We all love a good Disney film, and bet you can name a few Disney films as your favourites from childhood but would you let them inspire your child’s name? We have listed the top ten disney film inspired names:
Buzz (Toy Story)
Buzz Lightyear is a fictional character in the Toy Story franchise. He is a toy Space Ranger hero according to the movies and an action figure in the franchise. Along with Woody, he is one of the two lead characters in all three Toy Story movies.
Esmeralda (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)
Esmeralda is the clever and magical gypsy who befriends the Hunchback, Quasimodo. Esmeralda means “emerald” in most Iberian languages, and is somewhat common as a female given name.
Queen Elsa of Arendelle is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Pictures’ 53rd animated film Frozen. A German name, meaning ‘oath of God’ and is a shortened version of Elisabeth.
Belle (Beauty and the beast)
Belle is an unusual Disney heroine. Not only is she a commoner (the daughter of an inventor, not a King), she is also a feminist and a scholar. The French name means ‘beautiful’ and is a shortened name for Annabel, Belinda and Isabella.
Donald (Mickey Mouse)
Probably the most famous duck around from the Mickey Mouse cartoons. From the Gaelic name Domhnall which means “ruler of the world”
The film tells the story of Moana, the strong-willed daughter of a chief of a Polynesian village, who is chosen by the ocean itself to reunite a mystical relic with a goddess. When a blight strikes her island, Moana sets sail in search of Maui, a legendary demigod, in the hope of returning the heart of Te Fiti and saving her people. The name Moana means ocean.
Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)
Aurora is the princess who pricks her finger and sleeps until a handsome prince wakes her with a kiss. With an Italian origin, it comes from the Roman goddess of the dawn.
Dory (Finding Nemo)
The forgetful little regal blue tang fish that goes on an epic adventure to find out where her friend Nemo has got to, Dory represents all there is to know about friendship and loyalty. The name is nickname of Dora, which means ‘gift.’
Ariel (The Little Mermaid)
The story of the little mermaid who would go through great pain to find her prince has always inspired lovers of this tale. Meaning ‘lion of God’.
The story follows a 12-year-old boy named Miguel Rivera who is accidentally transported to the land of the dead, where he seeks the help of his deceased musician great-great-grandfather to return him to his family among the living.The name Coco is a Spanish baby name. In Spanish the meaning of the name Coco is: Abbreviation of Socorro meaning help