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Old 05-02-2015, 12:45 PM
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I loved this name! Any british royal named Lavinia on the past? (sorry for my ignorance, I'm not very good with names)
Will's aunt Lady Sarah (not a royal of course) I believe is Elizabeth Lavinia Sarah
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Old 05-02-2015, 12:46 PM
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Here's my guess for the names:
Charlotte Elizabeth Mary
Charlotte Alexandra Mary
Adelaide Victoria Elizabeth/Louisa
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Old 05-02-2015, 12:51 PM
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Well, 'Prince Harry' was definitely a breach with tradition (I know he is formally Prince Henry).
I would not say so. The third son of King George V., the Duke of Gloucester was also named Henry.
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Old 05-02-2015, 01:06 PM
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Not in the British royal family but there is a Princess Lavinia walking around

Andreas Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia (1929 x 1990)
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Kira Melita Feodora Marie Victoria Alexandra, Princess of Leiningen (1930-2005)
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Lavinia Maria Karađorđević, Princess of Serbia (1961)

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I would not say so. The third son of King George V., the Duke of Gloucester was also named Henry.
Yes, Prince Henry. Not "Prince Harry" in public. Imagine King Harry VIII and his six wives.
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Old 05-02-2015, 01:12 PM
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Yes, Prince Henry. Not "Prince Harry" in public. Imagine King Harry VIII and his six wives.
There was another Prince Henry of Wales, son of James I. He died in 1612 and thats how we end up with Charles I. Well, after Henry VIII.
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Old 05-02-2015, 01:23 PM
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There was another Prince Henry of Wales, son of James I. He died in 1612 and thats how we end up with Charles I. Well, after Henry VIII.
But he was actually the Prince of Wales and not Prince Henry of Wales.
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Old 05-02-2015, 01:51 PM
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The Duke of Gloucester was referred to as Harry to his family. The press and public was much more formal back then. No would have thought to use nicknames or even first name like they do now.

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Charlotte Elizabeth Matilda


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Old 05-02-2015, 01:53 PM
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Old 05-02-2015, 02:01 PM
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Cecilia Rose Elizabeth - that baby reminded me of the Queen Mother when I saw her.
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You know George's names spell out GAL it's was a prediction of a princess . What will the new princess names predicted next - CAT, DOG, BOY?


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You know George's names spell out GAL it's was a prediction of a princess . What will the new princess names predicted next - CAT, DOG, BOY?


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Louisa Ursula Patricia.... think about that for a minute...
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Old 05-02-2015, 02:08 PM
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Louisa Ursula Patricia.... think about that for a minute...
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Old 05-02-2015, 02:10 PM
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Yes, Prince Henry. Not "Prince Harry" in public. Imagine King Harry VIII and his six wives.

Henry VIII was often called Harry. It's a very traditional nickname for Henry used several times in royal history.


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Cecilia Rose Elizabeth - that baby reminded me of the Queen Mother when I saw her.
Princess Cecilia is beautiful.

Cecilia, Caecilia, Cécile, Cecilie are frequent names in various royal families.
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Old 05-02-2015, 02:14 PM
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The Duke of Gloucester was referred to as Harry to his family. The press and public was much more formal back then. No would have thought to use nicknames or even first name like they do now.

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I think that royals have ALWAYS had nicknames; King George VI was always known as "Bertie" to the family (I think he went by Prince Albert until becoming king), Prince Albert Victor was "Eddy," and Queen Elizabeth was "Lilibet." I think it's just slightly unusual for a prince to be primarily known in public by his nickname- Prince Harry instead of Prince Henry.
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Old 05-02-2015, 02:16 PM
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I would love it if they'd honor the PoW by calling her "Charlotte" but I've heard that the BRF considers Charlotte an unlucky name.

Maybe "Caroline"? That way both Charles and Carole Middleton could be honored?

Otherwise, Elizabeth Alexandra or Alexandra Elizabeth would be perfect, imo.
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Old 05-02-2015, 02:19 PM
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Well, wasn't Charles also an 'unlucky' name, bearing in mind the deadly execution of King Charles I and the problematic King Charles II ?
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Old 05-02-2015, 02:23 PM
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Almost every name has some unlucky moments in history. But I don't understand royal predjuce against John. Strong classic name, the most classic of all.
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Well, wasn't Charles also an 'unlucky' name, bearing in mind the deadly execution of King Charles I and the problematic King Charles II ?
There are rumors (not sure how well-established) that Charles could possibly rule as King George VII instead of using the "unlucky" name of Charles III.
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Old 05-02-2015, 02:42 PM
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Almost every name has some unlucky moments in history. But I don't understand royal predjuce against John. Strong classic name, the most classic of all.
There have been King John's in the past so I wouldn't think there would be an issue with that name.

I remember when William was born they comedians came up with the bad joke that they were going to name him "Up" so they could write "Up, Chuck and Di" on the Christmas cards.
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