150 Disney-Inspired Names for Your Dog

Get inspired by Disney to find a doggoned perfect name for your furry sidekick.

Disney has a huge archive of beloved characters who have stolen our hearts over the course of many decades, and while you might not be familiar with all of them, chances are you have at least one or two favorite Disney characters. The mouse and his minions take naming seriously, giving us favorites like Nemo, Simba, and Stitch—all fantastic Disney dog names, we might add.

If you’re considering giving your pooch one of the many Disney dog names out there, do your research. Or even better, let us do it for you. We’ve compiled 150 characters whose names would apply so beautifully to your furry friend. From princesses to villains, superheroes to sidekicks, we’ve left no stone unturned when helping to map out Disney dog names for you. You may be looking for funny dog names, girl dog names, or boy dog names. Raise a paw when you find the right one.

The classics

These are some of the first animated characters introduced to you as a child, and their unique personalities likely left long-lasting memories. From Mickey to the gang at Pooh Corner, these names hold a special place in the hearts of all Disney fans. We especially love Daisy—a nod to Donald Duck’s famous girlfriend—which was one of the most popular puppy names last year.







Figaro (Pinocchio)

Winnie (Winnie the Pooh)

Piglet (Winnie the Pooh)

Tigger (Winnie the Pooh)

Roo (Winnie the Pooh)

Huey (DuckTales)

Dewey (DuckTales)

Louie (DuckTales)

Queens and princesses

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These royals have held their own during some seriously tough circumstances. Who better to name your regal pup after? Besides, they’re a nice deviation from Princess, the most popular pet name for the past 125 years.

Belle (Beauty and the Beast)

Snow (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs)

Jasmine (Aladdin)

Tiana (The Princess and the Frog)

Merida (Brave)

Rapunzel (Tangled)

Cinderella (Cinderella)

Elsa (Frozen)

Anna (Frozen)

Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)

Kiara (The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride)

Nala (The Lion King)

Kings and princes

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Whether they serve as the heads of their community or as love interests to the titular characters of a Disney film, these men certainly are memorable. Also check out the most popular dog names for the most popular dog breeds.

Triton (The Little Mermaid)

Fergus (Brave)

Eric (The Little Mermaid)

Beast (Beauty and the Beast)

Charming (Cinderella)

Naveen (The Princess and the Frog)

Mufasa (The Lion King)

Simba (The Lion King)

Florian (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs)

King Candy (Wreck-It Ralph)

Movie stars

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In a league of their own, these characters have enough personality to headline feature films that drew massive audiences. You won’t regret picking Disney dog names from this list of all-time favorites. They sure beat these funny names from the Westminster dog show.

Raya (Raya and the Last Dragon)

Pinocchio (Pinocchio)

Mowgli (The Jungle Book)

Moana (Moana)

Sulley (Monsters, Inc.)

Nemo (Finding Nemo)

Dory (Finding Dory)

Ralph (Wreck-It Ralph)

Jack Skellington (The Nightmare Before Christmas)

Lilo (Lilo & Stitch)

Stitch (Lilo & Stitch)

Wall-E (Wall-E)

Baymax (Big Hero 6)

Hiro (Big Hero 6)

Hercules (Hercules)

Tarzan (Tarzan)

Lightning (Cars)

Arlo (The Good Dinosaur)


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Our main protagonists would be nothing without these special members of their crew. Pick a cute pet name for your cute new sidekick from this list of Disney dog names.

Vanellope (Wreck-It Ralph)

Flynn (Tangled)

Olaf (Frozen)

Baloo (The Jungle Book)

Sebastian (The Little Mermaid)

Happy (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs)

Doc (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs)

Lumière (Beauty and the Beast)

Geppetto (Pinocchio)

Darling (Lady and the Tramp)

Honey Lemon (Big Hero 6)

Eve (Wall-E)

Esmeralda (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)

Crush (Finding Nemo)

Ramone (Cars)

Gusteau (Ratatouille)

Colette (Ratatouille)

Spot (The Good Dinosaur)

Timon (The Lion King)

Pumbaa (The Lion King)

Megara (Hercules)

Magic makers

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Whether it’s a pinch of pixie dust or an entire book of sorcery, these folks are dishing up some seriously helpful (well, usually) magic. Give your furry friend one of these unique dog names to remind you of the magic they bring to your life.

Maui (Moana)

Merlin (The Sword in the Stone)

Flora (Sleeping Beauty)

Fauna (Sleeping Beauty)

Winifred (Hocus Pocus)

Tinker Bell (Peter Pan)

Genie (Aladdin)

Rafiki (The Lion King)

Barley (Onward)


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Sometimes lovable, sometimes cantankerous, these animated animals range from rabbits to horses and everything in between. We think there are a few particularly good names for small dog breeds.

Thumper (Bambi)

Maximus (Tangled)

Archimedes (The Sword in the Stone)

Meeko (Pocahontas)

Flower (Bambi)

Mushu (Mulan)

Bambi (Bambi)

Duchess (The Aristocats)

Roquefort (The Aristocats)

Bianca (The Rescuers)

Bernard (The Rescuers)

Basil (The Great Mouse Detective)

Flik (A Bug’s Life)

Hopper (A Bug’s Life)

Remy (Ratatouille)

Foxey Loxey (Chicken Little)

Kala (Tarzan)

Buck (The Good Dinosaur)

Django (Ratatouille)


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Yes, you can name your dog after a fictional dog. We cosign the decision. How can you go wrong with Hooch for a big dog breed?


Bolt (Bolt)

Dug (Up)

Lady (Lady and the Tramp)

Tramp (Lady and the Tramp)

Dodger (Oliver & Company)

Copper (The Fox and the Hound)

Pongo (One Hundred and One Dalmatians)

Perdita (One Hundred and One Dalmatians)

Oliver (Oliver & Company)

Hooch (Turner & Hooch)

Chance (Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey)

Slinky Dog (Toy Story)

Marvel legends

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Fido may be the default dog name, but some find it little cliché. With Marvel a major player in the world of Disney, you simply can’t overlook these strong superhero names.

Loki (Loki, Avengers)

Fury (Avengers)

Captain (Captain America, Avengers)

Thor (Thor, Avengers)

Valkyrie (Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers)

Hulk (Hulk, Avengers)

Falcon (Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Avengers)

Bucky (Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Avengers)

Shuri (Black Panther, Avengers)

Marvel (Avengers)

T’Challa (Black Panther, Avengers)

Vision (WandaVision, Avengers)

Star-Lord (Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers)

Nebula (Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers)

Rocket (Guardians of the Galaxy)

Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy)


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If your pup has a sneaky side, perhaps a villain’s name isn’t so off the mark. (Or try one of these funny, quarantine-inspired dog names because the coronavirus is a real-life villain.)

Jafar (Aladdin)

Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty)

Scar (The Lion King)

Gaston (Beauty and the Beast)

Ursula (The Little Mermaid)

Hades (Hercules)

Thanos (Avengers)

Mysterio (Spider-Man: Far From Home)

Oogie Boogie (The Nightmare Before Christmas)

Cruella (One Hundred and One Dalmatians)

Unlikely heroes

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These sweet characters deserve their own category, and their names are worthy of any courageous canine. Might we recommend Herbie (as in the Love Bug) for an affectionate dog breed?

Woody (Toy Story)

Buzz (Toy Story)

22 (Soul)

Herbie (The Love Bug)

Violet (The Incredibles)

Dash (The Incredibles)

Jack-Jack (The Incredibles)

Dusty (Planes)

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