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Rocker and Rapper Kids' Names

If you call yourself Ludacris or Slash or Flea, chances are you're not gonna name your kid Matthew or Martha or Mike. In fact, rock-and-roll and hip-hop musicians are probably the most imaginative (or outrageous, depending on your point of view) baby namers around, honoring their musical heroes (Thelonious, Lennon, Hendrix), using words as names (Million, Dream, Zeppelin), or just letting their fantasies fly. To wit:
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  • Cash

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    Whether it's due to the economy or not, this monied name is in the Top 300, used by several celebrities including Annabeth Gish and Joshua Morrow. Read More 

  • Caspar

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    After half a century, this otherwise feasible name has at last started to lose its link to the friendly ghost; it certainly didn't scare model Claudia Schiffer, who chose it for her son, as did Ato... Read More 

  • Cassius

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    Cassius is a Shakespearean name with the feel of antiquity that is coming into fashion. Cassius Clay was an abolitionist and the birth name of Muhammad Ali. It was chosen for their sons by singer B... Read More 

  • Cosimo

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    Dramatic, worldly, and exotic, Cosimo was chosen by singer Beck and his wife, Marissa Ribisi, for their son. Now that Cosima has emerged as a starbaby favorite, twin brother Cosimo could join her. ... Read More 

  • Cross

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    Evocative word name that's refreshingly straightforward. Overtones of Christianity and penalty. More subtle option: Cruz. Read More 

  • Cruz

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    For a single-syllable Latino surname, this new popular kid on the block packs a lot of energy and charm. Victoria and David Beckham named their third son Cruz, following Brooklyn and Romeo, and it... Read More 

  • Cypress

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    Lovely entry into the tree name genre, joining Juniper, Oak, and Willow. Read More 

  • Decker

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    Brawny name chosen for his son by rocker Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue.  Read More 

  • Django

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    Django — the D is silent as most everyone now knows — the nickname of the great Belgian-born jazz guitarist Django (originally Jean Baptiste) Reinhardt, makes a dynamic musical choice for any jazz ... Read More 

  • Draven

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    Inspired by Brandon Lee's character in The Crow and Cuba Gooding's in In the Shadows, this name, with its Wiccan feel, was used by a member of Linkin Park.  Read More 

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