175+ Superhero Dog Names For Your Powered-Up Pup

Embrace the extraordinary in your everyday life by bestowing your furry friend with a superhero name for their out of this world character.

Published July 12, 2023
Dog in superhero costume with setting sun in background.

Superheros are iconic, and your dog is iconic. Obviously, the best name for your personal super pup is inspired by your favorite fictional characters, whether they're from the comics, film, or even ancient history. Whether your dog is a fast as a bullet or as strong as the Hulk, a superhero dog name can make your pup's traits shine.

Superhero Names for Male Dogs

If you're searching for a heroic superhero name for your boy dog, we have you covered. These suggestions come from characters in the DC and Marvel universes, and are some of the most iconic of all time. Check out our list of favorites:

  • Arthur: Arthur Curry - Aquaman
  • Banner: Bruce Banner - Hulk
  • Ben: Ben Grimm - The Thing
  • Billy: Billy Batson - Shazam
  • Bucky: Bucky Barnes - The Winter Soldier
  • Hal: Hal Jordan - Green Lantern
  • Hank: Hank Pym - Ant-Man
  • Johnny: Johnny Storm - Human Torch
  • Jonah: Jonah Hex
  • J'onn: J'onn J'onzz - Martian Manhunter
  • Logan: Wolverine
  • Loki
  • Magneto: X-Men's villain
  • Matt: Matt Murdock - Daredevil
  • Oliver: Oliver Queen - Green Arrow
  • Otto: Otto Octavius - Doctor Octopus
  • Peter: Peter Parker - Spider-Man
  • Pietro: Pietro Maximoff - Quicksilver
  • Quill: Peter Quill - Star-Lord
  • Ray: Ray Palmer - The Atom
  • Reed: Reed Richards - Mr. Fantastic
  • Remy: Remy LeBeau - Gambit
  • Rocket: Rocket Raccoon
  • Sam: Sam Wilson - Falcon
  • Scott: Scott Summers - Cyclops
  • Steve: Steve Rogers - Captain America
  • Thor
  • Tony: Tony Stark - Iron Man
  • Victor: Victor Von Doom - Dr. Doom
  • Vision
  • Wade: Wade Wilson - Deadpool
  • Xavier: Charles Xavier - Professor X
Super dog skateboarding with child.

Superhero Names for Female Dogs

Your female dog probably has super powers, whether it's from running at the speed of lightning or jumping as high as the moon! We've choosen the best from DC and Marel - among other sources - for you to choose from. If your dog has unique traits, check out these names:

  • Aurora: Aurora Monroe - X-Men
  • Blink: X-Men
  • Crystal: Inhumans
  • Dazzler: X-Men
  • Elektra: Daredevil Series
  • Emma: Emma Frost - X-Men
  • Gamora: Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Gwen: Gwen Stacy - Spider-Woman
  • Harley: Harley Quinn - DC Comics
  • Hela: Thor Series
  • Hope: Hope Pym - Ant-Man Series
  • Ivy: Poison Ivy - DC Comics
  • Jane: Jane Foster - Thor Series
  • Jean: Jean Grey - X-Men
  • Jessica: Jessica Jones - Marvel Comics
  • Jocasta: Avengers
  • Jubilee: X-Men
  • Kitty: Kitty Pryde - X-Men
  • Lois: Lois Lane - Superman Series
  • Lyja: Fantastic Four
  • Peggy: Peggy Carter - Captain America Series
  • Mantis: Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Medusa: Inhumans
  • Monica: Monica Rambeau - Captain Marvel
  • Mystique: X-Men
  • Natasha: Natasha Romanoff - Black Widow
  • Nebula: Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Pepper: Pepper Potts - Iron Man Series
  • Polaris: X-Men
  • Psylocke: X-Men
  • Raven: Teen Titans
  • Rogue: X-Men
  • Selina: Selina Kyle - Catwoman
  • Sersi: Eternals
  • Shuri: Black Panther
  • Silk: Cindy Moon - Spider-Man Series
  • Starfire: Teen Titans
  • Storm: X-Men
  • Sue: Sue Storm - Invisible Woman
  • Valkyrie: Thor Series
  • Wanda: Wanda Maximoff - Scarlet Witch
  • Zatanna: DC Comics
Super Chihuahua in costume, ready to save the day.

Alter-Ego Names for Your Dog

These names give your dog sense of mystery. They're based on the public identities our heroes wear when they're not saving cities or fighting the forces of evil in their costumes.

  • Bruce: Bruce Wayne or Bruce Banner - Batman or The Incredible Hulk
  • Billy: Billy Batson, Shazam!
  • Carol: Carol Danvers - Captain Marvel
  • Clark: Clark Kent - Superman
  • Clint: Clint Barton - Hawkeye
  • Damian: Damian Wayne - Robin
  • Diana: Diana Prince - Wonder Woman
  • Dick: Dick Grayson - Nightwing
  • Hal: Hal Jordan - The Green Lantern
  • Logan - Wolverine
  • Matt: Matt Murdock - Daredevil
  • Oliver: Oliver Queen - The Green Arrow
  • Peter, Peter Parker: Spiderman
  • Selina: Selina Kyle - Catwoman
  • T'Challa - The Black Panther

Dogs Who Are Superheroes

These mighty pups represent the epitome of canine-kind. They're shinning examples to all dogs everywhere, and one of their names is the perfect pick for your pup.

  • Ace, the Bat Hound - Batman
  • Bolt - Disney's Bolt
  • Cosmo - Marvel
  • Dogpool - Deadpool
  • Dynomutt, Dog Wonder - Hanna-Barbera
  • Hyperdog - America's Best Comics
  • Krypto - Superman
  • Lockjaw - Marvel
  • Rex the Wonderdog - DC
  • Underdog

Pop Culture Superhero Names for Your Pup

There's a lot of love for pop culture in our society. That's why it's not surprising when someone chooses a name for their dog that circles around it. Here are some ideas:

  • Aquaman: The water-based superhero from DC Comics
  • Bat: Inspired by Batman from DC Comics
  • Black Widow: The spy-turned-superhero from Marvel Comics
  • Cyborg: The half-human, half-robot superhero from DC's Teen Titans
  • Daredevil: The blind superhero with enhanced senses from Marvel Comics
  • Flash: The speedster superhero in DC Comics
  • Fury: After Nick Fury from Marvel Comics
  • Groot: The tree-like superhero from Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Hawkeye: The archer superhero from Marvel Comics
  • Hulk: The green superhero from Marvel Comics
  • Iron: Inspired by Iron Man from Marvel Comics
  • Mystique: The shape-shifting character from Marvel's X-Men
  • Nightwing: The superhero identity of Dick Grayson, once Batman's sidekick Robin, in DC Comics
  • Quicksilver: The fast-moving mutant from Marvel's X-Men
  • Raven: From DC's Teen Titans
  • Rocket: After Rocket Raccoon from Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Rogue: The mutant who can absorb others' powers in Marvel's X-Men series.
  • Starfire: The alien princess from DC's Teen Titans
  • Spider: Inspired by Spider-Man from Marvel Comics
  • Storm: The weather-controlling X-Men member from Marvel Comics
  • Wanda: After Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch) from Marvel Comics
  • Wolverine: The mutant with healing abilities and metal claws from Marvel's X-Men
  • Wonder: For Wonder Woman from DC Comics
  • Thor: The Norse God of Thunder in Marvel Comics
Dog in superhero costume ready to save the world.

Superhero Names from Greek Mythology

Almost all Greek demigods and heroes qualify as super. Heck, almost all of the characters listed below have modern-day counterparts in comics and books as superheroes. Choosing a name from Greek mythology can provide just the right spark for your dog's name. If you have a deep love for mythology and you love all the comic tie-ins, naming your pup for one of these unique characters could be just what they need.

  • Achilles: The Greek hero of the Trojan War
  • Ajax: A hero in the Trojan War
  • Atlas: The Titan who held up the sky
  • Apollo: The god of sun, music, and prophecy
  • Ares: The god of war
  • Argos: Odysseus' faithful dog
  • Artemis: The goddess of the hunt
  • Athena: The goddess of wisdom and war
  • Dionysus: The god of wine, parties/festivals, madness, and merriment.
  • Eros: The god of love
  • Hades: The god of the underworld
  • Helios: The personification of the Sun
  • Hercules: The divine hero known for his strength
  • Hermes: The messenger of the gods, known for his speed
  • Hyperion: The Titan of light
  • Icarus: The boy who flew too close to the sun
  • Kronos: The leader of the Titans
  • Orion: The mighty hunter turned constellation
  • Pegasus: The winged horse
  • Perseus: The hero who beheaded Medusa
  • Poseidon: The god of the sea
  • Prometheus: The Titan who gave fire to mankind
  • Titan: The elder gods
  • Zeus: The king of the gods

Super Villain Dog Names

Sometimes, the villain of the story is our favorite character. Why not honor the villain by naming our dog after one we admire?

  • Azula: From Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • Bane: From Batman comics
  • Bellatrix: From Harry Potter
  • Carnage: From Spider-Man comics
  • Cruella: From 101 Dalmatians
  • Dolores: Dolores Umbridge from Harry Potter
  • Eobard: Eobard Thawne (Reverse-Flash) from The Flash comics
  • Frollo: From The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Gaston: From Beauty and the Beast
  • Hela: From Thor: Ragnarok
  • Iago: From Aladdin
  • Jafar: From Aladdin
  • Khan: From Star Trek
  • Luthor: Lex Luthor from Superman comics
  • Maleficent: From Sleeping Beauty
  • Norman: Norman Osborn (Green Goblin) from Spider-Man comics
  • Ozymandias: From Watchmen comics
  • Penguin: From Batman comics
  • Quirrell: From Harry Potter
  • Riddler: From Batman comics
  • Scar: From The Lion King
  • Thrawn: From Star Wars novels
  • Ursula: From The Little Mermaid
  • Vader: From Star Wars
  • Wilson: Wilson Fisk (Kingpin) from Spider-Man comics
  • Xerxes: From 300
  • Yzma: From The Emperor's New Groove
  • Zod: General Zod from Superman comics
  • Zurg: Emperor Zurg from Toy Story

Choosing Your Super Dog's Name

Naming your dog after a superhero is a fun and unique way to highlight your furry friend's personality while paying tribute to your favorite characters from comics or movies. Whether your dog is fiercely loyal like Captain America, mischievous like Loki, or as swift as The Flash, matching their personality with a superhero name can add flavor to their name.

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175+ Superhero Dog Names For Your Powered-Up Pup