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200+ German Names for Cats

 
By Josie F. Turner, Journalist specialized in Animal Welfare. December 9, 2019
200+ German Names for Cats

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Are you looking for a unique name for your newly adopted cat? Many pet guardians like to choose original names from different languages, and German cat names are among the most popular. Whether you love the language or think a German name best suits your cat's personality, you've come to the right place.

You may like the sound of a name in German, or maybe you want to choose the name for its meaning. For example, ‘Graf’, which means ‘Count’ in German, is great for a boy cat. The name ‘Hilda’, which means ‘fighter’ is a good name for a gutsy female cat. If you are looking for inspiration for a cool German name for your cat, keep reading this AnimalWised article on German names for cats, where we list ideas for both male and female cat names including some with their meanings explained.

German cat names - female

If you have just adopted a female kitten and are looking for a fun and unique German name, here's a good place to start. In this section, we list some of the best female cat names in German:

  • Adalia
  • Adeline
  • Agna
  • Agneta
  • Alda
  • Alviria
  • Amalia
  • Amelina
  • Angela
  • Angelika
  • Anja
  • Anka
  • Anke
  • Anneslise
  • Antje
  • Astrid
  • Ava
  • Beatrisa
  • Bernadette
  • Bertha
  • Bertilde
  • Bettina
  • Birgit
  • Bluma
  • Brigitta
  • Britta
  • Carola
  • Christa
  • Constance
  • Eda
  • Edelina
  • Edelmira
  • Editha
  • Elba
  • Elke
  • Emma
  • Erika
  • Erna
  • Evi
  • Freda
  • Freyja
  • Frida
  • Garin
  • Gertrud
  • Gitta
  • Greta
  • Gretchen
  • Griselda
  • Hanna
  • Hedgewig
  • Heidi
  • Helga
  • Hilma
  • Ida
  • Ilka
  • Ilsa
  • Imelda
  • Imiza
  • Ina
  • Ingrun
  • Irma
  • Jana
  • Jenell
  • Jutta
  • Karla
  • Kerstin
  • Kristin
  • Lauralei
  • Lea
  • Leyna
  • Liesel
  • Lili
  • Ludmila
  • Magda
  • Mallory
  • Marlene
  • Martha
  • Mischa
  • Nadin
  • Odetta
  • Ottilia
  • Raina
  • Schmetterling
  • Selma
  • Serilda
  • Sigrid
  • Silke
  • Sonja
  • Sonneschein
  • Tina
  • Ulbercht
  • Ulrika
  • Ulrike
  • Unna
  • Valkyrie
  • Viveka
  • Wanda
  • Zelinda
  • Zelda

Want more inspiration for female cat names? Check out our article on 100 unique names for female cats.

200+ German Names for Cats - German cat names - female

German names for female cats - with meanings

If you like the idea of choosing a German female cat name based on its meaning and not just on how it sounds, here are some ideas to inspire you:

  • Freude/Freida: meaning “joy” in German.
  • Güte: a word that means “goodness”.
  • Heldin: word to designate “heroic woman” or “one who performs heroic acts”.
  • Herzogin: meaning “duchess” in German.
  • Hilda: means “fighter” or “battle” in German.
  • Kaysa: German word that means “pure”.
  • Königin: meaning “queen”.
  • Liebe: means “love” in German.
  • Katze: the German word for “cat”.
  • Sofie: meaning “wisdom”.
  • Ursula: for a fluffy cat that reminds you of a bear.

If you are looking for more female cat names with meanings, here are some great Japanese names for female cats.

200+ German Names for Cats - German names for female cats - with meanings

German cat names - male

If you've adopted a male kitten or adult cat here are some ideas for German names for male cats. In this listwe have short names, long names and even famous German names for cats!

  • Abel
  • Adagny
  • Adam
  • Adler
  • Albert
  • Alexander
  • Alfred
  • Alois
  • Alphonse
  • Altbier
  • Ancel
  • Anton
  • Armin
  • Arno
  • August
  • Benno
  • Bertram
  • Bjorn
  • Blaz
  • Brant
  • Braun
  • Bruno
  • Carl
  • Carsten
  • Christoph
  • Conrad
  • Dedicarick
  • Derek
  • Dragobert
  • Dunkel
  • Edel
  • Egon
  • Eike
  • Einar
  • Ernst
  • Esben
  • Faber
  • Fabian
  • Ferdinand
  • Franz
  • Fred
  • Fremont
  • Fritz
  • Gelb
  • Götz
  • Graf
  • Gunther
  • Haines
  • Hans
  • Helmut
  • Herman
  • Hermann
  • Hugo
  • Johann
  • Joss
  • Kaiser
  • Karl
  • Karto
  • Klaus
  • Konrad
  • Kurt
  • Lothar
  • Ludwig
  • Lukas
  • Luther
  • Markus
  • Mathis
  • Meyer
  • Moritz
  • Mozart
  • Niels
  • Norbert
  • Otis
  • Otto
  • Poldi
  • Raik
  • Reissdorf
  • Ritter
  • Rocco
  • Roland
  • Rowland
  • Schön
  • Springen
  • Stein
  • Strom
  • Thor
  • Ulf
  • Varick
  • Volker
  • Wagner
  • Waldo
  • Walter
  • Wenke
  • Wolfgang
  • Wurst
  • Zelig

Need more ideas for male cat names? Try this AnimalWised article on Japanese names for male cats.

200+ German Names for Cats - German cat names - male

German names for male cats - with meanings

If you want to choose a German name for your male cat based on meaning, here are some of the most popular German names for male cats:

  • Claus/Klaus: meaning “victory of the people”.
  • Graf: meaning “count” in German.
  • Herzog: means “duke” .
  • Kaiser: German word meaning “leader”.
  • Max: popular German name meaning “the greatest”.
  • Mutig: meaning “brave”.
  • Prinz: German word meaning “prince”.
  • Retter: means “savior” in German.
  • Ritter: German word meaning “gentleman”.

If you like choosing meaningful names, check out our article on Greek mythology names for cats.

200+ German Names for Cats - German names for male cats - with meanings

Still haven't found a good cat name?

If you still haven't found the perfect name for your cat, or have now decided you don't want a German cat name after all, here are some more article to help you with your search for the best cat name:

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