One Syllable Girl Names & Meanings

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Bay

Berry

Latin

Bea

A diminutive of Beatrice.

English

Belle

Beautiful

French

Bess

A diminutive form of Elizabeth, “to the Lord I consecrate thee.”

Beth

House

Hebrew

Bette

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Blaire

Plain, field

Scottish

Blake

Black or pale

English

Blanche

White, pure

German

Blue

The Color

American

Bree

Noble

Irish

Brie

Marshland

Latin

Brooke

Small stream

English

Brynn

Hilled area

Welsh

Cass

Man's defender

Greek

Chelle

Chalk landing place; who resembles God?

Hebrew

Claire

Clear and bright

French

Clove

Nail

Latin

Dawn

The first appearance of light, daybreak

English

Doe

Gift of God

Greek

Dove
Elle

She

French

Eve

Life, animal

Latin

Faith

Devotion

English

Fawn

Young deer

French

Faye

Loyalty; belief

French

Fern

Fern

English

Fleur

Flower

French

Gem

Gem, jewel

Latin

Grace

Gracious one

English

Greer

Watchful

Scottish

Grey

Grey-haired

English

Hope

Desire to be

English

Jade

Precious stone

English

Jane

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jean

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jewel

Plaything, delight

French

Joan

God is gracious

Hebrew

Joy

Happiness

Latin

June

Month of June

Latin

Kai

The sea

Polynesian

Kate

Pure

English

Kaye

Pure

Greek

Lace

French

Lake
Lark

English

Leigh

Delicate; weary; meadow or pasture

Hebrew

Liv

Defense

Scandinavian

Lou

A sometime diminutive or pet form of Louise.

Love

Love, affection

English

Lux

Light

Greek

Luz

Light

Spanish

Lynne

Pretty

Spanish

Mae

The fifth month

English

Maeve

Intoxicating

Irish

Maude

Woman from Magdala; mighty in battle

Hebrew

Mauve

Mallow plant

French

May

The fifth month

English

Nell

Horn; sun ray, shining light

Latin

Neve

Snow

Latin

Niamh
Nyx

Night

Greek

Paige

Young servant

English

Peace

English

Pearl

Pearl

Latin

Praise
Prue

Caution, discretion

Latin

Queen

Queen

English

Quinn

Descendent of Conn

Irish

Reese

Enthusiasm

Welsh

Rose

Rose flower

English

Rue

Regret

English

Ruth

Friend

Hebrew

Sage

Sage plant

English

Sky

English

Skye

Isle of Skye

English

Sloane

Raid

Irish

Snow

Frozen Rain

English

Star

English

Swan
Tess

Late summer

Greek

Vale

Strong, healthy

Latin

Wren

English

If you’re looking for something short and sweet, check out one syllable girl names. Whether you love frilly finds or simple picks, there are plenty of one syllable baby girl names to choose from. From bird names like Wren and Lark to colorful choices like Blue and Mauve, there is no shortage of fun finds.

There are a number of popular one syllable girl names like Grace, Claire, and Quinn. Virtue names are also on the rise with Faith and Hope working their way up the charts. Rose is a popular floral find while Jade keeps things shiny as a gemstone name that parents are loving. You’d be surprised to see how many popular picks are one syllable sweethearts.

For parents looking for something less popular, venture into the treasure trove of rare one syllable girl names. There are vintage finds like Maude and Bess as well as modern mavens like Sky and Chelle. Word name lovers will be head over heels for Praise and Love while nature names like Dove and Fawn are delightfully unique. Rare one syllable girl names also make exciting middle name picks if you’re looking for a splash of fun.

With one syllable girl names, you can find soft sweethearts as well as pint-sized princesses bursting with energy. Whether you’re more in-tune with June or jumping over Joy, one syllable girl names have something for every baby name style.