Why pick a long baby name? Well, they're fabulously versatile, for starters. That little bundle may not look like he can carry off a four-syllable moniker, but one day he will! In the meantime, you can always shorten it to something cute. Long names make a bit of a statement too - your baby will have something to live up to! Another advantage of long names is they also pair brilliantly with short surnames. So, without further ado, here are 21 long and lovely baby names.
These short boy names all come in at just one syllable, but there's plenty of style and meaning here. If you prefer your boy names brief, this list is for you - the 45 most popular in the US as of May, 2016. From James to Colt, there's something for every namer.