500 Japanese Cat Names With Meanings – Kitty Cats Mom

Do you know that Japan is primarily known for its cat love?

Reading Japanese novels, it is clear that cats are an integral part of Japanese culture. The Japanese consider the cat to be a good sign or auspicious symbol.  They respect them differently.

For Japan, they are a symbol of good luck.  As a result, there are some wonderful names for them in Japan. 

Besides, Japanese names are very meaningful. Choosing a name from Japanese culture will make your cat’s name different from any other cat’s name. When a name has a specific meaning and feature, people like that name a lot. 

Japanese Cat Names with meanings

And these names also carry the personality of a person or an animal. Japanese names have different meanings that will help you choose a name that carries the personality of your cat. 

500 Japanese Cat Names With Meanings That Are Super Cool:

In this post, best 400 Japanese cat names are mentioned with meanings and popularity. A search of various documents has selected the top Japanese names that will make it easier for you to find the best name for your cat.  Hopefully from this list you will get the best Japanese name for your male or female cats.

Aang- peaceful soaringMei – beautiful
Ai – loveMeowth
Aiko – child of loveMi – beautiful
Airi – love jasmineMichi – pathway
Akachan – babyMichiko – beautiful wise child
Akari – lightMichio – man on a journey
Akemi – beautifulMidori – green
Aki – bright / autumnMieko – beautiful blessing child
Akihiro – great brightnessMiho – protected, guaranteed beauty
Akiko – bright childMika – beautiful fragrance
Akina – spring flowerMika – new moon
Akio – bright manMikan – mandarin orange
Akira – bright / clearMike – tortoises
Akumi – the darkMiki – beautiful princess
Amaya – night rainMiku – beautiful sky
An – darkMilo
Anri – dark jasmineMinako – beautiful child
Arata – new, freshMinori – truth
ArtemisMinto – mint
ArthurMio – beautiful cherry blossom
Asami – morning beautyMiruku – milk
Asuka – tomorrow perfume, fragranceMisa
AsunaMisaki – beautiful blossom
Atsushi – industrious directorMisuto – mist
Awai – paleMitsuko – child of light
Ayame – irisMitsuo – shining hero
Ayano – my colorMitsuru – satisfy, full
Ayumu – walk dream, visionMiwa – beautiful hamony, peace
Azuki – sweet red beansMiyako – beautiful night child
BlairMiyu – beautiful gentle
BolinMiyuki – beautiful snow
BuyoMochi – rice cake
CarlaMoka – mocha
Ceiko – child of splendorMokutan – charcoal
ChiMolly
Chibi – tinyMomo – peach
Chieko – child of intelligence, wisdomMomoka – peach tree flower
Chika – scattered flowersMoriko – child of the forest
Chiro – bareNana – seven
Chiyo – one thousand generationsNanami – seven seas
Chiyoko – child of a thousand generationNao – honest
Cho – butterflyNaoki – honest timber tree
Chobi – smallNaoko – honest child
Chotto – smallNaomi – honest beautiful
Dai – great, largeNaruto
Daiki – great glory / great nobilityNatsuki – summer hope
Daisuke – great helpNatsumi – beautiful summer
Deiji – daisyNekobasu
DoraemonNekotalia
Eiji – eternity orderNintendo – luck to heaven
Emi – beautiful blessingNoboru – ascend, rise
Emiko – beautiful blessing childNobuko – faithful, trustworthy child
Eri – blessed prizeNori – to rule
Etsu – delightNoriko – lawful child
Etsuko – child of joyNorio – man of love
Fuku – luckyNyan
Fumiko – child of abundant beautyOishi – tasty
Fumio – literature, scholarly heroOrihime
Fuyu – winterOsamu – disciplined, studious
Fuyuko – winter childPinku – pink
Gin – silveryPotya
GohanPoyo
GokuRei
Hai – ashReiki – chill or cold
Hana – flowerRen – lotus / love
Hanako – flower childReo – Leo
Hanako – flower childRika – true fragrance
HappyRiko – child of truth
Hare – sunnyRiku – land
Haru – springRikuto – person of land
Haruki – shining sunRin – dignified
Haruko – spring childRina – jasmine
Haruna – spring vegetablesRini – little bunny
Haruto – sun flyingRio – village cherry blossom
Hashi – chopsticksRokuro – sixth son
Hatsuki – moon flowerRozu – rose
Hayate – smoothRukia
Hibiki – sound, echoRyo – refreshing, cool
Hideki – excellent timber treesRyoichi – good first son
Hideko – child of excellenceRyoko – refreshing child
Hideo – excellent manRyota – great refreshment
Hikari – light, radianceRyuk
Hikaru – light, radianceSachiko – joyful, happy child
Himari – sunflowerSakamoto
Hime – princessSaki – blossom of hope
Hina – sun vegetablesSakura – cherry blossom
Hina – sun vegetablesSasuke
Hinata – sunflower / facing towards the sunSatoko – wise child
Hiraku – open, expandSatomi – beautiful and wise
Hiro – generousSatoshi – wise, fast learner
Hiroaki – wide, spacious lightSatu – sugar
Hiroki – vast timber treesSayuri – little lilly
Hiroko – generous childSekitan – coal
Hiromi – generous beautyShai – shy
Hiroshi – generousShigeko – growing child
Hiroyuki – great journeyShika – deer
Hisako – child of long lifeShimo – frost
Hitomi – pupil of the eyeShinji – true second son
Hitoshi – motivated person (one of our classic Japanese male cat names)Shinju – pearl
Honoka – harmony flowerShinobu – endurance
Hoshi – starShiori – poem
Hoshiko – star childShiro – white
Hotaka – tall grainShizuka – quiet
Hotaru – fireflyShizuko – quiet child
Ichigo – strawberrySho – to fly
Ichiro – first sonShouta – big flying
Iguru – iglooSokka
Isamu – brave, courageousSora – sky
Itsuki – timber treesSuguha
Izumi – spring, fountainSuki – beloved
JibanyanSumi – black ink
JijiSumiko – child of clarity
Jiro – second sonSunoboru – snowball
Junichi – obedient first sonSushi – sushi
Junko – pureSusu – soot
Kaede – mapleSuzu – bell
Kage – shadowSuzuki – bell tree
Kaguya – shining nightSuzume – sparrow
Kai – oceanTadao – loyal, faithful man
Kaito – ocean flyingTadashi – loyal, faithful
Kamiko – superior childTaichi – large first son
KaminekoTaiki – great radiance, shine
Kamu – chewyTakahiro – of great value, nobility
KanadeTakako – noble child
Kanmi – sweetnessTakamatsu
Kaoru – fragranceTakara – treasure
Karikari – crunchyTakashi – prosperous, noble
KataraTakayuki – noble journey
Katashi – firmTakeo – warrior hero
Katsu – victoryTakkun
Katsumi – victorious beautyTakumi – artisan
Kazuko – child of harmonyTama – ball
Kazumi – harmonious beautyTamiko – child of many beauties
Kegawa – furTamotsu – protector, keeper
Kei – blessingTaro – large son
Keiko – blessed child / respectful childTenshi – angel
Kenichi – strong, healthy first sonTeruko – shining child
Kenji – strong, healthy second sonTomiko – child of wealth, fortune
Kenshin – modest truthfulTomomi – beautiful friend
Kenta – large strong, healthyToph
Kichiro – lucky sonTora – tiger
Kiko – chronical childToshi – wise
Kimi – nobleToshiaki – advantageous light
Kimiko – empress childToshiko – clever child
Kin – goldenToshio – genius leader, hero
Kinako – yellow flourTotoro
Kioko – happyTsuki – moon
Kioshi – pureTsukiko – moon child
KiraraTsurana – icicle
Kiri – fogTsuyoshi – strong
KiritoUdon – thick wheat noodle
Kitsune – white foxUme – plum blossom
Kiyomi – pure beautyUmeko – plum child
Kiyoshi – purityVegeta
Koko – cocoaWatage – fluff
Koneko – kittenYamato – great harmony
KoraYami – darkness
Kori – iceYamiyo – dark night
KorinYamu – yummy
Kotetsu – small ironYasha – night devil
Kouta – great peaceYasu – peace
Kumiko – long-time beautiful childYasuko – child of peace
Kumo – cloudYasushi – peaceful
Kunio – country manYoko – child of sunlight
Kuro – blackYoko – sunny
Kuroguro – deep blackYoru – night
Kuroneko-samaYosei – fairy or sprite
Kurumi – walnutYoshi – lucky / righteous
Kyo – cooperationYoshi – lucky / righteous
Kyoko – respectful childYoshi – righteous
LunaYoshie – beautiful stream
MadaraYoshiko – child of goodness
Madoka – circle, roundYoshio – joyful life
Mai – danceYoshiro – righteous son
Maiko – child of danceYoshito – ceremonial, correct person
Maki – true hopeYouta – great sunlight
Makkuro – pitch blackYua – binding love
MakoYui – bind clothing
Makoto – sincereYuichi – heroic first son
Mami – true beautyYuina – bind together
Mana – loveYuji – heroic second son
Manami – loving beautifulYuka – gentle flower
Mao – dance cherry blossomYukari – beautiful pear tree
Mariko – true village childYuki – happy
Maron – chestnutYukiko – child of snow / child of happiness
Maru – plumpYukio – blessed hero
Masa – just / trueYuko – gentle child
Masaaki – pleasing brightnessYumi – reason beautiful
Masaki – great timber treeYumiko – reason beautiful child
Masako – elegantYurei – ghost or spirit
Masaru – victoryYuri – lily
Masashi – righteous aspirationYuriko – lily child
Masato – righteous personYuuna – gentle
Masayoshi – righteous, honorableYuzuru
Masayuki – righteous blessingZoge – ivory
Mashiro – pure whiteMomo (peach)
Masumi – true clarityFuwafuwa (fluffy)
Mausu – mouseTaro (eldest son or boy)
Mayonaka – midnightKumo (cloud)
Mayumi – true gentle beautyShinju (pearl)

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