What does Nirvana mean?

(Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness

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

Nirvana is a name that means "extinction of the self." It may reflect your own feelings of detachment or isolation from the world. Alternatively, it could be a reference to the popular rock band Nirvana, which is known for its dark and heavy music.

Is Nirvana a good cat name?

Nirvana has more syllables than most cat names, but if you want to make the name shorter, you can always give your cat a nickname. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Nirvana isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Nirvana is found in these categories:

musical cat names

This band rocked the 90s grunge scene with Kurt Cobain!

yoga cat names

This moniker reflects ultimate peace and enlightenment, a yogi's goal.

spiritual cat names

This moniker references a blissful, transcendent state in Buddhism.


Based on likes, Nirvana ranks #402 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Nirvana was, over the past 30 days, the 798th ranked cat name for views on

As of June 2024, Nirvana 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, Nirvana was viewed 21 times, and liked 7 times.

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