Prince William and Kate's baby: top ten popular names

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Prince William and Kate's baby: top ten popular names

ALEXANDRA

Alexandra has become a steady favourite for the royal baby with odds as high as 2/1 at one point. Alexandra is one of Queen Elizabeth's middle names and the name of King Edward VII's consort.

At a time when Scotland is discussing devolution, naming a royal baby Alexandra would reinforce the crown's connection to Scotland in a tribute to the former three Kings of Scotland in the middle ages that were named Alexander.