You’ve made the big decision to get a cat – or you have decided to expand your kitty family. You’ve chosen the breed or decided on a moggy – and now comes the hardest decision of them all – what will you call your new feline?

Greek cat names are a terrific option – but there are so many from gods to goddesses to greek places and food plus standard greek names – how on earth do you choose?

The good news is that I have done some of the hard work for you and have reduced the number of potential Greek cat names down based on some sound criteria about what can make for a good cat name.

Popular Greek Kitty Names for Girls

Anastasia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Will rise again or resurrect

Alexandra

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender and helper of humankind

Andromeda

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Ruler of man

Angelina

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: An angel or a messenger of God

Aphrodite

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Love and beauty

Aretha

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Moral and virtuous, or excellent

Ariana

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Holy one

Athena

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Goddess of war and wisdom

Berenice

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Victorious

Calista

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: The most beautiful

Cassandra

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Having insight, a seer, or one who shines among mankind

Cynthia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: From Mount Kynthos or Cynthos, and the goddess of the moon

Danae

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Bright or a judge

Daphne

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: From the laurel tree

Demi

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Follower of Demeter, the goddess of agriculture and the harvest

Dorothy

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Gift of God

Eleanor

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Light-hearted or a shining light

Ella

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Beautiful, fancy, and light

Evangeline

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Bringing good news

Georgia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: One who works the land and loves the land, a farmer

Helena

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Beautiful shining bright light

Hermione

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Messenger of the gods

Hera

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: A hero or heroine

Ida

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: From Mount Ida, the Mountain of the Goddess, or diligent and hardworking

Iris

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: From the rainbow and a messenger of the gods

Jacinta

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Beautiful

Katherine

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Pure

Khloe

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Flourishing like a young, blooming plant

Lois

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Great, the best, and superior

Margaret

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Pearl

Melanie

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Having dark skin, dark and beautiful

Nicole

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Victorious and triumphant

Olympia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Heavenly or a goddess from Mount Olympus

Ophelia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Helpful and wise

Penelope

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: A weaver of thread or a type a bird like a duck

Phoebe

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: One who shines bright and pure

Phoenix

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Dark red

Rhea

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: A flowing stream of water or mother of gods and goddesses

Selena

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: The moon

Sophia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Having great wisdom

Stephanie

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Victorious, wearer of the crown

Thalia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Blooming and joyous

Thelma

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Ambitious and willful

Theodora

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Gift from God

Theresa

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Harvester and hunter

Tiffany

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Seeing God appear

Ursula

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Little bear

Xenia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Welcoming and hospitable

Yolanda

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Like the violet flower or modest

Zoe

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Life

Popular Greek Cat Names for Boys

Adonis

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Handsome and Lord

Alexander

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender and protector of humankind

Andrew

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Manly and brave

Apollo

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Manly and handsome

Arsenio

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Strong and manly

Atticus

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: From Attica, an area in Greece that includes Athens

Basil

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Royal and brave like a king

Christopher

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: One who carries Christ in his heart, a follower of Christ

Cletus

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Called forth or summoned

Cole

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Victory of the people

Constantine

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Steady and consistent

Cyril

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Masterful and from the Lord

Damian

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: One who tames and conquers

Darius

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Wealthy, affluent, rich

Deacon

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Servant and helper

Demetrius

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Loves the earth, follower of the goddess Demeter

Dennis

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Festive, fun, and merrymaker

Dion

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Joyful follower of Dionysus and Zeus

Eros

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Love and affection

Esteban

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Wearing a victory crown

Eugene

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Born well into nobility or high society

Eustace

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Fruitful and stable

Evander

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Good and benevolent man

George

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: A farmer one or someone who loves and works with the land

Gregory

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Vigilant and watchful

Hector

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: To hold onto and restrain

Hermes

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: A pile of stones or a marker to show the border of the land

Homer

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: A security or solemn promise, a pledge

Ion

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Going or from the group of Ionians in Ancient Greece

Jason

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Healer

Jerome

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Holy and sacred name

Leander

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Like a lion

Luke

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Light and bright or from the ancient area of Lucania which is now part of Southern Italy

Myron

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Like Myrrh and the aroma of a fragrant oil or spice

Nicholas

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Winner and a victory for the people

Orion

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Great hunter

Pierce

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Stone or rock

Phoenix

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Dark red

Stavros

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: The cross of the Christian crucifixion

Thanos

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Noble and immortal

Theodore

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Gift and blessing from God

Timothy

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Honors God

Ulysses

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Angry

Xander

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender and protector of humankind

Zeus

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: God, shining in the sky and heavens