Vintage Names for Girls and boys

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.

 

Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls

1. Agatha

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Good, honorable
You may also like: Anna, Alberta, Ama

 

2. Agnes

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Pure, holy
You may also like: Ann, Annis, Augusta

 

3. Alva

Origin: English, Swedish Scandinavian
Meaning: White, elf
You may also like: Alta, Belva, Elva

 

4. Aphra

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Dust
You may also like: Alberta, Alta, Alpha

 

5. Belinda

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Beautiful
You may also like: Bernadine, Bertha, Wanda

 

6. Beverly

Origin: English
Meaning: Bever stream
You may also like: Cecily, Blanche, Bertie

 

7. Camelia

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Beloved
You may also like: Flora, Cornelia, Eulalia

 

8. Cleo

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Glory
You may also like: Clara, Clemma, Claribel

 

9. Concetta

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Conception
You may also like: Etta, Connie, Constance

 

10. Cordelia

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Heart
You may also like: Lelia, Permelia, Cornelia

 

11. Damaris

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Calf
You may also like: Dorothy, Doris, Delphina

 

12. Edda

Origin: Norse
Meaning: Poetry
You may also like: Ethel, Hildred, Elva

 

13. Edie

Origin: English
Meaning: Rich in war
You may also like: Audie, Heddie, Flossie

 

14. Elita

Origin: English
Meaning: Elite
You may also like: Bonita, Lolita, Angelita

 

15. Elula

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Month name
You may also like: Evelyn, Beulah, Eulalia

 

16. Enid

Origin: Celtic
Meaning: Spirit, life
You may also like: Euphemia, Eartha, Amity

 

17. Faustine

Origin: French
Meaning: Fortunate
You may also like: Genevieve, Celestine, Ernestine

 

18. Felice

Origin: Roman
Meaning: Lucky
You may also like: Venice, Florine, Fanny

 

19. Finola

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: White, fair shoulder
You may also like: Creola, Zula, Floy

 

20. Gardenia

Origin: English
Meaning: Flower
You may also like: Eugenia, Lavinia, Sophronia

 

21. Gilda

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Sacrifice
You may also like: Alwilda, Hulda, Golda

 

22. Goldie

Origin: American
Meaning: Gold
You may also like: Golden, Sudie, Gertie

 

23. Heloise

Origin: French
Meaning: Healthy, wide
You may also like: Harriet, Hattie, Hortense

 

24. Hermione

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Messenger of God
You may also like: Ione, Hester, Harriett

 

25. Hulda

Origin: Hebrew name
Meaning: Sweet, lovable
You may also like: Henrietta, Thelma, Helene

 

26. Imelda

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Entire battle
You may also like: Ima, Imogene, Inga

 

27. Jemima

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Dove or bright as day
You may also like: Jacobine, Philomena, Wilhelmina

 

28. Lavinia

Origin: Latin
Meaning: From Lavinium
You may also like: Flavia, Letha, Lucinda

 

29. Lolita

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Lady of sorrow
You may also like: Lovina, Laverne, Leota

 

30. Lucretia

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Wealth
You may also like: Letitia, Lilla, Millicent

 

31. Malvina

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: Smooth brow
You may also like: Maude, Alvina, Mirabel

 

32. Minerva

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Intellect
You may also like: Minnie, Minna, Melba

 

33. Nadine

Origin: French
Meaning: Hope
You may also like: Bernadine, Charmaine, Claudine

 

34. Odessa

Origin: Greek name
Meaning: Wrathful
You may also like: Essie, Orpha, Ora

 

35. Olivette

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Olive tree
You may also like: Georgette, Oliva, Neva

 

36. Pandora

Origin: Greek
Meaning: All gifts
You may also like: Dora, Elenora, Honora

 

37. Phyllis

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Foliage
You may also like: Philomena, Sybil, Millicent

 

38. Posy

Origin: English
Meaning: A bunch of flowers
You may also like: Pansy, Patsy, Florine

 

39. Prudence

Origin: English
Meaning: Provident
You may also like: Permelia, Augusta, Dorothea

 

40. Prunella

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Plum
You may also like: Idabella, Novella, Georgina

 

41. Queenie

Origin: English
Meaning: Queen
You may also like: Genie, Lovie, Polly

 

42. Rhona

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: Unknown
You may also like: Verona, Zelma, Roma

 

43. Rochelle

Origin: French
Meaning: Rest
You may also like: Rosetta, Rowena, Charmaine

 

44. Selma

Origin: Unknown
Meaning: Unknown
You may also like: Wilma, Elma, Palma

 

45. Susanna

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Lily
You may also like: Sue, Sigrid, Susie

 

46. Temperance

Origin: English
Meaning: Moderation or restraint
You may also like: Thora, Zelpha, Soledad

 

47. Tilly

Origin: German
Meaning: Mighty in battle
You may also like: Tilda, Dolly, Ottilie

 

48. Tresa

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Harvest
You may also like: Delphina, Celesta, Evaline

 

49. Verona

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Place name
You may also like: Verna, Vara, Trinidad

 

50. Viola

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Violet
You may also like: Iola, Leola, Pansy

 

Forgotten Vintage Names for Boys

51. Aldous

Origin: English
Meaning: Old
You may also like: Aloysius, Linus, Abner

 

52. Alistair

Origin: English
Meaning: To defend man
You may also like: Ellsworth, Ambrose, Llewellyn

 

53. Alton

Origin: English
Meaning: River settlement
You may also like: Clifton, Alver, Elton

 

54. Audley

Origin: English
Meaning: Aldgyth clearing
You may also like: Dudley, August, Arnold

 

55. Baxter

Origin: English
Meaning: Baker
You may also like: Webster, Booker, Barry

 

56. Benedict

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Blessed
You may also like: Barney, Basil, Bertrand

 

57. Bertram

Origin: German
Meaning: Bright raven
You may also like: Bartholomew, Barnaby, Bernard

 

58. Boaz

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Swiftness
You may also like: Boyd, Jabez, Noah

 

59. Caspar

Origin: Dutch
Meaning: Treasurer
You may also like: Chester, Jasper, Conrad

 

60. Clifton

Origin: English
Meaning: Cliff settlement
You may also like: Clark, Clifford, Clive

 

61. Clovis

Origin: French
Meaning: Famous war
You may also like: Cedric, Cecil, Claude

 

62. Dietrich

Origin: German
Meaning: Ruler
You may also like: Cornelius, Darius, Dmitri

 

63. Dixon

Origin: English
Meaning: Son of dick
You may also like: Enoch, Anson, Fenton

 

64. Eleazar

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God help’s
You may also like: Lazarus, Lemuel, Ebenezer

 

65. Elmer

Origin: English
Meaning: Noble and famous
You may also like: Wilmer, Homer, Earl

 

66. Elton

Origin: English
Meaning: Ella settlement
You may also like: Eben, Edwin, Gaston

 

67. Everton

Origin: English
Meaning: Wild boar settlement
You may also like: Clarence, Preston, Quinton

 

68. Fenton

Origin: English
Meaning: Marsh settlement
You may also like: Francis, Floyd, Remington

 

69. Ferdinand

Origin: German
Meaning: Brave journey
You may also like: Edgar, Fergus, Fletcher

 

70. Gabe

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God is my strength
You may also like: Giles, Carl, Leroy

 

71. Gershom

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Exile
You may also like: Jerome, Eugene, Ebenezer

 

72. Hamlet

Origin: Danish
Meaning: Literary name
You may also like: Horatio, Humphrey, Harold

 

73. Heston

Origin: English
Meaning: Brushwood settlement
You may also like: Hardy, Herman, Preston

 

74. Hemming

Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Shape changer
You may also like: Irving, Jennings, Hollis

 

75. Ignatius

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Fire
You may also like: Aurelius, Junius, Cassius

 

76. Ivor

Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Bow army
You may also like: Isidore, Irvin, Harold

 

77. Janus

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Gateway
You may also like: John, James, Linus

 

78. Kenton

Origin: English
Meaning: Kenn settlement
You may also like: Anton, Kenneth, Kelvin

 

79. Klemens

Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Merciful
You may also like: Kermit, Glen, Orwen

 

80. Lambert

Origin: German
Meaning: Land famous
You may also like: Robert, Delbert, Elbert

 

81. Lazarus

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: God is my help
You may also like: Lester, Mordecai, Thaddeus

 

82. Marion

Origin: French
Meaning: Bitter
You may also like: Milton, Murray, Myron

 

83. Morten

Origin: Danish and Norwegia
Meaning: Ancient
You may also like: Montgomery, Morris, Martin

 

84. Nestor

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Homecoming
You may also like: Newell, Melvin, Victor

 

85. Norbert

Origin: German
Meaning: North bright
You may also like: Hobert, Noble, Norman

 

86. Obadias

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Servant of God
You may also like: Tobis, Elias, Ermias

 

87. Oswald

Origin: Old English name
Meaning: Divine ruler
You may also like: Oscar, Reginald, Archibald

 

88. Philemon

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Affectionate
You may also like: Harmon, Phineas, Zebulon

 

89. Prewitt

Origin: French
Meaning: Small and brave
You may also like: Percy, Emmett, Everett

 

90. Prosper

Origin: French
Meaning: Fortunate
You may also like: Percival, Jasper, Peter

 

91. Quade

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Descendant of Uaid
You may also like: Quincy, Claude, Clyde

 

92. Radley

Origin: English
Meaning: Red meadow
You may also like: Early, Roscoe, Stanley

 

93. Randolf

Origin: German
Meaning: Shield wolf
You may also like: Rupert, Randall, Bertrand

 

94. Remus

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Unknown
You may also like: Regis, Rufus, Cyril

 

95. Stirling

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: Dwelling of Melyn
You may also like: Gautier, Irving, Leopold

 

96. Styles

Origin: English
Meaning: Steep ascent
You may also like: Seymour, Angus, Moses

 

97. Sylvester

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Woodland
You may also like: Walter, Oscar, Webster

 

98. Thornton

Origin: English
Meaning: Thorn settlement
You may also like: Truman, Theodore, Malcolm

 

99. Waldo

Origin: German name
Meaning: Rule
You may also like: Virgil, Walter, Wendall

 

100. Zadok

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Just or righteous
You may also like: Elijah, Zeke, Zachary

 

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