100 Goth Baby Names

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100 Goth Baby Names

 

These 100 goth baby names for girls and boys are an interesting alternative to the traditional baby names. Any goth or person into the dark side will appreciate this list, however, not all of the names are dark sounding but their creepy origins may surprise you. We created this list just in time for Halloween.

 

 

Goth Baby Names for Girls

 

1. ACANTHA

Greek
Meaning: “thorny”
In Greek mythology, Acantha was Apollo’s lover that he had turned into an Acanthus plant after she scratched his face.
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2. AMETHYST

English from Greek
Meaning: “not intoxicated”
Word name for a violet variety of quartz. Ancient Greeks believed that amethyst would protect them from getting too drunk.
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3. ATHALIAH

Hebrew
Meaning: “God is exalted”
In the Old Testament Athalia massacred all the members of the royal house of Judah after the death of her son.
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4. AUTUMN

English season name
Fall is a season
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5. BADRIYAH

Arabic
Meaning: “resembling the full moon”
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6. BELINDA

Italian from German Betlinde
Meaning: “bright serpent”
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7. BELLADONNA

Italian
Meaning: “beautiful lady”
Belladonna is a deadly nightshade plant used as both medicine and poison.
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8. CHALICE

Latin
Meaning: “cup”
A chalice is used to hold holy blood
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9. CRIMSON

Color name
A rich dark red color resembling blood
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10. DAHLIA

Hebrew
Meaning: “flowering branch”
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11. DELORA

Latin
Meaning: “sorrows”

 

12. DESDEMONA

Greek
Meaning: “ill-fated”
The name of a tragic Shakespearean heroine.

 

13. DEYANIRA

Greek
Meaning: “man-destroyer”
Spooky facts: Deianara (spelling variation) is best known in Greek mythology as Hercules’s wife, she is also known for fatally poisoning him.

 

14. ELVIRA

Spanish
Meaning: “white, fair”
Elvira is the stage name of Cassandra Peterson an actress known as the Mistress of the Dark
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15. EMBER

French variation of Amber

 

 

16. EMERALD

Persian
Meaning: “green”

 

 

17. ENDORA

Modern
Meaning unknown
Endora is the witch mother of Samantha Stephens in the TV show Bewitched.

 

18. ETERNITY

Word name
Meaning: “everlasting”

 

19. FALINE

Latin
Meaning: “cat-like”

 

20. GARNET

English
Dark red gemstone

 

21. GOSSAMER

English word name
Meaning: “fine spider silk”

 

22. HECATE

Greek
Meaning: “far-off”

 

23. JEZEBEL

Hebrew
Meaning: “not exalted”
Blasphemous biblical queen of Israel.
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24. KALI

Sanskrit
Meaning: “black one”
Kali is the name of the feared Hindu goddess of death, time and doomsday.

 

25. LETHIA

Greek
Meaning: “oblivion”

 

26. LILITH

Hebrew
Meaning: “of the night”
In Jewish folklore, Lilith was Adams first wife before Eve. Lilith is often envisioned as a dangerous demon of the night.

 

27. LUCRETIA

Latin
Meaning: “wealth”

 

28. LUNA

Latin
Meaning: “the moon”

 

29. LYDIA

Greek
Meaning: “from Lydia”

 

30. MAGENA

Native American
Meaning: “moon”

 

31. MARA

Hebrew
Meaning: “bitter”

 

32. MERCY

English virtue word
Meaning: “compassionate”

 

33. NAENIA

Latin
Meaning: “goddess of funerals”
Also a type of moth known as “the Gothic”.

 

34. NARCISSA

Greek
Meaning: “daffodil”

 

 

35. PANDORA

Greek
Meaning: “all gifts”
The first mortal woman according to Greek mythology.
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36. PERDITA

Latin
Meaning: “lost”
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37. RAVEN

Bird name
A blackbird that is often associated with darkness and death.

 

38. SABRINA

Celtic mythology name
The name of the main character from the TV series, Sabrina the Teenage witch.

 

39. SCARLET

English from French escarlate
Meaning: “a type of cloth” or a red color name.
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40. TABITHA

English
Meaning: “gazelle”
The name of the witch daughter in the TV show Bewitched.
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41. TEMPEST

English word name
Meaning: “stormy”
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42. THANA

Arabic
Meaning: “death”

 

43. THORA

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Goddess of thunder”

 

44. TRISTESSA

Latin
Meaning: “sadness”

 

45. ULVA

Swedish/Norse
Meaning: “Wolf isle”

 

46. UMBRA

Greek
Meaning: “shadow”

 

47. URSA

Latin
Meaning: “she-bear”

 

48. WANETTE

Old English
Meaning: “pale-skinned”

 

49. WEDNESDAY

Irish
Meaning: “king poet”
The name of a goth character in The Addams Family.

 

50. WYNTER

English Spelling variation of the season winter

 

 

Goth Baby Names Boys

 

51. AAMON

Biblical
Meaning: “one who induces eagerness”
In demonology, Aamon is known as Marquis of Hell.
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52. ABIGOR

Biblical demon name
According to Christian demonology, Abigor is a “great duke” of hell and a demon of war.
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53. ASH

English word name
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54. AZRAEL

Hebrew
Meaning: “help of god”
Also referred to as the angel of death in the Quran.
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55. BALOR

Irish
Meaning: “the deadly one”
Known in Irish mythology as a giant one-eyed monster.
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56. BLADE

English word name
Meaning: “cutting edge”
Blade is also the name of a vampire from a movie of the same name.
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57. BREVIARY

Latin book of prayers.
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58. CALIX

Greek
Meaning: “handsome”
Latin
Meaning: “chalice”
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59. CARVER

English surname and word name
Meaning: “to carve or cut”
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60. CLOVEN

English word name
Meaning: “cut into pieces”
Referring to the split in goat hooves.
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61. CORSON

Irish/Scottish
Meaning: “short, curt”
In demonology, Corson is a king in hell and was according to legend constrained by King Solomon.

 

62. COVEN

Old French
Meaning: “deceit, fraud”
A coven usually refers to a group of witches.

 

63. CROSS

English word name

 

64. CROWLEY

Gaelic
Meaning: “descendant of the hard hero”
Aleister Crowley was an English occultist, and novelist who founded the religion of Thelema, he identified himself as a prophet.

 

65. DAMIEN

Greek
Meaning: “to tame, subdue”
A name that has various references in goth cinema and culture.

 

66. DANTE

Italian
Meaning: “enduring”

 

67. DORIAN

Greek
Meaning: “gift”
A character from Oscar Wilde’s Gothic novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

 

68. DRACO

Greek
Meaning: “dragon serpent”
It could be short for Dracula.

 

69. DRAVEN

Modern name
Meaning unknown
The main character’s name from the goth movie The Crow.

 

70. EDGAR

English/Scottish
Meaning: “fortunate spear-man”
Also the name of one of history’s Gothic poets, Edgar Allen Poe.

 

71. EERIE

English word name
Meaning: “strange, mysterious”

 

72. ETIENNE

French form of Stephen
Meaning: “crown”

 

73. GORGON

Greek
Meaning: “dreadful”
In Greek mythology, a Gorgon is a mythical female immortal snake-like creature.

 

74. GOTHAM

English
Meaning: “goat homestead”

 

75. GREMORY

German fictional demon

 

76. HADES

Greek
Meaning: “unseen”
Hades was the Greek god of the underworld.

 

77. INGRAM

German
Meaning: “angle raven”
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78. KEIR

Irish
Meaning: “dark”

 

79. LAZARUS

Hebrew
Meaning: “God has helped”
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80. LEVIATHAN

Hebrew
Meaning: “sea creature”

 

81. LORE

Germanic
Meaning: “myth/legend”

 

82. MALIK

Arabic
Meaning: “king”
In Islamic belief, Maalik, is an angel who presides of Hell and Purgatory.

 

83. NOIR

French
Meaning: “black”

 

84. ONYX

Greek
Meaning: “claw”
A black gemstone that is feared in some cultures as bad luck.

 

85. OSIRIS

Egyptian
Meaning: “strong eyesight”
The Egyptian god of the dead.

 

86. PAGAN

English
Meaning: “country dweller”
A pagan is a person holding religious beliefs other than those of the main world religions.

 

87. PHENX

A name of a fallen angel depicted as a phoenix

 

88. RANSLEY

English
Meaning: “raven’s meadow”

 

89. RENWICK

English/Scottish
Meaning: “raven settlement”

 

90. REZNOR

Spelling variation of German-surname Resnor
Meaning: “woodcarver”
The last name of the lead singer for the band Nine Inch Nails.

 

91. SABER

French
Meaning: “sword”

 

92. SALEM

Hebrew place name
Salem is a city in Massachusetts famous for its 1692 witch trials.

 

93. SAMAEL

Hebrew
Meaning: “venom of god”
An archangel that resembles the Christian idea of Satan.

 

94. SULLEN

English word name
Meaning: “gloomy disposition”

 

95. TAROT

French from Italian
Meaning: “foolishness”
A deck of cards uses for divination.

 

96. THORNE

English surname
Meaning: “thorn bush”

 

97. TRISTAN

Celtic
Meaning: “sorrowful, tumult”

 

98. WOLF

Animal name

 

99. ZAGAN

Unknown origin
A demon who can turn blood into wine.

 

100. ZYPHYR

Spelling variation of Greek Zephyr
Meaning: “west wind”

 

 

We hope you enjoyed this list of 100 goth baby names for girls and boys. What are your favorite goth baby names.

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