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Maybe you have a special grandma you’re looking to name you’re daughter after. Maybe you just love the idea of a little girl moniker with history, character and a hint of early 20th-century charm. Either way, take a look at these 16 old-lady baby names, all primed for a serious comeback.

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Pearl

A little gem if ever there was one.

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Frances

Can we call her Frankie? Please, please, please?    

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Edith

Wharton or Piaf reference up to you.

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Gloria

…Ditto with Steinem or Estefan.

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Evelyn

It means “wished-for child,” in case you were wondering.

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Beatrice

C’mon, how cute would it be to have a little Baby Bea?

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Vera

Simple, elegant and oh-so turn of the century.

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Florence

Way to go, Flo!

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Opal

It’s the October birthstone, FYI.

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Ruth

Or Ruthie, if you want something less serious.

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Dorothy

There’s no place like home. And no nickname like “Dot.”

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Irene

It’s Greek for “peace.”

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Hazel

A hair popular, but still super-cute.    

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Mabel

It’s the next “Hazel.” We’re calling it.    

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Vivian

How could she not be a starlet?

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Blanche

Saucy.

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