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Names That Mean Small, Little, or Tiny

Names meaning little or tiny probably first came into being as a way to describe someone small or short in stature. Today, that original meaning is all but, well, meaningless.

The top name meaning small or little is Logan. Along with Logan, other names with tiny meanings in the US Top 1000 include Paul, Aiden, Lane, Brooke, Roan, and Kiera.

  • Aban

    Pronounced AY-bahn, this name of an early Irish saint is both accessible and distinctive.Read More 

  • Aden

    Although this variation is less popular than ultra-trendy Aiden, this simplified spelling doesn't do anything for the name.Read More 

  • Aidan

    Aidan was originally a pet form of the Irish name Aodh (pronounced 'ee'), the name of the old Celtic god of the sun and fire. The name was borne by numerous early Irish saints, one of whom was... Read More 

  • Aidan

    Aidan was originally a pet form of the Irish name Aodh (pronounced 'ee'), the name of the old Celtic god of the sun and fire. The name was borne by numerous early Irish saints, one of whom was... Read More 

  • Aiden

    Aiden is a variation of Aidan, the anglicized version of the Irish Aodhán. Aidan/Aodhán was originally a pet form of the Irish name Aodh (pronounced 'ee'), who was the old Celtic god of the sun... Read More 

  • Aiden

    Aiden is a variation of Aidan, the anglicized version of the Irish Aodhán. Aidan/Aodhán was originally a pet form of the Irish name Aodh (pronounced 'ee'), who was the old Celtic god of the sun... Read More 

  • Alaina

    Alaina, part Alana and part Elena and maybe also a little bit Elaine, is one of the many feminine forms of Alan (or its French form Alain) that have grown in popularity over recent decades,... Read More 

  • Alona

    Variation of Alana.Read More 

  • Amarissa

    Amarissa is kind of cobbled together from two traditional elements: Ama, which means "love" or "lover" and is found in such more established names as Amabel and Amariah, and -issa, which is a... Read More 

  • Anissa

    A pretty and delicate cousin of Anna is often heard in Scotland and is also currently popular in France. In the US it was brought to public attention by child actress Anissa Jones, who played... Read More 

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