Egyptian Names For Male Cats

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  • Are you looking for a uniquely Egyptian name for a new male cat? We have collated a list of Egyptian names to help you find the perfect name.

    Name

    Meaning

    Abasi Stern
    Abayomi Brings joy
    Abubakar Noble
    Abdelrahman Merciful
    Abanoub King of gold
    Abrax The great archon from mythology
    Abubakar Noble
    Adeben Twelfth born
    Adio Righteous
    Adofo Fighter
    Adom Receives help from the gods
    Aharon High mountain, lofty
    Ahmad Much praised
    Ahmed Greatly praised
    Akil Intelligent
    Akins Brave
    Amenhotep Egyptian pharaoh (18th dynasty)
    Amon The hidden one
    Amr Companion and friend for life
    Amsi Personification of reproduction
    Amun God of mystery
    Anpu God of the dead
    Anubis God of the dead
    Apep To slither
    Apis Mythical dead bull thought to be Osiris.
    Ashraf Noble
    Asim Protector
    Aswad Black
    Ata Twin
    Aten Sun disk
    Atsu Twin
    Astennu God of the moon
    Azibo Earth
    Azizi Precious
    Baba Osiris’s firstborn
    Babu Osiris’ firstborn
    Baniti Teacher
    Bes Brings joy
    Bomani Warrior
    Chibale Kinsman
    Chigaru Hound
    Chike Power of God
    Chisisi Secret
    Chuma Wealthy
    Dakari Happy
    Darius Rich and kingly
    Darwishi Saint
    Djer Egyptian pharaoh (1st dynasty)
    Djoser Egyptian pharaoh (3rd dynasty)
    Donkor One who is humble
    Ebo Born on Tuesday
    Eshaq Prophet’s name
    Essam Safeguard
    Fadil Generous
    Fenyang Conquers
    Fenuku Born late
    Gahiji Hunter
    Gamal Handsome
    Garai Settled
    Geb Mythical earth god
    Gyasi Wonderful
    Haji Born during the pilgrimage
    Hamadi Praised
    Hanbal Purity, pristine
    Hanif Believes
    Hapi God of the Nile
    Hapu Pharaoh
    Hasani Handsome
    Heru Sun god
    Hondo War
    Horus A god in the form of a falcon
    Hossam Sharp sword
    Horus Sky deity with a falcon head and the
    body of a man
    Hu God
    of authoritative utterance
    Huni Egyptian pharaoh (3rd dynasty)
    Husani Handsome boy
    Ishaq Laughs
    Issa God saves
    Jabare A man known for his bravery
    Jabari Brave one
    Jafari Creek
    Jumoke Loved by all
    Kafele Would die for
    Karim Noble and generous
    Kek God of darkness
    Kemet Ancient name for Egypt, means ‘black dirt’
    Kesi Born of a troubled father
    Khafra Egyptian pharaoh (4th dynasty)
    Khalid Eternal
    Khepri Morning sun
    Khentimentiu God of the dead
    Khufu Egyptian pharaoh (4th dynasty)
    Khons God of the moon
    Kontar Only son
    Kosey Lion
    Lateef Gentle
    Mahmoud Praise
    Ma’at Goddess of truth, justice and harmony
    Masudi A merry person
    Mau Cat
    Madu Of the people
    Manu Born second
    Mensah Born third
    Min God of fertility
    Montu Egyptian god
    Mosegi Tailor
    Moses Prophet
    Mosi Born first
    Moustafa Chosen
    Nabil Noble
    Naeem Benevolent
    Nakia Pure and faithful
    Narmer First king of Egypt
    Nassor Victor
    Nephi Sea captain
    Niu God of nothingness
    Nourbese Wonderful
    Nuru Born during the day
    Oba King
    Ode From the road
    Odion Born of twins
    Olabisi Brings joy
    Omar Fluent orator
    Omari High born
    Osiris Egyptian god of the deceased
    Osaze Loved by god
    Ottah Third born
    Paki A witness
    Pharoah Ruler
    Pili Second born
    Ptah a creator god and patron of craftsmen
    and architects
    Ptolemy, Claudeus Pharaoh of Ptolemaic Egypt
    Qeb Father of the earth
    Ra King of the deities and father of all
    creation
    Radames Egyptian general in the opera Aida
    Ramses Son of Ra
    Ramla One who predicts the future
    Re God of the sun
    Runihura Destroyer
    Sadiki Faithful
    Salih Upright
    Sayed Master, lord
    Seb God of the earth
    Sebak Companion of Set
    Sefu Sword
    Sekani Laughs
    Serapis Another name for Apis
    Seth God of chaos, violence, deserts and
    storms
    Shakir Grateful
    Shu Air
    Sneferu Egyptian pharaoh (founder ruler of the
    4th dynasty)
    Sphinx Mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head
    of a human
    Tariq He who knocks at the door
    Tau Lion
    Thoth God of writing and wisdom
    Tutankhamun (King Tut) Egyptian pharaoh (18th dynasty)
    Umi Life
    Usi Smoke
    Yahya God is gracious
    Yasser To be rich
    Youssef God increases
    Zahur Blossom, flower
    Zaid He shall add

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    • Julia Wilson is the founder of Cat-World, and has researched and written over 1,000 articles about cats. She is a cat expert with over 20 years of experience writing about a wide range of cat topics, with a special interest in cat health, welfare and preventative care. Julia lives in Sydney with her family, four cats and two dogs. Full author bio