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Egyptian Cat Names

Egypt, by many, is considered the sacred and ancient home of cats around the globe. It's probably because all over different sites in Egypt, from the day to day streets of Cairo, to the long lived pyramids at Giza, cats are, and have always been, a big part of Egyptian culture. 

The Egyptian Mau is a fascinating cat, not only because of its past history, but because of its delightful personality, striking eyes, and appearance. 

The Mau (mau is the Egyptian word which means cat) is domesticated from a beautiful and lovely spotted subspecies of the African Wild Cat and has the distinction of being the only naturally spotted breed of domestic cat. 

They are an extremely intelligent animal, and the Mau places a great importance on family, both human and their own, and is fiercely loyal in his or her devotion to them making them an ideal pet.

Of course, the following names can be used for any feline, not just an Egyptian breed, but for any boy or girl cats that would like a fitting, and out of the ordinary name to give themselves a bit of exotic flavor!

Many of the names found here are Egyptian in nature so there are a good many references to goddess and solar symbols, mythologies, sun gods, temples, pharaohs, lion headed people, kings and animals.

List of Cat Names that are Egyptian

Name + Rate the name
"ra"  
aaamicaa gladys  
Aaliah  
Aarya  
abdukar  
Abell  
Adame  
Agustin  
Ainsworth  
Aislinn  
Akil  
Ako  
Alaniz  
Alderman  
Aliyah  
Alizae  
Allyson  
Almanza  
Altair  
Alyza  
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User Submitted Egyptian Cat Names

Quita Keeta 01.21.2017 For the cat name Keeta We once had a customer come to our place called Quita, but we had no idea how to pronounce it. We figured that it sounded like this, so we named our cat after how we thought we should spell it, Keeta. More about Keeta
Be Honest 03.22.2016 For the cat name This the story of my cat My Cat's Name is Beauty
My Special cats Elle & Cheech 10.13.2015 For the cat name Elle Elle showed up on my porch twice. She was kitten almost baby blue looking. Our first choice for a name was Blu but then my stepdaughter wanted to name her Elle. So why not and it stuck. I always knew... More about Elle
clole THE CAT 09.21.2015 For the cat name clole I was going to call my cat Cole, but it was too dumb so I called it clole. More about clole
grumpy cat oh grumpy cat 04.18.2015 For the cat name grumpy cat grumpy cat is amazing More about grumpy cat
Story of Malibu 04.04.2015 For the cat name Malibu Malibu is a place my mother who passed away in 2013 grew up, so when I got my cat I thought I would name it something to do with her and I thought malibu was cute More about Malibu
Prigs can be a pet name. 03.06.2015 For the cat name Prisstopher Prigs Prisstopher Prigs was my kitty. More about Prisstopher Prigs
Adventure 02.12.2015 For the cat name Simba He's Weird also he's named after a guy in the lion king More about Simba