What does Diesel mean?

German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)

What's the origin of Diesel?


How is Diesel pronounced?


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

There are many things that could say about someone if they named their cat Diesel, but the most likely explanation is that the person is a fan of the diesel engine.

Is Diesel a good cat name?

Diesel has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Diesel isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Diesel is found in these categories:

tough cat names

Diesel fuels big trucks, symbolizing strength, power, and unstoppable force.

cute cat names

Strong yet adorable, like a tiny engine purring with power!

fat cat names

Heavy like a truck, slow to start but powerful when moving.

badass cat names

Strong, like a truck engine, and cool like Vin from Fast & Furious.

big cat names

Powerful, robust and loud, just like a rumbling diesel engine.

literary cat names

Named after a famous author's character, it's a bookworm's favorite.

tortoiseshell cat names

Their coats mirror the mixed, smoky hues of spilled fuel.

country cat names

Reminiscent of big trucks and rural life, often associated with Southern charm.


Based on likes, Diesel ranks #265 with users of MeowNames.com.

Naming your cat Diesel isn't unheard of, but our data suggests that it's a pretty niche choice.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Diesel was, over the past 30 days, the 488th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Diesel 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, Diesel was viewed 23 times, and liked 1 times.

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