Egyptian Cat Names
Looking for Egyptian cat names? Do you love reading and learning about Ancient Egypt and its culture? Do you want to give your cat a name that is out of the ordinary? If you think that "Fluffy" lacks pizzazz and punch, consider an Egyptian cat name.
Even if you don’t have an Egyptian cat, like the Egyptian Mau, you can still give your cat an exotic, beautiful Egyptian name. The list below contains Egyptian names for female cats; many of which are the names of Egyptian goddesses.
If you are looking for a name for your male kitty, here's a list of Egyptian names for male cats
Female Egyptian Cat Names
Acenath – Name of Joseph’s wife, meaning daughter (Biblical)
Ain – Priceless
Akila – Smart, intelligent
Amenti – Goddess of the Land of the West
Amunet – Goddess of mystery
Anath – Wife of Seth (son of Noah) (Biblical)
Ankhsi - She who lives (name contributed by one of our readers)
Annipe – Daughter of the Nile
Anukis – Goddess of the Nile’s falls
Astarte – Wife of Seth (son of Noah)
Auseth – An alternate name of the supreme goddess Isis
Aziza – Precious
Bahiti – Good luck, fortune
Bast – Cat goddess
Bastet – Another name for the cat goddess Bast
Bennu – Eagle
Buto – Goddess of protection, usually depicted as a cobra-headed woman
Chione – Daughter of the Nile
Cleopatra – Legendary queen of Egypt
Dalila - Sweet, gentle, peaceful
Femi – Love
Habibah – Beloved, loved
Halima – Gentle
Hasina – Good
Hathor – Deity who embodies love, motherhood and protection
Hapshetsut – Egyptian queen
Heget (also known as Heket) – Frog-headed goddess, symbol of life
Isis – Goddess of fertility and motherhood. Sister and wife of Osiris
Jamila – Beautiful
Jendayi – Grateful
Kamilah – Perfect, perfection
Kanika – Black, dark
Keket – Goddess of darkness
More Egyptian Names for Female Cats
Khepri – Rising sub
Layla – Born during the night
Maat – Goddess of justice
Mesi – Water
Mosi – Born first
Mut – Goddess of the heavens
Nefertari –Egyptian queen
Nefertiti – Legendary Egyptian queen, best known for her beauty
Neith – Divine mother
Nekhebet – Goddess protector of Upper Egypt, mothers and children
Nile – the famous river
Nubia – from the region of Nubia
Nut – Goddess of the sky
Olabisi – Joy bringer
Oni – Loved
Oseye – Happy, joyful
Pili – Second child
Quibilah – Calm, peaceful
Rashida – Just, righteous
Renenet (also known as Renenunet) – Goddess of the true name and abundance
Renpet – Goddess of youth
Safiya – Pure, whole
Sagira – Little one
Sanura – Kitten
Sekhmet – One of the feline goddesses, depicted as a woman with the head of a lioness
Selma – Safe, secure
Siti – Lady
Subira – Calm, patient
Urbi – Princess
Wait! There's more. Azhia, one of our readers, contributed the following list of Middle Egyptian names and information about Middle Egyptian:
- Middle Egyptian was the Egyptian written from 2000 BCE to 1300 BCE (it consisted of both traditional hieroglyphs and a cursive hieroglyphs).
- These were the names of the gods (and goddesses) before Ancient Egyptians adopted the more popular Greek names.
Here's the list...
- Aset - 'Isis'
- Usir - 'Osiris'
- Anpu - 'Anubis'
- Tehuty - 'Thoth'
- Athyr - 'Hathor'
- Horu - 'Horus'
- Upuaut - Anubis twin - 'The opener of ways'
- Khons - Khonsu the guide
I hope you enjoyed this list of names for Egyptian cats. Egyptian cat names are mysterious and magical, just perfect for a cat.
For additional cat names, check the links listed below.
Egyptian names for male cats
Mythical cat names
Oriental cat names
Japanese cat names
French cat names
Irish cat names
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