Baby Boy Names: Simple Yet Classic One Syllable Boy Names

Simple One-Syllable Boy Names

Dominick! Jefferson! Forester! They’re all great boy names, but they’re long. And on this list, long just doesn’t cut it. Because this list is all about one syllable boy names: perfect for middle names, or when you just want to give your little guy a simple, streamlined moniker.

Maybe you have a long last name and need to balance things out. Maybe you need a short middle name to go with that lengthy first name you love. Or maybe you just like to keep things as pared-down as possible. We’ve rounded up one classic, cool, and even unique syllable names for your tot that will grow well from the playground to the boardroom. More importantly, it’s not a name you’ll tire of saying, or even yelling across the room. “Knox, put that down! Kit, stop poking your sister! Ben, we don’t pee there!” all have such a good ring to them.

While the names share the one syllable bit, their origins are as diverse as the United Nations. Greek, Hebrew, African, Chinese, Indian, and Irish just to name a few.

Either way, these cute, uncomplicated one syllable boy names have you covered.

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