HALLOWEEN 🎃 Scary Baby Names and Story Behind It


Babies are all sweetness and light, of course. When it comes to choosing name it is very hard and challenging.

Don’t let misguided yourself by Halloween because giving your baby a name during this period can be very dangerous. You might not want to give your baby a name associated with old creepy legend, movies or even books! And why? Look what they are associated with!

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Here are some spooky names for Halloween and other creepy, crawly times of the year.

Boy Spooky Names

  • Adolf (Hitler)
  • Alfred (Hitchcock)
  • Ash
  • Bates (Psycho)
  • Blade
  • Bram (Bram Stoker, author of Dracula)
  • Casper (Casper the Friendly Ghost)
  • Chucky (Child’s Play)
  • Damien (Thorn, The Omen)
  • Draco (Harry Potter, The boy who hasn’t a choice)


  • Dracula
  • Edgar (Edgar Allan Poe, American poet)
  • Freddy (Krueger, A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Gomez (The Addams Family)
  • Hades (Greek god of the underworld)
  • Hannibal (The Silence of the Lambs)
  • Hitchcock (Alfred Hitchcock, film director)
  • Jack (The Shining)
  • Jason (Friday the 13th)
  • Lucifer (according to the bible The Devil, also referred to as Satan)


  • Michael (Myers, Halloween)
  • Norman (Bates, Psycho)
  • Poe (Edgar Allan Poe, American poet)
  • Pugsley (The Addams Family)
  • Rasputin (Russian mystic, an adviser to the Romanovs)
  • Romero (George A. Romero, director of Night of the Living Dead)
  • Romeo (Romeo and Juliet)
  • Salem (witch trials)
  • Storm
  • Tim (Burton, director, and producer)
  • Vlad (Vlad the Impaler, Romanian prince, also known as Dracula)


Girl Spooky Names

  • Annie (Wilkes, Misery)
  • Arachna (Spider-Women)
  • Banshee (Screaming spirit)
  • Bella (Twilight)
  • Belladonna (poisonous plant; means “beautiful lady”)
  • Blair (The Blair Witch Project)
  • Buffy (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Carole Anne (Poltergeist)
  • Carrie (A telekinetic teen from the movie Carrie)
  • Clarice (The Silence of the Lambs)


  • Cruella (101 Dalmatians)
  • Desdemona (Othello)
  • Ivy (from poison ivy)
  • Juliet (Romeo and Juliet)
  • Lilith (a female demon in Jewish mythology)
  • Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty)
  • Mallory (meaning unlucky)
  • Mary (Bloody Mary)
  • Morticia (The Addams Family)
  • Ophelia (Hamlet)


  • Regan (The Exorcist)
  • Rosemary (Rosemary’s Baby)
  • Rue (Hunger games – she died very young)
  • Sabrina (The witch)
  • Samara (The Ring)
  • Shadow
  • Ursula (The Little Mermaid and the ghost girl on toilets in Harry Potter)
  • Wednesday (The Addams Family)


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