What does Flash mean?

a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph

What's the origin of Flash?


How is Flash pronounced?


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

It could mean that you are a very active person, or that you like to make a quick impression.

Is Flash a good cat name?

Flash is a one-syllable cat name, making it succinct and fast to say. Flash isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Flash is found in these categories:

superhero cat names

He's named after a speedy, crime-fighting comic book character.

nerdy cat names

Named after a speedy superhero, it screams comic book geekiness.

mischievous cat names

Quick and sneaky, they dart around causing chaos in a blink.

playful cat names

Quick movements and sudden dashes mimic a lightning flash.


Based on likes, Flash ranks #396 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Flash was, over the past 30 days, the 1311th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Flash 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, Flash was viewed 8 times, and liked 1 times.

Cat names like Flash:

Meaning: Free, flexible, and creative.
Meaning: playful like a lively kitten
Meaning: The coldness of winter.
Meaning: (Norse mythology) god of thunder and rain and farming; pictured as wielding a hammer emblematic of the thunderbolt; identified with Teutonic Donar
Meaning: a shifty deceptive person
Meaning: uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

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