The Royals

Most Popular Baby Names for William & Kate

Now that the royal bundle has arrived, look back at the top monikers the public favored for the first-time parents


By George, this is a popular name! According to Ladbrokes, the moniker is the top bet for a royal baby boy. British history is flush with esteemed kings with that name, including George III, who reigned during several important military conflicts, including the Revolutionary War between Great Britain and the American colonies. Then there was George VI, Queen Elizabeth II's father who overcame a speech impediment (Colin Firth portrayed him in The King's Speech) and became well-liked during World War II for visiting bombed areas throughout Britain.