What does Silkie mean?

Soft, fluffy, feathery fur.

What's the origin of Silkie?


How is Silkie pronounced?


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

It could mean that you are creative, or that you like to have fun.

Is Silkie a good cat name?

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

Silkie is found in these categories:

fluffy cat names

Silkies are soft and smooth, just like a cat's plush fur coat.


Based on likes, Silkie ranks #1,174 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Silkie was, over the past 30 days, the 2518th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Silkie 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, Silkie was viewed 14 times, and liked 0 times.

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