The Royal Name Game: What Will and Kate Can Christen Baby No 3

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The Royal Name Game: What Will and Kate Can Christen Baby No 3

Illustration: Shruti Yatam

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he Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Monday welcomed their third child, a wee little lad, into this world. As is customary with the last trimester of pregnancy, the royal family’s WhatsApp group was abuzz with everyone weighing in with baby names. After all, it’s a prince were talking about, not some common charlie.

When English playwright and one-time content creator for the royal family, William Shakespeare, asked, “What’s in a name?” the question was not directed at the royals. Even though a prince by any other name would court controversy just the same: Just ask Uncle Harry, whose name is as royal as a pint of stale beer.

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