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Looking for a unique name for your new pet spider? Check out our list of fun, cute and cool spider names!
Whether you’re looking for a name that’s sweet and girly or edgy and tough, we’ve got something for everyone.
So take a look and find the perfect name for your new spider friend!
Best Spider Names
Here is a list of the top fifty names for a pet spider to consider:
- Bitty Betty
- Rico Suave
- Don Juan
- Lady Killer
- Pretty Boy
- Hot Stuff
Names For A Female Spider
Did you know that the female tarantula can live as long as 25 years in captivity? They are also larger, sturdier, and have more colors than males.
They house their eggs in silk sacs and devote their lives to their children. Spiders make excellent mothers, and some species will die shortly after laying their eggs. Talk about devotion.
Here are twenty-five names for the new little girl in your life.
- Miss Spider
- Miss Fangs
- La Princess
- Madam Ocho
Names For A Male Spider
Did you know that the male black widow will come to the web of the female to mate, and afterwards she kills him and then devours his body? Yikes!
The males will force-feed themselves to her! Even if she decides he isn’t to her liking, he will continue to place himself near her mouth until she eventually consumes him.
Here are twenty-five super cool names for those little dude spiders.
- Mr. Fang
- Eight Ball
Baby Spider Names
Did you know that the wolf spider will carry her spiderlings on her back for over a week after they are born? The babies can hop off for a quick drink but then go right back to the safety of mom.
When mom lays her eggs, there can be up to one thousand. She protects her eggs by making them a soft, silk bed with a silk blanket!
She then wraps her eggs in more silk and puts them somewhere safe until her babies are born.
Here are twenty-five adorable 8-legged friend names for the little guys (and gals).
- Harry Acromantula
- Parker Peter
Unisex Spider Names
It’s not exactly easy to tell if a spider is a boy or a girl, and for some of us, it really doesn’t matter.
Here are twenty-five unisex names for a spider that is sure to fit.
Wolf Spider Names
They must call them wolf spiders because they look like miniature wolves. They have long grey and brown hair. These guys can grow up to three inches. But despite their bigger size, they are fairly shy spiders.
But in the wild, they have an interesting way of hunting. Wolf spiders don’t weave webs. They instead chase their food down in the same way wolf does. The one difference is that wolf spiders are lone spiders and do not travel in packs.
Here are some naming ideas:
- Lady Grey
Cute Spider Names
There is a small percentage of the population that thinks spiders are cute. I digress!
Here are twenty-five names for those particularly cute little spiders.
Good Spider Names
I’m not sure what makes a spider good or bad, but here we are! Charlotte from Charlotte’s Web was an exceptionally good spider, so I’m going to stick to that.
Here are twenty-five names for good spiders.
- Fuzzy Wuzzy
Funny Names For A Pet Spider
There are those spider monikers (as well as all pet names) out there that just make us smile. Thankfully, our pet spiders will never know that we may be laughing at their expense.
Here are twenty-five funny names for your 8 legged friend.
- Ms. Webs
- Fuzzy Wuzzy
- Daddy Long Legs
- Itsy Bitsy
- Mr. Webs
- Venom Machine
- Miss Muffet
Cool Spider Names
Picture the James Dean of spiders, if you will. That cool, low-key dude that makes all the others swoon. If only we could put a leather jacket and sunglasses on them.
Here are twenty-five names for that super cool spider.
- Lady Grey
Badass Names For Spiders
Maybe you want your spider to have a bit of an edge. If you are looking to show off that badass side to your 8-legged friend, then you’ve come to the right place. Can you just picture a spider with tattoos riding a motorcycle?
Here are twenty-five badass names.
- Black Widow
- Lady Killer
Unique Names For A Pet Spider
You’ve already got a unique pet if you have a spider, so why not give it a unique name? Your friends may think you to be a bit odd if you own a spider, so freak them out even more with a really strange name.
Here is twenty-five unique arachnid names.
- Boris – Boris the Spider is a song originally created by the bass guitarist John Entwistle of The Who.
- Madam Octa
- Erio – A shortened name of two species of Costa Rican spiders (Eriophora fuliginea and Eriophora ravilla.)
Famous Spider Names
Unbelievably, the spider has made the rounds when it comes to television and songs. So why not chose a famous name?
Here are twenty famous arachnid names:
- Araxxi – Runescape 3
- Lolth – Dungeons ; Dragons
- Jorogumo – Japanese Folklore
- Gohma – Legend of Zelda
- Rosie – A Bug’s Life
- Peter Parker – Spiderman
- Miss Spider – James and the Giant Peach
- Anansi – African folklore
- Araxxor – Runescape 3
- Kumonga – Son of Godzilla
- Arianwen – The Snow Spider
- Boris – Boris the Spider (The Who)
- Arachne – Greek Mythology
- Lucas – Lucas the Spider
- Ungoliant – Lord of the Rings
- Shelob – Lord of the Rings
- Charlotte – Charlotte’s Web
- Aragog – Harry Potter
- Aranea – Dungeons ; Dragons
- Muffet – Undertale
Disney Spider Names
Disney sure has made some great films, and there were more spiders in their film than I realized!
Here are fifteen Disney arachnid names.
- Maitika – Disney tarantula spider from Jungle 2 Jungle
- Clementine the Spider – giant spider from Legend of the Three Caballeros
- Itsy Bitsy Spider – baby spider from The 7D
- Manny – spider from Disney’s Lilo ; Stitch
- Arachnid – giant spider in Disney’s Aladdin in Nasira’s Revenge
- Spider-Ham or Peter Porker – the counterpart to Spider-Man
- Unkbuut – giant man-eating spiders from Disney’s Aladdin
- Pepito – poisonous spider from The Bug Hunt
- Gorantula – half tarantula, half gorilla from Disney’s The Wuzzles
- Harry – a creepy crawly from Jake and the Never Land Pirates
- Lou – a spider from Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers
- Anansi – Disney spider from Gargoyles
- Spider-Gwen (Ghost-Spider) – Spider-Woman from Ultimate Spider-Man
- Itsy – spider from Disney’s Goldie ; Bear
- Darlene – a spider who can take human form from Gravity Falls
Cartoon Spider Names
Spiders have certainly made their way not only into movies but cartoons.
Here are ten cartoon arachnid names.
- Jeff the Spider
- Miss Spider
- Itsy Bitsy
- Little Spider
Fantasy Spider Names
For those of us looking to name our spiders after fantasy characters, look no further.
Here are twenty-five fantasy arachnid names:
- Madonna Prada
Names For A Black Spider
While most spiders have some black to a degree, not all of them do.
Here are fifteen names for your all-black spider:
- Nightshade – A great name for a pet tarantula.
Jumping Spider Names
Jumping Spiders are one of the coolest species of spiders. When they are hunting, they make extremely agile movements and jump several times their body weight.
Jumping spiders have a hydraulic system where they can alter the pressure in their legs, giving them the springing motion to jump.
Here are twenty-five names for your jumping spider.
- Don Juan
- Rico Suave
- Pretty Boy
Russian Names For A Spider
Does your spider sport a warm hat and hand warmers? Or does she have some Russian royalty in her?
Here are fifteen Russian arachnid names.
- Mikhail Natasha
German Names For A Spider
Do you have German heritage, and do you want to bring some of that into consideration when your name your spider?
Here are twenty German arachnid names.
Latin Names For Spiders
Looking for a little Lain flare for your spider’s name? Perhaps your spider is a little saucy?
Here are twenty-five Latin arachnid names.
Japanese Names For A Spider
Maybe you are looking for a name for your spider that has a touch of Asia in it.
Here are fifteen Japanese arachnid names.
Names For A Big Spider
Maybe your spider is especially large. Did you know that the trap door spider is one of the biggest species of spiders?
If you have a big spider, here are twenty ideas for big arachnids.
- Big Bertha
- Bella Donna
Names For A Small Spider
Let’s say your pet spider is a teeny tiny little darling.
Here are twenty names for those small spiders in your life.
Spooky Spider Names
Just in time for Halloween, here is a wonderful list of spooky and scary spider monikers.
Here is twenty-five spooky arachnid names.
Evil Names For A Pet Spider
Maybe you are a Halloween fan that celebrates all year round. Are you looking for an evil name for your spider?
Here are twenty-five evil arachnid names:
Inspiration for Your Spider Name
Whether you are naming a pet spider or a pet cat, the number one thing is to have fun with it. There are no rules when it comes to naming a pet.
You can use the personality of your pet, their looks, or just something that you’ve always wanted to name a pet.
So, no matter what type of spider you have, this list of arachnid names should help.
What is the Name of the Spider in Charlotte’s Web?
Charlotte’s Web is a beloved children’s book written by E.B. White. In the book, we meet Wilbur, the pig, and his unlikely best friend, a spider. Simply a common barn spider, her name is Charlotte A. Caviticus.
Charlotte is a delightful character who sticks by Wilbur’s side and helps to save his life by writing some amazing words in her beautiful web of wonder.
What is the Name of the Spider in Home Alone?
The Christmas classic Home Alone not only tells us the story of Kevin McAllister, but we also meet his brother’s tarantula, Axl. I would say Axl was one popular pet spider!
Axl is a Chilean Rose Tarantula, a species that is pretty docile and can make an excellent pet. Kevin uses Axl to his advantage to help scare off the would-be burglars.
What is the Name of the Spider in Lord of the Rings?
The spider/demon hybrid in Lord of the Rings is called Shelob. And she is all spider, with her many eyes and spindly legs. Not only can Shelob bite her prey, but she can also crush them to death.
We can assume by now that Shelob is one huge spider! And we know she was not a simple little grass spider!
What is the Name of the Spider in Harry Potter?
Hagrid’s pet spider, if you will, was named Aragog. He hatched from an egg and was cared for by Hagrid. Unfortunately, our friend Aragog developed a taste for humans!
Hagrid was spared, but Harry and Ron had to run from Aragog’s children, who tried to eat them!
This article has given everything from male and female names for spiders to those strictly having to do with Halloween.