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If you’re a sci-fi lover, these Star Wars dog names are a perfect way to show your fandom! We’ve gathered the best options from the classic movies all the way up to the most recent releases.

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I’m a huge fan of Star Wars. Ever since seeing the original films as a kid, I couldn’t get enough. We’re pretty lucky to live in this new era with Disney cranking out new content. This also means there are a bunch of fun Star Wars names for dogs.

Most of these names may be pretty obvious to a fan, but you’ll also find that some are subtle enough to only be recognized by true Star Wars nerds.

Top Star Wars Dog Names

Here’s a list of the most popular name ideas. Some of these names, like Chewie and Finn, even make it into the top dog names each year!

  • Chewie – (Chewbacca) Wookiee warrior & friend/co-pilot of Han Solo
  • Ewok – Cute furry creature from Endor
  • Finn – Former stormtrooper who defected to the Resistance
  • Jedi – The order focused on mastering & training in the force
  • Princess – for Princess Leia or Princess Amidala
  • Rey – Force prodigy & hero of the new trilogy
  • Vader – (Darth Vader) Sith Lord & former Jedi. Luke Skywalker’s father
  • Yoda – Wise Jedi Master who trained Luke Skywalker

Male Star Wars Dog Names

Here are some unique and cool male names from Star Wars that we think could work well for a dog. We’ve looked through the entire Star Wars universe, from Darth Vader and Yoda to Finn and Poe, to find the perfect name for your new furry friend.

  • Ackbar – He is an alliance military commander famous for his line “It’s a trap!”
  • Baby Yoda – (Grogu) Young version of Yoda from the Mandalorian
  • Baze – (Baze Malbus) Soldier and partner of blind Chirrut in Rogue One.
  • Biggs – (Biggs Darklighter) Alliance pilot friend of Luke Skywalker
  • Boba – (Boba Fett) Feared bounty hunter
  • Bodhi – Empire pilot who defected to the Alliance
  • Booster – Booster Terrik, a smuggler from the X-Wing series
  • Cad – (Cad Bane) Bounty hunter from The Clone Wars
  • Cassian – or Cas, Captain Cassian Andor, a Rebel Alliance officer who helped Jyn in Rogue One
  • Cody – Clone marshal commander
  • Echo – One of the clone troopers in The Bad Batch
  • Embo – Clone Wars-era bounty hunter who uses his hat as a boomerang
  • Gideon – Moff Gideon, former officer of the Imperial Security Bureau from The Mandalorian
  • Greedo – Bounty hunter who was shot by Han Solo
  • Han Solo – Scoundrel, smuggler, pilot & eventual Alliance leader
  • Hondo – (Hondo Ohnaka) Leader of space pirates from The Clone Wars & Rebels
  • Hunter – One of the clone troopers in The Bad Batch
  • Hux – (General Hux) Ruthless officer of the First Order
  • Jabba – (Jabba the Hutt) A gangster and boss
  • Jango – (Jango Fett) Boba Fett’s adopted father & bounty hunter
  • Jar Jar – Jar Jar Binks is a Gungan from Naboo who is often hated by Star Wars fans
  • Kit – (Kit Fisto) Jedi Knight alien with tentacle head
  • Lando – (Lando Calrissian) Smuggler, gambler who ran Cloud City
  • Mando – Short for Mandalorian, the main character in the Disney TV show.
  • Poe – (Poe Dameron) Great pilot in the resistance
  • Rako – Rako Hardeen, a bounty hunter from the Clone Wars series
  • Rex – Clone trooper captain
  • Scion – (Darth Scion) Sith Lord & member of the Sith Triumvirate
  • Tarkin – Grand Moff Tarkin, a leader of the empire
  • Trooper – Empire soldier
  • Wedge – (Wedge Antilles) Pilot who flew with Luke Skywalker for the Rebellion
  • Zeb – Lasat rebel from the Star Wars Rebels series
Star Wars Yoda Pug

Female Star Wars Dog Names

Here are some of the best Star Wars dog names for females from across the galaxy! From Princesses to Jedi Warriors to Rebel Fighters, these names are cool and unique.

  • Amidala – (Queen Amidala) Senator & leader from the prequels, love interest of Anakin Skywalker
  • Amilyn – (Amilyn Holdo) Vice Admiral in the resistance & friend of Princess Leia
  • Aphra – (Doctor Aphra) Female archaeologist recruited by Darth Vader in the Vader comic series
  • Beru – Luke Skywalker’s aunt & parent
  • Cara – Cara Dune, form er shock trooper turned mercenary from the Mandalorian
  • Hera – (Hera Syndulla) Female Twi’lek pilot from the Rebels series
  • Jannah – former Stormtrooper who aids the resistance
  • Jyn – (Jyn Erso) Female soldier who helped steal the Death Star plans
  • Leia – (Princess Leia) Daughter of Anakin Skywalker, who became an Alliance General
  • Mara – (Mara Jade) From the series of Thrawn Novels. Mara was trained as the Emperor’s Hand before changing paths after his death.
  • Maz – (Maz Kanata) Force-sensitive female collector & businesswoman
  • Omega – Clone medical assistant from The Bad Batch
  • Padme – (Padme Amidala) Politician & wife of Anakin Skywalker
  • Phasma – Captain in the First Order
  • Qi’ra – Grew up on the streets with Han Solo.
  • Rose – (Rose Tico) Resistance maintenance worker turned fighter
  • Sabine – (Sabine Wren) Female warrior from Rebels
  • Zorii – an old acquaintance of Poe from Kijimi

Jedi Dog Names

Here are a whole bunch of options taken from the mythical, powerful Jedi!

  • Ahsoka – (Ahsoka Tano) Female Jedi & Anakin’s padawan
  • Anakin – Gifted Jedi in the Skywalker family who became Darth Vader
  • Barriss – (Barriss Offee) Jedi apprentice of Luminara Unduli
  • Baylan – (Baylan Skoll) a Jedi who turned into a mercenary and ally of Thrawn
  • Ezra – (Ezra Bridger) Jedi Padawan from the Star Wars Rebels series
  • Kenobi – (Obi-Wan Kenobi) Jedi who trained Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker
  • Luke – (Luke Skywalker) Son of Anakin Skywalker and Jedi who destroyed the Death Star
  • Obi – (Obi-Wan Kenobi) Jedi who trained Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker
  • Skywalker – The family name of Luke & Anakin
  • Windu – (Mace Windu) Jedi Knight played by Samuel L. Jackson
Jedi Corgi dog from Star Wars

Sith and Dark Side Names

Here are some Sith dog names and other ideas from the dark side of the force.

  • Bane – (Darth Bane) Dark Lord of the Sith during the Old Republic
  • Darth – (Darth Vader) Sith Lord & former Jedi. Apprentice of Emperor Palpatine
  • Dooku – (Count Dooku / Darth Tyranus) Sith Lord & apprentice to Darth Sidious
  • Kylo – (Kylo Ren) Son of Han Solo & Leia who defected to the dark side
  • Maul – (Darth Maul) Sith Lord with a unique red/black face & spikes
  • Ren – (Kylo Ren) Son of Han Solo & Leia who defected to the dark side
  • Snoke – (Supreme Leader Snoke) Leader of the First Order & Kylo Ren’s master
  • Traya – (Darth Traya) Female Sith Lord who was formerly a Jedi

Star Wars Droids, Factions, Creatures & More

Here are some bonus options that could work for male or female pups. These ideas come from some of the many other familiar terms from the Star Wars franchise.

  • Admiral – Title amongst Star Wars leadership (e.g. Admiral Ackbar)
  • BB-8 – Ball droid from the new trilogy
  • C-3PO – The classic yellow droid
  • Chopper – Droid from Star Wars Rebels
  • Falcon – The Millennium Falcon is Han Solo’s famous ship
  • Jawa – Culture settled on Tatooine, known as scavengers
  • Porg – Cute bird from the planet Ahch-T0, where Luke took up exile
  • R2 (Artoo) – R2D2 was a droid affiliated with the republic & owned by the Skywalkers
  • Rebel – Fighters against the Empire
  • Saber – Lightsaber
  • Wampa – A white abominable snowman creature from Hoth
  • Wookie – Hairy warrior species which included Chewbacca
Star Wars basenji illustration

Names from Star Wars Actors

Here are some name ideas taken from the names of your favorite actors.

  • Alec – Alec Guinness
  • Carrie – Carrie Fischer
  • Earl – James Earl Jones
  • Daisy – Daisy Ridley
  • Ewan – Ewan McGregor
  • Frank – Frank Oz
  • George – George Lucas
  • Glover – Donald Glover
  • Hamill – Mark Hamill
  • Harrison – Harrison Ford
  • Hayden – Hayden Christensen
  • Liam – Liam (Neeson)
  • Lupita – Lupita Nyong’o
  • Rosario – Rosario Dawson
  • Oscar – Oscar Isaac
  • Warwick – Warwick Davis

Ewok Names for Dogs

  • Teebo – Ewok leader from Return of the Jedi
  • Wicket – Ewok scout & warrior
  • Logray – The Ewok shaman who performs rituals for his tribe.
  • Chirpa – Chief Chirpa, leader of the Ewok tribe that takes in the Rebel heroes.
  • Teebo – An adventurous young Ewok scout.
  • Paploo – The Ewok who hijacks an Imperial scout walker.
  • Widdle – An Ewok youngster who befriends Wicket.
  • Shodu – An Ewok warrior who rides a hang glider into battle.
  • Latara – An Ewok medicine woman.
  • Lumat – A grey Ewok who helps the Rebels.
  • Nippet and Wiley – Two young siblings.
  • Deej – An Ewok drummer who provides a beat for the tribe.
  • Kaink – An Ewok warrior killed by a stormtrooper.

Planet, Moon, and Other Location Names

  • Bespin – the cloud planet
  • Dagobah – Swamp planet and Yoda’s residence after the fall of the Jedi
  • Eisley – Mos Eisley, a spaceport on Tatooine
  • Endor – Forest moon of the Ewoks
  • Hoth – Ice planet from The Empire Strikes Back
  • Jakku – Desert planet & Rey’s home planet
  • Mandalore – The planet of the Mandalorians
  • Naboo – a beautiful green planet
  • Yavin – a rebel base hideout

Funny Star Wars Names

Here are some punny, funny options for naming your pup!

  • Bark Sidious
  • Bark Vader
  • Boba Fetch
  • Chewbarka
  • Darth Bone
  • Emperor Pawpatine
  • Jabba the Mutt
  • Obi-Woof
  • Pawdawan
  • Paw Dameron
  • Skybarker

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