Male Cat Names – S

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Male cat names beginning with “S”…

Saber
Origin: French
Meaning: Sword
Trivia: Saber-toothed cats became extinct thousands of years ago, but they are famous for their impressive canines, sometimes reaching up to 7 inches long!
Tip: Choose this male cat name for a tough, formidable feline.

Sake
Origin: Japanese
Meaning: an alcoholic drink made of rice

Salem
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Peace
Trivia: Salem, Massachusetts is known for it’s witchcraft trials in 1692.
Tip: This is and excellent male cat name for a black cat.

Sam, Sammy
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God has heard

Samson
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Like the sun
Trivia: The hero with super-human strength who was betrayed by Delilah in the Bible.
Tip: This male cat name is perfect for a big, strong cat.

Saturn
Origin: Latin
Meaning: The god of agriculture and father of Zeus; a planet

Sawyer
Origin: Old English
Meaning: One who saws wood
Trivia: The title character of Mark Twains’ 1876 novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.  Also one of the main characters in the TV Series, Lost. This is one of our favorite male cat names.

Scar
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A mark left by a healed wound
Trivia: Scar was the villain lion in Disney’s The Lion King.

Scout
Origin: American
Meaning: First explorer
Tip: A great name for a cat who loves to explore…one for our favorite male cat names.

Sebastian
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Venerable
Movie Trivia: Sebastian was the calypso singing crab in Disney’s The Little Mermaid.

Seymour
Origin: English
Meaning: From the town of Saint Maur

Shadow
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A dark figure or image cast
Tip: A great male cat name for a black cat, or one who follows you around like your own shadow.

Shaft
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: The long narrow stem or body of a spear or arrow
Movie notable: 1971 Academy Award winning film, directed by Gordon Parks.

Sherlock
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Fair haired
Trivia: Sherlock Holmes is the name of the fictitious detective in the stories by Arthur Conan Doyle

Siam
Meaning: Former name of Thailand in South East Asia
Movie Notable: Si & Am were the terrorizing twin Siamese cats in Disney’s Lady and the Tramp

Sidney, Sid
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Wide Island

Sigmund
Origin: German
Meaning: Victorious protector
Trivia: Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis

Silas
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Man of the forest

Simba
Origin: Swahili
Meaning: Lion
Movie Notable: Simba is the young male lion and protagonist of Disney’s animated feature The Lion King
Tip: Yet another male cat name that pays tribute to your kitty’s inner lion!

Sinbad
Origin: Persian
Meaning: Sinbad the Sailor was a fictional character in several stories throughout Persia, some in the collection of One Thousand and One Nights (Arabian Nights)

Skittles
Origin: English
Meaning: One of the ninepins used in a British game
Trivia: Skittles are the colorful chewy fruit flavored candies with a hard shell
Tip: If you’re looking for a playful male cat name, this one’s a great choice.

Sneakers
Origin: American
Meaning: A sports shoe having soft rubber soles

Snooker
Origin: English
Meaning: A form of billiards; to cheat or dupe

Socrates
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Socrates was a Classical Greek philosopher and teacher of Plato

Spartacus
Meaning: Animated; lively
Trivia: Spartacus is a famed roman slave and gladiator who became a leader in the slave uprising against the Roman Republic.

Spencer
Origin: French
Meaning: One who gives out the goods

Stanley, Stan
Origin: English
Meaning: The stony field

Stitches
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: One complete movement of a threaded needle through a fabric or material such as to leave behind a single loop or portion of thread

Sushi
Origin: Japanese
Meaning: Cold cooked rice shaped into bite-sized pieces and topped with raw or cooked fish, or formed into a roll with fish, egg, or vegetables and wrapped in seaweed

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