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25 of the most beautiful girl names forgotten throughout the years

By Redaction – on in Life
Moms are always looking for a unique name that will be original and fit perfectly with their daughter. Let's remember the names that used to be popular years ago.

It’s never easy for pregnant moms (and dads) to find the perfect name for their new baby, especially since that’s just the beginning of parenting. Looking for a name can become arduous since making endless lists gets you nowhere. However, rare old fashioned and unique girl names that are still beautiful today could be inspiring for new mums! Many of these girl names are now back and more popular than ever. They disappeared for some time, they were simply forgotten until they regained popularity. This list contains plenty of absolutely adorable names that are perfect for little girls. Get inspired and discover these vintage baby names if you are expecting!

1 Louisa

#24 according to our users
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Louisa is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Fans of the movie Me Before You might already be tempted to go with that lovely name which is already making a comeback.


2 Georgia

#20 according to our users
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Georgia is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Have an important male person in your life named George? Or maybe you are a fan of Ray Charles and his song Georgia On My Mind? You will probably play this song to your bundle of joy.


3 Leona

#9 according to our users
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Leona is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Your partner is a fan of the video game League of Legends? Well, you have the perfect argument to turn them on to this unique name and almost sounds like a mythological name.


4 Pamela

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Pamela is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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The name Pamela derives from the greek which means “all honey”. It is, therefore, a great choice of name for a sweet and pretty girl.


5 Anita

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Anita is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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A little baby girl named Anita will bring back memories for old fans of the Australian TV series Heartbreak High.


6 Joyce

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Joyce is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Music lovers might want to name their daughter in honour of singer-songwriter-composer Joyce Jonathan, or talented authors James and Rachel Joyce.


7 Hattie

#22 according to our users
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Hattie is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Hattie, sometimes short for Harriet, is cute for a toddler but also for a young woman. Since it is quite short, it goes well long last names as well as short ones.


8 Roseanne

#21 according to our users
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Roseanne is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Roseanne is an extremely feminine name. It sounds French which gives it an elegant touch and a great choice for lovers of the city of lights.


9 Janet

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Janet is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Far from those boring traditional names, Janet is a cool name and is easy to pronounce. Don’t forget incredible women like Janet Jackson and Jacqueline Kennedy’s mother, Janet Lee Bouvier wear this name well.


10 Bonnie

#3 according to our users
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Bonnie is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Bonnie and Clyde, Bonnie Parker, Bonnie Tyler… No wonder this charming name is one of the most popular American names out there and is becoming popular again.


11 Dorothy

#12 according to our users
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Dorothy is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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The adorable name Dorothy has certainly been popularized by the classic that is The Wizard of Oz. Luckily for us, the name has been somehow forgotten, which makes it a perfect choice for your daughter. This name should definitely be part of your top 10 baby names.


12 Eleanora

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Eleanora is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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English names are beautiful but sometimes it is fun to spice it up a bit and be inspired by other cultures. Inspired by Italian baby names, Eleanora is a bit exotic but will make a great name for your newborn.


13 Betty

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Betty is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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For all the Betty and Veronica nostalgics or all-time fans of Betty White, the latter is cute and feminine choice of name. Classic baby names never go out of style!


14 Etta

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Etta is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Etta James is a great singing legend from the 60s. Sharing her name is certainly a great honour.


15 Odessa

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Odessa is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Odessa is also the name of a large harbour city of Ukraine, which makes it quite the exotic choice of name for a young girl.


16 Daisy

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Daisy is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Daisy is the pet form of the name Margaret. It is a short and feminine name, reminiscent of the South, fit for a girl beautiful like a flower. Flower names always sound great for little girls!


17 Polly

#1 according to our users
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Polly is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Fans of the band Nirvana might see fit the call their daughter Polly. It would sure be a nice reference to the band in question. Celebrity baby names are always a good idea.


18 Delphine

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Delphine is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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This beautiful French name certainly sounds very refined. It actually comes from the Greek “delfis” which means “dolphin”.


19 Tabitha

#6 according to our users
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Tabitha is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Beautiful name with a subtle religious connotation -Tabitha was the young lady Peter resuscitated from the dead- it is a great choice for Christians and non-Christians alike.


20 Gloria

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Gloria is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Gloria was once a very popular name. It certainly holds a holy connotation, but now holds a powerful meaning for any fans of Gloria Gaynor’s song I will survive. There’s nothing better than names with meaning.


21 Shirley

#8 according to our users
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Shirley is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Picking a name is difficult: the spelling, the origin and the possible nicknames you’ll be able to use. If you’re a fan of Shirley Temple (the actress or the non-alcoholic drink), you’ll love choosing this uncommon name for your baby girl.


22 Kitty

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Kitty is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Whether you live in the South or not, this sweet, short little name has its charm. It is certainly fit for a girl with personality.


23 Hazel

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Hazel is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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This graceful name is perfect for a family close to nature. It’s also the name Julia Roberts chose for her daughter! This name will never go out of style.


24 Constance

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Constance is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Constance is a perfect name for people who love the French language and unique names. Elegant, refined and easy to pronounce, it has that little Parisian je-ne-sais-quoi without being difficult to read or write. This is one of the most popular baby names in France.


25 Opal

#17 according to our users
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Opal is a wonderful first name for a little girl
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Opal refers to a stunning multicoloured and valuable gemstone. Not a bad connotation for the most important person in your life. This is definitely one of our favourite old fashioned baby names especially since it is short and sweet!

 

There are so many girl names to choose from, there’s no doubt about it! Just remember to pick a name you love and that you’ll cherish all your life since you’ll be saying it a whole lot once your little girl is born!


Cover photo: Pinterest


Source BabyGaga

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