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Nerdy Pet Names

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Since we live in a very technological age, nerdy pet names are very popular today. Whether you love Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, or Star Wars, these subjects provide some terrific names for pets. Would a nerdy or geeky name suit your dog or cat? Here are some of the most popular nerdy names we have found.

Famous Nerds

  • Bill Nye (Bill Nye the Science Guy)
  • Clark Kent (Superman)
  • Dwight Schrute (The Office)
  • Matilda Wormwood (Matilda)
  • Peter Parker (Spider Man)
  • Professor Proton (The Big Bang Theory)
  • Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory)
  • Steve Urkel (Family Matters)
  • Velma (Scooby Doo)

Scientific Pet Names

Try one of these names from science for your dog or cat.

  • Argon
  • Beryllium
  • Big Bang
  • Boron
  • Bromine
  • Carbon
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Coriolis
  • Decibel
  • Dipole
  • Enzyme
  • Gallium
  • Ion
  • Joule
  • Krypton
  • Lithium
  • Manganese
  • Neon
  • Nickel
  • Radon
  • Scandium
  • Selenium
  • Titanium
  • Ultraviolet
  • Xenon
  • Zinc

Math Names

Dog with reading glasses
Is your dog a math whiz? Can he tell the difference when you give him two cookies instead of three? Try one of these cute math-inspired names.

  • Algebra
  • Algorithm
  • Alpha
  • Apex
  • Bisector
  • Chi
  • Delta
  • Ellipse
  • Epsilon
  • Gamma
  • Hexagon
  • Kappa
  • Lambda
  • Matrix
  • Mu
  • Nu
  • Oblique
  • Octagon
  • Omicron
  • Parabola
  • Phi
  • Pi
  • Polygon
  • Rho
  • Rhombus
  • Sigma
  • Tan
  • Tau
  • Theta
  • Trapezoid
  • Vector

Marvel Comic Names

Who was better at coming up with names than the great Stan Lee? Try one of these Marvel names for your cat or dog.

  • Beast
  • Banshee
  • Black Widow
  • Buckey
  • Captain America / “Cap”
  • Cyclops
  • Deadpool
  • Doctor Strange
  • Professor Xavier / “Dr. X”
  • Drax
  • Gambit
  • Gamora
  • Groot
  • Hulk
  • Iron Man
  • Jubilee
  • Joker
  • Loki
  • Magneto
  • Mimic
  • Mystique
  • Nightcrawler
  • Nebula
  • Rocket
  • Rogue
  • Ronan
  • Sabretooth
  • “Spidey” / Spider-Man
  • Star-Lord
  • Storm
  • Thanos
  • Thor
  • Wolverine
  • Yondu

DC Comic Names

If you’re a DC Comics fan, why not give your pet one of these great names?

  • Batman
  • Gotham
  • Bane
  • Trigon
  • Krypton
  • Nightwing
  • Cyborg
  • Slade
  • Beast Boy
  • Raven
  • Harley Quinn
  • Starfire

Star Trek

If you’re a Trekker, you might find inspiration from these names.

  • Barclay
  • Captain Janeway
  • Captain Kirk
  • Captain Picard
  • Commander Sisko
  • Data
  • Enterprise
  • Geordi La Forge
  • Kira
  • Klingon
  • Neelix
  • Nog
  • Odo
  • Q
  • Quark
  • Riker
  • Rom
  • Spock
  • Starfleet
  • Tuvok
  • Voyager
  • Wesley Crusher
  • Worf

Star Wars

If you are under the spell of a galaxy far, far away, we can suggest these names for your pet.

  • Anakin
  • BB-8
  • Boba Fett
  • C3PO
  • Chewbacca / “Chewy”
  • Count Dooku
  • Darth Vader / “Vader”
  • Ewok
  • Finn
  • Han Solo / “Solo”
  • Jabba the Hutt / “Jabba”
  • Jango Fett
  • Jar Jar Binks
  • K-2SO
  • Kylo Ren
  • Lando Calrissian
  • Luke Skywalker
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi / “Obi-Wan”
  • Padmé Amidala
  • Poe Dameron
  • Princess Leia
  • Q’ira
  • Qui-Gon Jinn
  • R2D2
  • Rey
  • Skywalker
  • Stormtrooper
  • Wookie
  • Yoda

Battlestar Galactica Names

Any Battlestar Galactica fans? Whether you love the original series or you’re addicted to the newer version, try these names for your dog or cat.

  • Boxey
  • Captain Apollo
  • Commander Adama
  • Commander Cain
  • Commander Xavier
  • Cylon
  • Doctor Zee
  • Cassiopeia
  • Serina
  • Starbuck
  • Baltar

Doctor Who

Love Doctor Who? Who doesn’t?

  • The Doctor
  • Clara Oswold
  • Donna Noble
  • K-9
  • Martha Jones
  • River Song
  • Romana
  • Rory Williams
  • Rose Tyler
  • Sally Sparrow
  • Sarah Jane Smith
  • The Tardis

Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Names

J.R.R. Tolkien has had an impressive influence over many people for decades but especially since the films based on his books came out.

  • Aragorn
  • Balin
  • Bard
  • Bilbo Baggins
  • Bombur
  • Boromir
  • Elrond
  • Faramir
  • Frodo Baggins
  • Galadriel
  • Gandalf
  • Gimli
  • Gollum
  • Hobbit
  • Legolas
  • Meriadoc Brandybuck
  • Peregin Took
  • Samwise Gamgee
  • Shadowfax
  • Thorin Oakenshield
  • Treebeard

This is just a sampling of pet names that might appeal to you if you enjoy sci-fi, technology, math, and some of the nerdier things in life. There are lots of names to choose from here – but you can probably think of many others. Let us know which name you choose!

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