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


Lots of couples name their child after a cherished grandparent, and much of the public thinks the royal parents-to-be are going in this direction too because they've been putting money down on Will's granny. Queen Elizabeth II has been monarch since 1952 and, at 87, is more popular than ever. Elizabeth I was no slouch either – she was the daughter of Henry VIII who became queen of England in 1559 and ruled for 44 years.