If you’re looking to rename your space vessel, here’s how to change your ship’s name in Starfield – along with some suggestions for what to call it.

Every good ship has a name, and while ‘The Frontier’ isn’t a bad one, it’s not great either.

For those players who love to roleplay and want their ships named appropriately, here’s everything there is to know about changing names in Starfield.

Starfield: How to Change Your Ship’s Name

  1. To change your ship’s name in Starfield, simply talk to a Ship Services Technician, who can be found near the landing site of any major city.
Ship Services Technician in Starfield
  1. Select ‘I’d like to view and modify my ships.
  2. Then, choose which of your ships you want to change the name of
Ship Services Technician Dialogue in Starfield
  1. Open the Ship Builder with X (Xbox) / B (PC)
  2. Choose Flight Check with Menu (Xbox) / C (PC)
How to Rename Ship in Starfield
  1. Then, press X (Xbox) / G (PC) to Rename Ship
  2. Type in your preferred name and hit confirm!
Changing Ship Name in Starfield

Renaming a ship is completely free, so you can change your ship’s name as many times as you like in Starfield.

It’s strange that the option is so hidden away, but once you know how to rename your Starfield ship, it’s an easy process.

Best Ship Names in Starfield

If you’re looking for some inspiration, here are some of the best ship names you could use in Starfield, as popularized in some iconic pieces of media:

  • Archangel (Gundam)
  • Ark (Transformers)
  • Battlestar Galactica (Battlestar Galactica)
  • Bebop (Cowboy Bebob)
  • Cepheus (Ad Astra)
  • Defiant (Star Trek)
  • Discovery One (2001: A Space Odyssey)
  • Elysium (Elysium)
  • Endurance (Interstellar)
  • Enterprise (Star Trek)
  • Heighliner (Dune)
  • Hermes (The Martian)
  • Infinity (Halo)
  • Millennium Falcon (Star Wars)
  • Normandy (Mass Effect)
  • Odyssey (Oblivion)
  • Orville (The Orville)
  • Prometheus (Prometheus)
  • Razer Crest (The Mandalorian)
  • Red Dwarf (Red Dwarf)
  • Serenity (Firefly)
  • TARDIS (Doctor Who)
  • Voyager (Star Trek)

Of course, the best way to rename your Starfield ship is to choose a name that best fits your character – and the ship itself. Get creative, and see what you can come up with, or simply name it ‘Spacey McShipFace’.

The choice is yours.

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