The best fantasy football league names give league owners a place to start when creating their own team names. Here is an excellent place to start (and maybe finish) your search for the perfect fantasy football league name.
Funny Fantasy Football League Names for 2023
The truth is, funny team names are significantly better than intimidating names. Because if you were really that tough, you wouldn’t be playing fantasy football, would you?
The League of Extraordinary Douchebags
Fancy Football League
A Confederacy of Dunces
The Cellar Dwellers
The Human League
The Trump Cabinet
This is a good league name for those with high turnover rates.
League of Legends
Coed Naked Fantasy Football
Nerd Football League (NFL)
Perinneal Poor Projections
This hilarious fantasy football league name is particularly applicable to dynasty leagues.
Armchair Football League (AFL)
United States Fantasy League (USFL)
This idea is for those leagues that are nostalgic for the first failed spring football league. But good luck, XFL 2.0!
Fellowship of the Super Bowl Ring
League of Nations
Or how about a league of just guys named Nathan called the League of Nathans?
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Television Show Fantasy League Names
The best league names are based on common traits of the owners, something that binds the league members. If you’re all couch potatoes, these ideas might be applicable.
The Best Friends Gang
The Council of Elders
Patty’s Pub Fantasy Football Gang
The League On FX
Who’s thinking reunion movie?
The Galactic Senate
For more far-out names, check out our list of Star Wars-inspired names.
Cheers Tavern Football Pool
The Cheers gang would have played old-school roto, with the rankings posted weekly on a corkboard in the bar.
Hopefully, your season ends better than Lost did.
Pawnee City Council
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Fantasy Football League Names From Writers & The Community
Schitt’s Creek City Council
The One League With the Friends-Themed Team Names
The Masters of Coin
If you like this league name, check out our list of 75+ Game of Thrones fantasy football names.
Comic Book Fantasy Football League Names
Once, the jocks and the nerds were bitter rivals. But now, through the magic of fantasy, perhaps they can be friends?
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Justice League
Or Justice Society, Justice Society of America, etc.
Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters
Though Xavier’s School for Ordinary Adults may be more accurate.
The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants
Legion of Doom
Agents of Shield
The Crime Syndicate of America
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
For this creative fantasy football league name, you could go with League of Pretty Ordinary Gentlemen (if that’s more accurate).
The Hellfire Club
The Serpent Society
You could do comic book and/or snake-themed fantasy football team names. Bonus points for the owner who can assemble a combo comic book, snake, and football-themed name.
Music-Themed Fantasy Football League Name Ideas
Rock out with your jock out.
The Wu-Tang Clan
Or you can do the Foo-Tang Clan if you don’t mind getting really punny with it.
The Travelling Wilburys
For this creative league name, I prefer the spelling with an umlaut. But if you want to do the basic Motley Crew spelling, then I guess that’s okay, too.
Side note: Is it weird that you spell umlaut without an umlaut?
The Rhythm Nation
I’d expect some serious funk and jazz at this fantasy football draft.
The Polyphonic League
Movie-Themed Football League Names
Looking for a cool name idea based on your favorite movie? Here are some good league name ideas based on some badass films.
Or Project Mayhem depending on where you are in your evolution.
The Jedi Council
How is it that The Rock hasn’t aged since 2006?
Fantasy Quidditch League
Mark my words, people: we’re not that far off from our first professional Quiddich league. How far off can fantasy Quiddich be?
Fantasy League Names for 8-Man Leagues
You must be a deep player to win the championship a shallow league. These are some funny league names for especially small leagues.
The Elite Eight
Eight Men Out
Or if it’s right for the sensibility of your league: Eight Men Out of Fucks to Give.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
Now you just have to pick who has/gets to be Snow White.
Funny Fantasy Football League Names for 10-Man Leagues
Here are some good league name ideas for leagues with only ten teams.
1st and Ten Team League
Intensity in Ten Cities
This league name is perfect when owners are scattered to the winds.
X-Treme Fantasy League (XFL)
I assume that football guys get Roman numeral jokes because of the Super Bowl.
League Names for 12-Man Leagues
For when you want to prove to the world that you know every team’s running backs depth chart.
Twelve Angry Men
Or Twelve Pretty Chill Men, depending on the vibe of your guys.
Fantasy Football League Names From Readers
Knights of the Gridiron
Submitted by: Sir Lance
Rough House Fantasy League
Submitted by: SmashnU4Real
Submitted by: Mish and Sam
Submitted by: Mtweve
The Best of the Rest From Around the Web
I didn’t write these, but they’re some hilarious names floating around the Internet.
Freaks and Zekes
Guts no Glory
Bragging Rights League
The Usual Suspects
Low Expectations League
A League of Our Own
I KNOW IT’S A BASEBALL MOVIE, LAY OFF. Also, check out our list of fantasy baseball team names.
Playing For Keepers
This league name is best if you’re, y’know, in a keeper league.
Hall of Blamers
Regular Old Football League (ROFL)
And every time you pick someone up from the waiver wire, you have to say ROFLMAO got ’em.
The Madden Curse
No Crying in Fantasy Football
Make Fantasy Great Again
If this one inspires you, then our comprehensive list of Donald Trump fantasy football team names.
More Ideas for Clever League Names?
If your league has a cool, funny, or clever league name, tell me about it in the comments below. I’ll add the funniest ideas to my list.
And check out my list of other clever group name ideas.