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Hobbies & passions are a great place to start when naming your cat. For example, I’m a big Star Wars nerd, and if you are as well, you should consider these Star Wars cat names!

The universe expands and adds new characters with all the new Star Wars films. Or you can go back to the original movies for a classic Star Wars name. You can pick something obvious or pull something from the books, comics, or tv shows. The options are endless!

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You don’t need to find a galaxy far, far away to start your Star Wars cat name search; we’ve pulled a list of some of what we thought were great options. Have another favorite we didn’t list? Let us know in the comments!

Male Star Wars Cat Names

  • Ackbar – He is an alliance military commander famous for his line “It’s a trap!”
  • Anakin – Gifted Jedi in the Skywalker family who became Darth Vader
  • Baby Yoda – A young Yoda-like creature (actually named Grogu) from the Mandalorian
  • Bane – (Darth Bane) Dark Lord of the Sith during the Old Republic
  • Baze – (Baze Malbus) Soldier and partner of blind Chirrut in Rogue One.
  • Beckett – (Tobias Beckett) Thief that mentored Han Solo
  • Biggs – (Biggs Darklighter) Alliance pilot friend of Luke Skywalker
  • Boba – (Boba Fett) Feared bounty hunter
  • Bodhi – Empire pilot who defected to the Alliance
  • Booster – Booster Terrik, a smuggler from the X-Wing series
  • Cad – (Cad Bane) Bounty hunter from The Clone Wars
  • Cassian – or Cas, Captain Cassian Andor, a Rebel Alliance officer who helped Jyn in Rogue One
  • Chewie – (Chewbacca) Wookie warrior & friend/co-pilot of Han Solo
  • Chopper – Droid from Star Wars Rebels
  • Cody – Clone marshal commander
  • Darth – (Darth Vader) Sith Lord & former Jedi. Luke Skywalker’s father
  • Dooku – (Count Dooku / Darth Tyranus) Sith Lord & apprentice to Darth Sidious
  • Embo – Clone Wars-era bounty hunter who uses his hat as a boomerang
  • Ewok – Cute furry creature from Endor
  • Ezra – (Ezra Bridger) Jedi Padawan from the Star Wars Rebels series
  • Finn – Former stormtrooper who defected to the Resistance
  • Greedo – Bounty hunter who was shot by Han Solo
  • Grogu – The real name of “Baby Yoda” from the Mandalorian
  • Han Solo – Scoundrel, smuggler, pilot & eventual Alliance leader
  • Hondo – (Hondo Ohnaka) Leader of space pirates from The Clone Wars & Rebels
  • Hux – (General Hux) Ruthless officer of the First Order
  • Jabba – (Jabba the Hutt), A gangster and crime lord
  • Jango – (Jango Fett) Boba Fett’s adopted father & bounty hunter
  • Jar Jar – Jar Jar Binks a Gungan from Naboo who is often hated by Star Wars fans
  • Kenobi – (Obi-Wan Kenobi) Jedi who trained Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker
  • Kit – (Kit Fisto) Jedi Knight alien with tentacle-head
  • Kylo – (Kylo Ren) Son of Han Solo & Leia who defected to the dark side
  • Lando – (Lando Calrissian) Smuggler, a gambler who ran Cloud City
  • Luke – (Luke Skywalker) Son of Anakin Skywalker and Jedi who destroyed the Death Star
  • Mando – Short for Mandalorian, the main character in the Disney TV show.
  • Maul – (Darth Maul) Sith Lord with a unique red/black face & spikes
  • Obi – (Obi-Wan Kenobi) Jedi who trained Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker
  • Poe – (Poe Dameron) Great pilot in the resistance
  • Rako – Rako Hardeen, a bounty hunter from the Clone Wars series
  • Ren – (Kylo Ren) Son of Han Solo & Leia who defected to the dark side
  • Rex – Clone trooper captain
  • Scion – (Darth Scion) Sith Lord & member of the Sith Triumvirate
  • Skywalker – Family name of Luke & Anakin
  • Snoke – (Supreme Leader Snoke) Leader of the First Order & Kylo Ren’s master
  • Tarkin – Grand Moff Tarkin, a leader of the empire
  • Teebo – Ewok leader from Return of the Jedi
  • Trooper – Empire soldier
  • Vader – (Darth Vader) Sith Lord & former Jedi. Luke Skywalker’s father
  • Wedge – (Wedge Antilles) Pilot who flew with Luke Skywalker for the Rebellion
  • Wicket – Ewok scout & warrior
  • Windu – (Mace Windu) Jedi Knight played by Samuel L. Jackson
  • Yoda – Wise Jedi Master who trained Luke Skywalker
  • Zeb – Lasat rebel from the Star Wars Rebels series
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Female Star Wars Cat Names

  • Ahsoka – (Ahsoka Tano) Female Jedi & Anakin’s padawan
  • Amidala – (Queen Amidala) Senator & leader from the prequels, love interest of Anakin Skywalker
  • Amilyn – (Amilyn Holdo) Vice Admiral in the resistance & friend of Princess Leia
  • Aphra – (Doctor Aphra) Female archaeologist recruited by Darth Vader in the Vader comic series
  • Barriss – (Barriss Offee) Jedi apprentice of Luminara Unduli
  • Beru – Luke Skywalker’s aunt & parent
  • Cara – Cara Dune, form er shock trooper turned mercenary from the Mandalorian
  • Hera – (Hera Syndulla) Female Twi’lek pilot from the Rebels series
  • Jannah – former Stormtrooper who aids the resistance
  • Jyn – (Jyn Erso) Female soldier who helped steal the Death Star plans
  • Leia – (Princess Leia) Daughter of Anakin Skywalker, who became an Alliance General
  • Mara – (Mara Jade) From the series of Thrawn Novels. Mara was trained as the Emperor’s Hand before changing paths after his death.
  • Maz – (Maz Kanata) Force-sensitive female collector & businesswoman
  • Padme – (Padme Amidala) Politician & wife of Anakin Skywalker
  • Phasma – Captain in the First Order
  • Rey – Force prodigy & hero of the new trilogy
  • Rose – (Rose Tico) Resistance maintenance worker turned fighter
  • Sabine – (Sabine Wren) Female warrior from Rebels
  • Snips – Ahsoka Tano’s nickname
  • Traya – (Darth Traya) Female Sith Lord who was formerly a Jedi
  • Zorii – an old acquaintance of Poe from Kijimi

Star Wars Creature, Droid, Faction & More Cat Names

  • Admiral – Title amongst Star Wars leadership (e.g. Admiral Ackbar)
  • BB8 – Ball droid from the new trilogy
  • Dagobah – Swamp planet and Yoda’s residence after the fall of the Jedi
  • Eisley – Mos Eisley, a spaceport on Tatooine
  • Endor – Forest moon of the Ewoks
  • Ewok – Cute furry creature from Endor
  • Falcon – The Millennium Falcon is Han Solo’s famous ship
  • Hoth – Ice planet from The Empire Strikes Back
  • Jakku – Desert planet & Rey’s home planet
  • Jawa – Culture settled on Tatooine, known as scavengers
  • Jedi – The order focused on mastering & training in the force
  • Porg – Cute bird from the planet Ahch-T0 where Luke took up exile
  • R2 (Artoo) – R2D2 was a droid affiliated with the republic & owned by the Skywalkers
  • Rebel – Fighters against the Empire
  • Wampa – White abominable-snowman creature from Hoth
  • Wookie – Hairy warrior species which included Chewbacca

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  1. Fudge Lionheart

    How about Hux? 😸

  2. Lex Anderson

    How about Ren or Snoke?

  3. Makenna Theobald

    I named mine wicket

  4. cole timothy

    Maybe you should add “death star” to the list.

  5. vera

    my cat is named wookie

    and it is just as fluffy an a wookie

  6. rouge the bat fan

    who wants to name there’s rex or maybe kayce i know that;s not a star wars name but it would be a great name still

  7. oyen

    malay name cat ? like makjemah

  8. Allison

    Wookiee has two “E”s. Thought you might want to know.

  9. Brady

    Three of my cats were born on may 4th so I named the hux, rako, and kit

  10. Fluff

    I have 2 gray kittens one is named R2 the other is D2

  11. DIana

    what about Jedy?

  12. B.L.

    How about “Snips”? Ahsoka’s nickname?

  13. April Dawn Riggs

    I just had 3 kittens born lastnight I think they are all males my son want’s to name 1 of them Yoda but not sure about other two please help we wanna stay with the starwars names

  14. FosterMama

    I just adopted three of my foster kittens and named them Revan, Malak, and Bastila. You should include those names in your list! :)

  15. FosterMama

    How about Yoda, Mace (Windu), and Kit (Fisto)? All Jedi council members. :) And if one turns out to be female, name her Yaddle!

  16. Grogu

    It’s not a baby Yoda btw it’s called Grogu – another name for the list :)

  17. Osiris292

    We’re thinking of making ours Ventress 😀

  18. Corey

    where is Kanan Jarrus? – Jedi Knight from Rebels and Ezra Bridger’s Master

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