Why is the royal baby's name Charlotte? Meaning, history, namesakes and surname
Two days after her arrival into the world the new princess's name has been officially announced today. Weighing 8lb 3oz, Charlotte, the name given to the newest member of the Royal Family, was short odds with the bookies.
It is thought William and Kate may have chosen Charlotte - the feminine version of Charles - in honour of the Duke's father, the Prince of Wales.
|Historical link: Charlotte, Princess Royal, was born in 1766|