One Syllable Boy Names & Meanings

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abe

A diminutive form of Abraham.

Hebrew

#1,687 (0.0023%)  
Ace

Number one

English

#253 (0.1028%)  
Arch

Genuine, bold, brave

German

Art

A diminutive form of Arthur.

Irish

#2,404 (0.0006%)  
Ash

Of the ash tree

English

#1,323 (0.0047%)  
Axe

Father is peace

Hebrew

Bear

Strong, brave bear

German

#953 (0.0109%)  
Beau

Handsome

French

#150 (0.1871%)  
Birch

Bright, shining; the birch tree

English

Blade

Knife, sword

English

#2,916 (0.0004%)  
Blaine

Yellow

Gaelic

#833 (0.0143%)  
Blaire

Field, plain

Scottish

Blake

Black or pale

English

#158 (0.178%)  
Bob

A diminutive form of Robert.

English

Boone

Good

Latin

#656 (0.0233%)  
Brant

A variant form of Brandon and of Brent.

English

#1,977 (0.0013%)  
Brent

Hill, mount

English

#1,104 (0.0076%)  
Brett

From Britanny or Britain

Latin

#741 (0.0184%)  
Brice

Dotted

Welsh

#1,302 (0.0049%)  
Brock

Badger-like

English

#536 (0.0344%)  
Brooks

Small stream

English

#161 (0.1712%)  
Bruce

“The man from the brushwood,” ultimately from the Latin bruscia, brush wood.

Ancient

#476 (0.0408%)  
Bryce

Speckled

English

#174 (0.1615%)  
Buck

English

Buzz

American

Cade

Round, lumpish; cask

French

#378 (0.0581%)  
Cain

Something produced; spear

Hebrew

#817 (0.0149%)  
Cale

Irish

#2,676 (0.0004%)  
Cash

Case

English

#274 (0.0911%)  
Chad

“The pugnacious one,” from the Welsh cad, battle.

English

#872 (0.013%)  
Chance

Good fortune

English

#269 (0.0922%)  
Chase

Hunter

English

#112 (0.249%)  
Chet

Camp of soldiers; stone camp or fortress

Latin

#2,712 (0.0004%)  
Chip
Chuck

To chuck

German

Clark

Cleric

English

#373 (0.0598%)  
Clay

“The earth,” as the material of which the human body is made.

English

#662 (0.0228%)  
Clint

Fenced settlement

English

#1,425 (0.0039%)  
Clive

Cliff, slope

English

#1,845 (0.0017%)  
Cole

Charcoal

English

#117 (0.2422%)  
Colt

Young horse

English

#233 (0.1164%)  
Creed

Belief; guiding principle; I believe

Latin

#880 (0.0127%)  
Crew

Group

Latin

#557 (0.0322%)  
Cruz

Holy cross

Spanish

#322 (0.0722%)  
Dale

Valley

English

#1,373 (0.0043%)  
Dane

From Denmark, Dane

English

#718 (0.0194%)  
Dash

Diminutive of Dashiell

English

#760 (0.0175%)  
Dean

Valley

English

#172 (0.1626%)  
Dirk

A Dutch equivalent of Theodoric.

Danish

Drake

Dragon

English

#427 (0.0487%)  
Drew

Wise

Welsh

#455 (0.0432%)  
Duke

Leader

Latin

#522 (0.0352%)  
Earl

Nobleman, warrior, prince

English

#1,518 (0.0032%)  
Finn

Fair

Irish

#166 (0.1681%)  
Flint

Stream

English

#1,825 (0.0017%)  
Floyd

Gray-haired

Welsh

#1,963 (0.0014%)  
Flynn

Ruddy-complected

Irish

#753 (0.0178%)  
Ford

River crossing

English

#612 (0.0271%)  
Fox

Fox

English

#770 (0.017%)  
Frank

Frenchman

English

#387 (0.0562%)  
Frost

Freezing

English

Gage

Pledge

English

#369 (0.0602%)  
Gates

Dweller by the gates

English

George

Farmer

Greek

#127 (0.2221%)  
Glenn

Glen

Irish

#1,231 (0.0058%)  
Grant

Great

English

#182 (0.1564%)  
Gray

Gray-haired

English

#1,134 (0.0071%)  
Grey

Gray-haired

English

#702 (0.0204%)  
Gus

Latin

#944 (0.0112%)  
Guy

Wood

German

#1,256 (0.0055%)  
Hans

God is gracious

Scandinavian

#1,259 (0.0055%)  
Heath

Heath

English

#921 (0.0117%)  
Jace

To heal

American

#90 (0.3105%)  
Jack

God is gracious

English

#28 (0.643%)  
Jake

Supplanter

English

#261 (0.0978%)  
James

Supplanter

English

#4 (0.9844%)  
Jase

To heal

American

#365 (0.0612%)  
Jax

Son of Jack

English

#213 (0.127%)  
Jay

To heal

English

#392 (0.0553%)  
Jayce

To heal

American

#147 (0.1906%)  
Jazz

Modern

Jet
#1,164 (0.0067%)  
Jett

Black

English

#300 (0.081%)  
John

God is gracious

Hebrew

#27 (0.6637%)  
Jude

Praise

English

#157 (0.1788%)  
Kai

Sea

Polynesian

#113 (0.2484%)  
Kane

Battle

Irish

#312 (0.0756%)  
Keith

Woodland, forest

Scottish

#500 (0.0376%)  
Kent

Edge

English

#1,100 (0.0076%)  
King

King

English

#149 (0.1871%)  
Kip

Pointed hill

English

#1,906 (0.0015%)  
Kirk

Church

Scandinavian

#1,948 (0.0014%)  
Kitt

Bearing Christ

Greek

Knox

Round hill

English

#217 (0.1222%)  
Kurt

A diminutive form of Konrad, the German equivalent of Conrad.

German

#1,619 (0.0026%)  
Lance

Lancet

French

#636 (0.0249%)  
Lee

Pasture or meadow

English

#667 (0.0221%)  
Lloyd

Gray-haired; sacred

Welsh

#1,437 (0.0038%)  
Luke

From Lucania

Greek

#29 (0.6243%)  
Lux
#1,794 (0.0019%)  
Mac

Son of

Gaelic

#927 (0.0116%)  
Mack

Son of; greatest

Latin

#620 (0.0263%)  
Marc

A variant form, regarded as French, of Marcus.

French

#780 (0.0164%)  
Mark

Dedicated to Mars

Latin

#209 (0.1343%)  
Max

Greatest

English

#136 (0.2074%)  
Mitt

Diminutive form of Milton

American

Nash

By the ash tree

English

#254 (0.1007%)  
Nate

God has given

Hebrew

#1,604 (0.0027%)  
Neil

Champion

Scottish

#610 (0.0277%)  
Park

Cypress Tree

Chinese

Paul

Small

Latin

#231 (0.1173%)  
Penn

Enclosure; hill

English

#2,088 (0.0011%)  
Pierce

A variant form of Peter.

Greek

#482 (0.0402%)  
Pike

A spear

English

Prince

Prince

English

#315 (0.0748%)  
Quinn

Descendent of Conn

Irish

#381 (0.0568%)  
Reed

Red

English

#371 (0.0599%)  
Reid

Red-haired

English

#285 (0.0868%)  
Rhett

Advice

English

#167 (0.1661%)  
Ross

Headland, cape

Scottish

#1,156 (0.0068%)  
Russ

Little red

French

Saul

Prayed for

Hebrew

#521 (0.0352%)  
Scott

From Scotland, a Scotsman

English

#510 (0.0365%)  
Sean

God is gracious

Irish

#267 (0.0935%)  
Seth

Appointed

Hebrew

#372 (0.0599%)  
Shane

God is gracious

Irish

#364 (0.0616%)  
Shawn

God is gracious

Irish

#386 (0.0562%)  
Shay

Admirable

Gaelic

#1,582 (0.0028%)  
Slade

Valley

English

#1,064 (0.0082%)  
Spike

English

Stone

Stone

English

#1,042 (0.0087%)  
Storm

Storm

English

#2,125 (0.001%)  
Taj

Crown

Indian (Sanskrit)

#1,073 (0.0081%)  
Tate

Cheerful

English

#487 (0.0392%)  
Tex

Modern

#2,490 (0.0005%)  
Todd

Fox

English

#1,111 (0.0075%)  
Trent

Gushing waters

Latin

#778 (0.0165%)  
Troy

Foot soldier

Irish

#358 (0.0637%)  
Vance

Marshland

English

#917 (0.0118%)  
Vaughn

Little

Welsh

#965 (0.0107%)  
Vince

Prevailing

Latin

#1,149 (0.0068%)  
Wade

To ford

English

#354 (0.0646%)  
Wes

Western meadow

English

#997 (0.01%)  
West

Western stream

English

#1,627 (0.0025%)  
Yates

The gates

English

Zach

The Lord recalled

Hebrew

#1,644 (0.0025%)  
Zane

God is gracious

American

#199 (0.1456%)  
Zayn

Beautiful

Arabic

#331 (0.0701%)  

One syllable boy names are a one-stop shop for all things fun. Short, sweet, and to the point, one syllable baby boy names leave unwanted nicknames and fluff in the past, standing tall on their own. Most are easy to spell and aren’t tricky for a little one to write out. One syllable names also make stylish middle name picks for parents.

There are many popular one syllable boy names out there to browse like classic picks of James, John, and Jack as well as more modern picks like Jace, Cole, and Jax. Blake and Beau are also rising on the charts. These are just some of the one syllable wonders trending.

Fans of unique names can find quite a few rare one syllable boy names to choose from like nature names of Fox, Flint, and Buck. There are word name finds like Jet and Gray to explore as well. If you’re feeling royal, check out King, Prince, and Duke. There isn’t a shortage of rare finds when it comes to one syllable boy names.

One syllable boy names fit all sorts of trends of today, including Biblical boy names of Paul and Seth as well as vowel names like Ace and Art. Whether you love standing out or prefer timeless picks, you’ll find something to love with one syllable boy names.