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Stuck on the perfect sibling baby name? Check out our fun ideas on naming brothers, sisters or a combination of both! From baby names that have the same theme, such as Irish names or old fashioned names, to names that start with the same letter, let us help you find the perfect sib-set with our ideas for naming your second (or third or fourth…) baby.
Sibling names by theme
One fun idea for naming siblings is to pick a theme! This idea works great for sisters, brothers and for a combination of the two. For example, naming both children virtue names is a unique idea. Some of our favorites include:
If you love old fashioned names, consider the following:
Flower or nature names are another cute idea for siblings, including:
You can also let the seasons inspire you, by naming siblings names that correspond to the time of year your children are born, including Autumn, Summer and Winter.
Consider the same origins
You can also name siblings from the same origin, such Irish names, French names, Italian names or Spanish names. For example, Irish names are a popular choice so consider combining some of the following Irish baby names for siblings:
Names that start with the same letter
Naming siblings all with the same letter is a fun family tradition. The Kardashians are one of the most popular examples(Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kendall and Kylie), as are the Duggars, who named all 19 children with names starting with the letter J, including Joshua, Jana, John-David, Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joseph, Josiah, Joy-Anna, Jedidiah, Jeremiah, Jason, James, Justin, Jackson, Johannah, Jennifer, Jordyn-Grace and Josie.
Pick your desired starting letter and do a baby name search for your favorite baby names.
Start with the ending
You can give your children names that all have the same ending. Check out some fun ideas for similar endings:
Sibling naming tips
You can also pick sibling names that have the same initials – or even the same middle name. In fact, passing on a middle name (perhaps mom’s maiden name?) is a great way to pass on a family name.
Reverse names are a popular choice for some parents naming siblings. For example, Heaven and Nevaeh (heaven spelled backwards) are one of the top twin girl names!
What should you avoid when naming siblings? Sibling names that sound too similar, for instance Jayda and Jayden or Mia and Mya can get confusing. Lastly, consider pop culture – as you probably don’t want to end up with siblings named Bert & Ernie, Brad & Angelina or Will & Kate.