03/07/2013 02:15 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Jamie Lynn Spears & Jamie Watson, And Other Same-Name Celebrity Couples

Presumably, no one wants to call out their own name while in the throes of passion. But unfortunately, the rising popularity of unisex monikers has increased the likelihood of that awkward scenario. Here are some similarly named celebrities who've coupled up in recent years.

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Jamie Lynn Spears and Jamie Watson
Britney Spears' little sis just announced her engagement to her beau of three years. To add to the confusion, Jamie is also the name of Britney and Jamie Lynn's dad.

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Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner
Twihards and Swift fans found common ground when the pair hooked up for a few months in 2009.

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Paris Hilton and Paris Latsis
Both named for the City of Light, the socialite and Greek shipping heir dated for much of 2005 and were briefly engaged.

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Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz
When Tom and Penelope were an item in the early aughts, we had high hopes for them to produce offspring with the hyphenate Cruise-Cruz.

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David Lauren and Lauren Bush
George W. Bush's niece became Lauren Bush-Lauren when she married Ralph Lauren's son in 2011.

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Kris Kumphries and Kris Jenner
Okay, so it's actually Kim Kardashian's mom who shares the first name of her ex husband. But we still think it's weird that they use the same quirky K spelling.



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