Names for twin girls

(56 Posts)
Starfish1980 Mon 25-Mar-13 15:33:57

We are expecting twin girls in a couple of months.

We keep coming back to the name Grace for one twin, despite it being incredibly popular at the moment.

We also quite like Rose, Eva, Eve, Ada etc but nothing else seems to have stuck as much as Grace has.

Our surname begins with a vowel so names ending in 'a' can get a bit 'lost'.

Any ideas for classic names to go with Grace would be much appreciated, we would ideally shy away from anything too 'of the moment' and also would like to keep the name short so one poor kid doesn't have to worry about learning to spell something three times as long as her sister!

Sinkingfeeling Mon 25-Mar-13 15:36:42

Congrats on your twins - I have twin girls too, but both with names ending in 'a'!

I love Grace, and I don't think it's overly popular at the moment, certainly not in our area. How about Ruby, Eloise, Ellen?

rooted Mon 25-Mar-13 15:38:34

What about Hope?

StellaNova Mon 25-Mar-13 15:43:52

I think Grace and Rose are nice together.

Grace and Amy
Grace and Lily
Grace and Emily
Grace and Anna

StellaNova Mon 25-Mar-13 15:45:08

Sorry, meant Annie, Anna having an a!

Marrow Mon 25-Mar-13 15:50:05

Lucy, Molly, Faith, Ella. Love the name Grace smile

Marrow Mon 25-Mar-13 15:51:14

Scrap Ella, was forgetting they couldn't end in 'a'

DebK2012 Mon 25-Mar-13 16:11:17

I know twins Grace & Georgia
Grace & Harriet
Grace & Eloise

Starfish1980 Mon 25-Mar-13 16:18:07

Ellen is a family name but sadly practically rhymes with our surname. I like Lily, Rose and Emily -are they riding high in the 'name charts' at the moment?!

Ruby is certainly having a 'moment' round our way.

Oddly Eloise was in the running a few weeks ago but DH seems to have gone off it despite having a lot of fun signing The Damned song 'Eloise' to himself!

DebK2012 Mon 25-Mar-13 16:46:44

What about Elodie

Coffee1Sugar Mon 25-Mar-13 17:44:41

Evie
Kate
Jade
Poppy
Lilly
Megan

Fwiw I have a Chloe Grace grin

Fairyloo Mon 25-Mar-13 17:53:07

I know triplets called faith hope and Kevin

Grace & Helen/Helena
Grace & Blythe
Grace & Alison/Alice
Grace & Lillian
Grace & Eleanor

Spiderfrommars Mon 25-Mar-13 20:26:36

I love the name Grace.I think Phoebe goes with it very well.

Coconutty Mon 25-Mar-13 20:32:41

Grace and Faith

Grace and Penelope

thegreylady Mon 25-Mar-13 20:37:50

Felicity
Faith
Constance [Connie]

raisah Mon 25-Mar-13 20:42:28

Grace & Eleanor
Grace & Lucy
Grace & Simone
Grace & Pearl
Grace & Zoe
Grace & Helen

raisah Mon 25-Mar-13 20:45:31

Fairyloo _ Kevin!!?

Grace & Esther

threepiecesuite Mon 25-Mar-13 21:32:21

What about Beth? It's as classic as Grace.

Anne/Hannah etc means Grace - might be a nice way to 'match' twins?

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Wed 27-Mar-13 10:44:03

Of the suggestions I like Grace & Hannah, Grace & Lucy best so far.

Grace & Sara
Grace & Brontë
Grace & Rowan

Starfish1980 Wed 27-Mar-13 17:57:19

I love Rowan....and Pearl...wish I could twist DH's arm.....i could come round to Esther, despite a horrid girl at school!! Lots of lovely ideas...do we think Grace is too ridiculously popular at the moment?

GW297 Wed 27-Mar-13 18:16:21

I love the name Grace.

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Wed 27-Mar-13 18:18:13

No I'd say top 20 for a few years but not overwhelming. Grace is pretty timeless, imo it suits a little girl, teen and grown woman.

KittenOfDoom Wed 27-Mar-13 19:12:58

Grace and ....

Gloria
Mercy
Joy
Verity
Felicity
Clemency

wiltingfast Wed 27-Mar-13 19:20:05

How about Caris? The personification of grace and beauty (apparently) smile

Or Thalia (one of the three graces)

Or Sian (god's grace)

fussychica Wed 27-Mar-13 19:25:11

Grace & Alice
Grace & Freya
Grace & Mae
Obvs always depends on how a first name sits with a surname before you can really decide.

eatyourveg Wed 27-Mar-13 19:29:21

I immediately thought Grace and Alice

KittenOfDoom Wed 27-Mar-13 20:14:53

Yeah, sorry, forgot about no -a endings so scrub Gloria.

mathanxiety Wed 27-Mar-13 22:00:00

Grace and Naomi
Grace and Laurel
Grace and Rachel
Grace and Tess

Grace and Ruth
Grace and Esme
Grace and Phoebe
Grace and Beatrice

StandbyForNothing Wed 27-Mar-13 22:45:09

I know twin girls called Amy and Grace. Other Grace's I know have sisters called Molly, Olive and Matilda.

IroningBoredDaily Thu 28-Mar-13 21:23:01

Grace & Imogen
Grace & Emma
Grace & Alice

Googlella Thu 28-Mar-13 21:48:50

Charlotte
Rose
Frances
Isabel
Kate/Katherine
Louise
Lucy

Good luck with your decision! Grace is lovely. Think it is v popular as a middle name, but less so as a first name. It's beautiful. If you love it you will probably always wish you'd used it.

herladyship Thu 28-Mar-13 21:54:53

I think Grace goes with:

Phoebe
Hope
Elizabeth
Katherine
Ella
Freya
Tabbitha
Lois
Liberty
Alice

nectarini1983 Fri 29-Mar-13 09:25:38

Scarlet and Poppy

jellybeans Fri 29-Mar-13 14:33:29

Clara? Elodie, Eloise.

MummyPig24 Fri 29-Mar-13 15:11:05

Grace and Evelyn
Grace and Elizabeth
Grace and Daisy
Grace and Liliana
Grace and Helena
Grace and Holly
Grace and Adeline

baskingseals Fri 29-Mar-13 15:42:01

Grace and Eliane

Grace and Marianne

Grace and Honor

Grace and Noelle

Grace and Gisele

Annakin31 Fri 29-Mar-13 20:29:40

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MumOfMissy Fri 29-Mar-13 20:38:46

Love Grace and Honor as suggested above. It seems fitting to have another "Virtue" name. Hope also works well for same reason.
Other virtue names:
Faith
Charity
Verity
Amity
Felicity
Prudence
Clemency

MERLYPUSS Sat 30-Mar-13 18:55:32

I had Grace and Constance lined up for my two. (after nan)


They were both boys!

HopefullA Thu 11-Apr-13 12:02:04

I am a twin and was teh unexpected one. my parents had picked a name for my sister, and then i was born very unexpectantly ( no good scans back then) and so my mother said she was so exhausted nd in shock at having 2 babies, she just split the name for my sister in half and gave me the arse of it!! seriously!!!

I have twin cousins called Megan Aoife and Emma Louise.

Grace and Megan? both beautiful and soft names

manicinsomniac Thu 11-Apr-13 12:50:47

Grace and:

Alice, Amber, Ariel, Astrid, Bethan, Belle, Carys, Chloe, Darcey, Eve, Ellen, Emily, Elodie, Erin, Esther, Eden, Hannah, Harriet, Iris, Ivy, Imogen, Jasmine, Juliet, Katie, Lucy, Lily, Mary, Miriam, Naomi, Niamh, Poppy, Rachel, Ruth, Ruby, Seren, Sophie, Sadie, Tamsin, Violet, Willow, Xanthe, Yasmin, Zoe.

everlong Thu 11-Apr-13 16:47:30

Me?

I would have Harriet and Alice.

drdemi Thu 11-Apr-13 18:18:36

I love the name Grace!! How about Grace and Melissa or Grace and lucey-may or Grace and lacey-Leigh or Grace and rhona or Grace and Baily grin

BNmum Thu 11-Apr-13 20:41:10

Erin & Grace?

invicta Thu 11-Apr-13 20:44:13

I know sisters who are Grace and Lily.

redwellybluewelly Thu 11-Apr-13 23:06:29

We picked a name for dd which the year she was born was in the top five.

I've yet to meet another one. Sure I've heard it called in the supermarket and I know three adults with it as their first name but either east anglia doesn't reflect the name stats or it really doesn't matter

And Grace and Alice win my vote

Lisax3 Sun 14-Apr-13 23:50:57

Grace and Eliza

Lisax3 Sun 14-Apr-13 23:52:17

Ooops, sorry no A endings. I like Grace and Bronte or Grace and Scarlett

WinkyWinkola Sun 14-Apr-13 23:55:10

Lucy
Pearl
Harriet
Isobel

Higgledyhouse Tue 16-Apr-13 22:13:28

Grace is lovely. I know a Grace & Violet.

Personally though I would go with:

Grace & Annabelle.

OkayHazel Wed 17-Apr-13 00:09:14

My middle names are Grace and Ellen smile

harrygracejessica Wed 17-Apr-13 09:35:44

We have a Grace Lucy and Jessica Rose as our twin girls names.

Kaekae Wed 17-Apr-13 11:59:30

Grace and Ada - very nice. A friend of mine recently gave her baby the middle name Ada.

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