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These Twin Names Match, But Aren't "Matchy-Matchy"

Is naming twins different from naming any other two siblings? For some parents, the answer is no. They simply choose the two names they like best, in two nearly independent choices. For other parents, "twinness" defines the naming experience and they want to revel in it. They turn to thematic pairings like Hope and Faith or Jaylen and Jayden that mark their kids as a set.

Is there a middle ground? Can you acknowledge the special bond that twins share while letting each name stand alone? And can you do it with an eye toward style, so that each name can win the same parents' hearts?

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Transferred use of the surname meaning "from Preston." The name is derived from the English place-name composed of the Old English elements préost (priest) and tūn (town, settlement, village): hence,

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