50 Popular Greek Mythology Names For Cats

Names June 16, 2021
Greek Cat Names : 50 + Mythological Names


50 Popular Greek Mythology Names For Cats

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Greek Cat Names : 50 + Mythological Names

Have you recently adopted a cat of Greek decent or maybe you just prefer a Greek goddess name for cat? The cat appeared in Greek imagery as early as the sixth century BCE. These ancient Greeks viewed their goddess Artemis the way the Egyptians viewed thier cat goddess Bastet.

In Greek mythology, Hera the queen of the gods attempted to punish a woman impregnated by Zeus but was prevented by a servant named Galinthias. Hera was enraged and retaliated by turning Galinthias into a cat, and condemned her to wander the underworld as a priestess for Hecate.

Keep reading to find more names of famous Greek people and places as well as names from Greek culture and mythology.

Greek Cat Names

Greek Cat Names


ALEXANDER Alexander the Great
ALIKI Aliki Vougiouklaki (actress)
AMALIA Queen consort to King Otto
ANDREAS Andreas Kalvos (author)
ANDRIAS Andrias Kalvos (author)
ANDROS Greek Island in the Mediterranean Sea
APHRODITE Goddess of love” (Greek mythology)
ARES God of Wars (Greek mythology)
ARISSA “Best” (female)
ARISTOTLE Greek philosopher
ATALANTA “Mighty huntress”
ATHENA Patron goddess of Athens
ATHENS Capital of Greece
ATTICA Region of Greece
CALLAS Maria Callas (renowned soprano)
CONSTANTINE Names of two Greek kings
CORFU Greek Island in the Mediterranean Sea
CORINNA “Maiden”
ELAINA Form of Helen
EOS Goddess of the dawn (Greek mythology)
FETA Cheese made in Greece
GIORGOS Giorgos Seferis (author)
KALAMARI Popular Greek seafood
KATINA Katina Paxinou (Oscar winning actress)
KIKI Kiki Dimoula (poet)
LEANDROS Vicky Leandros (singer)
LETO Daughter of Zeus
MELINA Melina Mercouri (actress, singer and politician)
NANA Nana Mouskouri (folk singer)
NIKOS Nikos Skalkottas (composer)
OLYMPUS Mount Olympus (Greece’s highest mountain)
ONASSIS Aristotle Onassis (shipping magnate)
OTTO First king of modern Greece
OUZO Popular Greek alcohol drink
PAVLOS Pavlos Carrer (composer)
PLATO Greek philosopher
RHEA The mother of gods (Greek mythology)
RHODES Greek Island in the Mediterranean Sea
ROUSSOS Demis Roussos (singer)
SAMOS Island in the Aegean Sea
SANTORINI Greek Island in the Mediterranean Sea
SELENE Goddess of the moon” (Greek mythology)
SKYROS Greek Island in the Mediterranean Sea
SOCRATES Greek philosopher
SPARTA City-state in ancient Greece
SPIROS Spiros Focas (actor)
STAVROS Stavros Niarchos (shipping tycoon)
VANGELIS Composer (best known for Chariots of Fire)
VEGGOS Thanasis Veggos (actor and director)


Coming up with the perfect name for your cat isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Whether you choose a Goddess, titan or other characters from Greek mythology, your cat deserves a suitable name that reflects her personality.

Amy is the founder of Cat Mania and a Certified NAVC Pet Nutritionist. She is the proud owner of two cats and a dog and her love for animals has led her to a successful career as a freelance writer specializing in pet care, nutrition, and product reviews.
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