623+ Spider Names (Good, Cute & Cool Pet Naming Ideas)

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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!

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Best Spider Names

Here is a list of the top fifty names for a pet spider to consider:

  1. Webster
  2. Venom
  3. Fang
  4. Sticky
  5. Spins
  6. Squirt
  7. Tiny
  8. Ocho
  9. Goliath
  10. Fuzzy
  11. Furball
  12. Beast
  13. Smalls
  14. Silky
  15. Bitty Betty
  16. Spike
  17. Itsy
  18. Webber
  19. Ginormo
  20. Bitsy
  21. Playboy
  22. Star
  23. Peacock
  24. Rico Suave
  25. Don Juan
  26. Kaleidoscope
  27. Leapy
  28. Bella
  29. Busy
  30. Prancer
  31. Frisky
  32. Lothario
  33. Lady Killer
  34. Magneto
  35. Dazzler
  36. Casanova
  37. Pretty Boy
  38. Hot Stuff
  39. Bonny
  40. Stunner
  41. Hoppy
  42. Spunky
  43. Skippy
  44. Rainbow
  45. Springer
  46. Doll
  47. Handsome
  48. Foxy
  49. Leggy
  50. Hunk

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.

  1. Nixie
  2. Miss Spider
  3. Pippa
  4. Ana
  5. Nellie
  6. Maddie
  7. Tammy
  8. Pepper
  9. Charlotte
  10. Miss Fangs
  11. La Princess
  12. Silky
  13. Hellen
  14. Betsy
  15. Missy
  16. Stella
  17. Pearl
  18. Rose
  19. Lady
  20. Mavis
  21. Barb
  22. Lisa
  23. Madam Ocho
  24. Sadie
  25. Luna

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. 

  1. Mr. Fang
  2. Harry
  3. Butch
  4. Flash
  5. Carlton
  6. Ringo
  7. Ultra
  8. Beau
  9. Thomas
  10. Markus
  11. Doc
  12. Breaker
  13. Eight Ball
  14. Charles
  15. Bart
  16. Chad
  17. Murphy
  18. Marv
  19. Mack
  20. Lyle
  21. Clive
  22. Milo
  23. Britt
  24. Steve
  25. James

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).

  1. Curly
  2. Brownie
  3. Spidey
  4. Spiny
  5. Twinkle
  6. Debbie
  7. Sunny
  8. Blackie
  9. Cheryl
  10. Spinda
  11. Thelma
  12. Pennie
  13. Ember
  14. Barb
  15. Dezzie
  16. Snowy
  17. Sprite
  18. Mitzy
  19. Cherry
  20. Harry Acromantula
  21. Blossom
  22. Waffle
  23. Stripey
  24. Muffet
  25. Parker Peter
Macro image of jumping spider

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.

  1. Ultra
  2. Dagger
  3. Breakneck
  4. Lightening
  5. Brisky
  6. Flash
  7. Arrow
  8. Supersonic
  9. Whirlwind
  10. Sprite
  11. Snappy
  12. zippy
  13. Chase
  14. Sporty
  15. Jet
  16. Bolt
  17. Blitz
  18. Rapido
  19. Turbo
  20. Fury
  21. Swifty
  22. Bullet
  23. Speedy
  24. Nimble
  25. Crash

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:

  1. Moose
  2. Muddy
  3. Dusky
  4. Silver
  5. Tater
  6. Mocha
  7. Java
  8. Luna
  9. Cookie
  10. Bash
  11. Maple
  12. Honey
  13. Steele
  14. Slate
  15. Pewter
  16. Walnut
  17. Beaver
  18. Pearl
  19. Pepper
  20. Rhino
  21. Brownie
  22. Wolfie
  23. Doggo
  24. Howler
  25. Minky
  26. Crawler
  27. Sienna
  28. Chestnut
  29. Russet
  30. Smokey
  31. Ash
  32. Sooty
  33. Stella
  34. Stoney
  35. Coy
  36. Mouse
  37. Peanut
  38. Stone
  39. Cinnamon
  40. Sandy
  41. Umber
  42. Shadow
  43. Lady Grey
  44. Kahlua
  45. Sheepy
  46. Timmy
  47. Khaki
  48. Chary
  49. Buffy
  50. Ghostie

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.

  1. Pumpkin
  2. Walnut
  3. Sticky
  4. Munchkin
  5. Fuzzy
  6. Spunky
  7. Spins
  8. Tiny
  9. Minnie
  10. Furball
  11. Boo
  12. Smalls
  13. Muddy
  14. Daisy
  15. Itsy
  16. Sprite
  17. Bash
  18. Muppet
  19. Bitsy
  20. Peanut
  21. Squirt
  22. Honey
  23. Chip
  24. Mouse
  25. Spy-Guy

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.

  1. Screech
  2. Lacy
  3. Bright
  4. Zorro
  5. Ember
  6. Blossom
  7. Snowy
  8. Cherry
  9. Hunter
  10. Phantom
  11. Blue
  12. Otto
  13. Raven
  14. Woof
  15. Tinkerbelle
  16. Chester
  17. Sonic
  18. Sprite
  19. Muffet
  20. Fuzzy Wuzzy
  21. Terrence
  22. Vanilla
  23. Spindra
  24. Webster
  25. Jumper

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.

  1. Hunter
  2. Ms. Webs
  3. Fuzzy Wuzzy
  4. Cuddles
  5. Daddy Long Legs
  6. Arachnophobia
  7. Icky
  8. Hairy
  9. Itsy Bitsy
  10. Spinner
  11. Sticky
  12. Eighty-Eight
  13. Webster
  14. Mr. Webs
  15. Lucifer
  16. Venom Machine
  17. Spindle
  18. Curly
  19. Ocho
  20. Crawl
  21. Miss Muffet
  22. Webs
  23. Widow
  24. Spidey
  25. Spiderman
Dreadful Cross spider

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.

  1. Thunder
  2. Bullet
  3. Maverick
  4. Casper
  5. Slate
  6. Shadow
  7. Lady Grey
  8. Cash
  9. Ocho
  10. Pirate
  11. Retro
  12. Jet
  13. Silver
  14. Stone
  15. Turbo
  16. Gray
  17. Flint
  18. Lightening
  19. Hunk
  20. Platinum
  21. Phantom
  22. Stunner
  23. Magneto
  24. Foxy
  25. Chase

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.

  1. Scar
  2. Ghost
  3. Death
  4. Black Widow
  5. Tank
  6. Wolf
  7. Ginormo
  8. Creep
  9. Trigger
  10. Murder
  11. Bomber
  12. Dagger
  13. Contessa
  14. Fang
  15. Beast
  16. Goliath
  17. Aragog
  18. Crusher
  19. Poison
  20. Scar
  21. Monster
  22. Lady Killer
  23. Spike
  24. Boomer
  25. Venom

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.

  1. Avocado
  2. Nimble
  3. Anansi
  4. Zip
  5. Boris
  6. Buzzy
  7. Rapido
  8. Charlie
  9. Zuri
  10. Spritz
  11. Dart
  12. Breakneck
  13. Springer
  14. Mochi
  15. Sprite
  16. Kamaji
  17. Foxy
  18. Bruno
  19. River
  20. Madam Octa
  21. Redford
  22. Shelob
  23. Magnet
  24. Sticky
  25. Leapy

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:

  1. Araxxi – Runescape 3
  2. Lolth – Dungeons ; Dragons
  3. Jorogumo – Japanese Folklore
  4. Gohma – Legend of Zelda
  5. Rosie – A Bug’s Life
  6. Peter Parker – Spiderman
  7. Miss Spider – James and the Giant Peach
  8. Anansi – African folklore
  9. Araxxor – Runescape 3
  10. Kumonga – Son of Godzilla
  11. Arianwen – The Snow Spider
  12. Boris – Boris the Spider (The Who)
  13. Arachne – Greek Mythology
  14. Lucas – Lucas the Spider
  15. Ungoliant – Lord of the Rings
  16. Shelob – Lord of the Rings
  17. Charlotte – Charlotte’s Web
  18. Aragog – Harry Potter
  19. Aranea – Dungeons ; Dragons
  20. 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.

  1. Maitika – Disney tarantula spider from Jungle 2 Jungle
  2. Clementine the Spider – giant spider from Legend of the Three Caballeros
  3. Itsy Bitsy Spider – baby spider from The 7D
  4. Manny – spider from Disney’s Lilo ; Stitch
  5. Arachnid – giant spider in Disney’s Aladdin in Nasira’s Revenge
  6. Spider-Ham or Peter Porker – the counterpart to Spider-Man
  7. Unkbuut – giant man-eating spiders from Disney’s Aladdin
  8. Pepito – poisonous spider from The Bug Hunt
  9. Gorantula – half tarantula, half gorilla from Disney’s The Wuzzles
  10. Harry – pet spider from Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  11. Lou – a spider from Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers
  12. Anansi – Disney spider from Gargoyles
  13. Spider-Gwen (Ghost-Spider) – Spider-Woman from Ultimate Spider-Man
  14. Itsy – spider from Disney’s Goldie ; Bear
  15. 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.

  1. Charlotte
  2. Lucas
  3. Spiderman
  4. Rosie
  5. Muffet
  6. Jeff the Spider
  7. Miss Spider
  8. Shadow
  9. Itsy Bitsy
  10. Little Spider
Wild red 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:

  1. Carmelia
  2. Kira
  3. Cosmo
  4. Marley
  5. Laser
  6. Emily
  7. Franky
  8. Piper
  9. Fluffy
  10. Blue
  11. Alice
  12. Charlie
  13. Fuzzy
  14. Fido
  15. Goldie
  16. Mile
  17. Jazz
  18. Giggle
  19. Lacy
  20. Shinning
  21. Chum
  22. Loki
  23. Goombah
  24. Madonna Prada
  25. Boris

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:

  1. Shade
  2. Bolt
  3. Twilight
  4. Dusk
  5. Funnel
  6. Nocturne
  7. Nightshade
  8. Mist/Misty
  9. Shady
  10. Storm/Stormy
  11. Cloud
  12. Eclipse
  13. Shadow
  14. Fog/Foggy
  15. Thunder

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.

  1. Dazzler
  2. Lothario
  3. Star
  4. Prancer
  5. Springer
  6. Kaleidoscope
  7. Leggy
  8. Hoppy
  9. Rainbow
  10. Magneto
  11. Don Juan
  12. Bonny
  13. Casanova
  14. Skippy
  15. Playboy
  16. Foxy
  17. Spunky
  18. Rico Suave
  19. Doll
  20. Bella
  21. Handsome
  22. Busy
  23. Peacock
  24. Pretty Boy
  25. Stunner

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.

  1. Boris
  2. Svetlana
  3. Sacha
  4. Katya
  5. Oksana
  6. Irina
  7. Anastasia
  8. Sergei
  9. Viktor
  10. Mikhail Natasha
  11. Demetrius
  12. Annika
  13. Nikolai
  14. Alexei
  15. Dimitri

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.

  1. Wilhelm
  2. Hamburg
  3. Berlin
  4. Essen
  5. Dusseldorf
  6. Franz
  7. Bonn
  8. Munich
  9. Mahler
  10. Johann
  11. Alsace
  12. Baden
  13. Bach
  14. Berlin
  15. Cologne
  16. Gottlieb
  17. Beethoven
  18. Ludwig
  19. Wolfgang
  20. Rhine

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.

  1. Terence
  2. Portia
  3. Imogene
  4. Deanna
  5. Fidel
  6. Nero
  7. Drusilla
  8. Annabel
  9. Reva
  10. Nerva
  11. Horatius
  12. Mabel
  13. Basil
  14. Victor
  15. Ursula
  16. Benedict
  17. Laved
  18. Sidra
  19. Rex
  20. Dominic
  21. Fidelia
  22. Alta
  23. Flavia
  24. Florentius
  25. Lena

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.

  1. Akira
  2. Amaya
  3. Asa
  4. Eshima
  5. Anzu
  6. Ayano
  7. Asuka
  8. Emica
  9. Emi
  10. Arisu
  11. Azumi
  12. Eri
  13. Eiko
  14. Akito
  15. Etsu

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.

  1. Diablo
  2. Elektra
  3. Domino
  4. Hulk
  5. Dagger
  6. Wolverine
  7. Apocalypse
  8. Big Bertha
  9. Cyclone
  10. Beast
  11. Thanos
  12. Gamora
  13. Groot
  14. Juggernaut
  15. Bella Donna
  16. Bucky
  17. Rogue
  18. Zatanna
  19. Pantha
  20. Colossus

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.

  1. Poppy
  2. Ivy
  3. Toby
  4. Apple
  5. Daisy
  6. Button
  7. Peanut
  8. Jett
  9. Pixie
  10. Willow
  11. Kai
  12. Fiona
  13. Loki
  14. Coco
  15. Betsy
  16. Bean
  17. Roo
  18. Dash
  19. Rocket
  20. Marshmallow

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.

  1. Boo
  2. Zombie
  3. Twilight
  4. Binx
  5. Tarot
  6. Blade
  7. Spirit
  8. Ghost
  9. Count
  10. Lucifer
  11. Broomstick
  12. Moon
  13. Spook
  14. Boogey
  15. Casper
  16. Fang
  17. Mummy
  18. Jack
  19. Trick
  20. Moonlight
  21. Bones
  22. October
  23. Gremlin
  24. Cauldron
  25. O’lantern

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:

  1. Haldren
  2. Freddy
  3. Poe
  4. Luna
  5. Elphaba
  6. Gomez
  7. Pugsley
  8. Norman
  9. Jason
  10. Blair
  11. Carrie
  12. Harry
  13. Daphne
  14. Mary
  15. Hallie
  16. Fester
  17. Sabrina
  18. Igor
  19. Glinda
  20. Hazel
  21. Hal
  22. Dexter
  23. Wednesday
  24. Michael
  25. Damion
Spider on a web

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.

FAQs

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!

Conclusion

Anytime we get a new pet, it’s always fun to think of a good name for them. And whether it’s a spider, a dog, a cat, or a pet monkey, there are so many interesting and fun names to think about.

This article has given everything from male and female names for spiders to those strictly having to do with Halloween.

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