Google names most-searched Halloween costumes

Venezuela Carnival
Posted at 12:32 PM, Oct 20, 2022

Superheroes and mythical beings are apparently the must-have Halloween costumes this year.

Google Trends listed the top 19 Halloween costumes of 2022, and those two themes showed up time and time again on the list.

Taking the number one spot was the witch, followed by Spider-Man.

Fairies and vampires were also popular, along with Batman, who came in at no. 19.

Characters who found renewed interest on network and streaming shows also garnered attention including those from "Stranger Things," "Hocus pocus" and "Chucky."

Google trends used its "Frightgeist" tool to create the list. It analyzed the most-searched costume ideas nationwide.

Google's most-searched Halloween costumes:

1. Witch
2. Spider-Man
3. Dinosaur
4. “Stranger Things”
5. Fairy
6. Pirate
7. Rabbit
8. Cheerleader
9. Cowboy
10. Harley Quinn
11. Clown
12. Vampire
13. 1980s
14. “Hocus Pocus”
15. Pumpkin
16. Chucky
17. Doll
18. Angel
19. Batman