Unless you’re of Italian or Spanish origin, you’re probably not going to be naming your kid Feliciano, Anasofia, Emiliano or Evangelina. Long names are a mouthful!
However, a number of the most popular names in America are four syllables or more, including Isabella, Alexander, Elizabeth and Nathaniel. Can you imagine listing off those names at the playground when you need to locate your kids?
There is major appeal in a short and sweet name. Easy to remember, easy to pronounce, easy to spell when your little one is learning to write...the list goes on and on. So, genealogy site MooseRoots decided to find the most popular short and sweet baby names in America.
Using data from the Social Security Administration, MooseRoots found the most popular names in America for boys and girls born in 2014. Here’s a list of the most popular ones that are just one syllable long.
Most of these names are classically popular, while a few of them are more recently trendy. If you want a simple, short and sweet name, look no further: