What does Ivy mean?

Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits

What's the origin of Ivy?


How is Ivy pronounced?


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

Ivy is a name that suggests intelligence, sophistication, and a certain level of refinement. It may also suggest that the person who named the cat is someone who is confident and comfortable in their own skin.

Is Ivy a good cat name?

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

Ivy is found in these categories:

nature cat names

Green plant often found climbing trees and walls, hence the association.

cute cat names

Delicate plant reference adds a whimsical, endearing touch.

unique cat names

Not many felines share a moniker with a famous Batman villainess!

winter cat names

Green leaves persist on this plant, even during chilly, snowy months.

playful cat names

Ivy climbs and twirls everywhere, just like a frisky, adventurous feline.

flower cat names

This feline moniker references a plant, much like blossoms do.

elegant cat names

Derived from a classy plant, it's associated with sophistication and grace.

superhero cat names

Poison Ivy, Batman's nemesis, inspires this feline moniker.


Based on likes, Ivy ranks #155 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Ivy was, over the past 30 days, the 43rd ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Ivy 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.

In general, this name has stayed pretty consistent in terms of popularity with MeowNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Ivy was viewed 46 times, and liked 6 times.

Cat names like Ivy:

Meaning: Life, joy, hope, love
Meaning: any of several shrubs and vines of the genus Jasminum chiefly native to Asia
Meaning: Pink or blush-colored.
Meaning: The sixth month of the year.
Meaning: Nourishing, prosperous.
Meaning: (Roman mythology) the goddess of the Moon; counterpart of Greek Selene

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