140 Halloween Cat Names That Are Ghoulishly Great

Published July 22, 2020
Cat and Halloween decorations

Choosing a descriptive Halloween cat name is easy when you have 140 choices. Browse by the level of fear each name evokes and quickly eliminate the ones that might be too powerful or too frightening.

Spooky Halloween Cat Names

Spooky Halloween-oriented names for your cat include popular words associated with the holiday. Other names have become iconic symbols of this holiday celebration, especially for black cats. Some names are ones that might be great choices for an especially grumpy cat.

  • Abracadabra
  • Ashe
  • Batty
  • Beast
  • Black Orchid
  • Blackie
  • Bones
  • Boo
  • Cinder
  • Crow
  • Hellhound
  • Fang
  • Ghost
  • Ghostie
  • Ghoul
  • Goblin
  • Goth
  • Hex
  • Jet
  • Magic
  • Midnight
  • Monster
  • Raven
  • Shadow
  • Skull
  • Skunk
  • Smokey
  • Spider
  • Spirit
  • Spooky
  • Troll
  • Twilight

Movie and TV Villains for Halloween Cat Names

If you want a truly spooky Halloween cat name, you can consider some of the worst evil villains in movie and comic book cultures. Choose the name that comes closest to the wicked traits you wish to represent in your Halloween cat name.

  1. Bane (Batman)
  2. Darth Vader (Star Wars)
  3. Governor (The Walking Dead)
  4. Killmonger (Black Panther)
  5. Lex (Superman)
  6. Moriarty (Sherlock)
  7. Negan (The Walking Dead)
  8. Palpatine (Star Wars)
  9. Sauron (Lord of the Rings)
  10. Scarecrow (Batman)
  11. Thanos (The Avengers)
  12. Umbridge (Harry Potter)
  13. Voldemort (Harry Potter)
Black cat wearing witch's hat

More Iconic Halloween Characters for Cat Names

You may prefer an iconic spooky Halloween character for your cat. Each name conjures up images of the evil deeds these characters did in books, movies, or TV shows.

  • Beetlejuice
  • Casper
  • Chucky
  • Cujo
  • Cruella
  • Damien
  • Dracula
  • Frankenstein
  • Hannibal
  • Hedwig
  • Hyde
  • Igor
  • Jekyll
  • Mummy
  • Phantom
  • Scarface
  • Skeletor
  • Vamp
  • Warlock
  • Witch
  • Wolf
  • Zombie

Spooky Cat Names That Mean Devil

Almost every religious culture has a devil and/or demon(s). These may be names you wish to consider when choosing your Halloween cat name.

  • Abaddon (The Destroyer)
  • Abnegazar (Marvel's Demons Three)
  • Ahpuch (Mayan devil)
  • Apollyon (Greek Satan)
  • Ashema Deva (Greek variant of Asmodeus)
  • Asmodeus (Greek)
  • Balaam (Hebrew devil)
  • Baphomet (Templars' Satan)
  • Beelzebub (Christian)
  • Beelzebub (Hebrew)
  • Behemoth (Hebrew)
  • Bilé (Celtic god of Hell)
  • Demon
  • Devil
  • Diablo (Spanish)
  • Ghast (Marvel's Demons Three)
  • Leviathan (Hebrew, monster)
  • Lucifer
  • Mastema (Hebrew)
  • Mephistopheles (Germany)
  • Moloch (Latin)
  • Nergal (Babylonian)
  • Nihasa (Native American devil)
  • Old Nick (Devil)
  • O-Yama (Japanese)
  • Pluto (Greek god of underworld)
  • Pwcca (Welsh)
  • Rath (Marvel's Demons Three)
  • Samnu (Central Asia)
  • Satan
  • Shaitab (Arabic)
  • Typhon (Greek)
  • Yen-lo-Wang (Chinese)

Halloween Sweet Cat Names for Fall Season

You can choose from some great Halloween cat names that fit the fall season. You may want a cat name that transcends just the Halloween holiday and encompasses the magic of fall. Candies and food that are popular for doling out to trick-or-treaters area also good cat name choices.

  • Acorn
  • Apple
  • Candy Corn
  • Chestnut
  • Chupa
  • Cider
  • Cinnamon
  • Corndog
  • Copper
  • Cyclops
  • Googly, Googly Eyes
  • Halloween
  • Jack (Jack-o'-lantern)
  • Jelly Belly
  • Maple
  • October
  • Orange Slice
  • Orangie
  • Pumpkin
  • Razzles
  • Rolo
  • Sour Patch
  • Spicy
  • Trickster
  • Trolli
  • Twizzlers
  • Warheads
Black cat with candies

Witches' Cats and Evil Cats From Movies and TV

There are many witches featured in movies and TV series. Not surprising, they all have a pet cat that is their familiar. There are also evil cats featured in some of these iconic shows and you can choose one of these well-known names if you feel the cat's behavior and characteristcs match your feline pet.

  1. Azrael (Smurfs cartoon)
  2. Church (Pet Cemetery)
  3. Crookshanks (Harry Potter)
  4. Midnight (Catwoman)
  5. Mr Bigglesworth (Dr. Austin Powers)
  6. Mr Jinx (Meet the Parents)
  7. Mr. Tinkles (Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore)
  8. Mrs. Norris (Harry Potter)
  9. Pyewacket (Bell, Book and Candle)
  10. Salem (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)
  11. Thackery Binx (Hocus Pocus)
  12. Zip Zip (Bewitched)
  13. Milo (Stuart Little)

Choosing Your Perfect Halloween Cat Name

You have a wide variety of choices for a Halloween cat name. You can opt for a really spooky name or decide that a sweet-sounding Halloween name is a better option. Depending on your cat's personality, you are sure to find an appropriate moniker that will fit your feline pet.

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140 Halloween Cat Names That Are Ghoulishly Great