40+ Chinese Food Inspired Cat Names For Your Cute Kittens


Chinese is a great country with a rich history and culture that can provide you with so many inspirations, including delicious and yummy cuisines and unique names. 

If you have an adorable cat, naming him/her with a chinese food name would be a unique idea, and your cat’s name would be different with any other cat in your place. 

So, here are our ideas on chinese food cat names that could inspire you naming your cute cat!

Chinese Food Male Cat Names

Male Names Descriptions
Youtiao Long strips of deep-fried dough
Bāozi Stuffed steamed bun
Dim sum A staple of Cantonese cuisine
Shaobing A flaky baked or pan-seared dough pastry
Guilinggao Is a jelly-like Chinese medicine, also sold as a dessert
Wonton Sphere-shaped dumplings usually served boiled in broth or deep-fried
Luosifen Liuzhou noodles
Cha siu bao Steamed buns usually filled with BBQ pork
Xiaolongbao Soup dumplings, a specialty of Shanghai cuisine
Song gao Shanghai snack composed of rice flour, sugar, and water, with azuki beans embedded throughout the cake
Cong you bing Scallion pancakes
Popiah Fujianese/Teochew-style fresh spring roll
Mantou Steamed buns
Crullers Deep fried strip of dough
Jiaozi Dumplings
Tanghulu Is a traditional Northern Chinese snack of candied Crataegus pinnatifida fruit
Aiwowo Traditionally been produced and sold in Hui restaurants
Zongzi Glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo leaves, usually with a savory or sweet filling
Potsticker Fried dumplings
Nian gao Chinese New Year’s cake, is a food prepared from glutinous rice flour and consumed in Chinese cuisine
Put chai ko The pudding cake is palm size and is sweet in taste. It is soft, but can hold its molded shape outside a bowl
Tong sui
Sweet soup served as dessert in Cantonese cuisine
Pulled noodles, hand-made at spot

Chinese Food Female Cat Names

Female Names Descriptions
Cantonese-style raw fish salad
Glutenous rice balls
Chinese rice porridge
Chǎo fàn Fried rice
Type of wonton skin used in Chinese cuisine
Chinese and widely Central Asian dessert ingredient made from the dried fatty tissue found near the fallopian tubes of true frogs
Fried Dough Twist is a Chinese dough twist that is fried in peanut oil
Liangpi Served cold
Chinese dish which originated from the cuisine of Sichuan province
Chinese snack made with very soft tofu
Is a sweet, soup- or pudding-like dish in Chinese cuisine
Noodles mixed with sauce
Chow mein
Stir-fried noodles
Nai lao
Is a traditional fermented milk drink that is popularly consumed throughout China
Is a type of fried Chinese pastry made from glutinous rice flour
Cantonese dim sum
A sweet pastry made of sugar and flour
Meigan cai
Type of dry pickled Chinese mustard of the Hakka people from Huizhou
Mǐfàn White rice
Steamed buns with fillings
Lo mai chi
One of the most standard pastries in Hong Kong

Finding the unique and perfect name for your can is more difficult than it seems. It might take you hours even days to find the perfect one. 
But no need to worry, you can find a unique way to name your cat on our food names for cats. But if you are attached to the Asian cultures, we have Asian cat names that will inspire you.

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