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!

5 Comments

  1. Thomas White

    March 20, 2014 at 11:43 am

    DoNotUse

  2. Marissa

    April 15, 2014 at 6:49 am

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

  3. Fred

    August 26, 2014 at 3:34 pm

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

  4. Epicman1218

    September 8, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Wi, Fi? WIIIIII!?

  5. Jeremy

    September 16, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    Ours was kakapoopoopeepeeshire.

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