100 Adorable Chinese Cat Names

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In the Chinese culture, a name plays an important role, and choosing your cat’s name is a great responsibility. The Chinese people believe good names will bring good luck and fortune to their felines.

In this article, we have compiled a list of the most popular cat names for boys and girls.

Chinese Cat Boy Names

Dilong – An earth dragon

  1. Bai Ze – A fictitious creature who has power over demons
  2. Bao – Means a treasure
  3. Cheung – Plain and simple means good luck
  4. Chi – Means a cat with a lot of energy
  5. Chiang – A name for a strong cat
  6. Chin – A musical instrument for music lovers
  7. Da – Means a big cat
  8. De – A name for a peace-loving cat
  9. Dilong – An earth dragon
  10. Fai –  Means a brilliant light
  11. Feng –  Means speedy like the wind
  12. Fu – The word means fortunate
  13. Fucanglong – A treasure dragon
  14. Gang – Means strong
  15. Heng – Means an eternal companion

Chi – Means a cat with a lot of energy

  1. Howin – A loyal bird
  2. Huan – Being always happy
  3. Hui – Means intelligent or wise
  4. Huli jing – Means the spirit of a fox
  5. Hundun – This means chaos
  6. Jiaolong – A sea dragon
  7. Jingwei – This means a mythical bird
  8. Jiufeng – A name for a bird with nine heads
  9. Joe – A name for brave cats
  10. Jun – A name for a handsome cat
  11. Keung – This means the universe
  12. Kong – Means bright and beautiful eyes
  13. Liang – Means fine looking and bright
  14. Lol – Means joy or happiness
  15. Long – Means dragon

Hui – Means intelligent or wise

  1. Manchu – Means innocent and pure
  2. Mao – The Chinese word for cat
  3. Ming – Means shiny or clear
  4. Mo Chou – Means free of sadness
  5. Mulan – A magnolia blossom
  6. Nuo –  This means graceful
  7. On – Means quiet and peaceful
  8. Qiang –  Means energetic
  9. Qing Niao – Means a mythical bird
  10. Rui Shi – This is guardian lions
  11. Shu – Means well-behaved
  12. Shun – This means obedient
  13. Toshiko – This means clever child
  14. Wan – The name for a smart cat
  15. Wang Shu – The god who drives a carriage to the moon

Mulan – A magnolia blossom

  1. Wonton – A Chinese food
  2. Xiāo – A mountain demon
  3. Yaling – Means graceful and refined
  4. Ying – Means brave of heroic
  5. Ying Yue – Means a reflection of the moon
  6. Yinglong – A water dragon
  7. Yun –  Means a fluffy cloud
  8. Zhen – Something precious
  9. Zhi – Thinks he is a lion
  10. Zhulong – Means a celestial torch dragon

Chinese Cat Girl Names

  1. Ai – This means love
  2. An – Means peace or quiet
  3. Bai – Is white or pure
  4. Ceiko – Means splendor
  5. Chie – This cat is blessed with wisdom

Zhen – Something precious

  1. Chika – This cat is blessed with Intellect
  2. Chitose – Means a thousand years
  3. Chiyo – This means a thousand generations
  4. Elko – This is for a noble cat
  5. Emi – This means beautiful and blessed
  6. Etsuko – This means joy
  7. Feng – This means maple
  8. Fujiko – This is the child of wisteria
  9. Fumi – Means history
  10. Fumiko – Means a child of beauty
  11. Fumino – This means history
  12. Hua – a splendid cat
  13. Huang – A name for a yellow or orange cat
  14. Jia – a names for a beautiful cat
  15. Jia Li – Means good and beautiful

Emi – This means beautiful and blessed

  1. Jiahao – This means home or family
  2. Jing – This means quiet or gentle
  3. Li Mei – A pretty rose
  4. Lian – A lotus
  5. Ling – The dawn
  6. Lixue – This means pretty snow
  7. Masumi – This means true clarity
  8. Natsumi – A beautiful summer
  9. Niu – A girl
  10. Rika – A true fragrance
  11. Ryoko – A refreshing child
  12. Sarangi – Means charming
  13. Seoltang – This means sugar
  14. Shang-Yang – A rain bird
  15. Shenlong – A rain dragon

Lixue – This means pretty snow

  1. Shika – A deer
  2. Sora – The sky
  3. Sun-Hee – Means kindness and happiness
  4. Sunsuhan – This means pure
  5. Teng – A flying dragon
  6. Xiulan – Means luxurious or elegant
  7. Xue – This means the snow
  8. Yijun – This means joy or harmony
  9. Yu Yan – A beautiful smile
  10. Yue – The moon

Whether you’re looking for Chinese names for your kitty to honor the Chinese heritage or to celebrate your love of Chinese culture, we hope your found one to consider. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What are some Chinese cat names?

Popular Chinese cat names include Mao (meaning “cat”), Xiao Mi (meaning “little rice”), Li Hua Li Hua The Dragon Li (meaning “beautiful flower”), Mei Mei (meaning “little sister”), Tian Tian (meaning “sweet”), Manchu (meaning “innocent and pure”), Ming (meaning “shiny or clear”), Mo Chou (meaning “free of sadness”), Mulan (a magnolia blossom), Nuo (meaning “graceful”) and On (meaning “quiet and peaceful”).

These names are all reflective of the culture and values of the Chinese people. They are often chosen to reflect the personality of the cat, or to honor a family member or ancestor. Some of these names are also used to bring good luck and fortune to the cat and its owners.

What is the rarest cat name?

The rarest cat name from our list is Heathcliff, a creative take on the character from Emily Bronte’s classic novel Wuthering Heights.

Other unique names include Amory, Benvolio, Caspar, Finch, Gatsby (or Catsby! ), Hastings, Hazel, and Tisiphone.

What is a Japanese cat name?

Popular Japanese cat names include Nyan, Yoshi, Haruki, Kenzo, Momo, Yuki, Fuwafuwa, and Tadeo.

These names offer both traditional and modern meanings that are sure to be a perfect fit for your new pet.

What factors should I consider when choosing a Chinese name for my cat?

When choosing a Chinese name for your cat, think about its personality, look, and unique traits to find the most fitting choice.

Consider the meaning of the name and how it reflects your cat’s character. Research the Chinese language and culture to find the perfect name. Look for names that are easy to pronounce and remember. With a little bit of luck.

Are there Chinese cat names based on physical appearance?

Yes, there are Chinese cat names based on physical appearance, such as Ming for a radiant cat or Mulan for a female cat.

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About Amy Brown-Towry

Amy Brown-Towry is a Certified NAVC Pet Nutritionist and animal lover. She is the proud owner of two cats and a dog and her love for animals has led her to a successful career as a freelance writer specializing in pet care, nutrition, and product reviews.

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