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.

  • Rosalie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Rosalie hit its apex in 1938 and then slid straight downhill until it fell off the U.S. Top 1000 completely in the 1980s, only to spring back to life in 2009 as the name of a character in the... Read More 

  • Rosanna

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Rose lovers would do better with Rosemary, Rosamund, or even Rose itself, all more stylish variations of the name. Some may associate this form of the name with actress Rosanna Arquette and your... Read More 

  • Rosemary

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Despite appearances, Rosemary is not a “smoosh” name, not even a traditional one. The name derives from two Latin terms “Ros” meaning ‘dew’ and “Marinus” “meaning “of the sea”. The plant was... Read More 

  • Roxanne

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Has a touch of the exotic from its Eastern origins, best known as the beautiful heroine to whom Cyrano de Bergerac says, "Your name is like a golden bell".

    After peaking in 1954, the... Read More 

  • Sadie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Sadie started as a nickname for Sarah, but their images couldn't be more disparate. Where Sarah is serious and sweet, Sadie is full of sass and spunk.

    Sadie has been soaring in... Read More 

  • Santana

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Santana is a saintly name...or Latin rock band. Santina might work better. Read More 

  • Seger

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Sid

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Spring

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Spring doesn't sound half as contemporary as Winter, which has become the cool season name. Read More 

  • Van

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Whether it's used as a short form or on its own, this jazzy midcentury name is poised for a comeback along with brothers Ray and Walt.

    More often heard as a surname prefix (e.g. Vincent... Read More 

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