14 Old-Man Names That Would Be So Adorable for a Baby Boy

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Just 'cause you don’t have a grandpa named Oscar doesn’t mean you can’t throw back to a classic when it comes to naming your newborn little dude. Here, 14 old-man baby names that would be perfect for a baby boy--even if he doesn’t come out of the womb smoking a pipe and wearing tweed.

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1. GENE

Meaning: Well-born. (A credit to his parents, of course.)

2. ALFRED

Meaning: Sage and wise. Alfie makes a pretty cute nickname, too. Just sayin’.

3. HARRY

Meaning: Ruler of the house. (Well, duh.)

4. DESMOND

Meaning: Gracious defender.

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5. FRANK

Meaning: Free one. Especially at the playground.

6. LEONARD

Meaning: Hardy lion. (Leo!)

7. DEAN

Meaning: Lives near the valley.

8. MARTIN

Meaning: War-like. Goes by Marty for short.

9. HUGH

Meaning: Full of heart, mind and intelligence.

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10. LINUS

Meaning: Flaxen-haired.

11. OSCAR

Meaning: Champion warrior…with an adorable yawn.

12. STANLEY

Meaning: Lives by the stony grove.

13. THEODORE

Meaning: God’s gift. (And he knows it.)

14. HAMILTON

Meaning: From the mountain town. Also, the hardest ticket to get on Broadway.

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