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Old-fashioned but edgy names for boys and girls

Here’s our selection of those old-fashioned names that could make a comeback and be an edgy choice today.

Edgy old-fashioned names ready for a comeback

Old-fashioned names that would have quirky standout.

old-fashioned names

Thinking back to our grandparents and even great grandparents names could give inspiration for an old but edgy name for a baby today.

Two decades ago old-fashioned names like Archie, Arthur, Stanley, Ruby, Lily and Elsie were unusual but have seen a huge comeback since.

But if you like the idea of an old-fashioned name that won’t be copied in the classroom, take a look at our choice for boys and girls.

Oldie but edgy boys’ names

Percy
Neville
Winston
Nelson
Cedric
Walter
Gilbert
Wilfred
Wilber
Eric
Ernest
Sidney
Hector
Vernon
Lenny

Oldie but edgy girls’ names

Dorothy
Dora
Phyllis
Patsy
Sybil
June
Nelly
Betty
Connie
Margot
Dolly
Ada
Mabel
Pearl
Rita
Maggie
Vera
Violet
Olive
Winifred (Winnie)


Looking for more traditional name ideas? Take a look to our top 10 retro baby name ideas for boys and girls.

Old-fashioned but edgy names for boys and girls