What does Winston mean?

Victory, joy, and peace.

What's the origin of Winston?


How is Winston pronounced?


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

Winston is a clever name for a cat. It may say something about you that you are a Winston fan.

Is Winston a good cat name?

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

Winston is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

Named after Churchill, it's a classic choice for feline companions.

country cat names

Named after Churchill, a British icon, evoking rural, traditional English charm.

cute cat names

Charming British vibe, evokes a cuddly, sophisticated feline with a monocle.

intelligent cat names

Winston Churchill was a smart, witty British Prime Minister.

elegant cat names

This name oozes sophistication, often linked to British Prime Ministers.

british cat names

Associated with iconic British Prime Minister, Churchill, and Orwell's 1984 protagonist.


Based on likes, Winston ranks #139 with users of

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Winston was, over the past 30 days, the 255th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Winston 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, Winston was viewed 23 times, and liked 3 times.

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think Winston is a good name for a smart looking cat.
February 21, 2024

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