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Where did the name Halloween
originate from?
Originally this Druid Holiday was
called "The Vigil Of Saman."
In early Britain it was called Samhain.
But, here is how we got the name
It came from an attempt to
"Christianize" this pagan worship

 In A.D. 800 the Roman Catholic
Church moved "All Saints Day"
from May to November 1st.
The new day was called
"All Hallow's Day"
and it soon became the custom
to call the evening before
"All Hallowe'en".
It was shortened and called