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10 lyrical baby girl names inspired by songs

1. Billie

(Jean)-Michael Jackson released Billie Jean in 1983 and it was about a girl who had claimed he had fathered her child.

2. Caroline

(Sweet Caroline)-Neil Diamond released this song about John F Kennedy’s daughter in 1969.

3. Cecelia

Simon and Garfunkel. Released in 1970 about a girl who dumped a guy…. a universal theme.

4. Delilah

(Hey there)-Plain White T’s wrote this song about an athlete called Delilah Di Crescenzo after their lead singer Tom met her and found her inspiring.

5. Iris

Goo Goo dolls released Iris as part of the soundtrack for “City of Angels” in 1998 to go along with the movies theme of holding on to what you have and the fact that love has no boundaries, not even death.

6. Jolene

Dolly Parton says that this song was written after a young fan asked her for an autograph but it is thought that it was actually written about a cashier who hit on her husband.

7. Layla

Eric Clapton wrote the song in 1970 after he had been inspired by a 5th century poem.

8. Lola

The Kinks wrote this song in 1970 about a man who had a romantic meeting with a possible transvestite.

9. Ruby

Kaiser Chiefs. Released in 2007, Ruby is said to have been inspired by a girl the singer likes and wondering whether she feels the same.

10. Valerie

Amy Winehouse released the song with Mark Ronson but was written by the Zutons.

10 Lyrical Baby Boy Names Inspired By Songs
 

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Jenny Sherlock is a working mom of three children, aged 9, 5 and the youngest arrived in January this year. She is a civil servant and a freelance writer. She enjoys art, reading, music and good food. She gives an honest account of the rollercoaster that is parenting, warts and all! Check out her blog seriouslymammy.wordpress.com for more!

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