cute Korean cat names

Cats have a special place in Korean culture. In Ancient times, Confucian scholars believed that cats were good luck charms and even sought them out before their exams. If you’d like to honor this heritage or just get unique names for your cat, Korean cat names are great options too.

Popular Korean Cat Names

  1. Bbo-Bbo (Kiss Kiss)
  2. Chi-Ta (Cheetah)
  3. Chung (Spring)
  4. Dong (East)
  5. Gi (Brave)
  6. Gom (Bear)
  7. Jeju (Island in Korea)
  8. Jin (Jewel)
  9. Kim Chi
  10. Kong-Ee (Bean)
  11. Korea
  12. Moon (Learned)
  13. No-rang-i (Goldie or Yellow)
  14. Ra-Myun (Spicy noodle)
  15. Seoul (Capital city)
  16. So-Ah (Small and beautiful)
  17. Soju (Korean vodka)
  18. Upo (Korean Wetlands)
  19. Wain (Wine)
  20. Ya-oong-i (Meowie)

Korean Boy Cat Names

  1. Ba Ram Ee (Wind)
  2. Bam Ha Neul (Night sky)
  3. Cho (Handsome)
  4. Dak-Ho (Deep lake)
  5. Dong-Ee (Sunrise)
  6. Gam Cho (Licorice)
  7. Go Mi Nam (Handsome cat)
  8. Gun Po doh (Raisin)
  9. Hoo-Choo (Pepper)
  10. Ja Jung (Midnight)
  11. Jeonjaeng (Waar)
  12. Jun-U (Excellent)
  13. Jung Nam Ee (Friendly)
  14. Ki (Arisen)
  15. Kyu (Standard)
  16. Kyun-Ju  (Scenery)
  17. Ma Roo Han (Leader)
  18. Maeum (Heart and mind)
  19. Min-Ho (Brave and heroic)
  20. Nyah Ong Ee (Kitty)
  21. Nyang Ee (Kitten)
  22. Ro Wah (Wise)
  23. Sal Gu (Apricot)
  24. Seo-Jin (Omen)
  25. Seulgi (Wisdom)
  26. Soh Ri (Sound)
  27. Som Ee (Cottonball)
  28. Su-Won (Defend and protect)
  29. Suk (Rock)
  30. Sung (Successor)
  31. Tae-Hui (Big and great)
  32. Wonsoongi (Monkey)
  33. Woojoo (Universe and space)

Cute Korean Girl Cat Names

  1. Ae-Cha (Loving daughter)
  2. Aeng-Du (Cherry)
  3. Areum (Beauty)
  4. Ba-Da (Purple)
  5. Bae (Inspiration)
  6. Bo-Ri (Barely)
  7. Bo-Seul-Ee (Drizzle)
  8. Bong-Cha (Supergirl)
  9. Choon-Hee (Spring girl)
  10. Danbi (Welcome rain)
  11. Gaeul (Fall or autumn)
  12. Go-Mi-Nyua (Beautiful cat)
  13. Hae (Ocean)
  14. Hye (Intelligent)
  15. In-Na (Graceful)
  16. Jang Mi (Rose)
  17. Jin Sol Ee (Truthful and honest)
  18. Ju-Mi (Gem)
  19. Kkoch (Flower)
  20. Kwan (Strong)
  21. Mee (Beauty)
  22. Min Nah Rae (Trustworthy)
  23. Na-Eun (Mercy)
  24. Na-Rae (Creative)
  25. So-Hui (Glorious)
  26. Ttal (Daughter)
  27. Ye-Bin (Pretty)
  28. Yeoja (Woman)
  29. Yeosin (Goddess)
  30. Yu-Na (To endure)

Sweet Korean Cat Names

  1. Bam-Ee (Night)
  2. Bo-A (Rare and elegant)
  3. Bo-Mi (Beautiful)
  4. Bo-Ram-Ee (Worthwhile)
  5. Dubu (Bean curd)
  6. Geu-Roo (Tree stump)
  7. Ha Ni (Sky and wind)
  8. Ha Roo (One day)
  9. Haenguni (Lucky)
  10. Jan-Di (Grass)
  11. Juhee (Joyful)
  12. Keyowo (Cute)
  13. Ki (Arisen)
  14. Mi-Sun (Kind and tender)
  15. Mo-Du (Everyone)
  16. Mongshil (Fluffy)
  17. Na-Bi (Butterfly)
  18. Na-Mooo (Tree)
  19. Nam-Sun (Pure and honest)
  20. Noo-Ri (World)
  21. Ogboon (Jade powder)
  22. Podo (Grape)
  23. Roo-Da (To achieve)
  24. Sagwa (Apple)
  25. Shiro (White)
  26. Suk-Ee (Strong)
  27. Sundo (Pure)
  28. Woo-Ri (Together)
  29. Ye-Jin (Precious)
  30. Ye-Na (Talent)
  31. Yeo (Mildness)
  32. Yippee (Happy)

Funny Korean Cat Names

  1. Gom Dol Ee – Teddy Bear
  2. Mong Sil Ee – Fluffy Kitty
  3. Sam Gyub Sal – Pork Belly
  4. Ra Myun – Spicy Noodle
  5. Ddung Daeng Ee – Fatty (In cute, non–offensive language)
  6. Maek Ju – Korean Beer
  7. Chi Ta – Cheetah
  8. Ba Bo – Stupid (But in a friendly, non–offensive language)
  9. Gom – Bear
  10. Gui Yo Mi – Cutiepie
  11. Jjang – Best One
  12. Mut Jaeng Ee – Cool Guy
  13. Ho Rang Ee – Tiger
  14. Taeng Geul Ee – Voluminous
  15. Oh Gyub Sal– Pork Belly
  16. Noo Roong Ji – Hard Rice
  17. Po Dong Ee – Chubby One
  18. On Soon E – Calm, Obedient Pet
  19. Kim Bab – Rolled Sushi
  20. Soju – Korean vodka
  21. Mong Chong Ee – Idiot
  22. Ggam Jjik Ee – Adorable
  23. Mong Greul Ee – Round, Flutty Kitty
  24. Gang Nam Ee – Gangnam, after ‘gangnam style’
  25. Wang Ja Nim – Prince
  26. Gong Joo Nim – Princess
  27. Dong Geul Ee – Roundy
  28. Kim Chi
  29. Teun Teun E – Strong Baby

Colour-inspired Cute Korean Cat Names

White Cat Names In Korean

  1. Ha Yan Ee – White
  2. Eul Eum – Icy
  3. Ggae Ggeut Ee – Clean
  4. Goo Reum Ee – Cloud
  5. Soon Shim Ee – Kind Mind, Warm Heart
  6. Gam Gi – Cold
  7. Noon Dung Ee – Snowball
  8. Baek-Hab – Lily Flower
  9. Gyeo Wool – Winter
  10. Noon – Snow
  11. Noon Sa Ram – Snowman
  12. Soon Ding Ee – Pure, Innocent
  13. Heen Doong Ee – White
  14. Book Geuk – Arctic
  15. Noon Bo Rah – Blizzard
  16. Soon Ee – Kind, Calm
  17. Noon Song Ee – Snowflakes

Black Cat Names In Korean 

  1. Eun Ha Soo – Galaxy
  2. Pyo Bum – Panther
  3. Hwan Sang – Phantom
  4. Uh Dum – Darkness
  5. Ja Jung – Midnight
  6. Il Sik – Eclipse
  7. Gam–Cho – Licorice
  8. Ma Bub Sa – Wizard
  9. Gum Jung Ee – Black Cat
  10. Shin Bi – Mystery
  11. Ak Mon – Nightmare
  12. Sung Woon – Nebula
  13. Gun Po Doh – Raisin
  14. Hoo–Choo – Pepper
  15. Ma Bub – Magic
  16. Yoo Ryung – Ghost
  17. So Yong Dol Ee – Vortex
  18. Kong–Ee – Bean
  19. Geu Rim Ja – Shadow

Orange Cat Names In Korean

  1. Geum Ee – Goldie
  2. Hodori – Tiger Mascot of 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul
  3. Haet Bit Ee – Sunshine
  4. No Rang Ee – Yellow Cat
  5. In-Do – India
  6. Ga Eul – Fall (season)
  7. Bul – Fire
  8. Yeo Reum – Summer
  9. Marigold Ggot – Marigold flower
  10. Bul Ta Neun – Burning
  11. Kah-Rae – Curry
  12. Bok Soong Ah – Peach
  13. Ho Bak – Pumpkin
  14. Goo Ri – Copper
  15. Bul Ggot – Blaze
  16. San Ho – Coral
  17. Moh Rae – Sand
  18. Nok – Rust
  19. Sah Peu Ran – Saffron
  20. Gyul – Orange Fruit
  21. Yul – Heat
  22. Sung Nyang Gae Bi –Matchstick
  23. Bang Hwa – Arson
  24. Ho Bak Saek – Amber
  25. Yeo Woo – Fox

Fun Facts About South Korean Culture

1. It’s not uncommon for men to use makeup daily. 

Men and women alike use makeup in South Korean culture. In a society that highly values how good they look, both men and women do their best to look their best. Cosmetic surgeries in South Korea are very common procedures too. More than 25% of Koreans have had plastic surgery done at least once in their lifetime.

2. South Koreans love eSports…a lot

Computer rooms (PC bangs) are as common as cafes. And they do hold regular eSports events. This is why they have some of the best eSports players in the world. 

3. Say, ‘Kimchi’

Koreans love their Kimchi. Every restaurant serves Kimchi on its menu, so no matter where you go, you’ll be served Kimchi as a side dish. They love it so much so that they say ‘Kimchi’, just like ‘Cheese’ when they take photos.

4. More than half of Korean are either called Kim, Lee, or Park

One in five Koreans has Kim as their last name!

5. Koreans age fast…not literally

In Korean culture, every child born is already a year old. And everyone automatically turns a year older on New years. So you see, your Korean agemates will always be a year or two older than you at least on paper.

6. Love motels are big business all year round

And they aren’t meant for hookups only. Couples book them for date night in advance. They come in different styles from kinky to basic. 

7. Korea’s national hero is an ice skater

Yuna Kim, the world-renowned figure skater is something of an idol in Korean culture. They revere her partly because she kind of brought the Olympics to Korea single-handedly.

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