You can pick a cat name from anything—your hobbies, your cat’s personality, or their appearance. If you love the color of your cat’s green eyes, it might be a good choice to inspire a name. Green-eyed cats often have mesmerizing, enchanting gazes that make it hard to look away. Whether your cat’s eyes are palest jade or deepest emerald, they are sure to be a striking feature.
There are so many options for green-eyed cat names—here are just a few of our favorites.
Green-Eyed Cat Names Inspired By Plants and Herbs
One of the most common associations with the color green is nature. If your cat has bright green eyes, a name that comes from nature might help remind you of your cat’s wild roots. Whether you name your cat after a towering tree or a tiny herb, you are sure to find a plant that fits your cat and her special eyes.
- Sweet Pea
Green-Eyed Cat Names from Around the World
Another option is to pick a name that has green as a root meaning. Many names from around the world have green connotations. Often, greenness is associated with lush forests and successful crops, making green names from around the world associated with luck and fertility.
- Aina: Japanese meaning veggie lover
- Ardra: Hindu name meaning green star
- Blerta: Albanian meaning green
- Chloe: green or growing in Ancient Greek
- Denver: green valley
- Esmerelda: Emerald in Spanish or Portuguese
- Glesni: Welsh for green, lush
- Harit: Kashmiri name meaning greenery
- Irvine: Scottish name meaning green water
- Patrick: Irish saint associated with green
- Qing: Chinese for green
- Qinglong: Chinese for green dragon
- Smargados: Emerald in Greek
- Uaithne: Irish meaning green
- Yarkona: Hebrew for green
- Zumra: From the Turkish word for Emerald
Fun Green Cat Names
If your cat is a little less on the serious side, consider naming him after something a little more fun to match! You aren’t going to ever see a green cat, so this is your opportunity to name a cat after a green character from pop culture like Shrek or Kermit. Alternatively, you could name your cat after a common food source like Broccoli (Broc for short) or a unique shade of green.
- Army Man
- Oscar the Grouch
Precious Stone and Metal Green-Eyed Names
Although we don’t usually think of rocks as green, many beautiful minerals can take on a greenish hue. Some of the most highly prized gemstones are green, like emeralds, and metals related to copper will take on a blue-green patina over time. Naming your cat after a precious stone that matches your cat’s eyes is a great way to find a unique but beautiful name.
- Bulgari: the most expensive emerald ever sold
Magical Cat Names for Green-Eyed Enchanters
Green has often been associated with magic, and a green-eyed cat can be spellbinding and enchanting. If you choose to give your cat a name associated with magic, the connection to the color green might be subtler, but many magical names are still fitting.
Your green-eyed cat is sure to be a hit no matter what you name her but take your time to find the perfect name. Find a cat name that will roll off your tongue easily and that matches your cat’s personality. It’s all right to take a few days to give your cat a name, and once you’ve chosen a name, your cat will likely learn to recognize it within a few weeks.
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