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Old 04-20-2019, 06:16 AM
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I know, but I am still stunned at the sloppy, lazy, incompetent journalism. OK, with the Internet and social media the requirements of education are not so rigid or not even required. But how hard would it have been to check the girl's names? The guys are easier because the names of all the Kings etc. down through history are well known.
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Old 04-20-2019, 07:33 AM
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If they do not want to use John as John, use the Scottish equivalent of Ian.
They wont want to use it at all. Esp Ian....
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Old 04-20-2019, 08:53 PM
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For a daughter the name could be Rosalind Cecilia Caroline. This is in honor of Rosalind Cecilia Caroline Hamilton, Duchess of Abercorn, a great-grandmother of Princess Diana.
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Old 04-21-2019, 12:17 AM
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For a daughter the name could be Rosalind Cecilia Caroline. This is in honor of Rosalind Cecilia Caroline Hamilton, Duchess of Abercorn, a great-grandmother of Princess Diana.
I don't see why they would use her full name. If they chose to honor her, one name would be plenty.

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Why would it be used at all? Its generally thought to be "bad luck" by the RF.. and as has been pointed out it is also the name of Diana's liltte brother who died.. so its not at all likel to be used
Older brother, John Spencer died in 1960, a year before Diana was born.

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Or the Gaelic/Irish equivalent of Sean. Or the Spanish Juan. Or the French Jean. Or the German Johann. The possibilities are endless.
Maybe the Gaelic or Scottish, at least there is a link. But why would they use a Spanish or German version? And Jean is a female name in the UK.
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Old 04-21-2019, 09:05 AM
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I hope it's a girl.

Alexandra Frances Doria
Victoria Rachel Caroline
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Old 04-21-2019, 09:24 PM
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More time for guesses:

Elizabeth Serena Loyce Frances - Bessie
Victoria Jeanne Harriette
Mary Victoria Jane Catherine

John Charles Henry Thomas - Johno
Angus Henry Charles Philip - Ango mango
Barry Christopher Robert Henry

Twins born on the 28th April, not at home
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four of Harry's cousins,
three friends of Meghan, one friend of Harry.
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Old 04-21-2019, 10:59 PM
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For a son Gerald could be used as a middle name.
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Old 04-21-2019, 11:10 PM
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More time for guesses:

Elizabeth Serena Loyce Frances - Bessie
Victoria Jeanne Harriette
Mary Victoria Jane Catherine

John Charles Henry Thomas - Johno
Angus Henry Charles Philip - Ango mango
Barry Christopher Robert Henry

Twins born on the 28th April, not at home
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four of Harry's cousins,
three friends of Meghan, one friend of Harry.
I like some of your suggestions, however, I doubt that the Sussex baby will receive more than three given names.

Victoria Daphne Jeanette

Dalilah Henrietta Frances
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Old 04-22-2019, 12:58 AM
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For a son Gerald could be used as a middle name.
Not sure they are close enough to the Lascelles to choose the name of the current Earl's Uncle as a middle name.

If it was just a random choice name and not for Gerald Lascelles. Well I guess there are thousands of names they 'could' use in the baby name books

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More time for guesses:

Elizabeth Serena Loyce Frances - Bessie
Victoria Jeanne Harriette
Mary Victoria Jane Catherine

John Charles Henry Thomas - Johno
Angus Henry Charles Philip - Ango mango
Barry Christopher Robert Henry

Twins born on the 28th April, not at home
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four of Harry's cousins,
three friends of Meghan, one friend of Harry.
Having trouble picturing a Prince Barry
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Old 04-22-2019, 12:59 AM
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Cute. And Gerald is cute too.
Most names are acceptable and attractive though guessing what these two will actually call their child, taking the royal and family factors into account, is quite like gambling...in a non costly kind of way.
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Old 04-22-2019, 01:09 AM
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I think a Prince Barry would be a kind, jolly, rollicking chap, with a very wide vocabulary and artistic tendencies.
A Prince Gerald, I see as a Knightly fellow who does good and brave works; a daylight Robin Hood on horseback.
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Old 04-22-2019, 02:13 AM
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For a son Gerald could be used as a middle name.
Are you going for the "most posts in any forum" award by naming one name per post
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Old 04-22-2019, 02:21 AM
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I think this will be a baby girl.
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Old 04-22-2019, 07:44 AM
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I also think it will be a girl...have thought that from the start.

A girl called Matilda Diana Elizabeth
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Old 04-23-2019, 11:29 AM
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Or maybe Alice Lillibet Mary . . .
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Or maybe Alice Lillibet Mary . . .
I like it!
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Old 04-23-2019, 02:20 PM
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What about Angela? I found out it was one of the Queen Mothers names.
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Old 04-23-2019, 09:35 PM
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It's 1.25am here & I've just woken up from a dream. Apparently, Meghan has had the baby & she's asked us (yes those of us on this forum) to choose the baby's names. We have to do it by nominating & voting for our top 3 names. I think the heavy responsibility woke me up.

(If I can get back to the dream, I'll try & find out if it's a boy or girl.)
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Old 04-23-2019, 11:11 PM
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I'll enter my choice for a girl's name now. We've been calling the child Baby Sussex for so long now, it'd be practical and logical that if its a girl, she'll be called "Bebe". And no, I do not see "Bubba" for a boy at all.
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Old 04-23-2019, 11:18 PM
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I'll enter my choice for a girl's name now. We've been calling the child Baby Sussex for so long now, it'd be practical and logical that if its a girl, she'll be called "Bebe". And no, I do not see "Bubba" for a boy at all.
Osipi, How about calling Baby Sussex "Boyd" if he is a boy?
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