50 Cute Himalayan Cat Names for Your Color-Point Kitten

Himalayan cat names based on the majestic Himalayan mountains and Tibetan language can inspire your new kitty's name.

Updated August 22, 2023
Man holding his pet Himalayan cat

If you've recently brought home a new little ball of fluff, you'll want to look over some adorable Himalayan kitten names for inspiration. Whether your beautiful new kitty is a boy or a girl, the perfect name is out there. Try some inspired by the Himalayan mountains or the culture of Tibet for a unique name that's as special as your new pet. 

Cute Himalayan Kitten Names

There are plenty of great names that are associated with the Himalayan mountains and the surrounding area. One could be purr-fect for your new companion.


There are some fascinating place names in the Himalayas that you can choose to name your new kitten. Place names often have whimsical connotations and meanings.

Himalayan Kitten Names -Places
Name Meaning Sex Describes
Annapurna Giver of nourishment Female Tenth highest peak
Dhaulagiri White mountain Female Seventh highest peak
Everest Highest mountain peak Male Highest peak in the world
Kanchenjunga Snow fortress Female Third highest peak
Kutang Mountain of the spirit Either Eighth highest peak
Makalu The Great Black Either Fifth highest peak
Manali Beautiful hills Female Mountain town
Nanda Devi Bliss giving goddess Female Highest peak in India
Uttarakhand Northern region Either Indian state in Himalayas


Many people have tried to climb the Himalayan mountains. Some have perished in the attempt, while others have become heroes. Naming your kitten after one of these people may appeal to you if you love history and adventure.

Himalayan Cat Resting in the Garden
Himalayan Kitten Names -People
Name Who Sex
Hillary First successful ascent Either
Mackins Climbed without oxygen Male
Mallory Attempted first ascent Either
Messner Climbed without oxygen Either
Odell First ascent of Nanda Devi Male
Whittaker First American to summit Everest Male

Tibetan Words

The Tibetan language is full of fascinating names. Even naming your kitten "Socks" can be unique when you use a Tibetan word.

Himalayan Kitten Names -Tibetan
Name Who/What Sex Details
Amrita N/A Female Means ambrosia
Assam Place Either Tea
Bhasundara Goddess Female Prosperity
Ceba N/A Either Dear to hold
Darjeeling N/A Either Tea
Dordje N/A Male Thunderbolt
Garkan N/A Either Dancer
Jalus N/A Either Rainbow
Jigme N/A Either Fearless
Kim Character Either Book by Kipling
Kitsi N/A Either Tickle
Laysa Goddess Female Beauty
Lah-Mo Goddess Female Fierce
Miyolangsangma Goddess Female Inexhaustible giving
Poso N/A Either Glory
Seba N/A Either Reward
Shambhala Place Female Mythical city
Shangri-La Place Female Setting in Lost Horizon
Somba Item Either Socks
Yeti Creature Either Mysterious primate rumored to roam the Himalayas
Zopa Character trait Either Patience
Quick Tip

You might want to name your kitten after a favorite character in a book, a place you love, or even an item of food. The options are endless! 

Descriptive Names

Just because your kitten is a Himalayan doesn't mean you have to stick with a Himalayan name. There are thousands of kitten names to choose from that play off your cat's appearance or special characteristics. 

Himalayan Kitten Names -Descriptive
Name Sex Details


Either For a blue-eyed kitten


Either For a grey/blue kitten


Either For a chocolate point 



For a chocolate point



For a chocolate point



For a cream-colored kitten



For a flame point



For a very fluffy kitten
Himmie Either Short for "Himalayan"



For a lilac point


Male For a kitten with a large mane



For a lilac point



For a lynx point


Male For a kitten with a large mane



For a smoky-colored kitten



For a kitten with sock markings

Finding the Purr-fect Name for Your Kitten

Choosing a cute Himalayan kitten name might be difficult, but once you land on the right one, you'll know it. Your kitten will have their name for a long time, so be sure that the one you choose fits them and you purr-fectly. 

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50 Cute Himalayan Cat Names for Your Color-Point Kitten