300+ Swahili Cat Names (With Meanings) For Male and Female Cats

Last Updated on January 12, 2022 by Julia Wilson

We have hand picked 300 plus Swahili cat names with meanings so that you can find the perfect name for your cat.

Name

Meaning

Variants

Gender

AbasiSternAbaseaMale
AbediWorshipperMale
AdeaNobleAdia, AdiahFemale
AfiaBorn on FridayFemale
AhadiPromiseFemale
AhmedWorthy of praiseMale
AiyshaPowerful and completeFemale
AjiaSwiftFemale
AkidaChiefMale
AkinaBondFemale
AlbaWild roseFemale
AmaliHopeFemale
AmarImmortalMale
AmariPeaceUnisex
AmbarSkyMale
AmeEagle, universalMale
AmneSafeFemale
AmriCommandMale
AnnanFourth sonMale
AsafaCollector, gathererMale
AsaliHoneyFemale
AsaniRebelMale
AshaGiver of lifeEsheFemale
AsimProtectorMale
AsyaBorn during mourningFemale
AtienaGuardian of the nightFemale
AtifGenerousMale
AuniAssistFemale
AvanaBeautiful flowerAyonna, Aivana, AvanniaFemale
AyoFull of joyFemale
AziziPrecious oneAziz, AzizaMale
BabaSweet baby, born on a
Thursday
Male
BabuGrandfatherMale
BahariOceanMale
BakariPromisingMale
BanouLady, princessFemale
BarakBlessingBaraka, BarrakMale
BarikaBloomFemale
BasiThat is enoughMale
BatiliInner thoughtsFemale
BilaliCall to prayerMale
BinaDancerFemale
BintiDaughterFemale
BoraSnowMale
BusaraWisdomFemale
ChacaStrong, eagleMale
ChagaGoatMale
ChanduThe moonMale
ChaneReliable manMale
ChaniyaWealthyFemale
ChanduOctopusMale
Chausiki Born at nightMale
ChegaHolidayChejaMale
CheusiBlackFemale
ChikuTalkativeFemale
ChimalsiYoung, proudMale
ChiniraGod receivesFemale
ChipukiziBud, sprout, shootFemale
ChrikiBlessingFemale
ChuiLeopardMale
ChukiBorn during a time of
hatred
Female
DadaElder oneMale
DaiCommandMale
DahomaLong lifeMale
DajanDark sky during a heavy
rain
Male
DaktariHealerMale
DalilaDelicateFemale
DaraBeautiful oneFemale
DaudiBelovedDau, DaudyMale
DamuBloodMale
DarajaBridgeMale
DiniFaith, religionMale
DinkaPeopleFemale
DjmonPowerful personMale
DogoSmallMale
DumaCheetahMale
DuniaEarthMale
EkunduRedMale
EleaFloating, clarityFemale
ElewaIntelligentMale
ElimuKnowledgeMale
EnziPowerfulFemale
ErevuIngeniousMale
FahariSplendourFemale
FakiHappyMale
FidelFaithfulMale
FifiBorn on FridayFifiaFemale
FogoHighMale
FumoSpearMale
GhaliExpensiveMale
GomaJoyful danceFemale
HafizProtectedMale
HajiPilgrimage to MeccaMale
HakiJusticeHakimMale
HalaHalo around the moonMale
HamiDefenderMale
HamuAlertMale
HarambeeAll pull togetherMale
HasaniHandsomeHusani, Hassani, HassianMale
HasinaBeautiful, goodFemale
HasnaaBeautiful womanFemale
HatariDangerMale
HedeyiGiftHadiyaFemale
HekimaWisdomMale
HeriGoodnessMale
HilaliCrescent likMale
HimidiGratefulMale
HodariBraveMale
HusniGoodnessMale
IdiFestivalMale
IdriisProphetMale
ImaniFaithImaanFemale
ImanuSpiritual leaderMale
ImaraStrong, powerfulUnisex
IniraSongFemale
IsaProphetIssaMale
IsaamSafeguardMale
IsharaHintMale
IshtarA signMale
IssackA meaningMale
ItanyaHopeFemale
JaaliPowerfulMale
JabaliStrong as a rock,
valiant
Male
JabariValiantMale
JaboriOne who brings comfort
to people
Male
JadiOriginMale
JahaDignifiedJahaira, JahiFemale
JamaFriendFemale
JanaHopeFemale
JamilaqBeautifulFemale
JasiriBold, fearlessFemale
JelStrong and hardMale
JelaniGreatFemale
JenebiAffectionateMale
JimohBorn on FridayMale
JinaNamed childFemale
JioniEveningFemale
JiraniNeighbourMale
JituOne who always winsMale
JohariJewelMale
JokiaBeautiful robeFemale
JumaFridayMale
JumaaneBorn on TuesdayMale
JutaRegretMale
KadiriCapableMale
KahmisiBorn on ThursdayMale
KaidRoundMale
KahiniPriestMale
KaisaPureFemale
KakenaHappy oneFemale
KalereShort womanFemale
KalifaHoly childFemale
KamariaBright like the moonFemale
KamekeBlindFemale
KamilPerfectKamiliMale
KanaiContentmentMale
KandeFirstbornFemale
KaniStrengthMale
KanuGod of justiceMale
KapukieFirsborn daughterKapuki, Kapukie, KapukyFemale
KarimGenerousMale
KenyadaGemFemale
KesiRational, born at time
of great trouble for the father
Female
KhamBorn on ThursdayMale
KhariKinglyMale
KiahDawnFemale
KiapoOathMale
KibibiLittle ladyFemale
KiburiPrideUnisex
KibweBlessedMale
KichakaOne who blushesFemale
KijanaBoyMale
KimyaQuiet, calmFemale
KiojahMiracleFemale
KitoPrecious stoneKittoMale
KitunziRewardMale
KobeTortoise or turtleMale
KoffiBorn on FridayFemale
KondoWarlikeMale
KovuScarMale
KudioBorn on MondayFemale
KwashiBorn on SundayFemale
KwauBorn on ThursdayFemale
LainiSmoothFemale
LaliCuteMale
LaylaBorn at nightFemale
LelaBlack beautyFemale
LetaBringerFemale
LuluPrecious, pearlMale
MachanoBorn on WednesdayMale
MachupaLikes to drinkMale
MadahaGraceFemale
MahaliPlaceFemale
MahiriSkillfulMale
MajaniLeaves of a plantFemale
MakariSea monsterMale
MakungaCrazyMale
MalaikaAngelFemale
MalikKingMaliik, Makiri, MalikiMale
MariniPrettyFemale
MashalTorchMale
MashkiaBorn in the rainy
season
Female
MatilaiEast windMale
MauaFlowerFemale
MhinaDelightfulMale
MirzaA princeMale
MosiFirst childMoseeUnisex
MtoroRunawayMale
MudrikIntelligentMale
MuleleOne who fliesMale
MusaMosesMale
MzeeWiseMale
MzuziInventiveFemale
NadiraRareFemale
NajiaOffspringFemale
NakiFirst bornFemale
NalaGiftFemale
NallaSuccessful personFemale
NanjiSafeMale
NasorSavedMale
NeemaBorn during good timesFemale
NiaResolve, brillianceNea, Nyah, NiaraFemale
NjemaGoodFemale
NuruLight, born during the
day
Female
NyaFriendFemale
NyoStarMale
NyofuShyFemale
NyokaResembles a snakeFemale
NyotaStarsFemale
OmanGiver of lifeMale
OmariGod the highestOmaryMale
OnyeshaSight, clearFemale
OteshaGardenFemale
OyanaInspireFemale
PaccaCatlikePakaUnisex
PakaCatUnisex
PambeDecoratedMale
PanyaResembles a mouse, the
crowned one
PanyinFemale
PendaBelovedPenhaFemale
PiliSecond born sonPilyMale
PopoSleeps in the daytimeMale
RadhiyaFriendlyRaziyaFemale
RafiyaDignifiedFemale
RahaJoyMale
RahmaCompassionateRehemaFemale
RamlaFortune tellerFemale
RasulAngelMale
RaufTo have compassionMale
RethKing, rulerMale
RohoSoulMale
RubaniPilotMale
RungoWar clubMale
SadakaReligious offeringMale
SadikiFaithful, loyalSadeekiMale
SafiaFriend, pureSafiyah, Safiyya, SafiFemale
SakaHunterMale
SalamaSecurityFemale
SanaaShining lightFemale
SanuraOne who is kitten likeFemale
SarabiMirageFemale
SaudaDark beautyFemale
SefuSwordMale
ShafiraDistinguishedFemale
ShanitWondrousFemale
ShanyMarvellous womanShanee, Shani, ShanieFemale
ShidaSufferingMale
ShomariOne with a forceful
personality
Male
SifaFameMale
SimbaLionMale
SitiRespected womanFemale
SudiGood fortuneSudyMale
SultanKingMale
TabariFamous Muslim historianMale
TabiaTalented, one of good
character
Female
TahaBestMale
TahiyaSecurityFemale
TajiCrownMale
TakiGod fearingMale
TambikahReligious offeringFemale
TamboVigorousMale
TamuSweet and delightfulFemale
TarajiFaithFemale
TarishMessengerMale
TatuThird born childUnisex
TayariAlways preparedMale
TeremaWonderfulFemale
ThaniSecond oneMale
TisaNinth bornUnisex
TishaStrong willedTish, TishalaFemale
ToshaSatisfactionFemale
TuliaQuiet and calmFemale
TumaniHopeFemale
UjanaYoungFemale
UkiSadnessMale
UmarFlourishingMale
UsainBoltMale
UzeeOldMale
UzimaFull of lifeFemale
UzuriGoodnessMale
WindaHunterFemale
YazeedBecoming greaterYazidMale
ZaharaFlorwerFemale
ZahoorBlossomZahour, ZahurMale
ZainabuBeautifulFemale
ZakiVirtuousMale
ZalikaBorn into royaltyFemale
ZawatiGiftFemale
ZeraSeeds, beginningsFemale
ZiwaLakeMale
ZuberiStrongZooberi, ZuberyMale
ZuriBeautifulZuhriFemale
ZuwenaGoodFemale