It is hard enough picking out one name for a child, but then mom and dad have to take into consideration the future children they may have. Or, they may already have one kiddo, and may be expecting (or planning for) another, and want to know what name goes best with it.
If mom and dad are going to be parents of both a girl and a boy, we have the perfect name ideas! We have compiled a list of 25 brother- sister names that sound perfect together. Some of these names sound perfect due to their name meanings while some sound great due to how matching they are! Some of these names are super rare while some are incredibly common. We have picked the best of the best sibling names that will sound great in any family.
Whether the parents want names with the same number of letters, nature inspired names, holiday inspired names or names that are short and sweet- we have something for everyone! Picking a name for a baby is a huge commitment, and it can be time consuming, stressful and sometimes downright hard! We have taken the weight off of the parents' shoulders by giving them the best options out there, so they can put their energy into other more important things, such as setting up the registry or going on a Babymoon!
25 Lilly and Lincoln
The name Lincoln is #40 in popularity and means lithe according to BabyCenter. The name Lilly is #119 in popularity and means Lily. We love these names together for so many reasons. There is something so sweet about siblings’ names that start with the same first letter. These names sound great together when said aloud. Whether your Lincoln and Lilly are twins or five years a part, they will look oh-so adorable together with their similar names. These names do not have a ton in common because Lincoln is a way more popular name than Lilly and their meanings are different, but this gives each kiddo a chance to have their own identity while sharing the same first letter.
24 Ethan and Everly
BabyCenter states that the name Everly is #59 and has been quickly climbing the popularity charts for many years. NameBerry says that this name means wild board in woodland clearing. We think this beautiful name will sound great with the brother name Ethan. Ethan, according to BabyCenter means firm, safe, and strong and is #8 in popularity. These names are cute together, there is no denying that, and the matching first letter E is adorable as well. These names sound great together, but are not too matchy if that is not something that you are into. This is a good name set if you worry about messing up your kiddos names when yelling at them from across the yard to come in for dinner.
23 Jaxon and Ava
Ava and Jaxon are a perfect name set for any future little brother and sister. Ava, according to BabyCenter means bird and is #3 in popularity while Jaxon is #29 in popularity and means son of jack. We love this name pair because the nickname Jax is often accompanied with the name Jaxon. The nickname Jax sound super cute with the name Ava! Jax and Ava both have 3 letters and are short and sweet. Jaxon and Ava are both in the top 3o names for 2018. We foresee Jaxon and Ava cheering one another one at their sporting events and playing hide and go seek together in the backyard. These names sound adorable together.
22 Vincent and Valentina
The names Vincent and Valentina sound super cute together. First off, we love that these names have matching first letters and they are both pretty long names. Vincent, according to BabyCenter means conqueror, victor and is #134 on the popularity charts. Valentina on the other hand, is #95 in popularity and means strong. Both of these names have meanings that sort of flow together- strong, victor, and conqueror all blend together nicely. Both of these names can be given nicknames that sound cute together too. Vincent can get shortened to Vince while Valentina can get shortened to Tina. V names are not overly common, which makes these names stand out even more!
21 Tessa and Titus
This is another similar pairing of two names. Titus and Tessa are both extremely rare names, according to BabyCenter. Tessa is #305 in popularity while Titus is #414. If you are in the market for uncommon sibling names, these are excellent choices. Tessa means countess while Titus means defender. Both Tessa and Titus start with the letter T and both names are similar in length. We love this combination together because it flows off the tongue beautifully. We can picture Tessa and Titus getting the nicknames Tess and Ti, which sound super cute together as well. This is a perfect name combination.
20 Noelle and Nicholas
Nicholas is #91 in popularity and means victory of the people, according to BabyCenter. The name Noelle means Christmas and is #301 in popularity. We love these names together because they both start with the same letter, but they also both are holiday inspired names. Old Saint Nicholas and Noelle are two of the many things that remind people of the Christmas season. If you are a big holiday lover, this pair may be perfect for you. Who knows, if you have any future kids, the name Holly would fit perfectly in this sibling group. These names are easy to pronounce and sound super cute when said aloud together!
19 Corbin and Cora
We cannot get enough of this next name set. Cora and Corbin sound perfect together! We love this name because both names start with Cor, which make them sound great together. The name Cora, according to BabyCenter means filled heart, while Corbin means raven. Corbin is #80 in popularity while Cora is #329. Corbin and Cora are both underused names, which makes this pair a great choice if you like names that are not trendy and common. These names together sound sweet and a huge bonus is that they are both easy to spell and pronounce!
18 Hannah and Gabriel
This next pair of sibling names not only have similar meanings, but they are almost as equally as popular as the other. BabyCenter states the Hannah is #34 in popularity while Gabriel is #30. Hannah means grace of god while Gabriel means a hero of god, god is my strength, or devoted to god. If you are in the market for matching biblical names, these are a great choice. Both of these names are classic and timeless and fit perfectly for any child. These names have similar meanings, but do not look or sound similar, which is perfect for some families.
17 Lucas and Lucia
Lucas and Lucia are just about as cute as you can get. Both of these names star with Luc, and are both the same length in letters. We also love how these names have similar name meanings as well. BabyCenter states that Lucia means light while Lucas means illumination or light giving. Lucas is overly popular at #5 on the popularity charts while Lucia is pretty rare sitting at #252 in popularity. If you are in the market for names that look and sound similar, Lucia and Lucas are great options.
16 Leo and Aria
We love the names Leo and Aria because they are short, sweet, easy to spell and easy to pronounce. The name Leo is Latin for lion and is #22 in popularity, according to BabyCenter. Aria (also spelled Arya) the other hand, is #11 in popularity and is Italian for air. These names are overly popular for a good reason. These two beautiful and strong names will complete a beautiful family. These names may not be as similar as some of the other sibling names on this list, but they both are short and sweet names that sound perfect when said together aloud and written down on paper.
15 Portia and Bentley
If you are in the market for super cool sibling names that go great together- Portia and Bentley are great options. If dad or mom is a big car fan, these names are perfect! Portia, according to BabyCenter is super rare, sitting at 5,916 in popularity while Bentley is at #104. Bentley, according to BabyCenter means from the moor while Portia means offering. This is a great name set because if mom and dad want more kids, there are plenty of other car names that can go in this group- Benz, Ford, Tesla..the options are limitless!
14 Evelyn and Everett
Evelyn, according to BabyCenter is #14 in popularity while Everett is #99. We love these names together because they both are almost similar in length and both start with Eve. NameBerry states that Evelyn means wished for child while BabyCenter says that Everett means wild boar, strong. We think these names roll of the tongue perfectly when said together and will look gorgeous on the family Christmas card! We foresee your future Everett and Evelyn to be highly competitive with one another but also loving many of the same things. Everett and Evelyn would sound perfect with future siblings with names such as Emma, Eli, and even Ezekiel.
13 Malachi and Makayla
Mckayla is #1,313 in popularity for 2018, while Malachi is #182, according to BabyCenter. Both of these uncommon names pair beautifully together. BabyCenter states that Malachi means my angel, while NameBerry says that Mckayla means who is like god. These names are not only both religious names, but they both start with the letter M and share the same “Kuh” syllable. These names together seem to flow perfectly and will complete a beautiful family. If you are in the market for names with religious meanings that are not common, these are a perfect choice. You cannot go wrong with this pair!
12 Forrest and Skye
If you are a nature lover, nature inspired baby names may be right up your alley! We think that Forrest and Skye sound oh-so adorable together! These names are super easy to pronounce and spell. According to BabyCenter, Skye simply means sky, and is #289 in popularity. Forrest means of the woods or forest and is #783 in popularity. We love these names because not only are they uncommon, but they are super cool! If you decide to have more kiddos there are plenty of names you can add to this list- Snow, Autumn, and Aspen to name a few.
11 Zander and Zoey
The name Zander is #243 in popularity and means protector of men, according to BabyCenter. This super cool and creative name pairs perfectly with a big or little sister Zoey! Zoey, according to BabyCenter, is #26 in popularity and means life. Z names are not overly common, so they often stand out, and having sibling names with the letter Z sounds super cool! Although these names are no where near similar in popularity, they are both perfect names that go great together. These names are also very easy to shout across the room when trying to control these two from playing too hard.
10 Jason and Blair
If you or dad love spooky and scary movies or are big Halloween fans, we have picked the perfect sibling name combination. Jason, inspired by the horror flick series Friday the 13th, is #110 in popularity and means healer, according to BabyCenter. The name Blair, is inspired from the indie film The Blair Witch Projec. This name is #536 in popularity and means field or plain. These names are not only gorgeous, but they are easy to spell and pronounce as well. If you decide to add more children to your crew, there are plenty of other Halloween or spooky inspired names to choose from!
9 Sebastian and Stella
Stella and Sebastian are names that seem made for each other. Stella and Sebastian are both in the top 50 in popularity with Stella sitting at #37 and Sebastian at #13, according to BabyCenter. Stella means a star while Sebastian is Latin for vulnerable or revered. These names do not have similar meanings and are not similar in length, which makes this matching S name similar but also different enough for both kids to feel like they have their own identity. This name pair would be great for twins, or even siblings who are years a part. Sebastian and Stella are names that normally do not get shortened, so if you are in the market for no nickname names, this is perfect.
8 Elijah and Elizabeth
Elijah is #7 in popularity for 2018 and means Yahweh is god, according to BabyCenter. We think this name pairs perfectly with the sister name Elizabeth, which means my god is beautiful or consecrated to god. Elizabeth is #27 on the popularity charts which makes both of these names super popular. We love these names together because they both have biblical name meanings and they both start with the letter E. This combination is unique but also super sweet. Elijah is not a name that normally accompanies a nickname, but the name Elizabeth usually gets shortened to Lizzie, Liz or Beth.
7 Colby and Olive
If you are a foodie, it may be a great idea to have food inspired names for your kiddos! Of course, this can be done tastefully (no pun intended) and beautifully. For example, we love the name combination of Olive and Colby. The name Colby (inspired from Colby jack cheese) means coal town, and is #793 in popularity, according to BabyCenter. Olive, on the other hand, means form of oliver and is #259 in popularity. Of course, you could always name your kid lasagna or strawberry, but the names we chose are less in your face than some of the other food name choices you could pick from.
6 Oliver and Olivia
The names Oliver and Olivia sound so adorable together. Oliver is #3 in popularity, according to BabyCenter. NameBerry says that this name means olive tree, which is the same name meaning as his future sister Olivia. Olivia, according to BabyCenter is #3 in popularity. These names couldn’t match anymore. They both are O names that have the same name meaning and are both in the top 5 names for this year. We love these names together because they compliment each other and are both stylish and trendy names. We picture Olivia and Oliver to be the very best of friends who will be attached at the hip forever.
5 Charlotte and William
BabyCenter states that the name William is #18 in popularity and means strong-willed warrior. This name sounds super cute with a little (or big) sister name like Charlotte. Charlotte is #8 in popularity and means petite and feminine, according to BabyCenter. These names pair well together because they are both long, timeless, and classic names. The name William usually gets shortened to Will, while the name Charlotte may be given the nicknames Charlie or Char. Sure siblings bicker, but Charlotte and William will always make up afterwards. Their bond will be strong, and they will be forever friends. These names are easy to pronounce and spell, which is a huge bonus.
4 Amelia and Austin
Amelia and Austin are another pair of names that sound perfect together. Austin is #85 in popularity, according to BabyCenter, while Amelia is #6. Amelia is Latin for striving and industrious while Austin means majestic dignity. These names are a great option if you like matching first letter names. Since A names are so common, it will be easy to add more A names to the clan if you decide to have more kiddos. Ava, Aaron, Alessia and Alex would fit in perfectly with Amelia and Austin. These A names are too cute to pass up. Both names are easy to pronounce and easy to spell.
3 Eli and Ellie
We love this next name pair because these names are short, sweet, and popular. Eli and Ellie are both in the top 50 names for 2018, according to BabyCenter. Eli is #47 while Ellie is #23. Eli is Hebrew for elevated, my god, or high while Ellie means shining light. We love these matching E names that sound like they were meant for each other. Paired together, these names create a solid bond, and we picture your future Eli and Ellie to be inseparable. These trendy names are also super cool and will be loved by everyone!
2 Emma and Emmett
If you like sibling names that sound exactly alike, this name set is a great option. Emma, according to BabyCenter means universal or whole and is #1 in popularity for 2018. Emmett, on the other hand is much less common sitting at #125 in popularity for 2018. Emmett means hard worker, according to BabyCenter. We love these names together because they both start with Emm, which makes them look and sound identical. We foresee Emmett and Emma being well behaved children to adore their father, but always want to be with their mommy.
1 Dakota and Dallas
Not only are Dakota and Dallas similar because they both start with the letter D, but they also are both names of popular places in the United States. Dakota, according to BabyCenter is #223 in popularity while the name Dallas is #290. Dakota means friend while Dallas means valley of water. Whether you love to travel, or love names that are uncommon, this pair of names is too cute! We love that they both start with the letter D as well. Dakota and Dallas are names that typically do not get shortened into nicknames, so if you love names like that, these are great picks!