Are you a huge fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? There are many amazing names of heroes and their allies from the Marvel Universe that inspire baby names. Some names on this list existed before the comics, some were created specifically for Marvel characters in print, movies, and television. Check out this list if you want to be inspired by magical Marvel names!

Abraham: Abraham Erskine is the doctor who helped Steve Rogers become Captain America.

Adrian: With the alias of The Vulture, this is the villain from Spider-Man: Homecoming

Aero: Aero (Lei Ling) is a Chinese superhero. She made her U.S. comics debut in War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas before starring in her own series.

Agatha: It was Agatha all along. ♫ Agatha Harkness is the witch featured in WandaVision with the pseudonym Agnes.

Aida: In the Marvel Universe, Aida is an acronym for Artificial Intelligence Data Analyser, a computer with artificial intelligence and a female persona.

Aldrich: The antagonist from the third Iron Man film.

Alexander: Alexander Pierce is a secret Hydra agent operating within S.H.I.E.L.D.

Anton: Anton Vanko is a scientist and Howard Stark’s partner.

Ava: Also known as Ghost, she is featured in Ant-Man and the Wasp.

Ayo: She is the second-in-command of the Dora Milaje in Wakanda.

Betty: Betty Brant is one of Peter Parker’s classmates (Spiderman).

Billy: Billy Maximoff is one of the twins featured in WandaVision.

Brock: Brock Rumlow is a former S.H.I.E.L.D. agent secretly working for Hydra.

Bruce: Bruce Banner, the Hulk and scientist.

Bucky: Better known as the Winter Soldier, James Buchanan “Bucky” is the best friend of Captain America.

Carol: The real name of Captain Marvel, her full name is Carol Danvers.

Brie Larson as Carol DanversCaptain Marvel
Brie Larson as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel

Cassie: The daughter of Scott Lang, the Ant-Man.

Chester: Chester Philips is the leader of the Strategic Science Reserve in World War II.

Christine: Christine Palmer is a doctor and close friend of Doctor Strange.

Clint: Clint Barton is the real name of superhero Hawkeye.

Corvus: Corvus Glaive is Thanos’ adoptive son.

Darcy: Darcy Lewis is a student turned scientist from the Thor films and Wandavision.

Darren: Darren Cross, also known as Yellowjacket, is the antagonist in Ant-Man.

Dave: A friend of Scott Lang and Luis in the Ant-Man films.

Ebony: Ebony Maw is the adoptive son of Thanos.

Eitri: The king of the dwarves from Nidavellir.

Ellen: Ellen Brandt is a war veteran featured in the third Iron Man film.

Emil: Emil Blonsky, also known as the Abomination, is featured in The Incredible Hulk.

Erik: Dr. Erik Selvig is a scientist first in the Thor films, but also appeared in two Avengers films.

Eugene: Better known as Flash, Eugene Thompson is Peter Parker’s classmate.

Everett: Everett K. Ross is a CIA operative featured in Captain America: Civil War and The Black Panther.

Gabe: Gabe Jones is one of the members of the Howling Commandos.

Hank: Hank Pym is the scientist who created the Pym particle and the original Ant-Man.

Harley: Harley Keener is the child from Tennessee that assists Tony Stark.

Harold “Happy”: Tony Stark’s friend, bodyguard, and head of security at Stark Industries.

Hela: Thor’s sister and antagonist of Thor: Ragnarok.

Helen: Dr. Helen Cho is a geneticist who first appeared in Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Hope: Better known as the Wasp, Hope van Dyne is the daughter of Hank Pym.

Howard: Creator of Stark Industries and father to Tony Stark.

Isaiah: Isaiah Bradley is an elderly super soldier who served in the Korean War.

Jackson: One of the associates of Adrian Toomes, the Vulture.

Jane: Dr. Jane Foster is an astrophysicist and Thor’s romantic interest.

Janet: Janet van Dyne is Hank Pym’s wife and the original Wasp.

Jarvis: Better known as J.A.R.V.I.S., it is the artificial intelligence that runs Tony Stark’s technology. The acronym stands for Just A Rather Very Intelligent System.

Iron Mans JARVIS
Iron Man’s J.A.R.V.I.S.

Jasper: Jasper Sitwell is a Hydra agent working within S.H.I.E.L.D.

Jimmy: FBI agent Jimmy Woo, Scott Lang’s parole officer and also featured in WandaVision.

John: John Walker is a successor to Captain America in the show The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

Justin: Justin Hammer is a business rival of Tony Stark.

Karl: Karl Mordo is a sorcerer and former member of Masters of the Mystic Arts.

Karli: Karli Morgenthau is the leader of the Flag Smashers.

Kurt: Friend and roommate of Scott Lang and Luis in the Ant-Man films.

Laura: The name of Clint Barton’s wife.

Lemar: Lemar Hoskins, also known as Battlestar, is the partner of John Walker.

Loki: Asgardian trickster who is the brother of Thor and blurs the line between villain and hero.

Luis: Scott Lang’s best friend and ally.

M’Baku: The leader of the Jabari in Wakanda.

Maria: The name of several characters including Maria Hill (S.H.I.E.L.D. agent), Maria Rambeau (Carol Danvers’ best friend), and Maria Stark (Tony Stark’s mother).

May: May Parker is the aunt of Peter Parker.

Meredith: Meredith Quill is the mother of Peter Quill.

MJ: The love interest and friend of Peter Parker. Her real first name is Michelle.

Monica: Daughter of Maria Rambeau and S.W.O.R.D. agent featured in WandaVision.

Morgan: The daughter of Tony Stark and Pepper Potts.

N’Jadaka: The alternate name of Erik Stevens, also known as Killmonger.

Nakia: T’Challa’s love interest, a member of the War Dogs, and a former Dora Milaje.

Natasha: Better known as the Black Widow, Natasha Romanoff is one of the Avengers.

Ned: Peter Parker’s best friend.

Nick: The first name of S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury.

Obadiah: Obadiah Stane is the former friend of Tony Stark and villain of the first Iron Man film.

Odin: Thor’s father and ruler of Asgard. Note: this name has been appropriated by white supremacist groups, now being classified as “Odinist.”

Okoye: A Wakandan warrior and general of the Dora Milaje.

Peggy: Peggy Carter is one of the co-founders of S.H.I.E.L.D. and love interest of Captain America. Peggy is a common nickname for the name Margaret, which means “pearl.”

Pepper: Pepper Potts, Tony Stark’s love interest.

Peter: Peter Parker is Spiderman, one of the Avengers.

Phil: Agent Phil Coulson is a prominent S.H.I.E.L.D. agent. Phil is a common nickname for the formal name Phillip.

Phineas: One of the associates of Adrian Toomes, the Vulture.

Pietro: Pietro Maximoff, better known as Quicksilver and brother of Wanda Maximoff.

Quentin: Quentin Beck, also known as Mysterio, is the antagonist of Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Quill: The surname of Peter Quill, also called Starlord, who is featured in the Guardians of the Galaxy.

Ramonda: The Queen Mother of Wakanda.

Angela Bassett as Ramonda
Angela Bassett as Ramonda

Rhodes: The surname of James Rhodes, War Machine and Tony Stark’s friend.

Roger: Roger Harrington is Peter Parker’s teacher.

Ronan: Ronan the Accuser is a villain and hired by Thanos to acquire an infinity stone.

Sam: Sam Wilson is the Falcon, an Avenger who first becomes friends with Steve Rogers. Sam is a nickname for the Hebrew name Samuel.

Sarah: Sarah Wilson is the sister of Sam Wilson.

Scott: Scott Lang is Ant-Man, one of the Avengers.

Sharon: Sharon Carter, also known as Agent 13, is a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent who is also Peggy Carter’s niece.

Shuri: Princess of Wakanda and younger sister of T’Challa.

Sif: Lady Sif is Thor’s childhood friend and ally.

Soren: A Skrull and wife to Talos.

Stephen / Steve: Dr. Stephen Strange is a powerful sorcerer and Steve Rogers is Captain America, both are Avengers.

T’Chaka: Former King of Wakanda and father of T’Challa.

T’Challa: King of Wakanda and known as the Avenger Black Panther.

Talos: Skrull and assumes Nick Fury’s role while he is away.

Thaddeus: Thaddeus Ross is a United States General who is often antagonistic towards the Avengers.

Thor: Asgardian, Avenger, and God of Thunder.

Tommy: Tommy Maximoff is one of the twins featured in WandaVision.

Tony: Better known as Iron Man, Anthony “Tony” Stark is an Avenger.

Trevor: Trevor Slattery is an actor who was paid to portray the Mandarin.

Tyler: Tyler Hayward is an antagonistic S.W.O.R.D. agent featured in WandaVision.

Ulysses: Ulysses Klaue is an arms dealer specializing in Vibranium stolen from Wakanda.

Valkyrie: Also known as Scrapper 142, she is the last of the Asgardian female warriors.

Wanda: Wanda Maximoff, also known as the Scarlet Witch, is a powerful Avenger and Vision’s love interest.

Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda in Wandavision
Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda in Wandavision

Wong: Sorcerer and ally to Doctor Strange.

Zuri: A Wakandan former member of the War Dogs and trusted adviser to T’Challa.

Kees Andersen (they/them/theirs) is BabyNames.com’s social media manager. They first became interested in names when researching for stories they were writing as a young child and it snowballed into a lifelong passion. Kees attended Western Washington University and majored in history, which helped inspire a love of historical names.

Kees resides in Washington state with husband Peyton and two cats Nimue and Caspian. In their spare time they love to travel, read, fawn over their cats, and take photos.