Exotic cat names are a great option if you: have a cat of an exotic breed, have a unique looking cat, or want to give your kitty an unusual name.
Don't know where to start? Don't worry, below you will find several ideas.
So, let’s find a unique name for your feline friend.
Exotic Names for Cats
The names listed below are inspired by magical beings, exotic places (real and fictional) and other "exotic" sources. I hope you find among them the perfect name for your cat.
Some of the names listed here are great for girl cats, others are perfect for male cats and some are unisex.
Names inspired by cities, countries, deserts, rivers…
Names of Magical Creatures
- Abath (unicorn-like creature, of Asian origin)
- Aker (Egyptian god of the Earth)
- Bakru (fairies in South American folklore)
- Bes (Egyptian god of childbirth)
- Centaurus (Greek mythology, son of Apollo)
- Cocoa, also spelled Ccoa (the cat god in Peruvian mythology). The cocoa bean (also known as cacao) is also chocolate's main ingredient.
- Elvor (forest elves in Swedish mythology)
- Fey (fairy)
- Hiisi (forest spirit in Finish folklore)
- Ibis (sacred bird in Ancient Egypt)
Names Inspired by Fictional and Mythical Places
- Atlantis (Plato’s Dialogues)
- Avalon (Arthurian legend)
- Azkaban (island prison, Harry Potter series)
- Camelot (Arthurian legend)
- Gotham (Batman)
- Narnia (C.S. Lewis)
- Oz (L. Frank Baum)
- Shamballa (mythical kingdom)
- Utopia (Thomas More)
- Valhalla (afterworld in Viking mythology)
- Mowgli (The Jungle Book)
- Rio (Spanish for river)
- Selva (Spanish for jungle)