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Adorable Star Wars baby names for your little Padawan

Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk, was published. Her main area of interest is attachment parenting and all that goes with it, including breastfeeding, co-sleepin...

The Force is strong with these Star Wars baby names

What better way to embrace all things Star Wars than by mining through the colorful cast of characters for the perfect name for your baby boy or girl?

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has introduced a number of new characters in the beloved spacey franchise — characters with names that might just be the unusual sci-fi choice you've been looking for for your baby-to-be. But its six predecessor films are full of amazing, otherworldly baby names too, if you dig in a little bit.

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Yes, some names from the classic trilogy, like Luke and Leia, are ingrained in our baby-naming habits — Luke more so than Leia — but Star Wars is such a part of our pop culture history that naming our kids after the characters doesn't seem quite so "out there." While some of these names may be a bit difficult to get your partner to agree to, it doesn't hurt to try.

Star Wars names for girls

  • Aayla Secura
  • Amee
  • Beru
  • Brea Tonnika
  • Dormé
  • Eirtaé
  • Jamillia
  • Jira
  • Kabe
  • Leia Organa
  • Lexi Dio
  • Mari Amithest
  • Maz Kanata
  • Melee
  • Min Sakul
  • Mon Mothma
  • Moteé
  • Nee Alavar
  • Oola
  • Padmé Amidala
  • Phasma
  • Rabé
  • Rey
  • Sabé
  • Senni Tonnika
  • Shmi Skywalker
  • Sy Snootles
  • Terr Taneel
  • Yané
  • Zam Wesell

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Star Wars names for boys

  • Anakin Skywalker
  • Arvel Crynyd
  • Bail Organa
  • Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Biggs Darklighter
  • Brendol Hux
  • Carlist Rieekan
  • Chall Bekan
  • Commander Cody
  • Daine Jir
  • Darth Vader
  • Del Goren
  • Even Piell
  • Finn
  • Firmus Piett
  • Gial Ackbar
  • Han Solo
  • Janu Godalhi
  • Kit Fisto
  • Kylo Ren
  • Lando Calrissian
  • Lor San Tekka
  • Lorth Needa
  • Luke Skywalker
  • Mace Windu
  • Max Rebo
  • Maximilian Veers
  • Myn Kyneugh
  • Nute Gunray
  • Owen
  • Poe Dameron
  • Ric Olié
  • Sio Bibble
  • Tiaan Jerjerrod
  • Tion Medon
  • Unkar Plutt
  • Wedge Antilles
  • Wilhuff Tarkin

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The Force is strong with these Star Wars baby names
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