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190 Irish Cat Names – Male & Female Name Ideas with Meanings

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Ireland is an exotic place that has a unique accent and names. Also Irish tradition and cultures are full of inspiration and commonly recognized around the world. If you are willing to name your dog with an Irish name that would be a good choice, since it’s unique and beautiful. So, here is our full list of Irish cat name ideas for your cute little kitten. 

Irish Male Cat Names

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  • Cody
  • Darcy – Dark
  • Flynn
  • Eamon – Guardian of the riches
  • Quigley – Shaggy
  • Pierce – Rock
  • Mal – Chief
  • Owen
  • Carney – Victorious
  • Hurley – Sea tide
  • Godfrey – Peace from God
  • Tierney – Lord, master
  • Riley
  • Goídel – Mythologic creator of Goidelic languages
  • Tyrell – Tyr, Norse god of battle
  • Cillian – Battle
  • Rafferty – Prosperous
  • Raghnall – Strong
  • Conan – Little wolf
  • Sean – God’s grace
  • Donovan – Little dark prince
  • Ronan – Little seal
  • Fintan – From Fintan mac Bóchra, mythological seer
  • Miles
  • Haley – Clever
  • Finley – Fair hero (one of our classic Irish male cat names)
  • Fionn – Fair or white
  • Kieran – Dark-haired
  • Griffin
  • Eoin – God’s gift
  • Doyle – Dark stranger
  • Carraig – Rock
  • Finnegan – Fair or white
  • Rys – Enthusiasm
  • Padraig – Noble
  • Aidan – Flame
  • Scully – Herald
  • Lugh – Warrior god, father of Cú Chulainn
  • Aengus – Strong; god of love and youth
  • Phelan – Joyful
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  • Colm – Dove
  • Logan
  • Kevin
  • Cían – Ancient; Lugh’s father in Irish mythology
  • Abban – Abbot
  • Nolyn – Noble
  • Niall – Champion
  • Keenan – Ancient
  • Eimhin – Swift
  • Ualtar – Fighter
  • Kavan – Handsome
  • Liam – Strong-willed warrior
  • Hogan – Youth
  • Odran – Light green
  • Tuan – From Tuan mac Cairill, a mythological figure
  • Kirby – From the church farm
  • Mannuss – Great
  • Brody
  • Nevan – Holy
  • Damon – Tame
  • Rory – Red king
  • Sheridan – Wild
  • Buckley – Boy
  • Lochlann – Home of the Norse
  • Shane – God’s gracious gift
  • Midir – Mythological hero
  • Barram – Handsome
  • Finn – Small blond soldier
  • Eames – Protector
  • Flannery – Red-skinned
  • Ainmire – Great lord
  • Quinn – Wise
  • Murphy – Sea warrior
  • Gallagher – Foreign helper
  • Austin
  • Seamus
  • Dempsey – Proud
  • Kane
  • Morgan – Fighter of the sea
  • Dagda – God of agriculture and wisdom; druid
  • Ceallach – Strife
  • Cormac – Son
  • Giolladhe – Golden

Irish Female Cat Names

  • Sybil – Fortune teller
  • Kayla
  • Annabelle
  • Kaylee
  • Muirne – Beloved
  • Molly
  • Ciara – Dark-haired
  • Orla – Golden princess
  • Airleas – Pledge
  • Deirdre – Mythological heroine
  • Padraigin – Noble
  • Riley – Courageous
  • Oona – Lamb
  • Siobhan – God is gracious
  • Kelsey – Brave
  • Caffara – Helmet
  • Alaine – Beautiful
  • Morrígan – Goddess of fate and doom
  • Sinead – God forgave
  • Sheena – God is gracious
  • Vevila – Harmony
  • Islene – Vision
  • Quinn – Intelligent
  • Kira – Black
  • Ceire – Saint
  • Reagan
  • Teagan – Beautiful
  • Nola
  • Muriel – Sea, bright
  • Raegan – Impulsive
  • Noreena – Honor
  • Mairead – Pearl; form of “Margaret”
  • Étaín – Jealousy; mythological heroine
  • Glenda – Holy
  • Kylie
  • Rosalyn – Beautiful, pretty rose
  • Lia – Bearer of good news
  • Iona – Purple jewel
  • Rat – Charming
  • Claire
  • Tara – King’s hill
  • Eavan – Fair
  • Erin – Ireland
  • Cessair – Sorrow; mythological leader of the first Irish
  • Meara – Merry
  • Boan – Goddess of the river Boyne
  • Ena – Fire
  • Fiona – Fair or white (one of our classic Irish female cat names)
  • Darcelle – Dark
  • Colleem – Young girl
  • Shanna – Possessor of wisdom
  • Hiolair – Happy
  • Neala – Champion
  • Cadie – Rhythmic flow of sounds
  • Breana – Strong and honorable
  • Fallon – In charge
  • Duvessa – Dark beauty
  • Saoirse – Freedom
  • Blair – From the fields
  • Anna
  • Gormly – Sad
  • Brigid – Power, strength, virtue

Irish Names for Orange Cats

  • Furgus
  • Rory – Red king
  • Finn – Fire
  • Roisin – Little rose
  • Aidan – Little fire
  • Flynn – Son of the red-haired one
  • Keegan
  • Clancy – Red-haired warrior
  • Rooney
  • Aurora – Red king
  • Flana or Flannery – Red-skinned
  • Rohan

Irish Cat Names Inspired by Locations

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  • Cork
  • Dublin
  • Burren
  • Killarney
  • Fingal
  • Kilkenny
  • Kerry
  • Blarney
  • Cashel
  • Tyrone
  • Cavan
  • Ennis
  • Wexford
  • Donegal
  • Galway
  • Moher
  • Liffey
  • Limerick (Or Limmy for short)
  • Belfast
  • Connemara

Fun Irish Cat Names

  • Patrick
  • Emerald
  • Pusheen
  • Pangur
  • Celt
  • Paddy
  • Lucky
  • Guinness
  • Craic
  • Charm
  • Dubh
  • Melodeon
  • Cáit
  • Clover
  • Shandy
  • Shamrock
  • Fin MacCool
  • Elvis
  • Puca
  • Bailey
  • Altogether
  • Gael
  • Cat

If those list of name ideas still don’t meet your taste, and you are still looking for more unique cat names inspired by cultures, languages and traditions around the world, we suggest you visit our foreign cat names page.