There is a measure of sheet music and the title 60 names from musicals

If you’re a fan of musicals, here’s the name list for you! From classics such as Singin’ in the Rain to modern hits like Hamilton, there are so many character names to be inspired by. Below are 60 names from stage musicals, a small sample of a huge number of possibilities! If you’re interested in even more names from musicals, make sure to listen to our podcast episode Names from Musicals, where Jennifer and Mallory discuss names from musical theater – movie and stage musicals! They first go over musicals with names in the titles, then name songs from musicals, and finally names of children in musicals.

What do you think of these names from musicals?

Masculine Musical Names

  1. AARONHamilton
  2. ALEXANDERHamilton
  3. ALFREDMy Fair Lady
  4. AMOSChicago
  5. BILLYBilly Elliot, Chicago, Carousel
  6. CONRADBye Bye Birdie
  7. EVANDear Evan Hansen
  8. FRIEDRICHThe Sound of Music
  9. GEORGThe Sound of Music
  10. HAROLDThe Music Man
  11. HENRYMy Fair Lady, The Wizard of Oz
  12. HUGOBye Bye Birdie
  13. IKEOklahoma!
  14. JOSEPHJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  15. JOHNHamilton
  16. LEOThe Producers
  17. LEVIJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  18. MARCELLUSThe Music Man
  19. MARIUSLes Misérables
  20. MARKRent
  21. MAXIMILIANCabaret
  22. OLIVEROliver! and Annie
  23. RADAMESAida
  24. REUBENJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  25. ROSCOESingin’ in the Rain
  26. SEYMOURLittle Shop of Horrors
  27. SKYGuys and Dolls
  28. TEVYEFiddler on the Roof
  29. TOMRent
  30. TONYWest Side Story

Feminine Musical Names

  1. ADELAIDEGuys and Dolls
  2. AIDAAida
  3. AMARYLLISThe Music Man
  4. ANNIEAnnie and Oklahoma!
  5. AUDREYLittle Shop of Horrors
  6. BRIGITTAThe Sound of Music
  7. CHRISTINEThe Phantom of the Opera
  8. COSETTELes Misérables
  9. ELIZAHamilton, My Fair Lady
  10. EULALIEThe Music Man
  11. GERTIEOklahoma!
  12. GOLDEFiddler on the Roof
  13. GRETLThe Sound of Music
  14. JANEMary Poppins
  15. JOANNERent
  16. LIESLThe Sound of Music
  17. LOUISAThe Sound of Music
  18. MARGARETTAThe Sound of Music
  19. MARIAThe Sound of Music, West Side Story
  20. MARTAThe Sound of Music
  21. MARYMary Poppins, Chicago
  22. MIMIRent
  23. NELLIESouth Pacific
  24. ROSIEBye Bye Birdie
  25. ROXIEChicago
  26. THEODOSIAHamilton
  27. ULLAThe Producers
  28. VELMAChicago
  29. WINIFREDMary Poppins, Little Shop of Horrors
  30. ZOEDear Evan Hansen

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Kees Andersen (they/them) is a longtime member and content creator for the site. They first became interested in names when researching for stories they were writing as a young child and it snowballed into a lifelong passion. Kees attended Western Washington University and majored in history, which helped inspire a love of historical names.

Kees resides in Washington state with husband Peyton and two cats Nimue and Caspian. In their spare time they love to travel, read, fawn over their cats, and take photos.