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Antique Baby Names Ready for Restoration

If you're looking for somewhat unusual baby names, but ones with a solid history and vintage charm, these names are just that. Dating back to Great-Grandma's day, they've been retired long enough to feel young and fresh again.
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  • Phineas

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    Julia Roberts drew the biblical Phineas into the limelight when she chose it, with the even-more-antique spelling Phinnaeus, for her twin son, now called Finn. Phineas had last been heard from via ... Read More 

  • Thaddeus

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    Thaddeus, a distinguished, long-neglected appellation, has several areas of appeal: a solid New Testament legacy, a nice antique feel, and the choice of several more modern nicknames and internatio... Read More 

  • Tobias

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    Tobias is one of a number of s-ending boys' names that are riding a wave of popularity, now at the midpoint of the Social Security list and poised to rise. With its Old Testament-Dickensian feel, ... Read More 

  • Violet

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    Violet is soft and sweet but not shrinking. The Victorian Violet, one of the prettiest of the color and flower names, was chosen by high-profile parents Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, definitely ... Read More 

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