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A regal connection: All the times the Royals turned to their blue-blooded relatives for name inspiration

Lilibet isn't the only royal name paying ode to Queen Elizabeth.

By Faye Couros
When the British Royal family members set about finding a name for their offspring, a whole lot more goes into the process than just liking a name.
Many royals have several names, some don't have an official surname, and many lean into their rich and long family history.
They royals may not always be very creative - hence there have been eight King Henrys and also eight King Edwards, but naming monarchs is a whole different ball game - however, they are steeped in tradition.
We decided to look back at the lineage and inspiration behind the names of our favourite royals, and their children.

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