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#1 Ms.Nolte

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:05 PM

So.. In the other thread I sort of got slammed for suggesting May and June as twin girls names. Wow - what a sensitive topic! Profuse apologies! I was half kidding anyways original.gif -I don't think I would really do that. The chances of me having twins are very remote.


So, it got me thinking.. what the machiest or themed twin / multiple names that you've heard on actual sibets?


For me, my mom has a set of cousins named Leopold and Leona. My friend's mom's name is Connie, sister to Bonnie.
So.. hit me!

#2 Mrs Lost Wanderer

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:08 PM

I knew an Amber and Saffron. Not just colors but both shades of YELLOW.

#3 mellabella

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:09 PM

George and Georgina......I think it's hilarious!!  Not twins, but siblings.

#4 ~BoysRus~

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:11 PM

yes years ago growing up twins i knew were often named with the same first letter
cousins of mine
robert and richard
Rebecca and Rachel
There were alot more twins but cant think right now

#5 Z-girls rock

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:12 PM

Flint and Steel for twin boys.... the parents did not understand why it was matchy.

#6 TurtleTamer

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:15 PM

Welvin and Welette.
They looked about as similar as Kirsty Alley and Barack Obama...

#7 JuniperSun

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:16 PM

Twin girls - Tina and Nina.

#8 bubmakes3

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:17 PM

In my year at school we had Simon and Simone and in my younger brothers year there were Penelope and Jennifer – yup thats right Jenny and Penny. I also know a Rachel and Rebecca set.



#9 Clare L

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:17 PM

Rogan

and

Josh

I kid you not. I guess the parents loved curry!

xx

#10 samanthan

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:17 PM

Twins Susannah and Johanna.

#11 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:18 PM

A little more abstract, but twin girls born on 24th December: Holly and Eve.

#12 Z-girls rock

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:18 PM

I knew a sibset (not twins) called Kim and Tim. It was a bit much

#13 reng

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:19 PM

I met a set of twin boys in the park a couple of years ago:  Edward and Edmund.  It took all my self-control not to blurt out "what the heck were you thinking?  you must really like Eddie"

It might seem cute when they are babies, but maybe not so much as they grow up?

#14 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:19 PM

QUOTE (Clare L @ 30/11/2011, 03:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Rogan

and

Josh

I kid you not. I guess the parents loved curry!

xx


roll2.gif  They must have been some powerful pregnancy cravings!

#15 la di dah

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:20 PM

Sibset, not twins, of Rose, Violet, and I can't remember if the third was Iris or Lily because the other one was also related but like a cousin or something.

I DO think its okay to name your kid a flower name if the closest one is their cousin, I'm just saying that's why I can't remember which.


#16 countrymel

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:21 PM

QUOTE (~BoysRus~ @ 30/11/2011, 04:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
yes years ago growing up twins i knew were often named with the same first letter
cousins of mine
robert and richard
Rebecca and Rachel
There were alot more twins but cant think right now


Yes!

Almost every set of twins I knew were either:

Scott and Simon
or
Rachel and Rebecca


Mum had a lovely photo from a Nursing Mothers Magazine in the early 70's - twins Matthew and Mark sitting there with two other babies, Luke and John! (it wasn't a set up apparently)

#17 countrymel

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:22 PM

QUOTE (Alacritous~Andy @ 30/11/2011, 04:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A little more abstract, but twin girls born on 24th December: Holly and Eve.


That is beautiful.

#18 skylark

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:26 PM

I had Great Aunts called Venus & Violet (always known as Vi and Veen).

#19 la di dah

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:27 PM

I know a Sydney and Samantha but its actually really cute.

#20 Mrs Lost Wanderer

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:27 PM

More flower names but not for twins. My grandfather was the youngest of 11 children. The girls in the family were named Violet, Daphne, Daisy and Rose.


#21 TurtleTamer

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:28 PM

Was it this site or another where someone said she was at the park and there were triplet girls having a birthday party called Isabella, Izzy and Bella  ??

#22 Jaffacakes

Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:54 PM

Check out this list: http://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/twins.html

Some interesting combos (tongue-twisters!)
Paris & London
Chloe & Zoe
Kayla & Kylie
Jade & Jada
Taylor & Tyler
Jayden & Kayden

#23 scarfie

Posted 30 November 2011 - 04:04 PM

Clare L, where did you meet Rogan and Josh?  I knew brothers with those names in NZ!

My brother and sister (twins) are Kathryn and Craig, so while not the same letter, they do start with the same sound, but I think they go well together.



#24 alyssatahli

Posted 30 November 2011 - 04:35 PM

I know someone whose sons (not twins) are Tyson and Tyler.

Edited by alyssatahli, 30 November 2011 - 04:36 PM.


#25 Vamp Tramp

Posted 30 November 2011 - 04:41 PM

My SIL's neices are

Bridie and Bridgette

huh.gif  yeah not for me!




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