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Is it OK to name two children similarly?


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2017-05-01 17:53:53
2017-05-01 17:53:53

That is perfectly fine. I know two children who are named the same but with one letter as a difference. (Example: David, Adavid)
If you had two girls, one Isabell and the other Isabella, that is a bit too similar with only a letter difference. Try to name your children with different sounding names (also do this with pets, otherwise it can confuse them!)
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My friends names are Taylor (girl) and Tyler (boy). Sometimes those are misheard.
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Naming twins with similar names (Dan/Don, Tim/Tom, Jim/Kim, Jean/John) does have a slight risk. Schools and other official agencies may see the same birthdate and assume that one is a duplicate of the other. Or a simple typo may mean that documents are issued for one twin that are intended for the other.


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