120 Jewish Cat Names

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Do you have a new kitty in your house? Mazel tov! If you're looking for some Jewish names for your newly adopted friend, you've come to the right place.

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Traditional and holiday-based Jewish cat names

  • Abe
  • Adam
  • Asher
  • Brandeis
  • David
  • Dreidel
  • Dybbuk
  • Elijah
  • Esther
  • Eve
  • Ezra
  • Golem
  • Hanukkat
  • Isaac
  • Israel
  • Jacob
  • Jezebel
  • Jonah
  • Kipaw
  • Leviathan
  • Miriam
  • Mitzvah
  • Moses
  • Puah
  • Purrrrim
  • Rachel
  • Rebecca
  • Ruth
  • Sarah
  • Shiphrah
  • Simcat Torah

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Cat names based on Jewish celebrities

  • Adam Catler
  • Cat Efron
  • Furnie Sanders
  • Garfunkle
  • George Catstanza
  • Gina Furshon
  • Golda Meowier
  • Goldblum
  • Goldie Pawn
  • Harvey Catiel
  • Irving Purrlin
  • Jake or Maggie Gyllenpaw
  • Mandy Pawtinkin
  • Noam Clawmsky
  • Paw Rudd
  • Paw Simon
  • Pawbra Streisand
  • Pawla Abdul
  • Ruth Bader Ginspurr
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Meowsel

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Jewish food names

  • Babka
  • Bagel
  • Bialy
  • Blinz
  • Brisket
  • Cantor
  • Challah
  • Cholent
  • Deli
  • Falafel
  • Gefilte
  • Greenblatt
  • Hamantaschen
  • Hummus
  • Katz
  • Kibbeh
  • Knish
  • Kugel
  • Langer
  • Latke
  • Lox
  • Matzo Ball
  • Pastrami
  • Pickle
  • Rugelach
  • Schmaltz
  • Schmear
  • Shakshuka
  • Sufganiyot
  • Zingerman

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Yiddish names

  • Bubbe
  • Bubbeleh
  • Bupkis
  • Chaim
  • Chutzpa
  • Golde
  • Ketzele
  • Kibbutz
  • Kishka
  • Kittle
  • Klutz
  • Kvell
  • Kvetch
  • Mamaleh
  • Mensch
  • Mishegas
  • Mishigas
  • Noodnik
  • Nooge
  • Nosh
  • Pisher
  • Plotz
  • Plotz
  • Punim
  • Pupik
  • Schlamazel
  • Schlmiel
  • Schmata
  • Schmendrick
  • Schmutz
  • Schmutzy
  • Shlomo
  • Shpielkies
  • Tataleh
  • Tchotchke
  • Tevya
  • Yente
  • Yentl
  • Zayde

Looking for more pet name inspiration? Check out these literary cat names or majestic cat names!

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