News – USA – Princess Eugenie pointed out the baby name on her wedding day – here’s how


Princess Eugenie might have waited 11 days before revealing her newborn son’s name, but it seems like she put her heart on his nickname on their wedding day in October 2018

Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank welcomed their little boy on Nov. February and later confirmed that they had named him August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, and it wasn’t long before royal watchers discovered a surprising clue about their wedding

The couple opted for a wedding photo in front of a portrait of Queen Victoria’s consort, Prince Albert, whose middle name happened to be Augustus

Prince Albert’s full name was Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel and he is the great-great-great-great-great-grandfather of little August The name August means ‘great’ in Latin

Of course, Eugenie and Jack looked for the little boy’s middle name Philip is in honor of the princess’ beloved grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh The name is an Anglicized version of the name Phillippos from the Greek Philos and means “friend”

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Eugenie (30) and Jack (34) officially introduced their son to the world on Instagram. In addition to a photo of the new parents smiling as they held their boy’s tiny fingers, Eugenie wrote: “We wanted you to have August Philip Hawke Introducing Brooksbank

“Thank you so much for so many wonderful messages Our hearts are full of love for this little person, words cannot express them. We are happy to share these photos with you”

She added that the photo was taken by her “wonderful midwife” at Portland Hospital “Thank you to the wonderful staff, including our midwife, who have come to discharge our boy”

Eugenie later went to Instagram Stories to further explain her son’s names. “On his grandfather’s birthday weekend, we introduce our little boy when we think of my grandfather,” she wrote, “He’s named after his great-grandfather and two great-grandfathers named “

Baby August Philip Hawke currently ranks 11th behind mother Eugenie, but will move up to 12th when the Duchess of Sussex gives birth to her second child this year

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News – USA – Princess Eugenie pointed to the baby name on her wedding day – here’s how