What does Pepper mean?

attack and bombard with or as if with missiles

What's the origin of Pepper?


How is Pepper pronounced?


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

Pepper is a common name for a black and white cat. It may say something about you if you like black and white cats.

Is Pepper a good cat name?

Pepper has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Pepper is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Pepper is found in these categories:

badass cat names

Spicy, fiery, and bold, it's a nod to Marvel's Pepper Potts.

sassy cat names

Pepper spices things up, just like a feisty, spirited feline!

ginger cat names

Spicy hue matches the fiery kick of this zesty kitchen staple.

tortoiseshell cat names

Their fur mimics the speckled, varied colors of ground pepper.

cute cat names

Spicy yet sweet, it's a playful nod to the popular kitchen spice.

food cat names

Spice up your feline's life with this zesty, culinary-inspired moniker!


Based on likes, Pepper ranks #25 with users of

Pepper is one of the more common cat names amongst our community. According to our statistics, Pepper is considerably more popular than most other cat names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Pepper was, over the past 30 days, the 66th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Pepper 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.

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, Pepper was viewed 18 times, and liked 3 times.

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think pepper is a good choice for a cat with grey or black fur.
February 20, 2024

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