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Getting your new Roomba can be very exciting. You get to unpack it, get it all charged up and start getting to know the mobile app. What a lot of people don’t know is that, depending on the model you have, you actually get to give your new Roomba a nickname in the app. This name is more than just for fun, you can actually use it when prompting your Alexa devices to control the roomba. 

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But even if your Roomba mobile app doesn’t ask you to set a nickname, it’s still fun to name it anyways. Just like name your pets, your have so many great name options to pick from, making it difficult to make a final decision. So we’ve put together a list of some great ideas and tips/tricks that can help inspire you along the way. 


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Some people may want to think of their new Roomba as a pet of sorts. There are plenty of classic pet names that would perfectly suit your new floor-bound friend. Plus, it might make it seem a little bit cuter.

  • Fluffy
  • Hershey
  • Shaggy
  • Bubbles
  • Otis
  • Spot
  • Lassie
  • Bronco
  • Lola
  • Buster
  • Tiger
  • Rufus
  • Rover
  • Luna
  • Fido
  • Mittens


Celebrity names are always a good choice – actors, singers, comedians, whoever. I mean, wouldn’t it be great to tell a celebrity what to do? 

  • Madonna
  • Kanye West
  • Will Smith
  • Angelina Jolie 
  • Whoopi
  • J-lo
  • Keanu Reeves
  • Beyonce
  • Jason Bateman 
  • Ashton Kutcher
  • Julia Roberts
  • Kim Kardashian
  • Ru Paul
  • Kylie Jenner
  • Bob the Drag Queen

Famous Robots

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There have been many legendary robots throughout history – in movies, shows, comics, novels and more. Inspire your Roomba to live up to these greats.

  • DJ Roomba
  • Voltron
  • Wall-E
  • Eva
  • C3PO
  • Megatron
  • Optimus Prime
  • R2-D2
  • Iron Giant
  • T-1000
  • Kitt
  • Bender
  • Rosie the Robot Maid
  • iRobot


Another great option would be naming it after your favorite characters from movies, books or TV. Whether your like dramas, comedies, sci-fi or cartoons, there are plenty of memorable characters whose names would suit your new roomba.

  • Homer
  • Obi-Wan
  • Voldemort (or any character from Harry Potter)
  • E.T.
  • Gandalf
  • Frodo
  • Wilfred
  • Peter Griffin
  • Spongebob
  • Forrest Gump
  • Pickle Rick
  • Rambo
  • Ace
  • Tony Soprano
  • Walter White


When it comes down to it, there really are no ruled. Get creative and weird with it. Choose a made up word or random object as inspiration.

  • Tik-Tok
  • Monkey
  • Bot
  • Alt
  • Speedy
  • Zar 
  • Mr. Clean
  • Cutie Pie
  • Ror
  • Uncle Reemus
  • Scruffy the Janitor
  • The Machine
  • Frankenstein
  • Grandma
  • Boati 
  • Carpet
  • Iggy
  • Dusty 
  • Pizza

Whether you decide to name it after your favorite celebrity or character, there are endless possibilities. It’s your Roomba – call it whatever you feel suits. But before you get too weird with it, remember that you might have to say it out loud if you’re going to be using it with an Alexa device. Make sure it’s something that won’t be embarrassing or off putting if guests are around.

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