100+ Greek Cat Names: Ideas for Strong & Legendary Cats

Last Updated on: July 15, 2020

When most people think of Greece, they are transported to the Acropolis or the ocean, and the homes perfectly sculpted from the side of the mountain. Perhaps you’re reminded of Greek mythology and the many gods, goddesses, and legends we commonly speak of. 

Whether you are from Greek descent and wish to pay homage to your great culture, or simply love the country and appreciate everything they have contributed to the modern world, you may want to consider a cat name inspired by Greece. Below we have listed prominent Greek names for both females and males, including mythological names, great sites, and even a few with Greek meanings. 

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Greek Female Cat Names

  • Elena 
  • Kalamata
  • Hydra
  • Feodora
  • Cassia
  • Petrina
  • Fage
  • Konstantina
  • Genesis
  • Katerini
  • Delphina
  • Charissa
  • Olympia
  • Ophelia
  • Anastasia
  • Feta
  • Eleni
  • Olive
  • Callista
  • Venus
  • Kyra
  • Moussaka

Greek Male Cat Names

  • Cosmo
  • Thanos
  • Pita
  • Ethos
  • Nico
  • Kudos
  • Tzatziki
  • Echo
  • Spiros
  • Nyx
  • Oikos
  • Calix
  • Theron
  • Nike 
  • Olympus
  • Damaris
  • Anastasios
  • Dimitris
  • Argos
  • Baklava
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Greek Mythology God Cat Names 

Move over, Hercules – there are so many mighty Greek gods that are worthy of our recognition and maybe even worthy of being your cat’s name. If your furball is feisty and stands up for what he believes in – this is the list for you!

  • Zeus (King of the Gods)
  • Apollo (God of Music)
  • Hermes (God of Luck and Wealth)
  • Adonis (Remarkable Beauty)
  • Ares (God of War)
  • Morpheus (God of Dreams)
  • Chaos (The Gaping Void)
  • Helios (God of the Sun)
  • Poseidon (God of the Seas)
  • Hypnos (God of Sleep)
  • Hades (God of the UnderWorld)
  • Achilles (Warrior)
  • Helios (The Sun God)
  • Atlas (A titan)
  • Cronus (A titan)

Greek Mythology Goddess Cat Names 

Simply gorgeous and awe-inspiring, Greek goddesses represent love, peace, and serenity. How great would a name inspired by the likes of these qualities be for your new addition? Check out our favorite Goddess names below:

  • Athena (God of Wisdom & War)
  • Hera (Wife of Zeus – Queen of the Gods)
  • Medusa (A Gorgon)
  • Thalia (Flowering One)
  • Hecate (Goddess of the Moon)
  • Aphrodite (Goddess of Love)
  • Calypso (Daughter of a Titan)
  • Nike (Goddess of Strength & Victory)
  • Iris (Goddess of the Rainbow)
  • Hestia (Oldest Olympian God)
  • Leto (Goddess of Night)
  • Persephone (Child of Zeus and Hera)
  • Demeter (Goddess of Motherhood)
  • Gaia (Mother Nature)
  • Nemesis (Goddess of Destiny)
  • Artemis (The Huntress)
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Greek Cat Names with Meanings  

For those looking for something a bit more authentic to the culture and language, you’ll possibly want to consider a Greek-inspired word that would double as stellar names for a cat. Below we have noted a few great words, sayings, or names all very undisputedly Greek.

  • Calix (Very handsome)
  • Panagiotis (Holy)
  • Iyonna (Gracious)
  • Yamas (Cheers)
  • Eros (Attraction)
  • Tartarus (Underworld)
  • Deka (Ten)
  • Gatáki (Kitten)
  • Zephyr (Gentle wind)
  • Aura (Breeze)
  • Kyon (Dog)
  • Xanthe (Bright, Golden-haired)
  • Opa (Cheers!)
  • Gyro (Greek food)
  • Ouzo (Popular alcoholic drink)
  • Damara (Gentle)
  • Gorgon (Monster)
  • Gaea (Earth)
  • Evangelos (Angel)
  • Gáta (Cat)
  • Erebus (Darkness)
  • Kyra (Enthroned)
  • Cyrena (Sea nymph)
  • Spiros (Large basket)
  • Volos (City on the coast)
  • Samos (Greek island)
  • Agora (Marketplace)
  • Nastassia (Resurrection)
  • Filo (Very thin pastry)
  • Damarius (Handsome)
  • Pericles (Man with honor)

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Finding the Right Greek Name for Your Cat 

We understand how fun and exciting it is getting a new pet, and choosing the right name should only add to the experience! However, we know selecting a name can be tough, and hope that you were able to find a little inspiration in our list influenced by the Greek culture. Whether you are set on Thanos, Hercules, or Medusa, we hope that we have, at the very least, convinced you that a name rich in culture is the way to go!

However, if your search for the perfect name continues, please check out one of our other cat name lists linked below: