Short names have such a cool confidence about them. I didn’t expect everyone to love my post on sophisticated short girl names so much, but since you did – it seems only fair to also write one on the best short, single syllable boy names, too.
Fair is fair 😉
Single Syllable Boy Names I Love:
There are quite a few short boy names that were at the top of our lists when we were picking names. Luke, Kai and Blake were always favorites of mine.
It’s so interesting to me how parents end up picking names. I thought for sure my son would have a short first name, but he ended up with a monosyllable middle name instead: Jai, pronounced like Jay, in honor of my brother.
I will always love the sound of a short first name, though, so I’m hoping these inspire you and I can live vicariously through your one syllable baby name choice.
The Best Short Boy Names:
I rounded up a list of the best, strongest boy names that are just one syllable long. These short names just might become your new favorites, so don’t forget to print the free baby name list tracker and start jotting down your faves.
Let’s get to it!
- Jack – Classic! Also on my vintage boy names post!
- Reign or Rainn
- Ren – Also featured on my list of 56 modern Japanese boy names!
Aren’t these names so fun? I just love so many of these.
Some of them sound like nicknames, but I actually like it when people just name their kid what they are going to call them.
It’s bold and cool and I like it.
Which of these names are your favorites? Tell me in the comments below!
If you’re shopping for baby stuff or a gift, here are a few of my favorite baby things (affiliate links used):
Feel free to check out some other fun baby boy name posts on the blog:
- 46 Boho Hippie Boy Names for Your Free Spirit!
- 86 Nature Boy Names the Outdoorsy Parent Will Love!
- 35 Unusual Celebrity Baby Names
- 28 Gender Neutral Baby Names
Have a fabulous day,