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25th May '18 9:01:29 AM RicPot
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* All of Jim-Bob and Michelle Duggar's children (stars of TLC's reality show ''19 Kids and Counting'') have names beginning with the letter J: Josh, Jana, John-David, Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joseph, Josiah, Joy-Anna, Jedediah, Jeremiah, Jason, James, Justin, Jackson, Johannah, Jennifer, Jordyn-Grace, Josie, and the stillborn Jubilee.
** Josh's two children with Anna Duggar are Mackynzie and Michael.



* Creator/SylvesterStallone's kids are the late Sage, Seargeoh, Sophia, Sistine, and Scarlett. When Stallone's mother heard about Sistine's name, she laughed that Sylvester's never seen the Sistine Chapel.



* Creator/BillCosby's five children all were given names starting with the letter E, according to him for Excellence: four daughters Erika, Erinn, Ensa, and Evin, and late son Ennis.
* UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague coaches and 2013 UsefulNotes/SuperBowl contenders Jim (San Francisco [=49ers=]) and John Harbaugh (Baltimore Ravens); their parents Jack (college football coach) and Jackie, and their sister Jonie (married to a college basketball coach). Three of Jim's six kids are Jay, James, and Jack (after his grandpa).
* Late owner of the [[UsefulNotes/{{Basketball}} LA Lakers]] Dr. Jerry Buss: his mother's name was Jackie; his first wife was [=JoAnn=]; his kids are Johnny, Jim, Janie, Joey, Jesse, and Jeanie (who's engaged to former coach Phil ''J''ackson).
* Non-alliteration version: ''SuperFunNight'' actress Rebel Wilson and her siblings [[AwesomeMcCoolName Anarchy, Riot, and Liberty.]] (Actually [[MyNaymeIs Annachi and Ryot]].)

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* Creator/BillCosby's five children all were given names starting with the letter E, according to him for Excellence: four daughters Erika, Erinn, Ensa, and Evin, and late son Ennis.
* UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague coaches and 2013 UsefulNotes/SuperBowl contenders Jim (San Francisco [=49ers=]) and John Harbaugh (Baltimore Ravens); their parents Jack (college football coach) and Jackie, and their sister Jonie (married to a college basketball coach). Three of Jim's six kids are Jay, James, and Jack (after his grandpa).
* Late owner of the [[UsefulNotes/{{Basketball}} LA Lakers]] Dr. Jerry Buss: his mother's name was Jackie; his first wife was [=JoAnn=]; his kids are Johnny, Jim, Janie, Joey, Jesse, and Jeanie (who's engaged to former coach Phil ''J''ackson).
* Non-alliteration version:
''SuperFunNight'' actress Rebel Wilson Creator/RebelWilson and her siblings [[AwesomeMcCoolName Anarchy, Riot, and Liberty.]] (Actually [[MyNaymeIs Annachi and Ryot]].)



* Except for [[TheOneGuy Rob Kardashian]], who was named for his father, all of Kris Jenner's kids have a [[Creator/KimKardashian "K"]] as their first initial.
* Model Karlie Kloss has three siblings, all of whom have "K" as their first initial, too.



* Creator/JessicaAlba has three children, all of whom have names beginning with H - daughters Honor and Haven, and son Hayes.
26th Mar '18 7:51:07 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'': Pelly and Phyllis' Spanish names are "Sol" (sun) and "Estrella" (star).
22nd Mar '18 6:08:09 PM jacobwildchalice
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* In ''Fanfic/JustAChild'', all of the Kamui children are named after different Ainu gods: Pauchi (god of insanity), Apasam (god of the threshold), Kim-un (god of bears and mountains), Yushkep (god of spiders), Kina-sut (god of snakes), and Kanna (god of lightning and thunder).
9th Mar '18 5:58:33 PM nombretomado
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* UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague coaches and 2013 SuperBowl contenders Jim (San Francisco [=49ers=]) and John Harbaugh (Baltimore Ravens); their parents Jack (college football coach) and Jackie, and their sister Jonie (married to a college basketball coach). Three of Jim's six kids are Jay, James, and Jack (after his grandpa).

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* UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague coaches and 2013 SuperBowl UsefulNotes/SuperBowl contenders Jim (San Francisco [=49ers=]) and John Harbaugh (Baltimore Ravens); their parents Jack (college football coach) and Jackie, and their sister Jonie (married to a college basketball coach). Three of Jim's six kids are Jay, James, and Jack (after his grandpa).
3rd Mar '18 5:18:05 PM ultimomant
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** The female members of House Butterfly are named after celestial bodies or phenomena. There's Star, Moon, Comet, Skywynne, Solaria, Celena, Eclipsa, and [[spoiler:Miss Heinous, whose true name is Meteora]]. An odd name out is Festivia.

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** The female members of House Butterfly are named after celestial bodies or phenomena. There's Star, Moon, Comet, Skywynne, Solaria, Celena, Eclipsa, and [[spoiler:Miss Heinous, whose true name is Meteora]]. An odd name out is Festivia.Festivia, [[spoiler:because she is not actually a Butterfly.]]
21st Feb '18 3:11:50 PM darkemyst
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* The Pepper girls from ''WebAnimation/MysterySkullsAnimated'' are named Paprika, Cayenne and Belle all relating back to food, which fits as their parents are both chefs. Their brother's name breaks the pattern but presumably he was already named Lewis when they adopted him.
16th Feb '18 7:29:17 PM QueenBEAUTY
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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}} features mother and scientist Wakaba Isshiki, and her daughter and your eventual MissionControl, Futaba Sakura. Both have the kanji for "leaf" (葉 - "ba") in their names; the mother's name means "young leaf," while the daughter's means "two leaves." There's also some amusing tech theme to their names: "Futaba" refers to the [[{{fora}} forum]] board "Futaba Channel," or ''2ch,'' while "Wakaba" is the name of the software that runs it.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}} 5}}'' features mother and scientist Wakaba Isshiki, and her daughter and your eventual MissionControl, Futaba Sakura. Sakura. Both have the kanji for "leaf" (葉 - "ba") in their names; the mother's name means "young leaf," while the daughter's means "two leaves." " There's also some amusing tech theme to their names: "Futaba" refers to the [[{{fora}} forum]] board "Futaba Channel," or ''2ch,'' while "Wakaba" is the name of the software that runs it.
16th Feb '18 7:28:48 PM QueenBEAUTY
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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}} features mother and scientist Wakaba Isshiki, and her daughter and your eventual MissionControl, Futaba Sakura. Both have the kanji for "leaf" (葉 - "ba") in their names; the mother's name means "young leaf," while the daughter's means "two leaves." There's also some amusing tech theme to their names: "Futaba" refers to the [[{{fora}} forum]] board "Futaba Channel," or ''2ch,'' while "Wakaba" is the name of the software that runs it.
16th Feb '18 7:11:23 PM QueenBEAUTY
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* In ''Manga/{{Magic Knight Rayearth}}'', Hikaru and Fuu invoke this with their siblings: Hika'''ru''' is the youngest of four, with her elder brothers Sato'''ru''', Masa'''ru''', and Kake'''ru'''; meanwhile, Fuu has an older sister named Kuu. Umi averts this, as she is an only child.
10th Feb '18 10:57:27 PM Gamermaster
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* Invoked in ''Manga/AneNaruMono''. When Shub-Niggurath formed a contract with Yuu to become his older sister, she chose the human name Chiyo (meaning "a thousand nights") to complement his name (meaning "twilight").
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