Premiering in 1999, “SpongeBob SquarePants” is one of the most well-known and beloved animated TV shows ever made.
The series is famous worldwide, ranking 18th among the most in-demand shows globally in 2021.
Like many animated programs, “SpongeBob SquarePants” isn’t just popular among kids. Estimates show that around 25% of the show’s fans are adults without children.
It has even spawned several successful films, a variety of popular merchandise like clothing, dozens of video games, and a Broadway musical!
SpongeBob-inspired team names can be a fun and nostalgic way to make people laugh. We have more than 80 options to choose from below, plus tips to help you create your own name ideas!
The Hash Slinging Slashers
Bikini Bottom Bad Boys
I Wumbo, You Wumbo, We Wumbo
inspired by a Patrick Star quote
Boys Who Cry
Plankton and the Patty Stealers
The Chum Bucket
Ugly & Proud
inspired by SpongeBob’s quote, “I’m ugly and I’m proud!”
inspired by a Plankton quote
Naughty Nautical Neighbors
F is for Friends
from “F is for friends who do stuff together […]”
Bikini Bottom Symphony Orchestra
Squids On Strike
The Ugly Barnacles
inspired by Patrick Star’s quote, “Once upon a time there was an ugly barnacle […]”
Employees of the Month
The Krabby Patties
Bikini Bottom Barnacles
short for “The United Organization of Fish Against Things That Are Fun and Delicious”
Bikini Bottom Super Band
The Flying Sponges
inspired by the episode “The Sponge Who Could Fly”
World's Greatest Fry Cooks
inspired by a Mr. Krabs quote
Fine Dining & Breathing
inspired by SpongeBob’s quote, “All I know is fine dining and breathing.”
One Coarse Meal
The Squirrel Jokes
Pests of the West
Gold Team Rules!
The Bad Guy Club for Villains
International Justice League of Super Acquaintances
The Smelly Smells That Smell Smelly
inspired by a Mr. Krabs quote
Three Hours Later
Team Sleepy Time
Squidward and the Unfriendly Ghosts
Milkshake Academy Cadets
reference to voice actor Bill Fagerbakke’s nickname for Patrick Star
- Den of Geek, “Interview With Bill Fagerbakke: The Voice of Spongebob’s Patrick Star”
Mermaid Men and Barnacle Boys
The Sea Stars
named after the show’s Acting Players of Atlantis Regional Partnership, an Atlantean theater troop
League of Cheapskate Crabs
Lighthouse Louie's Babies
Empty Head Society
The Mayonnaise Instruments
inspired by Patrick Star’s quote, “Is mayonnaise an instrument?”
Born Again Krabs
Home Sweet Pineapple
No Weenies Allowed
The Jelly Buzz-Saws
Dunces and Dragons
Team Chum Bucket Supreme
inspired by the episode “Squidtastic Voyage”
Tall, Tan, and Handsome
Claire St. Claire and the Low Tides
The Na. Chos.
inspired by Patrick Star’s quote, “Two words, SpongeBob. Na. Chos.”
inspired by the quote, “Ravioli, ravioli. Give me the formuoli.”
The Jewel Triplets Gang
Secret Royal Order of the Good Neighbor Lodge
Karate Island's Best Fighters
Ned and the Needlefish
The Sea Bears
“SpongeBob SquarePants” Team Name Generator
How to Create Your Own “SpongeBob SquarePants” Team Names
Use the following tips to create your own “SpongeBob SquarePants” team names:
- Get inspiration from your favorite character. From our main characters, SpongeBob and Patrick Star, to quirky side-characters like Mr. Krabs, Mrs. Puff, and Larry the Lobster, you can use your favorite character to generate a team name. For example, if you love Patrick Star, you can choose something like “Patrick’s Stars,” “The Sea Stars,” or “AquaDaubers.”
- Make use of iconic quotes and scenes from the show. You have over 10 seasons of material to call upon here! Re-watch your favorite episodes or look up compilations of funny moments to find quotes or scenes you can use. Two examples from our list are “F is for Friends” and “Ugly & Proud,” both inspired by quotes from SpongeBob himself!
- Go for an “under the sea” theme. Even someone who hasn’t seen “SpongeBob SquarePants” can probably tell you that he lives in a pineapple under the sea. Get inspiration from SpongeBob’s environment for your team name, choosing a particular sea creature or one of Bikini Bottom’s defining features as a team name.
- r/spongebob, "Help me name my fantasy football team"