Shiva

Unisex

What does Shiva mean?

(Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative

What's the origin of Shiva?

Hindu

How is Shiva pronounced?

ˈʃiːvə

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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that naming your cat after a Hindu god or goddess reflects your spiritual beliefs, while others might say that it simply reflects your personal taste.

Is Shiva a good cat name?

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

Shiva is found in these categories:

spiritual cat names
spiritual

This name hails from Hinduism, representing a powerful, transformative deity.

yoga cat names
yoga

He's a Hindu deity known for meditation and spiritual practices.

Popularity

Based on likes, Shiva ranks #363 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Shiva was, over the past 30 days, the 133rd ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Shiva 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.

In general, this name has stayed pretty consistent in terms of popularity with MeowNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Shiva was viewed 23 times, and liked 9 times.

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