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Twin girl names: Popular and unique ideas

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Twin girl baby names

Finding a name for one baby is hard enough, but when you are pregnant with twins you have double the trouble! Check out our list of popular twin girl names, celebrity twin girl names and tips for naming twin girls to help you find two names that are just right for your two girls.

Twin girls

Each year the Social Security Administration releases a list of popular baby names, as reported from birth certificates. The most recent list of top names for female twins is for 2009.

Top 50 Female Twin Names

  1. Isabella, Sophia
  2. Faith, Hope
  3. Olivia, Sophia
  4. Ella, Emma
  5. Hailey, Hannah
  6. Ava, Emma
  7. Heaven, Nevaeh
  8. Madison, Morgan
  9. Mackenzie, Madison
  10. Ava, Olivia
  11. Isabella, Olivia
  12. Makayla, Mackenzie
  13. Ava, Ella
  14. Faith, Grace
  15. Gabriella, Isabella
  16. Abigail, Olivia
  17. Emma, Sophia
  18. London, Paris
  19. Elizabeth, Emily
  20. Valeria, Vanessa
  21. Emily, Emma
  22. Emma, Grace
  23. Gabriella, Isabella
  24. Abigail, Allison
  25. Abigail, Emma
  26. Addison, Ava
  27. Anna, Emma
  28. Ava, Mia
  29. Ava, Sophia
  30. Abigail, Emily
  31. Addison, Emma
  32. Chloe, Sophie
  33. Grace, Hope
  34. Natalie, Nicole
  35. Savannah, Sierra
  36. Allison, Ashley
  37. Ella, Lily
  38. Emily, Natalie
  39. Emily, Olivia
  40. Emma, Hannah
  41. Emma, Lily
  42. Haylee, Kaylee
  43. Jennifer, Jessica
  44. Madison, Mckenzie
  45. Abigail, Elizabeth
  46. Addison, Avery
  47. Adriana, Andrea
  48. Alexandra, Elizabeth
  49. Ashley, Emily
  50. Ava, Grace

Note: The Social Security Administration must really like the names Gabriella and Isabella, as they have them listed twice on their list, at #15 and #23.

Celebrity Twin Girl Names

Celebrities are notorious for finding unique and wacky baby names. However, most of these twin names are surprisingly sweet.

Dave Matthews: Stella and Grace

George W. Bush: Jenna and Barbara

Ron Howard: Paige and Jocelyn

Lou Diamond Phillips: Isabella and Grace

Loretta Lynn: Patsy and Peggy

Michael J. Fox: Aquinnah and Schuyler

Martie McGuire from Dixie Chicks: Kathleen and Eva

Peri Gilpin: Stella and Ava

Lance Armstrong: Grace and Isabella

Twin Girl Themes

Many parents choose a theme when naming their twin girls. Some popular themes include names that start with the same letter, like Addison & Ally or Harlow & Harper. You can also pick names that rhyme, such as Mia & Nia or Emma & Gemma.

One cool trend among twin girl names is picking two virtue names, such as Faith & Hope or Grace & Justice. Some pictures stick with the same type of name, such as seasonal names (Autumn & Spring) or destination names (Brooklyn & London).

It is interesting to note one set of twin names of the top 50 list has one reversed – Heaven & Neveah.

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