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Boy Names with 1 syllable

1-syllable names for baby boys, with 2921 entries. 1-syllable names are all-time favorites. Currently they are still very popular baby names for boys, though they were in more widespread use previously, and they are also considered rather trendy. In 1900, 33.184% of baby boys were given 1-syllable names. There were 188 1-syllable names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. 1-syllable names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2017, 143 1-syllable names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 9.109%, having regained their popularity somewhat in the recent decade. Within all 1-syllable names, the English and Hebrew James was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #4 and a usage of 0.7249%.


Aakeshlord of the heavens ... of Sanskrit origin and it is used ... unusual as a baby boy name ...

Aapttrustworthy ... largely used in the Indian language and ... an infrequently used baby name for boys ...

Abenoble strength; high father; father ... of Hebrew and Germanic origin ... used mainly in the English and Dutch ...

AbsGod the Father is peace ... language of origin is Hebrew and it is used ... form of Absalom ...

Abtpriest ... origin is Old English ... variation of Abbott ... unusual as a baby boy name ...

Aceunity ... largely used in the English language and ... a fairly popular baby name for boys, and ...

Achillepain; lipless ... has its origins in the Old Greek ... variant transcription of Achilles ...

Adsettler; noble wolf; Yahweh is just; my ornament; man; man from Hadria; dark one; eagle ...form of Adam ...

Adalnoble, honorable; just; honest; ... used predominantly in the German ... variant of Abel ...

Adeshorder; instruction ... language of origin is Sanskrit and it is ... form of Aadesh ...

Aedfire, brightness, splendor ...The origin of Aed is the Celtic language ... variant form of Aodh ...

Aelrampart ...The origin of Ael is the Breton language ... a rarely used baby name for boys ...

Aelfweardguardian of the elf ... origin, as well as its use, is in the English ... an uncommon baby name for boys ...

Agerepresentative of ancestors ... origin is Old Norse and Unknown ... derivative of Aage ...

Ahlfnoble wolf ... primarily used in German and its language ... form of Adolf ... not in the top 1000 names ...

Aidlittle fire ... language of origin is Celtic ... contracted form of Aidan ... an uncommon baby boy name ...

Aileshlord of all ... primarily used in the Indian language ... form of Akilesh ... unusual as a baby boy name ...

Aimeking of work ...The origin of Aime is Germanic ... variant of Aimery ... rarely used as a baby name for boys ...

Akeelwise, intelligent, thoughtful ... used chiefly in the Arabic and English ... variant of Akil ...

Akilwise, intelligent, thoughtful; pain; lipless ... has its origins in the Old Greek and Arabic ...

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