Dilemma

I really want names that are different, and make people think “oh, that’s so cool!”. I grew up with a super common name and I always wished for a more interesting one that not everyone had. However, I tend to be drawn to the vintage names, which I find are too popular and too heard of for the most part. I don’t want a name that is misspelled or trendy {i.e [name]Madilynn[/name]}, but I want a name with history and a level of sophistication to it. It seems that every name I like is way too popular. [name]Do[/name] you have any suggestions for names that are vintage/historic etc but still unpopular?

Also, I live in England, and here, most of the vintage names like Eleanor, Imogen, Alice, and Florence are super popular.

[name]Eleanor[/name]
[name]Hazel[/name]
[name]Francesca[/name]
[name]Eloise[/name]
[name]Estelle[/name] or [name]Estella[/name]
[name]Valentina[/name]
[name]Beatrix[/name]
To name just a few

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Boys:
[name]Emmett[/name]
[name]Leo[/name]
[name]Theodore[/name]
[name]Edward[/name]

I think most vintage names are actually pretty unpopular and untouched (but the internet makes them seem more popular than they are), but here is a list of ones that are still unranked in the top 1000 or ranked very lowly.

Boys: [name]Otis[/name], [name]Clint[/name], [name]Bartholomew[/name] and its variants ([name]Bartholome[/name], Bartolomy, etc), [name]Homer[/name], [name]Warner[/name], [name]Eugene[/name], [name]Edmund[/name]

Girls: [name]Henriette[/name]/[name]Henrietta[/name], [name]Harriet[/name], [name]Winifred[/name], [name]Florence[/name], [name]Lynette[/name], [name]Sibyl[/name]/[name]Sybil[/name], [name]Lois[/name], [name]Mabel[/name], [name]Flora[/name], [name]Dolores[/name], [name]Annabeth[/name], [name]Gretel[/name]

There are lots more I didn’t include but are as high as 500/600 still, which is very few names a year. The above are all unranked or higher than 850, I believe. As long as you’re staying away from [name]Eleanor[/name] and [name]Henry[/name], you’re pretty good.

[name]Alba[/name]
[name]Aloisia[/name]
[name]Antonia[/name]
[name]Apolonia[/name]
[name]Augusta[/name]
[name]Beata[/name]
[name]Bette[/name]
[name]Blythe[/name]
[name]Cosima[/name]
[name]Eulalia[/name]
[name]Flora[/name]
[name]Frances[/name]
[name]Hortensia[/name]
[name]Hyacinth[/name]
[name]Junia[/name]
[name]Leonor[/name]
Megaera
[name]Moira[/name]
[name]Opal[/name]
[name]Ottoline[/name]
[name]Romola[/name]
[name]Rosemonde[/name]
Seffora
[name]Viola[/name]
[name]Virginia[/name]
Willemine
[name]Zinnia[/name]

Not sure if you want boy names or not, too, but here are some anyway:
[name]Alasdair[/name]
[name]Amos[/name]
[name]Artair[/name]
[name]Atlas[/name]
[name]Bruno[/name]
[name]Caius[/name]
[name]Caspar[/name]
[name]Earnest[/name]
[name]Edmund[/name]
[name]Ephraim[/name]
[name]Fabian[/name]
[name]Fyfe[/name]
[name]Hadrian[/name]
[name]Heath[/name]
Hendry
[name]Hugo[/name]
Joscelin
[name]Jules[/name]
[name]Leopold[/name]
[name]Linus[/name]
[name]Louis[/name]
[name]Marius[/name]

I think that plenty of vintage names still go unused because they haven’t shed their grandma/grandpa image just yet. Maybe in a few years they will be discovered & get popular or maybe they will remain rare. I’m in [name]Brooklyn[/name] NYso maybe these are popular in [name]England[/name] for all I know but they aren’t here

[name]Edna[/name]
[name]Wilma[/name]
[name]Glenda[/name]
[name]Roberta[/name]
[name]Alberta[/name]
[name]Christina[/name]
[name]Thomasina[/name]
[name]Bette[/name]
[name]Doris[/name]
[name]Donna[/name]
[name]Frances[/name]
[name]Francine[/name]
[name]Gloria[/name]
[name]Enid[/name]
[name]Joyce[/name]
[name]Laverne[/name]
[name]Lorraine[/name]
[name]Marietta[/name]
[name]Marsha[/name]
[name]Masha[/name]
[name]Maxine[/name]
[name]Nancy[/name]
[name]Nanette[/name]
[name]Nonna[/name]
[name]Patricia[/name]
[name]Anita[/name]
[name]Pascaline[/name]
[name]Rhoda[/name]
[name]Rhonda[/name]
[name]Sally[/name]
[name]Shelly[/name]
[name]Shelby[/name]
[name]Sandra[/name]
[name]Taffy[/name]
[name]Wanda[/name]

These feel really rare but vintage to me.

Hey! I’m in [name]England[/name] too.

[name]Allegra[/name]
[name]Henrietta[/name]
[name]Emmeline[/name] (I don’t know how popular this is?)
[name]Clementine[/name]
[name]Delphine[/name]
[name]Isadora[/name]
[name]Ophelia[/name]
[name]Hermione[/name]
[name]Ramona[/name]
[name]Minerva[/name]
[name]Millicent[/name]
[name]Dorothea[/name]
[name]Augusta[/name]
[name]Phillipa[/name]
[name]Harriet[/name]

I hope these are OK. I know what you mean about names like [name]Eleanor[/name] and [name]Alice[/name] which are lovely apart from the popularity.

[name]Rowena[/name]
[name]Cordelia[/name]
[name]Seraphina[/name]
[name]Adeline[/name]/[name]Adelina[/name]
[name]Marianne[/name]
[name]Artemisia[/name]
[name]Juliet[/name]

I live in a major French-English community. Names like [name]Francine[/name], [name]Cosette[/name], [name]Sylvie[/name], [name]Esme[/name]’, and [name]Juliette[/name] have become very popular.

Some that are different or unique might be like

[name]Gabrina[/name]
[name]Arleigh[/name]
[name]Kalindi[/name]
[name]Brighton[/name]
[name]Winola[/name]
[name]Enjoli[/name]
[name]Starling[/name]
[name]Liesl[/name]
[name]Rufina[/name]
[name]Siobahn[/name]
[name]Crimson[/name]
[name]Reign[/name]
[name]Sicily[/name]
[name]Cypress[/name]

These are all very pretty and unique…also not too popular in my area.

[name]Beatrice[/name]
[name]Rosemary[/name]
[name]Wilhelmina[/name]
[name]Willa[/name]
[name]Viola[/name]
[name]Philomena[/name]
[name]Thomasina[/name]
[name]Jocelyn[/name]
[name]Caroline[/name]
[name]Esmeralda[/name]
[name]Verity[/name]
[name]Talullah[/name]
[name]Delilah[/name]
[name]Leonora[/name]

[name]Edwin[/name]
Regulus
[name]Vincent[/name]
[name]Nicodemus[/name]
[name]Quentin[/name]
[name]Philemon[/name]
[name]Philip[/name]
[name]Cedric[/name]
[name]Alexander[/name]
[name]Augustus[/name]
[name]Frederick[/name]
[name]Theodore[/name]
[name]Corentin[/name]
[name]Cornelius[/name]
[name]Dominic[/name]
[name]Franklin[/name]