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132 Witch Cat Names: Our Top Picks for Your Wiccan Cat

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By Nicole Cosgrove

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Between their appearance on the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs and their long association with witches, Halloween, and the supernatural, cats are inextricably tied to power, lore, and superstition.

So, what better name for a cat than one pulled from Wicca? Fortunately, many names associated with historic and fictional witches and Pagan gods and goddesses make unique and meaningful names for your feline companion.

Fictional Witch Names for Cats

Whether on television, in film, or in classic literature, fictional witches capture our hearts and command our attention. From good witches to iconic hags to Wicca characters inspired by history, here are the best fictional witch names for cats.

  • Glinda: The Good Witch from The Wizard of Oz
  • Blair: The Blair Witch from The Blair Witch Project
  • Elphaba: The main character in Wicked
  • Winnie, Mary, or Sarah Sanderson: The iconic witch trio from Hocus Pocus
  • Hermione: The daughter of Menelaus and Helen in Greek mythology and a character in Harry Potter
  • Sabrina: The main character from Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • Ursula: The sea witch from The Little Mermaid
  • Willow: Teen witch from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Ravenna: Witch from Snow White and the Huntsman
  • Zelena: The Wicked Witch of the West from Once Upon a Time
  • Maleficent: Witch/sorceress from Sleeping Beauty
  • Samantha: The main character from Bewitched
  • Piper, Phoebe, and Prue: The witch sisters in Charmed
  • Jadis: The White Witch from The Chronicles of Narnia
  • Cordelia Goode: Alpha witch from American Horror Story: Coven
  • Queenie: Vivacious witch from American Horror Story: Coven
  • Zoe: Young witch-in-training from American Horror Story: Coven
  • Misty Day: Nature witch from American Horror Story: Coven
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Historic Witch Names for Cats

Throughout history, many women and men were accused of witchcraft and their stories carry into modern day, inspiring characters and stories. While they didn’t all have a pointed hat and crooked nose, they made their mark on history and lore.

  • Marie Laveau: Voodoo priestess and faith healer in New Orleans – inspiration for the character on American Horror Story: Coven
  • Agnes Sampson: 16th-century alleged witch who died in the trials in North Berwick, Scotland
  • Stevie Nicks: While never confirmed a witch, the Fleetwood Mac singer has long been association with white witchcraft
  • Mother Shipton: Known as “Hag Face” in her village, a 16th-century witch believed to be descended from a line of witches
  • Sybil Leek: Dubbed “The World’s Most Famous Witch” in 1969 and author of Diary of a Witch
  • Alice Kyteler: Irish native accused of witchcraft in 1324 and first witch to be tried for sorcery
  • Morgan Le Fay: Legendary witch and high priestess of Avalon in Arthurian legend
  • Witch of Endor: Biblical witch who was called by King Saul to raise the prophet Samuel from the dead
  • Anne Boleyn: Though never confirmed a witch, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England was into mystical practices and consulted with magical advisors
  • Tituba: Famous witch from the Salem Witch Trials
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Pagan and Wiccan Cat Names

Pagan religions are close to nature, and both pagan and wiccan names draw from this spiritual heritage and symbolism. Customs and rituals from Celtic, Norse, and Shamanic mythology are also common in pagan religions.

Pagan Cat Names

  • Adonis: Greek god of beauty and desire
  • Aiden: Celtic word for “little fire”
  • Alun: Welsh word for “harmony”
  • Astro: Greek phrase for “of the stars”
  • Brenin: Welsh word for “king”
  • Brion: Gaelic word for “noble”
  • Caradoc: Welsh word for “dearly loved”
  • Castor: One of the Gemini twins
  • Cernunnos: Celtic god of life
  • Desmond: Irish word for “a knowledgeable man”
  • Dragomir: Slavic word for “precious and beautiful”
  • Finn: Irish word for “white or fair”
  • Gawain: Defender of the vulnerable in Arthurian myth
  • Gwydion: Welsh word for “born of trees”
  • Herne: English god of the hunt
  • Janus: Roman god of beginnings
  • Kegan: Irish word for “descendant of the fiery one”
  • Khonsu: Egyptian god of the moon
  • Lazarus: Hebrew word for “god is my help”
  • Llyr: Celtic god of the sea
  • Lumin: Latin word for “light”
  • Neptune: Roman god of the sea
  • Nikan: Native American word for “friend”
  • Oberon: King of the fairies in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Omen: Prophecy
  • Pan: Greek god of pasture
  • Percival: Knight of the Round Table
  • Roane: Irish word for “red-haired”
  • Rowan: Celtic word for a “lush tree”
  • Takoda: Native American word for “friend to all”
  • Terrwyn: Welsh word for “brave”
  • Ukko: Finnish god of the sky
  • Alawa: Native American word for “pea”
  • Aine: Irish word for “radiance”
  • Amethyst: Gemstone
  • Amber: Gemstone
  • Aradia: Tuscan moon divinity and a witch in the Gospel of Witches
  • Aurora: Latin word for “dawn”
  • Branwen: Welsh word for “beautiful”
  • Celeste: Latin word for “heavenly”
  • Ezrulie: Voodoo spirits of water and femininity
  • Fianate: Gaelic for “wild creature”
  • Crisiant: Welsh word for “like a crystal”
  • Demeter: Greek goddess of the harvest
  • Devanna: Russian goddess of the hunt
  • Fiona: Scottish word for “fair”
  • Fionnula: Llyr’s daughter in Irish mythology
  • Gaia: Greek earth mother
  • Galatea: Ivory statue brought to life in Greek mythology
  • Grainne: Daughter of the High King of Ireland in Irish lore
  • Jade: Gemstone
  • Kali: Hindu goddess of destruction
  • Ionait: Gaelic word for “pure”
  • Liadan: Gaelic word for “gray lady”
  • Litha: Word for a midsummer festival
  • Luna: Latin word for “moon”
  • Maeve: Irish warrior queen
  • Medea: Greek witch descended from gods
  • Morgana: French word for “circle in the sea”
  • Nimue: Witch who seduces Lancelot in Arthurian myth
  • Ostara: Germanic goddess of spring
  • Rhan: Welsh word for “fate”
  • Rhea: Daughter of Gaia
  • Roisin: Irish word for “little rose”
  • Saffron: Common spice
  • Tablita: Native American word for “crown”
  • Vesta: Greek divinity of home and family
  • Soleil: French word for “sun”
  • Echo: Nymph in Greek mythology
  • Brynn: Welsh word for “hill”
  • Mage: Practitioner of magic
  • Scryer: Fortune teller
  • Topaz: Gemstone
  • Asherah: Semitic goddess known as the “Lion Lady”
  • Bastet: Egyptian goddess of homes and cats
  • Ceridwen: Welsh goddess of wisdom
  • Cybele: Greek goddess of wild cats
  • Durga: Hindu mother goddess depicted with a tiger
  • Freyja: Norse goddess of love and beauty
  • Hecate: Greek goddess of the night and witchcraft
  • Mafdet: Egyptian goddess of protection
  • Sekhmet: Egyptian goddess of war
  • Yaoji: Chinese goddess of the mountain
  • Ovinnik: Slavic god represented as a black cat
  • Barong-Ket: Indonesian god
  • Dionysus: Greek god of wine
  • Gajasimha: Hindu beast with the body of a lion and the head of an elephant
  • Nergal: Babylonian god of the sun
  • Shedu:Assyrian god of the ancients
  • Shiva: Hindu god of destruction
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Wicca Cat Names

  • Aradia: Moon goddess in Wicca
  • Arcana: Name for the Major and Minor parts of a tarot deck
  • Athame: A dagger used for Wiccan rituals
  • Beltane: A seasonal Wiccan festival
  • Besom: A broom used for magic
  • Balefire: Fires at Wiccan festivals
  • Grimoire: A book of spells
  • Lammas:The Wiccan sabbat in August
  • Mabon: The Wiccan sabbat during fall
  • Medea: Greek witch from Euripides
  • Samhain: Wiccan sabbat associated with Halloween
  • Shillelagh: A staff made of wood
  • Yule: A Wiccan sabbat held in winter

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Choosing a Witchy Cat Name

We hope that the names on this list gives you some inspiration for choosing the right one! Whether you’re Wiccan, Pagan, or just fascinated by the lore and history, you have a wealth of names to choose from for your witch cat that incorporate their unique ties to witchcraft and legend.


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