What Are Prince William and Kate Middleton Naming the Royal Baby? The Top Predictions Are in!
Bookies have revealed the top names as favorites for the new royal baby
Royal baby number three is here! Kate Middleton welcomed her third child on Monday — a baby prince. And while she and Prince William chose not to find out whether they’re having a boy or a girl during the pregnancy, that didn’t stop British oddsmakers from predicting the baby’s name.
Albert and Arthur are tied as the most popular names for a boy – at 5-1 and 9-1, respectively, according to Ladbrokes.
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The name Philip is also a contender at 16-1. And it would be following tradition, as William’s full name is William Arthur Philip Louis.
Prince William and Kate Middleton
Royal baby fever has been in full swing since temporary parking restrictions were put in place outside St. Mary’s hospital earlier this month. The notices are up in South Wharf Road, suspending parking from April 9 to April 30 for an “event.”
Prince William may have let slip earlier this month whether he and Kate were expecting a baby boy.
After celebrating his soccer team’s championship win on April 11, the royal dad got caught up in all the excitement. After Aston Villa player Jack Grealish’s winning goal against rivals Cardiff City, William told fans: “I’m going to insist the baby is called Jack,” reports the Mirror. After a pause, William then added, “…or Jackie.”