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.
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  • Jagger

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    Jagger is a swaggering Rolling Stone of a name that's been picked up by a number of fellow celebs, including Lindsay Davenport and Brett Scallions--while Soleil Moon Frye pulled a gender switch whe... Read More 

  • Jaheim

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    Single-named R&B singer Jaheim could inspire others to pick up on this unusual name. Read More 

  • Joplin

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    Joplin is a musical middle name possibility for fans of Janis...or Scott. Joplin is also the name of a Missouri city. Read More 

  • Joss

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    A short form that could be used independently, a la the singer Joss Stone.  Read More 

  • Kai

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    Kai is a strong, evocative, exotic multi-cultural name -- meaning "sea" in Hawaiian, "forgiveness" in Japanese, "willow tree" in Navajo, and "food" in Maori-- that packs a lot of power in its singl... Read More 

  • Kanye

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    The popularity of the charismatic rapper-producer Kanye West has propelled his name into the Top 900. In addition to its African derivation, it is a Hawaiian name meaning 'free'. Read More 

  • Kelis

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    Hot R & B singer Kelis Rogers's name is a combination of those of her parents' -- Kenneth and Eveliss.  Read More 

  • Kitt

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    The extra 'T' makes this nickname name a little more substantial. Read More 

  • Latifah

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    Singer-actress Queen Latifah -- born Dana Owens -- makes this North African Muslim name sing.  Read More 

  • Lennon

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    A growing number of high-profile (and other) parents are choosing to honor their musical idols, such as Hendrix, Presley, Jagger, and now Lennon. Lennon first came to notice when Liam Gallagher and... Read More 

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