Twin boys and i need help with names
Breezy - posted on 02/25/2010
I have some suggestions but I also have a game you and your husband could play!
We liked Wesley and Warren for boys, Stone and Mason, Hunter and Gunner. We had a lot of fun!! We also liked Mason and McKay. In the end we settled on the names with could both agree on. McKay and Brandon (i got my Mason on #4 baby). We also were kinda lucky in having grandfathers that had matching names, Jay and Euray, so we used those as middle names.
Here is how the game works. You and your husband write down your top 10 or 20 names, in seperate rooms. When your done, start by each taking turns reading the names, example ( mom- #1 Bryan, Dad- #1 Chad...When you have matching names, even if like its #6 for mom but #14 for Dad have that be one of the names. Its fun and you might be surprised on how many names your going to agree on.
Chelle - posted on 02/14/2010
When i was pregnant with my twins i was sure i was having two girls and i decided on the names Channyn and Tahllia, But at my 20 week scan i discovered i was having boy/girl twins. I still loved both these names and decided to stay with them i just changed Channyn to Shannon so it turned out good... :)
Hope ive given you some ideas.. Good luck.. :)
Becky - posted on 02/14/2010
i named my twin sons justyn ivan (ivan after their dad's father)
jordan joseph (joseph after my grandfather)
i went thru names like crazy. i wrote names down in a notebook that we liked. when the day finally came my fiance named the boys. i liked the names and they stuck. their nicknames are jut and jojo. hopes this helps. :)
Trish - posted on 01/31/2010
My twin 19 y/o sons are VERY different people, in fact I don't ever refer to them as "the twins", and sometimes forget to mention my sons are twins to newly met people. While they will have a connection to one another that non-twins will never be able to fully appreciate, they are individuals. I am glad that I didn't try to name them in some kind of twin way, it's hard enough for others to not lump them together as if they are one person. Rhyming or sound alike names would have only made that worse.
Meghan - posted on 01/23/2010
I have 3 little boys, my #1 thing with naming my children is noway can a kid come up with a name for them with their name or initals. Also each of my children are named after family members in some way. My daughter is named after 2 sisters, my great-grandmother and her sister (my mom was named after her great-aunt), my boys are somehow named after a grandfather or great-grandfather.
Hallie Thomas (daughter), Collin James are my twins
Dylan Murphy and William Michael.....
My favorite boys name are Collin, Gavin, Dylan, Liam (Irish for William hubby wouldn't go for it), Oscar... Find a boys name that sounds strong. Good luck
Alice - posted on 01/23/2010
start writing a list of names that you like, ones you might think of or names you hear as you go through your day as the list grows you will find you gravitate to some more than others. Don't feel you have to have similar names just because they're twins, they are still going to be two seperate people with thier own personalities! Also don't feel pressured to have the names ready for birth, I think you sometimes find that once they are born you'll feel which names are right x
Amanda - posted on 01/22/2010
I was going to name my boys blane and zane, thought about zachariah and zebidiah, but after all my boys ended up with logan and landon but their nanna wanted me to name them brent and trent, I cant really say it is a hard choice to pick out boy names
Rebecca - posted on 01/22/2010
Do consider that if you use the same sound for the beginning of each name, your children may grow up thinking you are a stutterer. We stayed away from rhyming/similar names for our boys Ian and Henry. They were going to be Henry and Aaron, but then one day DH said, "Cool! We'll have Hank Aaron!" Couldn't do that to them. I agree, it was so much easier to pick girl names.
Aubrey - posted on 01/21/2010
My girls names don't rhyme at all....(Sarina and Alize)
A lot of families like to give their twins names with the first letter the same. Options there are endless, but a couple that I'm fond of are Caden and Caleb.
I like unique names too so Weston and Aiden are a couple more of my favorites.
Keep us posted! Let us know what you decide!
Amanda - posted on 01/20/2010
I have always loved the name Joshua so when I was pregnant and they thought it was a boy I was going to name him either Joshua Daniel (which are stong bible names) or Joshua Landon. I also like the names Riley, Seth, Waylon.
Cheri - posted on 01/19/2010
We struggled with their first names but came up with names that we liked; Alex and Andy. We did use our father's middle names for the boy's middle names. I suggest picking names that you like and not worry about whether they match. So far they haven't complained about their names and they are 14.
Sandy - posted on 01/18/2010
It depends on what you want just b/c they are twins doesn't mean they have to have rhyming names, they can just be names. Pick family names, after father, father in laws, people that you admire. Remember it is a name you will use often for the rest of your life!! Make sure you write it and make sure it flows with the last name!!
First, you have to decide if you are going to name them after someone in the family. You can use their middle names to honor someone & not really name them after that person.
Decide if you want rhyming names or similar names, or names that just start with the same letter.
Bryan and Ryan -
Blaine and Blair -
Or if you want to go with something more traditional.
Richard & Robert.
You could also use names that are the masculine version of the little girl names. If you liked them, the masculine version may work for you.
There are also, as I am sure you already know, many web sites. Search twin boy names. Who knows, one of them might have the right combination.
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