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10 Of The Best Double-Barrelled Baby Girl Names

Lily-Grace

Lily is named after the flower, symbolising purity and beauty. Grace is from the Latin ‘Gracia’, meaning ‘God’s favour’.

Mary- Kate 

Mary-Kate is a more well-known combination of names, best known from Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. With sources in both Egyptian and Hebrew, it can be taken to mean ‘cherished’ or ‘bitter’/’rebellious’. From Katherine’, Kate means ‘pure’/’clear’.

Emma-Jane

Emma Jane is another great double-barrelled name, which can also be shortened to EJ. Emma is derived from Old German meaning ‘whole’/’universal. Jane is related to John, meaning ‘God is gracious.’

Anne-Marie

Anne (or Ann) means ‘favour’/’grace’, while Marie is a French version of Mary, which has a number of alternative meanings including ‘bitter’ or ‘wished for’/’cherished’.

Ailbhe-May

Ailbhe (pronounced Ale-va or Al-va) is a Gaelic name, meaning ‘bright’, while May is related to the month, named after the Greek goddess Maia, the goddess of increase.

Sarah-Jessica

Sarah and Jessica are both biblical names. Sarah is from the Hebrew for ‘princess’, while Jessica means ‘rich’/’God beholds’. The name is best known because of Actor Sarah-Jessica Parker.

Emily-Maebh

Emily has Latin origins, meaning ‘illustrious’/’striving’. Maebh is an Irish name (which can also be spelled Maeve, or Maedhbh.) It means ‘she who intoxicates’/’great joy’, and was the name of a great warrior queen in Irish mythology.

Amy-Louise

Amy-Louise can be shortened to ‘Amy-Lou’, and are both French names. Amy means ‘beloved’, while Louise means ‘famous warrior’. What a great combination!

Olivia-Rose

Olivia is from the Latin for ‘olive branch’, which is a symbol for peace, and is the name of a character in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. While Rose is named after the flower.

Sophie-Jo

Sophie comes from the Greek meaning ‘wisdom’/’skill’, while Jo is a derivation of the French name Josephine, meaning ‘May Jehovah add.’

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Emily is our Digital Editor. She has three awesome nieces, and has accidentally worn the same outfit as them on at least one occasion. Emily likes making things, including hand-drawn cards, and a darn good chocolate cake. She still sounds very English, despite living in Dublin for the last nine years. More insight into the workings of her brain can be found on dancingcakesandsilence.blogspot.com.

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