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Halloween Names

  1. FreddyHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Frederick
    • Meaning:

      "peaceful ruler"
    • Description:

      Another old-school nickname getting new attention thanks to TV's Mad Men. Names like Fred, Pete, and George have been out so long it's time for them to come back in. It reentered the US Top 1000 in 2015 following a two-year absence from the list. It currently ranks Number 199 in England and Wales.
  2. ScorpioHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "scorpion"
    • Description:

      Of all the astrological names —think Leo, Aries, Gemini— Scorpio probably has the most dramatically potent presence, which could prove something of a burden to a young boy.
  3. HamletHeart
    • Origin:

      Anglicized form of Danish, Amleth
    • Description:

      The "To Be or Not to Be" jokes, via Shakespeare's tortured prince, will get old by Month Two.
  4. RocHeart
    • Origin:

      Arabic mythical name; Catalan form of Rocco
    • Meaning:

      "rest"
    • Description:

      An earthy rock'n'roll name with multiple origins. The Roc was a giant bird in Middle Eastern legend.
  5. QuintHeart
    • Origin:

      English from Quintus; diminutive of Quinton
    • Description:

      Clint with a glint; used for flinty characters in old TV westerns and soap operas.
  6. HitchHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Hitchcock
    • Description:

      The charming Hitch played by Will Smith in the eponymous movie put this into the lexicon. Also known as the nickname of director Alfred Hitchcock and writer Christopher Hitchens, who titled his autobiography "Hitch."
  7. GlindaHeart
    • Origin:

      Literary name
    • Description:

      Glinda is famous as the name of the Good Witch in The Wizard of Oz, invented by author L. Frank Baum. but has there ever been a real life, non-fictional Glinda? Not in the US last year. The name may be related to the Welsh Glenda, itself a 20th century invention.
  8. EllyHeart
    • MagicHeart
      • Origin:

        Word name
      • Description:

        For basketball fans, in honor of Magic Johnson. Or anyone who believes in magic.
    • MandyHeart
      • Origin:

        Diminutive of Amanda
      • Description:

        Nickname left over from the last generation.
    • FaunHeart
      • MagicHeart
        • Origin:

          Word name
        • Description:

          A name that's appeared out of thin air, in the same vein as such mystical favorites as Destiny and Nevaeh.
      • ChuckyHeart