There aren’t that many names out there that start with X; in fact, it’s one of the least common starting letters for first names, only beating Q and U!
That’s such a shame, especially as X names are so cool. It can be tricky to find anyone with an X name, let alone a Disney character.
Luckily, the Disney universe is so huge that there are actually several characters that start their name with X!
If you’re looking to learn more about some lesser-known Disney characters and pick up some awesome names beginning with X in the process, you’ve come to the right place.
We’ve gathered all types of characters in this article to give you the full range, including:
- Main characters named X
- Supporting and minor characters
- Villains and antagonists with X names
- Characters from extended Disney media
Plus fun facts, hidden gems, and more!
Unveiling Disney’s X Characters
While X names are among the rarest, there are still quite a few Disney characters who fit the bill!
Plus, these names have the added benefit of being super unique, so we bet there will be a few on this list you haven’t heard of before.
Looking for X names is a great way to dive deeper into Disney lore and maybe even find media you may have missed.
The Complete List of ‘X’ Characters
There are all types of characters with X names in the Disney Universe; heroes, sidekicks, minor characters, and even villains.
Whatever your ideal X name is, you’re sure to find one that fits the bill. Because names starting with X are relatively rare, we’ve added some bonus characters with an X in their name as well!
Main Characters Named X
Xander McCormick is a popular primary character in the first two seasons of Disney’s television show Bunk’d. Played by Kevin G. Quinn,
Xander is a camp counselor, known for his good looks and mediocre guitar skills. Although he’s only on the show for two seasons, he’s the center of a lot of laughs and more than a little romance.
Xandra is one of the most powerful characters on this list, as she’s a goddess; more specifically, the Goddess of Adventure!
She’s a main character in the recent animated show Legend of The Three Caballeros and is voiced by Grey Griffin.
The show is based on the 1941 film The Three Caballeros and stars fan favorite Donald Duck, along with his pals José Carioca and Panchito Pistoles.
The trio discover a magical book – and upon opening it, Xandra is released. She then aids them in going on all manner of adventures.
Xanatos, voiced by Jonathan Frakes, is a central character in the Disney cult classic animated series Gargoyles.
He is the eccentric multi-billionaire who first brings the gargoyle clan to the modern era and breaks the spell that turned them to stone!
While he initially is a friend and helper to the team, it quickly becomes clear he has more sinister intentions…
In Buzz Lightyear of Star Command – the story of Buzz’s adventurous past through space before his appearance in the Toy Story movies – XR is originally an emotionless robot that’s programmed simply to listen to Buzz.
However, after he accidentally gets destroyed on a mission and has to be rebuilt, he develops a funny and lovable personality and is one of the show’s main characters.
XR is voiced alternatively by Larry Miller and Neil Flynn.
In Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Xialing is Shang-Chi’s younger sister.
In her youth, she wanted to train in martial arts but was not allowed to due to her gender.
Still, she teaches herself and becomes a fearsome fighter – even clashing with her brother at times!
By the end of the film, Xu Xialing has taken over the leadership of the Ten Rings, demonstrating that she is more than capable.
Supporting and Minor Characters
Xyla is a character on Disney’s Doc McStuffins, an animated series targeted at preschool-age children.
In the show, Doc puts on her stethoscope and helps mend the ailments of talking toys.
Xyla, a wooden ladybug in the shape of a xylophone, comes to Doc McStuffins with a loose key (which makes her a little embarrassed). Luckily, she gets fixed up and back to making music in no time!
X-ray is the name that Rex Washington goes by in Holes in reference to his thick glasses.
He’s the unofficial leader of the D-tent at Camp Green Lake, and he is a little mean to Stanley when he first arrives.
However, by the end of the film, he’s cheering him on with the rest of the campers! In the movie, X-ray is played by Brendan Jeferson.
X-buggy is the name of the awesome ride of Lilo, Stitch, and friends in Lilo and Stitch the Series and Stitch! The Movie. The red buggy flies, drives on water, dives, and has lots of personality to boot.
Do you recognize this character from Pirates of the Caribbean?
Fun fact: Captain X is the skull and crossing swords that appear as the movie’s logo!
The talking skull also features in many video games as well as the Pirates of the Caribbean rides and has been voiced by Xavier Atencio and James Arnold Taylor.
In Tangled: the series, Xavier is a blacksmith who has extensive knowledge of the history and magic of the land, and frequently aids the characters in their adventures.
Villains and Antagonists with X Names
In Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, XL, voiced by Bobcat Goldthwait, is XR’s predecessor and older brother.
However, he had to be shut down due to his bad behavior and evil attitude.
In the show, he gets reactivated by the villainous Zurg and upgrades himself with parts stolen from other robots.
Because he used to work on the ship, he is able to invade and try to thwart the peacemaking plans of the team. Luckily, he is defeated and converted into a helpful office robot.
Xerxes is the sidekick of Mozenrath, the main villain in the Aladdin animated series.
He’s a floating, lamprey or eel-like creature who is endlessly loyal to his evil master despite being mistreated by him.
Xu Wenwu is the father of Shang-Li and Xu Xialing. While he’s a complicated character, his quest for power and use of violence put him in a villain’s role for the majority of the film.
However, he does eventually sacrifice himself to save his son’s life, earning his redemption in the end.
Xehanort is the leader of Organization XIII, and the main villain in the Kingdom Hearts video game series.
Also from Kingdom Hearts, Xigbar is a more minor antagonist, who has the power to manipulate bullets as well as being a sharpshooter.
Characters from Extended Disney Media
In X-Men, owned by Disney since 2019, Professor X (or Charles Xavier) is a wise leader of the X-Men who possesses telekinetic powers.
He’s played by Patrick Stewart when he’s older and James McAvoy when he’s younger.
In Star Wars, many of the good guys in the resistance are X-Wing pilots!
In Phineas and Ferb, Xavier Johnson is the future son of Candice, Phineas and Ferbs’ older sister. He is voiced by Noah Munsk.
Another Marvel character, X-Ray is an antagonist who fights against Bruce Banner.
Xerek is a villain in the Boom Studios Incredible Comic Series. While he’s less well known, he was originally meant to be the main villain in the Pixar film before Syndrome came onto the scene!
The Influence of Rare Characters in Disney’s Universe
It’s so important for the Disney Universe to have a diverse range of characters, and that includes their names!
By including these characters (even the minor ones), Disney is giving representation to more rare and unique names. It also makes the media more intriguing and novel.
Would you have guessed that there are so many Disney characters that have X names?
We hope this article has exposed you to some new characters and worlds, or reminded you of ones you had forgotten!
Alison Meacham is the founder of EverythingMouse Disney Blog. For over 15 years she has shared her love of Disney Parks, Disney Cruises and Universal Orlando. In over 30 years of Disney Travel she has spent countless months in Disney Parks and has sailed on over 45 cruises. A British native and now a United States resident she splits her time between California, Florida and the UK. And spends a serious amount of time sailing the seven seas. She helps over 200,000 people per month follow their Disney travel dreams.