What does Tiger mean?

large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered

What's the origin of Tiger?


How is Tiger pronounced?


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

There are many possible interpretations to what naming your cat Tiger might say about you. Some people might see it as a sign of strength and power, while others might see it as a sign of strength and courage. It could also be seen as a sign of strength and independence, or as a sign of strength and power in the animal world.

Is Tiger a good cat name?

Tiger has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Tiger is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Tiger is found in these categories:

badass cat names

Evokes strength and ferocity, reminiscent of jungle kings and boxing legends.

sassy cat names

Bold stripes, fierce attitude, and playful pounce mirror the wild beast.

cute cat names

Striped feline moniker evokes playful, cuddly vibes from popular cartoon characters.

ginger cat names

Striped orange fur mimics wild jungle beasts, fierce yet cuddly!

mischievous cat names

Wild, playful, and cunning, they pounce and prowl like jungle royalty.

big cat names

Fierce, striped hunters prowling jungly realms, embodying raw power and stealth.

sporty cat names

This feline moniker evokes strength and agility, like a pro athlete.

animal cat names

Stripes and stealthy hunting skills link this big cat to felines.

fluffy cat names

Stripes and fierce playfulness mimic the big jungle cat's traits.


Based on likes, Tiger ranks #63 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Tiger was, over the past 30 days, the 66th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Tiger 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, Tiger was viewed 21 times, and liked 3 times.

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think tiger is a excellent name for a cat with orange with stripes just like a real tiger.
February 21, 2024

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