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114 Star Wars Inspired Dog Names: The Force is With These Jedi Ideas

Codee Chessher

By Codee Chessher

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Star Wars is one of the biggest franchises in the world, with some iconic and colorfully obscure names ripe for borrowing to name our favorite furry friends. Whether you’re a diehard fan that follows every movie and show religiously or a more casual watcher, we’ve cooked up some of the best Star Wars names from a galaxy far, far away. Check them out down below and get inspired to name your new puppy today.

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Male Star Wars Dog Names

There’s no shortage of creative male dog names you can crib from Star Wars, whether you want to name your pooch after your favorite main character or are looking for something more alien-y and exotic. We’re sure you’ll recognize a lot of these, but we threw some lesser-known ones in there to spice things up and give you some more variety in a sea of name ideas.

  • Chewbacca
  • Chewie
  • Luke
  • Grogu
  • Cade
  • Yoda
  • Ackbar
  • Exar
  • Han
  • Ewok
  • R2
  • Jar Jar
  • Wicket
  • Jedi
  • Cassian
  • Bao-Dur
  • Nihilus
  • Vader
  • Anakin
  • Canderous
  • Finn
  • Malak
  • Tyrannus
  • Kenobi
  • Ben
  • Kylo
  • Bane
  • Cal
  • Sebulba
  • Boss
  • Sidious
  • Qui-Gon
  • Boba
  • Jango
  • Mace
  • Biggs
  • Carth
  • Opress
  • Darth
  • Wedge
  • Jolee
  • Palpatine
  • Greedo
  • Maul
  • Plagueis
  • HK
  • Lando
  • Lars
  • Nass
  • Hondo
  • Zaalbar
  • Gideon
  • Gunray
  • Dexter
  • Revan
  • Bith
  • Solo
  • Rogue
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Female Star Wars Dog Names

Although you may be a bit more limited in your choices, there are still lots of really cool female dog names you can steal from your favorite space opera franchise. From the obvious to the not-so-obvious, let’s see what you can name your goodest girl from the galaxy far, far away.

  • Leia
  • Aayla
  • Sabine
  • Beru
  • Princess
  • Juhani
  • Amidala
  • Mothma
  • Jyn
  • Maz
  • Bastila
  • Yaddle
  • Phasma
  • Shmi
  • Hera
  • Ahsoka
  • Asajj
  • Mission
  • Rose
  • Padme
  • Rey
  • Oola
  • Aurra
  • Rose
  • Tekli
  • Amilyn
  • Mara
  • Jaina
  • Bo-Katan
  • Jade
  • Wren
goldendoodle dog lying on the ground
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Star Wars Planet Names

If you’re feeling astrological with your dog names and want to expand your choices to the Star Wars galaxy, you’re in the right place. From the Outer Rim sands to the bustling Core, check out some planets you can use as your new dog’s name.

  • Hoth
  • Tatooine
  • Kamino
  • Geonosis
  • Endor
  • Crait
  • Mustafar
  • Bespin
  • Naboo
  • Dantooine
  • Korriban
  • Utapau
labradoodle dog lying on the back of the couch
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Star Wars Alien Dog Names

Not all Star Wars characters are hairy like Chewbacca, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have cool names that could make an exotic moniker for man’s best friend.

  • Gungan
  • Jawa
  • Tusken
  • Talz
  • Wampa
  • Gran
  • Vulptice
  • Watto
  • Pog
  • Aleena
  • Lexo
  • Orlax
Goldendoodle dog in the park
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Bonus — Star Trek Dog Names

If you’d prefer your dog join the Federation than fight the Sith, you’ll find there are countless names to describe nearly any dog out there. As a bonus, we’ve thrown some Trek names to give some contrast to all the Star Wars going on above. Maybe you’ll even come up with your own unique twist on a classic Star Trek name or combine it with a Star Wars name from the long list above.

  • Spock
  • Scotty
  • Kirk
  • Bones
  • Khan
  • Janeway
  • Data
  • Worf
  • Sisko
  • McCoy
  • Picard
  • Geordi
  • Riker
  • Wesley
  • Neelix
  • Tilly
  • Troi

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Final Thoughts

Tired of boring names like Fido and want to give your dog a more memorable name inspired by one of your favorite series? Give some of the names above a trial run to see if any of them suit your dog. We’re sure you will have at least a couple of favorites.

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