The royals have short-listed the name in honor of Williamâs great grandfather Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, according to royal sources. If Kateâs first child is a boy, then the âPhilipâ will occupy some part of the full name, similar to Williamâs as his full name is Prince William Arthur Philip.
A source added that the name is very popular with them right now and it could even be the babyâs first name as Prince William is very affectionate of his grandfather. William, 30, will name it if they have baby boy.
Meanwhile, Kate, 31, who is due in mid-July, has claimed that she didnât know the sex of the baby. She said this while on a two-day visit to Glasgow, Scotland and told reporters that her friendsâ keeps texting her names and they also made a short list of names.