Think Halloween Dog Names and what comes to mind?
Monsters and Goblins and Scary Characters?
Spooky, Creepy, Ghoulish?
By Janice Jones |Last Updated March 18, 2019
Maybe you are a movie or TV buff and can’t wait to see this years line up of the most scary movies of all times.
If you are a kid (or one at heart), you may think trick-or-treat and hauling in some yummy candy.
And, don’t forget those costume parties and
cozy bonfires. But if you have a puppy to name, You may want to consider a scary or just plain fun name for him.
If your puppy was born on Halloween, you might want to consider a great Halloween dog name fitting for the occasion.
Maybe you will be picking up your new puppy around All Hallows' Eve and what could be better than a name reminance of the holiday.
The United States loves this holiday and many other countries of the world celebrate it also.
Many people may not realize that there is a long history behind this ghoulish day, with many links to religious observations.
If you are interested, you might want to look into the holiday’s history. If not, onward to the names.
Names are listed alphabetically without regard to gender. Many are gender neutral, but some are more appropriate for boys or girls.
Names seemed to pop out of our head when we thought about the following topics...
Words that remind you of Halloween and Autumn
Costumes and props
Fun Monster type movies and television
Famous Villains from books and other media
The Colors Black and Orange
Ahab (from Moby Dick)
Ash (Evil Dead)
Atlas (Villain in Superman)
Axe (A great Prop if you're dressing up)
Babadook (Horror movie)
Banshee (Ghosts in Irish and Scottish Folk lore)
Bat (What's Halloween without bats?
Beetlejuice (From the movie)
Bill (From the TV series True Blood)
Blackjack (Card Game)
Blade (Vampire Hunter)
Boo (Monsters, Inc.)
Buffy (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
Caliban ('The Tempest', William Shakespeare)
Candar (Evil Dead)
Casper (friendly ghost)
Castiel (from TV Supernatural)
Celia Mae (Monsters Inc.)
Chucky (Child’s Play)
Cider (Drink Often associated with Halloween)
Clown (Friendly or Scary?)
Crawford (from Penny Dreadful)
Crow (Movie of same name))
Cruella Deville (101 Dalmatians)
Cujo (Steven King's book)
Damien (from The Omen)
Dante (Dante's Inferno)
Darth Vader (Star Wars)
Dexter (serial killer)
Dorian (Dorian Gray - Book, The Picture of Dorian Gray)
Draco (Harry Potter)
Edward (From The Twilight Saga)
Eleven (from TV, Stranger Things)
Elvira (Mistress of the Dark
Emily (the Corpse Bride
Eric (From the TV series True Blood)
Eve (All Hallows' Eve)
Franky (Frank for short)
Freddy (Nightmare on Elm Street)
Gargoyle (Scary sculptures on Old buildings)
Gomez (Father in Addams' Family)
Goosebumps (Children’s books and TV shows)
Hannibal Lecter (Silence of the Lambs)
Harley Quinn (Villian in the Batman Adventures)
Haunted Make it cute: Haunty
Hobo (species of spider)
Igor Isabella (From The Twilight Saga)
Jack (from The Shining)
Jacob (From The Twilight Saga)
Jason (From Friday the 13)
Jaws (from the movie)
Jekyll (and Mr. Hyde)
Jester (Court Comedian)
Jigsaw from the movie Saw
Joker (Bat Man)
Karloff (Boris Karloff, actor)
Killer (Great name for a tiny dog)
Kit Kat (candy)
Knight (Black Knight)
Lange (TV Show Jessica Lange Horror Story)
Lanky from Monsters’ Inc.
Lex (Luthor from Superman)
Lucifer (Another name for the Devil)
Lucius (Malfoy) from Harry Potter
Luna (Moon and character in Harry Potter)
Lurch (Addams Family)
Magic (as in black magic)
Maze (corn maze)
Medusa (In Greek Mythology, she was a monster)
Michael (mass murderer in the Halloween series)
Morticia Addams (Addams Family)
Noir ( French for black)
Nosferatu Noz for short (First vampire movie)
Norman (from Psycho)
Olaf (Costume from Frozen)
Onyx (Black Stone)
Osiris (God of the Afterlife from Ancient Egypt)
Patches (Pumpkin Patches)
Pennywise (from Steven’s Book, Penny for short)
Poe (Edgar Allen Poe)
Poltergeist (Polter for short)
Pugsley (From the Addams Family)
Randy (Boggs in Monsters Inc.)
Raven (Large black bird and Poe character)
Reaper (Grim Reaper)
Regan (The Exorcist)
Ripley (from Alien)
Rosemary (Rosemary's Baby)
Roz (Monsters’ Inc.)
Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Salem (from Salem’s Lot)
Sam (From the TV series True Blood)
Skull (What's Halloween without a skull or two?)
Snickers ( candy)
Sookie (From the TV series True Blood)
Spaulding (House of 1000 Corpses)
Squash (vegetable In the same family as Pumpkin
Stephen (for Stephen King)
Sulley (from Monsters Inc.)
Tara (From the TV series True Blood)
Tiffany (Bride of Chucky)
Tootsie (Roll) Candy
Treat (Treatie, Treator)
Vanessa (from Penny Dreadful)
Vincent Price (Actor)
Voldemort (Harry Potter)
Wednesday (daughter in Addams' Family)
Weenie (for Halloween)
Willow (from Buffy the Vanpire Slayer)
Witchy or Witchie
Yaxley (Harry Potter)
Zander (from Buffy the Vanpire Slayer)
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