100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and Boys

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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

 

2. Agnes

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Pure, holy

 

3. Alva

Origin: English, Swedish Scandinavian
Meaning: White, elf

 

4. Aphra

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Dust

 

5. Belinda

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Beautiful

 

6. Beverly

Origin: English
Meaning: Bever stream

 

7. Camelia

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Beloved

 

8. Cleo

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Glory

 

9. Concetta

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Conception

 

10. Cordelia

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Heart

 

11. Damaris

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Calf

 

12. Edda

Origin: Norse
Meaning: Poetry

 

13. Edie

Origin: English
Meaning: Rich in war

 

14. Elita

Origin: English
Meaning: Elite

 

15. Elula

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Month name

 

16. Enid

Origin: Celtic
Meaning: Spirit, life

 

17. Faustine

Origin: French
Meaning: Fortunate

 

18. Felice

Origin: Roman
Meaning: Lucky

 

19. Finola

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: White, fair shoulder

 

20. Gardenia

Origin: English
Meaning: Flower

 

21. Gilda

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Sacrifice

 

22. Goldie

Origin: American
Meaning: Gold

 

23. Heloise

Origin: French
Meaning: Healthy, wide

 

24. Hermione

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Messenger of God

 

25. Hulda

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Sweet, lovable

 

26. Imelda

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Entire battle

 

27. Jemima

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Dove or bright as day

 

28. Lavinia

Origin: Latin
Meaning: From Lavinium

 

29. Lolita

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Lady of sorrow

 

30. Lucretia

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Wealth

 

31. Malvina

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: Smooth brow

 

32. Minerva

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Intellect

 

33. Nadine

Origin: French
Meaning: Hope

 

34. Odessa

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Wrathful

 

35. Olivette

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Olive tree

 

36. Pandora

Origin: Greek
Meaning: All gifts

 

37. Phyllis

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Foliage

 

38. Posy

Origin: English
Meaning: A bunch of flowers

 

39. Prudence

Origin: English
Meaning: Provident

 

40. Prunella

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Plum

 

41. Queenie

Origin: English
Meaning: Queen

 

42. Rhona

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: Unknown

 

43. Rochelle

Origin: French
Meaning: Rest

 

44. Selma

Origin: Unknown
Meaning: Unknown

 

45. Susanna

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Lily

 

46. Temperance

Origin: English
Meaning: Moderation or restraint

 

47. Tilly

Origin: German
Meaning: Mighty in battle

 

48. Tresa

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Harvest

 

49. Verona

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Place name

 

50. Viola

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Violet

 

Forgotten Vintage Names for Boys

51. Aldous

Origin: English
Meaning: Old

 

52. Alistair

Origin: English
Meaning: To defend man

 

53. Alton

Origin: English
Meaning: River settlement

 

54. Audley

Origin: English
Meaning: Aldgyth clearing

 

55. Baxter

Origin: English
Meaning: Baker

 

56. Benedict

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Blessed

 

57. Bertram

Origin: German
Meaning: Bright raven

 

58. Boaz

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Swiftness

 

59. Caspar

Origin: Dutch
Meaning: Treasurer

 

60. Clifton

Origin: English
Meaning: Cliff settlement

 

61. Clovis

Origin: French
Meaning: Famous war

 

62. Dietrich

Origin: German
Meaning: Ruler

 

63. Dixon

Origin: English
Meaning: Son of dick

 

64. Eleazar

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God help’s

 

65. Elmer

Origin: English
Meaning: Noble and famous

 

66. Elton

Origin: English
Meaning: Ella settlement

 

67. Everton

Origin: English
Meaning: Wild boar settlement

 

68. Fenton

Origin: English
Meaning: Marsh settlement

 

69. Ferdinand

Origin: German
Meaning: Brave journey

 

70. Gabe

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God is my strength

 

71. Gershom

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Exile

 

72. Hamlet

Origin: Danish
Meaning: Literary name

 

73. Heston

Origin: English
Meaning: Brushwood settlement

 

74. Hemming

Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Shape changer

 

75. Ignatius

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Fire

 

76. Ivor

Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Bow army

 

77. Janus

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Gateway

 

78. Kenton

Origin: English
Meaning: Kenn settlement

 

79. Klemens

Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Merciful

 

80. Lambert

Origin: German
Meaning: Land famous

 

81. Lazarus

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: God is my help

 

82. Marion

Origin: French
Meaning: Bitter

 

83. Morten

Origin: Danish and Norwegia
Meaning: Ancient

 

84. Nestor

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Homecoming

 

85. Norbert

Origin: German
Meaning: North bright

 

86. Obadias

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Servant of God

 

87. Oswald

Origin: English
Meaning: Divine ruler

 

88. Philemon

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Affectionate

 

89. Prewitt

Origin: French
Meaning: Small and brave

 

90. Prosper

Origin: French
Meaning: Fortunate

 

91. Quade

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Descendant of Uaid

 

92. Radley

Origin: English
Meaning: Red meadow

 

93. Randolf

Origin: German
Meaning: Shield wolf

 

94. Remus

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Unknown

 

95. Stirling

Origin: Scottish
Meaning: Dwelling of Melyn

 

96. Styles

Origin: English
Meaning: Steep ascent

 

97. Sylvester

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Woodland

 

98. Thornton

Origin: English
Meaning: Thorn settlement

 

99. Waldo

Origin: German
Meaning: Rule

 

100. Zadok

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Just or righteous

 

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