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Unusual but fabulous sibling combinations

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OkayHazel Thu 21-Feb-13 16:18:37

I know 3 siblings, all in their 20s, named Basil, Spike and Jemima.

I can't help but think how badass their parents must be! I envisage the whole family as really cool post-punk types. The kids are really great, upstanding people. I'm a little bit in awe to be honest!

Have you ever come across siblings whose names are odd, but it just somehow works?

lemonpuff Sun 24-Feb-13 20:43:06

Richard, Rodney, Rachel and I think the last one was Ruben

Sidge Sun 24-Feb-13 19:39:26

I went to 6th form college with a boy called Kestrel, his brothers were (if I remember correctly) Peregrine and Falcon.

MortifiedAdams Sun 24-Feb-13 19:37:11

Oh, and a family friend has an Elizabeth a George and a Roxanne grin think she just thought she would go.a bit wild with her last born.

MortifiedAdams Sun 24-Feb-13 19:36:12

Siblings Robyn (girl) and Robert (boy)

I was going to say Faith Hope and Kevin too!

I know triplets John Jacob and James.

greenandcabbagelooking Sun 24-Feb-13 19:32:12

Storm and Breeze

Spoonful Sun 24-Feb-13 16:25:42

Oh I like Kestrel too!

MadStaringEyes Sun 24-Feb-13 16:01:13

Grown up twins named Conor and Rhea grin

Siblings named Joe, Billy and Princess-Tallulah confused

StateofConfusion Sun 24-Feb-13 15:35:39

Cecily and fenella right pompous little madams they were too

mathanxiety Sun 24-Feb-13 15:18:51

Marek and Jensen
Christian and Ursula
Brian and Allison (aged 4 and 6)
Georgia and Winifred (Winnie)

tallulah Sun 24-Feb-13 14:38:27

I wish I'd come across Kestrel before I had DD2.

cuillereasoupe Sun 24-Feb-13 09:36:25

I have heard tell of a family of four boys called Matthew, Mark, Luke, and... Kevin grin

OkayHazel Sat 23-Feb-13 15:19:01

These are all so great! Huge fan of Beatrix, Juniper, Romilly, Coraline and Pippa!

Think Spike has to be added to my list now. Probably chicken out and use it as a middle name.

Kyrptonite Sat 23-Feb-13 13:44:11

Melody, Willow and Storm. Hippy-ish family.

Geranium3 Sat 23-Feb-13 13:38:16

twin girls,felicity and caroline
unfortunately caroline ended up with the nickname "carrie" and ultimately felicity ended up with one........ fetch and carrie, oh dear, not so cool but quite amusing!!!!

BikeRunSki Sat 23-Feb-13 13:25:56

I went to school with an Elaine, Luke and ...... Merlin!

YummyMummyFeelingFunny Sat 23-Feb-13 13:14:05

I don't know if its unusual but it is fabulous...Beatrix, Juniper, Romilly, Coraline and Pippa. I don't personally know them, it's from a blog I follow!

BikeRunSki Sat 23-Feb-13 11:58:18

My eldest sibling's name begins with A. Three more children later, my youngest one's name deliberately begins with Z.

xigris Sat 23-Feb-13 11:54:29

I know a little boy called John Thomas...... I also worked with a man whose two young sons are called Cyril and Cedric ( I kid you not).

AKissIsNotAContract Sat 23-Feb-13 10:34:06

Pebble and Bobby.

Flossy78 Sat 23-Feb-13 10:25:27

At school I knew 3 brothers called Andrew, Torben and Buzz. Dread to think what a 4th boy would have been called! confused

HoneyandRum Sat 23-Feb-13 09:37:45

I know right now sibs called Loris (boy) and Cina (Sina) girl. The names are Italian, there's a famous Italian racecar driver called Loris. Also Thorin, Zander and Zoe (Thorin is named after Thorin Oakenshield from The Hobbit). smile

WifeofPie Fri 22-Feb-13 23:56:36

Oh I love this thread! Unfortunately I don't know anyone this cool sad.

HoneyandRum Fri 22-Feb-13 23:52:08

I knew of sibs called Bodica and Caractacus.

Also Dimitri and Evangelista.

acrabadabra Fri 22-Feb-13 23:41:47

Gulliver and Zebedee.

I love Pepper. Dh would never have gone for it. Now dd is 20 months it would really suit her but she is her name and I obv love that too.

Rhubarbgarden Fri 22-Feb-13 23:26:44

Xigris I know a Buzz too. I wouldn't say he's exactly humourless but he is painfully shy and very retiring. I know a shy Spike too funnily enough. They're not related though, so I've wandered off topic, sorry.

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