Aiming for an old-fashioned baby boy or girl name? But time-tested doesn’t have to mean out-of-date; there are plenty of old-fashioned baby names that work great in our postmodern era, too. So we thumbed through the history books and gathered up the best classics from the Victorian.
Classic Baby Names. Girls names that are romantic and old-fashioned, but lend themselves easily to nicknames and can grow with a little girl to become strong adult names. Greek-"bright, shining one" Hel, Hels, Helen of Troy?.
If the Hundred-Year Rule – which states that it takes a century for most names to come back into fashion – holds true, then we're in for some.