Taylor Swift, born Taylor Alison Swift, is notorious for singing about real people— from love interests to family members and childhood friends. Listen to any of her albums, and you’ll find that several songs include mentions of first names in the lyrics, sometimes referencing real people, other times giving the song a character whose story the lyrics tell.
If you’re a Swiftie looking for a subtly Taylor Swift inspired baby name (unless you just want to go ahead and use Taylor or Alison… we cant stop you!), you’ll find no shortage of inspiration from this list of all the names from Taylor Swift songs.
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Names from Taylor Swift Songs
|Achilles||State of Grace||Pain|
|Abigail||Fifteen||Joy of the Father|
|Angelina||Angelina, Mandolin||Messenger of God|
|Betty||Betty||God is my Oath|
|Bill||The Last Great American Dynasty||With Gilded Helmet|
|Bobby||Starlight, Point of View||Bright Fame|
|Bonnie||Getaway Car||Pretty Girl|
|Brad||Til Brad Pit Comes Along||From the Broad Meadow|
|Britney||Me and Britney||From Great Britain|
|Burton||…Ready For It?||Town of the Fortress|
|Carrie||Til Brad Pitt Comes Along||Free|
|Clyde||Getaway Car||Scottish River Name|
|Daisy||You’re On Your Own, Kid||Daisy Flower|
|Dorothea||Dorothea||Gift of God|
|Drake||I Forgot that You Existed||Dragon|
|Drew||Teardrops on My Guitar||Manly|
|Emily||Brought Up That Way||To Excel|
|Este||No Body, No Crime||Star|
|James||Betty, Style, Begin Again||Supplanter|
|Jillian||Point of View||Youthful|
|John||Dear John||God is Gracious|
|Louis||London Boy||Famed Warrior|
|May||You’re On Your Own, Kid||Goddess Maia / Family Of Matthew|
|Mary||Mary’s Song||Of the Sea / Bitter / Beloved|
|Rebekah||The Last Great American Dynasty||Snare|
|Romeo||Love Story, Love They Haven’t Thought of Yet||From Rome, Italy|
|Sam||American Boy||His Name is God|
|Stephen||Hey Stephen, Angelina||Crown|
|Taylor||Look What You Made Me Do||One Who Tailors Clothes|
|Tim||Tim McGraw||To Honor God|
|Wendy||Cardigan||Friend / Blessed Ring|
Other Name Inspiration from Taylor Swift Songs
Aside from names that explicitly refer to a person, Taylor’s symbolic lyrics often use poetic words that could be used as names. We’ve rounded up just a few below– there are too many to truly collect!
|Aurora||The Lakes / Snow on the Beach||Dawn|
|Autumn||Red / Cornelia Street / Marjorie / All Too Well||Fall Season|
|Brooklyn||All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault)||Broken Land / Pretty Brook|
|Grace||State of Grace||Charm|
|Indigo||I Think He Knows||Blue Dye|
|Ivy||Ivy / Don’t Blame Me||Climbing Vine Plant|
|Rain||Midnight Rain||Abundant Blessings From Above|
|Willow||Willow||From the Willow Grove|
Miranda Mendelson (she/her) has a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from California State University, Northridge with a minor in Women’s Studies. She is an owner/partner in BabyNames.com and daughter of founder Jennifer Moss.
Miranda is a long-time beauty influencer and entrepreneur, authoring her own blog and social media channels under SlashedBeauty.com.