Disney Baby Names

Baby names from Disney films can summon up positive memories. For some of us, watching The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and Lady and the Tramp shaped our childhoods. Here is a list of baby names from the classic Disney films of our time:
  • Adelaide

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Adelaide is now heading straight uphill on the coattails of such newly popular sisters as Ava, Ada, and Audrey, and in the company of Adeline and Amelia. It was chosen by actress Katherine Heigl... Read More 

  • Alan

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    In its three most popular spellings -- Alan along with Allen and Allan -- this midcentury favorite has tended to skew older, but still manages to hold the Number 170 spot. It was a Top 100 name... Read More 

  • Alice

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Alice is a classic name that's both strong and sweet, which got a big bounce via Tina Fey's choice of the name for her daughter. In the past five years alone, Alice has jumped from Number 258 to... Read More 

  • Anastasia

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Anastasia is no longer a forbidding regal Russian name, but is now seen as a viable -- and increasingly popular -- American option, elegantly beautiful.

    Anastasia's greatest claim to... Read More 

  • Angel

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Angel is a perennial Hispanic male name, but it was Buffy the Vampire Slayer that brought it into the Anglo-male camp, where it's now heard more frequently, though it still poses some... Read More 

  • Anita

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Midcentury favorite, long in fashion limbo. Read More 

  • Ariel

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Despite its distinguished pedigree and popularity in Israel, Disney's Little Mermaid feminized Ariel in this country forever--though short form Ari has come into prominence via the less than... Read More 

  • Aurora

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Aurora, the poetic name of the Roman goddess of sunrise whose tears turned into the morning dew, and of (Disney's) Sleeping Beauty, would be sure to make any little girl feel like a princess. ... Read More 

  • Bambi

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Although Disney's cute deer was a male, Bambi's always been used for girls, but sounds far too flimsy to face the modern world. Read More 

  • Belle

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Belle has nothing but positive associations, from "belle of the ball" to "Southern belle" to the heroine of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Though it has been overshadowed by the... Read More 

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