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Italian Cat Names

Caio, Italian cat names are great if you want to give your kitty a name with a bit of Italian style. On this page we feature names of famous Italian people and places, plus common Italian names and their meanings.

Simply browse and pick your favorite.

Female Italian Cat Names

  • Agatha – Agatha of Sicily, Christian saint
  • Atia – Mother of Roman emperor Augustus
  • Azzurra – “Sky blue”
  • Bona Dea – Goddess of fertility, Roman mythology
  • Camila – “Attendant”
  • Capri – Italian island off southern coast
  • Claudia – Claudia Cardinale, actress
  • Donatella – “Beautiful gift”
  • Elena – Elena Piscopia, first woman to earn a degree
  • Eleonora – Eleonora Duse, actress
  • Fiorella – “Little flower”
  • Fiorentina – Football club from Florence
  • Fiorenza – Fiorenza Cossotto, mezzo-soprano
  • Flora – Goddess of flowers, Roman mythology
  • Gabbana – Dolce and Gabbana, fashion label
  • Gina – Gina Lollobrigida, actress
  • Ginata – “Flower”
  • Giona – “Dove”
  • Giulia – Giulia Grisi, operatic soprano
  • Isabella – Isabella Rossellini, model and actress
  • Juno – Queen of the gods, Roman mythology
  • Loren – Sophia Loren, actress
  • Luisa – Luisa Tetrazzini, soprano
  • Mea – “Mine”
  • Mirella – Mirella Freni, soprano
  • Monica – Monica Bellucci, actress
  • Natalia – “Born on Christmas”
  • Paola – “Small”
  • Pisa – City in Tuscany, (central Italy)
  • Prada – Fashion label
  • Roma – Italian for Rome
  • Rosina – Rosina Storchio, operatic soprano
  • Sardinia – Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea
  • Sicily – Island (region) off southern Italy
  • Siena – City in Tuscany, central Italy
  • Silvana – Silvana Pampanini, actress
  • Stefania – Stefania Sandrelli, actress
  • Tuscany – Region in central Italy
  • Venice – City in northern Italy
  • Verona – City in northern Italy
  • Virna – Virna Lisi, actress

Male Italian Cat Names

  • Armani – Giorgio Armani, fashion label
  • Baggio – Roberto Baggio, soccer player
  • Benigni – Robert Benigni, comedy actor
  • Benso – Camillo Benso, first prime minister of Italy
  • Bernardo – Bernardo Bertolucci, director (The Last Tango in Paris)
  • Bocelli – Andrea Bocelli, tenor
  • Caesar – Julius Caesar, Roman emperor
  • Campari – Italian made drink
  • Cappuccino – Italian coffee (means “small cap”)
  • Donatello – Sculptor
  • Federico – Federico Fellini, movie director and screenwriter
  • Ferrari – Luxury Italian made sport car
  • Fiasco – Italian style of bottle to hold wine
  • Fidelio – “Faithful”
  • Florence – City in Tuscany, central Italy
  • Galileo – Galileo Galilei, physicist and astronomer
  • Giancarlo – “Gracious and powerful”
  • Gucci – Guccio Gucci, fashion label
  • Jupiter – King of the gods, Roman mythology
  • Juventus – Soccer club from Turin
  • Lazio – Region in west Italy
  • Leonardo – Leonardo da Vinci
  • Leone – “Lion”
  • Lombardy – Region in northern Italy
  • Lucio – “Bringer of light”
  • Maldini – Paolo Maldini, soccer player
  • Marco Polo – Italian explorer
  • Martini – Italian alcoholic drink
  • Maximus – Fabius Maximus, Roman general and politician
  • Mercury – God of trade, Roman mythology
  • Michelangelo – Painter and sculptor (Sistine Chapel)
  • Milan – City in northern Italy
  • Nero – Emperor of Rome
  • Pavarotti – Luciano Pavarotti, tenor
  • Peroni – Italian beer
  • Pesto – Italian sauce from Genoa
  • Pompey – Roman political leader
  • Primo – “First born”
  • Puccini – Giacomo Puccini, composer (Madame Butterfly)
  • Quintus – Sertorius Quintus, Roman general
  • Rafael – From the name Raphael
  • Raphael – Painter and architect
  • Romeo – Alfa Romeo Italian made car
  • Rossi – Valentino Rossi, world champion motorcyclist
  • Rossini – Gioachino Rossini, composer
  • Scotto – Renata Scotto, soprano and opera director
  • Tino – “Small”
  • Tito – Tito Schipa, operatic tenor
  • Totti – Francesco Totti, soccer player
  • Turin – City in northern Italy
  • Umberto – Umberto pelizzari, the best freediver of all time
  • Valentino – Fashion label
  • Verdi – Guiseppe Verdi, composer
  • Versace – Gianni Versace, fashion label
  • Vito – “Life”
  • Zola – Gianfranco Zola, soccer player

Italian Food Cat Names

  • Arancini – rice balls
  • Carbonara – pasta dish
  • Bagna càuda – hot dish
  • Pappardelle – pasta variety
  • Mozzarella – cheese
  • Neapolitan – neapolitan pizza
  • Lasagne – pasta
  • Risotto – dish
  • Tagliatelle – pasta variety
  • Caprese – salad
  • Ribollita – bread soup
  • Focaccia – bread
  • Gnocchi – small lumps of dough
  • Parmigiana – dish
  • Margherita – pizza margherita
  • Antipasto – formal Italian meal like appetizer
  • Bruschetta – grilled bread
  • Ossobuco – dish
  • Ravioli – filled pasta

Italian Desserts Cat Names

  • Biscotto – almond biscuits
  • Bombolone – doughnut
  • Gelato – frozen dessert
  • Tiramisu – coffee-flavoured dessert
  • Zeppole – fried dough
  • Pignoli – cookie
  • Panettone – sweet bread
  • Cannoli – tube-shaped pastries filled with cream
  • Crostata – pie
  • Panna cotta – molded thickened cream
  • Sfogliatella – shell-shaped filled pastry
  • Cassata – cake
  • Semifreddo – frozen desserts
  • Struffoli – fried balls of sweet dough
  • Turrón – nougat
  • Raffaello – coconut–almond truffle

Italian Coffee Cat Names

  • Affogato
  • Espresso
  • Cappuccino
  • Doppio
  • Moka
  • Lungo
  • Marocchino
  • Latte
  • Shakerato
  • Ristretto
  • Mocaccino
  • Macchiato
  • Corretto
  • Macchiatone

Cute, Sweet and Funny Italian Cat Names

  • Amore – love
  • Dolce – sweet
  • Carino – cute
  • Caramella – candy
  • Cristallo – crystal
  • Baffone – mustache
  • Bella – pretty
  • Bello – handsome
  • Bellissimo – very beautiful
  • Grazie – thank you
  • Grande – big
  • Ridarella – giggle
  • Brontorolone – grumpy
  • Cagarna – noisy
  • Fannullone – lazybones
  • Furbo – clever
  • Patata – potato
  • Fifone – scaredy-cat
  • Mangione – big eater
  • Sorellina – little sister
  • Poca or Poco – little
  • Tesoro – treasure
  • Oro – gold
  • Sole – Sun
  • Luna – Moon
  • Stella – Star
  • Vita – life
  • Re – king
  • Regina – queen
  • Fusa – purr
  • Pazza or Pazzo – crazy
  • Felice – happy
  • Razzo – rocket
  • Farfalla – butterfly
  • Nocciola – hazel
  • Tulipano – tulip
  • Torta – pie
  • Cialda – waffle
  • Fragola – strawberry
  • Zucca – pumpkin

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