And the Royal Baby's Name Is...
George Alexander Louis
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 24, 2013 12:34 PM CDT
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, carries her newborn son, the Prince of Cambridge, into public view for the first time outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital, in London, Tuesday, July 23, 2013.    (John Stillwell)

(Newser) – The name some of us have been breathlessly waiting for is here: Royal officials say Britain's new prince has been named George Alexander Louis. Palace officials said today that the 2-day-old baby and third-in-line to the throne will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. Earlier, they said new parents Prince William and wife Kate are spending "private and quiet time for them to get to know their son." Little Georgie met the Queen and Uncle Prince Harry earlier today.

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G.O.P.
Jul 25, 2013 6:58 AM CDT
I hope they kept Harry from slipping some liquor in the tyke's milk bottle
sunniladi
Jul 25, 2013 2:31 AM CDT
i'd have thought that either 'william' or 'charles' would have been part of his name. this is a surprise.
BinThereDunThat
Jul 24, 2013 11:21 PM CDT
King George the 6th was Queen Elizabeth's father. Louis is one of William's names and also Charles' favorite uncle Louis Mountbatten and Alexander, they just liked it, leading some to think they may call him Alex at home.