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121: Spooktober Nicknames

Updated: Oct 24, 2023

Howdy! Usually, in October, I'll change my name to Jess o'Lynntern on Twitter for the entire month. This is a popular tradition among creatives. It's a little late but I thought I'd drop a list of spooky alternations of (mostly) first, (but also) middle, & last names. These make a fun starting point, that benefit from more personalization.


Without further ado, let's get spooky!


Aaron: Aarheads Taffy / Bewaare-on / Waaronwolf / Aaron Of The (Candy) Corn

Abigail: Stabby / Abracadabra Alakazam! / Abbityville Horror / Abbyween / Abber's Fork / Abi-tail

Abraham: Stabby / Abracadabra Alakazam! / Abrityville Horror / Abryween / Aber's Fork / Fable

Abril: Stabby / Abracadabra Alakazam! / Abbityville Horror / Abbyween / Abber's Fork

Abigail: Stabby / Abracadabra Alakazam! / Abbityville Horror / Abbyween / Abber's Fork

Adelaide: Adder's Fork / M-addie Hatter / Addyween / Addie The Impaler / Adel-shade / Naiad

Adrian: Adder's Fork / D-Adrien Grey / Adrien The Impaler / Blade-drien

Agatha: Aggieween / All Hallow's Agatha / Agger's Fork / D-Agger

Alexander: Al-hex / Allyween

Alexandra: Al-hex / Alyween

Alice: Alice Hallow's Eve / Alice-abel Lee / Alyween

Alicia: Alicia-bel Lee / Allyween

Alan: Alan Hallow's Eve / Alan Of The (Candy) Corn / Alien / Alyween / Talisman / Althazar

Allison: Asylum / Ally Hallow's Eve / Allabel Lee / Allyween

Alvin: Elvin / All Hallow's Alvin

Amanda: Almond-Joy-Ah! / Amanda Joy Bar / Mandy Corn / Pumpkin Shandy

Amaryllis: All Hallow's Amy / Alice-abel Lee / Alyween / Amytiville Horror / Amaryllis Famel / Amanita

Amber: Ember / Silence Of The L-Amber / Amanita

Amelia: Ametyville Horror / All Hallow's Amelia / Amulet / Amanita

Amy: Amytiville Horror / All Hallow's Amy / Amulet / Amanita

Andrea: Drusilla / Andy Corn / Andy Woman / Andiathan / Bloody Andy / Children Of The Andy Corn / Andrea Helsing / And-Druid

Andrew: Andy Corn / Andyman / Andiathan / Bloody Andy / Children Of The Andy Corn / Andrew Helsing / And-Druid

Angela: Fallen Angel / Raggedy Angela / Fang-gela / An-Gelert / An-Galatea

Angeline: Fallen Angel / Raggedy Angel / Fang-gel / An-Gelert / An-Galatea

Angelica: Fallen Angel / Raggedy Angel / Fang-gelica / An-Gelert / An-Galatea

Anita: Annabel Lee / Raggedy Ann / Annabelle Doll / All Hallow's Anna / Anita Helsing

Anna: Annabel Lee / Raggedy Anna / Annabelle Doll / All Hallow's Anna / Anna Helsing

Annabelle: Annabel Lee / Raggedy Ann / Annabelle Doll / All Hallow's Anne / Annabelle Helsing

Annie: Annabel Lee / Raggedy Ann / Annabelle Doll / All Hallow's Anne / Ann Helsing

Anastasia: Annabel Lee / Raggedy Ann / Annabelle Doll / All Hallow's Anne / Ann Helsing

Annette: Annabel Lee / Raggedy Ann / Annabelle Doll / All Hallow's Anne / Ann Helsing

Anthony: All Hallow's Ant / Ant-thorny / Ant Helsing

Apple: Candy Apple / Caramel Apple / Poison Apple

Apricot: Apple / Apricot Sesame! / Apparition / Sorcerer's Apricot

April: Apple / April Sesame! / Apparition

Archer: Torchure

Arlene: Jack Arlene-ton

Arianna: Ariannabel Lee / Raggedy Arianna / Ariannabelle Doll / All Hallow's Arianna

Ariel: Feral

Arnold: Slay Arnold! / Carnival

Antonio: All Hallow's Ant / An-Thorny / Shadow

Arturo: Pumpkin King Arturo / Shadow

Ash: Slasher / Slash / Monster Ash

Ashley: Ash / Ashley Phantom / Monster Ash / Shasher / Slashley / Ghastly / Gastly

Astrid: Astral / Mask Dread

Aubrey: Aubrey-cadabra Alakazam! / Silence Of The L-Aubrey

Audrey: Audrey-cadabra Alakazam! / Silence Of The L-Audrey / Oddrey

August: Ogre / Foggy / Dagger

Ava: Ava Le Fey / Aviathan / Avalon / Ava Kadabra / Cad-ava-r

Barbara: Candy Bar-bara / Boo-bara

Baker: Bokor

Bartholomew: Bokoramew / Fairy-lomew

Beatrice: Bett-hemoth

Beatrix: Bett-hemoth / Trixie-Or-Treat!

Beth: Death / Belthazar

Bethany: Death-any / Belthazar-any

Bill: Kill-iam / Kill-y / Kill Bill Volume 3

Blair: Blair-heads Taffy

Bonnie: Bone-jour! / Bone Appétit! / Boo-nnie

Brett: Brett-hemoth

Brenda: Brenda Woman / Rend-a

Bridget: Bridget-hemoth

Brandy: Pumpkin Shandy

Brant: Chant

Brook: Rook / Forsook

Bryan: Bryan Samedi / Dyin'

Bryson: Bry Manor

Byron: Byron Samedi / Dyin'

Candace: Candy Corn / Candy Woman / Candiathan / Bloody Candy / Candle

Carl: Snarl / Carl Hallow's Eve / Bloody Carl / Scarab / Fran- Carl-stein

Carlton: Carve-lton / Snarlton / Carl Hallow's Eve / Bloody Carl / Fran- Carl-stein

Carmela: Caramel / De-Car-pitated / Charm-ela

Carol: Car-all Hallow's Eve / Bloody Carrie / Scary / Car-Thrall / Scare-Carol / Scarab / Fran- Carol-stein

Carolyn: Car-all Hallow's Eve / Bloody Carrie / Scare-olyn / Caro-Thrall / Scarab/ Fran- Carol-stein

Carrie: Bloody Carrie / Scary / Cemet-Carrie / Scarab

Carrow: Crow

Cassandra: Cass-alisk / Bloody Cassie / Chaos-sandra

Catherine: Kit-Cat / Catie Dreadful / Cat-thulhu / Catacombs / Chaos

Cedric: Psychic / Dead-ric / Cetus

Chandler: Channeler

Charles: Charming Charlie / Chucky / Chocolate / Champ / Charm / Chaos

Charlie: Charming Charlie / Chucky / Chocolate / Champ / Charm / Chaos

Chase: Ichabod Chase / Chase o'Lantern

Cheryl: Cheryl Hallow's Eve

Childeric: Childeric Of The (Candy) Corn / Childer-Trick / Childer-Wick

Ciara: Siren-a / Ciara Spellman / Ciarabel Lee / Ciarabelle Doll / Cia-real Killer

Cindy: Sin-thia / 80s Horror Synthia / Cinder / Cinnamon / Selkie

Claudia: Claw-dia

Claudine: Claw-dine

Clay: Slay / Chaos

Clayton: Slay-ton / Chaos

Cora: Coraline

Courtney: Courtney Dreadful / Orc-ney

Craig: Crag

Crystal: Crystal Ball / Crysterious

Cynthia: Sin-thia / 80s Horror Synthia / Cinder / Cinnamon

Cyrus: Cerberus / Cetus / Cyanide

Daisy: Pushing On Daisies / Daisy Duel / Daisy Duke Ness Monster

Damien: Damien Thorn / Demon / Damiathan

Damon: Demon / Damiathan

David: Dave Of The Dead / Davey Jone's Locker / Davey Dreadful / Bloody Davey

Declan: Decomposing / Deck The Hallows / Deck The Thralls

Delilah: Delirious

Derek: Der-heads Taffy / Der-Trick / Der-Wick

Devon: Dev-iathan

Dexter: Hexter / Hex

Dianna: Die-Anne / Die-Annabel Lee / Dye Of Newt

Dimitri: Demon-itri / Demi Dreadful

Dimonda: Blood Diamond

Dominic: Demon-ic / Dom-iathan / Wis-Dom

Domonique: Demon-ique / Dom-iathan / Wis-Dom / Damned Domonique

(🡩This is how my family spells Domonique so to me, it's the default spelling.)

Dora: Aura

Dorothy: Dollywog / Dorian Grey / Dory Dreadful / Dor-iathan

Drake: Dracula / Count Drake-ula

Dustin: Another One Bites The Dustin / From Dust To Dustin

Dwyer: Dwarf

Edelweiss: Edel-Wisdom / Eder's Fork

Edward: Dead-ward / Shredward / Eddie Kruegar / Edward Allan Poe / 1313 Dead Ed Drive / Drop Dead Ed / Magic Ward / Ed-Sword

Eileen: I Scream / Eiloween / All Hallow's Eileen

Elenore: Hell-enore / Hell-en / H-Elle Woods / Sp-Elle-man

Elise: Hell-ise / H-Elise Woods / Sp-Elise-man

Ella: Cruella / Hell-a / H-Ella Woods / Sp-Ell-man

Elliot: El-Riot / El-ite Walker / R-Ellioactive

Eloise: Death Bellow-ise

Elsa: Van Helsa / Or Els-a

Emmanuel: Manny Phantom

Enid: Cryptid

Eric: Eerie-ic / Eric-heads Taffy / Er-Shrek

Erica: Eerie-ica / Erica-heads Taffy

Erin: Eerie-in / Werinwolf / Erin Of The (Candy) Corn / Bloody Erin / Siren

Ernest: Harvest / Ernest In Peace / Ernest In Pieces / Furnace

Ethel: Death-el

Eva: All Hallows' Eva / Evalon / Evil

Eve: All Hallows' Eve / Evalon / Evil

Evelyn: All Hallows' Eve / Evalon / Evilyn

Evan: Evan Allan Poe / All Hallow's Evan / Evan Of The (Candy) Corn / Evil

Evangeline: All Hallows' Evangeline / Evalon / Eviline

Ezekiel: Ez-orcist / Crypt Zeeker / Zeekers Creepers / Eek!

Felicia: Boo, Felicia!

Ferrara: Fiery / Fury / Harper's Ferrara

Finn: Fenrir

Fox: Foxglove

Frank: Frankenstein / Frank Einstein / Prank

Frida: Freed A. Demon / Blue Freed

Gabriella: Gabby Phantom

Gaius: Shy Guy / Guy Manor

Gary: Gary-goyle / Garnet / Scary / Be Wary Of Gary / Gremliny

Gavin: Gremlin / Golem / Gorgon

Gene: Genie

Geoffrey: Geoff o'Lantern / Geoffrey Dreadful

George: Gourd / George o'Lantern

Gertrude: Nosfera-True / Fortune

Gilmore: Grimoire / Grimoire Girls

Ginger: Ginger Snaps / Ginger Root

Gordon: Gourd-on / Nazgûl-don / Gore / Gorgon

Grant: Chant

Greg: Old Gregg

Gretchen: Wretched / Witchen

Hadrien: Hades

Hailey: Hell-y / Flay-ley / Say-ley / Hades

Hannah: Hannabel Lee / Raggedy Hannah / Hannabelle Doll / All Hallow's Hannah / Channeler

Hannalore: Nevermore / Channeler

Harold: Happy Haroldween! / Happy Harryween!

Harriet Mad Hattie

Harry: Happy Harryween! / Harper's Harry

Harvey: Harvest

Hazel: Witch Hazel

Heather: Heath Bar / Ether / Stormy Weather

Hillary: Hell-ary / The Hillary Has Eyes / Spell-ary

Holly: Hollywog

Hugo: Hewn / Yew / Hoodoo

Hunter: Haunter / Snipe Hunt

Ida: Sp-ida / Strid-a

Ingrid: Cryptid

Ivan: All Hallow's Ivan / Ivan Of The (Candy) Corn

Jack: Jack o'Lantern, Jack Skellington / The Ripper / Attack / Jackie Lanty / Jack Of The Pox

Jacqueline: Jackie o'Lantern / Jackie Skellington / Jackie The Ripper / Jackie Lanty / Jackie Of The Pox

Jamie: Jamie o'Lantern / Jamie Dreadful

Jake: Doctor Jakyll / Jinkies / Jake The Dead / Joker / Jake The Ripper / Cackle

James: James o'Lantern / Jimmy Dreadful / Djinn

Jane: Jane o'Lantern / Janey Dreadful / Janey Phantom

Janice: Jan o'Lantern / Janey Dreadful / Janey Phantom

Jasmine: Jinx / Jas-modeus

Jason: Jason Voorhees / Jase o'Lantern / Slay-son / Flay-son

Jeffrey: Jeff o'Lantern / Jeffrey Dreadful

Jerome: Jerry o'Lantern / Jerry Dreadful

Jessica: Jess o'Lantern / Jessie Dreadful / Jessibod Crane / Jessabel Lee / Jessabelle Doll / Jesster

Joel: Fowl / Scowl / Owl / Howl / Soul

Joseph: Joe Of Frog

Joshua: Joshing Around / Joshing For Apples

Jude: Bad Juju / Rue / Beetlejude

Judith: Bad Juju / Rue This / Hoodooth / Beetlejudith

June: Bad Jujune / Rune / Hoodoon / Beetlejune / Fort-june

Juniper: Juniper Berry / Beetlejuniper / Juni Per Jones Locker

Kaitlin: Kit-Kait / Katie Dreadful / Kait-thulhu / Kaitacombs / Chaos

Karen: Karenwolf / Karenbod Crane

Katherine: Kit-Kat / Katie Dreadful / Kat-thulhu / Katacombs / Chaos

Keith: Rest In Keith

Kelly: Kelpie

Kendra: Hydra / Centaur

Kendrick: Ken-Trick / Ken-Wick / Kendrick Grimoire / Centaur

Kenneth: End-Death / Centaur

Kevin: Pump-Kevin / Pumpkin Kevin

Kimberly: Grimberly / Kim-thulhu

King: [first name] Skellington / Pumpkin King / Pumpking (assuming King is a last name)

Kirk: Lurk / Orc

Kirstin: Curse / Thirstin' For Blood / Kirs-thulhu / Skittles

Klaus: Haunted Klaus / Klaus on Haunted Hill

Kristen: Thirstin' For Blood / Kris-thulhu / Loch Kris Monster

Kyle: Kyle Bill Volume 3 / Defile / Vile / Bile

Larry: Ichabod Larry / Harper's Larry / Lair-y / Wary / Beware-y

Laszlo: Lazarus

Leah: Annabel Leah / Nosfera-Leah / Leah-rona / Oleander

Leif: Leaf / Wraith

Leonard: Pyro / Leo Ness Monster / Nosfera-Leo / Leonardo DiCapitated / Oleander

Leroy: Leeroy Jinkies!

Lewis: Rue This / Lew-ess Monster / Nosfera-Lou

Liam: Golem

Lindsey: Lindsor Truffle / Tower Of Lindon

Logan: Logan Le Fey / Wolverine / Logan Berry Pie

Lydia: Lyndsor Truffle

Lynn: [first name] o'Lynntern (assuming Lynn is a middle or last name) / Lynnie Dreadful / Luna

Lyra: Lyra Burn And Cauldron Bubble / Pyre / Fire-a / Lyre Manor

Madison: Mad Hatter

Maeve: Maevey Jone's Locker / Grave

Mallory: Mal Hallow's Eve / Maleficent

Mandy: Pumpkin Shandy

Margot: Magic / Margot Le Fey / Fargo / Pegasus / Mar-goyle

Marissa: Marissabod Crane / Bloody Marissa / Marissa Shelley / Mary Le Fey / Marewolf / Issy Devil / Furnace-a / Mar-goyle

Marlen: Martian / Marlen Le Fey / Mar-goyle

Martha: Mar-goyle

Martin: Smarties / Martian / Mar-goyle

Marvin: Carvin' / Martian / Mar-goyle

Mary: Bloody Mary / Mary Shelley / Mary Le Fey / M-erewolf / Scary

Matthew : Matt Hatter / Mattie The Impaler / Lestat / Wrathew

Maven: Mevan Le Fey / Raven / Bloody Maven / Graven / Mavey Jone's Locker

May: Fae / Slay

Maximus: M-axe Murderer

Melany: Hell-any / Mel La Fey / Bloody Melany

Melissa: Hell-issa

Melody: Haunting Melody / Murdery / Medusa

Michael: Mi-kill / Mi-cull / Magic Mike / Michael Myers / Spike / Pike

Michelle: Miss Hell / Michelle Le Fey / Mish On A Star

Mikayla: Mik-thulhu / Mikaybod Crane / Mikay Le Fey / Trick-ayla / Wick-ayla

Miles: Defiles / Reviles / Miley Cetus

Miller: Miller Klown / Killer

Miranda: Mire / Pumpkin Shandy

Misty: Mistress / Mystique / Mystical / Mysterious

Molly: Mollywog / Molly Le Fey / Thrally / Crowley / Moll-ing Spices

Monique: De-Monique

Morgan: Morgan/a Le Fey / Organ / M-Ogre / Gorgon

Mortimer: Mortar / Merlin / Merlion

Moses: Moe Of Frog / Hocus Moses / Moss

Naomi: Gnome

Natalia: Bat-alia / Night-alia

Natalie: Bat-alie / Night-alie

Nicholas: Snickers Bar / Trick-olas / Wick-olas / Wiccan-olas / Skitt-olas / Necropolis

Nick: Snickers Bar / Trick / Wick / Skittles

Nicole: S-Nicole Bar / Wick-ole / Wiccan-ole / Necropolis

Nilsson: Noose-in / Kill-Sin / Crimson / Arson

Norman: Para-Norman

Olivia: Olliwog / Night Of The Olivia Dead / Livia Dead / Liver

Olsen: Arson

Orpheus: Metamorphosis / Murderous / Morbius

Orson: Poison / Headless H-Orson (Around) / Arson / Gruesome

Oscar: Wizard Of Oscar / Ooze-scar

Oswaldo: Wizard Of Ozwald / Ozzy / Ozbourne / Oozewald

Owen: Omen / Owen-cadabra Alakazam! / Owen Sesame!

Paige: Mage / Rage / Sage / Pagan / Rampage

Pamela: Pamkin Queen

Paris: Paris Catacombs / Paris Chango

Pascal: Hocus Pascal/Pasquale

Patricia: Bat / Batty / Patty Dreadful

Patrick: Patkin King / Patty Dreadful

Paul: Paul-O-Ween / Paul-tergeist

Percival: Archival / Show No Percy / Bloody Percy

Petra: Petrified

Philip: Unexplained Phil-omenon

Philomena: Unexplained Philomenon

Phyllis: Unexplained Philomenon

Piper: Pied Piper / Viper

Pollyanna: Pollywog / Paranormal / Pollyannabel Lee / Raggedy Pollyanna / Pollyannabelle Doll / Polly Le Fey / Thrally

Poppy: Poppet / Pop-py Rocks / Poppy Halloween! / Poppen Sesame! / Poppy Dreadful / Hocus Poppy / Poppy Hollow

Rachel: Rach-Hell / Penny Rachel

Ramona: Moe Of Frog / Remedios / Tombstone-a

Ray: Slay / Flay / Ray Stack / Haunted Ray Ride / Wrath

Raymond: Ring-Wrayth / Slay-mond / Flaymond / Tombstone

Reagan: Pagan / Ragin' / Blood Reag-le

Rebecca: R.I.P. Ecca / Rebecca Blackbeard / Reb-tilian / Rebel Arson

Reese: Reese's/Rhys' For Breakfast / Reese's/Rhys' Puffs / Rest in Reese's/Rhys' Pieces

Renee: Decay

Renaldo: Skittles / Where's Renaldo?

Ricardo: Rick-ed Witch of the West / Lichardo / T-Rick / Wickardo / Wicc-ardo

Richard: Resting Witch-ard Face / 100% That Witch-ard / Basic Witch-ard / Scarlet Rich / Trickard / Wickard / Richard Grimoire

Rick: Rick-ed Witch of the West / Lich / T-Rick / Wick

Riley: Riled / Reviley / Viley

Robert: Bobbing For Apples / Goblin / Bog / Robweb / Bobweb / Boby Yaga

Rohan: Ro-Of-Frog

Roman: Demon / Ro-Of-Frogman

Ruby: Tomb-y

Ryan: Dyin' / Ryan Broomstick

Sadie: Sadie The Impaler / Shady / Pumpkin Shandy

Salvatore: Salkie / Salva-Mordor

Samantha: Silence of the Sam / Baron Samantha / Damned-antha / Samael

Sandra: Sandy Apple / Sandy Corn / Apple Shandy / Pumpkin Shandy

Savannah: Savannabel Lee / Raggedy Savannah / Savannabelle Doll / All Hallow's Savannah

Scarlett: Scare-A-Lot / Scarlett Witch / Scarlett Lich

Scott: Scottie Doo

Seamus: Shaman / Shaggy

Sedgwick: Sedg-wicked / Sedg-Wicca / Sedg-wick

Seth: Death

Sharon: Charon

Shaun: Shaun Of The Dead / Hell Shawn / Demon Shawn / Shaunigami

Sheila: Bloody Mary Sheila / Shuriken

Shirley: Shuriken

Sidney: 80's Horror Synth-ney

Silas: Silas Of The Lambs / Scythe-las / Sirius / Cyanide

Simon: Simon Of The Lambs / Scythe-on / Tombstone

Sloane: Soul / Sloane Of The Lambs / Tomb-Sloane

Smith: Poison Granny/Grampy Smith Apple / Smitty Werbenjägermanjensen / Smite

Sol: Lost/Wandering Soul

Sophia: Soul-phia

Stacy: Stazy Bones

Stanley: Stan Helsing

Stephanie: Stefcon One / Stefiathan

Steven: All Hallow's Steve

Sullivan: Skullivan / Skully / Slay-ivan

Susan: Open Sue-same! / Nosfera-Sue

Suzanne: Open Sue-same! / Nosfera-Sue / Arson

Sylvan: Sylv-ampire / Sly

Sylvia: Sylv-ampire / Sly

Taylor: Vamp-aylor

Terrance: Harper's Terry / Terror / Ceme-Terry / Ter-antula

Theresa: Harper's Terry / Theresabel Lee / Theresabelle Doll / Terror / Ceme-Terry / Ther-antula

Thomas: Tom Of Dog / Tobi / Tomb-ie / Zombie

Timothy: Ti-Mummy / Ti-Mothman / Tim-Thulhu / Grimm / Timmy Dreadful / Djinn - Tomb-othy

Tina: Pol-Tina-geist

Tony: All Hallow's Tony / Tony Of Frog / Tobi

Torrance: Ceme-Tory / Tor-antula

Tracy: Trazy Bones / Trebuchet

Tricia: Trish On A Star! / Wicked Trish Of The West

Trixie: Trixie-Or-Treat! / Twix-ie / Nixie

Tulip: Tulpa

Twyla: Twilight

Tyler: Vamp-Tyler / Tyrant

Valerie: Val-ampire / Valkyrie

Vanessa: Vampire Essa / Dark Vanessa / Van Nessa Monster

Veronica: Ver-ampire

Victoria: Vickabod Crane / Victorian / Wicktoria / Wiccatoria

Vincent: Vin-pire / Vincent Of The (Candy) Corn

Vladimir: Vlad The Impaler

Walter: Walter-geist / Altar

White: White Walker / Fright / Night / Knight

William: Kill-iam / Kill-y / Kill Bill Volume 3 / Will-O-Wisp

Willow: Weeping Willow / As Above, So Willow / Willow Wisp

Wilson: Kill-Sin / Crimson / Arson

Wisteria: Mysteria / Ministry Of Mystery

Xavior: Warrior / Terror / Hex-avior / X-orcist

Zack: Zack The Ripper / Attack

Zelda: Zelda Spellman / Spell-da


Maybe we can't all be Ebony Dark'ness Dementia Raven Way but we can all don spooky names for what time calls for it. Also, Autumn, Ophelia, Raven, Sage, Luna, etc, are peak Halloween and I doubt I could spookify them.


Hopefully you found your name here! I'm out of room or I'd keeping adding more. Thanks for stopping by! I drop a new blog every Monday. Toodles!


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