Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have named their son a rather unexpected name, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
The announcement was made by the official Instagram page of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. This latest event occurred as the baby was introduced to his great grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.
“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are pleased to announce they have named their first born child: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
This afternoon Their Royal Highnesses introduced Her Majesty The Queen to her eighth great-grandchild at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh and The Duchess’ mother were also present for this special occasion.
Archie: According to nameberry.com: “Archie is a boy’s name of German origin meaning ‘truly brave.” It is popular in the U.K. and also may have a special meaning for the royal family. Note that despite speculation, the couple has not confirmed whether the name is a formal name of a nickname of Archibald.