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We all know just how hard it is choosing your baby’s name. Even if you’ve had your name chosen since childhood or have to stick with a traditional family one, it’s easy to get sucked into the books and the copious numbers that are readily available.


While many people like to choose something unique and different, they still want others to be able to pronounce and spell it!


To help mums who are on a baby name quest, we have compiled a list of boys and girls names from way back when that tick all the boxes. There is nothing cuter than sweet 'old lady' and 'old man' names so we've picked the best of the bunch to help your baby name quest. 




1. Adelia – meaning noble


2. Anne – meaning grace


3. Bonnie – meaning pretty, charming



4. Clementine – meaning mild or merciful


5. Delia – taken from the Greek Goddess Artemis  


6. Ebba – meaning strong


7. Esther – meaning star


8. Florence – meaning to flower, blossom


9. Harriet – meaning ruler of the home


10. Henrietta – meaning keeper of the hearth


11. Ida – meaning labour or work


12. Luella – meaning famous elf


13. Mabel – meaning beautiful and loving


14. Merritt – meaning boundary gate


15. Mildred – meaning mild of strength


16. Pearl – meaning precious


17. Ruth – meaning companion


18. Sadie – meaning princess          


19. Viola – meaning flower


20. Winnie – meaning fair and pure





1. Augustus – meaning venerable or majestic


2. Albert – meaning intelligent


3. Baxter – meaning baker


4. Chester – meaning camp



5. Douglas – meaning dweller of the dark stream


6. Earl – meaning nobleman


7. Edward – meaning guardian


8. Eugene – meaning well born


9. Felix – meaning happy


10. Gordon – meaning spacious fort


11. Louie – meaning famous warrior


12. Morris – meaning Moorish


13. Norman – meaning from the north


14. Richard – meaning ruler, king


15. Simeon – meaning he that is heard


16. Theodore – meaning God-given


17. Vernon – meaning alder tree grower


18. Wiley – meaning well-watered meadow


19. William – meaning will desire


20. Walter – meaning strong fighter




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