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Musician Baby Names

Since musicians invented the concept of cool, where better to look for baby name inspiration than to their own names? Musician baby names are a subset of celebrity-inspired baby names—the baby names here are drawn from both the first names and last names of well-known rockstars, crooners, and pop queens. For names inspired by the music itself, take a look at our list of musical baby names, and be sure to check out Fameberry for more celebrity baby names.

  • Aaliyah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Thanks to the ill-fated singer, Aaliyah's the most popular -- but complicated -- spelling of this once-obscure name. Enough babies still bear the singer's namesake each year to keep this name... Read More 

  • Abba

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Double exposure: 1970s rock sensation (Mamma Mia) and scholar/diplomat name in Israel. Read More 

  • Adele

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Credit the award-winning single-named British singer for taking the girls’ name Adele from a quiet semi-retirement back into currency. Adele... Read More 

  • Adema

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Adema is the name of a rock band that might be adapted as a girl's name -- though sounds a bit like a medical condition.Read More 

  • Aja

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Sounds like and is often confused with Asia, though it has an air of retro cool via the seminal Steely Dan album. Read More 

  • Alanis

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Singer Alanis Morissette made this twist famous. She was named for her father Alan, who is said to have spotted this version in a Greek newspaper. So far it has been pretty much a one-person... Read More 

  • Alannah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Though not as popular as the more traditional Alana spelling, it has consistently charted in the US since 2007. Alannah Myles is popularizing this spelling of Alana.Read More 

  • Alessia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Young Canadian pop singer Alessia Cara has given this spicy-sounding name a new lease on life, propelling it into the Top 1000 in 2016. (It was one of the year's fastest-rising girls' names.) The... Read More 

  • Amadeus

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's middle name could make an interesting pick for music-loving parents--if only in middle place. Amadeus is the title of a Peter Shaffer play which became an... Read More 

  • Aretha

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    There's still only one. Read More 

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