Names Searched Right Now:

Old Man Names

Old man names like Max and Sam and Henry have been used for babies for so long now that they no longer sound like old man names. But don't worry, there are plenty more where those came from. To qualify as a cool old man name, a name has to feel both classic and slightly moth-eaten, like the perfect vintage suit.
Rate This List:
  • Stanley

    Gender: M Rate:

    Although Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire personified brute force, most Stanleys have been portrayed as meek milquetoasts. Could be a Sydney-like girls' choice.  Read More 

  • Theodore

    Gender: M Rate:

    When Theodore Roosevelt took office in 1901, the name Theodore was in the Top 40, with Teds and Teddys everywhere. After some damaging stereotypes -- the chubby Chipmunk Theodore and Beaver Cleaver... Read More 

  • Victor

    Gender: M Rate:

    Victor is one of the earliest Christian names, borne (as Vittorio) by several saints and popes, symbolizing Christ's victory over death. It has been quietly in the Top 200 since 1880, but just rece... Read More 

  • Wallace

    Gender: M Rate:

    So square it could almost be ripe for a turnaround, especially with the hipness imparted by the British Claymation series Wallace & Gromit. And Wally makes an adorable retro-style nickname. Read More 

  • Walter

    Gender: M Rate:

    Walter was seen as a noble name in the Sir Walter Raleigh and Sir Walter Scott era, but then spent decades in baby name limbo. Now quite a few independent-minded parents are looking at it as a rene... Read More 

  • Wilbur

    Gender: M Rate:

    If you had to pick a Wright brothers name, even Orville might be preferable.  Read More 

  • Wilfred

    Gender: M Rate:

    One of several Wil-starting names that are gone and best forgotten.  Read More 

See All List Categories

You might also like these lists: