108 German Cat Names

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Maybe you want to honor your German heritage, or perhaps you just like the sound of the German language. Regardless, you want a German name for your cat, and we're here to help with a list that includes both real German names and fun German words to consider.

German names for male cats

  • Alfonso
  • Arlo
  • Arnold
  • Axel
  • Bertram
  • Bruno
  • Claus
  • Emmerich
  • Engelbert
  • Ernest
  • Felix
  • Ferdinand
  • Franz
  • Fritz
  • Gero
  • Gunther
  • Hans
  • Heinrich
  • Hubert
  • Kaiser
  • Karl
  • Ludwig
  • Maximilian
  • Meino
  • Otto
  • Rolf
  • Siegfried
  • Sigi
  • Sigmund
  • Waldo
  • Wilhelm
  • Wolfgang

German names for female cats

  • Adelaide
  • Aloisia
  • Anja
  • Anka
  • Anneliese
  • Astrid
  • Ava
  • Briggite
  • Britta
  • Brunhilde
  • Clara
  • Elsa
  • Freya
  • Frieda
  • Fritzi
  • Gertrude
  • Greta
  • Gretchen
  • Hedwig
  • Heidi
  • Helga
  • Hermina
  • Hilda
  • Ida
  • Inga
  • Ingrid
  • Isabeau
  • Katarina
  • Katja
  • Liesel
  • Lucia
  • Marlene
  • Marta
  • Matilda
  • Meike
  • Michi
  • Mischa
  • Odilia
  • Renata
  • Sofie
  • Ursula
  • Ulli
  • Zelda
  • Zita

German names for any cat

  • Bärchen (little bear)
  • Bengel (rascal)
  • Bitte (you're welcome)
  • Brennen (fire, burn)
  • Erden (earth)
  • Fäustlinge (mittens)
  • Finster (gloomy)
  • Flecken (spots)
  • Flicken (patch)
  • Goldig (sweet, angelic)
  • Jäger (fighter)
  • Junge (boy)
  • Katze (cat)
  • Kätzchen (kitten)
  • Keks (cookie, cracker)
  • Kiesel (pebble)
  • Klein (little)
  • Knuddel (cuddles)
  • Kobold (imp, goblin, elf)
  • Mädchen (girl)
  • Mausebär (mouse bear, traditional endearment)
  • Mieze (pussy)
  • Paprika
  • Putzig (funny/cute/strange)
  • Schatten (shadow)
  • Schnitzel (popular meat dish)
  • Schnucki (traditional endearment)
  • Spatz (sparrow)
  • Spätzle (noodle)
  • Stelle (spot)
  • Winkel (corner)