Popular Twin Names for Boys, Girls, or Both! - Baby Chick

Popular Twin Names for Boys, Girls, or Both!

Baby NamesUpdated August 8, 2023


Are you expecting two bundles of joy and trying to pick twin names? Some parents opt to choose names with similar origins or meanings. Others simply opt for alliteration. Whether you are looking for twin boy names, twin girl names, or twin boy and girl names, there are endless pairs of baby names to choose from. We’ve assembled a few of our favorite twin name options below, from the most popular to some fun literary name pairings. (Side note: The name Thomas means “twin.”)

Names for Twins

Twin Girl Names

Religious? You might like Isabella, meaning “God is my oath,” paired with Sophia, meaning “wisdom.” Or you might consider the alliterative pair Elizabeth, which also means “God is my oath,” and Emma, which means “whole or universal,” or Eden, which means “delight,” and Eve, which means “living.” Or you could try the obvious Latin name pairing of Faith, which means “to trust,” and Grace, which means “God’s grace.”

Do you or your partner have Irish roots? You might consider the Irish names Tara, which means “star,” paired with Teagan, which means “beautiful.” Greek roots? Try Penelope, which means “weaver,” paired with Phoebe, which means “bright, shining.”

Do you have English roots and love the woods? You might like Ashley, which means “meadow where ash trees are found,” paired with Avery, which means “ruler of elves.”

Or you might like the English name Taylor, which means “tailor,” paired with the Greek name Tessa, which means “harvester.”

Literary enthusiast? You might consider Charlotte, which means “petite, feminine,” paired with Emily, which means “rival,” of English poet and novelist Brontë sister’s fame.

Twin Names for Girls

Ashley and Avery

Ava and Ella

Catherine and Cambrie

Chloe and Charlotte

Charlotte and Emily

Eden and Eve

Elizabeth and Emma

Faith and Grace

Hailey and Hannah

Hannah and Hazel

Heaven and Nevaeh

Hope and Grace

Isabella and Sophia

Julia and Jade

Lily and Lola

Luna and Lucille

Makayla and Mackenzie

Madison and Morgan

Mary and Martha

Mia and Maya

Olivia and Ophelia

Penelope and Phoebe

Tara and Teagan

Tessa and Taylor

Twin Boy Names

Religious? You might like the Old Testament Hebrew namesJacob, meaning “supplanter,” and Joshua, meaning “God is deliverance.” Or you might prefer the Hebrew name pairing of Elijah, which means “Yahweh is my God,” and Isaiah, which means “God is salvation.”

You might also like the Old Testament Hebrew pairing of John, which means “graced by God,” and Joseph, which means “he will add,” or Benjamin, which means “son of the right hand,” and Samuel, which means “God has heard.”

Or you could opt for the New Testament pairing of the Hebrew name Matthew, which means “gift of God,” and the Latin name Mark, which means “consecrated to the god Mars.”

History buff? You might like Travis, which means “to cross,” as in Alamo hero William Barret Travis, paired with Tyler, which means “owner of a tavern,” as in tenth U.S. President John Tyler.

Proud Texan? You might consider Austin, which means “great,” paired with Houston, which means “settlement, village.”

Like alliteration? You could opt for Eli, which means “high and elevated,” paired with Emmitt, which means “universal, powerful, or truth;” Hunter, which means “one who hunts,” paired with Hudson, which means “son of Hudde;” or Zachary, which means “God remembers,” paired with Zander, which means “defender of men.”

Twin Names for Boys

Adam and Aiden

Austin and Houston

Benjamin and Samuel

Caleb and Jacob

Daniel and David

Dominic and Dylan

Eli and Emmitt

Elijah and Isaiah

Elliott and Ethan

Ethan and Nathan

Hunter and Hudson

Isaac and Isaiah

Jacob and Joshua

John and Joseph

Liam and Luca

Matthew and Mark

Michael and Mitchell

Nathaniel and Nicholas

Oscar and Oliver

Owen and Otis

Timothy and Titus

Travis and Tyler

William and Wyatt

Zachary and Zander

Twin Boy and Girl Names

Expecting one baby of each gender? You might consider the alliterative pair Olivia, of Latin origin, which means “olive tree,” and Owen, of Greek origin, which means “noble, youthful, and well-born.” Or you might like the Old English name Addison, which means “son of Adam,” paired with the Irish Gaelic name Aiden, which means “little fire.”

Or you might prefer the alliterative pair Emily, which means “rival,” and Ethan, which means “strong, safe, solid, and firm.”

Literary enthusiast? You might like Lucy, which means “light,” paired with Edmund, which means “prosperity, fortune, and protection,” or Susan, which means “above, higher,” paired with Peter, which means “rock, stone,” of Chronicles of Narnia fame. Or you might like Ginevra (Ginny), which means “white, blessed, or fair,” paired with Ronald (Ron), which means “rules with counsel,” of Harry Potter fame.

Are you a Charlotte’s Web fan? You might consider Charlotte, which means “petite, feminine,” paired with Wilbur, which means “resolute, brilliant.”

Boy and Girl Twin Names

Abigail and Benjamin

Addison and Aiden

Alexander and Sophia

Bella and Brandon

Bonnie and Beckett

Cameron and Matthew

Charlotte and Caleb

Charlotte and Wilbur

Chloe and Christian

Emily and Ethan

Emma and Evan

Gemma and Jett

Georgia and Jordan

Ginevra and Ronald

Kristen and Tristan

Kylie and Riley

Lily and Liam

Lucy and Edmund

Madison and Matthew

Mari and Marcos

Mila and Liam

Molly and Oliver

Morgan and Mason

Natalie and Nathan

Nina and Ian (our Editor in Chief and her twin brother’s names!)

Olivia and Owen

Paige and Paul

Quinn and Finn

Samantha and Sawyer

Sophia and Noah

Susan and Peter

Tara and Thomas

Tess and Tripp

Winifred and William

Zoey and Zachary

I hope you found a few twin names to add to your list! Or, got some inspiration to create your perfect twin name combination.

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