Ahmar
  8. Ajmal
  9. Akmal
  10. Numair
  11. Nashat
  12. Gulbano
  13. Vardah
  14. Luma
  15. Laith
  16. Raamis
  17. Damurah
  18. Al-Ashab
  19. Asil
  20. Bourkan
  21. Dinar
  22. Kardal
  23. Iklil
  24. Soumra
  25. Wardee

Cat Name Inspiration

It’s wonderful to be inspired by other languages and the beauty of different cultures and words, and this is one of the best ways to choose names.

Looking at and exploring other languages can bring a whole new perspective to the concepts we want to express, adding elegance and richness to our world. We should all look for opportunities to marvel over the cleverness of other cultures, and names are an opportunity to find the beauty in how different places express themselves.

Help Choosing The Right Name

Get to know your little friend a bit before you try and choose their name. Watch how they behave, think about what’s important to them and their character.

Think of some words which would describe your cat in your native language and then look at their translations in other languages. Choosing the idea you want to represent can really help you find a name that fits well.

If your cat is slinky and sneaky, look up similar words in other languages. If they’re loyal or skittish or mischievous, do the same. Are they bold? Shy? Heroic? Curious? Do they love you? Do they prefer their own company? If you had to choose one word to describe them in your language, what would it be?

This sort of deep exploration of who they are and how they act is the best way to get a name that suits your furry friend right down to the tips of its toes.

Conclusion

Naming your cat is a challenge and it’s something you should take your time with. Think carefully about what name would fit best, and don’t rush the decision; you and your cat are both going to have to live with it!

Arabic names are beautiful and unusual, and a very good fit for many cats.

Need more inspiration? Check our list of cat name posts here or take a look at the related section below.

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