8 March 2013 9:38 AM, PST | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

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.

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.

Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner

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

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.

Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz

When Tom and Penelope were an item in the early aughts, we had high hopes for »

- The Huffington Post

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Kim Kardashian West
Tom Cruise
Taylor Swift

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners