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What's the silliest name in Star Wars?

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The greedy bountu hunter? Greed-o. The dancer in Jabba’s Palace who looks like him but as a girl? Greed-a. Greeata.

And then there’s Savage Opress. Can you tell he’s a villain.

I love me some Droopy McCool, though.

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Jedi Master Baytes from Legends lol . Also from the EU, Empress Teta’s name is quite unfortunate to say out loud for us Spanish speakers.

From canon, I’d say Ima-Gun-Di (a living spoiler). And I know he’s a cult character but Porkins, too.

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Darth Plagueis said:

Stewjon. If you go in the darkest corners of the EU, you find that it is the name of Obi-Wan’s home planet. And yes it’s canon.

https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Stewjon

This is what happens when a joke George Lucas makes when being interviewed by Jon Stewart gets treated as the official word of God.

“That Darth Vader, man. Sure does love eating Jedi.”

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The same thing happened when he named a character after Conan O’Brien.

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I think silly names is something that carried over from comic books and movie serials.

Star Wars is not serious drama. Its a live action comic book serial.

Even Starkiller came out of Killer Kane from Buck Rogers. I know Lucas changed it to Skywalker so it didn’t sound like the hero was a mass murderer.

I mean the Emperor was named Sidious in the Prequels. Short for Insidious. Stealthily treacherous and deceitful. His master was plagueis aka plague us. Hego Damask.

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It’s a testament to the worldbuilding of Star Wars that we’re introduced to characters with names like Count Dooku and still take them seriously.

Sith names in the prequels always particularly stood out for me. Darth Maul, Darth Tyranus, Darth Sidious… you see a pattern.
Imagine…

“Darth Malevolence?”
“Yes, Darth Evilus?”
“D’you ever consider we might be the bad guys?”

“Remember, the Force will be with you. Always.”

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Legends Sith Lords also make the most of the “cool evil name” trend: Sadow, Darth Ruin, Tenebrous, Nihilus, Phobos, Vengean, Desolous, etc.

As for silly names I’d also nominee Mercurial Swift (though granted, that was a pseudonym), General Loathsome from the Clone Wars pilot movie, and all those Abednedo extras in the sequels named after Beastie Boys songs: Ello Asty, Brasmon Kee, Slowen Lo, etc.

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Legends Sith Lords also make the most of the “cool evil name” trend: Sadow, Darth Ruin, Tenebrous, Nihilus, Phobos, Vengean, Desolous, etc.

You forgot the best one: Darth Millenial.

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Anakin Starkiller said:

Legends Sith Lords also make the most of the “cool evil name” trend: Sadow, Darth Ruin, Tenebrous, Nihilus, Phobos, Vengean, Desolous, etc.

You forgot the best one: Darth Millenial.

You know, to be fair, they named this one before the word Millennial got associated with the generation.

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