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40 Roller Derby Names

Updated on July 10, 2014

If you are a female and are great on rollerskates, then maybe roller derby is your calling for a hobby! If you’ve ever witnessed the complete brutality between the two fierce female teams, then you likely have a good idea how tough you need to be for the sport.

What is roller derby?

Roller derby is a sport that takes place in roller skates in a skating rink. Teams, or packs, race around the rink in an effort to score on the other team, which happens when the designated teammates, known as the jammers (marked by big stars on their helmets), make their way through the group of teammates and opponents, known as the blockers, but not easily; they face an obstacle of hips, butts, and shoulders! Ahead of the blockers are the pivots who set the pace for the group of blockers.

It can get brutal, but there are rules to be followed, and penalties to be issued for illegal blocking. Some illegal moves includes using elbows, tripping, back blocking, and passing out of bounds. You can only block the other players by touching them on the side or front from the shoulder to the thigh, but touching anywhere else is illegal in the game of roller derby.


The Team

So you’re putting together your pack? Well you will certainly need a good name! What should you look for in a team name? Here’s some tips for coming up with roller derby names:

  • Ladies: Your team name should say a little something ladylike about the team, but you still mean business!

  • You mean business: Roller derby names should say you mean business! Did I say, you mean business?

  • Fierce: Nothing says you mean business like a fierce name. Your name should be one that other teams fear at the sound of it, rather intimidating, and serious with a touch of girl.

  • Use sport terms: Some terms that are specific to the sport can make naming a little easier, such as using the names of the positions.


Roller Derby Names

Now that you have a few tips for choosing roller derby names, it’s time to get down to it.

Take out a pen and a notepad and write down all of the awesome names that come to mind.

Get input from the rest of the pack! Need some inspiration? Here’s some roller derby names!

Krazy Katz
Girls of Fury
Dark Divas
Dark Daisies
Crazy Daisies
Smackdown Sweethearts
Thunder Thorns
Uptown Squeelers
Diesel Chicks
Honey Punch
Twinkle Scars
Lipstick Sliders
Cruisin' n' Bruisin'
Twisted Nippers
Derby Divas
Angels of Anger
Hot Shots
Poppin' Cherries
Fire Fliers
Furrocious Cats
Slammin' Jammin Roller Babes
Lady Cutthroat
Queen Bees
Pucker Punchers
Pinup Punks
Beautifully Brutal
Honey Beasts
Brutal Beauties
Foxy Terrors
Rockin' Rollers
Bone Crush
Naughty Knockouts
Screamin' Divas
Slickity Splits
Dirty Birdies
Skaterina Skulls
Bleeding Hearts

Ready to Kiss Some...

I don’t know about you, but if I were playing any of these teams, I’d be pretty intimidated at the sound of the names! They are everything you need in a team name for roller derby.

Now, I bet your head is already spinning trying to think of a few good names, but don’t forget that each girl on the team needs an individual nickname, too!

Following the same tips for a thinking of team names, you should have no problem naming the girls. You have a lot of thinking to do!


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