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.
  • Garcia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This evocative Spanish surname would make an unusual but lively choice for a girl. Read More 

  • Garth

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    A name that took on a pronounced country twang via Nashville megastar Garth (born Troyal) Brooks. Read More 

  • Genesis

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Genesis -- the name of the first book of the Bible -- is not nearly as original for babies as you'd think; Genesis was used for more than 4000 baby girls in the last year counted. But it's fallen... Read More 

  • Gershwin

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The adopted surname of iconic songwriting brothers George and Ira (born Gershovitz) might make a nice musical middle name.Read More 

  • Gillespie

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Sometimes heard as a first name in Scotland, particularly among the Campbell clan. Read More 

  • Guthrie

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Guthrie, an attractive Scottish surname-name, has a particularly romantic, windswept aura, with a touch of the buckaroo thrown in.

    Guthrie's folkie quality is tied to the father and son... Read More 

  • Harrison

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Harrison, a name made viable by Harrison Ford, is increasingly popular with parents who want an H name that's more formal than Harry or Hank but doesn't veer into the stiff Huntington-Harrington... Read More 

  • Hendrix

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Hendrix is one of those hip rock and roll names, like Lennon, Jagger and Presley, that have been used by fellow celebs and others, to honor the seminal guitarist/singer/songwriter Jimi. And this... Read More 

  • Iggy

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Iggy is the quintessential pop star name, though it's the nickname Cate Blanchett uses for son IGNATIUS. Iggy does bring any grander-sounding name down to earth.Read More 

  • Jackson

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Cool name Jackson is one of the celebrisphere's top favorites, having been chosen by, among others, Spike Lee, Poppy Montgomery, Carson Daly, Maria Bello, Natalie Maines, Scott Wolf, Maya Rudolph,... Read More 

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