These are the latest baby names Kate is likely to choose, according to experts. Pregnant Duchess Kate Middleton likely to choose this baby name, experts claim. Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, is pregnant with her third baby, making an addition to her family with Prince William. These are the latest baby names Kate is likely to choose, according to experts. Kate Middleton is due to give birth in April. Experts are already guessing at what the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William might call their third baby. Alice, Victoria and Arthur are all in the running for the next royal baby.
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Harry made number one, while Henry, his formal name, is 12th on the list. Prince George also made the top five, coming fifth on the list for boys. Princess Charlotte was not forgotten, taking 13th place on the list for girls. The most popular girls name in 2018 is predicted to be Olivia.
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The most popular baby names of 2018 have been predicted. A website asked 3,500 pregnant women across the country due in 2018 to reveal their selected baby names. And it seems that parents have been inspired by royals, especially Prince Harry, whose name topped the list.
Pictured are Prince William and Kate Middleton, who proudly wore a tartan coat in a nod to the secret trips she took to Anstruther in Scotland with her then-fiancé
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Kate Middleton’s real name is Catherine, and she is known as Catherine Duchess of Cambridge officially. That name is an Anglo-Saxon name, and it means ‘innocent’. Famous women with the name include St Catherine of Alexandria, a fourth-century martyr and Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia.
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Albert is another royal name thought to be on the shortlist for the royal baby, and was the name of Queen Victoria’s husband. William Hill has this German name at 10 to one. Frederick is at 14 to one, and would be a very apt name, as it means “peaceful ruler”. Or could another royal girl be named after her grandmother? Elizabeth is at 14 to one.
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Royals tend to choose traditionally royal names for their children. There have been many King Georges over the years, including the Queen’s beloved father, who no doubt inspired Prince George’s name. Princess Charlotte’s name is thought to be a nod to Prince Charles, her grandfather.
So, what might Kate Middleton and William call their next addition to the family? The names with the best odds, according to William Hill, are Alice (8/1), Victoria (9/1) and Arthur (9/1). Alice was 23rd most popular in Name berry’s 100 most popular names for girls and boys for the first half of 2017. However, Victoria didn’t appear on the list. However, Kate and William could be inspired by the hit TV show starring Victoria Coleman, a friend of Prince Harry. Aruther is the 36th most popular boy’s name according to the baby naming site. KATE MIDDLETON NEWS: BABY NAME CHOSEN BY PREGNANT DUCHESS COULD BE THIS. The ancient name may be either of Roman of Celtic descent but is a nod to King Arthur, who – according to myth – pulled a sword from a stone and was, therefore, the rightful king of England.
Other contenders for royal baby names
- Albert (10/1).
- Frederick (14/1).
- Elizabeth (14/1).
- Henry (16/1).
- Philip (16/1).
- Alexander (16/1).