150+ Awesome Cheetah Names


Cheetah Names

Considered the fastest land animal on the planet, cheetahs are known for their incredible speed and agility. An adult cheetah can accelerate from 0 to 60 MPH in three seconds, that’s as fast as a Porsche 911. Cheetahs are among the largest cats in the world, with males reaching up to 160 lbs.

Unlike other big cats, cheetahs can’t roar, instead they just “chirp” and purr just like a house cat. Another unique feature of these incredible animals is that they are the only cats that can’t fully retract their claws. Instead, their paws are more similar to those of a dog.

Sadly, due to human pressure and poaching cheetahs are an endangered species. Luckily, there are a lot of humans trying to preserve this species. Maybe you’re one of the brave people trying to save them, and now you have a cheetah under your care. If true, you might want to give it a name. Here we’ve put a list together with some of the greatest cheetah name ideas.

Famous Cheetah Names

Famous Cheetah Names

Big cats have always amazed humanity, and though most of the spotlight has gone to the largest cats like the lion or the tiger. On rare occasions, cheetahs have been immortalized either in cartoons, or films or by the global community in real life. Here, take a look at some of the most famous cheetah names in media history.

  1. Azaad – Meaning “free” or “liberated” in Arabic, Azaad appears in Disney’s cartoon series The Lion Guard. He’s a proud and powerful cheetah, with a golden heart.
  2. Fuli – It means “very fast” in Swahili. She’s another character from The Lion Guard. She’s a fast and confident cheetah.
  3. Officer Clawhauser – A character from Disney’s movie ZootopiaOpens in a new tab.. He’s one of ZPD’s finest, a benevolent and caring cheetah.
  4. Blur – A cheetah from the cartoon Wild Kratts. He was named that way because the only thing the Kratt brothers could see when he was running was a blur.
  5. Akela – A cheetah from the cartoon series the Wild Thornberrys. Her name means “alone” in Hindi, and it reflects the solitary nature of cheetahs.

 

Unisex Cheetah Names

  1. Boipelo – Means proud in Tswana.
  2. Haraka – Means fast in Swahili.
  3. Rih – Wind in Arabic.
  4. Oso – Speed in Igbo.
  5. Jacayl – Love in Somali.
  6. Ngurumo – Thunder in Swahili.
  7. Umeme – Lightning or electricity in Swahili.
  8. Fika – Fang in Hausa.
  9. Botawochi – Spots in Amharic.
  10. Doa – Spot in Swahili.
  11. Walkiya – Lightning in Hausa.
  12. Mikia – Tails in Swahili.
  13. Soyayya – Love in Hausa.
  14. Mkimbiaji – Runner in Swahili.
  15. Dhahabu – Golden in Swahili.
  16. Shujaa – Hero or heroine in Swahili.
  17. Businge – Peace in Rukiga.
  18. Turu – Spots in Igbo.
  19. Fikiri – Love in Amharic.
  20. Buhle – Beautiful or handsome in Xhosa and Ndebele.
  21. Chi – From Igbo. It refers to the spiritual guardian that every person has.
  22. Chonge – Fang in Swahili.
  23. Chikondi – Love in Chewa.
  24. Wutsiyoyi – Tails in Hausa.
  25. Tamu – Means sweet in Swahili.
  26. Bicha – Yellow in Amharic.
  27. Ayaanie – Angel in Somali.
  28. Zinari – Golden in Hausa.
  29. Zawbiea – Whirlwind in Arabic.
  30. Mapenzi – Love in Swahili.
  31. Surea – Speed in Arabic.
  32. Iska – Wind in Hausa.
  33. Mwepesi – Swift in Swahili.
  34. Kibiya – Arrow in Hausa.
  35. Xawarare – Speed in Somali.
  36. Upepo – Wind in Swahili.
  37. Ihunanya – Love in Igbo.
  38. Aniq – Elegant in Arabic.
  39. Mlipuko – Explosion in Swahili.
  40. Hubun – Love in Arabic.
  41. Odo – Torrent in Yoruba.
  42. Kasi – Speed in Swahili.
  43. Ruga – To run in Hausa.
  44. Onkod – Thunder in Somali.
  45. Iyi – Torrent in Igbo.
  46. Harba – Lance in Arabic.
  47. Meroti – To run in Amharic.
  48. Kifahari – Elegant in Swahili.
  49. Cadholeh – Fierce in Somali.
  50. Keagu – Brave in Igbo.
  51. Dabayl – Wind or storm in Somali.
  52. Duma – Swahili name for the Cheetah.
  53. Iftiin – Light in Somali.
  54. Oku – Flash in Igbo.
  55. Saeiqa – Lightning strike in Arabic.

 

Male Cheetah Names

Male Cheetah Names

  1. Mfalme – Means king in Swahili.
  2. Askari – Soldier in Swahili and Arabic.
  3. Wawindaji – Hunter in Swahili.
  4. Malik – King in Arabic.
  5. Yaro – Boy in Hausa.
  6. Wiilwaal – Ancient Somalian King, legendary for hist bravery and battle prowess.
  7. Nzambi – The Kongolese, supreme god, and creator of the universe.
  8. Mvulana – Boy in Swahili.
  9. Mafarauci – Hunter in Hausa.
  10. Adebayo – Means the crown meets joy in Yoruba.
  11. Ibutho – Means legion or warriors in Zulu.
  12. Oba – King in Yoruba.
  13. Dike – Warrior in Igbo.
  14. Muluku – Another creator god for the Makua.
  15. Akpan – First-born son in IbibioOpens in a new tab..
  16. Amyr – Prince in Arabic.
  17. Dinta – Hunter in Igbo.
  18. Umzingeli – Hunter in Zulu.
  19. Tegwazhi – Traveler in Amharic.
  20. Nar – Fire in Arabic.
  21. Tewagi – Warrior in Amharic.
  22. Ayo – Means joy in Yoruba.
  23. Shaka Zulu – An ancient Zulu king that turned the fierce Zulu warriors into an organized force, capable of fighting against the British empire.
  24. Bacayr – A legendary Somalian King.
  25. Bongani – Means grateful in Zulu.
  26. Alhaji – Pilgrim in Hausa.
  27. Oku – Fire in Igbo.
  28. Muharib – Warrior in Arabic.
  29. Liuli – Prince in Amharic.
  30. Tenikara – Strong in Amharic.
  31. Umlilo – Fire in Zulu.
  32. Mansa Musa – A Malian king, and one of the world’s richest people in history.
  33. Inkosi – King in Zulu.
  34. Adanyi – Hunter in Amharic.
  35. Sarki – King in Hausa.
  36. Chibuike – It means god is strength in Igbo.
  37. Siad – Hunter in Arabic.
  38. Wiil – Boy in Somali.
  39. Jarumi – Warrior in Hausa.
  40. Eze – King in Igbo.
  41. Nigusi – King in Amharic.
  42. Dagaalyahan – Warrior in Somali.
  43. Yarima – Prince in Hausa.
  44. Nguvu – means strength in Swahili.
  45. Mulungu – The name of god in various Bantu languages.
  46. Moto – Fire in Swahili.

 

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Female Cheetah Names

Female Cheetah Names

  1. Sansa – as brave as Sansa Stark from the game of thrones.
  2. Sparrow – cute name for a female cheetah
  3. Rosie – sweet name
  4. Kudi – means girl in Punjabi
  5. Gypsy
  6. Bonny
  7. Fury
  8. Sasha
  9. Grace
  10. Diva
  11. Jasmine
  12. Gloria
  13. Beatrice
  14. Dolly
  15. Fauna
  16. Olivia
  17. Darla
  18. Bianca
  19. Amara
  20. Ruby
  21. Heather
  22. Moly
  23. River
  24. Juliet
  25. Melody
  26. Lilly
  27. Bella
  28. Autumn
  29. Spring
  30. Summer
  31. Roxy
  32. Spice
  33. Olivia
  34. Diana
  35. Misty
  36. Cindy
  37. Nova
  38. Princess

 

Best Cheetah Names

  1. Titan
  2. Ivory
  3. Coconut
  4. Moonlight
  5. Diamond
  6. Lacey
  7. Puffin
  8. Chetak