What does Harley mean?

Freedom, adventure, joy.

What's the origin of Harley?


How is Harley pronounced?


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

There are many possible interpretations to what naming a cat Harley might say about a person. Some people might see the name Harley as being rebellious or tough, while others might see it as being cool or hip. It all depends on the individual's own personal preferences.

Is Harley a good cat name?

Harley 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. Harley is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Harley is found in these categories:

big cat names

Harleys roar loudly, just like fierce, powerful jungle felines.

playful cat names

Harley evokes energy and mischief, just like a zooming motorcycle!

country cat names

Named after iconic American motorcycle brand, evoking rustic, rugged charm.

mischievous cat names

Harley evokes a playful, rebellious spirit, just like a cheeky feline.

badass cat names

Motorcycle brand association gives it a rebellious, tough vibe.

traditional cat names

Motorcycle enthusiasts have used this moniker for their felines for years.


Based on likes, Harley ranks #44 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Harley was, over the past 30 days, the 324th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of June 2024, Harley 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, Harley was viewed 11 times, and liked 4 times.

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