What does Duke mean?

a British peer of the highest rank

What's the origin of Duke?


How is Duke pronounced?


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

There are many possible interpretations to what naming your cat Duke might say about you. Some people might see it as a sign of strength and power, while others might see it as a sign of arrogance or even dominance. It's ultimately up to the individual to decide what they think the meaning of naming their cat Duke is.

Is Duke a good cat name?

Duke is a one-syllable cat name, making it succinct and fast to say. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Duke is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Duke is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

Royalty often used this title, making it a classic feline moniker.

country cat names

Royalty often names their pets after noble titles.

badass cat names

Royalty and John Wayne vibes make this feline moniker tough and cool.

elegant cat names

Royalty connotations and smooth pronunciation give it a refined vibe.

gothic cat names

Nobility titles often inspire dark, mysterious vibes, perfect for felines.

big cat names

Duke implies royalty, strength, and command, perfect for majestic felines.

british cat names

A high-ranking nobleman title in the United Kingdom's peerage system.

musical cat names

Jazz legend Ellington shares this regal moniker.


Based on likes, Duke ranks #19 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Duke was, over the past 30 days, the 562nd ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Duke 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, Duke was viewed 27 times, and liked 5 times.

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