Creative Baby Names

Creative baby names can be drawn from the worlds of art, music, design, or literature. Creative baby names for boys and girls include the following.

  • Abra

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Abra is soft, sensitive feminine form of Abraham that was the name of a soft, sensitive character in the John Steinbeck book and movie, "East of Eden." In the bible, Abra was a favorite of King... Read More 

  • Allegra

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    In music, the term allegro means "quickly, lively tempo," which makes this still-unusual and quintessential ballet dancer's name all the more appealing. Allegra is one of the most distinctive yet... Read More 

  • Amedeo

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    This euphonious Italian Italian name for boys, often associated with the painter Modigliani, makes a recommended creative... Read More 

  • Anaise

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Anais, the name forever attached to the daring French-born American novelist and diarist Anais Nin, is unusual and exotic enough without appending an e, though some may think it clarifies... Read More 

  • Angelou

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    If you want to move beyond Maya. Read More 

  • Aria

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The light and airy Aria is an operatic choice moving quickly up the charts and also a current favorite on Nameberry. Aria entered the list in 2000 and has risen since then to the Top 25. Aria's... Read More 

  • Auden

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The poetic, soft-spoken Auden has recently started to be considered as a first name option, used for both sexes, appreciated for its pleasing sound as well as its link to the distinguished modern... Read More 

  • Baldwin

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    One "bald" name we can get behind, thanks to pioneering African-American author James Baldwin--though the name is now also associated with the Baldwin brothers, particularly Alec. Read More 

  • Bronte

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This lovely surname of the three novel-writing sisters, now used as a baby name, makes a fitting tribute for lovers of Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights. While the original name... Read More 

  • Byron

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    For centuries, this name had a romantic, windswept image due to its strong connection to the poet Lord Byron, who inspired its use as a first name. It is one of those surprise names that's... Read More 

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