Royal baby name odds suggest there’s a chance he’s named after Meghan’s estranged dad Thomas

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have but to announce the name of their baby (Image: Getty)

Since the royal baby boy was born earlier this week, the brand new hottest subject has been what his name can be.

After the baby’s beginning within the early hours of Monday morning, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry still have yet to decide on a name for the latest member of the Royal Household.

With hypothesis working wild, one choice for many who need to know the brand new name is to seek the advice of the newest bookies odds – that’s, till the comfortable couple announce the official name.

Nevertheless, with royal baby name announcements like those of Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice going down between one and practically two weeks after their beginning, we may nonetheless have a whereas to attend till we all know for sure.

With that in thoughts, the present odds are making a fairly significant suggestion about how unlikely it’s that Meghan will select the name of her estranged father…

Odds on the name of the brand new royal baby



While Alexander is the current odd-on favourite name, with odds at 7/2, Thomas, the name of Meghan Markle’s estranged father, lags far behind with the odds being 40/1 that Meghan and Prince Harry will select it for his or her son.

Thomas Markle, 74, and his daughter have a complicated history, with a full scale feud ongoing between Meghan and Thomas’ aspect of the household, together with her half-sister Samantha claiming that it started when Prince Harry mentioned that the Royal Household have been the ‘family Meghan never had’.

Months after the Prince mentioned this, Thomas Markle was caught promoting pictures of himself to the paparazzi within the run-up to Meghan and Harry’s wedding ceremony.

He then ended up not strolling his daughter down the isle, citing well being issues, and took half in a number of interviews asking for Meghan to get again in contact with him, and even released a hand-written letter from Meghan through which she requested him to cease mendacity to the press.

As for the opposite more than likely royal baby names, the second principally probably names to be chosen are James, a name with a royal history, and Spencer, which was the maiden name of Prince Harry’s mom Princess Diana – each have a 4/1 chance of being chosen.

Royal baby name odds

Alexander 7/2

James 4/1

Spencer 4/1

Arthur 5/1

Albert 6/1

Odds courtesy of Betfair.

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