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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.
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  • Zak

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    This zippy short form of Zachary is more and more often standing on its own -- sometimes as Zac, Zach, Zack, or even Zakk -- but this simple-yet-straightforward version may be the very best. Read More 

  • Zan

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    There's Zan and there's Xan--take your pick. Both of these are the latest generation of Alexander nicknames, Xan having been noticed first as a character on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (a rich sour... Read More 

  • Zeb

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    Short and to-the-point, it turns an ancient biblical name into a friendly cowboy.  Read More 

  • Zoe

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    After being on the Most Popular list consistently forever, Zoe has of late been zooming up the popularity lists (rising 450 places in fifteen years), now at Number 30--it's highest ever by far. Zoe... Read More 

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