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22 spooky names for your Halloween born baby

All Hallows Eve will be soon upon us, and if you have a little witch or wizard on the way (or know someone who does) it might be cool to give them a name to mark the season. Here are 22 baby names (11 for boys and 11 for girls) inspired by the spooky season.

For your little boy:

Norman- the eerie main character from Psycho (1960)

Dexter- the creepy main character from the series Dexter (2006)

Damien- the young boy from the 1976 horror film, The Omen

Harry- after Harry Potter, the most famous wizard of all time, of course!

Edward- Johnny Depp’s iconic character from award-winning film, Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Freddy- inspired by one of the most loved spooky films of all time, A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Cullen - After the Cullen family from Vampire sensation Twilight (2008)

Draco - if you’re a Slytherin at heart, Draco is the perfect name for your little wizard!

Casper - a friendlier option from Casper the friendly ghost.

Adam - after the Addams Family.

Franky- after Mary Shelley’s spooky character from her gothic novel, Frankenstein

For your little girl:

Harley- after Harlequin, the Joker’s true love from The Suicide Squad (2016)

Bella – the teenager who falls in love with a vampire in Twilight (2008)

Marnie – after the main character from Disney channel original movie, Halloweentown (1998)

Carrie – from the classic horror movie based on Stephen Kings novel, Carrie

Piper- after Piper Hallowell, the eldest witch-sister from the series Charmed

Sabrina- if you loved Sabrina the Teenage Witch growing up, Sabrina could be a fantastic name for little girl!

Regan- after the character possessed by the devil in The Exorcist (1973)

Emily-Rose – after the main charter from The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

Winifred – inspired by Bette Midler’s famous depiction of Winifred Sanderson from Hocus Pocus (1993)

Blair- inspired by the 1999 film, The Blair Witch Project

Daphne – after the fashionista member of Mystery Inc

With her daughter Evie as her muse, Anna writes about mumhood and all its intersections from mental health to movies, social issues to pop culture. Anna lives in Dublin with her daughter, partner, three younger sisters and parents. She is a dreadful cook, a fair guitar player and thinks caffeine should be given as a yearly vaccine to parents - courtesy of the HSE.

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