In a day when it seems that the most "out there" baby names dominate the playground, some parents long for the simple, elegant names of the past.
If you're inclined toward old-fashioned names for your bundle of joy, then look no further! We've compiled a comprehensive list of names from bygone eras — from the 1920s to the 1960s, these monikers were some of the most popular options for new babies.
Don't you think it's time that retro names made a comeback?
Retro girl names starting with...
Adelaide, Alice, Arlene
Bernadette, Barbara, Beverly, Bernice, Beatrice, Billie, Bonnie, Betty
Carol, Catherine, Clara, Constance
Dolores, Dorothy, Doris, Darlene, Dot, Daisy
Edith, Evelyn, Eleanor, Edna, Eloise, Ethel, Esther, Elsie, Elaine
Gloria, Geraldine, Gladys, Gertrude, Grace, Gail
Hazel, Helen, Hedy
Irene, Ida, Ivy
Judith, Josephine, Joan, June, Joyce, Jo
Katherine, Kate, Kitty
Lois, Loretta, Lillian, Louise, Lorraine
Margaret, Marilyn, Mabel, Marjorie
Octavia, Olive, Opal
Phyllis, Patsy, Peggy, Penelope, Phoebe, Polly, Posey, Prudence, Priscilla
Ruby, Ruth, Rose, Rhea
Sue, Shirley, Sylvia, Sophia, Susan
Wilma, Wanda, Winifred, Willa
Retro boy names starting with...
Alfred, Allen, Arthur, Albert, Alvin, Arnold
Bernard, Basil, Benedict, Benjamin
Clarence, Carl, Clifford, Charles, Cecil, Clyde
Dale, Dennis, Donald
Earl, Ernest, Eugene, Elmer, Edwin
Howard, Henry, Harold, Herbert
Jack, James, John, Jeffrey, Jonas
Lee, Leonard, Lawrence, Louis, Leo, Lloyd, Leon, Lewis
Martin, Marvin, Michael, Milton, Murphy
Norman, Neil, Nathaniel
Oscar, Otis, Oliver, Orson, Oswald
Paul, Pierce, Peter
Ray, Ronald, Robert, Roger, Roy, Ralph, Russell, Randall
Vernon, Victor, Vincent
Walter, Wilbur, Wayne, Willie, Warren