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#1 antigone_

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:05 AM

Go, guess what name they will use - one for a boy, one for a girl.

I'll go with:

Archibald (Archie)

and

Millicent (Millie) or Arabella - perhaps Diana for a female middle name?

Edited by antigone_, 04 December 2012 - 07:07 AM.


#2 purple_daisy

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:14 AM

I think they will definitely go for Royal names:
Boy James or George
Girl Jane or Charlotte


#3 Prioritising Pooks

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:25 AM

Boy -James or Edward

Girl- Elizabeth, with perhaps Diana as MN

So sad to hear Kate has HG, I am a survivor and I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy.

#4 Freddie'sMum

Posted 04 December 2012 - 09:59 AM

I think when they do pick a name they will definitely go for traditional.

They will be naming the next King or Queen of England.  

Boy - George (after the current Queen's father) or James or Henry - as first names.
Lots of choices for middle names: Charles, Edward, Phillip, Arthur.

Girls - Victoria would be my first choice.  Then she will be Queen Victoria II.
After that Elizabeth or Mary as a first choice.  Again, the royal baby will have 3 middle names - so anything from Diana, Alexandra, Phillipa (I don't know Kate's mum's name - but throw that in there as well).



#5 Oriental lily

Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:16 AM

Girls
Mary
Victoria
Alexandra
Margaret ( which I guess is another version of Mary)

Boys.

Phillip
George
Charles
Albert (the queens fathers real name)

I imagine this child will be the conservative naming choice.

Perhaps other children down the track will be a bit more flexible.


#6 The 7 Dwarfs

Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:20 AM

Victoria and Richard

#7 SisterMaryElephant

Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:26 AM

Part of me is hoping they go for a name that isn't associated with any past monarchs, but they'll probably go with George, Victoria, etc.

I'd like to see something unexpected yet still traditional.  Maybe Marcus or Christopher for a boy.  Lydia or Juliet for a girl.  I doubt it though.

#8 Tinned asparagus

Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:33 AM

Arthur for a boy! I expect it will be George or Albert though.

Elizabeth for a girl, maybe Mary.

I think they will be more traditional with a girls name as, if the baby is a girl, she will be the first to be queen by succession, not just default of no boys.

#9 cb2

Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:34 AM

Girl: Apple
Boy: Jagger
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#10 I'm Batman

Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:06 AM

The family tree has heaps of great names.

Amelia
Sophia

Maximillian
Wilamena

Dorathea or Dora
augusta
Adolphus (probably not)

There is also a huge variety of Scottish names they might like, as they spend a great deal of time in Scotland.

James

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Line_of_succe..._British_throne

Here is the current royal family, some great names in there.

#11 Natttmumm

Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:34 AM

Henry James for a boy - just because I love it

Victoria Diana - just a guess

#12 Kreme

Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:42 AM

Boy:James, George, Arthur.
Middle names might be Charles, Philip, Henry, Edward, Andrew

Girl:Alexandra, Victoria, Mary, Elizabeth
Middle names Diana, Margaret, Anne


Edited by kreme, 04 December 2012 - 11:43 AM.


#13 opethmum

Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:44 AM

Victoria Elizabeth Diana Carole Windsor

or

Charles Phillip William Michael Windsor

That's my prediction


#14 fruitbat72

Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:49 AM

Something UNEEK like......

Boy - Jaxxxxxxxxon
        
Girl - Chardonnae

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#15 FloralArrangement

Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:52 AM

Victoria Diana sounds wonderful.

Charles would be good for a boys name "Charlie"

#16 ali27

Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:52 AM

Names on the royal family tree which haven't been used for a while are

Alice
Caroline
Charlotte
Helena
Melita

Albert
Alexander
Frederick
Harold
John

#17 Mumma_G

Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:53 AM

Eva, Elizabeth, Mary

James, George, Spencer (haha wishful thinking for that last one but i thought it would be nice to honour Diana)

#18 Nasty Bunsen

Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:09 PM

My guess is a formal, traditional name with a nickname -much like when Charles and Diana named the boys and stated the informal name right from the start.

I predict Elizabeth (after the queen and queen mother) nn Elsie for a girl. We have had the name Elsie picked out for 5 years and 2 boys later we're expecting #3 - I am being driven mad by everyone going on about it being a "princess" this time (I cannot stand people calling girls princesses)- what are chances of a real princess coming along and stealing our name?  tongue.gif Meh, we'll probably have another boy anyway!



#19 42n8

Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:19 PM

Boy: Albert William Charles (not sure on the 3rd middle name but I reckon this is where they'll put something a little more contemporary royal).

Can probably rule out Henry, as that's Harry's real name and I doubt George as that was the Queen's father's title and that was surrounded by sadness, but Albert is his real name.

Girl: Would love something still traditional but original for a future Queen like: Arabella, Clementine, Gretchen or even Adelaide for example. Middle names; my guesses are;
Victoria Elizabeth Catherine.  I'd love them to use Dianna but I think that'll get nix'd by the powers that be.

I"m gonna rule out Mary as a possibility as there will be a Queen Mary in Denmark around the same time and Charlotte is quite popular around European royalty.

#20 Black Velvet

Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:24 PM

I think if it is a girl that Diana's middle name of Frances will be in there somewhere.

Anyway, best wishes to them and I hope they have a long and happy life.

#21 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:28 PM

How about a nod to the colonies by using Wayne or Raelene? Or some EB suggestions: Pippin, Zoltan, Libertine or Acie?

#22 71Cath

Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:32 PM

Abcde or Le-a are the obvious choices...

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#23 Berndt Tőst

Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:36 PM

Boy: not likely to be Richard or John as the last kings with that name were naughty boys. James would be nice, traditional but current.

Girl: Elizabeth III has a nice ring to it.

#24 Z-girls rock

Posted 04 December 2012 - 01:15 PM

Apparently Twitter has already decided and the name will be Shaniqua

http://gawker.com/59...n=recirculation

I agree with a commenter that Latifah would be a much more awesome and appropriate name (I mean - this baby may be Queen one day!)

I think it is weird that twitter has also decided already that they are having a girl. Or maybe Shaniqua is another name that has gone unisex ph34r.gif

#25 Oriental lily

Posted 04 December 2012 - 01:34 PM

Prince Edward and sophie named their  son (who is about five) James so I think one James in the ascension order ( he would be in there somewhere) would be enough for it not to be repeated.

I noticed Caroline is another name that was popular .

Catherine and Caroline go nice and carol is Catherine's mother name.

Edited by Oriental lily, 04 December 2012 - 01:39 PM.





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