Short Middle Names: Cool one-syllable middles, A-L
Short, sweet, yet cool middle names might be the most sought-after kind of middle name today.
But let’s face it: Sometimes what you really need is a middle name that’s a single syllable. A middle name that’s less about Big Personal Meaning and more about providing a euphonic bridge between a perhaps-complicated first name and an even-more-complicated last.
Nameberry visitors are often searching for one-syllable middle names that go beyond the run-of-the-mill Rose or James yet are equally sleek and uncomplicated. So we decided to compile a master list of cool single-syllable middle names for both genders.
There are a lot of them, many more than we guessed. So we’re dividing the list into two parts, A-L, here today, and M-Z, coming soon to a Nameberry blog near you.
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on November 18th, 2014 at 11:44 am
Wonder if Isle will follow Isla up the rankings.
on November 18th, 2014 at 3:42 pm
My middle name is Blaise! I’m a girl, though.
on November 18th, 2014 at 6:57 pm
I once knew a girl named Faune. She wore it well.
on November 20th, 2014 at 4:39 pm
I thank you SO SO much for using a photo of a non-white family! I am so happy to finally start seeing photos of babies and kids of color on Nameberry. Please continue with more of these photos.
More than 50 percent of babies born in the USA now are babies of color. I hope to continue to see babies like them represented on Nameberry. My son is Asian and black.
Thank you again!
on May 7th, 2019 at 5:06 am
I was just commenting on another subject, re; Chad, but I didn’t see it here. (??) To add to that gal’s comment, my son wears it Very well!! TYSM, iLy Nameberry!!!
on August 12th, 2020 at 10:41 pm
Isn’t Isle two syllables? Eye-ul. Maybe it’s one.
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