100 Best African Cat Names

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African names for cats come from traditions that are, rich, and diverse. These African names tend to come with a whole lot of history and tracing their roots can help you make the most meaningful selection for your feline.

African Boy Cat Names

  1. Abdullah – Means a servant of God.
  2. Abiola – This means born with honor and riches.
  3. Abrafo – Means warrior.
  4. Addo – The King of the Road.
  5. Adisa – This means level-headed or clear.
  6. Amari – Means eternal.
  7. Amogelang – This means to receive.
  8. Arno – This means eagle.
  9. Bassel – Means brave one.
  10. Bongani – Means the grateful one.
  11. Chinua – Means God’s blessing.
  12. Cornell – Means the crow.
  13. Dakarai – This means happiness.
  14. Denzel – Means the wild one.
  15. Dzigbode –  This means patience.

Adisa – This means level-headed or clear.

  1. Elijah – The powerful one.
  2. Essam – Means to protect or safeguard.
  3. Fela – Means happy and lucky.
  4. Femi – The name means to love me.
  5. Grady – This is an old Irish name meaning noble.
  6. Hakim – This name means the ruler. Or wise.
  7. Hasani – Means handsome one.
  8. Izaak – Means laughter.
  9. Jabulani – One that rejoices.
  10. Jawara – This means lover of peace.
  11. Kaikura – Means like a squirrel.
  12. Kamogelo – Means to be welcome.
  13. Katlego – Means success.
  14. Khalid – Means immortal one.
  15. Kofi – Means born on a Friday.

Hakim – This name means the ruler. Or wise.

  1. Lethabo – Means happiness and joy.
  2. Mahmoud – The praised one.
  3. Malik – Means King.
  4. Mandla – Means Strength.
  5. Moustafa – It means chosen one.
  6. Mpho – Means gift.
  7. Nabil – Means noble.
  8. Nakia – One that is pure and faithful.
  9. Raffiel – A healer.
  10. Ramses – Means the son of the sun god, Ra.
  11. Sbusiso – Blessed one.
  12. Shakir – Grateful one.
  13. Sipho – A welcome gift.
  14. Siyabonga – To be grateful and give thanks
  15. Tariq – Means to take action.

Siyabonga – To be grateful and give thanks

African Girl Cat Names

  1. Tau – A lion.
  2. Teboho – To be thankful.
  3. Thulani – Means the quiet one.
  4. Tshepiso –  A promise.
  5. Zahair – Means blossoming.
  6. Zuberi – Strong one.
  7. Abdallah – Means a servant of God.
  8. Abeni – Means a girl who is prayed for.
  9. Abiba – The beloved one.
  10. Ada – A name for your firstborn daughter.
  11. Aicha – Means alive and well.
  12. Alkebu-Lan Means the Mother of Mankind.
  13. Amara – Means filled with grace and mercy.
  14. Amma – Means is born on a Saturday.
  15. Anipe – Means the daughter of the Nile.

Ada – A name for your firstborn daughter.

  1. Ayaan – She is a beautiful flower.
  2. Bamidele – Means  to follow me home.
  3. Breonna – Noble one.
  4. Chantelle – From French, meaning candle.
  5. Chidinma – God is beautiful.
  6. Cleopatra – a classic we all know.
  7. Destiny – Means destined.
  8. Ebony – A deep black wood.
  9. Efua – Means born on Friday.
  10. Esi – Means she’s God’s gift.
  11. Fatima – Motherly.
  12. Gabrielle – Means like the angel.
  13. Gayle – A father’s joy.
  14. Hadiza – Always first.
  15. Hasana – Means beautiful.

Hasana – Means beautiful.

  1. Ime – Means patience.
  2. Izara – Means part of a tree.
  3. Kehinde – Named for the twin who comes out second.
  4. Keisha – Great joy.
  5. Khadija – Respected and trustworthy.
  6. Kiara A global name meaning light.
  7. Mariama – A gift of God.
  8. Marli – Means Star of the sea.
  9. Masego – Means blessings.
  10. Monifa – I am lucky.
  11. Mpho – A gift.
  12. Nandipha – Meaning God’s gift.
  13. Nevaeh – Is heaven spelled backwards.
  14. Nia – Means to have a purpose.
  15. Oratile – It means origin.

Siphesihle – Is a precious gift from God.

  1. Palesa – Means a flower.
  2. Puleng – Means out in the rain.
  3. Sade – Honor earns a crown.
  4. Siphesihle – Is a precious gift from God.
  5. Taiwo – Means deliscious.
  6. Thabisa – Is too bring joy.
  7. Thandiwe – The loving one.
  8. Tsholofelo – Means hope.
  9. Zari – Means golden.
  10. Zola – Means quiet or peaceful.

If you are looking for an African name we hope you got some inspiration from our list of the most cultural and beautiful names across the country of Africa.

About Amy Brown

Amy Brown is a Certified NAVC Pet Nutritionist and animal lover. She is the proud owner of two cats and a dog and her love for animals has led her to a successful career as a freelance writer specializing in pet care, nutrition, and product reviews.

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