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Mexican Cat Names

Mexico may be more famous for its dog breeds (especially the Chihuahua), but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some great Mexican cat names to be found.

On this list we feature names of famous Mexican people, places and culture. So if Mexican cat names are what you’re after, start your search right here. Enjoy! Disfrutar!

“Get Inspired with Mexican Cat Names”

  • Acapulco – Popular resort city
  • Avacado – Fruit native to Mexico
  • Aztec – Ancient Mexican civilization
  • Cancun – Famous resort town
  • Cozumel – the Coral Island
  • Condesa – Beach in Acapulco Bay
  • Copalita – River
  • Chinitas – Place
  • Chavez – Julio Cesae Chavez (World boxing champion)
  • Chiapas – southern Mexican state
  • Chilli – Popular in Mexican cuisine
  • Chichen Itza – most famous Mayan city
  • Diego – Diego Rivera (painter and husband to Frida Kahlo)
  • Dolores – Dolores de Rio (actress)
  • Eduardo – Eduardo Verastegui (actor)
  • Fernando – Fernando Platas (diver)
  • Frida – Frida Kahlo (painter)
  • Guadalupe – Guadalupe Laoeza (author)
  • Guillermo – Guillermo Arriaga (movie director – Babel)
  • Isla Mujeres – Island
  • Leon – City
  • Lorena – Lorena Enriquez (actress)
  • Lucia – Lucia Mendez (actress and singer)
  • Luis – Luis Miguel (singer)
  • Lupe – Lupe Velez (actress)
  • Machos – Banda Machos (music)
  • Maraca – Musical instrument
  • Mazatlan – Fishing port
  • Morelia – capital of Michoacan
  • Maya – Ancient civilization of southern Mexico
  • Memo – Memo Gracida (polo player)
  • Merida – White City
  • Mexico – Mexico City (capital city)
  • Miguel – Miguel Hidalgo (leader of War of Independence)
  • Oaxacan – Mexican chocolate
  • Olmec – Olmecs civilization
  • Paco – Paco Calderon (political cartoonist)
  • Pancho – Pancho Villa (Revolutionary general)
  • Paz – Octavio Paz (writer and poet)
  • Pedro – Pedro Romero de Terreros (mining magnate)
  • Pepe – Pepe Aguilar (singer)
  • Peso – Mexican currency
  • Pico – Pico de Orizaba (Mexico’s highest mountain)
  • Puebla – city in east-central Mexico
  • Puerto Vallarta – Tropical paradise
  • Quintana – Quintana Roo (Mexican state)
  • Repetto – Carlos Torre Repetto (chess grandmaster)
  • Rodolfo – Rodlofo Neri Vela (first Mexican in space)
  • Salma – Salma Hayek (actress)
  • Sanchez – Antonio Sanchez (jazz drummer)
  • Santana – Carlos Santana (rock guitarist)
  • Sierra – Sierra Madre mountain
  • Sombrero – Type of hat that originates in Mexico
  • Sumidero – Canyon
  • Tabasco – Mexican state
  • Taxco – Silver mining town
  • Toltec – Toltecs civilization
  • Tijuana – Border town between Mexico and the United States
  • Tulum – Coastal site of ancient Mayan ruins
  • Uxmal – Ancient Mayan city-state
  • Yucatan – state

Cat Names Inspired by Mexican Dishes

Do you think some Mexican foods would make good cat names? If you’ve been to Mexico, you might have enjoyed some of the local cuisine. Mexican dishes such as Fajitas, Burritos, and Tacos can make for amusing cat names. Here is a list of common Mexican dish names that can be used as cat names.

  • Achiote
  • Gorditas
  • Enchiladas
  • Pozole
  • Guacamole
  • Tacos
  • Huachinango
  • Mole
  • Tamales
  • Frijoles
  • Salsas
  • Tortas
  • Tostadas
  • Pollo Pibil
  • Quesadillas
  • Tortillas
  • Huaraches

Cat Names Inspired by Mexican Cooking Terms

Choose one of these names for your cat if you want something truly unique.

  • Almuerzo (Second breakfast)
  • Aperitivo (Appetizer)
  • Bañar (To immerse in sauce)
  • Báscula (Scale)
  • Batir (Beat)
  • Blanquear (Blanch)
  • Boracho (Cooked with beer or other alcohol – drunken)
  • Al Carbón (Barbecued over wood or charcoal)
  • Cucharada (Tablespoon)
  • Cucharadita (Teaspoon)
  • Derretir (Melt)
  • Desayuna (Breakfast)
  • Dulce (Sweet/candy)
  • Entrada (Main dish)
  • Escurrir (Strain)
  • Freir (Fry)
  • Hervir (Boil)
  • Hornear (Bake)
  • Metate (A rectangular stone grinding bowl)
  • Mezclar (Mix)
  • Molinillo (This intricately carved wooden beater is used for making drinks like Chocolate Mexicano)
  • Olla de Presion (Pressure cooker)

Cat Names Inspired by Mexican Drinks

In fact, there are some Mexican drinks that make excellent cat names. Here are some tasty Mexican drinks you could name your mischievous cat after!

  • Aguamie
  • Aguas frescas
  • Ameyal
  • Atole
  • Aguardiente
  • Bacanora
  • Balché
  • Café de olla
  • Champurrado
  • Casa Dragones
  • Cerveza preparada
  • Chicha
  • Charanda
  • Corzo
  • Coyol wine
  • DeLeón Tequila
  • Horchata
  • Jarritos
  • Joya
  • Jumex
  • Jamaica
  • Kahlúa
  • Kamora (brand)
  • Mayordomo
  • Michelada
  • Margarita
  • Mezcal
  • Mezcal worm
  • Michelada
  • Opuntia
  • Peñafiel (mineral water)
  • Pozol
  • Paloma (cocktail)
  • Pulque
  • Raicilla
  • Rompope
  • Sangria Señorial
  • Sangrita
  • Sidral Mundet
  • Sotol
  • Tamarindo
  • Tascalate
  • Tejate
  • Tejuino
  • ToniCol
  • Tepache
  • Tesgüino
  • Victoria
  • Yoli

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