What does Samson mean?

a large and strong and heavyset man

What's the origin of Samson?


How is Samson pronounced?


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

There are many possible interpretations to what naming a cat Samson might say about the person who does so. Some people might see it as a sign of strength or power, while others might see it as a reference to the biblical figure of Samson, who was known for his great strength and ability to take down large animals.

Is Samson a good cat name?

Samson has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Samson is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Samson is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

Biblical origins and frequent use make this feline moniker a classic choice.

badass cat names

Strong biblical hero vibes and a cool Delilah connection make it edgy.

sassy cat names

Strong biblical figure known for his boldness and rebellious spirit.

celestial cat names

He's named after a strong, biblical figure, hinting at heavenly origins.


Based on likes, Samson ranks #133 with users of

Samson is one of the more common cat names amongst our community. According to our statistics, Samson is considerably more popular than most other cat names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Samson was, over the past 30 days, the 347th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Samson 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, Samson was viewed 12 times, and liked 3 times.

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