One Syllable Names for Boys
Description:A popular name in the Arab community, with an upbeat meaning.
Description:Variation of Sindri
Origin:Swedish, short form of Svantepolk, Slavic
Description:A jaunty, traditional name in Sweden's Top 100. Famous bearers include actor Svante Thunberg (Greta's father) and the father of physical chemistry Svante August Arrhenius. The name Svante is short for Svantepolk, the name of a Slavic nobleman who settled in Sweden in the 14th century.
Origin:Variation of Taj, Arabic
Description:More common than steamlined Tahj, thanks to actor Tahj Mowry, brother of Tia of Tamara.
Origin:Choctaw, Native American, meaning unknown
Description:A name given among the Choctaw tribe of Mississippi and Oklahoma.
Description:Treave is a Cornish place name derived from tre or trevow, denoting a village, farmstead, or dwelling. This tailored and attractive name easily translates across cultures and makes a wonderful choice whether you have Cornish heritage or not.
Origin:Diminutive of Wilton, English
Meaning:"place by a stream"
Description:Basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain (born Wilton) lends a sort of mythic quality to his name. Few have ventured to use it since it is so tied to the famed Chamberlain, but it could make an inspired middle.
Origin:Slovene variation of John, Hebrew
Meaning:"God is gracious"
Description:A Top 10 name in Slovenia, where it is a form of John. Žan is pronounced similarly to the French Jean.
Description:This charming West African mini name fits in with the other similarly short names that are all the rage right now. Actress Ayo Edebiri is the star of TV's The Bear.
Description:The last name of folksinger Joan is melodic in its own right.
Origin:English word name
Description:Third place on the sports field, but potentially more wearable than either Silver or Gold, Bronze feels modern and edgy.
Origin:Diminutive of Cornelius, Conrad, Latin, German
Meaning:"horn; brave counsel"
Description:Back in the day, Con was a nickname for Cornelius and Conrad. Today it feels like a pet form of Connor.
Description:An Irish mythology name belonging to a semi-legendary high king of Ireland, often equated with English David though not etymologically related.
Description:A peaceful Dutch name that many English speakers will find tough to pronounce.
Origin:Dutch variation of Duke, English