As the due date for the Duchess of Cambridge approaches, the British betting establishments have gone into mad odds-shifting mode on every aspect of William and Kate’s child including the royal baby name. They’re taking bets on the future sovereign’s hair color to future university and career choices and even which magazine will have the exclusive photos. But of course the main focus is on the baby’s name–putting on the table some obvious, conventional royal ancestor options, and also some bizarre, outrageous outliers. Here, the bookmaker’s top options for the royal baby name.
Her odds are a strong 6 to 1, but since Elizabeth is the name of the baby’s great and great-great Grandmamas, it seems much more likely that this will be among the multi-middles of the little princess. It also happens to be Kate’s middle name. Elizabeth is Number 56 in the UK, way up at Number 10 in America.