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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!

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

Grace and ....


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


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:


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:

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


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

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