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Names for twin girls

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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


Fwiw I have a Chloe Grace grin

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

I know triplets called faith hope and Kevin

soontobeslendergirl Mon 25-Mar-13 20:23:32

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

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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

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!!?

soontobeslendergirl Mon 25-Mar-13 21:28:20

Grace & Esther

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

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

soontobeslendergirl Mon 25-Mar-13 21:56:23

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 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.

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