150 Best Royal Cat Names For Regal And Noble Kittens

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We know that cats generally like to be treated like royalty, and if you are a true cat lover like us, then you probably oblige them! Here are some fittingly royal names for regal and noble kittens.

Male Royal Cat Names

  1. Ahkenaten – An ancient Egyptian pharaoh known for creating shocking religious reforms centering around the god Aten, making it one of the first monotheistic practices known in the ancient world.
  2. Albert – Meaning “noble and bright,” this name became popular in the 19th century due to it being the name of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s beloved husband.
  3. Alexander – Named for ancient Greece’s infamous leader, Alexander The Great.
  4. Andrew – A popular name amongst Hungarian kings.
  5. Archie – Based on the German name Archibald, which means “genuine” and “bold,” this name is popular amongst British noblemen.
  6. Arthur – Name your cat for the legendary King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table from English lore.
  7. Aslan – The creator and true king in the Chronicles of Narnia, and appropriately depicted as a lion.
  8. Augustus – The first emperor of the Roman Empire before being succeeded by Julius Caesar, this name means “exalted” in Latin.
  9. Baron – A lower rank in British nobility, but don’t tell your cat that!
  10. Carl – A Germanic name meaning “free man,” many kings of Sweden have possessed this name.
  11. Charlemagne – This reformer founded the Holy Roman Empire and the rule of Charlemagne led a prosperous and thriving society at a time when the rest of Europe was in decline.
  12. Charles – A classic name in English royalty, this name is the English form of “Carl.”
  13. Chief – A more tribal title, this makes for an adorable cat name.
  14. Christian – Among the Danes, 10 kings have held this name!
  15. Christopher – From a Greek name that means “bearing Christ,” this is a popular name for the kings of Denmark.

Baron – A lower rank in British nobility, but don’t tell your cat that!

  1. Count – In Latin, this noble title originally meant “companion,” so it’s the perfect name for a noble kitty!
  2. Crown – Perfect for feline royalty.
  3. Cyrus – Cyrus the Great founded the ancient Persian Empire.
  4. Czar – The Russian version of “Caesar.”
  5. Caesar – The leadership title of the ancient Roman Empire.
  6. David – This Hebrew name means “beloved” and was the name of the second king of Israel, who famously slayed the giant Goliath in the Bible.
  7. Duke – A duke is the title of a ruler over a duchy, and makes for a great name for a cat with a regal disposition.
  8. Earl – This name means “a man of noble birth” in Old English.
  9. Edward – A classic English name among royals, this name means “rich guard.”
  10. Felipe – The Spanish form of the name Philip, which has been the name of six Spanish kings.
  11. Frederik – This name means “peaceful ruler,” for your laid back cat.
  12. George – A name used often in the British royal family, six kings of the United Kingdom have been known as King George, and maybe your cat should hold that name next!
  13. Hadrian – The Roman emperor Hadrian has gone down in history for his literary pursuits and building projects throughout the Roman Empire, especially Hadrian’s Wall in northern Britain.
  14. Hamlet – A tragic prince in Shakespeare’s play of the same name.
  15. Henry – Eight kings of England, seven kings of Germany, and four kings of France have held the name Henry, which means” home ruler” in German. I’m sure your cat considers him to be the ruler of the home, so it’s pretty fitting!

Caesar – The leadership title of the ancient Roman Empire.

  1. Ivan the Terrible – Named for a Russian Czar, your kitty is probably not terrible, but it sure makes for a funny cat name.
  2. James – A popular British king name, King James is famous for authorizing the English translation of the Bible, which is a popular translation of the text to this day.
  3. Jarl – The Vikings used this title for chieftains who rank just under the king.  
  4. Julius – You might recognize this name from Roman history’s infamous Julius Caesar, who turned Rome into an Empire and had a dramatic relationship with Egypt’s Cleopatra.
  5. Kahuna – If your cat is the “big Kahuna” of your home, this would be an adorable name. In Hawaii, a Kahuna is considered a tribal wiseman or shaman.
  6. Kaiser – The German version of Caesar.
  7. Khan – A title given to central Asian rulers, Genghis Khan is perhaps the most famous.
  8. Khufu – An ancient Egyptian pharaoh who reigned during the construction of Egypt’s mysterious Pyramid of Giza.
  9. King – Well, this one is straightforward – especially since your cat is a descendant of the lion, the King of the Jungle!
  10. King Kong – A fitting name for a big kitty.
  11. King Tut – The nickname of one of ancient Egypt’s most famous pharaohs thanks to the discovery of his magnificently unspoiled tomb in the 1920s.
  12. Lear – This tragic king comes from one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, King Lear.
  13. Leopold – In German, this name was common among the Babenberg and the Habsburg royals. A cute nickname could be Leo, which appropriately means “lion.”
  14. Louis – Among French royalty, there were many King Louis, but perhaps the most famous was Louis XIV, also known as “the Sun King.”
  15. Macbeth – A tragic and intriguing fictional Scottish king from Shakespeare’s play of the same name.

King – Well, this one is straightforward – especially since your cat is a descendant of the lion, the King of the Jungle!

  1. Malcolm – Many Scottish kings have shared this name, which means “devotee of Saint Columba.”
  2. Marquis de Sade – If your cat appears to be a little sadist, then this name is fitting for those of us with a darker sense of humor.
  3. Michael – This Hebrew name means “who is like God?” and is one of the archangels. Byzantine emperors and rulers from Russia to Portugal have answered to this name.
  4. Mufasa – The king of the animal kingdom in disney’s The Lion King.
  5. Muhammad – In Arabic this, name means “praised.” It was the name of the Prophet Muhammad, who founded Islam, and Sultans of the Ottoman Empire as well as Islamic African kings have shared this religiously significant name.
  6. Naveen – Named for the Prince in Disney’s The Princess and the Frog.
  7. The Night King – The king of the White Walkers in Game of Thrones, this could be a funny name for a white cat with icy blue eyes, or a kitty that likes to do that thing that cats do, and run wild in the house in the middle of the night.
  8. Nicholas – The name of the last czar of Russia, Nicholas II. While Nicholas II and the rest of the Romanov family met a tragic end during the Russian Revolution, the family continues to fascinate us more than a hundred years after their executions.
  9. Noble – What could be more perfect for a cat of fine breeding?
  10. Oberon – In Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Oberon is the King of the Fairies.
  11. Pharoah – While most pharaohs were male in ancient Egypt, there were several notable exceptions.
  12. Prince – A sweet name for your sweet little feline prince!
  13. Ramses – A pharoah from ancient Egypt remembered for his military prowess.
  14. Rasputin – Not royalty himself, this shadowy historical figure was a well known mystic and monk in Russia before and during the revolution and had close ties to the royal Romonov family.
  15. Richard – Name your cat after King Richard I of England, who was known as Richard the Lionheart.

Noble – What could be more perfect for a cat of fine breeding?

  1. Saul – The name of the tragic first king of Israel in the Bible.
  2. Scar – Scar may have been a usurper to the throne of the animal kingdom, but technically, this smooth-talking villain was lion royalty in Disney’s The Lion King.
  3. Shaka Zulu – The name of the founder of the Zulu kingdom in the early 1800s.
  4. Sheikh – the word for a leader of an Arab tribe.
  5. Simba – Main protagonist and prince turned king in Disney’s The Lion King.
  6. Sire – Calling your cat Sire may feel silly at first, but we are sure your cat would find it only all too appropriate!
  7. Sir – Just try not to smile as you talk to your fuzzy little kitten named Sir.
  8. Solomon – One of the ancient kings of Israel whose claim to fame was his boundless wisdom.
  9. Stephen – From the Greek word for “crown” or “wreath,” kings of England, Hungary, Serbia, and Poland, have all had this name.
  10. Sultan – The king of a Muslim nation, we imagine this name would be perfect for a cat who fancies himself the Sultan of your (his) domain.
  11. Taj – The word for “crown’ in Persian, Sanskrit and Arabic.
  12. Umberto – A name of elegance, this Italian version of Humbert means “bright warrior” and was the name of two kings of Italy, including the last one before the crown was abolished in 1946.
  13. Viscount – A noble rank common among many European nobility.
  14. William – Meaning “strong-willed warrior” this name belonged to four kings of    England.
  15. Xerxes – One of ancient Persia’s great military kings.

Simba – Main protagonist and prince turned king in Disney’s The Lion King.

Female Royal Cat Names

  1. Adelaide –  This regal name means “noble and kind.”
  2. Alexandra – The feminine form of Alexander, this is a popular name connected to Danish, Russian, and Greek royals.
  3. Alice – Many princesses have had this name, including Princess Alice of Battenberg, the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
  4. Amidala – Queen Amidala of Star Wars was once Darth Vader’s love.
  5. Aminah –  The name of a 16th-century Nigerian princess, Aminah means “safe one” in Arabic.
  6. Anastasia – A name most famous for belonging to the youngest daughter of Russia’s royal Romanov family, and whose legend states that she miraculously escaped her family’s execution during the revolution.
  7. Anna – Named for one of the royal sister protagonists in Disney’s Frozen.
  8. Anne – A popular royal name, and Anne has been used by queens of England, Denmark, Austria, and Greece.
  9. Antoinette – Named after Marie Antoinette, the lavish and final Queen of France before the French Revolution.
  10. Ariel – Princess Ariel from The Little Mermaid just so happens to have a cat-themed name, which means “lion of God” in Hebrew.
  11. Astrid – An Old Norse name for “good” and “fair,” queens of Sweden and Norway have held this whimsical sounding name.
  12. Atara – The Hebrew word for “crown.”
  13. Aurora – Named for the princess in Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, which was based on the classic fairytale.
  14. Baroness – The female equivalent of a Baron.
  15. Bathsheba –  King David’s wife and mother of wise King Solomon, Bathsheba has a nice feline ring to it.

Aminah –  The name of a 16th-century Nigerian princess, Aminah means “safe one” in Arabic.

  1. Beatrice – Queen Beatrice was responsible for introducing the Italian renaissance to Hungary, Beatrice means “bringer of joy.”
  2. Belle – The name of the protagonist in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
  3. Boudicca – The Celtic Queen was known for being a fierce warrior and military strategist.
  4. Buttercup – The adorable name of the female protagonist in the book and movie, The Princess Bride.
  5. Caroline – Caroline comes from the feminine of “Carl” or “Charles,” and is a name shared by royalty in England and Monaco.
  6. Catherine – Russia’s Catherine the Great is one of history’s most fascinating monarchs. And as far as we are concerned, there’s nothing wrong with the nickname “Catty The Great,” for your furry friend.
  7. Cersei – One of the treacherous characters in Games of Thrones that we all love to hate.
  8. Cinderella – In this classic fairytale, the good hearted but mistreated Cinderella falls in love with the prince, becoming his princess in the end.
  9. Cleopatra – The smart and charismatic queen of Egypt, Cleopatra’s legacy has captured the imaginations of writers, scholars and artists for generations. A royal cat name if there ever was one.
  10. Christina – The Latin female form of Christian, the Swedish Queen Christina is famous for famously giving up the crown in order to convert to Roman Catholicism.
  11. Daenerys – A favorite character whose roller coaster story of her rise and fall is depicted in Game of Thrones.
  12. Dauphine – A royal French feudal title.
  13. Diana – Princess Diana lives on in the hearts of many, even after so many years have passed since the tragic car crash that took her life. Princess Diana was known for her kindness and grace, and perhaps your kitty shares these lovely traits.
  14. Duchess – A royal title, and also the name of a feline protagonist in Disney’s The Aristocats.
  15. Elizabeth – In British royalty, this is perhaps the ultimate queen name, as two of England’s most famous monarchs were given this name, including the current queen that graces the throne.

Belle – The name of the protagonist in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

  1. Elsa – The dramatic protagonist and princess in Disney’s Frozen.
  2. Empress – A royal and regal name.
  3. Grace – Grace Kelly went from being a starlet of the silver screen to actual royalty when she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco and became the Princess Consort of Monaco.
  4. Guinevere – The name of the Queen of England in Arthurian legend.
  5. Hatshepsut – A female pharaoh who is often depicted with a beard, Hatshepsut’s reign was one of prosperity. A dignified name with ancient roots in a culture that cherished cats.
  6. Helena – A popular name amongst Roman empresses and princesses, Helena means “torch.”
  7. Ice Princess – A funny name for a kitty with a lot of personality and attitude, and a less than warm demeanor.
  8. Indira – This beautiful Sanskrit name very appropriately means “beauty” or “splendid.” Indira was the name of a worldly and beloved Indian queen.
  9. Isabella –  The Latin version of Elizabeth, Spain’s Queen Isabella  financed Columbus’ voyage to what he believed to be India, but was actually the New World.
  10.  Jasmine – The fiery and independent Princess Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin is a favorite among Disney Princess fans.
  11. Khaleesi – The Dothraki title belonging to Danaerys Targarion in Game of Thrones.
  12. Lady – If you have a well-mannered little lady of a cat, this would be a very nice name.
  13. Liliʻuokalani –  This unique name may be a mouthful, but it belonged to the only queen and last monarch of Hawaii before its annexation to the United States.
  14. Majesty – Need we say more?
  15. Merida – The name of the adventurous princess in Disney’s Brave. A cute name for a ginger kitty with a long main of orange hair, just like Merida.

Helena – A popular name amongst Roman empresses and princesses, Helena means “torch.”

  1. Mistress – A name for the furry mistress of the house.
  2. Monarch – Also works with male names.
  3. Mononoke – Studio Ghibli’s Princess Mononoke introduced the world to this wild and tough girl raised by wolves, and became an instantly beloved character.
  4. Nala – In Disney’s The Lion King, Nala was Simba’s childhood friend and future queen who ultimately inspired him to take back his throne.
  5. Nefertiti – One of the most famous queens of ancient Egypt, Nefertit’s bust is one of the most widely recognized artistic artifacts from Egyptian antiquity.
  6. Odette – In Tchaikovsky’s ballet Swan Lake, Princess Odette is turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer.
  7. Peach – For Nintendo fans, Princess Peach is famous from the Mario Bros. franchise.
  8. Pocahontas – Considered by the English to be an Indian Princess, Pocahontas is known for her kindness and attempts to make peace with European settlers in the New World.
  9. Princess – The best name for your little fuzzy princess!
  10. Princess Leia – Fans of Star Wars will recognize this name instantly as the rebel princess and one of the main protagonists of the story.
  11. Queenie – Straightforward and sweet.
  12. Queen – The ultimate name for the tiny ruler of your home.
  13. Queen of Hearts – Fans of Alice in Wonderland will recognize this villainess’ name.
  14. Rapunzel – Originating with a Brother’s Grimm fairytale, Rapunzel received princess status in Disney’s retelling of the classic tale.
  15. Regal – This royal quality also works as a male cat name.

Peach – For Nintendo fans, Princess Peach is famous from the Mario Bros. franchise.

  1. Rhiannon – In the medieval Welsh story collection The Mabinogi, Rhiannon is an otherworldly character who chooses Pwyll, prince of Dyfed as her consort.
  2. Sansa – Named for Sansa Stark, Queen of the North in Game of Thrones.
  3. Scheherazade – The Queen Consort in the Middle Eastern collection of classic stories, One Thousand and One Arabian Nights.
  4.  Snow Queen – Named for the famous Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, this name would work best for a fluffy white cat.
  5. Snow White – An old fairytale named for the story’s princess protagonist who is kind, gentle and the fairest in the land – perhaps like your little cat?
  6. Sophie – This name includes Russian and Scandinavian baronesses, duchesses, and queens in its royal history, and means “wisdom.”
  7. Stephanie – This name means “crown,” which is very fitting for a royal kitty cat.
  8. Teimei – Named for the Japanese Empress Teimei whose name means “enlightened constancy.”
  9. Theresa – In Greek, this name means “harvest.” Maria Theresa held the title of the only female sovereign in the Habsburg dynasty as the Holy Roman Empress.
  10. Tiana – The name of the hard working protagonist turned princess in Disney’s The Princess and the Frog.
  11. Tiara – A name referring to the delicate crowns that sit atop the heads of princesses.
  12. Tiger Lily – Named for the native Princess Tiger Lily in Peter Pan.
  13. Titania – The Queen of the Fairies in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
  14. Victoria – Queen Victoria held the second longest reign in British monarch history during what is now known as the Victorian era. The name means “winner” or “conqueror” – for the tough and reserved kitty.
  15. Zelda – From Nintendo’s popular and famous video games The Legend of Zelda, Princess Zelda is a character to gamers going back to the 1980s.

Cats seem to naturally possess the attitude, grace and confidence that we often associate with the royal world, so it’s only fitting that we name them as such. We hope that the above list has given you some ideas for royal names that are only befitting of your cat’s stature!


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Maayan is a senior content editor on the Cats.com team. Over the course of her career, she has written on a wide variety of topics that reflect her many interests, from video game reviews to animal and pet care; and from rock music to international social issues. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with her family, drinking tea with a good book and one of her cats in her lap, and deep diving into new hobbies and exploring new interests.