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Dance Names

Dance-related names for girls and boys might be right for parents in the dance field or who love dancing or babies you hope will be dancers or who dance before they're born! Many of the dance names here are the names of famous dances or dancers or characters in ballet or other dance pieces. There are a handful of baby names that mean dance and names related to music and movement might also be considered dance names. Our dance names for baby girls and boys include the following.

  • Dancer

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    A word name that's appealing when applied to a person boogying or doing ballet; a different story in the context of Santa's reindeer. Read More 

  • Darcy

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Delicate ballerina name with grace, charm, and heft courtesy of Jane Austen's Mr. Read More 

  • Dash

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Dash is a nickname that can stand on its own and sounds, well, dashing. Connected these days with Kardashian enterprises.

    Dash can stand on its own—as is evidenced by its entry into the... Read More 

  • Duncan

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Duncan is jaunty, confident, and open, a Scottish royal name that's brimming with friendly charm and makes it into our golden circle... Read More 

  • Falala

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Add a few more la's and you have a jolly Christmas refrain. Falala certainly makes one of the cleverer names for Christmas babies.Read More 

  • Fred

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Where have all the Freds gone? We haven't seen many since the days of Flintstone and Munster. But it could be time for a comeback--if you think more of the sophistication of Fred Astaire, and of... Read More 

  • Gelsey

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This name was given a lithe and graceful image by ballerina Gelsey Kirkland, but was later far surpassed by Kelsey and Chelsea.Read More 

  • Ghislaine

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Ghislaine still sounds exotic to us, even though in France this name is dated. It can also be spelled Ghislain. Read More 

  • Graham

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Well used in England and Scotland since the fifties, the smooth and sophisticated Graham is catching on here.

    Among the best known bearers are novelist Graham Greene, racing driver... Read More 

  • Gregory

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The Greek name of sixteen popes and fifteen saints, the gregarious Gregory became big in the United States with the emergence of admirable actor Gregory Peck (born Eldred) in the late 1940s. From... Read More 

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