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A Comprehensive List Of 300+ Wickedly Cool Witchy Names For Babies (And Cats!)

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Overview

Witchy names can be a cool choice for your baby’s name. They’re great for babies born close to Halloween but are also a charming choice as a badass baby name.

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Due to the popularity of witch-related works of fiction, it isn’t surprising that witchy names also make it to the baby names register in real life.

We’ve prepared this list of 300+ wicked and cool witchy name ideas for babies, plus some that are perfect for witch cats.

What’s A Female Witch?

“Witch” is often associated with a woman practicing witchcraft or is believed to have supernatural powers.

“Wizard” and “Wiccan” are more associated with men.

Some fictional authors use these terms interchangeably, however. So, you might want to use the term “female witch” to make a distinction.

Witch Names For Girls & Their Meanings

The Best & Most Popular Witchy Names

  1. Alex – Nonbinary name used in “Wizards of Waverly Place” (TV show)
  2. Amulet – Charm or ornament worn to keep bad luck away
  3. Fleur – Beautiful witch in the “Harry Potter” series
  4. Gillian – Among the main protagonists in “Practical Magic”
  5. Glinda – Good witch in “The Wizard of Oz”
  6. Hermione – Kickass witch in the “Harry Potter” franchise
  7. Iris – Witch in “Bewitched” (movie)
  8. Isabel – Character in “Bewitched” (movie)
  9. Jadis – White Witch in “The Chronicles of Narnia”
  10. Luna – Quirky witch in the “Harry Potter” series
  11. Max – Character in “Wizards of Waverly Place”
  12. Minerva – Strict but kind professor in the “Harry Potter” franchise; she turns into a cat
  13. Nyx – Fearsome Greek goddess of the night
  14. Paige – One of four witch sisters in “Charmed”
  15. Phoebe – One of four witch sisters in “Charmed”
  16. Piper – One of four witch sisters in “Charmed”
  17. Prue – One of four witch sisters in “Charmed”
  18. Sabrina – Main character in “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”
  19. Sally – Witch in “Practical Magic”
  20. Sybil – English astrologer, occult author, and self-proclaimed witch
  21. Zoraida – Spanish girl name that means “enchanting” or “enchantress”

What Are Cute & Cool Names For A Witch?

  1. Cailleach – Irish name for the divine witch and goddess of winter
  2. Chalice – Goblet used in witch rituals
  3. Charm – An ornament or trinket that can attract luck
  4. Dorothea – Character in “Shadowhunters”
  5. Ginny – Charming “Harry Potter” witch; she becomes Harry’s wife
  6. Hekate – Powerful Greek goddess of witchcraft
  7. Helga – Character in “The Witches”
  8. Hexe – German name meaning “witch”
  9. Hilda – Witch in “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”
  10. Kiki (anime girl name) – Young witch in “Kiki’s Delivery Service”
  11. Kit – Siamese cat in “Charmed”
  12. Lavender – Witch in “Harry Potter”
  13. Lily – Harry Potter’s mom
  14. Midnight – Gender-neutral name meaning “middle of the night”
  15. Misty – Powerful witch in “American Horror Story”
  16. Morgaine – King Arthur’s half-sister known in Arthurian legends as a witch
  17. Nimue – Lady of the Lake and the enchantress who gives King Arthur his sword
  18. Onora – Irish baby girl name meaning “honor”
  19. Phantom – Badass middle name for girls
  20. Pixie – Another word for “fairy”
  21. Shadow – Non-binary name meaning “shade from the sun”
  22. Solstice – Cute French name meaning “when the sun stands still”
  23. Sorciere – French baby girl name meaning “witch”
  24. Theoris – Unisex Latin name meaning “idea or explanation”
  25. Thirteen – Considered an unlucky number, but it can be a badass witchy name
  26. Tonks – Nymphadora Tonks is one of the witches in the “Harry Potter” series
  27. Trixie – Name for a good witch, means “bringer of joy”
  28. Vixen – Treacherous and ill-tempered woman

What Are Some Famous Witch Names In Fiction?

  1. Agatha – Powerful witch in “Wandavision”
  2. Aggie – Wise witch in “Halloweentown”
  3. Akko – Anime name for Atsuko Kagari, a character in “Little Witch Academia”
  4. Anathema – The last of a long line of witches in “Good Omens”
  5. Apolla – Character in “Twitches,” name meaning “gift from Apollo” (Greek god of healing)
  6. Beryl – Queen from “Sailor Moon”
  7. Bonnie – Good witch in “The Vampire Diaries”
  8. Camryn – Character in “Twitches”
  9. Cassie – Character in “Good Witch” and “The Secret Circle”
  10. Circe – Enchantress in Greek mythology who turned Odysseus’s crew into pigs
  11. Clara – Witch character in “Bewitched”
  12. Cordelia – Character in “American Horror Story”
  13. Crysta – Fictional fairy from Ferngully
  14. Desdemona – Main character in “Every Witch Way”
  15. Dolores – Witch obsessed with cats in the “Harry Potter” series
  16. Echidna – The Witch of Greed in the anime “Re:Zero”
  17. Elzora – Witch in “Eve’s Bayou”
  18. Endora – Extremely powerful witch in “Bewitched”
  19. Evillene -From “The Wiz”
  20. Fiji – Quirky witch in “Midnight, Texas”
  21. Fiona – Character in “American Horror Story: Coven”
  22. Gayelette – Powerful sorceress in “The Wonderful World of Oz”
  23. Gigi – Main character in “JuJu”
  24. Izetta – Titular character in “Izetta the Last Witch”
  25. Koume – From “The Legend of Zelda”
  26. Louise – From “Teen Witch”
  27. Madison – From “American Horror Story”
  28. Makoto – Main protagonist in “Flying Witch”
  29. Mallory – From “American Horror Story”
  30. Marina – Powerful hedge witch in “The Magicians”
  31. Marnie – Coven leader in “True Blood”
  32. Mary -Character in “Hocus Pocus”
  33. Melisandre – Witch in the “Game of Thrones”
  34. Mildred – Character in “The Worst Witch”
  35. Morgana – Character in “Merlin”
  36. Mozelle – Witch in “Eve’s Bayou”
  37. Nan – Character in “American Horror Story”
  38. Queenie – Character in “American Horror Story”
  39. Samantha – Character in “Bewitched”
  40. Sukie – Character in “Witches of Eastwick”
  41. Tabitha – Character in “Bewitched”
  42. Tilly – Titular character in “Tilly Witch”
  43. Triss – Sorceress from “The Witcher”
  44. Vivienne – “Dragon Age: Inquisition” mage and personal enchanter
  45. Wanda – The “Scarlet Witch” from the Marvel comics
  46. Wendy – The Good Witch in “Casper the Friendly Ghost” series
  47. Willow – Character in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”
  48. Zelena – Wicked witch in “Once Upon a Time”
  49. Zoe – Character in “American Horror Story”

Disney Witch Names

Aside from Disney princesses, the Walt Disney Company also has some badass witches:

  1. Eglantine – Witch in “Bedknobs and Broomsticks”
  2. Elsa – Good witch and the snow queen in the “Frozen” films
  3. Fauna – Fictional fairy from “Sleeping Beauty”
  4. Lucinda – Little witch girl in Disney Junior’s Sofia the First
  5. Maleficent – Evil witch queen and self-proclaimed “Mistress of All Evil” in Disney’s Sleeping Beauty
  6. Ursula – Villainous sea witch in “The Little Mermaid”

What Are Good Names For A Girl Witch?

  1. Afsoun – Persian name meaning “charm or spell
  2. Aileen – Irish name meaning “bright, shining light”
  3. Alexandra – Character in “Witches of Eastwick”
  4. Blaise – Merlin’s teacher in Arthurian legend
  5. Brunhilde – Strong and beautiful witch princess
  6. Cassandra – Seer in Greek mythology
  7. Hestia – Greek girl name meaning “fireside”
  8. Iona – Greek name meaning “omen”
  9. Jane – Character in “Witches of Eastwick”
  10. Mahin – Persian name meaning “of the moon
  11. Naenia – Latin word for “incantation”
  12. Nancy – Character in “The Craft”
  13. Narcissa – Draco Malfoy’s mom in the “Harry Potter” series
  14. Prudence – Comes from the Latin name “Prudentia,” (good judgment)
  15. Rochelle – Character in “The Craft”
  16. Rowena (as in Rowena Ravenclaw) – One of Hogwarts’ four founders

Wicked & Whimsical Names For ‘Bad’ Witches

  1. Aleja – Main character in “JuJu”
  2. Allegra – Titular character in “Jack and the Witch”
  3. Bruixa – Catalan word name for “witch”
  4. Mohana – Means “bewitching” in Hinduism
  5. Noita – Finnish word for “witch”
  6. Ravenna – Witch queen in “Snow White”
  7. Singra – Wicked Witch of the South in the “Wizard of Oz”

Mystical & Scary Witch Names

  1. Bathsheba – Witch in the horror movie “The Conjuring”
  2. Bellatrix – Powerful evil witch in the “Harry Potter” series
  3. Elphaba – Wicked witch of the west in “The Wizard of Oz”
  4. Vedma – Russian name for “witch”

Pet Names & Monikers For Witches

Witch names don’t have to be scary or creepy because they can also be cute and cool. Here are some pet names for your little witch:

  1. Broomstick
  2. Dark Queen
  3. Enchantress
  4. Good Witch
  5. Mind Bender
  6. Poppet (voodoo doll)
  7. Sea Witch
  8. She-Beast
  9. Teen Witch
  10. White Witch

Female Witches In History

  1. Agnes Sampson – Scottish healer accused of being a witch
  2. Alison Device – “Confessed” to doing witchcraft during the 1612 witch trials
  3. Alse Young – Indicted for witchcraft
  4. Bessie Dunlop – Farmer’s wife accused of witchcraft and receiving information from “beyond”
  5. Bridget Bishop – First to be accused and indicted for witchcraft in Salem
  6. Catherine Monvoisin – Accused of witchcraft and poisoning several members of the French aristocracy, possibly even planning on killing King Louis XIV
  7. Delphi – High priestess of the Temple of Apollo; according to legends, the Oracle of Delphi received her powers of foresight directly from Apollo (powerful god of the sun)
  8. Endor – Biblical name for the town from where King Saul summoned a witch
  9. Grace Sherwood – Accused witch in Virginia
  10. Hypatia – Egyptian philosopher and astronomer that the early Christians dubbed as a witch before they killed her
  11. Isobel Gowdie – Housewife in Highland, Scotland, who gave a detailed confession of her “witchcraft”
  12. Malin Matsdotter – Executed during Sweden’s last great witch hunt known as the “Great Noise”
  13. Marie Laveau – Voodoo priestess and queen in New Orleans in the late 1800s
  14. Merga Bien – Accused and executed for allegedly practicing witchcraft in Germany
  15. Sarah Good – One of the first accused witches in Salem
  16. Tituba – Slave woman accused of witchcraft in Salem

Witchy Things That Make Cool Baby Names

  1. Amethyst – Gemstone that can reportedly open a person’s “third eye” (mystical invisible eye that allegedly lets you see beyond the earthly realm)
  2. Athame – Dagger used in rituals
  3. Belladonna – Poisonous plant known as the “deadly nightshade,” said to be used by witches as a “flying ointment”
  4. Besom – Type of broom
  5. Boline – A knife shaped like a crescent moon
  6. Cat – Small animal often linked to witches (especially black cats)
  7. Coven – A group of witches
  8. Esbat – A small gathering of witches
  9. Juniper – Nature name for a tree sometimes used in protection or cleansing rituals
  10. Linden – Used in spells and prophecy in some witchcraft traditions
  11. Paten – A disc with an engraved magical symbol
  12. Rune – Small stones with divinatory symbols
  13. Silver – Metal that can be used for spellwork; the name of a modern Wiccan practitioner
  14. Tarot – Divination or fortune-telling cards

Masculine Witch Names For Boys (Or Warlocks)

  1. Abramelin – Powerful 15th-century warlock
  2. Albus – Hogwarts’ headmaster in the “Harry Potter” series
  3. Aleister – Occultist trained in the art of ceremonial magick
  4. Alekto – A Death Eater in the “Harry Potter” series
  5. Balthasar – One of the three Magi who visited the newborn baby Jesus; some people believe they were Zoroastrian priests or mages
  6. Behold – From “American Horror Story”
  7. Bruxo – Spanish boy name meaning “warlock”
  8. Credence – Powerful character in the “Fantastic Beasts,” a spin-off series to “Harry Potter”
  9. Draco – Harry’s main rival in the “Harry Potter” series
  10. Gandalf – Powerful wizard in “Lord of the Rings”
  11. Ganondorf – Warlock in “Legend of Zelda”
  12. Jafar – Main antagonist in “Aladdin”
  13. Justin – From “Wizards of Waverly Place”
  14. Kalabar – Character from “Halloweentown”
  15. Koldun – Russian name meaning “warlock”
  16. Lucius – Draco’s dad in the “Harry Potter” series
  17. Merlin – Mythical figure in the legend of King Arthur
  18. Necromantis – Greek boy name meaning “warlock”
  19. Nostradamus – French seer, astrologer, and healer believed to have “predicted” various events that supposedly came true in real life
  20. Remus – Defence Against the Dark Arts professor who’s both a wizard and a werewolf in “Harry Potter”
  21. Sahir – Arabic name meaning “warlock”
  22. Saruman – Powerful wizard in “The Lord of the Rings”
  23. Seamus – Young wizard in “Harry Potter”
  24. Severus – Sarcastic but exceptionally skilled wizard and professor in “Harry Potter”
  25. Shushi – Anime boy name meaning “warlock”
  26. Sirius – Harry’s godfather in “Harry Potter”
  27. Tovenaar – Latin name meaning “warlock”
  28. Veneficus – Another Latin name that means “warlock”
  29. Wicca – Gender-neutral name for the pagan religion
  30. Wiccan – Person practicing Wicca
  31. Wizard – Man with magical powers

Bewitching Names With Different Meanings

Names That Mean “Witch” From Around The World

  1. Akuba – Japanese
  2. Aswang – Filipino
  3. Baba – Polish
  4. Bruha – Filipino
  5. Cadi – Turkish
  6. Incantrix – Latin
  7. Kijo – Japanese
  8. Kikik – Filipino
  9. Magissa – Greek
  10. Majo – Japanese
  11. Saga – Latin
  12. Sahira – Arabic
  13. Sorcière – French
  14. Sorgina – Basque
  15. Strega – Italian
  16. Usikan – Filipino
  17. Witika – Hawaiian

Names That Mean “Spell” Or “Magic”

  1. Fusun – Turkish
  2. Magic – English
  3. Ruqayyah – Arabic
  4. Taika – Finnish

Names That Mean “Fairy” Or “Dragon”

  1. Aiden (Irish) – Name that means “fire” or “born of fire”
  2. Azar (Persian) – Fire
  3. Draca (Ancient Greek) – Dragon
  4. Drakaina – Greek mythology dragon
  5. Ejdera (Turkish) – Dragon
  6. Fay (Middle English) – Fairy
  7. Hurik (Armenian) – Small fire
  8. Katla – Fictional dragon (The Brothers Lionheart)
  9. Keahi (Hawaiian) – The fire
  10. Moonwatcher – Fictional dragon (Wings of Fire)
  11. Pari (Persian) – Fairy
  12. Parisa (Persian) – Like a fairy
  13. Ryu (Chinese) – Dragon
  14. Saphira – Fictional dragon (Eragon)
  15. Satu (Finnish) – Fairy tale
  16. Tiamat – Fictional dragon (Dungeons & Dragons)
  17. Tien (Vietnamese) – Fairy
  18. Tunder (Hungarian) – Fairy
  19. Ugne (Lithuanian) – Fire

What Are Popular & Classic Witch Cat Names?

Popular Witch Cat Names

  1. Abracadabra
  2. Biddy
  3. Black Magic
  4. Chant
  5. Craft
  6. Crone
  7. Crookshanks
  8. Glamour
  9. Halloween
  10. Heathen
  11. Hex
  12. Hocus Pocus
  13. Jinx
  14. Magus
  15. Pagan
  16. Salem
  17. Spellbinder
  18. Spirit
  19. Taboo
  20. Trance
  21. Trickster

Witchy Familiars As Cat Names

  1. Archimedes
  2. Bajang
  3. Crow
  4. Gridigut
  5. Grimalkin
  6. Grizell
  7. Harpier
  8. Homunculus
  9. Imp
  10. Nagual
  11. Pelesit
  12. Pillan
  13. Raven
  14. Wayob
  15. Zombi

Pop Culture Ideas For Witchy Cat Names

  1. Druid
  2. Exorcist
  3. Fury
  4. Genie
  5. Gollum
  6. Gorgon
  7. Medusa
  8. Nazgul
  9. Twilight

Top Names For Witchy Black Cats

  1. Bedlam
  2. Bokor
  3. Daemon
  4. Hag
  5. Haruspex
  6. Hellion
  7. Molly Boo
  8. Pyewacket
  9. Spooky
  10. Voodoo

Last Names For Witches

  1. Cabot
  2. Cayce
  3. Facilier
  4. Kyteler
  5. Sanderson (as in Winifred from Hocus Pocus)
  6. Shipton (as in Mother Shipton)

How To Pick A Witchy Name

Tips For Choosing A Witchy Name For Your Baby

  • Pick a cool and badass witch name
  • Check the name meaning
  • Mix and match with non-witchy name options
  • Use the witchy name as a middle name or nickname

Tips For Picking A Witchy Name For Your Cat

  • Choose according to your cat’s temperament
  • Find something cool and unique for cats
  • Draw inspiration from witchy names for humans

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