Rock Star Baby Names

These rock and roll baby names are sure to bring out the star in your little one. Inspired by the rockers themselves, or the subjects of their songs (Jude, Layla, and Roxanne for instance), these names are the most edgy, interesting, or relevant of the rock star choices.
  • Elliot

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    Elliot (which boasts several spellings depending upon how many 'l's or 't's you want to use) is a winner -- it has the ideal quality of being neither too common nor weirdly unique. Elliot had a... Read More 

  • Eloise

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    To some, Eloise will forever be the imperious little girl making mischief at the Plaza Hotel, while the original version Heloise recalls the beautiful and learned wife of the French philosopher... Read More 

  • Elvis

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    When the King was alive, and for years afterwards, few people (except Declan McManus who became Elvis Costello) dared use his singular name, but now it's very much up for grabs.

    The... Read More 

  • Everly

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    Evokes 1960s brotherly close harmony. The Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis named his son Everly Bear, but it is beginning to be feminized: high profile actor Channing Tatum used it for his... Read More 

  • Fleet

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    Fleet is one of the uncountable number of new word name possibilities, and a particularly cool choice at that. Connoting speed, Fleet beats Rush any day. Might be short for Fleetwood, but we... Read More 

  • Floyd

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    Floyd was a Top 100 name from the 1880s to the 1940s that somehow developed an almost comical hayseed persona along with a touch of retro jazz cool; it just might appeal to parents with a strong... Read More 

  • Genesis

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    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. It is, however,... Read More 

  • Gilby

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    Transformation of the stolid Gilbert into an animated surname name. Read More 

  • Goldy

    Gender: F Love Dislike

  • Graham

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    Well used in England and Scotland since the fifties, the smooth and sophisticated Graham is just beginning to catch on here; Graham has climbed almost 200 places in a decade.

    Among the... Read More 

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