Male Cat Names – L

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Male cat names beginning with “L”…

Lancelot, Lancer, Lance
Origin: French
Meaning: Land
Trivia: The greatest knight from the legend of King Arthur.

Laptop
Origin: American
Meaning: a portable computer small enough to rest on one’s lap
Tip: This is a really cute name for a lap cat…one of our favorite male cat names.

Larry
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Man from Laurentum, Italy
TV Notable: Larry King – Television show host
Sports Notable: NBA Boston Celtic Hall of Famer ‘Larry Bird’

Laser
Meaning: A device that produces a very narrow, highly concentrated beam of light
Tip: A great male cat name for a cat who’s super fast and/or super coordinated.

Lazarus
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Helped by God
Trivia: In the New Testament, Lazarus was raised from the dead by Jesus.

Lennox
Origin: Scottish
Meaning: A large collection of elm trees

Leonardo, Leonard, Leo
Origin: Italian; English; Latin
Meaning: Strong as a lion; Lion
Trivia: Leonardo Da Vinci – artist, scientist, mathematician and more – is considered to be perhaps the most brilliant person to ever have lived.
Tip: There’s a lion inside every cat, which makes this name one of our favorite male cat names.

Leopold
Origin: German
Meaning: Bold people

Leroy
Origin: English
Meaning: The king
Tip: A perfect male cat name for a kitty who sees himself as ruler of you and your domain!

Lester
Origin: English
Meaning: From Leicester

Levi
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: United
Trivia: The first blue-jeans were created by Levi Strauss in 1853.

Liam
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Determined protector
Trivia: Liam Neeson was nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayal of Oskar Schindler in the 1993 film, Schindler’s List.

Licorice
Origin: English
Meaning: A plant from the legume family whose dried root is used for flavoring and medicinal purposes
Tip: Licorice (in candy form) is usually black, making this playful male cat name perfect for a black feline.

Lightning
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A brilliant electric spark discharged in the atmosphere, occurring between clouds
Tip: An excellent male cat name for a kitty who’s lightning fast!

Limbo
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A place or state of oblivion
Trivia: Limbo is a dance from the West Indies…it’s also one of our favorite male cat names.

Linus
Origin: Greek
Meaning: One with flax colored hair
Trivia: Linus is a character in Charles M. Schulz’s comic strip Peanuts.

Lionel
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Little lion
Tip: Another excellent male cat name that honors the lion in your cat (even if it is just a little one)!

Livingston
Origin: English
Meaning: Levin stone
Trivia: David Livingston was a Scottish missionary and explorer famous for his discovery of Victoria Falls in Southern Africa.

Lloyd
Origin: Welsh
Meaning: Grey
Trivia: The name of Jim Carrey’s character in the 1994 movie, Dumb & Dumber.

Loco
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Crazy

Logan
Origin: Gaelic
Meaning: From the hollow

Loki
Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: The god of mischief
Tip: A playful male cat name for a naughty kitty.

Lorenzo
Origin: Italian
Meaning: Magnificent
Trivia: Lorenzo Medici, a ruler of Florence during the Renaissance, employed Da Vinci, Michelangelo and other famous artists.

Lucifer
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Bearer of light
Trivia: The archangel cast from heaven for leading a revolt (a.k.a. Satan).

Lug-nut
Origin: American
Meaning: A large nut fitting on a heavy bolt

Luigi
Origin: Italian
Meaning: Famous warrior
Trivia: Luigi is the younger brother of Nintendo’s official mascot, Mario.

Luke, Lucas
Origin: English
Meaning: Man from Luciana
Trivia: Cowboy ‘Lucky Luke’ is a Franco-Belgian comic book character known to “shoot faster than his shadow”.

Luther
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: People Army
Trivia: American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the “I Have A Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. in 1963.

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