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The Best Baby Names That Mean Music

Updated June 14, 2019 5.0k votes 1.1k voters 38.4k views32 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

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    Melody

    Female, English: Song, to sing 

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    Harmony

    Female, English: Musical combination of chords

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    Lyric

    Unisex, Greek: Word name

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    Male, Chinese: Music of triumph

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    Ashira

    Female, Hebrew: I will sing

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    Unisex, Welsh: Sea-song, sea-born

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    Cadence

    Female, English: Rhythm

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    Laya

    Male, Sanskrit: Rhythm

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    Female, Spanish: Song

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    Rani

    Female, Hebrew: My joy, my song

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    Zimri

    Male, Biblical: My music

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    Crystal

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    Female, French: Songbird

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    Liron

    Unisex, Hebrew: Song for me, joy for me 

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    Odele

    Female, Greek: Song

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    Daina

    Female, Lithuanian: Song

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    Ronen

    Male, Hebrew: Song, joy

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    Shiri

    Female, Hebrew: My song

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    Jazz

    Unisex, American: Refers to various kinds of music

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    Rodion

    Male, Russian/Greek: Song of the hero

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    Tehila

    Female, Hebrew: Praise song

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    Cantrelle

    Female, French: Song

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    Philomela

    Female, Greek: Lover of songs

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    Chanson

    Female, French: Song