When it comes to choosing a middle name for your child, some parents will lean towards a family name or mum’s maiden name but if you’re keen to mix it up, we’ve got you sorted.

If you’re looking for a middle name that’s short and sweet and one that will sit perfectly alongside the winning first name you’ve chosen, we’ve pulled together a list of our top picks.

These one-syllable names are cool, modern and while they are short, they still pack a punch.

Check out our favourite middle name options in the gallery below…

20 short, one-syllable middle names for boys

20 short, one-syllable middle names for girls