Obviously, baby name trends come and go — but if we do say so ourselves, Disney names always remain magical! If you’re thinking of giving your baby a Disney-inspired name but don’t know where to start, we’ve got you covered. Here are 15 Disney character names that are poised to skyrocket (or are already trending upward).
From Kate Middleton’s third pregnancy to Prince Harry’s engagement, updates about the English royal family continue to dominate our newsfeeds. So, we wouldn’t be surprised if that inspires some people to give their baby names the “royal” treatment! These Disney characters happen to also be the names of real-life royals, past and present.
Alice — Alice in Wonderland
Arthur — The Sword in the Stone
Charlotte — The Princess and the Frog
George — Peter Pan
Elizabeth — Pirates of the Caribbean
Henry — The Princess and the Frog
Newly Popular Film Characters
No doubt, Disney’s huge film releases last year will influence baby name trends. (Remember how Elsa spiked right after Frozen first came out?) Here are a few other popular character names that we expect to start rising to the top, based on recent movie favorites.
Coco — Coco
Kylo — The Last Jedi
Rey — The Last Jedi
Evie — Descendants 2
Other Names on the Rise
If you scour the baby name lists closely enough (and let’s face it, we know you do) then you’ve probably already seen which names are the most popular overall. But just in case you forgot — these currently trending names also have ties to Disney movies!
Flynn — Tangled, up 56 spots to #764
Olivia — The Great Mouse Detective, up 101 spots to #111
Loki – Thor, up 224 spots to #1789
Sebastian — The Little Mermaid, remaining at #12
Milo — Atlantis, The Lost Empire, up 52 spots to to #157