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Vintage Baby Names for Boys

Vintage baby names for boys are in style now, along with vintage clothes and furniture. The most popular vintage baby names for boys include the following.
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  • Jonah

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    Jonah, the name of the Old Testament prophet who was swallowed by the whale, only to emerge unharmed three days later, is increasingly appreciated by parents looking for a biblical name less common... Read More 

  • Josiah

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    Josiah -- a biblical name with lots of quaint, old-fashioned charm -- makes a much fresher sounding alternative to either Joseph or Joshua, combining the best of both. Josiah is now at Number 69, ... Read More 

  • Jude

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    Jude is an example of a name whose image was turned on its head primarily by one appealing celebrity. So take a bow, Jude Law: You--in collaboration with the Lennon-McCartney song "Hey Jude"--have... Read More 

  • Julian

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    Julian is a rising star, having overcome the somewhat pale, aesthetic image it projected in the past and become a solid, handsome, recommended choice, and now solidly in the Top 50. Julian has num... Read More 

  • Malachi

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    An Old Testament name with a Gaelic lilt that's definitely on the rise; Malachi entered the list in 1987, and has been in the Top 200 since 2003. In the Bible, Malachi (pronounced with the final s... Read More 

  • Maxwell

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    A happy medium between the weighty Maximilian and the laid-back Max. Lance Armstrong chose it for his son. Early influences on the name's revival include Maxwell Smart of the television show, and ... Read More 

  • Micah

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    Micah is a biblical name that growing numbers of parents are looking at as a more unusual alternative to Michael, projecting a shinier, more lively image. Micah is the name of a biblical prophet a... Read More 

  • Miles

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    Miles, which took on a permanent veneer of cool thanks to jazz great Miles Davis, is a confident and polished name that has been appreciated in particular by celebrity baby namers, including Elisab... Read More 

  • Nathaniel

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    Although Nathan is more popular, the more dignified Nathaniel is firmly in the Top 100 and has been since the 1980s. Despite the profusion of Nat names around, Nathaniel remains singularly appeali... Read More 

  • Oliver

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    Oliver, now the Number 2 name in England, also entered the Top 100 in the U.S. for the first time in 2009, and is now at Number 52, having jumped 21 places. Why? Because Oliver is energetic and go... Read More 

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