20 Beautiful Baby Names You've Already Heard Before — on the Radio

POPSUGAR Photography | Kate Schweitzer
POPSUGAR Photography | Kate Schweitzer

If you're having a baby soon but struggling to find the right name, we have good news: the answer is already streaming through your headphones. Whether you exclusively listen to Spanish-language music or love a timeless classic à la James Taylor, your favorite tunes are an excellent source of baby name inspiration. Don't believe us? Read on for 20 beautiful examples, and then take a scroll through our epic list of literature-inspired ones.


  1. Azul — "Azul" by Natalia Lafourcade
  2. Daniella — "Daniella" by John Butler Trio
  3. Dulce — "Dulce Amor" by Gloria Estefan
  4. Flor — "Como La Flor" by Selena
  5. Isabel — "Sweet Isabel" by Enrique Iglesias
  6. Juana — "Juana" by Thalia
  7. Lola — "Lola" by The Kinks
  8. Luna — "Luz de Luna" by Rocío Dúrcal
  9. Maria — "Maria Maria" by Santana featuring The Product G&B
  10. Rosalinda — "Rosalinda" by Thalia


  1. Alejandro — "Alejandro" by Lady Gaga
  2. Daniel — "Daniel" by Elton John
  3. Fernando — "Fernando" by ABBA
  4. James — "Sweet Baby James" by James Taylor
  5. José — "José Caridad" by Celia Cruz
  6. Judas — "Judas" by Lady Gaga
  7. Julio — "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard" by Paul Simon
  8. Lorenzo — "Lorenzo" by Phil Collins
  9. Romeo — "Romeo and Juliet" by Dire Straits
  10. Valentino — "Valentino" by Diane Birch