A-Z List Of 200 Short Boy Names That Are Simple And Sweet – Parade Magazine

Posted By on August 10, 2022

Congratulations, you're having a boy! Now it's time to come up with a name that will be perfect for your new addition. You may be imagining yourself calling out the name of your little one when he is getting into a bit of trouble. Sometimes you will have time and want to draw out the name for emphasis. This is a good time to use the middle name as well. However, other times you have to be quick. You can bark out a short name easier than something that is more of a tongue twister.

If you are looking for a name that can be written quickly or said easily, you will want to check out these 200 short boy names. This list of names is made up of ideas that are only four letters and under or that have just one syllable. You will find a variety of classic, popular and unique names to choose from.

Many of these names have more than one spelling. So, if you like the name but want a more unique spelling or need a name that fits a letter that you are looking for, many of these short boy names can be adjusted. The meaning of each name is also included to help give you inspiration.

1. Alex - A nickname for Alexander that means "defender of man."

2. Andy - A nickname for Andrew that means "manlike" or "brave."

3. Axel - Scandinavian origin that means "father of peace."

4. Adam - Originating from the first man, this Hebrew name means "man of the earth."

5. Ace - A modern name that means "one" or "expert."

6. Asa - Dreaming of your son becoming a doctor? This name means "healer" or "physician."

7. Alan - For your new cutie pie, the name stands for "handsome, cheerful."

8. Alec - A name of Greek origin meaning "defending men."

9. Avi - Hebrew origin meaning "father."

10. Aron - A prominent figure in the Old Testament. This name means "teaching" and singing."

11. Ben - Hebrew origin meaning "son."

12. Bo - A form of beau that means "living" or "to live."

13. Bryce - You may not know if your boy will have freckles or not but this one-syllable name means "freckled" or "speckled."

14. Blake - English origin meaning "fair-haired, dark."

15. Brock - A preppy name of English origin that means "badger."

16. Brett - British origin meaning "of Briton."

17. Brad - British origin meaning "broad" or "wide."

18. Burke - This boy's name originates in France and means "from the fortress."

19. Beck - German and Hebrew origins meaning "brook" and "stream."

20. Blane - Scottish origin meaning "yellow."

21. Bode - German origin meaning "messenger."

22. Chase - This boy's name originates from France and means "to hunt."

23. Charles - German and French origin meaning "free man."

24. Crew - A short boy's name of Latin origin meaning "chariot."

25. Cruz - Derived from the Latin word "crux" meaning "cross."

26. Cody - Means "decent and helpful one."

27. Curt - A boy's name meaning "courteous, polite."

28. Cas - Dutch origin meaning "imperial."

29. Cole - English origin meaning "victory of the people."

30. Chris - Greek origin meaning "bearing Christ."

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31. Dan - This Hebrew name means "God is my judge."

32. Dave - Nickname of David meaning "beloved."

33. Dean - English name meaning "from the valley."

34. Dezi - Spanish origin and means "desired."

35. Dane - Similar to Dan, this is a boy name of Scandinavian origin which means "God is my Judge."

36. Dex - This name means "right-handed" or "fortunate."

37. Drew - Greek origin meaning "strong and manly."

38. Doug - Scottish origin meaning "black water."

39. Drake - English origin meaning "dragon" or "snake."

40. Doyle - Of Irish or Gaelic origin meaning "black stranger."

41. Eli - Hebrew name meaning "high" or "elevated."

42. Evan - A popular Welsh name that means "the Lord is gracious."

43. Eric - Masculine boy name meaning "forever ruler."

44. Eddy - British origin meaning "rich in friendship" or "wealthy friend."

45. Evyn - Means "God is gracious; good messenger."

46. Esau - Hebrew name from the Old Testament which means "hairy."

47. Edan - Irish origin meaning "little fire."

48. Eron - Hebrew origin that means "peace, enlightened."

49. Earl - A popular given name meaning "warrior" or "nobleman."

50. Ev - As a boy's name, means "God is gracious, born of yew, or youth."

51. Finn - Boy's name of Irish origin meaning "fair."

52. Ford - Originating from Britain, this name means "river crossing" or "dweller at the ford."

53. Frank - The name means "Frenchman" or "free man."

54. Fred - Meaning "peaceful ruler" this name's origin is German.

55. Flint - English origin meaning "born near an outcrop of flint."

56. Flip - Dutch origin which means "lover of horses."

57. Fritz - German origin meaning "peaceful ruler."

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58. Grant - English name meaning "tall" or "large."

59. Graham - Old English name that means "gravel homestead."

60.Grey- British origin meaning "gray haired".

61. Gale - As a male name, Gale means "pleasant" or "merry."

62. Gary - Old English origin meaning "spear."

63. Glen - Scottish origin meaning "a narrow valley."

64. Gage - This name means "pledge" or "oath" and its origin is French.

65. Hugh - British origin meaning "intellect."

66. Heath - English origin meaning "land of heather and grass."

67. Hank - This classic name means "home ruler" and is of German origin.

68. Hugo - Masculine given name meaning "mind" or "intellect."

69. Hyde - English origin meaning "hide."

70. Ian - Scottish origin meaning "God is gracious."

71. Ivan - Hebrew origin meaning "God is gracious."

72. Ike - This name has an American origin and means "he will laugh."

73. James - James and Jacob have the same meaning which is "supplanter" or "one who takes the heel" from the Bible story of Jacob and Esau.

74. Jack - Like many of the other names, this one means "God is gracious" and is of English origin.

75. John - A traditional name of Biblical origin meaning "graced by God."

76. Joey - English and Hebrew origins meaning "God will increase."

77. Jade - British origin meaning "precious stone."

78. Jax - Short for Jaxon and means "God is gracious."

79. Jake - Hebrew origin meaning "supplanter."

80. Jeff - English origin meaning "pledge of peace" or "God's peace."

81. Jet - Means "black gemstone."

82. Josh - Hebrew origin meaning "Jehovah is salvation."

83. Jed - Hebrew origin meaning "beloved by God."

84. Joel - Hebrew origin meaning "Jehovah is the Lord."

85. Jace - Greek origin that means "healer."

86. Jules - Means "youthful" and is of French origin.

87. Kyle - Rooted in the Gaelic word "caol," this name means "slender" or "strait."

88. Knox - Scottish origin meaning "round top hill."

89. Kash - Indian origin meaning "universe, sky."

90. Kane - In Irish traditions, this name means "little battler."

91. Kobe - Hebrew origin means "supplanter."

92. Kian - Means "ancient."

93. Kole - Slavic origin that means "victory of the people."

94. Kye - American origin that means "ocean."

95. Kace - "Courageous and vigilant, always on the watch."

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