One-Syllable Baby Names
Description:North's image and gender status was irrevocably changed when Kim Kardashian and Kanye West announced it as the name of their newborn daughter. But why not? West is firmly established as a name, Easton is coming up strong, and North has a nice solid sound as well -- certainly as appropriate for either gender. South, though, not so much.
Description:We once dismissed Bird as "too flighty", but with the rise of avian names from Lark to Robin to, well, Birdie, we don't see why Bird can't be a fine choice, especially as a middle name.
Origin:Word name or diminutive of Landon
Description:One of the simplest, most down-to-earth yet evocative of the word names, which could work — especially as a middle.
Origin:Scottish nature name
Meaning:"estuary or arm of the sea"
Description:Highly unusual water name -- and actor Colin surname -- with a Scottish burr. Firth derives from the Old Norse word fjord.
Meaning:"living near wet ground"
Description:Kerr, a simple, unusual unisex middle-name choice, can be pronounced either car or kehr.