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Our Favorite One-Syllable Baby Names and Their Meanings

by Kelly Sundstrom

Keep it simple by choosing a one-syllable name that truly symbolizes the new life that you've brought into the world.

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Picking out a name for your new baby can seem like a daunting task. A name can carry on family legacy and can symbolize personal character. Choosing a name that's both meaningful and easy to say can play an important role when you finally decide on one. Your best solution? Keep it simple with a one syllable name that truly symbolizes the new life that you've brought into the world.

One Syllable Baby Names for Girls

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Anne - The name Anne has a Hebrew origin and means having God's favor and grace.

Belle - The name Belle has a French origin and means beautiful.

Claire - The name Claire has a Latin origin and means clear and bright.

Elle - The name Elle has an English origin and means beautiful like a fairy.

Fleur - The name Fleur has a French origin and means flower.

Hope - The name Hope has an English origin and means the virtue of hope.

Jane - The name Jane has an English origin and means the grace of God.

Maeve - The name Maeve has an Irish origin and means enchanting.

Rose - The name Rose has a Germanic and Latin origin and means the blossom of a rose flower.

One Syllable Baby Names for Boys

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Ash - The name Ash has a Hebrew origin and means happy.

Beau - The name Beau has a French origin and means handsome.

Dale- The name Dale has an English origin and means lush valley.

Finn- The name Finn has an Irish origin and means thoughtful and fair.

Heath- The name Heath has an English origin and means land with flowering shrubs.

Jayce - The name Jayce has a Greek origin and means healing.

Rhett - The name Rhett has a Welsh origin and means strong-willed and fiery.

Tate - The name Tate has an English origin and means cheerful.

Teague - The name Teague has a Greek origin and means honor.

Looking for more baby names? Check out the top 100 names for girls and top 100 names for boys.