100 Best Group Chat Names That Will Make Everyone Laugh IRL

Updated: Feb. 01, 2024

Sure, group chat names are useful for easily identifying message recipients … but the best group chat names will bring you true joy every day

Group texting has changed the game when it comes to reaching out to “everyone.” And while texting etiquette rules don’t necessarily require us to assign group chat names, doing so helps ensure we’re not firing off the wrong quips to the wrong people. Not that your “College Buds” or “Barcelona Trip Friends” wouldn’t be happy to know all the deets of your upcoming family reunion … but maybe your “Cleveland Cousins” don’t need to know quite so much about your weekend debauchery. And certainly your Nanna might be happier being left in the dark on that one.

Plus, group chat names are a great way to inject a little fun into any conversation. While the definition of fun may vary depending on any given group’s members, there’s something to be said for laughing a little every time a group message pops up on your device. Opt for something clever for your various groups, and these little designations will be a continuing source of joy for all of you, just like the funniest Wi-Fi network names and usernames. It’s really the little things!

Not sure how to name a group chat? We’ve got some ideas that will help you create the best names for each and every one of yours, as well as a bunch of funny ones all ready to go!

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What’s the best way to name a group chat?

Good group chat names should be unique enough to distinguish them from all the other group chat names you’ve got lurking on your phone. For example, you may have any number of chat groups involving family members, so you’ll want to make it clear from the name exactly which sort of family members you’re addressing (siblings, for example, as opposed to third cousins).

In a similar vein, naming a group chat solely for its number of members could lead to confusion. But using that number of members in a punny way can make the name memorable. For example, “Four the Record” might seem generic as far as group chat names for four members go. But if all four of you are serious vinyl collectors, then it might just be brilliant.

And that brings us to inspiration. It can come from anywhere, though the best places tend to be shared interests, inside jokes, pop culture and your relationship with the other group chat members. Choose giggle-inducing references that will seem funny to you as a group, and go for a pun whenever possible. (That’s our preference, anyway!)

Funny group chat names

  • Bottomless Pit of Time Suck
  • Why I Hate Group Texts
  • Raging Bull
  • Everything Is Illuminated
  • Schmear Campaign
  • Senseless Sensibilities
  • Friends with Funny
  • Foxy News
  • Not Your Book Group
  • Good Sports
  • No Politics Zone
  • The Only Appropriate Place to Talk Politics
  • The Ladies Who Wish They Could Lunch
  • Because No One Can Get Their Act Together for Brunch
  • Bad Yogis
  • Will Jog for Food
  • Strange Brew-d
  • Knit Wits
  • Plausible Deniability
  • No Offense But

Funny group chat names can really run the gamut, just like the best team names. It really depends on your interests and your personal brand of humor!

Family group chat names

  • Puns in the Family
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
  • Genetic Predisposition
  • DNA Don’t Lie
  • Dispatches from the Royal Family
  • The Den of Dysfunction
  • Best Wishes, Warmest Regards
  • Remember, Grandma’s on Here Too
  • Here Come the Sons
  • Deeply Rooted
  • Freudian Field Day
  • The Chat Group California (you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave!)
  • Don’t Challah
  • Pasti di Gossip
  • Southern Gothic
  • New York Minutia
  • Little House in the Ether
  • The Sound and the Fury
  • Born Besties
  • Well, This Pretty Much Explains Everything

Not quite right for your crazy relatives? Check out these funny family quotes for more inspiration.

Group chat names for friends

  • Whine and Cheese
  • Those Who Know Where the Bodies Are Buried
  • Drunks Text
  • Ride or Diet
  • The Spice Girls
  • A Wrinkle in Time
  • We Run This Town
  • Dating Nightmares
  • It Goes No Further
  • Friends and Bromans, Lend Me Your Ear
  • Sisterhood of the Traveling Rants
  • The Truth Fairies
  • A Tale of True Witties
  • The Odd Squad
  • Motley Crew
  • Separate Checks
  • Words with Friends
  • Tequila Mockingbirds
  • The Fro Code
  • Code of Silence

Some of these names could also double as great boat names, if you happen to be looking for one of those too. And remember that monikers like “The Spice Girls” don’t have to be limited to group chat names for girls!

Group chat names for co-workers

  • This Could Have Been a Meeting
  • This Could Have Been a Cake Party in the Conference Room
  • Reasons They Should Fire Us
  • How to Lose a Job in 10 Days
  • Very Hard Workers Doing Very Serious Work
  • Supes in Suits
  • Can You Believe We Get Paid for This?
  • Where Productivity Goes to Die
  • Office Space Cadets
  • No Expectation of Privacy
  • Den of Inequities
  • Everything to Lose
  • We Will Live to Regret This
  • Doctors Without Boundaries
  • Just(ice) Friends
  • Justice League
  • The Future C-Suite
  • Not Appropriate for Slack
  • Too Many Cooks
  • Not Quite Friends

And here’s one more, which is an exception to the rule mentioned above about not naming a chat group solely for its number of members: If you’re looking for funny group chat names for three, and the three in question happen to be the three co-owners of a company, it’s perfectly acceptable to go with “Three’s Company.”

Oh, one last thing before you start firing off your best jokes (and, presumably, some occasional bad jokes). Remember that your co-worker friends are still co-workers, so keep it professional.

Group chat names for siblings

  • Sibling Revelry
  • Oh Brothers, Where Art Thou?
  • Sister Act
  • Brothers from the Same Mother
  • Sisters from the Same Mister
  • Weird People Who Get Me
  • The Ones Who Were There
  • The Odd Squad
  • Where the Apples Fell
  • Far from the Tree
  • Don’t Tell Mama
  • All Mom’s Children
  • Codependents Anonymous
  • A Thin Line
  • Birth Order Bingo
  • Magnificent Mayhem
  • Sibling Shenanigans
  • It’s Complicated
  • The Bro Code
  • Rock, Paper, Sisters

Of course, group chat names are only the tip of the iceberg. Check out these funny book club names and trivia team names for your other naming needs.