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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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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Goni Female Male
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A South African name meaning promise for a pet you feel is a blessing in your life
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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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Tindo Male
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Swahili name meaning ‘active,’ suits a lively and playful pet
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Zola Female
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Suits a peaceful and calm pet
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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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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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Sisa Male
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Means 'favor from God,' a fitting name to a loyal and loving pet
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Siphokazi Female
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A Zulu name meaning 'an immeasurable gift'
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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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Aza Female
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Perfect name for your brave pet who is all powerful
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Enyonyam Female
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A Ghanaian name meaning ‘It’s good for me,’ suitable for your pet who is perfect in every way
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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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Moja Female Male
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Give your one and only pet friend this Swahili name which means 'one'
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Khayakazi Female
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A fitting name for a pet who is a source of comfort in difficult times
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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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Emi Female Male
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Refers to a ghost in Yoruba community, suits a pet who always gives you chills especially at night
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Mzuri Female Male
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For a pet who is dependable
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Ababuo Female
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Ababuo means ‘child keeps returning' a suitable name for your young pet who seeks your attention all the time
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Chaga Male
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A Swahili name for an energetic pet who is extremely active
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Zane Male
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Means well-born, noble
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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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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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Adowa Female
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A fitting name for a pet born or adopted on Tuesday
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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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Delani Male
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A Zulu name for a pet who gives up easily
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Bheka Male
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Means ‘behold’ in Zulu,fits a watchful pet who always takes care of you
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Adwoa Female
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Means ‘born on Monday’ among the Fante community of Ghana
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Kwini Female
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A Swahili name meaning queen for her majesty who rules your home
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Feechi Male
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Means he who worships God
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Afia Female
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This Swahili name is perfect for a pet who is in perfect health or one who was born on Friday
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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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Kafi Female
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A suitable name for a quiet and peaceful pet
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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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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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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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Inaani Female Male
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This lovely name suits a pet who loves to stay indoors
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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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Shanira Female
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Means warmed by the sun
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Yafeu Male
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An Egyptian name for a bold and courageous pet
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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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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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Dinga Female Male
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A Zulu name ideal for your pet who likes to wander and is always seeking for adventure
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Wandile Male
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Means ‘you’re extra’ in Zulu, fits a pet who loves to put on a show
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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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Abena Female
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Consider this name for an adorable beautiful pet born on Tuesday

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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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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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Kaabo Female Male
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A Yoruba name meaning ‘welcome,’ fits a friendly pet who warmly welcomes people at your home
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Shaka Male
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Refers to Zulu tribal leader suits a strong pet who rules over your home
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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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Bintu Female
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Means the beautiful one
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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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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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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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Maha Female
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Means beautiful eyes
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Adeben Male
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Give your twelfth born pet this lovely name
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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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Thulani Male
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A fitting Zulu name for a quiet pet who brings you comfort and peace
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Ekon Male
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For a powerful and strong pet
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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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Bambara Male
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A large ethnic group in West Africa suits your social pet
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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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Bhekisisa Female
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This Zulu name means ‘to be careful,’ and its perfect for your cautious pet
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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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Domme Female Male
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Means ‘I have been blessed ’ in the Ghanaian Akan community
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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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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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Lwandle Female
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Give your pet this Zulu name if you have immeasurable affection for her
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Mondli Male
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Means 'provider' in Zulu, suits a pet who never abandons their responsibility
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