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Popular Twin Names
Popular Twin Names
Apr 19, 2024 4:46 AM

  Popular twin names used to appear on the Social Security top baby names site, but alas, no more.

  But while there hasn’t been hard data on the top twin names in the US in over a decade, we can extrapolate from the 2010 twin names data to make some educated guesses.

  Looking at the most popular baby names 2022, what are the most compatible names for twins we could find? We put together the top twin girl names, twin boy names, and popular names for boy-girl twins.

  If you’re looking to name a set of twins and want to choose popular names, here are some contemporary ideas.


Popular Twin Girl Names

  The top girl names offer a lot of opportunities for playing with the same first initials, similar sounds, and matching styles and gender identities. Ava and Ella are both sleek, simple vintage names, while Camila and Isabella are elaborate Latinate feminine choices and Avery and Harper are a gender-neutral pair.

  There are popular names for twin girls that are all drawn from the Top 50 and will suit many different tastes

  Abigail & Hannah

  Amelia & Elena

  Aria & Mia

  Ava & Ella

  Avery & Harper

  Camila & Isabella

  Charlotte & Elizabeth

  Chloe & Ellie

  Eleanor & Evelyn

  Eliana & Emilia

  Emma & Mila

  Hazel & Violet

  Isla & Riley

  Ivy & Willow

  Layla & Lily

  Lucy & Nora

  Luna & Nova

  Olivia & Sophia

  Penelope & Victoria

  Scarlett & Stella


Popular Twin Boy Names

  Twin boy names from the Top 50 include traditional masculine pairs, gender-neutral names that work for twin boys, and newer more stylish names for boys.

  Here, some of the most popular twin names for boys.

  Alexander & Gabriel

  Asher & Levi

  Carter & Wyatt

  Charles & Henry

  Daniel & David

  Elijah & Ezekiel

  Ethan & Ezra

  Grayson & Maverick

  Isaac & Noah

  Jack & Luke

  Jackson & Jayden

  Jacob & Samuel

  James & William

  John & Thomas

  Julian & Sebastian

  Liam & Leo

  Logan & Mason

  Luca & Mateo

  Matthew & Michael

  Oliver & Theodore


Popular Girl-Boy Twin Names

  With names for girl-boy twins, you can get more creative in the Top 50, sidestepping overly-matchy pairs like Olivia and Oliver or Dylan and Lillian for more creative suggestions that might prove just as compatible.

  We chose some names with the same starting letter but we also looked for names with a similar feel and style — a vintage pair, say, or two nicknames like Ellie and Jack.

  Abigail & Jacob

  Amelia & Elijah

  Aurora & Asher

  Ava & Aiden

  Charlotte & Henry

  Elizabeth & James

  Ellie & Jack

  Emma & Liam

  Evelyn & Alexander

  Harper & Logan

  Isabella & Santiago

  Layla & Luca

  Mia & Mason

  Mila & Levi

  Olivia & Owen 

  Scarlett & Wyatt

  Sofia & Sebastian

  Willow & Owen

  Zoe & Leo

  You might also want to check out our blog on: Unique Twin Names or our Ultimate Guide to Twin Names.


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  Pamela Redmond is the cocreator and CEO of Nameberry and Baby Name DNA. The coauthor of ten groundbreaking books on names, Redmond is an internationally-recognized baby name expert, quoted and published widely in such media outlets as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Today Show, CNN, and the BBC. She has written about baby names for The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, and People.

  Redmond is also a New York Times bestselling novelist whose books include Younger, the basis for the hit television show, and its sequel, Older. She has three new books in the works.

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