Nigerian Cat Names (With Meanings) For Males and Females

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    Abebe Asked for Female
    Abeo Bringer of happiness Male
    Adaego Daughter of wealth Female
    Adaeze Daughter of the king Female
    Adanna Her father’s daughter Female
    Adaku The one who brings wealth to the family Female
    Adaobi First child in the family Female
    Adaoma Virtuous lady Female
    Adaugo Beautiful daughter Female
    Adisa Clear spoken person Male
    Adola The crown brings honour Female
    Ahunna Girl with the body of her father Female
    Akachi The hand of God Female
    Akanke To know her is to love her Female
    Akanni First one Female
    Alaba Second child after twins Female
    Alero Grace of the land Female
    Alheri Grace Female
    Alika Most beautiful Female
    Amadi Beautiful Female
    Amara Grace Female
    Amobi Who knows the heart of man? Male
    Anozie We are now settled or well positioned Male
    Apara Unique Male
    Aren Eagle Male
    Aretta Charming and enchanting woman Female
    Asari Discriminating one Female
    Ayo Joy Female
    Ayodele Joy has arrived Female
    Azi Youth Male
    Baal Young Male
    Babar Lion, king of the jungle Male
    Baber Lion, courageous Male
    Babi Followers of the Sufi Saint Baba Male
    Babik Law Male
    Babr Tiger Male
    Babrak Little basilica flower Male
    Babul A tree Male
    Babur Joy Male
    Bachar One who is full of joy Male
    Badar Full moon Male
    Badeea Admirable Female
    Baha Beauty Female
    Bahia Nice Female
    Bahira Dazzling Female
    Bahisa Seeker Female
    Baisha Beautiful Female
    Bako Guest Male
    Bani Children Male
    Banjoko Don’t ever leave me Male
    Banna Builder Male
    Barak Thunder Male
    Basar Sight, vision Male
    Basha King Male
    Bayo To find joy Female
    Bem Peace Male
    Binyelum Stay with me Male
    Bisola Born into wealth Female
    Bolade The coming of honour Female
    Boma Fortress Female
    Chi God Unisex
    Chidiadi There is God Male
    Chika God is the greatest Unisex
    Chinara God receives Female
    Chioma Good God Female
    Chuk Supreme divine Male
    Daluchi Thank God Female
    Dayo Arrival of joy Unisex
    Debare One born during good times Male
    Dola The crown brings honour Female
    Ebele Kindness Female
    Ebi Paternal, dark Male
    Ebiere Beautiful woman Female
    Ebo Child born on a Tuesday Male
    Edem God has saved me Unisex
    Edirin Patience is a virtue Female
    Edosa God’s day Female
    Edosio Rainy day Male
    Efe Wealth Female
    Efi Born on a Friday Female
    Egbo Forest Male
    Ekon Strong Male
    Emeka God has done so much Female
    Eniola Person of wealth Female
    Eno Water god Female
    Enofe One who is rich Male
    Etido Good manners Female
    Etok Small Male
    Etoro Praise Female
    Ettete Grandfather Male
    Ezichi Good God Female
    Ezinne Good mother Female
    Fauzi Gift Male
    Fela Happy Male
    Femi Adored by God Male
    Fisayu Add to my happiness Female
    Folade The honour arrives Female
    Funanya Love Female
    Gabina Honey Female
    Gadee My fortune Male
    Gafir Invincible Male
    Galai Hail Female
    Galal Greatness Male
    Gameela Beautiful Female
    Gani Gold Male
    Gazal Singing song Female
    Gazi Leader Male
    Gehad Married man Male
    Ghada Beautiful woman Female
    Ghaida Young and delicate Female
    Ghalia Precious Female
    Gharam Love Female
    Ghatola Tulip Female
    Ghaya Goal Female
    Ghazlaan So beautiful Female
    Ghina Singing Female
    Ghuncha Bunch of flowers Female
    Ginika God is the greatest Female
    Gian God is merciful Male
    Gildun Star Male
    Ginni Gold Female
    Gohar Precious stone Female
    Golibe Rejoice, a joyous fellow Male
    Gorbat Eagle Male
    Goya Articulate Female
    Guda Excellence Male
    Gudiya Doll Female
    Gulfsha Blossom flower Female
    Gulinar Pomegranate flower Female
    Gulista Flower garden Female
    Guljaar Beautiful flower Female
    Haani Pleasant Female
    Habi Picture Female
    Habika Sweetheart Female
    Habis Companion Male
    Hada She who radiates joy Female
    Hadar Glorious Male
    Hady One who guides Female
    Hafa Gentle rain Female
    Hafi Generous Male
    Hafia Lovable Female
    Hagi One who has been abandoned Female
    Haiba Charm Female
    Haida Heart Female
    Haidar Lion Male
    Haifa Slender Female
    Haina Beautiful flower Female
    Haiya Heart Female
    Haj River Male
    Haji Purify Female
    Hali Unique Male
    Halis Beautiful Male
    Hamza Lion Male
    Hani Happy Male
    Hanis God is gracious Male
    Hanz Gift from God Male
    Hashi Companion Male
    Heba Gift Female
    Hira Diamond Female
    Huma Listening Male
    Idara Joy Unisex
    Idris Powerful Female
    Ife Love Female
    Ihsan Kind Male
    Ikara Fragrance of rose Female
    Ikra To recite Female
    Ikran Honoured Male
    Ilya Noble Female
    Imani Trustworthy Female
    Inga Powerful Female
    Jabar Repairer Male
    Jabez Grief Male
    Jafia Beautiful Female
    Jahna God is gracious Female
    Jara Old age Male
    Jari Brave Male
    Jasara Bold Female
    Jasla Creative Female
    Jeba Love Female
    Jemila Beautiful Female
    Jian Life Female
    Jide To have or hold Male
    Juan Beautiful Female
    Jufi Paradise Female
    Juju Jelly bean Female
    Jumah Born on Friday Male
    Junu Give refuge Male
    Juzer Deserving Male
    Kaba Coffee Male
    Kadar Powerful Male
    Kadi Pure Female
    Kafi God Female
    Kaia Pure Female
    Kaif A state of joy, pleasure Unisex
    Kaiz Powerful Male
    Kazi Judge Male
    Keaf Descendent Male
    Kesh Hair Male
    Keya Monsoon flower Female
    Khaan Leader Male
    Khader King Male
    Khali Immortal Female
    Khori Priest Male
    Khuda God Male
    Kiah A new beginning Female
    Kinza Hidden treasure Male
    Kiry Lovely Male
    Kiva Lotus Female
    Kiza Pussycat Female
    Kofi Male child born on Friday Male
    Kosar The great Male
    Laiha Glittering Female
    Laish Lion Female
    Lajwa Beautiful flowers Female
    Layah First flowers of spring Female
    Layth Lion Male
    Luja Of great depth Female
    Luli Dewy jasmine Female
    Luma Sunset Female
    Lyzal God’s gift Male
    Maali Noble Male
    Malika Flower Female
    Malissa Honey bee Female
    Malsha Soft Female
    Mana Love Female
    Mani Jewel Male
    Masia Beloved Female
    Mehri Lovable Female
    Mena Love Female
    Mishu Faithful Male
    Mizan Balance Male
    Moani Fragrance Female
    Monni Adviser Female
    Morad Desire Male
    Mosa Graceful Male
    Mosen Charitable Male
    Moutaq Freed Male
    Mouti Generous Male
    Myza Graceful Female
    Naafi Propitious Female
    Nabi Prophet Male
    Nadra Rare Female
    Naju Noble Female
    Nakia Chaste Male
    Namis Good Male
    Nasar Help Male
    Nash Dweller by the ash tree Male
    Nasser Victorious Male
    Nehrin River Male
    Nezar One who is crowned Male
    Nimra Lion Female
    Nimr Tiger Male
    Ninos God is gracious Male
    Nisaa Night Female
    Nisbi Relative Male
    Numa Beautiful Female
    Numair Panther Male
    Nuraz The treasure of Noor Male
    Nuri Colourful bird Female
    Oamra The moon Female
    Obez One Male
    Ojala Light Female
    Oksana Woman of hospitality Female
    Omar Red Female
    Omid Hope Male
    Omira Star of the sea Female
    Orin Flower Female
    Osaf A good dancer Male
    Osma God’s protector Female
    Ossa Divine law Male
    Oza Strength Female
    Ozan Poet Male
    Palank Panther Male
    Parsa Pious Male
    Parvin Cluster of stars Female
    Pasha A bond Female
    Pelabo Lightning Male
    Pinar Spring Male
    Pinaz Happy Male
    Polla Poppy Female
    Pouneh Flower Female
    Pranto End Male
    Preesa Beloved Female
    Preet Love Male
    Priam Loved by everyone Female
    Qa Happy Male
    Qaaf Big mountain Male
    Qadi Judge Male
    Qarni Sharp Male
    Qasif Discover Male
    Qavi Knowledge Male
    Quadir Powerful Male
    Qahira Victorious Female
    Qais Lover Male
    Qamra Moon Female
    Qifa Develop together Female
    Qitu Quiet Female
    Quasar Meteor Female
    Qurra Comfort Female
    Qutuz Type of rock Male
    Rabea Spring Female
    Radi Satisfied Male
    Raffa Happy Female
    Rahan Sweet basil Male
    Rajya Hope Female
    Rama Pleaser of the lord Female
    Raza Handsome Male
    Reyaana Jasmine flower Female
    Ria Singer Female
    Rika Eternal ruler Male
    Roji Beautiful Female
    Roslan Lion Male
    Ruhi Spiritual Male
    Runa Secret love Female
    Ruzena Rose Female
    Ryah Proud Female
    Sada Good luck Female
    Saha Enduring Male
    Safiya Tranquil Female
    Safna Purity Female
    Saleha Flower Female
    Salem Safe Male
    Sama Equal Male
    Sanaira Flower Female
    Sani Gift Female
    Sedra A tree in heaven Female
    Sefa God will add Female
    Setia Loyal Male
    Shaifi Peace Female
    Shaj Beautiful Female
    Shanto Calm Male
    Shara Princess Female
    Shuja Brave Male
    Siba Enthusiasm Male
    Sohama Lucky Female
    Somi Daughter of lord Female
    Syrin Beautiful Female
    Takia Silence Female
    Tali Rising star Female
    Taniz Happiness Male
    Taqu Devout Male
    Tasni A river in heaven Female
    Tian Respect Male
    Tilal Amazing Male
    Tisha One who is active Female
    Tuhi A bird sound Female
    Tushara Snow Male
    Ubah Flower Female
    Ubai Little father Male
    Udoola Justified Female
    Ujab Wonder Male
    Ujala Light of the universe Female
    Ula Highest Female
    Umair Intelligent Male
    Umera Beautiful Female
    Urbi Princess Female
    Ushta Everlasting happiness Female
    Vafi Complete Male
    Vajit Wise Male
    Vasim Handsome Male
    Veeda Life Female
    Vega Falling star Female
    Vijin King of heaven Male
    Wadi Calm Unisex
    Wahbi Gift Male
    Wajee Happy Female
    Walia Friendly Female
    Wildan Boy in heaven Male
    Xai Cool Female
    Xavian Light Male
    Xeres Caring Female
    Xon God is good Male
    Xyra Moon Female
    Yaani Scarlet Female
    Yaaz Son of Kadir Male
    Yafi Narrator of Hadith Male
    Yalna God’s gift Female
    Yami Twinkling star Female
    Yanis God is merciful Male
    Yara Little butterfly Female
    Yasha Fame Female
    Yasna White rose Female
    Yeda Knowledge Female
    Yesenia Flower Female
    Yonis Dove Male
    Yuna Desire Female
    Yuba Young Male
    Yuva Young Female
    Zada Lucky one Female
    Zafir Victorious Male
    Zahara Flower Female
    Zahi Splendid Male
    Zahra White Female
    Zain Friend Male
    Zaka Intelligent Male
    Zakira To remember Female
    Zala Shininess Female
    Zarf Wisdom Male
    Zayan Bright Male
    Zeeva Brilliance Female
    Zehba Gold Female
    Zeke The memory of the lord Male
    Zenia A flower Female
    Zia Light Male
    Ziani Honest Female
    Ziba Beautiful Female
    Zoha Light Female
    Zola Lump of earth Male
    Zoltan Ruler Male
    Zora Dawn Female
    Zoran Dawn Male
    Zuka The sun Male
    Zuti Name of the grandfather of Imam Abu Hanifah Male

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