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Persian Cat Names

You have taken a great step of bringing a new member to your family which will definitely rekindle some joy among your children and the entire family. However, there is one more thing that is essential, giving your cat a name. No responsible cat owner will be calling their furry friend “hey black cat” or “plump cat”. That will be disrespecting your cat and he or she will reciprocate the same to you.

Besides being for easier identification of your cat, naming your friend is a perfect way of describing their character and behavior without hurting their emotions especially if their traits are not quite good. This will make the cat react well to the name despite the hidden meaning of the name.

Most Popular Persian Cat Names

Being one of the oldest homelands of civilizations and the oldest culture in the world (culture of Persia); Iran has not only influenced the culture of the Iranians but also of many people in Asian and European continents. Persian culture has been read by most Christians in their Bibles because of the numerous wars and capturing of Babylon and Jerusalem.

Besides the ancient Persian empires, Persia, now called Iran has a great history of having nuclear and missiles programs. These early and current developments have made many become interested in Persian names and culture; that’s why we have provided 100 Persian cat names that will make you feel part of this great culture. Take a look at them:


  1. Babri – for cats that have some fur that resemble that of a tiger
  2. Bala – for cats that are great nuisance in the house
  3. Farang – for cats that have an European background or origin
  4. Gorbeh – a great name referring to a pussycat
  5. Maloos – for cats that are loveable because of their appearance and behavior
  6. Miau – a name used to refer to the sound a cat produces
  7. Moosh – a great name for small-sized cats
  8. Nazy – for cats that are cute and attractive
  9. Palang – a cat name used to describe its leopard nature
  10. Pambeh – for small-bodied and white cats
  11. Pisho – a name referring to a pussycat
  12. Roastam – a male cat name for cats that are heroes to you
  13. Sefidi – for white furred cats
  14. Sheitoon – a great name for a naughty and playful cat
  15. Shirrin – for cats that are sweet and darling
  16. Shir – for brave and strong cats
  17. Siah – for black beauty cats
  18. Arash – a cute cat name for a bright and intelligent cat
  19. Arastoo – a cat name that reminds you of Aristotle the philosopher
  20. Arezu – a name for capricious female cats
  21. Azad – a cat name that reminds of a certain freedom that you got
  22. Bahar – a cat that you got during a spring season
  23. Bala – a name for mischievous cats
  24. Malus – a great name for affectionate sweet cats
  25. Ava – for cats with great voice
  26. Banu – a cat name that reminds you of a lady that you loved
  27. Baraz – a cat name referring to exalted cats
  28. Mirza – a male cat name for cats that are princes to you
  29. Dilshad – a great name for cheerful and happy cats
  30. Hasan – a male cat name for handsome and well-mannered cats
  31. Aaz – for lovely or beautiful female cats
  32. Rostam – for the love of this movie actor in Persia
  33. Morvarid – for a cat that is like a pearl to you; very precious to you
  34. Yasmin – for beautiful and glowing cats
  35. Azar – a name for red cats
  36. Golnar – a great name for bright red cats
  37. Baraz – for cats that are highly honored for their character
  38. Adeleh – for righteous cats
  39. Adileh – cats that look similar in their appearances
  40. Armaghan – for a cat that’s your precious gift
  41. Arman – for a cat that gives you some hope whenever you look at him or her
  42. Arastus – a cat that eating is its hobby
  43. Arasteh – for cats that are adorned with honor
  44. Anvar – for cats that are bright and attractive
  45. Dorreh – for big cats that are very precious to you
  46. Dori – for cats that have a sparkling and glittering fur
  47. DelyAr – for cats that are like a sweetheart to you
  48. Effat – for female cats that behave like a modest woman or the one that reminds you of that woman who was modest in your life
  49. Forouzan – for cats with shining fur
  50. Mojdeh – for cats that seem to have brought some good news to you
  51. Morvreed – for beautiful cats that are very precious to you
  52. Persheh – for cats that are quick
  53. Parvaneh – for cats that are beautiful and active
  54. Parva – for those cat owners who have developed some affection with their cats
  55. Saharnaz – for those cats that are glorious
  56. Sedigheh – for a cat that is your sincere friend
  57. Sab – for gentle cats
  58. Simar – for young cats
  59. Shusha – a great name for pleasant cats
  60. Sholeh – for brightly furred cats
  61. Tala – for cats that precious, valuable and are golden-furred
  62. Talieh – for a cat that is honorable
  63. Tania – a name that refer to a twinkling and bright cat
  64. Taban – for radiant, dazzling or shining cats, whether their fur or eyes
  65. Ziba – for female beautiful cats
  66. Zhile – a great name for cats that rises early when there is dew
  67. Zarrin-taj – for a cat that is golden furred on the top of their head
  68. Farzan – for cats that are intelligent and wise
  69. Mani – for cats that are very attractive by their character and behavior
  70. Pair – for cats that are relatively beautiful
  71. Roshan – for cats that have shining fur
  72. Shah – a male cat that is respected for his great traits
  73. Reina – a female cat name for older cats who behave like a queen that are brightly furred
  74. Jasper – for dull or black cats
  75. Esther – for cats that are stars in your home compared to other cats
  76. Arash – a male cat name referring to a hero
  77. Aryan – for cats that are great warriors in a home
  78. Cyrus – a name for highly respected and honored cats
  79. Sargent – a cat name that is great in service
  80. Taffy – for those who love sticky candies, this is a great name for your cat
  81. Mani – for cats that are a treasure to you
  82. Hasan – for virtuous and attractive cats
  83. Abner – a male cat name for those elderly cats
  84. Adelaide – for cats that are noble in behavior
  85. Amir – a male cat name referring to a prince
  86. Anubi – a cat name for a royal kitten
  87. Altair – for beautiful and light cats
  88. Arashan – a male cat name referring to a hero
  89. Arabella – a cat name that reminds you that you ought to yield to prayers
  90. Bella – female cat name referring to pretty and beautiful cats
  91. Bitten – a cat that has some desire
  92. Damian – a cat that has been tamed
  93. Dante – for those cats that have overcome some difficult situations
  94. Aphne – for cats that are old and still strong
  95. Dasha – a cat that you view as a gift from God
  96. Homer – a cat name that reminds you of the promise you have made
  97. Katrina – for pure cats
  98. Kermit – for cats that are free in expressing themselves
  99. Alborz – for cats that are highly exalted
  100. Bahadur – for cats that are fighters


Final Thoughts

It is always advisable that you observe the character of your cat before giving them a name so that you will not give a calm name to one that is far from it. As much as it is your choice to name them whatever they want, remember to respect your cat and give them something meaningful.






About Jenny

JennyJenny loves and adores her feline friends. To get a better understanding for them, she took several courses on animal behavior, concentrating on cats. This is exactly why she joined Feline Culture - to spread the love and knowledge of cats. When she's not writing, you'll usually find her eating Cherry Garcia Ice Cream

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