Names from the Family Tree: Grandparent and Great-Grandparent Inspired Baby Names

We here at EverydayFamily are loving the trend in old-fashioned baby names coming from the family tree! We asked our members on Facebook to share their grandparent and great-grandparent's names. Here are 40 names from the family tree that could be perfect for inspiration for your upcoming little one!

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Grandpa Names:

  1. Ira
  2. Tobias
  3. Edmund
  4. Gordon
  5. Jonas
  6. Parker
  7. Ethan
  8. Elwood
  9. Eugene
  10. Davis
  11. Howard
  12. James
  13. Tomas
  14. William
  15. Ralph
  16. Fred
  17. Emmett
  18. Robert
  19. Anson
  20. Elijah

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Grandma Names:

  1. Mally
  2. Margaret
  3. Vesta
  4. Grace
  5. Virginia
  6. Ann
  7. Betty
  8. Inez
  9. Lula
  10. Thelma
  11. Genevieve
  12. Laverne
  13. Stella
  14. Jean
  15. Pasqualena
  16. Avis
  17. Mabel
  18. Florence
  19. Celestine
  20. Lois

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Did you name your child after a grandparent or great-grandparent? Share in the comments!

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