Don't settle for a boring baby name when you have these unique and cool baby names to choose from. These names have a dark edge to them -- making them perfect for your baby born this Halloween month.
Spooky character names
Some of our favorite characters from scary movies and TV shows have great name! Check out a few of our top picks:
Halloween-inspired girl names
- Blair -- A Blair Witch Project
- Regan -- The Exorcist
- Buffy -- Buffy the Vampire Slayer
- Elvira -- the famous "mistress of the dark"
- Morticia -- The Addams Family
- Phantom -- scary ghost
- Eric -- vampire from True Blood
- Rosemary -- Rosemary's Baby
- Sookie -- True Blood character
- Carrie -- Steven King classic book and movie
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Halloween-inspired boy names
- Damien -- The Omen
- Darth -- Darth Vader from Star Wars
- Voldemort -- Harry Potter
- Casper -- "The Friendly Ghost"
- Chuckie -- Child's Play
- Freddy -- Nightmare on Elm Street
- Malachi -- Children of the Corn
- Norman -- Norman Bates in Psycho
- Cole -- The Sixth Sense
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Baby names with spooky meanings
If you want a spooky baby name that isn't associated with a horror movie character, check out the following names that all have unique and edgy meanings.
The following baby girl names all mean "dark," which would also be perfect if you are having a dark-haired baby. Check out the dark and spooky names and their origins below:
- Adreana -- Italian name
- Ciarda -- Gaelic name
- Darcey -- Irish name
- Delia -- Welsh baby name
- Melaina -- French name
- Brunetta -- Italian name meaning, "dark haired"
- Zilla -- Hebrew name meaning, "shadow"
The following Halloween-inspired boy names have meanings that also mean "dark:"
- Adrian -- German name
- Black -- English name
- Dany -- Gaelic name
- Kearne -- Irish name
- Kyran -- Irish name
Girl names with an edge
This list of girl names has a cool edge to them. From Shadow to Raven to unique X and Z names, check out some of our favorite dark and mysterious baby girl names:
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Boy names with an edge
These edgy boy names are unique and fun -- perfect for your October baby. Names with X and Z have instant credo as being dark and mysterious. Check out our top picks below:
Lastly, the boy name Ohanzee is a Native American name meaning "shadow."
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