Baby Names Inspired by Disney

Disney has entertained millions of children - and inspired thousands of parents on how to name their children. Read on to see some of the popular characters that have inspired baby names and note the line on the charts showing each year that the character had a major release.

#1 ARIEL

42,000
Babies named for Ariel (The Little Mermaid)
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About the Baby Name Arielle
Babies Named Ariel by Year
Babies Named Arielle by Year

#2 VIOLET

28,000
Babies named for Violet (The Incredibles)
About the Baby Name Violet
Babies Named Violet by Year

#3 ELLIE

14,000
Babies named for Ellie (Up)
About the Baby Name Ellie
Babies Named Ellie by Year

#4 ESMERALDA

10,000
Babies named for Esmeralda (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)
About the Baby Name Esmeralda
Babies Named Esmeralda by Year

#5 KIARA

7,000
Babies named for Kiara (The Lion King)
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Babies Named Kiara by Year

#6 CHARLOTTE

5,000
Babies named for Charlotte (The Princess and the Frog)
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Babies Named Charlotte by Year

#7 EVE

4,000
Babies named for Eve (Wall-E)
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About the Baby Name Eva
Babies Named Eve by Year
Babies Named Eva by Year

#8 NALA

3,000
Babies named for Nala (The Lion King)
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Babies Named Nala by Year

#9 AURORA

3,000
Babies named for Aurora (Sleeping Beauty/Maleficent)
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Babies Named Aurora by Year

#10 MAXIMUS

3,000
Babies named for Maximus (Tangled)
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Babies Named Maximus by Year

#11 RILEY

3,000
Babies named for Riley (Inside Out)
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Babies Named Riley by Year

#12 HALLIE

3,000
Babies named for Hallie (Parent Trap)
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Babies Named Hallie by Year

#13 SEBASTIAN

2,000
Babies named for Sebastian (The Little Mermaid)
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Babies Named Sebastian by Year

#14 WENDY

2,500
Babies named for Wendy (Peter Pan)
About the Baby Name Wendy
Babies Named Wendy by Year

#15 ANDY

2,500
Babies named for Andy (Toy Story)
About the Baby Name Andy
Babies Named Andy by Year

#16 KODA

2,000
Babies named for Koda (Brother Bear)
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Babies Named Koda by Year

#17 FLYNN

1,500
Babies named for Flynn (Tangled)
About the Baby Name Flynn
Babies Named Flynn by Year

#18 TRITON

1,000
Babies named for Triton (The Little Mermaid)
About the Baby Name Triton
Babies Named Triton by Year

#19 TIANA

1,000
Babies named for Tiana (The Princess and the Frog)
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Babies Named Tiana by Year

#20 REMY

1,000
Babies named for Remy (Ratatouille)
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Babies Named Remy by Year

#21 FELIX

1,000
Babies named for Felix (Wreck It Ralph)
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Babies Named Felix by Year

#22 GISELLE

1,000
Babies named for Giselle (Enchanted)
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Babies Named Giselle by Year

#23 MERIDA

500
Babies named for Merida (Brave)
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Babies Named Merida by Year

#24 ELSA

500
Babies named for Elsa (Frozen)
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Babies Named Elsa by Year

#25 KENAI

500
Babies named for Kenai (Brother Bear)
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Babies Named Kenai by Year

#26 MULAN

250
Babies named for Mulan (Mulan)
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Babies Named Mulan by Year

#27 ANNA

250
Babies named for Anna (Frozen)
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Babies Named Anna by Year

#28 JOY

250
Babies named for Joy (Inside Out)
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Babies Named Joy by Year

#29 HIRO

250
Babies named for Hiro (Big Hero 6)
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Babies Named Hiro by Year

#30 VANELLOPE

250
Babies named for Vanellope (Wreck It Ralph)
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Babies Named Vanellope by Year

#31 KRISTOFF

100
Babies named for Kristoff (Frozen)
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Babies Named Kristoff by Year

#32 MOANA

100
Babies named for Moana (Moana)
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Babies Named Moana by Year

#33 JAFAR

100
Babies named for Jafar (Aladdin)
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Babies Named Jafar by Year

#34 ALADDIN

100
Babies named for Aladdin (Aladdin)
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Babies Named Aladdin by Year

#35 ABU

100
Babies named for Abu (Aladdin)
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Babies Named Abu by Year

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The data is taken from births that occurred in the United States after 1879. From 1880 to 1936, all births may not be included in the original data set.

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