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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Sisa Male
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Means 'favor from God,' a fitting name to a loyal and loving pet
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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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Chaga Male
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A Swahili name for an energetic pet who is extremely active
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Kanzi Female
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Give your dear pet whom you treasure so much this Swahili name that means ‘my treasure’
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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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Naliah Female
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Means successful for your obedient and industrious pet
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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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Tindo Male
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Swahili name meaning ‘active,’ suits a lively and playful 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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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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Moyo Male
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A healthy pet full of life deserves this Malawian name
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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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Sabra Male
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Means patient for a calm and steadfast pet
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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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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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Inaani Female Male
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This lovely name suits a pet who loves to stay indoors
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Aza Female
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Perfect name for your brave pet who is all powerful
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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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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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Thulani Male
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A fitting Zulu name for a quiet pet who brings you comfort and peace
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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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Jamila Female
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Means beautiful like your gorgeous pet
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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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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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Tau Male
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Refers to a lion, for a brave and strong 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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Lwandle Female
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Give your pet this Zulu name if you have immeasurable affection for her
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Adika Male
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This unique Ghanaian name will suit a firstborn pet of the second husband
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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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Obi Female Male
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Nigerian name meaning ‘heart,’ suits your darling pet who you treasure
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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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Yafeu Male
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An Egyptian name for a bold and courageous pet
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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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Baayo Male
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This Gambian name is ideal for your resilient 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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Buyisiwe Male
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Consider this name for your pet who came back home after getting lost
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Siti Female
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Consider this Swahili name for a pet who likes to be treated like a lady
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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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Enyi Female
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This name is from the Igbo people of Nigeria and its perfect for a pet you consider to be a dear friend
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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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Minzi Male
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A fitting name for a loyal pet who protects and defends your home
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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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Bambara Male
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A large ethnic group in West Africa suits your social pet
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Asha Female
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A variant of Aisha meaning lively, fits an active pet
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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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Nhalahla Female
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Give your fortunate pet who has unending good luck this Zulu name
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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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Duma Female Male
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Zulu name meaning lightning or thunder, perfect for your fierce pet
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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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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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Tandie Female Male
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Your affectionate pet will love this name
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Nata Female
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A Swahili name meaning ‘faithful,’ suits your loyal pet friend
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Ekon Male
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For a powerful and strong pet
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Zola Female
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Suits a peaceful and calm pet
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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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Ibubesi Male
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Refers to a lion in Zulu fits your fierce and courageous pet
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Maha Female
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Means beautiful eyes
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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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Adowa Female
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A fitting name for a pet born or adopted on Tuesday
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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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Shanira Female
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Means warmed by the sun
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Delani Male
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A Zulu name for a pet who gives up easily
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Chebe Female
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Suits a pet who brings you good luck and fortune
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Zane Male
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Means well-born, noble
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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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Addae Male
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A Ghanaian name meaning 'morning sun,' suits a joyful and lively pet
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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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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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Stara Female
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Swahili name meaning ‘protected,’ for a pet you feel safe to have around
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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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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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