On Wednesday, June 9, the BBC reported, citing an unnamed Palace supply, that the proud dad and mom allegedly didn’t ask Queen Elizabeth II about naming their new child Lilibet, which as royal followers nicely know, is the monarch’s lifelong private nickname.
Harry and Meghan, nevertheless, swiftly denied the declare. In response to a spokesperson for the couple, earlier than saying their daughter’s delivery, Harry referred to as his grandmother to start with his members of the family and shared his and Meghan’s want to identify their child woman Lilibet in honor of the queen. They’d have used a special identify if Queen Elizabeth didn’t assist the selection.
The sovereign shouldn’t be the one royal Lili is called after. “Her center identify, Diana, was chosen,” the infant’s delivery announcement defined, “to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales.”