Will Meghan and Harry pick one of these popular royal baby names?

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Meghan and Prince Harry are expecting their first child at the end April or the start of May.

While they don't know whether they're having a baby boy or girl, here's something that could help them to pick out a name when the royal baby arrives.

A report has revealed the most popular British royal baby names from the last 200 years.

They calculated the number of times certain names had been used by different royal family members in the past two centuries, and the results are... pretty much what you'd expect!

The name Albert, which was one of the public's favourites for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third baby before he was born, has been given to 12 royals in total.

George was the second most popular name, having been used 10 times.

Top ten royal baby names for boys and girls

The report, done by Expedia, reveals the top ten most popular British royal baby names for boys and girls.

So if Meghan and Harry are stuck, this should give them a few ideas.

Is your name on the list? We'd love to know what you think - let us know your favourite royal baby name in the comments.


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  • Comment number 5. Posted by U17302965

    17 Jan 2019 18:34
    Boy :Louis Girl:Charlotte
  • Comment number 4. Posted by happytrampoliningchocolatewaffle

    16 Jan 2019 19:23
    Girl: Alice, Charlotte, Elizabeth, Victoria
    Boy: George, Henry, Edward, Authur
  • Comment number 3. Posted by U17228848

    16 Jan 2019 19:05
  • Comment number 2. Posted by galaxyspinningcat

    16 Jan 2019 15:50
    Girl: Alice, Boy:Arthur.
  • Comment number 1. Posted by U17229110

    16 Jan 2019 15:41
    Alexardra is a good name because it can be shortened to Alex to make in gender neutral.