With Kate Middleton and Prince William officially expecting a baby, their son or daughter will officially be one of the most popular babies born in 2013. The royal baby name will surely cause a spike in popularity for other babies being given the same name. Do you think the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will choose a name that’s already popular? Both Prince William and Prince Harry have classic, regular names.
Whether Prince William and Middleton have a girl or a boy, their child will be an heir to the throne following Prince William.
Here are our top three royal baby name picks!
Prince Daniel (Hebrew): God is my judge
Prince Henry (German): The ruler of the house
Prince Elijah (Hebrew): Jehovah is my god
Princess Antoinette (Latin): Priceless and highly praiseworthy; A flourishing flower
Princess Cassiopeia (Greek): Mother of Andromeda who was changed into a constellation after she died
Princess Eliza (English): My god is beautiful
The Queen’s Jubilee was one to be remembered. Her royal celebration was a dapper display of celebrating 60 years as Monarch in 2012. The Diamond Jubiliee featured celebrity cameos, performances, and was a news topic all around the world as families tuned in to the celebration.
Baby names that exude royalty will bring the Jubilee to your new son or daughter—and it will be a celebration you can look forward to every year! The parties might be a bit less star-studded, but the close family and friends parties are more regal that way.
Royal names for boys:
Nathaniel (Hebrew): Gift of God
Vincent (Latin): Conqueror; Victor
Edward (English): Guardian of prosperity
Alexander (Greek): Helper and defender of mankind
Royal names for girls:
Eloise (French): Battle maiden
Isabella (Hebrew): God is my vow
Juliana (Latin): Downy-haired; Youthful
Adelaide (German): Nobel and kind
The start of 2012 has yet to arrive but the top baby names of the upcoming year have! How is that so? Although it cannot be said which names have made a comeback without the year actually beginning, Parenting Magazine does predict a few of the potential baby name trends for the start of the new year.
Does it come as any surprise that the hot royalty duo made their mark on the new baby name trend, or that those once popular names are making a comeback?
Great Kate: 2012 Trend
Elizabeth (Hebrew): My God is bountiful
Henry (German): The ruler of the house
James (Hebrew): Form of Jacob, meaning “he who supplants”
John (Hebrew): God is gracious; in the Bible, one of the Apostles
Kate (Greek): Form of Catherine, meaning “one who is pure; virginal”
Liam (Gaelic): Form of William, meaning “the determined protector”
Pippa (English): Form of Philipa, meaning “a friend of horses”
William (German): The determined protector
Tried and True: 2012 Trend
Andrew (Greek): Manly; a warrior
Jennifer (Welsh): One who is fair; a beautiful girl
Matthew (Hebrew): A gift from God
Michael (Hebrew): Who is like God?
Rachel (Hebrew): The innocent lamb; in the Bible, Jacob’s wife
Sarah (Hebrew): Princess; lady; in the Bible, wife of Abraham
Check back with the Baby Name Registry tomorrow to get your fill on more of the upcoming trendy names of 2012.