100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys

Vintage Names for Girls and boys

100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls & boys

For this list of 100 vintage names for girls and boys we went back in time and handpicked rare old fashion gems that still have yet to reach the top 1,000 most popular names. Vintage always has its moment in fashion but lately, we’ve seen quite a resurgence in vintage names steadily climbing the charts. So without further ado here are 100 forgotten vintage names for girls and boys that will make your grandma proud.

 

Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls

 

1. ADELIA

Flowering plant

 

2. AGNES

Greek
Meaning: “Pure”

 

3. ALTHEA

Greek
Meaning: “Healing”

 

4. ANNALIE

Finnish
Meaning: “Grace” variation of Hebrew name Hannah

 

5. BELINDA

English literary name
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6. BEVERLY

English
Meaning: “Beaver stream”

 

7. CAMELIA

Flower name or Romanian variation of Camilla
Meaning: “Beloved”

 

8. CLEO

Greek
Meaning: “Glory”

 

9. CONCETTA

Italian
Meaning: “Conception”

 

10. CORDELIA

Celtic
Meaning: “Jewel of the sea”

 

11. DELPHIA

Greek
Meaning: “From ancient city name Delphi”

 

12. ELIORA

Hebrew
Meaning: “God is my light”

 

13. ELVA

Irish
Meaning: “Elf”

 

14. ENOLA

English
Meaning: unknown
Native American
Meaning: “Magnolia”

 

15. ESTA

Spanish word name

 

16. EULA

Greek
Meaning: “Sweetly spoken”

 

17. FAUSTINE

Latin
Meaning: “Fortunate one” feminine of Faustus
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18. FAYETTE

French
Meaning: “Faith”

 

19. FILOMENA

Italian from Greek
Meaning: “Loved”

 

20. FREDA

German
Meaning: “Peaceful”

 

21. GOLDIE

English
Meaning: “Gold”

 

22. GRETCHEN

German
Meaning: “Pearl” diminutive of Margarethe

 

23. HELOISE

French from German
Meaning: ” Healthy & wide”

 

24. HILDA

Norse
Meaning: “Battle”

 

25. HONORA

Lati
Meaning: “Honor”

 

26. JEANETTE

French
Meaning: “God is gracious”

 

27. LAVINIA

Latin from Lavinium

 

28. LISETTE

French
Meaning: “Pledged to God”  diminutive of Elizabeth

 

29. LOLITA

Spanish
Meaning: “Lady of sorrow”  diminutive of Dolores

 

30. LUCRETIA

Latin from Roman clan name Lucretius

 

31. MAGDALENE

Hebrew
Meaning: “Tower”

 

32. MAISY

Scottish
Meaning: “Pearl” diminutive of Margaret

 

33. MARCELLA

Latin
Meaning: “Warlike”

 

34. MARLENE

Combination of the names Maria + Magdalene

 

35. NADINE

French from Russian
Meaning: “Hope”

 

36. ODESSA

Greek
Meaning: “Wrathful”

 

37. OLIVETTE

Elaboration of Olive
Meaning: “Olive tree”

 

38. PANDORA

Greek
Meaning: “All gifts”
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39. POSEY

English
Meaning: “Small bouquet”

 

40. PRUNELLA

Latin
Meaning: “Plum”
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41. QUILLA

Incan
Meaning: “Moon mother”

 

42. ROCHELLE

French
Meaning: “Little rock”

 

43. ROMA

Italian
Meaning: “Rome”

 

44. SANDRINE

French from Greek
Meaning: “Defender of men”

 

45. SUSANNAH

English from Hebrew
Meaning: “Lily”

 

46. TEMPERANCE

Word name

 

47. TILLY

German
Meaning: “Strength in battle”  short form of Matilda

 

48. TRESA

German
Meaning: “Harvest” variation of Theresa

 

49. UNICA

Ancient Roman coin

 

50. VERONA

Italian place name

 

 

Forgotten Vintage Names for Boys

 

51. ALDOUS

English from German
Meaning: “Old”

 

52. ALISTER

Scottish from Greek Alexander
Meaning: “Defender of men”

 

53. ALTON

English
Meaning: “Settlement by the spring”

 

54. AUDLEY

English
Meaning: “Woodland clearing”

 

55. BARLOW

English
Meaning: “Boar woodland clearing”

 

56. BAXTER

English and Scottish
Meaning: “Baker”
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57. BERTRAM

German
Meaning: “Bright raven”

 

58. BOAZ

Hebrew
Meaning: “Swiftness”

 

59. CASWELL

English
Meaning: “Water spring”

 

60. CHAPLIN

English and French
Meaning: “Clergyman”

 

61. CLAYTON

English
Meaning: “Clay village”

 

62. DIETRICH

German
Meaning: “Ruler”

 

63. DIXON

Scottish
Meaning: “Son of Dick”

 

64. EASON

Scottish
Meaning: “Aythe’s son”

 

65. EBENEZER

Hebrew
Meaning: “Stone of help”

 

66. ELEAZAR

Hebrew
Meaning: “God helps”

 

67. ELSTON

English
Meaning: “Noble victory”

 

68. FENTON

English
Meaning: “Marsh settlement”

 

69. GABE

Hebrew
Meaning: “God is my strength” short for Gabriel

 

70. GARFIELD

English
Meaning: “Triangle field”

 

71. GARSON

French and Scottish
Meaning: “Young boy”

 

72. GERMAIN

French
Meaning: “From Germany”

 

73. HERRICK

German
Meaning: “Army power”

 

74. HESTON

English
Meaning: “Brushwood settlement”

 

75. HINDLEY

English
Meaning: “Wood clearing”

 

76. HUTTON

English
Meaning: “Ridge settlement”

 

77. IVOR

Norse
Meaning: “Bow warrior”

 

78. JUNIUS

Ancient Roman family name

 

79. KENTON

English
|Meaning: “King’s settlement”

 

80. KLEMENT

German surname

 

81. LAMBERT

English and French
Meaning: “Bright land”

 

82. LAZARUS

Hebrew
Meaning: “God helps”
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83. MARION

French variation of Mary

 

84. MARSTON

English
Meaning: “Marsh settlement”

 

85. NORMAN

English
Meaning: “Men from the north”

 

86. NOVAK

Slavic
Meaning: “New”

 

87. OCTAVIUS

Latin
Meaning: “Born eighth”

 

88. ORLEAN

French
Meaning: “Golden”

 

89. PERCIVAL

French
Meaning: “Pierce valley”

 

90. PREWITT

English from French
Meaning: “Small and brave”

 

91. QUADE

Irish from Gaelic clan name Mac Uaid
Meaning: “Descendant of Uaid”

 

92. RADLEY

English
Meaning: “Red meadow”

 

93. REMUS

Latin
Meaning: unknown

 

94. RUPERT

English from German
Meaning: “Bright fame”

 

95. SAXON

German
Meaning: “Swordsman”

 

96. STYLES

Anglo-Saxon
Meaning: “Steep ascent”

 

97. SYLVESTER

Latin
Meaning: “Woodland”

 

98. TRUMAN

English
Meaning: “Loyal”

 

99. WELLS

English
Meaning: “Spring”

 

100. ZADOCK

Hebrew
Meaning: “Righteous”

 

We hope you enjoyed this list of 100 forgotten vintage names for girls and boys. What are your favorite forgotten vintage names for girls and boys, let us know in the comments below!

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    • Emmeline
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    Love the list!
    Fun fact: A camellia with two l’s is a flower 🙂
    Also “esta” just means “this,” or “he/she/it is” (if there’s an accent on the a). It’s still a nice sound for a name, but not really a meaning in Spanish.

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