Trying to pick baby names that are "two of a kind" makes all the other new baby prep look easy. As any expecting parent of twin bundles of joy can tell you, choosing the right baby names that complement each other without overdoing it may be the hardest thing you do leading up to delivery.
If you are searching for popular twin boy names, we rounded up the top 50 twin boy names taken from the Social Security Administration. Each year the Social Security Administration rounds up the top baby names, taken from birth certificates in the United States. In the past, they also included the top twin names, however they stopped compiling that list after 2011. Who nabbed the top spot? Daniel and David pushed out the former twin name champs, Jacob and Joshua, to earn the title of the most popular twin boy names.
Check out the most recent list of popular twin names and see if any of these names are your perfect pair:
Looking for a little pop culture inspiration? Check out these cute twin boy names from some of our favorite celebrities.
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.
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Originally published June 2011. Updated June 2016.
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