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September 10, 2021

142+ Spooctacular Halloween Names To Inspire You

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Whether you are expecting a baby around Halloween, or you’re Halloween obsessed, what better way to make the magic of Halloween endure than to consider Halloween names!

The Halloween names in this collection include Halloween nicknames and a variety of book, film, and folklore names (ranging from the names of fictional Halloween characters to those derived from the stories of All Hallows’ Eve).

This collection includes Halloween baby names for boys, girls, and gender-neutral names.

Halloween Names For Boys

Addams

Addams is a variation of Adam which means “son of the red earth”. Addams is the last name of the main family in the show ‘The Addams Family’. 

Adrian

Adrian means “man of Adria”. Adrian is a character in the Halloween Series. 

Ambrose

Ambrose means “immortal”.

Balthazar

Balthazar means “Baal protects the King”. Balthazar is a character in ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ movie. 

Bates

Bates means “son of Bartholomew”. Bates is a character in the classic film, ‘Psycho’. 

Billy

Billy means “resolute protection”. Billy is a character in the film Halloween 5. 

Blade

Blade means “wealthy glory”. Blade is the name of a vampire hunter or a weapon.

Boris

Boris means “to fight”.

Bram

Bram means “father of multitudes” or “raven”.

Burton

Burton means “fortified enclosure”. Tim Burton is a well-known director. 

Casper

Casper means “bringer of treasure”. Casper is also a friendly ghost name. 

Chucky

Chucky means “man” or “free man”.

Crane

Crane is a bird name. 

Cullen

Cullen means “holly tree”. Cullen is the last name of the main family in ‘Twilight’.

Damien

Damien means “to tame” or “subdue”. Damien was a vampire in the Twilight series. 

Daniel

Daniel means “God is my judge”. Daniel was a character in the comic series Halloween: Night dance.

Dexter

Dexter means “right-handed” or “skillful”. Dexter is the main character in the crime drama mystery series Dexter.

Draco

Draco means “dragon”. Draco is a famous character in the Harry Potter franchise.

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Edward

Edward means “wealthy guardian”. Edward is the name of the main character in Tim Burton’s romantic dark fantasy film ‘Edward Scissorhands’. 

Emmett

Emmett means “truth” or “universal”. Emmett was a character in the Twilight series. 

Erik

Erik means “eternal ruler”. Erik is the name of a character in the Halloween series. 

Freddy

Freddy means “peaceful ruler”. Freddy has a lot of Halloween references such as Freddy Kruger. 

Gage

Gage means “oath” or “pledge”. Gage is a character from the Pet Sematary movie. 

Gavin

Gavin means “white hawk”.

Griffin

Griffin means “strong lord”. Griffin is the name of a mythological creature, half-eagle, half-lion. 

Gunnar

Gunnar means “bold warrior”.

Harry

Harry means “estate ruler”. Harry Potter is the best-known wizard of recent years.

Hamlet

Hamlet means “little home”.

Hannibal

Hannibal means “grace of Baal” or “god of fertility and fortune”. 

Harvey

Harvey means “battle worthy”. Harvey is a character from ‘The Casper Movie’. 

Herbert

Herbert means “bright army”. ‘Herbert’s First Halloween’ is the name of a children’s book. 

Herman

Herman means “soldier” or “warrior”. Herman is a character from ‘The Munsters’ movie. 

Hitch

Hitch means “connector of wagons”.

Horus

Horus means “sun god”.

Ichabod

Ichabod means “the glory is gone”. Ichabod is a character in a story called ‘Legend of Sleepy Hollow’.

Igor

Igor means “warrior” or ‘farm laborer’. Igor is the name of Dr. Frankenstein’s right-hand man.

Jack

Jack means “God is gracious”. Jack is the “pumpkin king” of Halloween Town.

Jason

Jason means “to heal”. Jason was the name of a fictional character from the Friday the 13th series.

Kane

Kane means “warrior”.

Kyra

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Kyra means “throne”.

Lamia

Lamia means “shining” or “radiant”. Lamia, in Greek mythology, was the name of a mythological fiend who seduced young men and then ate them.

Leonidas

Leonidas means “lion”.

Lon

Lon means “noble and ready”.

Louis

Louis means “renowned warrior”. Louis is a royal name. 

Lucifer

Lucifer means “light-bearer”. Lucifer is the name of the archangel cast into hell. 

Lurch

Lurch means “archer”. Lurch is the name of the butler from TV’s ‘The Addams Family’.

Martin

Martin means “warlike”. 

Merlin

Merlin means “sea fortress”. Merlin is also a sorcerer’s name that came from King Arthur mythology.

Norman

Norman means “northerner” or “Norseman”.

Osiris

Osiris means “with strong eyesight”.

Persephone

Persephone is a Greek mythology name.

Robert

Robert means “bright fame”.

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Roc

Roc means “person with frizzy hair”.

Quint

Quint means “fifth”.

Scorpio

Scorpio means “scorpion”.

Silas

Silas means “wood” or “forest”.

Simon

Simon means “the listener”.

Stefan

Stefan means “garland” or “crown”. 

Treat

Treat is a word name. 

Vincent

Vincent means “conquering”. Vincent Price was the king of classic horror cinema. 

Vlad

Vlad means “to rule”. Vlad is a famous vampire name. 

Halloween Names For Girls

Agatha

Agatha means “good woman”. Agatha is a character from ‘Halloweentown’. 

Amelie

Amelie means “work”.

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Annabelle

Annabelle means “loving”. Annabelle is the name of a famous horror movie.

Araminta

Araminta means “yielding to prayer” or “defender”. Araminta is also a ghost name. 

Autumn

Autumn is a season name. 

Belladonna

Belladonna is a botanical name. Belladonna is the name of a poisonous flower also known as nightshade. 

Bianca

Bianca means “white”. Bianca is also a witch name. 

Buffy

Buffy means “dweller near the beaver stream”. Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a famous tv series. 

Carrie

Carrie means “free man”. Carrie is the name of a horror movie. 

Cat

Cat means “pure” and is also an animal name. 

Circe

Circe means “bird”. Circe, in Greek mythology, was a witch who changed Odysseus’ crew into pigs.

Clarice

Clarice means “bright and clear”. Clarice is a character from the movie ‘Silence of the Lambs’. 

Claudia

Claudia means “lame” or “enclosure”. Claudia was the main character in Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire.

Cruella

Cruella means “evil” or “cruel woman”. 

Edwina

Edwina means “wealthy friend”.

Eglantine

Eglantine means “wild rose”. 

Elena

Elena means “bright and shining light”. Elena is a character from ‘Vampire Diaries’. Halloween baby names

Elizabeth

Elizabeth means “pledged to God”. Elizabeth Worthington was a character in the short novel Halloween. 

Elly

Elly means “completely” or “fairy maiden”. 

Elsa

Elsa is a variation of Elizabeth which means “pledged to God”. Elsa is a famous Disney queen character. 

Elvira

Elvira means “white and fair”. Elvira was the name of the main ghostly character in Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit.

Esme

Esme means “beloved”. Esme is a character from Twilight. 

Esther

Esther means “star”. 

Eve

Eve means “life”. 

Faun

Faun means “a young deer”. 

Gillian

Gillian means “youthful”.

Glinda

Glinda means “fair and good”. Glinda was the name of the witch of the Wizard of Oz.

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Hazel

Hazel means “the hazelnut tree”. Witch Hazel is a character in Loony Tunes. 

Helena

Helena means “bright and shining light”.

Hermione

Hermione means “messenger” or “earthly”. Hermione is a character in ‘The Harry Potter’ series. 

Irina

Irina means “peace”. Irina is a character from the movie ‘Wicked’.

Ivy

Ivy is a botanical name. Ancient Greeks presented an ivy wreath to newlyweds as a symbol of fidelity.

Katarina

Katarina means “pure”. Katarina is a character from the horror movie ‘Sleepy Hollow’.

Katla

Katla means “kettle” or “cauldron”.

Lamia

Lamia means “shining” or “radiant”. Lamia has been considered in modern times as a vampire name. 

Laurie

Laurie means “bay laurel”.

Lavender

Lavender is a flower and color name. 

Lilith

Lilith means “ghost” or “night monster”.

Lilly

Lilly means “lily”. Lilly is the name of a vampire mother from TV’s “The Munsters”. 

Linnea

Linnea means “twinflower” or “lime tree”.

Linnet

Linnet means “flaxen-haired”.

Luna

Luna means “moon”. Luna is the name of the Roman goddess of the moon. Halloween baby names

Maleficent

Maleficent means “causing harm”. Maleficent is the name of the evil Godmother in Disney’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’.

Mandy

Mandy means “she must be loved”. 

Marnie

Marnie means “from the sea”. Marnie is a character from ‘Halloweentown’.

Mary

Mary means “drop of the sea” or “bitter”. Mary is a character from ‘Hocus Pocus’. 

Matilda

Matilda means “battle-mighty”. Matilda is the name of the main character in the movie ‘Matilda’. 

Mavis

Mavis means “songbird”. Mavis is the daughter of Dracula in the film Hotel Transylvania. 

Melanie

Melanie means “black and dark”.

Molly

Molly means “bitter”. Molly is a pure-blooded witch from the Harry Potter series.

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Morrigan

Morrigan means “phantom queen”. Morrigan was the ancient goddess of war, often symbolized by a crow. 

Morticia

Morticia means “undertaker” or “funeral director”. Morticia is the mother in the cartoon series ‘The Addams Family.’

Myrtle

Myrtle is a botanical name. 

Nan

Nan means “grace”. Nan is a famous character in ‘True Blood’. 

Prudence

Prudence means “caution”. Prudence was one of the three witches on ‘Charmed’. 

Ravenna

Ravenna means “raven” and is also an Italian place name. 

Rosalie

Rosalie means “rose”. Rosalie is a character from ‘Twilight’. 

Rosemary

Rosemary means “dew of the sea” or “a rosemary herb”. Rosemary’s Baby is an old classic horror film. 

Sabrina

Sabrina means “river goddess” or “nymph of the River Severn”. Sabrina the Teenage Witch was a famous tv series back in the ’90s. halloween baby names for girls and b

Salem

Salem means “safe”.

Samantha

Samantha means “told by God”. Samantha is a witch in the tv show “Bewitched”. 

Samara

Samara means “under God’s rule” or “companion in night conversation”. Samara is a character in ‘The Ring’ film. 

Sarah

Sarah means “princess”. Sarah is a character from ‘Hocus Pocus’. 

Selene

Selene means “moon goddess”.

Sukie

Sukie means “loved one”. 

Tabitha

Tabitha means “gazelle”. Tabitha is the name of a character from ‘Scary Movie’.

Trixie

Trixie means “she who brings happiness”.

Verona

Verona means “she who brings victory” or “true image”. 

Wanda

Wanda means “shepherdess” or “wanderer”.

Wednesday

Wednesday means “Woden’s day”. Wednesday is a famous character from The Addam’s Family.

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Wendy

Wendy means “white shadow” or “white wave”. 

Winifred

Winifred means “blessed peacemaking”.

Winnie

Winnie means “holy peacemaking” or “gentle friend”. Winnie is the name of a character from ‘Hocus Pocus’.

Gender-Neutral Halloween Baby Names

Angel

Angel is a word name. 

Basil

Basil means “regal”.

Bela

Bela means “white”. Bela Lugosi was the name of Dracula’s actor. 

Binx

There is no specific meaning for Binx. Binx is a character in ‘Hocus Pocus’. 

Blair

Blair means “dweller on the plain”. The Blair Witch Project is a horror movie. 

Georgie

Georgie means “farmer” or “grace”. Georgie is a character from the ‘It’ movie. 

Hallow

Hallow is a word name. 

Harlow

Harlow means “rock hill” or “army hill”.

Jasper

Jasper means “bringer of treasure”. Jasper is a character from the ‘Twilight’ anime. 

Jett

Jett means “excellence”. 

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October

October is a month-name. 

Onyx

Onyx is a gem name. Onyx, in metaphysical lore, the shiny black onyx stone is just the ticket for protection against negative energies. 

Phoenix

Phoenix means “dark red”. Phoenix symbolizes rebirth and immortality. 

Piper

Piper means “one who plays the pipes” or “flute”.

Poe

Poe means “peacock”.

Raven

Raven is a bird name. Raven is a famous poem from Edgar Allan Poe. 

Regan

Regan means “little king”.

Rune

Rune means “secret”.

Sage

Sage means “wise and knowing”.

Salem

Salem means “safe”. Salem is a character in ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’.

Sam

Sam means “told by God”.

Shadow

Shadow means “shade”.

Sidney

Sidney means “Saint Denis”.

Soul

Soul is a word name. 

Storm

Storm is a word name. 

Tarot

Tarot means “fortune telling cards”. 

Thorn

Thorn means “thorn thicket”. 

Wes

Wes means “western meadow”. Wes Craven was the name of the creator of ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’.

Willow

Willow means “willow tree” or “gracefully slender”. Willow is a fictional character from the famous television series ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’.

Wolf

Wolf means “traveling Wolf”.

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