Baby Names Inspired by Disney Sidekicks

The sidekick: they’re not the hero, the lead, the big name in the spotlight. But they serve an invaluable role in Disney films – they’re the clutch hitters, the ones making the magic behind the scenes, or sometimes, they just even help our heroes and heroines save the day. They’ve also got some pretty fantastic names, too!

Here are 26 baby names inspired by our favorite Disney sidekicks!

  • Disney Sidekick Baby Names

    Disney Sidekick Baby Names

    They may not be the stars of the show, but they’ve done plenty to help out the heroes and leads of some of your favorite Disney films!

  • Charlotte

    Charlotte

    Movie: The Princess and the Frog
    Sidekick to… Tiana

    Tiana’s princess-obsessed childhood best friend who does everything she can to try and help her and Prince Naveen.

  • Chip

    Chip

    Movie: Beauty and the Beast
    Sidekick To… Belle

    Mrs. Pottsworth’s young son Chip marvels as the blossoming love between his Master, the Beast, and the newcomer to the Enchanted Castle, Belle.

  • Christopher

    Christopher

    Movie: Winnie the Pooh
    Sidekick To… Winnie and Friends

    Christopher Robin is the real boy pal of our favorite bumbling bear, Winnie!

  • Dory

    Dory

    Movie: Finding Nemo
    Sidekick To: Marlin

    This Disney sidekick was so popular, she’s getting her very own feature film!

  • Edna

    Edna

    Movie: The Incredibles
    Sidekick To: All the superheroes

    Edna, the fashion designer to all the superheroes, helps them save the day by outfitting them in only the finest superhero fashions – immensely functional but ALL style, darling.

  • Ellie

    Ellie

    Movie: Up
    SIdekick To: Carl

    Though we only get to see Ellie briefly in the film, Ellie is Carl’s sidekick – and childhood love – for life.

  • Eve

    Eve

    Movie: WALL-E
    Sidekick To… WALL-E

    Eve searches for signs of life left on Earth (a fitting name for her) and discovers Wall-E instead. As their adventures continue, Wall-E will do anything to save his new friend.

  • Felix

    Felix

    Movie: Wreck-It Ralph
    Sidekick To: Ralph

    While at first they seem like enemies (since Ralph is the Bay Guy to Felix’s Good Guy), they become good friends with a deeper understanding of how much they need each other.

  • Flora

    Flora

    Movie: Sleeping Beauty
    Sidekick To… Briar Rose/Princess Aurora

    This feisty leader of the Three Good Fairies (with companions Fauna and Merriweather in tow) help to keep Briar Rose safe until her 16th birthday, in order to shield her from Maleficent’s curse.

  • Flower

    Flower

    Movie: Bambi
    Sidekick To: Thumper and Bambi

    This shy little stinker befriends Bambi when he has no other friends and helps him discover the irresistible nature of “twitterpation” as they grow up.

  • Hudson

    Hudson

    Movie: CARS
    Sidekick To… Lightning McQueen

    When Lightning McQueen gets trapped in the podunk town of Radiator Springs, it seems like Doc Hudson intends only to be his jailor. Later, he has a change of heart that helps Lightning McQueen race his way to victory.

  • Jessie

    Jessie

    Movie: Toy Story 2
    Sidekick To… Woody

    When Woody gets separated from his friends, Jessie helps him cope with life without Andy. In return, Woody offers her a place with he and Andy later in the film.

  • John

    John

    Movie: Robin Hood
    Sidekick To… Robin Hood

    When Robin Hood and Little John head to the prison to free Friar Tuck, Little John does the noble thing by releasing ALL the prisoners unfairly locked up by the Prince.

  • Olaf

    Olaf

    Movie: Frozen
    Sidekick To… Anna

    Elsa’s magic powers turn their childhood playmate into a living being. Olaf is the one who tells Anna about the true meaning of love.

  • Pascal

    Pascal

    Movie: Tangled
    Sidekick To… Rapunzel

    It’s the silent but knowing lizard Pascal who helps Rapunzel realize that she must leave the tower, as her most trusted friend and confidante.

  • Remy

    Remy

    Movie: Ratatouille
    Sidekick To… Linguini

    While it’s Linguini in the kitchen, it’s really the foodie rat Remy who’s the culinary mastermind, helping Linguini achieve success.

  • Rita

    Rita

    Movie: Oliver and Company
    Sidekick To… Fagin

    This clever, street-wise dog befriends the young, lost kitten Oliver, serving as a mother to him at times.

  • Rufus

    Rufus

    Movie: The Rescuers
    Sidekick To… Penny

    While Penny is locked away in the orphanage, Rufus, her loyal elderly cat, provides her with comfort and hope as she waits to be rescued.

  • Russell

    Russell

    Movie: Up
    Sidekick To… Carl

    Russell wants nothing more than to earn his Wilderness Explorer patch, and will do anything he can to help out the elderly Carl – including flying with him to South American in a house on balloons!

  • Sally

    Sally

    Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas
    Sidekick To… Jack Skellington

    Sally repeatedly tries to help out Jack and warn him about the dangers ahead. When she’s captured, it’s Jack who comes to her rescue and realizes his longtime love for her.

  • Sebastian

    Sebastian

    Movie: The Little Mermaid
    Sidekick To… King Triton and Ariel

    While Ariel might think he’s just trying to keep her from experiencing new things, Sebastian is really just trying to look out for her best interests.

  • Tamora

    Tamora

    Movie: Wreck-It Ralph
    Sidekick To… Ralph

    When Cy-Bugs threaten to destroy Sugar Rush, it’s Sergeant Tamora Jean “T.J.” Calhoun who steps up to kick butt and help Ralph save the day!

  • Timon

    Timon

    Movie: The Lion King
    Sidekick To… Pumbaa and Simba

    The quirky meerkat Timon not only saves Simba when he’s ready to die from exhaustion, but he vows to fight with Simba to the end to reclaim the Pride Lands. Timon is a Greek name meaning “honorable.”

  • Wendy

    Wendy

    Movie: Peter Pan
    Sidekick To… Peter Pan

    As the foremost expert on Peter Pan, Wendy is delighted when he arrives at her window to take her and her brothers to Neverland.

  • Wilbur

    Wilbur

    Movie: The Rescuers Down Under
    Sidekick To… Bernard and Bianca

    This goofy albatross helps the Rescuers Bernard and Bianca save a little boy named Cody.

  • Willow

    Willow

    Movie: Pocahontas
    Sidekick To… Pocahontas

    Grandmother Willow is a wise, ancient tree who offers Pocahontas advice and a sympathetic ear.

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