What does Max mean?


What's the origin of Max?


How is Max pronounced?


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

It could mean that you are a very independent person who is not afraid to take risks. It could also mean that you are a very loyal friend who is always there for others.

Is Max a good cat name?

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

Max is found in these categories:

country cat names

Popular among rural pet owners, echoing cowboy Max Evans' rugged charm.

cute cat names

Short, sweet, and reminds us of adorable animated characters.

traditional cat names

Popular for decades, it's often chosen for its short, easy pronunciation.


Based on likes, Max ranks #2 with users of

It goes without saying that Max is one of the most loved and popular cat names across the globe.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Max was, over the past 30 days, the 172nd ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Max 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.

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

In the past week, Max was viewed 29 times, and liked 5 times.

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Comments icon Comments (2)

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fat max (Tokyo, Japan)
im named max i agree i fat
April 08, 2024

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think max is a good name for a cat who is beloved by its owner, though just like buddy, i think it’s more of a dog name.
February 21, 2024

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