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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.

  • Morna

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Poetic name that's terminally mournful. Read More 

  • Morris

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Morris is as quiet and comfortable as a Morris chair, and has the same vintage feel. Once a Top 100 name in the early 1900s, Morris fell completely off the roster in 1995, probably due to... Read More 

  • Namid

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Fanciful image distinguishes this Native-American name. Read More 

  • Napoleon

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Overly ambitious choice, recently borne by the hapless hero of cult movie hit Napoleon Dynamite. Read More 

  • Nova

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Nova is a name that has the feel of both newness, from his meaning, and great energy from being an astronomical term for a star that suddenly increases in brightness, then fades.

    Nova... Read More 

  • Rhythm

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    A musical name that is undeniably cool and, well, rhythmic. Its biggest challenge may be the spelling. Well, maybe not the biggest challenge. Save this one for a middle name.Read More 

  • Rudolf

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    You've got the red-nosed reindeer to transcend, but there are other distinguished personages named Rudolph, Rudolf, and Rudy.Read More 

  • Savion

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Has lots of energy, perhaps due to its association with top tap dancer Savion Glover. Read More 

  • Serra

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This topographical name, more suited to a girl than a boy--though it would inevitably be confused with SARAH--has some distinguished bearers: famous Spanish missionary to Mexico Father Junipero... Read More 

  • Sylvie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Although Sylvia seems to be having somewhat of a revival among trendsetting babynamers, we'd still opt for the even gentler and more unusual Sylvie. It feels exotic without being unfamiliar and... Read More 

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