Name
CAT

Name CAT

Between 1900 and 2022 there were 35 births of Cat in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Cat per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 1 birth.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Cat   
In Italiano Nome Cat   
Available variants : Cát , Càt


Information about the first name Cat

The first name Cat has been assigned to:
25.71% to boys
74.29% to girls
The country where the first name Cat is the most common is:
DE Germany
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 3 letters including 1 vowel and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Cat

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Cat : Tac

Anacyclics of the first name Cat

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Cat: Tac

Cat in Japanese *

Romajikyatto
Katakanaキャット
Hiraganaきゃっと
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Cat in Japanese
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Cat in sign language

Cat in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Cat

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English cat, catte, from Old English catt (“male cat”), catte (“female cat”), from Proto-West Germanic *kattu, from Proto-Germanic *kattuz.
Etymology src :
  • Abbreviation of Caterpillar (corporation and brand).
Etymology src :
  • From concatenate, derived from the program's function of concatenating files. Compare concat.
Etymology src :
  • Abbreviation of Catalina (flying boat).
Etymology src :
  • Abbreviations.
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
  • catte (obsolete)
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Cat (plural Cats)
  • A diminutive of the female given names Catherine or Caitlin.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • cat (third-person singular simple present cats, present participle catting, simple past and past participle catted)
  • (nautical, transitive) To hoist (the anchor) by its ring so that it hangs at the cathead.
  • (nautical, transitive) To flog with a cat-o'-nine-tails.
  • (slang) To vomit.
  • To go wandering at night.
  • To gossip in a catty manner.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • Cat (plural Cats)
  • (slang) A piece of heavy machinery, such as a backhoe, of the Caterpillar brand.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • cat (plural cats)
  • (computing) A program and command in Unix that reads one or more files and directs their content to the standard output.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • cat (third-person singular simple present cats, present participle catting, simple past and past participle catted)
  • (computing, transitive) To apply the cat command to (one or more files).
  • (computing, slang) To dump large amounts of data on (an unprepared target), usually with no intention of browsing it carefully.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • cat (not comparable)
  • (Ireland, colloquial) Catastrophic; terrible, disastrous.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • Cat (plural Cats)
  • (informal) A Catalina flying boat.
Anagrams src :
  • A. C. T., A.C.T., ACT, ATC, Act., CTA, TAC, TCA, act, act., tac
Anagrams src :
  • A. C. T., A.C.T., ACT, ATC, Act., CTA, TAC, TCA, act, act., tac
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kæt/
  • Rhymes: -æt
Pronunciation src :
  • (US, UK) enPR: kăt, IPA(key): /kæt/, [kʰæt], [kʰæt̚]
  • (UK) IPA(key): /kat/
  • Rhymes: -æt
  • Homophones: Kat, khat, qat
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • (computed axial tomography): CAT scan
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • (computed axial tomography): CT, computed tomography, computed axial tomography
Middle English
Etymology src :
  • From Old English catt, catte; this is in turn from Proto-Germanic *kattuz.
Alternative forms src :
  • catte
Noun src :
  • cat (plural cattes)
  • cat (feline)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kat/
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • English: cat
  • Scots: cat
  • Yola: kaudès, kauddès (plural)
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • badde
Old French
Noun src :
  • cat m (oblique plural caz or catz, nominative singular caz or catz, nominative plural cat)
  • (Picardy, Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of chat
General
Proper noun src :
  • CAT
  • Centre for Alternative Technology
  • Counter Assault Team
  • Citizens Area Transit
  • Canadian Achievement Tests
  • Cambridge Antibody Technology
ID Indonesian
Etymology src :
  • From Malay cat, from Min Nan 漆 (chhat).
Noun src :
  • cat (first-person possessive catku, second-person possessive catmu, third-person possessive catnya)
  • paint (substance)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡ʃat̚]
  • Hyphenation: cat
Malay
Etymology src :
  • From Min Nan 漆 (chhat).
Noun src :
  • cat (Jawi spelling چت‎, informal 1st possessive catku, 2nd possessive catmu, 3rd possessive catnya)
  • paint (substance)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃat/
  • Rhymes: -t͡ʃat, -at
Noun (Affixed terms) src :
  • bercat
  • mengecat (active): to paint
  • dicat (passive): to be painted
  • catan: painting (an artwork in the form of a painted picture)
  • pengecatan: the action of applying paint to something (e.g. a surface, etc.)
  • pengecat: painter (a person whose job is paining buildings)
Scottish Gaelic
Etymology src :
  • From Old Irish catt, borrowed from Late Latin cattus. Cognates include Irish cat and Manx kayt.
Noun src :
  • cat m (genitive singular cait, plural cait)
  • cat (Felis catus)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kʰaʰt̪/
  • Hyphenation: cat
RO Romanian
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قات‎ (kat).
Noun src :
  • cat n (plural caturi)
  • (dated) floor (storey)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kat/
  • Rhymes: -at
Irish
Etymology src :
  • From Old Irish catt, from Latin cattus.
Alternative forms src :
  • cut (Cois Fharraige)
Noun src :
  • cat m (genitive singular cait, nominative plural cait)
  • cat (domestic feline; member of the Felidae)
Pronunciation src :
  • (Munster, Aran) IPA(key): /kɑt̪ˠ/
  • (Mayo, Ulster) IPA(key): /kat̪ˠ/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /kʊt̪ˠ/ (as if spelled cut)
 

Popularity of the name Cat

Number of CAT births per year

Total births of Cat by country

Births with the first name Cat
Country
Boys
Girls
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
4
12
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
4
3
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
0
5
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
0
3
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
1
1
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
0
1
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
1

Total births of Cat by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Cat
Country
Boys
Girls
ATAustria
2021
0
1

Comments on the name Cat

Personalities with the first name Cat

There are 5 personalities with the first name Cat


Cat Power
src

United states of america
Actor Composer Singer Pianist Singer-songwriter Musician Guitarist


Cat Whitehill
(Catherine Anne Reddick) src

United states of america
Association football manager Association football player


Cat Zingano
(Cathilee Deborah Albert) src

United states of america
Mixed martial arts fighter


Catherine De Léan
src

Canada Germany
Actor Stage actor


Cat Smith
src

United kingdom
Politician



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Cat

There are 294 actors and actresses with the first name Cat
Cat Protano
Cat Cakmis
Cat Zingano
Cat Simmons
Cat Wilson
Cat Jagar
Cat Deeley
Cat Deakins
Cat Stone
Cat Power
Cat Eberwine
Cat Collins
Cat Cora
Cat Hammons
Cat Noel
Cat Dean
Cat Lopez
Cat Phuong
Cat Thomas
Cat Ferrier
Cat Martin
Cat Heinen
Cat Belmont
Cat Parks
Cat Razzle Dazzle
Cat Lyons
Cat Thompson
Cat Smith
Cat Kilner
Cat Marnell

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Cat
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Cat

Rankings of first name CAT by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name CAT (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#2920AT Austria2021