What does Jack mean?

someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor

What's the origin of Jack?


How is Jack pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Jack represents your independence and your willingness to take risks. Others might say that Jack is a symbol of luck and good fortune.

Is Jack a good cat name?

Jack is a one-syllable cat name, making it succinct and fast to say. Jack is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Jack is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

Popular for centuries, it's often linked to nursery rhymes and fairy tales.

cute cat names

Short, sweet, and reminiscent of beloved storybook characters.

sporty cat names

He shares a name with nimble, athletic human counterparts.

flower cat names

He's named after the vibrant Jack-in-the-pulpit plant!

spooky cat names

He's named after Halloween's pumpkin king, Jack Skellington.


Based on likes, Jack ranks #30 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Jack was, over the past 30 days, the 69th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Jack 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, Jack was viewed 14 times, and liked 2 times.

Cat names like Jack:

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think jack is a good name for a cat who loves it when its owner reads it the story jack and the beanstalk.
February 21, 2024

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