One Syllable Boy Names & Meanings

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abe

A diminutive form of Abraham.

Hebrew

Ace

Number one

English

Arch

Genuine, bold, brave

German

Art

A diminutive form of Arthur.

Irish

Ash

Of the ash tree

English

Axe

Father is peace

Hebrew

Bear

Strong, brave bear

German

Beau

Handsome

French

Birch

Bright, shining; the birch tree

English

Blade

Knife, sword

English

Blaine

Yellow

Gaelic

Blaire

Field, plain

Scottish

Blake

Black or pale

English

Bob

A diminutive form of Robert.

English

Boone

Good

Latin

Brant

A variant form of Brandon and of Brent.

English

Brent

Hill, mount

English

Brett

From Britanny or Britain

Latin

Brice

Dotted

Welsh

Brock

Badger-like

English

Brooks

Small stream

English

Bruce

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

Ancient

Bryce

Speckled

English

Buck

Male deer

English

Buzz

American

Cade

Round, lumpish; cask

French

Cain

Something produced; spear

Hebrew

Cale

Irish

Cash

Case

English

Chad

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

English

Chance

Good fortune

English

Chase

Hunter

English

Chet

Camp of soldiers; stone camp or fortress

Latin

Chip
Chuck

To chuck

German

Clark

Cleric

English

Clay

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

English

Clint

Fenced settlement

English

Clive

Cliff, slope

English

Cole

Charcoal

English

Colt

Young horse

English

Creed

Belief; guiding principle; I believe

Latin

Crew

Group

Latin

Cruz

Holy cross

Spanish

Dale

Valley

English

Dane

From Denmark, Dane

English

Dash

Diminutive of Dashiell

English

Dean

Valley

English

Dirk

A Dutch equivalent of Theodoric.

Danish

Drake

Dragon

English

Drew

Wise

Welsh

Duke

Leader

Latin

Earl

Nobleman, warrior, prince

English

Finn

Fair

Irish

Flint

Stream

English

Floyd

Gray-haired

Welsh

Flynn

Ruddy-complected

Irish

Ford

River crossing

English

Fox

Fox

English

Frank

Frenchman

English

Frost

Freezing

English

Gage

Pledge

English

Gates

Dweller by the gates

English

George

Farmer

Greek

Glenn

Glen

Irish

Grant

Great

English

Gray

Gray-haired

English

Grey

Gray-haired

English

Gus

Latin

Guy

Wood

German

Hans

God is gracious

Scandinavian

Heath

Heath

English

Jace

To heal

American

Jack

God is gracious

English

Jake

Supplanter

English

James

Supplanter

English

Jase

To heal

American

Jax

Son of Jack

English

Jay

To heal

English

Jayce

To heal

American

Jazz

Modern

Jet

Jet plane

English

Jett

Black

English

John

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jude

Praise

English

Kai

Sea

Polynesian

Kane

Battle

Irish

Keith

Woodland, forest

Scottish

Kent

Edge

English

King

King

English

Kip

Pointed hill

English

Kirk

Church

Scandinavian

Kitt

Bearing Christ

Greek

Knox

Round hill

English

Kurt

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

German

Lance

Lancet

French

Lee

Pasture or meadow

English

Lloyd

Gray-haired; sacred

Welsh

Luke

From Lucania

Greek

Lux
Mac

Son of

Gaelic

Mack

Son of; greatest

Latin

Marc

A variant form, regarded as French, of Marcus.

French

Mark

Dedicated to Mars

Latin

Max

Greatest

English

Mitt

Diminutive form of Milton

American

Nash

By the ash tree

English

Nate

God has given

Hebrew

Neil

Champion

Scottish

Park

Cypress Tree

Chinese

Paul

Small

Latin

Penn

Enclosure; hill

English

Pierce

A variant form of Peter.

Greek

Pike

A spear

English

Prince

Prince

English

Quinn

Descendent of Conn

Irish

Reed

Red

English

Reid

Red-haired

English

Rhett

Advice

English

Ross

Headland, cape

Scottish

Russ

Little red

French

Saul

Prayed for

Hebrew

Scott

From Scotland, a Scotsman

English

Sean

God is gracious

Irish

Seth

Appointed

Hebrew

Shane

God is gracious

Irish

Shawn

God is gracious

Irish

Shay

Admirable

Gaelic

Slade

Valley

English

Spike

Sharpened point

English

Stone

Stone

English

Storm

Storm

English

Taj

Crown

Indian (Sanskrit)

Tate

Cheerful

English

Tex

Modern

Todd

Fox

English

Trent

Gushing waters

Latin

Troy

Foot soldier

Irish

Vance

Marshland

English

Vaughn

Little

Welsh

Vince

Prevailing

Latin

Wade

To ford

English

Wes

Western meadow

English

West

Western stream

English

Yates

The gates

English

Zach

The Lord recalled

Hebrew

Zane

God is gracious

American

Zayn

Beautiful

Arabic

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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.