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The Best Baby Names That Mean Music 

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Updated June 14, 2019 2.5k votes 651 voters 22.5k views 32 items

There are plenty of reasons parents may be looking for some good baby names that mean music. Whether you're a musician yourself or simply an avid fan of music and song, musical names are becoming increasingly popular and there are plenty of male, female, and unisex options out there for your little one. If you're in need of the perfect name, browse this list of names that mean music! 

There are plenty of unique boy names that mean music that will make your child stand out on any playground. The Chinese name Kai means "music of triumph" and the Italian Canto is a cute option that means "song or stanza." While Lyric is more common for girls, the somewhat unconventional name is on the rise for boys as well. 

When it comes to girls names that mean music, there are plenty of attractive and feminine choices. Word names like Harmony and Melody definitely have a musical feel. Names like Aria, Ashira, and Carmen all have meanings related to music. 

Do you have a favorite name that means music? Give the best options a thumbs up and please add any good names we may have missed.

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Aria

Female, Italian: Song or melody

2
Melody

Female, English: Song, to sing 

3
Harmony

Female, English: Musical combination of chords

4
Lyric

Unisex, Greek: Word name

5

Male, Chinese: Music of triumph

6

Unisex, Welsh: Sea-song, sea-born

7
Cadence

Female, English: Rhythm

8
Ashira

Female, Hebrew: I will sing

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Laya

Male, Sanskrit: Rhythm

11

Female, Spanish: Song

12
Zimri

Male, Biblical: My music

13
Rani

Female, Hebrew: My joy, my song

14
Ronen

Male, Hebrew: Song, joy

15
Liron

Unisex, Hebrew: Song for me, joy for me 

16
Jazz

Unisex, American: Refers to various kinds of music

17
Odele

Female, Greek: Song

18
Daina

Female, Lithuanian: Song

19
Rodion

Male, Russian/Greek: Song of the hero

20

Female, French: Songbird

21
Tehila

Female, Hebrew: Praise song

22
Shiri

Female, Hebrew: My song

23
Philomela

Female, Greek: Lover of songs

24
Cantrelle

Female, French: Song

25
Chanson

Female, French: Song