What does Willow mean?

any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix

What's the origin of Willow?


How is Willow pronounced?


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

There are many possible interpretations to what naming your cat Willow might say about you. Some people might see it as a sign of strength and independence, while others might see it as a sign of mysticism or witchcraft. It all depends on your personal beliefs and how you choose to interpret the name.

Is Willow a good cat name?

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

Willow is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

Nature-inspired monikers have long been favored for feline companions.

white cat names

Soft, graceful, and light, like a willow tree in the moonlight.

flower cat names

Named after a tree, it's nature-inspired like many botanical monikers.

striped cat names

Willow trees sway, just like the wavy lines on these feline furballs!

fall cat names

This name references a tree shedding leaves during autumn season.


Based on likes, Willow ranks #197 with users of MeowNames.com.

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Willow was, over the past 30 days, the 31st ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Willow 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, Willow was viewed 31 times, and liked 4 times.

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