Greece is the home of democracy, theater, the Olympic Games, and philosophy, as well as fantastic food, ancient ruins, and gorgeous views! Greece also has great names that you can choose for your cat.
We pulled together over 125 names that are all Greek in nature. Whether you have Greek ancestry or simply admire the culture, you’re bound to find something here that will give your kitty a bit of Greek flair.
How to Name Your Cat
Before we begin, let’s go over a few ways that you can come up with a name for your cat. You can use your cat’s appearance for inspiration, which is a common method. The pattern or color of your kitty’s fur can give you a few ideas, as can the size of your cat.
You can also turn to media: TV, movies, books, art, and music are all great ways to come up with a name. If you have a favorite TV show or movie, character names can be fun and interesting. Also, your favorite bands and songs can inspire you. Also, all cats have personality quirks, so you can use your cat’s own uniqueness for ideas.
There are so many things that you can draw inspiration from. It just takes a bit of imagination — and perhaps a name list like this one! Here are Greek names that could be perfect for your cat!
Female Greek Cat Names
Here are traditional female Greek names for female cats. We also included the meanings of these names so you can get the entire picture. Some of these names are from Greek mythology.
Male Greek Cat Names
Here are male Greek names for male cats that also have meanings and include names from Greek mythology. These names can be gender-neutral too.
Names Based on Famous Greek Figures
Greece is full of famous Greek figures. From the arts and music to philosophy, war, literature, science, and politics — our world wouldn’t be the same without their contributions!
Names Based on Geography
Greece has many beautiful cities and islands, so we’ve included a few of these locations as potential names for your kitty. If you like this idea but don’t see a name that you like here, get out a map of Greece and look around. You could find a great name through geography!
Names Based on Food and Drinks
Greece is also famous for its delicious food and drinks. Many of these names could make an interesting and unique name for your cat.
Names Based on Greek Mythology
Names Based on Major Male Greek Gods
Names Based on Major Female Greek Goddesses
Names Based on Minor Male Greek Gods
Names Based on Minor Female Greek Goddesses
Names Based on Heroes and Heroines
Names Based on Monsters
Use Your Imagination!
After you’ve looked through these possibilities, you might have found the perfect name, or maybe you’re still considering your options but now have a better idea of what you’re looking for.
You can give your cat any name, but it’s usually best to stick with something that seems to suit them. That said, your cat won’t care about the name that you give them. They just want to be taken care of and loved.
If you end up choosing the name of a god or goddess for your cat, you probably don’t need a title. But imagine your cat as Dame Olive or General Ouzo!
If you like the look of a name but aren’t sure how to pronounce it, look it up online, and you should be able to find videos and sound files that will give you the proper pronunciation.
If you’re still on the fence about your cat’s name after reading through this list, pull out a Greek mythology book or look at a map of Greece. You can easily find inspiration from these sources. Greece is a beautiful and intriguing country that is rich in the arts, history, and culture, so giving your cat a name to honor this amazing place is a lovely idea.
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