370 Male and Female Greek Cat Names (With Meanings)

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  • Name

    Meaning

    Variants

    Gender

    Acacia Thorny tree Acazia, Acatia Female
    Acantha Thorny Female
    Achaia Grief Female
    Achilles Thin-lipped Achille, Achill, Achilla, Akilleys, Aquila, Achilleo Male
    Acis Lover of Galatea Male
    Adara Beautiful Female
    Adelpha Dear sister Female
    Adelphe Dear sister Female
    Adelphie Dear brother Male
    Adonia Beautiful Female
    Adonis Handsome Adone Male
    Aegeus Zeus’s shield Male
    Aello Intelligent, wise Female
    Aero Of the sky Unisex
    Agafia Good Female
    Agatha Good, kind Agathe, Agace, Aggie, Aggy,
    Agata, Agathi
    Female
    Agave Good Female
    Aggie Good, pure Female
    Aiakos Son of Zeus Male
    Airla Ethereal Female
    Ajax Eagle Male
    Akakia Guileless Female
    Akantha Thorn Female
    Akil From the river Akil Male
    Alala War goddess Female
    Alandair Defender of man Alixander, Alec, Alek, Aleks, Alecks, Aleksy, Alex, Alesandro, Aleksandr, Alessandro, Alejo,
    Alexei, Alysander, Alexandre, Alejandro, Aleksander, Alastair, Iksander,
    Ixsander
    Male
    Alcina Strong minded Female
    Alcippe Daughter of Ares Female
    Alcmene Mother of Hercules Female
    Aldora Winged gift Female
    Alena Light Female
    Alexandra Defender of man Female
    Aloeus Father of giants Male
    Alpheus River god Male
    Alysa Princess Female
    Amara Everlasting, unfading Female
    Amarus Unfading love Male
    Ambrose Immortal Ambrosia Female
    Anastasia Resurrection Anastasio, Anastace, Anastasius, Anastice, Anstasie, Stacia, Stasa, Stacy, Stacey, Natasha, Tasia, Tasha Female
    Anis Pure Female
    Anton Priceless Male
    Anya Graceful Female
    Aphrodite Goddess of love Afrodite, Aphrodesia Female
    Apollo Son of Zeus Male
    Arcas Son of Zeus Male
    Ares God of war, ruin Male
    Argo Silver Male
    Argos All seeing Male
    Argus Bright, watchful Male
    Aria Lioness Female
    Ariadne Chaste Female
    Arietta Chaste Female
    Arion Musician Male
    Aristides Best Male
    Aristotle Superior Aristo Male
    Ari Diminutive of Aristotle Male
    Ariadne Most holy Female
    Asariel He who guards Pisces Male
    Asia East Female
    Asimo Gift Female
    Astra Like a star, from the
    stars
    Female
    Astro Like a star, from the
    stars
    Male
    Athena Goddess of wisdom Athene, Atena Female
    Atlas A titan Male
    Atreus Fearless Male
    Attie Wise Female
    Attis Handsome boy Attisian, Attisa Male
    Aura Soft breeze Female
    Azalea Dry Female
    Babette God is my oath Female
    Balthasar Protect the king Male
    Barbara Stranger Female
    Barnabas Son of encouragement Male
    Bas Royal, kingly Male
    Basil Royal, kingly Male
    Bemus Platform Male
    Berdine Intelligent maid Female
    Berenice One who brings victory Female
    Beryl Crystal Female
    Bess God is my oath Female
    Betsy God is my oath Female
    Boreas North wind Male
    Briony Climbing plant Female
    Cadis Sparkling Female
    Cadmus One who excels Male
    Calais Son of Boreas Male
    Calandra Lark Female
    Calantha Beautiful blossoms Female
    Cali Most beautiful Call, Callie, Callee Female
    Calista Most beautiful Female
    Calliope Beautiful voice Kalliope Female
    Candace Fire white Candice, Candys, Candy, Candie, Candi, Kandy, Kan, Candis, Kandis, Kandice Female
    Carissa Very dear Female
    Cassandra Prophet of doom,
    shining or excelling man
    Cassie, Cass, Cassie, Sandra, Sandy Female
    Cassie Purity Female
    Cassiopeia Mother of Andromeda Female
    Catia Pure Female
    Celosia A flame, dry, burning Female
    Ceto Goddess of the sea Female
    Cetus Sea monster of Poseidon Male
    Chaos Emptyness, void Male
    Charissa Grace Female
    Charon Ferryman across the
    river Styx
    Male
    Cherise Grace Female
    Chloe Young, green shoot Female
    Cirio Lordly Male
    Claus People’s victory Klaasr, Klaus, Klazina (F) Male
    Clematis Flower name Female
    Cleo Illustrious (male),
    diminutive of Cleopatra (female)
    Clea, Clio, Cleon, Cleopatra Unisex
    Cleopatra Glory of her father Female
    Cletus Fourth Male
    Cole People’s victory Male
    Colette Victory of the people Nicolette Female
    Colin Young creature Male
    Cora Just and good, one of
    Zeus’s daughters
    Coretta, Corita, Corin,
    Corina, Coralee, Coralie, Corinna, Corene, Corinne, Corissa, Corisse,
    Cori
    Female
    Coralie From the coral of the
    sea
    Female
    Corinne Maiden Female
    Cosmo Order Comsy, Kosmos Male
    Cronus Youngest Titan Male
    Cybele The mother of all gods Female
    Cynthia Of Cynthus Female
    Cyrena Enchanting Female
    Cyril Lordly, masterful Cyra, Kyril, Cirillo, Cy,
    Cyryl
    Male
    Cyrus Far sighted Male
    Daphne Laurel tree Daff, Daph, Daphney Female
    Dario Rich, wealthy Darius, Darrius Male
    Dasha Gift of God Female
    Delbin Flower Delbina, Delbine Female
    Delta Born fourth Female
    Demeter Earth lover (brother of Zeus) Dimetre, Dimitri, Dimitry Male
    Deo God like Male
    Diantha Flower Dianthe Female
    Dimitri Devoted to Demeter Male
    Dino Sister of the Gorgons Female
    Dione Divine one Dion Female
    Dionysius God of wine Dionysios, Dionysius Male
    Dora Gift Dore, Dori, Doralia,
    Doralice, Doralie, Doris
    Female
    Drake Dragon Male
    Ebony Black Ebonique, Eboni, Ebonee Female
    Echo Reverberating sound Ekko Unisex
    Eldoris Of the sea Female
    Elena
    Bright, shining light
    Female
    Elias
    Yahweh is God
    Male
    Elodie Marsh flower, white
    blossom
    Female
    Elora Light Female
    Elsa God is my oath Elizabeth, Beth, Elsie Female
    Enyo Goddess of war Female
    Epeius Maker of the Trojan
    horse
    Male
    Erasme Loved Erasmo, Erasmus, Erastus Male
    Eros Desire, son of
    Aphrodite
    Male
    Esmerelda Emerald Female
    Etna To burn, little fire Female
    Eugenie Nobility Eugenia, Eugina Female
    Eula Sweet spoken Eulah, Eulalie, Eulallia,
    Eulia
    Female
    Eunice Victorious Female
    Eurydice Wide justice Female
    Eustace Fruitful Eustis Male
    Evangeline Bearer of good news Female
    Fern Feather Unisex
    Gaia The earth Kaia Female
    Gáta Cat Unisex
    Gene Well born Male
    George Farmer Male
    Gergor Vigilant Male
    Gretchen Pearl Gretel, Gretal, Grete,
    Gryta
    Female
    Hallie Thinking of the sea Male
    Hebe Goddess of youth Female
    Hecate Goddess of magic and
    witchcraft
    Female
    Hector Steadfast Male
    Hera Warrior, queen Female
    Heracles Glory Male
    Hercules Warrior Male
    Hermes Messenger of the gods Male
    Hermione Well born Hermia Female
    Hesper Evening star Hester Female
    Homer Promise Male
    Ianthe Violet coloured flower Female
    Icarius Gave wine to the
    citizens of Athens who mistook it for poison and killed him
    Male
    Ida Hardworking Female
    Idola Idolised Female
    Ignatius Fiery Male
    Ilka Light Ilonka Female
    Ines Pure, virginal Inez, Agnes Female
    Iola Violet-coloured dawn Female
    Iris Goddess of the rainbow Female
    Isadora Gift of Isis Female
    Ismini Daughter of Oedipus Female
    Ivan Glorious gift Ivanetsr, Ivankor Male
    Ivy Plant, wine Ivie Female
    Jacenia Hyacinth Jacinthe, Jacinto Female
    Jacinda Beautiful Jacinta Female
    Jeno Well born Jencir, Geno Male
    Jiri Farmer Male
    Jocasta Shining moon Female
    Judas God is thanked Male
    Kadmus From the east Male
    Kaethe Pure Female
    Kairos Goddess from Jupiter Female
    Kaisa Pure Female
    Kali Rosebud Kalika, Kalie, Kalyca,
    Kali
    Female
    Kallie Most beautiful Female
    Kara Pure Karan, Karen, Karyn, Kasia,
    Katja, Kasen, Kassia, Katoka, Katrien, Kaysa
    Female
    Kasma Universal Kasmo Female
    Kassia Cinnamon Female
    Kester Carrier of Christ Chris, Christopher Male
    Kitty Pure Catherine, Katherine,
    Katy, Kate, Kathryn
    Female
    Kletos Calling forth Male
    Kosmo Universal Kosma (F) Male
    Koto Pure Female
    Kristabelle Sparkling Crystal, Kristel, Krystal
    (F)
    Male
    Kyra Enthroned, lady Kira Female
    Kyrene Lady Kyria, Kyrie Female
    Kyros Master Male
    Lapetus A titan Male
    Laria Serves Lawrence Female
    Lazarus God is my helper Male
    Leander Lion man Liander, Leandre, Leandro,
    Leandra (F)
    Male
    Leda Lady Female
    Lelia Well spoken Female
    Leon Lion Male
    Lia Bringer of good news Female
    Lila Lily Female
    Lino Flax Male
    Linus Flax Male
    Lucas
    Man from Lucania
    Male
    Luke
    Man from Lucania
    Male
    Lydia Beautiful one Female
    Lyra Lyre, a small harp Female
    Margaret Pearl Female
    Marigold Flower Female
    Matilda Brave in war Female
    Maximus Greatest Max Male
    Maurice Dark Male
    Maya Good mother Maia Female
    Mela Black, dark Female
    Melita Sweet as honey Melleta Female
    Melody Song Melodie, Melodi, Melodee Female
    Merope Bee eater bird Female
    Merta Marvellous Female
    Mette Pearl Female
    Milo Destroyer Male
    Minos Son of Zeus Male
    Mira Abundance Miras Female
    Naia Flowing Female
    Naida Water nymph Naiad, Naia, Naiia, Nayad,
    Nyad
    Female
    Narcisa Daffodil Narcisse, Narkis, Narkissa Female
    Natasha Born at Christmas Natassia, Nathacha,
    Natalia
    Female
    Nell Shining light Nellie, Nella, Nelly,
    Nelma
    Female
    Nemo From the glen Nemos Male
    Neoma New moon Neomea, Neomenia, Neomia Female
    Nerida Sea nymph Nerina Female
    Nessa Pure, holy Nessia, Nessie, Neysa Female
    Nico People of victory Male
    Nicholas People’s victory Nikita, Niklaus, Nikodem,
    Nikolajis, Niles, Nikolia (F)
    Male
    Nora Light Norah Female
    Nox Night Nyx Female
    Nyssa Goal Nissa, Nysa, Nyse Female
    Nyx Greek goddess of night Female
    Obelia Pillar of strength Obelix (M) Female
    Odele Harmonious Odelle Female
    Odessa Long journey Female
    Olena Light Olina Female
    Olympia Mountain of the gods Olympe, Olimpie Female
    Ophelia Helper Female
    Oreias From the mountain Oreste, Orestes, Oria Male
    Orion Star constellation, rising
    in the sky
    Male
    Orpheus Son of Orion Male
    Otis Keen of hearing Otos, Otus Male
    Ozias Strength from the lord Male
    Pan Greek god of the wild Male
    Pandora Talented one Female
    Panthea All the gods Male
    Pasha Born at Easter Pesha Female
    Pedro Rock Peter, Peder, Pedar,
    Peadair, Pekka, Pello, Peta (F)
    Male
    Pegasus From the water spring,
    winged horse
    Male
    Pelopia Mother of Aegisthus Female
    Penelope Weaver Female
    Persephone From Perseus, goddess
    of the underworld
    Persa, Perse, Percy, Fanny Female
    Perseus Avenger, destroyer Male
    Phineus Mouth of brass Phineas, Phinees Male
    Phoebe Radiant Female
    Phoenix Mystical bird, purple Unisex
    Phorcys Sea god Male
    Phyllis Foliage Female
    Pip Lover of horses Philip, Pilib Male
    Pirro Red haired Male
    Pittheus King of Trozen Male
    Plato Broad-shouldered Platon Male
    Plexippus Striking Male
    Plutus Wealth Male
    Poseidon Greek god of the sea Male
    Prometheus Forethinker Male
    Proteus A sea god Male
    Ptolemy War Male
    Rasmus Amiable Male
    Rena Peaceful Rina Female
    Resi Gatherer Rezi Female
    Reta Speaker Rheta, Rhete Female
    Rhea The mother of the
    Zeus and wife of Cronus
    Female
    Rodas Rose garden Female
    Saba Woman of Sheba Female
    Sacha Defender, protector of
    mankind
    Sachenka, Sachka Unisex
    Saffi Wise Female
    Sapphira Blue jewel Female
    Sebastian Venerable Male
    Sim Snub-nosed Simon, Simona (F), Simone
    (F)
    Male
    Sinobia Stranger Sinovia Female
    Sirena Siren Female
    Sirius Glowing Male
    Socrates Brilliant Male
    Sophie Wisdom Sofi, Sofia, Sofronia,
    Sophy
    Female
    Styx River to the underworld Female
    Sybil Prophetess, oracle Sibby, Sibbie, Sib,
    Sibella, Sibilla
    Female
    Stavros Victorious Male
    Tabitha Gazelle Female
    Takis All holy Male
    Taren Innocent Female
    Tekla Divine fame Thekla Female
    Telephus Son of Zeus Male
    Teodors Gracious gift Male
    Tessa Fourth child Tess, Tessie, Tessy Female
    Thalia Blooming Female
    Thanos Noble Thanasis Male
    Thea Goddess Female
    Thecla Renowned fame Renowned fame Female
    Theo God given Theodon, Theodor, Theodric Male
    Theodore God’s gift Male
    Theon Godly Male
    Theora Watcher Theore, Thora Female
    Thera Wild Female
    Theron Hunter Male
    Theseus Young hero who killed
    the Cretan Minotaur
    Male
    Tobias Good is good Male
    Thia Divine Female
    Tia Goddess Tiah Female
    Tiege Honor Female
    Tito One of the giants Titos, Titus Male
    Todor Gracious gift Tivadar, Tudor, Tuder Male
    Triton Son of Poseidon Male
    Tyche Goddess of chance Female
    Tyra Untamed Female
    Vanna Butterfly Vanessa, Vanny Female
    Vara Stranger Varvara Female
    Vasos Regal Vasily, Wasily, Vassily,
    Vasyl, Vasyklo
    Male
    Voleta Veiled one Female
    Xanthe Blonde Xantha, Xanthia Female
    Xena Welcoming Xenia, Xia Female
    Xerxes Leaving, goodbye Male
    Xuthus Son of Helen Male
    Xylia Wood dweller Xyliana, Xylina, Xylinia Female
    Yalena Light Yalene Female
    Yolanda Violet flower Yolande Female
    Yuri Farmer Yura, Yure, Yurii Male
    Zale Power of the sea Male
    Zander Defender of man Male
    Zanita Long teeth Female
    Zarek May God protect the
    king
    Male
    Zebina One who is gifted Female
    Zefirino Wind of the spring Zefferino, Zefiro Male
    Zelia Zeal Zelina, Zelinia, Zelotes
    (M)
    Female
    Zena Alive Zenas (M) Female
    Zene Friendly Zenia, Zenon Female
    Zenina Born of Zeus Zenna, Zenobe Female
    Zephyr West wind Zephyra Male
    Zera Seeds Female
    Zeta Born last Female
    Zoe Life Zoel, Zoey, Zoelie, Zoelle,
    Zoello
    Female
    Zoltan Life Zoello, Zoltar Male
    Zoya Alive Female
    Zyta Reaper Female

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