60+ Funny, Clever, Cool Wi-Fi Network Names

We all need to access Wi-Fi, so we might as well make ourselves (and our neighbors) laugh a little while doing it!

When you set up an Internet network for your home with a router, often you can name it so that you can distinguish your network from your neighbors’ networks. Some people have gone way beyond giving their network a simple name like “The Jones’ House.” They’ve made cool or funny Wi-Fi network names into an art form. Here are some of the best.

Close Your Bathroom Curtains

Want to send your neighbor a message without actually talking to them? Simple—just name your Wi-Fi network whatever comment you would like to make. They’ll see it the next time they connect and hopefully take the hint. As for your own behavior, make sure to avoid these 13 rude habits that make you a bad neighbor.

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No More Mister Wi-Fi

We’re not sure if this is referencing the 1973 Alice Cooper song No More Mister Nice Guy or the self-help book by the same name, but either way, this moniker is clever. (Also, now you’ll have that song stuck in your head for a while—sorry!)

Wi-Fi Fo Fum

This is probably what Jack would name his network after climbing down from the beanstalk. You know, if they had the Internet in fairy-tale land.

Mom, Click Here for Internet

Tired of hearing your mom yell, “Which one is your Wi-Fi?” every time she comes over? Here’s your solution!

Hogwarts Great Hall Wi-Fi

Every Harry Potter fan dreams of connecting to the Wi-Fi in the Great Hall. This name at least lets you pretend. Here are 14 “magical” things in Harry Potter that are actually real.

Lord Voldemodem

Another Harry Potter reference that is a fun play off of the main villain’s name. Another name idea along the same line would be “The Wi-Fi That Shall Not Be Spoken.”

Making Wi-Fi Great Again

This is a twist on Donald Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.” It’s a funny Wi-Fi network name no matter what political party you root for. If you want a really good laugh, check out 12 of the funniest presidential campaign slogans in U.S. history.

I Don’t Miss Dial-up

Anyone who had dial-up back in the ’90s and early 2000s is forever grateful for the Internet connections we have today. There’s no logging on or terrible screeching. You can also use the Internet while you use your phone, unlike with dial-up. Don’t remember the dial-up screech? Here are 20 sounds you’ve probably never heard if you were born after 2000.

Stop Being a Mooch

This is the perfect name for a Wi-Fi network that your roommate or neighbors use when they should be paying for their own Internet service.

Penny Get Your Own Wi-Fi

Fans of The Big Bang Theory will recognize this funny Wi-Fi network name from episode 24 of Season 4. Throughout the show’s run, there were some other jabs at Penny to get her own Wi-Fi, using network names like “Penny Is a Freeloader” and “Penny Already Eats Our Food She Can Pay for Wi-Fi.”

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The LAN Before Time

Remember that lovable ’80s movie The Land Before Time with the cute little baby dinos? This is a clever version that replaces “land” with “LAN,” which stands for local area network.

Nacho Wi-Fi

No, this isn’t about snacks. Read it quickly. Get it? Not your Wi-Fi. If that made you chuckle, check out our compilation of the best (and worst) puns.

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New England Clam Router

While not as appetizing as New England clam chowder, you’ve got to love this funny Wi-Fi network name. Find out which state has the best clam chowder—and which other foods you have to try in every state.

WI-FIght the Inevitable?

They say you can’t fight the inevitable, but why would you want to?

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Bill Wi the Science Fi

Bill! Bill! Bill! This one pays homage to Bill Nye the Science Guy. Ever since his show hit the small screen in the early ’90s, Bill has been teaching the world about science—one cool fact at a time. By the way, here are 17 science “facts” that are actually not true.

Definitely Not an FBI Surveillance Van

If your neighbors are a little on the paranoid side, this name will have them peeking out their windows every few minutes to see if they’re being watched.

Clever Wi-Fi Network Name

Can’t come up with a funny name? Just be ironic. So, what does Wi-Fi stand for, anyway? We found out!

Pretty Fly for a Wi-Fi

Back in the ’90s, there was a rap/pop song called “Pretty Fly for a White Guy.” This funny Wi-Fi network name hits all of the nostalgia spots for those of us who were teens back then.

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Wi Believe I Can Fi

Another iconic ’90s music reference, this name is a play on the pop hit “I Believe I Can Fly” from the soundtrack of the semi-animated movie Space Jam.

LAN of Milk and Honey

If your Internet speeds are awesome, you may feel like bragging with this biblical reference to the promised land.

LAN Down Under

You don’t have to live in the land down under to think this one is funny. But if this one gets you in the mood to travel, here are 13 breathtaking places in Australia to put on your bucket list.

LAN Solo

This name is a sign that your home houses some true Star Wars fans. Another awesome option would be “LANdo Calrissian.” May the signal be with you.

My Password Is 1234

Every security expert will tell you to never make your password 1234, which is why this name is so funny. Here are some other passwords you really shouldn’t use.

Skynet Global Defense Network

According to the movie The Terminator, Skynet would be completely aware and destroying humans by this point in history. Thank goodness our tech hasn’t evolved in real life to that point…yet. Skynet wasn’t one of the inventions that movies and books predicted well before their time, but Wi-Fi actually was!

No Wi-Fi for You!

One of the most memorable episodes of the sitcom Seinfeld features “The Soup Nazi,” who yells at patrons at his restaurant whom he doesn’t like, “No soup for you!” This is the same concept, but with Wi-Fi.

Hide Yo Kids, Hide Yo Wi-Fi!

Remember this reference? Antoine Dodson became an Internet sensation back in 2015 when he went viral for declaring on a local television report, “Hide yo’ kids, hide yo’ wife!”

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Lan

Like to share your Wi-Fi with your neighbors? Spider-Man fan? This is the funny Wi-Fi network name for you.

Help, I’m Trapped in This Router

A call for help from the little invisible man you have trapped in your router? Yep, always funny!

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Abraham Linksys

Linksys is a popular router brand. If your router is a Linksys, this name is a great choice and a clever twist on the 16th president’s name. If you’re a fan of Lincoln, here are 14 of his most important life quotes.

John Wilkes Bluetooth

Though Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are two different ways to connect devices, this name is still a funny play on words.

Vladimir Computin

This reference to the leader of Russia is a silly play on words that is guaranteed to make anyone chuckle.

Get off My LAN!

Tell those freeloaders to stop using your Wi-Fi in grumpy grandpa style.

Go Go Gadget Internet

As any Inspector Gadget fan knows, you have to yell “go go gadget” before you can make something work. In this case, the Internet is no exception.

Silence of the LANs

Hello, Clarice. Would this be Dr. Lecter’s Wi-Fi name? We kind of hope so. Silence of the Lambs made our list of 35 scariest movies of all time.

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Wu-Tang LAN

If you’re a Wu-Tang Clan fan, this is a good Wi-Fi name, but “Protect Your Net” may be even better.

Click Here for Viruses

Want to prevent people from using your Wi-Fi? This will probably do it. In case you were wondering, this is how bad it is to use public Wi-Fi.

Series of Tubes

Is it a little on-the-nose to say that the Internet is just a series of tubes? Yes. It doesn’t make this Wi-Fi name any less amusing, though. This reference to United States Senator Ted Stevens’ description of the Internet back in 2006 is fantastic.

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Router? I Hardly Knew Her!

Pun lovers, here’s your new network name. You’re welcome.

I Can Haz Wireless?

Cheezburger Cat has moved on from his meal and now needs to get online, apparently. Maybe he needs to chat with Piano Cat? They weren’t the first cat memes, though. This man actually invented cat memes back in 1906.

Look Ma, No Wires!

Wi-Fi is a wireless connection, so this reference to “Look Ma, no hands” is genius (and accurate!) when it comes to funny Wi-Fi network names.

Dunder Mifflin

This is the ultimate network name for any fan of The Office. Even Dwight would approve.

Winternet Is Coming

If science fiction is more your style, this reference to Game of Thrones‘ most memorable quote may be your destiny.

It’s a Small World Wide Web

Thanks to the Internet, it is a small world after all, so this name is super appropriate. Don’t miss these 11 keyboard shortcuts that make web browsing 10 times easier.

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Drop It Like It’s a Hotspot

The addition of hotspots, Wi-Fi that you can use while you’re on the go, makes this take on Snoop Dog’s rap “Drop It Like It’s Hot” hilarious. FYI, here’s how you can turn your smartphone into a mobile hotspot.

99 Problems, but Wi-Fi Ain’t One

Rapper Jay-Z declared in his 2004 hit that he had 99 problems, but he didn’t specify if his network was one of them.


Young man, there’s no need to feel down! Young man, get yourself off the ground! It’s fun to log onto the Wi-Fi today!

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Keep It on the Download

If you can’t “keep it on the down-low,” then maybe you need to add some security to your devices. Here are 18 secrets to steal from people who never get hacked.

Winter WonderLAN

Here’s another seasonal pick that’s wonderful. Just browsing in a Winter WonderLAN. Maybe you’ll get some other ideas for funny Wi-Fi network names from our list of the 20 best-ever Christmas songs.

I’m Under Your Bed

When spooky season (i.e., October) comes around, spicing up your network name with this creepy idea is ideal.

Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor’s Wi-Fi

No, this wasn’t one of the 10 Commandments, but it’s still a good rule to remember.

No Internet Access

Can you trick people into not connecting to your Wi-Fi with this name? Probably not, but it’s still pretty funny. Bad connection? Here are 11 hidden reasons your Internet is so slow.

No LAN for the Wicked

There’s no rest for the wicked, and apparently, there’s no LAN for them, either.

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Where the Wild Pings Are

Pings are the measurement of time it takes data to get from your computer to the server and back again. In the children’s book Where the Wild Things Are, Max creates trouble around his house and leaves for an imaginary island. So, in this case, would a ping be how long Max took to get to the island and back home? This classic by Maurice Sendak, by the way, is one of the best children’s books ever written.

Go Go Router Rangers

Power Rangers, let’s go! Hopefully, your Internet is faster than the typical Power Ranger suit-up montage.

Slower Than Yo Momma

A mixture of a Yo Momma joke and commentary about how slow your internet connection is? Perfection! Check out some classic jokes, including Yo Momma, and where they came from.

The LAN of the Free

Home of the Wi-Fi and Lan of the free. That’s the America we know and love!

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Titanic Syncing

Oh, the pun perfection! Large connection or a boat that’s in trouble? Either way, this funny Wi-Fi network name a winner.

Not the Wi-Fi You’re Looking For

Maybe if you wave your hand and say this, freeloaders won’t use your Internet. Then again, you’d probably need to be a Jedi for this to work. You won’t want to miss these 20 funny Star Wars jokes and puns for both sides of the Force.

Never Gonna Give You Wi-Fi

Rick-rolling your friends and family is fun, especially when you do it with your Wi-Fi connection. Never gonna give you Wi-Fi, never gonna let you download, never gonna run around and connect you.

I Pronounce You Man and Wi-Fi

Newly engaged or married couples should take advantage of this network name. Do you know the most popular day to get engaged? No, it’s not Valentine’s Day. It’s this day.

Single and Ready to Mingle

Well, this funny Wi-Fi network name is one way to announce your divorce to the neighborhood, and it may even work better than a dating website. If you do decide to dive into online dating, these four opening lines will get you the date—and these four will get you ghosted.

Alina Bradford
Alina Bradford is an award-winning writer of tech, health and science topics. Her work has been featured by CBS, CNET, MTV, USA Today and many more. Vistit her website at alinabradford.com.