Posted: Oct 02, 2012 9:00 AM
Are you looking for an old-fashioned baby name that has that cool, vintage sound to it? These girl and boy names have that classic flair to them that is timeless and will never go out of style. If your taste runs to great vintage classics, then you will love our baby name ideas for your baby boy or baby girl!

Like that great classic car or vintage gown, these old-fashioned baby names are sophisticated and cool. You won't have to worry about these names going out of style -- and they are unique enough that you also won't find many copycats on the playground!

Chic vintage girl names

We looked back in time to find these baby girl names that are perfect for today.

  • Amelia
  • Vivienne
  • Beatrice
  • Eleanor
  • Rose
  • Sadie
  • Ramona
  • Josephine
  • Pearl
  • Hazel
  • Clara
  • Evelyn
  • Ruby
  • Helen
  • Betty
  • Marilyn
  • Thelma
  • Penelope
  • Florence

Cool vintage boy names

Classic boy names are the new cool kids on the block. They are effortlessly cool! Check out some of our top picks.

  • Flynn
  • Declan
  • Sebastian
  • Oliver
  • Charlie
  • Jack
  • Remington
  • Abraham or Abe
  • Oscar
  • Vincent
  • Samuel
  • Wallace
  • Edward
  • Eli
  • Owen
  • Arlo
  • Everett
  • Nicholas
  • Wentworth
  • Holden

Old-fashioned celebrity baby names

Although there are always a few wacky names in the bunch, many celebrities pick seriously cool baby names for their pampered tots. In fact, there seems to be a trend among celebrities to pick great vintage names for their baby boys and girls.

Actress Amy Poehler chose old-fashioned names for both her sons: Abel and Archie. Donald Trump picked a refined, vintage name for his son with the name Barron, as did Reese Witherspoon when she named her son Deacon. Lastly, Holly Marie Combs picked a great vintage name with her son Finley Arthur.

For girls, Bryce Dallas Howard picked the retro name Beatrice Jean, while Jodie Sweetin gave the name a little modern spin with Beatrix. Bethenny Frankel's daughter Bryn and Ethan Hawke's daughter Clementine are both cool, vintage names. Tennis pro Roger Federer named his daughter the romantic name of Charlene, while Kings of Leon rocker Caleb Followill gave his daughter an indie vibe with Dixie Pearl.

Tell Us!^ What are your favorite vintage baby names?

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