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Vintage Baby Names

11 Vintage Baby Girl Names From 100 Years Ago

Nameberry | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents

Parents draw baby name inspiration from a variety of eras throughout history, but some names get lost over time. Nameberry looked back at the Social S...

Awesomely Vintage Baby Names From The 19th Century

Nameberry | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.07.2016 | Parents

Records on baby names only started to be tabulated in the U.S. in 1880, and so getting an accurate read on what babies were named before that has been...

12 Vintage Baby Names That Aren't Wildly Popular -- Yet

Nameberry | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.06.2016 | Parents

Looking for fresh name inspiration for your 2016 baby? Some of the newest names are the oldest -- favorites from a century ago, ready for revival in t...

14 Vintage Baby Names Zooming Up The Charts

nameberry | Linda Rosenkrantz & Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 06.12.2015 | Parents

Just a few years ago, you might have cringed if the family expected you to name the baby after Great Aunt Martha or Grandpa Harvey. Today, those baby ...

12 Vintage Girls' Names That Were Originally Nicknames

nameberry | Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 04.24.2015 | Parents

The names collected here are a charming group of vintage choices for girls. They're similar in that they all originated as short forms and yet can sta...

11 Vanished Vintage Baby Boys' Names Ready For Revival

nameberry | Abby Sandel | Posted 01.09.2015 | Parents

Not too long ago, Arthur was a "grandpa name", and Theodore was the family name you vowed you would never use. Now that those names are both back in f...

14 Vintage Baby Girl Names That Are Waiting To Be Rediscovered

nameberry | Linda Rosenkrantz | Posted 10.23.2014 | Parents

So many vintage names have been retrieved, polished up and restored to baby use, from Amelia to Zachariah, that it sometimes feel that the attic is em...

15 Baby Girl Names That Pay Homage To Hollywood's Most Iconic Characters

nameberry | Linda Rosenkrantz | Posted 07.17.2014 | Parents

Some movie characters have a long afterlife, remembered way beyond their release dates, their names firmly attached to the actor who inhabited the rol...

10 Undeniably Old-Fashioned Baby Names

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 05.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com While a slew of recent celebrity births have popularized some old-fashioned names (see: Bruce WIllis's daughter, Mabe...