For a fun and creative baby name, look no further than our list of favorite Disney characters. You'll find all the inspiration you'll need!

April 23, 2013

If you like to imagine your grown-up child standing up for the princess in his life and battling wickedness, this is the right name list for you. Disney characters have long been associated with wholesomeness, morality, and kindness--wonderful personality traits for any person to have. But be careful, we've thrown a few villains' names into the mix, too.


Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Nobility of faith

Aladdin is the male hero in Aladdin. He falls in love with Jasmine and must learn a lesson about being true to oneself.


Origin: India

Meaning: Black tiger

Bagheera is the panther companion in The Jungle Book.


Origin: Germanic

Meaning: Manly or free man

Chip is the son of Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast. He is also a character of the dynamic duo of Chip and Dale.


Origin: English

Meaning: Valley

Dale is a character of the dynamic duo of Chip and Dale.


Origin: Scottish

Meaning: World leader

Donald Duck is one of the original Disney characters.


Origin: Scandinavian

Meaning: Ever ruler

Eric is a hero of The Little Mermaid.


Origin: French

Meaning: From Gascony

Gaston is the villain of Beauty and the Beast. He wants to marry Belle.


Origin: Latin

Meaning: The exalted

Gus is the mouse companion of Cinderella.


Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Supplanter

Iago is the bird villain in Aladdin.


Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Small stream

Jafar is the villain of Aladdin. He wants Jasmine and her kingdom.

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Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Gracious God

John Smith is the hero of Pocahontas.


Origin: Native American

Meaning: Captain

Kocoum is a potential male love interest for Pocahontas.


Origin: Unknown

Meaning: Great strength, wisdom

Meeko is the raccoon sidekick of Pocahontas.


Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Resembles God

Michael is the boy nannied by Mary Poppins.


Origin: Irish

Meaning: Variation of Michael, meaning "Who resembles God"

Mickey Mouse is the signature Disney character.


Origin: Unknown

Meaning: Name was created for The Jungle Book

Mowgli, a young boy raised by a wolf pack, is the hero of The Jungle Book.


Origin: African

Meaning: "King" in Swahili

Mufasa is Simba's father in Lion King.


Origin: Greek

Meaning: Rock

Peter Pan is the leader of the Lost Boys.


Origin: Greek

Meaning: Fond of horses

Prince Philip is the hero of Sleeping Beauty.


Origin: Hindu

Meaning: Prince

Rajah is Princess Jasmine's tiger companion in Aladdin.

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Origin: English

Meaning: Fame

Robin Hood is the hero of Sherwood Forest.


Origin: Greek

Meaning: Revered

Sebastian is a minion of King Triton and Ariel's companion in The Little Mermaid.


Origin: Swahili

Meaning: Lion

Simba is the hero of Lion King.


Origin: Greek

Meaning: Respect

Timon is Simba's companion in Lion King.


Origin: Greek

Meaning: From the word tritos meaning "of the third"

King Triton is the ruler of the merpeople and Ariel's father in The Little Mermaid.


Origin: English

Meaning: Row of houses by the Woods

Woody is the cowboy doll in the Toy Story, series.