What does Pistol mean?

a firearm that is held and fired with one hand

What's the origin of Pistol?


How is Pistol pronounced?


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

It could mean that you are a gun enthusiast, or that you are quick-witted and have a quick tongue.

Is Pistol a good cat name?

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

Pistol is found in these categories:

sporty cat names

This moniker references quick reflexes and agility, like a sharpshooter.

country cat names

Reminiscent of Wild West gunslingers, evoking rustic, cowboy charm.

badass cat names

Evokes images of wild west outlaws, symbolizing fearlessness and rebellious spirit.

tough cat names

Packs a punch, quick on the draw, and always ready for action!


Based on likes, Pistol ranks #2,541 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Pistol was, over the past 30 days, the 1482nd ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Pistol 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, Pistol was viewed 14 times, and liked 0 times.

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