100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and 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.

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Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls

1. Agatha

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Good, honorable
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2. Agnes

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Pure, holy
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3. Alva

Origin: English, Swedish Scandinavian
Meaning: White, elf
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4. Aphra

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Dust
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5. Belinda

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Beautiful
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6. Beverly

Origin: English
Meaning: Bever stream
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7. Camelia

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Beloved
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8. Cleo

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Glory
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9. Concetta

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Conception
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10. Cordelia

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Heart
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11. Damaris

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Calf
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12. Edda

Origin: Norse
Meaning: Poetry
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13. Edie

Origin: English
Meaning: Rich in war
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14. Elita

Origin: English
Meaning: Elite
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15. Elula

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Month name
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16. Enid

Origin: Celtic
Meaning: Spirit, life
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17. Faustine

Origin: French
Meaning: Fortunate
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18. Felice

Origin: Roman
Meaning: Lucky
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19. Finola

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: White, fair shoulder
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20. Gardenia

Origin: English
Meaning: Flower
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21. Gilda

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Sacrifice
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22. Goldie

Origin: American
Meaning: Gold
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23. Heloise

Origin: French
Meaning: Healthy, wide
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24. Hermione

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Messenger of God
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25. Hulda

Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Sweet, lovable
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26. Imelda

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Entire battle
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27. Jemima

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Dove or bright as day
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28. Lavinia

Origin: Latin
Meaning: From Lavinium
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29. Lolita

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Lady of sorrow
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30. Lucretia

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Wealth
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31. Malvina

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: Smooth brow
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32. Minerva

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Intellect
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33. Nadine

Origin: French
Meaning: Hope
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34. Odessa

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Wrathful
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35. Olivette

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Olive tree
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36. Pandora

Origin: Greek
Meaning: All gifts
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37. Phyllis

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Foliage
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38. Posy

Origin: English
Meaning: A bunch of flowers
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39. Prudence

Origin: English
Meaning: Provident
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40. Prunella

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Plum
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41. Queenie

Origin: English
Meaning: Queen
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42. Rhona

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: Unknown
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43. Rochelle

Origin: French
Meaning: Rest
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44. Selma

Origin: Unknown
Meaning: Unknown
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45. Susanna

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Lily
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46. Temperance

Origin: English
Meaning: Moderation or restraint
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47. Tilly

Origin: German
Meaning: Mighty in battle
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48. Tresa

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Harvest
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49. Verona

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Place name
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50. Viola

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Violet
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Forgotten Vintage Names for Boys

51. Aldous

Origin: English
Meaning: Old
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52. Alistair

Origin: English
Meaning: To defend man
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53. Alton

Origin: English
Meaning: River settlement
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54. Audley

Origin: English
Meaning: Aldgyth clearing
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55. Baxter

Origin: English
Meaning: Baker
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56. Benedict

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Blessed
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57. Bertram

Origin: German
Meaning: Bright raven
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58. Boaz

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Swiftness
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59. Caspar

Origin: Dutch
Meaning: Treasurer
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60. Clifton

Origin: English
Meaning: Cliff settlement
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61. Clovis

Origin: French
Meaning: Famous war
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62. Dietrich

Origin: German
Meaning: Ruler
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63. Dixon

Origin: English
Meaning: Son of dick
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64. Eleazar

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God help’s
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65. Elmer

Origin: English
Meaning: Noble and famous
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66. Elton

Origin: English
Meaning: Ella settlement
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67. Everton

Origin: English
Meaning: Wild boar settlement
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68. Fenton

Origin: English
Meaning: Marsh settlement
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69. Ferdinand

Origin: German
Meaning: Brave journey
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70. Gabe

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God is my strength
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71. Gershom

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Exile
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72. Hamlet

Origin: Danish
Meaning: Literary name
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73. Heston

Origin: English
Meaning: Brushwood settlement
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74. Hemming

Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Shape changer
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75. Ignatius

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Fire
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76. Ivor

Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Bow army
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77. Janus

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Gateway
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78. Kenton

Origin: English
Meaning: Kenn settlement
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79. Klemens

Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Merciful
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80. Lambert

Origin: German
Meaning: Land famous
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81. Lazarus

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: God is my help
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82. Marion

Origin: French
Meaning: Bitter
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83. Morten

Origin: Danish and Norwegia
Meaning: Ancient
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84. Nestor

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Homecoming
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85. Norbert

Origin: German
Meaning: North bright
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86. Obadias

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Servant of God
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87. Oswald

Origin: English
Meaning: Divine ruler
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88. Philemon

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Affectionate
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89. Prewitt

Origin: French
Meaning: Small and brave
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90. Prosper

Origin: French
Meaning: Fortunate
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91. Quade

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Descendant of Uaid
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92. Radley

Origin: English
Meaning: Red meadow
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93. Randolf

Origin: German
Meaning: Shield wolf
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94. Remus

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Unknown
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95. Stirling

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: Dwelling of Melyn
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96. Styles

Origin: English
Meaning: Steep ascent
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97. Sylvester

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Woodland
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98. Thornton

Origin: English
Meaning: Thorn settlement
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99. Waldo

Origin: German
Meaning: Rule
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100. Zadok

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Just or righteous
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