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Top 300+ Best Asian Cat Names with Meanings

There’s a whole new world of Asian cat names to explore, and they can be as unique as your own personality.

What better way to find the perfect pet cat names for your furry friend than by browsing this list of over 300 Asian cat names with their meanings!

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Here are some of the great cat name ideas inspired by Asian culture and languages. You will get to learn their meanings and how to say the name at the same time!

Japanese Male Cat Names

Masashi
righteous aspiration
Yasu peace
Hiroshi generous
Jiro second son
Hikaru light, radiance
Youta great sunlight
Yuki
happiness / snow
Takeo warrior hero
Kenta
large strong, healthy
Masayuki
righteous blessing
Satoshi
wise, fast learner
Yoshito
ceremonial, correct person
Sora sky
Nori to rule
Yamato great harmony
Masato
righteous person
Norio lawful man
Masumi true clarity
Taiki
great radiance, shine
Katsu victory
Masayoshi
righteous, honorable
Akihiro
great brightness
Takumi artisan
Junichi
obedient first son
Noboru ascend, rise
Shiro fourth son
Yuji
heroic second son
Kichiro lucky son
Kiyoshi purity
Isamu
brave, courageous
Shinji
true second son
Ryoichi good first son
Makoto sincere
Michi pathway
Akio bright man
Haruto sun flying
Ryo
refreshing, cool
Ren lotus / love
Masa just / true
Aki bright / autumn
Yoshi
lucky / righteous
Akira bright / clear
Yukio blessed hero
Mitsuru satisfy, full
Yoshio joyful life
Tsuyoshi strong
Hideki
excellent timber trees
Toshiaki
advantageous light
Kaoru fragrance
Ayumu
walk dream, vision

Japanese Female Cat Names

Masumi true clarity
Hiro generous
Yuriko lily child
Yuri lily
Naomi
honest beautiful
Asuka
tomorrow perfume, fragrance
Nana seven
Mika
beautiful fragrance
Rina jasmine
Hoshi star
Nao honest
Hoshiko star child
Yukari
beautiful pear tree
Natsuki summer hope
Emi
beautiful blessing
Honoka
harmony flower
Kiko chronical child
Hana flower
Yasuko child of peace
Kazuko
child of harmony
Rin dignified
Hitomi
pupil of the eye
Natsumi
beautiful summer
Yuina bind together
Nobuko
faithful, trustworthy child
Akira bright / clear
Chieko
child of intelligence, wisdom
Tamiko
child of many beauties
Satomi
beautiful and wise
Haruko spring child
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We have more name ideas from our complete list of Japanese cat names along with their meanings.

Male Cambodian Cat Names

Rithy
powerful strength
Nimol flawless
Sambath
great wealth; fortune
Anchaly hand
Narin superior
Darany stars
Ponleak
strength; endurance
Sokhom safe; happy
Chakara
center of energy
Pheakdei
loyalty; honesty
Amara deity
Arun morning sun
Vichear
knowledge or education
Acharya
wonderful; marvelous
Akra letter
Chhay
attractive; charming
Sangha handsome
Heng lucky
Kosal clever; magical
Sokun good smelling
Phala prosperous
Kiri mountain peak
Makara January
Atith
sunny day; Sunday
Khean
type of flute; panpipe
Chankrisna
a sweet-smelling tree
Chamroeun prosperity
Kravann
tiny golden brown flower
Montha charming
Sann
quiet; comfortable

Female Cambodian Cat Names

Maly blossom
Malis
Southeast Asian jasmine
Thom
oldest one; large
Nary
small beautiful bird
Sophorn glamour
Chea
to be well; healthy
Saley
plant used in beer
Chanmony
shines like the moon
Leap
good fortune; success
Tola
born in October
Montha charming
Kanya
beauty; virgin girl
Nuon soft and tender
Chariya good character
Reach beautiful
Kolab
pretty rose flower
Rachana
artistic decoration
Kalianne sweet darling
Sourkea heaven
Reaksmey
shining and sparkling
Sophea clever; wisdom
Sraem
beautiful brown skin
Rotha
beautiful country
Pisey
little darling; beloved
Toch
young one; small
Putrea
Cambodian plum
Pheakdei
loyalty; honesty
Davi angel
Sophal cultivation
Srey girl; feminine
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The Cambodian language is quite interesting and has a lot of good words that can make cat names. You can find more name ideas from our list of Cambodian cat names.

Male Cat Names in Malay

Kuantan
The state capital of Pahang, Malaysia
Kuching
A city on the Sarawak River on the island of Borneo in Malaysia
Bambang
a traditional Java term for “Knight”
Iskander
the southernmost city in Peninsular Malaysia
Bernam
For the Bernam River, located between Perak and Selangor
Ipoh
A city in Malaysia located near the Kinta River
Agung
a Malay word for “great.”
Mahathir
For Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s fourth Prime Minister
Pasir
For Pasir Mas, a town and district in northwestern Kelantan in Malaysia
Ashraf
Malay or Arabic term for most noble or most honorable

Female Cat Names in Malay

Sari
is a famous Sanskrit Malay term for “essence”
Perlis
For the Perlis River, located in Perlis, Malaysia
Mashuri
the Malay princess who lived on the island of Langkawi
Yuna
A famous Malaysian singer, songwriter and businesswoman
Linggi
For the Linggi River in Malaysia
Sita or Siti
in Hinduism, she is the goddess of harvest
Aishah
For Aishah Sinclair, an actress and television host from Malaysia
Jaya
For Ampang Jaya, a town in Selangor, Malaysia
Ketereh
A town in Kelantan in Malaysia
Sungai
For Sungai Petani, a town in Kuala Muda District in Kedah, Malaysia

We have more of these Malay cat names with great meanings that you will love!

Male Filipino Cat Names

Xander
People’s defender
Horace Man of time
Genesis
Origin of something It’s also the name of the first book of the Bible.
Cesar
Long thick hair The title was given to Roman emperors.
Kevin
Honorable, upright
Rizalino
Derivative name of Jose Rizal
Arnold
Powerful as an eagle
Lester Safe place
Vergel Best of luck
Adrian
Water, sea, or ocean
Yanni
God is gracious
Luntian
Green in Tagalog
Alon Sea wave
Aldo Old or tall man
Akira
Sunshine or the sun One of the all-time popular male names
Mauricio Moorish
Homobono Gentleman
Omar
Talented speaker This name also has an Arabic and means prosperous
Christiano
Follower of Christ
Honesto Honest person
Ryan Royal descent
Crisanto Golden flower
Dakila Great or huge
Arnulfo
Quick wit and strong as an ox
Ulan
Droplets of rain
Melchor God of light
Carlo
Strong and free
Agapito
Dear, sweetheart A popular name for your baby boy
Bagwis Long wing
Jerome Divine name

Female Filipino Cat Names

Cielo
A beautiful name with meaning of The sky
Delila
Uncommon Filipino girl name the one who weakened
Julia
Soft and downy
Dalisay Pure
Amihan
Northwest wind
Luna The moon
Olga Holy
Carmelita A Little poem
Ligaya Happiness
Zina Shining
Imelda Entire battle
Carmela Garden
Ulan
Rain or first born of twins
Mercy Compassion
Rita Pearl
Ula
Jewel of the sea
Daniela
God is my judge
Rebecca
Soil or to be tied up or beautifully ensnaring
Yolanda
Strength and health
Zabrin River
Gilda Golden
Odessa Long journey
Bituin Moon or Star
Belinda Beautiful
Malaya Free
Lualhati
Peace and tranquility
Teresa Harvester
Luningning
Brightness and brilliance
Felicia Happiness
Atarah Crown
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View more name ideas for cats in our article about Filipino cat names.

Male Vietnamese Cat Names

Hung Brave
Tu
Refers to a person who learns quickly and intelligent.
Duc
Virtuous and noble being; fortunate
Dinh
A calm person; stable and peace loving
Nguyen
Derivation, beginning, foundation, source, cause.
Danh
One who cannot be explained; famous
Huca
Hang Up, Call Again (Abbr), A Vietnami name also
Lanh
Good, gentle, the favourable one
Hoang
A mythical Bird; Pheonix
Thuan
He who is tamed
Buu
A person who is a chief
Thuy A friendly man
Dhin
A calm and suitable person; liberal
Lap
An Independent and self-suffient person
Hong Large
Dinesha
A stable and calm individual
Hieu
Respected; Admired; A variant of Hyew
Phuoc
Vietnamese – Blessing; Luck; Fortune; A variant is Phuc
Dat
An accomplished individual
Dung
A brave and compassionate being

Female Vietnamese Cat Names

Nhi
The small one or the tiny one.
Thao
Respectful, obedient
Hue
Hue (Hew) and Cry
Diep
The lover of nature
Hoa
A Type of Flower
Linh
A soul or a spirit
Lan
From Chinesee orchide and mountain mist
Bian Secretive
Suong
She is like a fog
Thang Victorious one
Trinh
One who is pure, virtuous, virgin
Cuc
A flower called Chysanthemum
Sen
Name of Lotus flower
Kieu
Kieu means To be Pretty
Duyen
A charming and graceful person
Tien
A fairy, an angel or a spirit
Tho
She who has a long life
Ngoc
Valuable gem stone or expensive diamond.
Thi
A single woman
Huong
Scent Of The Flower
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You won’t get more suggestions anywhere than our list of complete Vietnamese cat names along with their meanings. It’s always nice to learn a new language.

Male Korean Cat Names

Chingu friend
Goyohan quiet
Isanghan weird
Kwan strong
Geonjanghan robust
Yu-Jin
precious, valuable
Ho-Seok strong, heaven
Deulpan field
Dubu tofu
Geon strength
Hwaseong Mars
Amseog rock
Haneunim God
Min-Ki intelligent
Seung winning
Namja man
Eodum dark
Makki the smallest
Hyeonmyeonghan wise
Hwan
shining and bright
Min-ho
brave and heroic
Gyosu professor
Him strength
Seulgi wisdom
Shiro white
Hugyeon-In guardian
Bae inspiration
Haenguni lucky
Taeyang sun
Yeo mildness

Female Korean Cat Names

Goyang-I cat
Taeyang sun
Yang-mi pink
Sung successor
Seungliui victorious
Sang mutual
Keulaun crowned
Sook purity
Geolchulhan illustrious
Suni kindness
Hae ocean
Bong Cha ultimate girl
Jin beautiful
Yeong brave
Ganglyeoghan powerful
Beullangka white
Gongjeonghan fair
Eollug spot
In-na
graceful and delicate
Danbi welcome rain
Seung victory
Seoltang sugar
Iseul dew
Ye-Jin
precious and valuable
Young-mi eternity
Kawan strength
Ha-eun
kindness, mercy
Nam-Sun
pure and honest
Insaeng life
Yu-na to endure

If you need more name ideas, then feel free to check out the complete list of Korean cat names we made for your pet kitty.

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We hope this list of over 300 Asian cat names and their meanings has helped you find the perfect name for your new feline friend.

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If not, don’t worry! There are many more options to choose from on our other list of the best 500 Asian cat names.

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