What does Puma mean?

large American feline resembling a lion

What's the origin of Puma?


How is Puma pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Puma represents strength and power, while others might say that the name is associated with the animal's hunting and tracking abilities. Ultimately, the meaning of a name is up to the individual who chooses it.

Is Puma a good cat name?

Puma has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Puma isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Puma is found in these categories:

playful cat names

Pumas are energetic, agile, and love to pounce, just like kittens!

animal cat names

This fierce feline is a big cat native to the Americas!


Based on likes, Puma ranks #1,434 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Puma was, over the past 30 days, the 1840th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of June 2024, Puma 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, Puma was viewed 16 times, and liked 3 times.

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