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What are some popular vintage baby names for boys?

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Some of the most popular vintage baby names for boys include Emmett, Archibald (or the diminutive Archie), Calvin, Elias, Rudy, Rufus, Frank and Felix. Vintage baby names have returned to favor among parents looking for unique and evocative ways to name their children.

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What are some popular vintage baby names for boys?
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Some other popular vintage baby names for boys include the following:

  • Atticus
  • Barney
  • Casper
  • Edmund (or Eddie)
  • Hector
  • Jasper
  • Lenny
  • Montgomery (or Monty)
  • Rex
  • Theodore (or Ted)
  • Vincent (or Vinnie)
  • Wilfred
  • Xavier

Some comparably vintage names for girls include:

  • Arabella
  • Beatrix
  • Claudia
  • Clementine
  • Delilah
  • Maggie
  • Ottilie
  • Sylvia
  • Thea
  • Willa

Like vintage clothing and accessories, vintage baby names such as these, evoking the 1950s and 60s, tend to have a storied and fashionable air about them. Sometimes the popularity of some names, such as Archie, leads parents to choose now more obscure versions of the same name, such as Archibald.

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