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The nostalgic baby names that are making a comeback in 2018

Vintage monikers are in!
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Dream of having a tiny little Philomena or a gorgeous bub named Alphonse?

Then 2018 might just be your lucky year as vintage baby names are back in!

The expert in baby name trends, Nameberry, has compiled a list of monikers popular a hundred years ago in 1918 that they predict will make a resurgence in the next 12 months.

Take your pick – they’re all gorgeous!

GIRLS’ NAMES

Agatha

Alpha

Althea

Augusta

Avis

Bernadette

Beryl

Bessie

Birdie

Carmella

Cleo

Delia

Dixie

Effie

Etta

Fay

Geneva

Gertie

Ida

Inez

Ione

Iva

Lelia

Loretta

Lorna

Lottie

Louella

Lucinda

Lula

Lulu

Mamie

Maude

Merle

Minerva

Minnie

Muriel

Myrtle

Odessa

Olga

Opal

Pauline

Philomena

Polly

Rosalind

Rosella

Roxie

Sibyl

Theda

Winifred

Yolanda 

And now for the little lads!
And what about the little lads? (Credit: Luke Michael/Unsplash)

 BOYS’ NAMES

Abe

Alphonse

Ambrose

Archie

Barney

Benedict

Booker

Burl

Cecil

Chester

Claude

Clement

Cleveland

Cornelius

Dale

Dewey

Dorsey

Doyle

Dudley

Edmund

Ferdinand

Floyd

Forest

Garland

Grover

Hiram

Homer

Isadore

Kermit

Lemuel

Lowell

Lucius

Luther

Ned

Noble

Norris

Ollie

Perry

Pete

Roscoe

Rufus

Sol

Stuart

Thaddeus

Ulysses

Vito

Waldo

Wallace

Ward

Wiley

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