Three-Syllable Baby Names

Three-syllable baby names strike the perfect balance for a short last name, but work perfectly fine with a one-syllable middle name and a two-syllable last name too. Here are some of the best three-syllable baby names.
  • Quintina

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    The daintiest and most accessible of the many Q names for a fifth child, now used for girls situated anywhere in the birth order. Read More 

  • Rafferty

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Jaunty and raffish, Rafferty is one of the most engaging of the Irish surnames, used by Jude Law and Sadie Frost for their son. Fortunately, it doesn't still go by its original form:... Read More 

  • Raphael

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    Raphael is a romantic archangel name that sounds both artistic and powerful. Raphael is also a great cross-cultural choice, with significance for people with both Latinate and Jewish roots, plus... Read More 

  • Sabina

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Sabina is a sleek but neglected name (possibly due to The Rape of the Sabine Women) from an ancient Roman tribal name that's well worth consideration. The equally alluring Sabine is heard in... Read More 

  • Susannah

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    Susannah is by far the most stylish form of the classic name now that Susan and Suzanne have retired. Susannah has biblical and musical pedigrees, is impervious to trends, and has an irresistible,... Read More 

  • Tobias

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Tobias is one of a number of s-ending boys' names that are riding a wave of popularity. It's already above the midpoint of the Social Security list and poised to rise.

    With its Old... Read More 

  • Xavier

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Xavier is one of the only X names most people know and use, often as a middle name following Francis, as in Saint Francis Xavier, cofounder of the Jesuit order, who got his name from the... Read More 

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