A popular baby name trend is using one syllable names. Here's a list of some great one-syllable boy names and their meanings.
Strong baby boy names
Here's some strong one syllable boy name ideas for your little one! These trendy names are both powerful and sweet.
Latin for conqueror. Vic is a great name for your little guy!
English for resolute protection. Bill is a classic name that has been used throughout time.
English for protector. Will is another perfect name for your little boy.
Hebrew for son. Ben is a popular name you could choose for your son.
Germanic for wise or advisor. Ray makes a great first or middle name for your baby!
Hawaiian for sea, and Japanese for shell. Kai is becoming more popular in recent years.
Japanese for dragon. Ryu is definitely a strong baby name idea.
English for father of Nations. Abe is another one syllable boy name that is very cute!
Gaelic for fair or wanderer. Fin has a couple of spelling variations you could choose from including: Fenn and Fenn.
Classic boy names
Classic boy name ideas that are one-syllable, have great meanings, and are very popular. These common names ares sure to give you some inspiration!
Hebrew for God is my judge. Dan is a class name from the shortened version Daniel.
English for one who honors God. Tim is another great choice for a first or middle name.
Hebrew for innocent or pure. Tom is a short name but very classic!
German for famed, bright, or shining. Bob is an old-fashioned name that will always be a perfect choice.
English for bright fame. Rob makes a great first or middle name for baby!
Latin for greatest. Max is another very popular baby boy name.
Hebrew for gift of God. Mat is a short first name that could be spelled with one T or two.
English for noble. Pat is a great name idea for your baby boy!
Vietnamese for orange fruit. Cam is another simple name you could use for a first or middle name!
Lex is Greek for man's defender. This name is inspired by The Superman comics, and could make another very cool name!
Latin for God will give. Joe is another widely used first name especially in the United States.
Hebrew for beloved of God. Jed is also in our list of country boy names.
Old English for western meadow. Wes is another great choice.
Celtic for red-haired. Roy is a great name if you are looking for an Irish or Scottish baby name.
Hebrew for the lord has remembered. Zack could be spelled like Zach, and Zak depending on your personal preference.
English for three. Trey works as either a first or middle name!
Latin for the mythological God Mars. Mark is another short name idea.
Scottish for handsome. From the shortened form of Kenneth, Ken is another cool baby name.
English for rock, Pete works best as a first name.
English for meadow, Lee is most commonly used as a middle name.
Irish for chief or noble. Don is another powerful Irish name to choose from.
Sam is the shortened form of Samuel and means God heard.
Greek for bearer of Christ. Chris is another very popular boy name.
English for good fortune.Chance is one of the longer one syllable names to choose from.
English for hunter. Chase could also be spelled Chace.
Scottish for a person from Scotland. Scott works great as a first or middle name!
Latin for light. Luke also works great as a first or middle name for your son.
Hebrew for graced by God. John could also be spelled Jon.
Latin for stand or remain. Stan is another short first or middle name idea.
Hebrew for son of the earth.
Irish for God is gracious.
Latin for dragon.
Latin for small or humble.
English meaning from the earth.
Hebrew for supplanter.
Hebrew for who is like God.
Unique boy names
Unique baby boy names that are one syllable. These names aren't widely used, and they have some great meanings.
French for leader.
English for great.
Swedish for 'to live'.
English for small stream.
Japanese for lotus. Another spelling variation is Wren.
Old Norse word for hope.
Hebrew for bright promise.