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We are surrounded by people naming their babies unusual names, but sometimes you just can't beat tradition. 


More than ever, old school, classic baby names are making a serious comeback - and we are here for it. 


We're talking names with a regal connotation, or something from Downton Abbey




1. Desmond - From an Irish surname which was derived from Deasmhumhain meaning "South Munster."


2. Rupert - A compound name composed of the elements hruod (fame) and perht (bright).


3. Henry - From the Germanic name Heimirich which meant "home ruler."


4. Charles - Common Germanic name element hari meaning "army, warrior."


5. William - From the Germanic name Willahelm, which was composed of the elements "will, desire."


6. Eli - Means "ascension" in Hebrew. 


7. Oliver - A common Medieval name.


8. Richard - Means "brave power", derived from Germany. 


9. Jasper - Means "treasurer" in Persian.


10. Winston - From a surname derived from an English place name.


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1. Mabel - An old Medieval name. 


2. Olive - From the English word for the type of tree. 


3. Cecilia - Latinate feminine form of the Roman family name Caecilius. 


4. Lillian - Probably originally a diminutive of Elizabeth. 


5. Amelia - Variant of the name Amalia. 


6. Elizabeth - Greek form of the Hebrew name meaning "my God is an oath."


7. Cordelia - From Cordeilla, possibly a Celtic name of unknown meaning. 


8. Charlotte - French feminine diminutive of Charles. 


9. Violet - From the English word violet for the purple flower. 


10. Evelyn - From an English surname which was derived from the given name Aveline. 




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