Is it ok to give the same name to two sons, both BH alive?


And what about the same name for a son and a daughter, such as names which are usually given to both boys and girls (e.g. Simcha)?



The custom is not to in both cases.



כ״כ בשו״ת דברי מלכיאל ג, עה. וראה שו״ת צי״א יא, נו. וראה הנסמן בזיו השמות כא, א-ב.