What does Kelpie mean?

(Scottish folklore) water spirit in the form of a horse that likes to drown its riders

What's the origin of Kelpie?


How is Kelpie pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Kelpie is a name that is associated with luck, while others might say that it is a name that is typically given to Scottish terriers. Ultimately, it is up to the individual to decide what the meaning of Kelpie is.

Is Kelpie a good cat name?

Kelpie 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. Kelpie isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Kelpie is found in these categories:

spiritual cat names

Originates from Scottish folklore, representing a shape-shifting water spirit.


Based on likes, Kelpie ranks #1,094 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Kelpie was, over the past 30 days, the 4487th ranked cat name for views on

As of June 2024, Kelpie 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.

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, Kelpie was viewed 8 times, and liked 1 times.

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