123 Spider Names: Famous, Clever, & Hilarious Name Ideas

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of owning a pet spider, you’ll know just how interesting and unique each spider is. These creepy crawly creatures tend to have huge personalities for such small creatures — it’s honestly quite impressive. Because these critters are so full of life and are such a joy to own, you’ll likely want to give your spider a name that suits them perfectly.

Below, we’ve compiled a list of 123 potential names that you can use for your new pet spider. We’ve included a mixture of normal, cute, funny, famous, and clever names that you’re able to choose from. With so many names listed out, you’re bound to find one that’s perfect for your spider!

As tarantulas are the most popular pet spider by far, most of these names were picked with tarantulas in mind!

Our Favorite Common Male & Female Spider Names

There are definitely some creative spider names that make you go “I wish I thought of that”! However, there’s others that are quite normal but still happen to fit some spiders perfectly.

Here we’ve listed out some spider names that we’ve found that may not be super creative, but are still excellent names if a more “human” name is what you’re looking for.

Male Spider Names

Female Spider Names

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Famous Spider Names In Books, Movies, & More

Spiders have had a place in media for thousands of years! They take on the roll of protagonist, antagonist, or just a background character that makes a short appearance.

Regardless, if you’d like a famous spider name for your new pet, you should definitely choose one of the names from this list.

  • Anansi – African folklore
  • Arachne – Greek Mythology
  • Aragog – Harry Potter
  • Aranea – Dungeons & Dragons
  • Araxxi – Runescape 3
  • Araxxor – Runescape 3
  • Arianwen – The Snow Spider
  • Boris – Boris the Spider (The Who)
  • Charlotte – Charlotte’s Web
  • Gohma – Legend of Zelda
  • Jorogumo – Japanese Folklore
  • Kumonga – Son of Godzilla
  • Lolth – Dungeons & Dragons
  • Lucas – Lucas the Spider
  • Miss Spider – James and the Giant Peach
  • Muffet – Undertale
  • Peter Parker – Spiderman
  • Rosie – A Bug’s Life
  • Shelob – Lord of the Rings
  • Ungoliant – Lord of the Rings

Cool/Badass Spider Names

Spiders definitely aren’t the most cuddle and family-friendly pets that you can own. Because of this, you may be interested in giving a very cool or badass name to your spider. Fortunately, there’s quite a few of those, too!

  • ​Anarchy
  • Beauregard
  • ​Behemoth
  • ​Chomps
  • ​Coffin
  • ​Colossus
  • ​Cryonic
  • ​Diablo
  • Fang
  • Forge
  • Geisha
  • Ghost
  • Hannibal
  • Hazard
  • Jaeger
  • Juggernaut
  • Killer
  • ​Leviathan
  • Madness
  • ​Moghedien
  • ​Murdock
  • ​Omega
  • ​Phobia
  • ​Reaver
  • ​Shadow
  • Spindra
  • Stinger
  • Tempest
  • Tex
  • Thresh
  • Trauma
  • Vector
  • Venom
  • Webster

Clever Spider Names

If you’re a lover of puns or clever names, these spider names will be perfect for you. Many of these are plays on a spider’s scientific name, so they’re more subtle. However, others are a direct play on a spider’s appearance, so they’re more on the nose.