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.
  • Oswald

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Despite the success of so many O-starting boys names--Oliver, Owen, Otis, Oscar--Oswald has shown no signs of resurrection, though he does have the animating nicknames Ozzie/Ozzy and Oz. The name... Read More 

  • Parthenia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Parthenia may be a bit unwieldy, but does conjure up majestic images of the Parthenon. Read More 

  • Ray

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Ray, still and forever, is one of the all-time hippest names, with its jazzy Ray Charles biopic overtones. It makes a cool middle name (as Rae does for girls), but works perfectly fine as a... Read More 

  • Scarlett

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Scarlett Johansson is doing more for this seductively southern name than Scarlett O'Hara ever did. Sylvester Stallone's third 'S' daughter, following Sophia and Sistine, is Scarlet (one 't', as in... Read More 

  • Silas

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Silas, once a folksy-sounding, rural New Testament name associated with George Eliot's Silas Marner, is definitely beginning to be reevaluated, a la similar flavored Caleb and Linus, and... Read More 

  • Socrates

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Quite common in traditional Greek families, but for others, we think Plato might be easier to handle. Read More 

  • Sonya

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    See SONIA. Read More 

  • Sophronia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    A name some people first encountered in the old children's book series The Five Little Peppers, in which Sophronia, the youngest of the Peppers is nicknamed Phronsie.`It was also used by... Read More 

  • Theodosia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This feminine form of Theodosius is buried deep in the attic, but might be a good discovery for the parent who feels Theodora is too cutesy.Read More 

  • Verne

    Gender: M LoveDislike

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