26 Unique Baby Names Relating To Music (From A to Z!)

So you’ve bought Baby Names Book #12, but you still haven’t found the perfect name for your tiny tot.

Well, you need look no further than the world of music to find a uniquely melodious name.

Here are 26 names (all the way from A to Z) that will sound like music to your ears.

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26 Unique Baby Names Relating To Music (From A to Z!)

Baby Names Relating To Music

Aria

Finding its origins in the Latin word for air, Aria is the name given to a lengthy solo-performed piece.

Bell

The bell is a percussion instrument that dates back to the 3rd Millennium BC.

But bell could also be short for ‘Bella’, which is the Italian word for the name Beautiful.

Celesta

A type of softer sounding piano that takes its name ‘Celeste’ from the French word for ‘Heavenly’.

Dorian

This name comes from the medieval music scale, Dorian Mode.

Elegia

Crafted from the Italian word elegy, Elegia is a musical piece that conveys a sense of melancholy.

Fermata

Baby Names Relating To Music

A ‘Fermata’ is a musical notation indicating that a note or pause should be sustained for a time.

Germaine

Germaine is the first name of the noted female French composer, Germaine Tailleferre.

Harmony

A harmony is when multiple musical notes are played at the same time to make a beautiful sound.

Ionian

Baby Names Relating To Music

One of the seven ancient Greek musical scales is the Ionian Mode.

Jazz

Finding its African American roots in 19th century Blues music, Jazz originates from New Orleans in the USA.

Kapelle

A Kapelle is a choir or orchestra. The name originates from the German word for Chapel.

Lyra

Baby Names Relating To Music

The name Lyra is derived from the Latin for Lyre (a type of small harp).

Melisma

Melisma describes the vocal technique of singing multiple notes to a single syllable.

Ney

A Persian flute popularly used in Middle Eastern music.

Ocarina

Baby Names Relating To Music

A type of flute discovered in ancient cultures across the world.

Purcell

The last name of the celebrated 17th century English composer, Henry Purcell.

Quinte

A Quinte is a piece of music meant to be performed by five players.

Reed

Baby Names Relating To Music

A strip of material that helps produce sound on woodwind instruments such as Clarinets and Saxophones.

Sonatina

A sonato is a piece of music meant to be played – as opposed to being sung – by a performer.

A sonatina means a ‘short sonato’, or rather a short piece of music.

Tallis

The last name of the English music composer, Thomas Tallis.

Uomo

Baby Names Relating To Music

The Italian word for ‘Man’ is also the name given to a male soprano.

Viola

A stringed instrument from the Violin family.

Walzer

The German name for the popular triple time ballroom dance music, the Waltz.

Xylophone

Baby Names Relating To Music

A well known musical percussion instrument.

Also, Xylophone could be pronounced as a shortened nickname of just ‘Xy’.

Yunluo

A traditional Chinese instrument made up of a set of tuned gongs.

Zingaresca / Zingaresco

Zingaresca for a girl, (or Zingaresco for a boy), this Italian name describes a type of gypsy melody.