What does Athena mean?

(Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva

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What does it say about you to have a cat named Athena?

Athena is a goddess of wisdom, war, and strategy. She is also the goddess of the arts, crafts, and commerce. These traits might reflect your personality and interests.

Is Athena a good cat name?

Athena has more syllables than most cat names, but if you want to make the name shorter, you can always give your cat a nickname. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Athena is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Athena is found in these categories:

spiritual cat names

She's named after a Greek goddess, symbolizing wisdom and warfare.

tough cat names

She's a fierce, wise warrior goddess from Greek mythology.

white cat names

Goddess of wisdom's purity and grace mirrors these feline beauties.

elegant cat names

She's named after a graceful, wise Greek goddess.

badass cat names

Goddess of wisdom and warfare, she's fierce and smart, just like cats!

mischievous cat names

She's a clever, cunning goddess, known for her strategic trickery.

mythical cat names

She's named after a Greek goddess, symbolizing wisdom and warfare.


Based on likes, Athena ranks #115 with users of

Athena is one of the more common cat names amongst our community. According to our statistics, Athena is considerably more popular than most other cat names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Athena was, over the past 30 days, the 133rd ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Athena is a name that's increasing in popularity with new kitten owners. According to our stats, it's more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Athena was viewed 23 times, and liked 17 times.

Cat names like Athena:

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Meaning: Victory of the people.
Meaning: three people considered as a unit

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