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100+ Majestic Cat Names: Our Top Picks for your Stately Cat

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By Chelsea Mortensen

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Every cat has a unique personality, and picking the right name can be tricky. For some cats, a cutesy or clownish name fits like a glove, but for other cats, that simply wouldn’t do.

If you have a majestic cat, you know what I’m talking about. These cats exude grace, elegance, and power. They command attention and respect, and they deserve names that are every bit as regal as they are.

If you have a cat who needs a more-than-ordinary name, this list of 100+ names can help you get started. Each of these names is hand-picked to match your cat’s distinguished personality.

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Regal Cat Names

In the modern world, royalty has taken a back seat, which is not a bad thing. But for millennia, kingdoms and empires were ruled by powerful, near-absolute monarchs. Names related to royal titles still convey a sense of power. Some of the names here come from specific gendered titles, like Duchess or Caesar, but there are also some great gender-neutral options.

  • Caesar
  • Coronet
  • Crown
  • Duchess
  • Duke
  • Empress
  • Emperor
  • Imperia
  • Kaiser
  • King
  • Lady
  • Majesty
  • Monarch
  • Noble
  • Princess
  • Queen
  • Regal
  • Rex
  • Royal
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Legendary Cat Names

Few things are as enduring as myth. Greek and Roman mythology stories have been passed from story to story for three thousand years. Over the years, other myths and legends have been added to our collective story as well. If you give your cat a mythological name, you’re giving her a name with a long history.

  • Achilles
  • Arthur
  • Bastet
  • Beowulf
  • Circe
  • Daedalus
  • Demeter
  • Electra
  • Ganymede
  • Guinevere
  • Helen
  • Hera
  • Hermione
  • Igraine
  • Isolde
  • Jupiter
  • Lancelot
  • Merlin
  • Minos
  • Mordred
  • Morgana
  • Nimue
  • Pallas
  • Penelope
  • Phoebe
  • Prometheus
  • Sekhmet
  • Selene
  • Thor
  • Zephyr
  • Zeus
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Grand Cat Names from Kings and Queens

Another regal option is to name your cat after a famous monarch. Kings and Queens, Caesars and Emperors are sometimes praiseworthy and sometimes not, but they are always powerful. Each of the names here left a mark on history.

  • Alexander
  • Anastasia
  • Augustus
  • Aurelius
  • Boudicca
  • Cleopatra
  • Eleanor
  • Elizabeth
  • Ferdinand
  • George
  • Isabella
  • Julius
  • Louis
  • Marcus
  • Mary
  • Napoleon
  • Nefertiti
  • Peter
  • Ramses
  • Suiko
  • Theodora
  • Tutankhamun
  • Victoria
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Stately Names for Male Cats

If you prefer to give your new tom a human-sounding name, you have many options. The names on this list bring with them a sense of old-fashioned charm that is sure to match your cat’s personality perfectly.

  • Abraham
  • Bentley
  • Byron
  • Chauncey
  • Churchill
  • Darcy
  • Edward
  • Fitzwilliam
  • Franklin
  • Harold
  • Henrie
  • Jacques
  • Keats
  • Sinclair
  • William
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Elegant Female Cat Names

We can’t forget the ladies! If your cat’s personality screams luxury, these names might be a good match. These feminine names all have a timeless grace and elegance that any cat would love to have.

  • Adeline
  • Augusta
  • Bea
  • Cecilia
  • Edith
  • Eleanora
  • Elise
  • Eliza
  • Elodie
  • Enid
  • Gladys
  • Grace
  • Katherine
  • Lorraine
  • Serena
  • Sophia
  • Viola
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Majestic Nature Names

If you prefer a gender-neutral name that exudes dignity and depth, you might want to consider a nature-inspired name. These names are all pulled from the natural world, recalling your cat’s distant heritage as a wild hunter.

  • Abyss
  • Aspen
  • Cascade
  • Cedar
  • Diamond
  • Everest
  • Forest
  • Galaxy
  • Jewel
  • Mist
  • Moon
  • Storm
  • Summit
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Last Thoughts

It’s a highly personal journey to name a cat. Finding a name that matches your pet’s personality—and one that will last for years—can take a lot of time and searching. We hope that this list will give you a good jumping-off point as you search for the perfect name for your new friend.

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