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New Kitten Names – Mythology, Literature, and Arts

New Kitten Names – Mythology, Literature, and Arts

Not sure what to name your new cat or kitten? Here are some of the great names I’ve compiled over the years. More to come!

Mythology Names  – Girl Kittens

Aja – forest goddess from Yoruba mythology
Aphrodite – Greek goddess of love
Anat – ancient Semitic goddess of fertility and war
Artemis – Greek goddess of hunting, wilderness, and wild animals
Astraea – Greek goddess of justice
Athena – Greek goddess of wisdom
Branwen – Welsh goddess of love
Diana – Roman goddess of the moon
Bast – Egyptian cat goddess
Epona – Celtic goddess of horses
Frutesca – Roman goddess of abundant fruit
Calliope – Greek muse
Laka – Hawaiian goddessNorse god
Pandora – Greek mythological woman
Sashet – Egyptian goddess of writing
Andrasta – British goddess of war
Discordia – Roman minor goddess of discord
Morrigan – Irish goddess of war
Camilla – warrior maiden from Roman legend
Carman – Celtic goddess of destructive magic
Ceres – Roman goddess of agriculture
Clio – Greek muse of history
Clytemnestra – commanded Greek warriors in Trojan War
Cybele – Roman goddess, mother of the gods
Daphne – daughter of Greek river god
Demeter, Demetra – Greek goddess of the harvest
Europa – Greek princess
Eurydice – Greek maiden, wife of Orpheus
Freyja – Norse goddess
Grace – after the Greek Graces
Guinevere – queen from Arthurian legend
Helen – of Troy, legendary beauty from Greek mythology
Hera – Greek goddess of women, married to Zeus
Hestia – Greek goddess of the hearth
Isis – goddess from Egyptian mythology
Juno – Roman name for Hera, goddess of women
Leda – queen of Sparta in Greek mythology
Leto – mother of Apollo and Artemis in Greek mythology
Lilith – demon from Jewish folklore
Lorelei – maiden turned siren from German folklore
Marian – from the English Robin Hood myth
Morgan – sorceress from Arthurian legend
Olwen – maiden from Welsh mythology
Pax – Roman goddess of peace
Penelope – wife of Odysseus from Greek mythology
Persephone – represents spring in Greek mythology
Phoebe – after Phoebus, one of the Greek Titans
Rhea – Greek Titan, mother of the gods
Sabrina – Celtic river goddess
Selene – Greek goddess of the moon
Sheila – after Sheila-na-gig, Celtic goddess of fertility
Theia – one of the Greek Titans

Mythology Names – Boy Kittens

Adonis – handsome youth from Greek mythology
Ajax – mythical Greek hero
Apollo – Greek god of light, twin of Artemis
Ammon – god of Thebes from Egyptian mythology
Angus – Celtic god
Anubis – jackal-headed god from Egyptian mythology
Ares – Greek god of war
Arthur – mythical British king
Atlas – Greek god who held up the heavens
Balder – Norse god
Beowulf – from the Old English epic
Castor – hero from Greek mythology, twin brother of Pollux
Damon – from Greek mythology, Damon and Pythias story
Davy – Davy Jones’ locker
Dionysius – Greek god of wine
Dylan – Celtic sea creature
Finn – from Fionn mac Cumhaill, hero from Irish mythology
Gawain – Knight of the Round Table from Arthurian legend
Grendel – monster in Beowulf
Griffin – from the Greek monster, the gryphon
Hector – hero from Greek mythology
Hermes – Greek god of travel, roads
Janus – Roman god
Jason – of Jason and the Argonauts from Greek mythology
John Henry – American folk hero
Kana – Maui god
Leander – tragic youth from Greek mythology
Loki – Norse God
Mars – Roman god of war
Merlin – wizard from Arthurian legend
Odin – Norse god
Odysseus – Greek hero from the Iliad and Odyssey
Osiris – God of the underworld from Egyptian mythology
Pan – Greek god of flocks
Paris – Trojan prince from Greek mythology
Priam – king of Troy from Greek mythology
Robin – Hood, from English folklore
Thor – Norse god
Tristan – Cornish knight from Arthurian myth
Troy – legendary city from Greek mythology
Týr – God from Norse mythology
Ulysses – variant of Odysseus
Zeus – king of the gods in Greek mythology
Morpheus – Greek god of dreams
Anubis – Egyptian god of the dead
Taranis – Celtic thunder god
Puck – A malevolent spirit in northern Europe
Terminus – Very old deity of boundaries

Misc “Spooky” Names
Dracul
Visigoth
Socrates
Sparta
Boudicca – Celtic warrior queen
Stygia
Hades
Styx – The mythological river between Earth and Hades
Reaper
Graves, as in Robert Graves
Medusa
Iya – Sioux embodiment of evil
Balor – Irish Celtic god of death
Pandemic
Muerto
Scourge
Bane

Kitten Names From Literature

Aragorn – From The Lord of the Rings
Dante – Author of The Divine Comedy
Haidee – From the poem ‘Don Juan’, by Byron
Kane – Among others, the name of a character created by Robert E. Howard
Nerissa – Shakespearean name from The Merchant of Venice
O’Hara – From Gone With the Wind
Taranis – Celtic thunder god
Watson – Sidekick of Sherlock Holmes
Zorro – Fictional character in pulp magazines, books, and movies
Aesop – Writer of Fables
Aladdin – From Aladdin and the Lamp
Aslan – Chronicles of Narnia
Atticus – Three Musketeers
Beowulf – Epic
Botticelli – Painter
Cicero
Crusoe
Dali
Dante
Dartagnan
Dickens
Dracula
Dumas
Elrond
Gandalf
Gatsby
Hamlet
Homer
Hunter
Lestat
MacBeth
Matisse
Othello
Plato
Prelude
Quixote
Rembrandt
Reynard
Romeo
Salinger
Seuss
Shakespeare
Sherlock
Shogun
Tao
Tolkien
Twain
Watson
Zola

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