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.

  • Elton

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    Even the flamboyant Elton John can't lift this quiet, drab name. Read More 

  • Elvis

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    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 

  • Eno

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    Even if you love Brian Eno, this doesn't make the most melodic name.Read More 

  • Enrique

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    This is an appealing name that could cross ethnic borders, but it has lost ground in recent years. Enrique slipped to Number 442 last year. Read More 

  • Enya

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    This phonetic Anglicization of the Irish name Eithne was made familiar by the single-named Irish singer and composer. St. Eithne was the daughter of a king and an early Irish convert to Christianity.Read More 

  • Etta

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    Etta, once a short form of Henrietta, has long been used on its own, and we wonder if it could follow the progression of Emma to Ella to...Etta.

    Etta has taken the first step, having... Read More 

  • Everly

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    Everly is part Eva, part Emily, and a large part Everly Brothers. Its recent choice for his daughter by "sexiest man in the world" Channing Tatum will inevitably propel this trendy-sounding name... Read More 

  • Fabian

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    Fabian is the ancient name of a saint and pope that also has Shakespearean cred as Olivia's servant in Twelfth Night and more recently made an appearance in Harry Potter. In the... Read More 

  • Fabrizio

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    Sounds unfortunately fabricated -- or like a fabulous new fabric softener.Read More 

  • Fergie

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    One Fergie was an aberration. But two women with that nickname -- the duchess and the Black Eyed Pea -- might make a trend. Read More 

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