Mythical Cat Names – Creative Names from Mythology


Hello cat lovers! I’m thinking you’re here to find a name for your new cat. (Just a guess, considering our site is called Find Cat Names.)

We’ve got hundreds of great ideas. Many of our favorites are inspired by mythology, so that led us to create this extensive list of names we’re excited to share.

What is it about a mythical cat name that’s so appealing? For one, they’re creative. Some people prefer traditional names like Bella or Boots. But names inspired by mythology are exotic and unique. You likely won’t find another cat with the same name.

It’s also great if you’re a fan of mythology and like reading classic tales or watching movies that involve these characters.

So without further ado, here’s our list of ideas:

Boy Cat Names Inspired by Mythology

  • Achilles
  • Adonis
  • Alexander
  • Apollo
  • Ares
  • Argo
  • Arthur
  • Atlas
  • Drake
  • Freyr
  • Griffin
  • Hercules
  • Hermes
  • Horus
  • Jason
  • Jupiter
  • Leo
  • Loki
  • Mars
  • Mercury
  • Merlin
  • Odin
  • Odysseus
  • Osiris
  • Paris
  • Perseus
  • Phoenix
  • Ra
  • Thor
  • Vulcan
  • Zeus

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Girl Cat Names Inspired by Mythology

  • Acadia
  • Aphrodite
  • Artemis
  • Athena
  • Aurora
  • Azalia
  • Bellona
  • Calliope
  • Callisto
  • Ceres
  • Demeter
  • Diana
  • Echo
  • Fauna
  • Freya
  • Frigg
  • Hera
  • Hestia
  • Isis
  • Juno
  • Medusa
  • Minerva
  • Luna
  • Olympia
  • Pandora
  • Persephone
  • Selene
  • Venus
  • Xena

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If you have more ideas, we’d love to hear them! Just post them below and we’ll add them to our cat name generator.

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  1. Corruptpaw

    Males: Perseus, Apollo, Achilles, Jason, Odyseuss, Drake, Ares, Hermes, Odin, Freyr (or Frey), Ra, Horus, Jupiter, Mars,
    Vulcan, Mercury
    Females: Demeter, Artemis, Hestia, Selene, Frigg, Freya, Juno, Minerva, Venus, Diana, Ceres, Bellona, Aurora

  2. Isabel Vree

    Another name (not greek mythology related) for a cat is Tigris. I love the creativity in all of the names!

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