When Will We Find Out Baby Sussex’s Name?

Meghan Markle is officially about to pop. And we couldn’t be more excited!

Everyone is ready to meet the newest Sussex. But when you think about it, we really know so little about the baby. We don’t know the gender yet, we don’t know it’s due date, whether it will be an American citizen or strictly British…

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Today marks the 70th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth – a family of 53 countries working together to promote democracy, protect human rights, regenerate the environment, and focus not on what makes us different – but rather what we have in ‘common.’ What unites us versus what divides us. Representing nearly one third of the world’s population, 60% of whom are under the age of 30, the Commonwealth also serves as a champion for youth empowerment, which is a key focus of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Her Majesty The Queen serves as patron of the @queens_commonwealth_trust, which Their Royal Highnesses proudly serve as President and Vice-President of. The Duke is also Commonwealth Youth Ambassador. Through The Duke and Duchess’ Commonwealth travels, they have worked with and supported young leaders on mobilizing youth engagement, and working towards a more unified future that spearheads progress, sustainability, optimism, and taking action. With that said, Mozambique, a member state of the Commonwealth, is currently enduring Cyclone Kenneth, the most destructive natural disaster the northern coast has ever experienced. On the heels of Cyclone Idai (where over 1000 people lost their lives) this cyclone will leave the people of Mozambique victim to catastrophic flooding, food insecurity, displacement, and obliteration of their homes and villages. If you’d like to help, please visit DEC.org.uk Photo credit: Chris Jackson & Samir Hussein

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There are so many things that we have yet to learn about the palace’s newest bundle of joy. One of the most important is his or her name. Names carry so much weight in royal households.

When you name your own child, you probably take extreme care to give him or her a name that is meaningful, right? Well, imagine the pressure that you would have if you knew your child’s name was going to be known around the world and listed in history books everywhere?

Not an easy job, right? Let’s hope Markle and Prince Harry are prepared for it.

When will Markle and Harry name baby Sussex?

It has not been reported whether or not Harry and Markle have already chosen a name for baby Sussex yet. If they have, they will have to get the Queen’s approval of the name first.

When will Markle and Harry announce the baby’s name?

In the past, royals typically have not announced their baby’s name immediately after he or she was born. Prince William and Kate Middleton waited a few days before announcing the names of Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.

This gives the family a little bit of time to lay low and enjoy one another before making another big announcement.

Will baby Sussex have a title?

Most people assume that all royals receive titles, but that is not the case. Baby Sussex may have a title, but what that title will be is unclear. Since his or her father has already taken the Duke of Sussex title, the Queen will have to find another one for her new great-grandchild.

If the child is a boy, then he may go by the title, the Earl of Dumbarton, since that is a secondary Sussex title, according to People.

If Harry and Markle have any sons after that, they would be named Lord (name) Windsor. Any daughters may be called Lady (name) Windsor, as only males can inherit Duke titles.

The Queen can also forgo these titles and give the baby a Prince or Princess title, like its cousins Princess Charlotte, Prince George, and Prince Louis.

Did the palace accidentally release the baby’s name?

Each member of the royal family has their own page on the family’s website. The web address for each member is Royal.uk/(royal person’s name.) If you type in a name that doesn’t belong to a royal family member, you will be taken to an error page.

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Just one week ago, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex asked that you kindly consider supporting various organisations around the world in lieu of sending gifts for the upcoming arrival of their first born. Not only did many of you lend your support, you took action. Their Royal Highnesses wanted you to know the impact of your support – the direct effect your donation, energy, and action made! YOU chose to be part of the collective good, and you have made a real difference. Whether a $5 donation, £1000 contribution, offering to volunteer, or spreading the word – you’ve played your part. And on behalf of The Duke and Duchess (and Baby Sussex), we thank you so much. YOUR IMPACT: @thelunchboxfund will now be able to provide a minimum of 100,000 additional hot nutritionally fortified meals to children in dire need across South Africa @littlevillagehq received donations from all over the world (from UAE to Hong Kong and the US), they’ve increased their monthly donors, had a surge in volunteer applications, and re-energized their hard working team of 200+ staff and volunteers @wellchild can now provide 300+ additional hours of specialist care by a Well Child Nurse for a child with serious health needs, allowing families to stay together at home vs in hospital @Baby2Baby have received over 5,000 products to disperse to children in need, including cribs, books, backpacks, diapers and have received monetary donations from around the globe – from Guadalajara to Italy. You made this happen. Thank you.

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Recently, someone tried to enter the url with /prince-arthur,” “/prince-alexander,” and “/prince-james. All three domains took users back to the homepage instead of directing them to an error page, leading people to think that those three names may be the top contenders for baby Sussex.

Sadly, the palace nixed this claim.

“A large number of search term redirects were set up some time ago on royal.uk,” a palace spokesperson told Yahoo UK. “This was in order to improve user experience. For guidance, you will note that other names preceded by ‘prince’ or ‘princess’ produce the same result.”

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