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10 Of The Best Double-Barrelled Baby Boy Names

Oliver-James 

While Oliver refers to the olive tree, James is derived from the Hebrew name Jacob.

Thomas-Lee

Can be shortened to Tommy-Lee (like actor Tommy-Lee Jones.) Thomas means ‘twin’, while Lee means ‘meadow/wood’.

Jeffrey-Dean

Jeffrey, or Geoffrey, is from an Old Germanic name, while Dean is from an Old English name meaning 'valley'. This name is best known from Actor Jeffrey-Dean Morgan.

Mícheál-Ray

An Irish version of Michael, Mícheál has its roots in the bible. It is the name of one of the archangels, and means ‘who is like God’. Ray is from Old French, meaning ‘royal’ or ‘king’.

Alfred-George

Can be shortened easily to the super cute Alfie-George. The English name Alfred means sage/wise, while George comes from the Greek for 'farmer', or 'tiller of soil'.

Joseph-Gordon

If it’s good enough for Joseph-Gordon Levitt, maybe it’s the perfect name for your new arrival. Gordon originates in Scotland, meaning ‘spacious fort/large hill’.

Simon-Peter

Simon-Peter is a biblical name. Simon means ‘hear/listen’, while Peter is from the Greek ‘Petros’, meaning ‘rock’.

Seamus-Ryan

Seamus is an Irish version of James, meaning ‘one who supplants’, while Ryan means ‘little king’ or ‘illustrious’.

Sean-David

Sean means ‘God's gracious gift’, while David means ‘beloved’ or ‘friend’. That makes for a very special double-barrelled name!

Toby-Jake

Toby, a form of Tobias, means ‘God is good’. Jake has Hebrew origins, meaning ‘he grasps the heel’/’supplanter'.

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