20 Perfect Cat Names For This Halloween

Halloween is a time for imagination, and it comes with pumpkins, candies, apples, cookies, and ghosts, goblins, costumes, mischief and fright. Do not forget scary black cats, they are living with witches or jumping out of the shadows.


If you are looking for a name for your newborn kitten, maybe it is a black cat or a big orange cat of the pumpkin color, you may consider these baby names that have Halloween flavor. Halloween cat names are always fun and unusual. They usually consist of a variety of names associated with Halloween, scary stuffs and any type of name that would resemble with this special day.




After studying most of the Halloween-themed feline names, we picked top 20 perfect cat names from them. They are all associated with Halloween and they have great meanings. We believe that you will love at least one of them.

1. Aurora

Aurora is a girl's name of Latin origin, and  the meaning of Aurora is "dawn". Aurora was the Roman goddess of sunrise. In some versions of the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty", the princess's name is Aurora. 

2. Autumn

Autumn, the Fall season, is the season of harvest, and it is also the season of Halloween. The Autumn is crisp and colorful, and the name is the most popular season name now.

3. Candy

Candy is sweet, and one of the favorite things about Halloween is candy. I just like this sweet and fun Halloween themed cat name.

4. Casper

Casper is a boy's name with the meaning "treasure." Casper is a friendly but personable ghost in the Famous Studios theatrical animated cartoon series Casper the Friendly Ghost. All these make Casper the perfect male cat name of Halloween.

5. Freddy

Freddy is a Halloween themed cat name can be used for unisex, and the meaning of Freddy is "elf or magical counsel; joy and peace." Freddy Krueger is the main antagonist of the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series, and he is a vengeful spirit who attacks his victims from within their dreams. In the dream world, he is a powerful force and almost completely invulnerable to damage. 

6. Galen

Galen is a boy's name of Greek origin, and the meaning of Galen is "calm". Galen is a vampire hunter in the hit TV series The Vampire Diaries. 

7. Goblin

A goblin is a legendary evil or mischievous grotesque dwarf-like creature. They are usually depicted as small, sometimes only a few inches tall, sometimes the size of a dwarf. They also often are said to possess various magical abilities. Goblin is a very fun Halloween-themed cat name.

8. Hecate

Hecate was the Greek goddess of witchcraft and magic.

9. Luna

Luna is a girl's name of Latin origin, and the meaning of Luna is "moon". In mythology, Luna is one of the names of Artemis, goddess of the moon. Luna is the quirky character in the Harry Potter Series, and Luna is also a shape shifting character in the True Blood series. 

10. Merlin

Merlin -- Famous sorcerer. Merlin was the famous sorcerer from the Camelot myths. The name is French meaning "falcon."



11. Muffin

Muffin is similar to a cupcake in size and cooking methods. These can come in both savory varieties, such as corn or cheese muffins, or sweet varieties such as blueberry or banana. If your cat is yummy like a pumpkin or apple spice muffin, just name them Muffin!

12. Nyx

Nyx is a girl's name of Greek origin, and the meaning of Nyx is "night". Nyx has 2 variant forms: Nix and Nixe.

13. October

October is a brisk and substantial month name, and it is much more memorable and modern than April or May. 

14. Phoebe

Phoebe is a girl's name of Greek origin, and the meaning of Phoebe is "bright, radiant". In Greek mythology, Phoebe is a reference to Phoebus Apollo, the god of light. Phoebe was the quirky witch from the old TV show, Charmed. 

15. Pumpkin

Pumpkin is the necessary element of Fall season and Halloween. In the United States, the carved pumpkin was first associated with the harvest season in general, long before it became an emblem of Halloween. The name Pumpkin is perfect for an orange cat, with a big round tummy.

16. Raven

Crows are mysterious and necessary, and they will give your home an eerie and creepy vibe at the spooky Halloween night. Raven is the name of the large black bird related to the crow. Why not name your black and speedy kitten Raven?

17. Rune

Rune is a boy's name of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Rune is "secret". Rune is from the ancient symbols used in magic, and it has an aura of mystery.

18. Salem

Salem is a boy's name of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Salem is "peace". Salem has a peaceful meaning and pleasing sound, and it is also needed at Halloween night. In America, the name has been used for many cities and towns including the capital of Oregon and the historic coastal town in Massachusetts, site of the Salem witch trials and setting of Nathaniel Hawthorne's tale, "The House of the Seven Gables".

19. Shadow

Halloween is a little spooky, with shadows appearing everywhere, lots of people telling ghost stories. If you have a quiet cat who loves to be around you all the time, Shadow is a suitable name.

20. Witch

Witches are another necessary elements of Halloween, naming your little kitten Witch will help her to put everyone under a magic spell.

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