Historic and Vintage Names

by Pamela Redmond and Linda Rosenkrantz, creators of Nameberry
What baby names have been used when throughout history, and which vintage names are back in style? Here are lists of ancient names and Presidential baby names, of baby names from Jane Austen and early African-American Names. Many of the lists of historic names in this section are rooted in a time or culture of the past, from Greek or Roman myth to earlier decades of the 20th century. If you love vintage baby names and names with history, the lists in this section are for you.