The bets are open ! Since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced that they were expecting their second child, there has been a lot of speculation about the first name the couple could give to their baby girl. If Diana climbs to the top of the bookmakers’ bets, for a tribute to Princess Diana, mother of the Duke of Sussex who died in 1997, others lean for a nod to Prince Philip, husband of Elizabeth II who died on the 9th. last April at the age of 99 with the first name Philippa. However, neither of these two names was mentioned by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who in the past were interested in completely different first names, they who had already surprised a lot by choosing the first name Archie for their son.
Indeed, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle do not seem unlike other members of the royal family, not really attached to traditions by giving their children the first names of missing members of the Windsor or Mountbatten. And it could be the same for their daughter. Indeed, during a trip in 2019, when the Duchess of Sussex was pregnant with her first child, a little girl had made a suggestion to her that she found interesting, in case the baby was a girl. “I asked her if she would call her baby Amy if she had a daughter, and she said, ‘That’s a very pretty name, I like it. We’ll have to think about it,” “she said, People reported. . Likewise for the first name Lily, which had caught the attention of Prince Harry.
A reconciling first name for Meghan and Harry?
The latter could also constitute a tribute to Elizabeth II, and a sign of reconciliation, while this first name is also among the favorites of bookmakers, just after Diana. But as for Archie, it will be necessary to wait to discover the first name of this little girl, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are now particularly attached to their privacy. So much so that they could even have given a false due date for the Duchess to give birth to their second child in the utmost secrecy, a source said,
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