The 130 Most Clever Star Wars-Themed Cat Names

Written by Kellianne Matthews
Published: January 23, 2024
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Are you a Star Wars aficionado or just a proud cat parent looking for a name that’s out of this world? Well then, you’ve come to the right place! Whether your favorite feline is a cunning bounty hunter, a graceful Jedi, or a roguish rebel, there are plenty of unique and fun names to choose from. Check out the 130 most clever Star Wars-Themed Cat Names!

Cat Names from the Galactic Creatures of Star Wars 

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  • Rancor: A massive creature used in gladiator-like fights.
  • Anooba: A large elephant-like creature on Tatooine.
  • Bantha: A massive and hairy creature used like a camel on Tatooine. 
  • Geejaw: A small and furry rodent-like creature on Tatooine.
  • Porg: The adorable penguin-like birds on Ahch-To
  • Nexu: Feline-like predators with four eyes and lots of teeth. 
  • Blurrg: Is it an oversized toad or a walking piranha? Must be a Blurrg!
  • Dewback: Giant thick-skinned reptiles from Tatooine. 
  • Tooka: Tooka-cats are popular pets and pest controllers.
  • Nuna: Swamp-turkeys on Naboo.
  • Mogo: A hoofstock creature on Roon with ten legs and shaggy hair. 
  • Tuskcat: A large feline predator on Naboo. 
  • Wampa: The yeti-like snow creatures on Hoth.
  • Vulptex: Beautiful fox-like creatures made up of crystalline minerals. 
  • Bordok: A unique equine species on Endor. 
  • Ronto: Large four-legged animals often used by Jawas. 
  • Cannok: Cannoks will eat anything they can fit into their mouths. 
  • Tauntaun: A snow lizard-like creature on the ice planet Hoth.
  • Sarlaac: One of the most dangerous creatures in Star Wars, the Sarlaac lives in a giant pit with needle-sharp teeth. 
  • Loth-Cat: Cute feline-like carnivores on Lothal. 
  • Howler: A furry, wolf-like creature on Peridea. 

Female Star Wars Cat Names

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  • Padmé: The secret wife of Anakin Skywalker.
  • Amidala: Padmé Amidala is the Queen of Naboo. 
  • Rey: A powerful Jedi in the Resistance against the First Order. 
  • Amilyn: Amilyn Holdo is the Vice Admiral in the Resistance. 
  • Qi’ra: A smuggler who becomes the leader of Crimson Dawn.
  • Rose: Rose Itco is a mechanic in the Resistance. 
  • Jyn: Jyn Erso leads a Rogue One mission and steals plans for the Death Star. 
  • Sabine: Sabine Wren is an artistic Mandalorian with a connection to the force. 
  • Hera: Hera Syndulla is a pilot in the early days of the Rebellion.
  • Cara: Cara Dune is a former shock trooper from Alderaan. 
  • Beru: Beru Whitesun Lars is Luke Skywalker’s aunt. 
  • Phasma: Captain Phasma is a stormtrooper captain and enforcer. 
  • Omega: A young clone who joins the Bad Batch. 
  • Maz: Maz Kanata is a force-sensitive smuggler. 
  • Mara: Mara Jade is a former assassin who marries Luke Skywalker. 
  • Zorii: Zorii Bliss is a pilot and smuggler who joins the Resistance. 
  • Jannah: A former Stormtrooper who joins the Resistance. 
  • Leia: Leia Organa is a General in the Rebellion and Luke Skywalker’s twin sister. 
  • Fennec: Fennec Shand is an assassin and bounty hunter. 
  • Morgan: Magistrate Morgan Elsbeth is an Imperial sympathizer. 
  • Bo-Katan: Bo-Katan Kryze is a Mandalorian princess and leader of the Mandalore resistance. 

Male Star Wars Cat Names

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  • Boba: Boba Fett is the son (and clone) of Jango Fett. 
  • Din Djarin: The star of The Mandalorian and adoptive father to Grogu.
  • Owen: Owen Lars is Luke Skywalker’s uncle. 
  • Finn: A former stormtrooper who joined the Resistance. 
  • Ackbar: Fleet Admiral Gial Ackbar, best known for his iconic “It’s a trap!”
  • Zeb: Garazeb Orrelios is a Lasat rebel who fought against the Empire. 
  • Trooper: Stormtroopers are the soldiers of the Galactic Empire. 
  • Bodhi: Bodhi Rook is a former Empire cargo pilot who joined the Resistance. 
  • Cassian: Cassian Jeron Andor sacrificed himself to secure the Death Star’s plans for the Republic. 
  • Echo: A former clone trooper who joined the Bad Batch. 
  • Biggs: Biggs Darklighter is a pilot for the Rebel Alliance.
  • Embo: A Kyuzo bounty hunter. 
  • Greedo: A Rodian bounty hunter. 
  • Hunter: A name honoring the many bounty hunters in Star Wars
  • Baze: Baze Malbus is a freelance assassin during the time of the Galactic Empire. 
  • Jango: Jango Fett is a Mandalorian bounty hunter who served as the clone template for the Grand Army of the Republic. 
  • Cody: A clone marshall commander in the Grand Army of the Republic. 
  • Rex: A former commander of the Grand Army of the Republic. 
  • Jar Jar: Jar Jar Binks is a Gungan from the Star Wars prequel trilogy. 
  • Lando: Landonis Balthazar Calrissian is a smuggler who joined the Rebel Alliance. 
  • Poe: Poe Dameron is an X-Wing fighter pilot. 
  • Rako: Rako Hardeen is a bounty hunter and the Marksman of Concord Dawn.
  • Tarkin: Wilhuff Tarkin is a military leader in the Galactic Empire. 
  • Wedge: Wedge Antilles is an X-Wing pilot for the Rebel Alliance. 

Star Wars Jedi Cat Names

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  • Obi: Obi-Wan Kenobi is the Jedi Master who trained both Anakin and Luke Skywalker. 
  • Allie: Stass Allie is a Tholothian Jedi Master. 
  • Adi: Adi Gallia is a Tholothian Jedi Master and member of the Jedi High Council. 
  • Ahsoka: Ahsoka Tano is a Togruta Jedi trained by Anakin Skywalker. 
  • Skywalker: The Skywalker family has a long line of force-sensitive family members. 
  • Anakin: Anakin Skywalker is one of the most powerful Jedi in history. 
  • Luke: The son of Anakin Skywalker, Luke helps to destroy the Death Star. 
  • Barriss: Barriss Offee is a Mirialan Jedi Knight. 
  • Baylan: Baylan Skoll is a former Jedi Knight turned mercenary.
  • Ezra: Ezra Bridger is a Jedi and revolutionary in the early rebellion. 
  • Kenobi: Obi-Wan Kenobi is a famous Jedi Master. 
  • Windu: Mace Windu is a Jedi Master and member of the Jedi High Council. 
  • Yoda: One of the most legendary Jedi Masters in Star Wars. 
  • Jacen: The force-sensitive son of General Hera Syndulla and Kanan Jarrus. 
  • Bendu: A strange being from Antollon who claims to represent the center of the force.  
  • Star Wars Cat Names from the Dark Side
  • Bane: Cad Bane is a bounty hunter and mercenary.
  • Marrok: A mercenary for the Galactic Empire. 
  • Gideon: Moff Gideon is an Imperial warlord who destroyed Mandlore and hunted Grogu.
  • Hux: Armitage Hux is a leader of the First Order. 
  • Jabba: Jabba the Hutt is a powerful crime lord on Tatooine. 
  • Hondo: Hondo Ohnaka is a Weequay pirate. 
  • Kylo Ren: Formerly Ben Solo and a warlord of the First Order. 
  • Asajj: Asajj Ventress is a Sith assassin. 
  • Dooku: Count Dooku is a former Jedi Master and a major villain in the prequel trilogy. 
  • Vader: Darth Vader is the most infamous leader of the Galactic Empire. 

Cute and Fun Star Wars Cat Names

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  • Gungan: An amphibious humanoid on the planet Naboo. 
  • Raider: Tusken Raiders are a nomadic tribe on Tatooine. 
  • Rodian: Repitlian-like humanoids from the planet Rodia who often serve as bounty hunters. 
  • Rebo: Maximilian Rebo is an Ortalan musician who leads the Max Rebo Band. 
  • Greeata: Greeata Jendowanian is a singer and dancer in the Max Rebo Band. 
  • Ewok: The small and furry teddy-bear-like creatures on Endor. 
  • Endor: The moon where the Ewoks live. 
  • Wicket or Warrick: Wicket W. Warrick helps Princess Leia on Endor. 
  • Teebo: A leader of the Ewok tribe who wears a Gurreck skull headdress. 
  • Chief Chirpa: An Ewok tribe leader. 
  • Logray: An Ewok shaman. 
  • Paploo: An Ewok scout who steals a speeder bike. 
  • Lumat: An Ewok woodcutter. 
  • Nippet: Lumat’s baby daughter. 
  • Chewie: The nickname of the famous Wookie, Chewbacca.
  • R2: R2-D2 is an iconic droid in Star Wars
  • Rebel: A member of the Alliance to Restore the Republic. 
  • Wookie: A tall and very hairy species. 
  • Solo: Han Solos is a famous smuggler and rogue. 
  • Jawa: Jawa are business-savvy mechanics who scavenge on Tatooine. 
  • Mando: Short for Mandalorian. 
  • Murley: Sabine Wren’s Loth-cat. 
  • Beskar: The supermetal used to make Mandalorian armor. 
  • Grogu: The Mandalorian’s adorable sidekick (aka “Baby Yoda”). 
  • Kuiil: An Ugnaught who helps Mando and Grogu on Tatooine. 
  • Dagobah: Yoda’s home planet. 
  • Corellia: A planet known for its starships and pilots. 
  • Naboo: The home planet of Queen Amidala. 

Cat Names Inspired by the Iconic Actors of Star Wars 

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  • Carrie: Carrie Fischer (Princess Leia).
  • Harrison: Harrison Ford (Han Solo).
  • Hayden: Hayden Christensen (Anakin Skywalker).
  • Mark: Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker).
  • James: James Earl Jones (The voice of Darth Vader).
  • George: George Lucas (The creator of Star Wars). 
  • Ewan: Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi). 
  • Pascal: Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian).
  • Dawson or Rosario: Rosario Dawson (Ahsoka Tano).
  • Daisy: Daisy Ridley (Rey Skywalker).
  • Frank: Frank Oz (Yoda).
  • Oscar: Oscar Isaac (Poe Dameron).

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About the Author

Kellianne Matthews is a writer at A-Z Animals where her primary focus is on anthrozoology, conservation, human-animal relationships, and animal behavior. Kellianne has been writing and researching animals for over ten years and has decades of hands-on experience working with a variety of different animals. She holds a Master’s Degree from Brigham Young University, which she earned in 2017. A resident of Utah, Kellianne enjoys creating, exploring and learning new things, analyzing movies, caring for animals, and playing with her cats.

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