Royal tradition: The royal baby names on Kate and William’s shortlist

Duchess Kate and Prince William with Baby Charlotte

The Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William are growing a sibling for Prince George and Princess Charlotte. 

So we’ve scoured various royal family trees and come up with an excellent selection of names the popular young royals might have on their list for the incoming bub. Some are traditional, others are surprising, but all have a firm place in royal history, making them a serious contender for the next royal’s moniker.


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Perhaps they'll choose the Australian flavoured Matilda? In royal terms, Matilda of Scotland was Queen of England when she was the first wife of King Henry I. This king also had a daughter called Matilda, who went on to become the Empress Matilda. Matildas everywhere!

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