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Disney Characters (A to Z)

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Welcome to the ultimate Disney characters list! Disney characters names are famous all over the world. With blockbuster Walt Disney movies translated into dozens of languages.

Every Walt Disney Pictures feature film has famous Disney animated names. These lovable characters have found their way into the hearts of fans from every nation and background.

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If you’re lucky enough to visit Walt Disney World, you might meet Peter Pan, Finding Nemo, Mary Poppins, Tinker Bell, John Smith, or Prince Charming.

How many can you name on our list of Disney characters A-Z? Can you name the official 12 Disney Princess list?

Disney Characters List A to Z art with 13 characters

Above are all the letters in the Disney alphabet from A to Z. Each letter has its own page of characters listed in order. Jump around to all the letters to find your favorite Disney character.

Here are some of the best characters around. Enjoy these top 10 Disney names and see how many of your favorites are among the best.

Top 10 Disney Characters

Who are the most popular characters in Disney history? With so many memorable animated Disney characters over the last few decades, narrowing the list of the most famous Disney characters can be difficult.

Google searchers have decided! Below are some of the most popular characters searched for on Google worldwide, which indicate the fan-favorite characters. Did your favorites make the list? Find more popular Disney Renaissance characters by searching the a-z pages above.

  1. Mickey Mouse – Steamboat Willie
  2. Woody – Toy Story
  3. Buzz Lightyear – Toy Story
  4. Baloo – Jungle Book
  5. Lilo Pelekai – Lilo and Stitch
  6. Cruella de Vil – 101 Dalmations
  7. Simba – Lion King
  8. Mike Wazowski – Monsters Inc
  9. Mowgli – Jungle Book
  10. Genie – Aladdin

Top 10 Disney Character Names Male (Male Disney Characters)

Top 10 Male Disney Characters

Male Disney characters launched the Disney brand decades ago and helped the brand soar to unbelievable heights. Male characters from the Disney canon have charmed Disney fans for many years with epic adventures, laughs, and world-famous songs.

Here is a list of some of the most famous boy Disney characters over the past several years. To find more of your favorite characters, use the Disney characters list a-z list above to jump from letter to letter.

  1. Mickey Mouse – Fun and Fancy Free
  2. Woody – Toy Story 2
  3. Buzz Lightyear – Toy Story 2
  4. Baloo – Jungle Book
  5. Simba – Lion King
  6. Mike Wazowski – Monsters University
  7. Mowgli – Jungle Book
  8. Genie – The Return of Jafar
  9. Donald Duck – Ducktales the Movie
  10. Goofy – A Goofy Movie

Top 10 Disney Character Names Female (Female Disney Characters)

Top 10 Female Disney Characters

Female Disney characters are surging past their male costars! While the boys are funny and handsome, the girls bring fans and viewers of all ages and backgrounds.

Female Disney characters relate to us, inspire us, make us laugh, and cry with us, then belt out a beautiful song that becomes our childhood anthem. Here is a list of girl Disney names that are among the most popular. Also, find your favorite character with the female Disney characters list a-z list above.

  1. Queen Elsa – Frozen
  2. Minnie Mouse – House of Mouse
  3. Princess Belle – Beauty and the Beast
  4. Princess Ariel – The Little Mermaid
  5. Princess Tiana – The Princess and the Frog
  6. Princess Mulan – Mulan
  7. Princess Jasmine – Aladdin
  8. Ursula – The Little Mermaid
  9. Princess Merida – Brave
  10. Princess Rapunzel – Tangled

Mirabel from Encanto is one of the cutest Disney characters with glasses and quickly becoming a fan favorite Disney character. She will likely break into the top 10 Disney females, especially if there is a sequel and don’t forget about another fan favorite, the Fairy Godmother from Cinderella.

Start at our Disney Princesses page for more detailed information and images of the Disney princesses listed above.

Top 10 Disney Female Villains

Disney Villains Female

There are around 25 main Disney villains female in the Pixar and Disney universe. They range from classic princess film villains like the Evil Queen and Ursula to cute and innocent surprise villains like Assistant Mayor Bellwether and Darla Sherman.

  1. Ursula – The Little Mermaid
  2. Maleficent – Sleeping Beauty
  3. Cruela De Vil – 101 Dalmatians
  4. Queen of Hearts – Alice In Wonderland
  5. Yzma – The Emperor’s New Groove
  6. Mother Gothel – Tangled
  7. Lady Tremaine – Cinderella
  8. Assistant Mayor Bellwether – Zootopia
  9. Darla Sherman – Finding Nemo
  10. Namaari – Raya and the Last Dragon

Top 10 Disney Character Names For Dogs (Dog Disney Characters)

Top 10 Disney Dog Characters

Who is the best Disney animal character, probably an adorable dog and puppy? Each Disney dog is a cute Disney character in their own right, and as a bonus, dogs are man’s best friends. These furry friends are the perfect sidekick to our favorite animated characters in any Disney animated film.

Whether they are the sidekick or the star, Disney dogs make the world a better place and make films far more enjoyable. Everyone can relate to the unconditional love of a cute pup, and Disney fans everywhere look forward to more great films with man’s best friends. Here is a list of the top 10 Disney dog names.

  1. Bolt – Bolt
  2. Copper – The Fox and the Hound
  3. Goofy – An Extremely Goofy Movie
  4. Lady – Lady and the Tramp
  5. Patch – 101 Dalmations
  6. Pluto – Pluto’s Purchase
  7. Tramp – Lady and the Tramp
  8. Perdita – 101 Dalmations
  9. Pongo – 101 Dalmations
  10. Percy – Pocahontas

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New Updates!

Encanto characters are now added, plus 20 new characters from Pixar’s new movie Luca just added, and Ugly Disney characters list. For more unique Disney characters, see our Disney category page. Our Disney Plus Icons list was also recently updated. See all 264 Disney Plus icons.

Our current list of Disney characters is over 2,100, from A to Z and counting. Only showing you the top 100 Disney characters wouldn’t be fair. Click on a letter in our Disney alphabet above or see our Top 10 Lists below.

As new movies are released, new characters are added to our list. Our goal is to show you all the Disney character names.

The list of all Disney character names includes Disney movies, Disneytoon Studios animation (Disney sequels), and Pixar movies.

You will find your favorite Princesses, villains, furry friends, out-of-this-world characters, and Disney dog names in our complete A to Z list.

Explore our Disney Musicals, Disney Halloween movies list, and Disney Princes list too.

There are new characters from Luca, Raya and the Last Dragon, older Disney characters from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and classic Disney characters from Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas.

Also, find cool Disney cartoon characters from Big Hero 6 and fun animated Disney characters from Frozen.

Rediscover Disney animation film’s most popular Disney character faces and their sidekicks or redhead cartoon characters. Also included are all the lesser-known characters that often go unnoticed in the background, and characters do not have any speaking lines.

[Our list does not include tv shows, live-action movies, shorts, or cameo appearances.]

Another group of very popular characters is the Lore Olympus characters and their mythological modern flare.

Disney Couples and Best Friends

What is better than one Disney character? Two famous Disney characters! Read our Disney couples list to relive those Disney romantic couples and best friend duos.

For more Disney Cartoon Characters fun, relive the Lady and the Tramp quotes, one of Disney’s classic animated movies, or brush up your memory on the 7 Dwarfs and Mother Gothel.

For a table list of characters and names, check out Wikipedia. How did you like the animated names in our Disney characters list a-z? Let us know on Facebook.

Disney Characters Questions

Who is the coolest Disney character?

Aladdin Genie puts on a show

The coolest Disney characters are:
1. Genie from Aladdin
2. Rapunzel from Tangled
3. Olaf from Frozen
4. Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story
5. Simba from Lion King

Who is the most popular Disney hero?

Incredibles 2 Elastigirl's new bike

The most popular Disney hero is Helen Parr, Mrs. Incredible in the highest-grossing animation movie, Incredibles 2.

Who is the cutest Disney character in the world?

Mickey and Minnie on the beach

The cutest Disney character in the world is Minnie Mouse.

Who is an Indian Disney character?

Pocahontas rowing in a canoe with Meeko

The most popular Indian and Native American Disney character is Pocahontas, who falls in love with John Smith and saves his life.

Who is Disney’s #1 villain?

Ursula from The Little Mermaid

The top Disney villain is Ursula from The Little Mermaid.

Who is the top Disney Princess?

Prince Charming kissing Cinderella's hand

Cinderella is the most popular Disney Princess and starred in her animated trilogy and a live-action remake.

What is Disney’s most popular character?

Mickey The Story of a Mouse movie poster

Disney’s most popular character is Mickey Mouse. The world famous character was created by Walt Disney in 1928 and debuted on screen in a short film called Steamboat Willie. Mickey Mouse is the official mascot of the Walt Disney Company and continues to be the most popular Disney character.

Who is the most recent Disney character?

Strange World characters all riding on an all terrain vehicle

The most recent Disney characters, the Clades, are from Disney’s new animated film, Strange World. Searcher Clade, Jaeger Clade, Ethan Clade, Meridian Clade, and their three-legged dog Legend explore a strange new world.

Who is the best female Disney character?

Anna and Elsa

The best female Disney characters are:
1. Queen Elsa
2. Queen Anna
3. Princess Moana
4. Minnie Mouse
5. Princess Ariel
6. Mrs. Incredible
7. Princess Jasmine
8. Mirabel
9. Princess Raya
10. Princess Rapunzel

Which Disney character is the kindest?

Mulan and Mush sitting on the stairs outside

The kindest Disney character is Mulan. In a selfless act, she joins the army to protect her elder father from being forced into service. Putting her life in harm’s way to protect her family makes Princess Mulan the kindest Disney character.

Who is the oldest Disney Princess?

The Prince carrying Snow White in his arms

Snow White is the first Disney Princess. The Disney film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs came out in 1937, which makes Snow White the oldest Disney Princess.

Who was the first black Disney Princess?

Tiana and Naveen dressed up and flirting

Princess Tiana is the first African American Disney princess. Tiana is also the first American Disney Princess who stars in The Princess and the Frog, based in New Orleans.

Who is the newest Disney Princess?

Raya and the Last Dragon alternative movie poster 2

The newest official Disney Princess is Raya from Raya and the Last Dragon. Disney announced the decision during World Princess Week in the fall of 2022.

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