Is the name ‘Diana’ in the mix of baby names for Prince Harry & Meghan?

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With all of the tea spilled in the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s interview, it’s almost easy to forget that they did confirm that they’re expecting a girl! Baby Girl Sussex aka Lil’ Montecito is due this summer, which feels like it’s six months away but is only two or three months away. Lil’ Montecito will be born here in America, with room to grow and privacy and freedom. And whenever she’s born, the British press will have another predictable series of meltdowns. Titles, lack of titles, baptisms, and, of course, the name. Will Harry and Meghan actually name Lil’ Montecito “Diana”? Maybe, maybe not.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are unlikely to give their unborn daughter the first name Diana because they fear it would make her a big target for the media, according to a source. After Harry and Meghan announced they were expecting a girl on Sunday night’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey, fans speculated on social media that they might call their daughter Diana after Harry’s late mother, the Princess of Wales.

They may consider Diana as a middle name, but that is already the middle name of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s 5-year-old daughter, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, fourth in line to the British throne, whose full name is Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

A source told us of Meghan and Harry, “They are highly unlikely to call their daughter Diana. Their biggest concern is that it would make her a bigger target for the media, and considerably increase public interest in the child’s life. Whatever anybody thinks, Harry and Meghan do value their privacy and want to shield their children from the intense media pressure they have endured.”

They also “fear” the name “would place too much pressure on the child and make everything difficult, from enrolling her in school to travel. And they want her to find her own way in life,” the source said. “They might consider Diana as a middle name, but Princess Charlotte already has Diana as a middle name, and Harry and Meghan have not enjoyed the feeling they have been compared to — and pitted against — William and Kate in the media and by the palace.”

[From Page Six]

I honestly completely forgot that Charlotte has “Diana” for a middle name, and it’s possible that Meghan and Harry forgot and/or don’t care. This too is another version of “who owns Diana’s legacy” and clearly, many people think William solely owns his mother’s legacy for some reason, even though he acts more like his damn father. Harry was Diana’s son too, and in many ways, his life is more a fulfillment of Diana’s legacy. All that being said, I don’t see them naming Lil’ Montecito “Diana” as a first name either. For the same reasons why the Keens didn’t name Charlotte that as a first name: it’s too much history. It’s too much for a baby. But yeah, I bet the name will be used as a middle name. The first name will probably not be on anyone’s betting list though. Archie wasn’t any gambler’s top five choice. So what do you think? What fits with Archie?

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  1. Snuffles says:

    I’m going with Frances (after Diana’s middle name) Loyce (after Doria’s middle name) Mountbatten-Windsor. And they’ll call her “Frankie” for short.

    • Persephone says:

      I like that! 🙂

    • (The OG) Jan90067 says:

      That’d be absolutely an adorable nickname. Frances or even Francesca – Frankie.
      I still like “Doriana”, a combo of both mothers who were/are such a big influence for both of them… Doriana Frances…? Gotta say, I’m really looking forward to hearing their choice!

      Whatever Li’l Montecito is named, she will be a well loved baby, that’s for sure!

    • wildwaffles says:

      Also the meaning of Frances is “free one”. Fitting, right? I love this option, hope the nickname is Franny.

    • Snuffles says:

      I was googling the meaning of names and

      Frances = Free One

      Loyce = Renowned Warrior

      I mean, COME ON! It’s PERFECT! 😄

    • Carrie says:

      Snuffles – Agree. I immediately thought Frances too. Frankie and Archie would be adorable 🥰

    • Sunshine says:

      Snuffles for the win.

    • Snappyfish says:

      Snuffles…that is adorable. I was think Frances too but Diana could be as well.

    • Heat says:

      Love that!

  2. Lauren says:

    They’ll probably name their daughter something else and go with Diana as her middle name. It doesn’t matter that Charlotte’s middle name is Diana, Baldingham doesn’t have a monopoly on the name, Harry and Meghan can use the name if they want to. Using that as an excuse is stupid. Do they even remember how many of Betty’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren use Elizabeth as a middle name?

    Edit: I went and counted 7 (SEVEN) between children (Anne), grandchildren, and great-grandchildren (this, in the immediate family If I had to count the cousins as well, bye) of Betty to bear the name Elizabeth. Should she start yelling about a monopoly on the name as well?

    • LaraK says:

      Oh, H&M will get yelled at either way.

      If they use Elizabeth, how dare they use a name after showing such disrespect and after Charlotte already has it! Unbelievable! Will is incandescent with rage!

      If they don’t use Elizabeth, how dare they show such disrespect by ignoring granny! Will is incandescent with rage!

      I hope they go with something different and cute, and screw what the RF thinks.

    • Myra says:

      Exactly. The whole thing about royals is that they all share names. Aren’t both Zara’s and Eugenie’s (or Beatrice’s) newborns named after Phillip? William doesn’t own the name Diana and he barely lives up to his mother’s legacy, anyways.

    • equality says:

      Of course, if they use Elizabeth or Diana it will be spun as “stealing” from Charlotte. Look at all the stupid articles that came out because George allegedly told somebody that his name was “Archie”. There were all kinds of stupid articles about “stealing” George’s code name or his nickname.

  3. Janna says:

    Maybe some alternative of ‘Diana’ such as Dia, or Dianne or Dinah? I love the name Dia, and it would go great with Archie.

    • Lady D says:

      Dia sounds cool, I’d vote for it.

    • NotSoSocialButterfly says:

      I know someone named Dia! It’s a beautiful name. I’ve never met anyone else who shares that name, either, which is very cool (also never met anyone with my name, but have met the occasional person who says they know someone named the same.) High five to uncommon names!

  4. jaylee says:

    I think they’ll use Spencer as one of the names. Diana used it as a nickname for Harry. I’d love them to choose an African name for the first & Spencer as a middle name.

    • msGumby says:

      I agree; “Spencer” as a first or middle name!

    • (The OG) Jan90067 says:

      Spencer is a great first name, too. BUT… didn’t William sic his uncle on Harry to dissuade him from marrying Meg? Doubt Harry or Meghan would want to give their child the name of a person who was against them getting married.

      • Original Jenns says:

        Harry seems close to his maternal aunts, though, who are also Spencer family. They were in the family picture of Archie’s baptism. I don’t recall them being in any photos for Will and Kate. Spencer could be on the table.

        Random, Spencer is the character name of Troian Bellisario in Pretty Little Liars. Troian is married to Patrick Adams, who played Mike in Suits. Mike ended up married to Rachel, played by none other than Meghan Markle. Yes, the hoops I jumped through for that one haha

        I love the Frances Loyce idea (both the representation and the names themselves), but considering Archie, if they went in that directions, they might actually choose Frankie as the full first name.

        Honestly, no one is going to guess it, just like last time! They have all the names in the world at their feet, unlike the handful “appropriate” for sitting royals.

    • notasugarhere says:

      Harry hates his uncle Spencer, and why give that horrid man more publicity by using that name?

  5. Roserose says:

    I reckon they’ll go with one name and something that hasn’t been used in the royal family.

    • Agreatreckoning says:

      Roserose-I could see Rose being used somehow as a nod to Diana being England’s rose. It works with Archie too. Maybe a little themey but I like it.

      • Anners says:

        Could you imagine the fallout though? KP would go nuclear if they thought H&M named their daughter after W’s most flagrant side piece! I’m crying with laughter at the thought, but for the baby’s sake, I hope not. Gorgeous name, though.

      • Lizzie says:

        Rose – I love the name and it would be next level trolling.

      • FC says:

        I’m feeling Lily. I can see them going for a flowery name with Diana and/or Doria as a middle name.

      • Agreatreckoning says:

        Oh my…I temporarily forgot about that Rose. LOL It is a pretty name. Fallout? what fallout? Since, ya know, nothing happened there, right?hahahahaha

        Would the Fail have a headline that read, “Will is incandescent with rage Harry & Meghan named their daughter Rose. Refuses to explain why!”

        Our sources say he is redder than the reddest Rose when asked what he thinks of his new niece’s name…story to be continued.

  6. Cecilia says:

    For some reason i think the name alice has a very good shot Lol but i can also see them name her something with an M because of megs tank watch that she said she wanted to pass down to her daughter. It says “from MM to MM”. And i think diana will be in there as a second or third name

    • Ann says:

      I have a niece named Alice. I love it. No idea what they will name the baby, but I think Spencer is an intriguing option. It’s unisex, it’s meaningful, it’s dignified but not stuffy, and just cute enough to not be too cute when she gets older.

    • Malificent says:

      Alice was also Prince Phillip’s mother’s name. He had a very complicated relationship with his mother, but in his twilight years, maybe Phillip would appreciate it.

      • Miss617 says:

        I agree that Alice for Philip’s mom is a possibility. As we now know that Meghan and Harry watch The Crown, I could definitely see them watching the episode where the royals take in Alice from Greece and thinking “Damn, Princess Alice of Battenberg was a real badass bitch.”

    • Jaded says:

      My middle name is Alice so I’m on board. “Allie” for short.

  7. Savu says:

    Just for variety’s sake, I’m gonna go with alliteration and guess Adelaide. Just to throw it out there. I bet Diana will be a middle name, possibly a first middle name.

  8. Sequinedheart says:

    I doubt it. I know Harry adored his mom but I don’t think he want to put the weight of that name on his daughter

    • HeatherC says:

      I agree. Can you imagine the BM? Everything that child did would be picked apart as nothing like Diana and they’d probably go as far to sat “undeserving of her name” and god forbid she’s not a beauty, has acne or a weight problem.

  9. Becks1 says:

    I could see them using Spencer as a middle name instead of Diana.

    I think they will stick with an A name for the girl – maybe something simple like Anna? Annabel? Alice?

    I dont know, I’m so bad at this lol.

    • Sue Denim says:

      I was thinking too either Anna or Annabel, timeless, classic and sounds good w Archie

      • Cecilia says:

        I was thinking alice. quite traditional and English. But not overused or stuffy.

      • BayTampaBay says:

        I vote for Adelaide after Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge who was the mother of Queen Mary.

    • notasugarhere says:

      Fergie wanted to name Beatrice ‘Anabel’ after the London club she and Andrew loved so much. It was nixed by the royals.

  10. Over it says:

    Any name works for me, I just want her to be healthy and happy,

    • LaraK says:

      Yup.
      And I secretly hope they again go for something out of left field like with Archie – something sweet and cute and not traditional.

  11. Naomi says:

    middle name will be ‘Harridaughter’ lol

  12. Riley says:

    They’ll name her Elizabeth, Betty for short, so they’ll have Archie and Betty.

    …I’ll see myself out.

  13. molly says:

    They definitely won’t do Diana, and I don’t think they’ll do any iteration of Francis, Spencer, either. I hope they go with something on her side of the family. I always dislike that royal kids default to the royal family for names.

  14. BayTampaBay says:

    The last daughter (born 30 July 2012) of Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer) is named Lady Charlotte Diana Spencer.

    Is this the exact name of Baldingham and Kate’s daughter?

  15. Julia K says:

    Going with Alice Spencer Mountbatten Windsor

  16. Rapunzel says:

    Regina Frances Mountbatten-Windsor.

    Archie and Reggie.

    • Anners says:

      Lol!

    • Becks1 says:

      Man if they named their daughter “queen” the Cambridges would just LOSE IT lol.

      • Rapunzel says:

        Right? Which is why they should do it. Like Bey and Jay naming their son, Sir– so everyone will call him that.

        Speaking of Bey and Jay– what if Meg and Harry go the Blue Ivy route? Incandescent Rosebush Mountbatten-Windsor, anyone? 😁

      • Seraphina says:

        I would LOVE IT!!!! Regina for the win. Latin for Queen. Checkmate.

  17. Sofia says:

    I don’t think they’ll use Diana but possibly Frances (my choice is Francesca) or possibly even Spencer (one of my options for Archie’s name before he was named). I could see something like Francesca Loyce or even Francesca Joy(ce).

    Diana means goddess of hunting right? So could also use Artemis if they wanted to keep the A theme.

    Edit: Harry is pretty close to his grandparents so Elizabeth and all the variations of that are also possibilities

    • Aphra says:

      Ugh Artemis is such a Sloney aristo British snoot name, I hope they pick something snappy and american. Maybe Beth?

    • equality says:

      One of the Queen’s middle names is Alexandra. Some version of that would go well with Archie.

      • Enny says:

        Alexis! Lexi for short!

      • Saucy&Sassy says:

        Enny, I like Lexi. I also wonder if they will name her what they will call her rather than giving her one name and then calling her by a nick name. It’ll be fun to find out what they call her. But I really like Lexi.

  18. GG says:

    I would love to see them use Spencer as a first name. I love names that are traditionally gendered male for use on girls/women. I also love the name Ragland for use as a middle name. Time will tell!

  19. Oh says:

    Why bulliam named his daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana 🤔! the almost the same name as Charles Spencer’s daughter lol. Ughh I feel sorry for Charlotte Diana Spencer.

  20. Abby says:

    Doriana would be a cute combo of their mothers.

  21. S808 says:

    I love the idea of Spencer as a first name. I’m sure Diana will be a middle name.

  22. OriginalLala says:

    Betty? or Veronica?

    lol

  23. Abena Asantewaa says:

    Amber, Elizabeth or Regina

  24. Amy Bee says:

    I don’t think Diana will even be a middle name, neither Spencer. And just like Archie there will no royal names except the last name

    • Elizabeth says:

      Exactly. Meghan and Harry won’t do a traditional royal family name. I hope they do one that pays homage to Meghan’s Black family.

  25. JanetDR says:

    I don’t like the idea of Diana for a first or middle name, such too much comes with it. I’m kind of stuck on A names because of Archie. I do like Alice (that was my grandmother’s name). Although Alice seems too formal compared to Archie. But then Grandma was always called Allie. I’m honestly tearing up thinking of them having name discussions under such different circumstances this time!

  26. swirlmamad says:

    I love the idea of them using Spencer as a middle name — it just sounds “cool” to me somehow, unisex/strong, and works for a girl just as well as for a boy, and it would honor Diana without using her first name and dealing with all the crap from KP that will come if they did that. Whatever they do I doubt it will be in the first name though.

    • Hannah says:

      I also thought of Spencer, but here in England, Spencer is know as Spencer Matthews – brother to Moderately Wealthy James Matthews (married to Pippa Middleton) and The Earl of Spencer who is a womanising g-d awful toad wart of a man. But maybe for Lady Mountbatten-Windsor, it won’t have the same connection in America, as I’m sure you all don’t know of, or give a fig about these 2. IMHO.

      • Becks1 says:

        Being Harry’s daughter, the Spencer connection would definitely be Earl Spencer, I dont think the vast majority of Americans know who Spencer Matthews is, lol.

  27. TheOriginalMia says:

    I think it’ll be Frances, though I’ve been toying with the idea that he’d ask his aunts what names Diana herself had picked out for him if he’d been a girl. I also like Loyce. Doria has been a great mother and mother-in-law. She deserves some recognition as well.

  28. MerryGirl says:

    I’ll go with Francesca for linkage to Diana but I also see a cute name like Amber or Arianne to match with Archie.

  29. diana says:

    I mean I think Diana would be a beautiful name. Not that I’m biased lol. And lord knows if they wanted to stick it to his family this would be one of the ways. But no I don’t think they will name her Diana. I wouldn’t be surprised those if they did name her something with a D to honor his mom and her mom. I think that would be lovely.

  30. aquarius64 says:

    Jeannette after Meghan’s maternal grandmother

    Alexandra after the queen.

    Definitely no Markle names.

    • chica says:

      Well if there are no Markle names, there should not be any Windsor names. Those Windsors certainly don’t care about these children nor treated their mother with any sort of protection and regard.

  31. Hannah says:

    Artemis is the Greek goddess of the hunt, the wilderness, wild animals, the Moon, and chastity. The goddess Diana is her Roman equivalent.

    Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto. She was the patron and protector of young girls, and was believed to bring disease upon women and relieve them of it. Artemis was worshipped as one of the primary goddesses of childbirth and midwifery

    • FicklePickle says:

      And Artemis, like all the gods, had an awful lot of names to choose from. Sometimes she was called ‘Cynthia’ for her birthplace of Mount Cynthus, and sometimes identified as ‘Phoebe’, the feminine counterpoint to her twin brother Apollo’s epithet of ‘Phoebus’ (bright).

      In Athens she was called ‘Aristo’ (the best), or ‘Aristoboule’ (the best advisor)…but I’m putting my money on Phoebe.

  32. Andrew’s Nemesis says:

    Perhaps ‘Doriana’? Here’s hoping…

  33. Kitty says:

    I really like Alice maybe after Prince Philip mother, a lady that was was treated poorly by her family but a lady who later helped many, Alice will be remembered for been noble, courageous and kind.

    Archie and Alice !!!!!!

  34. Lila says:

    I like Deedee (DD) so you can get the initials in for both grandma’s. Archie and Deedee would be cute together.

  35. Lucky Charm says:

    I’m sticking with Delia Frances. Delia, because it goes with Archie, and both of her grandmother’s have first names that have five letters, begin with “D” and end in “a”. Frances was Diana’s middle name.

  36. Ava to Zeke says:

    I like the idea of them doing an honor name for Doria, such as with a name like Isadora (and nickname Issa). It’s both kind of classic, out of the box, but kind of posh, too, while having a trendy nickname that would go with Archie. Diana, I think, will go for a middle name. I feel like Spencer is a little loaded because people would probably read it as a slight of the Windsors in favor of the Spencer family. I also like Allegra as a possibility for a name. It means “happy or joyful,” and Princess Diana loved that name, apparently.

    If they want to honor the Queen or Prince Phillip, maybe Eliza or Philomena (but not Philippa, because the nickname would be Pippa, as in Middleton).

  37. Miss617 says:

    I could see them using Diana as a first name, but then having their daughter go by her middle name (like her mother, Rachel Meghan).

    As for my guesses, since they picked Archie for the greek Arche “source of action”, my first guess when they announced this pregnancy was Iris, as it’s the Greek for “rainbow” since she’s both a rainbow baby and due right around the end of the pandemic (assuming enough people get their vaccines). However, I’ve also been leaning more towards Zoë recently, from the Greek for “life”, because I like the idea of them having completed their family by going from A to Z.

  38. Carmen-JamRock says:

    Their little girl’s first 2 initials will be MM.
    Meghan’s Cartier watch is inscribed: “To MM From MM” and she said she will gift it to her daughter. So whatever else they name their daughter and however many names she has, rest assured that the first two names will begin with the letter M.

    • BayTampaBay says:

      Mary Marie?

    • Becks1 says:

      oh god bay not Mary Marie, lol.

      But the baby’s last name will be Mountbatten Windsor, so that takes care of the second M. So its really just the first name. Maybe even Meghan as the first name and just use the middle name for her “real” name.

    • chica says:

      Actually, Just her first name needs to be M. Her surname is already “M” being Mountbatten-Winsor

    • notasugarhere says:

      Meghan bought the watch for herself and gave it to herself, hence ‘From MM to MM’. If she wants to pass it along to their daughter? It can be re-engraved with any initials they want.

  39. K says:

    A girl! Yassss! Blessings to their family. I am so happy for them. So many wonderful possibilities for names. I am excited to see see what they choose

  40. Liz version 700 says:

    Spencer or Francis would be great. Diana would be a lot for a kid to have to carry.

  41. Lyds says:

    I vote for Daria! It echoes Diana and is one letter from Doria. Also, of course, evokes the greatest anti-heroine ever.

  42. Rapunzel says:

    I’m waiting to see how far the tabloids will go to start something with the new baby’s name.

    Like, Regina (my favorite choice) would obviously cause some headlines, as it means queen. But I am thinking of possible manufactured outrage the BM might create.

    Like:

    1. Alexa- would cause “Harry and Meg get Amazon sponsorship for their fame seeking daughter” headlines.

    2. Madeleine- “Meg picks inferior French desert name. 97% of Parisians perfect Macarons, and 85% think Madeleines are only good when used in a Charlotte ”

    3. Emmy- “Meghan names baby girl after award insiders say she always thought she deserved to win for Suits”

    4. Olive- “Meghan names daughter after her favorite healthy staple, olive oil, as a means of encouraging people to give up butter. The Queen and British Dairy farmers outraged at irresponsibly woke decision.”

  43. cisne says:

    Regina= Reggie
    Frqnces = Frankie
    are great guesses so fqr
    mine is
    Margaret = Maggie

    the winner though is Betty as in Betty and Archie and then the shorten form of Elizabeth.

    • chica says:

      In America, the nickname for a Regina, has never been reggie. It’s Gina.

      • Amelie says:

        Reggie is typically a guy nickname and it’s absolutely awful. Not a fan of Frankie either (I hate the name Frank).

  44. Wrin says:

    My money is on “Arabella ” as it was said to be the name that Diana would have chosen if Harry had been a girl. I’ll go with Spencer or Frances as a middle name.

  45. Res says:

    I love the name Taylor as a way of paying tribute to Tyler Perry who came through for Harry and Meghan when the BRF turned their backs on them…

  46. A says:

    Hmm. I dunno. I think that parents generally tend to have a “theme” of some type when they name their kids. Will & Kate chose pretty ordinary, fairly traditional names for their kids–George, Charlotte, Louis, Alexander, Elizabeth, Arthur etc,so that’s their theme. Frankly, I do actually like the names they gave their kids, but you also know that Baldy and Waity aren’t the most creative people out there, LOL. They didn’t go for any “out there” aristo names. Generally speaking, what I’ve noticed is that the higher your title, the less likely you are to name your kid something like “Marina” or, “Rollie”, or “Hum”, or “Cressida” for example. That’s generally something that grandchildren of titled aristocrats tend to do.

    Harry and Meghan, I hate to say it, aren’t really good at names. I’m sorry. Archie is just. Hmm. Archie Harrison put together is just too much, somehow. But I have a preference myself for incredibly stuffy, stately, “boring” names for some reason, so that’s just me. I think Harry and Meghan are the types who try too hard to be creative and meaningful, but they go off too much into that side of the spectrum, so I hope they pull back juuuuust a little so that they’re staying in the refreshingly different category rather than the hmmmm category.

    If they don’t use the name Diana, I don’t see them using any variation of the name either. Artemis is a nice name, but it’s more in the “Marina/Rollie/Hum” category, so I dunno if they’d go for that, considering they live in Montecito now. I’m trying to think of what other celeb parents live in Montecito right now. You know that they probably reached out and have some type of Zoom playgroup for all their kids, and I think it’s more likely that they’ll be influenced by that than anything else by this point.

    I think that choosing more boyish/unisex names for girls is a thing right now. Mila Kunis (who also lives in Montecito) has a daughter named Wyatt. Meghan is friends with Serena Williams whose daughter is named Alexis. Gayle King has a daughter named Kirby. Her friend Benita Litt has two daughters named Remi and Rylan. I can see them choosing something very much along those lines–different, a bit out there, but quite unisex. Maybe not Spencer as a first or a middle name, but definitely something more like Loyce, which is Doria Ragland’s middle name.

    Other names potentially in the running–I think Lady Jane Fellowes’ first name is actually Cynthia, and Sarah McCorquodale has the middle name Lavinia, so any of those might happen too. Diana’s mother’s middle name was Ruth, which was her grandmother’s first name. But I somehow don’t see Meghan and Harry naming their daughter something very traditionally feminine like that too. I can’t think of any variations on those names off the top of my head that might work better, but who knows, maybe they’ll surprise us too.

    • Edna N Mode says:

      Alexandra: its the Queens middle name cuz her great-grandmother was Queen Alexandra –and prior to that she was the longest serving Princess of Wales in english history! (- married to King Edward/bertie and she had to deal with her MIL Queen Victoria for like 60 years. ) She was a princess of Denmark (their royal family is a blast) and her sister was the 2nd to last Tzarina in russia. –Princess/Queen Alexandra had great style, some disabilities and an early adopter of technology (loved cameras when they were invented for personal use) and she did a lot of *real work cuz Victoria was a recluse after widowed. Alexandra means defender of men .. could be nicknamed Alexa (i really like that) or Zandra or ?sasha?. I always liked the name and i think it would be *perfect for many reasons :) for PrinceHarry and Meghans little lady .

    • A says:

      Uhm, I’m not fully sure how to respond to this tbh. I don’t think I was being passive-aggressive, and I’m not sure why it comes across as that to you. I like names, and I like to speculate on why people name their kids what they name. I meant what I wrote in my comment, and it’s as straightforward as it can get.

      I don’t appreciate what you’re trying to say to me here though, but I do suppose you’d know a lot about being nakedly passive-aggressive.

    • april says:

      A – I truly enjoyed your well-thought-out post!

  47. Amy Too says:

    If she’s going to go with the MM initials for the watch, I think it could be Meghan as the middle name, so the initials would be XMM and the watch can refer to the middle and last name. Plus I think if Harry gets to have his son be Harrison, it would be sweet for Meghan to have her name as part of her daughter’s name. It would also be a great way of making sure her name will NEVER be erased from this baby’s birth certificate (not that I think that would happen on an American BC, but just as a way to make sure Meghan’s name is always associated with her baby).

    Or maybe a first name that starts with an M—either instead of the middle name or additionally—like Mia (Mee-uh), or Maya (bonus: reference to maya angelou, amazing black woman), or Mila, Millie, Molly, maybe even some version of Michelle, Michaela, Mikey? Meka/Mika would be a cute name and Serena Williams’s middle name is Jameka, so that’s kind of a cool way to honor her. Magnolia or Marigold would be pretty names and could be Maggie.

    • Mila says:

      No lol I doubt it

    • notasugarhere says:

      She bought the watch for herself, gave it to herself. That’s why it was ‘from MM to MM’. If she wants to gift it to a daughter, they can have it re-engraved. She doesn’t have to use a first name starting with ‘M’ just because of a watch.

  48. Maria says:

    I want them to have her on Diana’s birthday and name her Diana.😂

  49. JaneDoe says:

    I could see them naming her Anna and then nicknaming her Annie, so their kids would be Archie and Annie.

  50. Chichi says:

    I hope they call her Spencer.

  51. Mila says:

    Oh God no, the woman was nice and I know it’s his mother and everything but Diana is a horrible name. It will also act as a burden for the child’s entire life.

  52. Isla says:

    I honestly think Meghan talking about the little mermaid was a hin,t I think they might go for ‘Ariel’, and it fits really nicely with ‘Archie’.

    If not I’m seeing a; Morgan, James, Spencer, Iris or Ava (possibly and Ava Alexandra ?¿ giving honour to the Queens grandmother a great grandmother I think)

    Spencer is my FAVOURITE pick! (For myself not for them lol)

    • Agreatreckoning says:

      I don’t think Morgan would be in the running. Piers probably ruined that name for them.

  53. Isla says:

    Side note; If her father wasn’t a dick I could’ve actually seen them going with ‘Archie Thomas Harrison’, it has a nice ring to it. But oh well, I’m glad he showed his true colours before he could take advantage of their children as well, that would’ve been 100 times worse.

  54. FicklePickle says:

    I’m voting for Phoebe. Mainly because all the other possible names the goddesses Artemis and Diana had were just…not it.

  55. Jezebeelzebub says:

    Artemis. It’s the Greek equivalent to the Roman Diana.

    But maybe not bc its Greek, and Prince Phillip is Greek. (Born in Greece, into the Greek and Danish royal family.)

    But Artemis and Archie…. why not?

  56. notasugarhere says:

    Nina was the Queen Mum’s mother’s or grandmother’s name, if they wanted any part of the Windsors in the name. It would be a way of naming their daughter after Janina Gavankar too.