What does Tubby mean?

short and plump

What's the origin of Tubby?


How is Tubby pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that it reflects your personality or your relationship with your cat. Others might say that it is simply a nickname.

Is Tubby a good cat name?

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

Tubby is found in these categories:

cute cat names

Chubby charm and playful roundness make this moniker adorably fitting.

fluffy cat names

Round bellies and soft fur make them resemble cute, cuddly tubs.

funny cat names

Plays on the amusing stereotype of overweight, lazy felines.


Based on likes, Tubby ranks #1,930 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Tubby was, over the past 30 days, the 3407th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Tubby 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, Tubby was viewed 11 times, and liked 0 times.

Cat names like Tubby:

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Meaning: A pet name for someone who is playful and affectionate.
Meaning: like down or as soft as down

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