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270+ Unique Old Fashion Boy Names You’re Going To Love (RARE & COOL!)

Last Updated on 03/09/2024 by Nell Marie

Old fashion boy names are coming back and coming back strong.

Have you noticed more Henry’s, George’s and Teddy’s? I have and I’m digging the trend!

But what about rare old-fashioned names for boys? Some more uncommon and unique vintage names to choose from?

That’s where this list comes into play!

I did some deep-diving research and discovered a treasure trove of hundreds of boy names from the past you’ve maybe never even heard of but that could be a great option for your little boy.

I’m all about vintage, find it to be my specialty, and believe you’ll find the perfect unique vintage name here!

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Old Fashion Boy Names

Boy Names – A

  • Abe
  • Abel
  • Abram
  • Alan
  • Albert
  • Alden
  • Alvie
  • Alvin
  • Ambrose
  • Ammon
  • Amos
  • Anderson
  • Angus
  • Ansel
  • Anton
  • Archibald
  • Archie
  • Arley
  • Arlie
  • Arlo
  • Arnett
  • Arthur
  • Artis
  • Arvel
  • Asa
  • Atticus
  • August
  • Augustine
  • Axel

More reading: Middle names for Jack


Boy Names – B

  • Bernard
  • Barnaby
  • Barron
  • Bart
  • Bartley
  • Barton
  • Beau
  • Bennett
  • Benton
  • Billy
  • Boyce
  • Bradford
  • Brady
  • Brice
  • Brooks
  • Bryant
  • Buddy
  • Burnett
  • Butler

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Boy Names – C

  • Carmen
  • Carmine
  • Carson
  • Chester
  • Clarence
  • Cleveland
  • Cliff
  • Clint
  • Clinton
  • Clive
  • Collins
  • Conley
  • Conrad

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Boy Names – D

  • Dale
  • Dalton
  • Davis
  • Dell
  • Delmar
  • Dillard
  • Donald
  • Donovan
  • Douglas
  • Doyle
  • Duke
  • Duncan
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Boy Names – E

  • Earl
  • Edward
  • Edwin
  • Elden
  • Elder
  • Elias
  • Elliott
  • Ellis
  • Ellsworth
  • Elmer
  • Emerson
  • Emmett
  • Emory
  • Ennis
  • Enos
  • Ephraim
  • Eston
  • Eugene
  • Evans
  • Everette

Boy Names – F

  • Farris
  • Felton
  • Ferris
  • Finley
  • Fleming
  • Fletcher
  • Forrest
  • Foster
  • Frank
  • Fred
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Boy Names – G

  • Garrett
  • Gary
  • Gene
  • Geo
  • George
  • Gideon
  • Glenn
  • Grady
  • Graham
  • Grant
  • Gray
  • Gregorio
  • Gregory
  • Griffin
  • Grover
  • Gus
  • Guy

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Boy Names – H

  • Hampton
  • Hank
  • Hardy
  • Harlan
  • Harley
  • Harlow
  • Harris
  • Harrison
  • Harry
  • Harvey
  • Hayden
  • Hayes
  • Henderson
  • Henry
  • Hershel
  • Hester
  • Holden
  • Hollis
  • Howell
  • Hudson
  • Hugh
  • Hugo
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Boy Names – I, J

  • Ike
  • James
  • Jasper
  • Jedidiah 
  • Jefferson
  • Jennings
  • Jethro
  • Jodie
  • Judson

Boy Names – K, L

  • Kent
  • Lawrence
  • Lawson
  • Leander
  • Leeroy
  • Leland
  • Leon
  • Leroy
  • Less
  • Levy
  • Lewis
  • Lincoln
  • Logan
  • Lonnie
  • Loren
  • Lou
  • Louie
  • Louis
  • Lucas

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Boy Names – M

  • Mac
  • Malcolm
  • Marlin
  • Marshall
  • Maurice
  • Max
  • Maxwell
  • Miles
  • Miller
  • Milton
  • Mitchell
  • Morris
  • Morton
  • Murphy
  • Murry
  • Myles

Boy Names – N

  • Ned
  • Nelson
  • Noble
  • Nolan
  • Norman
  • Norris
  • Norval

Boy Names – O

  • Obie
  • Odell
  • Odie
  • Ollie
  • Orin
  • Orson
  • Orval
  • Orville
  • Oswald
  • Otis
  • Otto
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Boy Names – P, Q

  • Palmer
  • Parker
  • Percy
  • Philip
  • Pierce
  • Quincy

Middle names for Oliver – SO cute!


Boy Names – R

  • Raleigh
  • Ralph
  • Randall
  • Randolph
  • Reed
  • Reese
  • Rocco
  • Roderick
  • Rodney
  • Roland
  • Roman
  • Rosevelt
  • Royce
  • Rudy
  • Rush
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Boy Names – S, T

  • Sanders
  • Seymour
  • Silas
  • Simon
  • Solomon
  • Sonny
  • Spurgeon
  • Stanley
  • Sterling
  • Sullivan
  • Sylvan
  • Ted
  • Teddy
  • Thad
  • Thaddeus
  • Thaddeus
  • Theo
  • Theodore
  • Thornton
  • Thurman
  • Thurston
  • Tobias
  • Turner

Boy Names – V, W

  • Vance
  • Vaughn
  • Verlon
  • Vern
  • Vester
  • Walker
  • Wallace
  • Walter
  • Walton
  • Ward
  • Warren
  • Watson
  • Wayman
  • Wayne
  • Weldon
  • Wellington
  • Wendell
  • West
  • Willard
  • Willis
  • Wilton
  • Winston
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More Vintage Names

Check out the below YouTube videos featuring vintage baby names! I love reading name lists but it’s also fun to watch/listen, so these videos below are a great way to get more vintage names!

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Vintage Names Wrap-Up

Opting for unique vintage boy names for your baby can be a delightful and meaningful choice.

Embracing names with historical significance or those that have stood the test of time adds a touch of timeless charm to your child’s identity.

It not only sets them apart but also connects them to a rich heritage, instilling a sense of uniqueness and individuality.

As you embark on this exciting journey of choosing a name, consider the beauty of weaving together the old and the new to create a name that resonates with both the past and the future.

The choice is a personal one, and selecting a unique vintage name can be a wonderful way to celebrate the enduring and distinctive qualities that make your baby truly one-of-a-kind.

Happy name choosing!

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