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Legendary Greek God Names for Cats!

Did you adopt a cat and are looking for the perfect name? Well, if your thing is History, mythology, and especially Greek culture, you’ve come to the right place because I have a list of many fantastic greek god names for cats (or just plain greek cat names) that you can use for your new family member!

When choosing a pet’s name, you must consider many aspects, such as the cat’s personality, size, or color. You should also consider your preferences and remember they should be easy to pronounce. If it’s too long, your cat will have difficulty learning it.

Greek god names for cats – Male and female

Let’s dive into a historical journey to find the best name!

Greek female cat names

Personal favorites

  • Anthea: As such, it is not the name of a goddess but the epithet assigned to the goddess Hera, meaning flower or blossom.
  • Calliope: She is the muse of epic poetry and eloquence, and her name means beautiful voice. If your kitty is very vocal, you can take advantage of it and put it like this, honoring its soft and melodic meows.
  • Clio: She is another muse of classical Greek History, the sister of Calliope. Clio is the muse of History and the lyre, a stringed musical instrument. The name as such means the one who makes famous. Who knows, with a bit of luck, your cat Clio could lead you to stardom.
  • Rhea: A very ancient Greek goddess, she was the mother of the famous Zeus before the Hellenistic period. She is best known as the mother of all gods and is associated with fertility.

Greek Goddesses

  • Ambrosia: Food that made the gods immortal
  • Aphrodite: Goddess of love and beauty
  • Artemis: Goddess of the hunt, wild animals, and vegetation
  • Asteria: Goddess of falling stars
  • Astrea: Goddess of justice
  • Athena: Goddess of war and practical reason
  • Aura: Goddess of the breeze and the fresh
  • Calypso: Goddess of the sea
  • Chloe: Goddess of agriculture
  • Circe: Goddess of sorcery
  • Cybele: Goddess of wild nature
  • Daphne: Nymph associated with the spring and freshwater
  • Delia: Epithet of Goddess Artemis
  • Echo: Nymph from the mountains
  • Gaia: Goddess of Earth or mother Earth
  • Hera: Goddess of women, marriage, and childbirth
  • Hestia: Goddess of the hearth and domesticity
  • Ianthe/Janthe: Water nymph
  • Irene: Goddess of peace
  • Iris: Goddess of rainbows
  • Maia: Goddess of nursing mothers
  • Nyx: Goddess of the night
  • Penelope: Queen of Ithaca in Homer’s Odyssey
  • Persephone: Goddess of the underworld
  • Phoebe: Goddess of the bright intellect
  • Selene: Goddess of the moon
  • Xanthe: Water nymph
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Olympian Muses

  • Calliope – Muse of epic poetry
  • Clio – Muse of History
  • Erato – Muse of love poetry and lyric poetry
  • Euterpe – Muse of music and flutes
  • Melpomene – Muse of tragedy
  • Polyhymnia (or Poly!) – Muse of hymns and sacred poetry
  • Terpsichore – Muse of dance
  • Thalia – Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry
  • Urania – Muse of astronomy

Greek male cat names

Personal favorites

  • Aether: To the ancient Greeks, Aether was the god of light and the personification of the bright upper sky.
  • Chaos: Along with Aether, Chaos is one of the three primordial gods. In ancient times people believed that everything originated from chaos. Even if you think it might be bad luck to name your cat after the mess god of the Universe, it will undoubtedly be a very cool and eye-catching name.
  • Hermes: Hermes is the messenger of the gods, popular for his winged sandals with which he can move between the mortal world and the divine world. He is the protector of travelers, merchants, and even thieves! No doubt this beautiful and elegant name will be perfect for your cat!
  • Oceanus: This primordial God and titan is the god of all forms of water on Earth, oceans, rivers, lakes, etc. This name would be perfect for those cats that love water, like an Abyssinian or a Siamese.
male greek god names for cats

Greek Gods

  • Achelous: God of the Achelous River, the largest in Greece
  • Aeolus: God of the winds
  • Alastor: Name of the black horse of God Hades
  • Apollo: God of divination and music
  • Ares: God of war and courage
  • Atlas: Titan condemned to carry the heavens for eternity
  • Boreas: God of winter and the northern winds
  • Castor: Together with twin brother Pollux, they form the constellation Gemini
  • Cerus: God of luck and opportunity
  • Charon: Helps Hades carrying souls to the afterlife
  • Cronus: God of time
  • Deimos: God of terror
  • Dinlas: God of chaos and hatred
  • Dionysus: God of the wine, fertility, and festivities
  • Eros: God of love
  • Hades: God of the underworld
  • Helios: God of the Sun
  • Hephaestus: God of the blacksmiths
  • Hesperus: Evening star
  • Hypnos: God of the sleep
  • Kratos: He is the personification of strength
  • Momus: Personification of satire
  • Morpheus: Son of Hypnos, Morpheus is the god of dreams with human forms
  • Pallas: God of battle and warcraft
  • Pan: God of the wild, shepherds and flocks
  • Pollux: God of the sailors and twin brother of Castor
  • Phosphorus: Morning star
  • Poseidon: God of the sea and storms
  • Prometheus: God of the fire
  • Triton: Son of Poseidon, also the god of the sea
  • Typhon: God of Destruction
  • Uranus: Father of the first generation of Titans and personification of the sky
  • Zephyrus: God of the west winds
  • Zeus: God of the sky
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Bonus: gender neutral greek cat names

  • Calamari
  • Feta
  • Gale
  • Gene
  • Memphis
  • Mykonos
  • Pakos
  • Santorini
  • Theo

Any of these names has a great story, and I’m sure many will ask you where you came up with such an original name. Now it’s your turn to tell us which name you like best for your cat and if you know of any other names we can add to the list.

Final words: Greek god names for cats

Now that you have a few dozen Greek god names for your cat, all that’s left is to decide which one suits your kitty best. Whether you want to name your cat after a powerful god like Zeus or a more playful deity like Pan, the choice is up to you.

Do you have other Greek god names for cats that we didn’t mention? Let us know in the comments below!

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