What does Butch mean?

(slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine

What's the origin of Butch?


How is Butch pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Butch is a strong name for a cat, while others might say that it is not particularly unique or interesting. Ultimately, it is up to the individual to decide what they think about the name.

Is Butch a good cat name?

Butch is a one-syllable cat name, making it succinct and fast to say. Butch is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Butch is found in these categories:

fat cat names

Butch suggests toughness, like a big, burly bouncer at a club.

big cat names

Butch sounds tough, like a muscular, fearless jungle king!

tough cat names

"Butch" screams strength, bravery, and a no-nonsense attitude!

badass cat names

Echoes tough guy persona, popular in classic films and old-school gangster lore.


Based on likes, Butch ranks #168 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Butch was, over the past 30 days, the 982nd ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of July 2024, Butch 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, Butch was viewed 17 times, and liked 0 times.

Cat names like Butch:

Meaning: a large and strong and heavyset man
Meaning: A wild, untamed animal or person.
Meaning: especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
Meaning: move rapidly and as if blazing
Meaning: a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
Meaning: resist

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Steve Sinisi (New Jersey, United States)
Butch tom-cat is fitting!
February 05, 2024

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