45 Best Halloween Cat Names

Cats are closely associated with Halloween, particularly black cats. If you want a spooky or magical name for your cat, then this list of 45 should give you some great ideas.


Jack-o-Lantern- You could just shorten the name of the Halloween decoration to just Jack if you like.

Goblin- It’s a fierce creature name for a fierce cat.

Gremlin- This little mischief-maker is a good namesake for troublemaking cats.

Shadow- Your cat may creep along like a silent shadow at times.

Wolf- These fierce creatures are connected to Halloween and all its spookiness.

Dracula- What could be spookier than the lord of the vampires?

Jekyll- Does your cat have a split personality like this literary figure?

Reaper- You could go for full spookiness with the grim reaper’s name.

Wizard- Here is a magical name for your male cat.

Warlock- It pretty much means the same thing as wizard, but it sounds more unique.

Bones- This name makes your cat seem like a creepy Halloween skeleton.

Fang- This is a good one for fierce cats.

Ash- The remnants of fires make for a spooky cat name.

Blade- This has got to be the coolest name you could pick for your cat.

Eclipse- When the sun is blocked out, it creates a spooky effect.



Luna- The Spanish word for moon has connotations of spookiness.

Witch- This one is perfect if you secretly suspect your cat is doing magic.

Buffy- The vampire slayer makes a great namesake for your cat.

Raven- The Halloween bird could be the same dark color as your cat.

Sabrina- The TV witch is about as magical as they come.

Cruella- Black and white cats could benefit from the name of the classic Disney villain.

Carrie- The creepy Stephen King character may be a good name for orange and red cats.

Pixie- This is a lighter, more whimsical magic name for a cat.

Licorice- You may want to name a black or red cat with this one.

Morticia- You could pick the name of the Addam’s Family matriarch.

Medusa- This mythical creature could turn people to stone with a look.

Isabella- You could go with the female lead of the Twilight saga.

Cinnamon- This Halloween spice is a super name for cats with some brown or red in them.

Charming- Your cat could be casting a spell or a charm, so to speak, by just being so adorable and charming.

Astra- This name brings to mind stars and spiritual creatures.



Spirit- This one isn’t too scary and has just the right of magic to it for most cat lovers.

Boo- It’s both a loving name and a ghostly sound.

Wraith- This ghost-like creature has a fitting name for quiet cats.

Marshmallow- You could name your cat after the Halloween treat.

Pumpkin- This is another Halloween staple that makes for a good cat name.

Midnight- This quiet time of night makes for a good name for dark cats.

Dusk- This dark time of day is ideal as a cat name.

Maple- Those fall leaves look brilliant and are perfect for cats of any color.

Spice- Every Halloween needs a bit of spice.

Nutmeg- This is the quintessential Halloween spice.

Kit Cat- You could name your cat after the classic candy bar that is often passed out during Halloween.

Salem- The town associated with witches is ideal for dark cats.

Noir- This French word means dark.

Tarot- That’s the fortunetelling card used by witches and wizards.

Moonlight- This is a good name for white or grey cats.


Did one of those names jump out at you as the perfect Halloween-themed cat name? We sure hope so, and you can find more great cat names by looking at our other lists.

About Katie Cohen

Katie Cohen is a freelance writer specializing in the subject of feline health and behavior. An avid dog lover and adoring owner of two cats. When she’s not working she loves going to the park with her two Weimaraner’s Lily and Bells

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