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Top 200+ Malay Cat Names: Meanings of Malaysia’s Popular Cat Names




Malaysia has always been a country that is known for its love of cats.

This is why it should come as no surprise that there are hundreds of Malay cat names to choose from!

Besides these, Malay cat names also have meanings behind them – this way you can find the perfect name for your furry friend.

In this article, we will list over 200 Malay cat names and their meanings. Whether you want a hardy name like “Ciplak” or something more feminine like “Mata,” we’ve got you covered!

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Here are the best Malay cat names for both boy and girl cats.

Boy Malay Cat Names

Umar
Umar is a variant of ‘Omar’ and means flourishing.
Zaka
Sagacity, honesty, or intelligence.
Ishtiqal
Independence, or sovereignty
Iyaan
Time, era, epoch.
Reehab
Vastness or wideness.
Arhaa
Calm or serene.
Ahmad Much praised
Idrak
To comprehend, or to understand.
Haruun Warrior lion
Sulung First or eldest.
Panjang
Malay word, meaning long.
Bisaam
One who is always smiling.
Fuaad
Heart or conscience.
Zahabia
Golden, or made of gold.
Usama
Lion, one who is as brave as lion.
Junada
Helper, warrior or soldier.
Ahkam
One who is extremely wise, decisive, and just.
Khilaal
Friendship, companionship.
Ghazaar
Etiquette, or manners
Budiharto
One who is wise with the wealth.
Khajeer
Beauty and elegance.
Awang The eldest son
Mudassir
Clothed, or enveloped in garments.
Reheeq
One who is smart, handsome or elegant.
Aati
The one who is generous.
Waase
One of the attributes of Allah.
Wathiq
One who is sure and certain.
Ayyash Long lived
Iffaan
Time, season or weather.
Mizn
White cloud, or rain-bearing cloud
Haissam A sharp sword.
Taish Moderation
Samsam A sharp sword
Adiputera
First son or first prince.
Aayiz Replacement
Johan
skilled or champion.
Sabtu
Malay word for Saturday.
Zayana
One who adorns and beautifies something, adorner.
Istiqlal
Sovereignty, or independence. A variant of Ishtiqal.
Nijat
Salvation, or success
Aaaqil
One who is wise and intelligent.
Ishraq
Sunrise or day break.
Mohamed
Reliable, always worthy of trust and belief
Aafaaq Horizons
Sabit
Firmly in place, or unshakeable.
Zakawat
Intelligence, or sharp mindedness
Aqsad
Achiever, goal-setter
Yaqeen
Certainty, or lack of doubt
Tenuk Tapir
Nor
Sparkle or illumination.
Boy Malay Cat Names
Muzakir
One who reminds people of Allah.
Aryan
Beyond anyone’s strength
Afan
Growth and progress
Teruna
One who is youthful
Wadd
One of the five idols worshiped by Noah’s people.
Atheer
a person of high status and good qualities.
Hazer
Ready or prepared.
Barzin
Name of a character in Shahnameh.
Waliyudeen
Supporter of the Faith.
Afsah
An eloquent man.
Mishkat
A shelf to put the lanterns on.
Jebat
Malay word for musk.
Fehmeed
One who is wise and intelligent.
Perwira Hero or officer.
Putera Son or prince
Zuljalal
One who is blessed with might and glory.
Bujang Bachelor
Iesa
Name of a Muslim prophet.
Aswab
The one who is best.
Firash
Perceptiveness, Ingenuity
Taseen
Acclaim or appreciation.
Tuah Luck or fortune
Bintang Star
Zulkifl
Name of one of the prophets mentioned in the Quran.
Kechik Small or little
Saqabat
One who is in perfect health.
Muda A young boy.
Sibbt Grand child
Aqil
A gifted intelligent being who is wise and reasonable
Zikri Remembrance
Wasfi
One who is worthy of praise, and worthy of speaking about.
Aadam
Malay version of Adam, meaning ‘father of mankind’.
Qazzafi
Wide, spacious, extensive.
Wifaq
Harmony, unity, amiability.
Raahim
One who is compassionate, kind and merciful.
Megat
Malay word meaning great.
Slamet
Peace and security
Hatar
Falcon or eagle.
Muzn
A variant of Mizn, meaning white cloud.
Wadood
Lover or friend.
Sineen
One who is beautiful and radiant.
Yusuf
God increases in piety, power and influence
Ajiad
One who is noble, generous and gracious.
Hadees
Speech or dialogue of the almighty.
Zaafer
Helper, or assistant
Adam Man, earth
Sayfudin
The sword of Faith
Maymuun
One who is blessed, thriving, prosperous.
Sannan
A daring person, one who is fearless and dauntless.

Girl Malay Cat Names

Kuntum Flower bud
Azarnoush Right in faith
Rosemah
One who is as beautiful as a rose.
Mannal
Attainment, or achievement
Alicia Of Noble Birth
Muminah
Feminine believer
Waleeya
Supporter, caretaker, companion.
Ibrat
Wisdom to learn from experience.
Aeni
Original, pure, and true
Sajaf Veil or cover.
Jana
Man; People; One who is a kind human being
Hapsah Gathering
Shanzey Diamond
Tempawan
Malay word for forge or weld.
Surintan
Queen or diamond
Esah Alive
Ihkam
Excellence, or mastery,
Rabihaat
Winners, acquirers
Melur Jasmine flower
Rufqa
Something that gives benefit.
Zamrud
Malay word for emerald.
Kasih Love
Ibhar
Open like the ocean
Wadida
One who is loving, and affectionate.
Adiputeri
First daughter or princess
Wathiqa
Certain, sure, confident
Amaal
Hopes and expectations.
Rabihah
Winner, achiever.
Qiraat
Recitation of the Quran.
Mubdia
One who is smart, creative and innovative.
Imen Faith or belief
Tijah
Malay form of Khadija, meaning premature child.
Rabwah
Highland or hilly area.
Maeen
Spring of water
Aatiya Giver.
Suriani Sun
Mahia Life and earth
Zaituna Olive tree
Sonbol
Ear of wheat, ear of corn.
Aayizah Replacement
Izzati
Respect, honor, prestige.
Abaasa Lioness
Jazaa
Recompense, reward for good deeds.
Ajaar Reward
Soroushi Happiness
Sidratul
Cedar of the farthest point.
Zulla
Shade, especially the shade of trees.
Mubaraka
Blessed, sacred, and blissful.
Aidan Little and Fiery
Marjia
Desired, desirable, wished for
Jenab
Malay form of Zaynab, meaning a father’s precious jewel.
Girl Malay Cat Names
Puspawati Female flower
Wasiya
One who is gracious, patient, and powerful.
Wisama
Beauty, attractiveness.
Teratai
Lotus, water lily
Samyan
Singular, unique, incomparable,
Ibtisama Smile
Latipah
One who is gentle and kind.
Delima
Ruby or pomegranate
Afeen
Forgiveness or one of a forgiving nature.
Maeena
One who takes care of others.
Raqeema
One who is intelligent and perceptive
Zamira Lean, and fit
Joyah
Malay form of Zoya, meaning life.
Aishah
A wife of Islamic prophet Mohammed
Maarib End goals
Suleika
It was the name of wife of the king of Egypt.
Arwaa
Softness, lightness
Indeela
Like a nightingale.
Sophia
She who posesses great knoledge and wisdom
Uswah
Brightness, or ray
Mahsuri
The great queen
Tembam
One who is chubby and plump.
Dinihari Dawn
Cahaya
Light or radiance.
Siti
A woman of noble qualities
Mawiza
Guidance, admonition, word of encouragement.
Aafiyat
Health, freedom from illness.
Nayla
A winner, one who go ahead to get everything
Wardda Rose flower.
Mabrura
A pious girl or woman who is accepted by Allah.
Puteri
Daughter or princess
Hannah Grace, Favour
Kembang
Flower, or blossom
Wasfia
Worthy of praise
Anoud
Brave, strong and courageous.
Tipah
One who is gentle and kind. A form of Latipha.
Cik
Malaya word for Miss.
Taqdees
Pure, sanctity and holiness.
Seniya
One who is praiseworthy
Zaheera
Plant that has flowered.
Sajjal
Nice, fine, beautiful, well-arranged
Tasmia
To mention the name of Allah.
Nazra
Glow and happiness of a person’s face.
Maryam Our lady
Zumar
Groups, throngs of people
Bunga Flower
Arianna
Very Holy Woman
Sanabel
Plant ears, plant spikes, ears of wheat.
Mayang Palm blossom
Masayu
Gold or golden.
Khatijah
A name generally given to premature child.

If you’re on the hunt for a name that’s fitting, we’ve got over 200 of other Asian cat names with meanings.

Some are more popular than others but all have their own meanings and origins in Malaysian culture. You can find everything from cats who love to cuddle (Kucing) to ones with lightning speed (Cahaya).

And if none of these sounds like your cat, check out this article about how every single letter has its own meaning when it comes to naming our furry friends!

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