Royal Baby Names

Royal baby names are those used by royal families in recent years. The royal names here include those used by British royal parents as well as those from other countries throughout Europe, including Spain, the Netherlands, and Sweden. Many of the names of contemporary royal children have been used by royal families over the centuries, while some are newcomers to the royal name lexicon. Royal baby names include:

  • Alexandra

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    Alexandra, the feminine form of Alexander, fell out of the Top 100 for the first time since 1983 in 2015. But make no mistake: Just shy of 3000 newborns were named Alexandra in 2016, so it's still... Read More 

  • Alexia

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    This diminutive, similar to Alex or Alexis, has been yo-yoing in popularity the past few years. It hit a peak of 132 in 2002, before gradually declining to 275 by 2011 -- only to rebound to 175 in... Read More 

  • Alice

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    Alice is a classic name that's both strong and sweet, which got a big bounce via Tina Fey's choice of the name for her daughter. Alice has experienced a recent surge in popularity. ... Read More 

  • Amalia

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    Amalia is a widely cross-cultural name, heard from Italy to Romania, Germany to Scandinavia. The current heir to the Dutch throne is Princess Catharina-Amalia of Orange. It can be pronounced... Read More 

  • Amedeo

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    This euphonious Italian Italian name for boys, often associated with the painter Modigliani, makes a recommended creative... Read More 

  • Ariane

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  • Carlos

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    Carlos' popularity in the Hispanic community puts it just outside the U.S. Top 100 -- though Carlos could work equally well with an Anglo surname. Notable namesakes include musician Santana,... Read More 

  • Charlotte

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    The name of the young Princess of Cambridge, Charlotte is the latest classic name to join Sophia, Emma, Olivia, and Isabella in a rise toward the top of the list, and it is now among the most... Read More 

  • Christian

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    Christian has fallen a bit from its 90's and 00's heights, but it's still quite popular. Once considered overly pious, Christian is now seen as making a bold statement of faith by some, while also... Read More 

  • Claus

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    A very Christmassy name, for obvious reasons. And how is Mrs. Claes, Class, Klaas, Klasse, Klaus (Dutch), Clause, Klaus (German), Launo (Finnish)?Read More 

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