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Top 90 African Cat Names & Meanings – Exotic Names for Your Kitten

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Africa is a large continent with so many diverse tribes and ethnic groups. It also provides so many unique and interesting name ideas that you can choose for your cat. If you are interested in African cultures and have a cute kitten, then naming your cat with African exotic cat names would be an excellent idea. So, Let’s dive into our African cat name ideas list! 

Male African Cat Names

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  • Kendi (loved one)
  • Zane (well-born, noble)
  • Shaka (the name of the Zulu tribal leader)
  • Naiser (founder of clans)
  • Kasim (controller of anger)
  • Zain (flower)
  • Omarr (thriving, long life)
  • Issa (God is salvation)
  • Bobo (born on Tuesday)
  • Vino (sweet)
  • Rudo (love)
  • Kellan (powerful)
  • Zaki (lion in West African)
  • Mosi (born first)

Female African Cat Names

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  • Maha (beautiful eyes)
  • Uma (second daughter)
  • Semira (fulfilled)
  • Feechi (means to worship God)
  • Ashanti (African tribe name)
  • Nailah (successful)
  • Ama (born on Saturday)
  • Jamila (beautiful)
  • Zuri (beautiful)
  • Kali (energetic)
  • Shona (one who brings happiness)
  • Kalifa (chaste, holy)
  • Daliah/Dalia (gentle)
  • Lulu (pearl)
  • Fayola (walks with honor)
  • Adana (her father’s daughter)
  • Zola (peaceful)
  • Imani (faith) (one of our top African cat names)
  • Amina (trustworthy)
  • Zoya (a bargain)
  • Sabra (patient)
  • Tamala (dark tree)
  • Asha (lively, life)
  • Aziza (gorgeous)
  • Sauda (dark beauty)
  • Alika (most beautiful)
  • Jina (named child)
  • Leal (faithful)
  • Sanura (kitten)
  • Hasina (good)
  • Shani (wonderful)
  • Amadi (rejoicing)
  • Siri (Nigerian word for tiger)
  • Ada (first daughter)

Cat Names Inspired by African Places

  • Africa
  • Namibia
  • Tunis
  • Congo
  • Egypt
  • Morocco
  • Guinea
  • Serengeti
  • Zaire
  • Sudan
  • Cairo
  • Tanzania
  • Tunisia
  • Sahara
  • Libya
  • Nile
  • Doha
  • Lagos
  • Kenya
  • Uganda
  • Kilimanjaro
  • Zambia
  • Jordan
  • Malawi
  • Chad
  • Liberia
  • Giza
  • Angola
  • Oman
  • Mali
  • Casablanca
  • Tripoli
  • Victoria
  • Muscat
  • Kalahari
  • Zanzibar
  • Nairobi

Naming a cat is harder than it seems, and once you’ve made up your mind on a certain name, you’ll stick to it forever. If you are interested in cultural and unique cat names, you can find more of our cat name ideas on foreign cat names page.