Baba Yaga


What does Baba Yaga mean?

Magical, mysterious old woman.

What's the origin of Baba Yaga?


How is Baba Yaga pronounced?

ˈbɑbə jɑgə

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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that it reflects your love of horror stories, while others might say that it reflects your fascination with witches.

Is Baba Yaga a good cat name?

Baba Yaga 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. Baba Yaga isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Baba Yaga is found in these categories:

spiritual cat names

She's a mystical witch from Slavic folklore, oozing supernatural vibes.

gothic cat names

She's a spooky witch from Slavic folklore, perfect for a dark vibe.


Based on likes, Baba Yaga ranks #790 with users of

Baba Yaga is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Baba Yaga was, over the past 30 days, the 1482nd ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Baba Yaga is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less 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, Baba Yaga was viewed 23 times, and liked 3 times.

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Darcy (England, United Kingdom)
I did the balck cat with a skull face from baby tags for my school world book day the theme was story tales and I scared all the 5 year olds 🤭🤭🤭
April 14, 2024

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