What should Kate Middleton and Prince William name the royal baby?

A flurry of excitement surrounded his birth on Monday and a press phalanx greeted his first public appearance yesterday, but the world still has yet to learn the name of the new prince of Cambridge.

“We’re still working on a name,” his father, Prince William, told reporters Tuesday. “So we’ll have that as soon as we can.” (Watch the royal baby’s debut.)

It’s likely to be a mouthful, if Windsor tradition holds. His father is William Arthur Philip Louis; his grandfather is Charles Philip Arthur George. His great-grandmother got off easy with the compact Elizabeth Alexandra Mary.

As of this morning, the UK-based betting house Ladbrokes ranked George as the new prince’s most likely first name, giving it 5/2 odds. James, Alexander, Arthur and Louis round out the top five. George is a popular name among British royals — the new prince’s great-great grandfather was the sixth King George, even though his first name at birth was Albert.

What do you think the royal baby’s name should be? Vote on your favorite first name using our poll, and leave your original suggestions in the comments section below.

 

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Greg Barber is The Post's director of digital news projects. Find him on Twitter at @gjbarb.
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