What does Nipper mean?

a young person of either sex

What's the origin of Nipper?


How is Nipper pronounced?


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

Nipper is a name that is typically given to a small, playful, and friendly cat. It may also be used as a nickname for a person who is nimble or quick.

Is Nipper a good cat name?

Nipper has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Nipper isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Nipper is found in these categories:

playful cat names

Nipper suggests a frisky feline who loves to gently bite during play.

unique cat names

This moniker nods to playful feline behavior, not typical cat naming trends.


Based on likes, Nipper ranks #979 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Nipper was, over the past 30 days, the 434th ranked cat name for views on

As of June 2024, Nipper 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, Nipper was viewed 8 times, and liked 2 times.

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