Baby Names

40 vintage baby names for those who appreciate the past

Vintage, the style of a previous era. There is something classical and and desirable about something that is vintage.

Read: vintage red wine.

When it comes to vintage names, they are probably some of the nicest sounding we have come across in all our baby name listing days.

Get reading the 40 girl and boy vintage names below.

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40 vintage girl and boy baby names

These lists have been adapted from Kidspot.

Girls

Agnes

The name of a popular Christian saint that is the perfect one to kick off our vintage list.

Betsy

Meaning Elizabeth in Hebrew. Betsy is regal and makes us think of black and white films.

Cora

This is one for those who want something not so common, yet still beautiful.

Daisy

These flowers are always someones favourite, and so is the name.

Dorothy

The Wizard of Oz themed shower?

Eleanor

In and out of fashion since the early 1900s, this name isn’t going anywhere just like vintage clothing.

Elsie

A Scottish baby name, we picture a very cute baby with this name.

Florence

Home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture, Florence means bloom and we think it’s very chic.

Hazel

A tree colour that is very vintage. Plus your little one may form a liking to the healthy nut, hazelnuts!

June

Even if she’s not born in this month, June is very cute for a September baby.

Mabel

Means loveable, so fitting for a little girl.

Maeve

A lead female character on TV show Westworld, this name is otherworldly.

Margaret

Are you a fan of the Netflix series The Crown? Margaret is derived via French, Latin AND Greek.

Nell

From an older generation, Nell fits in perfectly with this list.

Olive

Who doesn’t love a Sicilian olive!

Pearl

Pearls are the definition of vintage jewellery.

Rose

A rose themed 1st birthday party is just so vintage.

Sadie

Means: Princess. We won’t say any more on this matter.

Theodora

If you’re having twins, a girl and a boy, you may consider Theodore for the boy, what a cute little duo!

Violet

Purple baby room?

old fashioned baby picture

Boys

Alexander

Oh so strong, Alexander the great! He is poised to be a strong little one.

Arthur

Meaning bear. Do we detect a bear themed baby shower or nursery?

Benjamin

Keep this name as Benjamin instead of shortening to the more modern Ben.

Calvin

Imagine the Calvin Klein baby onesies!

Charles

Just saying Charles out loud sounds so elegant and from another era.

Desmond

A name for the Irish!

Frederick

A masculine name, Frederick can also be shortened to Fred or Freddy!

Gilbert

A mediaeval name, we can hear the vintage-ness of Gilbert.

Gus

Three letter names are always a go-to.

Harry

An ode to the royals AND Harry Potter!

Harvey

A name that has appeared in the not so popular names list as of late, Harvey is still a nice vintage name.

Henry

A German name, Henry can also be used as Harry which is just as classic.

Hugh

A classic, if you love a good Hugh Grant film, this is the name for your son.

Julius

An incredibly strong name, Julius can hold its own.

Louis

Follow the footsteps of a prince!

Martin

Perfect for those who like a more conservative, quality name.

Sidney

A unique take on Sydney for a boy, how vintage!

Theodore

Can shorten to Teddy, this can’t get any cuter.

Victor

Strong and another Harry Potter reference here, Victor Krum who was a strong warrior but a kind hearted boy.

Wallace

They’re favourite book will be ‘Where’s Wally?’!

A healthy pregnancy

Did you know you can also download our FREE Birth Plan and Healthy Pregnancy Eating and Exercise Guide? Get it here.

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This Plan has been created to take some of the confusion out of pregnancy, giving clear guidelines on how to stay in your best possible health: what to eat, how to move and how to tackle some of the challenges of pregnancy, such as cravings and nausea.

You should also check out The Healthy Mummy Healthy Pregnancy Eating & Exercise Plan.

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written by:

Katie Fowler

Katie is a yoga loving writer from Sydney's northern beaches. With a flair for healthy baking you can find her scouring Instagram for the latest take on raw brownies and trolling Pinterest for interior design inspiration!