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24 baby names that are inspired by HALLOWEEN!

HALLOWEEN is upon us! Is your baby due around this time?

If you’re all about pumpkins, witches and skeletons and want your baby to have a HALLOWEEN-inspired name, then check out this SPOOKY list of names!

What’s your favourite one? Let us know…

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10 names of boys inspired by Halloween

1. Blade

Blade is the name of the vampire hunter from the movie of the same name. Blade means ‘wealthy glory’.

2. Casper

You automatically think of Casper the Friendly Ghost with this name. However, Casper actually means ‘wealthy man’.

3. Cullen

Does this name remind you of the handsome vampire Edward Cullen from Twilight? Well Cullen is actually an Irish name that means ‘handsome’, so there you go!

4. Damien

Damien is a name of a character from The Omen, in which the main character is the devil incarnate.

5. Draco

We think of blond-haired Draco Malfoy from Harry Potter when we hear this name. It means ‘dragon serpent’.

6. Fester

As in Uncle Fester from The Addam’s Family. Fester is a short name for Silvester.

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7. Harry

As in Harry Potter, everyone’s favourite boy wizard. Harry was originally a nickname for Henry and Harold.

8. Jasper

Jasper also means ‘treasure’ but we automatically think of the vampire character of Jasper in Twilight.

9. Merlin

The most famous wizard. Merlin means ‘sea hill’.

10. October

It’s Halloween month, so why not name your baby this? After all, June and May are popular names too.

11. Orion

Orion means ‘son of fire’.

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12. Raven

Do you think of the Three Eyed Raven from Game of Thrones when you hear this name? We do. A raven is a black bird associated with death.

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12 girls names that are inspired by Halloween

1. Annabelle

As in the possessed doll from the film of the same name. Annabelle means ‘graceful’.

2. Asteria

There’s a lot of magic surrounding Halloween and Asteria is a magical name that means ‘like a star’.

3. Blair

Meaning dweller on the plain.

4. Buffy

We automatically think of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Buffy is a diminutive of Elizabeth.

5. Clarice

Clarice is an FBI agent in Silence of the Lambs. Clarice means ‘bright’.

6. Daphne

Daphne is a character from cartoon series Scooby Doo and a member of the Mystery Inc. scouting out haunted places.

7. Elvira

Elvira was the name of the main character in comedy horror flick Mistress of the Dark. Elvira means ‘beautiful, truth.’

8. Luna

The moon is often associated with werewolves. Luna mean ‘moon’.

9. Hermoine

Another Harry Potter character. Hermoine means ‘well born’ or ‘stone’.

12. Rune

Rune is a name that comes from ancient symbols used in magic and means ‘secret’.

11. Sabrina

Is there anyone cooler than Sabrina the Teenage Witch? Sabrina means ‘legendary princess’.

12. Zelda

You think of the video game The Legend of Zelda when you hear this name, and it’s been a great inspiration for costumes for this time of year.