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25 Short And Sweet One-Syllable Names That Sound Gorgeous

 Some parents love names that are long while others love names that start with the letter "A". Everyone has a preference when it comes to names, and if moms love one syllable names, have them covered. Below is a delicious list of 25 short and sweet one syllable names. There are options for a baby girl, a baby boy, and even one name that is gender-neutral. Some of these names are common while others are really rare.

This list has narrowed down the best of the best one syllable names that everyone will adore. Also included are middle name ideas for each name to help take some burden off parents' shoulders. Picking a name is a big commitment, but after parents read this list, they’ll find the names they've been looking for.

Whether mom loves names that start with the letter "Z" or names that have great meanings, such as "God’s gracious gift" or "a gem of the sea", there are names on this list that even the pickiest in-laws will approve of. After reading this list, mom and dad may not be able to choose just one name!

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25 Vaughn

According to BabyCenter, Vaughn means small and is #1,377 in popularity for 2018. This name is super uncommon, which is a plus for many parents! This is a strong name that we think looks adorable on a little guy but manly on an adult. Some of the potential first and middle name options for Vaughn are: Vaughn Simon, Vaughn Cedric, Vaughn Ezra and Vaughn Travis. This is a name that we know your future Vaughn will thank you for later. Your in-laws will even adore this name. This is a name that is not commonly given nicknames, which is also another big plus for many parents!

24 Pierce

Pierce is a name that is super cool and creative! Pierce, according to BabyCenter is a form of Peter and is #689 in popularity for 2018. This unique name will stand out in a crowd and will be perfect for any little guy. A future Pierce would make a great big brother to a Reese or a Knox! Some super cool first and middle name options for this name are: Pierce Jameson, Pierce Griffin, Pierce Patrick or Pierce Anderson. No matter what color eyes or hair your future little guy will have, the name Pierce will look great on him!

23  Zane

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Zane is #163 on BabyGaga’s popularity chart for 2018. Zane means god’s gracious gift, which is a great name meaning if you are on the hunt for a biblical name. This name is one that will make your in-laws say “wow!” and your best friend say “aww!” This name is perfect for any little guy. Zane Thomas, Zane Maxwell, Zane Josiah, Zane Atticus and Zane Micah are first and middle name options for this name that are perfect. Zane is a strong name that dad will instantly fall in love with when he hears it. You can’t go wrong with this name.

22 Knox

Knox, according to BabyCenter is #223 in popularity for 2018. Knox means round hill, according to NameBerry. We love this name because it is fun and super manly. We know your future Knox will be a fun brother and a loving son. Whatever Knox decides to do in his life, he will do it well. Whether he is a carpenter, attorney, or a stay at home dad, he will be amazing at anything he sets his mind to. Knox Piers, Knox Levi, Knox Declan and Knox Griffin are some first and middle name options for this name that we think are perfect. This name is one that will fit any little dude.

21 Dax

Dax is #505 in popularity for 2018 and means clark’s town. We love this name because it is super easy to spell and pronounce. This is a strong name that we think will add so much character to your future Dax . Dax is a name that goes well with any family. A future Dax would be a super fun big brother to a little brother named Axel or a loving little brother to a big sister named Sophia. This is a name that will be perfect for any little guy no matter what hair or eye color he will have in the future.

20 Brock

Brock means badger, according to BabyCenter and is #713 in popularity as we near the end of 2018. Brock belongs to a little guy with a charming smile and a heart of gold. Brock is a strong manly name that dad and grandpa will obsess over. Brock Logan, Brock Owen, Brock Rhett, Brock Nicholas, Brock Grayson are first and middle name options that suit this name perfectly. Whether your future Brock grows up to be a chemist, author or even a salesman, he will do it with his whole heart. This is a name that will add so much personality to a little guy.

19 Finn

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Finn, according to BabyCenter, means Laplander, and is #132 on the popularity chart for 2018. Finn is a super cool sounding creative name that we cannot get enough of! We think that this name will add to or complete a family beautifully. This is a great name to add to any sibling group. Your future Finn will love playing basketball with his brother Mason or coloring pictures with his sister Olivia. Some super cool first and middle name options for this name are: Finn Elliot, Finn Sebastian, Finn Malcom, Finn Joseph and Finn Zechariah!

18 Eli

The name Eli means elevated, my god or high, according to BabyCenter. This name is #48 in popularity, which makes it somewhat common. This is a great name choice if mom and dad are looking for a biblical name or one that is easy to pronounce and spell. Eli belongs to a little guy that everyone will just adore. Eli Scott, Eli David, Eli Elijah, Eli Ashton and Eli Benjamin are some first and middle name options that pair well with this name. Eli is a strong name that belongs to a manly man. Your future Eli will be the life of the party and a beautiful addition to your family.

17  Cole

Cole means victory of the people, according to BabyCenter and is #129 in popularity for 2018. This is a name that sounds cool and fun! We know that your future Cole will be daddy’s side kick but be a huge mama’s boy! Cole is a name that pairs well with any last name. Some first and middle name ideas for Cole are: Cole Andrew, Cole Ricardo, Cole Matthew, Cole Tyler, and Cole Patrick. This is a name suited for any little guy. This name is a strong manly name but is also really sweet at the same time.

16 Max

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Max, according to BabyCenter is #71 in popularity. This name is easy to pronounce and spell, which is a huge bonus! This is a name that is perfect for any boy. Max pairs with any last name or middle name perfectly. According to NameBerry, Max means greatest, which is a perfect name meaning for your little guy. Some first and middle name ideas for Max are: Max Owen, Max Parker, Max Hunter, Max Ryan and even Max Emmett. This is a name that sounds strong and will belong to a guy who works hard and loves his family.

15 Kane

Kane means tribute or warrior, according to BabyCenter and is #374 in popularity for 2018. Kane is a strong name that everyone will love once they hear it. This name will suit any little guy perfectly. Kane Axel, Kane Theodore, Kane Wilson, Kane Riley and Kane Demetrius are first and middle name options that are awesome. We know your future Kane will be a loving brother and a dedicated friend. No matter what Kane does in his life, he will put his whole heart into it. This is a name that he will thank you for later.

14 Blake

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Blake is #146 in popularity, according to BabyCenter and means fair or dark. This name is short and super strong. Blake Julian, Blake Jacob, Blake Hunter, Blake Mitchell and Blake Lucas are first and middle name ideas for this name that will be sure to win grandma’s heart! We know that your future Blake will be a loving little guy who will be best friends with everyone around him. Dad will love this name because it sounds manly and mom will love this name because she will think it sounds sweet. We love this name because it grows well with any little guy!

13 Reese

This next name is spunky, cool, and super adorable. The name Reese, according to NameBerry means ardor. We picture your future Reese to be a little girl who loves doing crafts and baking with mom and going to the movies with dad! The name Reese is #184 on BabyGaga’s popularity chart, which makes this name more uncommon than others. Reese Annabel, Reese Eden, Reese Giselle, Reese Ophelia and Reese Danielle are first and middle name options for this name that are too cute to pass up. This is a name that belongs to any little girl as she grows beautifully into a mature, successful and wonderful woman!

12 Paige

Paige is #239 in popularity for 2018 and means assistant, according to BabyCenter. This may be an uncommon name at the moment, but it is still super sweet. We picture your future Paige to be kind hearted and a bundle of joy. This is a name suited for any little girl. Paige Elizabeth, Paige Madison, Paige Lauren, Paige Riley and Paige Grace are some first and middle name options that are beautiful. We think this name suits a little girl as she grows into a successful, beautiful and loving woman. This is a name that you cannot go wrong with.

11 Eve

Eve is #458 in popularity for 2018 and means life. This is certainly not a new name and is a classic biblical name. We think your future Eve will be a person that makes everyone smile. This name is easy to pronounce and spell, which is a huge bonus! We know your future Eve will be a child that all of her teachers will adore. This name fits any little girl perfectly. Eve Caroline, Eve Celeste, Eve Bridget, Eve Tatum and Eve Norah are some first and middle name ideas that we love!

10  Elle

Elle is #323 in popularity for 2018, according to BabyCenter. Elle means girl or woman. Elle is a name that is feminine, soft and sweet. This name would fit any little princess perfectly. Elle Breanne, Elle Marilyn, Elle Abigail, Elle Caroline and Elle Annemarie are first and middle name options for this name that we adore. We picture your future Elle to be a shy, gentle and caring little girl who everyone will want to be friends with. Maybe your future Elle will be a biologist or own a restaurant, whatever she decides to do, she will certainly do it well.

9 Brooke

Brooke, according too BabyCenter, means stream and is #212 in popularity for 2018. If you like nature inspired names, this is a great option. This sweet name is one that amazing in every way. A future Brooke will be intelligent and be the kid that every mom wants their kid to be friends with. Brooke Elisabeth, Brooke Lee, Brooke Isabella, and Brooke Sofia are first and middle name ideas that we adore. This is a name that you cannot go wrong with. Whether you foresee your future little girl being a dancer or a hairdresser, this name will suit her well.

8 Anne

Anne is #824 in popularity, according to BabyCenter and means full of grace. If you like spiritual, timeless, classic or super sweet names, this is a perfect option. Although this name is not overused at the moment, it is adorable in every way. Anne is a name that pairs perfectly with any last name as well. Some beautiful first and middle name options for this name are: Anne Willow, Anne Harlow, Anne Vivienne and Anne Lucinda. We love this name because it is super girly and fun. We know your future Anne will be a precious little girl who grows into an amazing woman!

7 June

June is #203 in popularity for 2018 and means from June, according to BabyCenter. We love this name because it is short, sweet and easy to remember! If you love the sweet summer time, this is a perfect name for your little lady. June Penelope, June Marie, June Kennedy, and June Natalia are some of the many first and middle name options that sound perfect with this name. This is a name meant for any little girl. We know your little June will be as cute as a button and shine like the summertime sun!

6  Brynn

The name Brynn (also spelled Bryn) means high, hill and is #333 in popularity as we near the end of 2018. This name is so adorable and sweet. Some first and middle name ideas for this name are: Brynn Alexandra, Brynn Madison, Brynn Katherine, Brynn Talia and Brynn Taylor. This is a name that we think goes well with any last name and will suit any little sweetheart. Brynn is a perfect name to add to or complete your beautiful family. Brynn is a name that pairs well with any sibling names. Brynn will be a fun big sister to an Avery and a sweet little sister to a Wyatt.

5 Claire

Claire, according to BabyCenter, is #66 in popularity and means bright, clear. This is an elegant and classic name that is too sweet to pass up. Claire Elyse, Claire Nicole, Claire Faith, Claire Lillian and Claire Addison are some of the many first and middle name picks that sound great with this name. We know your future Claire will light up the room with her infectious smile and adorable laugh. This is a name that looks sweet on a little girl but matures well with her as she grows. A little girl named Claire will have the world at her fingertips.

4 Rose

Rose is #116 in popularity for 2018 and means rose bush. This name is a great option if mom and dad are nature lovers or love old fashioned names. Rose is a name that is incredibly sweet and girly. We know that your future Rose will be a beautiful little girl. Rose Vivienne, Rose Charlotte, Rose Evelyn and Rose Amelia are some of the many perfect first and middle name ideas for this name. Your future Rose will be a go-getter and do whatever she sets her mind to in her life. Your future Rose will complete or add to your family beautifully.

3 Pearl

Pearl is #738 in popularity for 2018 and means a gem of the sea. This is a great name if mom and dad are beach lovers or simply love old fashioned and sweet baby names. The name Pearl is super girly and we think this name is perfect for any little girl. Pearl is easy to say, spell and remember! Pearl Adeline, Pearl McKenzie, Pearl Elise, Pearl Ophelia and Pearl Anneliese are some of the many first and middle name ideas that add to this name beautifully. Your future Pearl will stand out in a crowd due to her beauty, charm, and super beautiful name!

2  Quinn

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The name Quinn is a gender-neutral name. Quinn means wise, according to BabyCenter. The female version of this name is #75 in popularity while the male version is #321. We love this name because it is short and adorable for either gender. It will look feminine and sweet on a baby girl and rough and tough on a little boy. Some first and middle name options for a little girl named Quinn are: Quinn Penelope, Quinn Joanna, Quinn Rose and Quinn Isabella. Some first and middle name options for a little boy named Quinn are: Quinn Cyrus, Quinn Felix, Quinn Bradley, Quinn Forrest and Quinn Emery.

1 Tess

The name Tess is #1,360 in popularity for 2018 and means to reap, according to BabyCenter. This name is super sweet and not too girly. We know that your future Tess will be a big daddy’s girl and be mommy’s best friend. Tess Emmeline, Tess Eliza, Tess Victoria, Tess Alexandra and Tess Clementine are first and middle name options for this name that we think sound perfect. Maybe your future Tess will be a dancer or even a stay at home mom! Whatever Tess decides to do, she will be great at it and put her whole heart into it!

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