186 Superhero Names For Dogs

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From Hollywood and streaming platforms to conventions and social media, superheroes have never been more popular. So it's no surprise that pet owners would look to them for inspiration when it comes time to name a new four-legged pal.

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If you're looking for a cool handle "drawn" from the pages of comic books, you've come to the right place because we've assembled 186 such examples below. With everything from A-listers like Captain America to supporting characters a measure more obscure, there's something here for every fan of spandexed supes.


Marvel-inspired superhero names for male and female dogs

Aether (a/k/a the the Reality Gem, one of the six Infinity Stones wielded by Thanos in The Infinity Saga)

Agamotto (a/k/a the Time Gem, another one of the six Infinity Stones wielded by Thanos in The Infinity Saga)


Ajak (a member of the Eternals, who will be played by actress Selma Hayek in the forthcoming Marvel movie of the same name)

Arcade (a fictional supervillain from The X-Men comics)


Asgard (Thor's homeworld)

Avalanche (a fictional supervillain from The X-Men comics)

Banner, Bruce, or Hulk (For big dogs or dogs with BIG personalities)


Baron or Zemo (Captain America's nemesis, played by actor Daniel Brühl in the MCU)

Beast (core member of The X-Men)

Beta Ray Bill (ally of Thor and Asgard)


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Bishop (a mutant that travels from a dystopian future to the present, where he joins the X-Men)


Blade (Marvel's vampire hunter, to be played by Mahershala Ali in a forthcoming MCU film)

Blastaar (supervillain and foe of the Fantastic Four)

Blink (mutant teleporter and member of the X-Men)


Boom-Boom or Boomer (mutuat superhero with the ability to create explosive orbs of energy)

Bucky (a/k/a the Winter Soldier, a brainwashed super assassin and agent of Hydra, who's also Captain America's BFF)


Bugle (short for The Daily Bugle, the fictional newspaper that Peter Parker takes photographs for)

• Cannonball (mutant superhero and member of the X-Men)

• Cap or Rogers (Captain America's real life last name and leader of the Avengers, played by actor Chris Evans in the Marvel Cinematic Universe)

• Clint or Barton (Hawkeye's real life identity)

• Colossus (mutant superhero with the ability to take a metal form, core member of the X-Men)

• Cosmo (The astronaut dog glimpsed briefly amongst the Collector's treasures in the Guardians Of The Galaxy)

• Coulson (Agent Coulson, one of Nick Fury's top lieutenants at S.H.I.E.L.D.; jokingly referred to by Tony Stark as just "Agent")

• Crule (a berserker mutant and member of the Externals)

• Crusher (supervillain, anti-hero and foe of Thor with the ability to mimic any form of energy via touch)

• Dagger (superhero that can create daggers of light; partners with Cloak who can teleport)

• Danvers (Captain Marvel's last name, played by actor Brie Larson in the MCU)

• Debrii (superhero with abrasive personality; member of the New Warriors & Secret Avengers)

• Domino (mutant superhero and member of X-Force, played by actor Zazie Beetz in the Deadpool sequel)

• Doop (kidney shaped mutant superhero and member of X-Force)

• Drax (Core member of the Guardians Of The Galaxy, played by wrestler-turned-actor Dave Bautista)

• Dugan (a/k/a Dum Dum Dugan, agent of SHIELD and member of Captain America's Howling Commandos)

• Echo (superheroine and ally of Daredevil)

• Fisk (aka Wilson Fisk, the Kingpin, a NYC-based crime boss)

• Flash (high school bully who torments Peter Parker but adores Spider-Man)

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• Flux (gamma empowered supervillain and foe of the Hulk)

• Foggy (friend and coworker of Matt Murdock, portrayed in the Netflix Daredevil series by actor Elden Henson)

• Forge (mutant superhero, tech genius, weapons expert, and member of the X-Men)d

• Frank or Castle (vigilante/anti-hero/crimefighter the Punisher's real life identity)

• F.R.I.D.A.Y. (Artificially intelligent user interface created by Tony Stark to enhance the Iron Man armor)

• Gambit (mutant superhero that can charge inanimate objects with kinetic energy)

• Gamora (member of The Guardians Of The Galaxy, played by actor Zoe Saldana in the MCU)

• Goliath (superhero with an Ant-Man like ability to change in size)

• Goose (Captain Marvel's cat in the MCU, tho the cat is actually a flerken, an alien species resembling cats; in the MCU, Goose swallows the Tesseract and scratches Nick Fury's eye out)

• Grimm (a/k/a the Thing, one of the founding members of the Fantastic Four)

• Groot (a talking tree and member of the Guardians Of The Galaxy, voiced by actor Vin Diesel in the MCU)

• Happy or Hogan (Iron Man's bff and chauffeur, played by actor/director Jon Favreau in the MCU)

• Havok (mutant superhero who can create energy bursts, member of the X-Men)

• Heimdall (Guardian sentry of Asgard who wields the power of the Bifröst, the rainbow bridge that transports Thor to Wakanda in Avengers: Infinity War; played by actor Idris Elba)

• Hela (Thor's sister and goddess of death, played by actor Cate Blanchett)

• Hercules (fictional superhero, Olympian, and member of the X-Men; rumored to appear in the next Thor movie)

• Husk (mutant superhero with the ability to remove layers of skin (wait, what?) and member of the X-Men)

• J.A.R.V.I.S. (created by Tony Stark as a computer interface system and named after his family's former butler; voiced by actor Paul Bettany)

• Jubilee (mutant superhero and member of the X-Men, can generate pyrotechnic energy blasts with her hands)

• Juggs (short for the Juggernaut, a mutant supervillain and foe of the X-Men)

• Kingo (Japanese samurai with superpowers and member of the Eternals; to be played by actor Kumail Nanjiani in a forthcoming film)

• Korath (Guardians Of The Galaxy villain, played by actor Djimon Hounsou)

• Korg (A talking pile of rocks from the Thor: Ragnarok, voiced by director Taika Waititi)

• Kraglin (One of the Ravagers from Guardians Of The Galaxy, played by actor Sean Gunn)

• Kree or Skrull (Warring alien races; the Kree are blue-skinned humanoids, the Skrull are shapeshifters)

• Kronos (An Eternal with superhuman intelligence and the ability to control time)

• Lobo (Interstellar mercenary and bounty hunter with a cool goth vibe)

• Lockjaw (giant bulldog whose abilities include teleportation, member of the Inhumans)

• Logan (Wolverine's real life identity)

• Loki (Thor's half brother and supervillain who occasionally flips back to the good side)

• Luke or Cage (Power Man's real life identity and partner of fellow crime fighter, Iron Fist)

• Madrox (a/k/a the Multiple Man, a mutant with the ability to make duplicates of himself and member of X-Factor)

• Magik (mutant superheroine with the power of teleportation)

• Mantis (A telepath and member of the Guardians Of The Galaxy, played by actor Pom Klementieff)

• Marrow (Mutant superhero with the ability to grow bones out of her body)

• M'Baku (The leader of the Jabari tribe and ally/frenemy of the Black Panther; played by actor Winston Duke in the MCU)

• Mjölnir (Thor's hammer)

• Micromax (mutant superhero and member of Excalibur)

• Mordo (a/k/a Baron Mordo, supervillain and antagonist of Doctor Strange; played by actor Chiwetel Ejiofor)

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• Morg (supervillain and herald of Galactus, the planet eater)

• Morph (a/k/a the Changeling, a mutant shapeshifter and member of the X-Men)

• Mr. Bumpo (neighbors with the Punisher, loves pizza)

• Mudslide (as far as I can tell, this isn't actually the name of a superhero — but it should be!)

• Murdock (Daredevil's last name)

• Mystique (a mutant with the ability to perfectly mimic the appearance and voice of anyone else; played by actor Jennifer Lawrence in the X-Men films)

• Namor (a/k/a the Sub-Mariner, a mutant-human hybrid who can survive underwater for indefinite periods)

• Natasha or Romanoff (a/k/a the Black Widow, a supervillain turned Avenger, played in the Marvel films by Scarlett Johansson)

• Nebula (Gamora's sister, cyborg warrior, and member of the Guardians Of The Galaxy after reforming from a supervillian; played by actor Karen Gillan in the MCU)

• Nightshade (Anti-hero supergenius who can make werewolves obedient to her commands)

• Nitro (Supervillain who can turn his body into a gaseous state to create massive explosions and then reconstitute afterwards)

• Nova (superhero and member of both the intergalactic police force known as the Nova Corps and the Avengers)

• Nuke (supervillain and foe of Daredevil)

• Octavius (a/k/a Doctor Octopus, classic foe of Spider-Man)

• Odin (Thor's dad and the one-time king of Asgard)

• Okoye (the General of the Dora Milaje, which protects the King of Wakanda, and the head of Wakandan armed forces, played by actor Danai Gurira in the MCU)

• Peggy or Carter (Captain America's love interest and a founding member of S.H.I.E.L.D.)

• Peter or Parker (Spider-Man's real life identity)

• Phastos (member of the Eternals with the ability to manipulate machinery)

• Photon (a/k/a Monica Rambeau or Pulsar, a member of the Avengers who can transform herself into different forms of energys)

• Pietro (a/k/a Quicksilver, a mutant with superspeed, played by actor Aaron-Taylor Johnson in Avengers: Age Of Ultron)

• Plazm (mutant superhero with the ability to take the form of liquids)

• Polaris (mutant superheroine who can, like her father Magneto, control metal)

• Potts (a/k/a Pepper Potts, Tony Stark's assistant and love interest, played by actor Gwyneth Paltrow)

• Prima (butterfly-shaped anti-hero)

• Prism (member of the mercenary group the Marauders, who can absorb, reflect, and amplify beams of light thanks to a body that's made of crystal)

• Proxima or Midnight (Cosmic supervillain and member of Thanos' Black Order; voiced by Carrie Coon in the MCU)

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• Puck (a member of the Canadian superhero team Alpha Flight and a master at hand-to-hand combat)

• Pym or Particle (a/k/a Hank Pym, the identity of Ant-Man, a founding member of the Avengers; played by actor Paul Rudd in the MCU)

• Quasar (a superhero capable of energy manipulation thanks to Quantum bands worn around the wrists)

• Quill (Star-Lord's Earth name, played by actor Chris Pratt in the MCU)

• Rhodey (a/k/a War Machine, an Air Force officer turned superhero thanks to his friendship with Tony Star; played by Don Cheedle in the MCU)

• Ricochet (a mutant with superhuman agility who can leap huge distances)

• Rocket (An anthropomorphic raccoon and weapons expect who is a member of the Guardians Of The Galaxy and the Avengers; voiced by Bradley Cooper)

• Rogue (a mutant superhero and member of the X-Men who can absorb powers and memories from anyone she touches)

• Sakaar (a planet composed of trash created by the Grandmaster (Jeff Goldblum's character) and seen in Thor: Ragnarok)

• Silver or Sable (mercenary and crimefighter and occasional ally of Spider-Man)

• Sif (Mighty Asgardian warrior and ally of Thor, played by actor Jaimie Alexander)

• Skurge (one of Asgard's greatest warriors, portrayed by actor Karl Urban in the Thor: Ragnarok)

• Slyde (chemical engineer turned supervillain and foe of Spider-Man who developed a non-stick coating that allowed him to slide with ease on almost any surface)

• Smasher (superhero who can absorb cosmic radiation and use it to grow superstrong)

• Spiral (mutant supervillain turned superhero with the ability to control mystical forces and cast spells)

• Sprite (A member of the Eternals who can channel cosmic radiation into blasts of heat or force)

• Starbolt (an alien bodyguard with the ability to shoot bolts of fire from his hands)

• Storm (core member of the X-Men with the ability to control the weather)

Stryker (Rogue army officer and supervillain who leads the effort to criminalize the X-Men)

• Summers (a/k/a Scott Summers or Cyclops, a founding member of the X-Men who can emit powerful beams of energy from his eyes with the help of special glasses)

• Surge (a mutant with the ability to absorb electricity)

• Synch (a mutant with the ability to temporarily duplicate or mimic the powers of those around her)

• T'Challa (a/k/a The Black Panther and King of Wakanda. Probably more appropriate for cats, but hey, who are we to judge 🤷)

• Tess (short for the Tesseract, one of the six Infinity Stones)

• Thor (the Asgardian god of thunder and founding member of the Avengers)

• Thunderbolt (a superhero team composed of reformed villains)

• Thundra (anti-heroine ally of the Fantastic Four)

• Titan (Thanos' home world, based on one of the moons of Saturn)

• Turbo (the name of a suit of armor that allows it wears the ability to fly at supersonic speeds)

• Viper (a/k/a Madame Hydra, a supervillain and foe of Captain America)

• Vis or Viz (short for the Vision, an android with the powers of flight and super strength, and the ability to change his density; a member of the Avengers, he is played by actor Paul Bettany in the MCU)

• Vixen (British crime lord with the power to harness the spirit of animals)

• Vormir (remote barren world where the Soul Stone was located in the MCU)

• Wanda, Witch, Scarlett, or Maximoff (powerful mutant telepath and villainess turned Avenger, played by Elizabeth Olsen in the MCU)

• Wasp (founding member of the Avengers, played by Evangeline Lilly in the MCU)

• Whiplash (Russian supervillain and foe of Iron Man, played by actor Mickey Rouke in the MCU)

• Wilson (a/k/a The Falcon, played by actor Anthony Mackie in the MCU)

• Wolfsbane (Scottish mutant with the ability to transform into a wolf, member of the X-Men)

• Wrecker (supervillain and foe of the Avengers)

• Xandar (home world of the Nova Corps, razed by Thanos (offscreen) in the MCU)

• Xavier (as in Charles Xavier, founder and leader of the X-Men)

• Yondu (leader of a clan of Ravengers and friend/foe of the Guardians of the Galaxy, played by actor Michael Rooker in the MCU)

• Zodiak (demon possessed hitman and villain of Ghost Rider and Doctor Stranger)

• Zola (Swiss scientist working for HYDRA and the Red Skull)

• Zzzax (a being of pure electricity with a hella cool handle)

DC-inspired superhero names for male and female dogs

• Alfred or Pennyworth (Batman's butler and confidant)

• Arthur or Curry (Aquaman's alter ego)

• Barbara or Gordon (a/k/a Batgirl and daughter of Gotham Police Commissioner James Gordon)

• Barry, Allen, or Flash (For fast dogs only)

• Bane ("Nobody cared about who I was until I put on the muzzle")

• Bruce or Wayne (Batman's alter ego)

• Chester or Cobblepot (Alter ego of the supervillain the Penguin)

• Clark or Kent (Superman's secret identity on Earth, where he is a reporter for the Daily Planet)

• Diana or Prince (Wonder Woman's alter ego)

• Falcone (Gotham crime boss, played in the Christopher Nolan films by actor Tom Wilkinson)

• Flass (Dirty cop in the Nolan Batman trilogy played by actor Mark Boone Junior)

• Fries (The alter ego of Mr. Freeze)

• Griggs (I don't know who this is but it sounds cool so just roll with it, k)

• Hal or Jordon (Alter ego of the Green Lantern)

• Harley or Quinn (Batman frenemy and love interest, played by actor Margot Robbie)

• Harvey or Dent (Gotham D.A. turned heel and Batman foe)

• Isley (A/K/A the last name of Poison Ivy)

• Kal-El (Superman's Kryptonian name)

• Krypto (Superman's dog)

• Lex or Luthor (Superman's arch nemesis, played by actor Jesse Eisenberg in the DC Extended Universe)

• Lois or Lane (Star reporter for The Daily Planet, portrayed by actress Amy Adams)

• Lucias or Fox (Friend and manager to Bruce Wayne and Batman, portrayed by Morgan Freeman on screen)

• Napier or Jack (The Joker's supposed name)

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• Selina or Kyle (Alter ego of Catwoman, played by actor Anne Hathaway)

• Stone (Cyborg's alter ego, played in the Justice League movie by actor Ray Fisher)

• Zod (Superman's rival and Kryptonian supervillain, played by actor Terence Stamp in the 1978 Richard Donner Superman and in director Zack Snyder's 2013's Man Of Steel adaptation by Michael Shannon)

Punny superhero names for male and female dogs

• Agent Sitswell

• Ebony Paw

• Nick Furry

• Labrathor

• Pugnisher

• Stanley (Stan + Lee)

• Tony Bark (Genius, billionaire, good boy)

• Ulysses Claw

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