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22 Halloween inspired baby names perfect for October babies

If like us, you too love Halloween, then enjoy this curated list of baby names perfect for your little boy or girl born this October.


The whimsical meaning behind this adorable baby name is ‘elf ruler’ — the ideal moniker for your little munchkin.


Derived from the Scottish Gaelic blàr, meaning ‘plain’, ‘meadow’, or ‘field, can also be a reference to the film, The Blair Witch Project.


Subtly referencing the first vampire, Dracula who was created by Irish author, Bram Stoker in 1897.


Perhaps a not-so-subtle nod to the hit television show from the 90’s, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.


The name Carrie means ‘free’ and is also the name of Stephen King's Telekinetic Teen


An obvious choice due to Casper the Friendly Ghost, but a perfect name for your October baby nonetheless.


A cute nickname for Charles, and also the name of the main antagonist of the Child's Play slasher film franchise.


This Irish girl’s name means ‘black-haired one’ and could allude to this dark and gothic season.


An adorable name with a sinister background referring to the villain from the movie, Nightmare On Elm Street.


The name Glinda means pretty and is of English origin. It’s also a reference to Glinda the Good Witch from The Wizard Of Oz.


Short for Jack-O-Lantern of course.


Of Greek origin meaning ‘to heal’ but more commonly associated among horror fans with the creepy villain from Friday the 13th.


This name has a deeper meaning associated with the month of October, which is also the name of a red crystal associated with the sacral chakra and root chakra, which is said to have a grounding energy.


Luna is an Italian and Spanish given name of Latin origin, which means Moon. It’s also the name of a popular wizard in the Harry Potter series.


Meaning ‘little hollow’ this adorably autumnal name is of Scottish origin.


This dainty girl’s name refers to October’s birth flower, and is perfect for a sweet Halloween baby.


A fun and unusual name referencing the dark and ominous mist which can often be seen in horror movies.


A simple nod to Edgar Allan Poe's famous poem, this strong girl’s name is packed with drama and intrigue.


This name may mean ‘little king’ but it might be more well known among horror fans as the name of the main character in the frightening film, The Exorcist.


If you watched the hit show, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, growing up, then this name could be a strong contender.


Another friendly witch, this time from the iconic series Buffy the Vampire Slayer Also the name of the enchanting willow tree.


The name means ‘blessed peacemaking’ and comes from Welsh origin, however it also gives a fitting nod to the beloved witch from Hocus Pocus, played by Bette Midler.




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