So you’re looking for gender neutral baby names for your little one and you have a super long surname? Or maybe you grew up with a name that was hard to spell or that people were constantly mispronouncing and you don’t want your child to have the same trouble?

These names are not only gender neutral but they are short and simple, just one syllable, no fuss. Perfect.

Max – A simple yet powerful name, no one is going to misspell this one!

Ty – Originally a nickname for names such as Tyson, Tyrell, and Tylah, Ty is now a name in its own right. This strong yet simple title would suit a baby of either sex.

Kai – This funky gender neutral name has many different meanings in various languages. Among its translations are ‘strong’ in Burmese, ‘ocean’ in Hawaiian, and ‘triumph’ in Chinese.

Rey/Ray – Made popular as a name for girls by the Star Wars movie franchise, this name is still widely given to baby boys. It can be spelled in a variety of ways to suit your little one; for example, Rae, Rey, or Rai. Parents choosing this title for their new baby can take the traditional name meaning of ‘wise protector’ or the more literal word definition of ‘beam of light’.

Ash – This name has been used for both boys and girls for generations as a diminutive of Ashleigh or Ashley. If you’re looking for a name that noone’s going to misspell or mispronounce, Ash might be the one for you!

Shae – A name of Irish origin meaning ‘courteous’ and ‘admitable’, Shae is sweet, simple, and completely gender neutral.

Chance – This name is funky yet won’t sound too odd as your little one grows up. As it’s an English word, it’s totally genderless and easy to spell.

Does your little one have a super cool one syllable name you’d love to share? Let us know in the comments section below.