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One Syllable Boy Names

Over 250 Great Name Ideas

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Many parents find appeal to those short and sweet names that can be said in one syllable. These names are often nickname-proof, easy to pronounce, and easy to spell. If you are looking for a diverse list of one syllable boy names, look no further. These names make great first names or middle names.

Looking for a slightly different list? Check out:

Most Popular One Syllable Boy Names

One syllable names are actually a lot more popular for boys than for girls (Browse companion list: One Syllable Girl Names). Using the 2011 Top 1000 Baby Boy Names, I pulled out all the ones with one syllable and indicated their current popularity.

  • John ranked 27
  • Luke ranked 39
  • Jack ranked 45
  • Chase ranked 69
  • Juan ranked 89
  • Cole ranked 94
  • Max ranked 96
  • Eric ranked 103
  • Jace ranked 106
  • Bryce ranked 114
  • Kyle ranked 121
  • Sean ranked 125
  • Jake ranked 129
  • Joel ranked 133
  • Grant ranked 151
  • Gage ranked 154
  • Jude ranked 155
  • Mark ranked 159
  • Seth ranked 185
  • Paul ranked 187
  • Kai ranked 202
  • Shane ranked 215
  • Drake ranked 219
  • Zane ranked 220
  • Troy ranked 244
  • Cash ranked 264
  • Lane ranked 270
  • Dean ranked 284
  • Drew ranked 285
  • Reid ranked 296
  • Quinn ranked 297
  • Cruz ranked 300
  • Finn ranked 304
  • Frank ranked 308
  • Jax ranked 319
  • Ty ranked 321
  • Trey ranked 324
  • Brock ranked 325
  • Colt ranked 326
  • Jett ranked 331
  • Brooks ranked 346
  • Cade ranked 347
  • Beau ranked 350
  • Keith ranked 367
  • Scott ranked 372
  • Trent ranked 373
  • King ranked 389
  • Tate ranked 394
  • Saul ranked 396
  • Jay ranked 401
  • Knox ranked 434
  • Reece ranked 440
  • Noel ranked 455
  • Chris ranked 461
  • Lance ranked 467
  • Dane ranked 469
  • Bruce ranked 470
  • Pierce ranked 474
  • Prince ranked 481
  • Sam ranked 485
  • Joe ranked 491
  • Kane ranked 505
  • Brett ranked 508
  • Nash ranked 519
  • Royce ranked 530
  • Wade ranked 549
  • Rhett ranked 563
  • Roy ranked 565
  • Ace ranked 567
  • Chad ranked 568
  • Marc ranked 574
  • Trace ranked 577
  • Kale ranked 589
  • Carl ranked 591
  • Clark ranked 616
  • Rex ranked 617
  • Neil ranked 658
  • Case ranked 664
  • Will ranked 666
  • Lee ranked 667
  • Tripp ranked 670
  • Kole ranked 671
  • Ray ranked 685
  • Ben ranked 686
  • Jon ranked 687
  • Hank ranked 692
  • Steve ranked 703
  • Wayne ranked 704
  • Dax ranked 712
  • Clay ranked 727
  • Vance ranked 752
  • Brent ranked 775
  • Hayes ranked 776
  • Van ranked 787
  • Craig ranked 811
  • Blaze ranked 825
  • Sage ranked 836
  • Cain ranked 841
  • Jair ranked 846
  • Heath ranked 856
  • Krish ranked 870
  • Mike ranked 871
  • Todd ranked 872
  • Vaughn ranked 903
  • Zaire ranked 911
  • Ross ranked 934
  • Brice ranked 935
  • Crew ranked 943
  • Jean ranked 948
  • Hugh ranked 951
  • Ralph ranked 953
  • Zeke ranked 971

Alphabetical Listing of Common and Uncommon Short Boy Names

Didn't find the name you were looking for? Below is an alphabetized list which includes names that didn't make the top 1000 name cut.

  • Abe
  • Ace
  • Al
  • Ash
  • Bach
  • Bart
  • Bay
  • Beau
  • Beck
  • Ben
  • Black
  • Blaine
  • Blaze
  • Blake
  • Blue
  • Boone
  • Boyd
  • Brad
  • Bram
  • Brandt
  • Brent
  • Brett
  • Brice
  • Brock
  • Brooks
  • Bruce
  • Bryce
  • Burt
  • Cade
  • Cain
  • Cal
  • Cale
  • Carl
  • Case
  • Cash
  • Chad
  • Chance
  • Charles
  • Chase
  • Chet
  • Chris
  • Chuck
  • Clark
  • Claude
  • Clay
  • Cliff
  • Clint
  • Coe
  • Cole
  • Colm
  • Colt
  • Cord
  • Cort
  • Coy
  • Craig
  • Crew
  • Cruz
  • Curt
  • Cy
  • Dale
  • Dan
  • Dane
  • Dave
  • Dax
  • Dean
  • Dell
  • Dex
  • Dill
  • Dirk
  • Doug
  • Drake
  • Drew
  • Dusk
  • Ed
  • Eric
  • Fen
  • Fife
  • Finn
  • Fletch
  • Flint
  • Floyd
  • Flynn
  • Ford
  • Fox
  • Fran
  • Frank
  • Fred
  • Free
  • Fritz
  • Frost
  • Gabe
  • Gage
  • Gene
  • Geoff
  • Gil
  • Giles
  • Glen
  • Grant
  • Gray
  • Greg
  • Gus
  • Guy
  • Hank
  • Hans
  • Hart
  • Hayes
  • Heath
  • Holt
  • Hoyt
  • Hugh
  • Ike
  • Jace
  • Jack
  • Jair
  • Jake
  • James
  • Jax
  • Jay
  • Jean
  • Jeb
  • Jed
  • Jett
  • Jim
  • Job
  • Joe
  • Joel
  • John
  • Joss
  • Juan
  • Judd
  • Jude
  • Kai
  • Kale
  • Kane
  • Keefe
  • Keene
  • Keith
  • Kell
  • Ken
  • Kent
  • Kerr
  • Kier
  • King
  • Kip
  • Kirk
  • Kit
  • Klaus
  • Knox
  • Krish
  • Kyle
  • Lance
  • Lane
  • Lang
  • Lars
  • Leif
  • Lee
  • Lev
  • Lloyd
  • Lorne
  • Luke
  • Lyle
  • Mack
  • Mark
  • Mark
  • Max
  • Mick
  • Mike
  • Miles
  • Mitch
  • Moe
  • Moss
  • Muir
  • Nash
  • Nate
  • Ned
  • Neil
  • Nels
  • Nick
  • Nils
  • Noel
  • Oak
  • Paul
  • Pax
  • Pete
  • Phil
  • Pierce
  • Piers
  • Pine
  • Prince
  • Quinn
  • Rafe
  • Rain
  • Raj
  • Ralph
  • Raul
  • Ray
  • Reece
  • Reed
  • Reef
  • Reeve
  • Reid
  • Rex
  • Rhett
  • Roan,
  • Rob
  • Rock
  • Ron
  • Ross
  • Roy
  • Royce
  • Rune
  • Sage
  • Sam
  • Saul
  • Scott
  • Sean
  • Seb
  • Serge
  • Seth
  • Shane
  • Sky
  • Slade
  • Snow
  • Steel
  • Steve
  • Stone
  • Storm
  • Tarl
  • Tate
  • Thane
  • Thor
  • Todd
  • Trace
  • Trent
  • Trey
  • Tripp
  • Troy
  • True
  • Truth
  • Ty
  • Van
  • Vance
  • Vaughn
  • Wade
  • Wayne
  • Wes
  • West
  • Will
  • Yul
  • Zack
  • Zaire
  • Zane
  • Zeke
  • Zev
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