What does Teddy mean?

plaything consisting of a child's toy bear (usually plush and stuffed with soft materials)

What's the origin of Teddy?


How is Teddy pronounced?


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

It could mean that you are a sentimental person, or that you like animals a lot.

Is Teddy a good cat name?

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

Teddy is found in these categories:

cute cat names

Reminiscent of cuddly teddy bears, evoking warmth and adorable charm.

sporty cat names

He's named after Roosevelt, a hunting, boxing, and tennis enthusiast.

fluffy cat names

Teddy bears are cuddly and soft, just like these adorable felines.

striped cat names

Resembles a cuddly, fuzzy teddy bear with alternating color patterns.

traditional cat names

Popular since Teddy Roosevelt, it's a classic, enduring choice for felines.

elegant cat names

This moniker exudes sophistication, reminiscent of refined Teddy Roosevelt.

brown cat names

Teddy bears are cuddly and often the same color as these felines.


Based on likes, Teddy ranks #49 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Teddy was, over the past 30 days, the 92nd ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of July 2024, Teddy 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.

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

In the past week, Teddy was viewed 41 times, and liked 3 times.

Cat names like Teddy:

Meaning: large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered
Meaning: a drinking mug in the shape of a stout man wearing a three-cornered hat
Meaning: short and plump
Meaning: A light brown or orange-brown color.
Meaning: full of hardship or trials
Meaning: young domestic cat

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