Days before, people throughout the worlds are in competition to guess the royal baby’s name. According to Mirror.co.uk, in the past two days around 20,000 people participated in betting what the new princess’s name.
Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokers, one bookmakers, said, “Royal Baby betting has gone through the roof several times already, and the fact that it’s currently more popular than the General Election speaks volumes about how excited the country is to have a new Princess.”
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Well, it seems Prince William and Kate Middleton had anticipated this before. They didn’t let us wait longer since they announced name of their daughter through a Kensington Palace spokesperson on Monday.
A spokesman said: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
“The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.”
Why it is Charlotte? What is the meaning of Royal Baby Name?
Weighing 8lb 3oz, the little princess has the graceful name. The decision why the The Duke and Duchess use “Charlotte” name was simply because they like it. Though, it’s not the Royal Baby’s name if this doesn’t have special meaning or historical line.
In betting, Charlotte name is less popular than Alice who become most 2/1 most favorite. But Charlotte believes full of meaning in many ways for The Royal Family.
Charlotte is very historical name in British history. It’s linked to Queen Charlotte and the daughter, The Royal Princess Charlotte. Queen Charlotte was born in 1744 and later married to George III. She was the queen of Great Britain and Ireland from their marriage in 1761. In 1766, she gave birth to a daughter, who she named Charlotte and popular as the Princess Royal.
It’s also mentioned that Charlotte is the feminine version of Charles’s name was chosen in honor of Prince William’s father, Prince Charles.
The middle name, Elizabeth, is tribute to the great grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. While the last name is predictable enough, was given in honor of Princess Diana, mother of Prince William, who died in a car crash in Paris on August 31, 1997.