We are huge Disney movie lovers in our family. Now that my girls are a little bit older and can actually sit through a movie, we watch them often. Disney movies are filled with so many unique and pretty names that I have fallen in love with.
With Mother’s Day this weekend, I thought I would honor some of the mothers in these Disney films that we all love. Check out some of my favorite names of the mother characters in Disney films.
Athena was the mother to Ariel in The Little Mermaid. Although we never see her in the film, she is said to have a beautiful singing voice just like Ariel.
Coral was the mother to Nemo in Finding Nemo. Nemo never met his mother, but the movie shows how deeply loved and missed she was by Nemo’s father.
Queen Elinor is the mother to Merida. Elinor plays a major role in the film, Brave, which shows an amazing bond between mother and daughter.
Eudora was the mother to Tiana in the Disney film, The Princess and the Frog. She was voiced by Oprah Winfrey in the film. Eudora is a Greek name meaning generous gift.
Hera is Hercules’ mother in the film, Hercules. She is the Greek goddess of women and marriage. Her name mean protectress.
Although she is never named in the movie, Queen Leah is the mother to Aurora in the film, Sleeping Beauty.
Mary Darling is the mother of Wendy, John, and Michael of the movie, Peter Pan.
A Latin name meaning, lost, Perdita was the mother of the dalmations in One Hundred and One Dalmations.
Sarabi is Simba’s mothers name in The Lion King. It is a Swahili name meaning mirage.
Sarafina was the mother to Nala in the movie the Lion King. Sarafina is a name that means fiery.
Winifred Banks is the mother to Jane and Michael Banks in the film, Mary Poppins. Winifred is a Welsh name meaning blessed peacemaking.