What does Ripley mean?

Brave, resilient, determined, strong

What's the origin of Ripley?


How is Ripley pronounced?


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

Ripley is a strong name for a cat. It means "powerful warrior" or "ruthless killer."

Is Ripley a good cat name?

Ripley 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. Ripley isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Ripley is found in these categories:

tough cat names

Ripley echoes a fearless heroine battling aliens in a famous movie.

mischievous cat names

Ripley rhymes with "nippy", perfect for playful, claw-happy felines.

badass cat names

Named after Alien's tough, alien-fighting heroine, Ellen Ripley.

sassy cat names

Ripley echoes boldness, spunk, and a knack for defying expectations.


Based on likes, Ripley ranks #476 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Ripley was, over the past 30 days, the 623rd ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Ripley 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, Ripley was viewed 17 times, and liked 0 times.

Cat names like Ripley:

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