What does Cayenne mean?

plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red

What's the origin of Cayenne?


How is Cayenne pronounced?


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

Cayenne is a spicy red pepper. It may say something about you if you like spicy foods.

Is Cayenne a good cat name?

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

Cayenne is found in these categories:

playful cat names

Spicy, fiery spirit with a dash of mischievous zest!

ginger cat names

Cayenne pepper's fiery hue matches these felines' vibrant, spicy coats.

mischievous cat names

Spicy, fiery nature mirrors a playful, unpredictable feline's antics.

tortoiseshell cat names

Spicy red hues match the fiery personality of these feline beauties.


Based on likes, Cayenne ranks #934 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Cayenne was, over the past 30 days, the 1405th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Cayenne 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, Cayenne was viewed 10 times, and liked 3 times.

Cat names like Cayenne:

Meaning: very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
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Meaning: tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon
Meaning: Crunchy, cheesy snack food.

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