What does Kitty mean?

young domestic cat

What's the origin of Kitty?


How is Kitty pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Kitty names reflect the personality of the person who named the cat, while others might say that it is simply a cute name.

Is Kitty a good cat name?

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

Kitty is found in these categories:

animal cat names

Kitty is a playful term for a young, domestic feline.

cute cat names

Evokes images of small, playful felines, popularized by Hello Kitty.

traditional cat names

Popular for centuries, this feline moniker stems from old English 'kitling'.

striped cat names

Playful stripes mimic a tiger, making Kitty a jungle queen at home!


Based on likes, Kitty ranks #302 with users of

Naming your cat Kitty isn't unheard of, but our data suggests that it's a pretty niche choice.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Kitty was, over the past 30 days, the 62nd ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Kitty 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, Kitty was viewed 25 times, and liked 3 times.

Cat names like Kitty:

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Mora (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
xd my cat's name is that
April 22, 2024 ◆ Translated

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