Star Wars Dog Names

Looking for a great dog name? Star Wars dog names are a perfect way to show your fandom!

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 the new era of Star Wars now that Disney has acquired it and is cranking out the new content. It also creates a bunch of options for Star Wars dog names.

If you’re a big Star Wars fan there are tons of great opportunities for naming your dog after someone or something in the Star Wars universe. Most of these Star Wars dog 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 enthusiasts.

Star Wars Dog Names
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So here it is 55+ awesome Star Wars dog names:

Male Star Wars Dog Names

  • Ackbar – He is an alliance military commander famous for his line “It’s a trap!”
  • Anakin – Gifted Jedi in the Skywalker family who became Darth Vader
  • Bane – (Darth Bane) Dark Lord of the Sith during the Old Republic
  • 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
  • Cad – (Cad Bane) Bounty hunter from The Clone Wars
  • Chewie – (Chewbacca) Wookie warrior & friend/co-pilot of Han Solo
  • Chopper – Droid from Star Wars Rebels
  • Cody – Clone marshal commander
  • Darth – (Darth Vader) Sith Lord & former Jedi. Luke Skywalker’s father
  • Dooku – (Count Dooku / Darth Tyranus) Sith Lord & apprentice to Darth Sidious
  • Embo – Clone Wars-era bounty hunter who uses his hat as a boomerang
  • Ewok – Cute furry creature from Endor
  • Ezra – (Ezra Bridger) Jedi Padawan from the Star Wars Rebels series
  • Finn – Former stormtrooper who defected to the Resistance
  • Han Solo – Scoundrel, smuggler, pilot & eventual Alliance leader
  • Hondo – (Hondo Ohnaka) Leader of space pirates from The Clone Wars & Rebels
  • Hux – (General Hux) Ruthless officer of the First Order
  • Jabba – (Jabba the Hutt) A gangster and crime lord
  • Jango – (Jango Fett) Boba Fett’s adopted father & bounty hunter
  • Kenobi – (Obi-Wan Kenobi) Jedi who trained Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker
  • Kit – (Kit Fisto) Jedi Knight alien with tentacle-head
  • Kylo – (Kylo Ren) Son of Han Solo & Leia who defected to the dark side
  • Lando – (Lando Calrissian) Smuggler, gambler who ran Cloud City
  • Luke – (Luke Skywalker) Son of Anakin Skywalker and Jedi who destroyed the Death Star
  • Maul – (Darth Maul) Sith Lord with unique red/black face & spikes
  • Obi – (Obi-Wan Kenobi) Jedi who trained Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker
  • Poe – (Poe Dameron) Great pilot in the resistance
  • Rex – Clone trooper captain
  • Scion – (Darth Scion) Sith Lord & member of the Sith Triumvirate
  • Skywalker – Family name of Luke & Anakin
  • Tarkin – Grand Moff Tarkin, a leader of the empire
  • Teebo – Ewok leader from Return of the Jedi
  • Trooper – Empire soldier
  • Vader – (Darth Vader) Sith Lord & former Jedi. Luke Skywalker’s father
  • Wedge – (Wedge Antilles) Pilot who flew with Luke Skywalker for the Rebellion
  • Wicket – Ewok scout & warrior
  • Windu – (Mace Windu) Jedi Knight played by Samuel L. Jackson
  • Yoda – Wise Jedi Master who trained Luke Skywalker
  • Zeb – Lasat rebel from the Star Wars Rebels series

Female Star Wars Dog Names

  • Ahsoka – (Ahsoka Tano) Female Jedi & Anakin’s padawan
  • 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
  • Barriss – (Barriss Offee) Jedi apprentice of Luminara Unduli
  • Beru – Luke Skywalker’s aunt & parent
  • Hera – (Hera Syndulla) Female Twi’lek pilot from the Rebels series
  • 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
  • Padme – (Padme Amidala) Politician & wife of Anakin Skywalker
  • Phasma – Captain in the First Order
  • Rey – Force prodigy & hero of the new trilogy
  • Rose – (Rose Tico) Resistance maintenance worker turned fighter
  • Sabine – (Sabine Wren) Female warrior from Rebels
  • Traya – (Darth Traya) Female Sith Lord who was formerly a Jedi

Star Wars Droid, Faction, Creature & More Dog Names

Here are some bonus Star Wars dog names that could work for male or female pups. These ideas come some of the many other familiar terms in the Star Wars universe.

  • Admiral – Title amongst Star Wars leadership (e.g. Admiral Ackbar)
  • BB8 – Ball droid from the new trilogy
  • 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
  • Ewok – Cute furry creature from Endor
  • Falcon – The Millennium Falcon is Han Solo’s famous ship
  • Hoth – Ice planet from The Empire Strikes Back
  • Jakku – Desert planet & Rey’s home planet
  • Jawa – Culture settled on Tatooine, known as scavengers
  • Jedi – The order focused on mastering & training in the force
  • 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
  • Wampa – White abominable-snowman creature from Hoth
  • Wookie – Hairy warrior species which included Chewbacca

Want more name ideas? Check out these nerdy dog names or try out the dog name generator!

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