Typical cheer teams often include the word cheer or cheerleaders in their name combined with a verb denoting excellence, such as Premium Cheer, Mighty Cheerleaders or All Star Cheer. Teams are sometimes referred to as spirit squads and also use spirit in their names, such as Super Spirit Squad.
Teams often use outer space themes, such as Milky Ways, Shooting Stars or Starburst. A popular theme is to use a team name referring to royalty, such as the Queens, Monarchs or Royal All Stars. Teams can also use their particular colors in their name such as the Gold Squad or Yellow Spirit.