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Name the All-Girl Quints!

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Quintuplets were in the news last week, with a new set born in Missouri and named Hayley Jane, Amy Elizabeth, Sara Mae, Alex Myron and Ryan Jacob.

Think you could do better? I bet you do!

Naming all-girl quintuplets was one of my formative name nerd fantasies, inspired by the Dionne quintuplets of Canada, the first set of surviving quints and the only set of identical quints ever to survive, according to this list of quint facts.

Their names — Annette, Cecile, Emelie, Yvonne, and Marie — seemed exotically French to me. Yet as a fledgling name nerd, I was itching to have a crack at quint-naming myself.

Lots of berries agree, as evidenced by the more than 500 pages of responses in our forums to the all-girl quintuplet name challenge.

Now let’s bring this name game to center stage. What would YOU name a set of girl quintuplets? (Don‘t worry, we’ll tackle boys’ names next week.)


Parents expecting looking for baby girl names, comb these responses for good ideas for sister name sets.

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