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Girl Names with 1 syllable

There are 1475 1-syllable names for baby girls.

1-syllable names are rather popular as baby girl names. Their usage peaked in 1932 with 8.560% of baby girls being given 1-syllable names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 59 1-syllable names. The names have slipped in popularity since then, and they are of moderate use in recent times. In 2012, their total usage was only 1.471% with 34 1-syllable names listed among the top 1000. Among all 1-syllable names, Claire (English and French) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #45 and a usage of 0.2558%.

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Aalt of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... a Dutch, Frisian, and German name of ... form of Adelheid ...

Aase from the tree-covered mountain ... language of origin is Old Norse ... a rarely used baby name for girls ...

Adal noble, honorable; ornament, brightness ... of Germanic origin and it is used mainly ... form of Adalia ...

Aer of various origins ... contracted form of Aerin ... uncommon as a baby girl name ...

Ag pure, chaste; kind, good; hunger; ... used predominantly in the English language ... variation of Agatha ...

Agne pure, chaste; hunger; lamb; one ... mainly used in Italian and Lithuanian, ... variant form of Agnes ...

Aide of a noble kind; helpful; noble, ... has its origins in the Germanic and Old ... diminutive of Adelaide ...

Aim beloved ... has its origins in the Latin and French ... shortening of Aimee ... not in the top 1000 names ...

Aime beloved ... of Latin and French origin ... form of Aimee ... not popular as a baby girl name ...

Air origin is varied ... diminutive form of Aerin ... an infrequently used baby name for girls ...

Ais dream, vision ... of Irish origin ... shortening of Aisling ... seldom used as a baby name for girls ...

Al lark; of a noble kind; nobly famous; ... of Germanic, Latin, Old Greek, Hebrew, ... used mainly in English ...

Alles of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ...The origin of Alles is the Germanic language ... variation of Alice ...

Am lunar, female principle ... of Vietnamese origin and it is also used ... not in the top 1000 names ...

An peace, safety, security ... has its origins in the Vietnamese language ... uncommon as a baby girl name ...

Ang messenger of God, angel ... of Old Greek origin and it is used mainly ... shortening of Angela ...

Ange messenger of God, angel; angelic, ... language of origin is Old Greek ... shortening of Angela ...

Ann Popularity Trend of Ann
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 959 959 friendly; God was gracious, God ... has its origins in the Arabic, Hebrew, ... derivative of Anissa ...

Anne Popularity Trend of Anne
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 561 561 God was gracious, God has shown ... largely used in the English, French, ... variant spelling of Ann ...

Anne-Claire God was gracious, God has shown ... language of origin is varied ... predominantly used in English and French ...


Popularity Trend
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