Posts Tagged ‘ george alexander louis ’

George Alexander Louis: Baby Cambridge’s Name Revealed!

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

For name nerds like me, the big story wasn’t whether Prince William and Duchess Kate had a boy or girl—it’s what names they picked for the royal baby. Following tradition, the future King of England was given almost as many names as Uma Thurman’s daughter, Luna—three. And here it is: George Alexander Louis! Read below for the full scoop on these names.

George This lovely name, which means “farmer,” has a long history with British royalty—there was a King George in charge of England for a stretch of more than a century. It’s also rumored to be the name Prince Charles will take on when he becomes king.

Alexander Alexander the Great was an early conquerer of Asia—and Alexander was a common royal name for Russian and Greek monarchs. The name means defender of men—a wonderful meaning for a future king’s name. The female version, Alexandra, is part of Queen Elizabeth’s name.

Louis The legendary kings of France (who ended their reign when they were snuffed out in the French Revolution) wore this moniker, which means warrior. (It’s also one of Prince William’s middle names!)

What do you think of Kate and William’s choices? Still not loving any of the prince’s names? Try one of these other royal boys’ names on for size! (Or if you have a little princess to name, check out our list of royal names for girls!)

Take a look back at Kate’s pregnancy, her marriage, and more! (And see our special message about the royal baby!)

Want to keep up with the latest in baby names? Like In Name Only on Facebook!

Photo: Prince William, Duchess Kate, and Prince George Alexander Louis
you

Add a Comment
Back To In Name Only

Find a Baby Name

Browse by

or Enter a name