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.
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