What does Benji mean?

Lovable, loyal companion.

What's the origin of Benji?


How is Benji pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Benji represents your independence and your own unique personality. Others might say that Benji is a playful and fun-loving cat, and that you are similar in that way.

Is Benji a good cat name?

Benji has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Benji is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Benji is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

Popular since the 70s, thanks to a famous canine movie star.


Based on likes, Benji ranks #129 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Benji was, over the past 30 days, the 11th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Benji 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, Benji was viewed 41 times, and liked 1 times.

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