81 Two Letter Names That Are Short And Sweet

Arkoprabho Sadhu
May 24, 2024 By Arkoprabho Sadhu
Originally Published on Jan 24, 2023
Edited by Anusuya Mukherjee
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Why two-letter names?

Two-letter names are generally nicknames you give to people. There is no definitive rule that a baby name cannot be made of just two letters.

Although rare, there are a few instances when two-letter names are used as formal or stage names. The trope became popular in the 21st century, with many personalities choosing a two-letter name for their child.

You can give these trendy names to a boy or a girl, while a few gender-neutral names exist. If you are looking for a two-letter baby name, this article can help you find a fitting name with a relevant meaning.

You will also find suggestions for children about two-letter initials they can use as a name for their friend circle or when playing games. The collection below provides you with a wide variety of names to surf through and choose the perfect one.

Good Two-Letter Clan Names

1. AO  Amateur Otakus

2. BB - Battle Brawlers

3. BH - Bounty Hunters

4. BL - Boss Ladies

5. BP - Black Panthers

6. BW - Black Widows

7. CC - Closed Circle

8. FA - Fallen Angels

9. FF - Fantastic Feminists

10. IS - Immortal Souls

11. KK - Karate Kids

12. LR - Lone Rangers

13. LT - Little Troopers

14. MS - Mean Squad

15. RU - Rebels Uprising

16. SS - Soul Seekers

17. TG - Top Gunners

18. VT  - Veteran Squad

19. WW - Wonder Women

Best Two-Letter Names

20. Ad (English origin) - meaning ‘son of Adam’, is a name for boys. 

21. Ag (Greek origin) - meaning ‘good’, is an uncommon name you can give to your girl. 

22. Ax - a derivative of ‘Axel’ that can be given as a first name. 

23. Cy 

24. Di 

25. Do (English or Greek origin) - meaning ‘gift of God’, is a good name for girls. 

26. Du

27. Eb (Hebrew origin) - meaning ‘stone of help’, is a good name for boys. 

28. Em - is a common nickname that can be used as a unique name for girls or boys. 

29. Fe (Spanish origin) - meaning ‘faith’, would be a trendy modern name for a girl. 

30. Hy 

31. Ib

32. Ja 

33. Ko

34. Ky

35. Lo (Spanish origin) - has some popularity as a first name for girls in Spain and Sweden. 

36. Ly 

37. Pi - one of the unique names for boys that gained popularity after the reference in the 2012 film ‘Life Of Pi’. 

38. Po

39. Qi (Chinese origin) - a variation of the term ‘Ki’, meaning ‘life force’ or ‘energy’. 

40. Ra (Egyptian origin) - meaning ‘sun’, refers to the Egyptian sun god. It would be a good name for a boy. 

41. Ry 

42. TJ

43. Ty 

44. Uz  

45. Vo

46. Vy

47. Xu (Chinese origin) - meaning ‘brilliant rising sun’, is a short baby name for a boy. 

48. Ye (Chinese origin)

49. Yo (Japanese origin). 

50. Yu (Chinese origin) - meaning ‘bright’ or ‘shining’, was the name of the founder of the first Chinese dynasty.

51. Zi 

52. Zo   

Two Letter Names That Start With S

53. Sa

54. Se

55. Si 

56. So

57. Su 

58. Sy 

Common Two Letter Last Names

59. Ab 

60. Al (German origin) - meaning ‘powerful ruler’, has massive popularity among two-letter boy names.

61. Aj 

62. Bo (Norse origin) - meaning ‘to live’, is a widely used gender-neutral name.

63. Cj 

64. Ed (English origin) - meaning ‘wealthy’, is a popular English nickname and a fitting first name. 

65. El (English or French origin) - this has become one of the favorite two-letter girl names due to the popularity of the character El from the Netflix series ‘Stranger Things’. 

66. Fu (Chinese origin) - meaning ‘abundant’ or wealthy’, was a surname of Chinese imperials.

67. Io (Greek origin) - arguably one the most common two-letter first names for girls throughout history, with its mention in Greek mythology; it is also the name given to the largest moon of Jupiter.

68. Jo - meaning ‘god is gracious’ or ‘Jehovah raises’, is a popular nickname you can use as a first name for both boys and girls. 

69. Ki (Korean origin) - meaning ‘arisen’ or ‘strong’, is a short, sweet, gender-neutral name. 

70. Li (Chinese origin) 

71. Lu 

72. Mo 

73. Ol 

74. Om (Sanskrit origin) - is a popular Hindu name for boys, referring to a holy chant or the sacred syllable used during prayers and meditation. 

75. Oz - is a great reference to ‘The Wizard Of Oz’ and a fun and unique name. 

76. Ro - a common English and American nickname you could consider using as a first name. 

77. Ti - you can use this name for both boys and girls. 

78. Tu (French origin) - meaning ‘you’, is a sweet gender-neutral name.

79. Vi 

80. Xi (Chinese origin) - is a gender-neutral name with different meanings based on the Chinese letter used for ‘Xi’.  

81. Yi (Chinese origin) 

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Written by Arkoprabho Sadhu

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English

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Arkoprabho SadhuBachelor of Arts specializing in English

Arkoprabho is an English graduate from Bidhannagar University with experience in academic writing on various subjects such as business management, law, and medicine. He is a published poet and enjoys films, music, and finance. As a member of the Content Updating team, he aims to become an expert in SEO content writing and editing. In his free time, he likes to write film scripts, research the stock market, and indulge in creative interests such as poetry writing, anime, and music.

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