Musician Baby Names

Since musicians invented the concept of cool, where better to look for baby name inspiration than to their own names? The baby names here are drawn from both the first names and last names of well-known musicians.
  • Calloway

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    Calloway is one of those irresistibly jaunty, animated three-syllable Irish surnames, like Sullivan and Finnegan--but this one has the added attraction of jazzy ties to the immortal "Dean of... Read More 

  • Caruso

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    Operatic.Read More 

  • Chaka

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    We all know that Chaka really means disco. Read More 

  • Cole

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    Cole -- a short name that embodies a lot of richness and depth -- has long been associated with the great songwriter Cole Porter. Currently, Cole, which has been on a roll since the mid-90s, is... Read More 

  • Coltrane

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    The great sax player John Coltrane could be a cool naming inspiration for a jazz fan. Read More 

  • Coolio

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    This is the sort of name a four-year-old would make up for himself.Read More 

  • Crosby

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    Crosby is an attractively laid-back Irish surname with retro musical associations to Bing and Crosby, Stills, and Nash, and with a jaunty air. Crosby Braverman is currently the name of a character... Read More 

  • Denver

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    Before there was Aspen, Denver was the Colorado city name of choice, and we could see it resurfacing as a stylish two-syllable boys' name with the trendy 'er' ending. Its decade of greatest use... Read More 

  • Devo

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    One of the original techno-punk bands of the late seventies, but even the most devoted fan has to admit that was a long time ago.Read More 

  • Dexter

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    The jazzy, ultra-cool Dexter, like most names with an "x," has a lot of energy and sex appeal. Over the years, it's been attached to a number of diverse real and fictional personalities—C. K.... Read More 

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