107 Italian Cat Names That Will Make You Say 'Ciao, Meow'

Bravissimo! Congraziolani! You've finally found the perfect kitty (or shall we say gattino?) to welcome into your home. Whether you're Italian by heritage, you've traveled there, or you just love Italy, drawing from one of the most beautiful languages in the world can make a great name for your cat.

So if, when you think about your feline, it just feels like it has that romantic, marinara-drenched vibe, then we've got the list for you! Here are 107 fantastico Italian names for your new kitty.

Delicious cat names inspired by Italian foods

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  • Spaghetti
  • Panzanella
  • Lasagna
  • Caprese
  • Pasta
  • Fettuccine
  • Margherita
  • Pomodoro
  • Arancini
  • Risotto
  • Ziti
  • Pene
  • Pesto
  • Alfredo
  • Orzo
  • Macaroni
  • Focaccia
  • Calamari
  • Salami

Wine lovers will appreciate these names inspired by Italian vino

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  • Chianti
  • Rosso
  • Pinot
  • Grigio
  • Barbera
  • Nebbiolo
  • Sangiovese

Kitty names inspired by some of the most famous Italians

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  • Leonardo
  • Armani
  • Da Vinci
  • Michaelangelo
  • Fellini
  • Mario
  • Donatello
  • Raphael
  • De Niro
  • Ferrari
  • Galileo
  • Puccini
  • Fibonacci
  • Machiavelli
  • Luigi
  • Marco Polo

Great Italian words that also make great names for your cat

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  • Sprezzatura (elegance)
  • Auguri (best wishes)
  • Cucciolo (baby animal)
  • Figurante (imagine)
  • Mozzafiato (breathtaking)
  • Furbo (clever)
  • Gattara (cat lady)
  • Baciami (kiss me)
  • Lucciola (firefly)
  • Mascalzone (rascal)
  • Sorellina (little sister)
  • Tesoro (treasure)
  • Baffi (mustache)

Italian names perfect for a female cat

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  • Sofia
  • Giuliana
  • Viola
  • Chiara
  • Allegra
  • Francesca
  • Vittoria
  • Alessandra
  • Vera
  • Bellissa
  • Donna
  • Alba

Italian names perfect for a male cat

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  • Sergio
  • Giovanni
  • Patritzio
  • Massimo
  • Stefano
  • Dante
  • Leonardo
  • Angelo
  • Rocco
  • Matteo
  • Largo
  • Giorgio

Cat names based on historical locations in Italy

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  • Trevi
  • Venice
  • Pisa
  • Duomo
  • Florence
  • Roma
  • Pompeii
  • Como
  • Amalfi
  • Sistine
  • Palazzo
  • Uffizi
  • Basilica
  • Milan
  • Capri
  • Verona
  • Elba
  • Paradiso
  • Assisi
  • Tuscany

Cat names based on Roman gods or celestial beings

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  • Apollo
  • Archangel
  • Gabriel
  • Juno
  • Neptune
  • Diana
  • Venus
  • Cupid

Do you need more inspiration for your new pet’s name?

Pets are like our children. We love them, care for them, and we get to dress them up in adorable outfits so it's extra important that we take time to find the perfect pet name that reflects their personality and potential. Because settling on a name for your new pet can be hard and emotionally wrenching (oh the indecision!), we've gathered nine pet-naming techniques to find the perfect fit, as well as assembled a handful of our most beloved lists of pet names below!