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Spider is the nickname of:
- Edward Dawson Atkinson (1891-?), British First World War flying ace
- Woody Brown (surfer) (1912-2008), American surfer and watercraft designer
- Albert Buick (1875-1948), Scottish footballer
- Matthew Burton (born 1970), retired Australian rules footballer
- Panagiotis Fasoulas (born 1963), Greek politician and former basketball player
- Dallas Green (baseball) (born 1934), American Major League Baseball pitcher, manager and executive
- Rachid Harkouk (born 1956), Anglo-Algerian former footballer
- Spider Johnson (1907–1966), American football player
- Billy Kelly (boxer) (1932–2010), boxer from Northern Ireland
- Jim Kelly (boxer) (1912–?), boxer from Northern Ireland
- Carl "Spider" Lockhart (1943–1986), American National Football League player
- William L. Nyland (born 1946), retired US Marine Corps four-star general
- Spider Sabich (1945-1976), American alpine ski racer
- Anderson Silva (born 1975), Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter
- Spider Stacy (born 1958), English musician and member of The Pogues
- Darius Watts (born 1981), American former National Football League and arena football player
- Travis Webb (1910-1990). American race car driver
- Mark Webster (darts player) (born 1983), Welsh darts player
- Louis XI of France (1423-1483), King of France known as "l'universelle aragne" ("the Universal Spider")
- Toni Kukoč (born 1968), Croatian retired National Basketball Association player nicknamed "the Spider from Split"
- Alain Robert (born 1962), French rock climber and urban climber nicknamed "the Human Spider"
- Roberto Vásquez (born 1983), Panamanian boxer nicknamed "La Araña" ("The Spider")
- Lev Yashin (1929-1990), Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper nicknamed "The Black Spider"
- Fabio Cudicini (born 1936), Italian retired football goalkeeper nicknamed "Ragno Nero" ("Black Spider")
- Cesare Maestri (born 1929), Italian mountaineer and writer nicknamed the "Spider of the Dolomites"
- Peter Everitt (born 1974), Australian rules footballer nicknamed "Spida"
- Spider-Man (nickname)