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Most Popular Music-Inspired Baby Names

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24. Prince
> Babies named Prince in 2021: 969 (969 boys, 0 girls)

The name Prince has been around for hundreds of years and was surprisingly popular in the early 20th century; however it saw a revival in the early ’80s when the singer of the same name was first garnering fame.

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23. Celeste
> Babies named Celeste in 2021: 1,001 (1,001 girls, 0 boys)

A celeste (or celesta) is a sweet-sounding instrument that looks like a small piano and takes its name from the French word for “heavenly.”

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22. Hendrix
> Babies named Hendrix in 2021: 1,342 (1,243 boys, 99 girls)

You can bet that the man Rolling Stone has named the greatest guitarist ever would be an inspiration to parents seeking an edgy musical name.

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21. Nico
> Babies named Nico in 2021: 1,386 (1,351 boys, 35 girls)

Although most babies named Nico are boys, the name is most prominently associated with the German singer who performed with the Velvet Underground in the late ’60s before going solo.

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20. Cash
> Babies named Cash in 2021: 1,404 (1,395 boys, 9 girls)

The name Cash might well allude to the Man in Black himself, Johnny Cash. It began rising in popularity following his death in 2003.

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