What does Chimera mean?

(Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of Typhon

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How is Chimera pronounced?


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

Chimera is a mythological creature with the body of a lion, the head of a goat, and the tail of a serpent. It is said to be able to change its form at will. Some believe that this reflects the unpredictability and changeable nature of people.

Is Chimera a good cat name?

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

Chimera is found in these categories:

spiritual cat names

Mythical beast from Greek lore, symbolizing creation from diverse elements.

tortoiseshell cat names

These felines flaunt a mythical mix of orange, black, and cream fur.

mythical cat names

This beastly moniker hails from Greek lore, symbolizing a fire-breathing monster!


Based on likes, Chimera ranks #2,491 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Chimera was, over the past 30 days, the 2990th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Chimera 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, Chimera was viewed 15 times, and liked 1 times.

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