Baby Names

Legendary Rock ‘N’ Roll Baby Names

Some names just sizzle with star power. And these rock ‘n’ roll baby names certainly fit the bill. If you’re looking for a name with roots deep in classic rock, then this is the baby name list for you!

Whether you’re a fan of the 60s, 70s, 80s or 90s, here are our favourite rock ‘n roll baby names to muse over.

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Named After The Greats

Rock star baby names are rising up the baby name charts and not just in celebrity land! All of these names are inspired by the first and surnames of some of our favourite musicians that helped define classic rock.

From Angus to Ziggy, here are our top picks for boys, girls and gender bending names that combine the music of our past with the edginess of today.


  • Halen
  • Cohen
  • Angus
  • Ziggy
  • Diesel
  • Cobain
  • Cash
  • Eddie
  • Elton
  • Elvis
  • Hendrix
  • Freddie
  • Jett
  • Otis


  • Jovi
  • Gwen
  • Romona
  • Liz
  • Fiona
  • Suzi


  • Jagger
  • Henley
  • Stevie
  • Joplin
  • Johnnie
  • Presley
  • Lennon
  • Lennox
  • Bowie
  • Dylan
  • Ozzy
  • Iggy

Additional Rock ‘N Roll Monikers To Consider

Sure, choosing a baby name inspired by your favourite musician is one way to keep the legend alive in your household. But there are plenty of other rock ‘n roll inspired names to add to your list. Names inspired by guitars, bands and even songs may be more your style.

Here are a few more to keep on your radar.

  • Fender
  • Gibson

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Named After Bands

  • Journey
  • Alice
  • Crue
  • Isley
  • Floyd
  • Stone
  • Zeppelin
  • Pearl
  • Smith

Named After The Classic Songs

  • Layla
  • Jackson
  • Lucy
  • Penny
  • Rhiannon
  • Jude
  • Maggie
  • Eleanor
  • Billie
  • Ruby
  • Caroline
  • Stella
  • Lola
  • Jeremy

Looking for more names that stay away from the traditional? We’ve got you covered – check out our favourite unusual baby names inspired by celebrities as well as our top picks for the next generation of ultra-edgy baby names.  

Legendary Rock 'N Roll Baby Names

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written by:

Jenna Galley

Born and raised in Canada, Jenna traded in the cold mountain air for the laid back lifestyle of Australia nine years ago. She is now a mum to one son, one daughter, one dog and one cat, all of whom live with her and her partner in Cairns, QLD. When not writing about the ups and downs of parenting, she is usually outside doing some form of physical activity or indulging in a glass of antioxidant-infused fruit drink. Okay, it's wine.