Vintage Baby Name News
Vintage baby names have been fashionable for many years now, and here we cover news updates and analysis on style and trends in the modern usage of vintage names.
Fri Jul 09 2021
Cottagecore Baby Names Turn Back the Clock
Cottagecore baby names embrace the vintage, wholesome aesthetic of the cottagecore movement. See our picks for the most bucolic names.
Sat Jan 09 2021
Bridgerton Names: Fantasy or historic reality?
Bridgerton names are part of the Netflix series’ enthralling fantasy, but may not represent real early 19th century naming practices.
Sun Jan 03 2021
Best Rare Names from 100 Years Ago
Rare names from 100 years ago that were fashionable during the Roaring Twenties, but feel fresh and unique today.
Mon Oct 26 2020
Victorian Baby Names Revive an Era
Victorian baby names feel fresh and strong, even as other vintage names rise up the charts. We round up the best popular and unique Victorian picks.
Fri Oct 09 2020
Where to Find Cool Vintage Girl Names
So you’re looking for cool vintage girl names. The perfect name has to have style. It has to have charm! It shouldn’t be common. You refuse to be scoffed at! We get it. Yes, these seemingly elusive qualities are hard to capture all in one name, but hey, that’s why we’re here. We’ve identified one […]
Wed Aug 12 2020
Choosing Vintage Boy Names
They agree on vintage boy names, and yet can’t agree on The Name for this baby! If it’s a girl, she’ll be Sylvie Rae Scott. But what would you choose for Blythe Norah’s little brother?
Tue Jun 09 2020
Vintage Nicknames Refresh Classic Names
Traditional names that need a style revival can find it with an unexpected vintage nickname. These retro short forms will make you reconsider all of the classics.
Tue May 19 2020
Extinct Names That Should Stay Extinct
These extinct names from 1920 made us cringe and laugh (and cringe again). We are glad to say that these names are long gone — and never coming back!
Wed Apr 29 2020
16 Surprising Saints Names for Babies
16 surprising saints names for baby boys and girls that are both spiritual and stylish.
Wed Mar 04 2020
Choosing Offbeat Boy Names
They named their first son Ralph because they found it traditional, but approachable; a little bit different, but still cuddly and fun. Now let’s find more offbeat boy names to help name Ralph’s brother!
Fri Jan 24 2020
Where To Find A Cool Vintage Boy Name
Cool vintage boy names and how to choose one! From cool retro nicknames, to stylish surnames, to unique vintage boy names which are likely to stay rare.
Thu Dec 26 2019
Little Women Sets New Name Trends
The new Little Women movie is sure to set lots of style trends, including one for names from its Civil War era, particularly Jo and Louisa.
Tue Oct 22 2019
New Geek Chic Names For Girls
Here are the newest geek-chic names for girls, from Albertine to Winifred.
Mon Oct 21 2019
New Geek Chic Names For Boys
Whether you call them hipster, nerdy, funky-clunky or Grandpa names, there’s no denying that geek chic names for boys are cool.
Thu Oct 17 2019
Ghost Names for Babies
To celebrate Halloween here are ten scary real-life ghost names for babies.
Fri May 24 2019
Memorial Day Namesakes: Alburtus to Loyola
A celebration of notable namesakes born in the year of the first Memorial Day
Tue May 14 2019
Classic Baby Names: Current comebacks
Which classic baby names came back in 2018?
Sun Apr 28 2019
Old Man Names: What’s next?
Parents drawn to old man names will move past Max and Jake to Ralph and Roger.
Sun Feb 03 2019
February Baby Names to Inspire You
A short month long on baby name inspiration, from Norman Rockwell to Jimi Hendrix to Amy Tan.
Thu Jan 31 2019
Prince and Princess Names: From fiction and fable and screen
16 wonderful, undiscovered names of fictional princes and princesses perfect for non-royal babies as well.
Thu Jan 24 2019
Unique Baby Names, Nameberry Style!
Brilliantly original names chosen by a single Nameberry visitor last year–offering inspirational ideas for other creative baby namers.
Fri Jan 11 2019
2019 Baby Names from 1919: Metro, Marvel, Maude
By Linda Rosenkrantz Which 2019 baby names follow the hundred-year rule and are ready for a comeback from the 1919 popularity list? At the beginning of each new year, we like to take a century-long look back hoping to discover some lost names that could be perfect for today. In 1919, the First World War—aka […]
Thu Dec 20 2018
18 Great Christmas Carol Names
A Merry Christmas post filled with names from carols and other Xmas songs.
Thu Nov 29 2018
December Baby Names: Helena to Huckleberry
Some wonderful namesakes for a December baby, from Rosa Parks to Charles Dickens.
Wed Nov 28 2018
Baby Names in the News: Agnes and Angus
Baby name news this week, from vintage to badass.