50 Best Vampire Names to Inspire Your Scary Costume This Halloween

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Despite them only existing in fantasy, we've been talking about vampires for centuries. Whether they're the bloodsuckers from movies like Interview with the Vampire or those who are on the erm, sparklier side like in Twilight, there's just something exciting about these mythical creatures. If you agree, then these vampire names are perfect for getting in the Halloween spirit, as they reference some of your favorite TV, movie, and book characters of all time. They might even inspire some last-minute Halloween costumes—all you really need are fake fangs!

We all know that the best Halloween movies err on the fantastical side, whether those are witch movies, ghost stories, or yes, tales from the vampire crypt! Basically, what we're saying is there's no judgment if you want to watch Edward Cullen and Bella Swan all October long or binge the entire Buffy the Vampire Slayer series. In addition to these famous fictional vampires, you'll also find famous vampires from history included—alleged vampires, of course!—as well as vampiric names that you could go by on Halloween night. When you're done, take a look at the many witch names out there too to get your fill of supernatural beings this Halloween. So go ahead and don't be shy—these vampire names won't bite!

Female Vampire Names

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Photo credit: Westend61 - Getty Images
  • Alice

  • Amber

  • Ambrosia

  • Bianca

  • Celeste

  • Claudia

  • Drusilla

  • Esme

  • Lucinda

  • Tatiana

  • Thana

  • Victoria

Male Vampire Names

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Photo credit: Cavan Images - Getty Images
  • Bartholomew

  • Cassius

  • Emmett

  • Felix

  • Hunter

  • Jasper

  • Lazarus

  • Louis

  • Magnus

  • Nikolas

  • Orpheus

  • Silas

  • Talon

  • Xander

Famous Fictional Vampire Names

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Photo credit: CBS Photo Archive - Getty Images
  • Lestat de Lioncourt from The Vampire Chronicles

  • Louis de Pointe du Lac from The Vampire Chronicles

  • Bella Swan from Twilight

  • Edward Cullen from Twilight

  • Simon Lewis from Shadowhunters

  • Raphael Santiago from Shadowhunters

  • Blade from Blade

  • Nandor the Relentless from What We Do in the Shadows

  • Laszlo Cravensworth from What We Do in the Shadows

  • Nadja from What We Do in the Shadows

  • Queen Akasha from Queen of the Damned

  • Bill Compton from True Blood

  • Sophie-Anne Leclerq from True Blood

  • Barnabas Collins from Dark Shadows

  • Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer

  • Angel from Buffy the Vampire Slayer

  • Stefan Salvatore from The Vampire Diaries

  • Damon Salvatore from The Vampire Diaries

  • Grandpa Munster from The Munsters

  • Marceline the Vampire Queen from Adventure Time

Famous Historic Vampire Names

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  • Vlad Dracula

  • Countess Elizabeth Báthory

  • Mercy Brown

  • Baobhan sith