If you follow the royal family — or even if you don’t — you know that Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, and husband Prince Harry are expecting their first baby in late April or in early May. While their child won’t be directly in line to inherit the throne, falling seventh in the lineup after Prince Charles, Prince William, and his or her cousins, not to mention the baby’s own father, Prince Harry, this new arrival to the royal family is still a very big deal. And with many expected babies, royal or not, lots of fans are waiting on pins and needles to find out which name Meghan and Harry will choose for their firstborn.

A lot of thought usually goes into the naming of royal babies. When you’re a royal, you can’t just open a baby-name book or Google the 10 most popular baby names of the year. If you’re in line for the throne, your name will probably be much more traditional and may honor a king or queen before you, like Prince George’s name does, or have family significance. Royal babies also often have many middle names; Prince William’s full name is William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor.

Meghan and Prince Harry have a little more wiggle room than Harry’s older brother, whose kids are directly in line to replace him as king or queen one day, so they could go a bit more unexpected with their baby’s name. There are plenty of people who already have ideas of what they might choose. What will the youngest Sussex be named? Let’s discuss.

Diana
Naming their baby Diana would honor Prince Harry’s late mother, the beloved Princess Diana. The late Princess holds a special spot in the hearts of so many, and it would be a sweet choice for a baby. (William’s daughter Charlotte’s full name is Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, so the name has been used before.) Meghan has often channeled Diana’s iconic style, so the comparison between the two women is already there.

Elizabeth
Elizabeth is an easy guess. It’s the name of the queen, Harry’s grandma, and the baby could be born around Elizabeth’s 93rd birthday, on April 21. Cute! Naming the baby Elizabeth would pay homage to Harry’s “granny” as well as the legendary Queen Elizabeth I.

Victoria
Choosing the name Victoria would honor the queen who reigned from 1837 to 1901, which was longer than any of her predecessors. Victoria also seems to be the most popular choice for Baby Sussex.

Alice
Alice is a popular choice for those making bets on the baby’s name; it doesn’t have as much major history as other names in the family, which could make it an unexpected choice for Meghan and Harry. Given the fact that the Sussexes are doing this whole “royal thing” their own way, we wouldn’t be entirely surprised if the royal baby ends up being christened Alice.

Doria
Could we see Meghan name her child after her own mother, Doria Ragland? It’s unlikely, given royal custom, but she could sneak it in as a middle name, given how close she is to her mom.

Rachel Zane
Just kidding! Meghan would never name her daughter after her Suits character. Or would she?

Philip
Prince Harry and his grandfather Prince Philip are quite close, so naming the baby after him would make a lot of sense and be a way to keep Philip’s legacy alive for generations to come.

Charles
What can we say? The royal family loves to use the same names over and over, and if Meghan and Harry choose Charles, they’d be naming their baby after its grandfather, Prince Charles. Charles may be more likely as a middle name should Baby Sussex be a boy. Megan and Prince Charles are reportedly close enough to have nicknames for each other, so that does give Charles an edge.

Albert
Albert is in the running for baby boy names, and honestly, we hope they skip it. Sure, it’s the name of Queen Victoria’s beloved husband, but it feels a little dated for Harry and Meghan, don’t you think? Then again, if anyone was going to bring the name Albert back into fashion, it’s these two.

Whatever they choose for Baby Sussex, we know it’s going to be perfect: thoughtful, historic without feeling dated, and befitting of a royal baby.

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