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Classy Vintage and Old School Baby NamesWhat's old is now new again!

All the beautiful old names now held by our Grandparents and Great-Grandparents are making a come-back!

Have you noticed? There have been more classy vintage baby names popping up lately. These old school monikers are harking back to simpler times, and we love it!

The Most Beautiful Vintage Baby Names | Stay at Home Mum

Vintage Names for Baby Girls


Giving your daughter a vintage, old school style name is a great way to imbue her future with a sense of class and style. Name trends seem to be coming and going faster than ever, but the classics are classics for a reason.

Addie: Meaning Noble and the youngest of siblings.

Alexis: A Greek name and meaning to defend or help.

Alice: A german derived name meaning ‘Noble One”.


Alyce: A version of “Alice”, Noble One.

Amber: An Arabic name, A type of jewel.

Annie: To be Gracious or with grace.

April: A Latin name used for the 4th month of the year.

Audra: Variant of the name Audrey, which means “noble strength”.

Aurora: Meaning Dawn, from roman mythology.


Astrid: Comes from an ancient Scandinavian name meaning “beautiful or beloved god”.

Betsy: A form of Elizabeth, meaning ‘God is my oath’.

Betty: A form of Bethany.

Blythe: From a surname that meant “cheerful” in Old English.

Bonnie: Originates from a Scottish word meaning “pretty”.

Callie: Meaning independence.

Candy: Meaning white, pure and sincere.

Celeste: From a Late Latin name that meant “of the sky, heavenly”.

Cecilia: Comes from Roman times, where St Celia was the patron saint of music and musicians.

Charlotte: A derivative of Charles, meaning full grown man.

Cindy: A Derivative of Cynthia.

Clara: Meaning Bright, Clear and Famous

Colette: Meaning ‘Victory of the people’.

Connie: Derivative of Constance.

Cora: Has a meaning from Greek mythology as a byname for Persephone.

Corinne: Meaning ‘Victory over the wreath’ from greek mythology.

Darla: A variant of Darling.


Dahlia: A flower, named for a Swedish botanist.

Deidre: Meaning young girl and no fear.

Dorothy: Means “gift of god”, this name was made famous in the Wizard of Oz.

Edith: Meaning Prosperity and fortune.


Eleanor: Meaning Light, torch and bright.

Ella: Ella is a German name meaning “Light”.

Eloise: Either comes from an Old French name meaning “healthy” and “wide”, or a Greek name relating to the sun.

Emma: Meaning Strength

Evangeline: Means “good news” in Greek.

Evelyn: A french version of the name Avila.

Faye: Variant of Fay, which means “fairy”.

Fern: Comes from the plant, has been in use as a name since the late 19th century.

Florence: Meaning blooming, flourishing and prosperous.

Frances: French feminine form of Franceis.

Genevieve: English form of a French name of unknown meaning, but likely related to the meaning “family”.

Georgia: A derivative of George, which means husbandman, earthworker and farmer.

Ginny: Shortened version of Virginia, which likely means “maid” or “virgin”.

Gloria: A Latin name meaning Glory

Grace: meaning eloquence or beauty of form, kindness, mercy, favor in Latin

Gretchen: Meaning Pearl in French.

Gwendolyn: Meaning White, Fair and Blessed.

Hattie: Shortened version of Harriet, which itself elated to the name Harry.

Harriet: Ruler or Home ruler in English

Hazel: In old english meaning “God See’s

Helen: Meaning torch, light and bright.

Helena: A Latin form of Helen, which likely means “torch”.

Ida: Comes from the German word of “work” or “labour”.

Imogen: Meaning maiden or girl.

Inez: Originates from the name Agnes, which likely means “chaste”.

Judith: Comes from a Hebrew name meaning “woman from Judea”.

Juliette: Originates from the name Julie, which itself is related to the Roman name Julius.

Kitty: Shortened version of Katherine, of which it’s many potential meanings is “pure”.

Lana: A Hebrew name meaning God will add, God will increase.

Lenore: Short version of Eleanor, which is of indeterminate meaning.

Lotty: Comes from the name Charlotte, a name that is related to the male name Charles.

Mabel: Comes from a Late Roman name meaning “loveable”.

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