African Cat Names

118 Cat Names
African Cat Names
Looking for unusual cat name ideas? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve created the ultimate list of African cat names. Your pet is one of a kind – and having a African name is the perfect way to celebrate tradition while giving your cat a unique name that sets them apart from the rest.
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Aba Female
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This beautiful name from the Akhan people of Ghana is perfect for your temperate pet who was born on Thursday
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Minzi Male
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A fitting name for a loyal pet who protects and defends your home
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Khaya Male
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Derived from the the Zulu name i-khaya meaning abode, for your pet who is a source of good company for you and your family
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Yafeu Male
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An Egyptian name for a bold and courageous pet
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Amar Male
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Consider this name for a pet who has been blessed with long life
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Duma Female Male
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Zulu name meaning lightning or thunder, perfect for your fierce pet
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Safari Female Male
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Refers to ‘a journey’ in Swahili, a fitting name to an adventurous pet who likes to travel
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Lomo Female Male
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Means ‘sunshine’ in Nigeria, suits a lively pet who brightens your day
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Sisa Male
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Means 'favor from God,' a fitting name to a loyal and loving pet
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Adwoa Female
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Means ‘born on Monday’ among the Fante community of Ghana
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Zola Female
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Suits a peaceful and calm pet
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Zuzan Female
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Refers to the sun, for a pet with shiny coat
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Thando Female Male
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A name of South African origin meaning 'love,' a true indication of the affection you feel for your pet
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Aza Female
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Perfect name for your brave pet who is all powerful
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Chebe Female
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Suits a pet who brings you good luck and fortune
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Uje Female Male
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Means happiness among the Nigerian Igarra community, perfect for your ever smiling pet
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Bambara Male
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A large ethnic group in West Africa suits your social pet
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Thembi Female
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Give your trustworthy pet this beautiful Zulu name
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Teke Female Male
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A Nigerian name meaning ‘prayer,’ suits a pet who gives you lots of hope
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Tau Male
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Refers to a lion, for a brave and strong pet
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Kehinde Female
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If you have pets who are twins give them beautiful Yoruba names by calling the first born Taiweo and the second born of the twins Kehinde
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Digane Female Male
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For a curious pet who always searching for something
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Ane Female
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Your beautiful pet will love this lovely name that perfectly describes her beauty
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Ogbo Female Male
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A deserving name for a pet who’s a dear friend

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Sudi Male
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Give your lucky pet this lovely East African swahili name that means luck
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Afryea Female
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Consider this name for a pet born during happy times such Christmas or another festive season.
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Kuume Female Male
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Give your buddy this Namibian name that means ‘friend’
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Nandi Female
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Call your sweet and brave pet after the mother of the brave South African warrior Shaka Zulu
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Chakide Male
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Refers to mongoose, a fitting name for your brown or grey coated pet who is courageous and adventurous
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Shanira Female
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Means warmed by the sun
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Thabo Male
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Means 'happiness' among the South African Zulu community
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Moja Female Male
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Give your one and only pet friend this Swahili name which means 'one'
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Ode Female Male
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Means ‘born along the road’ in Benin
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Moyo Male
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A healthy pet full of life deserves this Malawian name
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Phila Male
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A name of South African origin meaning 'love' for your beloved pet
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Marinda Female
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Refers to the evening star
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Abeeku Male
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This Ghanaian name is suitable for your pet who was born or adopted on Wednesday
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Bika Male
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A fitting name for a pet who alerts you of danger
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Thabisa Female
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Consider this South African name for your happy pet who is a bundle of joy
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Adofo Male
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A wonderful name for your courageous pet who’s a fierce warrior
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Kafi Female
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A suitable name for a quiet and peaceful pet
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Baayo Male
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This Gambian name is ideal for your resilient pet
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Tholakele Female
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Means ‘found’ in Zulu, fits a pet that finally ticks all the right boxes for you
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Lwandle Female
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Give your pet this Zulu name if you have immeasurable affection for her
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Kianga Female
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Means sunshine, a fitting name for your radiant, blissful pet
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Adom Male
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Adom means ‘God's blessing,' a fitting name for a beloved pet who brings joy to your life
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Okaka Female Male
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Give this name to a pet who’s a blessing in your life
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Zane Male
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Means well-born, noble

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Roro Female Male
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A fitting name to your friendly pet who is also famous
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Kifaa Female
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This Swahili name means useful and its ideal for your pet who is very helpful in your home
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Faa Female Male
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A Swahili name for a useful pet who is a wonderful addition to your family
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Stara Female
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Swahili name meaning ‘protected,’ for a pet you feel safe to have around
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Obi Female Male
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Nigerian name meaning ‘heart,’ suits your darling pet who you treasure
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Tita Male
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If you pet carries himself like royalty and loves to be treated like a prince, why not give him this Cameroon name
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Mhambi Male
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A Bantu name meaning 'wanderer,' perfect name for an adventurous pet who loves the outdoors
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Vuyiswam Female
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A name of South African origin meaning ‘gift from God’
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Olee Female Male
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A fitting Nigerian name for a joyous pet who puts a smile on your face
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Naliah Female
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Means successful for your obedient and industrious pet
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Tandie Female Male
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Your affectionate pet will love this name
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Titi Female Male
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A Nigerian name meaning ‘flower,’ fits a cute pet who brightens up your day
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Okra Male
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Ghanaian name meaning ‘soul,’ fits a pet who gives you comfort and inner peace
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Delani Male
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A Zulu name for a pet who gives up easily
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Uche Female
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Consider this Nigerian name for a quite pet who is always lost in deep thoughts
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Thulani Male
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A fitting Zulu name for a quiet pet who brings you comfort and peace
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Abena Female
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Consider this name for an adorable beautiful pet born on Tuesday
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Tiifu Male
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This Swahili Kenyan name is perfect for your obedient and faithful pet
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Roho Male
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Means ‘spirit’ in Swahili, a deserving name to a free-spirited pet
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Sipho Male
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A fitting name for your adorable pet who was given to you as a gift
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Kamikazi Female
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Means ‘queen’ in Rwanda and Burundi, a fitting name for your majestic and royal pet
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Maha Female
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Means beautiful eyes
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Ayize Male
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Means ‘let it come’ in Zulu, suits a pet who gives you hope
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Tezi Female Male
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Means ‘one who stays’ in Zulu for a pet who never leaves your side
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