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Old 12-21-2007, 11:54 AM
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I don't know how they are going to explain that the child seemed like a Philip to the press.
D how true!
but obviously they thought of it. but still i think the last names were clear, maybe not the first, but they just didn t thought of philip and theo by chance??! and i guess alexander has also an origin?

Old 12-21-2007, 12:15 PM
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According to BBC, they've named the baby boy James Alexander Philip Theo Mountbatten-Windsor. In my opinion, it's a wonderful name!

BBC NEWS | UK | Edward and Sophie name baby James

Old 12-21-2007, 12:15 PM
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I also like David, James is one we've not seen for a while, either, is it? Hopefully, Edward and Sophie will have an unexpected name in there. I wonder when the announcement of his name will be made?

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Old 12-21-2007, 12:16 PM
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Well! I posted too soo!

"James Alexander Philip Theo Mountbatten-Windsor"

I LOVE it. James--what a lovely, regal name.
Where did Theo come from??

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Old 12-21-2007, 12:21 PM
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Per the article, Theo is a name shared with the baby's maternal great-grandfather.

What a great Christmas gift for the family! He's an adorable baby and I'll be Louise is having a great time helping to take care of him!
Old 12-21-2007, 12:28 PM
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Very nice name. I like the name James alot.
Old 12-21-2007, 01:45 PM
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I do too, actually. I am VERY happy to see the name Philip in there as well. Although, I would love to have seen Christopher too for Sophie's father. But James I like for the first name...very regal.
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Old 12-21-2007, 01:48 PM
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I think Chris Rhys-Jones is happy with the inclsion of Theo - For his father and his brother who died earlier this year.
Old 12-21-2007, 01:59 PM
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Theo is so cute. I guess they decided Theo is more appropos to modern fashion than Theophilius.
Old 12-21-2007, 02:02 PM
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Wonderful name
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Old 12-21-2007, 02:33 PM
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And at least 20 of our colleagues had James picked! In my short search, quite a few had the combo of James and Phillip selected, and others got James and Alexander.

Makes you wonder if "you know who" ever reads our efforts in our little community!

(By the way, when I think of "Jamie", I think of Jamie Fraser from the Diana Gabaldon Outlander (or Stitch in Time) series...not a bad fellow to share a name with!)

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Old 12-21-2007, 02:50 PM
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I love the name they've chosen!

James Alexander Philip Theo is perfect - modern, but yet traditional and sentimental.
Old 12-21-2007, 03:17 PM
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James Alexander Philip Theo, what a nice name!
Old 12-21-2007, 03:23 PM
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What a great name! James was a little bit of a surprise, but it seems to me like it hasn't been used in a while, so that's nice! And I'm SO glad that they included Philip in the name, as well.
Old 12-21-2007, 03:55 PM
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I really like the name, traditional with out being old fashion.
Old 12-21-2007, 04:05 PM
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Lovely name.
Old 12-21-2007, 04:09 PM
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Such long names LOL but James is ok. I like Theo a lot...
Old 12-21-2007, 05:03 PM
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I love the name, especially James which is one of my favourite names, I think they choose a really beautiful name, and names.
Old 12-21-2007, 05:19 PM
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Who is the Alexander after? Philip is for the Duke of Edinburgh, Theo is for Sophie's grandfather. Is James a family name or just one they liked?

Jamie Severn sounds adorable :)
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Old 12-21-2007, 07:22 PM
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I like the James Alexander Philip part, but am not sure about Theo, a bit to footballer for my liking thought I suppose HRH does have valid reasons.

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