Traditional Names For Girls And Boys
Looking for an old-fashioned baby name for your girl or boy? These traditional names are classics that will carry your child from infancy to adulthood. We've pulled names from Victorian times, the Roaring '20s and more to give you a great selection when naming your baby girl or baby boy.
Fads in baby naming come and go faster than bad fall TV pilots. But classic, old-fashioned names stand up to the test of time. If you are looking for a great name that isn't part of the latest Hollywood or suburban naming trend, these names are right for you. Grab a pen and paper and let's start thinking names.
Victorian chic baby names
The fashions of the Victorian times were amazing. Big hoop skirts and fitted tops gave women amazing shape, while preserving their demurity. Names like Scarlett (as in O'Hara — from Gone with the Wind) and Betsy come to mind. But those aren't the only names...
According to the Social Security Administration (S.S.A.), these were the most popular baby names of the 1880s. Click here to check out the Social Security's list of the top 100 baby names of last year.
Top 25 boys names of the 1880s
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