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Cat Meaning


What does Cat mean?

The name Cat is of American origin.

The meaning of Cat is "cat, catlike".

It is also of Greek origin, where its meaning is "pure, chaste".

Cat is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Cat.

The Given Name Cat

The animal name Cat, has a wonderfully sophisticated quality.

This great little girl name has a natural strength.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Cat falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cat Stevens.

Cat Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Cat has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Cat Name Popularity Page.

Cat Related Names

Famous Cats

  • Cat Stevens ~ Rock Musician

Cat Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Cat.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Cat are often intellectual and tranquil but most of all they are read more >>

Cat Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cat in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cat.

Just for fun, see the name Cat in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cat in Nautical Flags page.