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Lyndiloo Tue 24-Apr-18 00:09:28

Any ideas on our new little Prince's name? I'm betting on Charles ... or maybe Phillip.

DanniRae Tue 24-Apr-18 07:18:51

I apologise to all the Arthurs out there but I really hope they don't call him that. I favour Albert - shortened to Bertie! smile

Teetime Tue 24-Apr-18 10:03:00

Oh please not Arthur- James would be nice.

glammanana Tue 24-Apr-18 10:11:33

Prince Edwards son is called James he is 11th in line,I also favour Albert shortened to Bertie.

Situpstraight Tue 24-Apr-18 10:14:35

I don’t think it will be Bertie too many memories for the Queen on Wallace and Bertie.
Maybe another William?
I like Alfred shortened to Alfie, although it doesn’t sound very Royal, now I think about it.

Anniebach Tue 24-Apr-18 10:19:12

Wallace married David

Granny23 Tue 24-Apr-18 10:19:36

Whenever I hear Albert I think of the senior Mr Steptoe.

I'd much prefer Robert (also one of our former King's Names) which can be shortened to Bertie, or Bert, Bob, Bobby, Rob, Robbie, Rab, Rabbie, etc.

Anniebach Tue 24-Apr-18 10:20:24

If Alfred the media will refer to Prince Fred

merlotgran Tue 24-Apr-18 10:26:30

I wonder how they keep his name a secret from George and Charlotte who might blurt it out?

'Off you go to school now. Say goodbye to Thingy'

hildajenniJ Tue 24-Apr-18 10:26:47

They will probably go with a traditional name, but wouldn't it be nice if they chose one that it at risk of disappearing? Boys I went to school with were Kenneth, Keith, Nigel or even Gary. Kenneth was a 9 the century Scottish king who united the Scots and the Picts, it's historical.

Baggs Tue 24-Apr-18 11:37:36

He really should have a George in his name somewhere!

Situpstraight Tue 24-Apr-18 11:44:44

Sorryanniebach didn’t put my thinking head on this morning

Anniebach Tue 24-Apr-18 11:47:49

Situpstraight 😀

DanniRae Tue 24-Apr-18 12:28:06

My son is called Robert so I would be delighted for the new prince to be called after him................after all my Robert has always been my little prince, even though he's 33 now!!

Anniebach Tue 24-Apr-18 13:25:10

Victoria had a son Leopold

merlotgran Tue 24-Apr-18 13:27:25

Leo's a nice name

nonnasusie Tue 24-Apr-18 13:32:43

Surely not Charles as his sister is Charlotte! Two Charlies would be confusing 😀!

DanniRae Tue 24-Apr-18 14:17:56

Yes merlotgran I like the name Leo.
Oh I wish they'd make their minds up........I am getting impatient.
Surely they would have had names ready before the baby was born?

annsixty Tue 24-Apr-18 14:32:00

Of course they would but it is their little tease to keep us guessing.

Lyndiloo Tue 24-Apr-18 14:40:29

Nonnasusie - I didn't think of that (Duh!) So, of course, it won't be Charles! Alexander would be good ...?

Prince Alexander Phillip David Windsor

(They'll probably throw a few more names in, for good measure.)

Teetime Tue 24-Apr-18 14:52:36

My lovely Dad was called Albert a vine name. Ethelred, Egbert, Harold?

annsixty Tue 24-Apr-18 14:53:53

I don't think I have seen Richard mentioned, that has a royal pedigree.

Lilypops Tue 24-Apr-18 15:22:45

Maybe, James William Arthur, takes the name of Kate's brother, And one of Prince Charles middle name as well as Dad William, Ooh should I have a little bet on this ,😀

GillT57 Tue 24-Apr-18 15:38:39

nonnasue agree about confusing with two Charlies ( Charles and Charlotte) but I once worked with a Christopher who had a twin Christine.....two Chris...sorry off the topic, but I always thought it odd. Did their parents refer to them as Topher and Tine I wonder? As you were grin

Charleygirl Tue 24-Apr-18 15:39:21

I personally do not like old fashioned names like Albert and Alfred. I think maybe David or Phillip. What is Kate'sfather's name?