What goes around always comes around, even for baby names! After all, vintage names are a huge trend for boys and girls right now. Parents looking for baby name inspiration love to look back on their family tree to pick out strong, timeless baby names. Although some of these names may have fallen out of popularity, some are seriously making a comeback. So if you’re on the hunt for the perfect vintage baby boy name, you can’t go wrong with any of the choices on this list!
⚥ Majestic (Latin) #155 for a boy and #856 for a girl
You already feel like your baby is majestic, then the name August is fitting. It’s of Latin origin, and with nicknames like Augie or (aww) Gus, it’s a perfect pick for your little one.
You may also like: Abel, Alton, Amos
♂ Bold counsel (German) #548
Conrad is as classic as they come when you’re considering vintage baby names. It can be spelled with a K and has the cute nickname of Connie.
You may also like: Corban, Connor, Courtland
♂ Dear friend (English) #901
This name is patiently waiting for more parents to consider its charm. It has a vintage feel and sneaks in with on-trend hipster names such as Edison and Winston.
You may also like: Desmond, Dietrich, Delmar
⚥ Benevolent (English) #325 for a boy and #623 for a girl
Of English origin, Ellis means “benevolent,” which is just the kind of name you want to bestow upon your baby.
You may also like: Ellair, Eldon, Elmer
♂ Rival (French)
Emile carries an air of class and refinement, even if it has almost completely disappeared from use. We think it is ripe for a comeback, though!
You may also like: Everard, Everton, Elvis
♂ Hewer (Hebrew) #323
Gideon is a steady but uncommon choice. Its sound may be a little different, but we love every bit of its three syllables and “on”-trend ending, with similarities to Fabian and Leon.
You may also like: Gedeon, Galen, Garnet
♂ Kenn settlement (English)
Kenton is one of those names that may sound a little grown-up for a brand new baby, but it also offers a variety of nicknames such as “Ken,” “Kent,” or “Kenny” that can be used until he grows into it.
You may also like: Kelton, Klemens, Kent
♂ Dark, black-haired (Irish)
Nigel just sounds so sweet. At the same time, it carries strength and history that a young boy — and a young man — can grow into as he matures.
You may also like: Niall, Nicholson, Nikolai
♂ Dwelling of Melyn (Scottish)
Sometimes there’s more to a name than its meaning. And Stirling doesn’t have the most significance, but it’s still a very vintage name anyway.
You may also like: Styles, Spencer, Shelby