150 Best German Cat Names For Your New Kitten

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The German cat names on this list are rooted in German and Germanic languages. While the German language is not known for being music to the ears, you may find that many German names are not only unique but also have a strong and personal meaning.

In this list, we have put together 150 popular German names for male and female cats that are historical as well as modern.

Male German Cat Names

Andernach – This means a place in Germany known for cold water geysers

  1. Adalwolf – Is a noble wolf
  2. Adler – This means eagle
  3. Alan – This means little rock
  4. Andernach – This means a place in Germany known for cold water geysers
  5. Anke – This means favor
  6. Ardal – This means intelligent
  7. Aren – This means eagle
  8. Augustus – This means grand
  9. Axel – This means Father of peace
  10. Bärchen – This means little bear
  11. Barnard – This means strong as a bear
  12. Bartram – This means glorious raven
  13. Björn – This means bear
  14. Blatt – This means leaf
  15. Bremen – This means a city known for for its maritime trade

Bremen – This means a city known for for its maritime trade

  1. Brezel – This means a pretzel
  2. Brock – This means badger
  3. Conrad – This means brave counsel
  4. Dagmar – This means famous, glorious
  5. Damir – This means give peace
  6. Dampfnudel – This means a dumpling with vanilla sauce
  7. Danube – This means for the river that originates in western Germany and flows through 9 other countries
  8. Dolf – This means majestic wolf
  9. Dresden – This means the capital of Saxony, which hosts the Zwinger Palace
  10. Duisburg – This means “fortified place in the floodplain.” A city in West Germany.
  11. Düsseldorf – This is an international business and financial center
  12. Dwight – This means golden-haired or blond
  13. Eberhardt – This means brave boar
  14. Emil – This means industrious
  15. Eric – This means peaceful ruler

Danube – This means for the river that originates in western Germany and flows through 9 other countries

  1. Felsen – This means rock
  2. Finn – This means bright
  3. Frankfurt – This is a historic city near the center of Germany
  4. Franz – This means free man
  5. Frederick – This means calm monarch
  6. Fritz – This means ruler of peace
  7. Geoff – This means traveler
  8. Görlitz – This means a town with cobblestone floors and fantastic architecture
  9. Graf – This means count
  10. Gunther – This means warrior
  11. Hans – This means God is gracious
  12. Hedwig – This means combat
  13. Henry – This means household ruler
  14. Hugo – This means mind
  15. Jonas – This means dove

Görlitz – This means a town with cobblestone floors and fantastic architecture

  1. Kaiser – This means emperor or ruler
  2. Karl – This means strong man
  3. Klaus – This means victory of the people
  4. Königin – This means queen
  5. Kurt – This means polite or courteous
  6. Lebkuchen – This means gingerbread cookie
  7. Leon – This means lion
  8. Levin – This means old friend
  9. Mann – This means vassal
  10. Mäusebar – This is a combination of mouse and bear
  11. Maximilian – This means greatest
  12. Mosel – This means a valley full of medieval villages and breathtaking castles
  13. Munich – This is a large city in south Germany
  14. Munster – This means “the monastery.”
  15. Nigel – This means dark cloud

Mosel – This means a valley full of medieval villages and breathtaking castles

  1. Oskar – This means champion warrior
  2. Partly – This means twig
  3. Prinz – This means Prince
  4. Retter – This means savior
  5. Rhine – This is a river running through Germany
  6. Rügen – This means the largest of the German Baltic Islands
  7. Sigmund – This means victory
  8. Spätzle – This means a German noodle
  9. Stollen – This means a fruit cake
  10. Streusel – This means a pastry with a crumbly topping
  11. Tahnee – This means tree branch
  12. Theo – This means bold people
  13. Tobias – This means God is good
  14. Triberg – This means the highest waterfall in Germany
  15. Zimststerne – This means a cookie with cinnamon

Female German Cat Names

Rügen – This means the largest of the German Baltic Islands

  1. Adal – This means precious
  2. Adele – This means nobility or noble
  3. Agnes – This means holy
  4. Apfelkuchen – This means an apple cake
  5. Berlin – This is the capital of Germany
  6. Bienenstich – This means a cake with honey and almonds
  7. Britta – This means exalted, lofty
  8. Charlotte – This means free woman
  9. Dampfnudel – This means a dumpling with vanilla sauce
  10. Eiskaffee – This means German iced coffee
  11. Ella – This means all
  12. Emery – This means brave or powerful
  13. Essen – This means the central city of the Ruhr
  14. Frauke – Little lady
  15. Fräulein –This means Miss

Dampfnudel – This means a dumpling with vanilla sauce

  1. Freya – This means mistress
  2. Frieda – This means joy
  3. Gertrud – This means spear
  4. Gescheit – This means Intelligent
  5. Glücklich – This means Happy
  6. Greta – This means pearl
  7. Gretchen – This means little pearl
  8. Griselda – This means grey battle
  9. Güte – This means Goodness
  10. Hamburg –  This is the second largest city in the country
  11. Hazel – This means from a hazelnut tree
  12. Heidi – This means of noble kin
  13. Helga – This means prosperous
  14. Herzogin – This means duchess
  15. Hilda – This means fighter

Hamburg –  This is the second largest city in the country

  1. Hulda – This means Sweet, loveable
  2. Ida – This means industrious one
  3. Ilsa – This means pledged to God
  4. Insel Mainau – This means a flower island on Lake Constance
  5. Irma – This means from Irmin, godess of war
  6. Johanna – This means God is gracious
  7. Käsekuchen – This means a cheesecake
  8. Kass – This means blackbird
  9. Kassel – This means “fortification.”
  10. Katharina – This means pure
  11. Klara – This means bright or clear
  12. Kristin – This means follower of Christ
  13. Lebkuchen – This means gingerbread cookie
  14. Liebe – This means love
  15. Liesa – This means bountiful

Insel Mainau – This means a flower island on Lake Constance

  1. Liesel – This means oath to God
  2. Lola – This means sorrows
  3. Louise – This means famous warrior
  4. Magda – This means maiden
  5. Maja – This means splendid, great
  6. Marta – This means lady
  7. Mathilda – This means powerful in battle
  8. Maus – This means mouse in German
  9. Mäusebar – Combination of mouse and bear
  10. Mischa – This means who is God?
  11. Mond – This means moon
  12. Munich – This is a large city in south Germany
  13. Nadine – This means courage of a bear
  14. Schatz – This means treasure
  15. Schatzie – This means little sweetheart

Mäusebar – Combination of mouse and bear

  1. Schnucki – This is a term of endearment Germans give people they love
  2. Selma – This means helmet of God
  3. Sigrid – This means beautiful and peace
  4. Silke – This means heavenly
  5. Sofie – This means wisdom
  6. Sonja – This means wisdom
  7. Sonne – This means sun
  8. Trudi – This means spear strength
  9. Ulrika – This means All-ruling
  10. Ursula – This means little bear
  11. Vienna – This is the capital of Austria, another German-speaking country
  12. Wanda – This means wanderer
  13. Weise – This means meadow
  14. Wilhelmina – This means protector
  15. Zelda – This means strong woman

After reading this list you may have noticed that German names can be unique or unusual like your kitty. However, German names can carry a lot of history and be a great source of pride which makes finding the prefect name that much more special.

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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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