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October has always been associated with ghosts, goblins, witches, wizards, vampires and zombies as we prepare to celebrate Halloween.


And whether you look to a particular book, movie or even old legend there are plenty of places to inspire you in your baby name quest, if your little one is due around now.


However, if you have exhausted all the movies, books and scary shows that you can think of, why not look for something a little more Gothic-inspired? 




1. Brendan – meaning little raven


2. Cassius – meaning vain 


3. Dorian – meaning child of the sea


4. Edric – meaning wealth 


5. Fable – meaning story


6. Idris – meaning ardent lord


7. Jarlath – meaning tributary lord


8. Jinx – meaning magic charm 


9. Lucifer – meaning light-bearer


10. Merlin – meaning sea hill


11. Onyx – meaning type of gem


12. Phaedra – meaning bright


13. Sullivan – meaning man with black eyes


14. Zephyr – meaning west wind





1. Amethyst – the colour of a gem


2. Aubrey – meaning elf ruler


3. Aura – meaning soft breeze


4. Bellatrix – meaning female warrior


5. Briar – meaning sturdy


6. Edwina – meaning wealthy friend


7. Elvira – meaning truth


8. Fae – meaning faith


9. Melania – meaning black


10. Morwenna – meaning waves of the sea


11. Ophelia – meaning help


12. Rowena – meaning famous friend


13. Rue – meaning regret 


14. Tempest – meaning turbulent



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