Can You Unscramble These Disney Character Names?

Isadora Teich

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About This Quiz

Everyone loves Disney nostalgia and has their favorite films and characters, but how well do you really know your Disney favorites? Could you recognize their names if they were shown to you in an unconventional manner? Would you be able to correctly pick out the names of your favorite heroes and villains and royals if they were totally scrambled? Many Disney characters have permanently etched their way into our hearts and minds and popular culture forever. Disney is a true cultural empire, and most people around the world have heard of at least a few of its famous characters.  

Disney has hundreds of characters after generations of creating films, TV shows, books, parks, and more, so this quiz might be a bit of a challenge even for the most devout lover of Disney magic. The names of many of your favorites will be truly and totally scrambled and you will have to do your best to get it just right! Are you ready to be put to the test? If you are a true Disney fan with a knack for puzzling out tricky answers, see if you can unscramble the names of some of your most favorite Disney characters with this fun and magical quiz! 

Can you name the iconic character "z ebtgruyzliha"?

Buzz Lightyear is a character in the iconic disney film "Toy Story." This film was released in 1995. This smash hit film spawned two sequels and was the first ever Disney/Pixar animated film.

Try to unscramble "stwgoohcr".

Cogsworth is the talking clock from "Beauty and the Beast." This film was released in 1991. It is considered the third film of the Disney Renaissance, and was an instant critical and commercial success.

Can you unscramble the name of the ice cold "neofzor"?

Frozone is a superhero with ice powers, and the best friend of the protagonist Mr. Incredible. Also known as Lucius Best, he was voiced in the first film by Samuel L. Jackson.

Try to unscramble this name of this villainous magician: "rajaf".

Jafar is the Sultan's crooked advisor and the main antagonist of the 1992 film "Aladdin." The character was voiced by American actor Jonathan Freeman. He has a tricky parrot sidekick named Iago.

Who is "rdllawoihrgwmnet o"?

Grandmother Willow is a sassy and wise spirit who inhabits a tree that Pocahontas goes to for advice. She is a secondary character in the 1995 animated Disney film voiced by Linda Hunt.

Are you able to uncover the true name from the letters "ecmlntaief"?

Maleficent is the iconic dark sorceress from 1959's "Sleeping Beauty." Due to its initial limited box office success, Disney did not adapt another fairytale for film for decades. This lasted until they released "The Little Mermaid" in 1989.

Can you unscramble the name of the Disney protagonist "aldnaid"?

Aladdin is the titular character of the 1992 animated Disney film. This character originally appeared in the story "Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp," which is a part of the "Book of One Thousand and One Nights."

Do you know the name of the character "olil"?

2002's "Lilo and Stitch" is one of the more unique Disney films. In it, a plucky misfit Hawaiian girl adopts a rogue dog-like alien as a family pet. This film was so popular it spawned a whole franchise.

Who is the meatheaded "okrkn"?

Kronk is the goofy and muscular sidekick of the villainous Yzma in "The Emperor's New Groove." He is not particularly evil himself. This film was released in 2000 and was Disney's 39th feature animated film.

Can you guess who the villain "lrus ua" really is?

"The Little Mermaid" was released in 1989. Many credit it as the start of the Disney Renaissance, a decade where Disney released a number of influential hit films. Ursula is one of their most iconic animated villains. Her character design was inspired by the drag queen Divine.

Who is "opnmayi pprs"?

"Mary Poppins" was released by Disney in 1964. This instant classic, which stars Julie Andrews as the titular character, was a box office and critical hit. Andrews earned an Oscar for Best Actress and the film won several other awards.

Can you unscramble the name of the iconic "ickmye suome"?

Mickey Mouse has been the famous icon of Disney for generations. While he began as a cartoon trickster at the beginning of Disney, over the years he morphed into a more charming and kind character.

Will you be able to puzzle out the name of the hot tempered "ondlda cukd"?

Donald Duck is the famously hot-tempered quacking uncle of the rambunctious Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck. He has been around since the very early days of Disney in the 1920s and 1930s.

Can you unscramble the name of the meerkat "imnto"?

Together, the meerkat Timon and warthog Pumbaa raise Simba from a young child to an adult lion after they come across him. They also serve as comic relief in the 1994 film "The Lion King."

Can you remember the unscrambled name of this character: "dyor"?

Dory is a free-wheeling blue surgeon fish with memory issues. She is one of the main characters in "Finding Nemo," which was released in 2003. This iconic character was voiced by Ellen Degeneres, and it revitalized her career.

Who is the jungle-raised Disney protagonist: "aznrat"?

"Tarzan" is a 1999 Disney take on the classic story "Tarzan and the Apes" by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was the first Disney film to start at #1 in the box office since the film "Pocahontas," which had come out in 1995.

This cat is a villain's sidekick: "fulcrie".

In 1950's "Cinderella," Cinderella's evil step-mother is named Lady Tremaine. Her favored pet is a chubby and spoiled black cat named Lucifer, who even seems to sleep in bed with her.

Who is "ahdes"?

Hades is the Greek mythological god of the underworld and the dead. He is the main antagonist in the 1997 film "Hercules." The character was voiced by the American actor James Woods.

Will you be able to unscramble the name of the Disney parent "muafas"?

Mufasa is the King of the Pride Lands and Simba's father in "The Lion King." As this film is based off of the Shakespearian play "Hamlet," Mufasa's Shakespearian character equivalent is Hamlet's father.

Are you able to sink your teeth into the true name of "ucerb"?

Bruce is the leader of a group of shark friends in the 2003 film "Finding Nemo." While he and his shark posse try to live a vegetarian lifestyle without eating fish, it is less than successful.

Can you unscramble the name of the "Peter Pan" character "op chainaokt"?

Captain Hook is the famous villainous pirate from 1953's "Peter Pan." He seeks vengeance on Peter Pan. He is an archetypical fictional pirate with a hook for a hand created by playwright and novelist J.M. Barrie.

Who is "seaeda mlr"?

Esmeralda is the famous Romani character in the 1996 animated Disney Feature "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" who stood up against corruption and injustice. This film was based on the classic novel by Victor Hugo and was controversial when released.

Who is the cruel and sadistic "lsdspi ipih"?

Sid Philips is the main antagonist of the 1995 film "Toy Story." He is Andy's sociopathic 11 year old neighbor who takes pleasure in breaking and maiming toys in his back yard. He is voiced by Erik von Detten.

Can you unscramble the name of the battle-hardened heroine "lumna"?

"Mulan" is a 1998 Disney film based on the tale of the legendary Chinese warrior Hua Mulan. Her speaking voice was performed by Ming-Na Wen and her singing voice was performed by Lea Salonga.

Who is the puppet with big goals: "occhiponi"?

Released in 1940, Pinnochio was a massive animation feat for Disney. Despite its initially weak box office performance, many film experts consider it to be one of the best animated films ever made.

Will you be able to unscramble the name of the royal "zcouk"?

Kuzco is the spoiled and egotistical Emperor in the "Emperor's New Groove." This film was released in 2000. In it, Kuzco is turned into a llama during a botched assassination plot by an administrator he fired.

Can you unscramble the name of the friendly "laoob"?

Disney's first "Jungle Book" film was released in 1967. In it, Mowgli was raised by a friendly black panther named Bagheera and a fun-loving and relaxed bear named Baloo. This was the last Disney film that Walt Disney worked on, as he died during its production.

The "hitew brabti' is always in a rush. Who is he?

Disney released the film "Alice in Wonderland" in 1951. In this film, Alice follows the always late white rabbit deep into trouble in the iconic Wonderland. This was Disney's 13th animated film.

Who is the slithering "sish sri"?

Sire Hiss is the snake companion of the greedy and tantrum-prone Prince John in the Disney film "Robin Hood." This 1973 musical film has a folk music twist, and also makes all of the tale's classic characters animals.

Can you name one of Disney's darkest villains "lea fdgrdjc eoouull"?

Judge Claude Frollo is the main antagonist in Disney's 1996 animated feature "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." He is a ruthless and corrupt judge who will stop at nothing to get what he wants.

Can you unscramble: "ieedalnclr"?

Disney's "Cinderella" was released in 1950. It is one of the most iconic of all Disney movies in pop culture and was remade in 2015.

Who is this Disney protagonist with divine roots: "ceuhlrse"?

Hercules is the titular character of the 1997 Disney animated feature. This offbeat film mixes Greek mythology and gospel music and was a box office and critical success. The character was voiced by Tate Donovan.

Will you be able to unscramble the name of the femme fatale style character "a ciistabr ejsb"?

"Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" was released by Disney in 1988. This movie won and was nominated for numerous awards, including nabbing an Oscar for Best Visual Effects. Jessica Rabbit is one of the most iconic sex symbols of animated film.

Do you know who the Disney protagonist "spaohconat" is?

Pocahontas is the name of the titular character from the 1995 animated Disney film. While it was both a critical and commercial success, it has come under fire for having extreme historical inaccuracies.

Who is "afrfg eldoirrce"?

Roger Radcliffe is a goofy and charming musician who begins 1961's "One Hundred and One Dalmatians" as a clueless bachelor. He was voiced by Ben Wright and writes the famous song from the movie which mocks Cruella De Vil.

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