Perfect for first names or middle names or just to go alongside a long surname, there’s many reasons to go searching for one syllable names for your baby.
We’ve rounded up some of our favourite options for girls in the gallery below.
This edgy name will set your little one apart from the rest.
Ace is thought to represent unity and is often associated with being a winner.
Traditionally the short form of Beatrice, this cute little name packs some royal punch!
As far as meanings, Bea is commonly thought to mean ‘she who brings happiness’.
Perfect for a first name or a middle, this gorgeous name is of French origin and means ‘beautiful’.
This sweet name has Welsh origins meaning ‘hill or mountain’.
Sweet and feminine, Claire is perfect as a first name or a middle name.
The name originally has French origins meaning ‘bright and clear’.
Old-fashioned names are having a revival and we dare you to find one sweeter than Dot!
This shortened version or nickname for ‘Dorothy’ has Greek origins meaning ‘gift’.
With French origins meaning ‘she’, Elle is the perfect first or middle name for your little girl.
Short and sweet, this biblical name is easy to say and easy to spell!
With Hebrew origins meaning to ‘live, or to give life’.
Another old-fashioned name that works today.
The shortened version of Florence, Flo has origins with the mythological Roman goddess of flowers, Flora.
Gwen Stefani brings the cool factor to this one-syllable name!
Gwen has Welsh origins meaning ‘white, holy’.
This short and sweet name has English origins and means exactly what it says: ‘hope.’
Ever since Mick and Bianca Jagger used this name in the ’70s, it’s oozed cool!
The name Jade is associated with the green stone said to transmit ‘wisdom, clarity, justice, courage, and modesty’.
Just like the name Hope, Joy means what it says: Joy.
A perfect name for your smiley little newborn.
If you have a Kate or a Kathryn in your family tree that you’d like to give a nod to, Kit is a cute, unique way to do it.
A gorgeous unisex name, Layne is perfect for a first or middle name.
With English origins, Layne’s meaning is simple: ‘a road or lane’.
A gorgeous nature name, avian-inspired Lark means ‘songbird’.
The name Meg is a girl’s name of English, Greek origin meaning “pearl”.
A sweet nod to family members named, Helen, Nell has English origins meaning ‘shining light’.
Neve is an anglicised version of Gaelic name, Niamh and is the gorgeous name that Jacinda Adern chose for her sweet baby girl.
Paige is a lovely first or middle name and has English origins meaning ‘young servant’.
This old fashioned nature name has made a big comeback in 2020 and is a darling one syllable option for your sweet baby girl.
Chrissie Swan chose this name for her girl and we love it!
With Greek origins meaning, ‘Pearl’ this adorable old-fashioned baby name is a wonderful choice.
With Gaelic origins, this unisex name means ‘counsel’.
Rae is often short for the Hebrew name Rachel meaning “ewe or female sheep”.
The name Rain means ‘abundant blessings from above’ and is a sweet nature name that packs a one syllable punch!
Just like Reese Witherspoon, the name Reese is little and powerful!
Thought to come from the Welsh word for ‘enthusiasm’ this name could just as easily translate to ‘confident’ or ‘ambitious’!
Old fashioned, feminine, and strong, Rose is great choice for a first or middle one syllable name.
Deriving it’s meaning from the French word for ‘street or road’ Rue is an adorable name for a baby girl.
A nature name often associated with the herb, Sage.
Sage is a actually a girl’s name with Latin origin meaning ‘wise’.
A feminine name that works perfectly as a first or middle name, one syllable name, Shaye has Gaelic origins meaning ‘supplanter’.
This name with Scottish and English origins simply means sky, taken from the old Norse sky, meaning ‘cloud’.
A perfect name for your little winter baby, Snow has affiliations with ‘pure and clean’.
Star can be a nature name, or star can mean ‘fame’.
Either way, it makes a great one syllable middle or first name.
Often the shortened version of Theresa or Esther, Tess is a one syllable name with Greek origins meaning ‘harvester or reap’.
Khloe Kardashian chose this name for her little girl because of it was a family name. And we think it makes a perfect one syllable moniker for your babe too.
This sweet old fashioned baby name is the shortened version of Valerie which means ‘brave and strong’.
Often used as the short version of French name, Vivien which means “alive”.
Nature name, Wren is of English origin referring to a small brown songbird.
Unisex name Zain has Hebrew origins meaning ‘god is gracious’.
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