Halloween dog names: 100 Inspired spooky, scary to Sweet Names

Are you looking for Halloween dog names? In this article, we are going to share spooky, horror, scary, creepy and sweet popular dog names for Halloween lovers.

Are you planning to dress your puppy for this Halloween? These Halloween dog names are great choices for choosing a best, scary, creepy, and spooky holiday.

If you have a dog born in October, one of these unique Halloween dog names could be the perfect fit for the occasion. You need to broaden your imagination to give a male dog and female dog the perfect name.

Around the world, every family brings beautiful puppies to join their family. Around the world, every family brings beautiful puppies to join their family. Choose a unique name from the spooky, horror, scary, or sweet names below for your male or female dog.

Halloween dog names
Halloween dog names

Halloween Girl dog names

Halloween is the time for you to give cute, unique or scary names to your female dog. The names below are also meaningful to help you get the best name.

Agatha – Halloweentown

Absinthe- “wormwood”

Annie – Wilkes, Misery

Astra – From The Stars. 

Autumn – Seasonal and sweet, this synonym for fall makes a great dog name.

Bat – Perfect for a dog with bat-like ears (or a batty personality).


Bella – Twilight

Belladonna – poisonous plant; means “beautiful lady”

Bill – From the TV series True Blood

Blackjack – a lucky card

Blair – The Blair Witch Project

Boo – Spiritual Significance [Astoria, Dorothy] 

Buffy – Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Butterfinger –  candy

Butterscotch –  candy



Carrie – Free



Cinnamon – The Spice

Clarice – Illustrious, Enlightened.

Clarice – The Silence of the Lambs

Cobweb – A spider web, spiderweb, spider’s web, or cobweb

Crow – “crow, rook”

Cruella – Evil, Cruel

Damien – “powerful man of the people” and “to tame”

Devil – demon

Dexter – from the showtime serial killer

Dove – Bird Of Peace.

Dracula – “the devil”

Eclipse – “sun gift.”

Elena – Vampire Diaries

Elvira -Truth

Ember – Spark, Burning Low. 

Esme – Twilight


Fang – wind

Fog – “fog, mist”

Frankenweenie – is a 2012 American 3D stop motion-animated supernatural horror comedy film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures

Freddy – Peace Ruler.


Glenda – Wizard of Oz




Hazel – “the hazelnut tree”

Heath – “someone who lived at, on, or by, a moor or heath”.

Hermione – Harry Potter

Hocus – “to cheat”

Isabella – From The Twilight Saga

Jinx – Spell



Licorice – “sweet”

Lucifer – devil or Satan

Luna – Harry Potter

Luna – Moon

Magic – “immortal one”

Magic – as in black magic

Maleficent – Evil Godmother in Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty.” She is the self-proclaimed “Mistress of all Evil.”

Marnie – Halloweentown

Mary – Hocus Pocus

Matilda – Matilda

Medusa – “to protect, to rule over”.






Morticia – The Addams Family



Nightmare – Dark Beauty.

Ninja – “little girl”

Noir –  French for black


Onyx – nail, claw.

Piper – Halloweentown

Raven – “raven”

Rosemary – Rosemary’s Baby

Sabrina – Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Samantha – Witch wife from the TV show, “Bewitched”

Samara – The Ring

Sarah – Hocus Pocus

Sherlock – “bright hair”

Skittles –  candy

Snickers –  candy

Sookie –  “rose” or “lily”



Spyda – spider


Tabitha – Scary Movie


Trouble – Trouble (Literally!)

Wanda – Wanda

Wednesday – Daughter from TV/movie, “The Addams Family” Daughter

Wednesday – The Addams Family

Weenie – for Halloween

Willow –  Slender;graceful. 

Winnie – Hocus Pocus



scary names for dogs
Scary names for dogs

Halloween Male dog names

Strong male dogs will fit names like “Blaze”, “Hulk” or the ghostly names “Frankenstein”. Here are many spooky, scary, horror names for you to choose from for the Halloween male dog.

Addams – The Addams Family

Annabel Lee –  “graceful beauty”

Arachna – Spider Woman

Ashes – “ash tree”

Astra – From The Stars

Autumn – Seasonal and sweet, this synonym for fall makes a great dog name

Balthazar – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Banshee – Screaming Spirit

Barnabas – First name of vampire from TV show – soon to be movie “Dark Shadows”

Bat – Perfect for a dog with bat-like ears – or a batty personality

Bates – Psycho

Beast – A good name for a mean-looking dog—and possibly an even better ironic name for a sweet little fluffball

Beelzebub – Another name for Devil

Betelgeuse – Scary spirit – don’t say it 3 times!

Bill – From the TV series True Blood

Billy – Hocus Pocus

Binx – Hocus Pocus

Blackbeard – Pirate Ghost

Blackie – nickname for a person with dark eyes or one who was reputed to have the power of casting the evil eye on someone, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’, ‘dark’ + ie ‘eye’.

Blackjack – a lucky card

Blade – Knife, Sword

Blair – From the movie The Blair Witch Project

Blaze  – “fire”

Bloody – Mary Ghost Legend

Bogey / Bogeyman 

Bones – As in skeleton bones

Boo – Exclamation of Scare

Boris – Legendary horror movie actor, Boris Karloff

Bram – Stoker, author behind Dracula

Broomstick – The perfect complement to any pet parent with a witchy side.

Buffy – Vampire Slayer

Burton – Tim Burton

Cackles – Whether you’re a clown or a witch, this dog brings laughter to your life.

Carrie – Stephen King’s Telekinetic Teen

Casper – A Friendly Ghost

Chaos – Extremely Disorganized

Chucky – Chucky

Crane – Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Crimson – The color of blood

Cruella – Cruella DeVil, villain from Disney’s “101 Dalmations”

Cullen – Twilight

Cyclops – One-Eyed

Damien – The Omen

Dexter – “one who dyes”

Draco – serpent or dragon

Dracula – Kidding!

Draven – A dark undead antihero from The Crow

Edgar or Edgar Allen – Poe, of course

Edward – Edward Scissorhands

Frankenstein – Dr. Frankenstein, of course, created the famous green-faced, bolt-necked monster.

Frankenweenie – This Tim Burton film tells the story of young Victor Frankenstein, who brings his dog Sparky back to life.

Freddy – A Nightmare on Elm Street

Fright – Fitting for a spooky pup—or one who’s easily frightened.

Gargoyle – Some dog breeds, such as French Bulldogs, have facial features similar to gargoyles.

Georgie – It

Ghost – An ideal Halloween dog name for a pup who’s all white.

Goblin – These monsters are typically small and mischievous. Does that sound like your dog?

Gremlin – The spooky creatures of 1980s movie fame.

Griffin – Practical Magic

Hannibal – Silence of the Lambs

Harvey – Casper

Herman – The Munsters

Hitch or Hitchcock – In honor of Alfred Hitchcock.

Hulk – Scary Superhero

Ichabod – Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Igor – Frankenstein

Jack – O’Lantern, that is

Jason – Friday the 13th

Jasper – Twilight

Malachi – Messenger Of God

Norman – Psycho

Regan – The Exorcist

Rune – “secret”

Salem – Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Sanderson – Hocus Pocus

Thorn – “thorn bush”.

Vincent – Conquering

Vlad – Prince

Wes – An homage to Wes Craven, creator of A Nightmare on Elm Street

Wolf – “little wolf”

spooky dog names
Spooky dog names

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Henry Mark

Mark is Editor at dognamesbest.com covering Information about breeds, naming dogs. He's a graduate in veterinary medicine at the agricultural academy.