African Cat Names


African Cat Names

African cat names conjure up images of lions, leopards and cheetahs.

The ones on this list though, work perfectly for your mellow, stay-at-home kitty. Here you’ll find a selection of  unique and interesting names from across the African continent, together with their meanings.

Just browse and pick your favorite.

 

NAME
MEANING
ABENA F “Born on Tuesday”
ABENI F “We asked for her”
ADANNA F “Father’s daughter”
ADISA M “One who is clear”
AKACHI M “Hand of God”
AKUA F “Born on Wednesday”
AMARA F “Grace”
ANAN M “Fourth born child”
ASHA F “Life”
AYO F “Joy”
BAAKO M “First born child”
BERKO M “First born”
BONGANI M “Be grateful”
BOSEDE M “Born on Sunday”
CHI M “Spiritual”
CHIKA F “God is great”
CHIKE M “God’s power”
CHIMA M “God knows”
CHINASA F “God’s answer”
CHIPO F “Gift”

CHIUMBO M “Small”
DAYO F “Joy arrives”
EBELE F “Kindness”
EMEKA M “Great deeds”
ESI F “Born on Sunday”
FUNGAI M “Think”
IFE F “Love”
IKEENA M “Father’s power”
IMANI F “Faith”
JELANI M “Mighty”
JUMAANE M “Born on Tuesday”
KAGISO F “Peace”
KATO M “Second of twins”
KAYODE M “He brought joy”
KIBWE M “Blessed”
KWASI M “Born on Sunday”
LERATO F “Love”
LESEDI F “Light”
LINDIWE F “Have waited”
LUNGILE F “The good one”

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MAKENA F “Happy one”
MASAMBA M “Leaves”
MASEGO F “Blessing”
MBALI F “Flower”
MOSI M “First”
NDIDI M “Patience”
NIA F “Purpose”
NOSIPHO F “Mother of a gift”
NTHANDA M “Star”
NURU F “Light”
OBI M “Heart”
OTIENO M “Born at night”
PAKI M “Witness”
RUDO M “Love”
RUFARO F “Happiness”
RUTENDO F “Faith”
SEFU M “Sword”
SEKAI F “Be humorous”
SIMBA M “Lion”
SIPHO M “Gift”

TAFARI M “He who inspires awe”
TAPIWA F “Given”
TARIRO F “Hope”
TENDAI F “Be thankful”
THABO M “Joy”
XOLANI M “Peace”
ZOLA F “Tranquil”
ZURI F “Beautiful”

If you enjoyed these African cat names be sure to check out our other pages of cat names by culture.