Hindi Names for Male Cats - With Meanings

By Janhvi Johorey, Psychologist specialized in animal therapy. Updated: December 20, 2016
Hindi Names for Male Cats - With Meanings

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Are you thinking about adopting a tomcat? You'll probably be wondering what to call him. After all, cats need unique names that fit their particular look and temperament, and there are so many good options out there. Nowadays, many people choose to give their pets names from another culture or language, or they choose a name that's meaningful.

What about an Hindi name for your male cat? Hindi is a widely spoken Indo-Aryan language; in fact, it is the official language of India and the lingua franca of the Hindi Heartland. Outside of India, Hindi is an official language in Fiji and a recognized language in Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Suriname and Mauritius.

Stay with us at AnimalWised to learn more about Hindi and take a look at our compilation of the best Hindi names for male cats, together with their meanings. You'll find a good option for sure!

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Hindi: A popular language

Hindi is the fourth most spoken language in the world after Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English. The Union Government promotes the spread of the Hindi language as a medium of expression of India's rich cultural heritage. At the state level, Hindi is the official language of the following Indian states:

  • Uttarakhand
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Jharkhand
  • Haryana
  • Chhattisgarh

Several Union Territories such as National Capital Territory of Delhi, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Daman and Diu have also accorded official language status to Hindi. This language is also spoken by a population of Madheshi migrants from India in Nepal, apart from being the lingua franca of the Indian diaspora settled in the United States, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the European Union, among others.

Hindi descends from the classical language Sanskrit. The Devanagari script (देवनागरी लिपि or devanāgarī lipi) consists of 11 vowels and 33 consonants, and it is written from left to right. Hunterian transliteration is the official system of writing Hindi in the Latin script used in India. Hindi serves as a bond for promoting the national identity of Indians.

Hindi Names for Male Cats - With Meanings - Hindi: A popular language

Hindi names for tomcats

If your precious tomcat is an answer to your prayers, the Hindi name to choose would be Yaachan | याचन which means prayer. Perhaps your cat is white as the moon: name him Yaamir | यामीर, which is another name for the moon in Hindi.

Does your tomcat have a forceful personality? Yaashk | याष्क is the right name for him. For a cat with a winning personality, the perfect name is Yaashvan | याश्वन, which means “winner” in Hindi. If your cat worships the ground you walk on, name him Yajan | यजन which means “worship.” A tomcat with an endearing personality that makes him famous in the neighborhood should be given the moniker Yajas | याजस which means “fame.”

Enduring monikers for a male cat

If you want a classical name, choose Yakshit | याक्षित which means “forever” or permanent in Hindi. Yanchit | यंचित meaning “glory” is the perfect name for a brave and fine tomcat. Is your cat a winner in beauty pageants or animal shows? Then name him Yash | यश which means victory.

If your cat is the apple of your eye and the light of your life, the name which would be perfect for him is Yashdeep | यश्दीप meaning success or the “light of glory.” A peaceful, calm personality means the name Yashu | यशु will suit him, as it means tranquil and calm. Another favorite Hindi name for your beloved pet can be Yashvasin | यश्वसिं.

Names to match your male cat's personality

Perhaps your tomcat is musical and likes to sing along with your favorite songs. Name him Raag | राग which means “musical.” Your pet can also be named Raajak | राजक which means “prince” in Hindi if he has that royal air. Other names are Raajas | राजस, which means mist or silvery, and Raben | राबेन or “king of all.”

If your cat is a generous one who believes in sharing with others, the right name is Radhak | राधाक or “generous” and “liberal.” Another perfect musical Hindi name for male cats is Rageesh | रगिश or “singer of sweet melodies.”

Hindi Names for Male Cats - With Meanings - Names to match your male cat's personality

Cute Hindi names for a cute cat

If your cat is a high flying achiever, consider the name Saadhan | साधन which means "achievement". Another favorite name for a simple and decent male cat who has a loyal nature is Saadhav | साधव which means "simple and loyal" in Hindi.

For a winner, another perfect name is Saadhik | साधिक or "one who is victorious". For the cat who is a perfectionist, Saadhya | साध्या meaning “accomplishment” is the perfect moniker. Got a brave tomcat who picks fights even with dogs? The truly befitting Hindi name, in that case, is Saahas | साहस which means “courage”.

Mighty monikers for the strong tomcat

Saahasya | साहास्य means “mighty” or “powerful” in Hindi. It is the perfect name for a cat that has a forceful and strong personality. Another good name for a strong tempered cat is Saahat | साहत.

A beautiful name for the poetic and water-loving cat is Saahil | साहिल which means “seashore” or “guide.” Saaj | साज means “beauteous tranquility” and is another great name for your graceful feline companion.

Cool names for a cool cat

The perfect name for an ebullient tomcat is Saakash | साक्ष which means “illumination,” or “truth.” For a beautiful name denoting the jasmine fragrance for your sweet male cat, choose Saaman | सामान. And if your cat is a hot favorite with everyone, choose Saamant | सामंत which means "universal". Saamar | सामर means “fruit of paradise,” and is a wonderful name for a fulfilling pet.

Hindi names for cats with character

If your male cat is a fiery and energetic one, choose Saanal | सानल which means "vigorous". Saanjya | संजय is an ideal name for a unique cat because it means "incomparable" in Hindi. Saaran | सारन is a fitting name for a happy cat – it means “joy.” Saaransh | सारांश stands for "summary" or "essence" and is a lovely name for a philosophical cat.

These are our favorite Hindi names for male cats together with their meanings! You can also check out our list of Hindi names for female cats. Don't forget to tell us your favorite!

If you haven't found the right name for your male cat yet, take a look at our other lists:

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