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130+ Musical Baby Names: Rock, Pop, Bands, Instruments, and More

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A list of musical, rock, blues, bands, and musical terms that make great baby names.

A list of musical, rock, blues, bands, and musical terms that make great baby names.

Maybe music runs in your DNA. Perhaps you just like lyrical, musical, playful names, or maybe you just have an inkling that your baby will grow up to be a drummer or a composer or a rock star. Maybe you're searching for that perfect note to bridge the gap between the first and last name. For whatever reason, here is a list of unique music-related names for you to choose from, including. . .

  • musical terms, great band or album names, and good-sounding instruments,
  • musicians' names (male, female, and gender-neutral),
  • a list of famous songs with names in their titles, and
  • a list of interesting names popular artists gave their own kids.

Musical Terms or Instruments That Make Great Names

Allegra, Allegro

Dulcimer

Oboe

Aria

Forte

Octave

Ballad

Gig

Opus

Banjo

Gibson

Piper

Bell

Harmony

Riff

Breve

Harper

Sitar

Brass

Jazz

Sonnet

Cadence

Kalimba

Tempo

Calliope

Lyric

Trill

Chanson

Madrigal

Vivace

Clarion

Muse, Musette

Zing

Cymbal

Mosh

Zydeco

Famous Musician or Rock Star Names for Boys

Otis

Angus

Dylan

Morrissey

Arlo

Hendrix

Nash

Bo

Iggy

Ozzy

Bowie

Jagger

Ringo

Coltrane

Joplin

Smith

Crosby

Lennox

Zeppelin

Django

Miles

Ziggy

Boys names inspired by music, rock, blues, bands, and more.

Boys names inspired by music, rock, blues, bands, and more.

Famous Musician or Rock Star Names for Girls

Holiday, Poesy, Roxy,

Ani

Janice

Santana

Aretha

Jett

Simone

Benatar

Joni

Sinead

Billie

LaBelle

Sister

Claro

Lennox

Stevie

Erykah

Lita

Suzi or Siouxsie

Florence

Pink

Yoko

Gender-Neutral Musical Names

Chrysalis

Ellington

Lennox

Rhymes

Indie

Lux

Stevie

KD (or Lang)

Marley

Song

Keys

Presley

Sony

Lennon

Ramone

Zappa

Band or Album Names

Avalon

Genesis

Rumor(s)

Blue

Journey

Rush

Devo

Moonshadow

Queen

Songs With Names in Their Titles

  • Angie (The Rolling Stones)
  • Bennie and the Jets; Daniel (Elton John)
  • Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
  • Layla (Eric Clapton)
  • Louie Louie (The Kingsmen)
  • Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds; Eleanor Rigby; Michelle (The Beatles)
  • Rhiannon (Fleetwood Mac)
  • Roxanne (The Police)

Famous Musicians and Their Babies' Names

Famous Artist(s)What They Named Their Child(ren)

Beyoncé and Jay Z

Blue Ivy, Sir, and Rumi

Cher

Chaz and Elijah Blue

Gwen Stefani

Apollo Bowie Flynn, Kingston James McGregor, and Zuma Nesta Rock

Cardi B

Kulture Kiari

Frank Zappa

Moon Unit, Dweezil, and Diva Thin Muffin

Michael Jackson

Paris and Prince

Kurt Cobain and Courtenay Love

Frances Bean

Will Smith

Jaden, Willow, and Trey

What brought you here?

Cool band and album names that make great baby names for boys or girls.

Cool band and album names that make great baby names for boys or girls.

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