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Old 02-09-2015, 08:33 PM
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Somehow, I don't think you're right - I think they are very sensitive to negative press.

Hey, I personally think they should honor ALL parents and grandparents in their choice of names.
I dont think they "give a damn". And they really dont care about the DM.

They will name this child entirely to their own wishes. And if they want to call it Carole (hopefully not a boy) then they will.

Lots of time is spent on these threads saying why royals cant name their child a certain name - dead people, "not royal", "unlucky", "history" duplicate. The later includes some vague royals in Europe that the majority of Brits have never heard of.

I hope they come up with something different (I've recently taken to Allegra for a girl) but they are quite an old fashioned couple so probably not.

My only wish is that it is not Diana - not because of personal feelings about her, but that it is an incredible burden for a child to carry into the future. I also feel now that Elizabeth will be a burden as well. Sorry, that's 2 wishes.
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Old 02-09-2015, 08:36 PM
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Ahhh that bright lightbulb above my head really makes typing a message so much easier.

They may decide to go with something quite simple as Mary or Alice or Jane for the sole reason it will be something easy for George to pronounce.
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Old 02-09-2015, 08:45 PM
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Princess Mary Jane? the press would love it
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Old 02-09-2015, 08:53 PM
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Why not all Cs?

Prince Christopher Charles Caspian of Cambridge
Princess Christina Caroline Catherine of Cambridge
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Old 02-09-2015, 11:03 PM
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For a Prince: Edmund Ernest Edwin
For a Princess: Elizabeth Emma Edwina
Edwina - oh, I love that name. Long shot, though.


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Prince Christopher Charles Caspian of Cambridge
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Old 02-09-2015, 11:20 PM
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If it's a girl, I would love if they named her Eleanor Victoria Elizabeth, after Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth I, and Queen Elizabeth II.
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Old 02-13-2015, 01:20 AM
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Eleanor would be a fantastic choice. Not only is Eleanor of Aquitaine a badass namesake, George and Eleanor also sound lovely together. And haven't there been rumours that Diana wanted to name a daughter Eleanor? Seems like a perfect fit (provided of course that William and Catherine like it, haha).
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I always thought Diana liked Alethea for a girl? Eleanor is very pretty but there are quite a lot of young Leonor, Eleanors about; the King of Belgium's daughter, Princess Madelaine of Sweden's toddler, the eldest child of Felipe and Letizia of Spain, for example, so they might not pick it for that reason.
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Old 02-13-2015, 01:57 AM
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Oh dear, it's clear you'all haven't gotten the news. I have. In the food market check-out lane this evening, it was being announced clear as 20-point type: Catherine's baby is a girl and she is naming it Diana. 'Nuf said.
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I always thought Diana liked Alethea for a girl? Eleanor is very pretty but there are quite a lot of young Leonor, Eleanors about; the King of Belgium's daughter, Princess Madelaine of Sweden's toddler, the eldest child of Felipe and Letizia of Spain, for example, so they might not pick it for that reason.
There are a million apocryphal stories about what Diana would have named a girl.

At this point, let's agree that probably she would have named a girl Princess Madison CoCo Nevaeh and have done with it.
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I always thought Diana liked Alethea for a girl? Eleanor is very pretty but there are quite a lot of young Leonor, Eleanors about; the King of Belgium's daughter, Princess Madelaine of Sweden's toddler, the eldest child of Felipe and Letizia of Spain, for example, so they might not pick it for that reason.

Since it appears at various times William and Kate don't know who the European Royalty are I don't think they would have any idea what they have named their children


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Old 02-13-2015, 02:25 AM
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Yikes! I would hope they at least know the basic facts.
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Yikes! I would hope they at least know the basic facts.

IMO I ready don't think so
Just a feeling I have so that leaves it open to guess any euro royal names


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Old 02-13-2015, 04:19 AM
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Why should they care what other European couples have named their children though? It's their child. They should name it whatever they like and not give a hoot about what some people they're hardly going to see on a daily, weekly, monthly or even yearly basis have named their children.
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Old 02-14-2015, 09:55 AM
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I'm still thinking and hoping that this one is going to another boy.

Here are my some more detail predictions
for another prince

1. HRH Prince Alfred John Francis of cambridge
(my favorite)

2. HRH Prince Arthur Michael Charles of cambridge

3. HRH Prince Richard Philip Albert of cambridge
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Old 02-14-2015, 10:56 AM
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Diana's paternal grandmother was:

Cynthia Elinor Beatrix Hamilton
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I hope if it's a girl the name Diana is no where in her list of Names.
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:54 PM
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Towards the end with George, I had a clear feeling that it was a boy. I am all over the place with this one, but I am now leaning towards boy. I agree with the Arthur/Alfred camp, that's where I'll put my money.

Arthur/Alfred Philip - or some combination of the three.
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I'm thinking boy and I did day Arthur but I really think it could be something a bit left field.
Not a fruit, tree or weather condition but not a name you immediately think of as "Royal".


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I see the bookies have Ringo as 500/1 ha ha they also have spencer as 33/1 and Macbeth as 400/1


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I think Ringo might have better odds than Spencer - isn't the surname thing just too American?
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