When names like Kinsley and Maverick rank in the national Top 100, it’s easy to imagine that traditional names will be the odd-ones-out on the playground. But it isn’t so. There are plenty of great classic baby names that will wear beautifully in 2022 and beyond, and lots of good reasons to consider them for your child.
What makes a classic name? There’s no set definition. but if you’re looking for traditional choices that have enjoyed steady use over the past hundred years or more, check out these lists:
And if that’s exactly the kind of name you love, read on for seven reasons to love classic baby names.