The Most Searched Halloween Costumes Of 2017

Halloween is just around the corner, and people are scrambling to get ideas for their Halloween costumes because you can’t just wear last year’s sexy nurse outfit and call it a day. No, not if you want to impress your friends and colleagues with your awesomely selected outfit that will make you the center of attention at the Halloween party on Tuesday.

So, we have heard your pleas and have compiled a list of the most searched Halloween costumes in the United States. This year, we have women finding the trendy and timeless costumes to their liking with the first place taken by none other than Wonder Woman from the box-office hit movie.

Wonder Woman 2017 Costume

An interesting fact about this year’s Halloween is that you will see a lot of comic book characters since they make up around 10-15% of the searches conducted with most of these being for Wonder Woman. This is obvious since all of us want to be seen as smart, powerful and downright sexy.

Trends show that people prefer low-maintenance and low-commitment costumes like a pair of bunny ears on their heads instead of an outfit that requires three hours of makeup. Other the comic book characters, there has been a sharp increase in searches for unicorn costumes which is a surprise to everyone.

While you may have guessed the all-time favorite clown costume to be one of the top 10s but this was not the case. The reason is that many people may have searched for Pennywise, the evil clown from the movie version of Stephen King’s ‘It.’


We found an interesting trend regarding the Halloween costumes of 2017 and the years past. This pattern states that some costumes are always popular and excellent choices for your Halloween costume this year. These forever popular costumes include dressing up as a pirate, witch, clown, rabbit and many others.

These costumes can be seen every year while most of the movie characters find it difficult to endure the test of time. This is because costumes like rabbit and pirate can be easily customized while movie characters only look good if they are done right, restricting your creativity.

Well, now that we have gained a better understanding on why people search for particular costumes, let’s take a look at the top 30 most searched Halloween costumes of 2017:

Starting at number one is Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Pennywise, Unicorn, Rabbit, Witch, Mouse, Pirate, Zombie, Dinosaur, Princess, Moana, Ninja, Superhero, Mermaid, IT, Batman, Monster, Vampire, Doll, Belle, Skeleton, Joker, Pumpkin, Chucky, Cheerleader, Angel, Spider-Man, Minnie Mouse, and coming up at number 30 is Bear.