Male Cat Names – J

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Male cat names beginning with “J”…

Jack, Jackson
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God’s gift

Jag
Origin: Sanskrit (India)
Meaning: The Universe
Trivia: Military acronym for “Judge Advocate General”

Jacob, Jake
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: To fill the place of another

Jaques
Origin: French
Meaning: French form of Jacob

Jasper
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Spotted stone

Java
Origin: American
Meaning: Brewed coffee; computer language
Tip: A great name for a brown or very perky cat…one of our favorite male cat names.

Jazz
Origin: American
Meaning: Style of music originating in New Orleans around the beginning of the 20th century

Jean-Claude
Origin: French
Meaning: Combination of Jean and Claude; God is Gracious
Tip: A great male cat name for a cat who’s big on action and stunts, like actor Jean-Claude Van Damme!

Jedi
Origin: George Lucas (Star Wars)
Meaning: Member of the knightly order in Star Wars, trained to defend justice and peace in the universe

Jeeves
Origin: English
Trivia: The fictional valet in P.G. Wodehouse’s novels and short stories about the English upper class.

Jeffrey
Origin: French
Meaning: Heavenly Peace

Jekyll
Trivia: The name of the title character in Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – a tale of split personalities and good and evil.

Jelly
Origin: English
Meaning: A sweet spread made with pectin or gelatin, used on bread and toast or as a filling for cakes, doughnuts, etc.
Tip: Goes great with peanut butter (it also makes a cute male cat name)!

Jeremy
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God will set free

Jesse
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: A gift; wealthy

Jester
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A jokester or a clown
Tip: This male cat name is a great choice for a kitty who’s a clown!

Jett
Origin: English
Meaning: Black in color
Tip: A cool name for a black cat – another of our favorite male cat names.

Jingles
Origin: English
Meaning: To make tinkling sounds

Jinx
Origin: Americanism
Meaning: A person or thing expected to bring bad luck
Trivia: Mr. Jix is the pampered, toilet-flushing puss in the movies Meet the Parents and Meet the Fockers

Jojo
Origin: African
Meaning: Monday born

Joker
Origin: Latin
Meaning: One who tells or plays jokes; a playing card, usually printed with a picture of a jester
Trivia: One of the main villains in the Batman comic series.

Jolly
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: Joyous; happy

Jonah
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Dove
Trivia: The name of the prophet swallowed by a whale, as told in the Old Testament.

Jones
Origin: Welsh
Meaning: Child of John

Judo
Origin: Japanese
Meaning: A method of fighting without the use of weapons

Julian
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Youthful one
Trivia: Singer Julian Lennon is the son of the late John Lennon from The Beatles.

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