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50 Long-Lost Baby Names That Are Making a Comeback
When it comes to baby names, I certainly prefer ones that are unique or more old-fashioned. We named our daughters Adair Lynden (Addie) and Ingrid Grey. Baby #3, that’s due in April, will also have a unique/old-fashioned name. (No, we’re not spilling the beans just yet!) Baby name trends are certainly changing. There’s been a huge shift over the past few years, with more and more parents reverting to old-fashioned or “vintage” baby names. Here are 50 of my favorites that are making a comeback…
Bring back these great names!
From Florence and Ruby to Oliver and Felix, these baby names are coming back!
This baby girl name is just beautiful, as it means “dawn.”
Give your little Einstein a name that means “noble and bright.”
This baby boy name means “carried.” After 9 long months, that seems appropriate!
The name Annie is Hebrew for “prayer.”
Arthur (or Arty) means “strong as a bear.”
This modern-sounding name is actually a bit old-fashioned! It means “majestic.”
This is a great boy’s name with a funny meaning, “hairless.”
Charlie is predominantly a boy’s name, although some girls are given this name, too. It means “free man.”
This lovely name means “bright” or “clear.”
The boy version, meaning “bright.”
A lovely name that sounds great at every stage of life. This one means “maiden.”
A sweet little name for baby girl, meaning “gift from God.”
This unique name means “brave as a wild boar.”
This boy’s name is latin for “happy.”
This adventure name means “white” or “fair.”
This girl’s name is latin for “flourishing, prosperous.”
This is the boy’s version of Florence, meaning “flower, prosperous.”
Frank (or Franklin) is French for “free man.”
This is a girl’s name, meaning “precious stone.”
George means “farmer.”
Harry is a boy’s name meaning, “estate ruler.”
Hattie is a variation of the name Harriet, and also means “estate ruler.”
I love this baby girl’s name, meaning “hazelnut tree.”
Helen is a Greek name, meaning “bright, shining one.”
Henry is another boy’s name meaning “estate ruler.”
Hilda means “battle woman.”
I am partial to this one since it’s my daughter’s name. :)
Jasper is a Persian name, meaning “bringer of treasure.”
This is a boy’s name, meaning “youthful.”
Lola means “lady of sorrows.”
Lucy means “light.”
This one is Greek for “pearl.”
Margot is the French version of Margaret.
This comes from the name Matilda.
This boy’s name is Latin and means “olive tree.”
Owen means “young warrior.”
Penny comes from the name, Penelope.
Ralph means “wolf-counsel.”
Ruby means “red precious stone.”
Ruthie (or Ruth) is a biblical name.
Selma is a girl’s name, meaning “Godly helmet.”
Silas means “forest.”
Thaddeus (Thad) means “gift of God.”
Thelma is a baby girl’s name.
This one also means “gift of God.”
A presidential name for baby!
Veda is a girl’s name meaning “knowledge.”
Walter means “army ruler.”
Winifred (Winnie) is a girl’s name, meaning “peacekeeping.”