150 Old Fashioned Baby Girl and Boy Names

150 Old Fashioned Baby Girl and Boy Names

Name is the primary thing which identifies a person either a boy or a girl. It reflects their associations to certain groups, ethnicity, and nationality. It is also a fascinating element which would add up more charm and appeal in a person’s personality. Sometimes it is the foremost thing by which others have perceptions about you before they actually meet you.


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Undoubtedly, it is a cumbersome task to select a name for a newly born baby. Because there are so many things to inspect, such as origin, popularity, family history, and pronunciation, but most important factor is its real meaning. It is believed that names contain positive and negative energies with them and must be congruent with the nature and personality of the baby.

Names have positive and negative impacts on personality and it would be forever with the person, so considering all aspects its selection must be appropriate. A name which is looking simple in spelling and addressing may have deeper and diverse meanings and vibes associated with it. For example, Richard – A German word means a strong ruler.

Old-Fashioned Baby Names:

Many people chose the ancient and archaic names which are also having some ancestral associations for their girls and boys as reminiscence. Old-Fashioned Girl Names and Boy Names that are still popular today.

This article is divided into two parts:

  1. Old Fashioned Baby Boy Names
  2. Old Fashioned Baby Girls Names

Here Is The List Of  150 Old Fashioned Baby Girl and Boy Names.


Old Fashioned Baby Boy Names:

Some Male celebrities with classic names are as follows:

Leonardo DiCaprio, Edward Christopher, Johnny Depp, Daniel Radcliffe, Dwight Howard

75. Abraham

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Father of a multitude, Great Father

74. Alexander

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender of men

73. Andrew

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Manly

72. Anthony

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Highly praiseworthy

71. Archie

  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: True and Bold (nickname for Archibald)

70. Arthur

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Noble, Courageous

69. Basil

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Royal

68. Benjamin

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Son of the Right hand

67. Byron

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: at the Byres

66. Calvin

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Little Bald One

65. Charles

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: a Man

64. Christian

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: follower of Christ

63. Clay

  • Origin: Teutonic
  • Meaning: Mortal

62. Clayton

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Clay settlement

61. Cleve

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Cliffs (abbreviation of Cleveland)

60. Daniel

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God is my judge

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59. David

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Beloved, Friend

58. Edward

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Rich Guard

57. Elias

  • Origin: Greek and Hebrew
  • Meaning: the Lord is my God

56. Emory

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Home Strength

55. Ezra

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Helper

54. Felix

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Lucky, Fortunate

53. Forrest

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: A Person who lived near a Forest

52. Foster

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Woodsman

51. George

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Farmer, Earth worker

50. Grady

  • Origin: Gaelic
  • Meaning: Renowned

49. Grant

  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Big, Tall

48. Harlan

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Army land

47. Harry

  • Origin: Old German
  • Meaning: Home Ruler

46. Henry

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Rules his household (derivative of Harry)

45. Herbert

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Illustrious Warrior

44. Ike

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Laughter

43. Ira

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Full Grown, Watchful

42. Jack

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: the Lord is gracious (another form of John)

41. Jacob

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Holder of the Heel (Jacob was the son of Isaac and Rebecca)

40. James

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Supplanter

39. Jasper

  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Treasure Holder

38. Joseph

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: May Jehovah gives increase

37. Judson

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Son of Jordan

36. Lawrence

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Of or from Laurentum

35. Leo

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Lion

34. Levi

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Joined

33. Max

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Greatest

32. Mark

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: God of war

31. Michael

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: who is like God? (In Hebrew tradition, Michael is one of the seven archangels)

30. Miles

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Soldier

29. Morris

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Moorish (derivative of Maurice)

28. Morton

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Moor town

27. Myron

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Fragrant oil, Myrrh

26. Nelson

  • Origin: Gaelic
  • Meaning: Champion

25. Noah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Long-lived, Comfort

24. Oliver

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Olive tree

23. Oscar

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: spear of the Gods

22. Owen

  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: Noble, Well-born

21. Perry

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Wanderer, Traveler

20. Peter

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Rock (derived from Petros)

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19. Pierce

  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Rock (derivative of Peter)

18. Porter

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Gatekeeper

17. Rex

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: King

16. Richard

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Strong ruler

15. Robert

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Famed, Bright

14. Ross

  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Headland

13. Sam

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God has heard (nickname for Samuel)

12. Silas

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Woods, Forest

11. Simon

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: to Hear

10. Stuart

  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Steward

9. Thomas

  • Origin: Aramaic
  • Meaning: Twin

8. Truman

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Loyal one

7. Van

  • Origin: Danish
  • Meaning: Of, From

6. Victor

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Champion

5. Wade

  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: River ford

4. Warner

  • Origin: Old German
  • Meaning: Army Guard

3. Wesley

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Western Meadow

2. William

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Resolute protector

1. Wilson

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Son of Will

Old Fashioned Baby Girl Names

Some Female celebrities with classic names are as follows:

Emma Watson, Penelope Cruz, Jessica Simpson, Kristen Stewart, Alexandra Daddario

75. Alice

  • Origin: Old German
  • Meaning: Exalted, Noble

74. Amelia

  • Origin: Old German
  • Meaning: Striving, Industrious

73. Anna

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Grace, Favor (variation of Hannah)

72. Aubrey

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Fair Ruler of the Little People

71. Barbara

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Traveler from a foreign land

70. Belle

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Beautiful

69. Birdie

  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Little bird, Bright, Famous

68. Camilla

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Free-born, Servant for the temple

67. Caroline

  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: Strong

66. Catherine

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Pure (also spelled as Katherine)

65. Charlotte

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Petite

64. Clara

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Brilliant, Famous

63. Clarissa

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: variation of Clarice

62. Cora

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Girl or Maiden

61. Della

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Noble

60. Eleanor

  • Origin: Greek             
  • Meaning: Shining light, Sun ray (variation of Helen)

59. Elizabeth

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: My God is an oath

58. Ella

  • Origin: Old German
  • Meaning: Foreign, Other

57. Emma

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Universal, Entire

56. Eulalia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Sweetly-speaking

55. Evelyn

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Hazelnut

54. Faye

  • Origin: Middle English
  • Meaning: Fairy or in old French Belief, Loyalty

53. Flora

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Goddess of Flowers

52. Garnet

  • Origin: Middle English
  • Meaning: dark red Gemstone

51. Geneva

  • Origin: Old French
  • Meaning: Juniper tree

50. Grace

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: With Favor

49. Gretel

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Pearl (abbreviation of Margaret)

48. Guinevere

  • Origin: Arthurian Legend
  • Meaning: Fair one (Guinevere was the King Arthur's mythological queen)

47. Hannah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Favored Grace

46. Hattie

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Home ruler (popular version of the name Harriet) 

45. Hazel

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: From the name of the Hazel tree or the color

44. Henrietta

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Keeper of the fireplace

43. Hermione

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Wellborn, Stone (Hermione was the daughter of King Menelaus and Helen)

42. Iris

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Rainbow (Iris was the Greek goddess of rainbow)

41. Jane

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: the Lord is gracious (derivation of John)

40. Jessamine

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: a flower, Jasmine

39. Lavinia

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Unknown (In Roman legend, she was the daughter of King Latinus and the wife of Aeneas)

38. Lenora

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Shining light, Sun ray (variation of Helen)

37. Lila

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Night

36. Lillian

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Lily

35. Lola

  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Sorrows (nickname of Delores)

34. Lorene

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: the Laurel plant (derivation of Laura)

33. Lucy

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Light

32. Lydia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: from Lydia (an area of Asia)

31. Mae

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: The Fifth month of the year (in Roman, goddess of spring growth)

30. Margaret

  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Pearl

29. Marie

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: sea of Sorrow

28. Melinda

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Soft, Gentle, Tender

27. Miriam

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Rebellious

26. Molly

  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Star of the Sea

25. Myra

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Myrrh

24. Nancy

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Grace

23. Neva

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Snow

22. Nora

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Woman of Honor

21. Pearl

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Pearl

20. Rebecca

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: a Snare, to Tie

19. Rose

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Rose

18. Roxie

  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Dawn

17. Ruby

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: a beautiful red Gemstone

16. Ruth

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Companion, Friend

15. Sabrina

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: From the river Severn, From Cyprus (Sabrina was the daughter of the Britain King who was drowned in the Severn by her father's ex-wife.)

14. Sadie

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Princess

13. Sally

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Princess

12. Sarah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Princess (in Bible, the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac was Sarah)

11. Sharon

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: From the land of Sharon (in the Holy Land)

10. Sophia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Wisdom

9. Stella

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Star

8. Susannah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Lily

7. Sylvia

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Forest, Woods

6. Velma

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Determined Protector (derivative of Wilma)

5. Vera

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Truth

4. Victoria

  • Origin: England
  • Meaning: Victory (the female version of Victor)

3. Violet

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Purple

2. Virginia

  • Origin: Swedish
  • Meaning: Maiden, Virgin

1. Vivian

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Lively

Classic names don’t sound old school at all. Even the notable celebrities that are trendsetters have old people names. So, do not hesitate to choose a classic name for your baby. Choose a name with all your love to it.

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