Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Have Chosen A Name For Their Son


It is official: the new Royal baby is named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed little Archie on May 6, 2019. They also released their first family photo to the public and stepped away from a time-honored Royal tradition by changing up the traditional photo location.

As the couple introduced little Archie to the cameras, Meghan said that he has been “the dream baby.” She continued, “He has the sweetest temperament, he’s really calm.” Prince Harry joked that he didn’t know who Archie got that from. Both Meghan and Harry seemed very happy and in good spirits, despite not getting enough sleep.


See the adorable photos of the new family

They also broke another tradition by choosing the name. They decided not to use a title for their son. He could have been called Earl of Dumbarton or Lord Archie Mountbatten-Windsor. By calling him Archie, they have chosen not to call him Earl or Lord. It just shows how casual and down to earth these two are!

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh met their newest great-grandson at Windsor Castle before the announcement came. Both parents have done nothing but gush over their new son and say how amazing it is so far. They seem like such great parents already!

What do you think about the name Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor? What are your thoughts on Meghan and Harry opting out of giving him a royal title in his name? It seems they are going to raise him more normally. Perhaps because Prince William is the next heir to the throne and not Harry.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share photos with new baby / Dominic Lipinski – WPA Pool/Getty Images

They also wanted to thank every for the well-wishes. Notes of congratulations have been pouring in for them and it seems they are very appreciative of it! Prince William and Kate have also shared their congratulations and said they look forward to spending time with them and Archie when things have quieted down a bit. 

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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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Little Archie weighed 7 lbs. and 3 oz. at birth, making him one of the lightest royal babies, but average in the UK. Isn’t he so cute?

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Watch the video below to see Meghan and Harry welcome the new baby boy. Meghan looks stunning just days after the birth!

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