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Thread: William and Kate's baby!
December 3rd, 2012 04:15 PM #16
Though Diana seems like an obvious choice for a seconday name for a girl, I do hope they use Frances/Francis instead and that way they could honour Diana with a boys name too. Frances was Diana's middle name and Francis is Michael Middleton's middle name. The name Francis also have relations on the royal side of the family, Her Majesty's great-grandfather was Francis, the Duke of Teck.
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December 3rd, 2012 04:50 PM #18Senior Member
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Diana will probably be a middle if it's a girl. It's not royal enough, and the english are pretty traditional. Victoria or George maybe.
I think they'll stay away from the names of the other royal heirs to the throne: so no Eleanor (Lenore in Spain), Amelia (catharine- Amalia in Netherlands), Elizabeth (belgian princess), Alexandra (Ingrid Alexandra in Norway), or Estelle (sweden).
The feminist in me want a girl, but poor little Prince Christian will be quite lonely with all these girls around. Or lucky?
December 3rd, 2012 06:48 PM #20
December 3rd, 2012 07:06 PM #22
I'd like it to be a girl but, due to her extreme morning sickness and my own pregnancy experience, I suspect she's having a boy!!
I imagine they will go with George or Frances for a boy - I'm not sure about for a girl, possibly something old fashioned but "unexpected" to the Royals - similar to Fergie's choices with Beatrice & Eugenie - I think Diana or Frances will definitely be in there somewhere though.Hi! I'm Hayley
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December 3rd, 2012 09:34 PM #24Senior Member
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@Ottilie - drat, I forgot about Lenore in Spain. Humbug. The notion of a 21st-century Queen Eleanor has been delighting me all day I'll have to switch my bet to Charlotte or Caroline. Victoria doesn't seem all that likely to me, though it seems to be a top bet everywhere; wishful thinking on my part?