Odds On Meghan Markle And Prince Harry's Royal Baby Name Revealed

Just this morning we awoke to the exciting news that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child together and bookies are already taking bets on what the royal baby will be called.

The happy couple have only been married for five months so you could say they've wasted no time in making sure another royal is entering the family.

At this stage we have no idea how far along Meghan Markle is with her pregnancy, so obviously there has been no indication as to whether it will be a boy or girl, but it seems like bookies are convinced the new baba will be a girl as Victoria leads the way with odds of 8/1.

According to Ladbrokes, Albert, Arthur and Philip follow close behind if Meghan gives birth to a little boy, while Elizabeth is fancied at 16/1 and of course, Diana is up there also at 16/1.

Funnily enough, at 100/1 and virtually at the bottom of the list is Samantha - because no one is really expecting them to name the baby after Meghan's troublesome sister, who was recently in the UK hoping to reconcile with her royal sis.

Credit: PA Images
Credit: PA Images

Just pinching Samantha to the post at least likely names for a royal baby is Barry, in at 150/1, but lets face it, we'd probably stick a few quid on it just for the LOLs.

"Given this child will be in line to the throne, it's probably a safe assumption that the couple will opt for a regal name that has been used in the royal family over the generations," a Ladbrokes spokesperson told LADbible..

"However, with Meghan's USA roots it would be remiss of bookmakers to rule out an American moniker featuring somewhere."

Here are some of the odds from Ladbrokes latest betting figures for the name of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's first child:

Victoria 8/1
Albert 10/1
Arthur 10/1
Phillip 10/1
Alice 12/1
Alfred 16/1
Charles 16/1
Diana 16/1
Elizabeth 16/1
James 16/1
Mary 16/1
Alexander 20/1
Alexandria 20/1
William 20/1

The new arrival for the pair, which is due in Spring 2019, will be the seventh in line to the throne.

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Emma Rosemurgey

Emma Rosemurgey is an NCTJ trained Junior Journalist at PRETTY52. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in Preston and started her career in regional newspapers before joining the team in 2017. Contact her on emma.rosemurgey@pretty52.com

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