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206 Old-Fashioned Baby Names (That Aren’t Liam)

In case grandpa's name won't do, here are some of the best old-school baby names.

There’s a good reason so many people name their children after a favorite grandparent or great aunt. Besides the sentimental factor, old-fashioned baby names (for both girls and boys) have stood the ultimate test of time, appealing to parents across generations. Foregoing trends, old-fashioned baby names never go out of style, instead giving the first impression of someone wiser than their years. They’re charming and distinctive, but not too out there. And perhaps most importantly, unlike infinity-symbol tattoos or gender reveals, old-fashioned baby names age well. From classic names for girls to old-timey names for boys, these old-fashioned baby names have stood the test of time.

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Old-Fashioned Girl Names

  1. Abra
  2. Addison
  3. Adeline
  4. Adelaide
  5. Agatha
  6. Agnes
  7. Alejandra
  8. Alice
  9. Alma
  10. Amara
  11. Anita
  12. Bea
  13. Bernadette
  14. Beatrix
  15. Bertie
  16. Bessie
  17. Birdie
  18. Blythe
  19. Bonnie
  20. Calliope
  21. Carole
  22. Colette
  23. Connie
  24. Celia
  25. Clara
  26. Dahlia
  27. Daisy
  28. Darcy
  29. Dessie
  30. Dora
  31. Doris
  32. Dorothy
  33. Edith
  34. Enid
  35. Etta
  36. Eleanor
  37. Elaine
  38. Ellis
  39. Emily
  40. Emma
  41. Ethel
  42. Eugenie
  43. Evelyn
  44. Faye
  45. Florence
  46. Genevieve
  47. Georgia
  48. Gertie
  49. Greta
  50. Harriet
  51. Hattie
  52. Hazel
  53. Hilda
  54. Irene
  55. Imorgen
  56. Josephine
  57. Joyce
  58. Katherine
  59. Lucille
  60. Lucinda
  61. Luisa
  62. Lorraine
  63. Lydia
  64. Lacy
  65. Liza
  66. Margaret
  67. Martha
  68. Marjorie
  69. Mathilde
  70. Maxine
  71. Miriam
  72. Minnie
  73. Mollie
  74. Nora
  75. Octavia
  76. Olive
  77. Opal
  78. Patricia
  79. Pearl
  80. Penelope
  81. Polly
  82. Pollyanna
  83. Posey
  84. Rosemary
  85. Ruth
  86. Sadie
  87. Sandra
  88. Scarlet
  89. Selma
  90. Seraphina
  91. Shirley
  92. Shoshana
  93. Sussanah
  94. Sylvia
  95. Trudy
  96. Una
  97. Valentina
  98. Vera
  99. Virginia
  100. Viola
  101. Violet
  102. Willa
  103. Wren

Old-Fashioned Boy Names

  1. Abe
  2. Abraham
  3. Albert
  4. Ambrose
  5. Amos
  6. Archie
  7. Aron
  8. Arthur
  9. Artie
  10. Atticus
  11. August
  12. Barron
  13. Beau
  14. Benedict
  15. Bennett
  16. Bernard
  17. Blaine
  18. Blevins
  19. Clarence
  20. Clifford
  21. Cole
  22. Cornelius
  23. Cyrus
  24. Earl
  25. Edison
  26. Edmund
  27. Erwin
  28. Edwin
  29. Elijah
  30. Elrod
  31. Elon
  32. Emmett
  33. Emile
  34. Ernest
  35. Frank
  36. Franklin
  37. Francis
  38. Gael
  39. George
  40. Gerald
  41. Gert
  42. Gracy
  43. Gunther
  44. Gus
  45. Harold
  46. Harmon
  47. Harvey
  48. Hayden
  49. Hector
  50. Henry
  51. Holden
  52. Howard
  53. Hugh
  54. Jasper
  55. Jarrett
  56. Jedediah
  57. Joel
  58. Julien
  59. Kenneth
  60. Lacey
  61. Langston
  62. Lee
  63. Louis
  64. Lucas
  65. Marshall
  66. Mickey
  67. Milton
  68. Morgan
  69. Nelson
  70. Neville
  71. Norman
  72. Orville
  73. Oscar
  74. Otis
  75. Peyton
  76. Pierce
  77. Presley
  78. Preston
  79. Ralph
  80. Randall
  81. Rawlins
  82. Raymond
  83. Reed
  84. Reginald
  85. Richard
  86. Rodney
  87. Roy
  88. Rutherford
  89. Shadrack
  90. Sherman
  91. Spencer
  92. Stanley
  93. Sterling
  94. Theodore
  95. Tobias
  96. Tobin
  97. Waldo
  98. Whitman
  99. Wilber
  100. Willie
  101. Winston
  102. Windsor
  103. Wright