Steampunk Baby Names

The steampunk movement has been inspired by literature and cinema, blending futuristic themes with 19th century Victorian style. Think alternate history meets science fiction entwined with elements of steam power and clockwork. Here is a list of baby names incorporating this unique style.
  • Agatha

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Agatha until recently summoned up visions of martyred saints, mauve silk dresses, and high lace collars, but now that some dauntless excavators have begun to resurrect it, we're sure more will... Read More 

  • Alethea

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Alicia, with a lisp. Actually, a name that came into fashion in England in the 16th century, in tandem with the virtue names.Read More 

  • Alexia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This diminutive, similar to Alex or Alexis, has been yo-yoing in popularity the past few years. It hit a peak of 132 in 2002, before gradually declining to 275 by 2011 -- only to rebound to 175 in... Read More 

  • Ambrose

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    A favorite of British novelists including Evelyn Waugh and P. G. Wodehouse, Ambrose has an air of blooming well-being and upper-class erudition. It comes from the same Greek root as 'ambrosia',... Read More 

  • Arabella

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Arabella, lovely and elegant, has long been well used in Britain and finally made it onto the American list in 2005; it is now in the Top 200, as more and more parents see it as a distinctive... Read More 

  • Araminta

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Araminta is an enchanting eighteenth-century invention familiar in Britain and just beginning to be discovered here. It was used in 1693 by William Congreve in his comedy The Old... Read More 

  • Artemus

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Augustus

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Parents are beginning to look at imposing, somewhat fusty-sounding names like this one with fresh eyes: they definitely make a strong statement.

    Augustus originated as a title given by... Read More 

  • Bartholomew

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Bartholomew is an apostle's name that's been out of favor for centuries but might appeal again to the parent in search of an old but rare choice. The challenge could be to avoid the Simpson-ish... Read More 

  • Bertram

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Old Norman name last current in the 1930s, and firmly in our 'so far out it will always be out' category--despite its appearance as a Hogwarts student in Harry Potter. Read More 

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