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  1. #1
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    Unusual Vintage Names?

    I'm looking for some more unusual names to add to my list, but I'm not 100% sure where to turn.

    I like frillier choices like Ophelia and Henrietta, but I also like strong ones, such as Hermione, and diminutives like Carrie and Bessie.

    My style is very much vintage, so vintage suggestions would be fantastic :-)

    Thanks!
    haley, nineteen, journalism student and lover of Henry Cavill, tea and Downton Abbey
    Clover, Matilda, Florence, Daisy, Winnie, Poppy, Millie, Imogen, Rosie, Verity
    Stella, Dorothy, Minnie, Betsy, Margaret, Ada, Lilac, Bluebell, Lavender, Violet

    Charlie, George, William, Thomas, James, Matthew, Arthur, Archie
    Winston, Ernest, Lachlan, Michael, Henry, Louis, Albert, Andrew

    Princes ♔|♔ Princesses

  2. #3
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    How about Araminta? It's an eighteenth century gem invented by a playwright (according to NB). You may also like Aminta.
    ~*~**~*Larissa~*~**~*

    Bows:
    Olympia * Waverly * Amaryllis * Holiday * Seraphina

    Beaus:
    Laszlo * Phineas * Darwin * Caspian * Virgil

  3. #5
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    I tried to find vintage or unusual or at least vintage and uncommon names. Hope some of these hit the mark

    Diminutives/Nickname-y names
    Effie
    Billie
    Goldie
    Ruthie
    Millie
    Flossie
    Penny
    Emmy
    Coco

    Longer, unusual names
    Scarlett
    Geneva
    Cordelia
    Clementine
    Emmeline
    Lydia
    Imogen
    Felicity
    Paloma
    Cecily
    Hermia
    Georgene
    Portia
    Lisette
    Colette

    Shorter, more uncommon vintage names
    Ruth
    Flora
    Lena
    Willa
    Thea
    Ada
    Audra
    Adele
    Petra
    Tessa or Tess
    Daphne
    c a r a

    love each other, respect all life and don't run with scissors.


  4. #7
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    Ebony // 19 // Australia // Forensic Science student


    Antigone, Beatrice, Cordelia, Drusilla, Guinevere, Harriet, Isolde, Orla, Persephone & Sibyl.
    Atticus, Benedict, Casimir, Edmund, Felix, Henry, Herbert, Killian, Rudyard & Theon.


    Not expecting, just collecting.

  5. #9
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    Thanks everyone!

    @larkub101 - ooh Araminta is really nice, I can't believe I forgot her!

    @mckaylalove - I love Effie, Millie, Emmy/Emmie, Lydia, Geneva, Imogen, Clementine, Flora, Tess and Ada!

    @bretak - I guess mine is more British Victorian, haha Thank you for your wonderful suggestions! I love Charlotte, Constance, Verity, Stella, Emily, Olivia, Grace, Harper (though I'm not sure it fits with my other choices), Elsie, Alice, Violet, Beatrice, Hettie, Ruby, Eleanor, Lucy, Rose, Audrey, and Elizabeth
    haley, nineteen, journalism student and lover of Henry Cavill, tea and Downton Abbey
    Clover, Matilda, Florence, Daisy, Winnie, Poppy, Millie, Imogen, Rosie, Verity
    Stella, Dorothy, Minnie, Betsy, Margaret, Ada, Lilac, Bluebell, Lavender, Violet

    Charlie, George, William, Thomas, James, Matthew, Arthur, Archie
    Winston, Ernest, Lachlan, Michael, Henry, Louis, Albert, Andrew

    Princes ♔|♔ Princesses

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