Vintage Baby Name News

victorian names
October 26th, 2020

Victorian Baby Names Revive an Era

By Emma Waterhouse

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.

cottagecore baby names
October 20th, 2020

Cottagecore Baby Names Turn Back the Clock

By Sophie Kihm

Cottagecore baby names embrace the vintage, wholesome aesthetic of the cottagecore movement. See our picks for the most bucolic names.

vintage girl names
October 9th, 2020

Where to Find Cool Vintage Girl Names

By Sophie Kihm

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 […]

vintage boy names
August 12th, 2020

Choosing Vintage Boy Names

By Abby Sandel

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?

Vintage Nicknames
June 9th, 2020

Vintage Nicknames Refresh Classic Names

By Sophie Kihm

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.

Extinct Baby Names
May 19th, 2020

Extinct Names That Should Stay Extinct

By Sophie Kihm

These extinct names from 1920 made us cringe and laugh (and cringe again). We’re glad to say that these names are long gone — and never coming back!

April 29th, 2020

16 Surprising Saints Names for Babies

By Linda Rosenkrantz

16 surprising saints names for baby boys and girls that are both spiritual and stylish.

Offbeat boy names
March 4th, 2020

Choosing Offbeat Boy Names

By Abby Sandel

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!

January 24th, 2020

Where To Find A Cool Vintage Boy Name

By Emma Waterhouse

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.

Little Women names
December 26th, 2019

Little Women Sets New Name Trends

By Pamela Redmond

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.