Halloween is a very popular holiday. And whether you celebrate with ghosts and goblins or a less scary version, you may consider choosing a Halloween inspired baby name for baby's born on or near Halloween.
Baby Names for Girls
- Rosemary - Latin name meaning dew of the sea. From the horror movie.
- Cybil - Greek for prophetess
- Carrie - Feminine form of Caroline. Of Stephen King's novel fame.
- Beatrix (Trixie) - Latin for voyager
- Hazel - English for for tree
- Morgana - From Old Welsh, Morcant (male name)
- Rhiannon - Celtic for great queen
- Sabrina - Welsh name for the river Severn
- Samantha - English form of Samuel. Of Bewitched fame.
- Autumn - From the Latin autumnus for the season.
- Wendy - Probably related to the Welsh Gwen, meaning white. Was Casper the Ghost's witch friend.
- Cruella - Villain from Walt Disney's 101 Dalmations.
- Morticia - Mother from The Addams Family.
- Brunhilda - Common witch name.
Baby Names for Boys
- Freddy - English form of peaceful ruler. Freddy Kruger was a horror movie character.
- Herman - German for army man. Made famous by Herman Munster.
- Igor - Probably from the Old Norse for bow and warrior. Often used as a name for an assistant in the mad scientist's lab.
- Charles (Chucky) - Germanic for man. Chucky was the name of an evil doll in a horror movie.
- Damian - From the Greek to tame. Famous horror movie character.
- Frank - From the Germanic tribe, the Franks. As in Frankenstein.
- Vlad - From the Salvic to rule. Name of the inspiration for Count Dracula.
- Jack - Diminutive of John. As in Jack-o-latern.
- Casper - Dutch form of Jasper. As in Casper the friendly Ghost.
- Forrest - English surname.
- Jason - From the Greek to heal. Name of a horror character.