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These twin baby boy names are just the right amount of 'matchy matchy'

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

#Twinning baby boy names that aren't the least bit cheesy

Picking a baby name for one baby is hard enough, but two? Get the heck out of here.

You want your new twin baby boys to have names that perfectly complement each other, but aren't so excited about the idea of them getting teased through their school-age years because their matching names are too cutesy. What's a parent to do?

According to the Social Security Administrations most recent list of top twin names for boys, David and Daniel are the most popular set of monikers, with Jacob and Joshua in a close second. These are obviously adorable pairings, but there are so many other ways you can go if you're not so hot on alliteration.

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Peruse this list of popular twin boy name combos. It just might help you narrow your own list down.

#Twinning baby boy names that aren't the least bit cheesy
Image: Tiffany Egbert/SheKnows;Image via Getty Images

Top twin boy names

  1. DanielDavid
  2. Jacob, Joshua
  3. IsaacIsaiah
  4. JaydenJordan
  5. EthanEvan
  6. ElijahIsaiah
  7. Matthew, Michael
  8. Jayden, Jaylen
  9. Ethan, Nathan
  10. JaydenKayden
  11. LandonLogan
  12. Logan, Lucas
  13. CalebJoshua
  14. JamesJohn
  15. JeremiahJoshua
  16. Logan, Luke
  17. AlexanderBenjamin
  18. Andrew, Matthew
  19. ChanceChase
  20. HaydenHunter
  21. AlexanderNicholas
  22. GabrielMichael
  23. JacobJoseph
  24. AndrewBenjamin
  25. AndrewAnthony
  26. BenjaminSamuel
  27. AidenJayden
  28. ChristianChristopher
  29. BrandonBryan
  30. Jacob, Lucas
  31. LiamLogan
  32. NathanNoah
  33. AlexanderAndrew
  34. AlexanderAnthony
  35. ElijahEthan
  36. Nathan, Nicholas
  37. AidenEthan
  38. Aidan, Noah
  39. Jason, Justin
  40. Logan, Mason
  41. Maddox, Mason
  42. NicholasNoah
  43. Benjamin, William
  44. Garrett, Gavin
  45. HenryWilliam
  46. Jayden, Joshua
  47. Jeremiah, Jeremy
  48. JonahNoah
  49. Jordan, Justin
  50. Matthew, Nathan

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Celebrity twin boy names

Looking for a little pop culture inspiration? Check out these cute twin boy names from some of our favorite celebrities.

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Twin name themes

Finding a name theme you like can help you narrow down your baby name choice. When naming twin boys, consider picking names that start with the same letter, such as Luke and Landon. You can also pick names with the same number of syllables, such as Jax and Jude or Cody and Caden. Another cool theme is picking two destination names, such as Austin and Brooklyn or names with the same origin, such as Aidan and Kieran.

One word of caution: Avoid getting too cutesy with twin boy names, such as Easton and Weston, for example.

Before you go, check out our slideshow below:

#Twinning baby boy names that aren't the least bit cheesy
Image: photo by Farley Baricuatro (www.colloidfarl.blogspot.com) / Getty Images

Originally published June 2011. Updated Oct. 2016.

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