The new royal baby finally has a name. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Meghan and Harry shared their son’s name publicly on social media this morning to the excitement of royal fans everywhere.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are pleased to announce they have named their first born child: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
why-royal-baby-name-not-immediately-announced royals commentator Victoria Arbiter told in advance of Prince Louis’s birth, it is something of a tradition for members of the royal family to delay in sharing their children’s names publicly for multiple reasons.
Royals, however, also have to consider the great responsibility in naming a new member of the family and want to be sure of the name that has been chosen before announcing the name and sealing the baby’s place in history.
But now that we know the youngster’s name, what is it’s meaning? Here, we break it down.
Archie is sometimes a nickname for Archibald, but not in this case! The name means genuine and bold or brave, according to the baby name site Baby Centre, and a royal source has revealed to CNN that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex chose it because they “just liked the name, Archie.
In a nod to the child’s father, Prince, Harrison means son of Harry or son of Henry, making it the perfect middle name for the royal baby.
THE SURNAME, MOUNTBATTEN-WINDSOR
Meghan and Harry’s baby will use the surname Mountbatten-Windsor, as is one of several options available to the child. The previous announcement, some had predicted that he might have the Sussex surname, as Prince George uses the surname Cambridge at school or Prince used the surname Wales in the military, but it seems as though Meghan and her husband choose to go a different way.
Speaking to reporters minutes ago about their first few days as parents, Markle said .“It’s magic, it’s pretty amazing.