What does Kali mean?

bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash

What's the origin of Kali?


How is Kali pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Kali is a name that is associated with strength and power, while others might say that it is a name that is associated with the Hindu goddess of destruction. Ultimately, it is up to the individual to decide what the meaning of Kali is.

Is Kali a good cat name?

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

Kali is found in these categories:

spiritual cat names

She's named after a powerful Hindu goddess, oozing divine vibes!

gothic cat names

Dark goddess of destruction in Hindu mythology screams edgy allure.

yoga cat names

She's named after a fierce Hindu goddess, often practiced in asanas.


Based on likes, Kali ranks #160 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Kali was, over the past 30 days, the 92nd ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of June 2024, Kali 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, Kali was viewed 20 times, and liked 12 times.

Cat names like Kali:

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Meaning: The concept of cause and effect, in which one's actions have consequences for future events.
Meaning: (from the Sanskrit word for `knowledge') any of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism written in early Sanskrit; traditionally believed to comprise the Samhitas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and the Upanishads
Meaning: Cheerful, lively, spirited.
Meaning: Bright, cheerful, optimistic.
Meaning: creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas

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