27 really cool retro names for your little boy

When it comes to choosing a name for your baby, many of us look at modern options, checking to see what is trending, often forgetting that there are some pretty cool names from way back when.

In fact, choosing one from the past means there is less of a chance they'll be in a class with five or six other kids with the same name!

So if you are expecting a little boy sometime soon, why not take your pick from one of the following 27? 

1. Arthur - meaning king 

2. Cecil - meaning dim-sighted

3. Eli - meaning scent

4. Everett - meaning Everett's son

5. Felix - meaning successful

6. George - meaning farmer

7. Gideon - meaning destroyer one

8. Henry - meaning home ruler

9. Hugo - meaning intelligence

10. Ives - meaning yew wood

11. Jasper - meaning treasurer

12. Jonah - meaning dove

13. Levi - meaning joined

14. Louis - meaning famous in war

15. Lloyd - meaning grey

16. Marvin - meaning mariner 

17. Miles - meaning a soldier

18. Quincy - meaning fifth

19. Reuben - meaning a son

20. Rupert - meaning bright fame

21. Sebastian - meaning revered

22. Silas - meaning of the forest

23. Spencer - meaning keeper of provisions

24. Theodore - meaning God's gift

25. Wallace - meaning foreigner

26. Zach - meaning Jehovah has remembered

27. Zeke - meaning God strengthens

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