Unique Vintage Baby Boy Names

55 Vintage Baby Boy Names that are Timeless & Cool!

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Do you find yourself attracted to vintage baby boy names? Are you looking for something timeless and strong, but also cool enough for today’s world? Perhaps you want something not too common but also not completely out of this world?

You’re in the right spot. These are some of the charming vintage boy names we came across in our personal baby name search. They are strong, sweet and perfect choices for a squishy new baby.

I came to have this list of vintage baby names because I love the surprise factor in finding out gender at birth. This means we’ve always had to come up with 2 names for each pregnancy. I’ve done quite a lot of name research!

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Ok, let’s get to the goods, shall we?

55 Unique Vintage Baby Boy Names

Unique Vintage Baby Boy Names (& Nicknames) You’ll Love

Alexander – Alex, Xander

Amos

Archer – Archie

Arthur – Art, Artie

Atticus – Atta, Atti

Benedict – Ben

Benjamin – Ben, Benny

Byron – Ronnie, Byn

Calvin – Cal, Vinnie

Cecil

Charles – Charlie

Chester – Chet

Clark

Claude

Clifford – Cliff, Ford

Conrad – Cort

Elliot – Eli, Lio

Emmett

Eric

Ezra

Felix

Floyd

Francis – Frank, Frankie, Franz

Gus

Harvey

Isaac – Ike

James – Jay, Jimmy

Jasper – Jas

Jonah

Julian – Jules, Jude

Keith

Kenneth – Kenny

Lyle

Mickey – Mick

Miles

Nathaniel – Nate

Noah

Oscar – Ozzy

Pierce

Peter – Pete

Rhett

Rufus – Russ

Rupert – Rupe

Russell – Russ

Sebastian – Seb, Bastian

Simon

Spencer

Stewart – Stewie

Theodore – Theo, Teddy

Tobias – Toby

Walter – Walt, Wally

Wells

Wesley – Wes

Winston – Winn, Winnie

Zeke

Need more name inspiration? Check out this list of 75 unique baby boy names or this list of adorable gender neutral baby names!

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Choosing the perfect name

Choosing the perfect name can be tricky. For one, you might have to agree with a partner. You may wish to honor a family member or choose a name with a specific meaning. You might choose a name you love and feel suits your family. There are so many factors that play into this decision!

My best advice is this: try out a few options. Say the name out loud (again and again and again!) and write the name on paper. Pay attention to how it feels to say it. Do you like the flow? Is it easy to say? Does that matter to you? Also, check if the initials spell anything that bothers you. To be honest I wanted to name a boy Peter Miles until I realized his initials would be PMS. Is it a big deal? Eh, maybe not, but it just didn’t feel right after that.

Heck, you can even consider taking a couple different name options into the delivery room with you and see which one feels right at the moment. We did that for my first pregnancy and Stella was a clear winner when we saw our sweet girl!

Enjoy the process. It truly can be fun! Try not to get too attached to names until you speak with your partner. It saves some of the heartbreak.

Happy naming!

Xo,
Kinzy

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