Celebrity Baby Names for Boy-Girl Twins

8. Ryan and Rodney Jr.

Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete gave their daughter a unisex name that's more common for boys, Ryan, and honored dad Rodney with their son's name.

9. Hartley and Lydon

For Sugar Ray front man Mark McGrath and his longtime love, Carin Kingsland, two unisex names were the right choice: Their daughter was named Hartley, an English name that means "deer meadow"; their son received the rocking Lydon, likely after Sex Pistols front man Johnny Lydon.

10. Zoe and Thomas

Dennis Quaid and Kimberly Buffington chose two popular names for their twins -- #31 name, Zoe, and #63 name, Thomas, on the Social Security Administration's list.

Zoe Names for Girls
Zoe Names for Girls

11. Harper and Gideon

For their daughter and son, Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka picked Harper, a top 50 moniker in the U.S. that is the name of To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee, and Gideon, a top 500 baby name with Hebrew roots.

Harper Names for Girls
Harper Names for Girls

12. Olivia and Malcolm

Actor Denzel Washington and his wife, Pauletta Pearson, picked Olivia for their daughter, long before the name hit the top 10, and Malcolm, which has stayed in the top 500 for the past decade.

13. Olivia and Anton

Al Pacino and Beverly D'Angelo picked two names with Mediterranean flair for their twins: Olivia, the Latin word for "olive tree," and Anton, a variant of Anthony, which means "priceless."

Olivia: Names for Girls
Olivia: Names for Girls

14. Adalynn and Noah

Former American Idol contestant Chris Daughtry and his wife, Deanna Robertson, picked Adalynn, a variant of Adeline, along with the Old Testament favorite, Noah.

Noah: Names for Boys
Noah: Names for Boys

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