Uncommon but Beautiful Vintage-Inspired Baby Namesby Elizabeth MacDonald
Sometimes you need to revisit the classics for baby name inspiration.
Wayland: Meaning the land beside the road. We love that it is meant for a journey-seeker, traveler, wanderer, or someone who will walk the beaten path.
Duke: A royal name meant to be carried by someone strong. There is no way that a tot named Duke won’t rule the playground.
Felix: Meaning ‘lucky,’ this name will bring happiness to any family.
Hank: Another strong name meaning ‘ruler.’ This common nickname needs to turn into a true first name.
Drake: Meaning ‘dragon,’ Drake is the new cool kid name.
Lyle: Meaning ‘islander,’ a Lyle is destined to love the water and laid back lifestyle of island-living.
Wilder: From the wilderness, Wilder will help us reduce carbon foot prints and protect what’s left of our earth.
Benji: The ‘right-hand-son,’ Bennji, makes for a great father-son relationship!
Tate: Oh a name that means happiness! How much better can you get?
Ollie: The peacemaker, Ollie will calm down the craziness within any home.
Indie: Meaning a beautiful soul, this name is cool beyond words.
Merritt: “Little Famous One.” Merritt is destined for stardom.
Vera: Meaning faithful, loyal and true, Vera is about to make a vintage-style comeback.
Alice: Meaning ‘noble,’ Alice is another sweet name that is due to be cycled back around.
Felicity: Happy! Again, a name meaning pure happiness cannot make you sad.
Lula: A brave warrior, Lula may take over the world. And isn’t it about time a girl did that?
Matilda: Another name meaning “Mighty Battler.” It’s time for these girls to take over!
Ruby: A precious stone. Ruby is a name that will stay off the top 10, but will be climbing the charts.
Florence: Meaning ‘Prosperous.’ This is another vintage name worth considering.
Pearl: Meaning precious, the name Pearl is classic, sweet, and hard to forget.