If you’re expecting to give birth on Halloween, nearby, or just some time in October – you may want to think about a baby name inspired by all things spooky.


Or perhaps your baby’s due whenever, and you just really like the idea of a bewitching baby name? Well, we’ve got all kinds of ideas for you to consider.

From famous witches and ghosts from Hollywood films, to the simple yet iconic black cat or glimpse at the moon…

Whatever your reason, check out our pick of Halloween-inspired baby names for boys and girls, below:

35 Halloween baby names for boys and girls

  • Adam (from The Addams Family)
  • Alfred
  • Angel (Used as a boys' name in Buffy, The Vampire Slayer)
  • Bellatrix (LeStrange, from Harry Potter)
  • Blade
  • Blair (Blair Witch Project)
  • Buffy (Buffy The Vampire Slayer)
  • Carrie (The iconic Stephen King character)
  • Cary
  • Casper (The Friendly Ghost)
  • Cat
  • Chucky
  • Clarice
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  • Damien
  • Dexter
  • Dorothy (The Wizard Of Oz)
  • Eve
  • Fairuza (Balk, the iconic actress behind Nancy in The Craft)
  • Frank
  • Freddy
  • Glinda (The Good Witch, from The Wizard Of Oz)
  • Jack (O-Lantern)
  • Luna
  • Marion
  • Merlin
  • Morticia (The Addams Family)
  • Norman
  • Regan
  • Rosemary (From Rosemary's Baby)
  • Sabrina (Sabrina The Teenage Witch)
  • Salem
  • Samantha (the main character in the class TV series, Bewitched)
  • Willow (a Buffy character)
  • Winifred (one of the witches from Hocus Pocus)
  • Xander (also a character in Buffy)

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