What does Chanukah mean?

(Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC

What's the origin of Chanukah?


How is Chanukah pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that it reflects your Jewish heritage, while others might say that it is simply a fun name.

Is Chanukah a good cat name?

Chanukah has more syllables than most cat names, but if you want to make the name shorter, you can always give your cat a nickname. Chanukah isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Chanukah is found in these categories:

spiritual cat names

Celebrates a Jewish festival, symbolizing miracles, light, and religious dedication.


Based on likes, Chanukah ranks #5,541 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Chanukah was, over the past 30 days, the 5136th ranked cat name for views on

As of June 2024, Chanukah 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, Chanukah was viewed 15 times, and liked 0 times.

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