What does Nero mean?

Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Roman Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)

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How is Nero pronounced?


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

Nero is the name of a Roman emperor who was known for his cruelty and extravagance.

Is Nero a good cat name?

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

Nero is found in these categories:

badass cat names

Emperor vibes mixed with a dash of notorious Roman history.

sassy cat names

Nero, a Roman emperor, was famously flamboyant and unpredictable.

tough cat names

Nero, a fierce Roman Emperor, symbolizes strength and fearlessness.


Based on likes, Nero ranks #580 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Nero was, over the past 30 days, the 90th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Nero 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, Nero was viewed 21 times, and liked 2 times.

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