If you’re the type of parent who thinks less is more when it comes to your bub’s name, then you’ve come to the right place.
For the minimalist parent, gone are the days when your child has to practise their super long names a hundred times just to get it right. Also gone are the days when they have to put down their pen in the middle of writing their names to relax their hands, and enough with running out of space in filling up forms with their lengthy names.
So, choosing short names is in for the minimalist in you. But short doesn’t mean plain. You can make your bub’s names short and sweet or better yet, short and sophisticated. If you don’t want the risk of misspelling a lengthy name for your bub, then we’ve got you covered. Pick one or two of these short and sophisticated baby names that your kids will thank you for later.
All these baby names are four letters or less!
It is an English name meaning ‘unity’.
It is a French name meaning ‘auburn-haired.’
It is a French name meaning ‘handsome’.
It is a Hebrew name meaning ‘dog; brave’.
It is the short form of the name Cassius meaning “vain”.
It is an English name meaning ‘master, lord,” It could also be a nickname for Cyrus.
It is a French name and is a town in southwestern France dating back before the Roman occupation.
It is a nickname for a swarthy person. From the Welsh, du, meaning ‘dark’, ‘black’. It also originated from a Celtic word meaning ‘sacred’, ‘goddess’.
It is a Scottish name meaning ‘manly.’
It is a Hebrew name meaning ‘high, ascended, or ‘my God’.
It is a Jewish name meaning “tree” or “oak tree”.
It is an Irish name meaning ‘fair’.
In Hebrew, it means “fortune, luck”.
It is from the Latin name Augustus or Augustine, meaning ‘majestic’.
It could have originated from the Old English name halh, which means “a nook, hollow or recess” or from the Old Saxon name haelaeh, which means “hero”.
It is an English name meaning ‘God has been gracious; has shown favor’.
It is the shortened version of the Hebrew name Judah/Judas meaning “praise”.
In Basque, it is a common word meaning “pier of a harbour”. It could also be a variant of Kaio (from the old Latin name Caius, meaning “happy”). In Burmese, it means “strong” or “unbreakable” and in Hawaiian, it means “ocean” or “ocean water”.
Derived from the Roman name Laurentius, meaning “from Laurentum” or “crowned with laurel”.
It is the Latin name for “lion”. In German, it is a short form of the names Leon or Leopold, meaning “brave people.”
In Hebrew, it could mean “joined, attached”.
It is a shortened version of Maximilian meaning “greatest” or Maxwell meaning “great spring”.
In Ireland, it may be a translation of a Gaelic topographic byname, an Mhuilinn ‘of the mill’.
In Hebrew, it means “rest, comfort”.
It is derived from the Latin pax meaning ‘peace, the binding thing’.
It is an English name meaning ‘from the enclosure.’
It is a French name which is developed from a Latin name, Remigius meaning “oarsman”, which is derived from the Latin “remigis” meaning “oar”.
It is a Welsh name meaning ‘form of Rhys: ardent; fiery’.
In Spanish or Portuguese, it means “river”.
It is of Hebrew origin meaning either “name of God” or “God has heard”.
It is a Hebrew name meaning ‘anointed; compensation’.
It comes from the Old French word treis, meaning three.
It is an English name meaning ‘from the enclosure’.
It is a Dutch name and is equivalent of ‘de’ in French names.
It is a Welsh name meaning ‘handsome’.
It is of Hebrew origin meaning ‘remembered by God’.
It is a Hebrew name meaning ‘Gift from God’.