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Twin boys / brothers Oliver and Joshua?

(14 Posts)
Mumoftheark Wed 15-Feb-17 01:20:48

Not actually pregnant but hoping to be soon so just playing about with my dream names 🙈 (As you do at 1.20am when you can't sleep because you had coffee at 5pm 😩).

Would Oliver and Joshua work as twin names or for siblings? They would be Ollie and Josh day to day.
They are my 2 favourite boys names along with my sons name, would love to have 2 more boys to use them but could you have both in one family?
I find boys names soooo much harder than girls and these are pretty much the only 2 I like lol (my girls list is pretty long).

I need to sleep - I sound crazy naming non existent baby boys don't I lol

AndNowItsSeven Wed 15-Feb-17 01:29:15

They are nice enough but a bit blah especially as twin names.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Wed 15-Feb-17 12:00:53

They do go well together though. 😀

Sapphireshadow Wed 15-Feb-17 12:32:39

They're not my style but both are nice names and I think they go well together as twins or siblings.

MiniMaxi Wed 15-Feb-17 13:15:21

Nice, classic and go well together smile

Sophronia Wed 15-Feb-17 13:50:30

Yes, they go well together

Montsti Wed 15-Feb-17 16:09:44

They do go well together but personally I prefer Oliver & William/Benjamin/Frederick (Freddie)/Edward (Teddy)

MollyHuaCha Wed 15-Feb-17 16:12:26

Nice names

Lilacpink40 Wed 15-Feb-17 16:14:48

Lovely classic names.

TroysMammy Wed 15-Feb-17 16:15:17

Freddie and Teddy or Fred and Ted. You wouldn't call twins William and Benjamin either as they would be called Bill and Ben. You just couldn't. I know siblings Joshua and Oliver. I think they go well together.

Ordinarily Wed 15-Feb-17 17:30:32

Lovely combination, both solid classic names.

CaipirinhasAllRound Wed 15-Feb-17 19:01:45

They go together really well but I bet there are hundreds of siblings with the same combo

DramaAlpaca Wed 15-Feb-17 21:57:05

My friend has an Oliver and a Joshua. Not twins though. I've always thought they go together well.

Chocolatecake12 Wed 15-Feb-17 22:34:19

They go fab together, lovely names with lovely shortened versions.
My dream twin boys would be Stanley and Edward.
Already have an Olly!!

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