Short Baby Names With Big Impact

There's something to be said for being able to introduce yourself easily and succinctly, and even more bonus points when people can remember and spell your name correctly. If that's your goal for your new baby, then our list of short names may have just what you're looking for.

Short names for girls and boys have a number of advantages. They may pair well with difficult-to-pronounce last names, and they can also eliminate the need for shortened nicknames which you may not have wanted for your little one. If you've exhausted other baby name lists like our unique names for boys and unique names for girls, our list of short baby names may just give you fresh inspiration.

Our interactive list will show you the origins and background behind some of the most popular names with four letters or less.

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These short and sweet options are great, but if you’d like a wider range of ideas, take a peek at our Baby Name Generator. Here, you can use a variety of search functions to mix and match from different categories to find a name you love, whether it’s short, long or somewhere in between.

And if you’re still undecided, don’t worry! Have a look at our expertly curated list of the top baby names for girls and also of our top names for boys. We’re sure you’ll find just the right match for your little one, so take your time and enjoy the process!

*The list of names in this article was obtained from the US Social Security Administration website.