Would Queen Elizabeth Reject Meghan and Harry’s Unique Baby Name?

When it comes to choosing a baby name, parents have a lot of options. Commoners can pretty much pick any name that suits them. Royals on the other hand, usually need to stick with a strict set of options.

There has been a lot of speculation lately about what name Megan Markle and Prince Harry will choose for Baby Sussex. Some believe that they are sticking with tradition and selecting from a pre-approved list. Others think they might go with something unique.

You might be wondering why people believe they could go with a unique name for Baby Sussex. Well, Megan Markle is an American celebrity. Celebrities in the United States often choose strange and unusual baby names.

Then again Prince Harry comes from a long line of traditional names. So, would Queen Elizabeth actually reject Megan and Harry’s unique baby name? Here’s what we know so far.

What names are the Duke and Duchess considering?

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As far as we know, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex haven’t told anyone what names they are officially considering. Traditionally they would choose from a list of past monarchs, like Kate Middleton and Prince William did for their three babies.

If this is the case, we should expect a name like Victoria, Elizabeth, or Mary if Baby Sussex is a girl. Traditional boy names that many have mentioned include Alexander, Albert, and James.

On the other hand, rumors have been flying that the couple is thinking about choosing Diana to honor Prince Harry’s mother. Some have suggested untraditional names like Taylor, Cohen, or Hunter. 

When will we find out Baby Sussex name?

With Baby Sussex expected to arrive this month, we might be finding out the name sooner than we think. The world is on pins and needles waiting for the official announcement. So how long until we find out which name was chosen?

The process of choosing a name is longer for royals than it is for commoners. First, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will need to select the name. Next, they will need to notify the queen of their choice. Once Queen Elizabeth has the name, she will need to decide if it is worthy and acceptable.

The queen will decide if the name is appropriate or if a new name will need to be chosen. Queen Elizabeth will also need to decide what title to give the baby. For example, Kate Middleton and Prince William’s third child’s official name is His Royal Highness Prince Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge.

With names that long, it will take time for the queen to decide. If they go completely off the rail with their baby names, it may take even longer for Queen Elizabeth to approve or reject it.

Would Queen Elizabeth reject Meghan and Harry’s unique baby name?

It is always a possibility that Queen Elizabeth might reject Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s unique baby name, especially if the name is very Hollywood, like Apple, North, or Coco.

If the name is modern, but not out of the realm of sanity, then the queen may be fine with it. Alice, Doria, and Diana have been brought up as possible non-traditional royal names.

These would likely be approved because Baby Sussex will be lower in the line of succession, reports Express

Unlike Kate Middleton and Prince William’s children, Baby Sussex is not as likely to ever take the royal throne. This makes it unnecessary to stick with strict rules and guidelines.

In any case, the world is excited about the upcoming announcement. Whether the Duke and Duchess go with a traditional, non-traditional, or decidedly unique name, the world will be talking about it for a long time.