50 funny Wi-Fi names that will make your neighbors smile

By on March 20, 2014

funny Wi-Fi name - drop it like it's hotspot

Tired of the boring name that’s assigned to your Wi-Fi network? If you have ever browsed the list of networks in your area, you’ve probably found that the majority are named after the brand of router broadcasting the wireless network.

In order to change that name, you simply have to log into your router through your Web browser. Basically, you just enter a string of numbers into the URL of your browser. You can find this by looking on the bottom of your router or simply searching the Net for your router brand. Netgear routers, for instance, use 192.168.1.1 to reach the admin screen. At this point, you just navigate through the admin to find the Wi-Fi network name, then change it. Here’s a good walkthrough on PCMag, if needed.

We’ve scoured the Internet tubes to bring you our 50 favorite alternatives to spice up your home’s wireless network.

  1. Abraham Linksys (or John Wilkes Bluetooth)
  2. The LAN Before Time
  3. It Burns When IP
  4. Troy and Abed in the Modem (for Community fans)
  5. Bill Wi, the Science Fi
  6. Pretty Fly for a Wi-Fi
  7. FBI Surveillance Van #594 (scares away stupid criminals)
  8. LAN of Milk and Honey
  9. Hide Yo Kids, Hide Yo Wi-Fi!
  10. Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Lan
  11. Skynet Global Defense Network
  12. I’m cheating on my WiFi
  13. Help, I’m Trapped in a Router!
  14. A Van Down By The River
  15. A LANnister Always Surfs The Net (for Game of Thrones fans)
  16. Series of Tubes
  17. Go Go Gadget Internet
  18. I am the Internet, AMA
  19. The Promised LAN
  20. Mom, Click Here for Internet
  21. WI-FIght the inevitable?
  22. Silence of the LAN
  23. New England Clam Router
  24. Wi believe I can Fi
  25. Occam’s Router
  26. Get off My LAN!
  27. Click Here for Viruses
  28. Router? I hardly knew her!
  29. Wu-Tang LAN
  30. I Can Haz Wireless?
  31. Drop it like it’s Hotspot
  32. Look Ma, No Wires!
  33. All Your Bandwidth Belong to Us
  34. Network Not Found
  35. LANdo Calrissian
  36. Wi-Fi Network? Why Not Zoidberg?
  37. 2 Girls, 1 Router
  38. One Does Not Simply Log Into Mordor (for Lord of the Rings fans)
  39. Bill Clinternet
  40. Winternet is Coming (for Game of Thrones fans)
  41. 99 problems, but WiFi ain’t one
  42. DHARMA Initiative – Station 4 (for Lost fans)
  43. The Wireless-G Spot
  44. Please Connect for Identity Theft
  45. The Net starring Sandra Bullock
  46. Y No You Get WiFi?
  47. I Pronounce you Man and WiFi
  48. Keep it on the Download
  49. I’m Under Your Bed
  50. Ermahgerd, Wi-Fi!

Enjoy! Let us know if you have any other great ideas for Wi-Fi network names in the comment below.

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About Mike Flacy

By day, I'm the Editor-in-Chief for The CheckOut in addition to being the content manager for Steve's Digicams and High-Def Digest. During my free time, I love to write about pop culture, home theater, digital photography, social media, mobile technology and cool gadgets!

125 Comments

  1. anonymous

    April 21, 2018 at 7:06 am

    I would use TheToPLINK for a TP-link router

  2. Tex

    April 13, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    #33 should say “All Your Bandwidth ARE Belong to Us”
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_your_base_are_belong_to_us

  3. Marc Lowell

    April 8, 2018 at 6:33 pm

    Office To Re-Elect George W.

  4. Wukong

    March 28, 2018 at 10:39 pm

    IP-ON-LAN

  5. Ben

    March 26, 2018 at 7:32 pm

    FBI Surveillance Van

  6. John Kanemura

    March 24, 2018 at 7:01 am

    Kneegrowplease

  7. Tiffany

    March 18, 2018 at 4:36 pm

    “WiFi catch u on here,that’s one connection you’ll wanna loose”

    lol..
    Also . “WiFi have to tell u twice ur not getting my password “..

  8. C. Bou

    March 8, 2018 at 4:29 am

    nomanslan

  9. Devon

    March 7, 2018 at 1:50 pm

    FBI Surveillance Van

  10. Martin

    March 7, 2018 at 12:48 am

    Quitcherbitchin

  11. Martin

    March 7, 2018 at 12:28 am

    Here I sit broken-hearted

    • Robbie

      April 12, 2018 at 1:32 pm

      Tried to poop but only farted.

  12. Nate

    February 27, 2018 at 10:25 am

    The 2 I currently use are Free Public WiFi (obviously password protected) and It Burns When IP. I’ve stopped using Tell Your WiFi Said Hi

  13. Austin Obermeyer

    February 5, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    Hillary, Don’t delete

    • Jubilee

      February 17, 2018 at 2:43 pm

      Tell my wifi I love her

  14. Nev

    January 30, 2018 at 1:32 pm

    The Creep Next Door…
    Or
    Our Friendly Neighbourhood Creep…

    • ROMAN HRYCAJ

      February 1, 2018 at 6:16 pm

      w/o my WiFi-can’t be happy

  15. Randall

    January 10, 2018 at 8:14 am

    VIRUS.EXE, for camper I use NoFreeLoaders

  16. Bonnie

    December 14, 2017 at 9:28 am

    GET OUTTA MY WAY

    • Javi

      December 17, 2017 at 11:04 am

      I just set my WiFi to

      “Let the WORD of the NERD b HEARD” for my 2.4GHz

      “LUKE,I am your Wi-Fi”
      for my 5GHz

  17. Sloth

    December 14, 2017 at 8:57 am

    Dial-Up

  18. Chris

    November 17, 2017 at 4:42 am

    Obi WAN Kenobi
    We Do Not Forgive
    We Do Not Forget Expect Us
    Hack The Planet

    • Sloth

      December 14, 2017 at 8:56 am

      Dial-Up

  19. Chris

    November 17, 2017 at 4:07 am

    Mine is:
    Get_Your_Own

  20. Yoo

    November 7, 2017 at 12:21 am

    Yell penis for password

  21. SingerGuy

    November 5, 2017 at 4:22 am

    I hid the name in the beacon and named mine “peekaboo.” I figured if someone knows how to find hidden names they’ll get the joke.

  22. charlotte

    October 26, 2017 at 4:51 pm

    WiFiCalibur!!!!!!

  23. JJT

    October 11, 2017 at 8:12 pm

    Why does it hurt when IP (for Zappa fans)

  24. blairg

    September 24, 2017 at 11:27 pm

    Just changed mine to ERMAGERD FERNCY WER FER!!

  25. JediCarla

    August 28, 2017 at 8:10 am

    This is not the Wi-fi you’re looking for

  26. Caz

    August 21, 2017 at 11:40 am

    My old one was called “The Wifi That Shall Not Be Named” and the password was SherbertLemon haha

  27. oddbodd

    August 10, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    “The Password is “Gullible””

  28. Lann

    August 2, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    “Thermal Masturbation Camera 6”

  29. Mrc

    July 30, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Wifi, first of his name (GoT fans)

  30. Lisa Marie

    July 26, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    FBISURVEILLANCEVAN. IM CHANGING IT TO Y U NO HAVE WIFI

  31. Tyler

    July 18, 2017 at 10:36 am

    Virus_Distribution_Network

  32. Christena

    July 9, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    Just changed mine to A Wifi Has No Name for my fellow GoT fans 🙂

  33. Byron

    July 4, 2017 at 4:01 am

    Drop it like it’s hot… Spot

  34. Lillie McAlister

    July 1, 2017 at 12:35 pm

    Router? I hardly Know her.

  35. James

    June 29, 2017 at 2:44 pm

    I.T. HURTZ WAN I.P.

  36. Mel, the sarcastic one

    June 26, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    Mine is “Your Wifi is in another castle”

  37. mirtyunjay

    June 22, 2017 at 7:32 am

    ChhotaBhim

  38. Kay

    June 16, 2017 at 1:35 am

    Every day I’m buffering

  39. That guy

    June 11, 2017 at 8:41 am

    Don’t talk about WiFight club

  40. tim

    June 7, 2017 at 7:49 am

    Cache me ouside – How bout da
    Penny is a freeloader (Big Bang)
    I fought the LAN, the LAN won
    b-b-b-bad, bad to the LAN

  41. Jay Farrington

    May 26, 2017 at 10:19 am

    Join Me Or Die

  42. trev

    May 25, 2017 at 12:11 am

    WIFI Need Another Beer!

    • Marcia

      August 2, 2017 at 7:47 pm

      Trev that’s freaking hilarious and quite genius!

  43. Amy

    May 21, 2017 at 6:28 am

    Hahahahaha freaking awesome

  44. JerBear

    May 11, 2017 at 8:27 pm

    I lost it at 43! OMG!!!

  45. LordDonkey

    May 11, 2017 at 7:22 am

    Bill Wi the Science Fi!

  46. Maurice

    April 30, 2017 at 9:00 am

    Wireless G-Spot

    • Isaiah

      June 4, 2017 at 5:25 pm

      Ewww

  47. Miya

    April 26, 2017 at 11:23 am

    GetYourOwnWifi

    • Traeh

      June 19, 2017 at 11:40 am

      I saw one wifi names
      NotYourWiFi

      • Chris

        November 17, 2017 at 3:53 am

        Nacho WiFi

    • Patrick

      July 7, 2017 at 4:08 pm

      That was mine years ago!

  48. Susan

    April 22, 2017 at 7:47 am

    Router 66

  49. JD

    April 8, 2017 at 8:15 am

    WiFi you so slow for?

  50. dan

    April 4, 2017 at 10:18 pm

    my neighbor’s is “comcastic, my ass”. I was here looking for ideas to top that!

  51. Scott B

    March 23, 2017 at 11:02 pm

    Scotify

  52. Ramon

    March 11, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    “The Russians”

  53. Sup

    March 9, 2017 at 11:47 pm

    Martin Router King

  54. The Wodge

    March 7, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    Thanks for giving some best and creative wifi names for my router. I have worried about what to choose to my wifi router. It helps me a lot.

  55. Ricky

    February 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    May the Hotspot be with you.

  56. Niki Acosta

    February 6, 2017 at 3:43 pm

    Nacho Wireless

  57. Sandeep Reddy

    January 11, 2017 at 6:24 am

    Funny 🙂

  58. Kate

    January 2, 2017 at 5:47 am

    Ours was, jokingly, “I hate my neighbors”. Only two of our neighbors actually showed up to a hearing about our garage renovation and made fools of themselves whining about it, with a printout of my entire Facebook history. Then they accused us of having wild parties (we had two parties for little girl Scouts the entire time we lived here- hardly wild). Since they don’t like “I hate my neighbors”, we’ve decided to change if it “allhua akbar”.

    • sarah

      August 12, 2017 at 4:43 pm

      Priceless!!

  59. Carl Fritzler

    December 31, 2016 at 6:06 pm

    I call mine Starfleet Command

    • Linda

      January 26, 2018 at 9:21 pm

      LOVE it! I’m using it!!

  60. Tom smith

    December 29, 2016 at 6:15 am

    Harryballsonya

    • Mike

      February 11, 2018 at 8:31 am

      Tom where did you find this name I made this name up
      Kinda weird this is on here

  61. Kajol

    December 23, 2016 at 6:24 am

    That name’re really funny.. I’ll use them with my frnd.. Thnk u so much ????

  62. Nana

    November 24, 2016 at 9:13 pm

    My favorites:

    Get ur own wifi
    Bird Person’s Shagpad
    Welcome to the Hood

  63. Jim

    November 23, 2016 at 7:13 am

    For noisy and nocturnal apartment neighbors.
    Change wifi router name to.
    Apt ###- volume down after 11!

  64. Tammy

    November 18, 2016 at 4:15 pm

    I use surveillance Van 3 for my router name because I live in a neighborhood that ……well I’m sure you get it. I giggled so hard when I log on knowing Others are wondering … wth!! Lol

  65. Michelle

    November 10, 2016 at 6:41 pm

    Honey badger don’t give a LAN

  66. Moddy

    November 3, 2016 at 1:51 am

    YouHaveWEBCAMSInYourBedrooms!

  67. Senpai

    October 19, 2016 at 1:15 am

    Mine used to be Lord of the Pings

  68. Daniel Shea

    October 17, 2016 at 9:28 pm

    I was putting a router in the Sugar Pine Cal Fire office and ran into:
    Give my money bitch! as one of the local routers SSID.

  69. Gabe Santa Cruz

    October 13, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    Only a Fool Clicks This One

  70. Daniel Shea

    October 12, 2016 at 8:42 pm

    Nacho wireless

    • Jessics

      October 17, 2016 at 4:30 am

      Haha!

  71. E B

    October 12, 2016 at 1:56 pm

    We have a neighbor with HEY_MOM_USE_THIS_ONE

  72. Hanksteronimous

    October 11, 2016 at 1:24 pm

    mtwannahockaluggie

  73. Derrick

    October 11, 2016 at 8:39 am

    NSA Surveillance WiFI

  74. Big Dave

    October 4, 2016 at 10:20 am

    Ether Bunny

  75. Anne Potter

    September 30, 2016 at 5:49 pm

    Ours is called: Communist Work Party HQ because several of us work from home.
    The other is called: Get off my LAN Commies because we are always fighting over which network to log on to.

  76. Derek McKean

    September 29, 2016 at 8:49 am

    Some of my favs:

    Wi-fi when you can drive
    LAN in sheeps clothing
    HAL 9000 – 2001 (movie reference) – Computer takes over spaceship…famous line “Sorry Dave, I can’t let you in”

  77. joe

    September 25, 2016 at 5:03 am

    Hillary’s email server.

  78. JohnH

    September 9, 2016 at 6:23 am

    My name is Ash and I am a router

  79. Alexandra

    September 8, 2016 at 2:39 pm

    Routers of Rohan (for LOTR fans)

  80. Sol

    August 31, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    I got one:
    Queko Jones
    Keko Jones

  81. zobva

    August 21, 2016 at 11:47 pm

    I named my home wifi network VOTE4HILLARY

    I know it drives my very conservative neighbors crazy wondering who this heretic is. LOL.

    • John T.

      January 19, 2018 at 5:37 pm

      I admire your chutzpah, but you could get some “redneck” geek with skills find you, or just launch a DDOS attack, rendering your access point unusable. For that reason, I don’t recommend politicizing an SSID. I like puns or acronyms that puzzle or amuse.

      I use EON, from a documentary on 007 (Bond, James Bond) It stands for EVERYTHING OR NOTHING, I was thinking of TWINE (The World Is Not Enough)

  82. :)

    August 20, 2016 at 7:25 am

    IP when I poop

  83. Brometheus

    August 11, 2016 at 4:18 pm

    Tell My Wifi Love Her

    • Christian McC

      December 6, 2017 at 4:44 pm

      Was coming to say this, as I think it’s one of the most clever Wifi names.

  84. Willow

    July 17, 2016 at 9:37 pm

    Conrad ( Simpsons reference
    Hellmouth Hot spot ( Buffy reference

    • John T.

      January 19, 2018 at 5:24 pm

      I used to use “ChiefWiggum”, Simpsons top cop.

      I had to take the space as newer wireless devices like, Chromecast, Router, and a few wireless prints get their chips in a wad & cannot be connected to or even display SSIDs with a space in them, it makes them wiggy

  85. Brenda

    July 13, 2016 at 9:40 am

    Nunyabiz

  86. zob

    July 6, 2016 at 8:42 pm

    FBI Van 4

  87. Jaco

    June 29, 2016 at 5:49 am

    Murder She Route

  88. Ryan

    June 11, 2016 at 11:16 am

    Maybe Da Dingo Ate Yo Wifi

  89. Carrie

    May 21, 2016 at 10:40 am

    Unavailable

  90. Deez Nuts

    May 19, 2016 at 9:51 am

    How bout WiFi u do dis?

  91. umair

    February 22, 2016 at 2:48 am

    killer wifi

  92. Natalie

    January 29, 2016 at 5:50 pm

    Like a virgin and IP in public 🙂

  93. Logan jones

    December 29, 2015 at 12:07 pm

    Wifi like an eagle

  94. Sami Bakhour

    November 25, 2015 at 9:53 pm

    Choose a Network

  95. aromal

    October 30, 2015 at 9:30 am

    Martin Router King!!

  96. Big sister

    August 8, 2015 at 9:05 am

    Little brother chose 2 fast 2 furious for the house

  97. Strack

    December 17, 2014 at 10:45 am

    LANana Stand — because they’re always bandwidth in the lanana stand!

  98. leave me

    November 1, 2014 at 7:46 am

    GO NAWAZ GO

    • Hamza

      December 11, 2015 at 12:48 am

      Hahahaha lol , mai ab yhi rkh ra hn nam

  99. ;)

    October 30, 2014 at 8:09 am

    WI u need mine go get ur’s

  100. :)

    October 19, 2014 at 1:26 am

    Promised LAN

  101. Jeremy

    September 16, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    Ours was kakapoopoopeepeeshire.

    • Michel

      December 31, 2014 at 4:15 pm

      I give you props for spelling. Also for awesome family guy reference.

      • michael

        October 5, 2016 at 7:45 am

        lmao i used to use that for yeeaarrss! thats a great one

  102. Epicman1218

    September 8, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Wi, Fi? WIIIIII!?

  103. Fred

    August 26, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    This LAN is my LAN, it isn’t your LAN

  104. Marissa

    April 15, 2014 at 6:49 am

    Bill Wi!!! HAHA That’s my favorite. I think we need to rename our wifi now.

  105. Thomas White

    March 20, 2014 at 11:43 am

    DoNotUse

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