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Marie Claire
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These are the royal baby names you're about to start hearing a lot more of

Royal baby names

Choosing the perfect moniker for your little one can be a tough job. While some parents opt for the most beautiful baby names according to science, others hope to revive classic vintage baby names that have slipped off the radar. 

Right now, there's a 'main character energy' baby name trend happening - so expect to see a boom in babies named Thor and Maverick this year - and you can also see which baby names are most popular in your town or city, either for inspiration or to choose something a little more unique. 

But there's also another shift when it comes to the monikers Brits are choosing for their newborns - and it's all to do with the royal family. 

While they tend to select more 'classic' names within the monarchy, there are definitely some outliers. Anne, Princess Royal bucked the trend when she named her daughter Zara, and Prince Harry chose to name his son Archie. 

Insurance agency Protectivity has analysed data from the Office of National Statistics to find out which royal baby names are the most popular.  

Some of the highest ranking monikers are not too surprising - George and Charlotte have been hitting the top spots for a good few years now. 

However, there were some interesting comebacks with the likes of Charles and Beatrice.

Interested to see which royally-inspired baby names are topping the charts right now?

Take a look...

Most popular royal girls names

  1. Isla - Peter Phillip's second daughter
  2. Mia - Zara Tindall's first daughter
  3. Charlotte - Prince William's daughter
  4. Sophie - Prince Edward's wife
  5. Elizabeth - the late Queen
  6. Zara - Anne, Princess Royal's daughter
  7. Beatrice - Prince Andrew's first daughter

Most popular royal boys names

  1. George - Prince William's first son
  2. Harry - King Charles' second son
  3. Archie - Prince Harry's son
  4. Jack - Princess Eugenie's husband
  5. William - King Charles' first son
  6. Edward - Queen Elizabeth II's third son
  7. James - Prince Edward's son
  8. Louis - Prince William's second son
  9. Charles - Queen Elizabeth II's first son

Would you choose a baby name from these lists?

Looks like Generation Alpha is set to sound very regal indeed...

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