35 Disney Characters That Start With N

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There are thousands of Disney, Pixar and Marvel characters. On a Disney cruise, you’ll have the chance to meet the main ones like Mickey Mouse, Woody and Buzz and lots of Disney Princesses.

But are there any Disney characters with names beginning with N? Well yes, there are quite a lot. So read on for a complete list in alphabetical order…

nemo and marlin from finding nemo

Disney Characters That Start With The Letter N

Nafisa from Ralph Breaks the Internet

Nafisa is a minor Disney character that starts with N in the movie Ralph Breaks the Internet. She is a tall, slim, pre-teen girl who is a gaming enthusiast that hangs out at Litwaks Arcade with her friend Swati. They break the steering wheel when playing the game Sugar Rush.

Nakoma from Pocahontas / Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World

Nakoma was a supporting character in the 1995 movie Pocahontas. Nakoma is a member of the Powhatan tribe and has been best friends with Pocahontas since they were children. Nakoma is more serious and less free-spirited than her friend, at first she doesn’t trust the settlers but she learns to understand them.

Nala from The Lion King 

Nala is a lioness in the movie The Lion King. As a cub, she was best friends with Simba. After he disappears Scar tells her that Simba is dead. As the Pride Lands fall into disarray she leaves to find some help and bumps into a grown-up Simba. They fall in love and Simba returns to fight Scar. 

Namaari from Raya and the Last Dragon

Namaari is an antagonist in Disney’s 2021 animated feature film, Raya and the Last Dragon. She is the daughter of Chief Virana and the princess of Kumandra’s Fang. Namaari envies Heart’s prosperity and thinks the Dragon Gem is the source of their wealth, so she plots to steal it. She is a dangerous enemy prepared to do underhand deeds to get what she wants. 

Nana from Peter Pan / Peter Pan 2: Return to Never Land

Nana is a St. Bernard who appears in Disney’s 1953 animated feature film, Peter Pan. She is the Darling family’s nursemaid and is very caring toward Wendy, John, and Michael Darling, treating them like her own puppies. They treat her like she is one of the family and were sad when she was sent to her dog house for the night.

Nangi from Zootopia

Nangi is an elephant with dusty-grey skin and blue eyes in the movie Zootopia. She works as a yoga teacher at the Mystic Springs Oasis and is questioned about the disappearance of Emmitt Otterton. She is either forgetful or withholds the information that she had instructed him in yoga recently. 

Nani Pelekai from Lilo & Stitch / Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has A Glitch

Nani Pelekai is Lilo’s big sister, said to be 19 years old in the first Lilo and Stitch movie. As their parents have died she is the legal guardian of Lilo. She spends the movie trying to prove to her social worker, Cobra Bubbles, that she is capable of looking after her younger sister, despite being young herself.

Nanny from One Hundred and One Dalmatians / 101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure

Nanny is a supporting Disney character beginning with N in the 1961 animated classic 101 Dalmatians. She works as the cook and housekeeper in the Radcliffe household. She is very close to the family and loves it when the puppies are born. She stands up to Cruella De Vil and refuses to sell the puppies to her.

Napoleon from The Aristocats

Napoleon is a big, purebred Bloodhound in the movie The Aristocats. He is a stray dog that lives at an abandoned windmill in the French countryside. Napoleon loves to chase anything on wheels that comes near his territory.

Nash from The Good Dinosaur

Nash is an enthusiastic young Tyrannosaurus Rex in the movie The Good Dinosaur. He lives for adventure and loves it when something unexpected breaks up the routine of rounding up longhorns with his father, Butch, and his big sister Ramsey. He is not the sharpest tool in the box and has trouble keeping track of their herd.

Nassor from Frankenweenie

Nassor is a major character in the 2012 Tim Burton movie Frankenweenie. He is a very clever, intense boy who is a rival of Victor Frankenstein and who aims to steal his secrets. In the film, Nassor resurrects his deceased pet hamster, Colossus, as the Mummy Hamster.

Natalie Certain from Cars 3

Natalie Certain is a highly respected statistical analyst who appears in the movie Cars 3. Book-smart and mathematically gifted, Certain is a maroon-coloured Evolv Motors Provoc Quantus 4S (based on a Tesla Model S) and a fresh voice in the racing world.

Ned from Planes

Ned is a secondary antagonist in the movie Planes. Along with his partner, Zed, Ned tries to sabotage the competition to make up for his lack of skills in actually outracing them. They work together to ensure that their boss Ripslinger is victorious. 

Needleman from Monsters Inc.

Needleman is one of the lesser-known Disney Pixar characters starting with N who appears in the movie MonstersInc. He is a silly teenage character who works as general maintenance and errand boy at Monsters Inc. Needleman is thin, has a short tail, a large red nose, and two upward-pointing horns on either side of his head.

Neera from Dinosaur

Neera is an Iguanodon in Disney’s 2000 CGI movie Dinosaur. Neera is Kron’s sister and ends up falling in love with Aladar. Neera is brave and caring and very different from her cold-hearted brother. But despite their differences, they do love each other and Neera displays deep sadness when Kron dies. 

Nelson from The Rescuers Down Under

Nelson is an echidna in the 29th Walt Disney animated movie The Rescuers Down Under which was released in 1990, 13 years after The Rescuers. He is a very minor Disney character that begins with N and he has no lines in the film. 

Nemo from Finding Nemo / Finding Dory

Nemo is a clownfish who wants to explore the ocean in the movie Finding Nemo. He is probably the most famous Disney character that starts with N. Nemo gets captured and put into a fish tank belonging to a dentist. His father searches the ocean to find him whilst Nemo and the Tank Gang plot their own escape from captivity. 

Nero from The Rescuers

Nero is one of two pet crocodiles owned by Madame Medusa in the animated feature The Rescuers. He is a ferocious and mean crocodile who is completely loyal to Madame Medusa. He dislikes Mr Snoops, no matter how many times he tries to befriend him, Nero isn’t interested. 

Nessus from Hercules

Nessus is known as the River Guardian and is a large centaur with the head and upper body of a man and the lower body of a horse. He is a minor villain in Disney’s 1997 animated feature film Hercules.

Nibs from Peter Pan / Peter Pan 2: Return to Never Land

Nibs is a Lost Boy and a Disney character that begins with N in Peter Pan and Peter Pan 2: Return to Neverland. He is one of the bravest of all the Lost Boys. He is quite short with buck teeth and is generally fairly shy and doesn’t talk very much. 

Nicelanders from Wreck-It Ralph/ Ralph Breaks the Internet

The Nicelanders are a group of small, boxy characters in the 2012 Disney animated feature film, Wreck-It Ralph (and the 2018). They are innocent bystanders in the arcade game Fix-It Felix Jr – the game that Ralph is in. They panic when he leaves the game and leave the game too. When they realize Ralph has saved the arcade they begin to like him more. 

Nick “Lanky” Schmidt from Monsters Inc.

Nick Schmidt is a character from Monsters, Inc. and its prequel Monsters University. He is a magenta monster with long arms and legs but a small head. He is tenth on the leaderboard of top scarers at Monsters Inc. 

Nick Loopin’ Lopez from Planes: Fire & Rescue

Nick “Loopin” Lopez is a character in the 2014 Disneytoon studios film Planes: Fire and Rescue. Nick appears as America’s favourite TV helicopter cop starring in CHoPS, a show about two California Helicopter Patrol choppers. Nick got the nickname “Loop’n” from his signature inside loop which no other helicopter could do.

Nick Wilde from Zootopia

Nick Wilde is a red male fox who is one of the main characters in the movie Zootopia. He is a small time con-artist that gets outsmarted by a rabbit police officer, Judy. He soon ends up helping Judy to help solve the mysterious disappearances. 

Nigel from Finding Nemo

Nigel is a pelican that plays an important role in the animated movie Finding Nemo. He regularly flies to the dentist’s window and talks with Nemo and the Tank Gang. When he meets Nemo’s father Marlin he carries him in his beak to the dentist but Nemo is not there and they all think he is dead.

Nita from Brother Bear 

Nita is a kind, caring Inuit that is the daughter of the chief in the movie Brother Bear. Nita turns into a bear at the end of the first film, she is voiced by Mandy Moore.

Noi from Raya and the Last Dragon

Noi is a supporting Disney character that starts with N in the movie Raya and the Last Dragon. She is an orphaned toddler who is adopted by a band of mischievous Ongis. She and her companions became con artists using her cute looks to hustle the locals. 

Nokk from Frozen II

The Nokk is a character in Disney’s 2019 animated feature film, Frozen II. The Nokk is a horse-shaped elemental spirit of water that guards the Dark Sea. Elsa uses her powers to tame the spirit and rides across the sea on her back.

Norm from Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe

Norm is an oversized humanoid robot that appears in Phineas and Ferb The Movie. Heinz Doofenshmirtz originally created him to try to destroy his nemesis Perry the Platypus but he has since become Doofenshmirtz’s assistant.

Not Chuck from Cars

Not Chuck is a minor character in the animated movie Cars. He was a member of the pit crew that worked for Lightning McQueen’s team Rust-eze. He was temporarily in charge of the crew as the previous boss had quit. 

Nuka from The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride

Nuka is one of the bad lions in The Lion King 2. He was banished to the Outlands alongside Zira, his siblings, and the rest of Scar’s followers. Although he is the oldest of Zira’s children, he is neglected by Zira in favour of Kovu, who is Scar’s chosen heir. 

Nurse from Atlantis: Milo’s Return

Nurse is a minor Disney character starting with N in the movie Atlantis Milo’s return. The character appears in a traditional nurse’s uniform and is voiced by Jacqueline Danell Obradors but has only a small part to play.

Nurse Mouse from The Rescuers Down Under

Nurse Mouse is another minor character with medical qualifications in the movie The Rescuers Down Under. As the name suggests the character is a mouse who is a nurse, he was voiced by Russi Taylor.

Nutsy from Robin Hood

Nutsy is a vulture who acts as one of Prince John’s henchmen in the animated version of Robin Hood (1973). He works alongside Trigger in various guard duties but is unable to prevent Robin Hood from robbing the castle. 

Nyx from Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast

Nyx is the loyal and devoted leader of the scout fairies in the Disney Fairies film Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast. Nyx protects Pixie Hollow from any dangers or threats. She is the main antagonist in the movie but Nyx is not evil. She is prepared to do anything to keep fairies in Pixie Hollow safe.

So it seems there are actually a lot Disney characters with names beginning with N! Here’s a recap for you…

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