Baby names inspired by music, songs and artists

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There’s something undeniable about the power of music. Certain songs can instantly take us back to moments in our past – some painful, some passionate and many of them just plain fun.

If you’re umming and aahing over baby names, why not take a look through this list inspired by the world of music.

Inspired by musical terms

  • Bene
  • Dorian
  • Lyric
  • Allegra
  • Cadence
  • Calypso
  • Celeste
  • Demi
  • Harmony
  • Melody
  • Nera

Inspired by songs

  • Bennie (Bennie and the Jets, Elton John)
  • Bobbie (Me and Bobbie McGee, Janis Joplin)
  • Jeremy (Jeremy, Pearl Jam)
  • Jude (Hey Jude, The Beatles)
  • Stevie (Stevie Ray Blues, Stevie Wonder)
  • Louie (Louie Louie, Iggy Pop)
  • Quinn (The Mighty Quinn, Bob Dylan)
  • Cecilia (Cecilia, Simon and Garfunkel)
  • Clementine (Clementine, The Decemberists)
  • Delilah (Delilah, Tom Jones)
  • Iris (Iris, The Goo Goo Dolls)
  • Lucy (Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds, The Beatles)
  • Rhiannon (Rhiannon, Fleetwood Mac)
  • Virginia (Sweet Virginia, The Rolling Stones)

Inspired by Broadway musicals

Image: Annie (1982), Colombia Pictures
Image: Annie (1982), Colombia Pictures
  • Amos (Chicago)
  • Frankie (Jersey Boys)
  • Emile (South Pacific)
  • Flynn (Chicago)
  • Oliver (Oliver)
  • Finch (Newsies)
  • Annie (Annie)
  • Clara – (Porgy and Bess)
  • Cosette (Les Miserables)
  • Eliza  (My Fair Lady)
  • June (Gypsy)
  • Louisa (The Sound of Music)
  • Penny (Hairspray)
  • Roxie (Chicago)

Inspired by artists

Image: Mick Jagger c/o Dilettante Art Gallery
Image: Mick Jagger c/o Dilettante Art Gallery
  • Angus (Young)
  • Crosby (Bing Crosby)
  • Donovan (Frankenreiter)
  • Duke (Ellington)
  • Elvis (Presley/Costello)
  • Hendrix (Jimi)
  • Jagger (Mick)
  • Marley (Bob)
  • Otis (Redding)
  • Quincy (Jones)
  • Adele
  • Aretha (Franklin)
  • Etta (James)
  • Joni (Mitchell)
  • Janis (Joplin)
  • Ciara
  • Lauryn (Hill)
  • Rihanna
  • Selena (Gomez)
  • Teagan (& Sara)

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