What does Nyx mean?

(Greek mythology) Greek goddess of the night; daughter of Chaos; counterpart of Roman Nox

What's the origin of Nyx?


How is Nyx pronounced?


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

Nyx is the goddess of the night. It may say something about you that you are drawn to the dark and mysterious.

Is Nyx a good cat name?

Nyx is a one-syllable cat name, making it succinct and fast to say. Nyx isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Nyx is found in these categories:

badass cat names

Goddess of night in Greek mythology, she's mysterious and fiercely independent.

mythical cat names

She's named after the Greek goddess of night!

sassy cat names

Nyx, Greek goddess of night, embodies mystery and cheeky charm.

big cat names

She's a Greek goddess of night, perfect for stealthy, nocturnal prowlers.

tortoiseshell cat names

Goddess of night matches their dark, mysterious, and speckled fur.

tough cat names

Nyx, Greek goddess of night, embodies mystery, strength, and independence.


Based on likes, Nyx ranks #411 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Nyx was, over the past 30 days, the 150th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Nyx 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.

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

In the past week, Nyx was viewed 21 times, and liked 7 times.

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