140 Star Wars Dog Names

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Search your feelings, you know it to be true: If you're looking to make a galactic statement with a clever name for your new dog that will also showcase your unabashed love of fandom, then only a name inspired by Star Wars will do.


If that's the case, then you've come to the right place because we have 140 Star Wars dog names — from the light side to the dark side and fan faves to deep cuts alike— inspired by pop culture's reigning space opera.

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Star Wars dog names for good girls and boys

Looking to bless your dog with a name fit for a hero? Check out this list of Star Wars dog names inspired by the light side of the Force.


• Luke (a simple farm boy thrust into extraordinary circumstances)

• Leia or Princess (his sister separated at birth)

• Han or Solo (for scruffy-looking cattle dog nerf herding types)


• Obi or Kenobi (for dogs with gravitas)


• Yoda (know him, you do)


• Lando (only appropriate if your good boy looks fashionable in long, flowing space capes)

• Wedge or Antilles (Luke's childhood friend and fellow X-Wing pilot)


• Biggs (X-Wing pilot at the battle of Yavin 4)

• Porkins (X-Wing pilot at the battle of Yavin 4, for CHUBBY PUPS ONLY)

• Tauntaun (the lizard horses domesticated by the rebels on the snow planet Hoth)


• Wicket (Leia's Ewok crush)

• Ackbar (Rebel general)

• Mon or Mothma (Rebel general)


• Dodonna (Rebel general)


• Crix or Madine (Rebel officer)

• Nien Nunb (Lando's copilot in Return Of The Jedi)


• Lobot (Lando's top aide best known for wearing headphones permanently stapled to his head)

• Grizz Fix (obscure starfighter who perished in the battle over Endor, but hey cool name, right?)

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Stars Wars dog names inspired by the villains

Not everyone is gunning for the hero in a story, so if you're looking for a Star Wars-inspired name with a little, or a lot, of an edge, check out these well-known names for the not-so-average canine companion.

• Darth or Vader (do I really have to explain who this is?)

• Palpatine or Sidious (the real BIG BAD)

• Tarkin (Galactic General)

• Boba or Fett (bounty hunter who loves burning stuff — and people)

• Jabba (feared gangster and all around slug-like CHONK)

• Bib or Fortuna (Jabba's assistant who gets Jedi Mind Tricked by Luke)


• Salacious B. Crumb (Jabba's court jester)

• Greedo (bounty hunter who's slow on the draw)

• IG-88 (bounty hunter seen in ‌The Empire Strikes Back‌)

• 4-LOM (bounty hunter seen in ‌The Empire Strikes Back‌)

• Zuckuss (insectoid bounty hunger seen in ‌The Empire Strikes Back‌)

• Tusken (the desert raiders that briefly kidnap Luke)

• Wampa (the terrifying snow bear thing that almost eats Luke)

• Watts (Emperor officer seen captaining a AT-ST on Endor before Chewbacca tosses him out of the cockpit)

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Star Wars dog names for new -school dogs and puppies

If you're more a fan of the new stuff, that means even more Star Wars dog names for you to choose from to match with your beloved pet.

• Anakin (prophesied Chosen One)


• Qui-Gon or Jinn (Jedi Knight)

• Amidala or Padmé (yaaaas QWEEN)

• Typho (loyal protector)

• Mace or Windu (should have brought more backup)

‌ Aayla or Secura (killed during the Emperor's Order 66 Jedi purge)

• Ahsoka or Tano (female Jedi and hero of the Clone Wars)

• Kit or Fisto (same)

• Shmi (Anakin's mom)

• Organa (because Jimmy Smits is a sexy beast!)

• Rey (or Daisy)

• Finn (stormtrooper turned rebel defector)

• Poe or Dameron (trigger happy flyboy who has trouble accepting orders from his superiors)

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• BB-8 (ball-shaped droid, perfect for pups in wheelchairs and mobility devices)

• Holdo (she of the gorgeous purple hair)


• Rose, Paige, or Tico (sisters introduced in ‌The Last Jedi‌)

• Connix (Resistance lieutenant)

• Maz or Kanata (Force-sensitive pirate queen and antiques collector)

• Ello or Atsy (Resistance pilot)

• Snap or Wexley (Resistance pilot)

• Jyn or Erso (leads the mission to steal the Death Star plans)

• Saw or Gerrera (leader of a breakaway sect of Rebel extremists

• Cassian (Alliance Intelligence officer)

• Bodhi or Rook (cargo pilot for the Galactic Empire who defects to the Resistance)

• Chirrut or Îmwe (Force-sensitive warrior monk and all-around badass)

• K-2SO (Empire droid reprogramed to help the resistance)

• Baze (a battle-hardened soldier who helps steal the Death Star plans)

• Merrick (Rogue One's Blue Leader, his sacrifice will not be forgotten)

• Draven (represents Alliance Intelligence on the rebel council)

• Enfys (a swoop-riding pirate working to beat back the Crimson Dawn syndicate)

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Star Wars dog names inspired by the new bad guys

There's no such thing as a bad dog, everyone knows that, but some pet parents might prefer to walk on the Dark side, and a villain-inspired name might be a perfect fit.

• Jar Jar (don't @ us)

• Darth Maul (but only if your dog loves to greet you with lots of slobbery kisses)

• Count or Dooku (menacing Sith Lord)

• General or Grievous (brilliant Separatist military strategist and a feared Jedi hunter)

• Jango (bounty hunter, assassin, mercenary, and the "father" of Boba Fett, a genetic clone of his, whom he raised as a son)

• Watto (winged junk dealer and inveterate gambler)

• Sebulba (ruthless competitor to Anakin in the pod race sequence from ‌The Phantom Menace‌)

• Commander Cody (clone marshal commander assigned to High Jedi General Obi-Wan Kenobi

• Snoke (the Supreme Leader of the First Order)

• Kylo or Ren (the new big bad! also works great for a cat!)

• Hux (ruthless officer in the First Order and Kylo Ren's rival)

• Phasma (commander of the First Order's legions of stormtroopers)

• Krennic (project manager for the construction of the Death Star, later destroyed at the hands of his own creation)

• Beckett (Han's one-time mentor)

• Qi'ra (Han's onetime love interest)

• Dryden or Vos (public face of the Crimson Dawn crime syndicate)

• Proxima (female crime boss and matriarch of the White Worms)

• Moloch (scumrat and criminal enforcer)

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Star Wars dog names inspired by places and things

Maybe a character name just doesn't allow your dog's true personality to shine. In that case, take a look at this list, featuring places and spaces seen in Star Wars.

• Astro (as in the astromech droids like R2-D2 and C-3PO that populate the Star Wars universe)

• Bespin (home to Cloud City)

• Bor Gullet (Saw Guerra's tentacled creature that can read minds)

• Bongo (named for the Gungan submarine captained by Qui-Gon Jinn & Obi-wan Kenobi in ‌The Phantom Menace‌)

• Canto (casino planet seen in The Last Jedi)

• Eisley (as in Mos Eisley, the most wretched hive of scum and villainy)

• Endor (the home of the Ewoks)

• Dagobah (swamp planet home to Yoda in The Empire Strikes Back)

• Eadu (Imperial kyber refinery seen in Rogue One)

• Falcon (as in the "fast ship" famously piloted by Han Solo and his first mate Chewbacca)

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• GONK (box droid with legs)

• Jakku (the desert planet seen in Episode VII)

• Jedha (Holy city and mine home to Kyber crystals used to build both light sabers and the Death Star superlaser)

• Kamino (where the clone stormtroopers were revealed to have been grown)

• Kashyyyk (Wookie homeworld)

• Kessel (the trading route for spices that the duo famously completed in less than 12 parsecs)

• Khetanna (Jabba's pleasure barge)

• Mimban (swamp planet glimpsed in ‌Solo: A Star Wars Story‌)

• Mustafar (home of Darth Vader's fortress castle)

• Naboo (home of the Gunguns)

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• Nerf (creatures raises for hides and milk on the planet of Alderaan)

• Porg (the bird-like creatures residing near Luke's secluded, hermit-like hideaway on the island of Ahch-To)

• Saber (as in the light saber, an elegant weapon for a more civilized age and wielded by Jedi Knights)

• Tantive (Leia's flagship in both Rogue One and A New Hope)

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• TIE (the workhorse of the Empire's fleet, easily identified from Coruscant to the Outer Rim for its hexagonal panels)

• Tosche (the repair shop on Tattoine where Luke needed to go to pick up some power converters)

• Scarif (tropical island planet where the plans for the Death Star are kept)

• Yavin (as in the jungle-covered moon that is home to a secret Rebel base)

• X-34 (Luke's landspeeder in A New Hope)

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Star Wars dog names that are puns

What's better than dogs and Star Wars? Combining both to come up with a Star Wars-themed pun name, like any of these awesome choices below!

• Jabba The Mutt

• Boba Fetch

• Chewbarka

• Luke Skybarker

• Captain Furs-ma

• Bossk-9

• Lando Pawrissian

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Star Wars pet names and their meanings

If you're looking to name your dog in honor of the Star Wars series, chances are you already know the reference, but what if you're looking to know the literal meaning behind some well-known names that made the franchise possible? Take a look at this short list of names for some great ideas!

  • Adam: Son of red earth
  • Ahmed: Highly praised
  • Alec: Defender of mankind
  • Anthony: Priceless one
  • Carrie: Free man
  • Daisy: Day's eye
  • Dee: Swarthy
  • Earl: Warrior, prince
  • Ewan: God is gracious
  • Ford: River crossing
  • George: Farmer, earthworker
  • Hayden: Heathen, fire
  • James: Supplanter
  • Kenneth: Fire-born, good-looking
  • Liam: Strong-willed warrior
  • Lucas: Bringer of light
  • Lupita: River of the wolf
  • Mark: Consecrated to the God Mars
  • Natalie: Birth of the Lord
  • Oscar: Champion warrior
  • Oz: Strength, courage
  • Samuel: God heard
  • Silas: Forest

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