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

Written by: Christian Adams

Last Updated on February 9, 2024 by Catster Editorial Team

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

When most people think of Greece, they are transported to the Acropolis or the ocean, and the homes are 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 of 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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Female Greek Cat Names

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

Male Greek Cat Names

  • Anastasios
  • Argos
  • Baklava
  • Calix
  • Cosmo
  • Damaris
  • Dimitris
  • Echo
  • Ethos
  • Kudos
  • Nico
  • Nike
  • Nyx
  • Oikos
  • Olympus
  • Pita
  • Spiros
  • Thanos
  • Theron
  • Tzatziki
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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!

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

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:

  • Aphrodite (Goddess of Love)
  • Artemis (The Huntress)
  • Athena (God of Wisdom & War)
  • Calypso (Daughter of a Titan)
  • Demeter (Goddess of Motherhood)
  • Gaia (Mother Nature)
  • Hecate (Goddess of the Moon)
  • Hera (Wife of Zeus – Queen of the Gods)
  • Hestia (Oldest Olympian God)
  • Iris (Goddess of the Rainbow)
  • Leto (Goddess of Night)
  • Medusa (A Gorgon)
  • Nemesis (Goddess of Destiny)
  • Nike (Goddess of Strength & Victory)
  • Persephone (Child of Zeus and Hera)
  • Thalia (Flowering One)
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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 a stellar name for a cat. Below, we have noted a few great words, sayings, or names, all very undisputedly Greek.

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

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Finding the Right Greek Name for Your Cat 

We understand how fun and exciting it is to get 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: 

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