What does Shade mean?

a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color

What's the origin of Shade?


How is Shade pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Shade represents your personality or your character. Others might say that it is a cool name for a cat.

Is Shade a good cat name?

Shade is a one-syllable cat name, making it succinct and fast to say. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Shade isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Shade is found in these categories:

black cat names

Shade mirrors their dark fur and sneaky, night prowler nature.

spiritual cat names

Evokes ghostly apparitions and mystical darkness, often linked to otherworldly realms.

spooky cat names

Darkness and mystery often evoke feelings of fear and unease.


Based on likes, Shade ranks #802 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Shade was, over the past 30 days, the 435th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Shade 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, Shade was viewed 16 times, and liked 1 times.

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