80 Unique Names for Savannah Cats

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The  Savannah cat is an interesting and unique breed that possesses exquisite patterns and colors which provide them with a decorative value when following a healthy diet. Here are the top male and female Savannah names with meanings.

Popular Male Savannah Cat Names

Alex- Alex simply means, ‘defending men.’

  • Noah- Noah represents a Hebrew masculine name that means comfort and rest.
  • Milo- This name was derived from the name of the cat in the movie known as the Milo and Otis. The name, however, has no specific meaning.
  • Atlas- Atlas means one who endures/ suffers.
  • Harley- This male Savannah name comes from the Harley Davidson, a renowned motorcycle brand.
  • Arthur- This one means as strong as a rock, follower of Thor and noble.
  • Nemo- Nemo is a name that comes from a classic science fiction novel called, ‘Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea,’ written and published in 1870 by Jules Verne. The book featured a particular captain known as Nemo, and hence the name.
  • Bongo- This name refers to some connected drums that are played with the use of hands.
  • Alex- Alex simply means, ‘defending men.’
  • Max/ Maximillian- These two names can be used interchangeably. They are both Latin words that mean the biggest or greatest.
  • Scooter- The scooter is an English name that means a crazy cool cat.

Popular Female Savannah Cat Names

Nala- This name comes from the Simba’s friend in The Lion King, a Disney animated movie.

  • Ayla- This Hebrew word means an oak tree.
  • Jasmine- Jasmine is a tropical plant that has fragrant flowers.
  • Daisy- Daisy is a beautiful and healthy looking cat.
  • Alexa- Almost similar to Alex. Alexa means, ‘defending men.’
  • Beth- This is an English name for a female Savannah meaning a house of God.
  • Annika- Annika originates from Sweden, and it is the most powerful Goddess in Hindu.
  • Nala- This name comes from the Simba’s friend in The Lion King, a Disney animated movie.
  • Mia- Mia is a Spanish name which is pronounced as Mee-ah, and it means mine. Some people also use it to refer to the famous soccer player, Mia Hamm.
  • Sheba- Just as the name suggests, this name is derived from the legendary Queen of Sheba.
  • Astras- Astra is Hindin word which means, a legendary supernatural weapon. Using the astras was only premited under specific conditions, Violation of which would proof fatal

African Savannah Cat Names

  • Jabari – Meaning “brave” or “fearless,” ideal for a courageous Savannah cat.
  • Tafari – Signifying “he who inspires awe,” fitting for an impressive Savannah cat.
  • Bakari – Meaning “one who will succeed,” suitable for a determined Savannah cat.
  • Kwame – Representing “born on a Saturday,” a fitting name for a lively Savannah cat.
  • Jelani – Signifying “mighty” or “powerful,” ideal for a strong and commanding Savannah cat.
  • Thabo – Meaning “joy” or “happiness,” fitting for a cheerful and lively Savannah cat.
  • Sekou – Signifying “the one who is excelling,” suitable for a high-spirited Savannah cat.
  • Lionel – A name inspired by the majestic lion, perfect for a regal Savannah cat.
  • Asante – Meaning “thank you” or “grateful,” ideal for a loving and appreciative Savannah cat.
  • Ayo – Signifying “joy” or “happiness,” fitting for a lively and playful Savannah cat.

Savannah Kitten Names For The Wild And Exotic

Ocelot- A dwarf leopard that lives in South America.

  • Cheetah- Big, fast and agile.
  • Hunter- All cats, to the core, are hunters. This name is as fun as it is cool.
  • Mowgli- Originally from the jungle. This name is perfectly accurate.
  • Leo- Gangstar cat name. Modern and loved by younger generations.
  • Leopard- Great if your Savannah cat actually looks like a baby leopard.
  • Lion/Lioness- Savannahs are the furry kings and queens of the house.
  • Lynx- Because Lynxes are cool YO!
  • Ocelot- A dwarf leopard that lives in South America.
  • Tiger/Tigress- One of the greatest felines.

Names Based On Appearance

Speckles- The name says it all.

  • Amber- Amber is a color between orange and gold.
  • Butterscotch- Sweet name for a Savannah with warm gold fur.
  • Ginger- Great name if his/her fur is of reddish marking.
  • Marble- A fantastic name if your cat is light gray or white, exactly like precious marble;
  • Onyx- Absolutely cool sounding name for black Savannah cats;
  • Pepper- If you don’t like Onyx, you can go for pepper;
  • Shadow- Sounds like a ninja’s name.
  • Speckles- The name says it all.
  • Spot- A classic, common and cute name;
  • Sunset- The beautiful coloring of many Savannah cats look almost like a sunset.

Unique Names

Blaze- A great name for a fast animal.

  • Aslan- Aslan the lion is on of the main characters “The Chronicles of Narnia”.
  • Bagheera- The black panther in “The Jungle Book”;
  • Bengie- A cute word pun on the Savannah name.
  • Blaze- A great name for a fast animal.
  • Garfield- Because Garfield is a boss!
  • Rajah- The tiger in Aladdin;
  • Saber- As a tribute to the great saber-toothed cats.
  • Salem- Often used in movies as the name of a witch’s cat.
  • Scar- Simba’s evil uncle in “The Lion King”Simba: the main character in “The Lion King” movies.
  • Yeti- You could choose a name that belongs to the abominable snowman.
  • Stormy- Strong weather names make great choices for male cats.

Cool and Awesome Savannah Cat Names

  • Maverick A daring and independent name for a cool and adventurous Savannah cat.
  • Blaze Reflecting fiery energy, ideal for a Savannah cat with a spirited nature.
  • Jett Sleek and stylish, perfect for a Savannah cat with a sleek and shiny coat.
  • Ryder Adventure-seeking and bold, fitting for an outgoing and active Savannah cat.
  • Rogue A name that embodies independence and unpredictability for a free-spirited Savannah cat.
  • Phoenix Rising from the ashes, suitable for a resilient and striking Savannah cat.
  • Bandit Mischievous and playful, ideal for a clever and active Savannah cat.
  • Rex Short and powerful, fitting for a strong and dominant Savannah cat.
  • Onyx A name representing a dark, mysterious gemstone for a distinctive Savannah cat.
  • Saber Evoking the image of a sleek and powerful predator for a bold and fierce Savannah cat.

More Good Names for Savannah Cats

  • Thor Strong and powerful, reminiscent of the mighty god of thunder.
  • Apollo Regal and confident, bearing a striking resemblance to a celestial being.
  • Zephyr Reflecting a gentle breeze, perfect for a Savannah cat with a calm disposition.
  • Titan Symbolizing immense strength and size, ideal for a majestic Savannah cat.
  • Jagger Chic and charismatic, suited for a Savannah cat with a stylish presence.
  • Caspian Named after a sea, fitting for a Savannah cat with a free-spirited nature.
  • Rajah Majestic and regal, perfect for a Savannah cat with a royal bearing.
  • Cyrus Sophisticated and elegant, ideal for a refined Savannah cat.
  • Odin Symbolizing wisdom and power, suitable for a Savannah cat with a commanding presence.
  • Zeus Representing authority and strength, fitting for a Savannah cat with a dominant personality.
    Do you have other interesting Savannah cat names you would like to share with us?.
    Please let us know in the comments section.
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    1. small mallory photoMallory Crusta

      Depends on which one you’re referring to and who you ask. Feel free to look up the pronunciation on any of the names mentioned here, and you should be able to find examples.