What does Freya mean?

(Norse mythology) goddess of love and fecundity; daughter of Njorth and sister of Frey

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How is Freya pronounced?


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

Freya is a Norse goddess of love, beauty, and fertility. She is often depicted with a bow and arrow, which may symbolize her role as a goddess of hunting and warfare.

Is Freya a good cat name?

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

Freya is found in these categories:

gothic cat names

She's named after a Norse goddess, adding a mystical, dark allure.

sassy cat names

Freya, Norse goddess, embodies independence, beauty, and a touch of mischief.

elegant cat names

Norse goddess of love and beauty lends sophistication to feline monikers.

german cat names

Derived from Old Norse, represents love, beauty in Germanic mythology.

badass cat names

Norse goddess of love, beauty, and war lends fierce, powerful vibes.


Based on likes, Freya ranks #476 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Freya was, over the past 30 days, the 54th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Freya is a name that's increasing in popularity with new kitten owners. According to our stats, it's more 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, Freya was viewed 22 times, and liked 9 times.

Cat names like Freya:

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