101 Persian Cat Names

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Choosing the perfect name for your cat is an enchanting journey through the rich tapestry of Persian culture and history. In this article, we present a curated list of 101 Persian cat names, each accompanied by its unique meaning.

These names are deeply rooted in the Persian language, reflecting the beauty, mystique, and classical heritage of Iran. Whether inspired by nature, Persian mythology, or historical figures, each name carries a story that can complement the personality and grace of your beloved feline companion.

From the majestic “Aftab” meaning sun, to the delicate “Zahra” signifying flower, this list offers a diverse array of choices for every Persian cat owner seeking a meaningful and resonant name for their pet.

So here’s the list, organized in alphabetical order:

NameMeaning
AftabSun
AghaMaster, Lord
AhrimanEvil Spirit
AkbarGreat
AlborzMountain Range
AmirPrince
AnahitaGoddess of Water
ArashBright Arrow
ArmanDesire
AryaNoble
AsalHoney
AshaHope
AzadFree
AzarFire
AzinOrnament
BabakLittle Father
BaharSpring
BahramVictory
BanoLady
BaranRain
BehroozFortunate
BijanHero
CaspianSea
CyrusSun
DaraWealthy
DaryaSea
DelaraAdoring Heart
DelbarCaptivating
DonyaWorld
EhsanCharity, Compassion
ElhamInspiration
EmadConfidence
EsfandiarPure Creation
EshaDesire
FarahJoy
FarazAbove
FereshtehAngel
FeriShort for ‘Fereshteh’
FirouzTurquoise
GelarehEyes
GolnarPomegranate Flower
HafezGuardian
HalehHalo
HamidPraised
HomaLegendary Bird
HoshangGood Thought
ImanFaith
JahanWorld
JalehDewdrop
JamalBeauty
JamshidShining River
JasmineA Flower
KambizFortunate
KavehAncient Hero
KianKings
KouroshSun
LadanNasturtium
LalehTulip
LeilaNight
MahMoon
MahinRelated to the Moon
ManiA Painter
ManouchehrA Character in Persian Mythology
MarjanCoral
MaryamMary
MasiShort for ‘Masoud’
MasoudHappy
MehranKindness, Sun
MinaEnamel
MinooHeaven
MoeinHelper
MojganEyelashes
NaderRare
NaghmehMelody
NahidVenus
NargesNarcissus
NasimBreeze
NavidGood News
NazaninSweetheart
NedaVoice
NegarBeloved
NimaJust, Fair
OmidHope
ParastooSwallow (Bird)
ParisaLike a Fairy
ParvizFortunate
PayamMessage
PedramSuccessful
PeymanPromise
PouyaEternal
RahaFree
RaminTamer
RanaGaze, Look
RoshanBright, Light
RoxanaDawn, Bright
RoyaDream
SaharDawn
SamanJasmine
SanazFull of Grace
SaraPure
ShahinFalcon
ShayanWorthy
SheilaHeavenly
ShervinEternal Soul
ShirinSweet
SiavashA Legendary Prince
SiminSilvery
SorayaThe Pleiades
TaraStar
TaranehSong
VahidUnique
YasaminJasmine
YeganehUnique
ZahraFlower
ZalOld
ZarirGolden

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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.