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One-Syllable Middle Names for Girls

There's a reason one-syllable middle names for girls such as Ann and Lynn have been used to the point of cliché. These middle names don't distract from the dazzle of the first name and serve as a calm, quiet bridge between the two stars of the show. These one-syllable girl names transcend the basics like, nowadays, Rose and Grace. They could also work well as first names.

Along with Rose and Grace, other single-syllable girl names in the US Top 500 include Jade, Faith, Paige, June, Kate, Sage, Eve, and Wren. Short, unexpected names are becoming more common for middle names, such as Bliss, Dove, Poe, and Vale.

Here, some fresh ideas for short middle names. Or expand your horizons with our master list of more than 900 middle names of every length and style.

  • Air

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    This nature name hasn't escaped the hippie dippy air of others like River or Sky. Read More 

  • Ash

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    The tree, not the charred bit of soot in the fireplace, usually used for boys, but, as a short form of Ashley, works for girls too. Read More 

  • Ayn

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    Ayn is a nonconformist name associated with controversial Russian-born writer and philosopher Ayn Rand, (born Alisa) author of The Fountainhead. Read More 

  • Bay

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    One of the most usable of the pleasant, newly adopted nature/water names (like Lake and Ocean), especially in middle position.

    There was a character named Bay Kennish on the show... Read More 

  • Beck

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    Although the single-named singer is male, this might be a girl's nickname name or a sleek nature name that's perfect in the middle.Read More 

  • Bee

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    We've seen Beatrice and Beatrix climb in popularity, along with traditional nickname Bea. And now there's Bee, giving it a buzzy nature world spin, plus a tie to popular late night TV''s Samantha... Read More 

  • Bell

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    These days, it's more likely you'd call your daughter the popular Belle or Bella.Read More 

  • Bess

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    Although she declared her independence as far back as the reign of Elizabeth I--Good Queen Bess, Bess now sounds less passé than Beth or Betsy. Read More 

  • Bird

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    Too flighty. Read More 

  • Blair

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    In the USA, Blair is gaining momentum. In England and Wales, Blair is incredibly unpopular for girls, sitting well outside the Top 2000.Read More 

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