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26th May '16 1:08:02 PM Pichu-kun
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** Rock Lee's [[spoiler:son]] is named "Metal Lee".
25th May '16 10:55:26 PM shuniya
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* ''Anime/BtX'' have brothers Kotaro and Teppei embed with metals "steel" and "iron" within their given names respectively. In East Asian culture, steel comes before iron in when in alignment together, with Kotaro also baring the name "taro (first-born son)" in his name makes it a dead ringer that he is the first-born of the two.
19th May '16 1:12:40 PM Exusia
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** ''Jojolion'' introduces a different theme with the Higashikata family. All the family members that are female [[spoiler:introduced as female, anyway]] have names that are homonyms for card suits; Daiya = Diamond, Hato = Heart, Tsurugi = Spade, Mitsuba = Club. Furthermore, all the Stand users in the family except for Josuke have the word "King" in their Stands' names, reinforcing the playing card theme.
18th May '16 11:42:47 AM Pichu-kun
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** Does Lucy fit in to this?
*** St. Lucy. Patron saint of Light and diseases of the eye. Maybe the writers just thought, "Close enough"?



* In ''Series/{{TwoAndAHalfMen}}'', Kandi's parents are named Andi and Mandi.
** Lampshaded by Charlie:

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* In ''Series/{{TwoAndAHalfMen}}'', Kandi's parents are named Andi and Mandi.
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Mandi. Lampshaded by Charlie:



* In ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', women of the Halliwell family seem to all have names starting with P: The main characters Piper, Phoebe, Prue, and later Paige; their late mother Patty, and their grandmother Penny. While Piper gives her sons non-thematic names, Phoebe (in the comics) has two daughters whom she names PJ and Parker.
** Piper's sons are themed in that, since they retain their mother's surname of Halliwell, they both take their first names from Leo's family - Wyatt was Leo's surname, Chris the name of Leo's father.

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* In ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', women of the Halliwell family seem to all have names starting with P: The main characters Piper, Phoebe, Prue, and later Paige; their late mother Patty, and their grandmother Penny. While Piper gives her sons non-thematic names, Phoebe (in the comics) has two daughters whom she names PJ and Parker.
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Parker. Piper's sons are themed in that, since they retain their mother's surname of Halliwell, they both take their first names from Leo's family - Wyatt was Leo's surname, Chris the name of Leo's father.


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* ''VideoGame/YokaiWatch 2'' reveals the grandfathers of Nate and Katie. Nathan "Nate" Adams (Keita Amano) has a grandfather named Nathaniel Adams (Keizo Amano). Katie Forester (Fumika "Fumi" Kodama) has a grandfather named Kenny Forester (Fumiaki Kodama). There is a heavy StrongFamilyResemblance between Katie and Kenny, while Nate is an outright IdenticalGrandson.
13th May '16 10:29:31 AM Pichu-kun
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* ''Animation/LeafieAHenIntoTheWild'' has Greenie and his mother Leafie. The English dub [[DubNameChange changed everyones names]]. Greenie is renamed "Wily" and has a name similar to his deceased father, Wilson (Wanderer in the original).



** Professor Oak has grandchildren Daisy and Green Oak. Daisies and oaks are both plants, while plants are frequently green. Green's name is LostInTranslation as it is "Blue Oak" internationally.

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** Professor Oak has his grandchildren Daisy and Green Oak. Daisies and oaks are both plants, while plants are frequently green. Green's name is LostInTranslation as it is "Blue Oak" internationally.[[DubNameChange internationally]].






* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', every pair of siblings in the main cast shares a syllable in their names: ''Zu''ko and A''zu''la, Sok''ka'' and ''Ka''tara, Oz''ai'' and ''I''roh.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', every ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'':
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pair of siblings in the main cast shares a syllable in their names: ''Zu''ko and A''zu''la, Sok''ka'' and ''Ka''tara, Oz''ai'' and ''I''roh.



* The SequelSeries WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget2015 created a nephew to Dr. Claw called Talon.

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* The SequelSeries WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget2015 ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget2015'' created a nephew to Dr. Claw called Talon.
17th Apr '16 4:21:33 PM Generality
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*** And Pan is actually a [[UpToEleven triple-themed]] name: the food puns for Gohan's side of the family, the powerful/mythical theme from Videl's, and the musical theme from Piccolo, who was Gohan's surrogate father for much of the series.

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*** And Pan is actually a [[UpToEleven triple-themed]] name: the food puns for Gohan's side of the family, the powerful/mythical theme from Videl's, Videl's[[note]]Especially as Pan's horns and goat legs were the inspiration of classical depictions of the devil[[/note]], and the musical theme from Piccolo, who was Gohan's surrogate father for much of the series.
12th Apr '16 12:05:44 AM Pichu-kun
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* In ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', Misty and her sisters are named after flowers.

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* In ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', Misty and her sisters Lily, Daisy, and Violet are named after flowers.


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* ''Chrysanthemum'' is a picture book about a FunnyAnimal mouse child who learns to love her name again after being bullied for it. Near the end her teacher, whose given name is Delphinium, says wants to name her child "Chrysanthemum" if it's a girl. This causes Chrysanthemum to overcome the bullies and enjoy school again.
27th Mar '16 5:56:39 PM Pichu-kun
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* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', male Senju in the Warring Clans Era all had architecture-themed names ending in "-ma", possibly playing off their key role as one of the two main founding clans of the Konoha-gakure.

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* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', male ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
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Senju in the Warring Clans Era all had architecture-themed names ending in "-ma", possibly playing off their key role as one of the two main founding clans of the Konoha-gakure.Konoha-gakure.
** Many named Hyuuga have names that begin with "H". Hiashi, Hizashi, Hinata, and Hanabi all have the same first letter, though Neji does not. [[spoiler:Hinata's]] daughter Himawari is half-Hyuuga and fits the tradition but her older brother Boruto does not.
27th Mar '16 5:48:16 PM Pichu-kun
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* In ''Silex and the City'', the members of the principal nuclear family are Blog Dotcom (father), Spam Dotcom (mother), Web Dotcom (daughter) and Url Dotcom (son).

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[[/folder]]\n\n[[folder:Comic Books]]\n* In ''Silex Yumi and the City'', the members of the principal nuclear family Yuuki from ''LightNovel/MariaSamaGaMiteru'' are Blog Dotcom (father), Spam Dotcom (mother), Web Dotcom (daughter) and Url Dotcom (son).siblings with similar names.


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* In ''Silex and the City'', the members of the principal nuclear family are Blog Dotcom (father), Spam Dotcom (mother), Web Dotcom (daughter) and Url Dotcom (son).
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13th Mar '16 7:03:07 PM ultimomant
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* The Draconequi in the ''Fanfic/PonyPOVSeries'' have this with both NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast (Havoc, Entropy, Discord, Strife, Anarchy, Pandemonium, Destruction, Rancor, and Fluttercruel/Cruelty (Discord's {{Child By|Rape}} MindRape with Fluttershy)), and the siblings all having at least one name starting with D (Discord, Disruption, Disorder, Desire, Destruction, and [[spoiler:Disruption]]).

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* ''Fanfic/PonyPOVSeries'':
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The Draconequi in the ''Fanfic/PonyPOVSeries'' have this with both NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast (Havoc, Entropy, Discord, Strife, Anarchy, Pandemonium, Destruction, Rancor, and Fluttercruel/Cruelty (Discord's {{Child By|Rape}} MindRape with Fluttershy)), and the siblings all having at least one name starting with D (Discord, Disruption, Darwinism, Disorder, Desire, Destruction, and [[spoiler:Disruption]]).


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* In ''Fanfic/PersonaEG'', Chrysalis' children are all named after insects or insect terms.
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