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Halloween Cat Names – 275+ Spooktacular Ideas

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Are you looking for Halloween cat names? Get ready for 275+ ideas that range from spooky to sweet and everything in between.

Halloween Cat Names

Spooky Halloween Cat Names

Halloween is a holiday designed to scare, so let’s start with these spooky names that conjure up an ominous feeling.

  • Bat
  • Batty
  • Beast
  • Beelzebub
  • Blaze
  • Bogeyman – Bogey for short
  • Bones
  • Boo
  • Brute
  • Cackles
  • Cat
  • Cobweb
  • Creeper
  • Demon
  • Devil
  • Diablo
  • Echo
  • Eerie
  • Fang
  • Ghost
  • Goblin
  • Goth
  • Gremlin
  • Halloween
  • Halloweenie
  • Hex
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Jack
  • Jack-o-Lantern
  • Jinx
  • Killa
  • Lucifer
  • Magic
  • Midnight
  • Monster
  • Moon
  • Noir – French for black
  • Omen
  • Phantom
  • Raven
  • Reaper
  • Satan
  • Salem
  • Scarecrow
  • Shadow
  • Slayer
  • Sorcerer
  • Sorceress
  • Spider
  • Spirit
  • Spooky
  • Stormy
  • Tarot
  • Trick
  • Trickster
  • Trixie
  • Thunder
  • Twilight
  • Vampire
  • Villain
  • Vixen
  • Voodoo
  • Warlock
  • Witch
  • Wolf
  • Zombie

If you’d like more spooky ideas be sure to check out our list of witchy cat names.

Cat with witch costume

Halloween Cat Names Inspired by Characters

From creepy movies to spooky and mysterious TV shows to classic literature, the arts are ripe with characters who have scared and thrilled us over the years. We love using these characters for Halloween cat names and think you’ll enjoy them, too.

  • Addams The Addams Family
  • Beetlejuice – devious poltergeist
  • Binx Hocus Pocus cat
  • Bram Dracula author Bram Stoker
  • Buffy Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Carrie – telekinetic Steven King character
  • Casper – the friendly ghost
  • Craven – horror filmmaker Wes Craven
  • Cruella 101 Dalmatians villain
  • Chucky – terrifying doll
  • Cousin Itt The Addams Family character
  • Cujo – rabid dog
  • Damien Omen series character
  • Dexter – Serial killer from the Dexter series
  • Dracula – famous vampire
  • Edgar – author Edgar Allen Poe
  • Elvira – mistress of the dark
  • Fester – Uncle Fester from The Addams Family
  • Frankenstein – novel by English author Mary Shelley
  • Freddy – Freddy Krueger from A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Glinda – The good witch
  • Gomez – Gomez Addams from The Addams Family
  • Hannibal – killer Hannibal Lecter
  • Herman – Herman Munster from The Munsters
  • Hitchcock – suspenseful filmmaker Albert Hitchcock
  • Ichabod – Ichabod Crane from Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • Igor – character in Young Frankenstein
  • It – predatory Stephen King character
  • Jason Friday the 13th villain
  • Jekyll – the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Jigsaw Saw villain
  • Krueger – Freddy Krueger from A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Lurch The Addams Family character
  • Medusa – woman with snakes as hair
  • Merlin – legendary wizard
  • Michael Myers Halloween series villain
  • Morticia – matriarch of The Addams Family
  • Norman Bates Psycho antagonist
  • Pennywise – clown in Stephen King’s It
  • Poe – author Edgar Allen Poe
  • Pugsley The Addams Family son
  • Rosemary Rosemary’s Baby
  • Sabrina  Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • Snape – Severus Snape in Harry Potter
  • Skellington – Jack Skellington in The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Sookie True Blood character
  • Thing – from The Addams Family
  • Voldemort – Lord Voldemort in Harry Potter
  • Wednesday – The Addams Family daughter
Halloween kitty

Popular Halloween Costumes

Both kids and adults love dressing up in cool costumes for Halloween. After all, this is one of the best parts of the holiday.

Continuing the inspiration for Halloween cat names, let’s explore popular costumes that could serve as a fun feline moniker.

  • Angel
  • Astronaut
  • Batman
  • Catwoman
  • Clown
  • Cowboy
  • Dragon
  • E.T.
  • Flash
  • Ghostbuster
  • Harry Potter
  • Jedi
  • Knight
  • Monkey
  • Munchkin
  • Ninja
  • Pikachu
  • Pilot
  • Pirate
  • Prince
  • Princess
  • Sherlock
  • Slimer
  • Spider-Man
  • Superhero
  • Troll
  • Ursula
  • Wizard
  • Wonder Woman
  • Yoda

While each year welcomes new topical costumes, these tried-and-true favorites have stood the test of time. It’s a guarantee you’ll see someone dressed like this on Halloween.

Cat with candy

Candy Halloween Names

The best part of Halloween for many kids? The candy, of course! And lucky for us, these brands make awfully cute Halloween cat names. Get your sweet tooth ready for some adorable cat names inspired by favorite candies given out at Halloween time.

  • Almond Joy
  • Baby Ruth
  • Brach
  • Butterfinger
  • Butterscotch
  • Cadbury
  • Candy
  • Candy Corn
  • Caramello
  • Dot
  • Dove
  • Godiva
  • Heath
  • Hershey
  • Hot Tamale
  • Jolly Rancher
  • Junior Mint
  • Kit Kat
  • Licorice
  • Mamba
  • Mars
  • Mike & Ike
  • M&M
  • Mr. Goodbar
  • Nestle
  • Peppermint Patty
  • Pez
  • Raisinet
  • Razzle
  • Reese
  • Riesen
  • Rolo
  • Smartie
  • Snickers
  • Skittles
  • Skor
  • Spree
  • Starburst
  • Sweetart
  • Sugar Baby
  • Taffy
  • Toblerone
  • Tootsie
  • Twix
  • Twizzler
  • Werther
  • Whopper
  • Yoo-Hoo
  • York
cat in the fall

Adorable Fall-Themed Ideas

For many people, fall is considered their favorite time of the year. In the spirit of the season, here are adorable fall-themed names you might like.

  • Acorn
  • Apple
  • Autumn
  • Birch
  • Bramble
  • Briar
  • Chai
  • Chestnut
  • Cider
  • Cinnamon
  • Harvest
  • Hunter
  • Leaf
  • Maple
  • Maize
  • Nutmeg
  • October
  • Orchard
  • Pecan
  • Pumpkin
  • Sage
  • Spice
  • Squash
  • Willow

Maybe it’s the crisp, cool weather. Or the changing colors of leaves. Or simply, the return of pumpkin spice lattes at Starbucks. Whatever the reason, fall is a magical time of year.

If you like these ideas, check out even more fall cat names.

Black Cat Names

There are two colors synonymous with Halloween: black and orange. These colors are great for Halloween cat names.

First up: black cat names. Dark, mysterious, and memorable, the ideas below perfectly convey the color and make cool cat names.

  • Ash
  • Asher
  • Carbon
  • Coal
  • Cole
  • Cinder
  • Darth
  • Dusty
  • Ebony
  • Ember
  • Graphite
  • Onyx
  • Opal
  • Shadow
  • Shady
  • Slate
  • Slater
  • Smokey
  • Stormy
  • Tarmac
  • Thunder
  • Twilight

Discover more black cat names.

halloween cat wearing a hat with pumpkins

Orange Cat Names

Continuing the list of Halloween cat names, let’s look at ideas inspired by the color orange. After all, the color encapsulates both Halloween and the autumn season.

  • Amber
  • Blaze
  • Clementine
  • Copper
  • Fox
  • Ginger
  • Goldy
  • Hazel
  • Honey
  • Marigold
  • Peaches
  • Penny
  • Persimmon
  • Poppy
  • Red
  • Ruby
  • Rusty
  • Saffron
  • Scarlet
  • Sienna
  • Tabasco
  • Tiger
  • Tigger

Warm and spirited, these names reflect the bold color and are great for a new pet, especially if their fur is orange. Discover even more orange cat names.

Other Ideas

Before we go, let’s look at a few last Halloween cat names for you to consider. The names are fun for Halloween fiends who love their felines, from the dangerous and scary to the ghoulish and macabre.

These ideas embody the Halloween spirit and all that goes along with this creepy and crazy holiday.

  • Charm
  • Cosmo
  • Danger
  • Eclipse
  • Galaxy
  • Luna
  • Malice
  • Menace
  • Mischief
  • Mortuary
  • Mystery
  • Mystique
  • Nebula
  • Pandora
  • Peril
  • Plague
  • Rascal
  • Rogue
  • Rorschach
  • Succubus
  • Trouble
  • Vice
  • Vortex

Halloween Cat Names: Final Thoughts

Did you know that 9% of Americans say Halloween is their favorite holiday? That’s according to a recent Harris poll.

Christmas is the top pick with 46% of the vote, while Thanksgiving takes second place with 19%.

Halloween is the third most popular holiday. And If you’re looking at Halloween cat names, it’s safe to say you’re in the 9% who love the spectacularly spooky day.

By picking one of these Halloween cat names, you’ll certainly show off your affection for this special time of year.

In conclusion, our guide to Halloween cat names offers over 275 unique ideas. We’re confident you’ll leave with lots of inspiration and hope you find just the right fit for your new feline.

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Other Ideas for Halloween Cat Names

If you have an idea for a Halloween cat name that you didn’t see here, let us know! Add a comment below with your thoughts.

We love hearing from readers and use your ideas to help keep our site fresh and full of the very best cat names.

And if you do pick a Halloween name for your new cat, feel free to share that with us, too. Let us know what name you selected and tell us more about your cat.


  1. Elizabeth Hanulec

    I have a black cat named Jigsaw. I noticed that Jigsaw is not on your list.

  2. rms

    What? No Potter?

  3. yasin

    i liked kitkat

  4. Kim Tedrow

    I may name my black kitten “Lucky.”

  5. Kit

    Tarot is my fave from the ones listed here. Personally I also like Charm and Picatrix for supernatural names. Grimoire is a nice one, too.

  6. Kit

    Edit: Forgot to mention Chai and Sonata! Chai is a nice autumn-y name, and Sonata just strikes me as a beautiful name for a black cat.

  7. Tiarra Loughman

    I have a girl kitten and I need names, she’s black and real dark brown but in patches

  8. Tess

    thats adorable!

  9. Ronnie

    I have the same looking kitten! these were my picks..

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  11. Alemae

    I like the name moon

  12. Kerrie

    My daughter found a orange tabby kitten on Halloween and we named him Pumpkin

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