Short Baby Names

Sometimes -- when your last name is long and elaborate, when you simply believe in simplicity -- what you want most from baby names is that they be short. Sweet, maybe; mono-syllabic, possibly. But the most important quality: short. Here are some baby names that fit the bill.
  • Dax

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The appealingly energetic Dax, with its trendy X-ending, has been on the popularity list for the past seven years. Its somewhat sci-fi vibe emanates from his appearance as a fictional being in... Read More 

  • Dee

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  • Di

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  • Ed

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The most minimalist of names, Ed is decidedly out -- though that usually means it's due to swing back in. More stylish these days: Ned or even Ted.Read More 

  • Eli

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Eli--a solid Biblical name with lots of spirit and energy -- has been bounding up the popularity charts, now firmly in the Top 50 at Number 49.

    While Eli is a full name on its own, it... Read More 

  • Eva

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Eva is a simple, classic name, but be warned: There are suddenly a lot of little girls named Eva (and Ava and Eve) around, perhaps inspired by Eva Longoria--Eva has been a Top 100 name since 2009.... Read More 

  • Eve

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Eve, the oldest name in the Book, is now coming back into style, having the virtues of simplicity and purity, yet with more strength and resonance than other single-syllable names like Ann.... Read More 

  • Fay

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Fay, also spelled Faye, who had been napping quietly since the 1930's, has, like cousins May/Mae and Ray/Rae, sat up and started rubbing her eyes, ready for a mini-comeback, especially as a middle... Read More 

  • Fee

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Too fiscal. Read More 

  • Flo

    Gender: F LoveDislike

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