100 Popular Abyssinian Cat Names

Male Abyssinian Cat Names

  1. Alex– Alex simply means, ‘defending men.’
  2. Arthur– This one means as strong as a rock, follower of Thor and noble.
  3. Atlas– Atlas means one who endures/ suffers.
  4. Bongo– This name refers to some connected drums that are played with the use of hands.
  5. Harley– This male Abyssinian name comes from the Harley Davidson, a renowned motorcycle brand.
  6. Max/ Maximillian– These two names can be used interchangeably. They are both Latin words that mean the biggest or greatest.
  7. Milo– This name was derived from the name of the cat in the movie known as the Milo and Otis. The name, however, has no specific meaning.
  8. Nemo– Nemo is a name that comes from a classic science fiction novel called, ‘Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea,’ written and published in 1870 by Jules Verne. The book featured a particular captain known as Nemo, and hence the name.
  9. Noah– Noah represents a Hebrew masculine name that means comfort and rest.
  10. Scooter– The scooter is an English name that means a crazy cool cat.

Female Cat Names Names

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  1. Annika– Annika originates from Sweden, and it is the most powerful Goddess in Hindu.
  2. Astras– Astra is Hindin word which means, a legendary supernatural weapon. Using the astras was only premited under specific conditions, Violation of which would proof fatal
  3. Ayla– This Hebrew word means an oak tree.
  4. Beth– This is an English name for a female Abyssinian meaning a house of God.
  5. Daisy– Daisy is a beautiful and healthy looking cat.
  6. Jasmine– Jasmine is a tropical plant that has fragrant flowers.
  7. Nala– This name comes from the Simba’s friend in The Lion King, a Disney animated movie.
  8. Mia– Mia is a Spanish name which is pronounced as Mee-ah, and it means mine. Some people also use it to refer to the famous soccer player, Mia Hamm.
  9. Sheba– Just as the name suggests, this name is derived from the legendary Queen of Sheba.
  10. Clem– from Clement.

Abyssinian Kitten names For The Wild And Exotic

  1. Amber– Amber is a color between orange and gold.
  2. Butterscotch– Sweet name for a Abyssinian with warm gold fur.
  3. Cheetah– Big, fast and agile.
  4. Ginger– Great name if his/her fur is of reddish marking.
  5. Hunter– All cats, to the core, are hunters. This name is as fun as it is cool.
  6. Mowgli– Originally from the jungle. This name is perfectly accurate.
  7. Leo– Gangstar cat name. Modern and loved by younger generations.
  8. Leopard– great if your Abyssinian actually looks like a baby leopard.
  9. Lion/Lioness– Casue Abyssinian s are the furry kings and queens of the house.
  10. Lynx– Because Lynxes are cool YO!
  11. Marble– A fantastic name if your cat is light gray or white, exactly like precious marble
  12. Ocelot– A dwarf leopard that lives in South America.
  13. Onyx– Absolutely cool sounding name for black Abyssinian cats;
  14. Pepper– If you don’t like Onyx, you can go for pepper;
  15. Shadow– sounds like a ninja’s name.
  16. Speckles– The name says it all.
  17. Spot– A classic, common and cute name;
  18. Sunset– The beautiful coloring of many Abyssinian cats look almost like a sunset.
  19. Tiger/Tigress– One of the greatest felines.

Unique Names

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  1. Anchovy- Abyssinian Cats love fish, and anchovies are naturally a shimmery silver! An unusual choice, but still adorable.
  2. Aslan– Aslan the lion is on of the main characters “The Chronicles of Narnia”.
  3. Artemis- For the Greek goddess of the beautiful silver moon. Also goddess of the hunt, and we all know what fearsome hunters Abyssinian cats are!
  4. Ash- This can be short for either Ashton (for a male kitten) or Ashley (for a female), but either way, it evokes gray ashes. Great for an Abyssinian cat.
  5. Axel- This cool name means someone who likes peace.
  6. Bagheera– The black panther in “The Jungle Book”;
  7. Bengie– A cute word pun on the Abyssinian name.
  8. Blaze– A great name for a fast animal.
  9. Diana- Artemis’ Roman counterpart. Also appropriate if your kitten is a little diva (as in Diana Ross!).
  10. Disco- For a silver mirrored disco ball.
  11. Dusty- A classic name for an Abyssinian cat.
  12. Garfield– Beacuse Garfield is a boss!
  13. Earl (or Lady!) Grey- Tea lovers will enjoy this one. A regal name for a regal gray kitty of any shade!
  14. Lazarus- This name is often associated with being raised from the dead. Exotic indeed!
  15. Mack (the Knife)- A tough name for a tough male Abyssinian kitten.
  16. Maverick- This name means someone who plays by their own rules.
  17. Mackerel- Like anchovies, mackerel are a beautiful shimmery silver colour– much like your gray cat!
  18. Misty- Lovely for a lighter gray cat, bringing to mind beautiful gray mist on a mountain.
  19. Monarch- For a very regal Abyssinian kitten indeed!
  20. Norm- This name means from the North.
  21. Opal- Wonderful for a gray cat with white spots, reminiscent of a multi-coloured opal stone!
  22. Orion- This is the name of a mightier hunter in astronomy.
  23. Pepper- Another one that would be good for an Abyssinian cat with white markings, or even a tabby!
  24. Pearl- Wonderful for a female kitten with lighter-coloured grey fur, Pearl is a lovely classic name.
  25. Prewitt- This odd name means a small but brave creature.
  26. Rajah– The tiger in Aladdin;
  27. Saber– As a tribute to the great saber-toothed cats.
  28. Salem– Often used in movies as the name of a witch’s cat.
  29. Scar– Simba’s evil uncle in “The Lion King”Simba: the main character in “The Lion King” .movies.
  30. Smokey- A classic moniker that works well for a male kitten.
  31. Soren- This powerful name means thunder.
  32. Sterling- Sterling, as in silver. A wonderful option, especially for a light grey or silvery cat!
  33. Rasputin- You could name your exotic cat after the Russian prognosticator.
  34. Zane- Is a Hebrew form of John.
  35. Rocco- This tough-sounding Italian name actually means rest.
  36. Simba- This African name become far more popular after the movie “The Lion King”.
  37. Xander- This is short form of the Greek name Alexander.
  38. Tinsel- A fun festive name, evoking the holidays and glitter all at once! Great for a female cat.
  39. Silver Bell- For your Christmas kitty– or anyone who loves the holidays!
  40. Zorro- Another name that evokes toughness as well as shining silver blades.
  41. Inky- While many might associate this name with black cats, it is also a wonderful and unusual name choice for a dark Abyssinian kitten.
  42. Topaz- For smokey gray topaz, a wonderful name for a female Abyssinian kitten.
  43. Twilight- The grayish colour of the sky at dusk makes this name perfect for your Abyssinian kitten!
  44. Blue- Refers to a cat’s colouring. It is a sweet name for an Abyssinian cat.
  45. Periwinkle- A nice alternative to Lilac that would suit either gender.
  46. Mouse- A cute name for your little mouser!
  47. Smudge- A sweet name for an Abyssinian cat, and even sweeter if that gray has a little bit of another colour mixed in!
  48. Foggy- Evoking silver-gray foggy mornings.
  49. Nickels- A cute name for an Abyssinian cat whose fur shines like coins!
  50. Pebble- Does your Abyssinian cat’s sleek fur remind you of a gray pebble on the beach? This might be the name for you!
  51. Shade- Another classic name that works for either gender.
  52. Vergrys- Afrikaans for “Gray”.
  53. Slate- The colour of a slate stone is gray.
  54. Bluebell- Much like “blue”, this is a name that only an Abyssinian cat could pull off!
  55. Mercury- Just like the liquid metal or the Roman trickster/messenger god, your choice!
  56. Pinot Gris- A cute name for a wine lover’s cat!
  57. Garfield- Beacuse Garfield is a boss!
  58. Miki– Is a lovely princess.
  59. Emi– Means a beautiful blessing.
  60. Masaru– Means a righteous being.
  61. Riku– Is a strong name that means of the earth or the land.
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