75 Old Fashioned Girl Names Making a Comeback

Updated: November 24, 2020
If you're looking to give your little girl an old-fashioned or vintage name, you're in luck. Here are our favorite old fashioned names for girls.
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It is such a beautiful aspect of life to notice when everything old becomes new again. This cycle especially happens with names, and many old fashioned girl names are definitely making a comeback.

Lovely names from other time periods take us back to characters from classic stories in literature, flower inspired names, and many names found throughout our family trees.

More: The Ultimate List of Victorian Girl Names

Our list of 75 old fashioned girl names is filled with gorgeous options from the past that will provide you with plenty of inspiration for the naming of your baby on the way. (You can also check our list of our favorite vintage names).

Our Favorite Old-Fashioned Girl Names

1. Abagail
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Joy of the father

2. Adele
Origin: German
Meaning: Nobility

3. Adeline
Origin: French
Meaning: Noble

4. Agnes
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Pure or holy

5. Alexandra
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Defend or protect

6. Alice
Origin: Old German
Meaning: Noble, exalted.

7. Allegra
Origin: Italian
Meaning: Joyful or lively.

8. Amelia
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Work

9. Anastasia
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Resurrection.

10. Annabelle
Origin: English
Meaning: Favored grace

11. Arabella
Origin: English
Meaning: Beautiful lion.

12. Audrey
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Noble, strength.

13. Beatrice
Origin: Italian
Meaning: She who brings happiness.

14. Belle
Origin: French
Meaning: Beautiful.

15. Birdie
Origin: English
Meaning: Birdlike or bringing victory.

16. Cadence
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Rhythm, flow.

17. Camilla
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Acolyte

18. Caroline
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Free woman; beloved.

19. Catherine
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Each of the two or pure.

20. Cecelia
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Blind.

21. Celia
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Heavenly lily.

22. Charlotte
Origin: French
Meaning: Petite. Diminutive of Charles.

23. Clara
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Clear, bright, and famous.

24. Cleo
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Pride, fame, glory.

25. Cora
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Heart or maiden.

26. Daisy
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Day’s eve.

27. Delilah
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Delicate.

28. Diana
Origin: Indo-European
Meaning: Heavenly and divine.

29. Dorothy
Origin: Greek
Meaning: God’s gift.

30. Eleanor
Origin: Greek
Meaning: The compassionate one.

31. Elise
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God is abundance.

32. Elizabeth
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: My God is an oath.

33. Eloise
Origin: French
Meaning: Famous warrior.

34. Emmaline
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Peaceful home.

35. Emily
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Industrious and hardworking.

36. Eve
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Living.

37. Evelyn
Origin: English
Meaning: Wished for child.

38. Faye
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: Fairy.

39. Grace
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Charm.

40. Hazel
Origin: English
Meaning: The hazelnut tree.

41. Hope
Origin: English
Meaning: Desire of fulfillment.

42. Iris
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Rainbow.

43. Isabelle
Origin: French
Meaning: God is my oath

44. Ivy
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God’s gift.

45. Jane
Origin: English
Meaning: God is gracious.

46. Jean
Origin: English
Meaning: God is gracious.

47. Josephine
Origin: French
Meaning: God will increase.

48. Juliet
Origin: English
Meaning: Youthful or downy.

49. Lily
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Pure, passion, and rebirth.

50. Lillian
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Derived from the flower, lily.

51. Louisa
Origin: French
Meaning: Famous warrior.

52. Mae
Origin: English
Meaning: Bitter or pearl.

53. Maisie
Origin: English
Meaning: Pearl

54. Mary
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Rebelliousness, beloved, or drop of the sea.

55. Myrtle
Origin: Greek
Meaning: The tree or victory.

56. Nell
Origin: English
Meaning: Light

57. Nora
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Honor.

58. Olive
Origin: English
Meaning: Olive tree.

59. Opal
Origin: Sanskrit
Meaning: Gem.

60. Ophelia
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Helper

61. Patience
Origin: English
Meaning: The virtue of patience.

62. Pearl
Origin: English
Meaning: Innocence and modesty

63. Posey
Origin: English
Meaning: Yahweh will add another son.

64. Rae
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: Advisor and protector.

65. Rose
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Rose, a flower.

66. Ruby
Origin: English
Meaning: Red gemstone.

67. Ruth
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Companion; friend; vision of beauty.

68. Sadie
Origin: English
Meaning: Princess.

69. Seraphina
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Fiery ones.

70. Tabitha
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Gorgeous.

71. Valentina
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Healthy and strong.

72. Violet
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Love, modesty, virtue, or affection.

73. Willa
Origin: German
Meaning: Resolute protection.

74. Winifred
Origin: English
Meaning: Peace friend.

75. Zara
Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Star or flower.

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