144 Spook-tacular Halloween Dog Names

Whether your pooch has a bit of the devil in them or a mysterious personality or you just love Halloween, one of these names is perfect for your pup.

Published August 30, 2023
Frenchie puppy in a pumpkin

If you're welcoming a new four-legged family member around this hauntingly awesome holiday, you may be searching for names that honor the spirit of Halloween. Or maybe you just love spooky stuff and want your pup to have Halloween vibes all year long. Whatever the case may be, choosing a Halloween dog name can be an exciting way to give their forever name an added spark.

Spooky Dog Names From Cute to Creepy

bulldog with devil horns

Whether you love a cute name like Boo or want something more mysterious like Nosferatu, there's a name on this list for every dog that lives on the spookier side of life!

  • Banshee
  • Bat
  • Boo
  • Casper
  • Coven
  • Crypt
  • Damien
  • Dracula
  • Elvira
  • Fang
  • Frankenstein 
  • Goblin
  • Hocus
  • Howler
  • Igor
  • Luna
  • Midnight
  • Mummy
  • Mystic
  • Nosferatu
  • Omen
  • Phantom
  • Pocus
  • Raven
  • Shadow
  • Specter
  • Spell
  • Voodoo
  • Zombie

Halloween Dog Names From Pop Culture

If you're a fan of horror movies, fantasy series, or anything that's culturally Halloweeny, you may want to consider naming your pooch after your favorite horror classic. 

  • Ash: Evil Dead
  • Bella: Twilight
  • Buffy: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Chucky: Child's Play
  • Coraline: Coraline
  • Crowley: Supernatural
  • Dexter: Dexter
  • Elvira: Elvira: Mistress of the Dark
  • Freddy: A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Gandalf: Lord of the Rings
  • Ghostface: Scream
  • Gomez: The Addams Family
  • Gremlin: Gremlins
  • Hannibal: Silence of the Lambs
  • Hermione: Harry Potter
  • Hopper: Stranger Things
  • Ichabod: Sleepy Hollow
  • Jason: Friday the 13th
  • Jigsaw: Saw
  • Krueger: A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Lestat: Interview with the Vampire
  • Morticia: The Addams Family
  • Norman: Psycho
  • Oogie: The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Pennywise: IT
  • Regan: The Exorcist
  • Ripley: Alien
  • Samara: The Ring
  • Scully: The X-Files
  • Vader: Star Wars

Cute Halloween Names for Dogs

dog dressed like a witch

Halloween doesn't have to be all spooks and scares; it can also be irresistibly cute — just like your pup!

  • Autumn
  • Batty
  • Boo
  • Candy
  • Charm
  • Cider
  • Cookie
  • Cosmo (Like a potion cosmo)
  • Cuddle (Like the cuddle monster)
  • Doodle
  • Fairy
  • Fizz (Like fizzy potions)
  • Giggles
  • Goblin 
  • Jack or Jack-o'-Lantern
  • Jellybean
  • Magic
  • Marshmallow
  • Moonbeam
  • Nutmeg 
  • Pebbles (As in candy pebbles)
  • Pixie
  • Pumpkin
  • Sparkle
  • Wiggles

Candy-Inspired Halloween Dog Names

Sometimes, it can feel like candy is raining from the sky on Halloween. If you're a fan of this holiday tradition, consider naming your dog after your favorite kind of sweets.

  • Aero
  • Butterfinger
  • Candy
  • Caramel
  • Crunch
  • Dots
  • Fudge
  • Gobstopper
  • Heath
  • Hershey
  • Jellybean
  • KitKat
  • Lollipop
  • M&M
  • Mars
  • Mentos
  • Milky
  • Nerds
  • Oreo
  • Peppermint
  • Pixie
  • Reese 
  • Rolo
  • Skittles
  • Snickers
  • Starburst
  • Sugar
  • Taffy
  • Twix
  • Whopper

Name Your Dog Something Witchy

If your dog has a bewitching personality, naming them after a witch or warlock could be the key. 

  • Agnes: Hocus Pocus
  • Bellatrix: Harry Potter
  • Binx: Hocus Pocus
  • Blair: The Blair Witch Project
  • Cackle
  • Cauldron
  • Charm
  • Circe: A Greek sorceress
  • Elphaba: Wicked
  • Endora: Bewitched
  • Enigma
  • Glinda: The good witch from The Wizard of Oz
  • Grimalkin: An old term for a witch's cat
  • Hazel: Like witch hazel
  • Hex
  • Hocus
  • Jinx
  • Luna: Harry Potter
  • Magick
  • Maleficent: Sleeping Beauty
  • Medea: A Greek sorceress
  • Merlin: The wizard from Arthurian legend
  • Minerva: Harry Potter
  • Morgana: From Arthurian legend
  • Mystic
  • Nebula 
  • Pocus
  • Sabrina: Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • Salem: From the Salem Witch Trials 
  • Willow: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Choosing a Halloween Dog Name

The name you pick will stay with your dog for their lifetime. You'll be calling out this name daily, so make sure it's not just thematic but also easy for your pup to understand. One or two syllables often work best. Consider your dog's personality, appearance, and your own pop culture or folklore preferences to find a name that's a perfect fit.

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144 Spook-tacular Halloween Dog Names