What does Israel mean?

Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine

What's the origin of Israel?


How is Israel pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might see the name Israel as a sign of strong religious faith or as a reference to the country of Israel. Others might see it as a political statement about the importance of the Jewish people or as a way to show support for the country's military. Ultimately, the meaning of a name is up to the individual who chooses it.

Is Israel a good cat name?

Israel has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Israel isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

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Strong biblical roots, symbolizes resilience and courage, like a lion's roar.


Based on likes, Israel ranks #1,957 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Israel was, over the past 30 days, the 349th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Israel 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, Israel was viewed 17 times, and liked 0 times.

Cat names like Israel:

Meaning: (Old Testament) the second patriarch; son of Abraham and Sarah who was offered by Abraham as a sacrifice to God; father of Jacob and Esau
Meaning: Bright star.
Meaning: Strong, brave, and powerful.
Meaning: A Slavic form of John, meaning "God is gracious".
Meaning: God will hear
Meaning: Slavic origin meaning "warrior of the gods".

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