The names of the seven dwarfs changed over time, but the most popular are Bashful, Doc, Dopey, Happy, Sleepy, Sneezy and Grumpy from the Walt Disney film. They were first given names in a Broadway play produced in 1912 and renamed in the 1937 animated film introduced by Walt Disney.Continue Reading
The Broadway play production in 1912 listed the names of the dwarfs as Blick, who was oldest, Flick, Glick, Snick, Plick, Whick and Quee. Quee was the youngest dwarf at almost 99 years old.
Other renditions of Snow White again exhibit different names. A 1987 film used the names Biddy, Fiddy, Diddy, Giddy, Kiddy, Iddy and Liddy. A 1993 film used Blossom, Marina, Critterina, Moonbeam, Sunburn, Muddy and Thunderella, while a 2001 film merely used the days of the week as the names of the dwarfs.
A 2011 television series named the dwarfs as Doc, Happy, Grumpy/Dreamy, Bashful, Sleepy, Dopey, Sneezy and Stealthy. In one 2012 film, the dwarfs play thieves and wear stilts. The names of the dwarfs in this production were Grimm, Wolf, Butcher, Half Pint, Napoleon, Chuckles and Grub. Another 2012 version presented eight of the characters named Beith, Duir, Coll, Muir, Gort, Quert, Gus and Nion in its production.Learn more about Children's Books