What does Pumpkin mean?

a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes

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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Pumpkin reflects your personality, while others might say that it is simply a fun name.

Is Pumpkin a good cat name?

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

Pumpkin is found in these categories:

fluffy cat names

Round, soft, and orange, they resemble a cozy, cuddly autumn gourd.

food cat names

Cats named after tasty, orange squash are simply purr-fectly delicious!


Based on likes, Pumpkin ranks #268 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Pumpkin was, over the past 30 days, the 548th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Pumpkin 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, Pumpkin was viewed 27 times, and liked 3 times.

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