What does Ruffian mean?

a cruel and brutal fellow

What's the origin of Ruffian?


How is Ruffian pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that it reflects your personality traits of being independent and assertive, while others might say that it reflects your cat's personality of being rowdy and unruly.

Is Ruffian a good cat name?

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

Ruffian is found in these categories:

playful cat names

Cats love mischief, causing chaos, and acting like little troublemakers!


Based on likes, Ruffian ranks #2,628 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Ruffian was, over the past 30 days, the 4777th ranked cat name for views on

As of June 2024, Ruffian 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, Ruffian was viewed 8 times, and liked 1 times.

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