What does Possum mean?

nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America

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How is Possum pronounced?


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

It could mean that you are a creative person who likes to think outside the box, or that you are a bit of a prankster.

Is Possum a good cat name?

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

Possum is found in these categories:

fluffy cat names

Possums have soft fur and big eyes, just like cuddly kitties!


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

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Possum was, over the past 30 days, the 1023rd ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Possum 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, Possum was viewed 23 times, and liked 0 times.

Cat names like Possum:

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Meaning: Cute, small, pink piglet.
Meaning: abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas

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