The royal baby announcement for Spring 2019 has got everyone talking about it. Not only people are going crazy to see Meghan and Harry’s child, but they have already started wondering and guessing what name they are going to choose for the Queen’s great-grandson.
Choosing baby names is not an easy task. Parents realize there is a pressure of choosing a name since it will be one of the first things people learn about their child and it will follow them for the rest of their life. And if you are a royal, the responsibility is ever more significant; because a royal name tends to pay respect to relatives while still is relevant and relatable.
The Royal Family is aware of their popularity, which is why they have to take into account how the name will reflect to the world. And of course, we can only assume they wouldn’t choose a name that wasn’t approved by the Queen.
The importance of a Royal Name creates what specialists call “the Royal Effect”, when people from all over the world start naming their babies after it. The effect is so real and intense, that even royal names not chosen tend to be an international trend among new parents. It seems many people want their kids to be named after a princess or a prince.
And since we also love the British Royal Family, we decided to help new parents and share a list of the main Royal baby names for boys and girls throughout the time: