What does Fido mean?

Loyal companion dog.

What's the origin of Fido?


How is Fido pronounced?


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

There are many possible interpretations to what naming a cat Fido may say about the person. Some people may think that the person is loyal and faithful, while others may think that the person is a bit lazy.

Is Fido a good cat name?

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

Fido is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

Popular for decades, Fido hails from Latin, meaning "I trust."


Based on likes, Fido ranks #933 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Fido was, over the past 30 days, the 750th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Fido 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, Fido was viewed 15 times, and liked 0 times.

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