What does Simba mean?

Lion, King, Courage, Pride,

What's the origin of Simba?


How is Simba pronounced?


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

Simba is a name that typically signifies strength, power, and courage. It may also suggest that you are a leader or a protector.

Is Simba a good cat name?

Simba 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. Simba is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Simba is found in these categories:

animal cat names

He's a lion from Disney's Lion King, and lions are big cats!

traditional cat names

Lion King's fame made this feline moniker a classic choice.

cute cat names

Lion King's adorable cub inspires this charming, playful feline moniker.

ginger cat names

He's a fiery, brave lion king with a coat like sunset!


Based on likes, Simba ranks #42 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Simba was, over the past 30 days, the 207th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Simba 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, Simba was viewed 29 times, and liked 3 times.

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