Twin Names That Make the Perfect Pair

You’re having twins! You know what they say, two babies is just double the fun. And now you get to get in on that extra entertainment right from the start—by picking two names!

There are so many ways to go about choosing a name, so when picking a pair we like to think of alliteration, similar meanings, rhyming and of course some infamous duos as good starting places for twin names inspiration.

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Check out our list of girl, boy and girl and boy twin name sets:

Girl Twin Names

Adele and Belle

Unique on their own and they rhyme when put together. Adele is of old German origin and means “noble kind”. Belle is from the French word, meaning “beautiful”.

Anna and Elsa

You are probably aware of the pair of sisters from the Disney hit Frozen. And you might also remember a certain character from Jane the Virgin named her twin girls Anna and Elsa, not because of the princesses, but because the names sounded nice together. And that they do! Anna is a classic name from Latin origins that means “grace”. And Elsa is a form of Elisabeth meaning “consecrated to God” or “noble”.

Avani and Terra

Here we have two earthy names great for a Taurus set of twins. Avani is of Sanskrit origin and means “earth”. And Terra is the Roman earth goddess.

Coco and Cece

These two sweet and simple names both start with the letter C with a French feel. Coco is a girl’s name that references the chocolate bean, translating to “cocoa” and Cece is believed to mean “one that is blind to their own beauty”. You could also go with Chloe and Cece.

Jane and Charlotte

Fan of Jane Eyre? Then this girl twin names duo could be the perfect pick for you. Jane is of English origin and means “God is gracious.” And Charlotte, for Charlotte Brontë the novelist herself, is of French origin and means “free man” or “petite”.

Soleil and Luna

A cosmic name pairing for a dynamic duo, these two monikers take inspiration from the sun and the moon. Soleil is of French origin and means “sun” and Luna is of Italian and Spanish origins and means “moon”.

Fira and Florence

Taking a cue from alliteration, both names starts with the letter F and both names are inspired by places. Fira is the capital of Santorini, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. And Florence is a city in Italy. The name is derived from the French version of (Saint) Florentia and it means, “blossoming”.

Pearl and Opal

Two stones of pearlescent beauty, Pearl means “precious gemstone” and is of English origin. And Opal is a name derived from a Sanskrit world which means “jewel”. They’re also two adorably old-fashioned twin girl names.

Phoenix and Dove

Two birds of a feather, girls with these twin names will surely flock together. The Phoenix is a mythological bird who rises from the ashes, as a name it means “dark crimson” or “red”. And Dove is a bird that symbolizes peace.

Savannah and Sierra

The south meets the mountains with these two baby names inspired by places. Savannah is reminiscent of the quaint Georgia city or a rolling plain without trees. And Sierra brings to mind the majestic Sierra Nevadas.

Summer and Winter

Two seasons each with their own attributes, just like a pair of twins. Summer is a girl’s name of British origin that signifies the beauty of the sought-after season. And the word Winter comes from the German word and means “time of water”.

Boy Twin Names

Asher and Felix

This unique set of twin boy names shares a meaning of “happiness”. Asher is a Hebrew name meaning “happy” and “blessed.” And Felix is of Latin origins and means”lucky” or “happy”.

Brady and Bobbie

These two B names have a nice ring to them when paired together! Brady is and Irish family name and Bobbie is of English origin meaning “bright fame”.

Caden and Cameron

These two cool C names also sound good together. Caden is of Welsh and Gaelic origins and means “strength” and “spirit of battle”. And Cameron is also of Gaelic ties and means “crooked river”.

Castor and Pollux

A great pairing of two Gemini baby names, Castor and Polluux is a name pair that couldn’t be any more twin-y. The Gemini constellation is represented by the twins Castor and Pollux from Greek and Roman mythology.

Dillion and Truman

Both of these classic sounding names having meanings rooted in loyalty. Dillion is of Celtic origin and means “faithful” while Truman is of Old English origin and means “loyal one”.

Donovan and Jonathon

We love a set of twin names that rhymes. Donovan is an Irish name meaning “dark” and Jonathon is of Hebrew origin meaning “God gave”.

John and Paul

What could be cooler than a pair of twin boys named after two icons and band mates? Great for the Beatles fans out there, John is of Hebrew origin and means “Yahweh has been gracious”. And Paul has Roman ties and means “humble”. Both names also have biblical ties too.

Finn and Sawyer

Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, two fictional characters whose names evoke adventure and friendship. Finn is of Irish origin, meaning “fair” and Sawyer is of English origin and literally means “woodcutter”. 

Oliver and Liam

The “l” sounds in these names go together nicely. Oliver is a Norse name, and Liam is an Irish name that means “protector”.

Roberto and Marco

Both of these boy names are popular in Spanish and Portuguese cultures. Roberto means “bright fame” and Marco means “warlike”.

Wilbur and Orville

Inspired by the Wright Brothers, this name pairing could be a great match for two little innovators of their time. Wilbur is of Old German origins meaning “resolute” or “brilliant”. And Orville is of English origin and means “Golden Town”.

Boy and Girl Twin Names

Abigail and Bejamin

History buffs might enjoy this name pairing, reminiscent of Abigail Adams and Benjamin Franklin. Abigail is a Hebrew name meaning “cause of joy”. And Benjamin is also a Hebrew name that means “son of the right hand”.

Cady and Cody

This boy and girl twin name set has a nice ring to it and both names are short and sweet. Cady is of American origin and means “pure”. And Cody is a gender-neutral name of English origin and means “helpful”.

David and Alexis

Another fictional sibling duo everyone loves, this name pair takes inspiration from the much-loved sitcom, Schitt’s Creek. David is of Hebrew origin and means “beloved”. Alexis is of Greek origin and means “helper, defender”.

Isla and Kai

Love the water? Can’t get enough of all things beachy? Then these tropical island-inspired baby names could be the perfect match for your babies-to-be. Isla means “island” and Kai means “ocean”.

Ian and Ivy

Two three-letter names that both start with the letter I, Ian is a Scottish name of Hebrew origin meaning “God is gracious.” And Ivy is a girl’s name of British origin and literally is a climbing evergreen plant. As a name, Ivy represents eternity and fidelity.

Ember and Enzo

A great pick for a set of firey Aries twins, Ember means “spark” and Enzo means “home ruler” or “conqueror”.

Emma and Noah

Two classics that are always in style. A German name meaning “whole” or “universal”, Emma ends in the same sound as Noah, which is a well known biblical name.

Hoku and Hamal

A celestial set of twin names for sure, both monikers mean “star” and make for sweet astrological inspired names. Hoku is of Hawaiian origins and Hamal has Arabic ties.

Mia and Michael

Both of these names have a subtle 70’s vibe. Mia means “mine” and is of Spanish and Italian origins and Michael is of Hebrew origin and means “gift from God”.

Nicolas and Nora

Two French names with other multicultural ties, Nicolas means “victorious; conquerer of the people”. And Nora means “honor; shining light”.

Winnie and Robin

Another fictional set of friends that represent love and understanding, Winnie is of Welsh origin and means “fair one” or “happiness” and Robin is of German origin and means “bright, shining, famous”.

Violet and Azul

Two names inspired by two vibrant and beautiful colors, Violet represents a soft purple hue and Azul is the Spanish word for blue. These bright names add some color and flair for your new twin babies.

Zack and Zoey

Represent the last letter of the alphabet with some pizazz. Zachary is a popular name of Hebrew origin meaning “the Lord has remembered”. Zack or Zach is a fun nickname version. And Zoey is a charming name of Greek origin that means “life”.

Have a fitting pair of twin names in mind that didn’t make the list? Let us know in the comments!

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