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Baby Names from Music

Want a music-related baby name? Here are a few ideas for you.

Cadence
Cadence comes from the English vocabulary word meaning "rhythmic flow." It is ultimately derived from a Latin word that means "falling." In 2009, a total of 1,443 baby girls and 104 baby boys were named Cadence. (Ranking for girls: 222nd)

Related names:
Kaydence, with 1,278 baby girls (ranked 253rd) and 13 baby boys
Kadence, with 778 baby girls (ranked 402nd) and 45 baby boys
Caydence, with 297 baby girls (ranked 905th) and 10 baby boys

Piper
Piper comes from a surname. The original bearer of the surname would have been someone who played a pipe (i.e. a flute). In 2009, a total of 2,164 baby girls were named Piper. (Ranking: 147th)

Melody
Melody comes from the English vocabulary word meaning "tune." It can be traced back to the Latin word melodia, of the same meaning. In 2009, a total of 1,440 baby girls were named Melody (Ranking: 225th)

Harmony
Harmony comes from the English vocabulary word meaning "accord" or "agreement." It can be traced back to the Latin word harmonia, of the same meaning. In 2009, a total of 1,277 baby girls were named Harmony (Ranking: 254th)

Harper
Harper comes from a surname. The original bearer of the surname would have been someone who played a harp. In 2009, a total of 1,885 baby girls and 314 baby boys were named Harper. (Ranking for girls: 174th)

Lyric
Lyric comes from the English vocabulary word meaning "lyric." It can also refer to the words in a song. It is ultimately derived from an Ancient Greek word meaning "lyre," which is a type of stringed instrument. In 2009, a total of 770 baby girls and 236 baby boys were named Lyric. (Ranking for girls: 408th)

Aria
Aria comes from the Italian vocabulary word referring to an elaborate vocal solo with orchestral accompaniment (as in an opera). It is ultimately derived from a Latin word that means "air." In 2009, a total of 582 baby girls were named Aria. (Ranking: 513th)

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