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Royal baby's name announced

The royal couple announced the name of the new prince Wednesday.
The royal couple announced the name of the new prince Wednesday.
Salon.com

Two days after making his arrival into the world, the new prince has a name. Palace officials released the name of the new heir to the British throne on Wednesday. The first child of Prince William and Kate Middleton was born on July 22 and has been named George Alexander Louis, a.k.a. His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.

The name George has made the rounds through the royal family. Six British kings have been named George and it also a name that was used by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip for their son, Charles, whose full name is Charles Philip Arthur George. The meaning of the name George is farmer.