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 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 means “man of Adria”. Adrian is a character in the Halloween Series.
Ambrose means “immortal”.
Balthazar means “Baal protects the King”. Balthazar is a character in ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ movie.
Bates means “son of Bartholomew”. Bates is a character in the classic film, ‘Psycho’.
Billy means “resolute protection”. Billy is a character in the film Halloween 5.
Blade means “wealthy glory”. Blade is the name of a vampire hunter or a weapon.
Boris means “to fight”.
Bram means “father of multitudes” or “raven”.
Burton means “fortified enclosure”. Tim Burton is a well-known director.
Casper means “bringer of treasure”. Casper is also a friendly ghost name.
Chucky means “man” or “free man”.
Crane is a bird name.
Cullen means “holly tree”. Cullen is the last name of the main family in ‘Twilight’.
Damien means “to tame” or “subdue”. Damien was a vampire in the Twilight series.
Daniel means “God is my judge”. Daniel was a character in the comic series Halloween: Night dance.
Dexter means “right-handed” or “skillful”. Dexter is the main character in the crime drama mystery series Dexter.
Draco means “dragon”. Draco is a famous character in the Harry Potter franchise.
Edward means “wealthy guardian”. Edward is the name of the main character in Tim Burton’s romantic dark fantasy film ‘Edward Scissorhands’.
Emmett means “truth” or “universal”. Emmett was a character in the Twilight series.
Erik means “eternal ruler”. Erik is the name of a character in the Halloween series.
Freddy means “peaceful ruler”. Freddy has a lot of Halloween references such as Freddy Kruger.
Gage means “oath” or “pledge”. Gage is a character from the Pet Sematary movie.
Gavin means “white hawk”.
Griffin means “strong lord”. Griffin is the name of a mythological creature, half-eagle, half-lion.
Gunnar means “bold warrior”.
Harry means “estate ruler”. Harry Potter is the best-known wizard of recent years.
Hamlet means “little home”.
Hannibal means “grace of Baal” or “god of fertility and fortune”.
Harvey means “battle worthy”. Harvey is a character from ‘The Casper Movie’.
Herbert means “bright army”. ‘Herbert’s First Halloween’ is the name of a children’s book.
Herman means “soldier” or “warrior”. Herman is a character from ‘The Munsters’ movie.
Hitch means “connector of wagons”.
Horus means “sun god”.
Ichabod means “the glory is gone”. Ichabod is a character in a story called ‘Legend of Sleepy Hollow’.
Igor means “warrior” or ‘farm laborer’. Igor is the name of Dr. Frankenstein’s right-hand man.
Jack means “God is gracious”. Jack is the “pumpkin king” of Halloween Town.
Jason means “to heal”. Jason was the name of a fictional character from the Friday the 13th series.
Kane means “warrior”.
Kyra means “throne”.
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 means “lion”.
Lon means “noble and ready”.
Louis means “renowned warrior”. Louis is a royal name.
Lucifer means “light-bearer”. Lucifer is the name of the archangel cast into hell.
Lurch means “archer”. Lurch is the name of the butler from TV’s ‘The Addams Family’.
Martin means “warlike”.
Merlin means “sea fortress”. Merlin is also a sorcerer’s name that came from King Arthur mythology.
Norman means “northerner” or “Norseman”.
Osiris means “with strong eyesight”.
Persephone is a Greek mythology name.
Robert means “bright fame”.
Roc means “person with frizzy hair”.
Quint means “fifth”.
Scorpio means “scorpion”.
Silas means “wood” or “forest”.
Simon means “the listener”.
Stefan means “garland” or “crown”.
Treat is a word name.
Vincent means “conquering”. Vincent Price was the king of classic horror cinema.
Vlad means “to rule”. Vlad is a famous vampire name.
Halloween Names For Girls
Agatha means “good woman”. Agatha is a character from ‘Halloweentown’.
Amelie means “work”.
Annabelle means “loving”. Annabelle is the name of a famous horror movie.
Araminta means “yielding to prayer” or “defender”. Araminta is also a ghost name.
Autumn is a season name.
Belladonna is a botanical name. Belladonna is the name of a poisonous flower also known as nightshade.
Bianca means “white”. Bianca is also a witch name.
Buffy means “dweller near the beaver stream”. Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a famous tv series.
Carrie means “free man”. Carrie is the name of a horror movie.
Cat means “pure” and is also an animal name.
Circe means “bird”. Circe, in Greek mythology, was a witch who changed Odysseus’ crew into pigs.
Clarice means “bright and clear”. Clarice is a character from the movie ‘Silence of the Lambs’.
Claudia means “lame” or “enclosure”. Claudia was the main character in Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire.
Cruella means “evil” or “cruel woman”.
Edwina means “wealthy friend”.
Eglantine means “wild rose”.
Elena means “bright and shining light”. Elena is a character from ‘Vampire Diaries’.
Elizabeth means “pledged to God”. Elizabeth Worthington was a character in the short novel Halloween.
Elly means “completely” or “fairy maiden”.
Elsa is a variation of Elizabeth which means “pledged to God”. Elsa is a famous Disney queen character.
Elvira means “white and fair”. Elvira was the name of the main ghostly character in Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit.
Esme means “beloved”. Esme is a character from Twilight.
Esther means “star”.
Eve means “life”.
Faun means “a young deer”.
Gillian means “youthful”.
Glinda means “fair and good”. Glinda was the name of the witch of the Wizard of Oz.
Hazel means “the hazelnut tree”. Witch Hazel is a character in Loony Tunes.
Helena means “bright and shining light”.
Hermione means “messenger” or “earthly”. Hermione is a character in ‘The Harry Potter’ series.
Irina means “peace”. Irina is a character from the movie ‘Wicked’.
Ivy is a botanical name. Ancient Greeks presented an ivy wreath to newlyweds as a symbol of fidelity.
Katarina means “pure”. Katarina is a character from the horror movie ‘Sleepy Hollow’.
Katla means “kettle” or “cauldron”.
Lamia means “shining” or “radiant”. Lamia has been considered in modern times as a vampire name.
Laurie means “bay laurel”.
Lavender is a flower and color name.
Lilith means “ghost” or “night monster”.
Lilly means “lily”. Lilly is the name of a vampire mother from TV’s “The Munsters”.
Linnea means “twinflower” or “lime tree”.
Linnet means “flaxen-haired”.
Luna means “moon”. Luna is the name of the Roman goddess of the moon.
Maleficent means “causing harm”. Maleficent is the name of the evil Godmother in Disney’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’.
Mandy means “she must be loved”.
Marnie means “from the sea”. Marnie is a character from ‘Halloweentown’.
Mary means “drop of the sea” or “bitter”. Mary is a character from ‘Hocus Pocus’.
Matilda means “battle-mighty”. Matilda is the name of the main character in the movie ‘Matilda’.
Mavis means “songbird”. Mavis is the daughter of Dracula in the film Hotel Transylvania.
Melanie means “black and dark”.
Molly means “bitter”. Molly is a pure-blooded witch from the Harry Potter series.
Morrigan means “phantom queen”. Morrigan was the ancient goddess of war, often symbolized by a crow.
Morticia means “undertaker” or “funeral director”. Morticia is the mother in the cartoon series ‘The Addams Family.’
Myrtle is a botanical name.
Nan means “grace”. Nan is a famous character in ‘True Blood’.
Prudence means “caution”. Prudence was one of the three witches on ‘Charmed’.
Ravenna means “raven” and is also an Italian place name.
Rosalie means “rose”. Rosalie is a character from ‘Twilight’.
Rosemary means “dew of the sea” or “a rosemary herb”. Rosemary’s Baby is an old classic horror film.
Sabrina means “river goddess” or “nymph of the River Severn”. Sabrina the Teenage Witch was a famous tv series back in the ’90s.
Salem means “safe”.
Samantha means “told by God”. Samantha is a witch in the tv show “Bewitched”.
Samara means “under God’s rule” or “companion in night conversation”. Samara is a character in ‘The Ring’ film.
Sarah means “princess”. Sarah is a character from ‘Hocus Pocus’.
Selene means “moon goddess”.
Sukie means “loved one”.
Tabitha means “gazelle”. Tabitha is the name of a character from ‘Scary Movie’.
Trixie means “she who brings happiness”.
Verona means “she who brings victory” or “true image”.
Wanda means “shepherdess” or “wanderer”.
Wednesday means “Woden’s day”. Wednesday is a famous character from The Addam’s Family.
Wendy means “white shadow” or “white wave”.
Winifred means “blessed peacemaking”.
Winnie means “holy peacemaking” or “gentle friend”. Winnie is the name of a character from ‘Hocus Pocus’.
Gender-Neutral Halloween Baby Names
Angel is a word name.
Basil means “regal”.
Bela means “white”. Bela Lugosi was the name of Dracula’s actor.
There is no specific meaning for Binx. Binx is a character in ‘Hocus Pocus’.
Blair means “dweller on the plain”. The Blair Witch Project is a horror movie.
Georgie means “farmer” or “grace”. Georgie is a character from the ‘It’ movie.
Hallow is a word name.
Harlow means “rock hill” or “army hill”.
Jasper means “bringer of treasure”. Jasper is a character from the ‘Twilight’ anime.
Jett means “excellence”.
October is a month-name.
Onyx is a gem name. Onyx, in metaphysical lore, the shiny black onyx stone is just the ticket for protection against negative energies.
Phoenix means “dark red”. Phoenix symbolizes rebirth and immortality.
Piper means “one who plays the pipes” or “flute”.
Poe means “peacock”.
Raven is a bird name. Raven is a famous poem from Edgar Allan Poe.
Regan means “little king”.
Rune means “secret”.
Sage means “wise and knowing”.
Salem means “safe”. Salem is a character in ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’.
Sam means “told by God”.
Shadow means “shade”.
Sidney means “Saint Denis”.
Soul is a word name.
Storm is a word name.
Tarot means “fortune telling cards”.
Thorn means “thorn thicket”.
Wes means “western meadow”. Wes Craven was the name of the creator of ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’.
Willow means “willow tree” or “gracefully slender”. Willow is a fictional character from the famous television series ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’.
Wolf means “traveling Wolf”.
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