101 Chinese Cat Names

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In the enchanting world of feline companions, selecting the perfect name is a delightful yet challenging task. For cat enthusiasts drawn to Chinese culture and language, we’ve curated a list of Chinese cat names, each with its unique linguistic charm.

From traditional elements like “Bamboo” (竹子 – Zhúzi) to more poetic choices like “Moon” (月亮 – Yuèliàng), these names offer a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Chinese heritage.

Whether you’re looking for a name that reflects your cat’s personality, appearance, or in honor of Chinese culture, our comprehensive list provides an array of choices.

PinyinSimplified ChineseEnglish Meaning
AiLove
An’an安安Peaceful
BaoTreasure
Baozi包子Steamed Bun
Bianhua变化Change, Transformation
Bingbing冰冰Ice
Bolang波浪Wave
Caixia彩霞Rosy Clouds
Chaofeng朝风Morning Breeze
Chenxi晨曦Morning Glow
Chuchu储楚Storage
Dandan蛋蛋Eggs
Dianhua电话Telephone
Dongdong冬冬Winter
Duoduo多多A lot
Fanghua芳华Fragrant Flower
Feifei菲菲Light, Delicate
FengWind
Fengbao风暴Storm
Furong芙蓉Lotus
Gaoxing高兴Happy
GuangLight
Haohao好好Very Good
Heihei嘿嘿Hey Hey
Honghong红红Red
Huahua花花Flower
Huanhuan欢欢Joyful
Huihui灰灰Grey
Jiajia佳佳Excellent
Jianjian健健Healthy
Jiaozi饺子Dumpling
Jiejie姐姐Older Sister
Jinjin金金Gold
Jiujie玖杰Long-lasting Hero
Jiuxing久醒Long Awake
Juju菊菊Chrysanthemum
KaiTriumphant
Kaka卡卡Card
KanChat
Kangkang康康Healthy
Keai可爱Cute
Keke可可Cocoa
LanOrchid
Lanlan蓝蓝Blue
LaoOld
Lele乐乐Joy
Liangliang亮亮Bright
Lili莉莉Lily
LingSpirit
Lingling玲玲Tinkling
Longlong龙龙Dragon
LuRude
Lulu露露Dew
Maomao毛毛Fur
Meimei美美Beautiful
Mengmeng梦梦Dream
Mimi咪咪Cute Sound
MingBright
Mingming明明Clearly
Nainai奶奶Grandma
Nana娜娜Graceful
Nini妮妮Little Girl
NuanWarm
Pangpang胖胖Chubby
Qiangqiang强强Strong
Qiqi琪琪Precious Stone
QiuAutumn
Ruoruo若若Seemingly
Shanshan珊珊Coral
ShuiWater
Tiantian甜甜Sweet
Tingting婷婷Slim and Graceful
Tongtong童童Childlike
Tutu涂涂Scribble
Wanwan婉婉Graceful
Weiwei薇薇Fern
XiaoSmall
Xiaobao小宝Little Treasure
Xiaohua小花Little Flower
Xiaojie小杰Little Hero
Xiaomei小美Little Beauty
Xiaoxiao小小Tiny
Xingxing星星Star
Xinxin欣欣Happy
XueSnow
Yaoyao瑶瑶Precious Stone
YingHero
Yingying莹莹Sparkling
Yiyi依依Dependent
Yoyo悠悠Leisurely
YuanRound
Yuanbao元宝Gold Ingot
YueMoon
YunCloud
Yuyu雨雨Rain
Zaza咋咋How
Zhenzhen珍珍Precious
Zhizhi智智Wisdom

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Sean is a former literature professor with a curiosity almost as fierce as a cat's. When he's not tending to Cats Around The Globe, he writes middle-grade fiction, hangs out with his two daughters, or naps with his buddy Louie, a rescue American Shorthair.