30 Cool Baby Names Inspired By Great Songs

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babyThe baby name. It's the most important decision you will make when you have a child. Seriously. The wrong moniker could mean years of teasing on the playground. Not only that, with so many choices, it's hard to know where to begin. For those stressing about it, we may have the perfect solution. You can find all the inspiration you need on your iPod. Take a look at 30 awesome baby names inspired by music's greatest hits.


  1. Angelina - "Farewell Angelina" by Bob Dylan
  2. Barbara Ann - "Barbara Ann" by the Beach Boys
  3. Caroline - "Sweet Caroline" by Neil Diamond
  4. Corrina - "Corrina, Corrina" by Bob Dylan
  5. Delilah - "Hey There Delilah" by Plain White T's
  6. Eleanor - "Eleanor Rigby" by The Beatles
  7. Iris - "Iris" by The Goo Goo Dolls
  8. Jacqueline - "Jacqueline" by Franz Ferdinand
  9. Layla - "Layla" by Eric Clapton
  10. Luka - "Luka" by Suzanne Vega
  11. Marie - "Proud Mary" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
  12. Rhiannon - "Rhiannon" by Fleetwood Mac
  13. Sally - "Mustang Sally" by Eric Clapton
  14. Susie - "Wake Up Little Susie" by The Everly Brothers
  15. Virginia - "Sweet Virginia" by the Rolling Stones

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  1. Al - "You Can Call Me Al" by Paul Simon
  2. Alejandro - "Alejandro" by Lady Gaga
  3. Ben - "Ben" by Michael Jackson
  4. Bobby - "Me and Bobby McGee" by Janis Joplin
  5. Buddy - "Buddy Holly" by Weezer
  6. Casey - "Casey Jones" by Grateful Dead
  7. Earl - "Earl" by the Dixie Chicks
  8. Fernando - "Fernando" by ABBA
  9. Jeremy - "Jeremy" by Pearl Jam
  10. Joe - "Hey Joe" by Jimi Hendrix
  11. Jude - "Hey Jude" by The Beatles
  12. Maxwell - "Maxwell's Silver Hammer" by The Beatles
  13. Mickey - "Mickey" by Toni Basil
  14. Stevie - "Stevie Ray Blues" by Stevie Wonder
  15. Tyrone - "Tyrone" by Erykah Badu

What other songs inspire great baby names?


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Princezz Kassi

My daughter is Prudince from "Dear Prudence"-by The Beatles!

nonmember avatar Christine

We named our daughter Stellar not remembering that Incubus has a song with that name. She is 3 and definitely lives up to her name :)

Badge83 Badge83

We joke that our daughter, Laila, named herself. She would become very active, punching and kicking whenever the intro to "Layla" came on. Ironically, it was the name I swore to never use, but she's almost 3 now and there isn't another name that would suit her better.

Rootbear Rootbear

My step kids name is Layla.

nonmember avatar rhianon

my names Rhianon :) missing an 'n' ha but ive always loved my name & the song. the only thing is a alot of people cant pronounce it & people in my generation associate it with the singer rihanna which i HATE! my daughters name is aaliyah, a play of the song Ah Leah.

nonmember avatar Jessica

my best friend is 35 and her name is Rhiannon. :-)

Forev... ForeverInLove

My son is Memphis. When we were looking for a name for our daughter, Walking in Memphis came on the radio, adn that just clicked.

Sarah Graziano

We named our daughter Austyn..."Austin" by:Blake Shelton

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