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.

Aubrey

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

Blair

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

Bram

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

Buffy

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

Carrie

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

Casper

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

Chucky

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

Ciara

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

Freddy

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

Glinda

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.

Jack

Short for Jack-O-Lantern of course.

Jason

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

Jasper

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

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.

Logan

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

Marigold

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

Misty

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

Raven

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

Regan

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.

Sabrina

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

Willow

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

Winifred

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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