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125+ Unique Vintage Girl Names (So Cute!)

Last Updated on 02/17/2024 by Nell Marie

So you’ve decided on vintage but what about unique mixed with vintage? So many parents have been choosing retro names lately, so why not go outside the usual vintage names as of lately and do something mixed with unique and vintage?

Unique and vintage are the best of both worlds!

Check out these incredibly timeless, beautiful, and unique retro names for girls and stay to the end, where you can access a free PDF download to track your favorite names!

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Unique Vintage Girl Names

Choosing unique vintage girl names for your baby adds a touch of timeless charm and individuality to her identity.

These names often carry a sense of history and elegance, harkening back to a bygone era while remaining distinct and uncommon in contemporary times.

Whether inspired by classic literature, old Hollywood glamour, or forgotten gems from the family tree, unique vintage names create a sense of nostalgia and sophistication.

Embracing a name with historical significance not only sets your daughter apart but also connects her to a rich heritage, making the choice both meaningful and stylish.

I left out names like Alice, Violet, Margaret, and Georgia for example as those have been trending more and more but they’re wonderful vintage names that you may find appealing.

The list below features vintage names that I’ve not been hearing as many people name their girls recently, making them a bit more unique.

Enjoy the names!

These names were chosen from the Social Security Baby Names site from 1890, 1920, and 1950.

Unique Vintage Names – A

  • Ada
  • Adda
  • Addie
  • Adelaide
  • Adella
  • Adonna
  • Adora
  • Agatha
  • Arlene
  • Arline
  • Aurora
  • Avis

Unique Vintage Names – B

  • Barbara
  • Bernadette
  • Betty
  • Beverly
  • Birdie
  • Blanche
  • Brenda
  • Bridget

Unique Vintage Names – C

  • Clara
  • Claudia
  • Cleo
  • Colleen
  • Cora
  • Cordelia
  • Cordie
  • Corinne
  • Cynthia
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Unique Vintage Names – D

  • Della
  • Dixie
  • Dolly
  • Donna

Unique Vintage Names – E

  • Edith
  • Edna
  • Effie
  • Eleanor
  • Elma
  • Elsie
  • Emmaline
  • Esetella
  • Esther
  • Ethel

Unique Vintage Names – F

  • Faye
  • Fern
  • Flora
  • Frances
  • Frankie
  • Freda

Unique Vintage Names – G & H

  • Gale
  • Georgie
  • Glenna
  • Hannah
  • Harriet
  • Hazel

Unique Vintage Names – I & J

  • Ida
  • Irene
  • Iris
  • Irma
  • Ivy
  • Jo
  • Joan
  • Josephine
  • Judy
  • June

Unique Vintage Names – L

  • Lela
  • Leona
  • Leora
  • Leta
  • Lillian
  • Linnie
  • Lisa
  • Lois
  • Lona
  • Loretta
  • Lorraine
  • Louella
  • Louise
  • Lucille
  • Lucy
  • Luella
  • Lulu
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Unique Vintage Names – M

  • Mabel
  • Madge
  • Mae
  • Margie
  • Marianne
  • Marilyn
  • Marjorie
  • Marlene
  • Martha
  • Maude
  • Maxine
  • Mildred
  • Minnie

Unique Vintage Names – N & O

  • Nadine
  • Nelda
  • Nell
  • Nella
  • Nellie
  • Nettie
  • Nina
  • Nola
  • Olive
  • Opal
  • Ophelia
  • Ora

Unique Vintage Names – P , R, and S

  • Pearl
  • Polly
  • Rosalie
  • Rowena
  • Ruby
  • Ruth
  • Sadie
  • Shirley
  • Stella

Unique Vintage Names – T, V, W, & Z

  • Tessie
  • Thelma
  • Tillie
  • Trudy
  • Vera
  • Vida
  • Vivian
  • Wilma
  • Winnie
  • Zada
  • Zella
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My Favorite Name Combos

  • Nella Blue
  • Georgie James or June
  • Shirley Star
  • Polly June
  • Nola Lynn
  • Margie Mae
  • Luella Jane
  • Bridget Coraline
  • Hazel Star
  • Lulu Story
  • Ruth Meadow
  • Sadie Marigold

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Unique Vintage Girl Names – Wrap Up

Opting for unique and vintage girl names brings a sense of character and distinctiveness to the process of naming your baby.

These names not only exude a timeless charm but also carry a historical resonance, connecting your child to a bygone era.

Choosing a name that stands out from the crowd allows your daughter to carry a sense of individuality throughout her life, while the vintage touch adds a touch of sophistication and cultural richness.

Ultimately, the decision to embrace a unique vintage name reflects a thoughtful and meaningful choice that goes beyond trends, creating a lasting and memorable identity for your precious little one.

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Which names from this list are you learning toward? Let me know in the comments below! I’d love to know.

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