Archie is celebrating its 3 years: this name full of meanings that was almost boring

This Friday, May 6, Prince Harry and Meghan celebrate a beautiful event. In fact, their eldest son is celebrating his 3 years. A little boy named Archie who could have had another name, as his mother revealed during the Invictus Games last April.

Happy birthday! This Friday, May 6, the first child of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle turns 3 years old. Appeared several times during its early months, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor now he can count on his parents to protect him from media attention since they left the British monarchy to settle in California.

Despite trying to protect their son and granddaughter Lilibet as much as possible (who will celebrate her 1st birthday on 4 June), the Duke and Duchess of Sussex sometimes break the news during their various public outings. This is what happened when the princely couple came to Holland last April for the Invictus Games. Meghan Markle indeed wanted to entrust to memory of the birth of his son.

Harry and Meghan have long hesitated about their son’s first name

During a reading workshop with the families of the participants, the former American actress met a little boy named Harrison. “It’s Archie’s middle name”, then launched, according to a witness to the PA agency. “ANDThey were just arguing thatHarry and Meghan had a hard time deciding between Archie and Harrison for the name “added this witness.

And the name “Harrison” is not due to chance, because it literally means “Harry’s son “. As for “Archie”, it is a first name of Germanic origin, derived from “Archibald”, which means “bold” and “authentic”. The spouses finally opted for the latter at the time of their baby’s birth. Note that the name “Archie” has experienced a resurgence in popularity since the birth of Harry and Meghan’s son. According to the British Office for National Statistics, it even returned to the top 10 names for boys in England in 2020.

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This Friday, May 6, the first child of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle turns 3 years old.

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Archie appeared several times in his early months

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But since leaving the British monarchy to settle in California, Archie can now rely on his parents to protect him from media attention.

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Despite trying to protect their son and granddaughter Lilibet as much as possible (who will celebrate her 1st birthday on 4 June), the Duke and Duchess of Sussex sometimes break the news during their various public outings.

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This is what happened when the princely couple came to Holland last April for the Invictus Games.

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Meghan Markle in fact wanted to entrust a memory on the birth of her son.

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During a reading seminar with the families of the participants, the former American actress met a young boy named Harrison.

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“It’s Archie’s middle name,” he then launched, as reported by a witness to the PA agency.

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“They were just discussing that Harry and Meghan had a hard time deciding between Archie and Harrison for the name,” added this witness.

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And the name “Harrison” is not due to chance

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Archie Mountbatten-Windsor
This name literally means “son of Harry”.

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Archie Mountbatten-Windsor
As for “Archie”, it is a name of Germanic origin

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Archie Mountbatten-Windsor
Archie is a derivative of “Archibald”

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Archie Mountbatten-Windsor
This name means “bold” and “authentic”

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The spouses finally opted for Archie at the time of their baby’s birth

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Note that the name “Archie” has experienced a resurgence in popularity since the birth of Harry and Meghan’s son.

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According to the British Office for National Statistics, it even returned to the top 10 names for boys in England in 2020.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle present their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor in St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle on 8 May 2019.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with son Archie in Cape Town, South Africa, 25 September 2019

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Archie in Cape Town, South Africa, 25 September 2019

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