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The Best Halloween-Inspired Baby Names

Casper, Luna, Rune, and 60 More of the Best Halloween-Inspired Baby Names

A newborn sleeping in a Halloween-themed monster hat.

If you're a Halloween-loving parent — or are expecting your child to arrive around the holiday — what better way to make the magic of 31 Oct. last all year than to name your baby something spooktacular? Ranging from names in popular Halloween movies to those based off All Hallows' Eve legends and ones that have elements of magic, we've rounded up a bunch of baby names for girls and boys (though so many of these are great for any baby) that are inspired by the spooky season.

Scroll through to find your favourite!

Halloween Names For Boys

  1. Addams (The Addams Family)
  2. Balthazar (The Sorcerer's Apprentice)
  3. Bates (Psycho)
  4. Billy (Hocus Pocus)
  5. Binx (Hocus Pocus)
  6. Bram (Bram Stoker)
  7. Burton (Tim Burton)
  8. Casper (Casper)
  9. Chucky (Chucky)
  10. Crane (Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
  11. Cullen (Twilight)
  12. Damien (The Omen)
  13. Dexter (Dexter)
  14. Draco (Harry Potter)
  15. Edward (Edward Scissorhands)
  16. Freddy (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  17. Georgie (It)
  18. Griffin (Practical Magic)
  19. Hannibal (Silence of the Lambs)
  20. Harvey (Casper)
  21. Herman (The Munsters)
  22. Ichabod (Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
  23. Igor (Frankenstein)
  24. Jack
  25. Jason (Friday the 13th)
  26. Jasper (Twilight)
  27. Norman (Psycho)
  28. Regan (The Exorcist)
  29. Rune
  30. Salem (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)
  31. Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)
  32. Thorn
  33. Wolf

Halloween Names For Girls

  1. Agatha (Halloweentown)
  2. Autumn
  3. Blair (The Blair Witch Project)
  4. Buffy (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  5. Carrie (Carrie)
  6. Cat
  7. Elena (Vampire Diaries)
  8. Esme (Twilight)
  9. Eve
  10. Glenda (Wizard of Oz)
  11. Hallow
  12. Hazel
  13. Hermione (Harry Potter)
  14. Luna (Harry Potter)
  15. Marnie (Halloweentown)
  16. Mary (Hocus Pocus)
  17. Matilda (Matilda)
  18. Morticia (The Addams Family)
  19. Piper (Halloweentown)
  20. Raven
  21. Rosemary (Rosemary's Baby)
  22. Sabrina (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)
  23. Samara (The Ring)
  24. Sarah (Hocus Pocus)
  25. Tabitha (Scary Movie)
  26. Tarot
  27. Wanda (Wanda)
  28. Wednesday (The Addams Family)
  29. Willow
  30. Winnie (Hocus Pocus)
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